After several major security breaches, is there's another way to do things?
500 words into the future
Unapologetically opinionated views on technology, in the office and out
Simon Bisson is a freelance technology journalist. He specialises in architecture and enterprise IT. He ran one of the UK's first national ISPs and moved to writing around the time of the collapse of the first dotcom boom. He still writes code.
Mary Branscombe is a freelance tech journalist. Mary has been a technology writer for nearly two decades, covering everything from early versions of Windows and Office to the first smartphones, the arrival of the web and most things inbetween.
Transfer files off phones and tablets without plugging into a PC with this handy dual-port USB stick.
Trying out 16:9 on the desktop with the BenQ GW2760HM monitor.
I don't like everything in the new version of Windows Phone. For all the excellent new features, the change from social integration to apps is a step backwards for the Metro philosophy.
What was science fiction just a few years ago is the stuff of every day life. Are we rushing to a future we can't envisage?
What we're seeing from Microsoft today didn't happen in five short weeks, but there are plenty of things the company's new CEO deserves credit for.
Microsoft's developer conference brings a merged Windows and Windows phone development model. We talked to Kevin Gallo, the technical lead for the unified Windows platform strategy, about how developers will build these new apps.
When you automate a system designed around messy human beings, the resulting efficiency can make everyone unhappy
A new generation of tablet keyboards shows that what we really want is a device that's the tech equivalent of a mullet: business in front, party at the back. And it's all down to the lowly hinge.
There are app stores everywhere but how do we know which are the best ones? It's time to rethink how we measure success.