Google fixes Gmail flaw

Google confirmed that it has quietly fixed a flaw in its Gmail service that could have allowed attackers to gain complete control of other users' accounts.

Hackers publish code for critical IE bug

Security experts are warning Internet users to be careful where they click, thanks to a nasty unpatched bug in the way Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser handles the JavaScript computer language. The bug is of particular concern because security r...

Want to buy a re-marked 3.6GHz Pentium 4 chip?

Shenzhen Chuanghui Electronics isn't shy about offering re-marked Intel processors for sale: the company is openly selling them through a major Chinese website and brags that its re-marked Pentium 4 chips look just like the real thing.

Ritek sees double-layer DVDs next, then perhaps Blu-ray

The discs most users will likely purchase to replace DVDs over the next few years will be double-layer DVDs, while further out the Blu-ray standard appears to be winning the battle against HD-DVD, according to one Taiwanese manufacturer.

Sanyo reports big first-half loss

Sanyo Electric Co. lost more money in the first half of the current financial year than it had been expecting to lose all year, it said Friday.

Cisco is coming to your living room

Cisco Friday announced it plans to branch out beyond enterprise networks with a proposed US$6.9 billion buyout of cable TV set-top box leader Scientific-Atlanta.

More questions raised as Sony starts rootkit exchange

Sony BMG Music Entertainment has rolled out a promised mail-in program that lets music buyers exchange CDs containing its controversial XCP copy protection software, but there appears to be no end to the entertainment giant's troubles. Security resea...

Firefox 1.5 creeps toward release

Despite a blogger's claim that he downloaded the official version of Firefox 1.5 Friday, the Mozilla Foundation said Internet users will have to wait a bit longer for the final version of its next upgrade.

HP Q4 revenue up, profits fall on layoff charges

Hewlett-Packard's fourth-quarter revenue rose on strong growth in PC and server shipments, but restructuring charges and a decline in revenue from consumer printers hurt its profitability for the quarter.

Intel readying new Extreme Edition processor for Q1

Motherboard maker Asustek Computer helped shed a little light on Intel's plans for the high end of its desktop processors with a press release Thursday for a new motherboard designed to support the forthcoming chips and chipsets.

Google Print gets new name

Google's controversial Google Print offering has a new name, but even a Google product marketing manager doesn't expect the new name to placate critics.

Microsoft partners to beef up antiphishing tools

Microsoft has signed up three companies to add phishing monitoring and detection technology to its antiphishing filter in the MSN Search Toolbar and the upcoming release of Internet Explorer (IE) 7, and its SmartScreen e-mail filter, the company said...

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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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