Hardware

What is Ethernet? The standards, explained
Ethernet cables plugged into a router
Network & Internet

What is Ethernet? The standards, explained

We take a deep-dive into the backbone of modern networking
15 Oct 2021
16 ways to speed up your laptop
A man holding an egg timer in front of a laptop with graphs on the display
Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
15 Oct 2021
Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise
A photograph of the Asus Chromebook CX1 open on a table
Laptops

Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1100CN) review: A cut-price compromise

The latest Asus Chromebook is one of the most affordable laptops on the market - but that doesn’t make it a bargain
15 Oct 2021
Epson partners with Usain Bolt on launch of EcoTank printer range
Usain Bolt posing behind an Epson printer
peripherals

Epson partners with Usain Bolt on launch of EcoTank printer range

The company hopes the famous sprinter will help it expand its customer base and promote its heat free printer technology
14 Oct 2021
Apple reportedly slashes iPhone 13 production due to chip crisis
Black iPhone 13 Pro on a dark wood surface
components

Apple reportedly slashes iPhone 13 production due to chip crisis

Shortages of key components has forced Apple to cut production by as much as 10 million units
13 Oct 2021
Apple expected to unveil MacBook Pro revamp at 18 October event
Apple invite for its 18 October MacBook event
Laptops

Apple expected to unveil MacBook Pro revamp at 18 October event

The company has confirmed its next hardware-focused virtual reveal for next week
13 Oct 2021
Samsung's new 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM in mass production
Samsung DRAM
Hardware

Samsung's new 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM in mass production

The multilayer EUV DRAM boasts the highest bit density and offers speeds of up to 7.2 Gbps
12 Oct 2021
ONF and Deutsche Telekom debut fully disaggregated Open RAN
5G graphic
5G

ONF and Deutsche Telekom debut fully disaggregated Open RAN

SD-RAN 4G/5G outdoor trial live at Deutsche Telekom's Berlin site
12 Oct 2021
Apple iPad (2021) review: The best entry-level iPad
A photograph of the 12.9in 2021 Apple iPad Pro on a bed of stones
tablets

Apple iPad (2021) review: The best entry-level iPad

Although pointing more to the past than the future, this iPad succeeds where it matters
12 Oct 2021
Digital literacy is as important as reading and writing, Vodafone claims
One young girl using laptop while second girl looks on
digital divide

Digital literacy is as important as reading and writing, Vodafone claims

A study from the company found that half of 18-24-year olds have limited access to a laptop, tablet or PC
12 Oct 2021
PC market growth stifled by supply chain barriers
Laptops on a shop display
Laptops

PC market growth stifled by supply chain barriers

COVID-19 caused PC sales to spike while simultaneously disrupting supply chains
12 Oct 2021
Apple MacBook Pro 15in vs Dell XPS 15: Clash of the titans
A Macbook Pro vs Dell XPS 15 graphic
Laptops

Apple MacBook Pro 15in vs Dell XPS 15: Clash of the titans

Can Apple take on the king of enterprise tech?
11 Oct 2021
Indian startup body moves against "unfair" Google Play Store policy
The Google Play Store application as shown on a smartphone display
Policy & legislation

Indian startup body moves against "unfair" Google Play Store policy

The group is seeking interim relief on behalf of app developers as it claims the tech giant will force them to use its billing system
11 Oct 2021
What is an embedded system?
Abstract image of a glowing processor being inserted onto a black motherboard
Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
8 Oct 2021
Apple MacBook Pro 13in (Apple M1, 2020) review: Almost unbelievably good
Apple MacBook Pro 13in (Apple M1, 2020) lid from the rear
Laptops

Apple MacBook Pro 13in (Apple M1, 2020) review: Almost unbelievably good

The M1 MacBook Pro is here and nothing is going to be the same again
8 Oct 2021
Chip inflation helps Samsung achieve record quarterly profit
Samsung logo on the printed document and large microchips placed around
Business operations

Chip inflation helps Samsung achieve record quarterly profit

The company has reported the highest operating profit since the third quarter of 2018
8 Oct 2021
Microsoft backs right to repair following investor revolt
Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet on a desk in front of a forest patterned wall
Hardware

Microsoft backs right to repair following investor revolt

The tech giant will investigate the effects of giving customers access to parts and repair documentation
8 Oct 2021
2021 Thales access management index: Global edition
Bird's eye view of a woman sitting on a circular couch looking at a laptop whitepaper
Whitepaper

2021 Thales access management index: Global edition

The challenges of trusted access in a cloud-first world
7 Oct 2021
Samsung unveils open source software for CXL Memory platform
Samsung CXL Memory Expander
Hardware

Samsung unveils open source software for CXL Memory platform

SMDK by Samsung simplifies and accelerates CXL Memory adoption
7 Oct 2021
AMD: Ryzen CPU owners should avoid Windows 11
A close up of an AMD Ryzen processor in the X570 motherboard socket
Microsoft Windows

AMD: Ryzen CPU owners should avoid Windows 11

Company warns upgrading may cause performance dips of up to 15% for some apps
7 Oct 2021
TSMC vows not to share sensitive customer data following US request
Chip held up with the TSMC sign in the background
Policy & legislation

TSMC vows not to share sensitive customer data following US request

The Biden administration says the data would help alleviate bottlenecks in the semi conductor supply chain
7 Oct 2021
Intel no longer considering UK chip plant following Brexit
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger delivering a presentation
components

Intel no longer considering UK chip plant following Brexit

CEO Pat Gelsinger says that around 70 proposals have been submitted for sites across mainland Europe
7 Oct 2021
Raspberry Pi: Top projects to try yourself
Raspberry PI
Mobile

Raspberry Pi: Top projects to try yourself

The best projects to try with the Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Zero
6 Oct 2021