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My first personal computer: the Apple II

In 1977 I decided to buy a computer. Microsoft and Apple were newly founded, the IBM PC was years away and there were no killer apps. It took over a year, but I had to have one and it changed my life.

January 31, 2014 by

HP building 'at least one' Android tablet: source

A source speaking to ZDNet confirms HP, the world's number one PC maker by shipments, is developing at least one Android tablet. But the computer maker will not be ditching Windows 8, or its relationship with Microsoft, any time soon.

February 14, 2013

Google funds Raspberry Pis, Arduinos for UK teachers

Google is to provide more than a hundred trainee computer science teachers in the UK with Arduino or Raspberry Pi kits as teaching aids, chairman Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday.Speaking at London's Science Museum, Schmidt noted how computer science education was essential to the development of engineering skills.

May 24, 2012 by

Retro collaboration

Microsoft might be onto something with IllumiShare, a way of sharing pictures and objects without being bound by the constraints of your computer screen.

March 4, 2012 by

Microsoft flags malware that poses as police

Microsoft has warned people of a localised strain of malware that masquerades as a message from a country's local law enforcement.The 'ransomware' — malware that takes control of a user's device and demands payment to unlock the computer — was detailed by Microsoft on Monday.

December 19, 2011 by

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