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A hard look at Windows Vista

It's taken five years, enough lines of code to span the globe several times, countless thousands of hours of developer time, and so many builds, betas, and release candidates that you'd need a cluster-based supercomputer to keep track of them all -- ...

The skinny on Vista's Software Protection Platform (SPP)

One aspect of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system that has raised users' hackles is its new anti-piracy system, called Software Protection Platform (SPP). To understand SPP, it's necessary to take a few steps back. Microsoft began its aggressi...

The Ultimate PC Power boost

Is your system dragging? It may just need an upgrade to new technology. From dual-core CPUs to the latest in graphics, memory and hard drives, we'll show you, step-by-step, how to get more from any machine.

The 10 Worst Games of All Time

Pac-Man without the pizzazz. An evil-smashing basketball player. Sex and violence in all the wrong places. And our number one worst game ever. You call this entertainment?

Wasn't Dell supposed to dominate the LAN market by now?

Three years ago, Cisco CEO John Chambers frequently mentioned Dell as an emerging competitor. "Our next generation of competition is going to come from below," he said, citing Dell among several low-cost network companies emerging in the market at th...

Vanquish more Windows annoyances

The more time and effort Microsoft spends "improving" Windows, the more annoying the OS becomes. These eight tips will exorcise some of the gremlins vexing Windows XP and 2000.

Broadband power!

Can't get ADSL or cable? Broadband over Power Lines may be the answer for fast Internet access.

Should laptops come with a fire extinguisher?

When pictures of flaming laptops blaze across the Internet, and Dell and Apple recall nearly 6 million lithium ion batteries, it's natural to wonder whether we can trust our portable devices. Billions of these batteries power everything from cell pho...

Business starts to hear the ka-ching from Web 2.0

The next iteration of the World Wide Web is a do-it-yourselfer's dream and a collaborator's paradise. It lets you tweak, tailor and tune the cyberworld any way you like. It also links you to a community of like-minded surfers.

Get out of my WGA

Every time you go to the Windows Update site, your PC 'phones home,' contacting the Microsoft servers so your copy of Windows can be checked for authenticity. This is all well and good, you might think. Microsoft doesn't want people to use pirated co...

Making your PC hardware Vista-ready

Computers are in transition: Technologies such as the PCI Express bus and all-digital video connectors are supplanting their predecessors. More important, Microsoft's new Windows Vista is right around the corner. Anyone who's thinking of buying PC ha...

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STYLISTIC Q702

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

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

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

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

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

STYLISTIC Q702

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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