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Netbooks lead your worst tech buys

The worst bit of technology I ever bought was the original SPV smart phone. Launched in 2002, it was the first mobile phone to have a version of Microsoft Windows on it.

Date: 28 September, 2012   By: John McGarvey

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TOTW: Control yourself (and your emails)

This week's Friday tip is about a couple of overlooked features in Outlook 2010 that could save your bacon. Please note that some of these features may only work if Outlook is connected to a Microsoft Exchange server.

Date: 28 September, 2012   By: Imanuel Votteler

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Work anywhere, anytime

“We have gone from a world that was connected, to a world that is hyper-connected” – Tom Friedman, author and New York Times foreign affairs correspondent.

Date: 27 September, 2012   By: John Lissenden

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Smart socks take technology to new levels of ridiculousness

Too busy running your business to worry about what's on your feet? A new app from Blacksocks - pioneers in the world of sock subscriptions (honestly, I had no idea - whatever happened to just buying them in John Lewis?) - helps you keep track of all your socks.

Date: 26 September, 2012   By: John McGarvey

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UK broadband: still not good enough

How fast is your broadband? (Image: krossbow on Flickr)...

Date: 25 September, 2012   By: John McGarvey

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Why every business needs a wireless network

Laptops, tablets, smart phones ... as the number of wireless devices we have grows, so do the demands they place on the wireless networks we use. If you have wireless in your business, how's it coping?...

Date: 24 September, 2012   By: John McGarvey

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When will your battery last the entire working week?

Do you ever get tired of the battery running out on your laptop just as you're finishing a crucial bit of work? You're not alone. And although we're still a little way off having a laptop where a single charge lasts a full working week, computer-maker Lenovo reckons it knows when that day will come.

Date: 24 September, 2012   By: IT Donut contributor

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Friday Donut tip: how to speed up your broadband connection

The most common form of internet connection in the UK comes down a standard telephone line. It's often called ADSL, and while it does the job, it can be a source of speed-related frustrations.

Date: 21 September, 2012   By: John McGarvey