Posted on Apr 29 2015 - 8:09am by John Peters
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PNY has introduced an SSD upgrade kit for PC and laptop users who want to take advantage of the benefits of solid state technology, such as almost instant boot times, faster processing speeds, quieter, cooler operation and lower energy consumption. The kit includes everything you need to migrate to SSD and re-install your entire system, including a mounting bay, screwdriver, full set of mounting screws,...

Posted on Apr 27 2015 - 8:02am by John Peters
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Nodding off on public transport is as inadvisable as it is inevitable. With the limited recline on bus, car, train and aircraft seats, your head is bound to fall forward, resulting in jerky, interrupted snoozing (and possibly snoring and dribbling). The crowd-funded Relax ALLY strap, which loops over the headrest and holds your head upright, provides a practical, albeit eccentric, solution to this...

Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 8:58am by John Peters
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The Neit CardCase is a super-slim iPhone case with embedded card holder for credit cards, ID cards, train tickets and contactless Oyster cards. A spokesman for Neit said: “The CardCase puts everything you need to navigate modern life in the palm of your hand. No more rummaging through briefcases or bags, just a simple and efficient way to keep everything in one place.” www.neitcase.com ...

Posted on Apr 23 2015 - 8:56am by John Peters
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Vehicle tracking specialist Navman Wireless has launched an integrated vehicle tracking and camera solution that provides a ‘seamless umbrella of preventive and protective technology’. The Navman Wireless ‘360 Degree’ fleet safety solution integrates telematics, vehicle tracking technology and in-cab camera equipment to improve road safety, reduce insurance costs, enhance duty of care and...

Posted on Apr 22 2015 - 8:52am by John Peters
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The new Logitech ConferenceCam Connect brings small and medium-sized meeting rooms for 1-6 people into the twenty-first century. The portable, mains- or battery-powered video-conferencing unit features 1080p video with a 90-degree field of view, digital pan and tilt, 4x digital Full HD zoom and autofocus. It supports both mobile and USB calling and offers 360-degree full duplex audio with a range...

Posted on Apr 21 2015 - 8:27am by John Peters
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Xpert Inventions has developed a new app, which it describes as an ‘Uber’ for the temporary recruitment industry, internal HR teams and companies that use temporary, shift-based staff and contractors. TABS (Temporary Assignment Booking System) is a web- and mobile-based app that lets users send shift and job alerts and book staff in a just few clicks. Claimed benefits include reductions of up...

Posted on Apr 20 2015 - 8:20am by John Peters
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Application convergence, the cloud, mobility and social technologies are transforming web conferencing, resulting in ground-breaking technology shifts that are empowering users with greater productivity benefits, Frost & Sullivan claims in a new report, Analysis of the Global Web Conferencing Market. In 2013, the total web conferencing market, including software as a service (SaaS) and on-premises...

Posted on Apr 17 2015 - 8:49am by John Peters
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Readers may not be aware that in 2011, the government set aside £100 million for an Urban Broadband Fund (UBF) to initially create ten ‘SuperConnected Cities’ across the UK. This was followed in 2012 with an additional fund of £50 million for a ‘second wave’ covering a further twelve cities to benefit from this programme. Supported cities include Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford/Leeds,...

Posted on Apr 16 2015 - 8:11am by John Peters
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IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, is calling on the Government to provide improved access to workhubs, broadband and 4G coverage so that those working independently have the infrastructure they need to flourish. The representative body for the UK’s self-employed freelancers, contractors, consultants and independent professionals says such measures are easy...

Posted on Apr 15 2015 - 8:07am by John Peters
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ZyXEL has added its voice to those calling for improved communications infrastructure in the UK, following a pan-European study which found that UK workers were struggling with poor connectivity even when at work. The SMB Connectivity Report states that more than three quarters (78%) of UK workers experience connectivity problems in the workplace. Almost two thirds (65%) have no wireless internet...