Microsoft previews pen-based Windows XP variant

Microsoft's long-awaited operating system for tablet PCs is making its debut at the PC Expo/TechXNY show here this week. It's a new Windows XP variant designed to help a PC stand in for pen and paper, and it's scheduled to ship this fall with a fleet...

Microsoft Project 2002 beta

Microsoft recently unveiled the marketing beta of Project 2002, the latest version of its best-selling project management software that is due for final release this month.

BenQ Digital Camera 300Mini

When this camera showed up at PC World, it certainly attracted a lot of attention with its tiny size (8.5x4x2cm) and humble price of $189.

Toshiba music player is hot little number

Toshiba's new digital music player is a hot little number. Instead of using a removable flash memory card, the company has chosen a removable hard-disk drive, which means a physically larger player but one with a much greater capacity for your favori...

Adobe's interactive Web animation tool

When Adobe Systems first released LiveMotion 1.0, software for designing interactive Web animations, it marketed the program as a simplified approach to creating SWF content. It lacked the scripting power of its rival, Macromedia Flash, but offered a...

AMD pushes Athlon to 1.8 GHz

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is surging forward again in the CPU races, unveiling this week the 1.8-GHz Athlon XP 2200+, which will soon appear in PCs from several vendors. The first system tests find the best Athlon XP machines match high-end Intel P...

Solaris 9 ups the ante

Among enterprise-class operating systems, Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Solaris already carries a reputation for solidly supporting mission-critical applications. In its latest incarnation, Solaris 9, the OS gives enterprise customers a wide range of addit...

Creative Nomad Jukebox 3

The new Nomad Jukebox 3 looks like a Discman and plays music - that's where the similarities end. Creative Labs puts the Jukebox 3's capabilities quite succinctly: "[it's] like having a 250-plus disc CD changer with you all the time".

Adobe Photoshop 7

Photoshop, Adobe's big-gorilla image editing application, traditionally has provided tonnes of tools for preparing images. In Photoshop 7, Adobe adds a painting engine that offers effects previously available only from rival Procreate (formerly Corel...

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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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