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  • WD launches dual SSD/HD drive and 4-bay My Cloud storage

    November 25, 2013 6:57 PM 59

    Summary: Western Digital has announced a $299 hybrid drive that combines a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HD in a single drive slot, plus My Cloud NAS storage systems with one or four drives Western Digital's new Black² dual drive puts a 120GB solid state drive (SSD) and a 1TB hard disk drive (HDD) into a simple package that can be used to upgrade notebook PCs, all-in-one

  • 2014 Honda Civic Tourer UK Pricing Announced

    November 25, 2013 6:23 PM 39

    Monday, November 25, 2013 16:37 by Arman Barari Ahead of its UK market launch in February 2014, Honda released pricing and specs of the new Civic Tourer. Available with two new engines and boasting a wide range of features and equipment – many of which class-leading according to Honda – this version of the Civic starts from £20,265. The choice of engines

  • PS4 consoles will be available to buy at special midnight launch, says Sony

    November 25, 2013 4:44 PM 30

    Queuing for the launch event will start from Thursday morning. A number of PlayStation 4 consoles will be available to buy at a midnight launch event being held at the PS4 Lounge #4ThePlayers in London's Covent Garden on Thursday November 28, PlayStation and GAME have announced. With launch day pre-orders having been sold out since August this will be the only chance

  • Western Digital releases dual drive for laptops

    November 25, 2013 4:14 PM 29

    IT managers have had to make tough storage choices when fitting out laptops for staff: Solid state hard drives for speed needed for the operating system, or spinning drives for large data files. Western Digital today has introduced a combo drive it says can satisfy both needs. The Black2 is a 2.5-in. device with a 120 GB sold state drive and a 1 TB hard disk. In addition

  • Twitter beefs up security to make snooping ‘impossible’

    November 25, 2013 3:41 PM 26

    Twitter has introduced new security measures that aims to make it more difficult to spy on users. The micro-blogging site, which is calling on other Internet firms to do the same in a bid to prevent snooping by government intelligence agencies, has added has added an advanced layer of protection for HTTPS known as "forward secrecy." In a statement, Twitter

  • Honda Civic Tourer pricing announced

    November 25, 2013 2:24 PM 369

    Honda has announced prices for the new British-built Civic Tourer, starting from just over £20,000. The estate version of the Civic is available with a choice of two engines; the 1.8 i-VTEC petrol and the new Earth Dreams Technology 1.6 i-DTEC diesel, and four trim levels. The entry level S grade features Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT), DAB Radio

  • Amazon updates Android Appstore interface

    November 25, 2013 1:13 PM 22

    Amazon has updated their Android Appstore to reflect their recent OS changes, bringing the darker theme and Mojito UI in. It still doesn’t follow the newer Android UI or design standards, but that’s not the point for Amazon. Like the rest of what they use Android for, Amazon has made it their own. The Appstore is Amazon’s main avenue for providing apps and other

  • Video: Get Your Feet Wet In Super Mario 3D World's Spooky Seasick Wreck

    November 25, 2013 1:01 PM 25

    North America got its hands on Mario's latest adventure last week, and Europe will be able to see what the fuss is about very soon indeed. As you'll know by now, we're running a video every day until the European release, and today it's World 6-2: a spooky trip across haunted seas in the Spooky Seasick Wreck.

  • SSD upgrade for the PS4 (and Xbox One): speed and reliability

    November 25, 2013 12:20 PM 22

    Faster load times Geek.com has posted the results of its testing and it's clear that SSDs and hybrid drives (mechanical drive with some flash) outperforms the stock hard drive substantially. Going for the SSD option with your new PS4 and Xbox One will save you lots of time every day. We never have too much time on our hands when gaming, so every second

  • Racing Post suffers website security breach

    November 25, 2013 11:27 AM 30

    The Racing Post is promising "stringent" new measures to prevent a repeat of a security breach on its website, racingpost.com. The site was hit by a "sophisticated, sustained and aggressive" attack on Friday and Saturday. The Racing Post is advising users to change their password on other sites, if it is the same as the one they use on its site. It says customers