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Touch ID and Apple Pay coming to an iPad near you soon

48 minutes ago  by Jamie Hinks
Touch ID and Apple Pay coming to an iPad near you soon
Test code uncovered by a developer found a string in iOS 8 developer beta that shows the two payment features will be added to the new iPad Air and iPad Mini.
Web

Wales launches its own web domains

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
Wales launches its own web domains
Following in Scotland’s footsteps, Wales has launched its own web domains, with businesses and individuals now able to adopt the .cymru and .wales Internet addresses.

Windows 8 vs. Windows 9 - which will be better?

1 hour ago  by Barclay Ballard
Windows 8 vs. Windows 9 - which will be better?
With Microsoft set to officially launch its new operating system later today, we take a look at the good and bad features introduced in Windows 8 and what to expect from its successor.

Smartphones of the future to bypass cell towers

1 hour ago  by Tom Phelan
Smartphones of the future to bypass cell towers
Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are exploring how smartphones' LTE radio can be used to connect them directly to other devices up to 500 metres.

How to watch the Windows 9 launch

2 hours ago  by Darren Allan
How to watch the Windows 9 launch
So you want to watch all the Windows 9 coverage unfold later today? Sadly there’s no official live stream from Microsoft, but we’ll be providing a blow-by-blow analysis for you…

Reviews

Apple iPhone 6 review

26 Sep 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Apple iPhone 6 review
The iPhone 6 has arrived sporting a fresh hardware design and plenty of new features. Does it do what’s needed to lift Apple high among the top smartphones of the year?

Asus MeMO Pad 8 (ME181C) review

26 Sep 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Asus MeMO Pad 8 (ME181C) review
The Asus MeMo Pad 8 is a neat tablet with some nice software tweaks which is inevitably going to battle against the upcoming Nexus from Google.

MSI WS60 2OJ review

22 Sep 2014  by James Morris
MSI WS60 2OJ review
The MSI WS60 is decidedly thin and light for a 15in mobile workstation, yet it still packs an impressively powerful punch.

Moto G (2014) review: The same, but different

12 Sep 2014  by Alysia Judge
Moto G (2014) review: The same, but different
No it's not the Moto G2, or the Moto G+, or the Moto G 2nd generation. This is just the straight up Moto G, and it's the successor to... the Moto G. So name aside, what's actually different?

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua review: The perfect waterproof phone for your shower

08 Sep 2014  by Alysia Judge
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua review: The perfect waterproof phone for your shower
As you may have guessed from the name, the Sony Xperia M2 Aqua is an update on the Xperia M2 that seems to have made repelling water something of a personal vendetta.

Features

Windows 9: What to expect

2 hours ago  by Paul Cooper
Windows 9: What to expect
Windows 9 will be launching tonight, and ITProPortal is going to be on hand bringing you minute by minute coverage. But what should you expect from the new Microsoft operating system?

This app will reduce your phone bills [Mobile app of the day]

6 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
This app will reduce your phone bills [Mobile app of the day]
Fancy using directory enquiries without paying for it? UKPB Free Directory Enquiries gives you the power to do just that.

"The iPhone will never be a threat to BlackBerry:" The history of Apple's iPhone

7 hours ago  by Ian Barker
"The iPhone will never be a threat to BlackBerry:" The history of Apple's iPhone
When the first iPhone went on sale in June 2007 expert opinion was very much of the view that it wouldn't have a significant impact. Steve Wildstrom of Business Week for example said, "The iPhone will

Can you ever be truly safe from hackers online? (Q&A)

19 hours ago  by Ian Barker
Can you ever be truly safe from hackers online? (Q&A)
We discuss the issues surrounding online security, and ways in which you can ensure you’re safe, or at least safer, from hackers.

Big Data & Energy Q&A: Ask IBM experts your questions

22 hours ago  by ITPP in association with IBM
Big Data & Energy Q&A: Ask IBM experts your questions
This Thursday 2nd October, IBM is holding a Twitter Q&A on the subject of Big Data & Energy under the hashtag #IBMutilities. Submit your questions in advance here.

Deals

Deal: Motorola Moto E for £55 + free delivery

26 Sep 2014  by Dennis Rodgers
Deal: Motorola Moto E for £55 + free delivery
Now Motorola wants the Moto E to achieve the dominance in the world of budget handsets, at the entry-level end of the phone market. And now the Moto E can be yours for the insane price of £55.

Deal: Motorola Moto G 4G for £129.99

24 Sep 2014  by Dennis Rodgers
Deal: Motorola Moto G 4G for £129.99
Switching to Moto G couldn't be easier. With Motorola Migrate, you can move all your content from your old Android phone wirelessly.

Deal: Lenovo Flex2 14in touch laptop for £329.99

23 Sep 2014  by Dennis Rodgers
Deal: Lenovo Flex2 14in touch laptop for £329.99
The Lenovo Flex 2 is an affordable thin and light dual-mode notebook PC with a touchscreen that flips making it perfect for on-the-go productivity and entertainment.

Deal: Apple Airport Extreme 802.11n 5th Generation for £59.99

22 Sep 2014  by Dennis Rodgers
Deal: Apple Airport Extreme 802.11n 5th Generation for £59.99
If you ever wanted an Apple router, the price won't get much better than this. Get this Apple Airport Extreme 802.11n 5th Generation for £59.99.

Deal: Xbox One and three excellent games for a steal at £349

19 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Deal: Xbox One and three excellent games for a steal at £349
Microsoft is offering the Xbox One games console in a bundle deal with Destiny, Dead Rising 3 and Forza Motorsport 5 for under £350.

Blog

Windows 9 launch LIVE: Everything you need to know

3 hours ago  by Team ITPP
Windows 9 launch LIVE: Everything you need to know
At 18:00 BST tonight, Microsoft will lift the lid on Windows 9 as a "technical preview." There's a lot of pressure on the event after Windows 8's mixed reception, and we'll be covering it all LIVE.

Why on Earth do people own multiple smartphones?

24 Sep 2014  by Guy Wright
Why on Earth do people own multiple smartphones?
Some folks apparently can’t live with just the one phone, and have several different models, perhaps including the newest iPhone and Galaxy handset…

TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis

16 Sep 2014  by Team ITPP
TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis
TechUK, a trade association supported by over 800 companies in the technology sector, has invited a panel of politicians (and us) to discuss Britain's digital future.

The killer feature of Amazon’s Fire TV

14 Sep 2014  by Alan Buckingham
The killer feature of Amazon’s Fire TV
So what makes the Fire TV streaming box so special? We’ve got some thoughts on the matter, and one rather overlooked feature which is very important to some folks.

A look back at the iPod Classic: Where it all began…

14 Sep 2014  by Joe Wilcox
A look back at the iPod Classic: Where it all began…
As of this week, the iPod Classic is gone, but still fondly remembered. We reminisce about Apple’s bold launch of a music player.