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AOL strikes blow in logo logomachy

Finally Microsoft Corp.'s MSN has some real competition for its place on the Windows desktop in the shape of America Online Inc. (AOL), after PC maker Compaq Computer Corp. announced last week it would feature AOL icons on its desktops.

News sites adopt content charging

The UK's Guardian newspaper announced Thursday it would be jumping on the pay-per-view bandwagon by charging visitors to access content on its website.

Art comes down to the phone

Vodafone Group PLC's latest attempt to jazz up mobile life is to offer some of the latest masterpieces of modern art on mobile handsets.

Agfa cans scanners

Agfa announced Monday it has ceased production of low-end scanners due to the current slump in the IT market.

ICANN lays down law

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) reasserted its authority over the management and creation of new domain names in its new policy paper on Friday.

Windows XP costs leaked

Online retailer Amazon.com 'accidentally' leaked expected pricing for Microsoft's Windows XP software yesterday.

LG looks you in the eye

Electronics manufacturer LG has incorporated biometric technology, which recognises unique human traits such as fingerprints and voice patterns, into a desktop camera.

Free beer anyone?

A new text messaging game has been launched in the UK offering pub-goers the opportunity to win free beer.

UK is dotty over .uk

UK companies are opting for .uk domain names over .coms in order to project a positive UK company image to users, according to a study by Internet names organisation Nominet.

Europeans angry over DVD prices

The European Commission launched an investigation on Monday into DVD (digital versatile disc) prices, demanding to know why they cost more in Europe than the US.

SMS story gets soapy

SMS soaps, which have attracted around 1500 users in Germany in their first weeks, look set to hit the UK.

Echelon exists

A preliminary report by the European Parliament has confirmed the existence of a global surveillance network known as Echelon. The report urges e-mail users to encrypt all communications.

Texting may put kids at risk

Children who send text messages on their mobile phones may be risking their health, according to an interim report from the British Medical Association (BMA).

Dial M for mobile

The London Metropolitan Police Monday announced the launch of a trial scheme to bombard mobile phone criminals with text messages.

Microsoft demands yet more profit

Applications giant Microsoft is changing its software upgrade policy so that small business users will have to shell out extra cash for new software.

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

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

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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.

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