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  • News: 39% of office staff scared of videoconferencing

    More than a third (39 percent) of office staff won't use video communications at work because they're concerned about their appearance on camera, says Damovo.

  • News: 6 things to avoid when posting YouTube videos

    If you promote your business via video then it's likely you'll be making the same fundamental errors over and over again. Whether it's interjecting speech with 'um' or allowing the camera to lose its focus. Even videos from supposedly professional media outlets can involve a depressing level of amateurism. Here are the top six sins frequently found on YouTube videos, along with simple fixes.

  • News: Sony, Nikon, SanDisk plan faster Compact Flash cards

    Sony, Nikon and SanDisk have developed a new specification for CompactFlash memory cards that promises photographers the ability to continuously shoot high-quality RAW images.

  • How-Tos: How to personalise greetings cards

    Send out Christmas cards with the personal touch your family and friends will love. We demonstrate how to personalise a greetings card.

  • How-Tos: How to create quick portraits with Corel Painter

    It’s possible to combine the intuitiveness of painting with the convenience of digital art. We use Corel Painter 11 to create a striking and artistic portrait.

  • Opinion: All that you see, all that you hear...

    Sound and vision permeate consumer electronics. And computers, too – from the day that the graphical user interface arrived, and a workstation's built-in speakers went beyond the sporadic 'blip'.

  • News: Pictures: The best clothes with built-in technology

    From a sweatshirt with built-in headphones to a backpack with a solar panel on the back, these high-tech garments are sure to intrigue any technology enthusiast.

  • Philips Fidelio DS8550 iPad dock

    The sound on an Apple iPad isn't bad and we've found the tablet ideal for watching BBC iPlayer programmes and listening to podcasts, but the fact remains that the screen is just a fancy screen. It doesn't stand up on its own.

  • How-Tos: How to import Exif data to jpegs

    I've scanned in several thousand slides and negatives in Jpeg format and have stored information about each image in a spreadsheet. Is there an easy way to import this as the Exif information for each photo?

  • News: Christmas 2010 buyers' guide: photo printers

    There's a lot to be said for the spontaneity of being able to print out a photo you've just taken. Here are some creative options for printing and sharing your snaps.

  • News: Christmas 2010 buyers' guide: cameras

    Some cameras do it all: take great photos, shoot HD video and let you post your snaps straight to the web. Here we present our pick of the best cameras and camcorders.

  • News: Christmas 2010 gift guide: technology gifts

    Dark nights, postmen bringing catalogues full of shiny must-have gadgets and a TV onslaught of tinsel and computer games – all signs point to the imminent gold rush known as Christmas. PC Advisor's trusty elves guide you through the high-tech marketing maze. PC Advisor brings you the 50 best products for Christmas: tested, reviewed and rated.

  • How-Tos: How to artistically blur photos using zoom

    Photographers work very hard to capture the perfect shot. Whether it's adding special effects to images, such as artistic blur, or taking dramatic shots during 'magic hour' – the brief window in time when the sun is low in the sky and casting a warm glow on your subject.

  • Opinion: Getting over gadget guilt

    A gadget used to be a mere plaything; a toy. Diverting for a while, if unlikely to take over your life in the way that iPhones and BlackBerries command their owners’ attention. But the gadget’s role has changed.

  • Medion Life P47350 twist camcorder

    Medion has launched a HD camcorder that features a rotating colour display, making it easier to capture and preview footage.

  • How-Tos: How to organise images in Windows

    Once you've taken some great shots, don't leave them languishing somewhere on your hard drive, never to be found again. We show you how to add tags and organise your images in Windows.

  • How-Tos: How to take better pictures on a cameraphone

    The cameras built into today's mobile phones are far more than the gimmick they once were. We leave our digital camera at home and use a Samsung Galaxy S to take some fantastic photographs.

  • How-Tos: How to create polished home videos for free

    We explain how to turn your raw video footage into a presentable production using Windows Live Essentials Movie Maker, a free download for Windows 7.

  • How-Tos: How to watch videos in Internet Explorer, Windows XP

    I'm having trouble getting embedded videos to display in Internet Explorer on my Windows XP PC. Microsoft Fix-it Center solved the problem with my Administrator account, but not my Standard account.

  • How-Tos: How to import photos to Photo Gallery from an SD card

    When I try to import photos from an SD Card to my Windows 7 laptop, the card doesn't appear in Photo Gallery's 'Import Photos and Videos' dialog box. I can access my SD Card in Windows Explorer, however. How can I get Photo Gallery to display the SD Card?



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