US government warns over Heartbleed hacker attempts


Criminals looking to use bug to steal data.

Samsung Galaxy S5: Top 10 tips and tricks


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

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Sony sounds alarm over VAIO battery fire risk


Customers urged to stop using laptops because of potential overheating issues


Microsoft's enterprise cloud passes EU privacy standards


The company's services have been approved by 28 of the EU’s data protection authorities

Project Glass

Google Glass on sale for one day...but only in the US


The wearable computer will cost $1500 and be used to test consumer interest in the product

Samsung Galaxy S5 released today: Price and specs


With Samsung set to open pre-orders for its flagship device in days, we take a look at its specs and pricing.

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Virgin Media rolls out rural business broadband to Yorkshire


The high-speed fibre optic service is part of a three-year deal worth more than £350,000

Microsoft Surface 2 4G release date announced for UK


The second-generation Surface tablet will start shipping on May 8 with pre-orders already open

Fake Android app was an honest mistake, claims developer


Deviant Solutions, not Google, behind Play store withdrawal


WD Arkeia DA2300 review


WD’s latest Arkeia desktop backup appliances are excellent value but do they have the performance to match?

Apple iOS design guru Greg Christie to retire


Reports suggest a falling out with Apple design chief Jony Ive may have prompted departure

Windows XP: The final countdown

Analysis & Insight

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

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Google invests in robotics start-up Savioke


Search giant follows up acquisitions in the robotics sector with new investment

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Microsoft pulls Windows 8.1 update for business users


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

Google Glass tested by US Air Force


The US military is testing the Android-powered wearable to see if it can be used in the field

BlackBerry CEO says firm may exit handset business


John Chen said he would consider canning handset business if it remains unprofitable

Web users powerless to stop OpenSSL Heartbleed bug


Security experts claim internet users must sit tight and wait for web service providers to fix bug

US hospitals trial diagnosis by Google Glass


The use of Google Glass in healthcare settings gathers momentum

VMware promises enterprise low-cost route to VDI


Virtualisation giant claims moves to cut cost of virtual desktops are starting to pay off

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Google enlists Citrix to bring Windows apps to Chromebooks


Search giant Google hopes making it easier to install Windows apps will drive Chromebook adoption

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Nokia bags Chinese approval for Microsoft phone deal


Finnish phone maker wins regulatory approval to sell off its phone business

£120 Kickstarter 3D printer close to selling out


Almost all crowdfunding options have been bought, raising the company almost $1.5 million


Twitter redesigns profile pages


New look to be phased in over the next few weeks

Dennis partnership sees 12,500 schoolchildren get Windows 8 laptops


Felix Dennis and team have brokered a deal to give pupils in St Vincent and the Grenadines their own computers


Dell Venue 11 Pro review


Is Dell’s Venue 11 Pro better value than Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2?

Google removes scam antivirus app from Play store


Top ranking Android app did nothing but change icon

30-second smartphone charger unveiled


Nanotechnology firm StoreDot reveals fast-charge smartphone battery charger

Windows XP support end of life: Ultimate guide


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

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Critical "Heartbleed" security bug found in OpenSSL protocol


Security researchers sound alarm over new OpenSSL vulnerability that could let hackers eavesdrop on communications

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Worcestershire bags £1m superfast broadband rollout boost


Worcestershire County Council is to receive further funding from the government's BDUK initiative.

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Raspberry Pi: Top 10 projects


Raspberry Pis have travelled into space and even been used to bring R2-D2 to life

The Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse

Analysis & Insight

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

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs planned 'Holy War' on Google before he died


The Apple chief sent an email detailing the plan to his top 100 executives

The internet of things

Intel adjusts financial reporting to reflect mobile gadgets


Internet of Things Group broadens company scope

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BlackBerry wins patent dispute with NXP


Semiconductor maker investigating all avenues of appeal

Computers connected to a mainframe

The IBM System/360 mainframe turns 50


As Big Blue's technology hits the big 5-0, industry watchers argue mainframes still have an important role to play

Windows XP users risk "car crash" scenario by sticking with old OS


Cybercriminals may be hoarding exploits for post-8 April attacks

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Why earwax & kittens are no recipe for successful IT security

Analysis & Insight

Security researchers claims the unique properties of people's earwax could make it a password killer.

Apple snaps up UK-based speech recognition firm Novauris


Consumer electronics giant bolsters voice capabilities with recent purchase.