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  • Feature: Tech tips to start a business for free

    Social networking and mobility are now critical themes in the startup business world. Here's how to start a business with practically nothing besides a good idea and a lot of free time.

  • News: Online ad market bounces back into growth territory in 2010

    U.S. companies and organizations spent 15 percent more in online advertising in 2010 than in 2009, driving revenue for advertising providers like Google, Yahoo and Facebook to a total of US$26 billion, setting a record, according to a study.

  • News: Panasonic Viera Connect brings apps to TV

    We spoke to Panasonic at the Gadget Show Live in Birmingham yesterday, and we were particularly interested to hear about the company's new Viera Connect web-connected TV system.

  • News: Microsoft updates Office 2008 for Mac for security

    Microsoft updated Office 2011 for Mac on Tuesday, but what of earlier versions of Office? They’re not about to be left out in the cold: Microsoft has also released Office 2008 for Mac version 12.2.9, bringing security patches and a couple of other updates to the previous version of its productivity suite.

  • News: Motorola Solutions, Huawei settle dueling lawsuits

    Motorola Solutions and Huawei agree to settle trade secrets lawsuits against each other.

  • How-Tos: How to customise an Android tablet's home page

    One of the great things about tablets is that they can be personalised to your own tastes and needs. If you think about your mobile phone, perhaps you have used a favourite photo as the wallpaper and put links to important people or information on the home page. The same concept applies to a tablet, except that with a much bigger screen and a wider potential array of uses, the possibilities for personalisation are that much greater.

  • News: Hands on with the HP Touchpad

    Visiting HP's stand at Gadget Show Live in Birmingham yesterday, PC Advisor spent an hour taking a look at the firm's forthcoming TouchPad tablet.

  • News: Fortinet unhappy with tests showing firewall flaw

    Security vendor Fortinet has hit back against tests by NSS Labs that showed one of its high-end firewalls along with products from other vendors could be hacked using a ‘TCP split handshake attack'.

  • News: Microsoft launches cert program for Exchange mobile access

    Microsoft will certify mobile applications using ActiveSync's enterprise management features

  • Feature: Pictures: Gadget Show Live 2011

    PC Advisor went to the Gadget Show Live yesterday, determined to see the best new technology on show at the UK's biggest technology event this year. The show runs all this week at the NEC in Birmingham, and is well worth a look. But if you can't make it to the Midlands, we've brought the best to you.

  • News: Facebook Wins One Legal Battle, Faces Another

    Intrepid start-ups should learn from Mark Zuckerberg's legal troubles with Facebook and make sure everything is put down in legal, binding writing, so if they get big, everyone they've ever known doesn't come out of the woodwork to sue for a part of the company.

  • News: T-Mobile Unlimited Data Plan Includes Throttling

    T-Mobile is using the fine print in its new data plan to experiment with the English language. In the plans, unveiled today, T-Mobile uses the word "unlimited" but then adds that it will throttle user connections after 2GB. Technically the data is still unlimited; it's just the functionality that's crippled.

  • News: AmEx to work with start-up on mobile payments

    American Express is investing in mobile payment technology with start-up Payfone that relies on a person's mobile phone number to authorize payments to a merchant based on funds from a user's credit card or debit account.

  • News: Sony shows off all-in-one PC, 3D laptops

    Here's details of what Sony is showing at this week's Gadget Show Live in Birmingham.

  • News: Virtualization shoot-out: Citrix XenServer

    Citrix XenServer is a commercial implementation of the open source Xen virtualization solution. Citrix has extended the base Xen engine with management tools and tightened up various components related to implementing and managing Windows and Linux virtual machines, not to mention integrating the whole shebang with the company's virtual desktop initiative, as well as its foundational server-based desktop and application delivery solutions.

  • News: Acorn 3.0 brings layer styles, live gradients, more

    Looking to do some graphics work without all the bulk and expense of Photoshop? Flying Meat’s Eddy-award-winning image editor Acorn provides a lot of the functionality for a fraction of the price, and the latest update, version 3.0, adds even more in the way of features.

  • News: Oracle EPM strategy to organisation success

    Lack of visibility and coordination in aligning demand & supply, lack of business and financial impact analysis and having hundred of excel templates with little consistency across planners, are characteristics of most of organizations in today's business niche. Oracle enterprise planning management (EPM) solution aligns organizations' product allocation decisions with their business priorities.

  • News: 10 Must-Have Utilities for Small Networks

    If you have a small network at your business or at home, you need help--and lots of it. For your home network, you are by default the network administrator. You may also be the de facto network administrator at work, in addition to the other job titles you could claim. And if you are the acknowledged network administrator, you probably have little or no backup staff.

  • News: Six Windows 7 Nightmares (and How to Fix Them)

    You sit up suddenly in a cold sweat, and scream. But you're in bed, and it was just a bad dream. Sighing with relief, you get up, get dressed, go to work, and turn on your PC.

  • News: Growth the new CIO buzzword for 2011: Gartner

    Growth is the word on CIOs lips this year, according Gartner Executive Program’s annual CIO agenda survey, as organisations look to create new products and services and attract new customers.



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