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  • News: IEEE sets standard for 'white spaces'

    A just-published standard for using the "white spaces" between TV channels could offer as much as 22M bps (bits per second) over distances as great as 100 kilometers (62 miles).

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 28/07/2011

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

  • News: Driver: San Francisco Requires Permanent Internet Connection

    It's almost as if they don't trust us: PC gamers planning on playing Ubisoft's upcoming Driver: San Francisco better make sure that their Internet connection is in full working order, because without it you're not going to be able to play -- much like Assassin's Creed II and Settlers 7. If your connection drops, so does your game.

  • News: Deus Ex Has Gone Gold; On Track for August 23 Release

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution has a lot riding on its shoulders. After a critically-acclaimed first game and a console-centric sequel that received a somewhat mixed reception, many gamers are hoping the third entry will be a return to form for the series. So far it's been looking good, but there's a perhaps justifiable sense of caution surrounding the project until we finally get to play it properly.

  • News: Activision Awards $250,000 in Prizes to Indie Developers

    Activision has decided the winners of the two top prizes in the first phase of its inaugural Independent Games Competition, an initiative in which the publishing giant hopes to "foster creativity and innovation from the rising talent in the independent game development community" by offering prizes to promising looking projects -- whether they're finished or not.

  • News: Installing Lion

    Lion has hit Apple's App Store and a lot of your computers. While those first adopters have dived into the Lion's mouth with feet forward, many more of you are waiting to install the latest version of the Mac OS. And because you are, we'd like to lend a hand by talking about the issues you'll face when installing Lion. Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes joins me to do just that.

  • News: Why IT Outsourcing Deals Are Getting Smaller

    IT outsourcing deals aren't what they used to be.

  • News: Citibank offers free iPad banking app

    Citibank on Wednesday unveiled a new free banking app for iPad users with a focus on giving its customers a graphically rich view of their finances.

  • News: Dragon Age II Disappears from Steam; Legacy DLC Released

    BioWare's Dragon Age II has vanished from Steam, just as its first piece of DLC was set to launch. The timing may not have been entirely coincidental.

  • How-Tos: Reverting Safari 5.1 to 5.0.3

    Reader Adam Daly regrets the Safari he's just taken. He writes:

  • News: 'War texting' lets hackers unlock car doors via SMS

    Software that lets drivers unlock car doors and even start their vehicles using a mobile phone could let car thieves do the very same things, according to computer security researchers at iSec Partners.

  • News: Will your creative tools run on Lion?

    We outline issues with tools from Adobe, Quark, Autodesk, Maxon and Microsoft.

  • News: Core i5 MacBook Airs zoom past predecessors

    Macworld Lab has received and benchmarked every standard configuration of the new Core i5 MacBook Airs released last week. We've found that the new processors push the Airs to new performance heights.

  • Opinion: Cornell Software Learns How to Spot Fake Online Reviews

    Unless you're really gullible, you must assume that some online user reviews on sites like Amazon and Yelp are fake. But can you spot them?

  • News: Sniffer hijacks secure traffic from unpatched iPhones

    Almost anyone can snoop the secure data traffic of unpatched iPhones and iPads using a recently-revised tool, a researcher said today as he urged owners to apply Apple's latest iOS fix.

  • News: UK police arrest Anonymous spokesman 'Topiary'

    U.K. police said Wednesday they are questioning two more teenage Anonymous suspects, one of whom they identified as "Topiary," who is a spokesman for the group. Topiary's may be the most significant arrest of any Anonymous suspect so far.

  • News: US slams Malawi over social media blocking, killings

    The U.S. government has suspended a US$350 million aid package to Malawi in response to repressive moves by the Malawian government that resulted in 19 deaths and the blocking of social media networks including Twitter, Facebook and news websites in a bid to quell protests that rocked the country last week.

  • News: iPads to kick Android tablet butt until 2015, report says

    Apple iPads will continue to dominate the tablet market for the next couple of years, but market watcher Informa Telecoms & Media expects Android tablets to significantly cut the gap by 2015.

  • News: CA equips management tools for cloud oversight

    CA Technologies has updated a number of its programs to make their users more ready to run some operations in a cloud environment, the company announced Wednesday.

  • Opinion: Download a Free Home-Inventory Spreadsheet

    In recent weeks I've had something of a wake-up call: several friends and family members have had their houses broken into and some expensive possessions stolen. I'm talking laptops, big-screen TVs, and the like. This got me wondering how prepared I'd be if the same thing happened to me. For example, would I be able to provide serial numbers to the police? And how could I prove my losses to my insurance company?


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