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: I'm going to upgrade to Windows Vista…

  • 7%
    …as soon as it is released. I can’t wait.

  • 15%
    …once the initial fuss has died down. I want to see how people find using it.

  • 32%
    …when next I upgrade my PC. There’s no rush.

  • 47%
    …only if I have to. My current OS is just fine and I don’t want the hassle.

  • This poll has been sponsored by Matt Egan

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: If I could buy a computer that was kinder to the environment

  • 31%
    I would willingly pay up to £64 more for it

  • 25%
    I would willingly pay more, but only a little more

  • 35%
    I would like such a machine, but I wouldn't pay more for it

  • 9%
    It wouldn't make any difference – it's not my job to protect the environment

  • This poll has been sponsored by FE

This poll is now closed

Previous 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

IDG UK Sites

6 best gaming PCs 2015: What's the best gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

IDG UK Sites

Three of the most expensive Limited Edition games ever made: Who's buying a $1,000,000 game?

IDG UK Sites

The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from the Surface Pro 4

IDG UK Sites

Best Mac: Apple Mac buyers guide for 2015: iMac, MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini and...