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Issue: 165  |  August, 2011

Take a look at what’s inside the August issue of PC & Tech Authority Magazine. Personal computing is now about much more than the PC. PC & Tech Authority provides tech lovers like you with everything you need to know to buy the right gear. On sale Wednesday July 6th until Tuesday August 2nd.

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The television will be revolutionised
If you're buying an HDTV or already have one, then you need to know about smart TV (otherwise known as IPTV). It means more channels, the latest movies (without late fees), and generally a whole bunch of extra things that makes Digital TV look old fashioned. Sony, Panasonic, LG, Samsung, everyone's lining up to be on board. We look at the hardware, the brands, and everything you need to know.

he 40 killer downloads every PC owner should have
You mean you're not already using these programs? Shame on you.

AMD rolls out big gun
Time to get excited about an AMD chip. John Gillooly goes in-depth on something amazing from AMD.


This seems to be the one piece of kit a lot of PC owners are drooling over. Our 10-strong group test is essential reading for anyone wanting to fire up an SSD of their own.

The new Android tablet in town
You've seen the advertisements. Now read our verdict on Motorola's Xoom.

Laptops, laptops, laptops
This month saw some truly impressive laptops arrive in our lab. Our reviews separate the reality from the hype.

The ultimate shopping list
Our A-List is the best of the best.

PC Workshop
It's like the tool shed for PC owners. This month, David Fearon gets into SSDs.

Filming with a DSLR
There are some quite impressive results you can get from a modern DSLR. But it's not just about the camera. We clue you in to some extremely handy bits of tech for shooting video.

Our software DVD
Don't miss this month's disc. We give you a 6 month version of Quickbooks 2011/12. Plus a full version of Ashampoo Registry Editor for tweaking your system, a full Linux SO (Puppy Linux), utilities and much more.

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