A few weeks ago I took a look at how Ubuntu 7.04 handled proprietary file formats such as MP3, WMA and QuickTime movies. Overall the support was good (although I couldn't get QuickTime 7 movie support working) but it seriously bothered me that I had to resort to downloading and making use of codecs which are, well, to be blunt, illegal to use.
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.
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An iPhone customer who's not happy that the battery isn't user-replacable has filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple.
It's Friday again so it's time for another Friday Rant. This could be a very long post ... but I'll try to restrain myself.
Here's a question for all you Windows users out there. Let's say that you were to switch from Windows to either the Linux platform or the Mac platform, which would you choose?
OK, after all that testing it's time to draw a few conclusions about just how robust the protective cases are.
OK, we've looked at the tests, now let's see how the cases stand up to them!
Modern gadgets are pretty robust and can brush off the occasional knock, the odd splash of water and a sprinkling of dust, but if you regularly take your precious gadgets into the outdoors you might feel compelled to protect your investment by spending some more money on a protective case. But just how good are they?
Apple's third quarter 07 results are in, and it's very good news. It seems that Apple is gaining ground at a pace not seen before.
Microsoft continues to plough money into Xbox, but a profit is nowhere in sight.
Sony learns that in the end it really does come down to price.