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David Crookes
Why cutting-edge spacecraft use ancient computers
NASA illustration of the Moon landing
Hardware

Why cutting-edge spacecraft use ancient computers

Spacecraft exploring the solar system may be fast, but the computers on board are often old and slow
18 Jun 2022
Raspberry Pi ten years on: Breathing new life into retro machines
The Raspberry Pi Model B
Hardware

Raspberry Pi ten years on: Breathing new life into retro machines

A full decade after the Raspberry Pi first hit shelves, the microcomputer is reviving older PCs and games consoles
6 Apr 2022
In praise of the early adopters
Eager customers await the chance to buy the latest iPhone
Hardware

In praise of the early adopters

The IT industry needs early adopters like you – and tech that fell by the wayside should still be celebrated
2 Nov 2021
The indie shops that kickstarted computing
A pink retro-style computer on a blue background
Business strategy

The indie shops that kickstarted computing

How Britain’s independent computer shops created a foundation for the UK’s tech industry and helped turn some customers into stars
15 Mar 2021
Six key events that helped Microsoft dominate the PC platform
A finger about to push the windows button on a laptop keyboard
operating systems

Six key events that helped Microsoft dominate the PC platform

Despite the rise of Macs and Chromebooks, Windows is still the OS of choice on new computers. How did it gain and maintain its position?
7 Jan 2021
What is Neuralink?
A hand holding the Neuralink Link between thumb and forefinger
Technology

What is Neuralink?

We take a look at Elon Musk's latest brainwave
24 Oct 2020
A look at Duplex, Google's creepy AI chatbot
Google's AI chatbot
Cloud

A look at Duplex, Google's creepy AI chatbot

Google can now use artificial intelligence to make phone calls on your behalf, but is it clever or alarming?
9 Aug 2018
Our guide to 5G
5G
Mobile

Our guide to 5G

What is 5G and why does it matter?
30 Aug 2016
Wilfing: The new internet black
Network & Internet

Wilfing: The new internet black

Computer users have been furnished with yet another acronym, this time one that describes those who spend time idly surfing the web.
9 May 2007