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  • Opinion: Blu-ray: PC Advisor readers hit back

    So what are you waiting for? Rush out and buy a Blu-ray player immediately. That was what we were supposed to do when the next-generation format war finally came to an end, and yet many PC Advisor readers remain indifferent to the new world of high-definition video.

  • Opinion: Blu-ray: PC Advisor readers hit back

    So what are you waiting for? Rush out and buy a Blu-ray player immediately. That was what we were supposed to do when the next-generation format war finally came to an end, and yet many PC Advisor readers remain indifferent to the new world of high-definition video.

  • Opinion: UK man charged with Facebook harrassment

    A Birmingham man will be the first in the UK to stand trial for harassment through Facebook.

  • Opinion: CeBIT: AMD comes out swinging

    In recent years AMD has struggled to hang on to the coat-tails of Intel (or 'our rival') as AMD execs say, eschewing the 'I word'.

  • Opinion: Ringback tones 'largest source of mobile entertainment revenue by 2010'

    I was in a bar the other day when everyone reached for their mobile phone. I mean everyone. OK, the pub wasn’t that packed, but there must have been a dozen or so people sitting around chatting over a pint of beer or glass of wine before the gentle hum of conversation was shattered by a shrill ring.

  • Opinion: CeBIT: XP-based Asus Eee PC - I WANT ONE

    Note to Father Christmas: I realise that your big day is a ways off, but I am going to be a good boy, and I do want an Asus Eee PC. One with an 8in screen and Windows XP please.

  • Opinion: CeBIT: Samsung wants your business

    Samsung was quick out of the blocks here at CeBIT, yesterday announcing a raft of products before Hannover's uber tradeshow had even begun.

  • Opinion: PC Advisor reviews: have your say

    For once, the two biggest items of note this month are both pieces of software – and free ones at that.

  • Opinion: Eee PC to get Windows XP & Wimax at Cebit?

    We've heard it all before, of course, but a Windows XP Eee PC and a WiMax Eee PC look more likely than ever. According to various online reports, the launches will happen at the week's Cebit trade show in Hanover, and the rumours aren't simply based on hearsay and speculation.

  • Opinion: Eee PC to get Windows XP & Wimax at Cebit?

    We've heard it all before, of course, but a Windows XP Eee PC and a WiMax Eee PC look more likely than ever. According to various online reports, the launches will happen at the week's Cebit trade show in Hanover, and the rumours aren't simply based on hearsay and speculation.

  • Opinion: Apple to boost business iPhone support

    Apple's iPhone is likely to get better support for corporate email tools such as Lotus Notes and Exchange this week, according to American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu.

  • Opinion: Recruitment agents are social outcasts

    Recruitment agents, politicians and estate agents are the least trustworthy types of people - at least that's what respondents to a survey conducted by job-hunters seems to suggest.

  • Opinion: Green failure on climate change

    Forget about carbon emissions, there’s enough hot air blown out over climate change to heat every home in Sheffield. But for all the blather and political posturing no one actually took any notice of the UK's first Energy Saving Day, which ended with no noticeable reduction in the nation's electricity usage.

  • Opinion: UK newspapers online success

    While everyone on the tube or bus reads Metro, London Lite or whatever other freebie newspaper is shoved into their hands, it appears that most readers are switching from inky newspapers to their online versions.

  • Opinion: Does your PC's security software keep you private?

    Privacy control. Personal-information protection. Identity control. All are great-sounding names for features you may have seen in your PC's security suite. But what do they actually do?

  • Opinion: Get XP SP3 RC2 with a simple Registry hack

    Microsoft last week posted a script you can download and run to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 Release Candidate 2. But if you're handy with the Registry, you don't need the script - instead, you can edit the Registry yourself. Here's how to do it.

  • Opinion: Format war: what is it good for?

    In the case of Blu-ray vs HD DVD, not a lot. Unless, that is, you have a vested interest in reducing consumer confidence, spending tech-company cash and wasting early adopters’ hard-earned moolah.

  • Opinion: What your Facebook profile says about you

    According to a new survey by Realbuzz.com, social networkers in the UK fall into one of five common typologies, or character types to you and me.

  • Opinion: Microsoft open APIs - winners & losers

    The 451 Group analysts Matthew Aslett, John Abbott, Nick Selby, and Vishwanath Venugopalan have listed the potential winners and losers as part of their analysis of Microsoft's API and protocol announcement.

  • Opinion: Facebook is... dying

    According to data from Nielsen Online ace social networking site Facebook has suffered its first drop in UK users, with users falling 5% to 8.5 million in January 2008 from 8.9 million in December 2007.



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