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  • News: NEC helps firms downgrade Vista to XP

    NEC is helping IT administrators to quickly 'downgrade' Windows Vista Business PCs to Windows XP Professional.

  • News: Windows Vista SP1 finalised, launches today

    Microsoft today launched the final version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). The first major update to the Windows Vista operating system was released to manufacturing (RTM) and will be posted for download - at least in part. Windows Server 2008 was also publicly announced earlier today.

  • News: Intel to provide full details of Silverthorne chip

    Intel will offer a first look at technical details of its low-power Silverthorne processor during a presentation at the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) this week, setting the stage for a concerted push into the market for ultraportable devices.

  • News: Intel & Micron launch super-fast NAND flash

    Intel and Micron Technology have launched high-speed NAND flash memory technology that they said offers data transfer speeds that are five times faster than conventional NAND technology. IM Flash Technologies, a joint venture of Micron and Intel, developed the new technology.

  • News: PC World offers 'free' laptop deal

    PC World will give a free or discounted laptop to every customer that signs up to an 18-month mobile broadband subscription from 3.

  • News: MacBook Air available now in UK

    Apple UK has confirmed that the MacBook Air is shipping here.

  • News: MacBook Air wireless connectivity problems

    According to Apple, if you are using a non-Apple 802.11n wireless router that has out of date firmware, you may experience problems with Remote Disc, Migration or Remote Install in the MacBook Air.

  • News: Microsoft adds security APIs to Vista, XP

    Microsoft hopes to tighten the security provisions of Windows XP and Vista by adding new security-related APIs to the two operating systems' upcoming service packs.

  • News: Sony launches VAIO AR60 laptop line

    Sony added a new line of 17in and 15in VAIO laptops featuring Intel's latest generation of Core 2 Duo processors.

  • News: Windows PC makers to use MacBook Air chips

    The processor developed by Intel for Apple's MacBook Air laptop will soon be used by other PC vendors in Windows systems.

  • News: Acer buys Packard Bell to thwart Lenovo

    Taiwanese PC vendor Acer today told the Tawain Stock Exchange that it has purchased 75 percent of the parent company of European electronics maker Packard Bell for around £23m.

  • News: vLite slashes Windows Vista installation size

    Developer Dino Nuhagic has released version 1.1 of vLite, a tool enabling Windows Vista users to cut down the operating system's installation footprint.

  • News: 2008 laptops to get LED backlights and Blu-ray

    High-end laptops launching in 2008 will likely include more colourful screens thanks to light emitting diode (LED) backlights and Blu-ray Disc optical drives, according to an executive from Micro-Star International (MSI).

  • News: Scepticism over leaked 'Windows 7' code

    A leaked build of Windows 7 apparently posted online is causing debate among the blogging community, with some believing it to be a legitimate version of Microsoft's next desktop operating system, and others claiming it's made up of fake disk images full of nothing

  • News: MSI's Eee PC-killer to use Intel Diamondville chip

    Laptop maker Micro-Star International is making progress with a tiny ultraportable to compete with Asustek's Eee PC, and has revealed that the system will be based on Intel's Diamondville processor.

  • News: Video: Mobile computing and business

    PC Advisor editor Paul Trotter explores the ways in which the mobile-computing revolution is set to change the way businesses use IT.

  • News: Marks & Spencer warned over laptop encryption

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has ordered UK retailer Marks & Spencer to encrypt all of its laptop hard drives within two months following the theft of an unencrypted laptop which contained the personal information of 26,000 M&S employees.

  • News: New version of Vista SP1 ships to testers

    Microsoft released a refresh of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) to beta testers, indicating the final release might be near.

  • News: Apple MacBook Air speed tested

    In exchange for dramatically lighter weight and an extremely thin profile, Apple has definitely compromised when it comes to the MacBook Air's tech specs.

  • News: Microsoft says Vista is its most secure OS

    Microsoft insists that Windows Vista is its most secure desktop operating system ever, claiming it recorded about half as many vulnerabilities in its first full year of availability as Windows XP did in its opening 12 months.

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