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  • Opinion: PocketSurfer2: the ultimate iPhone-killer?

    Here at PC Advisor, we like to bring you the hottest products as soon as they're available. Sometimes, though, that can be a tricky feat to pull off.

  • Opinion: Xbox Live to get BBC programmes?

    Microsoft has revealed that it is in discussions with the BBC, aimed at allowing Xbox Live users to watch BBC programmes on their consoles.

  • Opinion: Can Amazon crack the e-book conundrum?

    It should be no surprise that the premier online book retailer would want to become the premier digital book distributor. According to the New York Times" target="_blank">New York Times, Amazon.com is finally getting ready to show off the Kindle, an e-book reader that can wirelessly download material from Amazon's store.

  • Opinion: Hard drive holding political data sold on eBay

    Bill Ries-Knight used eBay's auction site to purchase what he thought was a brand-new PC hard drive.

  • Opinion: MP3 player hearing loss is poetic justice

    Did you travel to work by public transport this morning? If you did, may I offer my heartfelt sympathies?

  • Opinion: Sex sells: Sony's PSP ads scrape barrel-bottom

    Sony's PS3 (PlayStation 3) has been on the wrong end of a sales beating from Nintendo's Wii lately - but its PSP (PlayStation Portable) has historically stood up slightly better against the Nintendo DS. How has it maintained this position of mediocrity? By creating arty 'lifestyle' adverts with glamorous pictures of faux-lesbians, apparently.

  • Opinion: Why Palm killed the Foleo

    What Palm really should have offered was the right kind of carrying case. When Ed Colligan, the firm's CEO, announced the Foleo handheld 'companion' a few months ago, he went into great detail about the product's design and software features, but he never addressed the one thing users would have to deal with right off the bat: how you would manage both devices. Talk about putting the cart before the horse.

  • Opinion: Wikipedia to topple Google, Yahoo in three years

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is to launch an internet search engine in December. And Wales is bullish - he reckons that Wikia Search will be ready to beat Google, Yahoo and the rest in no more than three years.

  • Opinion: Ain't no white in the Apple logo

    I've run headlong into flak about this before, but I am kinda obsessed by Apple's decisions on the colour of its products. And now I'm furious.

  • Opinion: Sony caught rubbishing Xbox's Halo 3 on Wikipedia

    PlayStation 3 vs Xbox 360 - the battle continues. A Wikipedia entry regarding the Xbox 360 game Halo 3 has been edited by someone using an IP address based at one of rival Sony's studios. Ouch.

  • Opinion: Ninja blogger in hot water over kung-fu monk slur

    A blogger who claimed that a Japanese ninja beat up kung-fu Shaolin monks has been threatened with legal action. And the kicking of his life.

  • Opinion: Idle Rugby World Cup fans will cost UK £461m

    Should rugby fever grip the nation during the upcoming Rugby World Cup, productivity could take a huge slump. But internet traffic could be headed for a boom period, as office slackers spend their days catching up on the latest 'action' (kick/clap/catch/kick/grunt).

  • Opinion: Battling the techie brain drain

    Due to sporting ineptitude, I’m currently operating with only one hand. As a consequence, when Team Egan hits the road, I take the role of navigator.

  • Opinion: Why iTunes TV has bragging rights over the BBC

    Last week's launch of on-demand TV shows via Apple iTunes has left many wondering whether UK broadcasters' efforts to make their content available online is too little, too late.

  • Opinion: Why iTunes TV has bragging rights over the BBC

    Last week's launch of on-demand TV shows via Apple iTunes has left many wondering whether UK broadcasters' efforts to make their content available online is too little, too late.

  • Opinion: Windows Vista gets Ad-Aware

    Lavasoft now has Vista-compatible versions of its Ad-Aware 2007 anti-spyware line. The Free, Plus and Pro versions all now work with the 32bit version of Microsoft's new OS.

  • Opinion: MSN Messenger users warned of 'exploit pack'

    Last week, it was a webcam flaw in Yahoo Messenger that could leave you vulnerable to attack if you clicked a link to a malicious video conversation invitation. Now, researchers have found a similar hole in Microsoft's MSN Messenger.

  • Opinion: Video games 'not to blame for Virginia Tech shootings'

    Virginia Tech gunman Seung Hui Cho did not play any video games with violent or war-related themes, according to Virginia governor Tim Kaine's final report on the killings in April.

  • Opinion: Find out who's top of the ISP speed league

    We all know by now that ISPs' promised broadband speeds should be taken with a pinch of salt. But comparison site Broadbandchoices.co.uk claims to have exposed the full extent of the disparity between what individual ISPs claim they offer and what they deliver.

  • Opinion: Find out who's top of the ISP speed league

    We all know by now that ISPs' promised broadband speeds should be taken with a pinch of salt. But comparison site Broadbandchoices.co.uk claims to have exposed the full extent of the disparity between what individual ISPs claim they offer and what they deliver.



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