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Technology teacher urges exam chiefs to ditch pens and paper and make pupils sit tests on computers 

Technology teacher urges exam chiefs to ditch pens and paper and make pupils sit tests on computers 

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Teacher Guto Aaron is campaigning for Welsh exam board WJEC to adopt digital exams to better prepare children for the future. He said handwritten tests go against how they learn.
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What Facebook knows about you

8 hours ago   |   BBC

The social giant will reveal what it knows about your internet activity off of its platform. Will its users appreciate the transparency or be horrified? Plus, Twitter and...
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'What is Windows Hello?': A guide to Windows 10's advanced, biometric security system

'What is Windows Hello?': A guide to Windows 10's advanced, biometric security system

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Is a biometric sign-in system for Windows 10 that uses a near infrared imaging camera or fingerprint reader instead of a password to identify you. If you want to buy a computer...
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Best wireless routers 2019: the best routers for your home network

Best wireless routers 2019: the best routers for your home network

12 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Having one of the best routers in your home is more important than you might think. It's essential in fact. Whether you're working, gaming or just connecting with friends, our...
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Switching to edge computing needn't be a gamble. We've got some aces up our sleeves to help you make the move

14 hours ago   |   The Register

Make that the winning move, are we right? Webcast It feels as though everyone's talking about edge computing, and yet, once you've torn through all the hype and bluster, what...
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I couldn't possibly tell you the computer's ID over the phone, I've been on A Course™

22 hours ago   |   The Register

That time a PA put the 'ass' into 'asset tag' On Call How's your Friday shaping up? Come join us for another dive into the piranha-infested waters of what we at The Register...
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The best laptops of 2019 in Singapore: our picks of the top laptops on sale now

The best laptops of 2019 in Singapore: our picks of the top laptops on sale now

23 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Whether it's for work or for play, laptops have come a very long way in cementing themselves as a mainstay for getting by in our day-to-day. From ultrabooks to 2-in-1s, gaming...
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A Pivotal moment for VMware: Software biz gobbled up along with Carbon Black for $5bn

1 day ago   |   The Register

Meanwhile, Salesforce sees profits fall Imaginary computer specialist VMware boosted its security and cloud software lineup today when it confirmed Thursday the purchases of...
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Three Asus ZenBooks get AMD Ryzen processors amid Intel Comet Lake launch

Three Asus ZenBooks get AMD Ryzen processors amid Intel Comet Lake launch

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

With IFA 2019 on the horizon, plenty of computer manufacturers are taking the opportunity to upgrade their popular products. Now, Asus has done just that with new versions of...
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Device Lifecycle Management - The Bigger Picture

Device Lifecycle Management - The Bigger Picture

1 day ago   |   Computer Business Review

Despite greater pressure than ever on CIOs to demonstrate the positive impact of technology on the bottom-line, over half of technology buyers expect no increase to their...
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'Lowest ever' Samsung S10 deal is free upfront and gets you 512GB storage

'Lowest ever' Samsung S10 deal is free upfront and gets you 512GB storage

Carphone Warehouse has just released a Samsung Galaxy S10 deal that has really impressed us. To get the virtual cash registers ringing over the Bank Holiday weekend, it's... Read more ...

Acer Nitro 5 (2019)

Acer Nitro 5 (2019)

For less than $900, this 17.3-inch version of Acer's Nitro 5 bargain gaming rig plays top games at top quality settings at close to 60fps. Its screen is merely adequate, but... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus deals are now officially available...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus deals are now officially available to buy

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Google Pulls YouTube Channels For Hong Kong Protest Misinformation

Google Pulls YouTube Channels For Hong Kong Protest Misinformation

Google hasn't listed the 210 channels it disabled, so it remains unclear what was exactly posted. But the take down occurs as a Chinese state-run media outlet has been placing... Read more ...

Apple iPhone 11 'Pro', Watch Series 5 and AirPods 3 details revealed in new...

Apple iPhone 11 'Pro', Watch Series 5 and AirPods 3 details revealed in new report

Apple's next iPhones are expected to be announced next month - likely on 10 September - and we're expecting to see a new Apple Watch too, but while these details may not come... Read more ...

An 'iPhone Pro,' 16-inch MacBook Pro and new iPads are now all expected this...

An 'iPhone Pro,' 16-inch MacBook Pro and new iPads are now all expected this year

Apple is now expected to release not only a new 16-inch MacBook Pro , but also an iPhone Pro with massively upgraded cameras, new iPad and iPad Pro models, as well as a new... Read more ...

The Bose Portable Home speaker sports sleek looks and 360-degree sound

The Bose Portable Home speaker sports sleek looks and 360-degree sound

Bose has long been a huge player in the world of portable speakers - and its latest model, the Bose Portable Home Speaker, should serve to cement that reputation even further... Read more ...

Limited time Sony Xperia 10 Plus deal sees price slashed to just £285

Limited time Sony Xperia 10 Plus deal sees price slashed to just £285

The Sony Xperia 10 Plus has never been cheaper than it is right now, thanks to the Amazon end of summer sale - the perfect warm up to Black Friday later this year. The online... Read more ...

Technology committee wants new petrol and diesel car banned by 2035

Technology committee wants new petrol and diesel car banned by 2035

The Science and Technology Committee said personal vehicle ownership was 'not compatible' with meeting clean-air targets and the government should aim to reduce vehicle use. Read more ...

Spotify introduces free 3-month Premium trial for new subscribers

Spotify introduces free 3-month Premium trial for new subscribers

Never subscribed to Spotify Premium before? You can now get three months completely free thanks to Spotify's new policy. Read more ...