Gartner 'clarifies' its Vista upgrade advice

Gartner has issued a "clarification" to its recent advice on Windows Vista upgrades, pointing out that, after all, it doesn't think companies should ignore the operating system until 2008.

Google Space blasts off at Heathrow

The web giant's latest project, Google Space, made its debut in Terminal One of Heathrow airport Thursday. An area where holidaymakers and business travellers can sample the company's various services, Google Space will be at the airport until 17 Dec...

Informal Web poll highlights glitches in Xbox 360

Xbox 360 users have kicked off an informal Internet poll in which 16 percent of respondents said they are having problems with their new gaming console, although Microsoft says there are no major bugs and that problems have been reported with only a ...

Judge orders Kazaa to install keyword filter

The operators of the Kazaa file-sharing service have been given until Dec. 5 to update their software with a filter to screen out copyright material or else face the prospect of being shut down.

Samsung may face probe on Apple memory deal

Samsung Electronics is facing a possible investigation by South Korea's Fair Trade Commission following press allegations that it sold NAND flash memory chips to Apple Computer at below-market prices.

Does your mobile need defragging?

Hi-tech consumer goods, including the latest smart phones, will get slower and slower with use, experts have warned. The solution is the same process as applied to computer hard drives -- defragging.

Researchers suggest Microsoft losing money on Xbox 360

Despite promises from Microsoft executives that the retail price of the new Xbox 360 game console would cover production costs, product tear downs by two different market researchers suggest that the company is losing money on the machines.

Google attracts developers

Google's heft means that where it goes, developers follow. This year, the company has been an accidental catalyst for two major advances in Web application development: AJAX and mashups. Google didn't invent or evangelize either technology. It just q...

Google's seven-year itch

Google's stock price recently topped US$400 per share. Online advertising, its main source of revenue, is expected to continue growing by leaps and bounds for the foreseeable future. Within online advertising, Google is a leader in the market's large...

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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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