Hardware

Tonga communications could be down for "weeks" following volcanic eruption
An image of Tonga Geological Services staff looking at the volcano eruption
Network & Internet

Tonga communications could be down for "weeks" following volcanic eruption

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable after internet links were severed by the undersea eruption
17 Jan 2022
Sony pulls out of MWC 2022
The Sony logo is seen during MWC 2019
Business operations

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022

GSMA has branded the decision as “disappointing”
14 Jan 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Virgin O2 roaming fees, Meta employees COVID-19 jab, Europol cache of data
IT Pro News In Review: Virgin O2 roaming fees, Meta employees COVID-19 jab, Europol cache of datavideo
Mobile

IT Pro News In Review: Virgin O2 roaming fees, Meta employees COVID-19 jab, Europol cache of data

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
14 Jan 2022
Dell XPS 15 (2021) review: The best just got better
A photograph of the Dell XPS 15
Laptops

Dell XPS 15 (2021) review: The best just got better

A mid-life refresh adds new Intel processors and new Nvidia discrete graphics and an OLED display to an already fine laptop
14 Jan 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Intel vs AMD
The IT Pro Podcast: Intel vs AMD
components

The IT Pro Podcast: Intel vs AMD

The two rival chipmakers gear up for one of their most intense bouts yet
14 Jan 2022
Podcast transcript: Intel vs AMD
Podcast transcript: Intel vs AMD
components

Podcast transcript: Intel vs AMD

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
14 Jan 2022
Mobile operators deny blocking Apple's Private Relay feature
A screenshot of unavailable Private Relay
iOS

Mobile operators deny blocking Apple's Private Relay feature

T-Mobile says users were unable to access the VPN-like feature due to a fault in iOS 15.2
13 Jan 2022
DrayTek VigorAP 1060C review: Pedal to the metal
A photograph of the DrayTek VigorAP 1060C
wifi & hotspots

DrayTek VigorAP 1060C review: Pedal to the metal

A versatile Wi-Fi 6 AP offering great performance, plenty of management features and smart meshing
13 Jan 2022
Mac shipments grew at twice the pace of PCs in 2021
An Apple Macbook on a table
Hardware

Mac shipments grew at twice the pace of PCs in 2021

Impressive growth across the board shows industry weathering supply issues
13 Jan 2022
Wired2Fire Apollo WS Video Editing Workstation review: Intel processors come back with a bang
A photograph of the Wired2Fire Apollo WS Video Editing Workstation
Hardware

Wired2Fire Apollo WS Video Editing Workstation review: Intel processors come back with a bang

The 12th Generation Intel Core i9 processor provides a great platform for content creation work
12 Jan 2022
PCIe 6.0 specification teases "record performance" for big data applications
Closeup of PCI Expess port slot on modern black motherboard
Hardware

PCIe 6.0 specification teases "record performance" for big data applications

The newly finalized I/O specification boasts a data rate of upto 64 GT/s
12 Jan 2022
Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity
Closed area due to Covid19 restrictions at a nature reserve near Castleford, West Yorkshire
Network & Internet

Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity

New research finds that the pandemic has created a “Catch-22 situation” for residents and businesses based in rural areas
12 Jan 2022
Goodbye Lightning and USB-C: How I became a wireless charging convert overnight
A phone being charged on a wireless charging pad on a desk
Mobile Phones

Goodbye Lightning and USB-C: How I became a wireless charging convert overnight

Stepping into 2022 with a fully-charged phone and a healthier screen-life balance
12 Jan 2022
NetUSB flaw exposes millions of routers to remote code execution
A router with two blue wires inserted
routers

NetUSB flaw exposes millions of routers to remote code execution

The vulnerability impacts devices from Netgear, TP-Link, D-Link, and Western Digital
11 Jan 2022
Nvidia warns rivals are exploiting uncertainty surrounding Arm’s future
The Arm logo on a smartphone in front of the Nvidia logo in the background
mergers and acquisitions

Nvidia warns rivals are exploiting uncertainty surrounding Arm’s future

The company claims Intel and AMD have been getting ahead due to the drawn-out regulatory process
11 Jan 2022
Dell Latitude 7320 Detachable 13.3in review: A quality Windows tablet for business users
A photograph of the Dell Latitude 7320 Detachable 13.3in
tablets

Dell Latitude 7320 Detachable 13.3in review: A quality Windows tablet for business users

A lightweight 13.3in tablet and keyboard combo that's free of compromises
11 Jan 2022
FAA lists 50 airports that will have 5G buffer zones
A business person sitting in a relatively empty airport waiting lounge
5G

FAA lists 50 airports that will have 5G buffer zones

Carriers will turn off nearby transmitters for six months due to safety concerns
10 Jan 2022
The iPhone at 15: It’s still hard to see what comes next
Steve Jobs revealing the first iPhone
Mobile Phones

The iPhone at 15: It’s still hard to see what comes next

The smartphone is so central to modern life that it might very well be future-proof
10 Jan 2022
Canon to sell chip-free printer cartridges as semiconductor shortage bites
 Canon sign at the Canon Solutions America offices in Silicon Valley
components

Canon to sell chip-free printer cartridges as semiconductor shortage bites

The company has also revealed how to get around DRM warnings on its products
10 Jan 2022
Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe
Businesswoman with luggage sitting in airport waiting area smiling at phone
mobile networks

Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe

O2 and Virgin Mobile users will be exempt from paying the £2 daily fee that's being brought back by EE, Three and Vodafone
10 Jan 2022
Synology DiskStation DS2422+ review: A cube of great capacity
A photograph of the Synology DiskStation DS2422+
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS2422+ review: A cube of great capacity

Despite limitations, this mighty desktop appliance delivers a heap of network storage at a good price
10 Jan 2022
The challenge of securing the remote working employee
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Whitepaper

The challenge of securing the remote working employee

The IT Pro Guide to Sase and successful digital transformation
10 Jan 2022
Managing digital transformation during the chip crunch
The corner of a CPU chip seen on a circuitboard
digital transformation

Managing digital transformation during the chip crunch

With the silicon shortage likely to last until 2023 at the earliest, digitisation plans may not be linear this year, and IT leaders will need to find …
10 Jan 2022