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  • News: Demand for hard drives increases in 2007

    The hard-drive business rebounded on both consumer and enterprise demand in the third quarter of 2007.

  • News: AMD Phenom vs Intel Penryn - the verdict

    Can AMD remain competitive if its latest high-end processor isn't much faster than a year-old Intel CPU? AMD's new CPU may well boast impressive technology, but it turns in disappointing performance.

  • News: Top tips for returning technology goods

    Getting a retailer to accept electronics returns can quickly develop into a saga. Know your rights! Here are some tips to help you navigate the tricky world of returns, exchanges, and warranties.

  • News: Apple patent sparks rumours of Apple ultramobile PC

    A US patent granted to Apple on Thursday seems to support reports that the company is working on an ultramobile PC to compete with Microsoft and its hardware partners in that market. The patent adds weight to rumours that Apple is set to launch such a product at Macworld San Francisco on Tuesday 15 January, 2008.

  • News: OLPC: Good riddance to 'half-hearted' Intel

    Intel's resignation from the One Laptop Per Child Project (OLPC) board of directors will have "no impact" on the group's operations. Indeed, OLPC president Walter Bender said in an interview that Intel contributed little to the project since joining last year.

  • News: CES: HP announces Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC

    Hewlett Packard (HP) yesterday introduced the Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC, a portable laptop targeted at students and professionals. Users can rotate the screen 180 degrees and use a stylus to capture handwriting or surf the internet, according to HP.

  • News: CES: HP announces HD multimedia notebook

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) yesterday introduced the HP Pavilion HDX - a multimedia notebook packed with high-definition features, including a screen that allows users to watch full HDTV movies.

  • News: Intel won't kill Classmate PC, quits OLPC

    Intel has resigned from the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project's board of directors. Intel was asked to abandon its Classmate PC program, which was seen as being too similar to the OLPC mission, but refused to do so - according to a source familiar with the situation.

  • News: CES: Dell revamps Inspiron laptop, launches crystal display

    Dell yesterday unveiled a crystal LCD monitor and revamped its 15.4in Inspiron laptop.

  • News: New Asus laptop has terabyte hard disk

    Asus is to release a laptop featuring 1TB (terabyte) of storage at next week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

  • News: Hitachi to show first 500GB laptop hard drive

    Hitachi plans to show off a 500GB laptop hard drive at next week's CES show in Las Vegas. The Travelstar 5K500, which is the highest capacity drive yet developed for portable PCs, is due to begin shipping in February and should go some way towards quenching user thirst for storage spac

  • News: Crucial launches 32GB, 64GB SSD laptop drives

    Lexar Media has announced plans to release 32GB and 64GB Solid State Drives (SSDs) for laptops in 2.5in form factors in Q1 this year. The drives will be released under the Crucial brand, although pricing has yet to be confirmed.

  • News: Lenovo adds IdeaPad consumer laptop line

    Sensing an opportunity in the fast-growing consumer notebook market, Lenovo has launched a new line of consumer laptops with the IdeaPad moniker

  • News: OLPC '$100 laptop' group sued for $20m

    The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project is being sued for $20m, with the Lagos Analysis Corp accusing the non-profit group of patent infringement.

  • News: Spare lithium batteries banned on US flights

    New rules have gone into effect that prohibit air passengers in the US from carrying spare lithium batteries in their checked baggage.

  • News: PC Advisor's 10 most popular products of 2007

    A year is a long time in technology, but little hype gets past PC Advisor readers. This year 10 product reviews have attracted more attention than any of the other 1,500 and more you can read online all day, every day.

  • News: Top exec leaves OLPC's $100 laptop effort

    One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) chief technology officer Mary Lou Jepsen is quitting the nonprofit group to start a for-profit company to commercialise technology she invented with OLPC.

  • News: China targets 3G mobile market in IBM deal

    SMIC, China's largest chip maker, has signed a deal to license a 45-nanometer manufacturing process from IBM.

  • News: CES: Panasonic to unveil thinnest Blu-ray drive for laptops

    Panasonic has developed a Blu-ray Disc drive for laptop computers and plans to unveil it at January's Consumer Electronics Show, the company said today.

  • News: 2008: the future of PC storage

    IT managers looking to boost storage efficiency next year will embrace online storage services, push de-duplication in the data centre and adopt solid-state disk drives to help fuel hardware consolidation strategies and green initiatives, according to IDC's top 10 storage predictions for 2008.

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