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BitTorrent unveils secure chat app Bleep for Windows

52 minutes ago  by Alan Buckingham
BitTorrent unveils secure chat app Bleep for Windows
Recent revelations, courtesy of Edward Snowden, have given insight into just how much citizens need to worry about NSA activity, and it was an alarmingly large amount. BitTorrent has been working to m

IT engineering equality laid bare by new figures showing 3% of workforce is female

8 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
IT engineering equality laid bare by new figures showing 3% of workforce is female
Numbers show that IT and computing is one of the worst offenders when it comes to addressing gender equality in the engineering sector with just three per cent of the workforce made up of females.

Save money for your business by tweaking existing infrastructure

13 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Save money for your business by tweaking existing infrastructure
Benchmarking studies have shown that minor tweaks to existing systems could allow for an increase in performance of 60 per cent with no additional investment.

Microsoft delivers OneNote update for Mac, iPhone and iPad users

14 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Microsoft delivers OneNote update for Mac, iPhone and iPad users
Among the changes is the ability to add various attachments to OneNote pages straight from Apple devices and it introduces collaborative productivity on as many devices as possible.

G-Cloud spending tops £200m; SMBs continue to account for majority of sales

14 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
G-Cloud spending tops £200m; SMBs continue to account for majority of sales
Local government uptake is still a worry for the government’s cloud procurement service as one council has spent a pitiful £225 so far.

Reviews

Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU review

13 hours ago  by Brian Fagioli
Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU review
A good PSU is worth spending money on, and it’s an often underrated component when it comes to system building. Fortunately, this is one top quality offering from Cooler Master.

Logitech Type S Protective Keyboard Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review

27 Jul 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Logitech Type S Protective Keyboard Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review
Logitech can generally be relied upon to produce quality peripherals, and this keyboard case for the Galaxy Tab S is no exception.

Nokia Lumia 930 review: The Windows Phone to rule them all

22 Jul 2014  by Alysia Judge
Nokia Lumia 930 review: The Windows Phone to rule them all
We've been leaving fingerprints all over the new Nokia Lumia 930, the first smartphone born since Microsoft bought Nokia. So should you buy it?

Tronsmart T1000 review

19 Jul 2014  by Ian Barker
Tronsmart T1000 review
Tronsmart might not be a name you’ve heard of, but the company produces a streaming media stick which is half the price of Google’s Chromecast.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review

18 Jul 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 review
The new Galaxy Tab S is a storming offering from Samsung, with a superb screen and many other boons. But is it better than the iPad Air?

Features

Mobile app of the day: Wiper Messenger

22 minutes ago  by Sandra Vogel
Mobile app of the day: Wiper Messenger
One of the big plus points of this secret messaging app is that it can remove the conversation not only on your side, but also for the recipient.

How big data is transforming every industry

15 hours ago  by Gil Allouche
How big data is transforming every industry
Large corporations, world organisations, and governments have hopped aboard the big data bandwagon, hoping to utilise new sources of data to improve operations and increase productivity.

America's self harm problem: How the NSA is killing the US economy

16 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
America's self harm problem: How the NSA is killing the US economy
A recent report has uncovered the financial cost of the NSA's PRISM program to the US's economy and the pitfalls that a culture of unbridled mass surveillance could bring about in the future.

Is endpoint management really at death’s door?

18 hours ago  by Ashley Leonard
Is endpoint management really at death’s door?
In this article Ashley Leonard, CEO of Verismic, analyses the current state of device and endpoint management and questions the future of the service.

A closer look at Facebook’s valuation: Is it really worth more than Coca-Cola?

19 hours ago  by Omid Rahmat
A closer look at Facebook’s valuation: Is it really worth more than Coca-Cola?
We discuss the valuation of users in the light of Facebook's worth, and the true cost of doing business online.

Deals

Daily tech deals: Motorola Moto G smartphone for £135

20 hours ago  by Alysia Judge
Daily tech deals: Motorola Moto G smartphone for £135
The Motorola Moto G is one of the cheaper handsets on the market right now, but Tesco has slashed the price even further to make it super affordable.

Daily tech deals: Lenovo Thinkpad B50 laptop with £30 cashback

29 Jul 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily tech deals: Lenovo Thinkpad B50 laptop with £30 cashback
In the market for a new laptop? You can get the Lenovo Thinkpad B50 laptop for £168.98 after £30 cashback from the generous folks at Lenovo's head office.

Daily tech deals: Discounted Raspberry Pi Model B at Amazon

28 Jul 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily tech deals: Discounted Raspberry Pi Model B at Amazon
The Raspberry Pi is an ultra-low-cost, deck-of-cards sized Linux computer, designed to promote computer science and programming in a fun way, and it can be yours for under £30.

Daily Deals: HP 250 G2 Laptop for £219.99

25 Jul 2014  by Tom Phelan
Daily Deals: HP 250 G2 Laptop for £219.99
ebuyer.com are offering the HP 250 G2 Laptop for £219.99 - slashing the usual price by £50. The G2 comes with Windows 8.1, an Intel Celeron Dual Core N2810 2Ghz...

Daily Deals: Blaupunkt 39in Full HD TV for £199

24 Jul 2014  by Tom Phelan
Daily Deals: Blaupunkt 39in Full HD TV for £199
Can't see the Commonwealth Games in high enough definition on your current TV? Maybe you should consider this deal from Tesco.

Blog

The digital divide is still a massive issue for second class broadband citizens in the UK

28 Jul 2014  by Mark Wilson
The digital divide is still a massive issue for second class broadband citizens in the UK
The web is an entirely different and hugely frustrating place if you’re stuck out in the sticks with an incredibly slow and unreliable net connection.
Web

Hackers of the world unite as privacy startups answer Snowden’s call

28 Jul 2014  by Maciej Zawadziński
Hackers of the world unite as privacy startups answer Snowden’s call
Maciej Zawadziński, co-founder of Piwik PRO, discusses how the evolution of privacy startups is helping ordinary web users take back control of their data.

Why Apple’s iTime smartwatch patent could be pretty irrelevant

23 Jul 2014  by Guy Wright
Why Apple’s iTime smartwatch patent could be pretty irrelevant
Apple was just granted a patent for an ‘electronic wristband’ called the iTime, but it probably doesn't mean all that much.

A personal look back at the changing role of IT

17 Jul 2014  by Ewan Anderson
A personal look back at the changing role of IT
When I worked in management services in the gas industry 25 years ago, IT was seen as monolithic, unresponsive, inflexible, data centre-based and accessed almost exclusively in line of business mode.

Edward Snowden is absolutely justified in his disgust at Cameron’s “emergency” surveillance legislation

14 Jul 2014  by Mark Wilson
Edward Snowden is absolutely justified in his disgust at Cameron’s “emergency” surveillance legislation
With its surveillance bill being pushed through with no debate, Snowden is likening the British government to the NSA.