Software

What is m-commerce?
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Mobile

What is m-commerce?

The rise of m-commerce has made it vital for all companies to have mobile-responsive websites
25 Feb 2021
Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems
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Linux

Google to fund Linux developers to fix kernel security problems

Linux Foundation will use the developers to work exclusively on security developments
25 Feb 2021
Carbonite Safe Backup Basic review: The slickest cloud backup service around
Carbonite Safe Backup Basic
cloud backup

Carbonite Safe Backup Basic review: The slickest cloud backup service around

A slick and smart cloud backup solution – although there are some limitations to be aware of
25 Feb 2021
How to build a CMS with React and Google Sheets
Illustration of a CMS developer
content management system (CMS)

How to build a CMS with React and Google Sheets

Rolling your own CMS tool can be a great way to meet your needs - and it's surprisingly easy to do
24 Feb 2021
Gov considering revamp of NHS app for vaccine certification
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Software

Gov considering revamp of NHS app for vaccine certification

Privacy campaigners say vaccine IDs only offer a "future of more controls, not more freedom"
24 Feb 2021
UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple
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Policy & legislation

UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple

However, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the game developer's case against Google can move forward
24 Feb 2021
What is HarmonyOS? A guide to Huawei's operating system
HarmonyOS on the MateX2
Mobile

What is HarmonyOS? A guide to Huawei's operating system

We take a look at Huawei's fledgeling OS that's aimed at IoT and, now, smartphones
23 Feb 2021
IT Pro Panel: Defining DevOps
IT Pro Panel: Defining DevOps
DevOps

IT Pro Panel: Defining DevOps

It’s a goal for many organisations, but what makes a successful DevOps programme?
22 Feb 2021
7 UX skills every designer should have
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user experience (UX)

7 UX skills every designer should have

It takes a lot more than just impeccable design skills to attract visitors to a website
19 Feb 2021
Top 14 tech jobs in the US - the best you can get
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Careers & training

Top 14 tech jobs in the US - the best you can get

Tech jobs continue to boom, and these are some of the best IT gigs you can land
19 Feb 2021
Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?
Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
19 Feb 2021
IT Pro News In Review: 1,000 engineers hack SolarWinds, IBM climate plan & macOS update wreaks havoc
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Security

IT Pro News In Review: 1,000 engineers hack SolarWinds, IBM climate plan & macOS update wreaks havoc

Catch up on this week's top news stories in our video series
19 Feb 2021
WhatsApp presses ahead with privacy changes despite backlash
Smartphone displaying Signal, Telegram and WhatsApp applications
privacy

WhatsApp presses ahead with privacy changes despite backlash

The news of the update resulted in millions of new downloads for rival services Telegram and Signal
19 Feb 2021
Microsoft to launch standalone Office 2021 suite
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft to launch standalone Office 2021 suite

The Office 2019 successor will be released alongside Office LTSC for commercial customers
19 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Turning developers into craftspeople
The IT Pro Podcast: Turning developers into craftspeople
Development

The IT Pro Podcast: Turning developers into craftspeople

Making software is about much more than pushing code, explains Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton
19 Feb 2021
Amazon will let customers decide what tech it develops next
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Hardware

Amazon will let customers decide what tech it develops next

A sticky note printer, a smart food scale, and a cuckoo clock are all part of the first wave of customer-backed products
18 Feb 2021
Google introduces new video tools for Meet, Chrome OS
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video conferencing

Google introduces new video tools for Meet, Chrome OS

The company also announced that it will be launching over 40 new Chromebooks
18 Feb 2021
Acronis True Image 2021 review: The consummate do-it-all package
Acronis True Image 2021
backup

Acronis True Image 2021 review: The consummate do-it-all package

A first-rate backup solution, True Image may be more than you need, but it’s hard to fault
18 Feb 2021
What is pseudocode?
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Software

What is pseudocode?

We take a closer look at the descriptive take on programming languages
17 Feb 2021
Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
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Policy & legislation

Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

The Fortnite developer has accused the tech giant of “abusive conduct” that breaches European competition laws
17 Feb 2021
Apple fixes macOS Big Sur bug that caused irretrievable data loss
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bugs

Apple fixes macOS Big Sur bug that caused irretrievable data loss

The macOS upgrade installer failed to check if you had enough free space available, causing major issues if you didn’t
17 Feb 2021
IT experts weigh up the pros and cons of vaccine passports
Digital vaccination identification
Software

IT experts weigh up the pros and cons of vaccine passports

UK government suggests rapid flow test are a better solution, but businesses are welcome to adopt digital vaccination credentials
16 Feb 2021
Ashampoo Backup Pro 14 review: A competent package at a great price
Ashampoo Backup Pro 14
backup software

Ashampoo Backup Pro 14 review: A competent package at a great price

When it comes to local backups, this clean suite ticks all the important boxes
16 Feb 2021