PC World December contents
- 10 November, 2004 09:00
Digital photography superguide
Cameras for any buyer and budget. We showcase cameras for beginner and intermediate users, plus give you a snapshot of what's new in the camera meets mobile phone market.
Web and you: News on demand
Tired of browsing the Web looking for news? There's a better, quicker way to keep up-to-date. RSS readers deliver exactly the news you need - fast. We look at the best RSS reader programs and where to get the RSS feeds for the info you need.
Master class: Sharp scans & prints
Want to get great pics both into and out of your computer? We show you how to scan and print high quality digital photos, and what to look for when purchasing a scanner or photo printer.
Snap on add-ons: Digicam accessories
We give you the low-down on the must-have high-tech accessories, including storage cards, battery chargers, tripods, lenses and printers.
Look ma, no wires: Broadband on the go
Want to e-mail and surf the Web without plugging in - anywhere, any time? Wireless broadband cuts you free from your home or office tether. But is anywhere-access all it's cracked up to be? We check out the world of digital free-roaming to see if the new services live up to the hype.
PLUS: Special Bonus Book FREE with this issue -- Build Your Own PC: a comprehensive guide to building and upgrading your own computer. Worth $14.95!
Hi-Grade Digital Media Station
Acer Aspire T620
Xandros Desktop OS Deluxe 2.5
Vegas Movie Studio +DVD
Microsoft Works 8
Premiere Elements with Photoshop Elements 3.0
Vivitar DVR-390H, Microsoft Optical Desktop with Fingerprint Reader, Dynalink RTA-770, Gigabyte GO-W1608A, Logitech Z-5500 THX Digital, Quicken QuickBooks Customer Manager 1.0, Abbyy PDF Transformer 1.0
PCs: Over $3500
Plus Corporation Altera A38
Plus Corporation Altera FX-530 Rev 2
APUS Universe Extreme 3200XE
Emagen Lightspeed FX
APUS Universe Pro 3500A9
Alsotech Vogue Torosaurus Lite
Trinity International AMD 3500
Emagen Vitesse 64
i-Tech AMD Athlon 64 Award series
APUS Universe 3200P-7X2
APUS Universe Pro 3200AR
ARC Elite Gamer 64
i-Tech AMD Athlon XP Award series
Plus Corporation Aspect S45
Trinity International P4 Deluxe 1550
Trinity International AMD Super Deluxe 1500
APUS Universe 2800AX
Notebooks: Over $4000
Pioneer Power Notebook 870P
ITC Millennia 7201
Acer TravelMate 8005LMi
IBM ThinkPad T41p
Pioneer Power Notebook 470K
Dell Inspiron 9100
Fujitsu Lifebook E8010
Acer TravelMate 3202XMi
QDI Millennium 8050D
Optima Centoris G595
ModTech CIVIC Diamond 1615.R
Targa Xtender A510
Abit AV8 3rd Eye
Albatron K8X800 Pro II
Gigabyte GA-K8NNXP Limited Edition
MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum
BACK TO BASICS: Memory
IMAGING: Flash dance
DIGITAL VIDEO: Pushing your NLE that little bit
AUDIO: It slices, dices, mixes and fixes!
CD & DVD: See disc run. Run, disc, run
LINUX: Getting your digital pix using Linux
INTERNET: Visual appeal
HELP SCREEN: Windows 98 Designated drivers; Windows XP Disk detector spectres; Is it safe? Is it? Hardware Click of death; Second time lucky; Pure Java; security Bad pup! Bad! E-mail Express delivery
- READERS' FORUM Plus Dilbert
- BACKBYTES: Gadgets and Gizmos - Gigabyte G0-M1600B; Canon Album kit PAK101; SmartJoy FRAG; Zensonic Z150 Universal Learning Remote; Xitel SOUNDaround; Sony PlayStation 2; Sitecom USB 2.0 VGA Adapter (CN-105); PalmOne Tungsten T5.
- GAMES: Armies of Exigo; PS2 - Test Drive: Eve of Destruction; Zoo Tycoon 2; Xbox - MTV Music Generator 3
- ADVERTISERS INDEX
Free full program: CyberScrub 3 Basic
Securely wipe files to prevent snoops from recovering sensitive information. As sold for over $40!
Free game: CodeRED: The Martian Chronicles
The Martians are back in this free sequel to 'CodeRED: Battle For Earth'. Now it's time to take the battle to Mars.
Exclusive video: Back To Basics - Memory
Want to add or replace your PC's memory? Let the experts at PC World show you how to do it with this exclusive video.
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Best of 2004
The top freeware and shareware releases of 2004. Features multimedia programs, utilities, Web tools and security software.