Jan Terri and the 10 most unintentionally brilliant YouTube music videos ever

Gerald Lynch Round ups, Tech Digest news, Top tens, Weirdness, YouTube Video of the Day 5 Comments

YouTube can be an amazing platform for musicians to showcase their tracks on. Love him or loathe him, Justin Bieber for instance used the video hosting site to find fame, going on to become a worldwide superstar at the…

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Brits vote iPhone one of the 10 best inventions of all time

Gerald Lynch Apple, Features, iPhone, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

A new survey of 4,000 Brits has revealed that the iPhone is now considered one of the best inventions of all time. Rushing into the 8th spot of 100, it sits just ahead of the flushing toilet and the combustion…

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Christmas Wishlist: Top Ten Games of 2009

Gerald Lynch Columns & Opinion, Features, Gaming, Software, Tech Digest news, Top tens 3 Comments

In a bumper year for gamers, here's the best the past 12 months of gaming had to offer. Which will you find nestled under your Christmas tree?

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Ten great reasons to switch to OS X

Andy Merrett Computers, OS X Leopard, Top tens 1 Comment

What? Hasn’t the OS X versus Windows debate died out yet?

‘fraid not, and it’s not likely to either.

So, without further ado, here are ten superb reasons why you should switch to Mac OS X.

1. Manage your windows better

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No, not that Windows (though it’s worth noting that you can still run Windows applications on a Mac with the right bit of software).

One of the biggest headaches on any computer desktop is the number of application windows you have to manage all the time.

Sure, there’s a minimise feature and you can always close windows you no longer need, but Mac OS X has some very elegant ways of managing the clutter of multiple windows with just a few keystrokes.

There’s Exposé which shows you all the windows you have open and lets you switch easily between them (you can even drag and drop items between windows this way) or alternatively clears everything out of the way so you can see the desktop behind.

Combine this with Spaces which lets you have multiple virtual desktops and you have a very slick window management system that makes it easier to accomplish tasks rather than wrestling with windows.

Sure, Windows can do some of this, but not as well…

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10 full HD camcorders you can actually afford

Andy Merrett Camcorders, Gallery, Top tens Leave a Comment

Consumer camcorder technology has come on in leaps and bounds in the past couple of years, as evidenced by the number of high definition models we’ve reviewed on Tech Digest.

All that technology doesn’t necessarily come cheap, though. Is it possible to get full HD on a fairly modest (sub-£500) budget?

Here are ten 1080p-capable camcorders that offer you a way in to high definition film-making.

Click on the image below to start the tour.

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Gallery: 10 pairs of headphones you can actually afford

Andy Merrett Gallery, Headphones / Earphones, Top tens 3 Comments

As part of Tech Digest's Headphones Week, here are ten pairs of headphones / earphones that you can actually afford. By "afford" I'm talking those that retail for under £200. Don't worry, there are some decent pairs for well under…

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