Wipe your drives securely with a hidden Windows 7 tool

It's always a worry when you get rid of a PC or hard drive that all sorts of personal data could be sitting on it waiting to be stolen.  This is even […]

AT&T ships some iPhone 4's but cancels others

US phone network AT&T was massively over-subscribed for orders for the new iPhone 4, with many people who tried pre-ordering a device on the launch day being greeted by a series or […]

600,000 iPhone 4's pre-ordered on AT&T

AT&T has already sold out of pre-order iPhone 4's, having had some 600,000 people in the US sign up for one of the spangly handsets (though I doubt anyone who finds one […]

AT&T Sends apologies to security breach iPad owners

After last week's security breach in which the email addresses of iPad owners were harvested by hackers, AT&T has now sent letters to apologies to the customers concerned, as reported by Engadget […]

How quickly can your password be cracked?

As more and more of us live more of our lives online with banking, shopping, photo galleries and social networking etc. a part of our daily lives, it becomes more and more important […]

iPad / AT&T vulnerability leaks email addresses... who is to blame?

Hackers have exploited a vulnerability on AT&T's US network when iPad users authenticated themselves online that has allowed them to gain access to a list of 114,067 email addresses belonging to owners, […]

Google search get's a caffeine kick

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! are always looking for ways to improve their search engine and Google's latest volley into search has kicked off today with a caffeine hit. This new way to […]

Wikileaks not bothered by US Army arrest

The website for whistle-blowers, Wikileaks is apparently not bothered by the arrest today of a US Army analyst who has been arrested on suspicion of leaking classified material to the website, according […]

iPhone 4 Announced

Apple have formerly unveiled the tech industry's worst kept secret, their next generation iPhone, as reported by Engadget.  The iPhone 4 was first leaked (i.e. lost) in a bar in California and […]

Australia orders privacy probe into Google Street View

Australia's Attorney General has instructed the country's police to investigate search giant Google for possible breaches of privacy while taking photos for it's Street View service. The investigation, reported by the BBC, […]

Get the Recovery Console back in Windows 7

One of the most useful operating system recovery tools in Windows XP was the recovery console.  Here you could perform very useful tasks like repairing the Master Boot Record and the Boot […]

Happy birthday Bing!

Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, is officially one year old today.  The search engine formerly known as Live Search, Windows Live Search and MSN Search was officially unveiled by Microsoft CEO Steve […]

Is Google Chrome OS the operating system that saw the tablet revival coming?

Later this year Google will release their Linux-based Chrome OS operating system.  They first announced it a year ago when XP  shipping on Netbooks was the most talked-about subject in IT circles.  […]

Intel rolls out 50-Core Processor

I have a dual-core processor in my main PC, which is good, and will later this summer buy a new computer with a quad-core processor, which is better, but probably not something […]

China aims for supercomputing crown

China has stepped up its efforts to become the supercomputing power of the world according to the BBC.  It's Nebulae machine has ranked second in the biannual top 500 supercomputer lists. It's […]

Can Apple meet demand for the iPad

On Friday Apple made the iPad available for sale around the world and large crowds of fans turned out to spend their hard-earned cash on the devices.  So far the machines are […]

Will you be Binging on the next iPhone?

Apple is gearing up for the launch of the next iPhone, widely expected in the next couple of months.  Now though rumours are circulating that Microsoft and Apple are in talks to […]

Pakistan Blocks YouTube

There have been an increasing number of internet censorship instances in the last couple of years including China blocking access to news sites during the Beijing Olympics to that terrible opponent of […]