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  • Opinion: Pictures: Acer responds to Asus Eee PC

    It's mini-laptop madness out there. The Asus Eee PC has for the past year held the high ground in the ultra-cheap, ultraportable laptop market, despite increasing pressure from products such as the MSI Wind, Dell's upcoming UMPC and HP's 2133 Mini-Note.

  • Opinion: PC Advisor's Computex 2008 special

    It was a year ago at Taiwan's Computex exhibition that Asus showed off the Eee PC for the first time. Twelve months later, and the low-cost, ultraportable laptop segment has become big news.

  • Opinion: PC Advisor's Computex 2008 special

    It was a year ago at Taiwan's Computex exhibition that Asus showed off the Eee PC for the first time. Twelve months later, and the low-cost, ultraportable laptop segment has become big news.

  • Opinion: COMPUTEX VIDEO: nVidia's Intel Atom killer, Tegra

    COMPUTEX VIDEO: nVidia is jumping into the market for mini laptops with the introduction of the Tegra family based of chips that are based on the Arm processor core. nVidia hopes that the Tegra family will be its answer to Intel's hugely popular Atom chip.

  • Opinion: COMPUTEX VIDEO: First look - Sony, Quanta mini laptop

    COMPUTEX VIDEO: Sony appears ready to release a small, low-cost laptop that uses a processor from Via Technologies. Here's a first look on video.

  • Opinion: COMPUTEX VIDEO: First look - Asus Eee PC 901

    COMPUTEX VIDEO: Asustek Computer has developed a new version of its hit Eee PC and is showing it at Computex 2008, the massive Taiwanese hardware show that saw the launch of the first Eee PC last year. Here's a first look on video.

  • Opinion: Web 2.0 and your business

    Increasing numbers of companies are offering some type of Web 2.0 or consumer technology as corporate applications to their employees. In fact, two-thirds of respondents to a research study compiled by our sister site CIO.com earlier this year said they do so, with IM, wikis and blogs leading the way.

  • Opinion: COMPUTEX VIDEO: Computex 2008 prepares to launch

    COMPUTEX VIDEO: Computex, in Taipei, brings together the island's PC component makers with buyers from the world's IT giants, retailers and distributors.

  • Opinion: Apple to launch Windows online services

    Following the cross-platform success of the iPod and iPhone, Apple is to abandon its Mac-only online services in favour of a multi-OS collection of applications and software.

  • Opinion: MSI puts the Wind up Asus

    MSI's Wind U100 mini laptop is almost upon us. I saw a near-production sample yesterday and liked what I saw.

  • Opinion: Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

    Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

  • Opinion: First look: Eee PC with 3G – the killer combination

    We've been full of praise for the Linux versions of the Eee PC – running Asus' ultraportable laptop with an open-source operating system keeps the cost down and frees up hard disk space.

  • Opinion: First look: Eee PC with 3G – the killer combination

    We've been full of praise for the Linux versions of the Eee PC – running Asus' ultraportable laptop with an open-source operating system keeps the cost down and frees up hard disk space.

  • Opinion: Microsoft still out of touch

    While Microsoft has been working on touch technologies for at least as long as Apple, no one in the wide world knows about it.

  • Opinion: PC World forces Britain's Got Talent finalist back to work

    PC World shop assistant Madhu Singh, who hopes to follow former CarphoneWarehouse worker and PC Advisor reader Paul Potts as winner of Britain's Got Talent, has been told he must continue working right up until the televised final of the talent show on Saturday.

  • Opinion: Inside an Apple Store toilet

    We all know how bright and lovely are Apple’s retail stores – much nicer than CurrysDigital or PC World. They’re clean, well stocked and you can use them as a free Internet café.

  • Opinion: Teaching kids to cheat smarter

    Today brought the news that infamously incompetent exam board Edexcel has developed James Bond-style technology to discourage A-Level and GCSE cheats.

  • Opinion: Linux is ready for your desktop, and your business

    Linux on the desktop? Why not?

  • Opinion: Microsoft's 'Office' politics

    Okay, try to follow this: Microsoft has spent the past two years slamming its Open XML file format through the process to make it an international standard. Along the way, there's been arm-twisting, committee-packing, bribery and other chicanery. But by last week, Microsoft was one step away from success.

  • Opinion: Google rules UK internet traffic

    Time to groan again Yahoo, Microsoft, Ask, et al. Online competitive intelligence service Hitwise data for March revealed that Google Internet properties send over one-third of all Internet traffic to websites in the UK.



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