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  • News: Intel eyes post-Thunderbolt interconnect for 2015

    A new interconnect technology being developed by Intel could be ready for use by 2015 and will be able to shuttle data between computers at up to five times the speed of its recently launched Thunderbolt technology, an Intel researcher said on Wednesday.

  • News: BlackBerry Playbook Wi-Fi edition unboxed

    The BlackBerry Playbook seeks to buck the tablet trend with a small form factor married to some top-notch hardware. We got to try it out at Mobile World Congress, but hadn’t had a proper chance to see how the final version of the Playbook performs. With the tablet now shipping in the US, we took the initiative and bought a Playbook playmate of our own.

  • How-Tos: How to access Facebook using a secure connection

    Facebook has improved user account security by providing the option to access the social network through a secure HTTPS connection. With more and more of us using Wi-Fi hotspots to access social networks, this secure mode is a useful means to protect our information.

  • How-Tos: How to limit access to your Facebook profile

    We all know the dangers of giving away too much information about our personal lives on social-networking sites such as Facebook, so it's important to accept friend requests only from people you know and trust, locking down your profile from strangers. But sometimes this isn't enough, and we want to keep certain details from particular groups of friends - that our boss or our mum might see dubious holiday snaps or messages written on our Facebook Wall is a daunting thought.

  • Feature: Secure your digital life in 12 easy steps

    We've assembled a dozen simple but essential tips - a 12-step security programme - to keep your PC, smartphone, gadgets and identity safe.

  • How-Tos: How to deal with the PlayStation Network hack

    Sony has warned that hackers may have obtained PSN users' personal details, potentially including credit card information. How can you tell if you've been affected, and what should you do now?

  • News: White iPhone 4 hits UK on April 28

    Apple has revealed Brits can their hands on the white iPhone 4 online and in store from tomorrow.

  • News: Sky signs up to BT duct and pole sharing

    Sky has become one of the first broadband providers to sign-up to use BT's duct and pole network to offer its own superfast internet service.

  • MSI launches Wind Top AE2210 all-in-one PC

    MSI's Wind Top AE2210 is an all-in-one PC running Windows 7 Home Premium that's geared up for a life of work and play in HD. With some of the latest technology onboard, it runs an Intel 'Sandy Bridge' processor and offers a 21.5in full-HD multitouch screen, THX TruStudio Pro surround-sound technology and USB 3.0 support.

  • How-Tos: How to troubleshoot Clipboard problems in Windows 7

    The Clipboard utility on my Dell Windows 7 PC regularly fills up and stops working. In the past, restarting the machine would fix the problem. It now refuses to work after adding only one or two items to it.

  • News: London 2012 site crashes under late surge for tickets

    The official London 2012 Olympics website crashed last night as thousands of Brits tried to apply for tickets just an hour before the final deadline.

  • Feature: The five best free audio tools

    PCs and smartphones are not only designed for work. They're also great for listening to music and watching video on as well. Here's five free downloads that will help improve audio on smartphones and PCs, whether its organising your iTunes library or simply giving your voice a new sound on Skype.

  • How-Tos: How to turn off 3G on a Google Android phone

    Smartphones, including those running Google's Android OS, can be prone to poor battery life. If you want to make sure your handset lasts longer between charges, then you can turn off the 3G data connection. Here we show you how.

  • Feature: Hands on with Sony's S1, S2 tablet PCs

    Sony will take its first step into the tablet market later this year when it launches two devices. Prototypes of the two tablets were previewed at a Tokyo news conference on Tuesday, but what are they like to use? On Tuesday evening I had a brief chance to try them out.

  • News: Microsoft explains its location data collection practices

    In the midst of an uproar over ways that Apple and Google collect and store location information from mobile phones, Microsoft has laid out details about its Windows Phone 7 data collection policies.

  • News: Sony: PlayStation Network personal user data stolen

    Sony says an intruder stole personal information about its users, potentially including their credit card numbers.

  • News: Angry Birds hits 140 million downloads

    The popularity of Angry Birds continues to soar as the game has now reached 140 million downloads worldwide, according to an executive with its publisher Rovio Mobile.

  • News: SETI hunt for alien life put on hold

    The federal and state budget squeeze is affecting life here on Earth - and beyond.

  • B&N NookColor gets Froyo 2.2 upgrade

    Barnes & Noble's Nook Color e-book reader is poised to take on full-featured tablets with a software update to Google Android 'Froyo' 2.2. The revised platform will be rolled out to web-connected Nook Color devices in the coming weeks.

  • Feature: Alternatives to the PlayStation Network

    We've put together a list of alternatives to the currently offline PlayStation Network: ways to play games against your friends online, download media and network socially, all using your PC.



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