Stick your hard drive in the microwave
Published in News


Western Digital’s cunning plan to squeeze more from old tech

Western Digital’s boffins have come up with microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) which can use the company’s existing production chain to cram a lot more storage onto a standard 3.5-inch disk.

Russians used YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go to get Trump elected
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Full on disinformation effort

Russian linked accounts were churning out Pro-Trump propaganda during the election using diverse means such as YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go.

Edge better at handling malware
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Google and Mozilla not as good as living on the edge 

Microsoft's Edge easily beat rival browsers from Google and Mozilla in third party tests of the behind the scenes services which power anti-malware warnings and malicious website-blocking.

Tech outfits only interested in serving the rich elite
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Nobel Prize winner claims there is no global vision

Tech companies are competing to serve the wealthy with no global vision, according to the winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

Linux faces a Munich crisis
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What do you do when your poster-child is killed off?

One of the greatest Linux desktop flagship projects is going to be killed off by Munich city council because it costs too much.

Security experts warn against Kaspersky
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Former NSA cybersecurity analysts think it is too risky

Two former NSA security experts have warned those who are concerned about privacy or have sensitive information against using Kaspersky software

Google discovers it can’t really do an Apple
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Overcharging  just hacks its users off

Google thought that it might get away with copying Apple by charging a ridiculous price for a USB dongle, only to discover that its users were not that stupid.

MSI shows off GTX 1080 Ti Gaming Trio graphics card series
Published in Graphics


With a triple-fan cooler

MSI unveiled its newest GTX 1080 Ti Gaming Trio graphics card series, which will feature a custom PCB and a whole new triple fan cooling "solution".

Razer smartphone spotted on GFXBench
Published in Mobiles


Impressive specifications

Just a day after the latest Razer teaser, which suggests that something special will be announced on November 1st, the alleged smartphone has been spotted on GFXBench with some rather impressive specifications.

Intel might have a tough 8th generation Core sell
Published in Processors


Users can’t spot the difference

While Intel fanboys can tell you in detail about how cool Intel’s eighth generation chips are, analysts are noting that Chipzilla might have a tough time selling the difference.