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  • Opinion: Apple loses site of Me: Why I'm dumping MobileMe

    One of the things that I like most about being a Mac user is HomePage – a wonderfully easy and stylish photo-sharing tool in Apple’s .Mac suite of Web services. It kept me subscribing to Apple's .Mac for six years. Now I'm looking into how I can get a refund for the remaining 11 months of a year it no longer does what I need it to do.

  • Opinion: Microsoft Mojave better than Windows Vista

    Microsoft is going public with the results of its operating system Pepsi Challenge. The software giant asked XP-using Vista nay-sayers in San Francisco to try out an all-new alternative to its much maligned OS: Windows Mojave.

  • Opinion: 18-rated PlayStation games banned in prisons

    Prisoners in England and Wales will, from 30 September, no longer be allowed to play PlayStation games rated 18.

  • Opinion: Report: Apple planning Product (Red) iPhone

    Unconfirmed reports claim a Product (RED) iPhone will debut in time for Christmas.

  • Opinion: Make money with Google's Wikipedia-killer

    If you're looking for a way to start writing for money, Google's so-called Wikipedia-killer offers a new option.

  • Opinion: Microsoft seeks DIY Xbox games makers

    At the 2008 Game Developers Conference, Microsoft made a splashy entrance into independent game design with its new Community Games push. In short, you can develop a downloadable Xbox 360 game and submit it to Microsoft's peer-review website.

  • Opinion: London's Oyster Card under attack

    Forget about hacking your Apple iPhone, Dutch researchers have worked out a way to hack Transport for London’s Oyster Card.

  • 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.



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