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September 3, 2008 by

Toshiba Portege R500 (PPR50A-00V05C)

Toshiba's updated R500 is a remarkably compact and complete machine, making it ideal for business travellers. However, at $3,300 you are paying extra for the privilege of a lighter load, and the screen is a little flimsy.

April 26, 2006 by

BenQ Joybook A33E

The A33E is a reasonable notebook for those on a budget, but its dearth of features and low battery life when compared to some of its competitors is undoubtedly a deterrent.

February 19, 2006 by


The ASUS V6J is a reasonably compact thin-and-light notebook that has the added bonus of being quite powerful as well.

July 1, 2004 by

Tech Guide: Buying a handheld PDA

Choosing the right handheld is all about finding the perfect balance of size, weight, performance, features, and cost. From there, a PDA can become an indispensable tool for staying organised, connected, productive, and entertained.

October 17, 2003 by

Don't carry that weight: 7 ultralight notebooks tested

 Ultralight notebooks  Notebook reviews: AOpen Openbook 1555 Apple PowerBook G4 Dell Latitude D400 Fujitsu Lifebook 6120 IBM ThinkPad X31 Sony Vaio PCG-TR1 Toshiba Portégé R100 Specifications How we tested Sample scenarios Editor's choice Final words About RMIT If you're out on the road a lot, you want a notebook that won't give you a sore shoulder at the end of the day, but you may not want to give up all the features of a full-sized notebook.

October 14, 2003 by

Finding MIMO

Modern wireless networks use fearsomely complicated radio and computing ideas to get their speed up, but something as simple as an extra antenna promises even more bandwidth

December 8, 2002 by

One for the road: Seven road warrior notebooks tested

If the concept of sitting at a desk for a whole day seems foreign to you, these road warrior notebooks are the combination of power and portability you're looking for.In this latest roundup of notebooks we looked at some of the finest portable computing power for road warriors.

November 25, 2002 by

Toshiba Satellite 5200-701

The Satellite 5200 has the power to be a realistic alternative to a home desktop PC, and for the most part the features it boasts -- good 3D graphics, decent audio quality, Bluetooth -- are the ones people are likely to want.

September 13, 2001 by


The VAIO FX301 is attractively priced for a brand-name portable, and both well-specified and powerful. However, it still suffers from the battery life problems that undermined the FX201.

March 14, 2001 by

The Hard Edge

The Fastest CD-RW Drive on the Planet; Technical Ponderables; and Are Tablet Computers Back?

July 22, 1999 by

How good is the new iBook?

At this week's annual Apple lovefest, better known as Macworld Expo-New York, Interim Apple CEO Steve Jobs put a new face on itsconsumer computer marketing efforts. With the release of the iBook consumerportable, Apple put another stake into the ground in its continuing effort tobecome the Sony of home computers.


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