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Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas

Peter has been keeping an eye on the forums for the past ten years, juggling his online time with his other life as an IT consultant. When he’s not working he likes nothing better than a long walk in the countryside, or trying to play Mississippi blues guitar.

 

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Articles by Peter Thomas


News: 
Opinion: UK let down by Windows Marketplace

Microsoft announced in January that Vista and Office 2007 would be available, 24 hours a day, online. Isn't that great? Well, no. Not if you…

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Opinion: Vista's UK price is unfair

Will the inflated retail price of Windows Vista in the UK persuade people to get off the upgrade bandwagon?

Features: 
Forum or against 'em

Computer vendors who fail to embrace online forums are shooting themselves in the foot.

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A lesson in licensing

Getting a refund on software may be harder than you think. Indeed, it pays to check licensing agreements before you buy, or you could end up with…

Features: 
Bye-bye Bill

There can be only a few readers who haven’t heard the news that in 2008 Bill Gates is to step down from day-to-day involvement in the…

Features: 
Online censorship

FACT: one-third of you think web access shouldn't be regulated in any way.

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The iPrice scam

Is it fair that iTunes users in the UK pay more per track than anywhere else in the EU? Yes, says Apple. No, says PC Advisor.

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Mac Office 2004

Like millions of others I use Microsoft Office every day of my life. I'm currently participating in the Office 12.0 beta programme. One way or…

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Hard and Fast

Home filesharers are next in the legal firing line.

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Like flies in the web?

I spend a fair amount of time travelling on business. That's been the case for a long time, and when I first started wandering the airways back in…


 

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News: 
Windows 7 available for knock-down £65

What is the situation with respect to those individuals who preordered WIndows 7E at about £44.99 per copy will they still get the same price on…

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