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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


Features: 
Cloak and dagger

An alert country rock fan has caught Sony using virus writers' techniques to prevent unauthorised copying of its CD albums. Has the company gone…

Features: 
DIY SOS (ConsumerWatch, January 06)

(This column appears in the January 06 issue of PC Advisor)

Features: 
Be safe when the lights go out

If, like me, you've been hearing stories about how the UK power grid will hit trouble once this year's forecast hard winter arrives, you might…

Features: 
Microsoft locks down OEM licence conditions

Sometimes I wonder if the people who run Microsoft's licensing policy unit (or whatever they call it) actually bother to find out what goes on out…

Features: 
Sharing the news

(This column appears in the October 05 issue of PC Advisor)

Features: 
US and them

(This column appears in the June 05 issue of PC Advisor)


 

Comments by Peter Thomas


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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iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

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Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

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