Tag Archives: Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC’s, Computing

Computers are bad for you, mm’kay?

Yesterday we had some research emerge which suggested that playing shooters was actually good for you, in the sense that it helped condition the brain to make quicker, but no less.. more
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Schools fail to interest pupils in computer science

It seems that ICT, Information and Communication Technologies, is not one of the more popular subjects at school. Back in our day (at the risk of sounding like an old git),.. more
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Children should be seen and not surfing before age 9

A child psychologist – a psychologist for children that is, not a seven-year-old with a couch and a sheaf of Rorschach inkblot tests – has said that kids shouldn’t be using.. more
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Spam should be deleted

Businesses and IT managers should make sure they are deleting spam on a regular basis according to Rik Ferguson, a senior security technician with the security and software firm Trend Micro. It is being suggested that users who see emails with the look and feel.. more
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Embedded laptop deal from O2

The mobile broadband provider O2 is offering two more computers to consumers who take out a new mobile broadband contract with the firm. The computers are the handy 10.1 inch N150 netbook from Samsung and the larger 13.3 inch UL30A laptop from Asus with extra.. more
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Dr Who game released

The BBC launched details of its latest accessory for Doctor Who fans following the last episode of the show on Saturday. The plan is to launch a computer game that is linked to the series and ‘Doctor Who: The Adventure Games’ is the answer for.. more
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60+ computers launched

A computer aimed at the over sixties has been launched by ex Blue Peter presenter, Valerie Singleton. The computer has been developed in a joint venture between Wessex Computers and Discount Age. The SimplicITy computer has been designed with a simple user interface that directs.. more
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Ninety two per cent of all email is SPAM

It has been found that ninety two per cent of all email is now Spam according to research carried out by the computer security firm McAfee, which has claimed that the growth of Spam in the past three months is cause for concern. During the.. more
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Islington closes down the digital divide

For some people in Islington, London the digital divide has been closing down, this is due to an initiative organised by Islington Council where old council computers are recycled and given to households who would not normally be able to afford a computer. Obviously, this.. more
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NHS infected by 8,000 computer viruses

NHS computers have been infected by more than 8,000 viruses in the past year. A Freedom of Information investigation by More4 News found that malicious computer viruses have forced hospitals to divert non-emergency ambulances, and postpone blood tests and X-rays. Other viruses locked administrative staff.. more
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