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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Friday Rant - Why is most security software rubbish?

When I'm setting up a new Windows-based PC, the part that I dread is when it's time to install security software onto it. I just know that no matter how swift and powerful the system is, installing any kind of security suite onto it is going to kill performance. It's a lot like buying a BMW M5 and then murdering the performance by attaching it to a trailer fill of concrete.

October 25, 2007 by


Dissecting Microsoft's "100 Reasons You'll Be Speechless"

The other day a list of "100 Reasons You'll Be Speechless" when you use Windows Vista (I guess Microsoft aren't hearing the "Wows!" and assuming that we're all speechless instead) hit the media (I'm pretty sure this isn't a new list ...). I was going to write a piece about this yesterday but didn't - it seems that everyone else was saying what I was thinking. Earlier today I decided to take a more objective look at the 100 reasons and see which apply to me - not many it turns out.

October 23, 2007 by