Rising PC component prices and labour costs in China have prompted NEC to raise prices in its home country for the first time in six years. The computer giant aims to push through a three per cent rise to Japanese customers in September, Bloomberg reports. Fujitsu told the newswire that it had no plans to follow suit, while Toshiba hasn't made its mind up. No word from Dell, either.
We all know hardware lasts longer than 3 years so why bin good kit?
Enough to soothe the aches of an identity crisis?
NO WAY are you putting it on iOS and Android, screech commentards
So WTF is this investigation all about then?
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Big Blue exec tells El Reg what to keep an eye on
As good as it gets, for now
Is everything fatally borked? Not quite, say security godheads
You may want to move to Iceland at this point