Careers & training
Can I become a coder?
Our fortysomething writer rekindles his childhood passion for coding – but can he teach himself Python from scratch?
Games battles are a taste of things to come
When we’re streaming our desktops, how will we pay for software? The games industry is going through these growing pains now
Microsoft 365 is more than a name change
The Office 365 rebranding could be a sign of things to come
Is your broadband coronavirus-ready?
It’s not a stockpile of toilet rolls that you should be investing in to survive lockdown in comfort
Chromebooks are the Benjamin Button of tech
While most tech ages like a bowl of fruit, Google's laptops seem more like a fine wine
Who’s watching you watch them?
Smart TV services are tracking you more closely than you think
Dear Jon, I’ve gone and bought a Mac…
When making the leap from Windows to Mac, it can be hard to make a smooth transition
Smart motorways aren’t smart enough
Free sat-nav apps could limit the dangers of so-called smart motorways, says Barry Collins
Recycling our digital waste is too hard
We need tools to clear the mountains of data that are building up around us
Why should Mac users pay for Windows?
Microsoft's Windows 10 pricing is baffling
Sonos speakers are environmentally unsound
Forcing customers to brick trade-in speakers could destroy Sonos
A breakdown in communications
Why is it still a struggle for the emergency services to find those they need to help?
Smashing green tech myths
Environmentally friendly or snake oil? Here are five of the biggest green technology truisms
Let’s stamp out snail mail in 2020
Why do so many businesses prefer the postbox to the inbox?
artificial intelligence (AI)
How to make AI work for you
We look at how artificial intelligence in apps and software can make your life easier
Why should we have to pay a ransom for old email accounts?
With other free and low-cost hosting options available, holding onto old broadband addresses makes little sense
Tech troubles cooked the travel agent
Is technology partly to blame for Thomas Cook’s demise?
Why you don’t need 5G – or a phone
Could the best way to make calls be to avoid a handset altogether?
How bad will Brexit be for tech?
How will bursting out of the EU affect tech jobs, legislation and the prices of tech goods?
Facebook justice fills the gap left by police
Crime fighting is growing on social media, but it brings dangers
Noise-cancelling headphones to shout about
This piece of summer technology that can save your holiday
Policy & legislation
Trumped up Huawei threat helps nobody
Crying wolf with cybersecurity is a dangerous game, warns Barry Collins
OS war – what was it good for? Absolutely nothing
Operating systems are dwindling towards irrelevance, and that’s no bad thing
Is it time to drop Dropbox?
Barry Collins fears he’s being strong-armed into paying for a Dropbox subscription
Network & Internet
Don’t fall for the 5G fallacy
Why we shouldn't get sucked in by the bluster over the next generation of mobile connectivity
Network & Internet
More money for the router of all evil
Barry Collins baulks at paying yet another BT subscription – just to get a router
The biggest threat to your privacy is you
We're far too careless with our own personal data, especially on the Tube
Policy & legislation
Apple needs a dose of nan's medicine
At long last, Apple's arrogant behaviour has caught the attention of the EU
Time to show sloppy websites the red card
You can't get away with poor payment security in 2019, no matter how small your business
The business case for Amazon's Alexa
Amazon's voice assistant isn't just a toy for the home, it's making serious play for the office too
Bendy screens are about to take flight
As the industry attempts to revolution smartphone design, it's worth keeping the bigger picture in mind
Satya Nadella's done one helluva job at Microsoft
Nadella has transformed the firm - to the point where it could survive in a Windowsless environment
Apple is facing a battery of problems
Apple is paying the price for forcing people into unnecessary upgrades
Let's freeze the replace-rather-than-repair mentality
A faulty fridge-freezer tips Barry into a pit of despair, despite the fact he got a replacement for free
Data & insights
Enough is enough: It's time to get us out of this jam
We don't need smart motorways to ease traffic congestion, we need smartphone satnavs