Posted on Feb 26 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Networking equipment provider NETGEAR has launched a plug-and-play solution for small offices that require just one or two WiFi access points. The standalone NETGEAR Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless Access Point (WAC104) is a quick and easy way to improve WiFi coverage and upgrade an existing router or ISP box to the latest 802.11ac WiFi technology. It supports dual band concurrent operation with combined...

Posted on Feb 25 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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The new Lifesize Icon 450 HD camera and phone system addresses the challenges of bringing video collaboration to huddle rooms. The dimensions of huddle rooms often make it difficult for a video conferencing camera to capture everyone in the room. The Icon 450’s smart-framing sensor intelligently adjusts its wide-angle camera lens to automatically capture and include everyone in the picture. Paired...

Posted on Feb 24 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Stylus maker Adonit has released Snap, a fine point stylus specially designed for taking selfies, editing photos and creating drawings on smartphones. When paired with an iOS or Android phone via Bluetooth, Snap can be used as a remote photo clicker. Snap is charged via USB and features a small 1.9mm Pixelpoint tip. Its thin 4.3mm body magnetically attaches to the phone’s rear for easy storage. www.adonit.net ...

Posted on Feb 23 2017 - 8:05am by Editorial Content
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Percol Coffee Co is helping to tackle the environmental impact of coffee pod waste with the launch of a compostable coffee capsule. The Nespresso-compatible capsule is made from natural plant-based materials and can take as few as 12 weeks to break down completely, compared to 500 years for ones made from aluminium, plastic or both. www.percol.co.uk ...

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...