May 2008

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The complete PDF archive of the May 2008 edition of Maximum PC, every article included, every page posted! Download it now!

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Ken Kirby's Super Bee

Ken Kirby celebrates his father-in-law's love of Dodge muscle cars with his bright green Super Bee mod.

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In the Lab: Will Smith Gets Burned by the Apple TV

As part of my testing for this month’s cover feature, I spent a few
quality days watching movies from the iTunes Store on my PC and in my
living room. By necessity, I had to integrate a newly updated Apple TV
into my entertainment center, which is a fairly common closed cabinet
with a few air vents in the back. All of my other electronics
devices—my receiver, my TiVo, my Xbox 360—live happily in this
environment (although I do open the cabinet door when I fire up the
360).

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In the Lab: Gordon Mah Ung Cross-Examines CrossFire

I’ve been skeptical of multi multi-GPU support since the days of
Nvidia’s original Quad SLI. Back then, bad drivers, a lack of game
support, and 30-inch panels that cost a month’s pay made the prospect
unpalatable.

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White Paper: The Evolution of Viruses

These technological beasties can take on lives of their own—much like their biological namesakes

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Game Theory: The Alliance of PC Gaming Buzzwords

PC Gaming Alliance is long on buzzwords, short on ideas.

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Fast Forward: VIA's new Isaiah Processor

Exciting times for mobile PCs as VIA introduces its new low-power-consumption x86 mobile processor, code-named Isaiah.

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Watchdog: May 2008

Our consumer advocate investigates BufferZone's Vista Delay, 3B tech's Drive Problem, and Saitek's Phantom Copilot.