Nicole Kobie

Recent articles by Nicole Kobie

Intel unveils classroom-in-a-box for schools with weak wireless

Intel unveils classroom-in-a-box for schools with weak wireless

Lets up to 50 students connect at once.
Nicole Kobie Jan 28 2015, 7:31AM Hardware
Google unveils tap-to-setup tablets for teachers

Google unveils tap-to-setup tablets for teachers

Helping teachers to manage Android tablets in the classroom
Nicole Kobie Jan 23 2015, 7:43AM Hardware
HP's futuristic new PC: the 3D Sprout

HP's futuristic new PC: the 3D Sprout

3D camera and projector allows interaction without mouse, keyboard.
Nicole Kobie Oct 30 2014, 6:48AM Hardware
Why security wasn't baked into the web, from the inventor

Why security wasn't baked into the web, from the inventor

Tim Berners-Lee reveals why the first draft of the web ignored security.
Nicole Kobie Oct 23 2014, 4:00PM Security
Google secures logins with USB Security Key

Google secures logins with USB Security Key

Extends two-factor authentication to USB stick.
Nicole Kobie Oct 22 2014, 3:27PM Security
iPad Air 2 expected at Apple event this week

iPad Air 2 expected at Apple event this week

Vendor has sent out invitations to 16 October launch event.
Nicole Kobie Oct 13 2014, 3:00PM Hardware
Adobe acquires Aviary to go mobile with Creative Cloud

Adobe acquires Aviary to go mobile with Creative Cloud

Will give third-party developers access to Photoshop tools.
Nicole Kobie Sep 26 2014, 5:33AM Software
Why Intel pays manufacturers to use its chips

Why Intel pays manufacturers to use its chips

Admits to past mistakes.
Nicole Kobie Sep 12 2014, 11:00PM Mobility
Chrome to warn against crapware downloads

Chrome to warn against crapware downloads

Alert if download has crapware or will "harm the browsing experience".
Nicole Kobie Aug 19 2014, 12:30AM Security
Blackphone hacked at Def Con

Blackphone hacked at Def Con

Also sees cats target weak wi-fi and traffic lights interfered with.
Nicole Kobie Aug 13 2014, 12:00PM Security
IBM creates "human brain" chip with 4,096 cores

IBM creates "human brain" chip with 4,096 cores

Took a decade to develop.
Nicole Kobie Aug 11 2014, 6:30AM Hardware
XP leavers favouring Windows 7, not Windows 8.1

XP leavers favouring Windows 7, not Windows 8.1

Microsoft's most popular OS remains Windows 7, according to browser stats.
Nicole Kobie Aug 5 2014, 7:20AM Software
Amazon 3D printing lets you customise your order

Amazon 3D printing lets you customise your order

Amazon lets you personalise objects and 3D print on demand.
Nicole Kobie Jul 31 2014, 12:30AM Services
Shut up Siri: BlackBerry gets its own Assistant

Shut up Siri: BlackBerry gets its own Assistant

Updated version of the BlackBerry OS includes voice-activation.
Nicole Kobie Jul 21 2014, 6:00PM Mobility
Microsoft's AI can tell dogs apart

Microsoft's AI can tell dogs apart

Technology could assist blind people.
Nicole Kobie Jul 21 2014, 5:45PM Software
Ignore Microsoft research: don't use weak passwords

Ignore Microsoft research: don't use weak passwords

Password managers and strong credentials remain the best way to keep data safe online.
Nicole Kobie Jul 20 2014, 9:38AM Security
Selling your Android phone? Concerns over factory reset

Selling your Android phone? Concerns over factory reset

Used eBay phones reveal surprises.
Nicole Kobie Jul 10 2014, 11:49AM Mobility
BlackBerry explains square phone

BlackBerry explains square phone

Upcoming Passport device is for spreadsheets.
Nicole Kobie Jul 9 2014, 7:22AM Mobility
Google's Project Tango 3D tablet to arrive next year

Google's Project Tango 3D tablet to arrive next year

Shows off its 3D tablet and modular phone.
Nicole Kobie Jul 1 2014, 12:12PM Mobility
Heartbleed: 300,000 servers still vulnerable

Heartbleed: 300,000 servers still vulnerable

Plenty of server admins ignoring patch.
Nicole Kobie Jun 27 2014, 12:06PM Security

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