Hardware

The true story behind the IBM Personal Computer
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Hardware

The true story behind the IBM Personal Computer

The industry-creating IBM Personal Computer 5150 turned 40 this year. To mark the occasion, we reveal the story of its birth – and destroy one long-ru…
3 Dec 2021
Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines
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system on chip (SoC)

Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines

The 8cx Gen 3 chip targets Windows notebooks with a world-first 5nm architecture
2 Dec 2021
HPE wins contract for Kestrel supercomputer with US renewable energy lab
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE wins contract for Kestrel supercomputer with US renewable energy lab

The company will support the organisation’s research and development into planning for future energy systems
2 Dec 2021
Dell UltraSharp 25 USB-C review: A cut above
Dell UltraSharp 25 USB-C monitor
monitors

Dell UltraSharp 25 USB-C review: A cut above

It’s expensive, but this compact 25in monitor is packed with pixels and class
2 Dec 2021
Will Britain’s “right to repair” law fix anything?
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Hardware

Will Britain’s “right to repair” law fix anything?

A new law is designed to make it easier to mend broken tech, but experts say it doesn’t go far enough
2 Dec 2021
HPE to build new supercomputer for Thailand science agency
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE to build new supercomputer for Thailand science agency

It will be 30 times faster than the agency’s existing system and is set to be operational in 2022
1 Dec 2021
Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote

Selipsky delivers new EC2 instances, mainframe migration and automated 5G services at Re:Invent debut
1 Dec 2021
Access brokers are making it easier for ransomware operators to attack businesses
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cyber security

Access brokers are making it easier for ransomware operators to attack businesses

A new business model has been uncovered that makes it much easier for attackers to gain access to business' networks
1 Dec 2021
MacBook Pro owners report MagSafe charging issues
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Laptops

MacBook Pro owners report MagSafe charging issues

The return of MagSafe charger on the new 16in MacBook is creating problems for users
30 Nov 2021
Are you ready for the hybrid workplace?
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Whitepaper

Are you ready for the hybrid workplace?

Invest in headsets and webcams to drive worker productivity
30 Nov 2021
Over 300,000 Android users downloaded banking trojan malware
Trojan virus within binary code
hacking

Over 300,000 Android users downloaded banking trojan malware

Hackers defeated Google Play restrictions by using smaller droppers in apps and eliminating permissions needed
30 Nov 2021
Nokia extends partnership with Ooredoo Group
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5G

Nokia extends partnership with Ooredoo Group

The five-year 5G agreement will benefit the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia
29 Nov 2021
The future of m-commerce
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Mobile

The future of m-commerce

M-commerce has come a long way since the term was coined in 1997, but how will it change in future to meet customer expectations?
29 Nov 2021
Cyber Monday: Up to 60% off Dell laptops and desktops for SMBs
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Hardware

Cyber Monday: Up to 60% off Dell laptops and desktops for SMBs

The hardware giant has deals running throughout the week as part of its Cyber Week sale
29 Nov 2021
Apple's mixed reality headset could debut in 2022
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augmented reality (AR)

Apple's mixed reality headset could debut in 2022

Analyst expects a high-end device that supports both augmented and virtual reality
29 Nov 2021
Dynabook Tecra A40-J-11J review: A laptop that goes the distance
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Laptops

Dynabook Tecra A40-J-11J review: A laptop that goes the distance

A brutally fast and affordable business laptop with great battery life, but don’t expect top screen quality
29 Nov 2021
Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021
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Laptops

Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021

Microsoft has lowered prices across a range of devices and accessories
26 Nov 2021
Flaw in Android phones could let attackers eavesdrop on calls
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Google Android

Flaw in Android phones could let attackers eavesdrop on calls

The vulnerable chips are thought to be present in 37% of all smartphones worldwide
26 Nov 2021
HP Envy 13 (13-ba1013na) review: Not a luxury laptop, but a long-lasting one
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Laptops

HP Envy 13 (13-ba1013na) review: Not a luxury laptop, but a long-lasting one

This functional laptop beats the competition on battery life – and undercuts it on price
25 Nov 2021
Vodafone to roll out self-sufficient masts powered entirely by renewable energy
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mobile networks

Vodafone to roll out self-sufficient masts powered entirely by renewable energy

Masts will be built in remote locations in the UK following a trial later this year
25 Nov 2021
Samsung selects Texas for $17 billion semiconductor factory
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components

Samsung selects Texas for $17 billion semiconductor factory

New plant to be built in Taylor, just 25km away from Samsung's existing site in Austin
25 Nov 2021
Thousands of printers at risk of denial of service attacks
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cyber security

Thousands of printers at risk of denial of service attacks

Attackers can easily manipulate the 9100 port to hijack hardware and steal data, researchers claim
25 Nov 2021
How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD
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Microsoft Windows

How to move Microsoft's Windows 11 from a hard drive to an SSD

Breathe new life into your Windows machine with these simple steps
24 Nov 2021