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  • Opinion: Cloud computing: Hype versus reality

    Cloud computing may seem more hype than reality as the technology industry is busy refining the term. However, substantive business and market trends are catapulting cloud computing to the forefront.

  • Opinion: Sony screen contradicts laptop dream

    Computer manufacturers spend a fortune creating the right image for their products, Sony chief among them. But you'd have a thought a little more effort could have gone into this photo…

  • Opinion: TV schedule, you're fired!

    Until now, watching TV on a PC hasn’t been an attractive proposition...

  • Opinion: TV schedule, you're fired!

    Until now, watching TV on a PC hasn’t been an attractive proposition...

  • Opinion: My lightweight laptop addiction

    This year marks the tenth anniversary of my affair with 3-pound notebooks. In 1998 I fell in love with Sony's pioneering 1-inch-thick VAIO 505G, and I've kept the flame burning with a couple of its successors. But now the unit I've been carrying everywhere for four years has a Webcam that's dead and a keyboard with shiny surfaces where various letters should be.

  • Opinion: Centrino 2 planned for MacBooks?

    When Intel unveils new processors, it usually rattles off the names of PC makers who've signed on to use the latest chips. There is one exception, however--Apple's name usually comes up only in passing at these events, if it's even mentioned at all.

  • Opinion: iPhone users are impatient fools

    Sometimes the human race so depresses me.

  • Opinion: Apple vet fails to buy iPhone 3G

    As a former editor of Macworld I’m something of a veteran of Apple product launches, and have been the very definition of an early adopter.

  • Opinion: London has world's shortest iPhone 3G queue

    In New York, those in the queue are breaking records to get their hands on a 3G iPhone, in Japan the line has been forming for two days and in New Zealand they've even brought tents. In London we have a one man and a mobile sleeping bag. And he doesn't even want an iPhone.

  • Opinion: London has world's shortest iPhone 3G queue

    In New York, those in the queue are breaking records to get their hands on a 3G iPhone, in Japan the line has been forming for two days and in New Zealand they've even brought tents. In London we have a one man and a mobile sleeping bag. And he doesn't even want an iPhone.

  • Opinion: Video: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince game

    The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince PC game will be released later this year to coincide with the upcoming film of JK Rowling’s sixth Harry Potter book.

  • Opinion: Hallmark email threat on the loose

    Security vendor PC Tools is warning users about a round of malicious "hallmark.exe" files. The files are distributed by email and have been downloaded and run by members of the Threatfire user community.

  • Opinion: O2 plunges 3G iPhone ordering into 'chaos'

    Multiple reports of 3G iPhone chaos suggest that Apple and UK carrier O2 have again seriously misjudged launch strategies.

  • Opinion: Acer Aspire: the One to beat

    When Asus unveiled the Eee PC 901, a version of the Eee PC running on Intel’s new Atom processor, we thought this would be 2008’s product to beat.

  • Opinion: Hassle the Hoff online

    A new social networking site has gained 6,000 members since its launch last month. But before you get ready to kill your Facebook and MySpace profiles in favour of the next big thing in social networking, it's worth noting who's behind the venture.

  • Opinion: Video: Sacred 2: Fallen Angel preview

    In Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, you take on the role of a character and delve into a thrilling story full of side quests and secrets that you'll have to unravel.

  • Opinion: Google launches instant-messaging app for iPhone

    Google has created a new version of Google Talk, the instant messaging application, that's specifically designed for the iPhone.

  • Opinion: Windows 7: don't believe the hype

    That the PR hordes at Microsoft would begin the jungle drumbeat for the next version of Windows within an ace of the launch of Vista was, of course, to be expected.

  • Opinion: Youth gets perfect score on Guitar Hero 3

    It pays to be an accomplished Guitar Hero player, that is if you're boy wonder Chris Chike from New York City.

  • Opinion: Panda Security offers discounts to beta testers

    Panda Security today released the beta version of Panda Internet Security 2009, and wants PC Advisor readers to test the product before a final version is launched in a month or two.



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