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  • News: Windows 8 rumor mill heats up as Microsoft eyes tablet market

    Rumors suggest Microsoft is shipping an early build of Windows 8 to hardware makers.

  • News: Manage Media on Android With Windows Media Player

    One of the most common complaints I hear about Android is that it lacks a desktop interface like iTunes. But in reality, Android devices sync easily to Windows Media Player in much the same way that the iPhone and iPad sync to iTunes, so any Windows user can transfer music between their PC and their Android phone or tablet. Here's how.

  • News: Top 10 Google Accomplishments Under Eric Schmidt

    After nearly 10 years as Google's chief executive, Eric Schmidt hands the job over to cofounder Larry Page on Monday. Schmidt will continue to serve as executive chairman and an advisor to the company, and will handle matters such as business deals and government outreach. A decade is an eternity in the Internet age, so it's no surprise that Google has done lots of big things with Schmidt at the helm. Here are Google's ten biggest accomplishments under Eric Schmidt.

  • News: Asus Eee Pad Transformer undercuts iPad 2

    Asus has announced UK shipping dates for its first two tablet PCs. The 16GB Google Android Honeycomb-based Asus Eee Pad Transformer will cost from £379 - £20 cheaper than the asking price for the 16GB Apple iPad 2.

  • News: Motorola confirms Xoom Android tablet onsale in UK next week

    Motorola has just confirmed to PC Advisor that it will start selling the 10.1in Xoom Android Honeycomb-based tablet in the UK from next week. Motorola is the launch partner for the Google Android Honeycomb platform – the first version the Google Android operating system written specifically for tablet devices.

  • News: Sky backtracks, considers offering content to YouView

    Sky has backtracked and now claims it is considering offering its content through YouView.

  • News: BlackBerry Playbook onsale from 19 April

    RIM has finally put a date and a price to the BlackBerry Playbook tablet. It will cost $499 for the 16GB Wi-Fi version, $599 for the 32GB model and $699 for the 64GB Wi-Fi version. Best Buy is taking orders from US and Canadian customers from today with deliveries starting on 19 April.

  • News: Samsung owns 20% of TV market

    Samsung held the largest market share of all flat-panel TVs (including LCD, LED and plasma) with nearly 20 percent in the first three quarters of 2010.

  • News: Games console sales decline

    Game console and portable game player shipments in 2010 declined from 2009 (roughly -3 percent for consoles and -30 percent for portable game players).

  • News: Google buys Irish video-enhancing firm

    Google has acquired an Irish company for technology that will allow YouTube to automatically improve the quality of videos stored on the site.

  • News: Facebook to offer movie rentals

    Warner Bros has started offering movies to rent or buy and view on Facebook in the US

  • News: 60% of Brits use laptop while eating dinner

    Nearly two thirds (60 percent) of Brits have eaten their dinner while using a laptop or PC, says SeeSaw.

  • News: CeBIT: Samsung shows off transparent LCD

    Samsung's components division was wowing visitors to this year's CeBIT trade fair with a transparent 46in 'Window LCD', which it claimed was a world first.

  • News: CeBIT: Eminent shows off e-Domotica

    At the CeBIT trade fair today PC Advisor was given a hands-on demonstration of the e-Domotica home automation and security system, which Netherlands firm Eminent hopes to bring to the UK this year.

  • News: Hands On: Hunted: The Demon's Forge

    Gears of Warcraft? That's what the cynics are saying, but there's more to Hunted: The Demon's Forge than hard bodies and hard combat. Well, only just.

  • News: Hands On: Brink

    We get to grips with the latest shooter from indie darlings Splash Damage. Is Brink a new dawn for online shooters?

  • News: CeBIT: AC Ryan announces Fluxx media device

    AC Ryan today showed off its newest media device, the Fluxx, and insisted that it represents a significant departure from the company's previous 'Play On' line of media streaming products.

  • Video: CeBIT 2011: RoboThespian sings, impersonates and impresses

    One of the stars of Cebit 2011 is RoboThespian, an entertainment robot from the UK

  • News: Virgin to hit one billion 'on demand' TV views this year

    Virgin Media expects one billion TV shows to be watched 'on demand' this year.

  • News: Modems in the Movies: the early years

    During the 1980s, a clutch of Hollywood movies incorporated some of the first commercially available computer modems.

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