Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

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

Tablet buyers on the fence about rumored iPad update

A new iPad is expected to be unveiled Wednesday, but buyers are on the fence about purchasing the device.

Intel's Thunderbolt gets off the ground

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect technology, formerly called Light Peak, has emerged from the company's lab and will soon find its way into products.

With Jobs on leave, Apple shareholders consider succession plan

Apple's management will be tested on Wednesday as the company faces a vote on a shareholder proposal asking the company's board to disclose its CEO succession planning policy.

Intel to ship 10-core Xeon processor in first half of '11

An Intel spokesman on Thursday said its upcoming 10-core Xeon processor, code-named Westmere-EX, will reach servers in the first half of this year.

Tablets to be supercharged by quad-core chips

Just as tablets with dual-core processors start to hit shelves, chip makers are now shipping samples of quad-core chips that could make the devices even faster.

Future Xerox printer uses new ink, heats paper

Xerox on Monday offered a glimpse into the future of its printing products, announcing a high-speed inkjet printer that employs a new type of liquid-free ink to produce higher quality prints while reducing costs.

HP delays shipments of laptops with Intel's new chips

Hewlett-Packard has delayed plans to launch new laptops with Intel's latest Core processors, just a few days after HP stopped making PCs that previously paired the chips with Intel's faulty chipset.

Intel to ship dual-core Sandy Bridge chips on Feb. 20

Intel will start shipping its dual-core Core i5 and i7 microprocessors based on the Sandy Bridge architecture for laptops starting on Feb. 20.

Live Update: The Daily launch

IDG will feature tag-team coverage at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum on Wednesday to liveblog the official launch of The Daily, News Corp.’s long-rumored iPad newspaper. The event will also feature an appearance from Apple vice president of Internet services Eddy Cue.

Intel finds design flaw in Sandy Bridge chipset

Intel on Monday said it had stopped shipments of the chipset used with its latest generation of Core processors after it found a design flaw.

Research firm: iPad makes Apple third-largest PC maker

Including iPad shipments would have made Apple the third-largest PC vendor during the fourth quarter of 2010, research firm Canalys says.

Creative accessories for the iPad

Here's a look at a handful of eye-catching iPad accessories making news this month.

Apple redesigns antenna in Verizon iPhone

Apple's new iPhone 4 has been redesigned for Verizon Wireless, with the smartphone sporting a new antenna optimized for CDMA networks.

Intel: Light Peak interconnect technology is ready

An Intel executive on Friday said that its Light Peak interconnect technology, designed to link computers to devices like displays and external storage, is ready for implementation.

Lenovo looks at tablets to expand mobile operations

Lenovo says it will focus on consumer tablets and also look at enterprise tablets as it tries to rev up its mobile operations.