Stories by Dan Nystedt

Acer unwraps Ferrari 4000 notebook PC

Acer announced its Ferrari 4000 notebook computer last week, with a sleek black and red casing made from what it says is the same carbon fiber technology used on the body of Formula One race cars.

GNU guru asks Taiwan PC makers to free their drivers

Richard Stallman, one of the main forces behind the GNU/Linux operating system and the free software movement, is in Taiwan fighting on a new front -- to get the island's PC makers to release source code for their drivers.

DRAM contract prices rise for first time this year

Prices of computer memory chips, or DRAM (dynamic RAM), negotiated between computer companies and chip makers rose for the first time in seven months, indicating they may have already hit bottom for this year.

UMC predicts recovery after Q1 earnings fall

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), the world's second biggest contract chipmaker, has reported that its first quarter earnings fell due to wider industry troubles, but said the second quarter should mark a bottom for the company.

Taiwanese chip makers step up Linux support

Two Taiwanese makers of graphics chips stepped up their support for Linux-based PCs this week by releasing the source code for some of their drivers to the open source community.

Intel buying - not making - some flash chips

Intel is procuring NAND flash memory from third-party suppliers to include in its chip packages, a company executive said Tuesday, a sign of how the chip maker is struggling to adapt to shifting demand patterns in the flash memory market.

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Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

David Coyle

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

Kurt Hegetschweiler

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.

Matthew Stivala

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.

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