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Asia-Pacific PC market picking up

PC shipments in the Asia-Pacific have hit a record high for the first quarter of 1999, with big volume gains in the Australian, Taiwanese, Chinese and Indian markets, says a new IDC report.

Destructive "worm" virus spreads

A virus that is bigger and badder than Melissa is now wreaking havoc on Windows systems through e-mail. Here we tell you how to defend your PC against Worm.Explore.Zip.

Sydney trials digital radio

A consortium of four radio networks, today joined forces for the launch of digital radio trials in Australia. The ABC, Australian Radio Network, Austereo and 2KY have formed an association, Digital Radio 2000, to test the service, which is set to com...

QuickBooks gets upgrade

Quicken has announced new versions of its accounting software programs QuickBooks and QuickBooks Pro, bringing greater ease and efficiency to the programs, the company says.

Microsoft plans late entry in mobile database race

The database market for the Windows CE operating system is shaping up with Microsoft joining the race yesterday as the last horse. By the end of the year Sybase, Oracle and IBM will have all shipped mobile databases for Windows CE.

Safe surfing for kids

While the politicians and Internet industry tackle how the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online Services) Bill will in fact work, parents worried about their children's Web surfing habits can be proactive with this free tool.

MS/DoJ: Microsoft urged IBM to yank Smart Suite

According to the latest report from the Microsoft/US Department of Justice trial, the software giant urged IBM to delay shipping its Smart Suite "for six months to a year", whilst in licensing negotiations for Windows 95.

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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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