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The 16 best new iOS 11 features – and how to use them

The 16 best new iOS 11 features – and how to use them

Use your iPhone and iPad like a pro, whether editing Live Photos or becoming a master of multitasking.
By Craig Grannell Sep 25 2017, 10:25AM
Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3

Create professional-quality PDFs using PDFCreator 3

You may ask yourself why on earth would you need a specific tool to create a PDF from an application when Windows 10 has the ability to quickly print as a PDF?
By Chris Wiles Sep 25 2017, 10:22AM
WordPress patches nine security vulnerabilities

WordPress patches nine security vulnerabilities

WordPress.org released version 4.8.2 of its content management system that fixes nine security issues, five of which involve cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.
By Doug Olenick Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp rebuffs government request for backdoor

WhatsApp apparently refused the UK government's entreaties to build what would essentially be a backdoor into its app earlier this year.
By Teri Robinson Sep 22 2017, 9:36AM
Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Hate having to press three buttons instead of one in Windows? So does Bill Gates.
By Vaughn Highfield Sep 22 2017, 9:31AM
Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Design and virtually furnish a room using IKEA Place

Do you wince when your partner suggests you head to IKEA on a Sunday morning?
By Chris Wiles Sep 21 2017, 12:02PM
Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

A free mobile anti-virus app developed by the DU group, a developer of Android apps, has been found to collect user data without the device owners' consent.
By Tony Morbin Sep 21 2017, 11:19AM
O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning

O&O Defrag Professional 21 adds O&O DiskStat 3, streamlines performance and improves cleaning

O&O Software GmbH has unveiled O&O Defrag Professional 21.0, a major new build of its renowned Windows drive defragmentation and optimisation tool.
By Nick Peers Sep 20 2017, 1:20PM
How to: Bring a bricked iPhone back from the dead

How to: Bring a bricked iPhone back from the dead

If, while updating your phone to iOS 11, you’ve run into problems, here’s how to solve them.
By Victoria Woollaston Sep 20 2017, 1:14PM
What's new in iOS 11?

What's new in iOS 11?

iOS 11's new features are many and varied.
By Alan Martin , Jonathan Bray Sep 20 2017, 12:56PM
How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install iOS 11

How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install iOS 11

Apple’s new mobile OS is upon us. Make sure you secure your data before upgrading, in case of disaster.
By Craig Grannell Sep 20 2017, 12:20PM
Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

Get just about any media file on to your iPhone using WALTR

So much better than iTunes.
By Chris Wiles Sep 20 2017, 12:06PM
Google security veteran warns AI cyber-defences won't help

Google security veteran warns AI cyber-defences won't help

More talent, less technology is the best strategy for keeping networks safe. Rather than use AI, companies are better off paying a bunch of junior engineers to patch vulnerabilities all day says Heather Adkins.
By Sep 20 2017, 12:02PM
How to: Do more with online maps

How to: Do more with online maps

Free online mapping services open up a world of possibilities for your creative, practical and professional projects.
By Nik Rawlinson Sep 20 2017, 11:30AM
How to: Download and install iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to: Download and install iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

iOS 11 is here and it's stuffed full of changes; here's our pick of the best features and what's new in iOS 11.
By Alan Martin Sep 20 2017, 10:45AM
Apple releases iOS 11 with a cookie-blocking feature

Apple releases iOS 11 with a cookie-blocking feature

iOS update stops advertisers chasing you across the web on Safari.
By Clare Hopping Sep 20 2017, 10:37AM
When is a NAS not a NAS? When it's a personal server

When is a NAS not a NAS? When it's a personal server

Windows Home Server may be dead, but its spirit lives on in the modern NAS drive.
By Darien Graham-Smith Sep 19 2017, 12:56PM
Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app

Get fit from anywhere using this free GFIB-7 app

Summer's around the corner - burn off that Winter fat!
By Chris Wiles Sep 19 2017, 11:05AM
Hackers spread hidden malware to 2.7 million people through the CCleaner software

Hackers spread hidden malware to 2.7 million people through the CCleaner software

It is thought the latest version of the app was hit by infected PCs, used as part of a botnet
By Staff Writer Sep 19 2017, 10:16AM
Malicious WordPress plugin installed backdoor on thousands of websites

Malicious WordPress plugin installed backdoor on thousands of websites

Widget plugin spewed spam to unsuspecting victims.
By Rene Millman Sep 18 2017, 12:41PM