Stories by Rosemary Haworth

11-step buyers' guide to designer PCs

Computers come in many different guises; some barely resemble a PC at all. We've had it with plain-vanilla and boring black machines, and we've gone designer. Here's how to get a PC that looks good, both inside and out.

HTC launches Shift ultra mobile PC in UK

Handset maker HTC (Hi-Tech Computer) Monday unveiled its hotly-anticipated Shift UMPC (ultra-mobile PC), along with details of when it will be launched in the UK. The HTC Shift will run Windows Vista and will have a 7in widescreen display. The screen will be touch-sensitive and will tilt and slide, providing access to the keyboard hidden underneath. The HTC Shift will be a 3G internet access device with HSDPA (high-speed data packet access) and will weigh just 800g.