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  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 23/06/2011

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

  • News: Hack Attacks Escalating? Here's a Reality Check

    Hack attacks from online thugs such as Anonymous and LulzSec appear to signal a hacker Armageddon. Not only has Sony been relentlessly targeted by hackers this year so has the Central Intelligence Agency, Sega, PBS.com, the U.K. government, and dozens of other high-profile company and government agency Web sites.

  • News: L.A. Noire Nicholson Electroplating DLC Out Now

    The penultimate case for L.A. Noire -- the Nicholson Electroplating arson case -- is now available for download from Xbox Live and PSN for 320 Microsoft Points or $3.99 respectively. Rockstar Pass holders will be able to access the DLC for free from today, as will those who pre-ordered from Best Buy.

  • Opinion: Has Unity Knocked Ubuntu Off Its Pedestal?

    It's no secret that the new Unity interface in Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" has been less than entirely successful at pleasing some fans of Canonical's free and open source operating system.

  • Opinion: Best Buy Joins Cloud Music Locker Business, Poorly

    Just in case the cloud music services of Google, Amazon and Apple weren't enough for you, Best Buy has quietly launched its own, called Best Buy Music Cloud. Best Buy's offering comes in two flavors, Lite (free) and Premium ($3.99 per month), and is pretty much the same as its competitors, with a few hitches.

  • News: BBC's data dilemma

    The Webwereld Netherlands story headlined "BBC's data dilemma" and posted Wednesday has been removed from the wire. Online editors are asked to immediately remove the story from websites and print editors are asked to not use the story in future editions. A revised version of the story will be posted on the wire when it is ready for distribution

  • News: Redeem PSN Welcome Back Before July 3

    PSN has been back up and running for some time now, but some of you still might not have redeemed your Welcome Back pack. Better hurry -- it closes soon.

  • Opinion: New Tech Turns Finger Swipes Into Power

    Scientists are looking into ways to turn the finger swipes on touchscreens into electricity. Finally, I can do something productive while I'm furiously swiping away while playing Fruit Ninja!

  • Opinion: G-Tech G-Connect Provides Wireless Portable Storage

    Wireless storage is in vogue right now. G-Technology by Hitachi today revealed its G-Connect, a 500GB portable hard drive that can serve up content wirelessly via Wi-Fi. The drive, available in July, goes farther than other recently announced wireless drives (Seagate's comparably priced GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage 500GB, and Kingston's flash-based Wi-Drive).

  • News: Hitachi announces G-Connect storage, wireless-access device

    Wish your iPad or iPod could hold more media? That your hotel room's Internet connection was wireless? That you had a portable Time Machine drive when traveling? Hitachi's upcoming G-Connect Wireless Storage with Internet Access for iPad, announced Wednesday, offers a solution to all these challenges and more in one compact package.

  • News: Forrester: No End in Sight for IE Enterprise Slide

    Despite Windows dominance and a surge in Windows 7 enterprise upgrades, corporate use of Internet Explorer continues to decline due to more workplace consumerization that emphasizes choice and an increase in browser-agnostic apps.

  • News: Phone calls still favored by adults for communicating with others

    Voice phone communication and email are still preferred by Americans over social networks, texting and other messaging modes for reaching out to family, friends and co-workers, according to a new survey of 2,300 adults.

  • News: Austin added as second city for mobile wallet test

    Isis officials named Austin, Texas, as their second 2012 launch market for the carrier-backed venture that relies on Near Field Communication-ready smartphones to help consumers buy goods from merchants there.

  • News: Box.net integrates with Google Docs

    Box.net has integrated its cloud-hosted content management application with Google's Docs online office productivity suite.

  • News: Sony Ericsson's Xperia Ray, Active Coming with Gingerbread

    Sony Ericsson unveiled the Xperia Ray and Xperia Active, new phones that will come equipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, at the CommunicAsia conference in Singapore.

  • Equinux Tizi iPad 2 TV tuner updated

    The Apple iPad is a superb device on which to watch BBC iPlayer or YouTube videos. The Equinux tivi adds live viewing options and will even record programmes you'd otherwise miss

  • News: FNB claims rapid uptake of mobile banking service

    As local and international banks continue to roll out technologies to provide efficient and remote banking services in Africa, South Africa's First Nation Bank (FNB) has announced that it is experiencing a rapid uptake of mobile banking services across its operations in the region.

  • News: New bill would require mobile carriers to detail 4G speeds

    A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would require mobile providers to detail minimum data speeds and give other information to customers.

  • News: BBC's data dilemma

    BBC's website is in the top 50 of biggest websites in the world. The public service broadcaster struggles to handle all the data and traffic and keep the costs low.

  • News: Firefox Strategy is a Recipe for Failure

    Firefox 5 was launched as planned and on schedule this week--and also marked the "end of life" for support of Firefox 4. Mozilla's rapid release schedule, and the strategy to essentially make each new release a requirement to continue support paint Firefox into a corner where only loyal hobbyists can reliably use the browser.



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