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Sales figures fiddled, Toshiba claims

Research firm IDC is playing down allegations by Toshiba that some vendors are inflating their sales figures in the cut-throat Australia-New Zealand notebook market.

New Zealand set for 15Mps ADSL this year

Telecom New Zealand is set to roll out ADSL2+ broadband services later this year, offering speeds of up to 15Mbit/s for download, dwarfing today's maximum of 2Mbit/s over Telecom's copper lines.

Ihug flogs off satellite service

Ihug has sold its broadband satellite service to an Australian company, closing one of the longest chapters in New Zealand broadband history.

Online banking safe: Westpac

The latest round of fake emails to bank customers is just more evidence of how well online banking security works, says Westpac New Zealand spokesman Paul Gregory.

Sweet curves and black arts to block spam

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has invited Kiwi Richard Jowsey from Death2Spam to speak at its Spam Conference 2004 to be held in January. His topic: "Sweet Curves, Black Arts and Fuzzy Logic: Fine-Tuning Bayesian AS/AV Gateway Servers".

LOTR nearly rules them all

Forget number eight fencing wire - the premiere of the final part of Lord of the Rings made it to air thanks mostly to CAT5 cabling.

Forget spam - permission equals sales

Sending spam certainly makes headlines, but sending email to recipients who actually ask to be included has a different spin-off: it makes money, says email marketing company Touchpoint's managing director Steve Shearman.

.Geek.nz to go on sale next month

New Zealand's latest second level domain (2LD) .geek.nz has passed its final hurdle, being voted in by the council of InternetNZ on Friday.

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STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

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STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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