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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: 
Nuance PDF Converter 5 Professional software

Nuance has launched a professional version of its Nuance PDF Converter 5 Professional software. It will cost £100 including VAT.

News: 
Valentine's Day-themed Storm worm attacks

A Valentine's-themed outbreak of the Storm worm has been detected. Emails that contain a web link, which directs users to a website where they can…

Review: 
Suvil I-T Click, Click review

Within a few minutes of using the Suvil I-T Click, Click, we had nary a second thought for our original laptop mouse, left discarded in the corner.

News: 
Mobile phone operators to measure advert success

Five UK mobile operators are working with the GSM Association in a bid to create a system to measure the effectiveness of mobile advertising.

News: 
Mobile WiMax to hit UK in near future

Mobile WiMax, a long-range, high-bandwidth wireless technology, may soon be making its debut in the UK. Mobile-phone manufacturer Motorola told…

News: 
Gov't puts pressure on ISPs over illegal downloads

It seems the government has listened to the plea of Paul McGuiness, manager of rock group U2 regarding punishing illegal downloaders (read our…

News: 
Safer Internet Day raises awareness of net dangers

Today marks the 5th Safer Internet Day, part of a global drive to promote a safer internet for all users, especially children and teens.

Features: 
Sony Ericsson E400 mobile broadband ExpressCards

Sony Ericsson used the GSM Mobile World Conference to launch two new mobile broadband ExpressCards. The EC400 and EC400g simply slide into a…

Features: 
Bogen National Geographic Earth Explorer bags

Bogen is extending its range of National Geographic-branded bags to give intrepid explorers yet more storage options.

News: 
Mobile phone companies warned over prices

Once again, mobile-phone operators have come under fire for the charges users are subject to when texting and surfing the web abroad.


 

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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