This is the day that Windows Vista users (and those waiting to make the leap to Vista) have been waiting for. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 has been released to manufacturing.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sifts through the marketing hyperbole and casts his critical eye over the latest technological innovations to find out which products make the grade and which don't.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.
For a while now I've been keeping a close eye on Ubuntu releases, and on Friday alpha 4 of Ubuntu 8.04, code-named Hardy Heron, was released - so I grabbed a copy and started playing with it!
The folks at iFixit have managed to get their hands on a MacBook Air and taken it into the operating theater for a quick but very thorough autopsy.
The web is on fire with news that Microsoft is interested in acquiring Yahoo! for some $44.6 billion. Whether this goes through or not remains to be seen, but I for one hope that if it does go through, Microsoft doesn't overload applications with Yahoo! related links and bloat the OS even further with unwanted (and dare I add, hated) stuff.
I knew that Apple's iPhone would stir up some much needed innovation in the cellphone arena, but I'm surprised to see Garmin, a company usually known for GPS receivers, enter the phone market in such an aggressive way.
Vista SP1 - Download it for the kill-switch removal, keep it for the increased performance, reliability and compatibility
The release of Vista SP1 is imminent. It might be next week, or it might be the week after, but it's now close.
A couple of articles I’ve read today suggest that Apple is getting ready to slash the price of the iPhone and that it’s now subsidizing every Apple TV device sold. My take – this is total nonsense.
Mythbusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman vent about their biggest tech headaches on Popular Mechanics.
Microsoft has published an article aimed at helping Vista users speed up their system - but the article takes a somewhat hit-and-miss approach to speeding up a PC. Oh, and the best performance tip of all has been left out!
VMware is taking a hammering on the stock market after posting 150% increase in fourth quarter profit and an 80% jump in sales to $412 million. Why the hammering? Well, analysts were expecting sales to rise to $417 million.