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  • News: Via previews 64bit Isaiah chip

    Via Technologies has provided the first detailed look at its upcoming Isaiah processor architecture, demonstrating technological and performance improvements that could determine whether or not the company can take on Intel and AMD in the processor market.

  • News: Dell and Microsoft launch charity PCs

    Dell and Microsoft will be donating part of the proceeds from the sale of three new computers to an AIDS fighting charity. Dell has created two laptops and a desktop PC running on Windows Vista specifically for the (RED) charity, which was founded by U2 singer Bono and Bobby Shriver in a bid to raise money to finance health programs in Africa.

  • News: Toshiba hypes Portégé R500 MacBook-killer

    MacBook Air dismissed as style over substance, as Tosh launches thinner and lighter laptop featuring 3G connectivity

  • News: Mac 'on fire' as Apple reports huge growth

    Apple sold 2.3 million Macs and 22.1 million iPods during the holiday shopping season, helping the company achieve $1.58bn profit during its fiscal first quarter. The Mac totals mark the third consecutive quarter that Apple has set a quarterly sales record for its desktops and laptops.

  • News: Vista Home users given virtualisation option

    Microsoft has loosened some of its licensing terms related to virtualization, allowing consumers who use Windows Vista Home Basic and Home Premium to run those OSes in a virtualised environment.

  • News: More laptop losses exposed in 'unforgivable' breach

    The Conservative Party and the IT security industry have slammed the government’s IT security record after defence secretary Des Browne’s announced last night plans for a full investigation into the loss of a Royal Navy laptop with details of 600,000 people.

  • News: Seagate adds 250GB Momentus laptop drive

    The trend towards high-capacity laptop disk drives continues, with Seagate launching an updated Momentus drive that boosts capacity from 160GB to 250GB.

  • News: Intel releases first dual-core Celeron

    Intel has started shipping its first low-end desktop chip with two cores. The 1.6GHz dual-core Celeron is based on Intel's Core microprocessor architecture and is manufactured using a 65-nanometre process. It has 512KB of cache and uses an 800MHz front-side bus to connect with main memory and other components inside the PC.

  • News: DDR3 to become mainstream this year

    The DRAM (dynamic RAM) chip next in line to become mainstream for PC users, DDR3 will start to find its place in significantly more PCs by the third quarter of this year, Taiwanese DRAM executives said today.

  • News: Defence secretary prepares statement on stolen laptop

    A laptop containing personal information on about 600,000 people was stolen from an officer in the Royal Navy, the UK's Ministry of Defence has revealed

  • News: Ultraportable PCs: MacBook Air vs the rest

    There's no two ways about it. The Apple MacBook Air is a stunning piece of kit. But PC laptop makers have been churning out stylish ultraportable PCs in their droves. And the MacBook Air has some stiff competition. Here's our guide to the MacBook Air's closest challengers.

  • News: MacBook Air prompts Sony versus Apple war

    This week's launch of the MacBook Air has prompted one analyst to predict that we can look forward to a battle between Sony and Apple in the computer "catwalk model" wars.

  • News: 'Superior' Mac fans are less modest than PC users

    Apple Mac users are more liberal, less modest and more assured of their own superiority than the population at large, according to a new study by Mindset Media.

  • News: Struggling AMD reports another quarterly loss

    AMD's 2006 acquisition of ATI and the delay to its new quad-core Opteron chips contributed to the company reporting a heavy loss for its fourth quarter.

  • News: Intel Classmate PC now on sale in India

    Intel's Classmate PC isn't just for students anymore. HCL Infosystems plans to sell a version of the Classmate PC to consumers and businesses in India who want a rugged, low-cost laptop.

  • News: Is WiMax next for Apple's MacBook Air?

    While several prototype laptops supporting the next-generation WiMax wireless standard were on show at CES last week, Apple decided to ignore faster wireless networking when building the MacBook Air, which was announced at Macworld Expo on Tuesday.

  • News: MacBook Air: Views from the web

    Steve Jobs keynote speech at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco yesterday featured the launch of the MacBook Air, which Apple claims is the world’s thinnest laptop. But with a price tag of £1,200, is Apple’s latest invention just a gimmicky way to relieve us of a few thousand pounds, or will the MacBook Air become the next must-have icon for the 21st century?

  • News: Video: Steve Jobs launches MacBook Air

    A thin notebook drew a fat crowd on Tuesday at Macworld Expo as Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the MacBook Air, a laptop that's less than an inch thick. Unlike other ultralight laptops, the Air has a full-size keyboard and a 13.3in screen, though it doesn't have an optical drive.

  • News: Official: MacBook Air is world's thinnest laptop

    UPDATE: Apple claims to have launched the world's thinnest laptop at Macworld Expo. The MacBook Air is just 0.16in thick at its thinnest point, and will cost $1,799 (£900) when it starts shipping in the US in two weeks

  • News: Macworld rumours: What's true, what's not

    Steve Jobs is due on stage at the Macworld conference in San Francisco at 5pm to put Apple fans out of their misery with details of the company's big 2008 product launches.

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