First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
eMusic.com music-sharing site
- Files don't feature DRM, so users can make as many copies as they like for personal use
- Subscription-based service at $9.99 a month whether you purchase songs or not
Suitable for people that prefer more obscure music that's not found in the commercial top 40.
Price$ 9.99 (AUD)
Buy now (Selling at 5 stores)
Digital music store eMusic specialises in songs outside the mainstream. The eMusic Web site offers more than 3.5 million downloadable tracks from 27,000 independent labels across every genre of music, from rock and classical to hip-hop, blues, country and folk. It has relationships with well-known independent labels such as Touch and Go, Merge and Sun Records and claims to be "the world's largest retailer of independent music and the world's second-largest digital music retailer overall".
- More than 3.5 million tracks available
- DRM-free MP3 files
The subscription-based service costs $9.99 a month. For that, users can download up to 30 high-bit rate MP3 files per month. The files don't feature DRM, so users can make as many copies as they like for personal use – whether it's burning the music to disc or transferring it to a digital audio player.
Giving eMusic a try earns you 50 free tracks, which you can keep regardless of whether you become a regular. If you subscribe, you can install a toolbar that provides a free MP3 download every day, the ability to search eMusic's entire catalogue quickly, technology that analyses your previous downloads and suggests new music you may like and the ability to share other members' playlists.
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GGG Evaluation Team
For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.
The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.
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.
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.