I was wary of installing the beta version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7, but with the release of Beta 2 I decided to take the plunge and see if this new browser has more to offer then what is currently available. To my surprise, the installation was relatively painless, and to my amazement, I haven't found a Web page that will not render yet. Granted it has only been a day, but I have visited my usual places and I have no complaints. However, only time will tell if IE7 can make you forget about IE6, Firefox, Opera, and the rest.
IBM 3850 Mass Storage Device (1 of 2)Patrick Sneed sent in this picture of a 25-year-old tape cartridge from an IBM 3850 Mass Storage Device. "The tape retrieval device ran on little railroad tracks down the center of the machine," Patrick wrote, "You could open the doors to work on it while it was in use but it could literally take your head off when it passed by.
TabletKiosk hoped to beat Samsung out of the gate with its "Eo," but had to halt most shipments because of a glitch.
In San Francisco, Samsung launches its new Origami minitablet Pc, dubbed the Q1.
Microsoft Research's prototype software program for handset keypads is designed to let consumers conduct online queries using abbreviations.
As the World Congress on Information Technology considers ways that IT can improve lives, the chipmaker presents its Eduwise design.
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Microsoft CTO Craig Mundie and Larry Smarr, director of the Califronia Institute for Telecommunications and Infromation Technology and a professor of computer science and engineering at UC-San Diego. Smarr thinks defines broadband as 10-gigabits per second.
Sony has announced a fully functioning pocket-size PC and a Blu-ray-enabled notebook available for sale this summer.
Yahoo has made several incremental changes to its home page over the years, but it has held onto the same basic framework.
A look at the 13-inch MacBook, the newest member of Apple's family of Intel-based laptops.
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Mac maker's latest retail undertaking is an underground N.Y. store marked by a street-level glass cube.
Microsoft's Upgrade Advisor lets people know whether their computer can run the Windows update.