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  • Opinion: GameStop Pulls OnLive Coupons from Game

    GameStop doesn't want you using another online gaming service, there's a surprise, but admitting to "sabotaging" retail copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution? Yep, the company was caught in the act after GameStop employees passed along an official company memo revealing the directive.

  • Opinion: Digital Janitor Straightens Out Messy File Hierarchies

    My Downloads folder can get messy. Before I started testing Digital Janitor (free), it contained over 150 different files, weighing in at over 700MB--and this is after a recent cleaning. Digital Janitor’s promise is to sort and tidy up any random bunch of files you throw at it, so my Downloads folder seemed like an ideal candidate.

  • News: Is Facebook Bringing Photo Filters to Mobile App?

    Is Facebook looking to take on popular photo filter apps like Instagram and Hipstamatic by bringing its own photo filter feature? According to some anonymous Facebook engineers quoted in The New York Times, yes.

  • How-Tos: Take great underwater shots

    Brightly colored landscapes, intriguing sea life large and small, and the shadowy hulks of rusting shipwrecks are only some of the photographic subjects that await you and your underwater camera. There are few places more beautiful to photograph but, like scuba diving, underwater photography requires an understanding of this strange but intriguing environment.

  • News: Anonymous Leaks Nude Images of BART Spokesman

    The hacking group Anonymous has waged a full-on war on BART, the San Francisco subway system, over cellular shutdowns to stifle protests. Following two demonstrations that led to temporary station closures, hacking and posting personal information of BART police officers, Anonymous has now posted naked photos of BART spokesman Linton Johnson.

  • News: Apple Without Steve Jobs: A Charisma Crisis

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ resignation leaves the company's internal operation in the capable hands of his replacement, Tim Cook. But his departure also leaves a cavernous void when it comes to the company’s public persona. And right now, it’s unclear who may step in to fill that void.

  • News: The Last Time Apple Was Without Jobs

    Just how visionary is Steve Jobs? It’s a loaded question that’s hard to answer. When Jobs and his friend Steve Wozniak cofounded Apple computers in 1976, it would have been impossible to tell that their computers would—at least in the first decade of the 21st century-- remake the way the world interacts with technology. But for at least a decade in its storied life, Apple was on the brink of becoming a second-tier brand, if not collapsing completely.

  • News: Steve Jobs' resignation 'end of an era'

    Steve Jobs' resignation as the CEO of Apple will not disrupt the company's product plans in the short-term, but could dull its ability to dazzle consumers down the road.

  • News: BBC survey uncovers patchy 3G coverage

    As long suspected by consumers, 3G coverage in the UK has turned to be less impressive than the claims made for it by mobile operators, an independent survey sponsored by the BBC has found.

  • ViewSonic PJD5223 3D projector debuts

    ViewSonic has launched a range of 3D projectors that offer a budget alternative to buying a 3D TV. The ViewSonic PJD5 Series DLP projectors have XGA and WXGA resolutions, operate at 120Hz - ideal for 3D viewing - and HDMI connectors so they can be used with a Sony PlayStation 3 or a 3D Blu-ray player

  • News: RealNetworks crushes Dutch webmaster for hyperlink

    RealNetworks has sued the owner of a website in The Netherlands for displaying a hyperlink to a competing freeware package. As the company seeks compensation for its claimed losses, the 26-year-old man is borrowing money from family to survive.

  • News: New tools driving big data analytics, survey finds

    New technologies are enabling companies to perform increasingly sophisticated data analytics on very large and very diverse data sets, according to the results of a survey by The Data Warehousing Institute.

  • News: Researchers see improvements in breakaway Zeus malware

    A dangerous piece of malicious code responsible for stealing money from online bank accounts is being updated with new functions after its source code was leaked earlier this year, according to security researchers.

  • Video: Video: Robonaut 2 powers up on International Space Station

    NASA plans to further test its 'Robonaut 2' robot with further mobility on September 1.

  • News: 10 free Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets must be claimed

    PC Advisor has 10 Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets to give away. Enter now for your chance to win.

  • News: Nokia launches cheapest dual-SIM phone yet

    Nokia has launched the 101, the company's most affordable dual-SIM phone to date, which allows users in developing countries to switch between two different networks to lower costs and expand coverage, the company said on Thursday.

  • Opinion: Reports: Steve Jobs 'not dead'

    Apple's CEO Steve Jobs has been forced to resign on the grounds of ill health, but let's not write the obituary just yet.

  • Feature: PC Advisor's top five tweets of the week – 25th August 2011

    There's been plenty of tech talk on Twitter this week. From the lack of HP TouchPads available to the restoration of internet access in Tripoli. Here's our five favourite tweets from the past seven days.

  • How-Tos: How to back-up SIM contacts to a memory card on a Google Android device

    While backing-up the contacts on your smartphone to a SIM card is a great way to ensure you don't lose names, numbers and emails if your handset has to be wiped, it doesn't protect you if you lose the phone itself.

  • News: Why did Steve Jobs resign as Apple CEO?

    55-year-old Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple citing he 'could no longer meet [his] duties and as CEO'.



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