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Making remote working work for you

Remote working requires backing from a range of business departments, and not just IT

The iPad 2012: Your ultimate remote desktop?

Remote desktop apps let you access your PC from afar, and the iPad 2012's features make it the most remote-desktop-capable tablet yet.

Google and the privacy Richter scale

What would a privacy Richter scale look like? See if these criteria make sense for you

Is Google actually evil?

Few tech company names ever become common English terms. No one ever asks you to "Microsoft" a document or "Apple" a video.

Why you should not buy your child an iPad

Should children have iPads? I don't think so.

Five mobile technologies that didn't change the world

Last year we all got excited about mobile-computing products that failed to deliver

DrawBraille - A concept smartphone for the blind

One designer dreamed up an idea for a smartphone built with the visually impaired in mind

Three ways Apple can improve the iTunes Store

Key areas that could do with some work

When is a cybercrime an act of cyberwar?

With no consensus on clearly defining the terms, it's easy to get confused by the array of labels available for cyber attacks

How Apple can take the iPad 3 to the next level

What features or capabilities should Apple include in the iPad 3 to set it apart from the current iPad

Four ways Apple could improve the iOS experience

Apps have been in the headlines a lot recently - perhaps Apple decrease the number of problems with some adjustments

WOA or x86 - Which Windows tablet to choose?

Much depends on how 'free' Office apps will be on ARM-based tablets

Five big Blackberry announcements to look forward to

Light at the end of the tunnel?

After the desktop: Living in a post-PC world

When Tim Cook and Ray Ozzie say post-PC, what do they mean?

Samsung rethinks the pen

The case for the pen has been further damaged by some notoriously poor handwriting recognition

Mobile wallets: novelty or necessity?

Payment technology took this year's Mobile World Congress by storm, but is it a game-changer?

Should you care about Pinterest?

If you're a collector, visual thinker, or retail business, the answer is yes

Women are more cautious about social privacy than men

A new study shows social media privacy awareness is growing, but women are still more cautious

Would you give up your iPhone to save the bees?

Over 100 workers have been hospitalised in China for cleaning iPhone screens with a hazardous solvent

Why Google digital glasses are a prescription for disaster

Google digital glasses are more dangerous than you expect

Robot revolution driving global job creation

A cross-section of industries and advanced battery manufacturing plan to tap into the benefits robotics offer

Five new app developments in Apple's Mountain Lion OS

Here are some details about the apps in Apple's upcoming OS update for the Mac

Five good reasons to download LibreOffice 3.5

Targeting power users, this new release is built to be 'cleaner, leaner, and more feature-rich'

Autism therapy apps balloon, but therapeutic benefits remain to be proved

Can tablet apps really offer hope to parents?

Mobile World Congress - Quad-core smartphones and Ice Cream Sandwich

Four-day show at the end of February is expected to attract 60,000 attendees


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