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  • Opinion: Bletchley Park hopes for UK computing museum

    Bletchley Park, scene of heroic wartime ingenuity and code-cracking brilliance, is hoping for a new lease of life as the home of the National Museum of Computing.

  • Opinion: Sony: misogyny and misinformation

    Sony, no stranger to controversy, faced yet more ballyhoo recently, after a feminist website decided one of its PS2 adverts was misogynistic. Misogynistic? The video-game industry? Whatever next?

  • Opinion: TiVo and Amazon boost for couch potatoes

    Couch potatoes in the US are rejoicing. They now have one more reason never to leave their sofa. Amazon and TiVo have expanded their integrated download service, so users can order movies and shows straight from the TV, with a few clicks of their favorite peanut-shaped remote.

  • Opinion: MySpace UK has 10 million users. Thanet one

    Run for your lives, MySpace has conquered Britain. But murky corners of Kent, Cumbria and Norfolk are leading the resistance. Vive le Resistance!

  • Opinion: Live Earth: the greatest show online

    Proving that the planet can be saved by mass-media consumption, Saturday's Live Earth tree-hugging love-in was watched by a record online audience of up to 9 million web surfers.

  • Opinion: How Sony could cure gun crime via PlayStation

    Sony appears to be trying to band-aid its corporate karma by apologising to the Church of England after setting one of its most violent games within Manchester cathedral.

  • Opinion: MBS porn billing on Radio 4

    The MBS billing affair that's affected thousands of PC users and has become one of the most talked-about issues on the PC Advisor forums has been picked up by BBC Radio 4's Your and Yours programme. PC Advisor's very own Forum Editor, Peter Thomas, was called in to provide expert analysis on the issue.

  • Opinion: MBS porn billing on Radio 4

    The MBS billing affair that's affected thousands of PC users and has become one of the most talked-about issues on the PC Advisor forums has been picked up by BBC Radio 4's Your and Yours programme. PC Advisor's very own Forum Editor, Peter Thomas, was called in to provide expert analysis on the issue.

  • Opinion: The mobile business: Too much choice

    The current state of mobile communications reminds me of the immortal lyrics from the pop group Devo: Freedom of choice/Is what you got/Freedom from choice/Is what you want.

  • Opinion: M&S sells special iPod pants (and jacket)

    Famed for its ladies knickers, men's socks, superior foodstuffs and Apple-like proprietary St Michael brand, British high street retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a men's suit specially built to house an iPod.

  • Opinion: Climate change - it's not all hot air

    Every piece of technology uses energy, and energy costs money. Some gadgets are more consumptive than others, and PCs can be the worst culprits. A guide released to coincide with the Live Earth concerts taking place around the globe offers 77 energy-saving tips to help us reduce our impact on the environment.

  • Opinion: Microsoft warns world to be less proprietary

    Sit down. Relax. Take a deep breath. You are about to hear something that is sure to annoy you.

  • Opinion: EU in hot (soapy) water over YouTube sex film

    The EU has set out to prove its worth with a 44-second online film featuring the sweaty sex-love of no fewer than 18 couples. The EU film - entitled 'Film Lovers Will Love This' was released on the European Commission's YouTube channel last week.

  • Opinion: 95.5% polled want iPhone now

    There's enough iPhone hype out there to drown out news that Paris Hilton was seen pole dancing for Harry Potter. Either Apple has invented the best thing since the iPod or CEO Steve Jobs' famed Reality Distortion Field is set to 11.

  • Opinion: 600 pints for Glasgow terrorism hero

    A website has been set up in honour of John Smeaton, the baggage handler who tackled one of the terrorists during last week’s attack on Glasgow Airport.

  • Opinion: 600 pints for Glasgow terrorism hero

    A website has been set up in honour of John Smeaton, the baggage handler who tackled one of the terrorists during last week’s attack on Glasgow Airport.

  • Opinion: How good is the Apple iPhone's camera?

    You should never buy a mobile because of how good the phone's built-in camera is. But for the price the Apple iPhone should be different.

  • Opinion: Second Fest: Glastonbury without mud

    Well actually there was virtual mud (and portable toilets). But there was no booze, live bands or - I reckon - fun. Second Life and The Guardian this weekend enjoyed their very own music festival. The virtual 'Second Fest'.

  • Opinion: Why I love - and hate - the iPhone

    Well, I've done it. I finally got my hands on Apple's iPhone last Friday night. And in the short time I've had it, I've found some features that may have been missed so far. So if you're trying to decide whether to buy one, read on…

  • Opinion: Sexist PlayStation advert is a fake

    A widely criticised advert for Sony's PlayStation 2, in which the tagline advised male gamers to buy the PS2 console "because your girlfriend bores you shitless", is a fake, according to the company.



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