On Friday I posted briefly about yet another potential problem with Windows Update (my ZDNet blogging colleague Mary Jo Foley covered the issue in greater detail here and here). Initial investigations of PCs at the PC Doc HQ have turned up no leads but I have discovered some else that's broken about Microsoft Windows Update mechanism - trust.
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.
Just who is Microsoft expecting to buy Windows Home Server?
I'm getting reports that Microsoft has been goofing about with Windows Update again and changing settings without user permission.
I'm planning to get the first Mac for the PC Doc HQ. Which one should I get?
Interesting news - Alienware is to add 64GB solid-state drives to its Alienware Area-51 ALX and Aurora ALX desktop computers.
Microsoft has issued a fix for the calculation bug that was discovered in Excel 2007.
Over on Apple Matters I came across an interesting post by Steven Leigh which considers 8 reasons why Windows users don't switch to Mac. Leigh is a recent Mac switcher and he has an interesting insight into the issues surrounding making a switch, but I think that there are several areas where he misses the mark.
How do you deal with dead or stuck pixels on LCD panels?
While there can be no doubt that Vista RTM was buggy and caused some early adopters a lot of headaches, things are now getting better ... slowly.
When I blogged about building our quad-core PCs, many of the questions that I got related to RAID 0. Many people wanted to know if I was going to be utilizing a RAID 0 array to improve performance while others wanted to know why I hadn't chosen to make use of a RAID 0 array in the first place.