ACA locks up broadband spectrum

The Australian Communications Authority has imposed further restrictions on the use of wireless broadband spectrum, with assignments for the 3575 through to 3710MHz spectrum band "embargoed" until further notice.

New .xxx domain will be reserved for porn

Numerous groups, including several outspoken US politicians, have been demanding for some time a separate Internet domain for pornography in a move to prevent sexually explicit content from landing on the screens of young Net users. The Internet Corp...

Infineon and Nanya start 90nm DRAM production

Infineon Technologies of Germany and Taiwan's Nanya Technology have started making DRAM (dynamic RAM) computer memory chips using 90 nanometer production technology, enabling the companies to produce smaller chips at lower costs, they said Thursday.

Asustek demonstrates dual-core Xeon chips

Taiwanese hardware maker Asustek Computer this week showed off a prototype two-way server running an unreleased dual-core Intel Xeon processor, known by the code name Bensley, at the Computex exhibition in Taipei.

ECS shows dual Intel, AMD motherboard

Computer motherboards, the main circuit board of a PC around which the entire system is built, are big business at the Computex exhibition and motherboard makers are showing walls full of the things. Almost all of the boards on display in Taipei this...

Iwill, PathScale tackle server latency

Taiwanese server maker Iwill and PathScale, a US start-up company, this week demonstrated a four-node server cluster based on a technology that's designed to significantly reduce latency.

Shuttle's Media Center will wake up faster

Shuttle, which specializes in small form-factor PCs, has developed a technology that can start up a Windows-based PC in a matter of seconds, a company official said Tuesday.

Micro-Star shows off Tai Chi robot

Micro-Star International, one of Taiwan's big four motherboard makers, is displaying a two-legged robot that can perform, albeit slowly, certain Tai Chi and Kung Fu moves at Computex in Taipei. It can also walk, stand on one leg, and kick a soccer ba...

Motorola-brand TV effort goes nowhere

A licensing agreement between Motorola and Moxell Technology to introduce a range of Motorola-brand TVs collapsed last year over technical disagreements, according to an employee familiar with some aspects of the project.

Luxpro shows new iPod Shuffle-like players

Taiwan's Luxpro unveiled two new digital music players bearing a superficial resemblance to Apple Computer's iPod Shuffle player at the Computex trade show in Taipei this week.

Hitachi's higher capacity Microdrive due in Q4

Hitachi Global Storage Technology is planning to launch a higher-capacity version of its Microdrive 1-inch hard-disk drive in the fourth quarter of this year, a company representative said Thursday at Computex in Taipei.

Microsoft moves to XML format in Office 12

A new XML-based file format will become the default in Office 12, Microsoft announced Thursday, as it prepares to discuss plans for its Office update at next week's TechEd developer conference.

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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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