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Simon Jary

Simon Jary

Simon is the publisher of PC Advisor, and is also a contributing editor of Macworld – having edited Macworld for 10 years through Apple's darkest days to the triumphant return of Steve Jobs (with whom he shares initials and birthday, but is sadly allergic to apples). Simon covers all things Apple, home networking, educational apps, energy-saving gear and tips, mobile accessories, and kids technology with daughter @LexiJary.


 

Articles by Simon Jary


News: 
Apple iTunes T&Cs 10% longer than Shakespeares Macbeth

Some online, mobile and tech terms and conditions agreements are longer than plays by Shakespeare – with Apple and PayPal’s T&Cs having a longer…

News: 
Ultrafast broadband for cities, promises govt

The government will fund super-fast broadband and Wi-Fi in the 10 largest UK cities, and pump £50 million into the same for the country’s smaller…

News: 
Gadget bonanza at 2012 Ideal Home Show

The Ideal Home Show’s 2012 Home of the Future, featuring celebrity geek Suzi Perry, zone has tripled in size.

News: 
Will the 4G iPad work with 3G?

Apple's new iPad 4G is compatible with the current 3G data plan you might be using with the old iPad 2 (max speed a measly 14.4Mbps).

News: 
Smartphone accessories worth $20 billion

By 2017, smartphone accessories will grow to $38 billion in revenues - nearly double 2012's $20 billion.

News: 
New Apple logo brings back colours

Showing off the Apple logo suffused in cloudy, almost tie-dye colours reminiscent of the company’s classic rainbow logo has got to mean something,…

News: 
1 in 2,000 internet searches for iPad 3

Demand for the online news of the third-generation iPad reached its peak in the past week as 1 in every 2,000 searches online were “iPad 3” related.

News: 
Family history show tech workshops

The annual Who Do You Think You Are? Live show (WDYTYA Live) embraces the internet and social networking in this year’s workshop schedule.

Review: 
ZaggKeys Flex tablet/smartphone keyboard review

The Zaggkeys Flex is a Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard that is a breeze to connect to your Apple iPad or Android tablet – even with the iPhone or other…

Review: 
Zaggfolio for iPad 2 keyboard case review

The Zaggfolio for iPad 2 is a protective case with a built-in but detachable Bluetooth keboard.


 

Comments by Simon Jary


Features: 
Taking the iPhone abroad? Avoid data roaming charges

Hi. If you have the wi-fi signal indicator on your phone O2 or any carrier can't charge you. If it shows 3G or 4G, E or the little dot then you…

Review: 
D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Network Starter Kit review

Remember you need the Starter Kit with two adapters. You can buy extra adapters if you need more.

Review: 
D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Network Starter Kit review

Setup is super easy, and speed is fast. If you can connect a plug to a power socket you can install this.

Review: 
VTech InnoTab 2 review

 It uses 4 x AA batteries. Best to buy rechargeable batteries (and charger for those) rather than keep buying AAs. They're meant to ship with…

Features: 
How to claim a refund through a credit card company

Have you been affected by the closure of Jessops or hit by another company going into administration?

Review: 
Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

 Yes, you can buy games cartridges as well as download.

Features: 
Best tablets of 2012

 What "cold cash" are you referring to?

Review: 
Arnova ChildPad review

Thanks for your comments. I agree that there are many more games and apps available for Android devices than on the LeapPad and InnoTab. My point…

Review: 
Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

 You're right that something like the iPad mini (or smaller Android tablet) offers more, cheaper software. But its initial cost is multiple times…

Review: 
Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

There are plenty of cartoon-based software titles but you can't download from a full range of cartoons. Check out the Leapfrog site for a list of…

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