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140-character reference

140-character reference

You'd have thought there couldn't possibly be anything sufficiently complicated about typing 140-character messages to warrant writing a book about how to do it, but at least three people think you're wrong.Tim O'Reilly (http://twitter.

January 8, 2010 by in Reviews

Lenovo takes ThinkPads to the Edge

Lenovo takes ThinkPads to the Edge

Lenovo has just announced a number of revisions to its ThinkPad range of business notebooks, plus a couple of interesting new departures from its traditional offerings. The company is also using AMD processors for the first time in the ThinkPad's long history.

January 5, 2010 by in Reviews

PsiXpda

PsiXpda

PsiXpdaEarlier this month I mentioned the PsiXpda in my personal blog. Now I have one and I’ve had the chance spend a little bit of time using it.

December 21, 2009 by in Reviews

Toshiba JournE Touch

Toshiba JournE Touch

Look around the room at any meeting these days and you see the back of a lot of laptop screens, with as many people catching up on email as taking notes or doing relevant research. We've even met managers who go around the room shutting laptops to kick off the meeting.

December 18, 2009 by in Reviews

Acer TravelMate Timeline 1820p

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 in Reviews

Windows Home Server Power Pack 3

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 in Reviews

Shiny, shiny, shiny

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 in Reviews

Mobile business social network tools coming on BlackBerry

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 in Reviews

HTC HD2

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 in Reviews

KBOX update simplifies Windows 7 migration

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 in Reviews

HP Mini 5101

HP Mini 5101

There are plenty of netbooks around, but those aimed specifically at businesspeople are few and far between. Hewlett Packard’s Mini 5101 is just that, though, and we like it.

November 4, 2009 by in Reviews

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