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IT professionals annoyed and confused by web hosting price war

18 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
IT professionals annoyed and confused by web hosting price war
A survey of professionals working in the UK and US has found that they are not being tempted by cheap deals that sacrifice speed, security or customer service.

Amazon admits Fire Phone price failure as sales dry up

20 hours ago  by Alex Hamilton
Amazon admits Fire Phone price failure as sales dry up
"We thought we had it right," says vice president, as Amazon faces losses and charges for the failure in sales of their flagship smartphone.

Watch Google show off a working prototype of Project Ara (it looks pretty great)

22 hours ago  by Paul Cooper
Watch Google show off a working prototype of Project Ara (it looks pretty great)
Google has released footage of a working prototype of its remarkable modular smartphone known only as Project Ara.

Android creator Andy Rubin says goodbye Google

23 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Android creator Andy Rubin says goodbye Google
Google chief executive Larry Page heaped praise on the cofounder of Android who is moving on to found his own incubator for hardware startups.

Sony slashes Xperia estimates for second time in four months

31 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Sony slashes Xperia estimates for second time in four months
It now expects to ship 41 million smartphones in the current year, which is a departure from the 50 million units that it first predicted back in April.

Reviews

Tesco Hudl 2 review

30 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Tesco Hudl 2 review
We took the recently released Hudl 2 for a test spin to find out if Tesco has got another bargain success story on its shelves.

Dell Optiplex 3020 Micro review

27 Oct 2014  by James Morris
Dell Optiplex 3020 Micro review
Dell's Optiplex 3020 Micro packs a decent amount of PC power into a tiny chassis, and it's reasonably priced, too.

Nokia Lumia 735 review: A top budget smartphone for selfies

21 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Nokia Lumia 735 review: A top budget smartphone for selfies
While the Lumia 735 might look like just another Windows Phone, it sports some nice features, won’t break the bank and should really appeal to selfie fans.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus review: Beautifully built, but too expensive

13 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Apple iPhone 6 Plus review: Beautifully built, but too expensive
There are two new iPhones on the block, both bigger than we’ve seen before, but is the larger of the two – the iPhone 6 Plus – worth the extra outlay?

HTC One M8 for Windows review

11 Oct 2014  by Brian Fagioli
HTC One M8 for Windows review
HTC has produced a new version of its much praised M8 flagship running Windows Phone. So how does it compare to its Android sibling, or indeed Nokia's Lumia range?

Features

Why do analyst predictions always get it wrong?

1 hour ago  by Yuri van Geest
Why do analyst predictions always get it wrong?
"There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home," Ken Olsen said in 1977. How wrong he was, but analysts still carry on making mistakes in their predictions.

Why mobile devices are making sales work more complicated

3 hours ago  by Ian Barker
Why mobile devices are making sales work more complicated
We're frequently being told that the use of mobile devices makes our work lives easier, but it seems that a sizable percentage of people don't share that view.

6 apps you'll need to survive the halloween zombie apocalypse

20 hours ago  by Tommy "Brainguzzler" McPhelan
6 apps you'll need to survive the halloween zombie apocalypse
When the living dead start clawing at your window, make sure your smartphone's fully charged because those apps will definitely come in handy. Provided the network doesn't go down, that is.

Tech News Weekly Podcast 40: Halloween special

20 hours ago  by Paul "Spooker" Cooper
Tech News Weekly Podcast 40: Halloween special
On this week's podcast we hear about the innovative work going into designing windowless planes in the future, plus we run down our spookiest, scariest or downright creepiest Tech Stories of 2014.

Samsung Galaxy Gear S: Smartwatch specs, UK release date, price

22 hours ago  by Alysia Judge
Samsung Galaxy Gear S: Smartwatch specs, UK release date, price
Samsung has finally lifted the lid on the Samsung Galaxy Gear S - the smartwatch to end all smartwatches, if looks are anything to go by. But what's its price, specs and release date?

Deals

Daily Deals: Brother HL-L8250CDN Colour Laser A4 Printer for £92.99

31 Oct 2014  by Alvin Cheeseman
Daily Deals: Brother HL-L8250CDN Colour Laser A4 Printer for £92.99
The HL-L8250CDN delivers print speeds of up to 28ppm to keep pace with today's busy work environment, plus advanced network, USB and mobile connectivity, and it's on Ebuyer.com for a knockdown price.

Daily Deals: Asus MemoPad ME173X Tablet PC

29 Oct 2014  by Alvin Cheeseman
Daily Deals: Asus MemoPad ME173X Tablet PC
Need a new tablet but don't want to break the bank? You've come to right place. Ebuyer is offering this Android tablet for a knockdown £79.98.

Daily Deals: Asus dual-band AC750 router and USB adapter for £21.99

28 Oct 2014  by Alvin Cheeseman
Daily Deals: Asus dual-band AC750 router and USB adapter for £21.99
With this tasty deal from dabs.com, you can upgrade your home network to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology, reaching 433 Mbps in its 5 GHz band.

Daily Deals: HP 15-g093sa 15.6'' Laptop (in purple)

27 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Daily Deals: HP 15-g093sa 15.6'' Laptop (in purple)
Here's a nifty looking laptop, suitable for everyday computing and entertainment, and in a colour that's bound to stand. PC World are kindly offering a tasty deal on this HP device.

Daily tech deal: £100 off HP TouchSmart touchscreen laptop

24 Oct 2014  by Louisa Benson
Daily tech deal: £100 off HP TouchSmart touchscreen laptop
PC World has the HP TouchSmart 15-g091sa AMD A4-6210 15.6in Touchscreen Laptop for a low £379.99 with free delivery. This normally retails for £480.

Blog

FOCUS 14 as it happened: Renée James expresses IoT security concerns and Condoleezza Rice tells Obama to explain himself

27 Oct 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
FOCUS 14 as it happened: Renée James expresses IoT security concerns and Condoleezza Rice tells Obama to explain himself
Headlining FOCUS 14 are two women who are recognised and respected the world over. One is a leading role model for women in tech, the other is probably more feared than anything else.

Should you ban smartphones in your business?

24 Oct 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Should you ban smartphones in your business?
Employees are becoming increasingly distracted by their smartphones in the workplace - so should you ban them in your business?

Forget the iPad Air 2, the most impressive thing Apple launched was a PC

22 Oct 2014  by Rob Enderle
Forget the iPad Air 2, the most impressive thing Apple launched was a PC
When Apple starts showcasing that the whole “PC is Dead thing” is BS you have to stand up and listen and they certainly caught my attention.

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: As it happened

20 Oct 2014  by Team ITPP
TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: As it happened
The agenda looks very pretty indeed, featuring the likes of Michael Acton Smith, Neelie Kroes, Waze, Raspberry Pi, a couple of Tech City celebs and some of the most promising startups around.

The Apple iPad Air 2 is proof that tablets are dying

20 Oct 2014  by Wayne Williams
The Apple iPad Air 2 is proof that tablets are dying
Tablet sales are slowing, and a large chunk of the reason for that can be laid squarely at Apple’s door, or at least that's what Wayne Williams thinks.