The $1,500 Optimus Maximus keyboard.
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.
Novell makes a U-turn and now supports the claim that Windows has a lower total cost of ownership than Linux
Why aren't computer users who could run a 64-bit OS (that is, they have drivers for everything in place already) not already doing so?
One of the most promising open source projects has to be Ubuntu. In a poll I put up a few days ago Ubuntu was the clear favorite, and the more I look at it and use it, the more I see why.
It seems that Dell is still trying to figure out what customers want when it comes to Linux. Not content with IdeaStorm, Dell now has a survey where those who want to see Linux on Dell PCs can have their say. But from where I'm sitting, Dell still doesn't get it.
A number of people have asked me about the BIOS emulation crack for Vista that allows the proper activation channels to be bypassed. Here's my take on this latest crack attack.
You've got your favorite Linux distro installed - what next? What's are the "must have" software apps for Linux?
Last week I had the opportunity to ask Alex Kochis, Senior Product Manager on the Genuine Windows team, a couple of questions relating to Windows Genuine Advantage. The replies are interesting and I thought I'd share them with readers here.
Last week researchers at Carnegie Mellon University published a paper which examined the real-world reliability of hard drives. It concluded that hard drive failure rate was much higher (by a factor of about fifteen times higher) than that expected based on mean time to failure (MTTF) information supplied by manufacturers. So why is there such a huge difference between MTTF ratings and the real world?
90 Firefox extensions - as recommended by ZDNet readers.