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How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer to Find ‘Meltdown’ Chip Flaw

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers had thought such an attack was only theoretically possible They were aghast to find the kernel memory could indeed be attacked The flaw would allow attackers to gain access to user data Daniel Gruss didn’t sleep much the night he hacked his own computer and exposed a flaw in most of the chips made in the past two decades ... Read More »

Why Is the iPad Pro a ‘Computer’? Because Apple’s Courting the Business Market

HIGHLIGHTS Ming Chi-Kuo says there will be three new iPad models in 2017 There is growth in the “detachables” category Microsoft released a commercial calling Apple’s “computer” claim into question Apple, it seems, would like to see more tablets in briefcases next year. A new report from MacRumors cites noted Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who says there will be three new iPad ... Read More »

Computer pioneer Harry Huskey dies aged 101

Engineer Harry Huskey, who helped build many of the first ever computers, has died aged 101. Dr Huskey was a key member of the team that built the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (Eniac) which first ran in February 1946. Eniac is widely considered to be one of the first electronic, general purpose, programmable computers. Dr Huskey also helped complete ... Read More »

This Podium Works like a Touch Screen Computer

Imagine showcasing your product demo on a drafting table that works like your iPad. Imagine hooking a projector to this table for large screen presentations on the nearest wall. Now imagine all you need is your laptop to bring these features, and many more, to life. Creators of the IKKUT touch screen podium have been working to make all of ... Read More »

Samsung Flow Connects Tablet, Computer — Even Your TV

Samsung has unveiled Flow, a new device handoff feature that will eventually let you start an activity on one device and move it to another. This means you could eventually get an email notification on your smartwatch then switch to your smartphone or tablet to read. Finally, you could switch to your laptop when you’re ready to type a response, ... Read More »

Winner Announced For Our HP Netbook Computer Giveaway

Roanoke, Virginia (PRESS RELEASE – December 29, 2008) – Burris Computer Forms is pleased to announce free shipping on all W2 and 1099 orders of $100 or more, from now until January 15, 2009. Burris Computer Forms’ IRS Tax Forms meet IRS regulations and work with accounting software that meets IRS specifications, such as QuickBooks and Peachtree Accounting. Forms W2, ... Read More »

Computer Reseller News

Nominated for a Small Business Influencer Award in: News Outlets Read more about this nominee CRN.com delivers strategic information and business tools that Solution Providers and other Channel professionals use every day. Its news, slide shows, videos, blog and reviews help computer resellers stay on top of industry trends. EverythingChannel.com provides tools to help increase the sales and loyalty of ... Read More »

Business Owners Prefer Sick Employees to Computer Problems [Infographic]

[Click for full version] A recent survey has found that most small business owners would rather deal with sick employees calling off on Mondays than a laptop or some other device that’s on the blink. Brother International Corp.  just released the results of its annual Small Business Survey and found that 75 percent of small business owners would rather deal ... Read More »

New Ransomware Uses Image Files on Facebook, LinkedIn to Hijack Your Computer: Report

New Ransomware Uses Image Files on Facebook, LinkedIn to Hijack Your Computer: Report HIGHLIGHTS New ImageGate malware utilise Facebook, LinkedIn images It works same as Locky ransomware Researchers recommend users not to open unusual extensions on a system A newly discovered ransomware can target a computer through malware laced images on Facebook and LinkedIn. Researchers claim to have identified a ... Read More »

Nasa’s Juno Spacecraft Loses Computer Before Close Encounter With Jupiter

Nasa’s Juno spacecraft lost its main computer and science instruments shortly before it was due to make an orbital pass near Jupiter on Wednesday, scuttling highly anticipated close-up observations of the largest planet in the solar system. The US space agency said the glitch followed an unrelated problem last week that prompted it to skip firing Juno’s braking engine, to steer ... Read More »