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  • 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.

  • Opinion: Video: Turok preview and interviews

    Turok is a science-fiction first person shooter (FPS) game for the PC, released this month.

  • Opinion: Video: Roogoo preview

    Roogoo is an action-packed story-driven brainteaser, available for download on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360.

  • Opinion: Video: Dracula Origin trailer

    Dracula: Origin, is a dark new adventure game for PC, available to buy now.

  • Opinion: Video: Facebreaker preview

    EA has announced that FaceBreaker is under development and will be released for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii later this year.

  • Opinion: Video: Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 preview

    After a seven-year hiatus, Electronic Arts recently announced the return of Red Alert, the hugely popular real time strategy (RTS) game.

  • Opinion: Ultraportables will force Microsoft to up its game

    Ultraportable is the buzzword in PC hardware at the moment. As well as covering several mini-laptops lately, we’ve reviewed another super-compact in the shape of the Asus U2E – what you might call an executive model, given its premium pricing and luxury build. But the best is yet to come.

  • Opinion: COMPUTEX VIDEO: Sights and sounds of Computex 2008

    COMPUTEX VIDEO:This year's Computex show promises was one of the most exciting for years, and PC Advisor's dedicated video reporter Martyn Williams was there to capture it all.

  • Opinion: COMPUTEX VIDEO: The past seven days in technology

    COMPUTEX VIDEO: This week’s show is from Taipei’s Computex and includes: low-cost laptops, a new version of the Eee PC, production shortages of Intel’s Atom, Microsoft’s extension of XP and a new navigation device from Japan’s Clarion.



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