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  • Feature: Top stories on PC Advisor: technology news, reviews and tips, 20/06/2011

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

  • Opinion: Copyright Grinch Pulls 'Friday' YouTube Video

    You don't know what you've got until it's gone -- it rings true for YouTube video sensation Rebecca Black with her viral song Friday. The popular YouTube video, with more than 167 million views, is no longer available due to a copyright claim filed by none other than Rebecca Black.

  • News: Senate Committee Votes to Make Illegal Streaming a Felony

    We all agree piracy is bad. But you know what's even worse? Streaming.

  • Opinion: Sharing Lots of Photos

    Alice McVey asked me to suggest a way to send hundreds of photos and videos to a friend

  • News: Facebooks Facial Recognition Flops

    Lately, there's been a lot of buzz in the media about Facebook's facial-recognition technology--admittedly, in part thanks to us. But now we've decided to look at the technology itself: Is it as dangerous as we think it is? In the end, Facebook's new face-recognizing feature doesn't yet work well enough to pose a significant threat to your privacy.

  • Opinion: Top 10 Songs About Cameras and Photography

    A picture is worth a thousand words, but cameras are worth a thousand pages of sheet music.

  • Opinion: Taking Good Handheld Photos at Night

    Darkness is kryptonite to your photos--all cameras thrive on light. As the sun sets, your camera craves slower shutter speeds (which lead to blurry photos) or demands the flash (which creates harsh lighting up close and does nothing for subjects that are farther away). I've given you some advice for dealing with low-light situations in the past. Recently, a few cameras have emerged that try to solve this problem with fancy handheld low-light shooting modes. This week, let's see how to achieve similar results with your own camera and the photo editing tools on your PC.

  • News: Cisco, Polycom think smaller in telepresence

    Cisco Systems and Polycom both will highlight downsized telepresence systems at the InfoComm trade show this week, along with updated software designed for easier management of videoconferencing.

  • How-Tos: How to view online video on a tablet

    Mobile internet access delivers video content wherever we go and a tablet makes the ideal device for viewing it all. Here's how to access the best video on your tablet.

  • News: Panasonic Interchangeable-Lens Cameras Get Even Smaller

    It's been only 6 months since the very compact Panasonic Lumix GF2 Micro Four-Thirds system camera hit stores, and it already has a notably smaller follow-up.

  • Kodak EasyShare Sport waterproof camera

    Kodak's Easyshare Sport camera is a great buy for those that plan to take some snaps on the beach. It's waterproof up to a depth of three metres. The £59.99 camera can take 12Mp photos, has an underwater picture mode and is dustproof

  • News: Father's day gift guide

    It's that time of year again, and no we don't mean summer. It's Father's Day on June 17, the one day of the year when you thank your Papa for all the help he's given you over the past year.

  • How-Tos: How to upload images to Twitter

    Micro-blogging service Twitter isn't just about 140 character updates, you can also share images on the site. There are a number of third-party services, including Twitpic and yFrog that allow you to do this

  • Sony NEX-C3 APS-C camera crams in 16.2Mp

    Sony has announced a compact system camera it claims is the world's smallest and lightest APS-C with interchangeable lens. The Sony NEX-C3 is a 16.2Mp that weighs just 225g. It introduces a new Picture Effect function that Sony is offering as free update for all NEX camera owners

  • How-Tos: Five Simple Tips for Better Fireworks Photos

    This time of year, photographers dust off their cameras while dogs hide under the bed: It's fireworks season. Trance and Topher (my dogs) notwithstanding, I love fireworks displays--especially on the Fourth of July--and I'm always eager to capture some of the magic on film. In years past, I've given you detailed advice for shooting fireworks, but this year I've decided to distill it all down to five simple tips. Follow these, and you should have some nifty fireworks photos this year.

  • News: Apple releases iTunes 10.3 beta, adds iBookstore

    Though iCloud proper won't be out until the fall, users who want to try out Apple's new iTunes in the Cloud feature can do so by downloading the new iTunes 10.3 beta, available from Apple's Website.

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade your PC to an SSD for video work

    Why installing an SSD is a good idea if you use your PC for video editing, and how to check for compatibility issues.

  • Creative Live! inPerson HD webcam

    Creative has unveiled the Live! inPerson HD webcam designed for use with Voice over IP (VoIP) services.

  • Energy Sistem Mobile 390 Portable DVD Player is also a TV

    Energy Sistem's Mobile 390 Portable DVD Player adds a TV tuner to create a live mobile entertainment hub. The PAL and NTSC DVD player has an adjustable 9in widescreen display

  • News: YouTube sets up Creative Commons library

    YouTube has set up a library of videos carrying the Creative Commons license, that creators can easily reuse and incorporate into their work, the Google video sharing service said on Thursday in its blog.


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