Benjamin Franklin allegedly once said that there were only two certainties in life — death and taxes. In the modern era that might well be modified to include data/identity theft. It’s a huge […]
Ransomware WannaCry last week ripped through hundreds of thousands of PCs in what is considered the largest ever cyber-extortion scheme. According to reports, the malicious software spread to at least 300,000 devices globally, […]
The perfect software for killing teenagers with a keystroke.
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Samsung has a bit of a nightmare on its hands at the moment due to the faulty batteries that shipped with the recently released Galaxy Note 7. They overheat, they explode, and they […]
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If you look at the low-end ($200-$300) Windows laptop market in 2016 you’ll notice that the hardware spec is mostly the same regardless of which brand name is on the casing. We get […]
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Microsoft really, really wants you using Windows 10, but you should fight the urge. Go back to using DOS full time, and you could find yourself $200,000 richer. It’s not some kind of […]
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The MS-DOS operating system now classes as ancient history in the tech world. It was first released in 1981 and had its final release in September 2000. There’s been no support for the […]
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Dave’s not here, man. He’s up in Redmond, working with a group of Microsoft engineers that are developing a cloud-based app for the legalized marijuana industry. Microsoft is definitely not the coolest kid on the […]
You’ve probably experienced a bad software update before. Maybe it slowed down your old iPhone. Maybe it reduced your laptop’s battery life. It probably didn’t destroy your $286 million satellite. That is, unfortunately, […]
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Fans of Japanese anime will almost certainly have heard of Studio Ghibli, the firm behind iconic titles like Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away. Studio Ghibli used a piece of animation software called Toonz […]
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The population of China is under constant scrutiny by its communist government. This is a government that wants everyone to conform and will not stand for any kind of dissent. This is why […]
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There are a lot of salesmen on the internet peddling digital snake oil for your Windows computer, and they’ve been at it for years. Microsoft has finally decided that it’s time to fight […]