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  • Nikon Coolpix S1100pj digital camera

    Nikon has announced two new models in its Coolpix compact digital camera range. The Nikon Coolpix S5100 is a 12.2Mp camera with the ability to take photos even in low light conditions. In this respect it's similar to the Canon IXUS 300 HS we reviewed earlier this summer. 

  • JVC HA-NC 120 foldable headphones

    JVC has jetsetters in mind with the design of its latest HA-NC 120 foldable headphones. The noise-cancelling heaphones remove up to 88 percent of ambient noise. A volume limiter function prevfents damage to the listeners' hearing. 

  • How-Tos: How to use touch to control your Windows 7 PC

    I want to use touch to control my Windows 7 Home Premium PC. Is it as simple as plugging in a touchscreen display? I’d also like to view a 3D image – will I need a new graphics card?

  • Medion GoPal X345 satnav

    Medion has launched a satnav device that can recognise changes in direction and movement as well as using a satellite signal to track the device's movement.

  • News: 5 ways Apple iTV will be a good buy for your business

    Apple's foray into television, a set-top box with iOS, is now rumored to be called iTV, and it may have benefits for business owners. While many have already labeled set-tops as strictly for recreational video or gaming, their potential business uses seem to be ignored.

  • News: HP details Windows 7, WebOS and Android Tablet PCs

    HP definitely plans to be in the tablet business, but questions remain about whether it will create different hardware for each of the tablet operating systems it's expected to use.

  • News: nVidia posts loss as cost of faulty GPUs bites

    Nvidia on Thursday reported a loss for the second quarter of its 2011 fiscal year, caused partly by charges related to faulty laptop graphics processors the company sold more than two years ago.

  • How-Tos: How to get more from a quad-core PC

    QUESTION My Windows 7 Home Premium computer has a quad-core processor and 4GB of RAM. I’ve not found any advantage to using four cores. How can I use the processor more effectively and allocate different processes to the individual cores?

  • How-Tos: How to restore an iPhone

    I've bought a number of apps for my iPhone via iTunes and the App Store. To avoid draining the battery by downloading apps directly to the handset, I'd like to connect my iPhone to my Windows XP PC using USB and transfer them over. However, when I connect the phone its icon doesn't appear on the desktop (although it does charge up). I've tried updating iTunes, restarting the PC and using a different USB port, all to no avail.

  • Opinion: Evolutionary times

    Not every invention can be an iPhone. Even Apple’s follow-up smartphones have struggled to match the impact of the original model; this summer the company has received negative feedback about the reception and 3G connectivity of its much anticipated iPhone 4.

  • News: Plastic Logic kills off QUE e-Book reader

    Plastic Logic has dumped plans to launch its QUE e-book reader and will instead concentrating on a second-generation device.

  • News: Toshiba launches self-deleting hard drive

    Toshiba on Tuesday introduced a new hard drive feature that can wipe out data after the storage devices are powered down.

  • News: PC prices surge due to DRAM shortage

    A shortage of the main memory chips used in personal computers could send prices of the chips higher in the second half of this year, market researcher iSuppli warned on Monday

  • News: August 2010's 115 best technology products revealed

    Each month PC Advisor publishes more technology reviews than any other UK publication. We cover all kinds of consumer and business technology, hardware and software, and to help you make sense of it all there's our unique Top 5 Charts.

  • News: RIM launches first touchscreen slider smartphone

    Research In Motion has launched the BlackBerry Torch 9800, a hybrid handset that combines a Qwerty keyboard and a 3.2in capacitive touchscreen display

  • News: BlackBerry to launch iPad-like slate PC

    Despite growing competition from Apple's iPhone and Google's Android platforms, Research in Motion (RIM) reigns supreme in the smartphone market. Its US market share tops 40 percent, for instance, and it's shipped more than 100 million BlackBerry devices in the States alone. RIM's new BlackBerry 6 operating system and rumored Bold 9800 handset will likely debut today at a media even in New York City. And the company's a major player internationally too.

  • News: Mobile data usage soars

    From 2009 to 2015 mobile data usage in Western Europe and North America is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 42 percent and 55 percent respectively.

  • iDuck Wireless iPod Speaker

    If you're the sort of person who can’t bear to be parted from your iPod and who always has a pair of earphones clamped to their head, you’ll probably understand the concept behind the iDuck. The rubber duck speaker entertains you in the bath while your iPhone or iPod sits out of harm's way on a shelf or somewhere else it won’t get wet.

  • How-Tos: How to initialise your PC's microphone

    My Windows 7 PC plays audio through headphones but is unable to pick up sound from them. I’ve got a Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi card and a Logitech USB phone/microphone. The drivers are up to date.

  • News: ATI overtakes Nvidia in graphics card market

    Advanced Micro Devices overtook Nvidia during the second quarter to become the top discrete graphics card vendor, according to market research firm Mercury Research.



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