The best cryptocurrency mining software 2018

If you’ve decided to take the plunge and have bought your own Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware or mining rig, your next step is to connect to a mining ‘pool’. This allows you to share your machine’s resources over the internet and receive a portion of the mining profits in return.There are a number of programs available to help manage your crypto-mining. In this guide, we’ve explored five of the most popular. If you’re an experienced computer user, you may prefer

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The best antivirus software of 2018

If you’re looking for the best antivirus software in 2018 to keep you and your PC secure online, then you’ve come to the right place.Even in this day and age, it is still essential to have the best antivirus software you can get your hands on installed on your PC (be it Windows or Mac), as malicious users are still coming up with ways to access you machine, be it hijackers grabbing your search page, or the latest ransomware encrypting

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Is Kaspersky Software a Tool of the Russian Government?

A rather interesting development has cropped up in the security world. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has banned the use of Kaspersky security software on federal computers. This — understandably — has some people worried. Is it still safe to use Kaspersky software on your home or work computer?We’ve collected the facts, tried to make sense of the claims, and put together what we’ve found. Here’s what we know so far.According to the DHS Statement on the Issuance of Binding Operational

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AMD Radeon Software 16.5.2.1 fixes R9 390 series performance in Doom

In our performance review of Doom – id Software’s new fast-paced first person shooter – we noted that the performance delivered by AMD’s Radeon R9 390 and R9 390X was below what we expected, giving an easy win to Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 970.AMD has acknowledged the issue with Doom on their R9 390 series graphics cards, and has pushed out a Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver update to improve performance. Gamers who install version 16.5.2.1 can expected to see performance

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