Aural envy -- Via unveils new audio chip

Via Technologies Inc. unveiled the Envy24HT audio chip at the Computex trade show in Taipei yesterday, offering top notch quality, truly immersive surround sound and extensive expansion capability.

Fiorina: Most layoffs will be done by November

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) will finish its planned 15,000 layoffs by the end of its 2003 fiscal year, with 10,000 of those layoffs completed by November of 2002, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Carly Fiorina said Tuesday in her opening addre...

Analysis: Linux goes a la carte with UnitedLinux

Last week, four separate Linux vendors announced their intent to work together to create a single distribution named UnitedLinux. The companies, Caldera, Conectiva, SuSE, and Turbolinux, are all very popular within their distinct geographical areas, ...

Via gets C3 processor to 1GHz

Via Technologies Inc. has launched a 1GHz version of its C3 processor, unveiling the chip at the Computex Taipei 2002 exhibition.

Apple releases previews of QuickTime 6, Broadcaster

After an almost four month delay over licensing terms of the MPEG-4 technology, Apple Computer Inc. announced the first public release of its QuickTime 6 multimedia player and QuickTime Broadcaster software Tuesday.

New IBM ThinkPads, PCs aimed at small businesses

IBM Corp.'s new Thinkpad notebooks and NetVista desktops announced Tuesday are targeted at smaller companies and organizations, the company said, as enterprise PC spending remains flat, and PC vendors look for new revenue sources.

Quadtel scores OzEmail ADSL deal

Modem distributor Quadtel has bagged another deal with a major player in the broadband race, being chosen as the ADSL modem supplier for one of Australia's largest ISPs, OzEmail.

Booming March brings PC market back to life

A boom in indirect PC sales in March rescued what was otherwise poor first-quarter volumes, with a boost of 29 per cent over February, according to the latest figures from analyst Inform.

Rambus revs up RIMM 4200 memory

Memory interface company Rambus Inc. on Monday gave high-performance PC users a reason to celebrate with the introduction of the Rambus RIMM 4200 memory module.

Acer expects modest start to Tablet PC sales

At the Comdex exhibition in Las Vegas last November, Microsoft Corp. Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates made the prediction that Tablet PCs would become the most popular computing form factor within five years. While Gates' prediction m...

Intel demos new P4, Banias mobile chips

Intel Corp. demonstrated two new mobile processors, one coming soon and one a little under a year away, at the Computex Taipei 2002 exhibition, which opened Monday in Taiwan.

Acer launches Pocket PC as Palm OS falls short

Acer Inc. took the wraps off two PDAs (personal digital assistants) based on Microsoft Corp.'s Pocket PC 2002 software at the Computex 2002 exhibition here Monday, including one model that offers integrated wireless LAN support.

AMD working to improve Opteron performance

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) unveiled a prototype four-way server using its 64-bit Opteron microprocessor Monday, amid questions surrounding the chip's current performance levels.

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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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