Westpac calls in cops to shift website squatters

What first appeared to be the second web-related bank scam in Australia in a week has transpired to be a fiscally harmless but very annoying case of cyber-squatters for Australia's oldest bank Westpac. The bank has assured customers their funds and d...

NTT DoCoMo to sell wristphone

NTT DoCoMo has unveiled a cellular telephone that takes the form of a wristwatch and plans to put the device on sale in Japan shortly, the company said Wednesday.

First serial ATA drives hit store shelves

Seagate Technology's first hard drives using the new, faster Serial ATA interface are finally making their way into brick-and-mortar stores, making it easier for the average PC performance aficionado to find them. However, while the move to real-worl...

Al-Jazeera hobbled by DDOS attack

The Arab satellite television network Al-Jazeera suffered a second day of sustained distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks against its English and Arabic language Web sites on Wednesday.

IBM to manufacture Nvidia's graphics chips

IBM landed a major foundry deal expected to be worth over US$100 million Wednesday, agreeing to manufacture the next generation of Nvidia's GeForce graphics processors at its fab in East Fishkill, New York.

TextMaker for Linux beta 2 available to download

Consumers and small businesses seeking a desktop word processing program that looks and works much like Microsoft's Word but costs only a fraction as much can take a peek at the beta 2 version of TextMaker for Linux.

Microsoft plans 'Palladium' sneak peek in May

Microsoft in May plans to show early prototypes of computers using its Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB) technology, a combination of new hardware and software that Microsoft says will boost PC security but that critics fear could be a sc...

HP retains Pavilion and Presario brands

HP has launched an array of new desktop PC products for both its Pavilion and Presario ranges, asserting its commitment to retain dual HP and Compaq consumer PC brands.

Microsoft plans SMB version of Office

When Microsoft releases in June the next update of its Microsoft Office suite, a new version tailored for small and medium businesses (SMBs) will be added to the product line, according to Microsoft.

Smart phones more popular than PDAs in EMEA

Shipments of smart phones in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) this year for the first time will exceed shipments of PDAs (personal digital assistants), analyst company said Monday.

Dell, IBM ship competing laser printers

Dell Computer this week makes its first venture into the printer market, releasing a line of printers developed with Lexmark and going up against some established players.

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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.

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