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In this month’s magazine you’ll find:
A smartphone for less than £200? Today's cheap phones are more usable, better looking and - dare we say it - more fashionable than ever. We've tested 13 to find out which is best for phone fans on a shoestring.
You now can monitor almost every aspect of your personal and professional life using apps and gadgets - but is it worth the effort?
Life after Kickstarter
Raising cash for start-up technology projects via crowdfunding is just the beginning of the story. We take a look at what happens next...
Online habits that could be illegal
We reveal the complex and confusing laws that even the most conscious citizen can break - sometimes with just one innocent retweet.
We find out why a war of words has broken out between the home of WWII codebreaking and The National Museum of Computing.
There are 32 new reviews in this month's magazine, including Google Chromecast, HTC One (M8) and Office for iPad.
18 expert tips to get more from Outlook
Ways to save time, work more efficiently, and synchronise your home and work life using Microsoft's personal info manager.
Run retro games on your phone, tablet and PC
Super Mario World, Doom, and, of course, Manic Miner are all still remembered with a great deal of affection. Here's how to find and run the very best of old-school entertainment.
Wireless connections: what you need to know
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2.4GHz, Miracast, and more: the multiplicity of wireless standards can be cryptic and complicated. We explain each of today's numerous protocols.
Real World Computing
Steve Cassidy on a school's problem of dropped internet connections.
Network support may not be the most glamorous job in IT but it's possibly one of the most vital.
Advanced Windows and Mac
Jon Honeyball hopes that new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be more pragmatic, and stop trying to prop up the old guard of Windows
Mobile and Wireless
Paul Ockenden finds getting the right mobile tariff as difficult as receiving a good signal, and falls in love with a tiny, shiny flash drive
Kevin Partner discusses the questions your customers ask before buying from you, and tries out a powerful customer reviews system
Security and Social Networking
Strengthening your security may cost you a few more seconds at login, says Davey Winder, but it will save you the stress of being hacked
Simon Jones explains how some of the traditional functions of a typewriter can be used in Word to format documents more effectively
Web Apps & Design
Charging for apps can put off potential users; Mark Newton explains how IAPs can offer developers a more organic revenue stream
Creating your domain in Microsoft Windows can be a minefield, says Steve Cassidy. Here are five areas where you can come a cropper
We expose why manufacturers aren't doing enough to protect your router. Plus! Why Tim Berners-Lee shouldn't need us to save the web; why Britain doesn't have Europe's best broadband connections; and we debate the merits of the Internet of Things
- Apple fixes security flaw, fingerprint scanner with iOS 7.1.1
- Heartbleed: LibreSSL scrubs "irresponsible" OpenSSL code
- Windows Cloud: should Microsoft mimic Chrome OS?
- Lytro unveils its next light-field camera: the $1,599 Illum
- Microsoft supercharges PowerPoint with Office Mix
- Intel to boost Thunderbolt to 40Gbits/sec
- Windows 8.2: release date, features and free cloud version
- Microsoft and Nokia deal tweaked ahead of completion
- Struggling Square payments startup could be up for sale
- Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet sales halted over faulty charger
- Windows 8.1 Update: an abject surrender
- The insane economics of Sky Now TV
- No such thing as a free app... so pay up if you want quality
- Time to outlaw crapware-laden installers
- Windows Phone 8.1 video: hands-on
- Office for iPad: key information
- Why every PC buyer owes Richard Durkin a debt of gratitude
- HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: 2014's big-hitters compared
- Windows XP end of life: key information
- Cut out the broadband jargon? What jargon?
- Make your mobile battery last longer
- Small steps into handling Big Data
- Nexus 5: does it really run stock Android?
- How to get broadband to a garden office
- How to write your company's IT security policy
- Raspberry Pi and Wolfram: a must-have for every child
- Could you get by with Office Web Apps?
- The best Android antivirus apps for 2014
- Headings vs headers: how to use both in Word
- Windows Server 2012 R2: how the Datacenter edition could change SMBs