Stories by Oliver Garnham

Patents point to Apple tablet PC in 2010

Apple will stay true to its word and snub the netbook market, according to a Wall Street Analyst who predicts that the company is in the process of designing a tablet-like device instead.

Windows 7 beta coming in January

A full pre-beta release of Microsoft's next desktop operating system (OS) will become available in January, when the software giant launches its first Windows 7 beta.

Intel releases draft USB 3.0 spec

Intel has released part of the draft specification for USB 3.0, a move that could speed up the release of the next-generation data transfer standard.

Low-power disk drive

Hitachi has launched what it says is the world's most energy-efficient desktop hard disk drive.

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