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Microsoft’s new payment plan makes Surface devices more affordable

Following the introduction of the Surface as a Service program last year, which provided Surface devices to businesses on subscription plans, Microsoft has debuted a similar offering aimed at consumers.The Surface Plus program is only being…

Gigabyte’s new Raspberry Pi rival is bigger but more flexible

The Raspberry Pi was a magical innovation with its highly-compact form-factor, but what if you made it bigger in order to give the thing more flexibility? That’s exactly what Gigabyte has done with a new mini-computer board, the larger…

MacBook Pro price drop on Amazon saves you $100 or more

Amazon has a number of MacBook Pro discounts available on the 13.3-inch models of the late 2016 MacBook Pro, and you don't have to deal with refurbished laptops. These are brand new. Sure, Apple released updated versions of its MacBook…

Microsoft is planning to make Cortana even more conversational

Shouting out commands at your laptop is a lot of fun but there are occasions when typed input works better - and apparently Cortana's engineers have taken note. You can already type queries into Cortana on Windows 10 but the digital assistant…

Tell us about your computing habits and you could win tech gear worth more than £1,000

TechRadar Pro wants to find out more about the computing habits of our readers. So we’ve concocted this simple survey asking a couple of questions about your PC and smartphone (yes, the latter is a computer too, albeit a pocket-sized…

Tim Cook says we can expect more great desktop Macs in the future

Good news Mac fans: Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the company has no plans to leave the desktop business. When Apple debuted its new line of Macbook Pros earlier this year, many of its consumers looked past the new laptops, wondering whether…

The 10 best laptops for students in 2016: the best laptops for college, high school and more

Update: In the third position on our list, we've gone ahead and replaced last year's 13-inch MacBook Pro with the late 2016 model – sans Touch Bar. School is arduous enough without the task of deciding on a new laptop.…

IT Priorities 2017: More than half of Middle East organisations will reduce spending on IT staff

Organisations in the Middle East face the challenge of gaining new IT skills despite IT staff budget cuts... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

IT Priorities 2017: Nordic organisations to spend more on cloud services

The adoption of cloud computing in its many guises will be a top priority in the Nordic region in 2017... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Facebook to hire 500 more people in the UK

Facebook is increasing its UK workforce by 50%, with highly skilled engineers high on its wish list of new recruits... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

9 (+1) Ways IT Automation Will Make Your Organization More Successful

With the right automation in place, your IT infrastructure can become a strategic asset to get your company out ahead of competitors. Thoughtfully chosen automation tools can enable IT operations to manage IT infrastructure for: higher availability…

The best Macs to buy in 2016: Apple's top iMacs, MacBooks and more

 Update: We’ve added the new, Retina-equipped 13-inch MacBook Pro, sans Touch Bar, at number 6 on our list! Buying a new Mac isn't as simple as picking up the latest iPhone. Unlike with their phones, Apple users tend to keep their Macs up…