Lenovo’s Signature laptops refuse to install Linux

Lenovo’s Signature laptops refuse to install Linux

Lenovo has confirmed that several of its Yoga laptops are refusing to install Linux-based operating systems. The Chinese firm said the issue had been caused […]

Malware-infected USB sticks posted to Australian homes

Malware-infected USB sticks posted to Australian homes

USB sticks containing harmful malware have been left in Australian letterboxes, police in Victoria have warned. Residents of Pakenham, a suburb of Melbourne, have reportedly […]

Mobile phone roaming charge abolition plan rewritten

Mobile phone roaming charge abolition plan rewritten

Proposed time limits on surcharge-free roaming for travellers using mobile phones have been scrapped under new European Commission plans. Last year, the European Parliament agreed […]

GoPro launches Karma drone and voice-controlled Hero5

GoPro launches Karma drone and voice-controlled Hero5

Camera-maker GoPro has unveiled a foldable drone that fits in a backpack. The Karma aircraft also features a detachable stabiliser that can be used to […]

HP printers start rejecting budget ink cartridges

HP printers start rejecting budget ink cartridges

Large numbers of HP printer owners found their printers stopped recognising unofficial printer ink cartridges on 13 September. Dutch printer ink vendor 123inkt said it […]

Hardware hack defeats iPhone passcode security

Hardware hack defeats iPhone passcode security

iPhone passcodes can be bypassed using just £75 ($100) of electronic components, research suggests. A Cambridge computer scientist cloned iPhone memory chips, allowing him an […]

Dispute over games removed from Steam

Dispute over games removed from Steam

Games made by Digital Homicide have been removed from the Steam game-playing service after the studio was branded “hostile” to customers. Steam-owner Valve acted after […]

Google street view blurs cow’s face in Cambridge

Google street view blurs cow’s face in Cambridge

A cow which had its face blurred by Google street view has proved a hit on social media. The animal was snapped by Google’s cameras […]

Amazon’s Echo speakers head to UK and Germany

Amazon’s Echo speakers head to UK and Germany

Amazon has confirmed its virtual assistant Echo speakers are coming to the UK, Germany and Austria. Until now, the company sold its voice-controlled devices only […]

Apple fixes ‘bricking’ update flaw

Apple fixes ‘bricking’ update flaw

Apple says it has fixed a problem that was “bricking” people’s devices while updating to the latest operating system. Complaints from iPhone and iPad users […]