Microsoft has lost its appeal against a record $690m fine imposed by the European Commission.
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.
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.
Just to keep you all in the loop, I've just received the following information from Microsoft regarding the stealth update.
If you were one of the early adopters who purchased your iPhone between June 29, 2007 and August 21, 2007 then you are now eligible for $100 Apple Store Credit.
I've taken some time to properly digest Microsoft's response to the stealth update issue that I've been discussing here for the last few days and I've come to the conclusion that Microsoft is dodging the real issues about the stealth updates.
Last night I approached Microsoft for comment on the stealth updating issue. Here is the response I received from a Microsoft spokesperson ...
I can now confirm that the stealth Windows Update that I blogged about yesterday actually exists - because I've detected its presence on a machine at the PC Doc HQ.
If this turns out to be true, it has some very serious (and disturbing) implications ...
The first free, open source iPhone unlocking software has been released.
Just 74 days after releasing the iPhone Apple has sold its millionth iPhone. But will Apple hit the 10 million mark by the end of 2008?