Stories by Deanne McIntosh

How To Do Everything with Your Digital Video Camcorder

Digital video editing is one those infuriating technology propositions. Everyone wants to make home movies that look like they could be shown in your local multiplex, but often a multitude of problems crop up on the way to finishing your masterpiece....

Scrapbook with PC help: My Scrapbook 2

Forget quilting, embroidery, folk art or dé-coupage — there’s a new kid in craft town: scrapbooking. Now, Ulead’s My Scrapbook 2 brings this paper-based craft into the PC age.

Online! The Book

Online! The Book tries to be so many things to so many different readers that it ends up feeling like a bit of a brain dump.

How to Do Everything with Google

If you think your Web searches are a little lacklustre and you’re often frustrated by the results, How to Do Everything with Google has a bookload of tips to improve your skills.

New PDAs pack a punch

After a spate of announcements focusing on Palm products (not to mention Palm’s buyout of Handspring), we’re now seeing some movement in the Pocket PC-based PDA market.

Books: How Computers Work, Seventh Edition

If you can do some basic troubleshooting of your PC’s problems but still feel mystified by what is actually going on in there, take a look at this latest version of Ron White’s How Computers Work.

Photoshop Elements 2 Hands-On Training

Adobe’s Photoshop Elements’ growing popularity — tied to the rise in digital photography and the product’s cut-down price compared to other Adobe image editing products — has made it a target for numerous how-to books. This latest one is a streamline...

XPhone phone home

As PDAs and mobile phones merge functions, different users approach the market with different perspectives. Veteran PDA users, for example, take quickly to using PDA/phones such as the XDA and Handspring (now Palm) Treo. Never used a PDA? These devic...

Books: Teach Yourself Visually Office 2003

If you’re the type of person who likes to see something in order to really understand it, rather than reading text describing a process, the Teach Yourself Visually books are designed for you. One of the latest, on Office 2003, tries to get you up ...

Books: The Healthy PC

We all know that exercise and good diet are requirements for a healthy life — and it’s just the same with PCs. A little bit of maintenance and attention along the way could save you loads of time on the phone to support services. The Healthy PC — sub...

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HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

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Windows 10 / HP Spectre x360

Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

Mark Escubio

Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga 910

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