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Issue: 138  |  May, 2009

This issue of PC Authority is all about making more of what you’ve got. If you’ve only $50 to spare, what should you buy? We’ve got 50 suggestions, and they run the gamut from peripherals through to ways to make travelling easier, and applications that you shouldn’t be without. There’s no rubbish: it’s all good, solid, useful gear, and all under $50.

If you’re after a new LCD, you can’t go past our massive test of 16 screens. They’re all under $500, and you can really tell the difference between this year’s crop and the models we tested just six months ago. See the results only in this issue.

The other thing I’ve been busy with this month is trying to find new and improved ways to manage my email. It’s amazing how much unproductive time you can spend trying to find ways to spend your time more productively. Fortunately, experts like David Allen, author of the Getting Things Done system, is on hand to help all of us get on top of our inbox. Read the secrets to inbox success only in PC Authority.

And who doesn’t want more battery life for their gadgets? Read our tips on maximizing the time you can eke from your PDA, phone, MP3 player, laptop and more.

It doesn’t stop there – we’ve got a super guide to securing your computer from threats both within and without, a test of 7 Network Attached Storage devices, a preview of the Kogan Agora Netbook, and a swag of our usual comprehensive reviews. Go to your nearest newsagent and sink your teeth in!

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