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  • Opinion: Move over, Android. Here comes BlackBerry Bold

    BlackBerry Bold maker RIM doesn't mind stealing Google Android's thunder.

  • Opinion: Ten out of ten for honesty, PC World

    I recently had a surprise when a company told me: "You don't want to buy that here." And the company was right.

  • Opinion: A new etiquette for the iPhone generation

    Armin Henreich's infamous "I Am Rich" Apple iPhone application - a $1,000 ruby screensaver - was pulled from Apple App Store shelves months ago, but its message still resonates loudly. Now the iPhone, the tech symbol of the in crowd, is on the verge of crossing the line into excess and arrogance.

  • Opinion: Muslim complaints delay LittleBigPlanet for PlayStation 3

    LittleBigPlanet, one of the two most exciting prospects for Sony's PlayStation 3*, has been delayed following complaints from thin-skinned self-appointed moral arbiters from the Muslim community.

  • Opinion: Microsoft targets iPhone & G1 with Silverlight

    Microsoft is not wasting any time in its battle against Adobe when it comes to the company's Flash technology competitor, Silverlight.

  • Opinion: Google embarrassed at Duke of Edinburgh gaffe

    When the Queen yesterday visited Google's UK HQ it was, of course, not without the customary gaffe courtesy of the Duke of Edinburgh - although in this case it wasn't his fault.

  • Opinion: Why Windows 7 is Windows 7

    The mystery of Microsoft's Windows version count has been solved.

  • Opinion: Taking a shine to Google Chrome

    Google's position as one of the world's best-loved brands is incredible when you remember that the company has only just celebrated its 10th birthday.

  • Opinion: Taking a shine to Google Chrome

    Google's position as one of the world's best-loved brands is incredible when you remember that the company has only just celebrated its 10th birthday.

  • Opinion: Microsoft goes back to basics with Windows 7

    New versions of Windows are subject to enough analysis, hype and speculation without reading too much into Microsoft's thought process when deciding upon official brand names. So forgive me for doing exactly that following the company's decision to reveal the official branding of Windows Vista's successor.

  • Opinion: Microsoft goes back to basics with Windows 7

    New versions of Windows are subject to enough analysis, hype and speculation without reading too much into Microsoft's thought process when deciding upon official brand names. So forgive me for doing exactly that following the company's decision to reveal the official branding of Windows Vista's successor.

  • Opinion: Yahoo nemesis Mafiaboy vows to fight malware

    On the morning of February 7, 2000, a teenage hacker hit Yahoo with a DoS arrack of such speed and intensity that he knocked the web's second most popular site offline.

  • Opinion: Go buy a Mac, moaners - Vista is better than XP

    Despite what the obituaries might say, Vista is faring well - and it still soundly beats XP.

  • Opinion: What's your favourite money-saving website?

    As fears for the state of the economy worsen, we want to hear your favourite money-saving websites. Where do you go to save money, deal with financial worries and generally stretch your cash that little bit further?

  • Opinion: Google stops drunk emailing

    Anyone that's guilty of sending emails in the wee hours when they're drunk, only to regret them the next day, will be making a beeline for a new feature available in Gmail.

  • Opinion: Does Apple "need" Steve Jobs?

    Does Apple need Steve Jobs at the helm? Strictly speaking, no. When Jobs left the company for a few months in 2004 after his cancer surgery, Apple COO Tim Cook ran Apple without a hitch.

  • Opinion: 'Steve Jobs heart attack' report batters Apple shares

    Apple's share price took a plunge last week, after rumours that Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack spread online. And now the US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the 'reports' and their effect on Apple's stock, bringing the concept of citizen journalism under fresh scrutiny.

  • Opinion: Librarians prefer video games to books

    There's a lot of tosh written about how video games are killing books and, indeed, killing people - or certainly brainwashing people to kill others. Now, the New York Times reports that libraries are using video games to encourage kids to read.

  • Opinion: Google Android takes on Apple's iPhone

    It's a wireless world, and what better way to explore it than with a mobile phone handset? Year by year, networks get faster and processing power fits into smaller spaces, so it's no surprise that devices such as the iPhone and the Blackberry are proving popular ways to stay online.

  • Opinion: Harvard honours ridiculous research

    The technology world lives and dies by the quality of R&D. Necessity may be the mother of invention, but researchers, beavering away in labs, are its foster father. Albeit, in some cases, slightly dubious foster fathers who are in it for the money.



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