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  • News: Expect $75 laptops by 2010

    Mary Lou Jepsen stirred up a controversy when she left the struggling One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) not-for-profit organisation last year to start her own for-profit company, Pixel Qi, with the goal to create a $75 (£37.50) laptop using technologies she invented at OLPC.

  • News: Vista SP1 leaked to Windows Update

    Some Windows Vista users have found Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) in Windows Update, even though the upgrade isn't supposed to be available broadly until the middle of March.

  • News: Microsoft kills Vista SP1 update

    The Windows Vista SP1 update designed to prepare PCs for the imminent release of the service pack has been pulled by Microsoft, following reports that it endlessly rebooted Vista PCs. Although the update - actually a pair of prerequisite files that modify Vista's install components - has been temporarily pulled from Windows Update, Microsoft has not yet produced a fix for users whose machines either won't boot or reboot constantly.

  • News: Apple update fixes MacBook keyboards

    Apple has issued a firmware update for MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards.

  • News: Asus confirms delay of U2E laptop

    Asus has delayed the release of its low-power U2E laptop so it can launch it along with a few other products, a company representative said today.

  • News: More missing laptops lead to MOD inquiry

    Two more government laptops containing unencrypted personal details have gone missing, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.

  • News: Security software wipes data from stolen laptops

    BackStopp, a laptop-protection system that automatically wipes a data from the hard disk of machines taken from authorised locations has been launched by Virtuity.

  • News: Windows XP SP3 available to public

    Microsoft has made the Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) build it released to testers two weeks ago available for download

  • News: Shuttle launches $99 Linux PC

    Shuttle is launching a $99 PC that, it says, is "a first for any computer at this price point". The Shuttle KPC goes onsale in the US today as a $99 barebones system or as a complete PC unit for $199.

  • News: Toshiba confirms death of HD DVD

    Toshiba today confirmed that it will discontinue its HD DVD products, handing victory to rival high-definition disc format Blu-ray Disc.

  • News: Elonex to launch £99 laptop in the UK

    Elonex is to launch the £99 One laptop at The Education Show next week, claiming the new product will ensure every student in the UK has access to a computer

  • News: Toshiba finally signals end of HD DVD

    Toshiba has halted production of HD DVD players and recorders and is close to making a decision on whether to throw in the towel on the high-definition movie disc format. Read our timeline of the HD DVD versus Blu-ray battle

  • News: Everex takes aim at Eee PC with Cloudbook

    Everex has started shipping its Cloudbook ultraportable PC and will follow up with future models that support touchscreen applications.

  • News: Samsung ships 64GB SATA II solid-state drive

    Samsung Electronics has begun shipping a flash memory-based solid-state-disk drive (SSD) that offers better performance than many of the flash drives currently available, the company said.

  • News: 25 top technology products we love

    As you can imagine, members of the gadget-deluged PC Advisor team sets a high bar on the hardware, software and websites they choose to use in their work and personal lives. So we compiled this list of the top 25 products that we don't just like but that we absolutely, positively love. 25 gadgets, gizmos, sites and services we can't live without.

  • News: Final Vista SP1 code released to techies

    Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) release-to-manufacturing (RTM) is set to become available for download by TechNet and Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers today, after Microsoft changed the release date for the final version of the update.

  • News: Woman seeks $54m for lost laptop

    A Best Buy customer in the US has filed a lawsuit seeking $54m in damages from the company after the electronics retailer lost her laptop last year.

  • News: Patch Tuesday prepares Vista PCs for SP1

    Microsoft's 'super' Patch Tuesday updates included a set of non-security updates that prepare customers to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).

  • News: Acer planning Asus Eee PC rival

    Acer plans to release new products in the second or third quarter of this year aimed at ultra-mobility and the low-cost segment of the PC market, according to chairman JT Wang.

  • News: EC antitrust raids hit Intel & DSG International

    The European Commission has raided Intel's offices in Munich, the offices of German consumer electronics vendor Media Markt and DSG International, which runs Dixons in the UK, as part of an ongoing antitrust investigation.



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