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  • Opinion: The green reality

    The trouble with green computing initiatives is that it's often hard to separate marketing from reality. While most people would like to think recent efforts by the world's biggest IT firms to ‘go green' have been inspired by a burning desire to save the planet, a cynic would suggest an ulterior motive.

  • Opinion: The green reality

    The trouble with green computing initiatives is that it's often hard to separate marketing from reality. While most people would like to think recent efforts by the world's biggest IT firms to ‘go green' have been inspired by a burning desire to save the planet, a cynic would suggest an ulterior motive.

  • Opinion: Artist currently known as Prince sues YouTube

    In an almost certainly fruitless bid to "reclaim his art on the internet", US pop star and professional oddball Prince plans to sue YouTube for unauthorised use of his music .

  • Opinion: Happy Birthday, Google!

    I love lists of things that happened on certain days. No one day is so boring that at least five significant historical events haven't occurred since man started numbering the light bits between bedtimes.

  • Opinion: What Google's user agreement REALLY means

    Given that Google lives by the motto: "Do no evil", it's amazing how often Google's customers suspect them of villainy.

  • Opinion: Robot voices pose terror threat

    I kid you not. Hot on the terrifying heels of abandoned satchels, station bins and flaming cars comes the latest thing to be afraid, be very afraid of: computerised speech. Synthetic voices capable of mimicking human voices could create a form of "vocal terrorism", British scientists this week warned.

  • Opinion: Video game shop won't sell to failing schoolkids

    A Dallas video game shopkeeper has made the bold decision to sell his wares only to children who are doing well at school - and can prove it.

  • Opinion: Google's moon offer 'pathetic'

    If you thought Google was splashing the cash around, you ain't seen nothing yet.

  • Opinion: MySpace gets TV show Quarterlife

    Bebo's for the hip kids, Facebook is for desperate scenesters and MySpace is a tired haven for malware, right? Wrong. MySpace is the new home of television, after the award-winning producers of US TV shows 'Thirtysomething' and 'My So-Called Life' decided to show their next project - Quarterlife - online.

  • Opinion: Apple cooler than ladies knickers

    It's official: the UK is now so tech savvy that practically anything non-digital (except cars, chocolate and sexy knickers) is un-cool.

  • Opinion: Apple to announce 'something" on Tuesday!!!

    Apple is at it again - inviting the press to a secret product launch (next Tuesday).

  • Opinion: Manhunt 2 update: what violent delights have been cut?

    When PC Advisor Blog heard that Rockstar had softened the blind, unremitting violence in Manhunt 2 to get it reclassified for sale, we were so angry we could have stabbed ourselves in the neck with a shard of glass.

  • Opinion: Why Apple Macs are set to beat Microsoft

    Okay, Apple iPods and iPhones have been garnering all the newspaper headlines, but the untold story is that the Mac itself is on a roll.

  • Opinion: The F**k Islam Facebook farrago

    There's a shocking development on Facebook, and I'm not talking about my poorly Pirate score. A group called F**k Islam is causing pain and irritation to sentient adults of every religious persuasion... and beyond.

  • Opinion: German government says Wi-Fi is dangerous

    According to the government of Germany, Wi-Fi should be avoided because of the risks it may pose to health - and who ever heard of a German government making rulings based on irrational prejudice?

  • 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?



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