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.

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Mossberg reviews Ubuntu

I've just finished reading a review of an Ubuntu-powered Inspiron 1420N written by mainstream tech journalist Walt Mossberg. His conclusion: "But for now, I still advise mainstream, nontechnical users to avoid Linux."

September 17, 2007 by


The trouble with mid-range graphics cards - they're not mid-range

We all know that if you want power, you have to pay for it. The more you pay, the more performance you have at your disposal. Most people can’t push the boat out far enough to experience the apotheosis of a couple of HD 2900XTs or 8800GTXs and have to settle for something a little more, well, sensible. The problem is, graphics cards makers have rigged the system so that the term “mid-range” means virtually obsolete.

September 16, 2007 by