IBM, Sanyo announce fuel cell prototype

IBM's Japanese unit and Sanyo Electric have developed a prototype direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) for notebook PCs that will probably be commercialised around 2007 or 2008.

Rootkit Web sites fall to DDOS attack

Two prominent Web sites that specialize in remote access software known as "rootkits" have been taken offline by a large distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack. The take-down was allegedly ordered by a shadowy group of hackers and rootkit author...

Man arrested for '01 Airforce hacks

A popular Venezuelan hacker known as "RaFa" was arrested April 2 and charged with hacking into U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) servers almost four years ago.

Windows XP SP2 blocking tool expires Tuesday

A special tool that blocks the download of Service Pack 2 (SP2) on Windows XP PCs will expire Tuesday, ending the last SP2 respite for users who rely on the Automatic Updates feature in Windows to keep their systems up to date.

Wireless USB 1.0 spec to be finalized next month

Version 1.0 of the Wireless Universal Serial Bus (USB) specification, which is being promoted as the successor to the USB data transfer method between electronics devices, should be approved by mid-May, Intel said.

Dell: Sure, we've got PCs, but try the printers

A casual observer of the IT industry who stumbled upon Dell's analyst meeting in Austin, Texas, last week while looking for a blues bar on Sixth Street might have emerged from the ballroom of The Four Seasons Hotel slightly confused about the nature ...

ICANN adds .jobs, .travel domains

Two new top-level domains, .jobs and .travel, will soon come to the Internet after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved the two domains on Friday.

Sony refreshes HDD Walkman design

Sony has launched a new member in its hard-disk drive-based Network Walkman family, its fourth so far, and this time the new player is more than an update to the previous model.

Phishing scam targets Windows update

A phishing scam emulating the Windows Update Service hit Australia yesterday, designed to not only emulate the update page perfectly, but circumvent current antivirus, spyware and adware programs.

Intel plans return to embedded flash market

Intel plans to ship a new family of embedded NOR-type flash memory chips with capacities as high as 1G bits to meet growing demand for the technology in consumer electronics products.

Antivirus company warns of new Symbian Trojan

Antivirus company F-Secure is warning mobile phone users about a new malicious software program that infects phones that use the Symbian Series 60 operating system, preventing the phones from starting.

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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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