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Notable new Office app

The newest member of the Microsoft Office family certainly doesn't lack ambition. It's called OneNote, and it wants to be the repository for all of your notes, scribbles, sketches, lists, and just about anything else that you might normally commit to...

Wireless PDAs offer something for everyone

Though far outnumbered by an avalanche of new cellular handsets, a handful of innovative wireless-enabled PDAs are grabbing some limelight at the CTIA Wireless 2003 show in the US this week.

Plus Digital Media Edition hits stores

Plus Digital Media Edition -- a Windows XP add-on for digital media enthusiasts -- moves to shrink-wrap packaging and adds a couple of downloadable freebies Monday.

Intel launches cell phone chip

Intel wants to be inside your next cell phone. The microprocessor giant is introducing a wireless Internet-on-a-chip processor that integrates communications, applications processing, and memory functions--the key components of a smart cell phone.

Say hello to InfoPath

Microsoft Office's newest family member has a name. The company announced Monday that the XML document creation application previously code-named XDocs is now called InfoPath.

TV screen battle: Plasma versus LCD

Dreaming of a supersize flat screen for your home entertainment center? Plasma isn't your only option: In a few years, large-format LCDs will compete with plasma displays for your pocketbook, industry officials predict.

Comdex-goers size up budget PDAs

A deluge of handhelds are taking a bow at Comdex, promising feature-rich portable devices at lower costs for both consumers and business users.

HP unveils a pair of IPaq Pocket PCs

Talk about a personal touch: Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has announced a Pocket PC that offers biometric security through a built-in fingerprint scanner--a first for a mainstream commercial personal digital assistant.

Intel Pro/Wireless 5000 LAN Dual Access Point

If your growing business wants to give employees fast 802.11a (Wi-Fi5) wireless access to an existing Ethernet network yet still support slower — but more popular — 802.11b (Wi-Fi) equipment, then Intel has a deal for you.

Microsoft's Movie Maker sequel previewed

Windows Movie Maker for Windows XP is getting a major overhaul that will make Microsoft Corp.'s bundled video-editing app easier to use, more powerful, and more compatible with popular video formats.

Microsoft unveils Office 11

Microsoft Corp. has begun beta testing the next upgrade to its hugely popular Office productivity suite, due to ship in mid-2003 with enhanced collaborative tools and XML support.

TechXNY: Roundup: PDAs faster, connected

With new PCs now a rarity at the show formerly known as PC Expo, personal digital assistants have assumed a higher profile. New models on display at PC Expo/TechXNY here this week are more powerful, versatile, and connected than ever.

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...

Palm OS 5

Palm's next generation operating system (OS), version 5.0, will likely ship by early summer and will include support for more powerful processors, enhanced security, and new multimedia and communications features, Palm executives said Monday.

Next-generation cell phones debut at Comdex

Get ready for a faster wireless Web. The latest cellular phones and modems on display here at Comdex will be capable of data speeds faster than today's wired 56-kbps hookups--when they're used on next-generation wireless networks, which are soon to r...

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