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Windows 10 Technical Preview bags first update

News 23 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft offers around 7,000 fixes, changes and new features in Windows 10 Technical Preview update

OS X Yosemite: Top 10 features

News 21 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Yosemite brings Continuity, encourages disk-level encryption & improves HTML5 compatibility

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BBC to publish links to articles removed by "Right To Be Forgotten" rule

News 20 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Broadcaster wants to remind readers of stories hidden by “Right to be Forgotten” rule

OS X Yosemite release date confirmed as 16 October

News 16 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman Caroline Preece

OS X Yosemite available to download today

Chrome browser - Top 10 tips & tricks

News 13 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Search better, optimise settings and improve performance

Best free online survey tools

Analysis & Insight 4 Oct, 2014 Barry Collins

Need to take a quick snapshot of customer opinion? Barry Collins rates three online survey services

Evernote launches Evernote Context for enhanced note-taking

News 3 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

The Evernote Context update will add third-party content feeds and an Enterprise Discovery feature

Windows 10 Technical Preview: Is Microsoft back in business?

Reviews 2 Oct, 2014 Barry Collins

Microsoft’s bending over backwards to court businesses with Windows 10. Does it offer enough to justify upgrading from Windows 7?

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Windows: Microsoft's power of 10

Analysis & Insight 2 Oct, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

The latest version of Windows needs to mark a return to form, if the company is to hold its own on the desktop and personal devices

Windows 10: Release date, specs & pricing

News 2 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Windows 10 release (as a technical preview) has now arrived. We take a look at what Microsoft has in store for its OS users

Windows 10: 10 Features we want to see

News 1 Oct, 2014 Kyle Nazario Caroline Preece Caroline Donnelly

With the Windows 10 release date looming, here are the top features we want to see

Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1: What’s new?

News 1 Oct, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Windows 10 brings back the Start Button, adds multiple desktops & an adaptable interface

Windows 10 release: First take

Analysis & Insight 30 Sep, 2014 Simon Bisson

Windows 10 has just been announced (we're still reeling from the fact it's not Windows 9). Simon Bisson was there and has the details...

Windows 10: Live blog on Technical Preview release day

News 30 Sep, 2014 IT Pro

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10. Stay tuned for more details...

Microsoft tells developers to target Windows 8.1, in-app purchases

News 30 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

Microsoft has released data urging app developers to target Windows 8.1 and include in-app purchases

Shellshock: Apple assures OS X users over Bash Bug risks

News 26 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Apple says the "vast majority" of OS X users shouldn't be affected

Google chief lays out rules for successful emailing

News 26 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Respond quickly and be concise, says Schmidt

Microsoft opens up bug bounty programme for online services

News 25 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The rewards users receive will be based on the "detail, quality and complexity" of the discovered vulnerability, says Microsoft

Google+ accounts no longer needed to access Gmail

News 22 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

Google has lifted its rule stating that users must have a Google+ account if they want to use Gmail or Docs

Microsoft said to be set on slashing more jobs

News 18 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Second round of cuts will see more staff lose their jobs, reports claim