PC World March 2006 Contents

What's On the DVD

Cover Story

Gunk busters!

Get your PC running like new with these tips for clearing the crud out of Windows, applications, and hardware

Ready, set, call!

VoIP promises to cut your phone bills. Here's How. PLUS: VoIP gear guide.

Dynamic duo

Exclusive first tests of notebooks using Intel's new Centrino platform.

Back-to-school tools

Give your star pupil some class with the hottest tech gear for students.

Ready for Xbox 360?

Which Xbox 360 package, games and accessories to go for.

Cheaper colour lasers

New low prices put colour laser quality within the reach of SOHO users.

Startup

Industry news -- Important issues and events in the world of IT
Quick takes -- Previewing the hottest new high tech each month

Every month

  • Editorial
  • Readers Forum
  • Backbytes

First looks

Hardware

    TV TUNER DViCO Dual Digital TV Tuner
  • WIRELESS Level One; Gigabyte; D-Link access points and routers
  • TV TUNER Compro USB Digital TV Tuner DVD BURNER Sony DRU-810A
  • PCs Pacstar PC; Dell Dimension 5150
  • NOTEBOOK ADD-ON Matrox DualHead2Go DIGITAL MUSIC PLAYER

    Squeezebox Wireless Network Music Player

  • NOTEBOOK Acer Aspire MONITOR LG1950SQ
  • PROJECTOR Acer PD100

Software

  • POST-PRODUCTION Adobe Creative Suite Production Studio
  • PHOTO EDITING Ulead PhotoImpact 11
  • SLIDESHOW Ulead CD & DVD
  • PictureShow 4.0
  • FREE WEB TOOL Stumble Upon
  • PRODUCTIVITY Microsoft Works Suite 2006

Here's how

  • Helpscreen: Your PC problems solved
  • Windows: Get your PC working faster and smoother
  • Internet: Create "sticky" Web site content
  • Linux: What have the French done to Linux?
  • Networking: Netstumbler: not just for war driving
  • Imaging: Meet Microsoft's new photo app
  • Video: Getting the best from VirtualDub
  • Audio: Let the Internet expand your music

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I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

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