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  • News: Centrino 2 launches; Intel to add vPro next month

    Intel has launched the first major upgrade to its Centrino platform for laptops, with Centrino 2 now shipping to manufacturers in the shape of a 45-nanometre (nm) chip running from 2.26GHz to 3.06GHz.

  • News: Intel: First quad-core laptops coming in August

    Intel has finally announced the release date for its first quad-core processor for laptops, a few days after one PC vendor started taking pre-orders for a system based on the high-end processor

  • News: Smaller Centrino 2 to enable thinner laptops

    Intel is working on a new version of its Centrino 2 chip package for laptops that takes up less space, opening the door to more ultra-thin laptop designs like Apple's MacBook Air.

  • News: Acer Aspire one to get built-in 3G?

    Acer is in talks with European network operators to supply mini-laptops with built-in 3G.

  • News: First quad-core Intel laptop available online

    The world's first quad-core Intel laptop is now available for pre-order – in Australia.

  • News: The ultimate guide to buying a motherboard

    Whether you're building a new PC or overhauling an old one, a new motherboard is the place to start. Here's our advice on choosing the right one.

  • News: Centrino 2 laptops launching next week

    The first major update to Intel's Centrino platform since 2003 is set for release next week, with the new Centrino 2 boosting performance and bringing faster wireless access to laptops.

  • News: Memory-maker Rambus sues nVidia

    Rambus has filed a lawsuit against nVidia, alleging the graphics chip vendor infringed on its memory architecture patents.

  • News: Elonex plans £129 One T+ laptop

    Elonex is adding a second ultraportable, ultra-cheap laptop to its Elonex One range, even though the first model hasn’t started shipping in volume yet.

  • News: Slow Eee PC sales blamed on Intel

    Asus has admitted that it failed to hit its target for Eee PC shipments in the first six months of 2008, with shortages of Intel's new Atom processor being blamed for the shortfall.

  • News: Samsung fast-tracks 256GB solid-state drives

    Samsung has started production of 128GB sold-state hard drives (SSDs) and has announced plans to begin mass producing a 256GB model by the end of 2008. Previously, Samsung was not expected to bring a 256G-byte SSD until sometime in 2009.

  • News: MSI's Eee PC competitor now shipping

    MSI says it has started shipping its competitor to Asus's Eee PC – the MSI Wind U100 – in the US.

  • News: Update: Windows XP SP3 to hit AU on Thursday

    Microsoft has announced that it will begin pushing Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) via Automatic update tomorrow

  • How-Tos: How to locate the source of an email

    There are many aspects to web security. You can hardly move for apps that automate online protection and safeguard your identity, for instance. But one area that gets less attention is IP-address tracing.

  • How-Tos: How to print true colours

    It isn’t until you’ve tested several printers that you realise just how much the quality of output can vary from model to model. But a more striking discrepancy is the one commonly noted between the colours onscreen and those that are printed.

  • How-Tos: How to use Fix-It Utilities 7.0 Express

    Utility packages can be used for a variety of system-maintenance tasks. They speed up your PC by cleaning out the rubbish that hogs memory and disk space, and improve efficiency by tidying the Registry, thus reducing the time that your system spends searching through files to locate the one it needs.

  • News: Stolen laptop exposes Daily Mail publisher

    Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Daily Mail, has admitted that a laptop holding the personal details of thousands of staff and suppliers has been stolen.

  • News: PC World beats Eee PC with 10in Atom laptop

    UK retailer PC World has launched what it claims is the "world's first Intel Atom netbook".

  • News: 7 simple ways to get the best out of Windows Vista

    June 30 has now been and gone marking the fact that consumer can now only get their hands on Windows XP easily. Although it is available in some circumstances, most of us will see our Windows options reduced to Vista.

  • News: The 3 most burning Vista questions answered

    There's no doubt Vista changed the face of operating systems, whether you think for better or for worse. However, the OS hasn't been without its problems. We've answered the three most common questions regarding Vista to help you decide whether you love it or hate it.

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