The word ‘unprecedented’ has been used a lot in recent weeks by different authors when talking about the ongoing pandemic - and it’s rather apt. In the UK at least, we have experienced no national crisis or event in living memory that compares. We are in uncharted territory, and as a nation are having to[continue...]
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is a behemoth when it comes to sheer computing power; its 16 cores and 32 threads will power through any task you’ll throw at it with aplomb. A tantalizing prospect for professionals looking for a desktop replacement alternative. With a base clock of 3.5GHz and a staggering 73MB cache, it’s[continue...]
The increase in sustained Internet traffic brought about by coronavirus lockdown measures has led to speculation infrastructure might crumble under the burden.Although cloud-based services (such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams) have experienced outages - likely as a result of increased traffic - and broadband providers have suffered blips in service, the UK is yet to[continue...]
The coronavirus pandemic is testing small businesses as never before, exposing any weaknesses in their tech setups. But with the right plans in place, SMBs will have a better chance of pulling through.
Businesses around the world have turned to video conferencing software such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams as a means to hold meetings during the coronavirus outbreak but interacting with coworkers does prove somewhat difficult when behind a webcam.This is why HTC has announced that the beta version of its remote collaboration and meeting platform for[continue...]
A brand we’ve never heard of before has come up with a product we’ve never seen before. Maxtang from Aliexpress sells a mini PC that runs on an embedded AMD Ryzen chip - the V1605B - with four, yes four, DisplayPort connectors. We don’t know any other PC that offers this, let alone something that[continue...]
Online initiative looks to inspire a new generation of cybersecurity talent to bring out their 'digital Sherlock Holmes' while schools remain closed.
A Czech mapping system called 'Smart Quarantine' is helping ease tough restrictive measures and curb the outbreak.
Hyper-competitive online gaming has led to a ready market for cheats. But security experts warn that the skills involved with crafting cheats can easily by used for developing and selling malware.
The House of Lords tried questioning the government over Teams. The effort was there, but the result was rather chaotic.