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  • Opinion: Where to Watch the Last Space Shuttle Launch Online

    We're at the end of an era as the space shuttle Atlantis is set to make the final shuttle voyage to the International Space Station this weekend. NASA officials hope the launch will take off on schedule at 11:24 EDT on Friday morning but bad weather may force the launch window to roll over to Sunday.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 08/07/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • Opinion: These Green Billboards Breathe in Carbon Dioxide

    I don't think I have ever been sold on anything like Omaha Steaks or watching Transformers 3 after seeing a billboard for it, but these new green Coca-Cola signs can do more than serve as blaring advertisements.

  • News: Western Digital announces My Book Studio 3TB hard drive

    Western Digital announced Thursday that its My Book Studio line of external hard drives for the Mac will now come in an upgraded 3TB model that will retail for $250.

  • News: Oracle win would strain Android growth

    Will handset makers maintain their dedication to Android if they have to pay to license it? That's the question experts following Google's battle with Oracle are asking, and some of them think the answer is no.

  • Microsoft Wireless Speed Wheel

    Microsoft has showed off its Wireless Speed Wheel, a new wireless steering wheel accessory for the Xbox.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 07/07/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • Opinion: G Data gets upwardly mobile

    It’s a competitive market in the world of Windows security software. But that hasn’t deterred virus specialist G Data from making a new push beyond its home German market to these shores.

  • News: Broadband providers to send subscribers file-sharing alerts

    U.S. broadband providers agree to send illegal file-sharing notices to subscribers.

  • News: Apple trumpets 15 billion App Store downloads

    Apple today said customers have downloaded more than 15 billion iPhone and iPad apps from its App Store in the three years since the e-mart's debut.

  • News: Motorola Droid 3 Roars in with New Features

    Motorola's back with the phone that put Android on the map. The Motorola Droid 3, a high-end smartphone with a physical keyboard, is available now from Verizon Wireless for $200.

  • News: Sid Meier's Civilization World (Beta) Goes Live on Facebook

    If you haven't overdosed on the Sid Meier's Civilization franchise and don't mind giving 2K Games access to your private Facebook info, Civilization World is available now (though still in beta, according to the launch graphic) by clicking here. Like most Facebook apps, it asks for permission to access your basic info (networks, user ID, friends list, etc.), to send you email, post to your wall, access your data "any time," and so on. You've been warned.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Rumor Rundown

    In previous years, we would know what to expect in the next iPhone by now, because we would have already seen it onstage at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. But that's not the way it went this year, so we're left guessing and hanging around the rumor mill, trying to piece together an image of the iPhone 5, 4GS, or whatever they're going to call it. Here's a rundown of what we've heard so far:

  • Opinion: TidyTop 1.1

    When it comes to Desktop clutter, I belong to the do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do class of Mac experts. I know a Desktop packed with icons can slow down your Mac and make for a poor screenshot- and presentation background, yet I still treat it as my default dumping ground. Jörn Hartmann comes to my aid with his 99-cent TidyTop (Mac App Store link).

  • News: Acer adds social-networking button to new laptops

    Acer on Thursday announced Gateway laptops with keys that give one-touch access to social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

  • Video: Boeing 787 packed with high-tech features

    Boeing's newest passenger airliner arrived in Japan this week for readiness tests. The 787 is the most high-tech airliner in the skies.

  • News: Google+ invites re-open to double user base

    After shutting down the invitation process late last week because of "insane demand" from people eager to try out Google's new social network, the company began again to allow new members in.

  • News: Google vs. Facebook by the numbers

    With its still-in-limited-field-test social network Google+, Google looks poised to challenge Facebook head-on in the increasingly important social media space. Some analysts give the edge to Facebook with its large head start -- the company claims more than half a billion active users worldwide, half of whom log onto the site each day. Other pundits point to Google's large number of users across multiple products along with its engineering prowess as factors making it a formidable challenger.

  • News: Apple developing fixes for dangerous iOS vulnerabilities

    Apple said on Thursday that it is developing a fix for vulnerabilities that affect its iPhone, iPad and some iPod touch models, a problem that the German government warned could be used to steal confidential data.

  • News: Gateway Revamps NV, ID Laptop Series

    Gateway has introduced its new 15.6-inch NV Series and 14-inch ID47 series laptop models, which have been updated with USB 3.0 for faster connectivity and the latest processors. Both the NV and ID lines feature second-generation Intel processors or, in the case of the NV55 Series, AMD's A-Series "Llano" processor.



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