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  • News: Laptop demand fuels huge PC growth in Q4

    IDC predicts that worldwide PC shipments will increase by 16.7 percent in the fourth quarter of this year, bolstered by the strong demand for laptops. The growth is good news for manufacturers, who probably still vividly remember slogging through a slow second half of 2006. PC growth was merely 7.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2006.

  • News: First HD DVD-RW laptop launched by Toshiba

    Toshiba is to start selling the first laptop to feature a rewritable HD DVD optical disc drive this week.

  • News: Intel's UMPC platform to get solid-state disks

    Intel will embed solid-state storage drives (SSDs) in its upcoming platform for ultramobile PCs, with the Z-P140 PATA SSDs available as an optional module to original equipment manufacturers to embed on motherboards made for the Menlow platform.

  • News: Office 2007 users surprised by auto update

    Microsoft has pushed the Office 2007 SP1 update to some users automatically, despite the software giant's initial claims that Windows' Automatic Update service would not push the service pack to users for several months.

  • News: Gateway CEO resigns followng Acer acquisition

    Gateway CEO Ed Coleman is to step down next month, clearing the way for Acer's top executive in the Americas to take the helm, the Taiwanese company said today.

  • News: AMD faces pummelling at analyst meeting

    Amid further delays of AMD's quad-core server chip and plans to write off goodwill from the acquisition of ATI, AMD executives are going to face tough questions when they meet financial analysts in New York today.

  • News: Dell enters tablet PC market with Latitude XT

    As predicted earlier this week, Dell has entered the tablet PC market, unveiling the 2kg, 12.1in Latitude XT.

  • News: Western Digital hard drives block file sharing

    Western Digital has launched new My Book hard drives that limit the user's ability to share files.

  • News: Toshiba Portege tablet PC has LED screen

    Toshiba has launched its first tablet PCs with LED screens, taking some thunder away from Dell, which is also due to launch a convertible PC with an LED screen called the Latitude XT.

  • News: Windows Vista SP1 changes revealed

    Microsoft has revealed details of the changes Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) will bring to the operating system in a 17-page Word document ahead of SP1's public beta release this week.

  • News: Dell hit by touchscreen lawsuit

    Touchscreen technology developer Typhoon Touch Technologies has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against PC maker Dell and Motion Computing, a developer of tablet computers.

  • News: 128GB flash drives for laptops in 2008

    Toshiba will begin manufacturing flash-based solid-state drives for laptops early next year, which the company said will offer faster boot times and lower power consumption than hard-disk drives.

  • News: FAQ: Microsoft kills Vista 'kill switch'

    What's up with the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) modifications in Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)?

  • News: Switching from Vista to XP: the truth

    We show you how to move back from Windows Vista to Windows XP - without glossing over the tricky bits. We show you how to transfer your Vista email, contacts and user data back to the old standby operating system.

  • News: Public test for Windows Vista SP1 next week

    Microsoft has released a new version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), and plans to send it out to a wider group of testers next week

  • News: IBM makes 'laptop supercomputer' breakthrough

    IBM claims to have made a breakthrough in chip design that could result in supercomputers that are the same size as laptops.

  • News: Windows XP trials for '$100 laptop'

    Windows XP is going to be made available for One Laptop Per Child’s (OLPC’s) ’$100 laptop’ next year, according to Microsoft, which has announced plans for field trials in January 2008.

  • News: OQO launches Vista-capable pocket PC

    OQO's first ultramobile PC with built-in 3G support is now available in the UK for £1,290.

  • News: Microsoft loosens WGA for Vista SP1

    Vista's first service pack will overhaul the operating system's automatic antipiracy checks and also make it harder for hackers to bypass the system, Microsoft has revealed

  • News: Intel & AMD end PC processor price war

    Intel and AMD are calling an end to the PC processor price war and focusing on features and functionality instead, according to a study released by iSuppli.

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