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Try this new Red Hat for size

Less than a month after the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5, the Linux developer has announced a public beta of the long awaited RHEL 6, the aim of which is to “blur the lines between virtual, physical and cloud computing.

April 22, 2010 by First Take

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FizzbookSpin: Intel's latest Classmate

Intel has announced details of the FizzbookSpin, which is based on the Quanta NL2 model of Intel's third-generation Classmate PC design. The FizzbookSpin, which is due to be released in May, is a low-cost convertible netbook aimed primarily at children aged between 5 and 11.

April 22, 2010 by First Take

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Gateway launches business desktops

Gateway, now an Acer subsidiary, has launched two ranges of Intel-based business desktops: the DT Series for medium-sized businesses and large corporations; and the DS Series, which consists of small form-factor machines.The DT series is designed with power users in mind and is available in three models, using Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors on the DT70 and DT50 variants.

April 20, 2010 by First Take

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HP Mini 5102

Netbooks can be so alluring. And that's something manufacturers play on.

April 14, 2010 by First Take

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Acer launches new Aspire laptops

Acer has refreshed its Aspire laptop range to incorporate Intel’s Core range of processors, launched a new Timeline X range and introduced the Aspire Ethos high-end entertainment model.Timeline was launched as a thin-and-light range in 2009 and the new Timeline X is a redesigned version of this incorporating the latest mobile Core CPUs (i3-330M up to i7-620M), beefing up the processing power from the current Core 2 models.

April 12, 2010 by First Take

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Drobo goes NAS

Marketed as “storage that manages itself”, Data Robotics has carved a niche for its RAID protected Drobo products, primarily amongst creative professionals looking to plug extra storage into Apple Mac and Windows PCs. Now it’s hoping to widen that appeal by adding support for network sharing onto its new Drobo FS appliance.

April 8, 2010 by First Take

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Vexia Econav 480 UK and Ireland

Satnav devices have to work hard to grab the attention these days. There are lots on the market, at different pricepoints from different vendors, and catching the eye of a possible purchaser is increasingly tricky.

April 7, 2010 by First Take

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Silverlight 4 RC

Microsoft's Silverlight started out as a Flash competitor, but has evolved into a cross-platform way of delivering .NET and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications both in and out the browser.

March 18, 2010 by First Take

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