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PC Advisor’s top five tweets of the week - 29th November 2011

Gems we had to share

There’s been plenty of tech issues for the Twitterverse to have their say on over the past seven days. From Samsung defeating Apple and winning back the right to sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia to Facebook admitting its made mistakes when it comes to privacy. Here’s our five favourite tweets of the week.

Samsung beats Apple Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction

Samsung defeated Apple in the courts this week and won back the right to sell its tablet PC, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, in Australia after a temporary injunction was lifted.
“Yet another twist in the Apple vs Samsung battle: 'Samsung wins the right to sell Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia',” we said in a tweet.

Facebook admits to making mistakes with privacy

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the social network has made mistakes when it comes to privacy as it reached a settlement with the US Federal Trades Commission (FTC) following an investigation.
Deputy news editor CarrieSkinner said: “Facebook founder admits to making mistakes with privacy.”

Learn to take better photos with an online simulator

Getting to grips with digital photography can take years. However, there’s a clever online simulator that can help to demystify many camera controls. Our tutorial shows you how to get the most from it .
“Learn to take better photos with an online simulator. What are you waiting for?” we tweeted.

Firms will flee cloud if lessons from Siri and RIM outages not learned

In light of the recent Apple Siri and RIM BlackBerry outages firms will avoid moving to cloud services unless suppliers stop "designing them to fail", says cloud research firm Saugatuck Technology.
Editor MattJEgan said: “Firms will flee cloud if lessons from Siri and RIM outages not learned”.

Orbitsound Soundbar T12v3 review

Soundbar speakers are a clever one-stop solution for modern flat-panel televisions. They sit neatly just below or above an LCD or plasma TV, and replace the often dreadful speaker systems built into these displays. And the Orbitsound Soundbar T12v3 is no exception. We put the speaker through its paces.
Associate editor RosieHattersley tweeted: Orbitsound Soundbar T12v3 gets PCAdvisor's thumbs up”.

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