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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: 
Facebook unveils 60 new Timeline apps

Facebook has made more than 60 new apps available for its Timeline feature that lets social networkers share content from third-party sites with…

News: 
Kodak files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Eastman Kodak has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US.

Features: 
How to enable remote desktop access in Windows 7

Remote access if a great tool that allows a PC's desktop, along with files, folders, programs and settings, to be accessed from another location…

Features: 
Best iPhone apps: Five free apps to aid revision

If you're a student, then perhaps your smartphone is providing an unwelcome (or possibly welcome?) distraction from cramming for your latest test.

News: 
Mozilla joins Wikipedia in SOPA protest

Software developer Mozilla has announced it is joining the protest against US anti-piracy laws by redirecting traffic from Mozilla.org and…

Features: 
Wikipedia black-out: Five alternatives to the online encyclopaedia

Wikipedia is in the middle of a black-out for 24 hours as part of a protest against proposed anti-piracy legislation in the US.

News: 
Apple launches another attempt to ban Samsung devices in Germany

Apple has launched a new assault on Samsung and has filed a lawsuit in a bid to ban sales of the Korean giant's Galaxy S Plus and Galaxy S II…

News: 
Google and Amazon UK's most-rated brands

Web-based firms Google and Amazon have topped a league table of the most highly-rated brands in the UK, says YouGov.

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from the internet company.

Features: 
How to turn the Firewall on or off in Windows 7

Microsoft has built a Firewall into Windows to ensure that hackers or malicious program are stopped if they try and access your PC via the internet.


 

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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