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  • News: HP and Lenovo offer free Windows 7 upgrades

    HP and Lenovo are the first PC manufacturers to announce they will be backing Microsoft's Windows 7 upgrade scheme, that was announced yesterday.

  • News: Windows 7 to kickstart PC upgrade cycle

    A long-awaited PC upgrade cycle among small and medium-sized businesses may lie just around the corner, according to an executive at Taiwanese hardware maker Gigabyte.

  • News: Microsoft announces Windows 7 Upgrade Option Programme

    Microsoft has announced that its Windows 7 Upgrade Option Programme will start tomorrow

  • News: Windows 7 RC downloads to end in August

    Microsoft to take Release Candidate offline in August ahead of October launch

  • News: Fujitsu to launch Windows 7 coupons this week

    Fujitsu will charge for Windows 7 upgrade vouchers when it begins offering them shortly to people that buy a PC ahead of the operating system's October 22 launch.

  • News: The 9 strangest software bugs

    Bugs are common in software, almost every program has one that exasperates its users. But truly unusual bugs that prompt technology to behave as if it was possessed are a rare breed. We round up nine of the most fascinating rare bugs.

  • News: The 5 best and 5 worst BlackBerry apps

    When it comes to mobile phone app stores, Apple led the way but now other phone manufacturers following suit, including Blackberry. Rim's BlackBerry AppWorld, lets you buy and download any of a few hundred applications without connecting to a PC or creating a special account (it relies heavily on PayPal). What's worth getting - and what's not? Here's a collection of five cool BlackBerry apps and five useless ones.

  • News: IBM offers high-performance computing services

    IBM is now offering high-performance computing services to customers who want to get supercomputers up and running faster.

  • News: 60% of Brits think mobiles are too complicated

    Nearly two thirds of Brits think mobile phones today are too complicated, says FoneBank.

  • NEC Multisync 2490WUXi monitor

    NEC's latest monitor, the NEC Multisync 2490WUXi², will automatically adjust the colour brightness on the display using AmbiBright light sensors, which not only improves the picture but also reduces energy consumption.

  • News: Microsoft won't fix Windows 7 UAC glitch

    The Microsoft blogger who first called attention to a security vulnerability in Windows 7's User Account Control (UAC) feature claims it still exists and that Microsoft won't fix it

  • News: WLAN market declines, but 802.11n grows

    The first quarter of this year may have been the gloomiest ever for the wireless LAN market, with overall revenue falling about 11 percent from a year earlier, the first year-over-year drop recorded by industry analyst firm Dell'Oro.

  • News: Gartner slams Windows 7 downgrade plan

    Gartner has slammed Microsoft's plans to let PC manufacturers sell machines running Windows XP for six months after Windows 7 is released on October 22.

  • News: BlackBerry Tour vs Nokia E72

    Forget Apple's new iPhone 3G S or the Palm Pre, two new business-oriented smart phones are about to the hit store shelves: The latest in Nokia's line of business phones, the E72, and the long-rumoured BlackBerry Tour 9630.

  • Opinion: Snow Leopard to boot Windows out of the enterprise?

    It could be that a real battle is brewing between operating systems. Apple will fire first by releasing Mac OS X 10.6, known as Snow Leopard, in September. Microsoft's response, Windows 7, will hit store shelves a few weeks later, on October 22.

  • News: Website plagiarism affects 10% of businesses

    One in ten businesses have had at least one item of their website plagiarised by another company says Fasthosts.

  • News: Acrobat.com takes on Google and Microsoft

    Adobe hopes to challenge Microsoft Office and Google Docs with a new web-based productivity and collaboration service

  • News: Vista to Windows 7 coupons on the way

    Some PC vendors and sellers will begin a coupon programme on June 26 to entitle people who buy premium versions of Microsoft Windows Vista to upgrade to the new Windows 7 operating system when it arrives later this year, but the upgrade offers may not be free. Offers will vary by vendor and retailer.

  • News: 40% would rather lose wallet than mobile phone

    40 percent of mobile phone users would rather lose their wallet than their mobile device. Nearly all said they would be "devastated" if they lost their phone.

  • News: Mobile broadband users get less than 1Mbps

    Mobile broadband users on average receive speeds of less than 1Mbps, says Epitiro.



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