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  • News: Mobile phone FAQs

    Buying a mobile phone can often be a headache. We've answered a few of frequently asked questions to help aid your purchase.

  • News: Mobile phone glossary

    A glossary of terms for mobile phones and smartphones.

  • News: Perth hospital signs with BT for communications, IT services

    The new Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Western Australia, will put communications and sustainability at the forefront of its IT agenda, thanks to an agreement with international services firm, Serco, for facilities management and support services. Serco will partner with BT for the project. Under the contract, BT will install and manage the hospital’s communications infrastructure and run a range of IT services.

  • Opinion: InterFAX Adds Faxing From Google Docs

    As much as it baffles me that fax machines still exist in the 21st century, I still have a handful of business contacts who rely on--nay, stubbornly insist on--fax machines for important business communications. While this has become rare in the tech world, where sentient beings have long since abandoned faxes for PDFs and email, many independent contractors in a variety of fields still force their clients to fax important documents.

  • News: Make Image Magic in Microsoft Office 2010: 10 Cool Tricks

    Your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations cry out for great images--a creative company logo, compelling charts, and luscious photos. Microsoft's Office applications have cool tools for using images in your documents, but these features aren't immediately obvious.

  • News: Windows Tips and Tricks: Master the Taskbar and Start menu

    In Windows 7, the Start menu and the taskbar have become both easier to use and more sophisticated. However, they also offer a slew of additional capabilities and customization options that aren't obvious when you first look at them. I'll first walk through the plethora of options for each, and then dive into how to use them more effectively.

  • News: NYC developers to hack new photo apps

    Hoping to spark some entrepreneurial creativity in the Big Apple, online tools provider Aviary has organized a New York City event for developers to hack together new photo-based applications.

  • News: Judge bounces Google's complaint over Android code viewing

    A U.S. trade judge has rejected Google's move to block the testimony of a Microsoft expert witness in the latter's 10-month dispute with Motorola over patents allegedly used by Android.

  • Buying Advice: Back to school buying advice

    PC Advisor is here to give you some sound advice on what to you should and shouldn't buy to set you up for university life.

  • News: 'Aggressive' gamers at fault for London riots

    Child expert says violent video games desensitise the young, and cause rioting on the streets.

  • News: Nokia signs deal to get more apps for Windows Phone, Symbian

    Nokia said Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Polar Mobile to launch more than 300 mobile applications for Nokia smartphones, including upcoming models based on Windows Phone, over the next 12 months.

  • News: Apple delivers first Mac OS X Lion update

    Apple issued the first update for OS X Lion, the new operating system it launched four weeks ago.

  • Feature: Five of the best free TV-related Android apps

    Smartphones, including those running Google Android, can do a lot more than just make calls and allow you to check emails and surf the web. You can also watch video and listen to music on it. Here's five free apps that will let you watch TV, record shows remotely and even allow you to control your TV from your Android handset.

  • News: Mozilla releases Firefox 6

    Mozilla has made the next versions of its desktop and mobile browser, Firefox, available to web users.

  • News: Dell expects Windows 8, Android to boost tablet market

    Dell expects both Windows 8 and Android to be credible options for tablet customers next year, and indicated it plans to offer products built around the two operating systems, a company executive said on Wednesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Magically delicious

    Apple retail stores may be in for an LTE surprise, the architects behind the Apple campus "spaceship" are revealed, and Starbucks is handing out apps with its frappes. The remainders for Tuesday, August 16, 2011 have been whipped and made to order.

  • Opinion: Keep Your Wi-Fi Secure, Quick Windows Tips

    For many years, I didn't bother protecting my home network--even though PCWorld colleagues like Nick Mediati have some great tips on doing just that (see "How to Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Network"). Call me crazy, but I didn't see the need.

  • Opinion: It's Clear Why Software Patents Need to Disappear

    If there's any lesson to be learned from Google's news-making activities these past few days, it's that software patents are a problem.

  • News: C++ upgrade gets unanimous approval

    The ISO says that C++11 will support parallel algorithms and boast improved performance

  • Opinion: AT&T's First LTE Devices Hit Shelves August 21

    While AT&T finishes preparations on its new 4G LTE network, the carrier will begin selling the first two devices that will connect to it on August 22.



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