Macromedia makes streaming media push

Macromedia will raise the stakes in streaming media software Thursday with a product that eliminates the need for a supplemental application server for tracking content.

HP hires another Palm exec for its PC group

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has taken on board a second former Palm executive to handle its personal systems group. Satjiv Chahil has joined HP as senior vice president of marketing for the PC division, the company announced.

Lycos, Yahoo offer portals for information on Katrina victims

Two major Web search companies, and, have assembled aggregated, fully searchable Web pages that allow people to simultaneously search numerous disaster sites for information on family members, friends and victims who may have been...

Dell won't fight AMD request for Intel documentation

Dell does not plan to contest a subpoena from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) asking for documents related to its purchases of processors from Intel over the past few years, and will preserve relevant e-mail from company leaders such as Kevin Rollins an...

For FEMA aid online, Katrina survivors will need IE 6

Hurricane Katrina survivors looking to apply online to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance better make sure they're running Microsoft's Windows operating system and using Internet Explorer Version 6 or higher. IE 6 is required...

Startup Zimbra releases open-source Notes alternative

Zimbra, the open-source startup that lured Scott Dietzen away from his former job as chief technology officer of BEA Systems, has released a beta version of its enterprise collaboration software. The company bills the software as an open-source alter...

Next Google-Microsoft ruling expected Tuesday

By next Tuesday, Kai-Fu Lee should have a clearer idea of what he can and cannot do at his new job with Google over the next few months. That's when a court in Washington state will rule on whether to extend a court order forbidding Lee from working ...

ARM's Jazelle to speed DoCoMo handsets

Arm Holdings's Java acceleration technology, Jazelle, will be used in a new line of handsets to be sold by Japan's NTT DoCoMo the company said. Arm officials said they hope that the win may open the door to Jazelle being used across the mobile indust...

CA opens access to 14 patents, announces deal with IBM

Computer Associates International (CA) will allow access to individuals and groups in the open-source software community to technology included in 14 of its U.S. patents and counterpart patents held in other countries, the company said Wednesday, as ...

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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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