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    January 2007 Contents posted below. Feedback is appreciated!



    Magazine Contents

    Digital Passion

    Cover Story
    The High-Definition Itch
    The marketing seems to have worked—HD this, HD that, go HD or die alone—but what is HD and how do you not get cheated by all this nonsense?

    Take a Crack
    Add “Restart In Safe Mode” To Your Start Menu
    You know you want to say goodbye to all those “Whoops I forgot to hit F8” days!

    Tomorrow
    Battle For Tomorrow
    A look at the changing face of warfare. The future of information exchange promises more precise and deadly battles

    Lead Feature
    Going With The Flow
    Tell the air in your cabinet where to go, and you’ll see remarkable results! Here’s how to plan your rig’s innards on a budget


    Digital Tools

    Main Story
    The More The Merrier
    There are other reasons for you to have two GPUs—like hooking up a bunch of extra monitors to clear all that desktop clutter

    Agent 001
    Agent 001 Wants It On Paper
    Which is the best inkjet printer of them all? The Agent wants a copy of his memories, and getting some work done wouldn’t hurt either

    Tests
    Dinky Data Vaults
    CD? DVD? Bah! The best way to carry data is the USB Flash drive, and now you can use our opinions on 46 of them—ranging from a slim 512 MB to a ridiculous 8 GB!

    POPping The Cork
    With so many free e-mail providers giving you POP3 access, isn’t it wise to use a mail client to store and browse them on your PC? Here are the ones you should try out


    Digital Business

    Test
    Clutterless Connectivity!
    Nobody likes being tied down by a bunch of network cables, especially laptop-toting businessmen. We’ve tested a bunch of Wi-Fi devices to keep you from tripping over all that wired nonsense

    Tech Careers
    Enterprise in ERP
    If terms like “efficient resource management” get your bonnet buzzing, read on!

    Smart SoHo
    To Simpler Times
    Fear not Excel’s PivotTable, for it is your friend. Really. Say goodbye to complex code; making simple, professional reports will never be the same again!


    Digital Leisure

    Main Story
    Art For The Asking
    What are these mesmeric things called fractals? Presenting a look at mathematics gone trippy

    Tabloid Tech
    We promised not to mention her again, but She Who Must Not Be Named has topped another of Yahoo!’s lists. Somehow people can’t get enough!

    Game On
    Reviewed this month:
    Neverwinter Nights 2 has finally released, and it was worth the wait! Also featuring IL-2 Sturmovik 1946—easily the best flight simulator you can buy today

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    CD/DVD Contents

    Please keep the feedback on our "Digit OS" interface coming!

    DVD

    Digital Passion

    Highlights
    Heroes of Annihilated Empires
    This time it's not about units, it's about armies with thousands of soldiers that entrust their fate in your hands. It's about responsibility taken by great leaders and future of entire races. Survival or extinction? It's all up to you to decide

    Microsoft Expression Web Beta 1
    It gives you all the tools you'll need to produce high-quality, standards-based Web sites the way you want them

    VMware Workstation 5.5 (For Linux)
    This powerful desktop virtualization software for software developers /testers and enterprise IT professionals that runs multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single PC

    Linux
    Adobe Reader 7.0.8
    Scribus
    Gnumeric
    Mp3Tools 1.5
    Open Movie Editor 0.0.20061130
    Quick Image Viewer 2.0
    Squid version 2.6
    Zimbra Collaboration Suite Open Source Edition

    Developer Tools
    FileMaker Server 8
    HomeSite 5.5
    JDK 5.0 Update 10 with NetBeans 5.5
    Matrix Server Setup
    Mobile Application Development Toolkit
    Automated Build Studio v. 2.25
    TestComplete v.4.28
    UltraEdit v12.20a

    Games
    NTE: Strike and Retrieve
    Medieval II Total War


    Digital Tools

    Highlights
    Corel Painter IX.5
    This software features a new set of advanced tools and features to help you create your digital masterpieces

    Trend Micro Internet Security 2007
    This internet security tool comprehensively safeguards your computers, your home networks and your personal identity

    Canvas X
    The single most cost-effective, integrated solution for the creation, enhancement, presentation, and sharing of technical illustrations and graphics


    Multimedia
    Photoshop Album Starter Edition 3.0
    SnagIt
    ACDSee 9
    FotoSlate 4
    AV Voice Changer Software Diamond Edition 4.0
    AVS Video Tools ver. 5.4
    DVD MovieFactory 5 Plus

    Internet
    SurfControl E-mail Filter
    DC++
    FileZilla 2.2.2.9
    Hylapex 2.0.9.1
    Messenger Archive Viewer 3.9
    Pando
    Peer2Mail 1.61 build 6
    ISA Server 2006 Enterprise Edition

    System
    CDBurnerXP Pro 3.0.116
    Partition Magic 8.0
    IObit SmartDefrag
    Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 RU2
    Driver Genius Professional Edition
    DriveWasher
    PC BackUp 7.3.1.3
    Registry Repair
    Spyware X-terminator 5.0.3.3

    Digital Business

    Highlights

    Contribute 4
    Contribute 4 enables anyone to quickly, easily, and safely update existing websites and blogs

    Fishbowl Inventory 4.5.1
    Businesses need advanced inventory control capabilities beyond ordinary inventory software currently provides and Fishbowl Inventory caters to those needs

    AnyTime Organizer Deluxe 10.0
    This adds organization and enjoyment to your daily life. Day Planner & Calendar:Schedule all your appointments, events, calls, and meetings and organize your busy schedule

    TurboCASH Accounting v3751
    TurboCASH .7 is an open source accounting package for small business

    XAMPP Windows 1.5.5
    XAMPP is an integrated server package of Apache, mySQL, PHP and Perl that all run from a removable drive

    Productivity Tools
    Achievo
    Aethera
    GanttPV v0.6.1
    Grisbi 0.5.8
    Nomad PIM

    Mobile Applications
    iPod AudioBook
    FMA 2.1 Beta 3
    Mobile GMaps v1.27.00
    JabpLite v1.17
    TaskSpy v0.96
    BlueEyes 1.21
    JADMaker 1.15

    Digital Leisure

    Highlights
    Battles of Britain
    This is a flight similutation game that recreates the historical Battle of Britian in World War II. Fly as the Germans or British in historically accurate planes

    Travelogue 360: Paris
    Locate items hidden in 3-Dimensional views of the Eiffel Tower, down the Champs Elysees, under the Arc d'Triomphe, and others of Paris’ most beloved landmarks

    Crazy Nut (Free Full Game)
    Ridiculous and funny game about fascinating travel of a nut! Jump higher and higher

    Laxius Power II
    A great sequel to one of the best freeware console-style RPGs, Laxius Power II is even larger and more polished than Laxius Power

    Small Games
    Babo Violent 2 v2.02
    Mystery Case Files: Prime Suspects
    Dominions 3

    Movies Of The Month
    Toonerville Trolley - Trolley Ahoy
    Popeye - A Haul in One
    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

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    CD

    Digital Passion

    Highlights
    Flash Lite 2.1
    Flash Lite is the Flash technology specifically developed for mobile phones and consumer electronics devices. It dramatically accelerates the delivery of rich content and browsing, and customized user interfaces

    XML Notepad 2007
    It provides a simple intuitive user interface for browsing and editing XML documents

    Xtreme Toolkit Professional Edition 10.3.1
    Xtreme ToolkitPro for Visual C++ MFC provides Windows developers with a sophisticated set of components to give applications a professional, modern appearance

    AXIGEN Mail Server Business Edition
    It is a fast, reliable and secure mail server on Linux, with an open architecture. Providing ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, WEBMail services and an integrated List server

    Developer Tools
    Devel Package 1.5.5 - XAMPP
    Microsoft Threat Analysis & Modeling
    NeoPhoto
    Syn Text Editor 2.1.0.46
    BlueTools
    EditPro 1.57
    TextPad 4.7.3

    Linux
    Bluefish 1.0.6.
    Zope
    PageStream 5.0.3.4 beta
    Bochs 2.3
    GNU Parted 1.8.1
    GPhoto2 2.3.0
    GQview 2.1.5
    UPX 2.03
    Webmin 1.310
    BRU Desktop 17.0

    Digital Tools

    Highlights
    McAfee Internet Security Suite 2007
    New Internet Security Suite automatically cleans viruses, repels hackers with a secure firewall, blocks spyware when it tries to load, detects spam and credit-card phishing scams, warns of dangerous Web sites

    Rohos Welcome
    This program adds the convenience and additional security level to the standard Windows logon procedure

    Multimedia
    Alcohol 120% 1.9.5.3823
    The Blaze Media Pro
    ThumbsPlus version 7 SP1
    1Click DVD to Divx xVid Avi
    AVI TO MPEG Scout
    AVS TV Box 1.3.5.52 beta
    Fractal Forge v.2.8.2
    FractalVision
    Fractint version 20.0
    Movies Extractor Scout Lite 2.31
    TieraZon2
    WinFract 18.21
    Fractal eXtreme
    PhotoAcute Studio
    Ulead GIF Animator
    Ultra Fractal 4.03
    HyperSnap-DX

    Internet
    Gigaget 1.0.0.21
    hMailServer 4.2 Build 195
    Traces Viewer 1.20
    Voice E-Mail Pilot
    BlackWidow 5.21
    WS-FTP Pro 2007
    Ez4file Personal Edition
    SecurWall 0.98

    System
    Registry Mechanic 6.0
    Advanced WindowsCare Personal
    FileBox eXtender
    Mz Ultimate Tweaker 3.2
    Smart Data Recovery
    Advanced Archive Password Recovery
    Aurora Password Manager 1.6.10
    Super Utilities 6.6
    AutoPlay Express 4.2
    Virtual CD v8

    Essentials
    Avast Home Edition 4.7
    Foxit Reader 2.0 Build 0930
    Irfan View 3.99
    K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 1.61
    Spybot Search and Destroy 1.4
    Opera 9.02
    VLC Media Player 0.8.5
    Winamp 5.32
    WinRAR 3.62
    ZoneAlarm 6.5.737
    Digit Software Archive 2006 Beta


    Digital Business

    Highlights
    ConceptDraw MINDMAP Professional
    This is a mind-mapping and team brainstorming tool with extended drawing capabilities

    PiggyBob Premium 3
    This powerful,Windows-based application will help you keep track of daily, weekly and monthly events - with an alarm clock and alert system included

    copy2calendar
    With a single keystroke you create calendar entries in Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes or Palm Desktop

    Mind Pad
    Mind or concept mapping is an excellent method to represent your opinion, ideas and projects


    Productivity Tools
    WinGate Proxy Server 6.2.0
    HindiWriter 1.4a
    ABC Amber iCalendar Converter 1.03
    Cover Commander
    FindGraph 1.72
    Home Bookkeeping
    VIP Task Manager (Client/Server) 1.01

    Mobile Applications
    ClamWin Portable
    PhotoAcute Mobile
    Yahoo Go Mobile v1.0
    7-Zip Portable
    Guardian 2.1
    MMS Home Studio Version 1.1.283
    Mobile Phone Monitor
    SymTorrent v1.12
    Theme Creator Pro Version 3.1
    VLC Media Player Portable
    Pstart Version 2.09

    Digital Leisure

    Highlights
    Believe In Santa
    Just before Christmas, Sandy visits her granny and learns that granny's bank loan on her gift shop is due in 10 days! How is she going to make $10,000 in such a short time?

    Mystery Case Files: Huntsville
    Crime spree baffles Huntsville police! Do you have a keen eye for details? See if you can locate enough hidden clues to solve the crimes and become a Master Detective!

    Sudoku Portable
    Sudoku Portable is the entertaining and addictive Sudoku puzzle game packaged as a portable app, so you can play on the go


    Small Games
    Halloween 2006 Free Full Game
    Tobi On The Run 1.4
    Railroad Tycoon Deluxe
    Sheepish
    Park a Lot 2

    Videos
    Code Name: The Cleaner
    Arthur and The Invisibles
    Night at the Museum

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    Fast Track = Google part 2!
     
  2. Third Eye

    Third Eye gooby pls

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    Great contents......
     
  3. azaad_shri75

    azaad_shri75 BE FREE

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    not able to make any thing out of it:D
     
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    good contents...
    going to buy it as soon as i can;)
     
  5. soham

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    Average contents. WIll have to read the mag to come to a final decision.
    Still providing Registry Mechanic 6 when the 7th edition has been out for quite some time???
     
  6. blueshift

    blueshift Wise Old Crow

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    I am looking forward to Agent 001's article and Corel XI s/w.
    Thanks Raabo and Digit team.
     
  7. CINTEL ENTRINO

    CINTEL ENTRINO Loading . . . please d'nt

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    gr8 contents.... nice s/w s ;)
     
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    Chirag bang bang!

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    Well regarding interface. Its good but I think u shld give some info abt the software/game in sidebar or something like that. Otherwise its good.
     
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    seems interestin :)
     
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    Nice content indeed, but no linux destro.
     
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    Wats with the FastTrack to Google Part 2..
    And How about the Demand Thread for Feburary
     
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    where is Ubuntu????
     
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    "Fast Track on Google" very attractive to me
    Other contents are some what nice (Fifty Fifty)
     
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    yep, Average Contents.
     
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    casanova The Frozen Nova

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    Mobile softwares. I am looking forward towards it. Does the theme creator pro support symbian s60 phones? Looking towards the new issue
     
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    Google Part 2!!!!!
    Now I understood whats wrong with December First Track's health ?

    Any how it seems interesting.
     
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    average DVD/CD contents.......mag topics seem good
    this shud have been a good issue as it is the first of the new year ...however ur mag topics cover up for the contents(not that they are completely useless but still better was expected form you guys).
    fast track seems tempting

    your new OS like interface is awesome, 10 out of 10
     
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    Good..... I wanted Expression Web.....
     
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    Tech Geek Wise Old Owl

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    After you guys receive the mag, can you tell me who is the winner of this month for the beautiful desktop????
     
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    CD / DVD contents looks good....
     
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