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  • Opinion: Computing the quest for ultimate power

    After years of relentlessly rising processor speeds, we seem to have hit a silicon ceiling at last. Moore’s the pity.

  • Opinion: What if the internet wasn't free?

    I was struck by Sir Tim Berners-Lee's recent comments about the history of the World Wide Web. Fifteen years ago, CERN released the web's code into the public domain, sparking a revolution that has deeply impacted communications, computing, and society at large.

  • Opinion: Get into Harvard University... on your mobile phone

    Rather than just let tourists wander aimlessly on a sightseeing excursion, hoping to stumble upon the next landmark, Cambridge, Massachusetts, has a better idea. Mobile phone or iPod video tours.

  • Opinion: eBay woos angry users with price cut offer

    Surprise surprise! In response to the planned boycott of online auction site eBay on May 1 the company has offered users a special price cut on … you guessed it, May 1.

  • Opinion: Retailer announces GTA IV for the PC

    It's not yet announced for the PC, but one German retailer is already taking orders for a Windows version of GTA IV.

  • Opinion: Football player slags off own computer game

    More than 100 NFL players wanted to be on the cover of Madden NFL 09. The man who ended up there couldn't care less about the series.

  • Opinion: Asus and HP's big fight for tiny hearts, minds and digits

    We're living in a miniaturised world. Small is beautiful and it's all Asus' fault.

  • Opinion: Happy Birthday iTunes!

    Apple's iTunes Store is five years old today, and the company has published a new section to the online media service to mark the historic date.

  • Opinion: Apples iPhone 'no longer for sale' in UK

    It seems that the super money-off deal to clear stocks of Apple’s iPhone before the imminent release of a more advanced model has been too successful.

  • Opinion: How Apple, Google & MS can save the world

    Just in case you've suddenly emerged from a coma and hadn't noticed, Tuesday was Earth Day here on our planet. And it seems like everybody is putting on their green. Even the US government has a site celebrating its efforts to save the earth.

  • Opinion: Google and Adobe embrace 'offline' web apps

    Offline access to web applications is becoming an important trend, with Adobe and Google looking to make the most of this new direction.

  • Opinion: Happy birthday Mosaic - 15 years young

    The Mosaic 1.0 web browser celebrated its 15th birthday yesterday.

  • Opinion: Wii owners don't buy games

    Nintendo is justifiably proud of its genre-busting Wii console. After all, the Wii has convinced people who would never dream of buying a games console to, well, buy a games console. Normal people. People who liked PE at school.

  • Opinion: 66% will never buy an iPhone, but who cares?

    It's a fairly eye-catching figure for those looking for evidence that the iPhone is not the world's greatest gadget. But while 67 percent of respondents to our iPhone poll last week said they'd never buy one, the fact that 33 percent have already bought the handset, or plan to do so, is a pretty impressive figure for Apple.

  • Opinion: 66% will never buy an iPhone, but who cares?

    It's a fairly eye-catching figure for those looking for evidence that the iPhone is not the world's greatest gadget. But while 67 percent of respondents to our iPhone poll last week said they'd never buy one, the fact that 33 percent have already bought the handset, or plan to do so, is a pretty impressive figure for Apple.

  • Opinion: Windows XP hitting businesses' green credentials

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that no more than 10 percent of all PCs in use by organisations have power management enabled, and as a result are wasting large amounts of electricity and contributing to greenhouse gases. One major culprit may be Windows XP.

  • Opinion: Ricky Gervais is in GTA IV... and in lycra

    Eagles may soar high, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines, my friends. Ricky Gervais is set to star in the fourth iteration of the monumentally successful Grand Theft Auto series, GTA IV.

  • Opinion: Long live Windows XP

    For years, the computer users with the strongest personal allegiance to a particular operating system (OS) were Mac addicts and Linux devotees. In contrast, most Windows users stuck to Microsoft’s desktop OS simply because it was the default on most PCs.

  • Opinion: Long live Windows XP

    For years, the computer users with the strongest personal allegiance to a particular operating system (OS) were Mac addicts and Linux devotees. In contrast, most Windows users stuck to Microsoft’s desktop OS simply because it was the default on most PCs.

  • Opinion: Coming soon: iPod and iTunes tax

    The old saying goes with there's no pleasure without pain and us Brits are certainly used to that.


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