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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: 
Roberts launches DAB radio with EPG

DAB listeners can now combine high-tech functions such as setting a timer to activate a reminder when a particular programme is on with the…

Features: 
TuneUp launches English version of utilities software

TuneUp has launched an English version of its PC utilities software. TuneUp Utilities 2008 offers new features designed to improve the speed and…

Features: 
Buffalo installs TurboUSB technology in external hard drives

Buffalo is now installing its TurboUSB technology, which offers even faster file transfer rates, in its DriveStation Quattro and Combo external…

News: 
Boffins create lip-reading computer

A lip-reading system that converts video of conversations into written transcripts is being developed by researchers from UEA's School of…

News: 
Mobile phones interrupt sleep patterns

Using a mobile phone before going to bed could stop you getting a decent night's sleep, reports a new survey. According to research funded by the…

Features: 
GE launches seven cameras with blink detection

GE has launched a range of digital cameras that warn the user if a subject blinks while a photograph is being taken. Blink-detection technology…

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EA plans free online version of Battlefield Heroes

A free online version of the PC game Battlefield Heroes is to be released by Electronic Arts (EA). Supported by adverts and micro payments, the…

News: 
Teachers warn of internet plagiarism surge

The UK's sixth form schools and colleges are rife with internet plagiarism, reports the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL). In a recent…

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Facebook faces UK privacy probe

Facebook’s data protection policies are to be investigated by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), after a user complained that they were…

Review: 
Philips AJ5100 DAB radio

The traditional styling of a Philips digital radio has been given a more contemporary look with the Philips AJ5100 DAB radio.


 

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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5 things we want to see in Android M: New features and fixes

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iPad mini 3 release date rumours: 'iPad mini Air' will be 30 percent thinner than current model

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Introducing generation tech

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This animated film reveals the importance of designing for everyone