Apple has spent so long on top of the technology pile, that it is a rare moment when it’s made to look ordinary. That moment came last week when Microsoft revealed the Surface Book, the big brother to its Surface Pro 4 line-up.
When it comes to home computing, there is one debate which has been dividing users for years: to build or to buy. It may be that you are firmly on one side or other of the argument. Perhaps you imagine building a PC to be on a par with rocket science. Or perhaps the thought of buying an “off the peg” home computer, with potentially mediocre components, fills your heart with dread.
Home computing can be an expensive business; all hardware and most software comes at a cost. Luckily, you don’t have to pay for everything. Savvy computer users don’t have to pay to protect their machines from malware, spyware and other forms of cyber-attack. There are a significant number of effective antivirus software packages available online for free. You may be interested in installing free antivirus software but not know which package is right for you. There’s no need to worry, because we’ve compiled a list of our favourite antivirus software packages to help you choose!
In any home computing or digital media environment there are probably half a dozen Bluetooth devices, from your laptop to a wireless keyboard or headset, to your smartphone and tablet, to wireless speakers and much more. Bluetooth itself is just a short range radio system, similar to Wi-Fi but without the hub or router, for two or more devices to communicate directly.