Office 2007 is being officially retired

What does Office 2007 retiring mean? Office 2007 is ending “extended support” on October 10, 2017. After that time, there will no longer be security updates, so customers should upgrade to avoid...
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Retro Reboot

Some pieces of tech are unforgettable, and with the relaunch of the Nokia 3310 stirring up some seriously nostalgic feelings, we were curious to find out exactly what retro gadgets tech...
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Robocop’s on Patrol

Anyone with visions of a dystopian society overrun by maniacal homicidal robots should probably stop reading now.  Robophobics may also prefer to put the kettle on rather than read any further. The...
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Ransomware and how you can protect yourself

The worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack which hit the NHS in the UK, car factories in France and gas companies in Spain was another demonstration of just how vulnerable we all are...
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Hacking for profit

If you had the skills to be hacker how would you use them?  Wreak havoc by infiltrating your friends social media accounts, maybe hitch a ride on your neighbour’s Wi-Fi or...
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The X-37B is back. But what has it been doing for two years?

The X-37B, an unmanned space plane, this week successfully touched down at the Kennedy Space Centre after two years orbiting Earth.  A quarter of the size of the Space Shuttle and...
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eSports goes to college

The University of Utah has become the latest and most high-profile college in the United States to offer an eSports scholarship programme.  The university, colloquially known as ‘The U’, will field...
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Fake news makes the headlines

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you will have seen a lot on the news recently about…..fake news. It’s not a new phenomenon.  Newspapers and magazines in the nineteenth century, and...
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3D printing in the fast lane

For those involved Formula 1 has always been a licence to print money but now McLaren have gone in a completely different direction.  They are printing car parts. Whatever you think of...
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Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 End of Life Announcement

Users of Microsoft Windows Server 2012/ Windows Server 2012 R2 should be aware of the products upcoming end of life. Microsoft will stop providing Client Access Licences for sale on March 31,...

Microsoft at E3 2016

Microsoft Wheel Out Big Guns at E3  Day 2 of the E3 gaming conference and Microsoft started their showcase on a sombre note, with a brief tribute to those affected by the...

EA Kicks off E3 2016

EA Kicks off E3, Not With a Bang, but More a “meh” Last night we saw the prelude to E3 kick off, with a somewhat muted reception from the gaming community. What...

Tech Predictions 2016

2016, It’s a New Year and fresh start in the land of tech predictions. The blank canvas of 2016 is set to be littered with new tech, refreshed concepts and, of...

World’s fastest network cable

A team of Dutch and American researchers have developed the world’s fastest network cable using multi strands of fibre optics. The super-speed cable can transfer data at 255 terabits per second (tbps)....

Sony Slips Deeper into Financial Difficulties

Japanese tech firm Sony has continued its slide from former market juggernaut to tech has-been with the release of its latest quarterly figures. Sony’s reported overall operating loss of $785 million came...

Microsoft’s Rise is Amazon’s Fall in Q3 Reports

Two of the biggest brands on the planet, Microsoft and Amazon, have announced their respective financial figures for the third quarter of the year. The contrasting results may come as a...

Microsoft axe Nokia Brand

Microsoft have confirmed their intentions to drop one of the world’s most established brands from their future mobile devices. Nokia, a market leader in the mobile phone sector for decades, is set...

Germany to get delivery drones

  The German delivery company DHL are set to be the first European firm to use drone technology for parcel delivery. DHL plan to use small parcel-carrying drones to distribute essential supplies, like...

HP goes plural with split into two

One of the largest computer manufacturers on the market, Hewlett Packard, has announced plans to split their company into separate entities. It’s a decision that HP have mulling over for some time....

CD Ripping is now legal

It was a much flaunted legislation and you may have thought it was already perfectly lawful, but ‘CD ripping’ is now officially legal in the UK. The UK government has finally committed...