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  • News: Going VoIP-Only: Do You Still Need Cellular Voice Service?

    These days, smartphones with speedy Web connectivity are easy to find, so consumers should be able to get by with just a roomy data plan, dumping voice service in favor of VoIP. But is that practical? To see how feasible cutting voice service is, I decided to go VoIP-only for a week, on the new T-Mobile/Walmart prepaid plan that offers 5GB of 4G data on T-Mobile's HSPA+ 14.4 network for a measly $30 per month.

  • News: Five Services That Can Move Your Music to the Cloud

    Major technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, and Google, are lining up alongside smaller service providers to help consumers store and stream their music collections online. Whether you want to listen on your PC, your tablet, or your smartphone, you can find a number of online services that cater to your particular needs.

  • News: Enable iOS 5's Hidden Panoramic Mode Without Jailbreaking

    Want to get your hands on the hidden panoramic feature buried inside iOS5, but don’t want it bad enough to go through the pain of jailbreaking your device? It turns out you can turn on this hidden feature without resorting to hacks.

  • News: SAP promises innovation for customers

    SAP has promised its customers a wave of innovation in coming years.

  • News: Firewalls fail to stem tide of DDoS attacks, survey finds

    Companies still rely heavily on firewalls to defend themselves against denial-of-service attacks despite the fact that this class of device is often not up to the task, a new survey by F5 Networks has found.

  • News: Share Reminders with iCloud, add them with Siri

    While the new Reminders app that Apple built into iOS 5 isn’t as full-featured as some other task management apps in the App Store, it does offer a few clever niceties. Among the app’s best features are its ability to sync to-do lists and share them with other users via iCloud and its tight integration with Siri on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: Mixel lets you create and share iPad art

    If you’re a doodler, scrapbooker, collage-maker, or just someone with a lot of unused artistic energy, you might find the perfect outlet in Mixel, a new iPad app from Lascaux. The app offers a platform to create, share, and remix mixels—digital collages made with images from the web, the app’s image library, and personal photos.

  • News: New App Encrypts Your Mobile Data Against Snoops

    With concerns over mobile security steadily rising, it’s important to play it safe when it comes to your data. Smartphones these days have access to everything from phone numbers to bank accounts, so it’s crucial to make sure your private information isn’t being snooped on.

  • News: 7 Charged with Using Malware to Rack Up $14M in Fake Ad Revenue

    The Department of Justice has indicted seven people for allegedly hijacking millions of computers, manipulating traffic on popular websites, and generating more than $14 million in fraudulent advertising revenue.

  • Feature: Advertisement: Alpha Five 11.0

    Alpha Five 11.0 is standards-based, generating HTML5, CSS 3 and JavaScript apps that run on a range of devices.

  • Opinion: Skyrim: Bethesda's Strange, Beguiling, Magnificent Dance with Dragons

    You begin in a prison cart, hands bound, juddering down a mountain path as a chorus of French horns plays a mournful melody. You'll spend a lot of time navigating Skyrim's mountains—whether you're climbing through their snowy heights or just staring up their slopes, they're a physical presence unlike any you've experienced in a game. They surround you on all sides, their tops shrouded in rolling banks of clouds and reaching for what seems like miles toward the stratosphere. The clouds sometimes descend from the highest slopes, filling pine-thick valleys or rocky, scrub-covered flatland with curls of fog.

  • News: Open-source toolkit tracks down Duqu infections

    The lab credited with discovering the Duqu malware has built an open-source toolkit that administrators can use to see whether their networks are infected.

  • News: Best Christmas tech gifts for kids

    What are the best Christmas gifts for tech-savvy children and familes? Digital cameras and kid-specific tablets look like the most popular tech toys this year.

  • How-Tos: How to protect a smartphone against malware

    Smartphone malware has surged by 800% in last four months. PC Advisor explains how you can secure you mobile phone against future attacks.

  • News: ARM intros eight-core graphics chip for next-gen superphones

    The Mali-T658 graphics processor announced by ARM on Wednesday can be equipped with up to eight cores to help it deliver ten times the graphics performance of the company's existing GPU.

  • News: Feds lead biggest botnet takedown ever, end massive clickjack fraud

    The botnet takedown announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice was the biggest in history, according to a security company.

  • News: Twitter begins roll-out of Activity tab

    Twitter has started rolling out an Activity tab that gives web users an overview of what others are up to on the site.

  • News: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week – 9th November 2011

    It's been a busy few days in tech, with Adobe reportedly stopping development of flash on mobile devices and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 being released.

  • How-Tos: How to delete business pages on Google+

    This week, Google made the business version of its Google+ social network, available worldwide, allowing web users to set-up pages for their companies that contain information and photos, as well as joining the Circles of their clients and customers.

  • News: 61% of Brits don't want to interact with brands on Facebook

    Nearly two thirds (61 percent) of Brits have no desire to interact with brands on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, says TNS.


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