Tips and guides

How-to tips, tutorials and case studies to help improve your (or your business's) productivity.

How to create the ultimate USB rescue kit

How to create the ultimate USB rescue kit

We reveal how to create a Windows Recovery Drive and the best free tools to include with it.
May 25 2018, 1:27PM
Top 10 applets to help automate your business

Top 10 applets to help automate your business

Save time with Slack, Gmail, Trello, Google Drive and other apps by using the free automation tool, IFTTT.
May 2 2018, 10:02AM
The new Gmail: what's new and how to get it

The new Gmail: what's new and how to get it

How to use the new Smart Replies, self-destruct emails, 'snoozing' and 'nudging' emails and more.
Apr 26 2018, 10:11AM
Five digital transformation success stories

Five digital transformation success stories

We examine how digital technologies have helped five small businesses transform internal processes and customer experience.
Apr 7 2018, 11:52AM
13 tips and tricks to help you master Dropbox

13 tips and tricks to help you master Dropbox

From recovering lost files to hosting a website, there’s so much more to Dropbox than file storage.
Mar 28 2018, 9:23PM
Small business guide to delivery and logistics services

Small business guide to delivery and logistics services

We look at the cloud services that can give you a competitive edge by transforming how you manage orders and deliveries.
Mar 28 2018, 12:40PM
How to get started with an Amazon Echo and Alexa

How to get started with an Amazon Echo and Alexa

Don’t have your own personal assistant? Why not get a digital one? We explain how to set up and use the popular smart speaker.
Mar 16 2018, 10:59AM
Small business guide to email marketing

Small business guide to email marketing

What’s the most effective digital marketing tool? Many still swear by the humble email – but only if you do it right.
Mar 8 2018, 5:58PM
Mar 1 2018, 9:25AM
Beginner’s guide to SEO

Beginner’s guide to SEO

Search engine optimisation is still a great way to boost visitors to your website – if you avoid the traps. We help you get started.
Feb 26 2018, 8:31AM
Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?

Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?

What are Meltdown and Spectre? Are you affected? Is it safe to install updates for the flaws? We answer your questions.
Feb 23 2018, 6:01AM
Small business guide to web design and hosting

Small business guide to web design and hosting

Need a new or revamped website? We look at the many options so you can make the best choice for your business.
Feb 21 2018, 12:26PM
Five tips for showcasing your work with Dropbox

Five tips for showcasing your work with Dropbox

How to put Dropbox Professional's new Showcase feature to good use.
Feb 14 2018, 3:18PM
Secure your Wi-Fi in ten steps

Secure your Wi-Fi in ten steps

How to lock down your wireless network and find rogue devices that could be stealing your data.
Feb 9 2018, 11:03AM
11 top tips for using OneDrive on your PC or phone

11 top tips for using OneDrive on your PC or phone

How to get started with Microsoft’s free cloud storage tool, share files, access previous file versions and more.
Feb 2 2018, 9:01AM
Your guide to advanced disk partitioning in Windows

Your guide to advanced disk partitioning in Windows

How to get started with the Windows command-line tool, DiskPart.
Jan 31 2018, 11:22AM
How to send large files securely for free

How to send large files securely for free

For big file transfers, email is a no-go. Here are the better options.
Jan 24 2018, 8:06AM
New government guide to small business security

New government guide to small business security

Here are “three quick steps” to protecting your business against cyber attacks.
Jan 18 2018, 5:41PM
LinkedIn top tips to boost your business and career

LinkedIn top tips to boost your business and career

We explain how to improve your company and individual profiles, grow your professional network, and more.
Jan 18 2018, 9:03AM
Top data visualisation tools and tips

Top data visualisation tools and tips

Just accessing data is not enough – you need to be able to spot trends quickly. We reveal the top tips and tools for the job.
Dec 18 2017, 1:25PM