Purge your computer of Beebone
Published in News
10 April 2015


Botnet has been downed

UK firms have been urged to purge their computers of Beebone distributed malware after the botnet was downed by an international operation.
The AAEH botnet was killed off by Europol's European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), Dutch police and the FBI.

US government stops China having the world's fastest supercomputer
Published in News
10 April 2015


Fixing the game

The US government is so deeply embarrassed that the Chinese have consistently won the title of owner of the world's fastest supercomputer, it has decided to fix the rules of the game.

iMac is getting daft reviews
Published in News
10 April 2015


How do you say it is rubbish without offending anyone? 

Wall Street Journal reviewers  are having a devil of a job with Apple latey – they want to say the latest products are rubbish, but appear to stop short.

 

PC shipments beat projections
Published in News
10 April 2015


Still declining

Worldwide PC shipments were slightly better than anyone expected, but are still falling according to beancounters at IDC.

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day
Published in Mobiles
10 April 2015


Cleaning Apple's clock 

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile maker and world's 3rd largest smartphone distributor, has set a new Guinness World Record in terms of smartphone selling.

Apple holds security door open for the Chinese
Published in News
10 April 2015


Never reads the papers

While Google and Mozilla have been falling over themselves to stop a data leak to China, Apple has cheerfully ignored the problem.

Windows becomes Oculus Rift compatible
Published in News
10 April 2015


Working in virtual reality

Finally Windows can runs in an Oculus Rift style virtual reality which is called Virtual Desktop.

AMD x86 16-core Zen APU detailed
Published in Processors
10 April 2015


Has integrated Greenland HBM GPU

We have mentioned both AMD's Zen core processors, as well as Greenland HBM memory powered graphics in the past, but now we have a few more details. 

MediaTek hits sales target, up 17% up in March
Published in Processors
10 April 2015


Seasonal trends and inexpensive 64-bit parts

MediaTek has announced that it has managed to meet its sales target for the first quarter of 2015. 

Lenovo A1900 is a $60 quad-core phone
Published in Mobiles
10 April 2015


Step aside Moto E, I’m cheaper

Lenovo’s new A1900 might be one of the cheapest brand name phones this year, yet it has a fairly nice spec.