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Synology DiskStation DS213air: First Take

If network cabling is impractical, Synology's Wi-Fi-equipped DS213air may prove useful. Aside from its wireless capability, it's a capable 2-bay NAS with excellent management software.

October 15, 2012 by Kelvyn Taylor


Dell KACE K1000 ready for Windows 8, and more

The KACE K1000 management appliance gets updated hardware and a one-click software upgrade that adds support for a wider range of platforms — including Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

September 25, 2012 by Alan Stevens


Synology DS-413: First Take

Synology's new 4-bay NAS includes a dual-core CPU with hardware AES encryption, the latest DSM 4.1 software and a new Web Assistant for discovery and installation.

September 24, 2012 by Kelvyn Taylor

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Tripleton Enigma E2 encrypted smartphone

This tri-band GSM phone has fairly ordinary everyday specifications, but it has one extraordinary capability: it supports secure encrypted phone calls. The Enigma E2 is expensive — but if security is paramount, it does the job.

September 21, 2012 by Sandra Vogel


Samsung Series 9 900X4C: First Take

This slimline 15in. notebook has many Ultrabook characteristics, including slim dimensions, light weight, SSD storage and no optical drive. It's not cheap though.

September 17, 2012 by Sandra Vogel

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SanDisk Extreme 120GB: First Take

High-performance solid-state drives like SanDisk's Extreme 120GB are dropping in price, making them much more cost-effective as an upgrade for your storage subsystem.

September 12, 2012 by Simon Crisp

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Lightworks V11 for Windows: First Take

A free Windows version of the industrial-strength video editor Lightworks has just been released, with a Linux release promised very soon. It's a teaser to encourage users to purchase upgrades to the Pro version.

September 6, 2012 by Terry Relph-Knight

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