Tag Archives: server

This $10 multi-use kitchen gadget is a strainer, scooper, and server all in one – and it helps reduce the clutter in my kitchen

In a small kitchen, every object needs to serve a deliberate purpose to earn its spot – if it’s multipurpose, that’s even better. When countertop and cabinet space is prime real estate, there’s no room for unused kitchen gadgets, too-large tools, or any other products that will create unnecessary clutter. The good news is that there are plenty of multipurpose products ... Read More »

PureVPN review: It works well if you don’t mind virtual server locations

P2P allowed: Yes—select countries Business location: Hong Kong (officially) Number of servers: 750+ [ Further reading: How the new age of antivirus software will protect your PC ] Number of country locations: 142* Cost: $10.95 per month, or $78 for two years Here’s the thing about VPNs: They’re built on trust. Before you pay a company to secure your internet traffic you need to trust ... Read More »

This week in games: Overwatch gets a server browser, Project Cars 2 targets 12K and more

More Kickstarter news this week. Can you believe it? Last week I joked about a renaissance but now I’m pretty sure it’s actually happening. That, plus Overwatch gets a server browser, South Park delays a second time, a bevy of launch trailers and announcement trailers and trailer trailers, and Project Cars 2 talks about supporting 12K resolutions. Mmmm, that’s a ... Read More »

FBI chief says Guccifer lied about hacking into Clinton’s email server

A Romanian hacker’s claim that he broke into Hillary Clinton’s private email server in 2013 was a lie, according to the FBI. Marcel Lehel Lazar, also known as Guccifer, has boasted about the breach to various media outlets, saying in May that it had been “easy.” But on Thursday, FBI director James Comey said that Lazar, who is now in ... Read More »

Android receives patches for severe flaws in hardware drivers and media server

The June batch of Android security patches addresses almost two dozen vulnerabilities in system drivers fornumerous hardware additives from several chipset makers. the most important number of essential and excessive severity flaws had been patched in the Qualcomm video driving force, sound driving force, GPU motive force, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a driving force, and digicam motive force. a number of those privilege escalation ... Read More »

Microsoft’s killing Skylake support early for Windows 7 PCs, but not Windows Server

Microsoft disappointed many Windows users when it announced in January that it was yanking support early for Skylake PCs running older versions of Windows, includingWindows 7. But recent news might give those users some hope: Microsoft’s not applying those rules to Windows Server—meaning frustrated consumers might have some common ground with server admins. Microsoft issued its updated guidance for older ... Read More »

Windows Server 2016 could cost you more than you think

A few years ago, Microsoft switched from per-processor to per-core licensing in SQL Server, and it’s about to do the same with Windows Server 2016. You may not be thrilled with the results. “Microsoft’s auditors likely will have a field day with these new requirements for Windows Server, in the same way that they have used the ever-more-complex licensing rules ... Read More »

Turn a barebones PC into a graphics powerhouse with AMD’s new FirePro server GPUs

If you have an under-powered PC but need the horsepower to see high-definition video or edit intense graphics, AMD has your back. AMD’s new FirePro S7150 and S7150 x2 GPUs, which sit in servers, can deliver “virtualized GPUs” to client devices and remote desktops. A virtual GPU mimics the functionality of a GPU on local hardware, and users can run ... Read More »