Stories by Georgina Swan

  • Days of wine and remote management

    Directorships and viticulture have nothing on good, old-fashioned customer service. Georgina Swan caught up with Harbour IT directors Craig Bishop and Charles Tym.

  • AMD jumps into bed with HP

    AMD has cracked the lucrative corporate market with its Athlon XP processors, which will be used in HP’s new desktop business PCs.

  • SME: where the broadband action is

    The small and medium business sector holds a wealth of opportunity for broadband resellers, according to Rosemary Sinclair, managing director of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group (ATUG).

  • Don’t call it a notebook

    The lifestyle concept is BenQ’s raison d’etre. When the brand was launched into the Australian market, enjoyment was the focus of its philosophy. Central to this was BenQ’s digital hub concept where the networked digital lifestyle would become the fusion of work and entertainment.

  • Hot games titles for 2003

    As the install base for the various games platforms beefs up, distributors and retailers are predicting a big year for game software, especially as a raft of new titles is due to hit the shelves over the coming months.

  • HP doubles cash rebate offer

    As HP’s Start Your Engines rebate scheme draws to a close, the vendor has added some extra incentive to help resellers cross the finish line.

  • Retailers profit from printer growth

    Independent retail sales of laser printers accounted for 19 per cent of the indirect market in November 2002, according to the latest figures from market analyst Inform.

  • Manaccom plays the game

    Queensland-based software publisher and distributor, Manaccom, has signed an agreement with Diversions Entertainment for the exclusive publication in Australia and New Zealand of One Must Fall: Battlegrounds.

  • Apple slashes display prices

    Apple has slashed the price of its flat-panel displays, and announced a raft of new products, the main selling point of which will be their comeptitive pricing.