Windows XP: The OS that won't die?

Microsoft has had to create a new build of Windows XP Professional for computer makers because the six-year-old operating system's continued popularity has nearly exhausted the supply of product activation keys.

Google starts charging for extra storage

Just hours after Microsoft rolled out its Skydrive online storage service on Thursday, Google unveiled pricing for shared online storage available to both Gmail and Picasa, the search giant's Web-based e-mail and photo services, respectively.

VOIP hacker talks: Service provider nets easy pickings

A combination of simple dictionary and brute-force attacks in combination with Google hacking enabled a criminal pair to break into VOIP-provider networks and steal US$1 million worth of voice minutes, says one of the duo who has pleaded guilty to hi...

'Vista Capable' suit against Microsoft allowed to proceed

A judge in Washington state has denied Microsoft's request to dismiss all claims in a suit alleging that "Windows Vista Capable" stickers the company put on PCs violated consumer protection laws and were an example of deceptive business practices, al...

Mobile players hop on LiMo's Linux trip

The market can expect to see by 2008 the fruits of a recently-formed initiative to develop the first globally available Linux-based mobile device platform based on industry-developed standards.

Open source friendly IIS 7.0 sets sights on Apache

Web server survey site Netcraft's recent report may have indicated Microsoft's IIS is gaining ground over the venerable open source Apache HTTP server, but version 7.0 is promising to take the challenge to the next level.

Gartner urges caution on virtual-world business

Despite recent publicity about companies staking out territory in Second Life and other virtual worlds, companies that want to protect their brands or reputations should be cautious about operating on such Web sites, research firm Gartner warned Thur...

AT&T says it didn't censor rock band Pearl Jam

U.S. rock band Pearl Jam is crying fowl after an AT&T webcast censored politically themed lyrics by lead singer Eddie Vedder, but the telecom giant said Thursday the editing was a mistake by a contractor.

People-focused search engine launched

<a href=""></a>, a new search engine focused on finding people by crawling social networking sites such as and Friendster, launched in a beta format Wednesday.

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Kathy Cassidy


First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

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The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

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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.

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