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Click Online's regular feedback slot allows you to have your say on issues mentioned in the programme and other technology matters.

Last time on Click Online, I asked a question of a viewer, one Lawrence Murgatroyd. You may remember he wrote in suggesting that he was our youngest viewer. I asked who paid for his laptop, assuming it was his parents. Well, Lawrence put me right:

"In answer to your question, I have bought my laptop after saving up from making websites! My dad built my first computer when I was just three years old! Now I do animation, video filming/editing, photo editing and now I'm getting into programming in C++!"

Sounds like the next Bill Gates to me. Lawrence, when you make it big, do not forget your friends on Click will you.

And while on the subject of youngest viewer, Eshani Vijh writes:

"Hi, My 10-year-old sister watches Click Online with me and we've been scoring full marks in computers at school. Is she the youngest viewer?"

Watch Click Online and score high marks. That sounds about right to me.

Saskia McDermott asks:

"I have just been watching your show about technology in Tokyo. Am I your youngest viewer? I am only seven-and-a-half."

Seven-and-a-half eh? Well Chris Wilkinson wrote in and said that his 13-month-old son dances to our theme tune, but I do not think that counts.

We have a potential winner with Elodie Khan, although I suspect there is some parental help here.

"Hello Stephen and the Click Online team. You asked for your youngest viewer. Could it be me? My name is Elodie Khan and I am eight months old!

I am travelling with my parents and we are now living in the Republic of Yemen.

I use my Dad's laptop to connect to the internet and send photos and e-mails to my grandparents back in Australia, and other friends around the world. Thanks for the programme.

Love, Elodie"


Now from the sublime to the ridiculous, I rather think Rob Freeman should have a go at answering this but, for me the image was just too wonderful to miss (unless you are a lizard).

Jayavle Seetharaman asks:

"I have a Pentium 4 PC and I often face the bizarre situation of a short-circuit caused by a lizard getting into the PC's power supply. My question is: what I should do to prevent the reptiles getting into my PC?"

You know we are frequently asked about how to stop bugs and worms infecting your computers, but we do not often get people asking how to stop reptiles getting in!

I do not think it would be wise to block up the holes in the unit because then the computer will overheat.

So then, this is a question for the Click Online audience, how do you stop unwanted animals, reptiles or otherwise, getting into your computer?


In response to our question about how much ink do we use when printing four pages of full colour, Steve Pyle in Oxfordshire, came up with this answer:

"The four pages of full colour print uses up 0.4857144 ml.

"I printed off 140 pages of full colour A4 and used up a 17ml cartridge. Hence 17ml divided by 140 = 0.1214286 ml per page x 4 = 0.4857144."

Ok, consider that correspondence closed.

We are open though for all other correspondence and welcome your views on the current state of play in the industry.

For example, is the new Video iPod likely to be the saviour of Apple or is it the company's first ever "me too" product? In other words, are they following or driving the market.


Do keep your views coming in, by visiting our "Contact us" page, via the link on the top right-hand side of this page.


Click Online is broadcast on BBC News 24: Saturday at 2030, Sunday at 0430 and 1630, and on Monday at 0030. A short version is also shown on BBC Two: Saturday at 0645 and BBC One: Sunday at 0745. Also BBC World.




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