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/ 18 March 2008

Why Microsoft should watch out

It seems that the £200 (about R3 150) ultraportable Asus Eee PC can do no wrong. The size of a paperback, weighing less than a kilogram, with built-in Wi-Fi and using Flash memory instead of a hard drive for storage, the Eee PC has been winning positive comments from both reviewers and users.

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/ 3 March 2008

Microsoft drops Vista price to boost sales

Microsoft has announced steep price cuts in its Vista operating system in a bid to spur sales of its year-old operating system. The move, announced late last week, came as the company is facing a troubling class-action lawsuit that alleges it colluded with Intel to market computers as being ”Vista-capable”.

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/ 12 February 2008

Google’s Android debuts in Barcelona

The first cellphones fitted with Google’s Android software platform made their debut at an industry trade show on Monday, a milestone for the internet giant as it looks to dominate the wireless world. A handful of chip makers showed off prototype handsets at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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/ 10 January 2008

What technological surprises does 2008 hold?

What’s in store for tech fans in 2008? Plenty. If the stirrings of the present are any indication of what’s on the horizon, technology buffs can look forward to products that are better, faster, and less expensive than those we rely on today. The best news of all is that some of the most exciting products should appear earlier in 2008 rather than later on.

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/ 29 August 2007

Intel unveils powerful new processor

Chipmaker Intel unveiled its new high-performance central processing unit at the recent Leipzig Games Convention in Germany. The Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 was shown to members of the press and industry ahead of the official opening of Europe’s biggest show for interactive entertainment.