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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: 
Samsung Galaxy S3 tech specs, design 'revealed'

The Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone’s technical specifications and design sketches have been revealed, claims a community fan site dedicated to the…

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Amazon Kindle Fire dominates Android tablets

Within the Android tablet market, Kindle Fire has almost doubled its share in the past two months – establishing itself as the leading Android…

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Videos of people smashing up printers

Watch a bunch of people taking their revenge on their printer foes

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Tablets appeal to wrinklies and kids more than smartphones

Old people and their less-wrinkly counterparts have fallen bald head over hip replacement in love with tablets, such as the Apple iPad.

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Tablet app use 'very different' to smartphones

11 billion of the 13.7 billion app downloads forecast for iPad and Android media tablets in 2016 will be focused on four categories: games,…

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4G smartphones, tablets to boom in 2012

Despite concerns on consumer demand and varied LTE standards 4G devices, such as smartphones and tablets, look set to boom this year.

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Parents beware hidden iPhone/iPad app costs

Apple and developers are being accused of unethical, expensive freemium extras in iPhone and iPad apps.

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LTE iPhone 5 and Android smartphone patent boom

4G and LTE patents will boom in value, as the number of LTE smartphones will top 65 million units in 2012 – led by the LTE-enabled iPhone 5 and…

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Apple 'negligent' over Flashback Mac security threats

Anti-virus giant Kaspersky Lab has criticised the speed of Apple’s response to the three-month-old Flashback security breach.

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Apple's new Flashback killer tool

Apple is developing new software to detect and remove the Flashback malware that security insiders claim has infected 600,000 Macs worldwide.


 

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.

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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…

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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?

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Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

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

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Best tablets of 2012

 What "cold cash" are you referring to?

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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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