CES - Sony's Stringer seeks balance for copy-protection

The recent controversy over a copy-protection system employed on music CDs from Sony BMG Music Entertainment proved to Sony Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard Stringer the need to carefully balance the needs of customers and the rights of ar...

Blu-ray Disc licensing begins

The group behind the Blu-ray Disc high-definition video disc standard has finalized the first-generation version of several formats and is ready to begin licensing, it said last week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Fight between Blu-ray, HD-DVD bad for everyone

The drive to replace DVD technology with newer discs boasting greater storage capacity has come down to two major competing formats, and the coming marketplace battle will be bad for companies and users, the head of a major U.S. technology products r...

Software can translate Yahoo IMs on the fly

Communication among colleagues around the globe who don't speak the same language could become easier with an open source tool that translates Yahoo instant messages on the fly.

Microsoft defends its WMF response

A Microsoft official on Friday defended the company's response to the discovery of a security vulnerability involving Windows Metafile (WMF). This flaw put systems running Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 at risk from malicious hackers.

CES - Panasonic shows laptop fuel cell

Matsushita Battery Industrial, a division of Japan's Panasonic, is showing a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) for laptop computers at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week.

CA to resell StoreAge virtualization appliance

CA has announced a reseller tie-up with StoreAge Networking Technologies to beef up the virtualization and data protection capabilities of its BrightStor storage-management software suite, the company announced Monday.

Blu-ray Disc launch to lag HD-DVD by 3 months

The first players supporting the high-definition Blu-ray Disc format appear likely to lag those for the competing HD-DVD format by at least three months, according to announcements and predictions made in Las Vegas on Wednesday at the International C...

Microsoft rushes out patch for WMF flaw

Amid controversy and customer demand surrounding a flaw in its Windows operating system, Microsoft on Thursday abandoned its announced timetable for supplying a fix and rushed a patch onto its Web site to correct a problem that could allow a hacker t...

Most Popular Reviews

Join the PC World newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Deals on PC World

Deals on PC World

Latest News Articles


GGG Evaluation Team

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.


Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?