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  • How-Tos: How to see which applications are running on a Google Android device

    While multitasking is a great feature in smartphones, having several apps running at the same time, it can also very quickly drain your battery power.

  • News: 82% of web users consider themselves gamers

    More than four in five (82 percent)UK web users aged between eight and 65 consider themselves (82 percent) gamers, says the Internet Advertising Bureau UK (IAB).

  • News: Amazon's tablet PC to be called the Amazon Fire

    Amazon's highly-anticipated tablet PC will be called the Amazon Fire.

  • News: Amazon Tablet rumour round-up

    Rumours that Amazon is planning to join the likes of Samsung and Motorola, by launching a tablet PC to rival the popularity of Apple's iPad have been gaining momentum since the start of the year. UPDATED SEPTEMBER 27: Tablet will be called the Amazon Fire

  • News: Regulator to clamp down on apps that rack up charges without consent

    Phonepayplus, the premium-rate telephone regulator, is to clamp down on mobile phone apps that users being charged without their knowledge.

  • News: Lenovo forms JV with Compal to build new PC factory

    PC vendor Lenovo has formed a joint venture with laptop contract manufacturer Compal Electronics to build and operate a new factory in China, as part of a move to keep up with product sales, Lenovo announced Tuesday.

  • News: Al-Qaida's Shamukh chat forum under attack, says expert

    Al-Qaida's top-tier Al-Shamukh chat forum is facing an ongoing electronic attack, that has rendered the forum totally unreachable, according to a terrorism expert.

  • News: NASA cloud architect forms company for private cloud

    The lead architect of NASA's cloud platform, which spun off into the open-source OpenStack cloud operating system, is launching a new company and product aimed at helping enterprises more easily build private clouds.

  • News: Oracle's Sparc SuperCluster due by year end

    Oracle has launched its new Sparc T4 processor, along with new hardware that it hopes will turn up the heat on server rivals Hewlett-Packard and IBM.

  • How-Tos: How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

    The bad news: At some point, your cell phone is likely to go missing. Whether it falls out of your pocket in a cab, or you leave it unattended in a public place for a few seconds only to have it swiped by someone with sticky fingers and low moral fiber, your phone is vulnerable. In fact, according to a report from security software company Symantec, 36 percent of U.S. consumers have had a cell phone disappear on them.

  • Opinion: Intuit Shows Off Mobile Tools

    Intuit dominates small-business accounting with its Quickbooks software, but the company is also working on tools to help managers of small and medium-size businesses do more from smartphones and tablets when they are away from the office.

  • Opinion: One Thing Amazon Must Get Right With Its Kindle Tablet

    If Amazon does announce a tablet this week, as anticipated, it needs to nail one thing really well if it wants to succeed--and that is to make the tablet's look, feel, usability, and design rock-solid. Why? If the new tablet doesn't nail the interface from the get-go, it will have a hard time being anything more than a me-too tablet. This is a big challenge for the e-commerce powerhouse whose lack of either aesthetics or well-presented user interfaces has been its Achilles' heel.

  • News: Facebook looking into NZ parallelism development

    Multi-core processors and the multi-processor render-walls of animation companies such as Weta Digital are two obvious faces of a move towards more parallelism in digital processing -- a trend that can work to New Zealand's benefit, local champion Nicolás Erdödy believes.

  • News: Don't fear the Patriot Act says Microsoft lawyer

    Microsoft's Australasian legal chief says there is nothing to fear from the Patriot Act when considering a move to cloud-based services, because the US government can access your data regardless.

  • News: APAC mobile connections to hit 4.2 billion in 2016: Ovum

    Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile connections will reach 4.2 billion in 2016 a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent over the next five years, according to Ovum.

  • News: APAC BPO market to reach revenues of $17.47 billion: Ovum

    Asia-Pacific's business process outsourcing (BPO) market will reach revenues of US$17.47 billion in 2015, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.3 per cent from the US$11.18 billion it hit in 2010, predicts Ovum in a new report.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 27/09/2011

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

  • News: Remains of the Day: iPhone home

    Tired of iPhone rumors? Let me make this easy for you: It's coming out sometime, at a place, with lots of new features for a certain price! There, done. Now unless you're interested in the latest developments in the case of the lost prototype or how Apple's former CEO destroyed the fabric of comics, you don't even have to read the remainders for Monday, September 26, 2011.

  • How-Tos: Crash course: How to make a website with Drupal

    Drupal is an amazing content management system (CMS) that can build pretty much any Web site you want it to -- if you can figure out how. Follow along as I remake my personal Web site, bratgrrl.com, using Drupal.

  • News: Intel ships a new generation of Atom chips

    Intel on Monday started shipping new low-power Atom chips built on the platform code-named Cedar Trail, with numerous improvements to boost graphics and application performance over their predecessor.

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