Hello Convergence In this special issue, we look at convergence from every possible angle. We’ve got a battery of guest columnists lined up, and we also present Digit’s take on convergence. Guest Columnists Nicholas Negroponte: Of Bits, Atoms, And Softwear Kevin Warwick: Human-Machine Convergence Anil K Gupta: Convergence Is Not Congruence Punya Mishra: Technologies On The Verge... Ganesh Natarajan: The Inevitability Of Technology-Led Transformation Convergence Articles One World, One Home The first place you interact with the converged devices to come could be your home. So what will your home look like? The Ultimate Converged Accessories Calling all geeks! Convergence promises to deliver the stuff that geek dreams are made of Crash Landing We take a look at products that were driven by convergence but weren’t well-received by the world The Name Is Connected. Dr Connected The gadgets in James Bond movies exemplify convergence. Here’s a sampler Whither Mankind? Will we converge with machines at some point in our future? Is it inevitable? Applied Convergence Convergence’ is not a hyped word—far from it. We take a look at practical applications Secure Your Home Now! Home security is big, and poised to become bigger. A look at the gadgets that are helping secure our homes The Top Five Wired Nations A look at the most-wired, most tech-savvy countries on the face of the earth The Digital World Remote Control Your PC Applications Using your TV tuner card’s remote, you can control many PC applications wirelessly Print Photos Using Your Inkjet MFD Your home inkjet MFD can, of course, be put to a variety of uses—photo printing included Wall-Mounting An LCD Panel For those of you lucky enough to own an LCD panel, here’s how to mount it Adding Effects To Your Home Videos So you thought only the pros could make professional-looking videos? Here’s how to add effects and make your home-shot videos look professional Back Up Using A Portable Drive Portable hard drives are ideal for backups. We tell you how to use these nifty devices to always keep a backup of your precious data Understanding Manual Camera Configurations Get to know about the manual settings on your camera to get the most out of it Let There Be Space! External hard drives are the gadgets of choice for frequent backups. A comprehensive shootout, ranging from tiny pocket drives to the seriously capacious ones Fast Track To Upgrading Your PC Everything you need to know about the upgrading process Click Here To See The DVD Contents Full Free Game CD: MidTown Madness Britannica Quizmaster CD Regular Stuff Enter Bharat Dabholkar talks about what tech means to him Apple’s Tiger has serious issues Samsung and MS will partner on next Xbox Are the DVD format wars finally going to come to an end? Tips & Tricks MS Publisher Dreamweaver Excel Outlook PowerPoint Frontpage 30 minutes Expert: Creating Your Own RSS Feed 30 minutes Expert: Creating Home Videos Using WMM QNA How To: Catalogue CDs And DVDs Using XBaseCatalog Agent 001: Cooling Solutions Escape Dr Niklaus Wirth created the Pascal family of languages So, did Al Gore actually invent the Internet like he claimed he did? Well, he’s got a lifetime achievement award for his contributions, anyway [edited - jacknife23] Newstand Buyers will find that the packaging shows Midtown Madness 2 included, but this is not the case. The Full Free Game CD offered is Midtown Madness 1: Chicago Edition. We Apologise for the error.