Reports are circulating that the upgrade versions of Windows Vista won't allow users to "clean install" the operating system. If this turns out to be true then it's time to image your old Windows XP and Windows 2000 systems, buy Vista Ultimate or Business or by the full version instead of upgrade.
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.
A couple of people have asked me whether working on a Mac is significantly different to working on any other Windows PC. I'm guessing that what they are really asking is whether the workflow associated with carrying out a task on the Mac is all that different to doing the same task on a PC. Is it easier? Is it harder? Are there greater or fewer steps involved?
When AMD launch the Barcelona processors at some point mid 2007, it is claiming that the chips will outperform Intel's Clovertown processors by 40%. Bold claims, but will the benchmarks support this claim?
Not a day goes by now where I don't see an article with a title such as "10 reasons you need Vista", "10 reasons you don't need Vista" or "50 things that are wrong with Vista". It seems to me that everyone has an opinion about Windows Vista but hardly anyone is providing the reader with any real information to help them decide whether Vista suits their needs.
Is WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) so flawed that it caused Microsoft to flag half a million genuine Windows users as pirates?
Sony fixes PS3 backward-compatibility issues with new version 1.5 firmware.
In a post on the Windows Vista Team blog, Microsoft has clarified a number of points about the content protection measures present in Windows Vista.
This post answers a question that I've been asked a several times since starting out on my MacBook experience - Do Macs crash, lockup, or otherwise generally misbehave?Well, do they?
Should Apple charge Mac OS X Tiger users for BootCamp?
The group hacking effort, lead by an anonymous programmer going by the alias "muslix64", claim to have been able to decrypt and play commercial Blu-ray media as well as HD-DVD discs.Yesterday "muslix64" made the following post of the Doom9 forum:In less that 24 hours, without any Blu-Ray equipment, but with the help of Janvitos, I managed to decrypt and play a Blu-Ray media file using my known-plaintext attack...