Friday Links Links: Disney Princesses Galore!

Friday Links Links: Disney Princesses Galore!

Big-picture news and big-screen trailers head up this week's pop-culture round-up.
By Ewa Grygier Dec 15 2017, 1:36PM
Death on the Reik DLC lands for Vermintide

Death on the Reik DLC lands for Vermintide

It's time to go up-river...
By David Hollingworth Dec 15 2017, 12:18PM
Samsung unveils the updated Notebook 9 lineup to take on Apple and Microsoft

Samsung unveils the updated Notebook 9 lineup to take on Apple and Microsoft

The 2-in1 Notebook 9 Pen is the star of the show.
By Matt Tate Dec 15 2017, 12:07PM
The new LG Gram laptops go big on battery life

The new LG Gram laptops go big on battery life

More powerful, just as portable.
By Matt Tate Dec 15 2017, 11:53AM
GlassWire 2.0 unveils major redesign, adds more network monitoring and protection tools

GlassWire 2.0 unveils major redesign, adds more network monitoring and protection tools

SecureMix LLC has released GlassWire 2.0.78, a major update of its security network monitoring and Windows Firewall control tool.
By Nick Peers Dec 15 2017, 11:43AM
Starbucks free Wi-Fi caught secretly mining cryptocurrency

Starbucks free Wi-Fi caught secretly mining cryptocurrency

A tech CEO noticed the free Wi-Fi at his local Starbucks didn't exactly come without a price after discovering the network was secretly jacking his computing power to mine crypto-currency.
By Robert Abel Dec 15 2017, 11:20AM
New MacOS malware steals bank log-in details and intellectual property

New MacOS malware steals bank log-in details and intellectual property

Security researchers have discovered a new, invasive OSX.Pirrit adware variant targeting Mac OS X that enables cyber-criminals to take full control of a user's Mac computer.
By Rene Millman Dec 15 2017, 11:20AM
“The most thrilling nose-controlled game ever”

“The most thrilling nose-controlled game ever”

The potential of Apple’s TrueDepth camera is finally realised
By Thomas McMullan Dec 15 2017, 11:07AM
NASA announcement reveals it has found an eighth planet circling Kepler-90 using Google's AI

NASA announcement reveals it has found an eighth planet circling Kepler-90 using Google's AI

Google AI has accelerated an exciting discovery from the observatory around the star Kepler-90.
By Emma Sims Dec 15 2017, 10:58AM
Ataribox preorders are delayed as Atari needs more time to prepare

Ataribox preorders are delayed as Atari needs more time to prepare

Wanted to preorder Atari's first console in 20 years? Too bad, the Ataribox preorder launch has been delayed.
By Vaughn Highfield Dec 15 2017, 10:51AM
DuckDuckGo: The privacy-conscious search engine taking the fight to Google by NOT tracking you

DuckDuckGo: The privacy-conscious search engine taking the fight to Google by NOT tracking you

DuckDuckGo has almost doubled its popularity in the past year, giving it the title of 400th most popular website worldwide...
By Abigail Beall , Victoria Woollaston Dec 15 2017, 10:38AM
The FCC just killed off the web as we know it

The FCC just killed off the web as we know it

The FCC commissioners voted three to two to repeal the landmark 2015 rules surrounding net neutrality.
By Edward Munn Dec 15 2017, 10:26AM
Hyper PixelCast 97

Hyper PixelCast 97

So, after asking just what the hell GotY actually means, we've gone and recorded a GotY episode. Do note that this is all personal picks, but personal picks made by a very cool crew.
By Tim Henderson Dec 15 2017, 10:19AM
Apple hands $390m to the firm that made Face ID possible

Apple hands $390m to the firm that made Face ID possible

Finisar will spend the cash on developing a new manufacturing plant where all VCSELs will be made.
By Clare Hopping Dec 15 2017, 10:15AM
Fujitsu equals quality and performance

Fujitsu equals quality and performance

Sponsored: Introducing the new Fujitsu Lifebook U937
By Staff Writers Dec 15 2017, 9:26AM
US renders it illegal to use Kaspersky in any government department

US renders it illegal to use Kaspersky in any government department

Kaspersky says it has been "singled out" by Congress.
By Dale Walker Dec 14 2017, 12:40PM
Australian servers for PUBG on Xbox One? Maybe...

Australian servers for PUBG on Xbox One? Maybe...

But not anytime soon.
By David Hollingworth Dec 14 2017, 12:22PM
AMD releases new Radeon Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 drivers

AMD releases new Radeon Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 drivers

New drivers are aimed at better gaming graphics and connectivity.
By David Hollingworth Dec 14 2017, 11:55AM