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Patrick Marshall

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FCC helps Google's open-access bid

The commission ruled that consumers will be able to use whatever phone and software they want on networks that use a portion of the spectrum to be auctioned.

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CES: Ultramobiles getting closer to pay dirt

S-XGen's eight-hour battery life lets you finish a full day's work without recharging, while the SwitchBack PC is a more ruggedized option.

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Ultralights grab spotlight at CES

Toshiba’s Portégé R400 is the first notebook to take advantage of Microsoft’s Active Notifications to automatically synchronize e-mail and calendar events, even if the unit is in suspend mode.

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CES: GPS serves up new options

Products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show include a cell phone with integrated GPS technology.

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Windows fortified

Vista, Microsoft’s new operating system, offers users stronger security, better performance than earlier versions.

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CryptoCard takes the pain out of passwords

System eases administration tasks and supports portable devices

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HP adds workgroup muscle to its scanner line

The Scanjet 8390 and Digital Sender 9200c sport hardware, software improvements.

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HP offers affordable ultralight notebook

Elegantly designed PC is strong on security and price

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Office 2007: Microsoft offers a work space for everyone

Next version of Office features new interface, content management and workgroup tools

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A picture-perfect Vista?

Maybe not, but there’s a lot to like about Microsoft’s forthcoming operating system, including a snazzy user interface, stronger security and improved network features.

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Gateway E-100M: The price is right

Affordable ultralight notebook PC sports connectivity, security and storage features

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Printing for your eyes only

Silex SecurePrint secures an overlooked vulnerability: The printer tray.

Expose those prying eyes

Steps and tools that can help you uncover spyware

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Tech blogs on call

10 places to track the buzz in the blogosphere

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Review: Wireless security without the pain

BlueSecure Controllers offer a powerful set of tools to secure your wireless network while providing protected access to your wired systems.

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HandsOn: Computing in the dark

Standard batteries for laptop computers are still limited, but a few improvements are on the horizon.

Two notebooks for the road

MPC Computers and Toshiba trim down

Who's sniffing your wireless network?


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Adobe offers unified design tools

Creative Suite 2 delivers tighter integration

Master of all media

A review of Samsung's new all-in-one display, the SyncMaster 930mp.