Barry Collins

Review: Serif Affinity Photo

Review: Serif Affinity Photo

At last, a serious and powerful rival to Adobe Photoshop – and for a fraction of its price.
By Barry Collins May 10 2017, 12:32PM
Review: Ring Video Doorbell offers improved home security

Review: Ring Video Doorbell offers improved home security

Superb for home-office users out of doorbell earshot, plus has security benefits – but it isn’t flawless.
By Barry Collins Nov 15 2016, 2:40PM
How to: Make Google Now work for you

How to: Make Google Now work for you

Google’s personal assistant is a key feature of your smartphone and tablet. Barry Collins reveals how to get the most from it.
By Barry Collins Sep 28 2015, 3:35PM
Six killer apps for business

Six killer apps for business

Supercharge your office with six mobile apps that get the job done.
By Barry Collins Jul 27 2015, 11:24AM
Hands-on: Microsoft Office apps for Windows 10 Technical Preview

Hands-on: Microsoft Office apps for Windows 10 Technical Preview

Microsoft finally makes its selection of touch-friendly office apps available to try out.
By Barry Collins Jun 10 2015, 2:02PM
How to: Ensure your prints  are colour-accurate

How to: Ensure your prints are colour-accurate

Calibrate your screen correctly, and understand the colour-management modes software can offer, and you’ll significantly improve the appearance of your photos.
By Barry Collins Mar 9 2015, 10:43AM
Review: Microsoft Office Preview apps for Windows 10

Review: Microsoft Office Preview apps for Windows 10

How the new Windows 10 Office Preview apps compare with their desktop, Android and iOS counterparts.
By Barry Collins Mar 6 2015, 8:36AM
Group test: HP Envy 7640

Group test: HP Envy 7640

A business-oriented device that produces surprisingly lifelike photos – it’s capable of both work and play.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 4:02PM
Group test: Canon Pixma MG7560

Group test: Canon Pixma MG7560

Delivers high-quality prints, but with the added bonus of scanning and copying facilities too.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 3:58PM
Group test: Epson Stylus Pro 4900

Group test: Epson Stylus Pro 4900

A professional-grade printer, but well beyond the reach of all but those with their own studio.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 3:49PM
Group test: Epson Expression Photo XP-950

Group test: Epson Expression Photo XP-950

A flamboyant all-in-one that delivers surprisingly high-quality photos – although colour accuracy can wander.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 3:44PM
Group test: DNP DS80

Group test: DNP DS80

A dye-sub unit that delivers decent-quality photos, for those who need a high volume of prints in a hurry.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 3:39PM
Group test: Canon Pixma iP8760

Group test: Canon Pixma iP8760

Delivers top-quality poster-sized prints for less than its sibling, and can turn its hand to documents, too.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 3:34PM
Group test: Canon Pixma Pro-100

Group test: Canon Pixma Pro-100

A hefty printer that delivers immaculate poster-sized prints with superb colour accuracy.
By Barry Collins Feb 2 2015, 3:28PM
How to: Switch from  iOS to Android

How to: Switch from iOS to Android

Barry Collins reveals how to make the jump from Apple to Google as painless as possible – and gives advice on going the other way.
By Barry Collins Jan 27 2015, 2:52PM
Denim update brings 4K video to Lumia phones

Denim update brings 4K video to Lumia phones

Software refresh adds the ability to shoot 4K clips on Lumia handsets.
By Barry Collins Dec 22 2014, 12:36PM
Next build of Windows 10 codenamed Awesome

Next build of Windows 10 codenamed Awesome

Microsoft hypes up January update to Windows 10, promising big new features.
By Barry Collins Dec 22 2014, 12:31PM
The BlackBerry Classic is a bold leap into the past

The BlackBerry Classic is a bold leap into the past

It's back to the future with the BlackBerry Classic: a reinvention of the Bold 9900.
By Barry Collins Dec 19 2014, 12:10PM
Sony slammed for surrendering to hackers

Sony slammed for surrendering to hackers

Sony pulls controversial film after threats from hackers.
By Barry Collins Dec 19 2014, 11:36AM
Apple preparing to ditch iPhone 5c

Apple preparing to ditch iPhone 5c

The worst ever iPhone will soon be no more, according to reports.
By Barry Collins Dec 1 2014, 12:39PM