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  • News: HP TouchPad goes on sale to mixed reviews

    The initial review of HP's webOS TouchPad tablet paint a somewhat confusing picture. But one thing is clear: It's no iPad 2.

  • News: Botmaster's extravagant spending attracted police

    Conspicuous spending -- not technical sleuthing -- unearthed what may be the largest login-stealing botnet yet known, according to one expert working on the case.

  • News: Counterfeit Bitcoins Caused Price Crash, Exchange Reveals

    An anonymous hacker used phony Bitcoins (BTC) last month to drive down the price of the online currency from $17.50 to a penny within the span of 30 minutes, Bitcoin exchange firm Mt.Gox has revealed. The hacker was able to create 2 million counterfeit BTC by manipulating the company's trading database after gaining access to a compromised administrator account on June 19, according to Adam Barr, head of support for Mt. Gox.

  • Opinion: Internet access: Can the government cut you off?

    The UK has been heavily criticised in a new UN report stating that internet access is a human right.

  • News: IBM's Blue Gene retains green supercomputer crown

    The ‘greenest’ supercomputer in the world is still made by IBM, which has taken the first two sports on the latest twice-yearly Green500 ranking with its NNSA/SC Blue Gene/Q Prototypes 1 and 2.

  • News: Apple to shift 14m iPads in the coming quarter

    Apple will sell somewhere between 12 million and 14 million iPads in the third quarter of 2011, up from the estimated 7-9 million it shifted in Q2.

  • News: FireControl failure blasted by Fire Brigades Union

    The Fire Brigades Union has slammed the “folly” of the abandoned FireControl project, which it said was still costing taxpayers £50,000 a day.

  • News: NHS patient records warning from Information Commissioner

    The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned NHS trusts to take much more assertive steps to protect patient records.

  • News: Capita snaps up Ventura in £65 million deal

    Capita Group has paid £65 million cash to acquire customer contact centre specialist Ventura.

  • News: Free Downloads to Make Use of PC Idle Time

    Summer is upon us! The days are getting longer, the sun is out, and the view outside the window is making it difficult to stay indoors. Fortunately, more than a few free applications are just waiting for the chance to use your idle computer time for good.

  • News: Kodak patent claim against Apple, RIM goes back to judge

    The U.S. International Trade Commission handed down a split decision in Kodak’s high-stakes patent dispute with Apple and Research In Motion over the built-in cameras in smartphones late Thursday. The commission’s latest ruling sends the case back to an administrative law judge, with a final decision not expected until the end of August.

  • How-Tos: Calibrate Your Home-Theater Audio

    Sound is a big part of a satisfying home-theater setup, and people tend to give a movie higher marks when they watch it with good surround sound audio than with simple stereo. So improving the audio listening environment in your family room or living room may yield a much more immersive HDTV viewing experience.

  • News: WaterField Designs MacBook Air Wallet and Travel Express

    San Francisco-based accessory maker WaterField Designs has long made cases, bags, and sleeves for each and every “carry-able” Apple product, and the company has recently released not one, but two excellent travel cases for the latest MacBook Air: the $89 MacBook Air Travel Express and the $79 MacBook Air Wallet. (I tested the 11-inch version of each case; each is also available, for $10 more, in a version sized for the 13-inch MacBook Air.)

  • News: AT&T Labs taps telecom, venture veteran as new chief

    AT&T has named a new chief for its R&D labs whose expertise should enable the carrier both to exploit its own labs creations and also work with outside entities who might be able to use them.

  • Opinion: Ubuntu Linux, Day 30: What I Learned

    Ubuntu Linux was a pleasant surprise. If I had to sum up my 30 Days With Ubuntu Linux in a sentence, it would be "Ubuntu Linux is more than capable of being the primary desktop OS for most users, but the learning curve will have some bumps."

  • Opinion: Grab, Flatten, and Smooth 3D Animation With Sculptris

    It'll be hard not to hum the Righteous Brothers and imagine a scene with Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze after using Sculptris (free), a 3D graphics program that simulates working with real clay. The innovative and extremely user-friendly interface allows you to select real-world commands like pinching, grabbing, flattening and smoothing, and apply them to a clay ball. You can choose symmetry across any axis, create wireframes, and other advanced tools to get your clay sculpture to look exactly how you want. You can even add spheres to the object for massive customization, or change the texture of the object. Ever want to sculpt in liquid metal? Now you can.

  • News: Video Games Help Learning Difficulties

    According to a study by Nottingham Trent University in the UK, video games have the potential to help young people with learning difficulties master everyday tasks and inspire them to learn.

  • Feature: 25 great gadgets for summer

    Only the most useful, hardest-working gadgets earn a place in PC Advisor's hand luggage. Here are our tips for how to pack light but still be fully kitted out for a summer trip

  • Buying Advice: Are two separate memory modules better than one?

    A reader contacted us to ask whether it is better to have two separate modules of RAM, or a single 4GB module. Our Helproom expert offers some advice.

  • News: Outsourcing to India may not be affected by privacy rules

    Personal data sent to India by companies outsourcing work to service providers in the country will not be covered under the country's stringent new rules for the collection of personal data, an executive of a data protection standards company set up by the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) said.



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