PC World July 2007 Contents

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

What's On the DVD

Cover Story

Make your network better

For real-world hassles, from dead spots to security threats to streaming-media hiccups, we have the solutions.

DirectX 10 for the masses

Looking at seven of the latest GeForce cards, we put them through DirectX 9 and 10 tests. Check out how they performed.

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SPECIAL PROMO

Business Software Provider Guide

BROADBAND & INTERNET

Article

  • Show me the money
  • Net Nanny says no - almost
  • Going Wi-Fi? Secure yourself first
  • Searching for results
  • This ain't no cheap porn
  • Blogging for bucks
  • Broadband battle intensifies
  • Top 5 charts
Reviews
  • ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 7
  • Freshtel 4030 Stickphone
  • Netgear RangeMax NEXT WNR834B
Tutorials
  • Look into my Spry
  • Fantastic freebies

MOBILE

Article

  • Top 5 charts
Reviews
  • Nokia 6300
  • LG KU970 Shine
  • Nokia N95
  • Motorola H800
  • Fujitsu Lifebook E8410
  • Toshiba Tecra A6 (PTA63A-004002)
  • Acer Aspire 5613AWLMi
  • Sony VAIO VGN-C25G/B
  • Epson P-5000
  • gogo CM310

TECH@WORK

Articles

  • Does one size fit all?
  • Tips to improve your Wi-Fi network
  • Who owns the code?
  • The threats you can't see
  • Next-gen storage for SMB
  • Finding security in Windows Mobile
  • Top 5 charts
Reviews
  • D-Link DPH-540
  • Palm Treo 750
  • Acer TravelMate 6952dlmi
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre A55 9640-A11
  • Philips 190B7
  • Lexmark C534dn
Tutorial
  • Run Windows apps under Linux

HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Articles

  • Free HD-DVD is as easy as...
  • Top 5 charts
Reviews
  • Grundig Cinemo GLCD4600HD
  • Harman Kardon DVD-47
  • JBL Cinema Sound CS460 Tutorial
  • Sound advice

DIGITAL IMAGE

Article

  • Top 5 charts
Reviews
  • Fujifilm FinePix F40fd
  • Canon PowerShot TX1
  • Nikon D80
  • Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000
  • Sony HDR-HC7E
  • Hewlett-Packard Photosmart C7180
  • Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW
Tutorial
  • How to convert DVDs to iPod format
  • Photographing your pets
  • Digital questions & answers

PC POW-R-TECH

Article

  • AMD 'Phenom': 8-core platform demo
  • Building a PC Beast
  • Top 5 charts
Reviews
  • UFO: Extraterrestrials
  • Dell XPS M1710
  • Scorptec Stinger
  • ASUS P5B Premium Vista Edition
  • ASRock ALiveXFire-eSATA2
  • Lian Li PC-A12
  • ASUS LS201
  • Western Digital Caviar SE16 (WD5000AAKS)
  • Oblivion: The Shivering Isles
  • Infernal
  • Virtua Tennis 3
Tutorials
  • Overclock your CPU
  • Helpscreen
  • Vista hardware helpers

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July 2007 DVD

FREE FULL VERSION: PC Tools AntiVirus Free Edition FREE FULL VERSION:PC Tools Firewall Plus 2 FREE FULL VERSION:PC Tools Registry Mechanic 5.2 FREE FULL VERSION:Settings Organizer 2

GAME DEMO: Ancient Wars: Sparta

ADOBE TRIAL SOFTWARE: Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium

10 HERE'S HOW FLASH TUTORIALS: Windows Vista

30 HERE'S HOW FLASH TUTORIALS: Windows XP

PC WORLD SHORTLIST VIDEOS: Simon Pegg interview; PC Noises; Internet Fads; Data Security

AUDIO: Audacity 1.2.6; Audiograbber 1.83; Jet Audio 7; Juice 2.2; MediaCoder; SharePod 2.1

BROADBAND & INTERNET: Azureus 2.5; Buyertools Reminder 1.5; Free Download Manager 2.1; FeedReader 3.09; FileZilla 2.2; Firefox 2; GMail Drive; NetStumbler; Net Traffic Meter; Opera 9.2; Skype 3.1; ShockWave & Flash Player; Thunderbird 2; Trillian 3.1

DIGITAL IMAGE: DivX 6.5; IrfanView 4; PhotoFiltre 6.2.7; The Gimp 2.2.14; Videora iPod Converter 2.19

PC POW-R-TECH: CDCheck 3.1.13; DeepBurner 1.8; DriveImage XML 1.21; Gnome Partition Editor; PC Wizard 2007; PuTTY

SECURITY: Ad-Aware 1.06; Avast! Antivirus Home Edition 4.7; Avast! Virus Cleaner; CCleaner 1.39; Comodo Firewall 2.4; EncryptOnClick; SpamPal 1.5.9; Spybot Search & Destroy 1.4

TECH@WORK: Adobe Reader 8; IZArc ZIP 3.7; OpenOffice 2.2; PC Inspector File Recovery 4; PDF Creator; SyncBack 3.2.14; UltraVNC

PATCHES & UPDATES: Ad-Aware Definitions Update; Avast! 4.7 Definitions Update; Spybot S&D Definitions Update; .NET Framework Runtime 2.0; Nero 7.8.5.0 Trial/Update; Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6