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  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 24/06/2011

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

  • News: Police National Database launched

    The Police National Database of up to 15 million criminals, suspects and victims has been switched on.

  • News: T-Mobile: More than 1 million iPhones on U.S. network

    Although only AT&T and Verizon officially support the iPhone in the U.S., it turns out plenty of enterprising customers have gotten their phones working on T-Mobile's network, too. T-Mobile confirmed to Macworld on Thursday that it "does have more than one million iPhones on its network today."

  • Opinion: How to Stop Hack Attacks In One Easy Step: Whitelisting

    Anonymous, LulzSec, and others have demonstrated time and time again over the past few months that hacking networks and compromising data is mere child's play. Does that mean there is nothing we can do, and that organizations should just accept inadequate security? No. At least one security expert believes that the answer to defending networks and data against the rise in attacks is simple--whitelisting.

  • Opinion: Google Takes an Interest in Solar Energy

    In this weekly segment, Jason will take a look at Google's various business vendors with an eye towards who it will help in the long run and what the bottom line is. Is Google an evil empire? Read on as Jason takes a look.

  • Opinion: Harry Potter Finally Enters E-Book Realm

    Little Harry Potter is all grown up, and finally the best-selling series of novels will be available in e-book format available on e-book readers including the Kindle, Nook, and Sony's Reader Daily Edition.

  • News: Ericsson, mobile operators gear SMS app for refugees

    Ericsson has teamed up with Africa's leading mobile operators to provide a free SMS-based application to help reunite refugees and displaced persons with families.

  • News: Wyoming cuts cable, moves to cloud with Google Apps

    Wyoming has rolled out Google Apps for some 10,000 state workers, the first state-wide implementation of the cloud platform in the U.S.

  • News: Yahoo chairman backs CEO Bartz, but investor wants her out

    Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was backed by the company's chairman at the start of the company's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, but got ripped by an investor who called for her resignation.

  • News: Two years on, SEACOM looks to new opportunities

    Access to high-capacity bandwidth is providing investment opportunities in East and North Africa in cloud computing, business process outsourcing (BPO) and content management, SEACOM officials say as they celebrate the cable system's first two years of operations.

  • News: AT&T iPad hacker pleads guilty

    A 26-year-old man who last year helped hackers publish personal information belonging to about 120,000 iPad users pleaded guilty to fraud and hacking charges in a New Jersey court Thursday.

  • News: Harry Potter books to go digital

    J.K. Rowling Thursday announced the creation of we Web site where users can buy electronic versions of her Harry Potter books, and can network with each other and the author.

  • News: Feds claim victory over Coreflood botnet

    Federal authorities have declared victory over the Coreflood botnet and shut down the replacement server that the FBI used to issue commands to infected PCs.

  • News: Airlines increase IT spending to mobilise and socialise their business

    Half of the world's top airlines are spending more this year on IT and telecoms, according to the annual SITA/Airline Business Airline IT Trends Survey.

  • Opinion: New Aircraft Flies Without Wings or Helicopter Blades

    The Austrian research company IAT21 presented a revolutionary new type of aircraft called the D-Dalus at the Paris Air Show. Unlike other aircraft, the D-Dalus does not use wings or rotors to achieve flight. It’s a rectangular sled that can takeoff using to four mechanically-linked contra-rotating cylindrical turbines.

  • News: Coming with 3D: Smartphones from Sprint, AT&T

    Glasses-free 3D smartphones are about to invade the U.S., with Sprint selling the HTC Evo 3D on Friday and AT&T confirming that sales of the LG Thrill 4G will begin sometime later this summer.

  • News: Philips tech solutions for a healthier Africa

    Philips today raised awareness of their technology that would simply enhance life of people in Africa. Nairobi is their 8th stop of the road show which will cut across Africa from Cape Town to Cairo, with an aim to provide solutions on healthcare and lighting that improves the quality of life in the African continent.

  • Opinion: Tablet or Netbook? How to Choose the Right Mobile Tech

    Tablets, netbooks, smartphones--these days, you can't buy a microwave without being upsold on the 4G, touchscreen, app-store model. But when you're picking out your preferred mobile tech for work (or even for play), you can't rely on a features chart or a list of specs to tell you what you should buy. That's why I decided to try working from the road with three different gadget combinations--a netbook with a smartphone, a Google Chrome OS CR-48 with a "dumb" phone, and an iPad with a dumb phone--to see which arrangement worked best for my needs and my budget.

  • News: Sonic the Hedgehog, This Is Your Life

    It all began 20 years ago, when a blue hedgehog raced out of our game consoles and into our hearts in the first Sonic the Hedgehog game. Today we celebrate Sonic's 20th birthday with a look back at his long and illustrious--though slightly confusing--career.

  • Opinion: Sony Joins Hands with J.K. Rowling for Pottermore

    Harry Potter the online computer game? Or would that be Harry Potter "the online bulletin board"? No one knows for sure. In fact all we do know is that the name "Pottermore" was trademarked by Warner Bros. in 2009, that an eponymous website appeared mysteriously a week ago, and that it's since been self-identified as "a free website that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books."



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