Stories by Tim Greene

Sweatshirt helps nail Citibank card scammer

A bank-card scammer using stolen Citibank account numbers and PINs netted hundreds of thousands of dollars, but was caught because he didn't spend enough on clothes, according to court documents.

HD videoconferencing for less

LifeSize Communications has a new high-definition IP audio/video package that drops the previous lowest price of its gear for one site by $US1000.

Check Point merges security clients

Check Point is combining two of its separate desktop clients and adding antivirus software into a single security client that can help simplify the distribution and management of endpoints.

Juniper shrinking SSL traffic for the WAN

Juniper Networks' WAN acceleration gear will soon support optimizing SSL traffic, making better use of corporate bandwidth by reducing the amount of bits it takes to transmit SSL traffic across wide-area links.

10G Ethernet tests show promise for data centers

Makers of 10G Ethernet products came away from a recent University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab plug fest with results they think will boost acceptance of the technology in corporate networks.

Juniper links its NAC, IDP platforms

Juniper Networks is linking its intrusion-detection platforms to its NAC gear, making it possible to restrict devices that manage to gain network access by passing health checks but then pose a threat once they are on.

AIM is vulnerable to attacks

AOL's Instant Messenger is vulnerable to remotely executable code and it won't be officially fixed until the company issues AIM in a few weeks.

HP ships laptops with disk encryption

HP is shipping business-grade laptops that include full disk-encryption software from SafeBoot so lost and stolen laptops don't result in lost or compromised data.

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

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The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

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The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott


My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.


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