Recently news came out that the distributed-computing search for extraterrestrial life [email protected] project was coming to an end after 21 years. But if you like participating in distributed-computing, you can now use your computer to fight the coronavirus/COVID-19. But don’t worry, you don’t need to be an expert. You just download and install the client […]
Microsoft is upping the minimum storage requirements for Windows devices to 32GB. This move comes into effect from the arrival of the Windows 10 May 2109 (1903) Update, reports ZDNet. The new minimum storage capacity rule applies to devices sporting either 32-bit or 64-bit Windows. Previously Microsoft set a minimum of 16GB storage, which proved […]
No More Chrome Apps From Next Year Google has announced that Chrome apps for Mac and Windows will no longer be available from the Chrome Web Store by early next year and that they will be replaced next year by Progressive Web Apps (PWA).
$80m Bitcoin Hack Slovenian based bitcoin marketplace, NiceHash, has reported that it was the victim of a professional attack. The reported security breach, a social engineering hack, has resulted in the theft of bitcoin with an estimated value of $80m.
Faster Wi-Fi: It’s something we all crave. Fortunately, it’s also something we can have, even on a budget. It’s not just about fast Internet speeds to and from your service provider. It’s also about transferring files between devices in your home or office, streaming video from a network-attached drive to a television, and gaming with the […]
Gaming PC’s can be a very expensive pastime, especially these days with 4k and HDR starting to become more prevalent. But not everyone needs a top of the line system, the trick is building something that can play current games at a good level and still be able to in at least 2-3 years time. […]
User2 Computers has over 20 years of experience in the removal of Virus and Malware infections but something becoming more prevalent is the use of encryption and ransoms. Traditional anti virus programs such as Kaspersky and Eset are the 1st line of defense in guarding against infection from all manner of nasty programs. However more […]
Should you repair, upgrade or replace your laptop/PC?It can often be a hard decision but it does not have to be. Although it may be time to browse some reviews or go shopping don’t consign that laptop or PC to the bin just yet. With a little money and a bit of know how (or […]
Why get an SSD? As you can imagine here at User2 we do a lot of repairs, with a lot having an SSD fitted to replace old hard drives. More often than not when it comes to laptops repairs (although this can apply to PC’s too) the hard drive is the source of the problem. […]
The Great Politician Hack – Public Wi-Fi is becoming more and more popular. It’s becoming prominent absolutely everywhere, and almost everyone uses it when given the opportunity. But many people still seem to feel that public Wi-Fi networks are built to give the public free Wi-Fi access without having to make concession with their privacy, and […]