Let's face it, for the average PC user Internet Explorer is such a target for hackers and cyber-criminals that they can really do without it. Why do we still not have PCs targeted at average users that come with Firefox or Opera pre-installed?
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.
My thoughts on Virtual PC 2007. Overall, very impressed.
AMDs latest processor, the Athlon 64 X2 6000+, is out - but it still can't beat Intel's E6700
Consumers need to call on Microsoft to be more open and honest when it comes to WGA and other anti-piracy measures.
Can Dell's Ideastorm help them bacK on track? Have they finally learned that the key to success is listening to customers?
Microsoft has made Virtual PC 2007 available for free download.
Does Nintendo's new Wii gaming platform bring a whole new meaning to video game violence or are Wii related accidents a sign that people just aren't used to any kind of physical activity?
Apple mixes up hard drives in MacBooks sent in for repair - but won't do anything to remedy the situation.
The first commercial product capable of defeating AACS DRM on HD-DVD discs has been released.
A few months back I expressed concerns that AMD was in trouble on several fronts. I went as far as saying that the outlook was gloomy. Now an analyst has expressed what he describes as "increasing concern" that AMD is heading for a cash-flow crisis.