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
windows 10 vs windows 8.1
We rate Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 in a number of key categories for professional users
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
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 review: Stuck in the middle
A once peerless beginner’s photo-editing package that’s past its prime
Did British Airways accidentally break its own security?
In its rush to check its dubious check-in procedures, BA may have opened itself up to a huge attack
Don't expect help with broken Windows
Microsoft goes missing when things go wrong with Windows, says Barry Collins
Today Alexa runs our homes, tomorrow the world
The biggest operating system of all will be one we can't see, says Barry Collins
Why it never pays to dodge the app store tax
Choosing to shun Google's Play Store is not only irritating to users, it's wholly anti-consumer
Windows would be better running Chrome OS
Google should be taking Chrome OS to Windows users, not vice versa
Rocketbook Wave review: A bit of a write-off
A clever – but ultimately flawed – attempt to bring pen and paper into the digital age
What does your boss know about you?
Think your private messages on work systems are safe? Think again. Here's what your boss can see on Slack, G Suite and Office 365
How the cloud cooled my phone's meltdown
Barry Collins narrowly avoids data disaster when his handset gets overheated
Google: um, hang up on the idea of being "human", okay?
Attempting to con people into thinking they're talking to a human is Google's dumbest idea yet
Please don't destroy the dedicated desktop OS
Convergence means compromise, but don't take away my full-fat desktop OS