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Do you know the secrets of Wi-Fi?

Wi-Fi has revolutionised how we connect to the Internet., allowing us to pack all those unsightly cables into the cupboard and stay online wirelessly (almost) everywhere, (almost) all the time. You use it on a daily basis, but how much ...

Are you a Skype champion?

Skype has established itself as a key player in the Internet communications market. It offers text chat, calls and videoconferencing, and in lots of areas it has walked all over the competition. It is the essential VoIP software to hav ...

Alan Turing, 1912 to 1954

We trust you have already heard of Alan Turing, the scientist and mathematician who laid the foundations of computer science, and who also saved millions of lives through his wartime work. But how much do you really know about his stor ...

Are you an expert on printers?

Printers are peculiar devices. They enable us to transform something virtual into physical! For all your professional documents, administrative letters or family photos, your printer is simply essential. Printers have evolved at he sam ...

TechWeekEurope’s Royal Tech Quiz

As Britain celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the nation can rejoice in a rather IT-savvy monarch and a Royal Family that understands the joy of tech. Take this quiz and see if you can keep up with our digital rulers. You ca ...

How well do you know Anonymous?

Anonymous… A shadowy group with no faces, no names, no leader or base of operations. Some call them freedom fighters, others – terrorists. The ‘hacktivist’ collective has been in the news regularly over the past ...

Do you know all about Green IT?

Technology needs energy and raw materials to be produced, but it becomes waste as soon as it reaches the end of its life. Re-using more and throwing out less is better for the planet – and can also benefit your organisation’ ...

Privacy: Who’s Watching You On The Web?

The Internet is a wonderful place where you can share and discover whatever you want. But it’s also a treasure trove of information for advertisers, authorities and cybercriminals. But what do you know about privacy? (Last u ...

What do you know about Tech stocks and shares?

High-tech companies tend to start their life cycle in dusty garages in California… and eventually arrive on Wall Street to trade their stock. The majority of key players have taken this step and made (or lost) a ton (sometimes, l ...

Test your CEO leadership knowledge

We all know the IT industry’s real stars are the gadgets and devices that are our daily delight. But almost equally exciting are the people who run the companies in the industry. the chief executive officers who have changed our ...

How much do you know about online piracy?

Piracy is one of the most hotly debated subjects on the web today. Some want tough punishments for those downloading illegally, whilst others want to see the web remain open. But how much do you know about what is going on?

Are you a patent expert?

Patents exist to protect inventors, so they can profit by what they have come up with, whether it is useful or a bit bizarre. But patents are also a valuable commodity, bought and sold by corporations, and used as a weapon. How closely ...

How much do you know about the world of Yahoo!?

The success of Yahoo’s main competitor Google has almost forced it out of the spotlight completely, but this wasn’t always the case. Yahoo came into existence before Google, first appearing on the Internet way back in 1994. The two com ...

Do you feel equipped to choose the right microprocessor?

Your computer’s microprocessor is at the heart of everything it does. Without one, your computer wouldn’t be able to execute your instructions. Its power and capacity are crucial if your machine is to operate correctly. But have you ma ...

Are you an SEO guru?

Everyone has their own recipe for improving the visibility of their website on various search engines and they do their best to keep it a secret, but even if some of the techniques develop and change, the key methods of getting well-in ...

How much do you know about cloud computing?

Cloud computing has come a long way since its inception and is now a permanent fixture for many in the corporate world, but do you really know what it’s all about? Here’s your chance to find out what you really know about the cloud.

What do you know about tablets?

Since the release of the iPad, the tablet market has exploded with the likes of Samsung, Sony and RIM all trying to eat into Apple’s share, but how much do you know about their functions?

Are you fluent in the language of the Internet?

The Internet has developed its own language over the years, made up of technical terms and expressions that capture how we use it. How websmart do you think you really are? Let’s see if your vocabulary has bandwidth…

How well do you know Google’s secrets?

Google’s astoundingly sober homepage is only the visible tip of a huge iceberg, with numerous secrets hidden underneath. Commands, search tricks and touches of humour are sprinkled generously throughout the different tools made b ...