Resident Evil Village is coming to Stadia, and Google will give you free hardware to play it

The internet is ready for Resident Evil: Village, the next game in the iconic horror series, and Google wants to make sure you’re ready for it on Stadia. If you preorder the game for Google’s stream-from-the-cloud gaming service, the company will send you a full Stadia Premiere Edition hardware kit for free. The Stadia Premiere Edition includes a white Stadia controller, a … Read more

Xiaomi Promises to Cap Hardware Income Margin at 5 Percent Ahead of IPO

Chinese smartphone and smart device maker Xiaomiwill cap income from its hardware business at 5 percent of total profits starting in 2018, as it looks to position itself as an Internet services provider ahead of a highly-anticipated IPO. Xiaomi – which makes dozens of Internet-connected products including scooters, water purifiers and televisions – said in a … Read more

Why IT Hardware Firms Are Shifting to Software-Based Revenue Models

IBM had to do it. Oracle is in the process of doing it. Lots of other companies should have done it but couldn’t. We’re talking about vendors making the risky and often costly jump from a hardware-based IT business to one centered mostly on software sales, services, licensing and subscriptions. Most hardware companies are coming … Read more

84% manufacturing firms globally embraced software over hardware: Report

NEW DELHI: With the device manufacturing industry embracing software over hardwareas its primary business model, a new report said on Friday that 84 per cent of the organisations in the sector globally have already put software at its core in delivering services and generating revenue. According to a report by global IT security firm Gemalto, nearly all (94 per cent) device makers … Read more

New Samsung Galaxy S8 cases reveal even more hardware details

We are yet to see an official render of the Samsung Galaxy S8. But thanks to various accessory makers we already have a pretty good idea of what the device will look like. The latest images come from the Australian brand UAG. The company listed several Galaxy S8 cases on its website, revealing that the … Read more

Thieves swipe two of Razer’s mind-blowing PC hardware prototypes from the CES floor

Razer had a strong showing at CES 2017 with two particularly interesting PC prototypes: Projects Valerie and Ariana. Unfortunately, at least one person—possibly more—was a little too interested in Razer’s activity at CES. Company CEO Min-Liang Tan announced on Facebook Monday morning that two of Razer’s prototypes were stolen from the company’s CES booth. Further … Read more

Lenovo’s,Y520,and,Y720,laptops,launch,new,’Legion’,brand,of,gaming,hardware

It looks like Lenovo’s toe-dip in the gaming laptop market has been successful enough to make the company’s gaming aspirations more permanent. Announced at CES on Tuesday, Lenovo’s gaming laptops have been spun off to a “Legion” sub-brand—which is definitely more fitting than the “IdeaPad” designation of the 2016 models. The new Y520 and Y720 … Read more

July’s powerful new PC hardware: Pushing new limits in graphics, storage, and more

See larger image Credit: Gordon Mah Ung   Quality, not quantity July tends to be a slow month in the world of technology, as the industry takes a collective breath between June’s fierce one-two punch of Computex and E3 and August’s back-to-school rush. And true to form, the past 30 days weren’t quite as action-packed … Read more

One Laptop Per Child redux: Spin-off delivers successors to XO hardware

Non-profit One Education has an ambitious plan in a competitive PC market: to sell Windows 10 tablets and laptops inspired by the innovative spirit of One Laptop Per Child, which designed groundbreaking low-cost PCs almost a decade ago. One Education, an OLPC spin-off, is making what it considers successors to OLPC’s XO devices, which are … Read more

Rumors: Microsoft Floor, Band updates should lead a fall splash of Windows hardware

New reports imply that Microsoft plans to issue new Floor hardware within the next few months. But whatexactly Microsoft has in thoughts stays uncertain. Right here’s a rundown of the rumors. Both ZDNet and Windows Primary file that Microsoft is leaning closer to a small hardware occasion this autumn, where there can be “minor revisions” … Read more