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Hands-on review: Logitech Waves Keys ergonomic keyboard
Sat, 30th Dec 2023
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apple
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smartphones
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reviews
The Logitech Wave Keys ergonomic keyboard delivers comfort and functionality, offering quiet typing, wireless versatility, and a unique wave-like design that eases wrist strain. .
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AI-enabled PCs to boost struggling UK computer market
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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microsoft
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pc market
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canalys
However, the impending end of support for Microsoft's Windows 10, in October 2025, could thwart second-life opportunities for numerous devices.
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Intercede unveils secure FIDO authentication solution with Yubico collaboration
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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cloud services
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operating systems
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telecommunications
Intercede has introduced a secure FIDO authentication solution in partnership with tech firm Yubico, a move set to revolutionise business log-ins.
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New malware that abuses Windows 10 App Installer uncovered
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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malware
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firewall
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network management
Sophos researchers have uncovered a new BazarBackdoor attack that abuses Windows 10 App Installer to spread malware via a targeted spam campaign.
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Microsoft's cloud OS Windows 365 now available - Full Windows 10 and 11 from any device
Wed, 4th Aug 2021
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microsoft
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cloud services
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public cloud
Microsoft launches Windows 365, a cloud OS service allowing users to stream Windows 10 or 11 from any device, including macOS, iOS, Android, and Linux.
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Windows 11 build and screenshots leaked
Fri, 18th Jun 2021
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microsoft
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windows
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operating systems
Windows 11 leaks are circulating ahead of the suspected preview on June 24, revealing a sleeker interface and new features.
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Smashing deals with Microsoft Windows and Ingram Micro
Tue, 8th Jun 2021
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microsoft
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intel
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samsung
Ingram Micro is back with more smashing tech deals to see your organisation through those cold winter days and nights ahead.
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Microsoft: new Surface Pro 7+ for Business, 85” Hub to start shipping
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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microsoft
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voip
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contact centre
Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 7+ for Business and announces shipments of Surface Hub 2S 85 in selected markets.
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Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack
Tue, 18th Aug 2020
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cybersecurity
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windows
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internet explorer
Kaspersky uncovers zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack, prompting security patches.
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Intel to release new hybrid Core processors
Thu, 11th Jun 2020
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smartphones
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endpoint protection
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monitors
Codenamed Lakefield, the Intel Core processors with Hybrid technology provide a full Windows experience for ultra-light devices.
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Minecraft adds five new worlds to RTX beta on Windows 10
Wed, 20th May 2020
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gaming
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technology gifts
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minecraft
Italian-inspired villages, underground lairs, medieval realms and overgrown forests - there's plenty to explore.
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Microsoft confirms Windows 10 has hit one billion users
Thu, 19th Mar 2020
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microsoft
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operating systems
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windows 10
Windows 10 hits 1bn user milestone, now runs on every Fortune 500 device.
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The primary factors driving digital transformation
Wed, 12th Jun 2019
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digital transformation
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mobile mentor
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windows 10
Firms must digitise to win in tech's fast-changing landscape, via agility, analytics, and enhanced security.
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Lenovo releases new ThinkPad devices
Mon, 13th May 2019
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
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lenovo
Lenovo unveils its lightweight ThinkPad T495, T495s, and X395, featuring AMD Ryzen 7 PRO and Vega graphics.
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Five ways Windows 10 Professional lets you have it all
Wed, 8th May 2019
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microsoft
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microsoft office 365
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operating systems
Windows 7 support ends 14 Jan 2020, making way for Windows 10 Pro - the secure, modern desktop upgrade.
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Cryptomining apps discovered on Microsoft’s app store
Mon, 18th Feb 2019
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malware
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microsoft
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symantec
Symantec uncovers 8 sneaky Monero-mining apps in Microsoft Store.
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Businesses unprepared for Windows 10 migration – survey
Thu, 1st Nov 2018
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microsoft
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migration
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windows 10
Respondents cited IT security and fears of being exposed to a cyber security vulnerability as two areas of concern.
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Gartner - APAC PC shipments showing growth
Thu, 11th Oct 2018
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network infrastructure
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pc hardware
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hp
Global PC shipments nudge up 0.1%, thanks to steady corporate demand and Windows 10 upgrades.
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Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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ransomware
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malware
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phishing
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
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Compact and affordable Surface Go hits ANZ shelves
Tue, 28th Aug 2018
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microsoft
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
The latest product is the cheapest and smallest yet for the Surface range, and has now been released across Australia and New Zealand.
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Hands-on review: Kill hordes of zombies in State of Decay 2
Mon, 21st May 2018
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
State of Decay 2 is a new Xbox One/Windows 10 video game that allows you to try and survive a huge zombie apocalypse.
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Microsoft reveals new Xbox Adaptive Controller for disabled gamers
Fri, 18th May 2018
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microsoft
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gaming
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pc hardware
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is an awesome new device that allows some disabled gamers to enjoy playing video games.
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Microsoft unleashes broad range of security features & partnerships at RSA Conference
Tue, 17th Apr 2018
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microsoft
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cloud security
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iot
Secure microcontrollers, 365 commercial cloud, advanced threat protection tools; and stronger partnerships are all top-of-mind for Microsoft.
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Report finds legacy cybersecurity a cinch for modern cybercrime
Fri, 23rd Mar 2018
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ransomware
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malware
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phishing
Data collected in 2017 shows that attacks like ransomware and cryptojacking are easily bypassing legacy security solutions due to lax businesses.