Article | 13/08/2009
Zune HD vs iPod Touch: feature smackdown
We are just over a month away from the launch of Microsoft's contender to the iPod Touch, the Zune HD. Microsoft has put all its creative forces behin...
Article | 7/08/2009
Top 10 reader iPhone annoyances (and how to fix them)
Who knew there were so many iPhone annoyances? Last week we listed ten common failings of the iPhone and discussed how to correct them. Maybe it was n...
Article | 6/08/2009
A brief history of geeks
No so long ago, the computer geek was confined to the back rooms and basements of companies everywhere.
Article | 31/07/2009
Is your printer stealing from you? Here's how to tell
Don't let that blank, boxy look fool you: Printers can steal your money and your time if you're not careful. Printer manufacturers have come up with a...
Article | 13/07/2009
What is Naked ADSL?
Naked ADSL (or Naked DSL) is a term that refers to an ADSL service that can be installed on a phone line that doesn't have an active phone number atta...
Article | 10/07/2009
How to choose the right memory card
With video, image and data files becoming larger thanks to better quality media, the importance of making sure you have adequate storage is only going...
Article | 30/06/2009
Save time by scanning paper documents
If you've got a filing cabinet - or desk - overflowing with documents, or if you want more thoughtful file management in general, a scanner can save y...
Article | 19/05/2009
Edit your photos online for free
Looking for a photo editor? The usual choices include Adobe Photoshop Elements (available online for about $US85 and up), which I use to demonstrate t...
Article | 6/05/2009
Five common photo mistakes
Learning from the pros is always a great way to improve your skills. That's why we read books and watch videos. It's always instructive to see how the...
Article | 5/05/2009
How to photograph lightning
The equipment and settings you need to capture nature's own light show.
Article | 7/03/2009
LCD monitors: Thin is in
Everything is about lifestyle, thin and healthy. Even beyond a bloated self-esteem, the image how people will perceive you based on the tech you wear,...
Article | 24/04/2009
New Sennheiser headphones launched: HD 218, HD 228 and HD 238
New Sennheiser HD 218, HD 228 and HD 238 headphones offer good sound for relatively low prices.
Article | 5/02/2009
How to Buy a Monitor
Everyone needs a good monitor to get the most out of a PC. But which monitor you need depends on several factors--what applications you use, how much ...
Article | 16/04/2009
Hard drives for your pocket
Portable hard drives, in all their pocket-size splendor, now pack in plenty of storage space. Capacities up to 500GB (plus a 1TB network-attached opti...
Article | 7/04/2009
Top 10 novelty headphones
We look at some of the most interesting headphone designs to hit the market
Article | 7/04/2009
11 free ways to beef up your Web browser
Make Internet Explorer and Firefox more useful with List.it, IE7Pro, VideoDownload Helper, Zigtag, and other add-ons and services.
Article | 31/03/2009
How to share a printer over a network
Having several computers in your home or office doesn't mean you have to buy several printers, too. If your PCs are connected via a network, you can e...
Article | 27/02/2009
The top 10 HDMI-equipped LCD monitors
HDMI is an increasingly common connection on monitors. On some monitors it has even replaced DVI. The benefits of having a HDMI port are obvious. It i...
Article | 28/01/2009
How to stop operating-system attacks
Your PC's operating system is under constant threat of invasion, whether the attacker's aim is to spread malicious malware or to convince you to buy p...
Article | 11/09/2008
Dual monitors, the only way to go
Not long ago I was in a hotel room, juggling four applications on my teeny, tiny notebook screen. I didn't realize till then how dependent I've become...