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  • How-Tos: How to: Create waves with Google

    Not content with cleaning up in the search engine arena, becoming the first name in digital maps and making its Gmail client synonymous with webmail, Google wants you to organise and share your social and business events and conflabs using its tools, too. The result is Google Wave, and we'll explain how to use it in the following workshop.

  • How-Tos: How to: Run a portable web server

    A huge variety of web services and providers are available, ranging from free online site builders to fully configurable virtual servers hosted by an ISP. For a large number of these, you'll be able to log in and create your website fairly easily, so why would you need web server software?

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    Although you can never eradicate the threat of malware when probing the web's dark recesses, slapping on as many layers of security as possible will make you less of a target. Here, we show you how to pile on the protection for free.

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    The computer industry is fond of little more than making up baffling technology buzzwords. So you can tell your paradigm shift from your cloud, and succinctly define Web 3.0, we explain eight of the best/worst.

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    Email is up there with mobile phone coverage and broadband web access – it’s now so pervasive that most of us take it for granted. We experience a mixture of bemusement, stupification and perhaps even a touch of relief when we’re cut off from our inboxes. But things needn't be this way.

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  • How-Tos: How to use Spotify

    Spotify is a web-based music service that lets you listen to anything in its catalogue for free, provided that you don’t mind your aural pleasure being occasionally interrupted by adverts. We get you started using the service.

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    The 'Mikeyy' worm is set to wreak havoc across the Twitter network: here's how to keep safe.

  • How-Tos: How to improve your Twitter search

    While there's no doubt that Twitter has become hugely popular, and not just a bit of online fun either, it's easy to miss little gems of information on because we all can't spend hours in front of the service.

  • How-Tos: How to email and surf without a web connection

    Most of us can't live without email or web these days. But what happens if you're going somewhere that doesn't have an internet connection? Fear not, we've got some handy hints that will ensure that you can still read emails and surf, you just have to plan ahead.

  • How-Tos: How to protect your privacy on LinkedIn

    When it comes to the business social network LinkedIn, adjusting your privacy settings is as important as it is on other networks such as Facebook. We've rounded up some important points to consider when altering your privacy settings on LinkedIn.

  • How-Tos: How to raise your business profile online

    LinkedIn connects colleagues and ex-colleagues with potential employers and employees. It offers a trusted pool of contractors, freelancers and experts you can call on.

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    The web is a great place to air your opinions. Whether you comment on other people's opinions or use Google's Blogger to set up your own blog, it affords us the opportunity to interact with like-minded people and those with differing opinions. And don't forget: the PC Advisor Forum is the largest technology web forum in Europe.


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