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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sifts through the marketing hyperbole and casts his critical eye over the latest technological innovations to find out which products make the grade and which don't.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technical books on a variety of topics, ranging from programming to building and maintaining PCs. His most recent books include 'Build the Ultimate Custom PC', 'Beginning Programming' and 'The PC Doctor's Fix It Yourself Guide'. He has also written training manuals that have been used by a number of Fortune 500 companies.Adrian also runs a popular blog under the name The PC Doctor, where he covers a range of computer-related topics -- from security to repairing and upgrading.
There's little doubt that OS X 10.10 'Yosemite' is a fully-featured operating system that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extra utilities will allow you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra effort.
The data provided by Google also shows that Android 5 "Lollipop" is now installed on 1.6 percent of devices.
Apple has announced that it is to convert failed sapphire plant into a data center.
Do you BYOD? If you do then be aware that you could find your smartphone or tablet wiped without warning for one of a number of reasons.
Nearly four and a half months since the release of iOS 8, and some owners of iPhone and iPads continue to suffer from show-stopping Wi-Fi and Bluetooth issues.
The humble Raspberry Pi, the board that has taught countless people (adults and children alike) to program and which powers innumerable homebrew hacks and project, has received a hardware upgrade that makes it ready to run a custom version of Windows 10.
Want to get more out of your iPhone or iPad? Here are a selection of tips and tricks to help you unlock more from iOS 8.1.
Chipmaker Qualcomm has confirmed that its new flagship chip won't be powering a "large customer's flagship device" that is launching later this year. If rumors are true, then the company in question is smartphone maker Samsung.
Last quarter Apple was selling iPhones at the rate of nine a second. That works out at 818,329 iPhones a day, or over 74 million for the quarter as a whole. While this represents stellar sales, it is only the tip of the iOS ecosystem iceberg.
Thats over 37,000 metric tons of iPhones sold during the quarter, the equivalent of about 750 modern battle tanks.
Apple has released OS X 10.10.2 for the Macs running OS X Yosemite, which brings with it a raft of fixes, including a patch for the Thunderstrike vulnerability.
Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, which brings with it relief for those who feel that updates have become too cumbersome to install.
Here's how you can run the new Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac, without having to spend a dollar on software.
A beta of the next OS X update for Mac users contains a patch for the Thunderstrike vulnerability that allows malware to be injected into Macs via the Thunderbolt port, which means a fix is on the way.