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  • Feature: This week's top stories on PC Advisor - technology news, reviews and tips, 25/07/2011

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

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Lion, Lion, some other stuff, and Lion

    There's never a good time to take a break from reading Macworld.com for a week, of course. But this past week was perhaps the worst week to avoid the site in recent memory, as Apple let a rather enormous cat out of the bag. Join us as we run down the biggest stories from the week gone by.

  • News: Apple MacBook Batteries Found Vulnerable to Malware

    MacBook users are being warned their Apple laptop batteries are vulnerable to being hacked.

  • News: Adobe recants knock on Apple's OS X Lion

    Adobe has backpedalled from a claim that its popular Flash Player did not work with OS X Lion's hardware acceleration, saying that a testing mistake led it to the wrong conclusion.

  • News: AT&T still besting Verizon in iPhone activations

    If Verizon thought it could swoop in and take AT&T's iPhone market share overnight, it thought wrong.

  • How-Tos: How to convert videos for a phone or tablet, for free

    If you've got a library of downloaded videos and want to play them on your smartphone or tablet, you might find out they're the wrong file type. Some tablets and phones can only play specific file types, and only a few devices support high definition files. The easiest thing you can do to get these files playing is to transcode them to a different file type and resolution that matches your device. Our software of choice for this purpose is Handbrake -- it's a lightweight, powerful and very easy to use video transcoder that works on Mac OS X, all flavours of Windows and Linux.

  • Video: Watch space shuttle Atlantis touch down for the final time

    Plus the rest of this week's technology news: Lenovo intorduces new tablets, space shuttle Atlantis touches down for the final time, Apple released Lion and more.

  • News: Mac OS X Lion downloads hit one million on first day

    More than one million copies of Mac OS X Lion, Apple's latest, were downloads on its first day of availability.

  • News: QR Code Festival broadens reach of Korean films

    Korean film makers have come up with a novel use of technology to widen the availability of their films: they are posting links to them as QR codes on the film festival website. The Korean QR Code Film Festival runs until the end of July. QR Code apps are available for Google Android 2.3 smartphones, among others

  • News: Apple expands free Lion upgrade offer

    Apple on Wednesday offered details about its free Lion upgrade offer, saying the deal also applies to Macs bought from authorized resellers after the new operating system's debut.

  • How-Tos: Run a small business from your smartphone

    You know that running a business can be tough. Luckily, you have technology on your side.

  • Opinion: Fake Apple Store in China Carries Real Gear

    The fake Apple stores in China that made headlines for looking exactly like the real thing are, in fact, elaborate knock-offs. And at least one store employee knows it.

  • Libratone Live AirPlay wireless speakers

    Libratone has announced a new upright speaker that makes use of the AirPlay Wi-Fi streaming feature on Macs to deliver audio and podcasts from an iTunes library to anywhere within network range. The Libratone Live AirPlay speaker will go onsale in the UK from September and will cost £599

  • Opinion: Revert OS X Lion's Page Scrolling To the Old Direction

    I wouldn't exactly call myself an old-fashioned guy, but I'm a little surprised at how long it's taking me to get accustomed to one of the minor little tweaks in OS X Lion, the new version of Apple's Mac operating system that launched today. I'm talking about page scrolling, which Apple has just inverted by default, and the newly tweaked feature can take more than a little getting used to.

  • News: Installing Lion: What you need to know

    [Editor's note: This article is part of our series of articles on installing and upgrading to Lion.]

  • News: Smartphone sales to hit 1 billion by 2016

    The number of smartphones sold by 2016 could hit one billion, says Juniper research.

  • News: What's new in Lion: the Finder and files

    While there are many new features in Lion--like Mission Control and Launchpad--you'll also find some old familiars: The Finder, Spotlight, Quick Look, the Dock, and About this Mac, for example, are all still there. But that's not to say these OS X staples have stayed exactly the same. Here's a rundown of how they've changed in Lion.

  • News: Google+ for iPhone Takes App Store by Storm

    Google+ for iPhone hit Apple's App Store a mere 24 hours ago but it's being downloaded like wildfire as it currently sitting atop the heap as the most popular free app available from iTunes. This is big news considering Google+ is still invitation-only and only has 18 million users so far, compared to Facebook's 750 million. That said, Google+ users can now upload contacts from Outlook and Mac address books (not Facebook, though), which may result in even bigger Google+

  • News: Apple announces world's first Thunderbolt display

    Apple has announced the 27in Apple Thunderbolt Display, a docking station and display compatible with the newest MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.

  • News: Apple updates Mac mini range

    Apple has announced a new range of Mac minis, sporting Intel's Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt ports. The 2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 mac mini comes with 2GB of RAM and a starting price of £529.



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