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Carrie-Ann Skinner

Carrie-Ann Skinner

Carrie-Ann Skinner is Deputy News Editor at PC Advisor, covering all aspects of IT related news. Carrie is a keen baker and keeps the PCA team supplied with cakes. She also dances in her spare time.

 

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Articles by Carrie-Ann Skinner


Features: 
How to use a Google Android phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot

Connect to the internet when you're on the go by using your Android smartphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Learn how in our step-by-step guide. UPDATED:…

Review: 
a-Jays Four review

The a-Jays Four earphones offer good sound quality at a reasonable price point. We think the remote’s styling is an added bonus if you’re an…

Features: 
How to create a personalised cookbook

Whether you’re just discovering the pleasures of cooking or are an established domestic god or goddess, you’ve probably plenty of recipes…

Features: 
How to browse recipes on an Android tablet

Every high-tech kitchen should have a tablet on which budding chefs can quickly pull up their favourite recipes, whether they're stored on the…

News: 
Google tracked web activities of Apple iPhone owners

Google has been accused of tracking the web activities of Apple iPhone owners that used their handset to browse the net.

News: 
41% of Brits getting bored of social networks

More than two in five (41 percent)Brits are 'getting bored' on social networks such as Facebook, says YouGov.

Features: 
How to put a SIM in an Apple iPhone 4 or above

Apple's iPhone 4 and 4S use a micro SIM, which measures just 15x122mm, rather than a traditional sized SIM that measures 25x15mm

Features: 
How to put a SIM in an Apple iPhone

Apple's iPhone is unlike other smartphones and feature phones.

News: 
Social networks cannot be forced to block illegal file-sharing

Social networks cannot be forced to install anti-piracy software in a bid to stop members illegally file-sharing.

News: 
Typosquatting firms fined £100,000

Two 'typosquatting' firms that created websites such as twtter.com and wikiapedia.com have been fined £100,000 each.


 

Comments by Carrie-Ann Skinner


News: 
TomTom offers drivers lower insurance premiums

mike. all corrected now

News: 
Microsoft Office 15 to hit beta this summer

well spotted drjaymz. All changed now

News: 
WhatsApp confirms message regarding charges is a hoax

Hi Ian. Be safe in the knowledge you weren't ripped off. WhatsApp for iPhone is subject to a one-off charge to download it where as Android users…

News: 
Google Nexus tablet PC to launch in March?

Apologies for the typo  - its $199 which at the current exchange rate converts to £127

Features: 
How to get eBooks for free

well spotted guest. The copy has now been changed to reflect this

Features: 
How to install and use Spotify apps

Even if you have spotify installed already, you need to use the Preview version to use App finder, which can be download from http://www.spotify.co…

Features: 
How to sync your iPod with Spotify

Sorry Katinkasg, cable syncing only works for iPod classic, nano or shuffle. All others inc the touch you have to use the app and wirelessly sync

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

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2014 Mac mini release date, specs, rumours: When's the new Mac mini coming out?

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Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

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How Prometheus' colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera gave a tense, edgy feel to Chosen