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    Micro-blogging service Twitter is being sued by a company that claims it had already come up with the idea for an online service that allows celebrities.

  • How-Tos: How to maximise the Recycle Bin window

    I recently installed a program to mimic Microsoft Windows Vista’s Start menu in Windows XP. After uninstalling it, my Recycle Bin window no longer opens in full-screen mode. Do I need to tackle some Registry settings to get things back to how they were?

  • How-Tos: How to find files, programs after reinstalling Windows

    On booting up my desktop PC I was greeted with the error message: 'NTLDR missing – press Ctrl, Alt, Del'. I followed the instruction and the message was repeated, so I reinstalled Windows XP. When I switched it on, there were no programs or files. In fact, all the programs remained on my machine, but the hard drives were listed with new letters and were inaccessible. I use Acronis True Image 9.0 and an external hard drive for backup, but when I try to access the saved data Acronis reports: 'These are not Acronis files, or files are corrupted'. Help!

  • News: Yahoo: Users can login with Facebook or Google details

    Yahoo is allowing web users to sign in to its web services using Google and Facebook logins.

  • News: Google: 'H.264 more popular than WebM'

    Amid controversy over Google's decision to strip H.264 support from its Chrome browser, a Google official has acknowledged H.264 is more popular than the WebM video codec, but said restrictive licensing will ultimately doom H.264.

  • News: Amazon buys movie rental service LoveFilm

    Amazon has purchased movie and game rental service LoveFilm.

  • News: Researcher releases attack code for Windows bug

    A researcher released attack code for a Windows vulnerability one day after Microsoft patched it last week.

  • News: Cause of Windows Phone 7 data spikes found

    Microsoft has blamed the cause of random, high spikes in data usage by some Windows Phone 7 handsets to a widely accessed third-party solution.

  • News: Rural Britain to get cheaper broadband?

    Brits in rural areas could be given cheaper broadband after Ofcom revealed it wants BT to slash the wholesale price it charges to ISPs who use the telecommunications company as its sole network provider.

  • News: What happened to Wi-Fi Direct?

    Though scarce at CES, the wireless spec that allows devices to communicate via Wi-Fi without an access point may still make it big this year

  • News: Next-gen Samsung Galaxy S coming next month?

    A Samsung Mobile website is promising the arrival of "something big" on Feb. 13, which also shows an obscured image of the upcoming device next to the Samsung Galaxy S.

  • News: AMD Fusion targets small form factor PCs

    AMD has announced Fusion processors for embedded systems as it tries to put its chips in new devices such as set-top boxes and small form factor PCs.

  • News: Facebook app coming to feature phones

    Facebook users who want to access the social-networking service on the go, but don't have smartphones, now have an app of their own in some countries.

  • News: Internet enters 'third era' of cybercrime

    The year 2010 was a hugely significant one for computing criminality and could turn out to mark the beginning of a ‘third era’ of cybercrime, security expert Graham Cluley of Sophos has said in advance of the company's latest threat review of the year.

  • News: HP WebOS tablet images leaked online

    Can an HP WebOS tablet win against the iPad, in a fight where its smaller counterpart, the Palm Pre, lost against the iPhone?

  • News: Macworld iOS conference to be held during Mobile World Congress

    PC Advisor's sister title Macworld is giving iOS developers the chance to gain business development advice and technical training along with networking opportunities at a one-day conference to be held during Mobile World Congress.

  • News: Nintendo 3DS Available March 27 for £229

    Nintendo's 3DS glasses-free 3D games handheld will launch on March 27 in the U.S. and sell for $250, the company revealed at a press event in New York this morning. You'll be able to buy one in "cobalt blue" or "cosmo black," and unlike prior DS handhelds which employed a fixed stylus, the 3DS will include one that telescopes.

  • News: IBM and ARM extend relationship to build 14nm chips

    IBM and ARM today announced that they are to continue to work together in order to jointly produce 14nm (nanometre) processors.

  • How-Tos: How to convert DVDs to play on a WDTV box

    I need some advice about video conversion. Using DivX Converter, a WDTV Live drive and a large hard drive, I’ve copied my entire DVD collection to disk. I’ve been reading about the H.264 format, however, which apparently retains the same quality at a lower bitrate. I’m interested in switching DivX Converter for Handbrake, which is free. Will it really give me the same quality with smaller file sizes, and is it only beneficial for HD video?



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