Creatives will benefit from this top graphics card, if they can find one

With the release of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080, content creators are wondering whether it’s worth investing in the powerful graphics card.  Now, Puget Systems has performed a series of benchmark tests to see how well the GPU performs across a range of content creation software, including Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and After Effects.  And the results may surprise you.  Performance boosts In reviewing performance, the team compared the latest offering from Nvidia against the existing RTX 3000 series line-up alongside the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and rival AMD…

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Logitech K380 keyboard review: the perfect remote work companion

Logitech K380: One-minute review Sometimes, you need a sturdy mechanical keyboard that gives you that satisfying clickety-clack that only mechanical switches can offer. Other times, you need something like the Logitech K380 – compact, versatile, the best keyboard to travel with. This multi-device, multi-platform 75% productivity keyboard manages to have a footprint equal to or even slightly smaller than most mini keyboards. That, combined with its lightweight and svelte frame, makes it an ideal travel keyboard, being something you can easily slip in the big pocket of your laptop bag…

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Mozilla is a step closer to launching the future of browser extensions

Mozilla Firefox is to add support for Manifest v3-based web browser extensions to its online store. Originally proposed by Google in 2018, Manifest v3 (MV3) is a software architecture revision trailed by the tech giant as one of the “most significant shifts in the extensions platform since it launched a decade ago”. Google promised the new tech will give users “enhancements in security, privacy, and performance” and will enable them to “use more contemporary open web technologies such as service workers and promises”. When will the change take effect? From…

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FBI: Hive ransomware tops major milestone

The Hive ransomware group crossed a major milestone earlier this week, the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) said in a joint press release, published together with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). According to the statement, since June 2021 the group managed to infect more than 1,300 companies with its ransomware variant and raked in north of $100 million for its efforts.  What’s more, the group doesn’t seem to take no for an answer. The three agencies discovered Hive reinfecting…

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This phishing kit is punishing unaware shoppers this Black Friday

Cybersecurity researchers from Akamai have spotted a new phishing campaign that targets consumers in the United States with fake holiday offers. The goal of the campaign is to steal sensitive identity credentials like credit card information, and ultimately their money. The threat actors are creating landing pages that impersonate some of the biggest brands in the US, including Dick’s, Tumi, Delta Airlines, Sam’s Club, Costco, and others. The landing page, often hosted on reputable cloud services like Google, or Azure, directs users to complete a short survey, after which they’d…

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Google Drive is making it faster to share files with the people you talk to most

Google is making it even easier for you to share files with colleagues, according to an entry on the company’s blog, with new suggested contacts being available straight from the share sheet starting today. In an effort to improve productivity and collaboration, Google Workspace has added a new row of suggested contacts beneath the field you would usually use to type a contact’s name or email address, which are set to dynamically change depending on who you share with the most. Google Drive sharing suggestions The company has already started…

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Google Chrome extensions could pose high security risk, researchers fear

Extensions for Google Chrome, those small add-ons that make the popular browser more functional, are actually quite a big security risk, new research has found. Earlier this week, data protection firm Incogni published a new report, based on an analysis of 1,237 Google Chrome extensions available for download at the Chrome Web Store.  According to the report, almost half of the extensions analyzed (48.66%) have either high or very high-risk impact, meaning they’re highly likely to be storing sensitive, personally identifiable data. Data-hungry extensions More than a quarter of these…

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Nvidia RTX 4050 laptop GPU leak suggests it might be here sooner than you think

Nvidia’s RTX 4050 laptop graphics card is apparently inbound, or at least what appears to be the mobile GPU has been unearthed on Twitter. As Tom’s Hardware spotted, the RTX 4050 was sighted in benchmarks as posted by Benchleaks on Twitter. GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPUhttps://t.co/oLXXsQrhAthttps://t.co/V1IjFP4ViKNovember 17, 2022 See more The PugetBench results are for a Samsung Galaxy Book Pro laptop which is listed as running an Intel Core i7-13700H CPU alongside an RTX 4050 notebook GPU (plus 16GB of system RAM). As ever, we shouldn’t get carried away with…

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Your business can now get a WhatsApp account

Meta has added new business directory features to WhatsApp for users in Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, and the UK. Users on the encrypted messaging service will now be able to browse businesses by category – for example, travel or banking – or search for one by name to find it. And it will potentially save people from having to find phone numbers on websites or searching through their contacts list. In Brazil, the business directory search function will also list small businesses as well, and it is also testing in-chat…

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Nvidia RTX 4050 laptop GPU leak suggests it might be here sooner than you think

Nvidia’s RTX 4050 laptop graphics card is apparently inbound, or at least what appears to be the mobile GPU has been unearthed on Twitter. As Tom’s Hardware spotted, the RTX 4050 was sighted in benchmarks as posted by Benchleaks on Twitter. GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPUhttps://t.co/oLXXsQrhAthttps://t.co/V1IjFP4ViKNovember 17, 2022 See more The PugetBench results are for a Samsung Galaxy Book Pro laptop which is listed as running an Intel Core i7-13700H CPU alongside an RTX 4050 notebook GPU (plus 16GB of system RAM). As ever, we shouldn’t get carried away with…

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