Windows 2000 still the one for half of businesses

Windows 2000 is still in widespread use, four years or so after the release of its successor Windows XP, according to market research firm AssetMetrix. And that is despite the end of mainstream support for the operating system from the end of this mo...

Analyst: Mactel bad for desktop Linux

Apple rocked the PC industry with news of its move from PowerPC-based CPUs to Intel. While the idea of Mactel has sparked mixed feelings among the Macintosh faithful, one industry watcher says the announcement could ultimately be a bad sign for Linux...

Yahoo buys VOIP service company Dialpad

Yahoo has bought VOIP (voice over Internet Protocol) service provider Dialpad Communications to use its technology in Yahoo's VOIP services, Dailpad said Tuesday.

Ericsson, Napster team up for mobile phone music

The world's biggest telecommunications equipment provider has teamed up with popular Internet music service Napster to make it simpler for mobile phone operators to open up online music stores for their customers. The two companies have developed a m...

Fujitsu-Siemens recalls fire-risk laptop batteries

Batteries in some notebook computers from Fujitsu-Siemens Computers can overheat, with a risk of fire. The company had recalled the batteries in some of its Amilo notebook computers, and would replace affected batteries free of charge, it said.

B2B retail hubs join forces

When the dotcom bubble burst five years ago, many business-to-business online marketplaces flamed out like so many bottle rockets. Now two of the survivors--retailing exchanges GlobalNetXchange (GNX) and the WorldWide Retail Exchange (WWRE)--have dec...

BT launches converged fixed/mobile phone service

BT's converged fixed/mobile phone service -- called Bluephone during development -- has been launched. BT Fusion, as it is now known, operates as a mobile phone outside the house, and uses a Bluetooth base station within the house, to switch calls ov...

Sun patches critical Java flaws

Sun Microsystems issued alerts this week about vulnerabilities in its Java platform that security researchers describe as critical that could allow attackers to execute malicious code on targeted computers.

Ballmer tells of "New World of Work"

At the Microsoft TechEd 2005 conference last week Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer touted the company's vision of a "New World of Work" for information workers, with a focus on information access, business processes, and collaboration.

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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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