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HP introduces new affordable options for the software-defined data centre

22 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
HP introduces new affordable options for the software-defined data centre
The company has brought in a new entry-level all-flash array that has a much lower initial outlay than current options and is around half the price of competitor options.

European car firms hit by email malware campaign

23 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
European car firms hit by email malware campaign
Automobile companies are being urged to exercise caution by Symantec when opening email attachments as a campaign specifically targeting them has been spreading.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha hitting the UK on 10 September

22 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Samsung Galaxy Alpha hitting the UK on 10 September
Pre-orders are set to open on 28 August and it can be bought at Samsung’s store as well as the Carphone Warehouse, Phones4u and directly from Vodafone.

Motorola Moto X+1 photo leaks ahead of 4 September unveil

22 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Motorola Moto X+1 photo leaks ahead of 4 September unveil
A picture of the new handset has leaked that shows it will come in black and white with wooden effect and it is ahead of an expected launch next month.
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Today’s Tech: Gmail hacked, Monkeys’ rights abused and Google self-driving cars hit road block

22 Aug 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s Tech: Gmail hacked, Monkeys’ rights abused and Google self-driving cars hit road block
The best of ITProPortal news including: US researchers find Gmail app is one of the easiest to hack, monkey takes a selfie but isn't allowed the copyright, and Google's car project steers off course.

Reviews

Lenovo Yoga 2 review

21 Aug 2014  by James Morris
Lenovo Yoga 2 review
Lenovo's Yoga 2 combines Ultrabook with tablet functionality in one keenly priced package, although performance levels are modest.

Dell Latitude 13 Education Series 3340 review

14 Aug 2014  by James Morris
Dell Latitude 13 Education Series 3340 review
Dell's Latitude 3340 combines rugged design and an incredible battery life in a solid notebook for the education market.

Sony Xperia T3 review

11 Aug 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Sony Xperia T3 review
While we wait to get our hands on the new Sony Xperia Z3, the mid-range, thin, large-screened Xperia T3 has landed for review. So is it any good?

HP Spectre 13 x2 Pro review

08 Aug 2014  by James Morris
HP Spectre 13 x2 Pro review
The Spectre 13 x2 Pro is a very capable tablet-Ultrabook hybrid, although it is a little heavy and on the expensive side.

F-Secure SAFE 2014 review

07 Aug 2014  by Simon Williams
F-Secure SAFE 2014 review
F-Secure SAFE can be installed on several different platforms, not just PCs, as a no-frills form of internet security. It provides a good level of protection.

Features

A closer look at the Gmail smartphone app hack and its wider implications

12 hours ago  by Joe Jejune
A closer look at the Gmail smartphone app hack and its wider implications
Yesterday saw a scary development in terms of app security – the researchers who hacked into Gmail on Android were able to show that apps can interfere with each other and compromise passwords.

Tech News Weekly podcast 32: Be very careful with your phone (especially this weekend), and a look at tech's past and future

22 Aug 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Tech News Weekly podcast 32: Be very careful with your phone (especially this weekend), and a look at tech's past and future
On this week's Tech News Weekly Podcast from ITProPortal, a hell of a lot of mobile security stuff, the world's first ever smartphone and a debate about self-driving lorries and the future of roads.

Mobile app of the day: GoCarShare

22 Aug 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Mobile app of the day: GoCarShare
Travelling can be quite expensive, so why not car share? And if you are doing that, why not use GoCarShare to offer or find travel assistance?

Liberating yourself from Microsoft Windows

22 Aug 2014  by Joe Jejune
Liberating yourself from Microsoft Windows
Microsoft may be getting on to Windows 9 soon, but it's time to move on for the greater good. You don't need a single product from Microsoft to be able to do everything in the digital world.

Transform backup and recovery from being reactive to adaptive

21 Aug 2014  by ITPP in association with HP
Transform backup and recovery from being reactive to adaptive
How can organisations manage without slowing their organisation down with complicated data management, backup and recovery techniques? Read on to find out.

Deals

BT Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 600

22 Aug 2014  by Tom Phelan
BT Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 600
You know the frustration when the Wi-Fi signal from your brand new router won't reach all the way through your mansion? Well, all's not lost - get a Wi-Fi extender.

Daily Deals: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7in 8 GB

22 Aug 2014  by Tom Phelan
Daily Deals: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7in 8 GB
A tablet can be a really handy device, so if you don't own one or need a new one, why not consider Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 - offered for under £100 here.

Daily tech deals: Microsoft Surface 2 reduced to £259

21 Aug 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily tech deals: Microsoft Surface 2 reduced to £259
In today's daily tech deal, we've found that Currys has the Microsoft Surface 2 32GB Windows RT 10.6in Tablet for a low £259.00 Free Delivery. This normally retails for £359.

Deal: Moto G 4G smartphone PAYG £129.99

20 Aug 2014  by Dennis Rodgers
Deal: Moto G 4G smartphone PAYG £129.99
In this price bracket, it's inevitable that compromises have to be made in a smartphone's specifications and construction. However, Motorola has played a careful game in this respect.

Deal: NVIDIA GTX 750 TI graphics card only £92.99

19 Aug 2014  by Dennis Rodgers
Deal: NVIDIA GTX 750 TI graphics card only £92.99
The Brand new Palit StormX series is equipped with solid capacitors, ferrite core chokes, and an improved PWM design. It brings you even better performance, and it's only £92.99 right here.

Blog

Satellite broadband to the rescue: A viable solution to internet connection woes

9 hours ago  by Mark Wilson
Satellite broadband to the rescue: A viable solution to internet connection woes
If you live in a remote area with a terrible and unstable broadband connection, then satellite may be the solution you need.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 design, specs and launch rumours: LIVE

06 Aug 2014  by Team ITPP
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 design, specs and launch rumours: LIVE
Samsung has officially sent out the invites to "Unpacked 2014 Episode 2", where it is expected to unveil the Galaxy Note 4. This is your one-stop-shop for all of the gossip and news.

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.