OK, it's Friday, time to vent the frustrations and anger built up over the week. This post is the first of what I hope will become a regular series of rants. Some will relate to hardware, others not (and some, like this rant today, will touch on some hardware issues).
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.
If DRM-free music turns out to be a success (that is, people buy it and don't rampantly share it with others) then can we expect DRM-free movies to follow?
I've just received a number of emails from Xbox 360 users who claim that their modded Xbox games consoles have been banned from Xbox live.
An article on Wired suggests that Firefox has become too bloated for its own good.
AACS, the copy-protection scheme used on HD DVD discs has been broken again. But what's different this time is that it's been broken six days before the new, updated version is released.
One fake email posted on Engadget causes Apple stock to plunge 2.2% - That kind of investor jitteriness can't be good for Apple.
From July, the price of an Intel quad-core Q6600 processor will fall to $266.
At the WinHEC 2007 trade show Microsoft's Bill Gates announced that in just five weeks Windows Vista has gained an install base of 40 million users. That's a larger install base than for any other non-Microsoft OS.
Would you buy an Ubuntu-based Dell PC if it was loaded with craplets?
Find out how I got on installing and configuring Ubuntu 7.04 Server Edition.