You know, not a day goes by when I don’t come across some marketing hyperbole that tries to convince me that some new wonder gadget will replace some or all of the existing gadget in my life. A cellphone that’ll double as my MP3 player and digital watch. A PDA that will replace my notebook (both dead-tree and electronic). A GPS receiver that will handle my digital media and transform in-car entertainment forever. But are they any good?
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.
Would you be willing to pay more for DRM-free music?
Wwhat impact would a DRM-free music industry have on the music industry and piracy, as well as on those who listen to music?
In an article by David Pogue in the New York Times busts the myth that the more pixels (or megapixels) a digital camera has, the better the output. He's right, but he's over-simplifying the issues.
Over the past month I've had the opportunity to use many of the applications that came bundled with my MacBook Pro. In this post I'll try and give the non Mac OS X users who are reading this article a little of the flavor of these applications.
Given the long ramp up to the launch of Windows Vista it's hard to believe that some companies didn't use that time wisely to come up with drivers that performed well under the new OS. Well, it looks like NVIDIA didn't give the task of developing Vista drivers the attention that the project deserved and this has left gamers frustrated.
WOW! I’ve been a Mac user for 28 days! Did you know that it's possible to run a number of Windows applications on a Mac? All you need is an emulator, such as Crossover Mac. But how good a solution is this for those wanting to run Windows-based applications on a Mac? This is what I tried to discover.
Steve Jobs has called on the music industry to ditch DRM. Do you think that Apple seriously wants to do this or is it a way to deflect the DRM debate off off Apple and onto the studios?
The MacBook Pro is in my possession for a few more days - what would you like to see covered?
How important is style to Mac owners?