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Non-Volatile Memory

Police tighten computer security after leaks, viruses

After a string of embarrassing data leaks earlier this year, the Hong Kong Police Force says it is confident it is winning the battle to protect its computer system and people's privacy.

Sunday, 7 December, 2008, 12:00am

Weight watcher

Light is right for the new Q40 notebook personal computer from Samsung Electronics. This compact laptop measures 28.8cm x 2.6cm x 19.7cm and weighs just 1.29kg, including battery. Its svelte body is possible because in lieu of the common rotational media-based hard disk drive, it is embedded with either a 16-gigabyte or 32GB solid-state disk flash memory.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Huge storage capacity but no way of putting it to good use

It is nearly two weeks since Apple Computer unveiled the iPod Photo, the latest incarnation of the company's popular music player, but the device has yet to create the same sort of buzz that greeted the original.

8 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Disk space heaven for the photo junkie

Apple's iPhoto was recently upgraded to accommodate 25,000 photos. If I were to take 50 photos a week, it would take me 10 years to reach its limit. And if I were to save the photos as 35-megabyte files, they would take up nearly a terabyte of hard-drive space.

23 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Disk space heaven for the photo junkie

Apple's iPhoto was recently upgraded to accommodate 25,000 photos. If I were to take 50 photos a week, it would take me 10 years to reach its limit. And if I were to save the photos as 35-megabyte files, they would take up nearly a terabyte of hard-drive space.

22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Flatulence judge takes top spot in horror job ranks

Popular Science Magazine has just announced the results of its research to discover the 10 most unpopular jobs in science.

22 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Sleek laptop the perfect portable companion

Product: Toshiba Portege R100 Price: HK$16,990 Pros: Ultimate in portability Cons: Pricey

This super-thin notebook from Toshiba is one of the sleekest and lightest on the market. Weighing just 1.09kg, the Toshiba Portege R100 continues in the tradition of the Portege brand of petite and portable laptops.

24 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Sleek laptop the perfect portable companion

This super-thin notebook from Toshiba is one of the sleekest and lightest on the market. Weighing just 1.09kg, the Toshiba Portege R100 continues in the tradition of the Portege brand of petite and portable laptops.

Unlike the IBM ThinkPad X31, a small, light laptop with a 10.4-inch display, the Portege R100 has a 12.1-inch screen and no optical drive.

24 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Building your own computer

Equipment required: Putting together a computer requires a screwdriver, a clean table and a power strip to handle all electrical needs.

Quality: Ensure that the computer parts you buy are from the same shop and of quality brands.

27 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Falling margins hit Great Wall

Computer and peripherals manufacturer Great Wall Technology's interim profits slumped 20.1 per cent on the back of falling margins in the sale of hard disk drive (HDD) magnetic heads which make up a large proportion of its sales.

19 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

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