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  • How-Tos: How to repair photos using the Clone Brush

    Few of us get to know more than our nearest and dearest relatives. But if the old photos collected from long-lost cousins are anything to go by, I’m not sure this is such a bad thing.

  • How-Tos: How to repair photos using copy and paste

    Let's face it, most of us buy image-editing software to make ourselves and our photography skills look better. But we don't need to be an expert to get some decent results.

  • News: Windows Vista Ultimate: Movie Maker

    Windows Vista is nothing if not visual - you'll have noted Vista's aesthetic appeal, for instance. Particularly its stylish, translucent windows. And some of this visual panache is practical; most obviously in Windows Media Center and through the updated tools in Windows Movie Maker.

  • Samsung GX-20 digital SLR

    Samsung is set to launch a mid-range digital SLR camera. The Samsung GX-20 digital SLR (single reflex lens) camera has a 14.6Mp CMOS image sensor and a 24mm ultra-wide angle lens.

  • News: China's YouTube-killer still online, despite rumours

    It was strongly rumoured last week that the Chinese government had ordered Tudou.com, the country's top online video site, to close. However, Tudou.com has continued to operate, and news reports about its demise have disappeared from top sites.

  • News: ExpressCard version 2.0 to achieve 5Gbps

    Version 2.0 of ExpressCard is on the way, with maximum speeds doubling to 5Gbps. The upcoming standard is based on PCI Express 2.0 and USB 3.0, and is being developed by industry organisation Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA).

  • News: Video: Vodafone photo frame has built-in modem

    Vodafone is demonstrating a new twist on digital photo frames at the Cebit IT exhibition in Hanover. The company is showing off a digital photo frame with an in-built cellular data modem which allows it to remain constantly connected to the network so your friends and family can send new pictures by MMS or email.

  • News: YouTube to launch live video-streaming site

    YouTube has announced its plan to launch a live video-streaming site this year.

  • News: The future of HDTV revealed

    Five years ago, just about any flat-panel television could induce oohs and aahs, and high-definition was a rarity. Research firm Screen Digest predicts that by 2010 just under half of the UK's TV-watching households will have an HD-ready set but they're common enough now and the gee-whiz factor has gone. So where do HDTVs go from here?

  • News: Four reasons Blu-ray Disc will fail

    Now that the smoke is clearing, and Blu-ray has officially kicked HD DVD's proverbial butt, why am I still waiting to buy a Blu-ray player? My colleague forked out his hard-earned cash over a year ago so he could be the first on his street to own one, but today, Blu-ray players are less than half the price.

  • News: Sony shows hand-powered digital camera

    Sony has developed a hand-powered digital still camera prototype. The device is the first working concept to come from Sony Design's "odo" project that is attempting to come up with kinetically-powered devices that stimulate a child's creativity, curiosity and energy.

  • News: MTI fuel cells target smartphones & cameras

    MTI Micro has unveiled prototype Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) that can keep portable electronics products running for longer than conventional batteries and make recharging much easier.

  • News: 8 essential photo-sharing tools

    Make Flickr more fun and less time consuming with these add-ons.

  • How-Tos: How to control your camera's focus in low light

    For those of us who live in Britain, a country with more gloom than a Christmas episode of EastEnders, taking photos in low light is a serious problem. No matter what the time of day, we’re likely to be taking our snaps in far from perfectly lit conditions.

  • News: When and how to use your flash

    Don’t believe the adverts – there isn’t a camera out there that’s truly comfortable with poor lighting. But the bright sparks at PCA Towers have some tips to help you take smart snaps in the gloomiest of conditions. Follow our tips to start using your flash correctly and taking some great shots.

  • News: Google backs Photoshop for Linux OS

    Development work funded by Google could soon enable Adobe Photoshop to run on PCs running the Linux operating system.

  • News: Microsoft to link Zune & Windows Mobile

    Microsoft is looking for new ways to tie Windows Mobile phones and Zune media players together, although a Zune phone remains unlikely.

  • News: Samsung launches multimedia smartphone chip

    Samsung Electronics is launching a new mobile-phone chip that combines a 667MHz processor core with hardware acceleration for multimedia, including 3D graphics and video.

  • News: February's coolest gadgets revealed

    February sees the world's first commercially available thin TVs, as well as a DivX-enabled mobile phone and Sony's latest DSLR range.

  • News: PC Advisor's 30 great Valentine's day gifts

    It's not too late spoil your loved one this 14 February. Whether you're aiming to woo a new flame or simply keep the home fires burning, we've got technological gifts both large and small that will make you popular this Valentine's day.



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