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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: 
21% of UK kids have accessed inappropriate content from their mobile

More than two in five (21 percent) of 8 to 15 year olds in the UK have accessed inappropriate content from their mobile phone says the Carphone…

News: 
Megaupload data safe for "at least two more weeks"

Data stored on Megaupload.com will not be deleted for "at least two more weeks".

News: 
Microsoft Office 15 to hit beta this summer

Microsoft has revealed the beta of Office 15, the next version of its office productivity suit, will be made available as a public beta this summer.

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S Advance unveiled

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S Advance, the latest smartphone in its range of handsets that run Google's Android operating system.

News: 
RIM says BlackBerry is 'UK's best selling smartphone'

BlackBerry is the best selling smartphone in the UK, according to its manufacturers Research in Motion (RIM).

News: 
Google, Microsoft and Facebook join forces to fight phishing scams

Google, Microsoft and Facebook are among 15 web firms joining forces to fight spam and phishing scams.

News: 
49% of under 12s would feel 'sad' without the net

Almost half (49 percent) of UK children under 12 would feel sad if they didn't have access to the net, says Intersperience.

Features: 
How to purchase an eBook from the Google eBookstore on your PC

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

Features: 
Best iPhone apps: Five free apps for teaching you how-to do something

There are thousands of apps available for your smartphone

News: 
86% of 'Silver Surfers' regularly shop online

Silver surfers are the UK's biggest online shoppers with 86 percent regularly purchasing goods on the web, says Basekit.com.


 

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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Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

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This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

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Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015