Mobile tech can map human activity

At a recent IT symposium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one area of study discussed was digitally augmented urban environments.

Seminarian's video site a real Godsend

God was in Chris Wyatt's ear when he thought up his Christian video file sharing site. Well kind of. "I was sitting in class at Dallas Theological Seminary when I came up with the idea," said the student.

Microsoft delivers Hotmail upgrade

Microsoft has closed the public testing period for Windows Live Hotmail and has begun a months-long process of migrating users to this major upgrade of its Hotmail Web mail service, the company announced Monday.

What a Microsoft-Yahoo merger would mean for Google

The potential of a Microsoft-Yahoo blockbuster deal probably doesn't have rivals at Google shaking in their boots just yet, but if a merger comes to fruition Google may have to worry about its hold on the consumer search and online advertising market...

Finally, Sun preps open source Java release?

Some twelve months have passed since Sun Microsystems promised to open source the venerable Java programming language, but the industry is yet to see the code, which should now be available within a few weeks.

BigPond enters new waters through Second life

Not to be left behind in the recent [[ArtId:1526139525|corporate uptake]] of Second Life, BigPond has launched a group of 11 in-game islands, and is now offering its users un-metered access to content in its virtual headquarters, as well as selected ...

Dell dumped by NSW Government

Dell will be unable to supply desktop PCs to NSW Government agencies for at least three years under the state's newly announced whole-of-government supplier panel.

Flickr pushes Yahoo Photos out of the picture

To eliminate overlap in services, Yahoo will close its Yahoo Photos service in favour of photo sharing darling Flickr, acquired by Yahoo a little over two years ago and considered by many a pioneer of the Web 2.0 wave of Internet innovation.

Smaller Intel reaches for new chip markets

Intel's new generation of processors with 45-nanometer features will help it earn profits from rising demand for notebook PCs and to enter a nascent market segment called mobile Internet devices, the company's CEO said Thursday.

Riya: New eyes on search

Riya is a search engine company with a business model based on the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words.

Microsoft promises DNS patch Tuesday

Microsoft's security centre has confirmed that a patch for the already-exploited DNS server bug in Windows will be among the seven updates scheduled to release next Tuesday.

Microsoft said to be in buyout talks with Yahoo

Having lost out to Google in a bid to acquire Internet advertising company DoubleClick, Microsoft has initiated a new round of talks to acquire Yahoo Inc., according to published reports Friday.

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

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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.

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