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Just before you head off for Christmas...

As far as technology is concerned, 2013 has been a pretty busy year. Barely a week has passed without a major tech story hitting the headlines, demonstrating how technology and the internet have become central to our lives.

Date: 20 December 2013   By: John McGarvey

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IT for donuts: how to organise websites you want to check regularly

IT for donuts is our regular Friday feature where we explain a tech term or answer a common question about business IT. This week: how to keep an eye on websites you want to check regularly.

Date: 20 December 2013   By: John McGarvey

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The big 2014 tech predictions list: which experts have it right?

Predictions. They can be tricky to get right. We asked experts what they thought would be the big tech developments in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Their success at predicting the future was variable, to say the least.

Date: 19 December 2013   By: John McGarvey

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Will wearable tech be big in 2014?

I met a bloke wearing Google Glass a couple of weeks ago. The opportunity for conversation was brief, as I was on the down escalator in a tube station, but I managed to ask how he was finding it.

Date: 18 December 2013   By: John McGarvey

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If your customers don’t know what SSL is, do you need it?

The average internet shopper doesn’t have a clue what an SSL certificate. Come to think of it, do you know what an SSL certificate is?...

Date: 17 December 2013   By: IT Donut contributor

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IT for Donuts: great tech gadgets and stocking fillers for Christmas

Christmas is a time for giving and for receiving. But no matter whether you're looking for the ideal tech present for someone or need to put together your own gift list, it's tricky to know what to choose.

Date: 13 December 2013   By: John McGarvey

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Watch out for spear phishing

Every day, it seems there’s a new online scam ready to catch up the unwary. Recently it was cyber-criminals posing as a dating agency on LinkedIn in order to harvest data from unsuspecting users of the professonal networking site.

Date: 11 December 2013   By: IT Donut contributor

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How to organise your email archive

Companies are creating and keeping more data than ever — and some businesses are getting excited about what they can use all this ‘big data’ for.

Date: 9 December 2013   By: IT Donut contributor