The new May issue of PC & Tech Authority goes on sale today and on the iPad, and it is jammed with reviews, features and an extra DVD with copies sold at newsstands!
If you own an iPad, do yourself a favour and download the iPad edition from iTunes. After all, you get everything that's in the print edition, plus all the exclusive extras our iPad wizards have handcrafted for your viewing pleasure…
The latest iPad edition is packed with:
- You own an iPad, you love the iPad. We've got more iPad that you can throw an iPad at: our first look at the new iPad 2, photos of it, exclusive video wrapup of the chaos from the Sydney iPad launch and the upcoming tablet battle.
- Our new gallery mode lets you see photos of the hottest products in even greater detail. Only on our iPad edition.
- More pics of the tech we want the most…phones, tablets, cameras, laptops so impressive we've already asked Santa.
- Don't pretend the new Thunderbolt-equipped Apple Macbook Pro 17in wouldn't go nicely with your iPad. We've got the review and a nifty interactive photo.
- Interactive comparison feature - only on our iPad edition can you compare two products in our group test, side by side.
- Interactive A-List - it's the handiest expert shopping guide you'll find, plus you can swipe, and things move.
Click here to get the PC & Tech Authority iPad app.
For the non-iPad owners, don't fret. Here's our top 10 reasons to get the latest print edition:
1 You get 2 DVDs at newsstands!
The May issue of PC & Tech Authority sold at newsstands comes with an extra DVD - a special 90-day trial version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. This is in addition to our regular DVD that comes with the magazine. That's 2 discs, packed full of free software and entertainment!
This is a great opportunity for an experienced developer to try this flagship development suite, or for anyone looking to introduce themselves to the world of programming. You can create applications for the Web, Windows 7, and by downloading extra developer tools, applications for Windows Phone 7.
2 Protect your computer
How safe really is your PC? We've tested 14 suites to see which can be trusted. Read it, get protected, or better yet, show it to a friend or family member as a hint.
3 Tech Trends
We reveal the 10 hottest technologies that will affect your world in the next 12 months.
4 Ubuntu: The complete OS guide
We reveal everything Linux users need to know - including the questions you were afraid to ask - about installing and running Ubuntu.
5 Apple Macbok Pro 17in: the review
The monster of Apple laptops gets new Thunderbolt technology. Find out what all the fuss is about.
6 Laptop, laptops, laptops
We put a range of new portables through our torture tests, including Dell, Lenovo and Toshiba.
7 How to build a home network
John Gillooly takes you through the first steps of our new series.
8 System Builder
What John Gillooly doesn't know about building PCs…well, it isn't a lot. Feed your addiction to building and tweaking your PC with our monthly System Builder feature.
9 Our software and games DVD
- Protect your hard drive from meltdown with Ashampoo HDD Control
- Research, build, print and share your family tree with Family Tree Builder 5.0
- Your computer is a mess. Concord helps you find your most commonly used programs and files.
- Dungeon Lords, treasure, soul energy…play the demo Demo: Dungeons.
10 PLUS over 100 hardware software and gadget reviews.
Get all this, including your free Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 90-day trial DVD, with the May edition of PC & Tech Authority on sale at newsstands from today. Here's a video preview.