What is application software?
We look at the characteristics that define applications, from stand-alone software to full-blown suites
How do you become an ethical hacker?
What certifications do you need, what jobs are available and how much is the salary?
What is disruptive innovation?
We explain what disruptive innovation is and some of the examples that have changed our lives
Best monitors 2020: Upgrade to a proper screen
The top external displays for photo editing, office work and more
Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10
We look at why disk management is important, how to do it, and its benefits
Best smartphone 2019: Apple, Samsung and OnePlus duke it out
Looking for an upgrade? We've got you covered
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
What is e-safety?
We explain what e-safety is and how it can be managed in schools and beyond
Best free malware removal tools 2019
Worried your device is infected? Here are the best free tools you need to get rid of malicious software
What is the paperless office?
And is it ever possible to be one?
network attached storage (NAS)
Best NAS drives 2020
The perfect NAS drive for every use case, from a home office all the way to the enterprise
Who should take ownership of your cyber security strategy?
We explore the options of who should be in charge of this increasingly important area
Network & Internet
What is network topology?
Find the perfect network layout to suit you
What is PGP?
If you’re looking for a pretty good encryption standard, there are worse places to start
identity and access management (IAM)
44 million Microsoft customers found using compromised passwords
The company has issued widespread password resets for those affected
wifi & hotspots
Industrial Wi-Fi 6 trial reveals blistering speeds
The Wireless Broadband Alliance is confident about its enterprise applications in Industry 4.0
Policy & legislation
Boris Johnson suggests UK will side with US over Huawei exclusion
His comments were made to world leaders at the Nato summit in Watford
Qualcomm announces latest line of 5G-ready smartphone chips
Expect both mid-tier and flagship phones to feature 5G in 2020, but OEMs have to make a tough choice
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down from Alphabet management
The famous silicon valley pair will remain board members with Sundar Pichai now CEO of both Google and Alphabet
Intel: Qualcomm "forced" us to sell modem biz at a 'multi-billion dollar loss'
The chipmaker says Qualcomm's practices stifled market competition
Europol seizes more than 30,000 counterfeit sites on Cyber Monday
The joint operation resulted in three arrests based on 26,000 luxury goods taken from the cyber criminals
Huawei takes the US trade sanctions into its own hands
Reports suggest the company is no longer reliant on American hardware to produce its devices
National Crime Agency brings down prolific Trojan marketplace
Imminent Methods sold IM-RAT malware for as little as $25
Raspberry Pi 4 owners complain of broken Wi-Fi when using HDMI
A mysterious issue that even the company's CEO can't explain
European Parliament under investigation over election data sharing
Legislature used a third-party firm thought to be at the centre of electoral controversy in the UK and US
Samsung sails past Apple's market share despite smartphone market slump
Samsung continues its dominance of the smartphone market, while Huawei makes market-beating gains
Policy & legislation
German double murderer wins 'right to be forgotten' case
The latest in a long line of high-profile cases to result in a win for the complainant
MediaTek launches world-first dual-SIM 5G system on a chip
The new product could feature in business devices as early as Q1 2020
Businesses should act fast during upcoming Twitter purge
Twitter is freeing up dormant accounts, with hugely valuable handles available to the fastest fingers
Policy & legislation
Uber denied licence to operate in London
Ride-hailing company has just 21 days to appeal the decision
Sir Tim Berners-Lee champions new rules designed to 'fix the internet'
The internet luminary wants the tech industry and governments to hold each other to account
T-Mobile data breach affects more than a million users
The company has given no indication as to whether any personal information has been stolen
Samsung Galaxy A90 5G review: Simply the best value 5G phone
The most expensive A-series Samsung phone gets a huge thumbs up from us
managed print services
Google to axe Cloud Print by 2021
Businesses that rely on the service must develop and execute a migration strategy by the cut-off date
Google to offer $1.5m to anyone that can break a Pixel 4
In a bid to make its Titan technology more secure, Google takes a page out of Apple's playbook