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What Is The Point Of Mini PCs?

Author: iqbalfff | Categories: How To,Tech News comments
The personal computer market started with desktop PCs such as the MITS Altair, Apple II and IBM PC. As sales exploded, we got handhelds, tablets, laptops, games machines, all-in-ones, workstations, servers and eventually the giant server farms that now support cloud services. PCs...

Can I Get A Gaming PC For £500, And Which Games Console Is Best?

Author: iqbalfff | Categories: How To,Tech News comments
It’s only three months since I answered the question Sylvia read – What’s the best gaming PC for under £1,000? – but some readers are looking for cheaper options in the run-up to Christmas. To answer the simplest question first, yes, I would still go for the HP Omen 880-...

Do Decentralised Web Programs Use As Much Energy As Cloud Based Services?

Author: iqbalfff | Categories: How To,Tech News comments
Martin is interested in using a DWeb alternative to Google Docs, but worries about the energy use associated with blockchain The main aim of the decentralised web (DWeb) is to remove the power of centralised “gatekeepers” such as Facebook and Google, who hoover up the world...

Canadian Officials Visit Second Citizen Detained In China

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Ambassador meets Michael Spavor who was arrested last week; he and Michael Kovrig were held following Huawei boss’s arrest in Canada Canada’s ambassador to Beijing has met the second Canadian detained in China on suspicion of threatening national security. The Canadian foreig...

Broadband Too Slow In More Than A Quarter Of UK Homes – Report

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Internet speeds in millions of households not fast enough to meet a typical family’s needs More than a quarter of UK homes do not have fast enough broadband to cope with a typical family’s internet needs, such as downloading films and watching series on Netflix, according to ...