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A new Office

Welcome to the new-look Office column for PC World. Each month we'll be providing advice on how to get more from the software you use every day, aimed at anyone who needs time at their PC to be as productive as possible. We'll offer concise 'How to' ...

How to: Office 2007

This month the big story has to be Microsoft Office 2007, the first full beta in the series to have been released free of charge to entice users to find out about its features. Our how-to focuses on the most commonly used Office application -- Micros...

Symantec Norton SystemWorks 2006 Basic Edition

SystemWorks 2006 Basic Edition is the latest addition to Norton's suite of utilities. Despite the 'Basic' tag, it's aimed at more experienced PC users - those who already have some protection but want to beef it up a bit. No antivirus software is inc...

Antivirus at the right price!

Although it's based on Grisoft's own paid-for AVG 7.0, this free version doesn't offer quite the same feature set. You may not get technical support, access to the fastest update servers or scheduling abilities, but given its price - or lack thereof ...

Performance enhancement: WinTasks Professional 5.0

WinTasks Professional 5.0, as its name suggests, is not for the novice. It's designed to help you prevent software programs running in the background slowing down your PC's performance, or even harbouring Trojans and spyware.

Desktop customisation software

Windows has allowed us to personalise our desktops for quite some time, adding pictures of our babies, pets or favourite football team to brighten up a dull PC screen. Vivi Desktop Pro goes one further by letting you add moving images to your desktop...

SMS from a PC

Sending a text message is a quick and easy way to contact people. The only problem is that creating complex messages with lots of numbers and non-standard words is a real hassle when you’re using a tiny mobile keypad and predictive text. This is wher...

Value Pocket PC device

There is another pretender to the crown of the low-cost Pocket PC device — ViewSonic’s V35. This handheld joins the company’s array of diversified products that lifts the brand out of its familiar monitor maker niche.

PC games: Gothic II

The land of Khorinis is in turmoil. An uprising of the slaves -- long entombed in the iron ore mines of the valley -- has left it in disarray, with bandits and thieves ruling outside the town walls and the all-powerful militia in charge of the town i...

Compress and encrypt

Since its launch in 1991, WinZip has become one of the most popular programs for compressing and encrypting files for storage or sending. The latest version builds on the strengths of its predecessors by offering greater capacity, enhanced encryption...

PC Games: Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb

If you have ever fancied yourself as Indiana Jones — you know, the whole hat-and-whip deal — then this game will fulfil all your fantasies. You get to play the part of the macho archaeologist from the comfort of your sofa, with no requirement to look...

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

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The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

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My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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