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  • 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.

  • Opinion: First handheld calculator now a museum piece

    In 1965, the consumer electronics revolution that would result in PCs, iPods, smartphones and myriad other electronic devices was still years off. And the predecessors of the integrated circuits that would power such products were being used mostly by the military.

  • Opinion: BBC prevaricates over HD TV

    The launch of the BBC's test high-definition TV service looks likely to be put back until the end of the year. And no, it's not because Blue Peter is corrupt. The delay in BBC HD TV is down to the brains at the Beeb being unable to decide which protocol to use.

  • Opinion: Teen tennis stars sacked over Bebo postings

    The LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) has suspended two of Britain's top young tennis stars after they posted images on Bebo that suggested their lifestyles are, well, less white than their tennis whites.

  • Opinion: Completely free mobile phones (and pizza?)

    We're used to getting mobile phones for 'free' alongside a 12-month contract from the likes of O2, Vodafone or Orange, but how about getting a free phone and free calls for as long as you like?

  • Opinion: Completely free mobile phones (and pizza?)

    We're used to getting mobile phones for 'free' alongside a 12-month contract from the likes of O2, Vodafone or Orange, but how about getting a free phone and free calls for as long as you like?

  • Opinion: Pirate Bay fires a broadside at MediaDefender

    Hitting back against alleged industrial sabotage carried out by MediaDefender, file-sharing site the Pirate Bay has filed a criminal complaint against a group of media firms.

  • Opinion: Make your paper mail email

    With all the fast and powerful new ways to communicate these days - email, IM, SMS, VoIP, social networking and more - it seems amazing that people still put paper into envelopes and have someone physically deliver it to you. But thanks to a new service available here in the US, you can avoid snail mail altogether.



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