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  • News: Acer appoints Lanci as CEO

    Acer, the world's third-largest PC vendor, has promoted both of its top executives to new positions within the Acer Group and company.

  • News: Bill Gates: A technology legend?

    Having formally entered the computer industry in 1975 Microsoft chairman Bill Gates will semi-retire later this month. Although he will keep his title of Microsoft chairman he while devote most of his time to working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • News: Intel video search uses face recognition

    Intel is working on video search technology that it hopes to bring to its future multimedia platforms.

  • News: Global PC sales growing faster than expected

    Strong demand from emerging markets and an appetite for portable computers, including laptop PCs, has prompted IDC to raise its global PC shipment forecast.

  • News: AMD hopes to stay on top of chip market

    AMD has been largely responsible for the changing the role the processor, chipset and graphics chip in an x86-based computer leading to the chip processor trouncing the competition. Now the company is counting on even more future changes to gain an advantage over the competition.

  • News: 10in Eee PC to hit UK on July 1st

    Asus has revealed that the first Eee PCs powered by Intel's Atom processor will become available in the UK on July 1.

  • News: Toshiba launches 1.8in 160GB hard drive

    Toshiba has launched two new 1.8in. hard drives – one 80GB model, and a 160GB version – which it claims can reduce the storage footprint in ultraportables and mini laptops by as much as 40 percent compared to traditional 2.5in drives.

  • News: Intel Atom was ten years in the making

    Intel engineers first began toying with a low-power microprocessor almost a decade ago, but their initial design was rejected by the company's top executives and the effort stalled soon after, according to an Intel executive.

  • News: Intel offers USB 3.0 host controller spec for free

    Intel plans to make the specification for a USB 3.0 host controller freely available during the second half of this year, hitting back at rumours the chip maker wanted to keep the technology for itself.

  • News: HP launches touchscreen PCs and laptops

    HP has launched a range of laptops and displays, focusing on key trends such as touchscreen technology and compact laptops for consumers and business users

  • News: Breakthrough product needed for Centrino Atom

    A senior Intel executive says the company is waiting for the arrival of a hit product to kick-start demand for mobile internet devices (MIDs) and spur sales of its Centrino Atom chip platform.

  • How-Tos: How to beat printing costs

    In some cases, printer ink is five times as expensive per millilitre as vintage champagne. But we don't want to pay those prices.

  • How-Tos: How to take infrared photographs

    Infrared photography is used in agriculture, mineral prospecting and ecology because it reveals hidden information. But it’s also fascinating for the rest of us because it produces such strange-looking results.

  • How-Tos: How to improve your web-browsing experience

    It’s hard to imagine a world before the advent of the internet - but that doesn't mean it's perfect.

  • How-Tos: How to set the scene in Antics 3.1

    Computer animation has brought an astonishing level of realism to the big and small screens.

  • News: Intel vs AMD trial pushed back to 2010

    The trial for AMD's five-year-old antitrust suit alleging that competitor Intel unfairly manipulated the chip market has been delayed until February 2010.

  • News: Acer and HP settle patent spat

    HP and Acer have settled all patent disputes between them, putting to rest three federal court cases and two investigations by the US International Trade Commission.

  • How-Tos: How to extend Windows XP beyond June 30

    From June 30 onwards you'll no longer be able to purchase Windows XP or obtain support for it, right? Well, no. Not if you follow PC Advisor's guide to extending XP.

  • News: Five simple ways to thief-proof your laptop

    We've put together five tips workers can use immediately to protect their laptops and data from loss and theft.

  • News: Nvidia & Via show new Mini-ITX motherboard

    The expected launch of an Nvidia chipset for Via Technologies' processor line didn't materialise at the Computex 2008 exhibition in Taipei.

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