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  • Opinion: Which Vista version?

    Here's a run down of the various flavours of Microsoft's latest creation, along with some of the the best prices we could find

  • Opinion: Why Apple shouldn't have announced the iPhone

    I was writing about the iPhone for Macworld.co.uk the other day, and I kept coming back to the same question. Why did Apple announce the iPhone when it did, at Macworld in San Francisco?

  • Opinion: Is your PC ready for Vista?

    With Vista's launch almost upon us, you may need to know if your existing hardware can take the strain of all those tasty new features.

  • Opinion: Memories…

    Let's face it, there's not a lot to do at this time of year. My prize Christmas present of a Nintendo Wii has lost its novelty value and now lives in the cupboard below the stairs, I'm already fed up with the cold and frosty weather (which at Christmas I thought was atmospheric) and, even if I wanted to brave the elements to go out, it's so dark that I'd need to don a miner's helmet and lamp just to get to my local

  • Opinion: Copyright woes leave guitarists out of key

    Regardless of the standard of your axe-wielding, to guitar players, Olga the Online Guitar Archive, was the queen of rock. Now, sadly, Olga is kaput.

  • Opinion: Vista: frequently asked questions

    We've got answers to your biggest Vista-related questions.

  • Opinion: Dawn raids for Vista

    Having played with Vista for 18 months, we hope PC Advisor can be forgiven for getting excited about the launch of the new operating system. And yet I still can’t help feeling that PC World is getting a little too hot under the collar with its plans to open up at dawn on launch day.

  • Opinion: Dawn raids for Vista

    Having played with Vista for 18 months, we hope PC Advisor can be forgiven for getting excited about the launch of the new operating system. And yet I still can’t help feeling that PC World is getting a little too hot under the collar with its plans to open up at dawn on launch day.

  • Opinion: One in five Windows installs 'is a fake'

    Microsoft has revealed that more than a fifth of all Windows installations have been declared 'non-genuine'. So should we all love WGA now?

  • Opinion: When Porsche comes to shove

    So the chief financial officer at Ashampoo Software in Germany is auctioning his Porsche 911 on eBay to help fund a football stadium in the firm's home town.

  • Opinion: ID theft always pays

    As anybody who has ever been the victim of identity theft knows, the reason it's so common is because it pays. And why does it pay? Because identity thieves rarely go to jail.

  • Opinion: Online childrens world planned by BBC

    Fed up with the hype surrounding Second Life? Tough. Now you can expect your children to start talking about the potential of multiplayer online games, as CBBC is planning to create a virtual world enabling children to interact within a safe environment.

  • Opinion: Coming soon: the 'wonderbox'

    Technology lovers will agree that one of the nuisances of having several cool gadgets around the house – camera phones, iPods, laptops, set-top boxes and even NAS servers (if they can be deemed ‘cool gadgets’) – is that your content is spread around all over the place.

  • Opinion: Coming soon: the 'wonderbox'

    Technology lovers will agree that one of the nuisances of having several cool gadgets around the house – camera phones, iPods, laptops, set-top boxes and even NAS servers (if they can be deemed ‘cool gadgets’) – is that your content is spread around all over the place.

  • Opinion: Americans prefer PCs to their wives

    True story. Yesterday a company called Kelton Research released a study that found 65 percent of Americans spend more time with their home computer than with their spouse or significant other.

  • Opinion: London phone numbers prove future wrong

    One thing that annoys me more than persistent nudging is the London telephone number.

  • Opinion: Once a beta, always a beta

    Sticking the word 'beta' on the end of a piece of software's name may seem like a cop-out, but when have you ever bought a program and not had to patch it?

  • Opinion: Is Wi-Fi making people ill?

    Well, no. At least, not if you use such arcane forms of evidence as, er, hard scientific evidence.

  • Opinion: Second Life: the future of human existence?

    Or just the latest MMORPG fad? Let's consider the evidence.

  • Opinion: Secure internet? It'll cost you

    In terms of internet security, the sky isn't falling. It fell a long time ago. And human greed combined with passive indifference means it's only going to get worse. The solution? Build a new web, and charge people extra to join it.



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