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  • Opinion: Charge your mobile with knee-brace of the future

    A knee brace that generates enough power to charge your mobile phone as you walk has been developed by scientists in the US and Canada.

  • Opinion: Goodbye and thanks, Bill Gates

    While many will argue about the nature of the impact Bill Gates has had, no one can dispute that his impact has been enormous.

  • Opinion: Fabio Capello unplugs Wayne Rooney's PlayStation

    England football supremo Fabio Capello has decreed that his team will not be allowed to play video games during international training time, in an attempt to put a stop to the famous 'PlayStation culture' within the squad.

  • Opinion: Virgin Media cleared of lying over ADSL speeds

    The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has dismissed accusations that a Virgin Media broadband ad suggested DSL ISPs lie about the speed and quality of their services.

  • Opinion: CDs forever

    According to recent research many of us believe CDs will be around for at least another decade despite the increasing demand for downloads and the constantly falling CD sales.

  • Opinion: Recommend a music website, get your name in print

    PC Advisor is looking for website recommendations. Tell us your favourite music-download site (and why it's your favourite) and you could see your name in the next issue of PCA.

  • Opinion: Eminem linked with Grand Theft Auto movie

    A movie based on Grand Theft Auto and staring rap star Eminem almost "happened" last spring before the deal fell through at last minute, according to US site Variety.

  • 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.



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