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Vista Tips 'Ready Boost'

If your system has slowed down because you are working on a very large PowerPoint or Photoshop file, an extra boost in memory is likely to help improve system performance. This video demonstrates how a feature called ReadyBoost allows a standard USB stick to temporarily increase Vista's performance.

April 16, 2007 in Windows

Vista Tips 'Email Attachments'

Sending photos that are too large is a waste of bandwidth and can be very annoying for the recipient. This video shows how using Vista's reformatting feature can help ensure pictures are not too large -- or small -- for their purpose.

April 16, 2007 in Windows

Vista Tips 'DVD Maker'

Find out how to create a professional-looking DVD menu that will help other people navigate the contents of your home-made DVDs. The best part is that the whole process takes a little more than one minute.

April 16, 2007 in Windows

Vista Tips 'Command Bar'

Vista's "soft" Command bar makes performing actions on specific files or folders -- such as printing, sharing or burning onto CD -- much easier than before.We spoke to Microsoft Australia's Paul Randle for these tips and tricks.

April 16, 2007 in Windows

Vista Tips 'Bread Crumbs'

Previous versions of Windows have required users to be familiar with the logical directory structure of their hard drive. Breadcrumbs mean this information is less important in Vista and can easily be hidden.

April 16, 2007 in Windows

O2 Xphone IIm

O2 Xphone IIm

O2's Xphone IIm should appeal to those who want a smarter than average phone, but against serious smartphone opposition it comes a very distinct second.

June 20, 2005 by in Windows

First Look: Windows XP Service Pack 2

First Look: Windows XP Service Pack 2

 Windows XP SP2  Introduction Improved network protection Memory overflow protection Safer e-mail handling More secure Internet browsing Improved Windows Update Requirements Conclusions Screenshots The forthcoming Service Pack 2 for Windows XP is actually a significant upgrade for Microsoft's OS, delivering much-needed security enhancements.

March 24, 2004 by in Windows

Motorola MPx200

Motorola MPx200

Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.

March 15, 2004 by in Windows

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