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The world’s fifth largest PC manufacturer is up for sale amid stock price slide

The world’s fifth largest PC manufacturer is up for sale amid stock price slide

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Acer “welcomes” a takeover from a larger company, company founder Stan Shih told reporters. However, Shih was cautious about the prospect of a takeover, noting that any potential buyer would get an empty shell of a company.

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How will technology help us humans evolve?

How will technology help us humans evolve?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

We talk about evolution a lot in “technology media” – we expect every new product to have “evolved” into a better, faster, stronger version of its former self. But human evolution is a totally different ball game.

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Can you recall where you were this date in 1995? “Windows 95″ is 20 years old today

Can you recall where you were this date in 1995? “Windows 95″ is 20 years old today

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Where were you 20 years ago today? Windows 95 was released to the UK market 20 years ago today – how times change in IT…  more

Internet Explorer vulnerability patched up by Microsoft

Internet Explorer vulnerability patched up by Microsoft

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Vulnerability affects Windows 10

Microsoft has issued a critical security update for all versions of Internet Explorer that prevents attackers taking control of a PC. more

The launch of Dell’s premium Chromebook 13 for enterprise

The launch of Dell’s premium Chromebook 13 for enterprise

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Dell finds its business niche

After finding success with its Chromebook 11 in the education market, Dell is now chasing the enterprise segment with a premium Chromebook offering. more

27m Installs for the new Windows 10

27m Installs for the new Windows 10

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

The operating system has cornered 3.78% of the market

Windows 10 is on the way to becoming a huge hit compared to Windows 8.1 as downloads continue to rocket in the early weeks following its official release.  more

How to make your desk wireless

How to make your desk wireless

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Going wireless while you work is all about customisation. It’s about having your desk the way you want it; uncluttered, cable-free and with more room for either flowing, unencumbered creativity… or more scraps of paper. Either way, let’s not get ahead of ourselves – with wireless power in its novelty-grade infancy, all the wireless keyboards, mice, and speakers in the world are not going to get rid of a power cable or two below the desktop, even if that’s only for the monitor and task light. more

Release dates and features of the new ZenWatch 2

Release dates and features of the new ZenWatch 2

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Update: Asus has cut the price of the original Asus ZenWatch in preparation for the launch of the ZenWatch 2. more

Two new scams courtesy of Windows 10

Two new scams courtesy of Windows 10

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Windows 10 is making an unwanted name for itself in the scam department after malicious actors used a pair of different efforts to obtain information from unsuspecting users. more

Fibre-optics could be supercharged by Plasmonic material

Fibre-optics could be supercharged by Plasmonic material

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Fibre-optic communication is vital to the modern world. First developed in the 1970s, fibre-optic cables now connect almost every part of the globe, forming the backbone of the internet.

Now, however, we could be on the verge of a significant breakthrough in the speed of that technology. A team of materials engineers has developed a new ‘plasmonic oxide’ that they claim could boost optical devices to ten times faster than conventional technologies. more