Product Spotlight

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  • Jack Wallen // June 8, 2009, 11:20 PM PST

    Review: System 76 Pangolin Performance laptop PC

    The System 76 Pangolin Performance laptop is for the business (or home user) who needs a fair amount of power, plenty of room for expansion, but doesn't need the most powerful graphics for games or video rendering.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Jack Wallen // May 31, 2009, 5:05 PM PST

    Review: PDF Studio document editor

    PDF Studio is a much-needed, cross-platform, suite of tools that allows the user to edit, annotate, extract, and do just about anything to or for a PDF document except create it.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • Erik Eckel // May 24, 2009, 5:13 PM PST

    Review: Dell Precision M6400 Laptop

    Dell targets its line of Precision workstations at engineers, scientific staff, field workers, video editors, animators and other professionals requiring scalability, demanding performance and mobility. Erik Eckel reviews the Dell Precision M6400 Laptop.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.