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G-Cloud sales reach £150m, SMBs continue to dominate

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
G-Cloud sales reach £150m, SMBs continue to dominate
Figures released by the government show that the amount spent since the service’s inception reach £154.6 million by the end of March and SMBs accounted for 60 per cent of the total.

Canada arrests world’s first Heartbleed hacker

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Canada arrests world’s first Heartbleed hacker
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police [RCMP] arrested a 19-year-old man for stealing around 900 social insurance numbers from the Canadian Revenue Agency [CRA].

Virgin Media apologises after email faux pas leaks thousands of addresses

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Virgin Media apologises after email faux pas leaks thousands of addresses
The company sent out a message that allowed any recipient to send a message to all those that received the email, using the “reply all” option.

Kindle for Samsung lands on Android 4.0 devices

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Kindle for Samsung lands on Android 4.0 devices
Samsung and Amazon have worked together on the new app that includes 12 free eBooks a year and gives smartphone and tablet owners access to Kindle’s complete service.

iTunes Radio: Ad agency hints at imminent UK launch

17 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
iTunes Radio: Ad agency hints at imminent UK launch
A tweet from a marketing executive gives the strongest hint yet that the service will soon be launching in the UK after admitting talks over how it will tie in with Apple’s iAd platform.

Reviews

Crucial m500 960GB review

23 hours ago  by Joel Hruska
Crucial m500 960GB review
The Crucial m500 internal SSD gives some ground in the performance stakes, but the trade-off is encryption capabilities and a larger pool of redundant flash.

Nokia Lumia 1320 review

17 Apr 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Nokia Lumia 1320 review
The Nokia Lumia 1320 brings 4G and a large screen to those who want Windows Phone at a wallet-friendly price – but does it do enough to please in all departments?

Samsung Gear Fit review

15 Apr 2014  by Jill Duffy
Samsung Gear Fit review
Samsung’s Gear Fit is part fitness tracker and part smartwatch, and a thing of beauty – but it’s mainly just an accessory for recent Samsung devices.

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

14 Apr 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Samsung Galaxy S5 review
Samsung’s freshly unleashed flagship handset has some alluring new features, and the company has cut down nicely on the bloated software.

Microsoft Excel for iPad review

11 Apr 2014  by Edward Mendelson
Microsoft Excel for iPad review
Excel for the iPad packs a lot of power into a fast and slick tablet app, but when it comes to serious number crunching, it won’t be replacing the desktop version any time soon.

Features

How to buy the right scanner

2 hours ago  by M. David Stone, Tony Hoffman
How to buy the right scanner
Are you stuck when it comes to your scanner purchasing decision? Fortunately, we’ve got plenty of good advice right here.

Mobile app of the day: Carousel by Dropbox

5 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
Mobile app of the day: Carousel by Dropbox
Carousel by Dropbox gathers all your handset’s photos (and videos) in one place, so you know they are safely backed up and easy to access.

11 must-have Android utility apps

20 Apr 2014  by Max Eddy
11 must-have Android utility apps
We take a look at a wide range of excellent utilities for your Android smartphone, from threat protection through to apps that monitor your CPU performance or network traffic.

Can you use a tablet for work – all the time?

19 Apr 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Can you use a tablet for work – all the time?
Laptop or tablet? Tablet or laptop? Can you use a tablet for work all the time, some of the time or not at all? It all depends on what you do at work.

Should you upgrade from your Samsung Galaxy S3 or S4 to the new Galaxy S5?

19 Apr 2014  by Ryan Whitwam
Should you upgrade from your Samsung Galaxy S3 or S4 to the new Galaxy S5?
Are you pondering a move up from an old Galaxy S handset to the new flagship? Then we’ve got some good advice here.

Deals

Daily deal: Easter smartphone discounts at Vodafone UK

16 Apr 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily deal: Easter smartphone discounts at Vodafone UK
If your mobile phone has finally taken its last breath and shows no sign of resurrecting, Vodafone is on hand this Easter with a plethora of deals to tempt you in your next purchase.

Daily deal: New Apple iPad Air for £79.99

15 Apr 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily deal: New Apple iPad Air for £79.99
Nuance Power PDF is running a competition that gives customers the chance to win an iPad Air by entering a prize draw, or by purchasing a product for £79.99.

The UK's best HTC One M8 deals revealed

26 Mar 2014  by James Laird
The UK's best HTC One M8 deals revealed
Anyone who fancies a new toy can now hit the high street and get their hands on HTC's new flagship smartphone, the One M8, but should savvy buyers be looking? We roundup all the best deals for the M8.

Daily deal: Save 99% on premium phone calls

21 Feb 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily deal: Save 99% on premium phone calls
Digitech Communications claims its bibitel patented sim skin can save customers up to a 99 per cent average saving on premium rate calls in the UK.

Daily deal: 25% off the Apple iPad Mini

20 Feb 2014  by Alysia Judge
Daily deal: 25% off the Apple iPad Mini
eBay is selling the 16GB Apple iPad Mini with Wi-Fi for the rather precise pricer of £202.99 with free delivery thrown in on top.

Blog

A closer look at how poor marketing assured Windows XP its cult status

15 Apr 2014  by Seamus Condron
A closer look at how poor marketing assured Windows XP its cult status
How would Microsoft have evolved if it had kept the XP moniker as a brand, like Apple did with OS X? Would XP still have its cult status today? We doubt it...

Farewell Windows XP: A great OS which has been banished to the land of the living dead

09 Apr 2014  by John C. Dvorak
Farewell Windows XP: A great OS which has been banished to the land of the living dead
Windows XP was the best of all worlds and did its job without distractions. However, XP will now become a zombie OS in the land of the living dead.

Microsoft’s Office for iPad: An app for all the suckers out there

02 Apr 2014  by John C. Dvorak
Microsoft’s Office for iPad: An app for all the suckers out there
Microsoft’s office suite has been unleashed on Apple’s tablet, and here, we’re discussing whether this is a worthwhile endeavour.

FashTech series launches at Google Campus in Tech City: A closer look

25 Mar 2014  by Tom Phelan
FashTech series launches at Google Campus in Tech City: A closer look
FashTech brings fashion and tech together in a series of events. ITProPortal headed down to the inaugural meet at Google Campus and had a bit of a ball.

Everything you need to know about the HTC One M8

25 Mar 2014  by Team ITPP
Everything you need to know about the HTC One M8
HTC has pulled the cloak on its brand new flagship smartphone, the HTC One M8. Join us for live updating coverage as the world reacts to the new device!