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  • News: Evesham for sale as warranties cancelled

    Evesham Technology was up for sale as we went to press, with TimeUK founder Tahir Mohsan, who set up a rescue package for the troubled PC maker last summer, claiming to have "successfully completed" the "restructuring" of the firm.

  • News: New MacBook Pro gets Air's Multi-Touch trackpad

    Apple has released new MacBooks with faster processors, more RAM and larger hard disks, as well as a souped-up MacBook Pro featuring the Multi-Touch trackpad included with the MacBook Air.

  • News: 'Vista Capable' lawsuit becomes a class action

    The 2007 lawsuit that claimed Microsoft deceived customers by promoting PCs and laptops as 'Vista Capable' when they could only run Windows Vista Home Basic, has been given class-action status by a federal judge in Seattle.

  • News: ThinkPad X300 is newest MacBook Air-killer

    Lenovo has launched its MacBook Air-killer, with the ThinkPad X300 ultraportable challenging Apple's claim to offer the lightest, thinnest and most powerful laptop on the market

  • News: HP is world's biggest chip buyer

    HP bought $15bn worth of semiconductors in 2007, more than any other company in the world, according market researcher Gartner.

  • News: Web downloads to make Blu-ray irrelevant?

    Blu-ray Disc may have beaten HD DVD in the high-definition optical disc wars, but it now faces a new test against internet downloads, market researchers Gartner and iSuppli said.

  • News: Fujitsu launches 500GB laptop drive

    Laptop storage is racing fast towards the 500GB level with Fujitsu becoming the third hard-disk drive maker to announce a drive at that capacity.

  • News: Vista SP1 blocks outdated security suites

    Microsoft has warned that several prominent anti-virus programs – including products from BitDefender, Trend Micro and Check Point - must be updated before they will work with the soon-to-be-released Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).

  • News: Microsoft offers fixes for Vista SP1 reboot woes

    Microsoft has detailed several workarounds for users who downloaded Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) only to find the update caused their system to endlessly reboot

  • News: Hard disks vs flash drives: the verdict

    According to Hitachi Global Storage director Larry Swezey, the future is bright for hard disk drives (HDDs) - despite the growing popularity of flash-based solid-state storage.

  • 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.



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