Tag Archives: Computer

Your computer may run 30 per cent slower due to Intel chip bug

A massive security flaw may have been discovered with Intel processors, according to reports today. The flaw makes passwords and other personal details an easier target for hackers, and is thought to affect all Intel processors from the last decade. The good news is that there is a fix. But unfortunately the security patch will slow down processing power by as much as ... Read More »

Brave thief steals judges’ computer

Wandwasi camped at the court daily, waiting for an opportunity and then timed when the magistrate left his chambers to attend a meeting. He stole a Lenovo computer valued at sh2m Talk about touching a leopard’s behind; how could anyone steal from a man who decides how long you stay in prison! But 30-year-old Alex Wandwasi did when he stole ... Read More »

Drat It | Working on a desktop computer? How retro

When my husband and I bought our first tablet computer for the family six or seven years ago, we were mistaken about several things. First of all, the whole concept of having one tablet for three people was a huge mistake. Really, the gadgets are designed to serve one master. More importantly, one of the people supposedly sharing the device was ... Read More »

This holiday season, fix your loved one’s computer without having to visit them

Access a computer without actually being in front of it. You’re at a family gathering when your grandparents start talking about their computer issues. Stop avoiding eye contact—you can troubleshoot whatever problem they might have from the comfort of your own desk chair. When you download a screen sharing application to multiple machines, the software lets you access one computer ... Read More »

The Computer History Museum will open source Apple’s Lisa OS in 2018

Before the first Macintosh and the first Windows PC, Apple released a desktop computer known as the Lisa which ran its own specialized operating system. Soon, enthusiasts will be able to pick apart its source code to see exactly what was going on under the hood. Al Kossow, a software curator for the Computer History Museum, took to a Google Groups discussion board ... Read More »

Computer Use Increases In Wellington County Libraries

The use of computers in Wellington County libraries has gone up by 21 percent in the first nine months of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. Wellington County Councillor David Anderson told Minto council this week that the role of libraries is changing as computers play an increasing part. He pointed to Wellington libraries hosting displays of local ... Read More »

Secretary of State seeks support for computer upgrades

owa Secretary of State Paul Pate says cyber security is a “constant challenge” and it’s “vital” that his office get more state tax dollars in the next budgeting year. Pate says the I-Vote system that handles voter registration data needs attention. “That’s a system that was built over 15 years ago and obviously elections have changed dramatically since then,” Pate ... Read More »

Get a Wahoo Elemnt GPS cycling computer for £189.99

Wahoo has been big news in the cycling computer sphere (if there is such a thing) over the last year or so – and you can now get the Wahoo Elemnt computer for just £189.99 at a number of sites, thanks to Black Friday deals. When we reviewed the Wahoo Elemnt, which uses Bluetooth and ANT+ – and can be set up via a ... Read More »

Computer specialists get more work in home networking tech

Not long ago, “smart” was only used to describe new cellphone technology. But this holiday season consumers will be clamoring for a wide range of products billed as “home automation devices,” from the Amazon Echo to the Google Home and more. The latest and greatest gadgets communicate with everything from your fridge to your thermostat, connections made possible thanks to ... Read More »

Computer science education paving way to

From laptops to desktops to smartphones to tablets, computing has become an integral part of our daily lives. It is reported that nationwide, there are more than 500,000 unfilled computing jobs, and the number is expected to double to over 1 million by 2020. With computing now the No. 1 source of all new wages in the United States, it ... Read More »