Hardware

AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11
An AMD Ryzen Pro 5000 processor inside a laptop
Hardware

AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11

Both companies shipped software updates to address two performance issues
22 Oct 2021
Esper and Lenovo simplify enterprise Android device deployment
Lenovo tablet
tablets

Esper and Lenovo simplify enterprise Android device deployment

Esper’s DevOps infrastructure complements Lenovo’s enterprise-grade smart devices
22 Oct 2021
Intel says chip shortage to blame for Q3 sales slump
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components

Intel says chip shortage to blame for Q3 sales slump

The tech giant has also failed to secure a deal with semiconductor manufacturer SiFive
22 Oct 2021
Brother MFC-J4540DW review: Office-quality printing at home
A photograph of the Brother MFC-J4540DW
Hardware

Brother MFC-J4540DW review: Office-quality printing at home

An inkjet MFP for home-based staff that shows promise in a new category
22 Oct 2021
Ofcom report reveals alarming uptick in smishing attacks
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scams

Ofcom report reveals alarming uptick in smishing attacks

Text-based scams now more common than phone calls among young adults
22 Oct 2021
IT Pro News in Review: MacBook refresh, Facebook creating jobs and facial recognition in schools
IT Pro News in Review: MacBook refresh, Facebook creating jobs and facial recognition in schoolsvideo
Hardware

IT Pro News in Review: MacBook refresh, Facebook creating jobs and facial recognition in schools

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
22 Oct 2021
Royal Mint to recover gold from smartphones and laptops in world first
A pile of discarded smartphones
Technology

Royal Mint to recover gold from smartphones and laptops in world first

An estimated $57 billion is lost through e-waste, with a single smartphone containing around 0.035g of gold
21 Oct 2021
Netgear WAX620 review: Remarkably good value
A photograph of the Netgear WAX620
routers

Netgear WAX620 review: Remarkably good value

A high-performing AX3600 Wi-Fi 6 access point with classy cloud management services and a perfect price for SMBs
21 Oct 2021
You can now test Android apps on Windows 11
A screengrab of the new Appstore on Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

You can now test Android apps on Windows 11

The feature allows users to install apps directly from the Amazon Appstore
21 Oct 2021
Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11
Windows 11 splash screen
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11

Developers shouldn't expect saved state to be secure
20 Oct 2021
LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?
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Network & Internet

LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?

Assessing the latest networking technologies and their role in business
20 Oct 2021
NSW government to set up $4 million semiconductor bureau
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Policy & legislation

NSW government to set up $4 million semiconductor bureau

The initiative aims to help increase Australia’s participation in the global semiconductor value chain
20 Oct 2021
Virgin Media O2 taps Samsung for 5G trials
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5G

Virgin Media O2 taps Samsung for 5G trials

The Korean tech giant has been seen as a suitable alternative to Huawei
20 Oct 2021
Google launches Pixel 6 and 6 Pro with custom Tensor chipset
Google's Pixel 6 smartphones
Mobile Phones

Google launches Pixel 6 and 6 Pro with custom Tensor chipset

Machine learning-infused handsets look to undercut Apple and Samsung with competitive prices
20 Oct 2021
The best business features on the new MacBook Pro
A photographer using the 2021 MacBook Pro with M1 Max chip
Laptops

The best business features on the new MacBook Pro

Apple addresses user complaints with a port heavy MacBook that ditches the Touch Bar
19 Oct 2021
Alibaba unveils custom Arm-based server chip
Alibaba's new Yitian 710 server chip
components

Alibaba unveils custom Arm-based server chip

The Chinese company will use new technology to power servers in its data centres
19 Oct 2021
Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips
New MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch models
Laptops

Apple unveils redesigned MacBook Pro with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

Apple's latest high-end laptops pack the company's second-generation homegrown silicon
18 Oct 2021
Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens
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hacking

Iranian hacking group continues to target US citizens

APT35 used phishing attacks and uploaded spyware onto Google Play Store
18 Oct 2021
Japan to launch £637 million tech fund for AI and 5G
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Policy & legislation

Japan to launch £637 million tech fund for AI and 5G

The country is looking to boost its domestic tech sector and reinforce economic security
18 Oct 2021
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: Unfolding the future
Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 3, unfolded
Google Android

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 review: Unfolding the future

An average camera array aside, this is a smoother, tougher and more likable Fold
18 Oct 2021
What is Ethernet? The standards, explained
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Network & Internet

What is Ethernet? The standards, explained

We take a deep-dive into the backbone of modern networking
15 Oct 2021
16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
15 Oct 2021
Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise
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Laptops

Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise

The latest Asus Chromebook is one of the most affordable laptops on the market - but that doesn’t make it a bargain
15 Oct 2021