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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over two decades to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera. Adrian has authored/co-authored technical books on a variety of topics, ranging from programming to building and maintaining PCs. His most recent books include 'Build the Ultimate Custom PC', 'Beginning Programming' and 'The PC Doctor's Fix It Yourself Guide'. He has also written training manuals that have been used by a number of Fortune 500 companies.

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HD-DVD copy protection in tatters

HD-DVD copy protection in tatters

Late last year I posted information about a new HD-DVD decryption utility that was released which was capable of decrypting a AACS (Advanced Access Content System) protected HD-DVD discs as long as title keys were available. Many were skeptical. Some pointed to the technical problems of extracting title keys. Some thought that the MPAA would crack down hard on this. Now, less than a month on and several fully-featured HD-DVD movies are available for download and title keys are available for about a third of all HD-DVDs currently for sale. It's time to declare the system in tatters.

January 17, 2007 by in Security

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 7

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 7

In this installment of my MacBook Pro Experience I'm going to be covering some of the basic skills and knowledge I’ve discovered that someone making the switch from Windows to Mac really needs to carry out basic functions within the Mac OS X environment.

January 17, 2007 by in Apple

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 6

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 6

It's day six of my MacBook Pro experience (or should that be experiment?) and today I'm going to talk more about the actual Mac hardware.It's nearly a week into the MacBook experience and since I've now had the opportunity to handle the MacBook Pro quite a bit and use the various features that it offers I think I'm ready to offer some comment on them.

January 16, 2007 by in Hardware

iPhone FAQ

iPhone FAQ

I've had a load of questions about Apple's new iPhone. So many that it's not worth me answering each one individually so I decided to create this FAQ.

January 15, 2007 by in iPhone

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 2

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 2

A quick update to my MacBook Pro Experience.Last night I decided to see how good the MacBook Pro is as a DVD player and bought out my "default" movie - Aliens. Not only do I enjoy this movie each time I watch it, I felt that it was a great movie to test out the the system's screen, sound system and the software DVD player.

January 12, 2007 by in Apple

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 1

My MacBook Pro Experience - Day 1

Through the TalkBack section of this blog a number of people have mentioned that it would be interesting to read a Windows user's take on the Mac OS X. Well, thanks to Apple's PR department I have the opportunity to do just that.

January 11, 2007 by in Apple

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