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.


How Intel could prolong Moore's Law with new materials, transistors

Intel could start using new materials and a new transistor structure in upcoming chips

HP leaves Apple Beats behind with new X360 hybrids

HP's new Envy X360 and Pavilion X360 also come with an option for 1TB hard drives, a rarity in hybrids

Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process

Moore's Law at 50: The past and future

Moore's Law at 50: The past and future

Moore's Law, which has provided a guideline to maker cheaper, smaller and faster computers, endures even after 50 years

For Microsoft, hardware and OS consistency key in Surface 3

Microsoft says with Surface 3, customers wanted a "little sibling" to the Surface Pro 3

Dell to ship Windows 10 tablet with USB Type-C port

The new model of the Venue 11 Pro tablet is slated for September or October

Dell's Venue 10 7000 vs Microsoft Surface 3: Same price, different appeal

The Venue runs Android 5.0 and is thinner and lighter, while the Surface 3 comes with Windows, Office and more ports

Seven new hardware technologies for Windows 10 PCs

Laptops with Windows 10 may have a host of new technologies like USB Type C ports, 3D cameras and Skylake chips

Chromebooks coming with Intel's new Braswell chips

Intel will announce new Celeron and Pentium chips code-named Braswell at IDF Shenzhen

Acer's Revo One RL85 desktop comes to US with Broadwell chips

The new PC combines beauty and brawn, and starts at $249.99

Windows forecast to gradually grab tablet market share from iOS and Android

IDC says the market share for Windows will grow as global shipments for tablets slows down in the coming years

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