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    QUESTION I was interested to read recently about someone who upgraded to Windows 7 64bit and could no longer view YouTube content. I am about to take delivery of a new Windows 7 64bit PC. I too want to watch YouTube. Does your advice mean I need to opt for the 32bit version of the operating system instead?

  • How-Tos: How to: Master Corel Digital Studio 2010

    With the increased availability of consumer video on even the cheapest mobile handsets, Corel has bundled its video-editing software with its latest digital image editor. Here, we show you how to make the most out of your home movies and favourite snaps with Corel Digital Studio 2010.

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    Watercolour is one of the most popular forms of painting – mistakes can be easily corrected and you needn't be particularly precise in your strokes. This somewhat impressionistic medium is ideal for a first foray into digital painting.

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    When it comes to tech, spilling water on your laptop, or any other gadget, becomes a life or death situation. But these unfortunate accidents mean you have to scrap your tech and invest in a new iPod, mobile phone or camera right?

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    Here's a frustrating situation nearly every photographer has experienced: finding the perfect scene for a photo but not being able to fit it all into shot. If that sounds familiar, our walkthrough will be right up your street.

  • How-Tos: How to create a Flickr photostream

    Tagging is the way the web works these days and, used properly, it can help you climb to the top of an image search results list and get noticed. Here, we show you how to make the most out of your Flickr photostream with tags.

  • How-Tos: How to create memorable monotone shots

    Old school black-and-white photography is popping up in all sorts of situations. We describe the best methods for creating monotone shots.

  • How-Tos: How to geo-tag images with Panoramio

    Digital cameras and mobile phones are increasingly able to geo-reference information and pinpoint our location. It's now possible to ‘geo-tag' photos before uploading them to the web, allowing Google Maps, Google Earth and similar mapping applications to display the exact location that an image was taken.

  • How-Tos: How to digitise analogue video content

    As Hollywood moguls encourage us to relive the transition from VHS to DVD with Blu-ray, many of us are still hanging on to our trusty old VCRs and video cassettes. But with the threat of tape mould looming, it really is time to go digital.

  • How-Tos: How to fix and find your photos

    Make digital photography fun with tips and free downloads. And make your photography sessions a lot more productive and cost-effective.

  • How-Tos: How to create 3D photos

    Our brains use a variety of clues to calculate how close an object is when we view a scene. Perspective is preserved in photography, but depth is not, resulting in photos that look flat.

  • How-Tos: How to fine tune your HDTV

    Tweak colour, brightness, and contrast settings and then precisely calibrate your screen - we show you how. Get your high-definition television to show off its best picture quality.

  • How-Tos: How to print true colours

    It isn’t until you’ve tested several printers that you realise just how much the quality of output can vary from model to model. But a more striking discrepancy is the one commonly noted between the colours onscreen and those that are printed.

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