AMD vs Intel: Who makes the best CPU?

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The rivalry between the two companies has heated up dramatically since AMD released it’s line up of Ryzen processors. Promising blistering performance without breaking the bank. Have AMD delivered on these claims? Let’s find out. Intel has dominated the CPU Market since the mid-2000s. In the early days of Computing AMD and Intel were often trading place when it came … Read More

New password scam sends victims old passwords, attempts to blackmail for ‘viewing adult content’

Steve McGuiganSecurityLeave a Comment

Scammers. The scourge of the internet! Always looking for new ways to make innocent people part with their hard-earned cash. A recent scam involves sending people an email claiming they visited adult websites. They pretend these websites downloaded malware that gave the scammer access to various aspects of the recipients computer. These include what they type and also access to … Read More

Optima welcomes Steve McGuigan

Steve McGuiganOptimaLeave a Comment

Optima is pleased to announce another apprentice has been taken on. We thought we would let him introduce himself in his own words. As I am part of the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology, growing up with video games were a big part of my life. Since I was about 9 years old video games dominated my … Read More