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Ripple20 threat could affect 35% of all IT environments – ExtraHop
The vulnerabilities have the potential to ‘ripple’ through complex software supply chains, enabling attackers to steal data or execute code.
'They don't make things like they used to' - why devices aren't built to last
“People lament the fact that things aren’t repairable, and that things don’t seem to last as long as they used to, and they’re right."
How to stay ‘screen fit’ when working at home
How do we avoid digital fatigue and stay connected? It starts with establishing a routine.
HP targets creatives with new additions to HP Create Ecosystem
HP has released additions to its HP Create Ecosystem, with the HP ZBook Studio, HP ZBook Create and the HP ENVY 15, all designed for creators including consumers and professionals.
Canalys: Smart devices to reach three billion by 2023
"A lot of progress has been made in the past 12 months, and it will be the most important trend in consumer technology in 2020."
IDC on used smartphone market: No signs of slowing down
"In contrast to the recent declines in the new smartphone market, as well as the forecast for minimal growth in new shipments over the next few years, the used market for smartphones shows no signs of slowing down across all parts of the globe."
Gartner: A/NZ still outstripping the globe on IT spending growth
However, both Australia and New Zealand are expected to mirror the global decline on device spending.
Life changing or frustrating? New research looks into digital lifestyles
The report shows that globally consumers overwhelmingly agree that online digital technology has positively impacted their lives, despite the issues around performance and security.
Your mobile phone ain't as safe as it used to be
If you ever believed your mobile device was less exposed to online threats, now’s the time to take another look.
Hands-on review: Trend Micro’s Home Network Security simplifies how we get protected from cyber attacks
Protecting your devices from cyber attacks has never been this easy.
Are digital devices impacting tertiary students' eyesight?
"One of the most noticeable differences [...] was the heavy daily use of digital devices such as mobile phones which was up to 12 hours per day."
HP offloading TouchPads in NZ - Updated
HP New Zealand has announced it will emulate the TouchPad fire sales held overseas over the weekend.
Apple slashes prices in Australia - Updated
Apple has cut the prices at its Australian app store, citing 'changes in foreign exchange rates and local tax laws.'