April 2018

  • The life of macro

    Ryan Priest 26 Apr 2018
  • Kanye West’s recent Twitter meltdown, in which he professed his love for Donald Trump, has seen many fans turn on him, but our interest lies more with his denunciation of Microsoft Excel. The ...

  • Phishing for beer

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 13 Apr 2018
  • Pishing is when you get fed plenty of booze and then start mouthing-off, reveal a few secrets, passwords and PIN

  • This is the last Downtime written by humans: the robots have won

    Alex Scroxton - Networking Editor 11 Apr 2018
  • It’s the week of the 2018 London Book Fair at Olympia, and the worrying news has reached Downtime that our jobs are indeed under threat from the rise of the robots, with the publication of the ...

  • The Daley fail

    Ryan Priest 06 Apr 2018
  • HTC has been forced to apologise and remove an advert starring Olympic diver Tom Daley, which wrongly suggests its HTC U11 device can be submerged any deeper than one metre. Smartphones are ...






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  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

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