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This is the world’s cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

  • Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT).  You have to use the code PLUGIN15 at checkout. We received unconfirmed reports that this non UK residents can also get this deal; the original article follows below.

Pioneer’s reign as the cheapest per terabyte SSD didn’t last long as another storage manufacturer, Adata, is now selling the Ultimate SU650, a 0.96TB SSD, for $85.99 at popular online retailer, NewEgg, until Monday 20.… Read the full article

BT’s new fantastic fibre broadband deals go big on vouchers and free gifts

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

With such a huge array of broadband deals available nowadays it can be hard to pin one down in the crowded market. But to help it stand out from the crowd, BT has gone big with its newest venture, offering vouchers and free gifts worth up to £200 in value.

Currently, BT is running two options when it comes to rewards. Go with the likes of its Superfast Fibre 1or BT's Starter TV deal and you'll be rewarded with both a pre-paid Mastercard and a £70 M&S voucher. If you choose an offer with the M&S card you can claim it here within 3 months of your internet installation. 

But upgrade to BT's Superfast Fibre 2 package (for incredible speeds at a tenner more a month) and you can choose a free tech reward worth up to £140.… Read the full article

Xiaomi reveals Redmi 7A ahead of the official launch on May 28

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Xiaomi has revealed its upcoming budget phone, the Redmi 7A ahead of its official launch alongside the much awaited Redmi K20, on May 28. The 7A succeeds Redmi 6A which was launched in June 2018 and went on to become the bestselling phone across Xiaomi's catalog. Now, with the Redmi 7A, the company aims to disrupt the entry-level smartphone markets once again.

Redmi 7A features a 5.45-inch HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. This means the phone does not have any kind of notch cutout that has become an intrinsic part of modern smartphones.… Read the full article

New Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay will be shown at E3 2019, but it won’t be playable

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most hotly anticipated upcoming games of the year (even though it probably won't be released in 2019), so we've been waiting with baited breath to see what developer CD Projekt Red plans on showing us at E3 2019.

Unfortunately, CD Projekt Red has confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 won't be playable at E3 but we will get to see new gameplay footage. 

The news was confirmed by CD Projekt Red's global community lead, Marcin Momot, on Twitter, who revealed that the developer will be hosting gameplay presentations both behind closed doors and open to the public at E3 2019.… Read the full article

The rise of island hopping and counter incident response

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

There’s a rapidly growing arms race between cyber defenders and cyber criminals, as advancements in cybersecurity technologies and practices are matched by sophisticated cyber criminals wielding novel techniques and methods. 

In order to better understand and prepare for the current state of this ongoing battle between defenders and attackers, we need to take a look at the common hacking trends in cyberspace as well as some best practices security professionals can employ to be sure that their networks are prepared for the new age of cyber crime.… Read the full article

Now you can order takeout food directly via Google

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Ordering takeout food for delivery is hardly a strenuous task, but Google has just found a way to make things even easier. Thanks to new partnerships with Doordash, Postmates and, it's now possible to arrange for food to be delivered from the comfort of Google Maps, Google Search or the Google Assistant (provided you live in the right place).

If you're looking for somewhere to deliver food to your door, Maps or Search are probably going to be your first port of call.… Read the full article

Ofcom proposes further duct and pole access to boost 5G

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Ofcom wants companies building fibre networks to support business broadband and mobile backhaul services to access Openreach’s networks of ducts and poles in a move that would support the rollout of 5G.

Consumer broadband providers can already use this infrastructure, which it is claimed will reduce the upfront cost of building full fibre networks by half. Indeed, Virgin Media, TalkTalk and CityFibre have made use of 12,000 telegraph poles and 2.5km of ducts to expand their reach.

5G networks promise to deliver faster speeds, greater capacity and ultra-low latency that will support a range of new consumer and business applications.… Read the full article

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a movie

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

With Disney wrapping up the Skywalker saga with this Christmas's Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, where does the movie series set in a galaxy far, far away turn next for inspiration?

The answer, it now seems, is to the Star Wars computer games. According to a report from Buzzfeed News, a new movie based on Bioware's Knights of the Old Republic series is in the works.

A script is said to be in the works by writer and producer Laeta Kalogridis, with the team "finishing the first script of a potential KotOR trilogy", according to "three sources," close to the matter.… Read the full article

Samsung may release a surprise new phone at the end of 2019

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

We thought Samsung's second half of 2019 consisted of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, repairing and releasing the Samsung Galaxy Fold, and finally making the Samsung Galaxy A80 available to the public, but it looks like the company may have an extra wildcard up its sleeves.

According to phone leaker @UniverseIce, who has a proven track record for accurate leaks, Samsung's got a handset release planned for late 2019 that isn't the Note 10 or Fold.

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Dolby and Universal Music Group are releasing thousands of songs in Dolby Atmos

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: TechRadar|

Dolby and Universal Music Group announced today that the pair will release ‘thousands of songs’ from the music label in the Dolby Atmos Music format. 

The new, remastered versions of these songs will include “a diverse list of artists across a wide range of genres, from hip-hop, pop, and rock through jazz and classical music”. In an email to TechRadar, a Dolby representative explicitly mentioned “What’s Goin On” by Marvin Gaye, “7th heaven” by Beck, “Drive” by R.E.M. and “Mama said Knock You Out” by LL Cool J.… Read the full article