The Week's top tech stories, 19 December

A need-to-know round-up of the essential tech stories that broke this week

Columnist Edie Lush

E-voting: why is UK not as smart as the Philippines?

Fri 19 Dec, AT 07:29 Edie Lush

Before e-voting it took 40 days to tot up Filipinos’ votes - now it takes 48 hours: what’s not to like?

BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic reviews: will 'retro' phone save BlackBerry?

First Reaction Thu 18 Dec, AT 15:29

Analysts sceptical whether BlackBerry's return to a physical keyboard will be enough to entice new customers

Betabrand jeans

Hack-proof jeans protect users from wireless attack

One-Minute Read Thu 18 Dec, AT 12:22

The latest in wearable technology stops 'digital pickpockets' from stealing your credit card information

Best technology investments for 2015

Personal Finance Tue 16 Dec, AT 12:18

Each year sees new and potentially life-changing technological advances – many of which are ripe for investment

Apple Christmas advert 'The Song' tugs at the heartstrings

One-Minute Read Mon 15 Dec, AT 15:53

John Lewis had Monty the penguin, Apple has the 'power to create memories that transcend time'

Employee collects orders at the Fulfilment Centre for online retail giant Amazon in Peterborough, England

Amazon 1p 'sale': software glitch causes stampede

One-Minute Read Mon 15 Dec, AT 09:25

Businesses could face bankruptcy after software used by Amazon traders put their goods on sale for 1p

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Crypto app

Cryptoy app: Can you crack the GCHQ code?

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Dec, AT 12:32

Test your wits against one of history's great ciphers as government spy agency launches its first app

Apple iPad Air 2 vs Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Best tablet 2014: iPad Air 2 vs Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Briefing Thu 11 Dec, AT 16:47

We pit Apple against Samsung and Google in our guide to the best tablets of 2014

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