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What is Microsoft Dev Box?
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software development

What is Microsoft Dev Box?

A quick look at Microsoft's new cloud-based developer workstation
25 May 2022
Accelerating security and success for MSPs with automation
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Sponsored

Accelerating security and success for MSPs with automation

How MSPs can support themselves and their partners in collaboration with Sophos and Datto
25 May 2022
Short circuit: Will the chip shortage end this year?
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components

Short circuit: Will the chip shortage end this year?

With tech remaining in short supply, we explore whether the industry can get supply chains up and running any time soon
25 May 2022
Beating the IT brain drain
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Careers & training

Beating the IT brain drain

Preventing loss of expertise when employees move on has never been more important
24 May 2022
Icelandic tech firms are reinventing Reykjavík
The Harpa concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavik
startups

Icelandic tech firms are reinventing Reykjavík

A country with a rich history of fishing and tourism has a innovative tech scene that’s rising to the surface
23 May 2022
Why don’t we ever hear about ransomware demands in the tens of millions of dollars?
Stacks and rows of gold bars
ransomware

Why don’t we ever hear about ransomware demands in the tens of millions of dollars?

At a certain level, the alleged perfect security of the dark web becomes amenable to enquiry
21 May 2022
What is a PNG file?
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web browser

What is a PNG file?

We explain what a portable networks graphic is, plus how to edit and convert this type of file
20 May 2022
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?
20 May 2022
What is pseudocode?
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Software

What is pseudocode?

We take a closer look at the descriptive take on programming languages
20 May 2022
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
20 May 2022
How to wipe a laptop easily and securely
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Security

How to wipe a laptop easily and securely

Selling your laptop? Make sure that all your sensitive data is gone before it reaches its new owner
20 May 2022
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
20 May 2022
What is cyber warfare?
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
20 May 2022
Our 5-minute guide to PC as a service
data, managed services, MSP, outsourcing, hardware, business
product lifecycle management (PLM)

Our 5-minute guide to PC as a service

What is PC as a service, how can it benefit your business, and how do you get started?
20 May 2022
What is ERP?
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Business strategy

What is ERP?

We explain how enterprise resource planning can benefit your business and how to choose the right software for your organisation
20 May 2022
Podcast transcript: How Singapore became a data centre powerhouse
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data centres

Podcast transcript: How Singapore became a data centre powerhouse

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
20 May 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: How Singapore became a data centre powerhouse
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data centres

The IT Pro Podcast: How Singapore became a data centre powerhouse

For a country with a smaller population than London, Singapore’s relationship with technology and data centres is a fascinating one
20 May 2022
The cookie phase-out might precede an AdTech apocalypse
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digital marketing

The cookie phase-out might precede an AdTech apocalypse

With the industry phasing out third-party cookies, what does this mean for businesses reliant on them to track and improve their campaigns?
20 May 2022
Why are USB cable standards so tangled?
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Hardware

Why are USB cable standards so tangled?

The harder the industry tries to standardise, the more muddled it gets
19 May 2022
What is cache memory?
A microprocessor found inside a smartphone
data processing

What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
18 May 2022
Mastering endpoint security implementation
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Security

Mastering endpoint security implementation

More devices connecting to the corporate network means more security risks. Here are some of the ways to protect your business
18 May 2022
Preparing for the 3G sunset
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Network & Internet

Preparing for the 3G sunset

Although 5G is gaining huge momentum, an alarming number of organisations are still dependent on legacy networks
18 May 2022
What is Wi-Fi 6?
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wifi & hotspots

What is Wi-Fi 6?

Wi-Fi 6 will revolutionise networking - albeit very slowly
17 May 2022