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  • News: Microsoft fixes Windows bug in XP SP3 first

    The appearance and disappearance of a Windows XP installation snafu indicates that Microsoft patched a critical vulnerability in XP's still-unfinished Service Pack 3 (SP3) weeks before it fixed any other version of Windows. The glitch, which sent some PCs into an endless round of reboots, was strangely similar to one faced by Vista users in February.

  • News: Photo: Fujitsu to unveil wooden laptop

    Fujitsu plans to demonstrate a laptop PC with a case manufactured from wood rather than the more traditional plastic or metal.

  • News: Sharp Willcom D4 is first Intel Atom UMPC

    World's first Intel Atom ultramobile PC is portable, but not 'pocketable'

  • News: Gartner: Microsoft Windows faces oblivion

    A pair of Gartner analysts said Microsoft must make radical changes to Windows or risk the operating system becoming a has-been.

  • News: Modder builds PlayStation 3 laptop

    Ben 'Heck' Heckendorn, the modder who created an Xbox 360 laptop with a built-in camera, has turned his attention to the PlayStation 3 (PS3), building a laptop using the hardware components of Sony's console.

  • News: Battle of the botnets: is your PC up to no good?

    Botnets are networks of computers that have fallen under the control of cybercriminals, capable of accumulating revenues of millions of pounds per year – and it's possible that your PC be 'one of the gang' without your knowledge.

  • News: Analysis: Intel spills Apple's future product secrets

    Apple's famed for its secrecy when it comes to new products in the same way that Intel's known for its openness. So with the partnership between the two companies well under way, we find out whether we'll remain in the dark when it comes to new Apple products.

  • News: Details of first Centrino 2 laptop leaked online

    Details of the first few processors belonging to Intel's Centrino 2 mobile platform have been leaked on the site of Australian PC maker Pioneer Computers, pre-empting Intel's official launch of the platform at the middle of this year.

  • News: RM inks exclusive deal to sell HP 2133 Mini-Note

    RM today announced that it is the sole UK distributor for the HP 2133 Mini-Note laptop.

  • News: Video: How to boost Vista's performance

    If you're tired of Vista's sluggish performance, follow these tips and techniques to speed up your operating system's responsiveness.

  • News: Video: Intel outlines 2008 chip roadmap

    The head of Intel's mobility group, Dadi Perlmutter, today outlined innovations the chip maker plans over the next few years to deliver faster and higher performance processors.

  • 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.

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