Category: Computer

Idle Computer Science skills are the Devil’s playthings

Idle Computer Science skills are the Devil&#821...

June 10, 2019 By King

Who, Me? Ah, the sweet, sweet smell of Monday. What better way to start your week than combining it with the latest confession of wrongdoing from The Register readership in the form of our weekly Who, Me? column. Today’s blast from the past comes from a somewhat unrepentant reader we shall refer to as “Charles”. Take yourself back to the

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iPadOS Will Almost Make Your iPad a Real Computer

June 9, 2019 By King

If you’ve used an iPad, you know that they’re missing a lot of critical features people use on computers. Support for mice and external storage devices, a proper desktop browser, and better multitasking—these are all arriving with Apple’s new iPadOS. What Is iPadOS? Apple announced the iPadOS operating system at WWDC 2019. Like tvOS, iPadOS is still

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iPadOS Will Almost Make Your iPad a Real Computer
Dhoni is Faster Than a Computer, Says Ex-Pakistan Pacer Shoaib Akhtar

Dhoni is Faster Than a Computer, Says Ex-Pakist...

June 7, 2019 By King

London: Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhar heaped praises on former Indian skipper MS Dhoni and said that the Indian star wicket-keeper is faster than a computer when it comes to cricketing acumen. “Dhoni is faster than a computer. Whatever a computer can say about playing on a certain wicket, I believe that MS Dhoni can do

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The ‘Jurassic Park’ computer compan...

May 18, 2019 By King

Cray has been synonymous with supercomputing for nearly half a century. Now the legendary tech company is joining the business that pioneered Silicon Valley: HP Enterprise. HPE (HPE) announced it will buy Cray (CRAY) for $1.3 billion. Cray’s stock shot up nearly 23% Friday. Cray briefly achieved pop-culture fame in the 1990s when author Michael Crichton wrote “Jurassic Park.” In

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Frontier: The Fastest Computer in the World to be Built in The USA

Frontier: The Fastest Computer in the World to ...

May 13, 2019 By King

On May 7th 2019 the US government’s Department of Energy made public a 600million dollar contract with Cray inc. for the development of, what should be, the worlds fastest supercomputer. Cray, working with the chip designer AMD, intends to have the beast ready for scientific usage by 2021. Although not yet berthed, the baby does have a name:

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Is it OK to leave your computer on 24/7?

May 10, 2019 By King

If you’re like any typical computer user you may ask yourself, “Is it safer to keep my computer on all day or should I turn it off?” At first thought, turning it off seems to conserve the most energy and preserve your computer’s lifespan. However, there are many factors to consider when it comes to

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Is it OK to leave your computer on 24/7?
This Goofy Apple Computer Video From 1987 Has Futuristic Gadgets That We’re Still Waiting For

This Goofy Apple Computer Video From 1987 Has F...

May 5, 2019 By King

Apple Computer was an innovative and nimble company in 1987, so it makes sense that people at the tech giant would imagine a world dominated by Apple ten years into the future. And that’s precisely what it did when it released this goofy video from the perspective of the year 1997. The 1987 video, which

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This Tic-Tac-Sized Computer Can Turn Almost Any...

April 21, 2019 By King

Screens and touch displays are how we access information and connect with loved ones on the other side of the world. Digital tools like keyboards and mice tend to be more tied to our vocation: how we write the lines of code or words that earn us our paycheck. Ivan Poupyrev, the director of engineering

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This Tic-Tac-Sized Computer Can Turn Almost Anything Into a Smart Device