PC World May 2007 Contents

In the May 2007 issue of PC World, available now:

What's On the DVD

Cover Story

Make the move to mobile

Go mobile with the best gear currently available on the market, ranging from notebooks, PDAs, projectors and so much more.

All-in-one PC guide

We list 35 things every PC user should know in this easy to follow step-by-step guide.

Chatter boxes

Check out the latest VoIP gear and what they offer! Read about why it's a better and more affordable alternative to a traditional landline service.

Wi-Fi Printers

Print from either a notebook or mobile phone without any cables! Find out how the latest wireless printers work and what they can do for your home or business.

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
  • Notebook: Sony VAIO VGO-LA38G
  • PCs: HP Pavilion a5060a; Altech NRG Tornado eXtreme
  • Notebook: LG W1 Pro Express Dual
  • Tablet PC: Lenovo ThinkPad X60 Tablet
  • Motherboards: ASUS P5N32-E SLI Plus; Gigabyte GA-965P-DS4
  • LCD Monitors: ViewSonic VX2235wm; MAG Innovision XP2211W
  • Wireless cards: Unwired Wireless Card; Optus Wireless Connect Card
  • GPS: HP iPaq RX5700 Travel Companion
  • Digital SLR: Fujifilm FinePix S9600
  • Media Centre PC: ASUS Digital Home D22
  • PC Migration: Belkin Easy Transfer Cable

Software

  • PC Migration: Laplink PCmover
  • Antivirus software: Norton AntiVirus 2007
  • Animator tool: Poser 7.0
  • Image editing software: Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • DVD multitool: CyberLink DVD Suite 5.0 Pro
  • Graphics tool: Corel Painter X

Here's How

  • Helpscreen: Your PC questions answered
  • Hassle-free PC: Speed up your hard drive
  • Bugs & fixes: Critical IE graphics flaw resurfaces
  • Vista: Vista breathes new life to media files
  • Linux: Windows and Ubuntu on the one PC!
  • Windows: Dual-boot XP and Vista
  • Internet: Increase IE's security settings
  • Imaging: Create new backgrounds using GIMP
  • Networking: Network devices under Windows Vista
  • Security: Encrypt your hard drive with TrueCrypt
  • Business: Synch Outlook contacts with your mobile

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