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Sorry Miss, the dog ate my laptop

Back in our day, when we told the teacher the dog ate our homework, we meant it had chewed up a few sheets of paper. But now canines have to take more radical action if they are going to destroy your prized essay, as one schoolchild found out when th...

Free Opera hits right note

Opera Software ASA has unveiled its Global Donations Program, giving away registered versions of its Web browser for free to organizations for people with disabilities, elementary schools, and Web-design schools and programs.

PC WORLD JUNE 2002

Best Free Stuff on the Web -- Sites, services and downloads for work and play; Fee vs. Free Software -- The leading free apps vs. paid alternatives; Web and You -- Sites for small businesses; Unpacking the new Linux distributions -- A look at the maj...

Apps support lags, users say

Pressure on IT shops to get a 'bang for your buck' has accelerated growing resentment about the spiralling cost of technology support coupled with plummeting vendor help desk support

Pinnacle Studio Version 7

Studio Version 7, the latest consumer video-editing package from Pinnacle, now supports virtually any OHCI-compatible 1394/FireWire card on the market. All you need is a PC capable of taking in digital video (DV) through a standard FireWire port.

MacExpo UK: iPod launched

Apple Computer Inc. is launching iPod, its digital-music player, today at MacExpo 2001 at Islington's Business Design Centre.

Opera: Microsoft sees our browser as a 'threat'

In a statement today, Opera Software ASA welcomed Microsoft Corp.'s "quick backtracking on denying millions of Opera users access to their main Web portal, MSN." Microsoft's abrupt change of mind came after hostile reactions were reported in the medi...

Desktop darkroom

You've taken a tonne of pictures with your digital camera. Now what? Here's a "step-by-step guide to transferring, enhancing, and sharing your photos.

Toshiba unveils Windows-based PDA

Toshiba Corp. entered the competitive market for PDAs (personal digital assistants) on Monday, unveiling what it claims to be the world's smallest and lightest Pocket PC device that will go on sale in Japan on Aug. 20 and is expected to hit U.S. shor...

Case study: Integrity Data

When South Australian enterprise wireless solutions distributor Integrity Data took on a SOHO product, the company faced a marketing problem. The margins were too low to make it viable through its normal sales channels, so another way of getting it t...

Win 9x - Freebies go the OS one better

Windows has really grown up over the years, offering more built-in applets for work and play, but no single tool or set of options is perfect for everybody. There are non-Microsoft answers out there - and they're free.

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