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  • Opinion: Apple: the world's best PC company

    It seems perverse to devote large swathes of PC Advisor to the iPhone - a product that isn't likely to be appearing in the UK until Christmas, but there's no doubt that the Apple iPhone is a big launch.

  • Opinion: PCAdvisor.co.uk members say...

    Each month, PC Advisor collates some of the best and brightest threads posted on Speakers' Corner. Did you catch the all-seeing eye this month?

  • Opinion: Blackle: Google search for the green and depressed

    Let me introduce you to Blackle. Set up by Australian firm 'Heap Media', Blackle is the 'black Google'.

  • Opinion: The SMB backup dilemma

    Every time I hear a pitch for an SMB backup solution it comes complete with a chilling statistic that suggests smaller companies are tone-deaf to data protection.

  • Opinion: FBI used malware to catch bomber

    The FBI used spyware to track a schoolchild who was making bomb threats against his school.

  • Opinion: Das Boot or reboot?

    Computers can be annoying sometimes. But just how annoyed would you have to be to pick it up and throw it through the window?

  • Opinion: Fancy reviewing your own technology products?

    Ever bought a technology product and decided the experts got it wrong? That laptop you've been using for the past six months has a key feature the magazine reviews didn't pick up on, while the security suite that shipped with is was actually better at protecting your system than that cynical journalist claimed? Now you have the opportunity to let the world know.

  • Opinion: Fancy reviewing your own technology products?

    Ever bought a technology product and decided the experts got it wrong? That laptop you've been using for the past six months has a key feature the magazine reviews didn't pick up on, while the security suite that shipped with is was actually better at protecting your system than that cynical journalist claimed? Now you have the opportunity to let the world know.

  • Opinion: A brave new web

    Why grapple with broken hardware when you can do it all online? Then you need never worry about PC disasters.

  • Opinion: A brave new web

    Why grapple with broken hardware when you can do it all online? Then you need never worry about PC disasters.

  • Opinion: T-Mobile claims Apple iPhone contract... in Germany

    O2 may be loathe to confirm that it has snatched the UK iPhone contract from rivals Vodaphone, but T-Mobile is much more bullish about its chances of snaffling Apple's golden iPhone ticket - in Germany.

  • Opinion: Nintendo pulls Mario Party over 'spastic' taunt

    Nintendo has recalled all UK copies of Mario Party 8 because it contains an offensive word. But why is the gaming industry so accident prone?

  • Opinion: Free the Facebook One!

    Students at Oxford University face fines of £100 and may be prevented from graduating, after university authorities accessed photos of misbehaviour on the social networking website Facebook.

  • Opinion: Online gambling addicts get help... online

    Gambling addicts in the remote Scottish environs of Dumfries and Galloway are to receive counselling sessions through the internet and VoIP.

  • Opinion: Flawed iPhone & the truth about mobile web

    You've probably already had your fill of iPhone news, reviews and opinion – but all of us will have to answer one question when the handset becomes available in the UK in a few months: how do we decide whether we should buy one? Which features of the iPhone are so revolutionary that they’ll encourage us to pay significantly more for a consumer smartphone?

  • Opinion: Flawed iPhone & the truth about mobile web

    You've probably already had your fill of iPhone news, reviews and opinion – but all of us will have to answer one question when the handset becomes available in the UK in a few months: how do we decide whether we should buy one? Which features of the iPhone are so revolutionary that they’ll encourage us to pay significantly more for a consumer smartphone?

  • Opinion: 'Pervert' sues in Second Life sex case

    One Second Life avatar is suing another in a dispute over the intellectual property rights for the design of a virtual bed he uses as a sort of online sex shop and nookie parlour.

  • Opinion: Tape backup is WORN (write once, read never)

    Largely due to its cost and transportability, tape remains the most common choice of media for long-term data retention. However, this may be mainly an artefact of the still prevalent practice of ‘backup as archive’. In this situation, tape essentially serves as WORN (write once, read never) storage, since once it's sent away to an off-site vault, the real hope is that it will never need to be recalled again.

  • Opinion: Google-only searchers 'miss out on 72% of web'

    Surfers that use only one search engine are missing out on 72 percent of the web. So says a metasearch firm, which might have a bit of an agenda, but there you go.

  • Opinion: Lightning strikes iPod... twice!

    With all this freak weather about you'd think that having some portable music about would be a godsend – something to listen to when stuck on your roof or down at the school hall with all the other newly homeless. And it's easier to grab an iPod nano than your hi-fi and CD cabinet when the river banks burst.



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