Desktop Software


Windows 7 to star in Lloyds bank's ATM upgrade plans

News 22 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

The new self-service ATMs also include contactless card readers, voice guidance and bigger screens

RIP Windows XP: Why now is the time to say goodbye

Analysis & Insight 22 Apr, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

There are lots of reasons to keep using Windows XP, but none of them are worth the security risks

Digital Pain Garden visualises suffering

News 16 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

Funded by Arthritis Research UK, the initiative offers long-term pain sufferers the ability to map their experiences

Microsoft shrinks Windows down to size for tablets

News 14 Apr, 2014 Rene Millman

Windows Image Boot takes up less space so there is more room for apps and data

Internet Explorer

Microsoft sued over Internet Explorer error

News 14 Apr, 2014 Reuters

"Technical error" lands Microsoft board in legal trouble.

Windows XP: The final countdown

Analysis & Insight 10 Apr, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Support for Windows XP has now ended. Businesses need to look seriously at migrating their remaining systems

Live Tiles

Microsoft pulls Windows 8.1 update for business users

News 10 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

Redmond giant pulls update after discovery of bug making it unsuitable for enterprises

Windows XP support end of life: Ultimate guide

News 8 Apr, 2014 IT Pro

Windows XP extended support reaches its end of life today. We roundup everything you need to know about the aged OS here

The Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse

Analysis & Insight 8 Apr, 2014 Davey Winder

The countdown is finally over for those looking for extended life support for XP (unless they've inked a deal). But are they still secure?

BT Windows 8 Enterprise case study

Sponsored 7 Apr, 2014 PROMOTION

British Telecom boosts field staff efficiency with Windows 8 Enterprise solution

Scottish Government adopts Windows 8

Sponsored 7 Apr, 2014 PROMOTION

Windows 8 empowers Scottish Government executives to work from anywhere

Windows 8 transforms patient care

Sponsored 7 Apr, 2014 PROMOTION

University NHS Foundation Trust (L&D) adopts Windows 8 Enterprise solution

Tube Lines rolls out Windows 8 tablets

Sponsored 7 Apr, 2014 PROMOTION

Transportation company empowers staff with mobile computing

Microsoft teases return of the real Start button

News 4 Apr, 2014 Kyle Nazario

Windows 8.1 update to bring back the full Start menu along with Live Tiles

Windows XP

Staying secure upon the death of Windows XP

Analysis & Insight 4 Apr, 2014 Tom Brewster

Extended support for XP will soon be no more. Tom Brewster asks if your business is ready for the deadline?

Government strikes last minute deal over extended Windows XP support

News 3 Apr, 2014 Roland Moore-Colyer

UK government secures another year of support for public sector systems running Windows XP

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Salesforce leads growth of worldwide software market

News 2 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

Gartner's study shows the worldwide software market grew by 4.8 per cent in 2013


SAS starts search for top data scientist

News 31 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Competition open to all UK and Ireland residents.


Mozilla CEO urged to resign following anti-gay marriage support

News 31 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

Brendan Eich's employees start a Twitter campaign to remove the CEO from his post at Mozilla.

Windows 8 woes & Kent Police data protection fines: IT Pro's web comments round-up

News 28 Mar, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Windows 8 and the ICO's decision to fine Kent Police £100K for a data breach were hot conversation topics this week.