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  • Opinion: Email stress 'getting out of hand'

    According to research, monitoring a constant influx of email leaves wonks throughout the UK feeling tired and frustrated. And 'email stress' leads to us all being less than productive, to boot.

  • Opinion: Proof: mobiles DO damage the brain

    What's your home telephone number? Now your best friend's? Brother's birthday? Come on! If you're sitting there going 'Errrrrrrrr...', that’s because you brain has been damaged - by your mobile phone, and don't forget it.

  • Opinion: The judgement of Paris

    Paris Hilton, Paris Hilton, Paris Hilton. Arntcha sick of her? No, neither are we.

  • Opinion: Couldn't VoIP bring relief to hospital patients?

    Anyone who's spent time on a hospital ward in the past five years or so knows of the Catch-22 that awaits in the form of bedside TV, internet access and phone service. It's convenient, but so incredibly expensive you end up wishing it wasn't there tempting you to use it.

  • Opinion: Siggraph: Apple adds colour to funky furniture

    A couple of months ago Microsoft unveiled a futuristic computer (code-named Milan) that uses wireless auto sync and touchscreen technology to allow users and devices to interact with files and applications using a flat, table-top screen.

  • Opinion: Send files of up to 1GB free

    I have a new way to send a gigantic files. No, I mean really gargantuan files, up to 1GB.

  • Opinion: Hospital web provision will make you sick

    I don't mind paying for things. Well, I do. But I really object to being fleeced when I've got no option to go elsewhere.

  • Opinion: First World War records published online

    The UK's largest family history website, Ancestry.co.uk, this week completed its publication of pension records for the British Army in World War I.

  • Opinion: Apple, please fix our Windows errors

    Obviously, PC Advisor is aimed primarily at PCs. But regular readers and visitors to our website will have noticed the growing presence of a certain 'fruity' company whose name starts with the letter A.

  • Opinion: First Wii-enabled Xbox 360 on show

    One tech enthusiast claims to have created the first reported Wii-enabled Xbox 360 console while playing Halo 2.

  • Opinion: Sensitive spammer threatens dog

    Over the weekend I received my favourite spam message to date. I've been writing about spam for nearly four years, and because anti-spam vendors are always eager to share the dregs of what their spam filters catch with journalists to demonstrate their products' effectiveness, I've seen everything from tricky misspellings to image spam to the latest craze, PDF spam.

  • Opinion: MP3 virus is harmless

    So there's a new computer virus out there "eating" MP3 files.

  • Opinion: iPhone to 'wreck fragile green planet'

    Mobile phone service provider T-Mobile tells us that the British love of mobile phones has gone haywire. Just imagine what will happen when we finally get to buy one or more of Apple's fancy new iPhones.

  • Opinion: 'Fake Steve Jobs' is unmasked

    The New York Times yesterday unmasked the man who had posed as Apple CEO Steve Jobs for more than a year on a blog.

  • Opinion: Smokers turn to 'smexting'. Apparently

    Orange's marketeers are claiming that people who smoke, banished to the fringes of society (or 'the beer garden') by the recent smoking ban, are filling the lonely, lung-denting minutes by 'smexting'.

  • Opinion: New York cabbies could strike over GPS plan

    Taxi drivers here in New York have threatened to go on strike next month unless the city halts plans to require that GPS (Global Positioning System technology) be installed in the city's 13,000 cabs by early 2008.

  • Opinion: Coming soon: Google Oxygen

    Google yesterday announced the UK launch of Google Web History, an online app that records your internet surfing history and allows you to nip back to check on any site you've visited in the past.

  • Opinion: Broadband speed could affect property prices

    On the BBC's Breakfast show I saw yet another report on how ISPs are conning their customers over broadband speeds.

  • Opinion: MyFootballClub: bigger than Barcelona, chasing Leeds Utd

    Wannabe professional-football democrats at MyFootballClub have achieved their target of recruiting 50,000 fans to take over a football club. And they've done it in just three months.

  • Opinion: iPlayer, therefore I am narky

    A mere matter of days launching in a blaze (a spark) of publicity, the BBC iPlayer TV download service is struggling to get upright.

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