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SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010

With a public beta still a few weeks away, Microsoft used its recent SharePoint conference in Las Vegas to unveil the upcoming 2010 release of its collaboration and content management suite. The most obvious change is the name – SharePoint is no longer part of the Office family, even though it’s the intranet host for the Office 2010 Web Apps.

October 22, 2009 by in Reviews

Lexmark laser gets touchscreen

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 in Reviews

BlackBerry Storm2 - a vast improvement

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 in Reviews

Extreme Networks BD8500 edge switch modules

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 in Reviews

O2 Xda Venn

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 in Reviews

Bookeen Cybook OPUS

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 in Reviews

HP StorageWorks X500 Data Vault

HP StorageWorks X500 Data Vault

At first glance, HP's newly-announced StorageWorks X500 Data Vault range of NAS devices bear more than a passing resemblance to its recently-updated range of MediaSmart Servers that are powered by Windows Home Server (WHS). Closer inspection reveals them to be almost identical, the crucial difference being that the X500 is aimed squarely at what HP calls 'small and emerging businesses'.

September 30, 2009 by in Reviews

LaCie 12big

LaCie 12big

Storage vendor LaCie has been showing off its new 12big rack-mounted storage box aimed at media and graphics companies. LaCie, best-known for its standalone storage systems, says that there's nothing like it on the market, as it brings ease-of-use to high-end professional storage.

September 24, 2009 by in Reviews

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