Hardware

Singtel’s GENIE stuffs a 5G network in a suitcase-sized box
Genie 5G system
5G

Singtel’s GENIE stuffs a 5G network in a suitcase-sized box

The platform allows enterprises to set up 5G network on-premises in under an hour
13 Apr 2021
5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO
An anonymous hacker using smartphone on the street at night
5G

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO

Speaking at Aruba Atmosphere '21, Payton warned the technology will lead to "massive cyber attacks" this year
13 Apr 2021
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 in a range of colours
Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options

The firm claims the machine, which has been designed for hybrid working, is up to 70% faster than the Surface Laptop 3
13 Apr 2021
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Mobile Phones

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro review: Champagne tastes on a lemonade budget

A supposedly 'budget' smartphone stacked with premium specs
13 Apr 2021
Semiconductor revenues surged in 2020 despite shortages
Graphic of a computing component
components

Semiconductor revenues surged in 2020 despite shortages

Intel was still the industry’s best performer, although Nvidia was the fastest-growing company with revenues up 45%
13 Apr 2021
BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play
The Google Play Store application as shown on a smartphone display
malware

BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play

Hackers are tricking victims into granting their malicious apps certain permissions before taking control of Android devices
13 Apr 2021
Lenovo out in front as PC shipments continue to soar
A Lenovo laptop lid
Laptops

Lenovo out in front as PC shipments continue to soar

Higher demand from remote workers has carried over into the first quarter of 2021
13 Apr 2021
Nvidia takes aim at Intel with first data centre CPU
Nvidia Grace, the company's first data centre CPU
data centres

Nvidia takes aim at Intel with first data centre CPU

The company claims the Arm-based processor will deliver 10x the performance of today's fastest server chips
13 Apr 2021
Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard
Chip technician
Hardware

Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard

Router vendors ask broadband providers to order a year ahead
12 Apr 2021
Apple set to launch new iPad Pro models this month despite supply issues
iPad Pro 2020
Business strategy

Apple set to launch new iPad Pro models this month despite supply issues

Issues affecting the production of mini-LED displays could mean the top-end 12.9in model is in short supply
12 Apr 2021
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
NHS app
privacy

Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021
LINX reports peak data traffic record of over 6Tbps
Image of London skyline with lines representing network traffic
Network & Internet

LINX reports peak data traffic record of over 6Tbps

Internet usage continues to surge in wake of last year's mass shift to remote working
12 Apr 2021
Acer ConceptD CP5271UV review: A great value buy
Acer ConceptD CP5271UV
monitors

Acer ConceptD CP5271UV review: A great value buy

A versatile 1440p monitor that’s as well suited to video editing and gaming as it is designing for print
12 Apr 2021
Five benefits of cloud document storage for remote working
Cloud illustrations on a blue background with a ladder
cloud storage

Five benefits of cloud document storage for remote working

How the cloud has kept us connected to vital information in the face of lockdown
9 Apr 2021
Verizon recalls millions of hotspot devices due to fire hazard
Ellipsis Jetpack hotspot device in black
wifi & hotspots

Verizon recalls millions of hotspot devices due to fire hazard

Lithium-ion battery can overheat on 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots
9 Apr 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ review: More minus than plus
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+
Hardware

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ review: More minus than plus

This mid-generation upgrade takes two steps forward and one step back
9 Apr 2021
Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack
Malware on an Android smartphone
malware

Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack

Several Android smartphones have been pre-packaged with malicious apps as part of a supply chain attack
9 Apr 2021
Fujitsu taps Trend Micro to secure private 5G networks in smart factories
Smart factory with robotic arms in background
5G

Fujitsu taps Trend Micro to secure private 5G networks in smart factories

Trend Micro’s 5G security solution identifies vulnerabilities and suspicious network behaviors
8 Apr 2021
How to find RAM speed, size and type
A close-up shot of RAM installed on a socket of a motherboard
Laptops

How to find RAM speed, size and type

If you want to upgrade your PC's memory, you need to know what you already have
8 Apr 2021
Raspberry Pi: Top projects to try yourself
Raspberry PI
Mobile

Raspberry Pi: Top projects to try yourself

The best projects to try with the Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Zero
8 Apr 2021
What is Microsoft Pluton?
Abstract image of the Microsoft logo ontop of a glowing processor
Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
8 Apr 2021
Alienware’s new gaming laptop is a kick in the teeth for Intel’s new CEO
A rear view of an Alienware m15 Ryzen Edition R5 that's open and angled left
Hardware

Alienware’s new gaming laptop is a kick in the teeth for Intel’s new CEO

Et tu, Michael?
8 Apr 2021
Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage
Box containing silver Apple iPad Air 2, 6th generation of the iPad, on grey background
components

Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage

Delays come despite recent assurances that semiconductor shortage will have a 'limited impact' on Apple
8 Apr 2021