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  • Opinion: Mountain Lion, Rosetta, and breath holding

    Reader Karilyn Dammarell looks to the future and isn't sure she likes what she sees. She writes:

  • News: Study: Enterprise social networks failing to meet expectations

    Enterprise social networking (ESN) software can improve communication and collaboration among employees, but most companies aren't implementing and using these products properly, leading to unmet goals, according to a new study.

  • News: Mozilla Phones in 2012 Primer

    Firefox maker Mozilla is expanding its horizons beyond the browser space with its smartphone collaboration with Spain’s largest mobile operator, Telefónica.

  • News: Mozilla shows off Boot to Gecko OS

    Mozilla, the non-profit organisation behind Firefox, has today announced its plans to unlock the ‘power of the Web’ for mobile devices.

  • Feature: Assassin's Creed wins PC Advisor's Best Game of 2012 award

    Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood is proof positive that rapid fire sequels needn’t be a bad thing. The fluid, parkour-inspired movement mechanics, and incredible breadth and depth of things to do make this game as brilliant to play as it is to behold.

  • Feature: Symantec Norton wins PC Advisor's Best Security Software of 2012 award

    Norton is probably the best known of all internet security products, and Symantec has stood the test of time by constantly improving its product with useful extras, both in its core engine and in the way it reports what it’s been up to.

  • News: Bloomberg radically overhauls market data system

    Bloomberg is set to dramatically escalate its ongoing data battle with Thomson Reuters, as it announces a $100 million redesign of its market data services.

  • Feature: Adobe wins PC Advisor's Best Photo/Video Software of 2012 award

    Photoshop Elements 9 delivers cutting-edge features in a package designed to make managing and editing your photos easier and more fun. It offers significantly more functionality than any other free or low-cost consumer photo-editing software.

  • Feature: Camera+ wins PC Advisor's Best App of 2012 award

    Camera+ is a must-have photography app for all iPhone camera users, and it has a good shot at making poor snaps into great photographs that will wow your friends.

  • Opinion: How to Gauge Camera Size Before Ordering Online

    In the market for a new digital camera? If you're smart, you'll buy it online, where prices are usually significantly lower than in retail stores.

  • News: Canon announces April ship date for EOS-1D X pro digital SLR camera

    Canon will ship its high-end Canon EOS-1D X digital SLR in April, a month later than planned

  • News: Opera Sings New Song for Android, Apple

    Browser maker Opera, which has only a small fraction of the market but is trying to boost its position in the mobile area through innovation, has released new versions of it mobile app for the Android, Symbian and iOS platforms.

  • News: Mobile network operators set guidelines for app privacy

    Amid growing concerns over the privacy policies of mobile phone apps, the GSMA has published a set of guidelines that aims to give users more transparency, choice and control over how apps use their personal information.

  • News: Study Shoots Holes In AT&T's Reasons for Throttling

    AT&T has justified its throttling rules for unlimited-plan customers by saying it was only targeting its top 5 percent of bandwidth users. Validas, a company that steps consumers through choosing data plans, examined over 55,000 cell phone bills from 2011 that consumers provided from their various carriers. It found that the top 5 percent of AT&T's unlimited-data customers targeted for throttling aren't the data hogs AT&T is making them out to be.

  • Opinion: Looking for an Information Program

    Pilege21 asked the Other Software & Services forum to recommend a program that can provide hardware information.

  • How-Tos: How to protect your privacy on Google

    Under new privacy rules that Google is implementing on March 1, all of the data that Google collects based on your usage of YouTube, Gmail, Google+ and Google search will be aggregated into one user profile.

  • How-Tos: Overclock Your Graphics Card

    Many PC gamers eagerly await the release of next-generation graphics cards, hoping that the new hardware will boost frame rates and enhance eye candy in the latest games. However, while a graphics card upgrade is almost always a good way to increase game performance or improve image quality, new cards tend to be expensive--and they aren’t always necessary.

  • News: Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview: What We Know So Far

    Microsoft is expected to release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday. The preview is essentially an open beta for users who want a sneak peek at the new operating system.

  • News: Google Chrome: Still a Strong All-Around Browser

    Chrome's minimalist design isn't eye-catching, but its lean toolbar leaves more room for viewing Web pages. And what Chrome lacks in flashiness, it more than makes up for in performance. Google's browser really shone in our JavaScript test, leaving its competitors in the dust. JavaScript is used in many popular websites--Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, etc.--because it makes those sites more immediately responsive and those JavaScript heavy pages will perform better in Chrome. The browser also performed admirably in our speed test, fully loading an image-heavy page in just over five seconds.

  • News: Get ready for Windows 8 support headaches

    For all the hype surrounding Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, significant adoption isn't expected to come from anyone but consumers.



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