Tag: COmputer

Graphene Transistors Improve Computing Power by a Factor of 1000

In a perfect world, we would succeed in making computers both incredibly cheap and extremely fast. For the longest time, reaching this goal seemed well out of reach. Thanks to new research, it turns out that graphene-based computers use far less power while boosting computer performance by as much as 1,000%. It is a discovery that could have major consequences for all computer-related activities. Graphene Has Many Exciting Traits Science and technology have never been …
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Inmates Hide Self-Built Computers and Abuse Staff Credentials to Surf the Web

Prison staff in Ohio came across a rather interesting discovery recently. As it turns out, two inmates who were responsible for dismantling and recycling old PCs – as part of the prison work program – successfully managed to build new computers out of these used parts. They then went on to hide the machines in the ceiling of a training room. A rather interesting story, to say the least. Inmates …
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4 Ways Your Devices are Spying on you Right now

Despite some of the advancements made in the technology sector over the past few years, obtaining privacy online remains quite elusive. As it turns out, there are quite a few ways computers can be used as active spy tools by companies and governments. It is evident all of these threats pose a real danger to our society. #4 Google Eavesdrops In 2015, an article condemned Google in installing spyware on …
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Top 4 Computer Viruses That Were Very Difficult To Get Rid Of

Throughout the years, there have been quite a few annoying types of computer viruses to get rid of. Although the procedure to remove a virus has become somewhat standardized, that does not mean all virii play by the same rules. Ransomware is a pain the neck to get rid of, but the following viruses have proven to pose quite a challenge as well. #4 The ILoveYou Virus Don’t be fooled …
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