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Tim Danton


United Kingdom

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Past articles by Tim:

Quick poll: Was Doom the best game of the 1990s?

Doom was a pioneer. In many ways, it set the scene for all the first person shooters that followed... and somehow it's 25 years' old this year. Many will remember it fondly, but was it actually the best game of the 1990s, or should that crown be handed to one of its rivals? Let us know by casting your vote in our poll. The results will be revealed in the next issue of PC Pro. → Read More

Should we have left the Brexit decision to AI?

We gathered together four technology and AI experts to talk humans vs algorithms - and asked, should we have left Brexit to AI? → Read More

Algorithms and the human touch: what's your view?

We'd like your take on the growing influence of algorithms in our lives → Read More

Algorithms and the human touch: what's your view?

We'd like your take on the growing influence of algorithms in our lives → Read More

Quick poll: Your take on Google closing Google+

What's the real reason for Google closing Google+ and did you ever use it? → Read More

Quick poll: What makes Google Chrome so darn good?

It’s ten years since Google released the first build of its Chrome browser. Who would ever have guessed it would do what we all assumed was impossible: unseat Internet Explorer? Whether you use it or not, we’d like to mark the milestone by hearing what you think makes it a success. → Read More

Quick poll: Why do you stick with your broadband supplier?

Perhaps you're happy with your broadband. Or they've tied you up with a mobile and TV bundle. Or could it be simple laziness? → Read More

Quick poll: Staying anonymous online

What's your attitude to anonymous browsing? A sign of a guilty conscience or a sensible step to take? → Read More

Quick poll: Too late to switch from Google?

Believe it or not, there are many excellent alternatives to Google's services - but is it too late for you? → Read More

Quick poll: Has Facebook changed its spots?

Facebook has suspended 200 apps for misusing members' data. While we're ecstatic to see the company is taking steps against what it considers to be unacceptable use, we're more concerned that some of the problems appear to stretch back more than four years. With that in mind, we want to hear your opinion on the matter, and whether the ongoing news is changing the way you use social media. → Read More

Quick poll: What analogue tech do you still love?

From paperback books to printed photos, there are some things we don’t entirely want to let go. In the next issue of PC Pro, we talk to the digital refuseniks to find out why they still love the old way of doing things. So, press play on a cassette, dig out your Filofax and let us know which old-school ways of doing things still feature in your life, day to day. → Read More

Fitbit Versa review: Cheaper and nearly as good as the Ionic

A versatile smartwatch with four-day battery life and a compact design, all backed up by the Fitbit community → Read More

Quick poll: What do you think of Reddit?

What is it about Reddit that makes it the sixth largest site in the world? → Read More

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15in review: A larger screen, more power – and a much higher price

A versatile and powerful 2-in-1 laptop that also offers all-day battery life – but it needs better support → Read More

Quick poll: Do you use a VPN?

And what do you use it for? Be careful what you say, though, because someone may be monitoring your connection... → Read More

Quick poll: Who should take over as Google chairman?

Farewell Eric Schmidt. But welcome to - well, who? We ask you to nominate someone new... → Read More

Quick poll: Is Bitcoin the future of finance or a dangerous blip?

Is the future of virtual currencies as uncertain as a flip of the coin? Let us know what you think → Read More

Quick poll: If we gave you £999 to spend on technology, what would you buy?

The iPhone X and Google Pixelbook both start at £999, but is there something else that would tempt you instead? → Read More

Quick poll: Is social media bad for you?

How much time to do you spend on social media? And what advice do you have for people who want to cut back? → Read More

Quick poll: Are you too loyal to your broadband supplier?

How long have you stuck with your current supplier - and is it time to switch? → Read More