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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


News: 
Open source WebOS to be made available in September

HP is to make the open-source version of the WebOS platform available by September this year.

News: 
Everything Everywhere 4G Cornwall trial extended until June this year

A trial of 4G Long Term Evolution broadband in Cornwall, which is being run by Everything Everywhere and BT, has been extended until June this year.

News: 
O2 fixes mobile phone number leak

Mobile network O2 has fixed a flaw that saw its customers' mobile phone numbers being disclosed to websites visited by smartphone owners.

News: 
Fewer than a third of firms have changed their BYOD policies

Despite 88 percent of employees saying they use their own device for work, less than a third (32 percent) of firms have changed their policies on…

Features: 
How to purchase an app from the Android Market

As well as offering thousands of free apps, the Android Market, which is Google's offical app store for smartphones and tablet PCs running its…

Features: 
Best Android apps: Five free apps for astronomy

There's thousands of apps available that let you do everything from save money to watch TV on your smartphone

News: 
QR codes being exploited by hackers to distribute malware

Hackers are using QR codes to distribute malware to smartphone owners, says AVG.

News: 
Brits most-likely to use cloud storage on a regular basis

The UK is the nation in Europe most likely to favour web-based storage, says One.com.

News: 
Apple fails in Samsung Galaxy tab battle in the Netherlands

Apple has failed in its bid to ban sales of Samsung’s tablet PC, the Galaxy Tab 10.1, in the Netherlands.

News: 
Lookout Mobile Security launches Threat Tracker for Android

Lookout Mobile Security has launched Mobile Threat Tracker a new app for devices running Google Android that allows you to see the latest security…


 

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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