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Wi-Fi Flaw Puts Millions of People at Risk

Oct 16
A recent discovery unveiled that a significant amount of Wi-Fi networks may have just been compromised. With exception of the few Wi-Fi networks using WEP or unsecured networks, most households and workplaces are currently WPA 2 Standard and the findings released claim that all networks using it can be infiltrated.

Nintendo Planning Game Boy Re-Release

Oct 16
Good news for all you Game Boy lovers, in recent days there has been speculation of the original Game Boy making its return to our hands to celebrate the handheld devices 30th birthday. This surprise news caught attention for the first time when a twitter account which follows companies trademarking

100x Faster Wi-Fi Could Be Coming Soon

Sep 11
In this ultra fast day and age, where speed is king, slow loading times are often a major inconvenience. When websites take longer than a few seconds to load, we become frustrated or in some cases just abandon it altogether. But there is some good news. Recent reports suggest that

What’s Really Inside An Etch-A-Sketch?

Apr 26
These guys over at "The King Of Random" &  "What's Inside" on YouTube decided to hack up an Etch A Sketch to see how it works. Back in the nineties, this toy was a staple for most kids toy boxes – the pinnacle of toy technology and yet it was basically just a
Robot Battle

Tech Companies Build Giant Robots To Battle Each Other

Apr 07
If you're like us, then you have probably seen and maybe even enjoyed Robot Wars. Whilst we like Dara O'briain, it just isnt the same these days without Craig Charles. [caption id="attachment_3106" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Robot Battle[/caption] Anyway, back to the point, a couple of years back, American firm Megabots, the manufacturers
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg Made An Crazy Amount Of Money In A Fortnight

Apr 04
Are you sitting down? Because what I'm about to tell you in just staggering. Just incase you've been living under a rock and don't know who Mark Zuckerberg is, let me explain. Mark is the original founder of a little website called Facebook. Mark started Facebook when he was just
Iron Man Suit

British Inventor Builds A Real Life Iron Man Suit

Apr 03
I don't think you need me to explain how much we love superhero's here at IT Assist, it's built into the core foundations of our business. So imagine how excited we are to find out that someone has actually built a real life iron man suit. Just in case it's not obvious, we
Elon Musk

Elon Musk To Fix Austrailia’s Power Problem In Just 100 Days

Apr 02
Elon Musk has promised to fix South Australia’s power problem in just 100 days. The billionaire Tesla founder threw down the gauntlet to the Australian government yesterday after Tesla executive Lyndon Rive said the company could install the 100-300 megawatt hours of battery storage required to prevent the power shortages that have

Did You Know There’s A Hidden Button On Pedestrian Crossings?

Apr 01
They're on so many roads but did you know that there is an extra, hidden, button on crossings? You know the box where you press the button to activate the green man - it should look like this: It's (usually) a small plastic or metal cone that's on the underside of
iPhone Hackers

Hackers Threaten To Wipe Millions Of iPhones

Mar 31
Apparently a group of hackers are trying to extort money from Apple. They are demanding a huge ransom for a large amount of icloud and email accounts. In other words the hackers are threatening to wipe over 300,000 iPhones data if Apple don't pay £60,000 in Bitcoin, or bizarrely £80,000