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2014 TechDecisions Guide to Cloud Monitors and Zero Client Products
Cloud monitors, also known as “zero clients,” are being sold by LG, Samsung and ViewSonic. These monitors are even more lightweight in terms of resources than “thin clients” like tablets and netbooks, let alone full-scale PCs. Zero-client cloud displays instead simply provide a rich user interface and forward key clicks and mouse clicks to super-intelligent “cloud-based” servers. Unlike the days of mainframes, the intelligence now resides in the network and its attached servers, and the displays simply tap into that intelligence.

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Review
ThinkPad Tablet 2 gives you ARM-like battery power and x86 compatibility.

Lenovo Packs OneLink into ThinkPad Edge E431 Laptop
The new Windows 8 machine promises better performance and simple connectivity.

Lenovo Offers New Enhancements To Line Of ThinkPad Notebooks
New user inspired performance notebooks are thinner and lighter with up to 13.7 hours of battery life.

Laplink Releases Updated Software for Mobile Device Synchronization
Laplink Sync presents a safer synchronization process and more connectivity options.

HP’s EliteBook Folio 9470m is All Business
The new ultrabook is a Windows 8 workhorse, but light enough to travel anywhere.

HP Rolls Out Notebooks, Printing, and Imaging Products for SMBs
The new solutions are aimed at giving SMBs increased mobility and performance.

HP is Now Shipping the Z1 All-in-One Workstation
The 27-inch all-in-one workstation has a starting price of $1,899.

TechDecisions Guide to 16 Lecture Capture Tools
Take a look at some of the most popular lecture capture tools on the market. These products vary in price and capability, but there is something here for everyone regardless of budget.

TechDecisions Guide to 28 Short-throw and Ultra-short-throw Projectors for Business
The flexibility of projectors is growing rapidly. Wherever your space, there is a projector to fit. Short-throw and ultra-short-throw projectors are perfect options for small or short spaces. They also solve some time-honored negative aspects of projection buy solving instances of shadow and glare. In addition, see the specs for 24 short-throw and ultra-short-throw projectors. Get the details on projectors from Asus, BenQ, Casio, Dell, Epson, Dukane, Infocus, Mitsubishi, NEC, Optima, Ricoh, Sharp, Sony, ViewSonic

Preparing Your Network for BYOD: Tips from Two IT Pros
Two IT pros share tips on how to prepare your organization’s network for BYOD as mobile device use continues to gain popularity in the workplace. To prevent your network speed from slowing down, IT should plans for density, manage mobile applications on the network and create a clear BYOD policy for employees.

TechDecisions Guide to 6 Game Changing, Affordable Multi-format Video Switchers
This guide shows a selection of affordable multi-format video switchers with universal input capability and flexibility needed to handle just about every conceivable format, and also produce outputs to meet almost any display or projection device’s requirements, has become available for well under $10,000. In fact Roland's V40HD lists for $4,495. Each will help you make showing any presentation format possible and at a very low cost compared to even last year.

Google Acquires Nest for $3.2 Billion
Google moves into the home automation arena.

How to Get Creative with a Small A/V Budget
Learn how Elizabethtown College manages to keep its A/V systems up-to-date while on a budget. The tech director shares his tips.

Enterprise Strategies for SMB Backup and Data Recovery
Selecting a data protection solution for your organization is actually simple in this scary, hacker-filled world. A basic understanding of how to manage your data can free your time up and organize your information as well.




Open office space is an increasing trend. Find out how to integrate tech into your space.