Sandra Vogel

Contributing Writer

Sandra is a freelance IT writer with extensive experience across both business and consumer audience. She is equally at home writing a smartphone review as a research report for an international telecoms company.

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Fujitsu LifeBook E8410

Fujitsu LifeBook E8410

Fujitsu E Series LifeBooks are designed to offer desktop-level functionality in a notebook format. Its screen is outstanding in terms of both resolution and image quality, and this alone makes it a viable desktop replacement system.

January 23, 2008 by in Hardware

Bluetake i-Phono BT420EX

Bluetake i-Phono BT420EX

Although it's not without drawbacks, Bluetake's i-Phono BT420EX is an innovative piece of Bluetooth kit that allows you to get wireless stereo sound from any audio device, and doubles as a headset for your Bluetooth mobile phone.

August 17, 2004 by in Hardware

I.TECH Virtual Keyboard

I.TECH Virtual Keyboard

Handheld computers with integrated keyboards used to be quite common. But Psion abandoned this market, and Microsoft has allowed its Handheld PC variant of Windows CE to wither on the vine. This leaves users with few options -- in the UK, you're basically stuck with grey imports or obsolete hardware. External keyboards for handhelds are therefore quite popular, and the best of them allow for touch typing at reasonable speeds. But even the smallest of these folding keyboards represents a significant addition to your travel kit, and they often feel cramped to use. I.TECH (part of the Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa group) has identified a gap in the market and come up with the Virtual Keyboard: this is a small unit that projects a keyboard onto any surface, and connects to a range of smartphones, handhelds and notebooks. It’s certainly innovative, but how well does it work?

September 3, 2004 by in Hardware