Top 10 science fiction writers

Top 10 science fiction writers

Looking for a good tech related read? From William Gibson to Douglas Adams, these are the wordsmiths who inspire the minds of mankind.
By Iain Thomson , Shaun Nichols May 10 2010, 9:29AM
Top 10 science and technology writers

Top 10 science and technology writers

From ALbert Einstein to Robert X. Cringley, these are the famous people who make progress understandable.
By Iain Thomson , Shaun Nichols May 3 2010, 8:14AM
Top 10 technology mistakes

Top 10 technology mistakes

From the Mars Climate Orbiter to overheating batteries and floating point errors, we look at the history of famous technical mistakes
By Iain Thomson , Shaun Nichols Apr 26 2010, 6:47PM
Top 10 computer console games

Top 10 computer console games

Games are something that the technically minded often hold dear, because they were the first time we really got into computers. Here we count down the console classics.
By Shaun Nichols , Iain Thomson Mar 29 2010, 8:52AM
Top 10 computer games of all time

Top 10 computer games of all time

You know what they say about all work and no play. So this week we've decided to count down the best computer games of all time
By Shaun Nichols , Iain Thomson Mar 22 2010, 9:25AM
FTC warns of major peer-to-peer data breach

FTC warns of major peer-to-peer data breach

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has contacted nearly 100 organisations following the discovery of a huge data breach on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks..
By Shaun Nichols Feb 24 2010, 9:22AM
Top 10 worst Apple products of all time

Top 10 worst Apple products of all time

Macworld is still proceeding apace as we write this, albeit without Apple actually exhibiting. As the show was in town we thought, as a counterpoint to last week's list, we'd look at the worst systems to come out of Cupertino.
By Shaun Nichols , Iain Thomson Feb 15 2010, 8:31AM
Microsoft unveils new Office for Mac

Microsoft unveils new Office for Mac

Microsoft has released new details about the next version of Office for the MacOS X systems..
By Shaun Nichols Feb 12 2010, 2:46PM
Google Buzz shows need for multiple social networks

Google Buzz shows need for multiple social networks

Pundit warns against focusing on one service for social networking.
By Shaun Nichols Feb 11 2010, 10:27AM
Top 10 technology company mergers

Top 10 technology company mergers

The history of big tech mergers includes some successes and spectacular failures, including AOL's much-criticised dalliance with Time Warner, AMD's buyout of ATI, and Apple's arguably excellent decision to buy NeXT
By Shaun Nichols , Iain Thomson Feb 1 2010, 10:49AM
Apple rolls out iPad tablet

Apple rolls out iPad tablet

Apple has rolled out its much-anticipated tablet device. Dubbed the iPad, the 10-inch touch-screen device was formally unveiled Wednesday at a special press event in San Francisco.
By Shaun Nichols Jan 28 2010, 8:25AM
New study highlights weak password policies

New study highlights weak password policies

Users still selecting easily-compromised passwords.
By Shaun Nichols Jan 22 2010, 10:21AM
LG banks on Android for mobile boost

LG banks on Android for mobile boost

As we reported from CES, Android is shaping to be a big trend for smartphones this year. Now LG has outlined plans to move 140 million handsets in 2010.
By Shaun Nichols Jan 14 2010, 10:12AM
Television vendors warm up to Skype

Television vendors warm up to Skype

VoIP vendor Skype has announced a new deal which will embed video chat services on HDTV sets.
By Shaun Nichols Jan 6 2010, 9:40AM
2009 in review: Apple's rollercoaster year

2009 in review: Apple's rollercoaster year

We are taught as children that few foods in the world are healthier than a big, shiny apple. Fittingly enough, 'health' was a key word for Apple in 2009..
By Shaun Nichols Dec 29 2009, 8:46AM
Intel details newest Atom chips

Intel details newest Atom chips

Intel has added three new chips to its low-power Atom line, one designed for netbooks and two for the low-end desktop market..
By Shaun Nichols Dec 22 2009, 8:28AM
Intel sheds light on plans for CES

Intel sheds light on plans for CES

Intel has revealed its plans for new products to be unveiled at next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas..
By Shaun Nichols Dec 21 2009, 8:51AM
MP3 spam makes a comeback

MP3 spam makes a comeback

A new spam attack utilizing MP3 files is currently making the rounds..
By Shaun Nichols Dec 21 2009, 8:51AM
Security vendors scope out 2010 landscape

Security vendors scope out 2010 landscape

A fresh crop of malware is expected to create larger botnets, more extensive infections and new attack vectors in 2010, according to experts.
By Shaun Nichols Dec 17 2009, 9:07AM
Mac tablet pegged for Spring debut

Mac tablet pegged for Spring debut

Apple has begun early manufacturing on its long-awaited tablet device, according to an industry analyst..
By Shaun Nichols Dec 11 2009, 10:28AM