Clare Hopping
What is an embedded system?
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Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
16 Apr 2021
What is virtualisation?
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VMware

What is virtualisation?

Ever wondered what virtual machines are and how they work? Here's our guide to virtualisation
12 Apr 2021
Best ransomware removal tools
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ransomware

Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
9 Apr 2021
Raspberry Pi: Top projects to try yourself
Raspberry PI
Mobile

Raspberry Pi: Top projects to try yourself

The best projects to try with the Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Zero
8 Apr 2021
How to move apps to an SD card
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Google Android

How to move apps to an SD card

If your Android device is short on storage, you'll want to move data to external cards
19 Mar 2021
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
18 Mar 2021
How to block a number on iPhone
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Mobile

How to block a number on iPhone

Tired of scam callers? Here's how to block unwanted calls on iOS
16 Mar 2021
What is disruptive innovation?
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Technology

What is disruptive innovation?

We explain what disruptive innovation is and some of the examples that have changed our lives
16 Mar 2021
16 top BBC micro:bit projects
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Hardware

16 top BBC micro:bit projects

Learn everything from beginner projects to challenges for confident coders
12 Mar 2021
How to get help in Windows 10
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operating systems

How to get help in Windows 10

Find out how to get expert help and support for Windows 10 from Microsoft and others
12 Mar 2021
How to enable private browsing on any device
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privacy

How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
8 Mar 2021
What is a business intelligence analyst?
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Careers & training

What is a business intelligence analyst?

Find out how to be a business intelligence analyst, what the job involves and what salary you can expect
5 Mar 2021
Data protection policies and procedures
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data protection

Data protection policies and procedures

Why your company needs them, and what they should include
5 Mar 2021
What is data and big data mining? An easy guide
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Business strategy

What is data and big data mining? An easy guide

You have a lot of data, but how do you find the right data to make a business decision?
5 Mar 2021
The future of m-commerce
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Mobile

The future of m-commerce

M-commerce has come a long way since the term was coined in 1997, but how will it change in future to meet customer expectations?
3 Mar 2021
What is m-commerce?
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Mobile

What is m-commerce?

The rise of m-commerce has made it vital for all companies to have mobile-responsive websites
25 Feb 2021
Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?
Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
19 Feb 2021
What is an ASPX file?
Web URLs
web browser

What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed...
4 Feb 2021
The best big data technologies
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big data

The best big data technologies

We round up the top big data storage, data mining, analysis and visualisation tools
2 Feb 2021
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
29 Jan 2021
Best data modelling tools
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data management

Best data modelling tools

Data should inform your every decision, but first you need to work out how
27 Jan 2021
Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?
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email providers

Gmail vs Outlook.com: Which one is better?

Which is the best for business and productivity? We put the two biggest email services head-to-head to find out
22 Jan 2021
Best business tablets 2021
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Hardware

Best business tablets 2021

We take a look at some of the best tablets around, from Microsoft's Surface Go to the iPad Pro
19 Jan 2021
How to recover deleted emails in Gmail
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email delivery

How to recover deleted emails in Gmail

What to do if you accidentally hit the delete button on an important message in Gmail
6 Jan 2021
What is phishing?
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phishing

What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
4 Jan 2021
What is Business Intelligence (BI)?
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business intelligence (BI)

What is Business Intelligence (BI)?

BI is a simple concept, but not one that's always understood
7 Dec 2020
IoT privacy and security concerns
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Security

IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
7 Dec 2020
How to delete a Facebook business page
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social media

How to delete a Facebook business page

Follow these steps to erase your Facebook page if it's a duplicate, out of date or inaccessible
15 Sep 2020
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
web browser

What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
9 Sep 2020
What is Ethernet? The standards, explained
Network & Internet

What is Ethernet? The standards, explained

We take a deep-dive into the backbone of modern networking
9 Sep 2020
Raspberry Pi 3 B+ review: Petite perfection
Hardware

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ review: Petite perfection

Improved networking and performance makes this tiny microcomputer even more attractive
21 Aug 2020
Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Best in class
Laptops

Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Best in class

If you're in the market for a 2-in-1, you'll be hard-pressed to find a more well-rounded package than this
3 Aug 2020
How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode
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Software

How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

Everything you need to know about starting Windows 10 securely and returning to normal boot
27 Jul 2020
What is regression testing?
Software

What is regression testing?

We explain the principles of regression testing to ensure your applications and software are running at their best
20 Jul 2020
What is a gap analysis?
marketing strategy
Business strategy

What is a gap analysis?

Identify your business's weak points to make it more successful
15 Jul 2020