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Why Windows 10 will be the best Windows yet

30 Sep 2014
Why Windows 10 will be the best Windows yet
With the backdrop of Windows 8's failings, Windows 10 has every reason to give the kind of operating system experience that the 2k14 Microsoft user requires – hopefully a melange of classic Windows usability and...

Windows 10 launch as it happened: Everything you need to know

30 Sep 2014
Windows 10 launch as it happened: Everything you need to know
While it's fair to say that Windows 8 wasn't a cartwheeling success, that's not stopped the world from shifting forward to the edge of its seat in anticipation for the launch of Windows 10. At 18:00 BST tonight, Microsoft will...

Why on Earth do people own multiple smartphones?

24 Sep 2014
Why on Earth do people own multiple smartphones?
With all the Apple iPhone hype (and Samsung and others) going around there are dozens of articles talking about sales, problems (like "bendgate"), people sitting in lines and so on. And at the end of each article are a slew of...

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

16 Sep 2014
TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis
ITProPortal is in central London, attending an event that's got plenty of heads turning over the last few days. TechUK, a trade association supported by over 800 companies in the technology sector, has invited a panel of...

The killer feature of Amazon’s Fire TV

14 Sep 2014
The killer feature of Amazon’s Fire TV
Earlier this year I obtained both a Roku 3 and an Amazon Fire TV. I use both devices and find both work very well for any home cinema enthusiast and media geek. But what separates the two products, aside from a name? With...

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

14 Sep 2014
A look back at the iPod Classic: Where it all began…
In my professional life as a journalist, I only wrote one rumour story for which sourcing was truly sketchy. Generally my rule is this: Write what you know to be true in the moment based on the most reliable - and identified,...

A vision of the future: Better security through Microsoft’s Cortana?

13 Sep 2014
A vision of the future: Better security through Microsoft’s Cortana?
Recent hacks and security breaches (cough, iCloud) keep reminding us of the need for everyone to be more vigilant about personal security, but could we use our own devices to help us do that? “Cortana, please change all my...

Mythbusters: Like leprechauns, ther's no such thing as security

11 Sep 2014
Mythbusters: Like leprechauns, ther's no such thing as security
Walmart, Home Depot, Apple’s iCloud celebrity pictures breach and many other high-profile hacks and attacks have a lot of people worried about security, but is it even possible to be completely secure in this...

Our first impressions of the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch

10 Sep 2014
Our first impressions of the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
After another 12 months of tantalising build-up, Apple this week unleashed its latest batch of consumer products: the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and, at long last, Apple Watch. In usual fashion, the launch attracted heavy attention...

Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch launch and reaction

08 Sep 2014
Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch launch and reaction
It seems like only yesterday that Apple released its iPhone 5S and 5C at a packed-out event in the company's Cupertino headquarters - and here we are again! Another year, another iPhone - and, as usual, this looks to be a real...