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  • News: Ad-Supported Kindle: Why Stop There?

    Who does Amazon think it's fooling with a meager $25 discount on an ad-supported Kindle? Ad-supported e-books are where it's really at.

  • News: Cisco urged to fold more than Flip

    Flip shouldn't be Cisco's only fold in the challenging consumer market, industry watchers say.

  • News: Amazon to sell discounted Kindle

    US customers will be able to buy a Kindle for $25 less than the usual asking price if they are prepared to endure adverts while they read.

  • News: Five steps to printing better documents

    Creating a beautiful document means bringing together many different elements representing a large volume of choices; in a way, the physical act of putting ink to paper, while obviously essential to the end result, is only a small step in an otherwise complex process that involves a lot of decisions.

  • News: Amazon introduces ad-supported Kindle with Special Offers

    How much difference does $25 make? Apparently enough for Amazon to release a separate, ad-supported version of its third-generation, Wi-Fi-only Kindle ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) for $114 instead of $139 for the standard version.

  • Visioneer Mobility scanner

    Visioneer has launched a portable scanner for digitising legal documents, signatures and receipts

  • How-Tos: Clean Your PC, Inside and Out

    Disclaimer: we're not responsible if you turn your computer into a massive paperweight after trying one of the tips you're about to read. Cleaning a computer isn't rocket science, but certain techniques do carry more risk than others.

  • News: Grooveshark App Booted from Android Market

    Is Google trying to clean up its act in the Android Market by dumping alleged copyright-infringing applications? That may be the case for at least one app after the controversial music streaming service Grooveshark disappeared from the Android Market on Tuesday. The move comes amid reports that Google is negotiating licensing rights for its new online music streaming service, Google Music.

  • News: Poll: 57% still use a mouse pad with their PC

    A PC Advisor poll of 602 visitors to the site found that more than half (57.1 percent) continue to use mouse pads or mats.

  • News: PrintBureau removes background printing from other apps

    A recent update to PrintBureau removes the ability of the iPhone and iPad printing app to print from the background of other apps using AirPlay. In the release notes to version 1.8.3, developer EuroSmartz says the feature was removed to comply with a request from Apple.

  • How-Tos: How to connect a wireless mouse to a Windows laptop

    My wife dislikes laptop touchpads and used to have a USB mouse that plugged into her Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop. She has now upgraded to a wireless mouse, but we can’t get it to work. We’ve tried three different wireless mice, all with the same lack of results. All three mice work fine on another Vista laptop and a Windows XP desktop. Windows troubleshooting reports: ‘This device is working properly’. Can you help?

  • News: Poll: 57% still use a mouse pad with their PC

    A PC Advisor poll of 602 visitors to the site found that more than half (57.1 percent) continue to use mouse pads or mats.

  • Tip and Tilt Wi-Fi Radio

    If you like your audio entertainment portable (which we do), web-connected and completely straightforward, the Tip and Tilt Wi-Fi Radio could well grab you.

  • How-Tos: How to turn a flat-panel monitor into a digital photo frame

    I have a redundant 19in flat-panel display that I can’t bear to throw away. Is there a simple way to turn it into a picture display?

  • News: Dell updates PowerConnect ethernet switches

    Dell updated its enterprise ethernet switch lineup on Thursday with the PowerConnect 7000 series, adding high-availability features, low power consumption and POE (power over Ethernet) to its equipment offerings for use in several parts of a LAN.

  • Microsoft LifeCam HD 3000

    Microsoft has added a new model to its LifeCam webcam lineup, the Microsoft LifeCam HD 3000. With most laptops, TVs and tablets being widescreen these days, it makes sense that Microsoft’s latest video-conferencing camera is too.

  • How-Tos: How to transfer data from one hard drive to another

    I want to transfer data from a pair of portable hard drives to a new 1.5-terabyte (TB) drive. How do I copy across the contents? I have an Asus Z9200U laptop running Windows XP.

  • Buying Advice: Displays buying advice

    Here's how to select the correct display for your needs.

  • Buying Advice: Storage buying advice: how to store your data

    We live in a world fuelled by data, and PCs and modern digital gadgets need to store their data somewhere. Data is stored inside a PC, laptop or similar device, and is often expanded with external storage for backups or simply to expand on internal capacity.

  • Olympus SZ-30MR 16Mp compact camera

    The Olympus SZ-30MR is a 16Mp compact camera costing around £299. This combination sounds pretty impressive, but there's actually even more under the hood that SZ-30MR's sombre black cladding suggests.


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