ZDNet's 20th anniversary: I was only 17 back in 1991, so my recollection of tech from that time is somewhat hazy, but thanks to the marvels of modern technology and the collective intelligence called The Internet, I've been able to delve into the archives.
Latest from Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
These are all apps that I turn to on a daily basis and they transform my iPad from a content consumption device into a piece of kit that is capable of doing real work.
Want a way to boot up your Windows Vista PC from a full shut down in a matter of seconds? ASRock have the answer!
The other day my blogging buddy Zack Whittaker had the idea that Microsoft should invoke some sort of kill-switch to get XP users to get users moving from XP up to Windows 7. Bad idea, for a number of reasons. Realizing that this move was unworkable, he then proposes that operating systems should have a 'best before' expiry date. Now, technically, operating systems do have a 'best before' date, it's just that most people aren't aware of that fact.
OK, if it makes you feel better, let's call it private browsing!
Microsoft has lifted the veil on some of the changes made to the Windows Experience Index system in Windows 7.
It seems that some of you who have downloaded the Windows 7 beta 1 .ISO file are a little uncertain as to what to do with that .ISO file. Fear not, here's a quick rundown to get you going!
Upgrading to OS X Mavericks is exactly how upgrading a modern operating system should feel like. It gets done with the minimal of fuss and fanfare, and then the operating system steps aside and lets the user get back to work.
A few people have been asking me why I've not gone to the Psystar website, whipped out my wallet, blown the moths out of it and bought myself an OpenComputer. Well, here's why ...
In the TalkBack section on my post looking at SP3 benchmarks, _deitrich asked a really good question:Adrian, how about a comparison of XP SP3 vs Vista SP1? Oui? C'est possible? Good question!