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  • News: Intel Atom-based MSI Wind to hit US in June

    The MSI Wind, the ultra-low cost laptop that runs on Intel's 1.6GHz Atom processor will be available is the US from June this year.

  • News: Lenovo sales jump 17%

    Lenovo, the world's fourth-largest PC maker, reported a 17 per cent jump in sales for the last fiscal year, led by continued strong PC demand in China and other markets.

  • News: Rock Computers acquired by Stone

    Laptop maker Rock, which went into administration earlier this month, has been acquired by Stone Group for an undisclosed sum.

  • News: Windows XP SP3 woes for Norton users

    Microsoft has denied that consumer security software, including Norton Internet Security and Norton 360, is to blame for wreaking havoc on some users' PCs after they upgraded to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3).

  • News: New OLPC laptop has two touchscreens

    The second generation One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) laptop - which is expected in 2010 - will feature a touchscreen instead of a traditional keyboard and will go by the name of XO-2, the group has revealed

  • News: Samsung laptop uses next-gen OLED screen

    Samsung has built an AMOLED (active matrix organic light-emitting diode) screen into a new prototype laptop, providing a glimpse of the future of laptop displays.

  • News: Tranquil offers first Diamondville motherboard

    Online retailer Tranquil PC is taking pre-orders for a £53 motherboard equipped with Intel's upcoming Diamondville version of Intel's Atom processor.

  • News: New glitch for Windows XP SP3

    Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) continues to cause problems for users, according to the UK-based We Got Served user forum

  • News: The six best free programs to save your failing PC

    We've rounded up the six programs we think are best for helping you create that failsafe emergency boot disc.

  • News: Green computing: do Wi-Fi power saving adaptors work?

    Many Wi-Fi adaptors claim to have power-conservation capability. We set out to test just how useful they are.

  • News: Dell PCs to use 25% less power by 2010

    Dell has announced that by 2010 it intends to cut energy consumption in all of its PCs by 25 percent.

  • News: Vista required 20% fewer patches than XP in 2007

    Microsoft claims Windows Vista is less prone to bugs than Windows XP, with security strategy director Jeff Jones claiming the newer OS required 20 percent fewer fixes in 2007 than the four-year-old Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).

  • News: Dual-boot '$100 laptop' to run XP and Linux

    A new version of The One Laptop Per Child Project's (OLPC's) XO laptop will run both Linux and Windows, Microsoft has announced.

  • Video: Dell Inspiron 1525 user review

    Here's a user review of Dell's workhorse laptop the Inspiron 1525.

  • News: DSGi to close 77 Currys.digital outlets

    DSG International, owner of Currys and PC World, has announced plans to close 77 Currys.Digital stores and revamp the remaining 100 outlets so they focus more on laptops and consumer electronics equipment rather than appliance and white goods.

  • News: The 15 biggest technology failures

    We've rounded up our 15 favourite examples of products that, beyond a few prototypes, never actually saw the light of day. We've also added some honourable mentions that we think deserved to be remembered.

  • News: Analysis: 450mm wafer chips are coming

    When it comes to the future of chip manufacturing, the industry is focusing on the move from 300mm wafers to 450mm wafers, which will not only offer improved performance but will also keep costs down.

  • News: What to do when System Restore doesn't work

    System Restore is an application in Windows that should back up the Registry and many important system files frequently and automatically in Windows XP and Vista. But various conditions can prevent System Restore from creating backups or (as it calls them) restore points.

  • News: Get your PC up and running when Windows dies

    If Windows keeps crashing and you've seen the blue screen of death, don't despair - we've got a couple of tricks that will help your restore you OS, even if you’ve lost the original disc.

  • News: Rock enters administration

    Laptop maker Rock has entered administration, and is currently unable to undertake service and warranty work, according to administrators Dominic Wong and David Langton of Deloitte & Touche.

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