Comdex 2001: Wireless wonders

Despite visitors having been banned from bringing in laptop computers, the main thrust of the Comdex technology trade show in Las...

Despite visitors having been banned from bringing in laptop computers, the main thrust of the Comdex technology trade show in Las Vegas has been mobile computing and cybersecurity.

Gates touts Tablet PC
Microsoft chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates unveiled prototypes of the portable Tablet PC, which will run on a specialised version of the software giant's latest Windows XP operating system
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Intel demonstrates network roaming
Intel has unveiled its vision of the future of mobile computing, with the demonstration of "intelligent roaming" technology for notebook computers
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EDS chief fears for US cybersecurity
The US government has not placed enough emphasis on cybersecurity in the wake of the 11 September terrorist attacks, according to EDS chairman and chief executive Dick Brown.
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Palm releases latest operating system
Handheld computer maker Palm offered delegates at the Comdex trade show an early chance to buy the next version of its operating system
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Wireless modem service for PDA users
Users of some handheld devices from Palm and IBM will soon have a new way to connect to the Internet wirelessly, with Motient's release of its MobileModem sled
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