INITIAL stocks of Apple’s iPod nano could be on sale in New Zealand as early as today, following last week’s US launch. However, Renaissance, the brand’s local distributor, says it doesn’t yet know how many of the digital music playing devices will arrive in the first shipment.
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LAST week’s Microsoft Business Summit in the US saw the launch of the company’s small business accounting software.
Last week’s Microsoft Business Summit in the US saw the launch of the company’s small business accounting software.
FUJITSU’S newest notebook computer, the LifeBook P1500, weighs just 1kg and can quickly convert into a Tablet PC with touchscreen and handwriting-recognition capabilities.
Apple has expanded and upgraded its Mac mini range of small low-cost desktops from two to three models. At the same time, the company has beefed up iBook performance, while trimming the low-end portable computer range to just two models.
Does Microsoft chairman Bill Gates really believe his company’s Tablet PC still has the potential to be the world’s dominant computer design?
When Intel announced last week that it expected to earn slightly more revenue in the current quarter than it had previously estimated, it didn’t exactly look like an interesting story. Yet, buried amongst the upbeat though otherwise mundane financial details was something extremely important.
JAPANESE IT giant Fujitsu has returned to the New Zealand PC market with its Lifebook range of portables.
It would have made a lot of sense for Apple to switch to Intel’s processors a decade or so ago. Today, it is more of a gamble, but it could pay off.
APPLE’S share price surged early this week on fresh rumours the company is preparing to use Intel chips in some or all future Macintosh computers.
IT used to be said that if the old-style Hewlett-Packard sold Sushi, its marketing department would have named it “cold, dead fish”.
THERE’S a lot to be said for PalmOne’s “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach to the $449 Tungsten E2.
White box giant Synnex Australia is to form a New Zealand subsidiary later this month. The company is looking to hire ten staff immediately and a further 15 by year end. It aims to be turning over $100 million annually within a couple of years.
Oracle's acquisition of PeopleSoft cut into its profit in its most recent quarter but significantly lifted its applications revenue, Oracle reported Tuesday as it released results from the third quarter of its 2005 fiscal year.
Although the ink is barely dry on Oracle’s aggressive takeover of PeopleSoft, the Californian software giant is already gearing up for a new acquisition stoush.
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