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Toshiba Satellite Pro T130

Toshiba Satellite Pro T130Toshiba’s Satellite T series of notebooks is all about CULV processing. There are two models in the range, the 13.

December 16, 2009 by First Take

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Acer TravelMate Timeline 1820p

I’ve spent a couple of days with a European generic sample of Acer’s upcoming TravelMate Timeline 1820p, and I have to say I’m quite keen to get my hands on a final UK build.The notebook sports an 11.

December 15, 2009 by First Take

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Windows Home Server Power Pack 3

It's been in beta since July 2009, but Microsoft has finally released the Power Pack 3 (PP3) service pack for its Windows Home Server (WHS) storage and backup operating system. This is an important and timely update as one its main features is the addition of full Windows 7 client integration.

December 4, 2009 by First Take

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Acer Aspire One D250 with Android

Dual boot notebooks are nothing new. But getting Android into a netbook is new, and I was interested to see how Acer’s Aspire One D250 with Android coped.

December 3, 2009 by First Take

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Samsung Omnia Pro B7610

When Microsoft announced Windows Mobile 6.5, the company said it was keen on expanding into consumer markets.

December 1, 2009 by First Take

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Shiny, shiny, shiny

If you’re impressed by shiny little boxes you’ll love Pano System, a VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) solution from Pano Logic, which features a unique “zero client” device in the form of a glossy three inch metal cube.Unlike traditional thin clients, designed to work with Windows Terminal Services, the tiny Pano Device has no CPU, memory or any kind of local storage.

November 30, 2009 by First Take

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Toshiba TG01 running Windows Mobile 6.5

When we first saw the TG01 from Toshiba we were both delighted and displeased. There was a lot to like, but Toshiba’s cranky front end to its operating system Windows Mobile 6.

November 18, 2009 by First Take

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Mobile business social network tools coming on BlackBerry

The APIs that RIM is opening up for the BlackBerry platform leapfrog what’s available on other mobile platforms, with free push updates, unified advertising and payment options and not just the standard ‘where you are’ geolocation but the innovative ‘when will you get where you’re going’ option.

November 11, 2009 by First Take

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HTC HD2

I’ve spent a few hours with HTC’s latest Windows Mobile based smartphone, the HD2. Much anticipated, this device represents the leading edge of Windows Mobile smartphones.

November 9, 2009 by First Take

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KBOX update simplifies Windows 7 migration

KACE is updating its K2000 systems management box to include a module that allows you to migrate to Windows 7. Although there are plenty of products that promise similar benefits, KACE seems to be cornering the market for appliance-based products that are very easy to use — see our full review from August 2009.

November 5, 2009 by First Take

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