Palm CEO reiterates commitment to Palm OS

The unrest among Palm OS developers over Palm's forthcoming Windows Mobile-based Treo smart phone has prompted Palm President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Colligan to pen a letter to Palm's developer community with promises to continue releasing Pa...

Italian police asked to investigate Sony DRM code

The fallout continues over Sony BMG Music Entertainment's controversial XCP copy protection software, with an Italian digital rights organization now taking the first step toward possible criminal charges in the matter. Separately, security vendor Co...

Samsung now says it's not planning a music service

Samsung Electronics isn't planning an online music store to compete with existing services, it said Monday. The statement clarifies remarks made just over a week ago by a senior executive to Korean reporters, and subsequently confirmed by the company...

Construction starts on China's first OLED plant

Beijing Visionox Technology and Tsinghua University have begun construction of a plant that will produce OLED (organic light-emitting diode) displays in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, the company said in a statement.

US company hopes to block Skype in China

Verso Technologies Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia, hopes to soon win a contract to block Chinese Internet users from using eBay Inc.'s Skype VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) software, the company said Monday.

Microsoft fixes Windows graphics problem

Microsoft has issued a patch that addresses three critical security vulnerabilities in the way that its operating system processes Windows Metafile images. The patch, called Windows Update MS05-053 was released Tuesday as part of the Redmond, Washing...

Ballmer eyes enterprise with new products

If there is one thing Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steve Ballmer made clear at Microsoft's launch event Monday, it's that the new business software products from the company are a good fit for enterprise deployments.

McAfee releases beta of Policy Enforcer

McAfee Monday announced it is making available the beta version of its desktop-based policy enforcement software that can provide over 400 different security checks before allowing a LAN connection or remote VPN access.

Vast security risk from Flash hole

Macromedia has warned of a critical bug in its Flash Player -- one of the most widely used pieces of software on the desktop -- that could allow attackers to take over a system.

WSIS - Annan: UN has no plans to 'take over' the Internet

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, seeking to defuse a feud over Internet governance ahead of a global summit next week, wrote in a newspaper column published Saturday that no proposals exist to create a U.N. agency to take over the Net.

Grokster shuttered in court settlement

Peer-to-peer (P-to-P) software vendor Grokster has closed down as part of a settlement in a 3-year-old lawsuit brought against it by the U.S. entertainment industry.

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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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