MS patches developer software infected with Nimda worm

Two weeks after beginning shipments of the Korean language version of its new Visual Studio .Net developers software in April, Microsoft Corp. learned that the software accidentally included a file that was infected by the destructive Nimda worm.

Wireless 1394 passes content protection hurdle

The 1394 Trade Association, an organization dedicated to the proliferation of the FireWire standard, announced today that it's passed an important hurdle when it comes to delivering wireless FireWire content. The organization today announced that it ...

Liquid Audio to merge with offline distributor Alliance

Liquid Audio Inc. said Thursday that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with home entertainment distributor Alliance Entertainment Corp., in a move aimed at creating a major media delivery company with both online and offline clout.

Microsoft fixes four flaws, one critical

Microsoft issued three security bulletins late Wednesday offering patches for four recently discovered security vulnerabilities in several of its products. One hole in Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows XP was rated "critical" by the vendor.

Intel to ship 2GHz Pentium 4-M

Intel is set to ship its first 2GHz Pentium 4-M (mobile) chip next week, according to sources familiar with the company's plans.

Hollywood, techies square off over copy locks

The firefight over digital copy controls continues, with consumer advocates and software industry representatives accusing Hollywood of eroding fair-use rights in overzealous efforts to fight piracy.

McAfee: New virus is first to infect image files

A new virus can, for the first time, infect image files, according to antivirus software company McAfee Security, a division of Network Associates. This means that the virus could be spread through Web sites containing infected image files, and force...

Nvidia intros Cg -- new high-level graphics language

Graphics chip maker Nvidia on Thursday took the wraps off of Cg. Described as "C for graphics," Cg is a new high-level graphics programming language and is being promoted not just as a solution for Nvidia products but also comparable hardware from ot...

Scientists hatch quantum-computer building blocks

Science merged with science fiction Thursday as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced it has successfully paired the first ion traps, creating the building blocks for quantum computing, according to NIST representatives.

1.8GHz Celerons are go

We reported back in May that Intel would be launching a 1.8GHz version of its Celeron processor, and lo and behold it has been officially announced today.

Gartner: Apples cheaper than PCs

Contrary to popular opinion, a study from market analyst Gartner has found that Apple Macintosh computers are cheaper to own and run than their PC counterparts.

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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.

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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


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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