Product Spotlight

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  • Mark Kaelin // March 29, 2009, 11:17 PM PST

    Review: HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger

    There is always a market for a solid, no-nonsense business phone, and the Hewlett-Packard iPAQ 910 Business Messenger is about as no-nonsense as a phone can get. Mark Kaelin reviews it for the TechRepublic Product Spotlight.

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  • Mark Kaelin // March 25, 2009, 11:23 PM PST

    Review: Lenovo S10 netbook

    The Lenovo S10 is a true netbook in every way and was designed for user's looking for a light and inexpensive machine adequate for surfing the Internet, writing and answering e-mails, and running low-system-impact applications.

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  • Bill Detwiler // March 23, 2009, 11:16 PM PST

    Review: Sharp AQUOS 32" LCD TV as a PC monitor

    The line between computer monitors and televisions is growing increasingly thin. If you have the extra cash and adequate desktop real estate, an LCD TV might be the right PC monitor for you. Check out his Product Spotlight on using the Sharp AQUOS 32-inch LCD TV as a desktop monitor.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 22, 2009, 11:20 PM PST

    Review: Norton AntiVirus 2009

    Following a massive code overhaul with the 2007 version, Norton AntiVirus software is again winning critical acclaim, and for good reason: the software's detection rates and resource usage are very much improved. Erik Eckel reviews Norton AntiVirus 2009.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 18, 2009, 11:26 PM PST

    Review: KOffice productivity suite

    KOffice gives the business user working in the Linux/KDE GUI desktop a veritable Swiss Army Knife of office suites that can cover nearly any need.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 16, 2009, 6:32 PM PST

    Review: Drupal Ubercart Module

    The Drupal Ubercart module is for any business (small to large) looking to sell products from shippable goods to downloadable goods, but doesn't want to deal with the more complex shopping cart systems.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 15, 2009, 11:27 PM PST

    Review: AVG Anti-Virus Professional 8.0

    AVG's Anti-Virus Professional 8.0 security software is priced reasonably for commercial customers, boasts impressive detection rates, and requires few system resources to operate.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 11, 2009, 11:54 PM PST

    Review: Meeting Room Booking System

    Meeting Room Booking System is a simple to use, reliable, resource booking system that won't break your IT budget or force you to overcome a steep learning curve.

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  • Mark Kaelin // March 11, 2009, 4:21 AM PST

    Review: ASUS N10 ultraportable notebook

    The ASUS N10J ultraportable notebook may be the size of a netbook but it has the horsepower of a desktop replacement. For the business-class road warrior, this small package can handle just about any productivity task you care to throw at it.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 11, 2009, 4:21 AM PST

    Review: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software

    Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware software, while a relative newcomer and lesser known than many other brands, is quickly becoming the weapon of choice for many technology professionals in their war against malware threats.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 4, 2009, 11:43 PM PST

    Review: Dell Latitude E5500 Laptop

    The newly redesigned Dell Latitude E5500 laptops are all business; they are built for flexibility, mobility and security.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 2, 2009, 10:10 PM PST

    Scribus

    Scribus is an open source desktop publishing tool that you can use to create your company's brochures, marketing fliers, or any other document that fits the desktop publishing criteria.

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  • Mark Kaelin // March 1, 2009, 10:16 PM PST

    Dell Studio Hybrid PC

    The Dell Studio Hybrid PC is a small form factor PC that retains much of the power found in large desktop computers. The compact design gives the Studio Hybrid a smaller desktop footprint than a notebook and even some netbooks.

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  • Erik Eckel // February 25, 2009, 5:02 PM PST

    Dell Vostro 220 Mini Tower

    As with other models in the Vostro line of small business computers, Dell's Vostro 220 Mini-Tower series delivers reliable Intel-powered performance in stylish, reasonably priced boxes backed by Dell's limited hardware warranty.

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  • Jack Wallen // February 23, 2009, 6:23 PM PST

    Fedora 10

    For many in the enterprise there are only two options for a Linux desktop, SuSE Enterprise Linux Desktop or Red Hat Enterprise Linux. But Fedora 10 is a Linux distribution that is rock solid out of the box and ready to rock the corporate desktop.

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  • Mark Kaelin // February 1, 2009, 5:28 PM PST

    The Acer Aspire One

    Ultraportable netbooks are very popular in 2008, but do they measure up to the hype. When it comes to getting some actual work done, Mark Kaelin thinks one actually does. Check out his Product Spotlight on the Acer Aspire One netbook.

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  • Erik Eckel // February 25, 2009, 5:02 PM PST

    Dell Vostro 220 Mini Tower

    As with other models in the Vostro line of small business computers, Dell's Vostro 220 Mini-Tower series delivers reliable Intel-powered performance in stylish, reasonably priced boxes backed by Dell's limited hardware warranty.

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  • Bill Detwiler // February 22, 2009, 7:07 PM PST

    AT&T Tilt

    Smartphones are everywhere, but not all mobile phones are equally effective e-mail and messaging devices. Is there a smarphone that stands out as an e-mail workhorse, Bill Detwiler thinks there is. Check out his Product Spotlight on the AT&T Tilt.

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  • Mark Kaelin // March 1, 2009, 10:16 PM PST

    Dell Studio Hybrid PC

    The Dell Studio Hybrid PC is a small form factor PC that retains much of the power found in large desktop computers. The compact design gives the Studio Hybrid a smaller desktop footprint than a notebook and even some netbooks.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 2, 2009, 10:10 PM PST

    Scribus

    Scribus is an open source desktop publishing tool that you can use to create your company's brochures, marketing fliers, or any other document that fits the desktop publishing criteria.

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  • Justin James // July 29, 2009, 5:40 PM PST

    Review: The Evoluent VerticalMouse 3

    The Evoluent VerticalMouse takes a high quality, full featured mouse, and flips it on its side to a neutral position that reduces the stress on a user's wrist and hand.

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  • Erik Eckel // September 17, 2009, 5:18 AM PST

    Review: Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer 6.9 R2 Enterprise Edition

    Colasoft's Capsa Network Analyzer simplifies real-time network analysis and helps network engineers diagnose and solve network and bandwidth issues.

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  • Paul Mah // September 15, 2009, 1:10 AM PST

    Review: Apple Wireless Keyboard

    The Bluetooth-enabled Apple Wireless Keyboard eliminates the hassle of dealing with cables, resulting in less wire clutter.

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  • Justin James // September 14, 2009, 1:38 AM PST

    Review: File transfers with WS_FTP Professional

    WS_FTP Professional is an full featured FTP client that supports a wide range of connections and a wide variety of scripting and automation options.

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  • Greg Shultz // September 21, 2009, 4:09 AM PST

    Review: IBE Software's HelpNDoc documentation tool

    Creating both an online Help system and printed documentation from a single source, then you should consider the HelpNDoc Help Authoring environment.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 15, 2009, 11:27 PM PST

    Review: AVG Anti-Virus Professional 8.0

    AVG's Anti-Virus Professional 8.0 security software is priced reasonably for commercial customers, boasts impressive detection rates, and requires few system resources to operate.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 16, 2009, 6:32 PM PST

    Review: Drupal Ubercart Module

    The Drupal Ubercart module is for any business (small to large) looking to sell products from shippable goods to downloadable goods, but doesn't want to deal with the more complex shopping cart systems.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 4, 2009, 11:43 PM PST

    Review: Dell Latitude E5500 Laptop

    The newly redesigned Dell Latitude E5500 laptops are all business; they are built for flexibility, mobility and security.

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  • Erik Eckel // March 11, 2009, 4:21 AM PST

    Review: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software

    Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware software, while a relative newcomer and lesser known than many other brands, is quickly becoming the weapon of choice for many technology professionals in their war against malware threats.

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  • Jack Wallen // March 11, 2009, 11:54 PM PST

    Review: Meeting Room Booking System

    Meeting Room Booking System is a simple to use, reliable, resource booking system that won't break your IT budget or force you to overcome a steep learning curve.

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