Friday, August 19, 2022

Richard Baguley

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The scoop on the first Vista PC tests

We evaluated the first batch of desktops preloaded with Microsoft's new operating system. While even the sub-Can$ 1,200 systems ably handle Vista, some of the new OS's highly touted features aren't present in these first Vista desktops.

HD-DVD equipped PC offers great performance at a price

The system performed admirably in our performance tests -- but with a price tag of CDN$2,400 (as of 12/18/06), it doesn't come cheap.

Living with…an ultraportable

I've always liked the idea of being able to just pick up and go out into the wild unknown. Of course, being a geeky sort of editor, I want to take my PC with me. So for the past few weeks, I've been trying an experiment: I've turned off my desktop machines both at home and work, and have been using an ultraportable notebook instead.

Mobile Internet access with your PDA

Take a walk on the wireless side

HP PhotoSmart 1218 printer

A printer for all seasons

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