Keep the Balance

You don't have to be into weights and measures to play this simple brainteaser, which requires the player to balance a set of giant scales using a succession of strange items.

Half Life Blue Shift

Should you let a sleeping dog lie? Received wisdom says it's the best thing to do, but if this particular dog is the Half Life gaming cosmos you could always prod it continuously with a stick until it wakes up and woofs Blue Shift all over your lovel...

Digital webcam

Acer's DC300 is a sleek-looking device, combining the functions of a digital webcam with a video and stills camera.

Kyocera QCP3035

Kyocera is commonly associated with its award-winning printers, often featured in PC World, but printers are not the products the company is launching locally.

Casio QV-4000

The QV-4000 greatly improves on the design and look of predecessors in Casio's QV series. The QV-4000 feels solid, and most of the buttons and dials work smoothly.

Mac OS X 10.1

A wealth of new features makes this a compelling purchase for those who weren't taken by the seemingly-rushed original 10.0 release.

PKZip Suite 4.5, WinZip 8.1

Compressing files is even easier now, thanks to new versions of WinZip and PKZip. Both compress one or more files into .zip archives, and both restore archives.

VideoFactory 2.0

Scene detection, strong DV capture tools and audio extraction make Videofactory 2.0 one of the more enjoyable consumer video-editing solutions on the market today.

Paint Shop Pro 7 Anniversary Edition

To celebrate Paint Shop Pro's 10th anniversary, Jasc Software has released a new edition of its popular image editing software - version 7. Not a must-have upgrade to this Adobe Photoshop alternative but comes with many extras.

IBM MicroPortable Projector

The IBM MicroPortable has great specifications - including 1100 Ansi lumens; max resolution 1024x768 at 16.7m; max display size 120in at 4.2m; S-Video; DVI; 120W; 215x169x51mm; 1.33kg - although at over $9000 this comes at a fair price.

Acer S2W 5300U

The Acer S2W 5300U offers one of the best combinations of price, specifications and performance. It's not a speed demon but the results are worth waiting for.

Protect Yourself Online

If you've been reticent to buy goods and services online because of security fears, you might want to take a look at Protect Yourself Online.

Digital Audio

Aimed at the intermediate to advanced user markets, this book is a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to enter the world of digital audio or hoping to expand their knowledge of this subject.

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