The new October issue of PC & Tech Authority and iPad edition are on sale nowtoday, and they are jammed with reviews, features and more!
- From Zero to Hereo - We look back at Steve Job's success stories from his tenure at Apple.
- Sony Tablet S - check out our exlusive photos and first impressions of this new tablet
- Loads of extra photos you don't get in the magazine. See the hottest tech in stunning closeup detail. Photos of each of the apps in our apps feature.
- Most Wanted - every month we list the hottest tech we can't wait to get our hands on. On the iPad edition you get a photo gallery of all the gear.
- 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.
Don't have an iPad? Here's why you should get this month's September magazine:
You want a blisteringly fast laptop with Intel's latest chips - we've tested 14 of them. Whether you're looking to reclaim a desk from a decrepit old POC or send an elderly laptop to the scrapheap, now is the time for a great upgrade. We've rated these machines on performance, battery life, features and design and value for money.
The 63 greatest tablet apps
These are the must-have apps, for iPad and Android. Games, business, and the just plain useful, it's the shortlist every tablet owner should know about.
Build your own Fusion system
Time to roll up your sleeves. This month you get part two of John Gillooly's guide to building your own AMD Fusion PC.
Reviews, reviews, reviews
This month is packed with impressive hardware. Read our in-depth test of Sony's Vaio Z21 stunning ultraportable, Dell's crowd pleasing XPS 15z, AMD's Fusion for desktops, and more.
It was but a fleeting glimpse
We can hardly believe we're saying it, but in the space of a few weeks the HP Touchpad went from obscurity to one of the hottest gadgets in Australia. People were literally lining up to buy this thing. And they're still trying to get hold of one, even though it's sold out. Web site MobiCity reckons it has more on the way. If you're a potential buyer, or you're just curious, read our in-depth review on the tablet itself.
The gamification of life
The what? Read this theory on how you're getting played. And tell us if you agree.
It's the digital data bomb. We show you how to delete things so they can't be recovered.
The tool shed
It's like our workshed for PC enthusiasts. This month we get stuck into setting up our display so it displays colours accurately.
The audio format puzzle
Ever wondered what the difference is between bit rates and variable bit rates? Glad you asked. This is a handy reference guide to audio formats and terms.
On the DVD
This month we've pulled together $189 worth of software for you. Top of the list are a trio of handy photo tools. Ashampoo Red Ex 1.01 is a dedicated red-eye remover. There's also Serif PhotoPlus Starter Edition, a free version of Serif's flagship photo editor, plus Artensoft Photo Mosaic for generating amazing photo montages. Plus we've got a full version of LP Recorder for your vinyl record conversion, a 6 month trial of TuneUp Utilities 2010, a 3 month trial of Avira Premium Security Suite 10 and drivers, utilities and more.
Get all this with the October edition of PC & Tech Authority on sale at newsstands from today.