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  • News: White iPhone 4 finally arrives in the UK

    The white iPhone 4 has finally arrived in the UK.

  • News: BlackBerry Playbook Wi-Fi edition unboxed

    The BlackBerry Playbook seeks to buck the tablet trend with a small form factor married to some top-notch hardware. We got to try it out at Mobile World Congress, but hadn’t had a proper chance to see how the final version of the Playbook performs. With the tablet now shipping in the US, we took the initiative and bought a Playbook playmate of our own.

  • Feature: Secure your digital life in 12 easy steps

    We've assembled a dozen simple but essential tips - a 12-step security programme - to keep your PC, smartphone, gadgets and identity safe.

  • News: White iPhone 4 hits UK on April 28

    Apple has revealed Brits can their hands on the white iPhone 4 online and in store from tomorrow.

  • News: Sky signs up to BT duct and pole sharing

    Sky has become one of the first broadband providers to sign-up to use BT's duct and pole network to offer its own superfast internet service.

  • News: London 2012 site crashes under late surge for tickets

    The official London 2012 Olympics website crashed last night as thousands of Brits tried to apply for tickets just an hour before the final deadline.

  • How-Tos: How to turn off 3G on a Google Android phone

    Smartphones, including those running Google's Android OS, can be prone to poor battery life. If you want to make sure your handset lasts longer between charges, then you can turn off the 3G data connection. Here we show you how.

  • News: Microsoft explains its location data collection practices

    In the midst of an uproar over ways that Apple and Google collect and store location information from mobile phones, Microsoft has laid out details about its Windows Phone 7 data collection policies.

  • Feature: The five best free system tools

    Whether you want help monitoring your PC's activities, the ability to check your hard drive for problems or even a fun way to distinguish between folder, there's plenty of free system tools out there to help you. Here's our pick of five of the best.

  • News: Apple's Jobs reportedly writes: 'We don't track anyone'

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs reportedly has responded to the iPhone/iPad data location tracking issue by assuring: "We don't track anyone."

  • Feature: 24 Hours With the BlackBerry PlayBook

    I bought a Blackberry PlayBook yesterday, but I'll probably return it.

  • 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.


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