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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: 
TalkTalk to offer parental controls to all new customers

TalkTalk has revealed that by the end of this month, all new customers to the ISP will be asked if they want to activate parental controls on…

News: 
Micro Anvika brings in restructuring firm

Micro Anvika has appointed a business recovery firm to investigate restructuring options for the electrical retailer.

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Microsoft and CEOP launch new version of IE9

Microsoft has joined forces with the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) to launch a new version of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)…

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Virgin Media 100Mbps available to 10 million homes

Virgin Media's superfast 'up to' 100Mbps broadband service is now available to 10 million homes in the UK.

News: 
58% of Brits think laptops will become obsolete in the near future

More than half (58 percent) of Brits think laptops will become obsolete in the near future, says MyVoucherCodes.co.uk

Features: 
How to use Norton Identity Safe on a PC

This week, Symantec made a free beta version on its Norton Identity Safe publicly available to all web users.

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Carpathia Hosting: We have no plans to delete Megaupload data

Carpathia Hosting, one of the firms that stored files shared on Megaupload.com, has revealed it has no immediate plans to erase the data.

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MPs: Government should stop 'scaring' web users over cyber crime

A group of MPs have called for the government to stop "scaring people" when it comes to the dangers of cyber crime.

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UK's average broadband speed is 7.6Mbps

The UK's average broadband speed is 7.6Mbps, says Ofcom.

Features: 
How to purchase and read an eBook from the Google eBookstore on an Apple iPhone or iPad

In a bid to rival Apple and Amazon, Google launched its eBookstore in the UK in October last year.


 

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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Amazon 3D smartphone release date, price and spec: The hologram phone?

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You're never alone with a clone: How the App Store got taken over by copycats

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PCs vs consoles: PCs still pwn when it comes to gaming (and everything else)

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The art of rebranding: Creative agency The Neighbourhood explains how & why it rebranded