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  • News: Why Google Android is bad for business

    The news seems to be all Android, all the time these days, and various analysts have recently revealed predictions that Android will soon be the leading mobile platform. Despite the popularity of the Android platform, though, there are some critical elements of Android that make it unsuitable for business use.

  • News: How do we solve the digital archiving problem?

    When it comes to digital data, we're churning out more than ever but as new storage mediums and file format emerge, making others obsolete, it becomes harder to access data we have previously archived.

  • News: 10 ways to make money using your smartphone

    We may be on our way out of the recession but you're probably still looking for ways to earn some extra money. However, starting a businesses can be tough, you need money, for a start.

  • News: The 6 best Wi-Fi downloads for Windows

    Whether you're at home, in the office or on the go, you probably have at one time or another, connected to the web via a Wi-Fi network.

  • News: Ofcom to make it easier to switch ISPs

    Web users will find it easier to switch between broadband providers under new proposals from Ofcom.

  • News: Microsoft apologises for cloud service outage

    Microsoft apologised to customers of its hosted software services for businesses after at least three outages over the past few weeks.

  • How-Tos: How to install a second hard drive

    I want to install a second hard drive for backup purposes. I think I have a SATA drive at present. How can I be sure, and how do I go about installing a new drive?

  • News: New Arm chip stretches from phones to servers

    Arm Holdings has taken the wraps off its next major chip design, promising a five-fold increase in performance that the company hopes will take it beyond smartphones and into new types of equipment such as high-performance routers and servers.

  • News: BBC iPlayer could hog 630MB bandwidth per user

    License payers love the BBC’s iPlayer, the new version of which is formally launched today. Network admins, however, are being warned to beware of its ability to eat bandwidth at a fearsome rate.

  • How-Tos: How to clean up a congested hard drive

    The C drive on my Toshiba laptop is nearly full with music, photos and other downloads. I'd like to redistribute some of this data on two other available hard drives. I also want to edit some photos and mini-DVD videos, so advice on storage issues would be welcome.

  • News: Home working spreads among office workers

    Once seen as an eccentric privilege, remote working is now so established that as many as half of UK office workers were doing it this summer, according to a new survey.

  • News: BT gives iPhone & Android users free hotspot access

    BT has launched an iPhone and Android app for its Total Broadband customers that seeks out and connects to BT Wi-Fi hotspots to access the web.

  • News: Orange & T-Mobile customers can switch networks

    Orange and T-Mobile are to give Brits the chance to switch between both network from next month, following a merger between the two companies.

  • Viewsonic ViewPad 100 Android tablet

    Viewsonic has unveiled the first ever dual-boot Google Android and Windows-based tablet PC. The Viewsonic ViewPad 100 is a Windows 7 Home Premium touchscreen tablet PC that can be optionally booted in to Google Android 1.6.

  • News: Software piracy whistleblower gets £10,000

    The software industry’s self-styled police force, the Business Software Alliance (BSA), has said that it recently paid a £10,000 ($15,300) bounty to an employee who informed on his former company’s use of unlicensed software.

  • News: Universities missing out on distance learning

    Universities are missing out on the chance to use technology to provide more distance learning opportunities to the growing number of applicants, according to Virgin Media Business.

  • News: The 18 Best iPhone Apps

    Apple's iTunes app store has thousands of apps. But don't panic about spending hours trawling through everything looking for the best productivity tools, utilities, and games for your iPhone.

  • News: The 12 best BlackBerry apps

    If you're hunting for the best BlackBerry apps, then why not trawl our list of productivity tools, utilities, and entertainment titles exclusive to RIM smartphones.

  • News: The 7 most dangerous jobs in technology

    You may not think working in technology could be dangerous, but you'd be wrong. Some professions are particularly perilous, and could even involve you risking your own life.

  • How-Tos: How to back up a PC

    PC Advisor takes an in-depth look at backups, a vital tool when preparing a laptop or PC for a major repair job or upgrade. Here's how to back up your PC.



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