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Latest Poll: Extended support for Windows XP ended on 8th April. What’s been the biggest improvement in PC/laptop technology since XP launched in 2001?


  • 16%
    Improved portability

  • 17%
    Faster wireless

  • 20%
    Cloud/internet services

  • 15%
    Faster start ups

  • 8%
    Improved battery life

  • 24%
    Improved reliability

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(Based on 2900 Votes)

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Extended support for Windows XP ended on 8th April. What’s been the biggest improvement in PC/laptop technology since XP launched in 2001?








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Previous Poll: Which of the following sub-£100 gadgets would you say is the best value?

  • 38%
    Budget smartphone such as the Nokia Lumia 520 (£99)

  • 17%
    Budget tablet such as the Nook HD (£80)

  • 6%
    A wearable activity tracker such as the Fitbit One (£80)

  • 6%
    Budget smartwatch such as the Sony Smart Watch 2 (£99)

  • 3%
    Another device - let us know in the forum

  • 7%
    They're all great value

  • 23%
    None of them is good value


(Based on 1959 Votes)

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Previous Poll: Extended support for Windows XP runs out on 8th April 2014. What do you regard as the biggest issue for those still running XP after this date?

  • 67%
    Lack of Microsoft security updates

  • 11%
    Lack of third-party software support

  • 6%
    Lack of third-party hardware support

  • 17%
    Missing out on features offered by Windows 7/8

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(Based on 2340 Votes)

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Extended support for Windows XP runs out on 8th April 2014. What do you regard as the biggest issue for those still running XP after this date?






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Previous Poll: Poll: How do you mainly transfer small files (less than 5MB) from one computer to another?

  • 43%
    USB stick

  • 3%
    Portable hard drive

  • 17%
    Use the cloud (Dropbox, SkyDrive, iCloud etc)

  • 31%
    Email them to myself

  • 6%
    Another way


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Poll: How do you mainly transfer small files (less than 5MB) from one computer to another?







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Previous Poll: What is your most anticipated tech product of 2014?

  • 4%
    iPad Pro

  • 18%
    iPhone 6

  • 15%
    Samsung Galaxy S5

  • 4%
    Apple iWatch

  • 2%
    Apple TV (an actual television set, not the current set-top box)

  • 2%
    Google Gem smartwatch

  • 1%
    Amazon Kindle smartphone

  • 3%
    Samsung Galaxy Glasses

  • 15%
    Windows 9

  • 10%
    None of the above, I'm looking forward to something else

  • 11%
    Stop launching stuff, I can't keep up

  • 15%
    Don't care


(Based on 2252 Votes)

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