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  • Opinion: Data theft: don't be an IDiot

    Today we learnt again that UK PC users remain in blissful ignorance of the dangers of identity fraud, with an idiotic 79 percent of users casually tossing away their data. When will people get it?

  • Opinion: Led Zep promoter: 'eBay can drop dead and die'

    We've got bad news and good news. Bad: Led Zeppelin are re-forming for a one-off gig. Good: if you've bought tickets you might not be able to get in. Phew!

  • Opinion: iPod nano sets light to man's pants

    The iPod nano may not be cheap but it's not supposed to literally burn a hole in your pocket. However, for one man in Douglasville, Georgia, it didn't just burn a hole, it burst into flames.

  • Opinion: How green is your IT?

    Tell us how well your business protects the environment, and we'll tell MPs. And you could win a green IT audit for your company! PC Advisor's sister titles Computerworld, Techworld and CIO are to present a report to MPs in the House of Commons later this year to raise awareness of IT's impact on the environment.

  • Opinion: Can BT turn free Wi-Fi hotspots into a reality?

    Fon wants to create the world's biggest Wi-Fi hotspot network and provide free access to everyone, and the company's deal with BT this week could go a long way to achieving that goal.

  • Opinion: Can BT turn free Wi-Fi hotspots into a reality?

    Fon wants to create the world's biggest Wi-Fi hotspot network and provide free access to everyone, and the company's deal with BT this week could go a long way to achieving that goal.

  • Opinion: Olympus Smile Shot turns frowns upside down

    The days of capturing grumpy looking folk in your photos may be a thing of the past, if the new technology Olympus has added to its new cameras lives up to its hype.

  • Opinion: What will Tory technophobes make of Facebook?

    David Cameron, as we know, is down with the kids, and during his speech at the Conservative Party conference yesterday he attempted to convince the adoring Tory crowd that they should be too.

  • Opinion: What will Tory technophobes make of Facebook?

    David Cameron, as we know, is down with the kids, and during his speech at the Conservative Party conference yesterday he attempted to convince the adoring Tory crowd that they should be too.

  • Opinion: Zune 2 shivers in iPod's shadow

    Doesn't Microsoft ever get fed up with playing catch up with Apple?

  • Opinion: Holy mobile!

    You've heard about talking to God on the great white telephone, but how about a chat on your holy mobile?

  • Opinion: Buy the new Radiohead album for 1p

    The alternative-rock band Radiohead are flogging their new album, 'In Rainbows', as a digital download - and you can pay whatever you want for it. That'll be 1p, then, obviously. Suckers!

  • Opinion: Revealed: Worst Christmas presents for men

    Christmas is less than three months away (groan...), and it's time for everyone to start worrying about what to buy their loved ones.

  • Opinion: MIT statue attacked by Halo 3 pranksters

    Even the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) isn't immune from Halo 3 fever, it seems. Pranksters at the US research university went to great lengths to honour last week's release of the highly anticipated Xbox 360 game, sneaking in to the Harvard Yard to transform the statue of MIT benefactor John Harvard into the Halo 3 hero, Master Chief. (See the picture here.)

  • Opinion: MIT statue attacked by Halo 3 pranksters

    Even the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) isn't immune from Halo 3 fever, it seems. Pranksters at the US research university went to great lengths to honour last week's release of the highly anticipated Xbox 360 game, sneaking in to the Harvard Yard to transform the statue of MIT benefactor John Harvard into the Halo 3 hero, Master Chief. (See the picture here.)

  • Opinion: McAfee: Consumers overestimate PC safety

    It's self-serving, but a new study by McAfee and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that 78 percent of consumer PCs in the US are not protected (defined as having up-to-date AV, spyware and a properly configured firewall).

  • Opinion: Totall Recall in Northants: Daventry gets Cybercars

    A driverless car, controlled by a computer and using laser-technology to avoid obstacles, is causing a stir among the denizens of Northampton's upmarket neighbour Daventry.

  • Opinion: When Windows Genuine Advantage is a disadvantage

    I was recently contacted by a reader, Brian Vaughan, who asked me this: 'Could Windows Genuine Advantage cause problems after I upgrade my PC's hard drive?'

  • Opinion: Identify tracking cookies in Firefox

    Nobody likes having someone always looking over their shoulder, but you may get that feeling after you've browsed a while and then take a peek inside your Cookies folder.

  • Opinion: Women are bigger gamers than men

    A survey suggests that more US women own games consoles than US men. And it's all down to the Nintendo Wii.



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