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Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

Added: 22.02.2018 10:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the heart of all major operating systems. Since the issues—dubbed Meltdown and Spectre—exist in the CPU hardware itself, Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, Chromebooks, and other operating systems all need to protect against the first exploits that have begun circulating. And worse, plugging the hole can negatively affect your PC’s performance.
Everyday home users shouldn’t panic too much, though some proof-of-concept exploits are being circulated in the field. Just apply all—well, most—available updates and keep vigilant, as ever. If you want to dive right into the action without all the background information, we’ve also created a focused guide on .


How Once-Ailing PC Brand Acer Became The Top Seller Of Chromebooks

Added: 20.02.2018 22:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Acer was faltering five years ago. Then its flexibility in PC features and pricing helped it become the top producer of Google's Chromebooks as shipments grow fast.


25 laptops with the best battery life

Added: 14.02.2018 9:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

From CNET Labs: These are the 25 top battery-life performers in laptops, hybrids and Chromebooks.


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