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World's first video mobile phone is way of future

The world got its first glimpse of what could be the future of mobile telephony this week when Japanese company Kyocera unveiled the first mobile phone able to transmit a caller's video image and voice simultaneously.

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.

Four new flash card readers

Simple Technology has released four new flash card readers. Distributed in Australia by Ricoh, the new PhotoReaders support the three major flash form factors.

RealNetworks launches in Oz

RealNetworks, the company behind the RealPlayer today launched a presence in Australia. Declaring there's an underwhelming supply of compelling Australian content for the RealPlayer, the local office will attempt to encourage local broadcasters, ente...

Sirius, Hypertec call off merger

The merger of two Australian IT companies -- modem-maker Sirius Technologies and memory company Hypertec -- has been called off. According to the companies, they could not reach an agreement on commercial arrangements.

Product Review: Alexa makes IE5 smart as a whip

Like any respectable sport, Web surfing offers plenty of opportunity for gathering statistics. Frequency of content updates, average download time, and hit counts all are fair game for rating a site's performance. If this interests you, check out Ale...

Intel ships 366MHz mobile Celeron

The world's largest chipmaker announced its 366MHz mobile Celeron processor this week. Intel also shed some light on the roadmap of its mobile processor lines, claiming that its Geyserville technology will blur the line between power notebook and des...

Gateway serves up PIII 550MHz PCs

Gateway has incorporated Intel's new 550MHz Pentium III processor into two of its desktop PC series aimed at multimedia and small business users.

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STYLISTIC Q702

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

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STYLISTIC Q572

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

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

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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.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

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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