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  • Opinion: 'Arrogant' Apple's iPhone woes

    The build-up to Apple’s iPhone launch might not be going quite as smoothly as we're told – at least not in Europe.

  • Opinion: 'Arrogant' Apple's iPhone woes

    The build-up to Apple’s iPhone launch might not be going quite as smoothly as we're told – at least not in Europe.

  • Opinion: End of the Web 2.0 free-for-all?

    It's one of the darlings of the internet, a site that typifies the Web 2.0 revolution and many people's first port of call for news. So why did Digg risk it all by turning its back on its roots and pulling a story recommended by readers? In May Digg, which operates a news aggregation site that lets users determine the importance of stories, found itself at the centre of a test case on who has control over user-generated content on social-networking sites.

  • Opinion: Online digital security for the blind

    Following the furore over a porn website for the blind - which seemed to be putting the cart before the horse, if you ask me - it is my pleasure to bring to your attention a much better use of technology aimed at improving the lot of blind and partially sighted PC users.

  • Opinion: HTC Touch my iPhone

    It’s no secret that my current obsession is Apple’s iPhone. Perhaps, for PC Advisor readers, I should point out that I’m Macworld’s editor and – as such – am widely regarded as bit of an Apple fanboy.

  • Opinion: Government to tax Second Life money

    People who control avatars of themselves and float around in the popular virtual world of Second Life could find themselves on the wrong end of a tax demand that will leave them wanting to flee their first life.

  • Opinion: Should toddlers demand 80GB iPods?

    In one of those press releases that surprises approximately no one, market research firm NPD claims that kids are being introduced to electronic devices earlier than ever before, and getting accustomed to them quicker.

  • Opinion: Gaming is bad for your health. Fact

    It had to happen, and so it has. A doctor in Spain has categorically diagnosed 'Wiiitis', or Nintendo Wii tennis elbow.

  • Opinion: Intel beats AMD in Computex PR wars

    Forget the relative merits of Intel's and AMD's PC and server chips, many visitors to shows such as Computex have been more interested in which of the world's top two computer processor makers wins the controversial PR wars.

  • Opinion: Intel beats AMD in Computex PR wars

    Forget the relative merits of Intel's and AMD's PC and server chips, many visitors to shows such as Computex have been more interested in which of the world's top two computer processor makers wins the controversial PR wars.

  • Opinion: Firewire to thrash USB flash drives

    OCZ is showing off what it says is the world’s first Firewire flash drive at Computex. The sample is bulkier than the increasingly petite USB equivalents but is not yet finished, according to OZC.

  • Opinion: Firewire to thrash USB flash drives

    OCZ is showing off what it says is the world’s first Firewire flash drive at Computex. The sample is bulkier than the increasingly petite USB equivalents but is not yet finished, according to OZC.

  • Opinion: Computex 2008 to get new venue

    It’s impossible to do Computex’s four main halls and 3,000 booths justice in a week, and so I was slightly concerned to learn that the show will be much bigger next year.

  • Opinion: Computex 2008 to get new venue

    It’s impossible to do Computex’s four main halls and 3,000 booths justice in a week, and so I was slightly concerned to learn that the show will be much bigger next year.

  • Opinion: The world's smallest & cheapest PCs - for now

    Just how small can PCs get before they become unusable? Mobility is one of the big themes at Computex this year, and manufacturers are battling to outdo each other in producing the smallest, coolest PC. But I'm starting to wonder whether some of them are just for show!

  • Opinion: The world's smallest & cheapest PCs - for now

    Just how small can PCs get before they become unusable? Mobility is one of the big themes at Computex this year, and manufacturers are battling to outdo each other in producing the smallest, coolest PC. But I'm starting to wonder whether some of them are just for show!

  • Opinion: 64GB flash hard disk brings laptop revolution

    It's been predicted for years, but could flash memory finally start to take over from traditional mechanical hard disks in laptops?

  • Opinion: 64GB flash hard disk brings laptop revolution

    It's been predicted for years, but could flash memory finally start to take over from traditional mechanical hard disks in laptops?

  • Opinion: Computex: Tech tricks & taxi tactics

    Taipei is buzzing, with over 130,000 techies descending upon Taiwan's capital for Computex, the world's second largest IT exhibition and my home for the next few days.

  • Opinion: Computex: Tech tricks & taxi tactics

    Taipei is buzzing, with over 130,000 techies descending upon Taiwan's capital for Computex, the world's second largest IT exhibition and my home for the next few days.



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