The metaverse is a waste of time, effort and processing power
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collaboration

The metaverse is a waste of time, effort and processing power

If you look closely, this next big digital breakthrough is actually all around us
21 Jan 2022
It’s time to bring Spotify Wrapped to the workplace
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Data & insights

It’s time to bring Spotify Wrapped to the workplace

Data analytics is big business - so why aren’t more companies learning from the best?
14 Jan 2022
How do hackers choose their targets?
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hacking

How do hackers choose their targets?

We explore what goes on in the minds of cyber criminals
13 Dec 2021
16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
8 Dec 2021
IT Pro Panel: The road to Windows 11
IT Pro Panel: The road to Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

IT Pro Panel: The road to Windows 11

As the new OS gears up for rollout, we talk to our panellists about their upgrade plans
29 Nov 2021
Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021
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Laptops

Business customers can get 30% off the Surface Laptop Go for Black Friday 2021

Microsoft has lowered prices across a range of devices and accessories
26 Nov 2021
How to improve database costs, performance and value
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databases

How to improve database costs, performance and value

We look at some top tips to get more out of your databases
12 Nov 2021
What is SQL?
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SQL

What is SQL?

This guide should help you understand the programming language that defined the database query
29 Oct 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review: A true road warrior
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Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review: A true road warrior

This sleek ultraportable misses out on perfection, but makes a capable travelling companion
29 Oct 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review gallery
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Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 15.6in review gallery

This sleek ultraportable misses out on perfection, but makes a capable travelling companion
29 Oct 2021
What is a GPU?
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Hardware

What is a GPU?

GPUs aren't just good for gaming - they have business applications too
28 Oct 2021
IT Pro Panel: What’s stopping diversity in tech?
IT Pro Panel: What’s stopping diversity in tech?
recruitment

IT Pro Panel: What’s stopping diversity in tech?

The need for more diversity is well established - but we still have a way to go
25 Oct 2021
What is NotPetya?
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ransomware

What is NotPetya?

We take a look at the malware that first came to prominence in 2016 and targets Windows-based machines
8 Oct 2021
Five minutes with... Jon Smart, RoosterMoney CTO
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chief technical officer (CTO)

Five minutes with... Jon Smart, RoosterMoney CTO

We find out more about the IT powering the popular pocket money app
4 Oct 2021
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B review: Back, and better than ever
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Hardware

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B review: Back, and better than ever

Thermal issues aside, this is one seriously tasty Pi
1 Oct 2021
Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?
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virtualisation

Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?

Running virtual servers can help create a more efficient IT infrastructure
1 Oct 2021
IT Pro Panel: Can you build a business on blockchain?
IT Pro Panel: Can you build a business on blockchain?
blockchain

IT Pro Panel: Can you build a business on blockchain?

Blockchain’s about more than just cryptocurrencies, but does it have a place in the enterprise?
27 Sep 2021
Virtual striker: Using VR to train Premier League stars
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Hardware

Virtual striker: Using VR to train Premier League stars

How one company is taking VR out of the boardroom and into the locker room
24 Sep 2021
Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices
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Laptops

Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices

The new hybrid devices have been built to showcase Windows 11
22 Sep 2021
What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?
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malware

What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?

We help you navigate the worlds of antimalware and antivirus
17 Sep 2021
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 review: Caught between two worlds
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components

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 review: Caught between two worlds

This beast of a card is neither fish nor fowl
9 Sep 2021
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 review gallery
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components

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 review gallery

This beast of a card is neither fish nor fowl
9 Sep 2021
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review: A force to be reckoned with
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components

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review: A force to be reckoned with

Overwhelming power in a surprisingly affordable package
7 Sep 2021
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review gallery
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components

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review gallery

Overwhelming power in a surprisingly affordable package
7 Sep 2021
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 review gallery
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components

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 review gallery

The affordable price of this entry-level GPU belies its power
3 Sep 2021
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 review: Big things in a small package
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components

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 review: Big things in a small package

The affordable price of this entry-level GPU belies its power
3 Sep 2021
Five minutes with... Petr Janda, Pleo CTO
Petr Janda, CTO of Pleo
chief technical officer (CTO)

Five minutes with... Petr Janda, Pleo CTO

We talk to the CTO of Pleo, a fast-growing electronic money specialist focusing on company spending, card solutions and more
2 Sep 2021
IT Pro Panel: Do we still need certifications?
IT Pro Panel: Do we still need certifications?
Careers & training

IT Pro Panel: Do we still need certifications?

IT professionals have access to more qualifications than ever before - but are they really necessary?
30 Aug 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous
Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous

So long, Surface Pro X - Samsung shows us how it’s really done
4 Aug 2021
OnePlus 7T Pro review: A minor tune-up
Google Android

OnePlus 7T Pro review: A minor tune-up

The latest from OnePlus doesn’t dazzle, but doesn’t disappoint
4 Aug 2021
HTC Vive Focus 3 review: The future of VR is here
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peripherals

HTC Vive Focus 3 review: The future of VR is here

This smart and stylish headset is a leap forward for the technology
30 Jul 2021
IT Pro Panel: Why IT leaders need soft skills
IT Pro Panel: Why IT leaders need soft skills
professional development

IT Pro Panel: Why IT leaders need soft skills

Technical skills are all well and good, but human-centric skills are the real differentiators
26 Jul 2021
Porsche Design AOC Agon PD27 review: Underwhelming under the hood
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monitors

Porsche Design AOC Agon PD27 review: Underwhelming under the hood

This motorsport-inspired monitor can’t keep pace with rivals
15 Jul 2021
Cutting through the red tape of government IT
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digital transformation

Cutting through the red tape of government IT

How one Scottish government team has become an innovation powerhouse
2 Jul 2021
1080p webcams: Smarten up your video calls with these external cameras
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video conferencing

1080p webcams: Smarten up your video calls with these external cameras

Is it worth spending over £100 on a webcam or should you save your money?
29 Jun 2021
IT Pro Panel: Building a data-first culture
IT Pro Panel: Building a data-first culture
Data & insights

IT Pro Panel: Building a data-first culture

How do you make data-driven decision-making part of an organisation’s DNA?
28 Jun 2021