Gary Marshall talks technology

The collected wisdom of TechRadar's technology columnist

Should Opera dump its desktop browser?
Great browser, tiny market share. So why bother?
01 September 2009

Now Apple has used up all the good big cat names, what next?
Don't use any of these ideas
28 August 2009

Why is UK Govt ignoring its Digital Britain report?
Perhaps it's down to who our MPs are rubbing shoulders with
25 August 2009

Playing videogames makes you fat and sad

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Are you sad because you play, or do you play because you're sad?
20 August 2009

The internet's mental age is seven
It's big but it's not clever. Here comes the science...
18 August 2009

Facebook wants brains so it can go after Google
Buying FriendFeed is all about taking on Google, not Twitter
11 August 2009

The sad, slow and entirely predictable death of Friends Reunited
How did it last so long?
06 August 2009

Why augmented reality will blow your mind
Reality 2.0 is amazing - and it scares us silly
04 August 2009

Sky 3D: what to expect
3D TV is brilliant - just check out these programming pearls
30 July 2009

What Ofcom must demand from ISPs
Six ways to improve broadband in the UK
28 July 2009

Win7 with IE in Europe: now it's really confusing
So when might IE make it back into Windows in the EU?
26 July 2009

Private folders are an open invitation
PC repair staff look in folders marked 'private'. Who knew?
22 July 2009

TechCrunch and Twitter: Where are the ethics?
Putting the Goldilocks defence into action
16 July 2009

10 years of MetaFilter - still the best of the web
A respite from the noise of much of the online world
14 July 2009

Could Chrome OS land Google in court?
Hey, lawyers! It's Christmas!
08 July 2009

Why Google Chrome OS is bad news for Windows
Fast, secure and free - what's not to like?
08 July 2009

Sony eats netbook humble pie
Just like it caved in on ATRAC
07 July 2009

Selling the Pirate Bay will kill it off
Going legit? Does anybody think this will work?
30 June 2009

Is now the time to end online ticket touting?
50 cancelled gigs means a lot of Michael Jackson misery
26 June 2009

IE is like malaria, and Firefox smells
Let's put the playground back into tech PR
24 June 2009

Would UK bloggers get the same support as Iranian ones?
A legal precedent effectively abolishes bloggers' right to privacy
18 June 2009

Digital Britain: the verdict
Lord Carter's report is sensible but not revolutionary
16 June 2009

Why does Trent Reznor hate the internet?
The net's brilliant. Why would anybody want to stay away?
11 June 2009

The iPhone killer isn't a rival handset - it's O2
No wonder iPhone owners are angry
09 June 2009

Opera 10 is just too good to ignore
Try it, and you won't miss IE, Firefox or Chrome
04 June 2009

It's time for ISPs to come clean about throttling
Stop burying policies in the small print
03 June 2009

Spotify could be Android's killer app
Watch out, Apple, Spotify's gunning for iTunes
28 May 2009

Tech product names suck. Bing blows
A bad name on a good product results in epic fail
28 May 2009

Rude internet users are making you stupid
Arguing on Twitter and digg will drive you daft - literally
27 May 2009

At last! Moblin has made Linux look cool!
And this is exactly why we need to kill it off now
26 May 2009

Google fail: it's the new blue screen of death
Are we putting our digital eggs in a badly made basket?
20 May 2009

Why Wolfram Alpha is bad news for the web
Google Squared and Rich Snippets aren't helping, either
19 May 2009

Stop the unboxing posts madness!
It's just a box. Get over it
12 May 2009

Why high street electrical stores are so depressing
No one buys there so they don't stock anything worth buying
7 May 2009

More stupidity from UK Govt as net tax mooted
Just what the internet needs right now: taxation
5 May 2009

Loose-tongued Twitterers are ruining TV
Stop blabbing the result of last night's The Apprentice
30 April 2009

Govt database U-Turn is nothing of the sort
Don't believe the hype. You're still being watched online
28 April 2009

Ongoing Twitter storm needs Amazon's voice
Amazon needs to join the #amazonfail conversation
14 April 2009

Wi-Fi scares - schools are missing the point
Unions should concentrate on actual problems instead
9 April 2009

Why can't more tech firms be funny?
Let's see companies put their mouths where their money is
7 April 2009

Google + Twitter: good for them, bad for us
Google buying Twitter could have wider consequences
3 April 2009

GhostNet is a wakeup call to switch to Linux
Ancient versions of Windows too easy to compromise
31 March 2009

Cloud computing - or clown computing?
Dodgy smallprint and flaky servers could lead to data loss
26 February 2009

Worried about privacy? Forget about Street View
We have more to fear from newspapers and governments
23 March 2009

3G sucks when you're in the sticks
If mobile broadband is the future, it needs to be better than this
5 March 2009

Netbooks: proof the tech industry has gone nuts
Why spend £2,000 when a £299 machine does what you want?
4 March 2009

Why Amazon's Kindle 2 just isn't good enough
Electronic paper is the future - but it simply isn't here yet
12 February 2009

Want to make money from your blog? Forget it
You'd be better off flipping burgers in McDonald's
10 February 2009

OMG! 57 versions of Windows 7!
Come on, the Windows 7 line-up really isn't that complicated
6 February 2009