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Raspberry Pi powered Pi-top hopes to revolutionize computer education

The new, updated Pi-top is hoping to inspire students to get into computing by taking a ‘learning by doing’ approach.There’s little doubt that we’re heading towards a fourth industrial revolution with the spread of…

Here's the latest security bug your computer could be exposed by

A newly discovered firmware vulnerability could leave countless Windows and Mac computers at risk from a hack, according to security researchers from Duo Labs. The vulnerability could be used by malware to gain deep access to systems.The bug…

Self-destructing PC could be most ‘physically secure’ computer ever built

Do you take your computer’s security very seriously? Then a new PC which is set to ship next month may well be of interest, as it boasts a number of security features and defense measures, including a self-destruct mechanism which kicks…

iMac Pro first look: the most powerful Mac computer ever made

The new iMac Pro proves Apple wasn't holding back at WWDC 2017, announcing  what it calls 'the most powerful Mac ever made.'That's a strong statement, but the new all-in-one desktop computer has top-of-the-line specs…

BA computer woes leave flights cancelled and passengers stranded

Update: All BA flights to and from Heathrow and Gatwick have been cancelled for Saturday May 27.Our original story is below...If you're trying to take off on a British Airways flight from London today then you might not be in the best of…

Forget hard drives! This computer can store over 6,000 Blu-rays in memory

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has just taken the wraps off what it claims is the world’s largest single-memory computer – a prototype from ‘The Machine’ research project.This line of research is all about HPE’s…

Google now has a Raspberry Pi-like computer for Android

Want to run Android, but don't want to buy a smartphone, tablet or Android TV device? Then this may be the answer to your prayers: Google has teamed up with Huawei to deliver the HiKey 960, a Raspberry Pi style computer board that runs…

The Raspberry Pi is now the third best-selling computer of all time

The Raspberry Pi is now the third best-selling general purpose computer of all time, MagPi magazine says, edging out the Commodore 64 in the all-time rankings. Over 12.5 million DIY boards have been shifted in the last five years.The top two…

How VR-ready is your computer? This test will let you know

Having the right specs is probably the most crucial step to enjoying VR gaming, as an underpowered rig can hinder even the highest-end VR headsets with decreased immersion, stuttering animation, and even motion sickness.To help PC players know…

This DNA computer 'grows as it computes'

For several decades now, researchers have been working on building computers out of DNA that can perform simple tasks. Some approaches are analogue, as opposed to digital. Others use shampoo. The idea of using DNA was first proposed in…

Post Office facing group litigation over Horizon computer system after watershed decision

The group action against the Post Office that alleges sub-postmasters have been wrongly punished for accounting errors gets a green light from the High Court of Justice... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Intel’s tiny computer board makes upgrading smart devices dead easy

Intel’s latest invention is a tiny computer about the size of a credit card, and the idea is it can be plugged into connected devices like smart TVs or fridges (or indeed smart kiosks) to provide an easily upgradable brain for the gadget.The…