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  • Opinion: Bono caught out by Facebook privacy options

    If you're a Facebook user that belongs to a network, it might be worth checking twice before posting content you may not want others to see, as U2 front man Bono recently found out to his cost.

  • Opinion: Google Android vs Facebook: winner takes all

    A week after the launch of T-Mobile's G1 and there's still no official Facebook app for Google Android. What gives?

  • Opinion: Windows 7 giveth and taketh away

    At a briefing in its London office today, Microsoft explained some of the new features to look forward to the next version of its operating system, Windows 7. So what do we have to look forward to?

  • Opinion: Smug Apple mocks dumb Microsoft ads

    Apple vs Microsoft just got nasty again. After two months of ad silence, Apple has finally responded to Microsoft's $300 million Windows image makeover campaign with two new ads that poke fun at Microsoft's TV ads.

  • Opinion: TomTom offers drivers Top Gear's best routes

    Whether it was Jeremy Clarkson's trip through the Swiss Alps in a Bugatti Veyron or James May's meander though France in a Peugeot, there's no doubt plenty of Brits who would love to be taking a car for a spin along a route in Europe once travelled by the presenters of BBC's Top Gear.

  • Opinion: Prince Charles humiliated by Japanese robot

    Poor old Prince Charles. He hates modern things such as buildings not built with hewn stone, mutant GM crops and his former missus - preferring organic sausages, Palladian villas and talking to plants. Now he has to suffer the indignity of watching a four-foot-high Japanese robot do a little dance and say ‘Hello" in a high-pitched voice.

  • Opinion: Google Street View shuns UK

    Google Street View sounds like fun. It's like Google Earth, just with panoramic views at street level. Some of us have even seen the special Google cars driving around snapping roads, buildings, phone boxes, litter bins, dog mess, lampposts, street signs, vehicles, and even people (mainly with their faces smudged out).

  • Opinion: Eight Windows 7 features Microsoft should announce this week

    Windows 7 speculation starts in earnest this week, with Microsoft planning to give attendees at the Professional Developers Conference an in-depth preview of the operating system. Over the next few days, we can expect further details of a number of the rumoured features of Vista's successor, as well as many we've not heard of before.

  • Opinion: Eight Windows 7 features Microsoft should announce this week

    Windows 7 speculation starts in earnest this week, with Microsoft planning to give attendees at the Professional Developers Conference an in-depth preview of the operating system. Over the next few days, we can expect further details of a number of the rumoured features of Vista's successor, as well as many we've not heard of before.

  • Opinion: After Vista and XP, what then?

    And don't just scream ‘Windows 7', ladies, life's not that simple. There are many and several operating systems in our collective computing future, and not just on your desktop.

  • Opinion: Gay yes, lesbian no, says iTunes

    It's been noticed in certain quarters that the iTunes Music Store has suddenly become curiously coy about even slightly rude words: hot, naughty, balls and lesbian now get the asterisk treatment when you search for songs. But not gay, for some reason.

  • Opinion: Show Mac fanboys why Windows rocks

    Microsoft has had enough of PC-baiting from the pseuds at Apple. Riled by the Mac versus PC, geek versus cool guy adverts Apple has been running for the past two years, it's decided to give its Mac rival a taste of its own medicine.

  • 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.



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