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  • 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).

  • News: Look, touch and feel: How your mobile interface will morph in 2012

    The mobile user interface is set for a range of changes in the next 12-24 months, creating new modes for users to interact with their devices, and with other devices nearby and network-based services.

  • News: Samsung 'most popular smartphone manufacturer in the UK'

    The battle between Samsung and Apple for smartphone superiority continues with comparison website Broadband Genie claiming around a third of all smartphones sold in 2011 were Samsung.

  • News: Ex-Chairman Jacobs to retire from Qualcomm board

    Qualcomm's co-founder and former chairman and CEO, Irwin Jacobs, will retire from the mobile technology company's board next year, Qualcomm announced Tuesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Copycat cases

    Apple's got a new case on cases, first-generation iPod nano owners are turning into sixth-generation iPod nano owners, and Siri tickles the ivories (but not your funny bone). The remainders for Tuesday, December 20, 2011 are the sincerest form of flattery.

  • News: LightSquared asks FCC to affirm its spectrum rights

    LightSquared has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to affirm its right to use its radio spectrum, possibly setting the stage for a legal battle over interference between its planned mobile data network and GPS receivers.

  • News: Nuance buys voice-recognition app maker Vlingo

    Nuance Communications and Vlingo gave people plenty to talk about Tuesday. The two makers of voice-driven apps announced that Nuance is buying Vlingo for an undisclosed sum.

  • News: Samsung surpasses Apple in ANZ mobile market: IDC

    Fresh on the heels of its tablet court case, Samsung has taken first place from Apple in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) mobile phone market in Q3, according to IDC's ANZ Quarterly Mobile Devices Tracker.

  • Opinion: Any Phone Can Take Macro Photos With This Lens Band

    Although mobile phones have come a long way in the photography world, taking high-quality macro pictures isn't quite within the realm of modern design. After all, it took years just to get built-in flashes working correctly on phones. But if you don't want to stuff your jacket pockets with bulky lens attachments, there's a much more simple solution available.

  • News: ITC favors Microsoft in Motorola tiff

    In another blow to Android, a judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission issued an initial determination that Motorola Mobility infringes four claims of a Microsoft patent. The judge also found that Motorola does not infringe claims related to six other Microsoft patents.

  • News: LightSquared asks FCC to affirm its spectrum rights

    LightSquared has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to affirm its right to use its radio spectrum, possibly setting the stage for a legal battle over interference between its planned mobile data network and GPS receivers.

  • News: Nokia, Microsoft Employees Spam Moneylife.in Review of Lumia 800

    The review by Yogesh Sapkale was based on comparing the technical specifications of Lumia 800 with the Samsung Galaxy S II.

  • Opinion: Siri Learns to Play Piano, Can't Play Trombone Just Yet

    Siri's wisdom seemingly knows no end. The voice-controlled assistant found in Apple's iPhone 4S has now turned its talents to playing the piano. No joke.

  • News: DOJ to review Verizon spectrum purchase

    The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing a proposed US$3.6 billion spectrum purchase by Verizon Wireless, a spokeswoman there said Tuesday.

  • News: Twitter to open source Android security tech

    Twitter plans to open source some of the Android security products built by the developers behind Whisper Systems, which Twitter acquired last month.

  • News: Patent win will boost Apple fight against Android

    The partial legal victory that Apple won Monday against HTC won't affect either company's short-term sales but could play an important part in Apple's long-range attempt to stymie Android's march, expert said today.

  • News: AT&T to give T-Mobile spectrum, roaming deal

    T-Mobile USA will receive spectrum licenses in 128 U.S. markets and a seven-year roaming agreement that will expand its reach by 50 million potential subscribers, in addition to US$3 billion cash, after AT&T dropped its deal to merge with T-Mobile.

  • News: Enterprise iPad App: A Deal Closer?

    Shortly after energy giant Eaton Corporation came out with an iPad app that threatened to change the way hydraulics equipment was being sold, a veteran salesperson tried to stump the app with questions gleaned from years of experience in the field. He couldn't do it.

  • News: Apple reportedly buys Israeli SSD-maker Anobit

    Apple has apparently agreed to purchase Anobit Technologies, an Israeli start-up that makes enterprise-class SSDs based on consumer-grade NAND flash chips.



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