Posted on May 27 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Also designed for the classroom and supporting four usage modes, the Acer Chromebook Spin 11 is a rugged convertible Chromebook, featuring a stylus powered by Wacom EMR (ElectroMagnetic Resonance) technology, which lets students write and draw directly on the screen. The 11.6in notebook has two Acer HD wide view HDR webcams, one 1MP camera above the screen and another 5MP camera above the keyboard. www.acer.co.uk ...

Posted on May 27 2017 - 10:05am by Editorial Content
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Exertis has added Enghouse Interactive’s multi-channel contact centre and customer interaction solutions to its unified communications (UC) portfolio. These include the Enghouse Interactive Communications Centre (EICC) and Communications Centre Enterprise (CCE) solutions; the Quality Management Suite (QMS); and Real Time Speech Analytics The platform-independent solutions are typically sold into...

Posted on May 26 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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StarTech.com has released five portable USB-C adapters, providing users of USB-C enabled laptops, like the new MacBook Pro, with an easy way to power, charge and add external video to their device. Three of the new adapters feature a USB 3.0 Type-A port, which enables users to connect an additional USB peripheral device. The new USB-C adapters are distributed by Enta, Ingram Micro and Exertis. www.startech.com ...

Posted on May 26 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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Tapdo is a wearable smart button that lets you control technology with your fingerprints. The user can assign different functions to different parts of the finger, enabling the hand to become a shortcut for controlling apps and devices with the tap of a button. Tapdo is raising funds on Kickstarter and should ship to backers in September. www.tapdo.io ...

Posted on May 26 2017 - 10:05am by Editorial Content
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Nimans and Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services, have joined forces to offer resellers an entry into cloud-based communications for SMEs and enterprises. The solution, scalable up to 1,500 users, includes full OpenScape Business functionality, a flexible ’per user, per month’ licensing model, rapid deployment and centralised web-based management. There is also the option...

Posted on May 25 2017 - 3:05pm by Editorial Content
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The two new models in Toshiba’s professional notebook portfolio, the Portégé X30 and Tecra X40, offer an advanced level of security with biometric and facial authentication technologies. The 13.3in Portégé X30 is 15.9mm thick and weighs 2.3 pounds, while the 14in Tecra X40 is 16.9mm thick and weighs 2.76 pounds. Both feature 7th Generation Intel Core Processors; Windows 10 Pro; Full HD (1920...

Posted on May 25 2017 - 1:00pm by Editorial Content
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Philips Monitors has released its thinnest display ever, with an ultra-narrow bezel for edge-to-edge viewing. Part of the Moda design series, the 245C7QJSB has a side-on thickness of just 5.2 mm. With enhanced Full HD and the latest Ultra Wide Color Technology, the display offers users clarity of detail with an extended range of colours for brilliant visuals. www.mmd-p.com ...

Posted on May 25 2017 - 12:55pm by Editorial Content
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AIRxTOUCH bar is a new digital signage solution that enables a shop window to become an interactive display. Developed by iNUI Studio and commercialised in Europe in partnership with Samsung, the solution turns a regular screen into an interactive display and allows brands and stores to attract the attention of passers-by. The plug-and-play bar works like any other touch device but doesn’t need any...

Jeff Root explains what resellers should look for in a security camera It’s fair to say that in recent years, with the emergence of affordable, wireless IP security cameras, the need for expensive installation and lots of wires trailing around a house has disappeared. This is great news for property owners – and for resellers looking for new markets to address. Old analogue security systems are...

Posted on May 25 2017 - 12:45pm by Editorial Content
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Paul Reynolds outlines three steps resellers should take to ensure they are ready to support their customers when GDPR comes into force Security breaches will be front of mind for all organisations this year, especially as data breaches hit an all-time high in 2016, up 40% on the previous year. No sector is safe – organisations across the board, including Vodafone, Tesco Bank and DCNS, have been...