When a Microsoft manager can't clearly explain what "Vista Capable" means, you know that the whole "Vista Capable" and "Premium Ready" thing has gone too far and that marketing has gone too far.
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.
Planning on putting in some time on the PC over the Holidays? Maybe you're going to be spending some time fragging zombies, or creating cards from friends and family, or maybe you're going to be rendering a family DVD to give out as a gift. Chances are that unless your PC is quite new it could do with a little bit of a performance boost to help you get more done in less time. Here are some ways that you can boost the performance of your system for the Holidays.
I don't spend anywhere near as much time gaming as I'd like to. Part of this is down to being busy, but a bigger factor is the fact that I have to be sitting at my desk, and that feels an awful lot like work even when it's not. Is there a way to be able to spend some quality time gaming without being tied to a desk?
Will Vista SP1 and how this won't bring any relief to those who find Vista a bit slow or sluggish? Not really, but then again service packs aren't about performance increases; they're about reliability and stability.
A few weeks ago I got my hands on two 16GB iPod touch devices. Having spent a lot of hands on time with these devices it's time for a comprehensive review.
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Mark Cuban, HDNet CEO and Dallas Mavericks owner, has posted an open letter to Comcast and other ISPs/telcos/cable companies asking them to block P2P. I think he's wrong, totally wrong.
Over then next few weeks I'm bound to get my brain picked to shreds on a near infinite number of tech-related subjects. One subject that came up extensively over the holiday period last year was what free software was available to replace commercial software. Last year I was ill-prepared, this year I won't be.
Apple jumps on the "don't give up on Vista" message.
Thanks to a court injunction in Germany, T-Mobile is now prohibited (in the short term at least) from exclusively selling iPhones locked to a 24 month contract or iPhones locked so that they can only be used in a T-Mobile network. T-Mobile will also unlock handsets that have already been sold free of charge. This is the beginning of the end of Apple's vise-like grip on the iPhone.