We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Windows Security Apple Android Smartphones Tablets Software Laptops Broadband Gadgets Games
Digital Home Audio Photo & Video Printing Components Desktop PCs Peripherals PC Upgrades Linux SMB Tech Enterprise
Social Networks Tech Industry Internet 3D Storage

More Features

  • Feature: 10 Best easter eggs on the web and in software

    Not the chocolate kind: software Easter eggs are secret surprises hidden on websites or in applications or games. Here are 10 Easter eggs you can hunt down today.

  • Feature: 30 funny questions you should ask Cortana

    Microsoft has a sense of humour and has programmed plenty of funny responses into Cortana, so we’ve been playing with the new digital assistant in Windows Phone 8.1 to find out what you can say. Here are 30 funny questions to ask her.

  • Feature: How digital assistants are replacing our brains

    Smart devices and digital assistants are becoming the norm in technology thanks to Siri, Google Now, and Cortana, but how useful are they, and what does the future hold for these innovations? We investigate the rise in popularity of talking machines, and look to where it can all end up.

  • Feature: What is GitHub?

    We explain what is GitHub, what GitHub is for, and why GitHub is great. Plus: alternatives to GitHub.

  • Feature: The 5 best- and 5 worst places to wear Google Glass

    You've shelled out a grand for your Google Glass headset. But where to wear it? Here are the five best- and five worst places to wear Google Glass - and one on which we can't decide.

  • Feature: 13 best free stock images sites

    The public domain photographs available on these sites are completely free to use, however you want to use them.

  • Feature: 12 most useless gadgets of all time

    We love gadgets. Tech can be great. But all too often the latest gadget is a solution looking for a problem. We've rounded up the 12 most useless computer gizmos all time, from the Amstrad E-M@iler to the Sony Vaio Mouse Talk and the Virtual Boy. All are here, none are useful.

  • Feature: 5 useful reasons to turn on private mode in your browser

    Private mode, or incognito mode if you prefer, is ideal for private browsing. Here are four great reasons to use it, and none of them involve porn.

  • Feature: 5 apps for Loom Band fans

    If you want to know how to make Loom Bands, check out these 5 apps for Loom Band tutorials and Loom Band inspiration.

  • Feature: What is Cartoon HD and is it safe?

    Cartoon HD has caused a storm but what is it and is the app safe? What about copycat alternatives and legitimate ones. We investigate.

  • Feature: Nintendo E3 2014 games hands-on

    We get some GamePad time with some of Nintendo's E3 2014 games including Super Smash Bros, Yoshi's Wooly World, Mario Maker and Splatoon.

  • Feature: The 5 most exciting announcements from Google I/O 2014

    We round up the best things we learned at Google I/O 2014 including new Android L, Android Wear news, Google Fit, Android Auto, Chromebooks and more. Oh, and don't forget Android TV. Updated on 27/06/2014.

  • Feature: Why TrueCrypt 7.1a is still safe to use

    Recent events at TrueCrypt.org have led to panic and confusion as to the security of using TrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive files and folders. But all is not lost, and TrueCrypt is still basically safe to use. Here's why.

  • Feature: Surface Pro 3 teardown

    Microsoft says the new Surface Pro 3 is a tablet that can truly replace your laptop. A new teardown reveals that it's very hard to repair, so if you buy one, you'd better hope it doesn't go wrong outside of its warranty.

  • Feature: Best Android apps for Wimbledon 2014 UK

    If you're a tennis fan, the Wimbledon 2014 tennis championships that begin on Monday (23 June) can't have escaped your notice. We've rounded up a handful of Android apps that will help you keep up to date and enjoy the game on your smartphone or tablet.

  • Feature: 6 things we want to see in the Xperia Z3

    Dear Sony. We're excited about the upcoming Xperia Z3. But to make us *really* excited, we have a few requests. Here are six great things we want to see in the Sony Xperia Z3.

  • Feature: What is Apple Swift?

    Apple has debuted a new programming language for the first time since Objective-C was introduced in 1996. Here's what you need to know about Swift.

  • Feature: 5 best online racing games

    Racing games have been around ever since the first home computers were available, and these days there’s no shortage of great driving simulators. Here are what we think are the best games for the PC which allow you to play online and race against others.

  • Feature: Top 8 WordPress plugins

    Improve your website and attract more readers using these eight great plugins for WordPress.

  • Feature: The future of robots and robotics explained

    With serious money being invested in robotics by companies such as Google, Dyson, and others, are we about to see robots become an everyday reality? We look at how far the field has come, and what lies ahead in the very near future.



IDG UK Sites

Sky to offer mobile phone contracts with O2: Will Vodafone make a move?

IDG UK Sites

Windows 10: a guaranteed success. Probably.

IDG UK Sites

Do we need to fight the government again over design and art education?

IDG UK Sites

How to make money selling books on the iBookstore, publish your book in Apple's book store