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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


Features: 
Happy Birthday, Google!

I love lists of things that happened on certain days. No one day is so boring that at least five significant historical events haven't occurred…

Features: 
Google's moon offer 'pathetic'

If you thought Google was splashing the cash around, you ain't seen nothing yet.

Review: 
Gear4 StreetParty Size 0

Gear4's StreetParty Size 0 is lightweight and super-slim, can be plugged into a power socket or armed with AA batteries. It even comes with its…

Features: 
Apple cooler than ladies knickers

It's official: the UK is now so tech savvy that practically anything non-digital (except cars, chocolate and sexy knickers) is un-cool.

Features: 
Apple to announce 'something" on Tuesday!!!

Apple is at it again - inviting the press to a secret product launch (next Tuesday).

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Ain't no white in the Apple logo

I've run headlong into flak about this before, but I am kinda obsessed by Apple's decisions on the colour of its products. And now I'm furious.

Features: 
Second Life players spied on by government

Watch out online communities and all you avatars out there, the taxman is after you.

Features: 
Web 2.0 exposed as Star Trek community

Ever wonder what an online community really looks like?

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New gaming iPhone goes for Wii

Is there anything Apple's iPhone can't do?

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iPhone to 'wreck fragile green planet'

Mobile phone service provider T-Mobile tells us that the British love of mobile phones has gone haywire. Just imagine what will happen when we…


 

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…

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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Apple financial results: iPhones, iPads & Macs sales for Apple's Q2 2014, plus shares to split

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Twitter - not news

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