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Palm's treo PDA/phones come with VersaMail software for standard POP and IMAP e-mail. For more-robust features and BlackBerry-like "push" service that delivers messages as soon as they arrive on a corporate server, you used to need costly server soft...

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Apple's US$2,499 Mac Pro has little in common with other two-socket Woodcrest systems, apart from the fact that it has the same pair of CPUs and the same chip set.

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LG U400

A mobile phone with an iPod like scroll wheel? No, it's not an Apple product, but rather LG's new 3G mobile handset. Exclusive to 3 Mobile, the U400 offers a scroll wheel control system, quality crystal clear display and comfortable keypad. It is a s...

Nokia N73

Nokia's latest N Series multimedia phone features 3G support, a large and clear display and a 3.2 megapixel camera with a Carl Zeiss Lens. Despite its respectable features list, the N73 suffers from a cramped keypad and doesn't offer native Wi-Fi, bu...

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ASUS PG191 Gaming Monitor

With superb image quality, the 19in ASUS PG191 LCD will appeal to gamers due to its 2ms response time, built in speakers, and webcam. However its size, and the fact that it is not widescreen may dampen its appeal for some gamers.

Hewlett-Packard Compaq TC4400 tablet

A convertible tablet PC with a thoughtful design and long battery life, the Hewlett-Packard Compaq TC4400 should please tablet users in the market for a robust system. However, its steep price may deter some people.

PC Game -- Over the Hedge

If your brood is still clamouring for more of their favourite characters after seeing Over the Hedge the movie (RJ the raccoon, Verne the turtle, Hammy the squirrel and Stella the skunk), then this game will give them just that - and hopefully buy yo...

Hewlett-Packard Compaq nc6400

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Encryption apps save files

Encryption programs let you control who has access to your files--ideal when you're sharing your PC or working on a laptop that could be lost or stolen. The apps use an algorithm to scramble a file's plain text into encrypted ciphertext. You need a p...

FileMaker Pro adds a window to the Web

More and more, the source for a lot of the data we care about--maps, prices, pictures, definitions--is the Web. The new version of FileMaker Pro gives your databases a window on that information and does it with the program's signature ease and elega...

Parallels puts Windows inside the Mac

Parallels Desktop for Mac could compel you to buy an Apple computer. This US$80 software package enables you to run Microsoft Windows--and the apps it supports--as a virtual machine on any Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.4.6 or higher. To get it ...

Google and Yahoo embrace photo sharing

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

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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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