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Lexmark laser gets touchscreen

It’s become customary for every new printer to be just a little bit faster than its predecessor or, maybe, a little bit cheaper to buy or run. Radical new features are few and far between nowadays, but Lexmark has come up with a new angle it hopes will change the way businesses look at what printers can do — a built-in touchscreen.

October 16, 2009 by First Take

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BlackBerry Storm2 - a vast improvement

It has been a long time coming, but Research In Motion (RIM) has finally released a successor to the BlackBerry Storm. The rather unimaginatively named Storm2 will be available exclusively via Vodafone in the UK for the time being, although other operators may follow in due course.

October 16, 2009 by First Take

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T-Mobile Pulse: pay-as-you-go Android

The Android platform for smartphones has come from nowhere to a pretty high-profile position in a very short space of time. Some of the best smartphones around are Android-based.

October 14, 2009 by First Take

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Extreme Networks BD8500 edge switch modules

Extreme Networks has launched a series of switch modules for its Black Diamond chassis. Aimed at the edge of the network in the wiring closet rather than the datacentre or at the core/aggregation market, the three-strong BD8500 series includes a management module and two switch port modules.

October 7, 2009 by First Take

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O2 Xda Venn

O2’s longstanding Xda line includes a range of Windows Mobile-based devices. But the Xda Venn adds something new, as it's the first 'dual slider' Xda smartphone.

October 2, 2009 by First Take

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Bookeen Cybook OPUS

Ebook readers have come a long way since their inception, the market being pushed along by the likes of Sony and Amazon. Sony in particular has set the bar high in terms of physical design, and the several companies currently active in the market and producing devices for the UK are playing catchup.

October 1, 2009 by First Take

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