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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: 
UK visits to search engines surge

The number of UK visit to search engines on the net has surged since last year, says Experian Hitwise.

News: 
Windows 8 public beta to be released on February 29?

The public beta of Windows 8, the latest iteration of Microsoft's operating system, could be made available on February 29.

News: 
Youngsters prefer social media to TV

Social media is more popular with 16 to 24s than watching TV, says Click Consult.

Features: 
How to change the notification settings on Facebook

If you're not regularly checking Facebook, you may not realise if one of your friend's has posted content to your Timeline, sent you a message or…

Features: 
Best iPhone apps: Five free apps for Valentine's Day

Next Tuesday is Valentine's Day and if you feel like declaring your love for your sweetheart, there are plenty of ways your smartphone can help in…

News: 
Ofcom calls for BT Openreach to reduce broadband and telephone line prices

Ofcom is calling for BT to reduce the price it charges telecoms providers that use it network to offer broadband and phones services.

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25% of 7 to 16s have downloaded a virus or accessed adult content on the web

A quarter of kids aged between seven and 16 have accidentally downloaded a virus or inadvertently accessed adult content on the web, says Trend Micro.

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Google releases Chrome for Android

Google has launched a version of its Chrome web browser for smartphones and tablet PCs running its Android platform.

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Best Android apps: Five free apps to have fun with photos

The camera included on smartphones have improved over the past few years, and now many of the Google Android devices available have 5Mp or above…

Features: 
How to change the Subscribe options on Facebook

In December last year, Facebook introduced the Subscribe feature that allows you to see the public updates in your news feed even if you're not…


 

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…

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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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LED vs Halogen: Why now could be the right time to invest in LED bulbs

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