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Intel chip price cuts expected soon

Intel Corp. is widely expected to step up its speed and price war with microprocessor rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) by providing pricing for its fastest microprocessor, the 2GHz Pentium 4, Monday. Some analysts are also predicting that the ...

Handspring cuts PDA prices as market heats up

Faced with stiff competition in a market that is becoming increasing crowded, Handspring Inc. has lowered its suggested retail price for its Visor line of handheld PDAs (personal digital assistants), the company announced Monday.

Gartner: 86 percent of users concerned about security

When it comes to security online, the Internet still has an image problem, with 86 percent of U.S. adults indicating that they are very concerned about the security of online bank and brokerage transactions, according to a study released Tuesday by G...

Napster names new CEO

File-sharing service Napster Inc. named Konrad Hilbers, a former senior executive at Bertelsmann AG, as its new chief executive officer (CEO) on Tuesday.

European Parliament doesn't want to ban spam

A committee for the European Parliament late Wednesday decided not to call for a ban on unsolicited commercial e-mail, commonly known as spam, voting instead to support an "opt-out" option favored by many direct marketers.

Dictionary recognizes SMS as part of English language

Mobile phone users have made their mark on the latest edition of the venerable Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The term SMS (short message service) and a glossary full of abbreviations employed by SMS users have made their way into the revised editi...

Toshiba, IBM to break up LCD JV

Toshiba and IBM have agreed to end their 12-year-old LCD (liquid crystal display) manufacturing joint venture by the end of August, IBM announced Tuesday.

Yahoo to add video to instant messaging

Yahoo is set to announce that it is adding video to its instant messenger (IM) service so that users will be able to see other IM users by means of Web cameras, a source at the company said.

Compaq to swap Alpha for Intel

Compaq will transfer its entire 64-bit family of servers to Intel's Itanium microprocessor architecture by 2004. Also as part of the agreement, Compaq will sell key intellectual property behind its Alpha processor business to Intel, the companies ann...

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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.

Armand Abogado

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

Wireless printing from my iPhone was also a handy feature, the whole experience was quick and seamless with no setup requirements - accessed through the default iOS printing menu options.

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A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

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I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

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As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

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