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Is there a downside to those Internet trial CDs?

A number of new and prospective PC users have asked for advice in choosing an Internet service provider (ISP). In particular they want to know if there are any pitfalls in using one of the disks that offer a number of hours free. We highlight some go...

OneSeek's ActiveCaption

ActiveCaption will interest Net surfers who use Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer. This free add-on lets users add hot buttons to their browsers, and manage a single set of bookmarks for use in both browsers.

Protect your Active Desktop

If you use Internet Explorer as your browser and have the Active Desktop feature enabled, you may have noticed an unhappy connection: when your browser crashes, the Active Desktop often shuts down and Windows itself may freeze.

Creating thumbnails

Using thumbnail image links on your Web site is one of the most considerate things a Web author can do. Learn how to create thumbnail image links in this simple tutorial . . .

Word's full screen view

Microsoft Word's FullScreen view (View-Full Screen) reduces clutter and leaves more room for text. Find out how to use Word without its toolbars . . .

Better crosswords with Word

You're relaxing, doing a crossword on your coffee break, when you find yourself stumped for a seven-letter word for a brightly coloured bird. You have the first letter, "t", and the last letter, "r", and the correct answer is right there on the tip o...

The seven-megabyte solution

You've always suspected that Win 95 took up more disk space than it needed to, and you may be right. Free up to 7MB of disk space by following this simple procedure . . .

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Matthew Stivala

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.

Armand Abogado

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

Wireless printing from my iPhone was also a handy feature, the whole experience was quick and seamless with no setup requirements - accessed through the default iOS printing menu options.

Azadeh Williams

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

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