Posted on Feb 22 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Fujitsu subsidiary PFU (EMEA) Limited has introduced a new scanner that combines the productivity of an ADF with the flexibility of a flatbed. Designed for entry-level document capture, the SP-1425 has scan speeds of 25 pages per minute (A4 colour, duplex 200/300dpi). www.pfu.fujitsu.com/en/ ...

Posted on Feb 20 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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MMD, the brand license partner for Philips Monitors, has responded to rising concern over the security of webcams by incorporating a pop-up camera in its new line of 22, 24 and 27in monitors. The camera can be popped up when it’s needed, then pushed down into the display frame when it’s not, effectively blocking off a potential spyhole for hackers. This new feature is available on Philips 272B7QPTKEB/241B7QPJKEB/221B7Q...

Posted on Feb 19 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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New from NEC Display Solutions Europe, the MultiSync EA245WMi and EX241UN 24-inch ultra-narrow bezel desktop displays feature built-in Low Blue Light Plus technology, which protects users’ eyes without compromising the colour quality of the displays. Both models are TCO Certified and environmentally designed with minimal hazardous material content. www.nec-display-solution.co.uk ...

Posted on Feb 18 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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CCL Components, a distributor of renewable energy systems and solutions, has developed a portable hybrid power system for use alongside, or in place of, existing power generators. Developed for remote locations and grid-restricted areas, the Powerplus portable battery system has big advantages over conventional power generators, including cost savings of 30-50%, reduced noise and air pollution and...

Posted on Feb 16 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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The Keyring from wireless charging leader Aircharge enables wireless recharging of any Apple lightning or Micro USB-enabled device. Just plug the integrated Micro USB or Apple Lightning connector into your device and place the Keyring on any Qi wireless charger. It’s that easy. An accompanying Aircharge Qi locator app provides details of more than 4,000 Qi charging locations worldwide, including...

Posted on Feb 15 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Frama is warning businesses of a new scam – and offering a solution. Highly trained cyber-criminals are targeting businesses and helping themselves to millions of pounds via a new scam known as ‘whaling’, so called because fraudsters focus on one large target, rather the many smaller targets associated with ‘phishing’. Whaling scams take the form of messages to finance staff encouraging them...

Posted on Feb 14 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Trevor Davis explains the benefits of implementing a call accounting or call logging solution A call accounting (or call logging) system is a hardware or software application that captures, records and prices telephone usage. Frequently implemented as a cost optimisation application, call accounting has multiple benefits for organisations of all sizes. These include: The insight it gives into telephone...

Posted on Feb 13 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Spitfire, the multi-award winning Internet telephony service provider and ISP, is partnering with Virgin Media Business to offer customers even greater choice of network and pricing options, including access to the latter’s nationwide fibre optic network. Virgin Media Business has the largest privately built fibre-optic network in the UK, supporting real-time IP services such as VoIP telephony and...

Posted on Feb 12 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Microsoft is introducing new software and hardware designed to improve collaboration and creativity Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams enhances the collaboration capabilities of Microsoft Office 365 by providing a chat-based workspace where team members can have real-time conversations and work on content together. It has four main elements: Chat. Threaded chat helps ideas flow freely and ensures team...

Posted on Feb 11 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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In brief Also new from Sennheiser is the SC 660 TC premium double-sided wired headset developed specially for people who use hearing aids. In addition to a high-quality neodymium speaker, the SC 660 TC has a hearing aid-compatible telecoil transmitter on each side of the headset. These send a magnetic field that can be picked up by any standard, telecoil-equipped hearing aid. www.sennheiser.com ...