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.

Intel has quietly snuffed out its Project Tango smartphone as it rethinks augmented reality

Microsoft makes Windows 10 hardware change for PC security

Microsoft makes Windows 10 hardware change for PC security

Microsoft will start enforcing a change in minimum hardware requirement for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices, and expects hardware makers to comply.

After delays, Lenovo finally ships its first OLED laptop

After delays, Lenovo finally ships its first OLED laptop

After months of delays, Lenovo's first laptop with an OLED screen is now shipping, but it remains a question if the PC maker will come out with additional OLED model anytime soon.

Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud.

Intel is developing AR smart glasses for interactive collaboration

Intel is developing AR smart glasses for interactive collaboration

Intel seems to be developing a pair of augmented reality smart glasses, and we may see them at the company's developer show next month.

Mobile OS once considered dead comes back to life in Indian smartphone

Mobile OS once considered dead comes back to life in Indian smartphone

Alternative mobile operating systems are struggling to survive while Android and iOS dominate, but an operating system called Sailfish -- which was on the brink of disappearing -- is back after a short absence.

AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super-chip in a server reboot

AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super-chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs. AMD is getting creative with Zen and considering merging the CPU with a high-performance GPU to create a mega-chip for...

Gaming desktops with AMD Zen chips will be hard to come by this year

Gaming desktops with AMD Zen chips will be hard to come by this year

If you're expecting widespread availability of gaming desktops with AMD's Zen chips by year end, don't hold your breath.

Chromebook shipments are exploding, but not replacing Windows PCs

Chromebook shipments are exploding, but not replacing Windows PCs

Chromebook shipments will grow in double digits this year, but not as Windows PC replacements, which is what Google had hoped for.

Intel ships Kaby Lake chips, pointing to PC availability in a few months

Intel ships Kaby Lake chips, pointing to PC availability in a few months

Tablets and laptops with Intel's new 7th Generation Core chips code-named Kaby Lake should become available by holiday season.

ZTE's $99 Zmax Pro smartphone packs in top-line features

ZTE's $99 Zmax Pro smartphone packs in top-line features

For $99, ZTE's new Zmax Pro delivers serious bang-for-the-buck with some premium features.

3 things to know about Softbank's plan to acquire ARM

3 things to know about Softbank's plan to acquire ARM

Since the release of the iPhone, ARM's chip designs have driven a mobile revolution. The small chip company has kept giants like Intel on their knees, and now it's on the verge of being acquired by Softbank for a stunning US$32...

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