Category: Gadgets

How to test anti-ransomware: This is how we do it

Ransomware may not make the headlines quite as often as it did in the past, but it hasn’t gone away. In December 2018, for instance, a new threat apparently created by a single hacker managed to infect at least 100,000 computers in China, encrypting files, stealing passwords and generally trashing users’ systems. Antivirus companies like to …

Avoid the online Christmas crooks this festive season

According to new research, nearly a quarter of all UK shopping now happens on mobile devices. And with Christmas being the busiest time of the year for online and mobile shopping, this new statistic will be greatly received by hackers and scammers everywhere. Over the holiday season, shoppers, and the businesses that serve them, need to …

Intel graphics cards release date, news and rumors

For the longest time, the best graphics cards have been an all-out war between Nvidia vs AMD. However, there have been rumors floating around for a while now that Intel is building a team of GPU talent to jump in on the action. In a marketplace where Nvidia is charging exorbitant prices for the RTX 2080 …

The best Chromebooks 2018

When the first Chromebooks hit the market, no one, including ourselves, knew what to make of them. However, just a few years later, and not only are there more than 25 million Chrome OS users, but the best Chromebooks continue to wow us with all-day battery life – something that Windows 10 laptops still can’t achieve. …

Cooling data centres when water is scarce

More than 2.7 billion people around the globe currently suffer from water scarcity, according to World Wildlife Fund. Unfortunately, due to changes in consumption and climate, over two-thirds of the population may face water shortages by 2025.   Water scarcity is a humanitarian issue, as well as a cause of social and political unrest. Soon, more …

Wix launches new software platform for entrepreneurs and SMBs

Website builder giant Wix has launched a new suite of 20 products geared towards entrepreneurs that allows them to manage and promote their business as they work on their site. The new Ascend platform will be offered as an additional subscription for existing customers, with tiered pricing to cater to the needs of smaller businesses. Entrepreneurs …

PlayStation Classic now supports wireless DualShock controllers thanks to 8Bitdo

Sony's PlayStation Classic retro console certainly takes its inspiration from Nintendo's miniaturized machines – right down to the 'nostalgia factor' of bundling the box with old-school wired gamepads. Wired gamepads, might we add, that have cables so short you'll be sat right next to your TV – a recipe for the square eyes our parents warned …