We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Windows Security Apple Android Smartphones Tablets Software Laptops Broadband Gadgets Games
Digital Home Audio Photo & Video Printing Components Desktop PCs Peripherals PC Upgrades Linux SMB Tech Enterprise
Social Networks Tech Industry Internet MWC 3D Storage IFA
 

More Articles

  • News: Apple, Google & others are logging wireless data

    Four months ago, amidst a backlash from government regulators and privacy advocates, Google stopped collecting Wi-Fi data with its Street View cars. But that doesn't mean Google has stopped collecting wireless data altogether, and neither have other companies such as Apple.

  • News: Google Instant could be killer mobile app

    Google officially introduced its new 'Instant' search for desktop search at an event yesterday in San Francisco, and promised that the service will become available on mobile devices.

  • News: Parliamentarians criticise anti-piracy deal

    The proposed multilateral Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has hit a stumbling block over the liability of ISPs in allowing customers access to peer-to-peer file-sharing sites and the inclusion of geographic indicators.

  • News: Google Instant brings faster results

    Google now refreshes search results while people type queries, which could usher in major changes for end users, advertisers and publishers

  • News: Opera Mini 5.1 launched for Windows Mobile

    Opera has made its Opera Mini 5.1 mobile browser available for Windows Mobile handsets.

  • News: BBC iPlayer could hog 630MB bandwidth per user

    License payers love the BBC’s iPlayer, the new version of which is formally launched today. Network admins, however, are being warned to beware of its ability to eat bandwidth at a fearsome rate.

  • Opinion: Final Third is absurd

    Seven years ago this month, for the 100th issue of PC Advisor, we reflected on the technologies and products that had been launched within the life of the magazine. We each made a case for the one we thought had had the biggest impact. Digital photography was – and probably remains – my favourite, but the most disruptive technology was, of course, broadband. So vital has the web become to our everyday lives that lack of connectivity significantly affects our ability to get things done.

  • News: Poll: 60 percent of web users visit social networks

    More than six out of ten web users (61.1 percent) visit social networks, according to a PC Advisor survey.

  • How-Tos: How to get more life from a Commodore 64

    QUESTION My Commodore 64 is outperforming my Windows XP PC. I thought I'd take advantage of this and get to know its ins and outs. Where can I find a program for writing Basic and a book of operation codes?

  • How-Tos: How to virtualise Windows XP

    I was very interested to learn that it's possible to run older programs in Windows XP Mode on my Windows 7 PC. However, I've been unable to make this work on my Acer Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit laptop. Can you tell me where I'm going wrong?

  • How-Tos: How to clean up a congested hard drive

    The C drive on my Toshiba laptop is nearly full with music, photos and other downloads. I'd like to redistribute some of this data on two other available hard drives. I also want to edit some photos and mini-DVD videos, so advice on storage issues would be welcome.

  • Sennheiser HD 598 headphones

    Sennheiser has taken the wraps off its latest luxury headphones. The speaker and headphone specialist has added three new headphones to its 500 series of luxury earcandy this summer.

  • How-Tos: How to clean a virus off a USB stick

    As a regular speaker at conferences, I carry my presentations on a USB memory key and plug it into the organiser's laptop to access them. In doing so, I believe my USB drive has picked up some malware. In Windows it appears on the desktop as a green icon with 'Keygen' written on it. It also creates a message box saying 'UpdateNetFramework'. If I delete the file it simply reappears. Norton Antivirus 2009 hasn't managed to eradicate it, and I now have the same message on all the USB drives I use.

  • News: Home working spreads among office workers

    Once seen as an eccentric privilege, remote working is now so established that as many as half of UK office workers were doing it this summer, according to a new survey.

  • Video: Huawei unveils Android 2.2 IDEOS smartphone

    2.8in touchscreen device launched at IFA

  • News: Symantec launches Norton 2011 security products

    Symantec has made launched the fulll versions of its Norton Internet Security 2011 and Norton AntiVirus 2011 security products.

  • Video: Toshiba launches Folio 100 tablet

    10.1in Android device unveiled at IFA show

  • News: Craigslist urged to ban 'adult services' across all sites

    Online auction site Craigslist is being urged to close its 'adult services' section on all of its global sites.

  • News: Virgin offers students 9-month broadband deal

    Virgin Media has unveiled broadband packages that run for just nine month and are aimed at students.

  • News: Hackers create 57,000 malicious pages per week

    Hackers create 57,000 new web pages every week in a bid to infect web users with malicious software, says PandaLabs.



IDG UK Sites

Netflix to introduce price increase: New subcribers to start with

IDG UK Sites

How to join Apple's new OS X Beta Seed Program: Run pre-release versions of OS X on your Mac

IDG UK Sites

Why our gadgets will kill us all: bleating notifications, too many chargers and the proliferation...

IDG UK Sites

See Moo Studios' new animated advert for Blue Moon beer