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  • News: Feature: Windows XP vs Vista

    So there you are, signing the 'Save XP' petition, shaking your fist in triumph as you stick it to 'the man'. It's a liberating feeling. You've found the courage to buck the trend and jump off the Wintel upgrade treadmill. You feel empowered, enlightened. But still, there are these nagging doubts.

  • News: Another exec quits OLPC's $100 laptop group

    A drastic internal restructuring underway at the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has caused a director of security to resign from the non-profit effort.

  • News: 40-nanometre chips coming in Q2

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) will start making chips with transistors as tiny as 40 nanometres (nm) in the second quarter, enabling smaller, more powerful and energy-efficient chips.

  • News: Windows PCs open to new Word hack

    Microsoft has warned that cyber criminals may be taking advantage of an unpatched flaw in the Windows operating system to install malicious software on a victim's PC.

  • News: Fujitsu to sell 7,200prm 320GB laptop drive

    Fujitsu plans to begin selling a new range of high-performance hard-disk drives for laptop PCs that offer more storage space than current models.

  • News: 18 ways to be greener during business travel

    Business travel can be exhausting. Just getting to your flight in these days of traffic congestion and long security lines can be a trial. And once you're at your destination, there are meetings to attend and phone calls to return, not to mention keeping up with what's happening back at the office.

  • News: Elite's Eee PC-killer to offer 3G

    Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has revealed plans to launch a low-cost laptop to compete against Asustek's Eee PC, but which uses 3G networks to keep users connected wirelessly.

  • News: Dell slams solid-state laptop failure claims

    Dell has hit back at a report claiming as many as 30 percent of its solid state drives are being returned due to technical failure and poor performance.

  • News: Intel Classmate to take on Eee PC in Europe

    Low-cost laptop market heats up in Europe with Intel preparing to launch the sub-$350 Classmate 2 to consumers

  • News: Report: Alarming failure rate on SSD laptops

    Solid-state drive-based laptops are exhibiting alarming failure rates, according to Avian Security, a brokerage firm whose research covers the high-tech and aerospace industries.

  • News: Windows Vista SP1 now available

    Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now freely available after Microsoft released the download via its website.

  • News: Intel to ship six-core chips this year

    Intel has announced that it expects to ship a six-core processor to OEMs in the second half of this year.

  • News: Intel & Microsoft boost multicore investment

    Microsoft and Intel will today unveil a plan to fund university research into new ways to program software for multicore processors.

  • News: HP plans Novell Linux PCs & laptops

    HP is planning to launch Linux-based desktop PCs and laptops in select countries in Q2, following a partnership with Novell.

  • News: Intel to discuss Nehalem laptops at IDF

    Intel's upcoming Nehalem chip microarchitecture will first be targeted at servers and high-end desktops but later will be scaled down for laptops, the company has revealed.

  • News: IBM builds optical switch for laptop supercomputers

    IBM scientists have built a switch that can control the flow of information on a chip using pulses of light instead of electrons, a breakthrough it says will lead to the development of 'laptop supercomputers' by 2020.

  • News: Microsoft to release Vista SP1 this week

    Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) is set to become available to a wider audience, according to Amazon.com and reports from a website that correctly called SP1's ship date last month.

  • News: Quad-core laptop CPUs coming in Q3

    Quad-core Intel chips designed specifically for laptops, most likely for desktop-replacement laptops, will ship later this year, the chipmaker has announced.

  • News: Regulators reveal Windows 7 antitrust probe

    The follow-up to Windows Vista - Windows 7 - is to be probed by technical advisers to the antitrust regulators who monitor Microsoft's business practices in the US.

  • News: Apple struggles with overheating MacBook Air

    MacBook Air owners continue to report that their machines overheat and stagger to a stop when watching video or playing games, despite an update from Apple this week designed to fix the laptop's fan.



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