Windows Middle East – October 2010
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Windows Middle East – magazine about new software, gadgets, help in their use, tips, specifications and much more in the IT world.
Games seem to be relying on the Internet for copy protection, multiplayer and more. This trend has to stop reckons Editor Jason Saundalkar given that too many factors can influence whether or not you can even play the game at all,
when you're reliant on the Internet.
14 STORE IT
External hard drives are the best way to boost your machine's storage capacity. These drives can be had with capacities that equal your machine's internal hard drive and with the advent of USB3.0, transfer performance has got a serious boost. We put six of the latest external drives to the test here.
22 MEDIA MASTERS
When you're out and about and a laptop is too big to whip out for entertainment, your only other option is a portable media player. Over the years these devices have evolved to offer features such as photo and video playback, eBook reading capabilities in addition to standard FM and MP3 playback. Some of these devices can also double as voice recorders and even offer useful expansion options in the form of upgradeable memory. Most portable media players also rely on flash memory for storage and this looks to be the way forward given that the memory is not susceptible to sudden shocks and provides quicker performance. In this grouptest we put four of the latest products through our grueling test process.
6 INTEL BUYS MCAFEE
7 UAE BLACKBERRY TALKS MAKING PROGRESS, FACEBOOK GOES PLACES
8 GITEX TURNS 30
33 ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 5
35 SONY DVD ARCHITECT STUDIO
36 HP PAVILION DM4
37 ASUS ARES
38 KINGSTON DT5000
39 SAMSUNG ML-2855
44 DIGITAL IMAGING
54 STARCRAFT II
58 CRACKDOWN 2
62 CD CONTENTS
64 LOGGING OFF