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  • Opinion: Windows XP is dead. Get ready for Vista vs. Windows 7

    So that's that then. Windows XP is no longer being sold by Microsoft to the big PC makers, and all efforts to get the software giant to give the mainstream versions of the OS a few more months have failed. But you can't fault those who tried, particularly our US-based sister title Infoworld.

  • Opinion: Windows XP is dead. Get ready for Vista vs. Windows 7

    So that's that then. Windows XP is no longer being sold by Microsoft to the big PC makers, and all efforts to get the software giant to give the mainstream versions of the OS a few more months have failed. But you can't fault those who tried, particularly our US-based sister title Infoworld.

  • Opinion: Video: Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

    Spider-Man: Web of Shadows is a hugely popular game, based on the comic books, and available on just about every gaming platform know to man (and arachnid).

  • Opinion: Bill Gates and the art of the big exit

    Well he's gone. Bill Gates has left the building. Except he's still the chairman, but you know what I mean.

  • Opinion: 3G iPhone ruins Apple's green credentials

    Apple has missed a “big chance” to advance green credentials by “not improving the environmental performance of the new version of the iPhone”, says eco campaign force Greenpeace.

  • Opinion: The hunt for a breast-powered iPod

    There are many forms of renewable energy being proposed, especially now that prices of gas and oil-based energy sources have gone through the roof. How about a bouncy bra iPod charger?

  • 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.



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