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  • Western Digital releases dual drive for laptops

    November 25, 2013 4:14 PM 38

    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 34

    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 378

    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 32

    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 39

    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 29

    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 39

    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

  • Killzone: Shadow Fall - Retail Essentials

    November 25, 2013 10:02 AM 45

    MCV looks at the latest instalment in Sony's Killzone series – the only shooter made for next-gen hardware. Killzone is one of Sony’s leading IP’s and Shadow Fall is the only first person shooter coming to next-gen which was made specifically for the new hardware. The title is set thirty years after Killzone 3. Now both the Helghast and Vektans are living

  • How drivers still prefer a printed map to sat navs: 63 per cent reveal they have used traditional navigation aid in past six months

    November 25, 2013 3:09 AM 33

    Traditional maps are still the navigation aid of choice among British motorists - but only just. In-car satellite navigation is inching ahead of the printed road atlas and is already first choice of younger drivers, according to a report from the AA. Its poll of nearly 24,000 drivers found nearly two thirds (63 per cent) of motorists had used a printed

  • Not bad for a VW Golf! One-of-a-kind Volkswagen has a 3-litre engine, does 0-60 in less than four seconds... and costs a staggering £3.4 MILLION

    November 25, 2013 12:03 AM 36

    This new Volkswagen has a three-litre engine boasting 500bhp, can do 0-62mph in 3.9 seconds and costs a jaw-dropping £3.4 million. The Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI is a one-of-a-kind superhatch, which has more than double the power of a standard Golf GTI. With a top speed of 186mph, it is on a par with some of the world’s fastest supercars