June 2008


June 2008: Upgrade Your Old Retail PC!

June 08 Maximum PC pdf - click to download!In the PDF archive of the June 2008 issue, you can find:

  • Upgrading your OEM Machine
  • The MaximumPC Guide to Home Automation
  • The Vista Defrag Challenge
  • How To: Create a Personal Internet Radio Station
  • Awesome Product Reviews, including the Alienware Area-51 m15x
  • Ask the Doctor
  • Rig of the Month
  • The Watchdog
  • And a whole lot more!

Click the big giant cover image to the right to download the PDF archive today!


Ed Word: Welcome to the New MaximumPC!

We've finished our print redesign, and we're introducing new columnists. It's a banner month!


Sheldon Bright's Project13

The power of Satan compels you to check out Sheldon's Rig of the Month


This month, the Doctor tackles mysterious unrecognized devices, HDCP's colossal headaches, and trying to back up content from your DVR.


White Paper: Radio Frequency Identification

RFID: modern marvel or an easy way for Big Brother to keep tabs on us?


Watchdog: June 2008

Our consumer advocate investigates Galaxy Tech, Windows XP's SP3 auto-update, Mad Dog, and Carrot Idea.