Computer

‘Scorching-hot hacked computer burned my hand’

Bullets rained down from all angles but Abdelrhman Badr kept calm. Suddenly an enemy burst through a window. Abdelrhman swung round to face the soldier and save his team. He lined up his sights for a fatal shot and squeezed the trigger but… his screen went black. His computer had silently and suddenly shut itself down without warning. Abdelrhman was ... Read More »

Best all-in-one computer 2020: top AIO PCs for home and office

Welcome to our pick of the best all-in-one computers money can buy in 2020. One this page you’ll find top picks for all-in-one PCs that offer the power of a traditional desktop PC, but with all the internal components installed in the display, which makes them ideal for decluttering your desk. The best all-in-one computers are great for offices, homes ... Read More »

Did You Know eBay Is Probing Your Computer? Here’s How To Stop It

eBay probes Windows computers when they connect to the online auction website picture alliance via Getty Images I have been a generally quite happy user of eBay, the world’s most famous online auction site, for nearly 20 years. Happy that is until I found out it was probing my computer when I opened the site in my web browser. Let ... Read More »

Can you make a Facebook Avatar using a computer? How to get one on desktop!

It is now possible for most people in the United States to create cartoon Avatars of themselves on Facebook. This feature has been massively compared to Bitmojis for Snapchat users, and plenty of interested people want to know if they can make their Facebook Avatar on computer so they can use and edit it on desktop. With the Facebook Avatar ... Read More »

Apple finally decides the iPad Pro is a computer (and isn’t)

I just want you to be happy and, it seems, Apple is finally coming around to that way of thinking. For the longest time, Cupertino insisted the iPad Pro is a computer. Then it seemed to back off, as its EVP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller admitted it wasn’t a PC replacement. But now that Apple has found the magic to attach a keyboard ... Read More »

Intel’s new neuron-based computer matches brain of a small mammal

An array of Intel Loihi neuromorphic research chips. Tim Herman/Intel Corporation As impressive as computers are becoming, they still pale in comparison to nature’s version – the brain. As such scientists have started designing computer chips that work in a similar way to the brain, using artificial neurons and synapses. Now Intel has unveiled its most powerful “neuromorphic” computing system ... Read More »

This 1976 Apple computer still works and it could sell for at least $300,000 — take a look

In 1976, Apple co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold their first pre-assembled computer, called the Apple-1. It cost them $250 to build and retailed for $666.66. (“As a mathematician I like repeating digits and that was what I thought it should be,” Wozniak told Bloomberg in 2014.) The dream team only built 200 Apple-1s. Tuesday, a fully functioning Apple-1 computer went up ... Read More »

How you can use your computer to help fight COVID-19 coronavirus

The other day, news came out that the distributed-computing search for extraterrestrial life [email protected] project was coming to an end after 21 years. But if you like participating in distributed-computing, you can now put your computer’s unused time to work looking for cures to coronavirus/COVID-19. But don’t worry, you don’t need to be an expert — you just download and install the client ... Read More »

Google’s trick will help you play Holi with your smartphone or computer, here’s how

It is not new for Google to come up with fresh ideas. The festival of colours is here and Google is here with yet another one of its creative and fun stint. Other than the Google doodle which is unique for every occasion, what you can play around with is Google’s tricks. For Holi, Google has come up with a ... Read More »

How to install a CPU: Putting the brain into your computer

You’ve just got the best processor you could muster and you’re ready to toss that bad boy into your first PC build. But, how do you install a processor? Fortunately, like many other aspects of building a PC, installing a CPU is a very simple process. So, no need to stress about getting it wrong, as we’ll guide you through each step. 1. ... Read More »