V3 reported on the weekend that Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 had outperformed the iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9 in a tablet speed showdown conducted by UK consumer champion Which? in a story that clearly sparked the interest of our readers.
The company pitted 10 of the most popular tablets head to head in a bid to see which was the quickest at performing real-world tasks, such as multitasking and downloading apps.
Elsewhere, we rounded up some of the main changes that iOS 9 will bring to iPhones and iPads compared with iOS 8, after Apple unveiled the new operating system last week.
Meanwhile another surveillance scare story hit the headlines when it was revealed that fake mobile phone masts used to eavesdrop on mobile conversations were found in use in London.
The security authorities refused to confirm or deny whether they own and use the masts, leaving the public in the dark about exactly who is controlling the devices and why.
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Firm hit by attackers, but CEO calls it a stupid move
EY launches $20m security centre to predict cyber attacks
Consultancy aims to take mystery away from attackers motives
A new RSA report urges coders to sign a 'Hippocratic Oath' before embarking on AI programmes.
IT security vendor believes APT33 is working for the Iranian government
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