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The very best Windows 8 tablets and hybrids wowing at Computex

Take a look at all the new tablets and ultrabooks running Windows 8

Why Ultrabook laptops aren't just clones of MacBook Air

Sleek silver Ultrabooks arriving from major PC manufacturers aren't just Apple Macbook Air clones.

Is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's hoodie a sign of 'immaturity'?

Financial analyst criticizes Zuckerberg for wearing a hoodie sweatshirt at IPO road show presentation

Step aside Anonymous, here comes The Unknowns

The group's victims include the Thai Royal Navy, Harvard, Renault Company and the French Ministry of Defense

CISPA: Four viewpoints you should hear

Parties with strong opinions are weighing in on the controversial Cyber Information and Security Protection Act

Geotags in a photo of breasts brought down CabinCr3w hacker

It's all about the small things - geo-tagged photos enabled the FBI to catch an elite hacker

Intel's Ivy Bridge Processor: Leaner and meaner

The 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor family reduces power use without sacrificing performance

What's the fastest browser? Maybe you're measuring it wrong

Why the usual browser benchmarks are useless

10 most influential robots in history

Ever wondered where modern-day robots originated? Check out this list of some of the most significant robots created

Do you leave your PC running all night? Put it to sleep and save cash

So says an Iolo Labs study, which finds Sleep mode smarter than leaving a PC running all night. But what about Hibernate?

Apple and Amazon's little tax problem

They don't pay enough, campaigners say. They have a point.

Are Facebook passwords fair game for employers?

The practice of asking for employee social media passwords appears to be rare, and hopefully will remain so

20 iconic tech sounds set for extinction

How many of these now-historic sounds do you remember?

Want to learn crucial web skills? Try Mozilla's new 'Webmaker' programme

This new program from the maker of Firefox aims to deliver tools and education to foster development of the open Web.

Computing fossils: Old tech that's still plugging along

From Windows XP to IBM 402 - why're you all still using the old stuff?!

Everything Everywhere's 4G network bid: a storm in a teacup?

Can Everything Everywhere provide the solution to Britain's 4G deficit without damaging competition?

Samsung Galaxy S III vs. iPhone 4S vs. HTC One X - Specifications comparison

How the new Samsung Galaxy S III stacks up against its competitors from Apple, HTC, Nokia, and Google

Is your printer a security sore spot?

Did you know that your office printer could cause some major security headaches? Here's what the threats are

Google Drive means 'personal cloud' will soon overshadow the PC

Cloud storage service from Google will change how we use the internet, analyst says

Seven Instagram alternatives for iOS

Instagram users unsure about a Facebook future have plenty of options, especially on the iOS platform

Down and dirty IT jobs: Grime and punishment

Flame wars, leakage, nasty Polish texting - six more tales of dirty duty in IT

Can't decide what search engine keywords to pursue? Ask Market Samurai

Market Samurai is a suite of tools for finding search terms worth ranking for

Why is Instagram so popular?

Seeing a lot of dingy, scratched-up photos in your social-network feeds? You can blame the Instagram app.

Passion for location data spawns balloons, art photos and 'experiential maps'

Many presenters at the annual Where conference aren't looking for profits

Why hasn't the Kindle Fire gone global?

If Amazon's tablet is so popular, why is it only available in the United States?

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