iOS 7.1 problems: 10 ways to fix battery life issues


Updated: iOS 7.1 has resulted in users complaining about battery life problems. We show you how to fix them.

Google unblocked in China as Tiananmen Square anniversary passes


Google services are availible again to Chinese users following disruption during the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Squar

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European Commission embarks on EU-wide broadband deployment push


European Commission unveils "Connected Communities" scheme to improve EU-wide broadband availability

Samsung Galaxy S5: Top 15 tips and tricks


The Galaxy S5 is full of unique features. Find out how to get the best out of the Android device.

BA reverses ban on passengers with uncharged devices


Airline will allow customers to leave devices at the airport or forward it to a chosen address

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Google's millions, and London as a tech hub

Analysis & Insight

Google is making London the base for its new venture capital arm. Is the city now a valid tech hub?

Android factory reset does not wipe smartphone data


Avast sounds alarm after purchasing used phones and recovering data

iOS 8: Release date & specs


As expected, iOS 8 was one of the main announcements at this year’s WWDC.

Best iPhone apps to download in 2014

Analysis & Insight

We round up the top 10 best iPhone apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not

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Government pushes emergency law to allow data snooping


Government legislation will force telecoms companies to log customer info for government investigation

Google Glass brainwave-monitoring app cuts need for voice commands


New Google Glass app allows users to take and share pictures simply by using the power of their minds

UK demands EU drops right to be forgotten law


The government has asked for the right to be forgotten law to be removed from new European Union data protection laws


BT awarded compensation from mobile operators


BT will be paid millions of pounds after the supreme court ruled mobile operators could not block pricing changes for so

Google announces winners of “Giving through Glass” competition


Google gives non-profit organisations the chance to create their own Google Glass apps

Surface Pro 3 firmware updates released


Microsoft tablet gets software more tweaks ahead of UK launch

Surface Pro 3 UK and US release date & price confirmed


Surface Pro 3 release date, pricing and specs confirmed by Microsoft

Wearable tech & fashion industry union pushed by Beecham Research


The wearable technology market and fashion industry must join together if devices are to be successful, says Beecham Res

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Windows 7 users warned end of mainstream support deadline is nigh


Windows 7 users have just six months of mainstream support left, as Microsoft's product lifecycle patterns rumble o

World Cup 2014 semi final smashes Twitter records


The World Cup 2014 semi final between Germany and Brazil has become the most talked about sports event in Twitter histor

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Best Windows Phone apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

We round up the best and most popular Windows Phone apps to help you decide what’s hot and what’s not for 2014

Uncharged iPhones & iPads banned from US & UK flights


UK and US airline passengers carrying uncharged smartphones or tablets could be made to leave them behind

Is Google's “right to be forgotten” ruling having the intended effect?

Analysis & Insight

With the backlash against Google's "right to be forgotten" ruling underway, can we really ever forget any

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Eyeo taken to court by German marketers


The marketers claim advertising revenues are being affected by Adblock Plus

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Restaurant owner sues Google for Maps hack


The 74-year old is claiming Google allowed someone to hack his restaurant's listing, destroying his business

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Post Office calls up EE to launch mobile network in autumn 2014


Mail service provider announces plans to enter the mobile market later this year

BlackBerry Passport: The most unique phone of 2014?


BlackBerry Passport to feature 4.5in square display, 3GB RAM and 3450mAh battery

World Cup 2014: Twitter talk dominated by penalties

Analysis & Insight

But even Twitter goes silent when players step up to shoot

iOS 8 beta 3 released for developers


The third beta for iOS 8 has been released for developers on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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Bill Gates backs remote controlled 16-year contraceptive implant


Ex-Microsoft CEO has reportedly inspired the development of a wireless contraceptive implant


Google Glass wearers can steal your passwords with new software


There’s another nefarious use for Google Glass, with software allowing users to steal your device passcodes


Xerox Phaser 4622DN review


Xerox launches a fast and frugal mono laser for high-volume printing in the workgroup

Surface Mini back in production with summer release date


Despite reports of its demise, the Surface Mini tablet is reportedly back in production

Best Android apps for 2014

Analysis & Insight

We round up the top 10 best Android apps to help you decide what's hot and what's not.


25 fake government websites closed down


Five people have been arrested for running fake scam websites, imitating government services

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Amazon's wearables store opens in UK


The online retailer will offer wearable devices including activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and wearable ca


Tribunal date set for firefighter sacked over tweets


Ashley Brown was dismissed after tweeting about pension cuts and strikes


The rich list: Who are the wealthiest people in IT?

Analysis & Insight

It's all about the money as we run down the top ten richest people in tech

Gowex bankruptcy: Local councils vow to proceed with free Wi-Fi projects


Free Wi-Fi & smart cities tech provider goes under, but Newcastle & Gateshead promise to proceed with deployment

Why explosive smartphone airport checks are pants

Analysis & Insight

Davey Winder picks holes in the latest rules regarding electronic devices and airport security

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Does Google employ too many smart people?


Google engineer suggests workers are over confident & over reliant on logic