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MS Paint: ‘the reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated’

Yesterday saw the internet go into something of a meltdown as Microsoft announced that its 32-year old Paint program was to go the way of the dodo in the upcoming Creators Update. Now however after the public outpouring of nostalgia-tinged mourning, the company has declared that the program isn’t being …

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Apple is reportedly overhauling entire MacBook lineup at WWDC

After 2016’s MacBook Pro launch came under a fair amount of public scrutiny, Apple is now reportedly about to give all three of its laptop products a spruce up at this year’s WWDC.  According to Bloomberg, the company is working on three updated models. These would be a beefed-up MacBook Pro equipped …

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Form and functionality – Laptops vs 2-in-1s vs Tablets

The mobile computing space is made up of three main form factors: laptops, tablets and 2-in-1s. Jonathan Easton asks the channel where the market is headed, and what type of device is leading the way. 10 years ago the mobile computing space was, perhaps more than any other in computing …

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F-Secure acquires Little Flocker for undisclosed fee

Things just keep on getting better for security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski. After bagging a job at Apple earlier this month, it has now been revealed that his Mac security app Little Flocker has been bought by F-Secure. While the price has yet to be declared, Zdziarski has no doubt had …

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Apple to thoroughly upgrade MacBooks in 2017

Apple saw itself at the centre of plenty of controversy in 2016, whether it was because of tax rulings, the ‘courage’ to remove a headphone port, or the the port-lite, battery-draining and underpowered MacBook Pro. While most of those look set to carry on into for a good while, reports …

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Safari bug responsible for poor Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery tests

November saw the controversial release of Apple’s latest port-lite MacBook Pros, but December saw even more controversy as the device was in the headlines again, this time for being the first Apple MacBook to not recieve a "Recommended" rating from Consumer Reports. This was largely down to the device’s irregular …

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The channel in 2016

2016 saw a host of news from Brexit and virtual reality to exploding smartphones and Pokémon Go, but what stories, events and technologies defined the year in IT and tech? Jonathan Easton gathers the channel together to reflect on the year that was… The year that we are now leaving …

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Apple abandoning development of wireless routers – report

Last month Apple announced it was formally bidding adeiu to the standalone display business and outsourcing it to partners like LG. Now, according to a new report from Bloomberg, its AirPort routers might be following the same path.  Apple is still selling its range of wifi routers, but according to …

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