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Body heat touted as power source

German scientists claimed to have a developed a procedure that harnesses body heat in order to generate power, which in the future may be used to power mobile devices.

Web monitoring software resized

Security vendor GFI Software has repackaged its WebMonitor software into three editions, designed to better target the needs of different organizations.

Symantec bolsters AntiVirus and Internet Security packages

Symantec Tuesday unveiled the 2008 editions of its Norton AntiVirus and Internet Security desktop protection products, adding what it calls "threat interceptor" defense to prevent execution of malicious code enabled through a drive-by download.

Latest Vista SP1 build leaks out

Microsoft distributed a new build of Windows Vista's first service pack last week to its invitation-only list of testers, according to bloggers armed with copies. But as is the norm, the version also leaked to BitTorrent networks.

Researchers smile on Facebook

While Facebook continues to cop a lot of negative press, a recent study looks at the brighter sides to the social networking site that everyone is talking about.

Yahoo Mail allows free text messages to cell phones

Yahoo has closed the beta testing of its new e-mail service and will roll it out to its 254 million users over the next six weeks, the company said Monday. The beta testing of the new Yahoo Mail had been going on for two years.

Gateway brand to expand after Acer purchase

People fearing they might miss Gateway's signature black-and-white dairy cow PC boxes after the company is acquired by Acer have little reason to worry: Acer not only plans to keep the Gateway brand just the way it is, the Taiwanese company hopes to ...

Unlocking the iPhone could invite DMCA suit

Hackers who unlock Apple's iPhone from the AT&T network and share the method with 10 million of their closest Internet friends are inviting a lawsuit from the two companies, several intellectual property lawyers said Monday.

Borland ALM survey finds heterogeneity

Borland Software surveyed its own customers to get a snapshot of the ALM (application lifecycle management) market and found heterogeneity rules in application development.

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STYLISTIC Q702

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

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STYLISTIC Q572

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.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

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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