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Intel moves into Web hosting

Chip king Intel is branching into cyberspace with ambitious plans to become a major provider for Web hosting, storage and Internet content and services. The company will roll-out "bit factories" -- server farms -- worldwide over the next 12 months.

Lycos launches online music station

Lycos has launched its own online radio station -- Lycos Radio. It's not all altruistic though -- whilst listeners are viewing streaming video and still-images with the music, they'll be presented the opportunity to purchase related merchandise.

AAPT should stay independent, says analyst

Last week's $1.49 billion hostile takeover bid by Cable & Wireless Optus for AAPT would seriously damage competition in Australia's telecommunications market if it succeeds, a leading industry analyst claims.

CIH virus may hit on Monday

CIH 1.2 -- a fiercely destructive virus that may already be sitting dormant in the memory of computer users' systems, is expected to become active on Monday, April 26. Antivirus vendors have already updated their solutions to protect against CIH, whi...

Oz company selected for domain name trial run

Internet Names Australia has been selected as one of five companies in the world to test a new system for the registration of domain names. The new system is hoped to bring competition to the market and a possible decline in pricing.

Do Compaq's woes reflect the PC market?

Pfeiffer blamed Compaq's recent dismal financial quarters on industry-wide pricing problems and low demand for PCs. Analysts however, say the writing was on the wall for the number one PC seller . . .

HP to offer 24-hour Linux support

Hewlett-Packard has taken its support of Linux to the next level, announcing plans for worldwide 24-hour support for the open source operating system. At a cost to customers, HP will offer support for all major Linux distributions, including Red Hat ...

AAPT rejects takeover bid

AAPT yesterday announced its Board of Directors are recommending its shareholders reject the $1.49 billion takeover bid proposed by Cable & Wireless Optus.

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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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