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Real programmers an endangered species

The ship early, patch often philosophy has put real programming and programmers on the endangered list

28 pieces of sensible computing advice everyone should read

Here are the best pieces of computing advice we've ever heard. Useful information never goes out of style.

Is your smartphone spying on you?

The TV show 'Person of Interest' says everyone with a mobile phone is a target for snoops. Is that true?

iOS 6 Maps is great, and it's not

Some iOS 6 early adopters find themselves deeply disappointed by Apple’s take on the newly Google-free Maps app

Dell Latitude 10 - Hands on with company's first Windows 8 tablet

Intel-powered 10in tablet is geared up for businesses

Windows 8 hybrid laptops prove need for Microsoft Surface tablet

Did Microsoft design its own hybrid tablet only after being disappointed by its partners' unimaginative designs?

What to do when your PC is likely infected with malware

Perhaps you should try out a bootable malware scanner, which scan your hard drive outside of Windows

CIOs map out the requirements for consumerisation of IT

There are some key technical considerations that must be taken into account if any CIO is to make a success of adopting a consumerisation approach

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 - What you need to know before buying

If you're in the market for a new tablet that’s not the iPad, then the Galaxy Note 10.1 might be the device for you

10 ways to get the most from your Wi-Fi-only tablet

Use these tips to download books, make phone calls, and get other vital information - all without investing in a data plan

Microsoft Surface RT vs. Surface Pro - Which tablet do you want?

Will big-ticket apps be ready for the two different Surface models when they launch? Which version looks to be the better deal?

Lead the information to make the most of consumerisation

CIOs need their organisations to enable them to embrace their job titles and change information behaviour through leadership and technology

Consumerisation makes IT personal

Staggering advances in the power and reliability of consumer devices have not been matched by the more cautious enterprise application sector

Will your next iPhone be built by robots?

Humans are still better suited for working with small parts to build gadgets, according to robotics experts

Why you probably shouldn't buy a Windows 8 ultrabook

Ultrabooks are generally overpriced, and tablet hybrids offer a better platform for taking advantage of the unique features of Windows 8

Patent lawsuits and stifling innovation

Technology and IT industry more than just who has the best round-cornered electronic rectangle

What's it like to land NASA's Space Shuttle? We test the simulator

We take a ride in a Space Shuttle simulator with Astronaut Karol 'Bo' Bobko

Is Java now too dangerous to use?

Java is under fire once again. So why is everyone worried this time?

Hybrid tablets and 4K TVs top trends at IFA in Berlin

But getting onboard these new trends come at a cost

Microsoft Surface tablet can win enterprise IT battle

The Apple iPad has a real challenger from the Surface tablet, which could sway IT chiefs and the BYOD brigade

Laptops, Lambrettas, BYOD and Wiggo

Mod lessons for modern times

Adaptable consumers embrace consumerisation

A key aspect of the consumerisation of IT is that it demonstrates that users want simple devices

How did hackers bypass Apple to access an iCloud account?

Based on my experience with Apple support, that is not an easy thing to do

Why developers, customers should be wary of the big, bad, Mac App Store

How many good apps will be pulled from the App Store before Apple cares?

2012 London Olympics - Your social media guide

Here's a look at the ways you can stay up-to-date on what's happening, from Facebook to the Olympic Hub, Twitter, YouTube and more


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