​The ultimate Linux workstation: The Dell 5720 AIO

​The ultimate Linux workstation: The Dell 5720 AIO
Want a cheap Linux desktop? Look elsewhere. But, if you want a kick-rump-and-take-names desktop for serious graphics or development work, you want the Dell 5720 AIO workstation.This take-no-prisoners workstation starts at $1,699, but the model I looked at costs over $3,200. It's worth it. This model came with a Quad Core 3.8Ghz Intel Xeon Processor E3-1275. In a word, it's fast. It also comes with 64GB of 2133MHz DDR4 …
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Why VR's success is years away

Why VR
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"A sense of panic in the air," at Apple over iPhone 8 - should investors worry?

"A sense of panic in the air," at Apple over iPhone 8 - should investors worry?
Apple's unannounced flagship tenth-anniversary iPhone - popularly called the iPhone 8 but even the name is a mystery at this point in time - might be in trouble, and could ship with major features disabled. How much of a problem would this be for Apple? See also: How to make sure your charger or power bank doesn't blow up your expensive smartphone According to a report by Fast Company, a source claims that there is "a sense of panic in the air"…
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IBM launches IBM Z, a revamped mainframe with pervasive data encryption

IBM launches IBM Z, a revamped mainframe with pervasive data encryption
IBM is betting big on pervasive encryption with a new mainframe dubbed IBM Z that may land new workloads amid data breaches.The company has rolled out the IBM Z, its next-generation mainframe that's capable of handling 12 billion encrypted transactions a day. The general idea is that IBM Z will encrypt all data all the time and reduce the attack surface for enterprises about 92 percent.With the mainframe repositioning, IBM is looking to juice sales o…
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Microsoft cuts off Windows 10 support early for some PCs

Microsoft cuts off Windows 10 support early for some PCs
Video: How to upgrade an old PC to Windows 10 - free Some PCs that received a free upgrade to Windows 10 less than two years ago are now officially blocked from receiving future updates. If you are one of the unlucky owners of one of the first 2-in-1 PCs, announced in 2012 and sold throughout 2013 and 2014, your PC was eligible for the free Windows 10 upgrade in mid-2015, and it also received the Summer 2016 Anniversary Update (version …
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Reviews of the week: From business class laptops to home security kit

Reviews of the week: From business class laptops to home security kit
Toshiba's high-powered Portégé X30 offers all-day battery life, impressive audio and plenty of ports and connectors, but could do with a more robust build quality. Read the full review here.…
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Viking Technology unveils world's biggest 50TB SSD

Viking Technology unveils world
Viking Technology has unveiled a new Silo Solid State Drive with a record-breaking capacity of 50TB SSD. Must read : How much power does your smartphone charger waste? The Silo SSD, which is part of Viking Technology's Ultra High-Capacity (UHC) family of products, enables significant data center space and power reduction compared to HDDs, while offering the same 3.5-inch form factor and standard SAS interface, which eases the migration to flas…
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Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1 review: A business-class Surface Pro clone with a clever kickstand

Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1 review: A business-class Surface Pro clone with a clever kickstand
The Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1 belongs to the growing army of Surface Pro clones, and is designed for business users who want a small, light two-piece Windows 10 system that's very capable and will travel well.Given that the 2-in-1 mode of working requires both the tablet and a keyboard, it's irritating that Dell follows Microsoft to the point of selling these items separately. We'd be interested to know how many buyers go for a tablet-only purchase. Assuming you've bought both c…
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Hancom Flexcil launches PDF edit app with pen for iPad

Hancom Flexcil launches PDF edit app with pen for iPad
Hancom Flexcil has launched a PDF annotating and editing app for iPad that uses Apple pencil or a touch pen of the users' choosing.Called Flexcil, users can load up their PDF file on the app to write notes, and highlight or circle important text using their touch pen.They can "drag & drop" text on the PDF by circling and dragging them to a separate notepad that can be loaded next to it.A pencil case UI that can be placed anywhere on screen will allow…
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Cisco signs on to provide connectivity solutions for Commonwealth Games

Cisco signs on to provide connectivity solutions for Commonwealth Games
(Image: Cisco) Cisco has announced that it will be providing the connectivity hardware and solutions for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast.According to Cisco, it will enable a 1,900km-long "highly secure and intelligent network" stretching from Cairns to Coolangatta in Queensland, providing the connectivity from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corp…
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