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  • Feature: Three Great Mobile Mind Mapping Apps

    All this week, I've been talking about how amazingly useful mind-mapping is for a variety of creative and business tasks. In my last post, I looked at a few of the best mind-mapping tools for Windows. Today we'll check out some of the coolest mind mappers for smartphones and tablets.

  • How-Tos: Save Money and Trees With Green Printing Tools

    Companies and organizations come in virtually countless shapes and sizes, but one thing that tends to unite them all is at least some reliance on printing. Hand in hand with that fact, in turn, come the ubiquitous paper, toner and other various related items, all of which can add up both in the budget and in their toll on the planet.

  • News: UK firms to be fined up to £500,000 for unwanted cookies

    Firms will face fines of up to £500,000 if they break new European rules on the use of cookies, spam email, and unwanted marketing phone calls and mobile texts.

  • Feature: Top tips and tweaks to fix your Wi-Fi

    Is your trusty Wi-Fi network faltering? Are you encountering problems with streaming media, online games or network backups? Here's how to solve common wireless problems.

  • Feature: 10 essential apps for Android smartphone users

    The Android Market offers much more than just games and wallpaper apps, but a lot of it is junk. Let us make things easy for you. Here are ten free utilities or services that no Android user should be without.

  • How-Tos: How to connect to Wi-Fi on a Google Android tablet

    If your Google Android tablet is not connected to the internet then there are lots of things you will be unable to do. Without an internet connection your tablet is a static device, you can only use it as a self contained piece of equipment and it is limited by the applications and services which were on it at the time you bought it.

  • How-Tos: How to create a letterhead

    Setting up a business is pricey enough without forking out for additional software. With a copy of the free OpenOffice.org productivity suite, however, you can reduce some of the outlay. Here, we show you how to create your own business letterhead paper.

  • Feature: Microsoft Office 365 vs Google Apps for Business

    Office 365, now available to the public for beta testing, is Microsoft's answer to Google Apps for Business. We evaluate the two competing packages to find the best set of software tools for business.

  • News: Two thirds of IT staff would take confidential data

    Two thirds of IT staff have admitted they would take confidential information when they leave their current employer, says Cyber-Ark Software.

  • News: Skype plugs Android app privacy hole

    Less than a week after confirming that a flaw in Skype for Android could leak sensitive user information, the VoIP firm issued an urgent update to fix the problem.

  • News: iPhone 'tracks your every move'

    The iPhone stores information about where you've been and shares the data with your Mac or Windows PC every time it is synced, it has been claimed.

  • News: Is Smartphone Security Good Enough?

    Would you object if a police officer stopped you for speeding, then took your phone and cloned all its data--including photos, videos, e-mails, and recent GPS locations?

  • Feature: The ultimate guide to working from a coffee shop

    Thanks to their offer of free Wi-Fi and a never-ending supply of tasty treats, coffee shops have become an office away from home for many. Here's how to stay productive and secure your gear and data.

  • Opinion: Fit for purpose

    Who would deny that the hottest topic in consumer electronics right now is the tablet PC? And since there’s only one tablet PC onsale that – in my opinion, anyway – fulfils the description ‘fit for purpose’, we must inevitably turn toward the iPad.

  • News: Judicial review fails to challenge the Digital Economy Act

    A judicial review that aimed to challenge the Digital Economy Act and was called for by BT and TalkTalk, has failed.

  • Video: See the BlackBerry PlayBook in action

    RIM previews the BlackBerry PlayBook

  • News: China's outsourcers poised for growth

    Analysts expect the Chinese outsourcing industry to be competitive with India's at some point over the next decade.

  • Feature: Can the PlayBook serve two masters?

    The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, which goes on sale Tuesday starting at $499, is performing a balancing act between two worlds -- enterprise customers and consumers.

  • Feature: Pros and Cons of BlackBerry PlayBook for Business

    RIM has taken the wraps off the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, and so far the reviews seem to be mixed. Shortcomings aside, though, the tablet has a number of qualities that make it uniquely suited for business use.

  • How-Tos: How to connect to a Wi-Fi network on an Apple iPhone

    Apple's iPhone lets users browse the web, check email and even view document on-the-go, although you'll need a net connection to do this. While data packages can be expensive, using a Wi-Fi connection, either you home network, the one in the office, or a free connection in a coffee shop, is a much more wallet-friendly option for using your handset's 'smart' features. Here's how to connect to a Wi-Fi network from your Apple iPhone.



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