Hanwah Japan's Duo for laptop

It's a pen. It's a touch-screen PC. It's the Duo for Laptop digital pen from Hanwah Japan. While there are lots of laptops with touch screens these days, there are also lots of us who haven't upgraded to the new models yet.

Sunday, 22 March, 2009, 12:00am

Best of 2008

You may not think technology could get any more exciting, but 2008 managed to offer up some cool new devices and even brought forth a whole new category of gadgets.

28 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Gadget sale rings up HK$50m on first day

The recession may be forcing people to tighten their belts, but who can resist a 4GB memory card for HK$49 or the latest laser printer for half price?

6 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Green machine that could grow on you - a bamboo laptop

Taiwanese computer company Asus wants to put the 'eco' in 'e-com'. At the Langham Place Hotel on Wednesday, it introduced the first laptop to be made with bamboo. Well, at least its exterior.

21 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Skin craft

Express yourself; this is the mantra for savvy gadget owners who are moving from personalised ring tones and screensavers to custom-made 'skins' as covers for their devices.

2 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

HK$43m worth of goods confiscated

Customs officers intercepted a mainland cargo vessel off Black Point on Monday night and seized HK$43 million worth of goods: 16,300 liquid crystal display panels, more than 1,000 second-hand laptop computers and 24 tonnes of resin - apparently destined for Nanhai in Guangdong.

31 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Sound investment

28 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Voltaic Generator

What does it do? Ever endured a long day of meetings, only to have your laptop battery run out at a crucial moment? Now you can charge your laptop as you charge around the world, with the Voltaic Generator bag.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Red alert

Coated with the distinctive shade of red known as enji, NEC's Versa S5500 notebook computer offers a stylish option for those who need a compact, high-performance laptop on the road. Its tough, magnesium alloy chassis bears the elegant colour obtained from safflower petals and used to dye the kimonos of ancient Japanese nobility.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am


My two children enjoy drawing and they've noticed the pictures that are occasionally featured on the Google homepage. Is there a contest they can enter to submit their artwork?

Name and address supplied, Discovery Bay

2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

5 great: laptop bags

This sturdy and durable laptop bag comes with a rigid handle as well as a detachable shoulder strap. Choose a signature print for a timeless look. Damier laptop case (HK$11,400) from Louis Vuitton, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2736 6100

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

danger to society

At my Wi-fi cafe-cum-office, everyone - even the resident surfer dude - looks 75. As they hunch over their laptop computers, they all display the appalling question-mark posture.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Ready for action

Dell's latest gaming notebook computer, the XPS M1530, offers the same high-performance design introduced by the XPS M1330 laptop but it has a 15.4-inch widescreen display and a trim 2.54cm profile.

13 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Not just a pretty face

The Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile may have beguiled many a viewer but it could not open your computer if the latter was secured by FxGuard Windows Logon facial-recognition software. Developed by biometrics specialist RCG, FxGuard Windows Logon is designed for camera-equipped notebook computers.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

New laptop breed allows full browsing mobility

Laptop computer users will soon be able to enjoy full internet browsing mobility while commuting, as more laptops become compatible with the 3.5G mobile network, according to an industry association.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am