Brother targets home workers with new laser printers and all-in-ones
Brother has announced new mono laser printers and all-in-ones targeted at the growing number of people who work from home for at least one day a week.
The HL-2000 series of compact mono lasers comprises the HL-2030 [pictured] printing at 16ppm for ?99.99, the HL-2040, 20ppm for ?119. ...more
Sony raises memory stakes with 5GB card
Sony has introduced a 5GB memory card under its new Compactvault brand.
The one-inch hard disk drive connects via the widely used CompactFlash interface with a 96.7Mbps transfer rate and is capable of storing up to 1,600 high resolution (3MB) images or four hours of MPEG4 video. ...more
Intel compilers - Itanium processors here we come
Intel has released Intel C++ Compiler for Windows v5.0 and Intel FORTRAN Compiler for Windows v5.0. ...more
BT broadband XP drivers released
Alcatel, which makes the modems for BT's ADSL broadband Internet service - BTopenworld, has released the Windows XP drivers.
The version 1.4 drivers, which will be available for Mac OS X at the beginning of November, apply to Alcatel's Speed Touch DSL modem range and are available from Alcatel UK's download site. ...more
Adobe buys in extra DRM
Adobe has announced the acquisition of new DRM technologies to increase the document security capabilities of its LiveCycle Policy Server.
The FileLine Digital Rights Management division of Navisware has been bought for an undisclosed amount and its technologies will be deployed to persistantly protect documents in PDF, Microsoft Office and CAD formats, independent of how they are stored or delivered inside and outside the firewall.
Organisations will be able to control how, when, and by whom the documents can be used while at the same time monitoring an audit log of who accessed the document, and indications of improper usage or disclosure. ...more