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  • News: HP Mini-note takes on Asus' Eee PC

    HP has become the latest computer maker to launch a low-cost, ultraportable laptop, with its new HP 2133 Mini-Note PC taking on the likes of Asus' Eee PC in the growing education market.

  • News: Apple updates MacBook Air & iMac

    Apple has released firmware updates for five Mac products, including the MacBook Air, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac and Aluminum Keyboard Firmware.

  • News: Windows 7 release set for 2009

    Microsoft has dropped strong hints that it plans to cut its losses with Windows Vista, and launch Windows 7 by the end of next year.

  • News: Gartner: Chips down in Q1, but not out

    Research firm Gartner reports that the global market for semiconductors appears to be resilient in the face of US economic troubles, showing a normal revenue decline in the first quarter.

  • News: Feature: Can end users replace IT managers?

    Large companies such as BP and Google are rethinking the idea of IT controlling users' computers and sharing their lessons from the frontlines.

  • News: Low-cost laptop wars: Vista, XP or Linux?

    As the popularity of low-cost laptops increases, Microsoft is faced with a decision. Should it extend the life of Windows XP, as most of these machines are not powerful enough to run Vista, or possibly let Linux have the run of the low-cost laptop market?

  • News: Intel: Pocket computers will rival PC market

    Intel claims the market for mobile internet devices (MIDs) could become as big as the PC market in over the next decade.

  • News: Intel Anti-Theft Technology coming to laptops

    Intel plans to release an anti-theft technology for laptops later this year, adding the feature to its Active Management Technology, which is part of Centrino vPro and allows IT managers to remotely access and configure computers.

  • News: Official: Microsoft to sell Windows XP Home until 2010

    Microsoft has confirmed that it will continue to sell Windows XP Home to OEMs beyond the planned cut-off date of June 30, 2008, to accommodate a new class of ultra-low-cost PCs (ULCPCs) such as Asus' Eee PC.

  • News: Dell layoffs could exceed original expectations

    Dell founder Michael Dell has reaffirmed plans to cut the company's headcount by 8,800, but also said the layoffs may exceed that number in an effort to further cut costs.

  • News: Intel Centrino Atom expected to cost from $45

    Intel's Centrino Atom chip package will cost between $45 (£23) and $160 (£80), depending on the clock speed of the Atom processor that is included, the company announced at its Intel Developer Forum (IDF), which was held in Shanghai this week.

  • News: Intel redesigns $400 Classmate PC

    Intel has launched a redesigned Classmate PC laptop at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Shanghai, with the new model featuring a sleeker look than its predecessor.

  • News: Laptop with Vista attack code removed from eBay

    Shane Macaulay, one of the winners of CanSecWest's hacking contest, has failed in his attempt to sell his winning laptop, complete with Windows Vista attack code, on eBay.

  • News: Vista-based Cloudbook supports Wimax & Wi-Fi

    Everex Systems is displaying a version of its low-cost CloudBook laptop at the CTIA Wireless 2008 trade show in Las Vegas that connects to US telecom operator Sprint Nextel's Xohm WiMax wireless broadband network.

  • News: Intel Nehalem chips to go mobile in 2009

    Intel reaffirmed its Nehalem family of processors is on track to enter production during the fourth quarter, with the first mobile version of the chips to be released next year.

  • News: Linux-based Intel MIDs backed by Adobe & Real

    Adobe and RealNetworks are backing Intel's drive to put Linux on Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and will offer versions of AIR and RealPlayer, respectively, for handheld devices that use the open-source operating system, the chip maker said.

  • News: Intel Centrino 2 to boost DDR3 demand

    Global memory chip makers are hurrying DDR3 DRAM into Intel validation labs in the hope the processor giant's Centrino 2 laptop chips will spur DRAM demand amid a market glut.

  • News: Intel Atom MIDs to run XP, Vista and Linux

    Intel said at the Intel Developers Forum (IDF) that Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) based on its new Atom chip will be available with both Windows XP and Linux.

  • News: Intel: Programmers face multi-core challenge

    Adding multiple cores to computer chips is creating more challenges for programmers, according to Doug Davis, vice president of the digital enterprise group at Intel.

  • News: Video: How virtualisation can revolutionise IT

    Dell SMB marketing specialist Gerry Kenny explains how virtualisation in the business can save time, money and resources.

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