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Intel says 'Giga PC' arriving soon

Pat Gelsinger, vice president and CTO of Intel said Tuesday that innovations from Intel and Microsoft, combined with work by computer makers, will deliver what Gelsinger called the "Giga PC" by the end of the year.

MS moves toward unified OS with Windows XP

Taking the first steps in an ambitious attempt to gradually shift the entire computer industry over to a single, unified operating system, Microsoft Tuesday released a beta 2 version of its Windows XP operating system.

Intel readies first 1GHz mobile chip

Determined to ride the technology curve even in the face of an economic slowdown, Intel will today introduce its first 1GHz Mobile Pentium III Speedstep processor. A 900MHz version of the new chip will also become available, as well as a 750MHz Mobil...

Intel seeks to renew IA-64 excitement

Intel hopes to demonstrate that there is still plenty of momentum surrounding the support of IA-64, even though the platform's Itanium processor has been delayed for nearly three years.

Transmeta poised to release mobile Linux

Transmeta's version of Mobile Linux could make its way into the hands of developers as early as this week, providing a version of the open-source OS optimised for mobile devices running the company's low-power Crusoe processor.

Linux development lab opens

Linux Development received a boost Wednesday with the opening of the industry's first independent, non-profit developer's lab.

Intel to discount Pentium 4 next year

Setting the stage for an even more competitive processor market in 2001, Intel plans to expand its new Pentium 4 chip into wider markets by lowering prices, while also moving the chip's core technology into its server-class processors, Intel official...

US stores recall Pentium 4 machines

A number of Best Buy retail outlets in the US have pulled computers loaded with Intel's Pentium 4 processor off their shelves, according to sources that have attempted to purchase the Pentium 4-powered systems on-site.

Transmeta reaffirms commitment to 'true mobility'

Undaunted by last week's news that both Compaq and IBM would wait before including the Crusoe processor in their mobile offerings, officials for Transmeta announced at Comdex Tuesday support from several Japanese vendors, and at the same time offered...

Rambus forges ahead with next-generation memory

Showing no signs of slowing its development pace for next generation memory technology, officials for Rambus were on hand at Comdex to preview the company's latest advance, QRSL (Quad Rambus Signaling Level) memory.

Low-power chips on display

Reduced power consumption for increased battery life in mobile computing systems and the arrival of Intel's Pentium 4 processor will be big topics at the Comdex show this week in Las Vegas.

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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.

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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

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