PC World August 2007 Contents

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

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Cover Story

Vista security torture tests

Twenty years after the first one appeared, PC viruses are more diabolical than ever. Knowing which security program to use to keep them at bay is half the battle. We reveal the pick of the top antivirus packages.

Mega-task PC performance

It's time to move on from dual-core as PC performance steps up to deliver quad-core PC computing - handle more multitasking and processor-intensive applications with ease.

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Broadband & Internet


  • Legislation for surfing
  • Phishing for passwords
  • Identify yourself
  • Web History cool and creepy
  • Internet TV for free
  • Profit through retail therapy
  • Top 5 charts
  • Apple Safari 3 vs Mozilla Firefox 3


  • Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007
  • Oricom IP800
  • Linksys WRT150N


  • NAS your old PC
  • Fantastic freebies



  • Top 5 charts


  • Sony Ericsson Z310i
  • Nokia 8800 Sirocco Gold
  • ASUS P735
  • ASUS Lamborghini VX2
  • Hewlett-Packard Pavilion tx1001
  • Toshiba Satellite A200 (PSAFCA-01K009J)
  • Creative ZEN Stone
  • TomTom ONE XL
  • LG LN500



  • Make your mailing list work for you
  • Keep your business e-mail private
  • SRM gets ignored by business
  • Phone gear with VoIP
  • IP desk phones for SMBs
  • Fedora Project releases version 7.0
  • Hands on: Asus's $US199 PC
  • Top 5 charts


  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
  • Acronis True Image 10.0 Home
  • Nokia E61i
  • Acer Veriton 1000
  • Lenovo Thinkpad T61 (766515M)
  • HP CM8060 Color MFP


  • Five tips for Linux migrations

Home Entertainment


  • HD-DVD dominating down-under
  • Blockbuster backs Blu-ray
  • Top 5 charts


  • Samsung LA32R81BD
  • Beyonwiz DP-S1
  • Acer Aspire iDea 510
  • Pioneer HTZ151DVD
  • Sony BDP-S1E


  • Finetune your flatscreen

Digital Image


  • Top 5 charts


  • Ricoh Caplio R6
  • Canon Digital IXUS 75
  • Olympus SP-550UZ
  • Sony DCR-SR200
  • Panasonic HDC-DX1
  • SnagIt 8.2


  • How to make poster-sized photo prints
  • Take pictures with unlimited depth of field
  • Digital question & answer

PC Pow-R-Tech


  • Parallels 3.0: Vista to the Mac
  • Building a PC Beast
  • Top 5 charts


  • Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar
  • Toshiba Qosmio G30 (PQG32A-02V01W)
  • PC Express PCX 3000
  • ASUS 8800 Ultra
  • Sapphire Radeon HD 2900XT
  • Gigabyte P35-DS4
  • ASUS P5K3 Deluxe
  • Kingston HyperX DDR3
  • Shadowrun
  • Spider-Man 3
  • Tomb Raider Anniversary
  • Theatre of War


  • Tips for a faster hard drive
  • Helpscreen
  • Minimise Vista hardware hassles

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