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This $8,000 super computer can be yours for pennies

By | September 16th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

With companies of all sizes looking to boost their computing power, the amount of competition to provide such services is keener than ever.

20 years ago, the world’s most powerful computer was the Intel-powered ASCI Red. It had nearly 10,000 cores, a peak performance of 3.21 Tflops and had a cool price tag of $55 million. 

However we've moved on a lot in this time, and thanks to a new offer from web hosting company, Ionos, you can now rent a computer that’s about half as powerful for only $0.44 per hour (or $320 per month).… Read the full article

No, you won’t find a cheaper Windows 10 PC anywhere

By | September 13th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Microsoft sells a copy of Windows 10 Home for $139 and yet if you don’t mind getting a free new PC that you can carry around, it is worth looking at the Z83II, a $95 (yes $95) mini PC from popular Chinese retailer, Gearbest.

Now there have been cheaper PCs in the past but they usually have one massive flaw; they are either second hand machine or they suffer from insufficient memory and onboard storage (they usually have 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage).… Read the full article

Is Amazon gearing up for a Prime VPN launch?

By | August 28th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Amazon may be planning a major move into more software fields after it announced two new subscription offers for users of its popular Eero home mesh networking Wi-Fi system. 

Eero Secure and Eero Secure+ follow a path well treaded by others usch as Invizbox, Bitdefender or Norton Core or Cujo. In a nutshell, take a layer of hardware and add privacy-related software to it.

$29.99 per year (or $2.99 per month) gets users the Eero Secure plan, which includes advanced security for all devices connected to the Eero system, content filtering and ad-blocking at hardware level.… Read the full article

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Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts and search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your attention.

An advert pointing to Getmsoffice.com also offers a direct download button to Softwarekeep and is the most prominent one above the fold. The second organic result on the SERP (search engine results page) is for a website called softwareonlinedeal.com, the fourth is softwareproworld.com.… Read the full article

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Black Hat SEO: What is it, how does it work and how to solve it

By | July 17th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Imagine this scenario as a business with a significant online presence. Your rankings on your target keywords have dropped significantly. You haven’t made any major changes to the content or linking strategy of your website. What’s more, your competitors haven’t changed much on their websites as well.

You managed to discount all of the potential reasons for your downfall: Google algorithm updates, cyclical/seasonal drops, technical issues and so on. Only one remains, negative and Black Hat SEO. SEO expert, Chris Rodgers, dives deeper into the practice in this Q&A: what it means, how it affects businesses and what they need to know to avoid a mess.… Read the full article

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UK cloud cold storage rival to BackBlaze emerges

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

British-based company Zoolz has released a new storage tier that targets the growing market of cloud-based file archiving. 

Competing with the likes of Carbonite, Backblaze and to a lesser extent, Amazon S3 Deep Glacier, Microsoft Azure Archive and Google Ice Cold Storage, Deep Freeze features a much simpler pricing structure compared to the competition.

The price includes unlimited users and servers and there’s no restore costs. You essentially pay for the storage and that’s it; surprisingly, the cheapest tier (1TB) has also the lowest per TB cost at $39.90/TB for a year.… Read the full article

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At £40, this is the cheapest A3 wireless inkjet printer ever

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

If you want a printer, have the desk space and £100 to spare, then consider investing in the Brother MFC-J6530DW all-in-one wireless A3 inkjet printer. Until the end of July, you can claim a £60 cashback, wihch will bring the price down to £39.98. Plus, it gets even better as you get free next day delivery from Ebuyer.

The printer itself is an absolute bargain at this price; you’re essentially getting a free printer when you "buy” the ink.… Read the full article

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What is Adobe Cloud Storage?

By | July 11th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Creative Cloud by Adobe is by far the most popular creative solution available on the market. Bringing together the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more, it is used daily by millions of content creators worldwide as a subscription. 

Like Microsoft Office 365, Creative Cloud is sold as a bundle with its most expensive offering giving access to more than 20 desktop and mobile apps as well as as much as 10TB of cloud storage. Yet, little do most users know that Adobe doesn’t actually have its own cloud. 

The truth behind Adobe Cloud Storage 

Maintaining data centers and related infrastructure is not Adobe’s core business so it does make sense for it to partner with third parties.… Read the full article

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What is Google Cloud Storage?

By | July 10th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Google is one of the biggest cloud storage providers in the world. With more than 2.5 billion active Android devices, the advertising and search giant has to allocate potentially up to 20 Exabytes (assuming a ratio of two devices per user account); that almost 20 billion GB of data as each Gmail account is tied to a 15GB free cloud storage tier.

That’s a lot of hard disk drives and a lot of servers (probably more than a million) spread over the world.… Read the full article

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Buying a web hosting service? Check these 9 tips

By | July 8th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

When shopping for the perfect web hosting for you (not the best website hosting for everybody else), you will be bombarded with terms and features that you will have seldom encountered in your everyday life. From FTP to backup, we will explain to you the jargon used and what to look for when you are in the process of acquiring a new web hosting package. Bear in mind though that web hosting – as a technology – has been evolving for over 30 years, ever since the inception of the World Wide Web.… Read the full article

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