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An electronic device which is capable of receiving information (data) in a particular form and of performing a sequence of operations in accordance with a predetermined but variable set of procedural instructions (program) to produce a result in the form of information or signals.


A new variant of the Petya ransomware (also called Petrwrap) began spreading internationally on Tuesday, June 27. The initial attack vector is unclear, but aggressive worm-like behaviour helps spread the ransomware. How does the Petya variant work? The ransomware exploits the vulnerability CVE-2017-0144 in Microsoft’s implementation of the Server Message […]

McAfee Threat Update – Petya Ransomware Variants


Valve fixes Steam community site vulnerability soon after its discovery
If you’re any kind of PC gamer, then you likely frequent Valve’s Steam service to procure at least some of your games. And if you’re a Steam customer, then you likely spend some time on Steam’s community site — and until just recently, that might not have been the safest […]

Valve fixes Steam community site vulnerability soon after its discovery


Desktop apps can be installed on Windows 10 Cloud with a little extra effort
Microsoft’s Windows 10 is a robust operating system that can do just about anything. Usually that’s a strength, but while Windows 10 competes well against Google’s Chrome OS platform on features and overall power, it’s at a disadvantage in terms of cost and manageability. That’s why Microsoft is releasing the […]

Desktop apps can be installed on Windows 10 Cloud with ...



Windows 10 Creators Update will bring a much-improved Microsoft Edge browser
If you’ve been holding off on switching to Microsoft’s new Edge browser, you may finally take the plunge thanks to changes that are due when Windows 10 Creators Update rolls out in April 2017. The Windows 10 Creators Update promises a host of new features aimed at creatives types and […]

Windows 10 Creators Update will bring a much-improved Microsoft Edge ...


RAM prices are on the increase, with no relief in sight until later in 2017
If you’re buying a new machine or upgrading the one you already have, you’ll need to set aside some additional cash for RAM as prices continue to increase. Recent increases in demand along with supply constraints have driven up solid-state disk (SSD) prices over the last several months, which has […]

RAM prices are on the increase, no relief until later ...


ARK: Survival Evolved
The Final Stretch Survivors! Patch 254 is a tech-focused patch introducing new armour, structures, game mechanics, and for new friends will be available to discover, tame, and train as Survivors make their way towards defeating the Ultimate Lifeform. We are excited to introduce TEK Tier Phase 1, Hairstyles & Facial […]

ARK: Survival Evolved Patch v254



Windows 10 Anniversary Update protected users against two pre-patched exploits
Matt Oh and Elia Florio of the Windows Defender ATP Research Team said on Friday that Windows 10 Anniversary Update not only neutralized zero-day kernel exploits used by two recent attack campaigns, but revealed how they were used. The exploits were based on the CVE-2016-7255 and CVE-2016-7256 vulnerabilities, which were […]

Windows 10 Anniversary Update protected users against two pre-patched exploits


32-bit vs. 64-bit – what’s the difference, and what does it mean for your PC?
What are bits? The number of bits in a processor refers to the size of the data types that it handles and the size of its registry. Simply put, a 64-bit processor is more capable than a 32-bit processor because it can handle more data at once. A 64-bit processor […]

32-bit vs. 64-bit – what’s the difference, and what does ...


Ubisoft: 30 Days of Giveaways!
This is really interesting guys, Ubisoft is having a really nice promo in November and December. Each day gives you something else. 😀 Day 1 (24/11) : Rayman Classic on Mobile: Android – iOS – this one has ads lol Day 3 (26/11) : Exclusive Collection of E3 2016 Cards […]

Ubisoft: 30 Days of Giveaways!



All the major browsers are calling time on the SHA-1 hashing algorithm
The most popular web browsers are calling time on SHA-1, the hashing algorithm for securing data, and will soon begin blocking sites that use it. In a blog post, Microsoft stated that the algorithm was no longer secure and allowed attackers to carry out spoofs, phishing attacks, or man-in-the-middle attacks. […]

All the major browsers are calling time on the SHA-1 ...


Western Digital
What is the difference between WD Hard Drive colours? In this article we will compare and show you the main differences between Western Digital’s internal desktop hard-drives, their up’s and down’s, where and how to use them. WD Green WD Green is the low-end branch of WD that offered a […]

Western Digital (WD) HDD Colours


Microsoft patches nasty Windows 10 security flaw outed by Google
On October 31, Google publicly outed Microsoft for a critical zero-day security flaw in Windows 10 just 10 days after reporting the vulnerability to the firm. Today, as promised in a subsequent (and angry) blog post, Microsoft has patched up the hole and more in a round of updates. The […]

Microsoft patches nasty Windows 10 security flaw outed by Google



Microsoft is busy making Cortana more chatty and humanlike
Microsoft is working on making Cortana seem more humanlike in terms of the responses the digital assistant gives to Windows users, according to a freshly uncovered patent. The idea is to move away from the same canned prompts so Cortana will use a range of different greetings perhaps depending on […]

Microsoft is busy making Cortana more chatty and humanlike


Updated Radeon drivers arrive with ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ support
Today, AMD issued a press release announcing the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition, which includes the drivers supporting the entire line of AMD Radeon GPUs for both PCs and mobile devices. The update brings the software to version 16.11.1 and provides a host of improvements. First up […]

Updated Radeon drivers arrive with ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ ...


Microsoft warns of fake MSE installer Hicurdismos
Microsoft has issued a warning to Windows users to be on alert for Hicurdismos. Hicurdismos is a fake Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) installer that tricks users into thinking their PC has died. When Hicurdismos is launched it creates a fake Blue Screen of Death along with an error message telling […]

Microsoft warns of fake MSE installer Hicurdismos



Paying is for suckers: Here’s how to use Microsoft Office for Free
Use free online and mobile apps Microsoft has been gradually expanding the number of apps you can use online, for free, and now offers an impressive suite that can easily merge with downloaded apps if necessary, and has plenty of functionality for the average project. It’s also really easy to […]

Here’s how to use Microsoft Office for Free


Nvidia’s new Game Ready driver is ready for ‘Battlefield 1,’ ‘Titanfall 2,’ more
On Thursday, Nvidia released a new GeForce Game Ready WHQL driver for its GeForce graphics cards, version 375.57. As always, the driver can be obtained through the company’s GeForce Experience desktop client, or by heading to the GeForce website to download and install manually. This new driver is optimized for […]

Nvidia’s new Game Ready driver is ready


‘Gears of War 4’ will offer local split-screen co-op gameplay on Windows 10
Last week during a preview event, developer The Coalition revealed that Gears of War 4 for the PC will provide local split-screen co-op. According to technical director Mike Rayner, this is difficult to support given the game must utilize multiple inputs, the placement of the user interface, and the camera’s […]

‘Gears of War 4’ will offer local split-screen co-op gameplay ...



ARK: Survival Evolved
Survivors of ARK: Survival Evolved will have a new challenge to face in the newly released Scorched Earth DLC. Despite still being listed as “Early Access” on both Steam and XBox, ARK’s first ever expansion has hit the market in the form of a blazing desert map featuring new biomes, […]

ARK: Survival Evolved


AMD’s newest APUs boost performance by 17 percent, go toe-to-toe with Intel Core i5
In 2011, AMD introduced the APU, a single chip that crams CPU cores and GPU cores into a single-chip solution. Since then, the company has evolved that design each year, moving from the “Trinity” APU in 2012 to the most recent “Carrizo” chip launched in May 2015. Now the company […]

AMD’s newest APUs boost performance by 17 percent, go toe-to-toe ...