We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

Latest Poll: Governments should bar access to websites that have illegal content


  • 29%
    I agree. Illegal means illegal, and nobody should access those sites

  • 26%
    I might agree, if there was a public watchdog that monitored such actions

  • 37%
    I disagree. The internet shouldn't be regulated in any way

  • 7%
    I'm not sure

  • This poll has been sponsored by Forum Editor

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: If I discovered that my employer was using illegal software

  • 15%
    I would report the fact to the Business Software Alliance

  • 21%
    I would keep the information to myself

  • 16%
    I might report the matter if my employer upset me

  • 48%
    I would encourage my employer to buy legal software, and leave it at that

  • This poll has been sponsored by Forum Editor

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: Be honest now, your home computer is important to you, isn't it?

  • 60%
    Yes, so important that I wouldn't want to be without it now

  • 24%
    Yes, and it would be hard to manage without it, but I could

  • 11%
    Yes, but I would cope if I didn't have it – life would be fine

  • 1%
    Computers can be fun, but I'm not that fussed – I wouldn't miss mine

  • 4%
    I can take it or leave it – there's more to life than computing


This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: I've heard about the Carphone Warehouse free broadband offer

  • 3%
    And I'll be signing up

  • 4%
    And I think I might sign up soon

  • 2%
    And I've already signed up

  • 27%
    But I'm not signing up. I'll stay with my current broadband provider

  • 15%
    But I don't know enough about it to decide yet

  • 48%
    And I think there'll be a price war. I'm waiting to see what happens

  • This poll has been sponsored by Peter Thomas

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: Skype

  • 18%
    Is great – I use it a lot

  • 11%
    Is overrated – I have an account, but I don't use it often

  • 13%
    Seems to be popular – I'm thinking of trying it

  • 21%
    Isn't something I would consider, I don't use the phone a lot

  • 9%
    Isn't something I would consider

  • 9%
    I've heard of it, but I'm not sure how it works

  • 5%
    Isn't the only fish in the sea – I use another VoIP service

  • 14%
    Skype – what's that?

  • This poll has been sponsored by Peter Thomas

This poll is now closed

IDG UK Sites

Best Black Friday 2014 tech deals: Get bargains on smartphones, tablets, laptops and more

IDG UK Sites

What the Internet of Things will look like in 2015: homes will get smarter, people might get fitter

IDG UK Sites

Artist creates a geometric rave in a chapel for The House of St Barnabus

IDG UK Sites

Mac mini (Late 2014) 1.4 GHz review: Mac mini is sort of upgradable, but is it any good as it is?