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1 hr ago |

Tips for students buying a computer for college

With a new school year comes the need for many students to get new computers ; but the process can be confusing and daunting.


Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel

5 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Back-to-school sales tax holiday starts

The event began at 12:01 a.m. Friday and lasts through Sunday. Next to the holiday shopping season, Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday is the biggest.


Related Topix: Computers, Osceola County, FL

9 hrs ago |

Every USB Device Under Threat. New Hack Undetectable And Unfixable

It is well known that USB drives can be dangerous. Companies run strict screening policies and it has long been known that running unknown 'exe' files is a bad idea.


Related Topix: Keyboards, Cameras, Printers, Mice, Spyware, Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | TG Daily

USB devices can be hacked maliciously

Karsten Nohl, the chief scientist at SR Labs in Germany, has released a report that says malicious software from bad guy hackers can be loaded on to the microcircuitry of USB devices and use to control them.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

17 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Five Things We Learned About the South Korean...

South Korea's exports grew at a faster pace than expected in July following a weak rebound the previous month.


Related Topix: Computers, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Computer technician warns against public wifi

When you connect to free or public wireless internet, you may be putting your personal information at risk.


Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Social Software

Vancouver Courier

Not so easy PC

It might be a smart decision not to toss this Friday's copy of the Courier into the recycling bin when you're done with it as there's a possibility, albeit somewhat remote, that it could be worth a bit of money some day as a special collector's item as the first edition created entirely using PCs.


Related Topix: Computers, Steve Jobs, Opinion

CBS Local

Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

South Florida families are getting ready to send their kids back to school and that means back-to-school shopping.


Related Topix: Computers

USA Today

Logitech video game lets players become designers

Logitech video game lets players become designers Hardware company launching crowdsourced video game project.


Related Topix: Startups, Logitech, Computers, Marketing

The Standard

Fujitsu says returns to profit on strong PC, mobile sales

Fujitsu said Thursday it had swung back to profitability in the April-June period, with the Japanese information technology giant's results driven by upbeat demand for its personal computer and mobile products.


Related Topix: Computers


Why files may take up more disk space on Windows

If you check a folder's properties on Windows, values for the data's size and the data's size on disk are displayed to you.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

China Has a History of Not Trusting Microsoft on Cybersecurity

A visitor walks past a Microsoft booth at a computer software expo in Beijing on June 2, 2010.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computer Security, Science / Technology

UWE News

UWE Bristol graduate designs rugged tablets for emergency services and mobile workforces

Hywel Vaughan, a Product Design Technology Graduate from UWE Bristol is using his expertise to design a rugged tablet PC and convertible laptops for frontline users in the emergency services, as part of his role at Tetratab, a company that specialises in supplying tough technology to mobile workforces around the world.


Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)


EaseUS Todo PCTrans 7.0

In most cases, when your operating system crashes and you need to perform a clean reinstall, the files and folders on your hard disk are lost in the process, unless you save them on a removable device.


Related Topix: Computers


How to deal with Potentially Unwanted Programs

If you are running a modern security suite, chance is that you may have received notifications about so-called PUP or PUA on the PC.


Related Topix: Spyware, Science / Technology, Computers

Lowell Sun

What's the key to working your PC?

When entering text on a keyboard, someone may tell you to press or hit the "return" key.



Microsoft gets smart to the 'dual user' -- and to reality

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Skype, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iCloud, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Linux Journal

Reglue: Opening Up the World to Deserving Kids, One Linux Computer at a Time

They say you never forget your first computer. For some of us, it was a Commodore 64 or an Apple IIe.


Related Topix: Computers, Family, Kids, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Home Listing, Home


Post Your Own Reply

"does Apple even make 'PC's?" I don't care about most of this fanboi debate, but this is one thing that always irritates me.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers


TouchPico Android PC projects a touchscreen on the wall

Gizmag is no stranger to pocket-sized image projectors. We've shared the first baby steps from the likes of Microvision and TI , right through to integration in smartphones and even more recently in portable computers .


Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Microvision, Electronics, Computers, Google, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology