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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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What next for Apple?

What next for Apple?

PiperJaffray, the middle market investment bank and institutional securities firm, issued a company note on Apple Computers, Inc. on December 5th which paints a very positive outlook for the company.

December 6, 2006 by in iPhone

AMD 65nm chips

AMD 65nm chips

Yesterday AMD announced that it had gone "65nm" with a range of 65W "energy efficient" processors, work that AMD carried out in conjunction with IBM. AMD claim that these CPUs use just under 50% of the power needed to drive the Intel Core 2 Duo.

December 5, 2006 by in Processors

And they said Zune would fail ...

And they said Zune would fail ...

The pundits spoke (and wrote some of the most awful, naive nonsense that I've ever read). They said that Microsoft's Zune PMP would fail. So how do they now account for it capturing 9% of the market share in the first week?

December 3, 2006 by in Apple

Speedlinking - iPod, PS3 and Zune news

Speedlinking - iPod, PS3 and Zune news

Lots happening in the hardware world this week:- Universal may try to force an iPod royalty fee on Apple- The PS3 is to get 1080p/24 support, and will allow for DVD upscaling- Intel to add pre-standard 802.11n to the Centrino chipset at next update - Transferring movies, ZIP files and PDFs between Zune PMPs

November 30, 2006 by in Apple

Microsoft tweaks WGA Notifications

Microsoft tweaks WGA Notifications

Yesterday I blogged about the fact that Microsoft has made some changes to how the WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) Notifications application works.  Today I'll show you some of the changes that Microsoft has carried out to this application to try to make it fairer.

November 28, 2006 by in Windows

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