Following our first reader blog on the reception given to Windows 8, more people have been in touch, and there has been more comment on our Windows 8 review.
But first a word from Ray Dewey about getting drivers. "When I upgraded from XP to Windows 7 I had real difficulty obtaining drivers for my webcam, scanner and printer. So if I upgrade again I will have to pay not only for the upgrade but a new scanner, web cam and printer when the ones I have are all in perfect condition and produce good quality results.
"The manufacturers of the ancillary equipment are, in my opinion, at fault as they don`t produce drivers for their equipment after it is a few years old for obvious reasons," says Ray.
How much would you pay for a miniature coffee cup with a profile picture of your face on it? What if that mug was made using a 3D printer?
After nearly 11 years of faithful service, my HP 930cm inkjet printer finally couldn't take it any more and stopped working. I'm genuinely sad about this as it's done me very good service and saw off newer printers that couldn't quite match it on quality. Rather than just buy another inkjet I decided to get a laser instead and this is why.
Focus on Imaging is one of Britain's biggest photography shows, occupying a substanial chunk of the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. The show allows members of the public to try out some of the latest imaging kit.
We've picked out the cameras and printers on show. Computeractive publisher Marc Hartog presented the awards and posed for some photos, which you can see below.
There must be over 10,000 individual products on the stands of this year's IFA 2011 technology show in Berlin, and a good half of those are Android tablets and 3D televisions. But if you get into the briefing rooms behind each stand and trawl around the edges of the halls, there's a lot of other interesting stuff to be found. Ignoring the Elvis Presley kettle (yes, really), here's our pick of the prototypes and unusual products.
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