We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Windows Security Apple Android Smartphones Tablets Software Laptops Broadband Gadgets Games
Digital Home Audio Photo & Video Printing Components Desktop PCs Peripherals PC Upgrades Linux SMB Tech Enterprise
Social Networks Tech Industry Internet 3D Storage

More Opinion

  • Opinion: The Beatles to appear in video game?

    The Beatles music publisher, Apple Corps, is considering sanctioning a video game based around the mop-topped Scouse boy-band's back catalogue. (The Beatles, not Atomic Kitten.)

  • Opinion: Video: Supreme Ruler 2020 preview

    Supreme Ruler 2020 is a 'geo-political real-time strategy game'. At least, that's what it is according to BattleGoat studios, which is, coincidentally, Supreme Ruler 2020's publisher.

  • Opinion: YouTube bars UK users from sign up

    Could it really be true that YouTube has made it impossible for residents of the UK to sign up? That’s the shocking finding of PC Advisor forum users, who have been trying to register, but are thwarted by a simple registration glitch.

  • Opinion: The internet needs more redundancy

    A couple of weeks ago my website went down. Nine thousand other web servers also died when The Planet, a large hosting service, experienced an electrical explosion and fire in one of its facilities.

  • Opinion: Apple accused of iPhone sex discrimination

    The LA Times has accused Apple of ignoring the plight of women with its new 3G iPhone, to be launched on July 11.

  • Opinion: Women catching men in internet addiction rates

    British psychiatrists claim that Internet addiction is a 'clinical disorder'. They report that between 5 and 10 per cent of online users are “internet addicts”

  • Opinion: Government's Crime Maps nonsense

    I live in a quiet, pretty street just a couple of hundred yards from a lush park where it's common to bump into London mayor Boris Johnson out for a jog or game of tennis.

  • Opinion: UK has 360,000 Firefox hunters

    I got in just in time to stake my claim for a world record yesterday. Me and just 8,349,073 others downloaded Firefox 3.0 within 24 hours of its launch on Tuesday, in what could become a world record for software downloads. And UK Firefox fans played their part.

  • Opinion: UK has 360,000 Firefox hunters

    I got in just in time to stake my claim for a world record yesterday. Me and just 8,349,073 others downloaded Firefox 3.0 within 24 hours of its launch on Tuesday, in what could become a world record for software downloads. And UK Firefox fans played their part.

  • Opinion: A tiny vision of the future

    It all started in 2005 with an ambitious promise by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Nicholas Negroponte. He claimed that within two years his newly formed One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project would produce a $100 (£50) laptop capable of handling web access, word processing, email and more.

  • Opinion: A tiny vision of the future

    It all started in 2005 with an ambitious promise by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Nicholas Negroponte. He claimed that within two years his newly formed One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project would produce a $100 (£50) laptop capable of handling web access, word processing, email and more.

  • Opinion: Teens use Google Earth, Facebook to crash pools

    Those pesky kids have been at it again - using technology and lingo old folks don't understand to have a good time. Naked, probably. In this case, finding outdoor swimming pools on Google Earth, and then arranging parties (sans permission) via Facebook or Bebo. Naughty.

  • Opinion: Video: Iron Man the video game preview

    Based on the movie starring Robert Downey Jr and Jeff Bridges, Iron Man the video game is a blockbuster in its own right.

  • Opinion: Nintendo Wii Fit damages cost UK £20m

    Strewth, Sheila. It seems that over-zealous ladies exercising with Nintendo's Wii Fit are causing chaos all over the UK.

  • Opinion: Video: Metal Gear Solid 4

    PC Advisor's reviewer described Metal Gear Solid 4 for the PlayStation 3 as "a masterpiece, an unforgettable game that shines like a beacon amidst a sea of mediocrity".

  • Opinion: Apple's .Mac dead already

    Apple’s soon-to-be-relaunched .Mac suite of online services has been experiencing severe problems today, with the main site unavailable, and iDisk functionality reported as slow to non-existent.

  • Opinion: What's your favourite podcast?

    PC Advisor is looking for your podcast recommendations. Which podcasts do you listen to, and why?

  • Opinion: Twitterrific - the most awaited iPhone app

    The first release of iPhone apps that will be available to download from the App Store on the new 3G iPhone were unveiled at WWDC last week.

  • Opinion: Video: Top Spin 3 preview

    Top Spin 3 is a great new Tennis sim for the Nintendo Wii that let's you play all the world's major tennis courts in the quest for racquet-based glory.

  • Opinion: Ban teenagers' addictive mobile phones

    A mental-health clinic is currently treating two Spanish children, aged 12 and 13, suffering from severe mobile-phone withdrawal symptoms.



IDG UK Sites

Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comparison: What's the best Android phablet?

IDG UK Sites

The iPhone is doomed. Doomed to be marginally less successful than a very successful thing.

IDG UK Sites

How to prototype native mobile apps without writing code

IDG UK Sites

How to prepare for and update to OS X Yosemite: Get your Mac ready to download & install Apple's...