Monthly Archives: March 2019

  • Google unveils Stadia, a cloud gaming service

    .entry-header Today, at Game Developers Conference 2019, Google unveiled “Stadia,” a cloud gaming service. Using this service, you can play AAA games on any device running Chrome without the need of a dedicated graphics card. All the processing is done on Google’s servers and you can simply stream the gameplay right onto a laptop, desktop, tablet, phone, or even a Chromecast. Stadia Each instance of Stadia will get a custom 2.7GHz x86 CPU, custom APD GPUs rated at a whopping…

  • Key data security and backup tips for the next 12 months

    Even though one of the defining trends of recent years has been the decluttering, minimising and curating, (a trend which can apply to businesses just as well as to individuals and to data just as much as “stuff”), the fact still remains that not only is there a limit to how far we can go with the minimalist trend, but that some items and some data not only deserve to be protected but need to be protected for legal reasons,…

  • Four key statements from Tech Data CEO following mixed Q4 | Channel Partner Insight

      Revenues grew by four per cent in Q4 for Tech Data to $10.5bn, while operating income increased by nine per cent. The US distributor missed revenue estimates, sending stocks falling 8.8 per cent overnight. We pick out CEO Rich Hume’s key statements from his earnings call with investors, as he opens up on stripping back Tech Data’s portfolio and continued struggles in Europe. Hume open to divesting parts of Tech Data’s portfolio Tech Data will be more aggressive in…

  • How to Make Your Own Cloud-Based Ebook Library

    We all know about the benefits of using Amazon to buy ebooks. They’re cheap, most titles are available, and they sync across all of your Kindle apps and devices. But lots of people also have a personal collection of ebooks. They could be books you have downloaded for free or that a friend has shared with you. But how can you access those books on your computers? It’s simple—you need to make your own cloud-based ebook library using Calibre. Why…

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