Wait To Buy Notebooks And Netbooks

Here’s an article that sums up the reasons to wait two months before you buy a notebook or netbook. It covers all the things I’ve been telling you recently: WIndows 7 looks great. Plus, new laptops will have power-saving and performance features optimized for Windows...

NEW INTEL PROCESSORS

Intel introduced new processors this week, one of the fundamental upgrades that is going to change the whole industry in the next couple of months. Remember when we used to talk about Intel processors? In the early days, each new generation sparked endless...

FUJITSU SCANSNAP S1500

Fujitsu introduced a new compact office scanner, the ScanSnap S1500, a few months ago. It’s inexpensive for what it does ($450 or less), and quite fast – 20 pages per minute for single-sided pages, 40 pages per minute for two-sided pages. It produces nice PDF files in...

HANDS-ON WITH WINDOWS 7

I got a copy of Windows 7 last week through one of Microsoft’s partner programs. On Saturday I had a lovely day converting my primary office computer from Vista to Windows 7. There are a lot of ways to do that – I’ll tell you what I did, because I may suggest the same...

NORTHGATE KEYBOARDS

In the 1990s, Northgate Omnikey keyboards had a special place in the hearts of early computer users. They were solid and heavy and durable and the keys took just the right amount of pressure and gave just the right click. Northgate also challenged the keyboard layout...