Product Spotlight

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  • Jack Wallen // April 29, 2009, 5:14 PM PST

    Review: Toshiba 320GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive

    With hard drive sizes going up and costs going down, having individual backup storage is now a cost-effective solution to keep end users data safe. Jack Wallen reviews the Toshiba 320GB Portable External Hard Drive.


  • Mark Kaelin // May 3, 2009, 5:31 PM PST

    Review: Active ISO Burner 2.0

    Sometimes a task is best accomplished by an application that is designed solely for that purpose. For the simple task of burning an ISO image to optical media, there are few applications as simple to use as Active ISO Burner 2.0.


  • Erik Eckel // May 4, 2009, 5:49 PM PST

    Review: Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station

    Apple's AirPort Extreme Base Station simplifies wireless networking, while also enabling network printing or basic network storage accessibility. IT consultant, Erik Eckel, filed this review.


  • Mark Kaelin // May 6, 2009, 11:30 PM PST

    Review: Hewlett-Packard Photosmart C6300 Series Printer

    The HP Photosmart C6300 series all-in-one printer targets small organizations requiring low numbers of high-quality color prints. With integrated wireless and scanning and copying capacity, the C6300 also fulfills other vital requirements small businesses typically require.


  • Wally Bahny // May 10, 2009, 5:01 PM PST

    Review: Samsung SyncMaster 2243BWX LCD display

    Aimed at Graphics Designers, Network Administrators, and other users who view large or complex files, the Samsung SyncMster 2243BWX, with its wide array of ergonomic features, can improve the productivity of nearly any business user.


  • Jack Wallen // May 11, 2009, 5:43 PM PST

    Review: Excito Bubba 2 network attached storage server

    The Bubba 2 NAS is an outstanding solution for any small- to mid-sized business needing to share various services with employees and/or customers. Jack Wallen reviews it for us.


  • Jack Wallen // May 13, 2009, 5:40 PM PST

    Review: Shuttle SN68SG2 Desktop PC

    The small form factor of the Shuttle SN68SG2 Desktop PC is the perfect solution for tight cubicles, offices, and other spaces where a standard desktop will not fit.


  • Mark Kaelin // May 17, 2009, 5:22 PM PST

    Review: Motorola S805 Bluetooth DJ Headset

    Sometimes you just have to hear a phone conversation clearly no matter the environmental circumstances. The Motorola S805 Bluetooth DJ Headset is designed for users who need to audibly interact with a smartphone or other Bluetooth-enabled device.


  • Mark Kaelin // May 18, 2009, 11:33 PM PST

    Review: Verizon MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot

    In many enterprises, it has become a fact of business life that every employee should be connected to the Internet. With the Verizon MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, not only can you personally stay connected, but you can also keep five of your co-workers connected.


  • Bill Detwiler // May 19, 2009, 11:50 PM PST

    Review: Nokia E71 business class smartphone

    The unlocked Nokia E71 is a sleek, stylish smartphone with business-class features. But, the E71's steep price tag and seriously limited support for Microsoft Exchange are two strikes against it. In this Product Spotlight, Bill Detwiler rates the Nokia E71's other standout business features and limitations.


  • Justin James // May 26, 2009, 12:37 AM PST

    Review: EverDesk Optima e-mail client

    EverDesk Optima aims to change the e-mail game by treating individual e-mails more like documents than traditional e-mail clients do. Justin James reviews the application.


  • Paul Mah // May 28, 2009, 3:07 AM PST

    Review: WiebeTech Drive eRazer Pro SE

    The WiebeTech Drive eRazer is created for system or security administrators looking for a simple and portable tool to perform the secure erasure of data on hard disk drives


  • Erik Eckel // June 1, 2009, 11:28 PM PST

    Review: OpenDNS

    Web filtering issues and DNS performance challenges are often complex problems, but the solution need not be overcomplicated. OpenDNS provides free tools and services that help businesses manage Internet use, secure Web traffic and improve DNS performance.


  • Erik Eckel // June 7, 2009, 11:31 PM PST

    Review: Zoho Writer 2.0 (beta)

    Zoho Writer 2.0 provides mobile business users, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations with a dynamic cross-platform Web-based word processing program that enables online collaboration, and includes revision features and even offers offline editing.