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The war on passwords: Intel wants biometrics to replace the traditional password

The war on passwords: Intel wants biometrics to replace the traditional password

By 10 September 2014

Passwords are a brilliant and useful aspect of security, but they're also a pain in the ass. Forgetting one, having another phished or hacked, needing to use a different new one when trying to reset an account. Multiple sighs ensue when that replacement... >>

Intel envisions a wireless future: WiGig and wireless charging to 'eliminate all cables by end of 2015'

Intel envisions a wireless future: WiGig and wireless charging to 'eliminate all cables by end of 2015'

By 10 September 2014

Intel outlined its vision for a wire-free future at its Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco. But rather than this being a distant concept, the technology is just around the corner and, the company believes, will be in place by the end of 2015.  On... >>

Gigabyte P34G v2 review
4 out of 5

Gigabyte P34G v2 review

By 8 September 2014

Gaming laptops are usually chunky beasts - the sort of thing that will give you shoulder ache and win you odd looks should you dare to take them out of the house. The Gigabyte P34G v2, however, is something quite different. It has serious gaming power,... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses

Acer Aspire Switch 11 hands-on: Hybrid offers multiple positions and uses

By 8 September 2014

Acer announced the Aspire Switch 11 during its press conference at IFA 2014, bringing another multi-positional laptop-meets-tablet device to its portfolio. We got our hands on the new 2-in-1 notebook series at the show to see what the 11.6-inch model... >>

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

Hands-on: Asus EeeBook X205 review

By 7 September 2014

Budget laptops are ruling laptop volume sales at the moment, thanks to Chromebook, and that's been enough to make Asus take note. The company's new EeeBook X205 is a reimagination of the 2007 Eee PC in a refreshed format, some seven years on. If you're... >>

A week in reviews 1 - 5 September: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3, Asus ZenWatch and more

A week in reviews 1 - 5 September: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3, Asus ZenWatch and more

By 6 September 2014

It's a week like no other in the calendar year; the week when the IFA trade show sees tech companies and media alike descend on Berlin. And this year it was a big one from a smartphone perspective, with Samsung, Sony, Motorola and Nokia each revealing... >>

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review

Hands-on: Asus ZenBook UX305 review

By 4 September 2014

As laptop makers eye up the future of the market, there's been a divide between the high-end and the affordable budget ranges that has seen the middle section squeezed in different ways. Those laptops near but in excess of £1,000 aren't selling like... >>

Chromebook tips and tricks: Getting the most out of your Chrome OS machine

Chromebook tips and tricks: Getting the most out of your Chrome OS machine

By 4 September 2014

Google announced in early May that it had an entirely new lineup of Intel-powered Chromebooks in the works from Lenovo, Asus, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, HP, and LG. They're all set to launch this year too, meaning there is bound to be a lot more Chrome OS users... >>

Chrome OS adds handy features: multi-user login, Settings window, and more

Chrome OS adds handy features: multi-user login, Settings window, and more

By 4 September 2014

Google has updated Chrome OS to version 37, adding a tonne of new features that'll make your Chromebook feel and look more like a full-fledged computer. The most notable new feature is support for multi-user login, meaning more than one user can now sign... >>

With the Zenbook UX305, Asus says you can still have style on a budget

With the Zenbook UX305, Asus says you can still have style on a budget

By 3 September 2014

Asus has announced a new Zenbook at IFA 2014 in Berlin claiming that it is the world's slimmest 13.3-inch laptop. The new Zenbook UX305 ultrabook will feature an all aluminium chassis and measures just 12.3mm thick. It follows the usual design cues found... >>