Some Disgruntled Pentium 4 Owners Can Get A $US15 Settlement From Intel

Thanks to a settlement in a long-running class-action lawsuit, Intel is now offering cash to anyone who bought a Pentium 4-powered PC almost fifteen years ago. One dollar per year of lying and misery that you’ve had to suffer.


Why Everyone Wants To Kill The Mouse And Keyboard

In the past few decades, everything about our computers have changed. The screens. The guts. The size, weight and materials. The software itself, of course. But one thing has stayed exactly the same, frozen in time from the early days: The tools we use to tell them what to do. So it’s odd that we’re so desperate to throw them out the window.


The Worst Bugs In OS X Yosemite And How To Fix Them

There’s a lot to like about OS X Yosemite, Apple’s brand-new, super-powerful operating system of the future, but a quick glance around the software’s official support forums shows that not all users are having a trouble-free experience. If you’re struggling with strange bugs and quirks in Yosemite, then these are the fixes you can try.


UK's New Weather Supercomputer Could Predict Rain In Your Street

The UK’s Met Office has just announced that it’s taking delivery of a new $150 million supercomputer — one that will be able to predict the weather accurately enough to know what it will be like on the very road you live on.


ChooseMyPC Picks The Perfect Machine For Any Budget

Need a new PC? If you build it yourself, you’ll save money and get a more powerful system at the same time — as long you know how to put it all together, of course. If you do, but don’t know exactly which parts to buy, ChooseMyPC has you covered.


Report: FBI Proposes Invasive New Powers For Hacking Into Computers

The Guardian reports that the FBI has proposed a rule change that would greatly broaden its powers to hack into computers. Bad.


HP's Sprout Is A Creation Machine With No Mouse Or Keyboard Required

Not satisfied with just revealing a printer, HP has also launched a new type of device that combines a computer, projector and scanner into one machine called Sprout. This computer is something that HP pulled from its “experimental” department.


Logitech's New iPad Keyboard Hides Mechanical Keys In A Spillproof Skin

Cleaning up after a spill is made even worse when your toppled drink also destroys your keyboard. So it looks like Logitech has removed the waterproof keyboard from its iPad cases and turned it into a standalone wireless unit, called the Keys-To-Go, that’s designed to work with your iOS devices, Apple TV, and of course your Macs should you not trust yourself with Apple’s own keyboards.


DARPA's Chipset Runs An Astonishing One Trillion Cycles Per Second

DARPA’s boffins have just set a new world record in computing with a solid-state integrated circuit that packs the power of a supercomputer into a single chip. You thought your six-core, 3.9Ghz Mac Pro was a computational powerhouse? This single chip is around 250 times as fast.


How To Get Handoff To Actually Work In OS X Yosemite

If you’re anything like me, you were really excited to try out the new Handoff feature in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. And you were equally disappointed when you updated all of your software, and the damn thing didn’t work. Fear not, fellow computer user! With Apple’s help, I managed to get Handoff working, and you can too.


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