Vista SP1 beta weeks away; final due in Q1 '08

Microsoft Wednesday confirmed months-long speculation that the first service pack for Windows Vista will be out sometime in the first quarter next year, along with a third and final service pack for its hardy predecessor, XP.

Microsoft blames WGA meltdown on human error

Microsoft said late yesterday that last weekend's failure of the anti-piracy process it requires of Windows XP and Vista was due to "human error," shouldn't be called an "outage" since the servers didn't go offline and promised changes have been made...

Iomega's inexpensive network storage

At one time, network storage was an expensive proposition. Iomega is aiming to shatter the preconception with its new line of Home Network Hard Drives. The drives, available in 320GB, 360GB, and 500GB capacities, set new low-water marks for network s...

Microsoft stands firm on OOXML standardization

Following criticism from the Open Source Industry Association (OSIA) over its ambition to have the Office Open XML (Open XML or OOXML) format accepted as an international (ISO) standard, Microsoft's group product manager for Microsoft Office, Gray Kn...

Local enterprises Moonwalk data management

Several organizations have adopted a new type of data management software specifically engineered to tackle the ever growing problem of unstructured files located across disparate systems.

Storage trade group gets green makeover

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has suddenly sprouted green leaves with a task force, working party, and tutorial all directed to making storage more environmentally friendly. It recommends storing less data on fewer disks and arch...

New iPod rumors fly

We know we're due for an iPod refresh. It's not a matter of's a matter of when. The internets are abuzz with the latest rumors making the rounds, based on some purported next-gen iPod Nano photos (the photos were not proven as the real McCoy,...

SoundExchange, webcasters in deal to cap royalty fees

SoundExchange Inc., the group set up by the Recording Industry Association of America to collect royalties for performers and record companies, said it has reached an agreement with the Digital Media Association whose members include large music webc...

Symantec CEO: Microsoft causing security price pressure

Symantec Chairman and CEO John Thompson blamed Microsoft Tuesday for the current pricing competition his company faces in the consumer security market, suggesting Microsoft's pricing scheme for its first entry into the space is "monopolistic."

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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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