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Editor of Computeractive Magazine

Paul Allen is the editor of Computeractive Magazine, the UK’s highest selling consumer technology magazine. The publication prides itself on its plain speaking and easy to understand explanations on all computer problems.

Paul has been a journalist specialising in consumer technology for 11 years and can comment on any home computing issue. He is a regular TV & radio contributor.

Paul’s specialist areas include Microsoft, Windows, wireless networking, broadband, gaming, consumer rights, social media and issues surrounding parental internet control.

Media Experience

Paul has contributed to live news programmes such as BBC News 24, Channel 4 News, ITN, CNN, Sky News and BBC Breakfast

Live radio contributions include; BBC Radio 5 Live's Simon Mayo and Radio Four's You and Yours programmes as well as regional BBC stations.

Paul has been a pannelist at a Westminster e-forum debate on the future of broadband and had a regular slot on the BBC Radio Wales PC advice programme, Mousemat.

Why is Apple so Scared?

What bothers me most about this is the implication that Apple believes it leads the market on style rather than substance. Some people will always be prepared to pay a premium for Apple's cosmetic appeal but they're in a minority.
08/09/2011 00:03 BST