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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AMD-based Dell notebooks - interested?

AMD or Intel? Which processor people choose is usually comes down to price and personal choice. Dell hasn't entirely rushed to embrace AMD, but now it has announced two AMD-based notebook lines - ready for the holiday. These notebooks offer power and performance at a reasonable price.

November 6, 2006 by

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The world just isn't ready for Linux

Windows Vista brings with it a new era of DRM and restrictive license agreements that aren't going to sit well with even your basic power user (let alone the uber power users that regularly read this and other blogs at ZDNet!) and some are looking for an escape route. These changes are making some users question their commitment to Microsoft. The obvious step is to make the leap to Linux.

November 1, 2006 by

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PS3 shortages get worse

A 20% cut in the number of PlayStation 3 games consoles available for the Japanese launch is a sure sign that Sony is going to have huge problems keeping up with demand. According to Japanese newspaper Nikkei Keizai Shimbun, Sony is going to be 20,000 PS3 short at the launch. Sony had expected to have 100,000 consoles available by 11 November, but if this report is correct then this is now down to 80,000.

November 1, 2006 by

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Is Firefox 2.0 a dud?

Is Firefox 2.0 a dud? Are users better avoiding it and waiting until a future build? Are too many of the new features buggy and incomplete and is the browser overall more unstable that previous versions? What about Firefox on Vista?

October 29, 2006 by

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