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  • News: German court 'unlikely to ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N'

    A German judge has said that he is unlikely to grant Apple an injuction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N.

  • Opinion: Nikons New Adapter Brings Big Glass to its Small Nikon 1 Cameras

    Nikon just launched its new FT1 mount adapter that lets you attach any Nikon DSLR lens onto the Nikon 1 Micro Four Thirds Camera.

  • News: LogMeIn Goes Free With iOS App for iPad and iPhone Remote Desktop Access

    LogMeIn has ditched the $29.99 price for its basic iPhone and iPad remote access app and is now offering it for free under the simple name “LogMeIn.” The new app lets you remotely control PC or Mac computers, so you can leave your bulky laptop behind and use your iPad instead.

  • News: Adobe EchoSign now available on iOS

    Adobe's EchoSign, the company's online digital signature service, is now available as a free iOS app.

  • News: iPhone market share slipping in Europe - report

    The iPhone is losing market share in mainland Europe though continues to perform strongly in the UK, US and Australian markets, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.

  • News: Prevent stolen iMessages with a SIM PIN

    A week ago, Ars Technica reported on a flaw within Apple’s iMessaging system. iMessage, you’ll recall, is Apple’s iOS 5 alternative to sending traditional SMS and MMS messages. The problem Ars reported in short: A lost or stolen iPhone could continue to receive iMessages directed towards your cell phone number—even if you remotely wiped the iPhone’s data, moved your number to a new phone, or changed your Apple ID’s password.

  • News: Grand Theft Auto III leaps to top of UK App Store charts

    Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto III was the top paid-for app for the week ending 18 December on both iPhone and iPad, Apple has revealed.

  • News: LightSquared says GPS has to accept interference

    Mobile startup LightSquared wants the FCC to declare that it has the right to use spectrum next to the GPS band and that navigation device makers do not.

  • News: RIM's No Good, Very Bad Year: A Look Back at 2011

    As the final days of 2011 tick away, there is one iconic tech company that is probably thankful this year is finally winding down. RIM has had an epic year -- in the tragic sense -- and has fallen precipitously from its once dominant place among mobile platforms.

  • News: Verizon confirms software update coming to Galaxy Nexus

    A software update is coming to adjust the wireless signal strength indicator on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone, Verizon Wireless confirmed Wednesday, less than a week after the new Android 4.0 device began shipping.

  • News: Kickstarter Project Gives Your iPhone Solar Power

    Let's face it: Not everyone is happy with the battery life on their iPhone. New York’s Douglas Tam thinks he may be able to help not just keep your iPhone alive, but to keep it green: The Monster Watts Hybrid Solar Battery Case not only keeps your iPhone safe in a durable case, but it also charges its battery (which is used to charge your phone) using solar power.

  • Opinion: Save Money: Cheaper 3-in-1 USB Cable, Easier Rebates

    Last week I told you about the Magic Cable Trio, a 3-in-1 USB charge/sync cable with connectors for micro USB, mini USB, and Apple devices (like the iPhone and iPad).

  • News: iPad polishing 'responsible for Pegatron blast'

    Dust created by polishing iPad cases was probably responsible for causing an explosion at a Pegatron plant in Shanghai that injured 61 workers, it has been claimed.

  • News: PayPal tests mobile payments in Sweden

    PayPal is testing mobile payments using NFC (Near Field Communications) stickers in Stockholm, allowing users to pay for goods at two stores using Apple's iPhone and Android-based smartphones.

  • News: RIM is so popular! Amazon, Microsoft, Nokia have all mulled buyout

    Separate reports Wednesday morning show that Research in Motion, despite being battered this year for everything from outages to late products to lost market share, hasn’t been without its admirers.

  • News: Nokia ditches Symbian name, next version just called Nokia Belle

    The next version of Nokia's Symbian OS will be called Nokia Belle, the company said ina blog post on Wednesday.

  • News: Pros and Cons of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

    The concept of “bring your own device” – BYOD – is a growing trend for business IT. There are a variety of benefits to allowing users to supply their own PC and mobile devices, but there are also some concerns. Make sure you understand both in order to embrace BYOD with confidence.

  • Opinion: Google: Android Activations Top 700,000 a Day

    Every day more than 700,000 people sign up for a new Android device, Google's Android chief, Andy Rubin, said late Tuesday via Twitter and Google+. That works out to nearly 5 million new Android users every week, which is about the equivalent of an iPhone 4S opening weekend every seven days. Rubin also clarified that Google's 700,000 activations per day includes new devices only and not resold ones. "We count each device only once," Rubin said in a follow-up post on Google+. "Activations means you go into a store, buy a device, [and] put it on the network by subscribing to a wireless service."

  • Feature: 10 most important technology changes we've seen

    A lot has changed in the world of technology during the 200 months that PC Advisor has been in existence. We take a look at some of the more significant developments, and what they mean.

  • News: Security minefield: 'Bring your own device' will bedevil IT security in 2012

    The rapid adoption of the newest mobile devices -- especially the Apple iPhone and iPad and the Google Android-based equivalents -- will be a huge disruptive force in enterprise security next year. Not only will there be pressure to decide how to protect and manage these devices, which are growing as malware targets, the complexity of this task is magnified many times over because companies are allowing employees to use their own personal smartphones and tablets for business purposes -- what's sometime called "bring your own device" (BYOD).



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