Stories by Scott Mendham

Graphics - Fun with filters

Filters can enhance an image or create dramatic effects within a few seconds. All filters work on the same technique - they will alter pixels according to a set of rules created by the developer. Some allow users to tweak settings, while others are o...

The e-book story

In their short life, electronic books, or e-books, have come a long way, but there are still many hurdles to jump before printed books start to become historical oddities. This month's Web and You covers the latest software and hardware developments ...

Graphics - Animated GIFs

One of the most popular ways to create banner ads or put some life into a Web site is to use animated GIFs. They are simple to create - with the right software and a good idea, you can make your own in no time.

Graphics - Stamping tools

One of the most practical and fun graphics tools is the rubber stamp tool. Unfortunately, not every graphics program has this great gadget, but it does come with Photoshop and the stripped down Photoshop LE.

CuteFTP 4

The release of CuteFTP 4 rounds off a significant number of improvements in this robust file transfer program over the last 12 months.

MP3 for Dummies

Like most of the entries in this series, MP3 for Dummies is clearly aimed at the beginner. In order to benefit from this book, however, you should be an MP3 beginner with a reasonable understanding of computers and the Internet.

Three new Zip programs compared

Just when you though there were enough zipping tools on the market and WinZip 7 had won the race, along comes new compression software that may make you think twice.

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Plox Star Wars Death Star Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

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Kathy Cassidy


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

Anthony Grifoni


For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell


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

Andrew Mitsi


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.

Simon Harriott


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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