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Latest Poll: Which of the following best describes your approach to creating and using online passwords?


  • 19%
    I use the same password for everything

  • 11%
    I create a unique, random password for every account, which I then remember

  • 16%
    I use a password manager to create and store unique, random passwords

  • 15%
    I create a unique, random password for every account, but write them on a piece of paper or a digital document

  • 31%
    I use variations on the same password for every account

  • 1%
    I don't use online passwords

  • 8%
    None of the above


(Based on 3094 Votes)

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









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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

  • This poll has been sponsored by Dell

(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


(Based on 4509 Votes)

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







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