Computers

Where do I click, again? A guide to Windows 8

PETER SVENSSON With the launch of Windows 8, people are about to discover a computing experience unlike anything they've seen before. Here's a guide to getting past some of the hurdles.

A clear reception for digital TV

Digital TV

Adam Turner The untold downside of upgrading to digital television is that a less-than-perfect signal can leave you with no picture at all.

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Q and A

Nicole Manktelow I have just moved house and want to change my wireless internet for a fast broadband connection. It seems I need to have the phone on to get ADSL.

Macman: cloud cover

Apple iPhone showroom

Garry Barker On almost every cybercorner of the web these days, you are likely to find someone talking about cloud computing.

Beginners' guide to WiFi

wifi

Claire McEntee Wi-Fi allows computer users to surf the internet free of wires. It uses radio waves to transmit data and a wireless adapter on a computer translates data into a radio signal and transmits it via an...

An Apple a day

Students at Coburg Senior High School.

Garry Barker There is one school in Melbourne, Coburg Senior High School, where computers — in this case, all of them are Macs — are integral to an educational project that is rare in the world, maybe even unique.

Spelling it out for you

spell check

George Skarbek Automatic spell checking in word-processing programs is now accepted as an essential part of accurate writing and most users appreciate it picking up typing errors, duplicated words, incorrect...