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Apple sues alleging iMac design rip-off

A Korean joint venture that sells PCs in the US is facing a lawsuit from Apple Computer following the launch of an all-in-one Windows PC that is bubble-shaped just like the iMac.

Holidays, hotel rooms up for auction

Online auctions won't be limited to obscure collectibles. Two announcements this week will see airfares, holiday packages and hotel rooms go up for the bidding.

Xerox crafts electronic paper

Xerox has developed what it calls "Electronic paper" and is now planning to move it into commercial production. The Xerox invention appears greyish blue until a device such as a scanner-like wand creates images, text and pictures.

New protocol boosts wireless Web access

Some of the world's largest telecommunications firms and handset makers gathered in San Francisco this week to promote a technology that allows Internet content to be tailored for display on mobile telephones, pagers and other wireless devices.

Win98 bug fixes available on CD

The Windows 98 Service Pack 1, which includes bug fixes and year 2000 upgrades for the Windows 98 operating system, is now available on CD via Microsoft Australia's Web site at a cost of $13.95.

New Cassiopeia released

Casio has released a new version of its palm-size PC, the Cassiopeia. The new Cassiopeia E-15 features double the memory of the previous model.

"July Killer" to strike tomorrow

A new virus that affects Word 97 documents will be triggered on July 1 and can destroy data held on a hard drive, antivirus software company Trend Micro has warned.

CMGI to acquire AltaVista from Compaq

Five days after confirming acquisition negotiations, Compaq has officially announced that it is selling a majority stake in AltaVista to CMGI, the Internet operating company.

Hitachi launches Win98, B5 sub-notebook

Hitachi Australia has released a new sub-notebook the size of a B5 piece of paper, creating a brand new class of products in portable computing, the company says.

SDMI agrees on new spec for digital music players

The Secure Digital Music Initiative has met its June 30 deadline for agreeing on a technical specification for portable devices that store music in the digital format. Players supporting the new specification are expected by Christmas.

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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.

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.

Azadeh Williams

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

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

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

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

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

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.

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

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