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Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Laptops need to stop going ‘Pro’

I’ve noticed a very frustrating trend in recent years where manufacturers have slapped the word ‘Pro’ on the end of laptop names, despite the portables offering a basic level performance.  When talking about ‘Pro’ laptops, I personally think about the likes of the 16-inch MacBook Pro, which flaunts a powerful GPUthat can handle professional workloads..

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Apple faces huge App Store threat in EU anti-trust probe

Image: Apple Apple is facing anti-trust action in the EU over charges of anti-competitive practices pertaining to its App Store business model. The announcement from the European Commission follows a complaint from Spotify in 2019 over the so-called “Apple tax” that requires developers to hand over 30% of some in-app purchases. If found guilty Apple..

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FIFA 21 joins EA Play and Game Pass next week

What started as a bad week in FIFA-land is ending on a good note with news FIFA 21 is joining EA Play next month and, by extension, the Game Pass platform on Xbox. Standalone EA Play subscribers on PlayStation, Xbox and PC will get access to the game on May 6, as will anyone currently..

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Football begins four-day social media boycott over online abuse

If you’re used to following the weekend’s football action on social media, you may find the coverage oddly barren this weekend. English football teams – joined by many athletes from other sports and media organisations – have collectively begun a four day boycott of social media platforms to protest perceived inaction over racist and sexist..

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Lenovo IdeaPad 5 laptop falls to bargain £529.99 price

The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 (14ARE05) laptop is now available for just £529.99 on eBay after seeing a £70 price cut. The laptop has been refurbished, but eBay states that all certified refurbished devices “are professionally tested and restored to Factory default state. May have light cosmetic blemishes in some cases.” Deal: Buy the Lenovo IdeaPad..

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