Toshiba

Google

Overheating reports suspend HP, Google Chromebook 11 sales

Aaron Ricadela and Brian Womack Google and HP halt sales of the Chromebook 11 laptop after some users reported overheating power supplies.

Computers

Limelight for Apple's MacBook Pro

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Macman As iPads continue their invasion, desktop PC sales are assuming the trajectory of a brick.

Toss-up: ultrabooks

Acer

Adam Turner If you're looking for a highly portable notebook without having to sacrifice grunt, then an ultrabook might be the answer.

Choosing your ultimate travel companion

HP's 11.6-inch Pavilion DM1-1408AU

Adam Turner What's the perfect gadget for your travel bag?

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Windows 8: more than just a touch-up

Windows 8 Start window.

Edward C. Baig Radical changes, possibly the biggest to ever hit Windows PCs, are going to dramatically alter the status quo of computing this week.

Can Microsoft's Surface hold its own in the tablet wars?

Surface

Adam Turner Without the ability to run desktop applications, why would I want Microsoft's Surface RT over an Apple or Android tablet?

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Microsoft launches Modern warfare

Windows 8.

Adam Turner Can a touch-friendly tile interface for the PC win over customers?

Toss-up: notebooks for students

toshiba

Adam Turner As students head back to school, it's time to look for a notebook that won't break your back or your budget.

Complaints mount over Dick Smith’s dodgy drives

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Asher Moses The Fair Trading Commissioner will conduct a formal investigation into whether the practice by retailers of selling used goods as new is "widespread and systemic" following reports from this website.

Landfill ban for e-waste

Computer recycling

Lia Timson Four Sydney councils have banned the dumping of electronic waste from next January in a bid to force the federal and state governments to implement a national recycling scheme.

Windows 7 may test Apple's winning streak

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Apple's Mac computers have steadily gained market share over the years, a winning streak that may be tested by next week's launch of Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system.

Gateway plans stylish comeback

Gateway: back on the block.

Julia Talevski "NO BULL$#!% We're Back!" That's the slogan attached to the comeback of PC stablemate Gateway. The brand has been absent from the Australian market since 2001 and, to mark its relaunch, it will...