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  • Opinion: eBay to bin negative buyer feedback

    The ancient war between eBay sellers and eBay buyers may be about to take a decisive step: the auction site plans to prevent sellers from leaving negative or even neutral feedback about buyers.

  • Opinion: No one asked for a more expensive iPhone!

    Can you believe it? Apple has released a new iPhone, and it costs more than the first one! Ok, it has twice the disk capacity at 16GB, but it costs £329 while the existing 8GB model stays priced at £269.

  • Opinion: BBC investigates Nintendo DS for 'racism'

    The BBC's Watchdog team is investigating the Nintendo DS game 'Dr Kawashima's Brain Training' and its apparent inability to recognise regional accents. There's trouble at t'mill.

  • Opinion: Google bosses in three-way love romp

    Google's top brass has pledged to stay together forever. Well, for 20 years anyway - and you'd get less for murder.

  • Opinion: Victory for Blu-ray Disc over HD DVD?

    The biggest story in home-entertainment technology right now is the impending close to the HD DVD/Blu-ray Disc battle.

  • Opinion: Happy birthday Vista? Perhaps not...

    It hardly seems possible, but it was a little over a year ago that Microsoft foisted Windows Vista onto a wary world. But instead of the "Wow Starts Now", January 30, 2007 was more like the "When Started Then".

  • Opinion: Ask.com beats Google (in terms of privacy)

    Hats off to Ask.com for its new hands-off - or eyes-off - search option.

  • Opinion: Ikea incompatible with Vista, Mac, Firefox, laptops...

    Imagine a major, modern global retail brand that could soon find itself incompatible with all new computers. Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to Ikea.

  • Opinion: AVG aims to make web surfing safe again

    As well as the usual antivirus, antispyware and firewall protection, AVG 8.0 - the upcoming internet security suite from AVG - aims to make browsing the internet secure. If it works, it may even protect users from themselves. (I know, it sounds far fetched.)

  • Opinion: The mystery of the missing 1.3m iPhones

    Apple's iPhone has rarely been out of the spotlight since it was announced at Macworld Expo just over a year ago, but this time analysts and tech enthusiasts are not deliberating over new features, price cuts or the potential for an iPhone 2 launch during 2008.

  • Opinion: The mystery of the missing 1.3m iPhones

    Apple's iPhone has rarely been out of the spotlight since it was announced at Macworld Expo just over a year ago, but this time analysts and tech enthusiasts are not deliberating over new features, price cuts or the potential for an iPhone 2 launch during 2008.

  • Opinion: Open University launches computer forensics course

    The Open University has launched a postgraduate course designed to offer a basic understanding of digital evidence collection, forensic computing and IT incident management in criminal investigations.

  • Opinion: HP partners with Dame Edna Everage

    Think you can't afford a piece of original art in your home? Well thanks to a new you website from HP, you can. As part of its 'What Do You Have to Say' campaign, two original pieces of artwork created by Barry Humphries and his alter ego Dame Edna Everage, are available for free online and can be personalised then printed off, framed and hung anywhere in your home.

  • Opinion: Is MacBook Air new Cube?

    Wow, it's thin - but isn't Apple's new MacBook Air just a laptop version of the company's beautiful but massively compromised Power Mac G4 Cube from 2000?

  • Opinion: FAQ: MacBook Air's solid-state disk

    When it comes to storage, the newly unveiled MacBook Air offers an 80GB, 4,200rpm Parallel ATA hard drive as part of its standard configuration. However, that's not the only option - would-be MacBook Air buyers can also order the laptop with a 64GB solid-state drive (SSD).

  • Opinion: XP marks the spot for a better Vista

    Remember the date: June 30 2008. That’s when Microsoft plans to sell its last ever Windows XP licences. From that point on it’s Vista or bust for the Redmond gang.

  • Opinion: Skype kills video feature following IE bug

    Skype has been forced to turn off a video-sharing feature in its software because it could be misused to launch a self-copying worm attack against Skype users, according to security researchers.

  • Opinion: Sony to launch white PlayStation 3 in the UK?

    Sony plans to launch its ceramic white PlayStation 3 console in the UK and around the world after it proved a hit in Japan. Well, probably.

  • Opinion: Replacing the MacBook Air battery is a cinch

    A report claims that MacBook Air battery replacement takes just minutes.

  • Opinion: iPhone is still a bit rubbish at texting

    I'm loving some of the new features released with the free iPhone 1.1.3 update, but the texting abilities are still rather primitive - not really good enough for a mobile that is rather boastful of its innovative features.



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