Stand and deliver

Notebook personal computers offer many advantages over traditional desktop PCs but aren't always

Sunday, 21 October, 2007, 12:00am

Get a Life

Fujitsu's new ultra-mobile LifeBook U1010 is designed as a companion gadget for a desktop or notebook PC. The U1010 weighs 610 grams and measures 171mm x 133mm x 26.5mm - making it slightly bigger than a paperback novel.

5 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Long after your PDA dies an electronic death, Moleskine memories live on

Notebook maker Moleskine recently organised a competition inviting the public to send in their travel diaries: 50 of the best stationery entries are now on displayed at City'super and Log-On stores in Times Square, CityPlaza and Festival Walk.

1 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Tough competition

The new Versa S3200 notebook from NEC provides a compact yet durable personal computer for mobile professionals. Its coal-black metal alloy chassis looks smart and is durable, so users need not worry about its condition on the road. The alloy finishing at the bottom, for example, is geared for heat dissipation to ensure stable operation.

1 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

SmarTone eyes revenue lift from data

SmarTone Telecommunications, a mobile carrier controlled by developer Sun Hung Kai Properties, said the mobile market remains competitive and there is no sign of a turnaround in the deteriorating operating environment this year.

2 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


The versatile Compaq tc4400 tablet personal computer (below left) from Hewlett-Packard is adaptable to all aspects of the way you work: when, where and how. Conversion to a slate-shaped notebook allows you to operate the PC with a stylus or a digital pen, instead of a keyboard or mouse.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am

Reliable warriors

Ruggedness and reliability are two characteristics road warriors will not compromise on when choosing a laptop, and Dell's latest Precision M65 and M90 models are designed to deliver both at an affordable price. Both have Intel Core Duo processors, the popular Nvidia graphics cards and Wi-fi connectivity. Of most interest, however, are the notebooks' security features.

18 Apr 2006 - 12:00am


Microsoft has released a new range of designer mouses aimed at adding style and functionality to the mundane tasks of clicking and scrolling. The top-of-the-range Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 6000 costs $369 and features high-definition laser technology, a snap-in USB receiver and Microsoft's latest innovations in ergonomics with ambidextrous design and rubber sides and finger grooves.

11 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Model helpers

Working nine to five inside or outside the office? Get some much-needed help from a new generation of Latitude notebook computers from Dell. These models are thinner and lighter than previous generations of Latitude laptops. They come standard with full magnesium alloy construction,

4 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

New gear

Model helpers

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Steven Chiang, 17, International Christian School


Brand/Model: Sony Ericsson T230

How much? $800

Special functions: 'It has the basic functions of a standard mobile phone, such as multimedia messaging, e-mail, sound recorder, optional plug-in camera and games. But the only function I use is SMS.'


Brand/ Model: JNC SSF-72

How much? $1,200

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Save face by scrubbing your hard drive clean

The press depicts data theft as a slick hi-tech crime. As a result, many may assume it is conducted on a purely digital level.

In fact, the theft can be a gritty affair carried out by scavengers and opportunists. Thinking about it as a 'virtual' crime only makes one more likely to make a crass mistake.

26 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Crazy Letters

This site lets you type in some text and then it goes out on the Net and finds decorative letters or images of letters to replace them.

Designer Laptops

22 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Dell idea

Watch that exciting wedding video or football match broadcast online on the go with Dell's new Inspiron 9300 notebook personal computer.

15 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Cut above

Like its name suggests, the Latitude family of notebook computers from Dell was designed to meet a wide range of enterprise users' needs. Dell delivers highly expandable, full-featured models and thin, light, ultra-portable systems. The Latitude D410 is an ultra-portable computer built with new features that put it a cut above other notebooks in its market segment.

1 Mar 2005 - 12:00am