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Fujitsu to offer Windows 7 upgrades but not for free

Fujitsu will charge for Windows 7 upgrade vouchers when it begins offering them shortly to people that buy a PC ahead of the operating system's Oct. 22 launch.

Written by Martyn Williams22 June 09 18:12

Is a better screen next up for the iPhone?

With last week's launch of Apple's latest iPhone, the iPhone 3GS, the rumor mills are running in low gear on what the secretive computer-maker might be planning for its next cell phone.

Written by Martyn Williams22 June 09 11:29

Google adds Persian to machine translation service

As the Internet becomes a more important path for information between Iran and the rest of the world, Google has added support for Persian to its Google Translate service.

Written by Martyn Williams19 June 09 16:25

Two years on, netbooks on verge of big shake-up

Asustek kicked off an entirely new category in the mobile computing space when it presented a prototype of its Eee PC at Taiwan's Computex trade show two years ago. Since then, many users have embraced netbook PCs for their small size, light weight and low cost. Their popularity pushed Microsoft to extend the life of Windows XP and they've turned out to be one of the bright spots in the PC industry over the last few months.

Written by Martyn Williams08 June 09 21:36

Intel targets all-day battery life for netbooks

The ability to run a netbook all day on a single battery charge is one of the goals Intel has set for itself as it develops the Atom platform.

Written by Martyn Williams03 June 09 21:36

Toshiba to ship higher capacity flash chips from July

Toshiba plans to begin shipping from the middle of this year flash memory chips that are more tightly packed than current models and will make possible even smaller gadgets.

Written by Martyn Williams27 April 09 15:35

Fujitsu goes green with 'wind-powered' laptop

Fujitsu began selling in Japan on Tuesday a laptop that runs on wind power - well, almost. The company is purchasing wind power "green energy credits" for each of the "FMV Loox" laptops sold that are equivalent to the amount of electricity estimated to be used by the machine over a four year lifespan.

Written by Martyn Williams22 April 09 05:16

Fujitsu Siemens debuts 'zero-watt' green PC

Fujitsu Siemens Computers plans to launch in the middle of this year an enterprise desktop computer that consumes no energy when switched off, it said Sunday at the Cebit trade fair in Hanover, Germany.

Written by Martyn Williams02 March 09 11:39

Obama details recovery plan but short on broadband goals

Barack Obama used his first weekly address as U.S. president to provide more details of his proposed US$825 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan that, among other things, will upgrade classrooms, invest in renewable energy and expand broadband Internet access.

Written by Martyn Williams27 Jan. 09 12:28

Japanese military loses data again

Japan's Self Defense Force lost sensitive data pertaining to a joint US-Japan military exercise last year, the Ministry of Defense said Tuesday.

Written by Martyn Williams02 July 08 08:17

Lenovo Top, Apple Bottom in Green IT Ranking

Greenpeace has published its latest "green ranking" of the world's biggest electronics companies and the results might surprise you.

Written by Martyn Williams26 April 07 14:50

Group releases open-source Web services messaging app

Three of Japan's largest IT companies have developed an open-source implementation of a standard from OASIS to ensure reliable messaging between Web services applications.

Written by Martyn Williams29 Nov. 04 08:01
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