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Netscape browser market share drops to 25 per cent

A few years ago and Netscape Communications was the undisputed leader in browsers. Today it continues to lose momentum to Microsoft, with only one out of four people accessing the Net using Netscape Navigator.

Microsoft offers free Web hosting

As it has been hinting for some time, Microsoft has made another move into online territory with the launch of a free Web site hosting service that offers consumers up to 30MB of webspace.

Compaq to sell AltaVista

Compaq today confirmed that it is negotiating with CMGI to sell a majority stake in its subsidiary AltaVista, which it acquired through the purchase of Digital Equipment last year.

Antivirus vendors disagree on Emperor threat

Antivirus software vendor Central Command claims a clone of the Chernobyl virus is on the loose, more destructive than the original. Competing vendor Network Associates however, has discounted the threat the so-called "Emperor" virus presents.

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Azadeh Williams

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

Aysha Strobbe

Windows 10 / HP Spectre x360

Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

Mark Escubio

Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga 910

For me, the Xbox Play Anywhere is a great new feature as it allows you to play your current Xbox games with higher resolutions and better graphics without forking out extra cash for another copy. Although available titles are still scarce, but I’m sure it will grow in time.

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