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IDF - Ultra-mobile PCs need Yonah, Intel executive says

The upcoming Yonah processor is needed to balance the competing demands of performance and mobility in handheld PCs, an Intel Corp. executive said Wednesday at the company's Spring Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Although Sean Maloney did not...

HP launches new notebook PCs

Hewlett-Packard Co. on Monday beefed up its line of business notebooks with two new series using dual-core processors from Intel.

Intel gives earnings warning

Facing increased competition throughout its line of processors, chip giant, Intel, has warned that its first-quarter revenue would be lower than expected.

Intel could launch new dual-core processors by June

Computer makers are planning to use Intel's next generation of dual-core processors to build smaller, cooler machines. The first of those chips will launch in volume quantities by June, Intel is expected to announce at its Intel Developer Forum trade...

NEC launches efficient 16-bit microcontroller

Users of portable devices could soon be worrying less about recharging their batteries. NEC Electronics America has announced a line of 16-bit All Flash microcontrollers (MCUs), meant for designers of mobile devices for consumer electronics, househo...

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Kathy Cassidy


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

Anthony Grifoni


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

Steph Mundell


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

Andrew Mitsi


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


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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