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  • Opinion: Win an Apple iPhone!

    The Apple iPhone, this year's must-have gadget, can be yours for, ooh, 25 cents - provided you have the hand-eye co-ordination of a 12-year-old Wii addict.

  • Opinion: Harry Potter and the rich Amazon shareholders

    The recent release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final instalment in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series of children's novels, has helped give online retailer Amazon an astonishing boost in profits.

  • Opinion: Phone-mast allergy myth

    The debate has been so heated that you'd expect a mobile-phone mast attached to the PC Advisor website, but now boffins claim that phone-mast allergies are all "in the mind". Wi-Fi worriers read on.

  • Opinion: Boffins to build tiny version of ancient PC

    There's nothing new under the sun: scientists have announced that they are to build a nano version of a computer designed by Charles Babbage - just the 200 years ago.

  • Opinion: GP appointments available through the telly

    Some UK GP surgeries will now offer appointment bookings via TV set-top boxes and mobile phones. Which is good news for couch potatoes with sloth-induced heart problems.

  • Opinion: Facebook founder 'stole idea'

    Bare-foot übergeek and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg today has more to worry about than how many zillions to accept for his social-networking behemoth. Zuckerberg is in court fighting a lawsuit that claims he stole the idea and the source code for Facebook.

  • Opinion: Win a Marshall DAB radio signed by The Rolling Stones

    Those who live to rock can bid for their own personalised bit of rock greatness with an auction in aid of the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy charity.

  • Opinion: Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama do battle on YouTube

    Users of the video sharing website YouTube will tonight interrogate the Democratic candidates in the 2008 US presidential election, in a joint broadcasting venture with the news channel CNN.

  • Opinion: Apple: the world's best PC company

    It seems perverse to devote large swathes of PC Advisor to the iPhone - a product that isn't likely to be appearing in the UK until Christmas, but there's no doubt that the Apple iPhone is a big launch.

  • Opinion: PCAdvisor.co.uk members say...

    Each month, PC Advisor collates some of the best and brightest threads posted on Speakers' Corner. Did you catch the all-seeing eye this month?

  • Opinion: Blackle: Google search for the green and depressed

    Let me introduce you to Blackle. Set up by Australian firm 'Heap Media', Blackle is the 'black Google'.

  • Opinion: The SMB backup dilemma

    Every time I hear a pitch for an SMB backup solution it comes complete with a chilling statistic that suggests smaller companies are tone-deaf to data protection.

  • Opinion: FBI used malware to catch bomber

    The FBI used spyware to track a schoolchild who was making bomb threats against his school.

  • Opinion: Das Boot or reboot?

    Computers can be annoying sometimes. But just how annoyed would you have to be to pick it up and throw it through the window?

  • Opinion: Fancy reviewing your own technology products?

    Ever bought a technology product and decided the experts got it wrong? That laptop you've been using for the past six months has a key feature the magazine reviews didn't pick up on, while the security suite that shipped with is was actually better at protecting your system than that cynical journalist claimed? Now you have the opportunity to let the world know.

  • Opinion: Fancy reviewing your own technology products?

    Ever bought a technology product and decided the experts got it wrong? That laptop you've been using for the past six months has a key feature the magazine reviews didn't pick up on, while the security suite that shipped with is was actually better at protecting your system than that cynical journalist claimed? Now you have the opportunity to let the world know.

  • Opinion: A brave new web

    Why grapple with broken hardware when you can do it all online? Then you need never worry about PC disasters.

  • Opinion: A brave new web

    Why grapple with broken hardware when you can do it all online? Then you need never worry about PC disasters.

  • Opinion: T-Mobile claims Apple iPhone contract... in Germany

    O2 may be loathe to confirm that it has snatched the UK iPhone contract from rivals Vodaphone, but T-Mobile is much more bullish about its chances of snaffling Apple's golden iPhone ticket - in Germany.

  • Opinion: Nintendo pulls Mario Party over 'spastic' taunt

    Nintendo has recalled all UK copies of Mario Party 8 because it contains an offensive word. But why is the gaming industry so accident prone?



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