Intel has announced that it will cease legacy BIOS support for PCs as the firm looks to fully transition to the more secure UEFI by 2020 – which is effectively the death knell for 32-bit software.
AMD revealed its Ryzen mobile CPUs a few weeks back, and now the first laptop that has one of these processors has gone on sale in the UK.
Microsoft has posted an article which stipulates the requirements PCs or laptops must conform to in order to be considered ‘highly secure’ by the company, and interestingly, the Surface Pro 4 does not meet those specifications.
The gorgeous new open-world Assassin's Creed Origins, set in a beautifully realised ancient Egypt, would be a demanding game for PC hardware to run at the best of times. But it seems that stringent anti-piracy measures may be adding an additional, substantial strain on machines.
It may be the opinion of some PC gamers that you aren’t a hardcore player unless you’re rocking a GTX1080 and have a different VR headset for each day of the week. But almost any half-decent laptop made in the last five years can actually play an amazing library of games without even needing a dedicated GPU.
There's a good chance that you will have at least heard of the Black Friday sales by now: every year, masses of gadgets and tech go on sale for the Friday (and often Saturday and Sunday) following the US's Thanksgiving holiday. While the trend may originate in the US, it's recently become popular among Aussie retailers too — and the prices are usually pretty scrumptious.