Getting kids to code can be hard. Is a Bluetooth-connected robot ball part of the solution?
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.
IE 11 isn't pretending to be Firefox - it's showing up the sites that treat IE as a second-class browser.
With two different screen sizes on the Z10 and Q10, do BlackBerry apps have to be different? No, but you might want a different approach for using them with a keyboard - or in a car.
Touch is not just for things you can hold in one hand - we need digital whiteboards, drawing boards, light tables, canvases and more.
Devices and services are the future for Microsoft. But what will that strategy look like? And how can the company sell more Surface tablets?
A new name, a new phone, a new campus: how BlackBerry is reinventing itself.
The use of touch across websites is improving as standards fall into place, and Microsoft is keen to point out the touch capabilities of its browser and operating system.
We all have our Instagrams: the apps that make the platform for us. Mine just happens to be a GPS app I've used since the Pocket PC days. Now it's coming back to Windows Phone 8.
It's been 10 years since I bought my first tablet PC. How far have we come since then?
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