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Best laptops for your business
What is the best laptop for business? We find the best laptops for business 2016. Best laptops from Windows laptops vs Macbooks vs Chromebooks vs tablets. Advice on buying laptops for your business.
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Best unlocked phones of 2016. DO NOT BUY ON CONTRACT.
The best unlocked phones you can buy. Best SIM-free and unlocked phones of 2016. We review the best unlocked phones, and explain why you should always buy your phone unlocked.
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Cutting the bullshit. What is the internet of things?
We explain what is the Internet of Things. PLUS: examples of IoT vs, things that are just on the internet. A guide to what 'internet of things' really means, in plain English.
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We want to celebrate UK innovation. And so should you. Here is how:
The Techies 2015 recognises the disrupters, and those who respond best to being disrupted: you have until January 13 2016 to enter our UK innovation awards.
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Microsoft Band 2 review. A really good smartwatch and activity tracker at a really good price. 
The Microsoft Band 2 is a smartwatch that is really an activity tracker - here's why you'll love it. We review the Microsoft Band 2.
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Best free web analytics tools. Alternatives to Google Analytics
For most businesses Google Analytics is the perfect web analytics tool - free (up to a point), relatively easy to set up, and with lots of peer support from a huge user base. But there are alternatives to Google Analytics. In this article we pick out the nine best web analytics tools. Great free and paid for alternatives to Google Analytics. How to track how many people visit your website.
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What is really happening in Cloud Computing
What CIOs, business technology executives, and thought leaders had to say in 2015 about cloud computing. PLUS: what you need to know about cloud computing for 2016
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Best phone for business 2016
What is the best smartphone for business? We examine cost, value, security and more, to uncover the best phone for business users - from the perspective of the IT pro. It's Android vs iPhone vs Windows Phone vs BlackBerry to uncover the best business phone for 2016. Here is how to choose a phone for your business.
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Starting a business? Read this.
How to fund any new business - and why you might want to avoid VC funding
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Cheap but good quality headphones? Yes please. Brainwavs S0 review.
The Brainwavz S0 is an inexpensive, but decent quality, in-ear monitor earbuds. Good for upgrading the earphones you got with your smartphone, here is our Brainwavz S0 review.
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BlackBerry Priv review: fine phone, horrible price
You will love the BlackBerry Android with a keyboard, but you won't love the price. We review the BlackBerry Priv.
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How to start a business without funding
You don't need a backer to start a business. Here is how to start a business without funding. Techworld spoke to Heat Genius co-founder and CEO Alisdair Woodbridge about how he self-funded his successful business. Here are 10 tips for starting a busines without additional funding.
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  • IDG
    Editor, present
  • Haymarket
  • PA
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Editorial Director, IDG UK
Introduction
I'm the editor-in-chief of PC Advisor, Macworld UK, Digital Arts and Tech Advisor - the UK's best-read consumer technology publications. As well as posting about internet security, laptops, Windows, smartphones, tablets, Android, Apple products and - you know - PCs, you'll find me talking about life as a tech editor. I'm also an occasional singer, regular (awful) footballer and golfer, a world class eater and drinker, and a truly dedicated watcher of sport.
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  • University of Hull
    English/Drama, 1997 - 2000
  • Yorkshire Martyrs Catholic College
    1991 - 1996
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