Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.

Latest Posts

First Look at Firefox 3.0 Beta 2

I'm keeping a close eye on the latest Firefox betas to be released by Mozilla. The reason is that if past performance issues have been fixed, it's quite likely that I might consider making a switch to it as my main browser. While I find Internet Explorer 7 to be fine, I think that there would be advantages to switching to a unified browsing platform across Windows, Mac OS and Linux.

December 19, 2007 by


Xbox Live - The Unbanning

The other day I reported that I was getting emails in from disgruntled Xbox Live users who had been banned by Microsoft for allegedly connecting to the online service using modded consoles even though the consoles were totally unmodified. Today I'm hearing that some of those affected are finally getting somewhere with tech support.

December 17, 2007 by


Two gaming dead ends of 2007

That never ending quest for better and better frame rates means that gamers will spend their money on pretty much anything that will allow them to get the edge on their opponents and frag them just that little bit faster. However, not everything leads to better performance. 2007 saw two technologies aimed specifically at gamers which have turned out to be about as effective as herbal viagra - PhysX and DirectX 10.

December 16, 2007 by