Tablets, smartphones and security fears topped our list of most popular stories this week, with the Samsung Galaxy Note in at number one.
V3 readers were keen to check out the tablet/smartphone hybrid which we rated an impressive four stars thanks to its Super Amoled HD screen and HSPA+ support.
On the same theme, our top 10 tablets and top 10 smartphones to give as Christmas gifts proved popular among V3 readers looking for some advice or ideas for presents for the family.
Security fears pervaded the top 10 once again, with news of a critical Adobe flaw, a hefty Patch Tuesday from Microsoft and privacy concerns over the latest NFC bank cards all proving popular.
On the smartphone side, news of a Windows Phone SMS bug and Android malware stats also piqued the interest of V3 readers.
Samsung Galaxy Note review
An excellent Android smartphone/tablet hybrid with a handy little stylus
Top 10 tablets to give as Christmas gifts
So many tablets, but which one shines brightest?
Privacy fears as banks refuse opt out from NFC-enabled cards
Only HSBC to let customers reject RFID bank cards
Top 10 smartphones to give as Christmas gifts
'Tis the season to decide between an iPhone, Samsung or HTC
Attackers target Adobe flaw as wait for patch continues
Bogus financial report spam carries exploit for Reader and Acrobat vulnerability
Hackers hit Dutch certificate authority Gemnet
Company says no certificates compromised
Windows Phone SMS bug discovered
Flaw could render messaging hub useless
Admins braced for hefty Christmas Patch Tuesday from Microsoft
Duqu flaw due to be fixed as part of critical security update
Android malware rockets to hit million users in first half of 2011
Platform remains unstable
Younger workers putting enterprise IT security under greater strain
'Millennial' generation much more relaxed about security practices, warns Cisco
Geoengineering on the sea floor near glaciers would form a new ice shelf to prevent melting
Alterations in capillary blood flow can be caused by body position change
Curiosity rover is in 'normal mode' but not transmitting scientific data back to base
NatWest outage comes a day after Barclays' IT systems shut out customers and staff