Agam Shah

U.S. Correspondent

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.


HP aims for quick switch to Windows 10 on PCs, tablets

One of HP's first products to get Windows 10 will be the 8-inch Pro Tablet 608 G1

Intel to invest $125 million in startups run by women, minorities

This new Intel Capital investment fund is separate from an existing $300 million diversity plan

Five new things we know about Skylake

Intel's Skylake chips will be released after Windows 10, and tablets, laptops and desktops will follow in quick succession

Acer says Predator 8 gaming tablet primed for September launch

Acer's first gaming tablet is not yet ready for prime time as there are some issues to resolve, a company rep said

Asus mini-PCs pack Skylake chips, 4K video capabilities

Asus hasn't announced a release date for the Skylake mini-PCs, but it will perhaps be in the second half

AMD to launch next-generation Fiji GPUs on June 16

AMD showed the new HBM (high-bandwidth memory) during a press conference at Computex

AMD skips Chromebooks, bets on Windows 10 with new Carrizo chips

Asus, Acer, Lenovo, HP and Toshiba will use the Carrizo chips for mainstream laptops

Faster Wi-Fi is coming soon to a device near you

Faster Wi-Fi is coming soon to a device near you

Qualcomm's QCA9994 and QCA9984 Wi-Fi chips tap into the higher 160MHz spectrum

Dell warms to AMD chips in new laptops, desktops

Dell's new Inspiron 5000 desktop replacement laptops run on AMD's upcoming Carrizo chips

Intel cranks up speed of Thunderbolt 3, builds in support for USB

Intel's Thunderbolt 3 can transfer data two times faster than its predecessor, and uses a USB Type C connector

Intel shows first Skylake tablet

The tablet had a 4K display and was 7.8-millimeters thick

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