Roux24 S280-480 Gigabyte, internal SSD
The locally produced Roux24 S280-480 Gigabyte, internal solid-state drive fits in most 2.5-inch SATA drive bays and replaces the existing hard disc drive. It serves the exact same purpose, but with dramatic speed improvements to the entire system. The drive is compatible with over 200 different personal computing devices and enhances every data transfer aspect of your device. The Roux24 range of SSD drives are available for purchase online at Takealot and Bid or Buy and will retail for around R3 199.00
The Dell Canvas 27" QHD touch screen sits horizontally on a desk and pairs with most new Windows 10 laptops, desktop or all-in-ones. Users interact with it via a combination of a pressure-sensing pen and a totem or dial, which sits freely on the Canvas and can be used to zoom in and out of images and drawings. This means that one doesn’t have to stop working on a graphic, select the zoom tool, zoom in and the reselect the pen tool to carry on, as the dial is operated by a person’s second hand and is immediately available. Furthermore, the dial can be used to select different pen modes, colour palettes and pen sizes. The canvas can be rotated into draftsman mode, raising it up 10 degrees, just like a traditional drafting table. An optional stand raised Canvas up to 80 degrees.
Huawei Watch 2
The Huawei Watch 2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and due to its independent connectivity, allows users to send messages or make calls without the need to be connected to a mobile phone. It runs the Android Wear 2.0 operating system and the on-watch Google Play Store allows both iOS and Android users to benefit from a variety of apps. The Huawei Watch 2 retails between R5299-R5499.
Toshiba Portégé X20W-D
Toshiba’s new Portégé X20W-D, measures 15.4mm thin and weighs 1.1 kg. Laptop offers professionals flexibility of a tablet and notepad in one device with a Onyx Blue cover and Light Gold hinges. Toshiba’s Portégé X20W-D offers style and substance: with an astonishing 16 hour battery life. It has comprehensive security features, including two-factor authentication with fingerprint reader and IR camera for face recognition.
Huawei Y6II smartphone
The Huawei Y6II smartphone features a 5.5” HD display, a 13MP front and 8MP rear camera. Consumers can expect an improved photography experience with built in photography functions like cosmetic mode, panoramic mode, food mode and perfect smile. The phone is powered by a Kirin 620, 1.2GHz processor which is complimented by 2GB of RAM and 16GB of memory. The Huawei Y6II smartphone is currently available from The Foshini Group at a price of R 2999.
SkyGroup Communications is offering SME customers the opportunity to leverage a completely customised cloud-based, video and voice system delivered in HD, based entirely on a subscription model with its videoHub offering. The videoHub service allows customers to participate, organise and make conference calls on any device, anywhere, as long as the client has an internet connection. Furthermore, it also boasts full integration into Skype for Business, is delivered in true HD quality video and supports both on-premise and mobile conferencing environments.
Dell Wyse 3040
The Wyse 3040 thin client is an affordable, efficient and easy to manage endpoint solution that allows IT managers to keep costs low while supporting basic productivity and light multitasking. It is ideal for customers across a range of industries, including highly-regulated sectors such as retail, finance, healthcare and education. Compatible with Citrix, Microsoft and VMware virtual workspace environments, the Wyse 3040 thin client is the industry’s first entry-level Intel x86-based quad-core thin client, delivering robust connectivity options and a choice of Wyse ThinOS or ThinLinux operating systems.
Coffee Guru reusable Nespresso coffee pods
Despite efforts by Nespresso and other coffee pod manufacturers to urge coffee drinkers to recycle their used pods, landfills around the world are filling up with them. In order to reduce the stress on the environment, the Coffee Pod Guru has launched a range of re-usable pods that can be used in Nespresso, Dulce, Keurig and Illy machines. The pods are simply filled with a person’s coffee of choice, closed up and used exactly the same as a normal pod. Once the coffee has been brewed the re-usable pod is rinsed and ready for the next cup of java. For ore information, visit www.coffeepodguru.co.za
Garmin Forerunner 935
The Garmin Forerunner 935 multisport watch offers Anaerobic Training Effect, Training Load, and Training Status for the serious athlete. The Forerunner 935 not only provides users with insight into how their body is responding to fitness, but also offers data for day-today activities, such as a step counter, heart rate monitor and calorie counter.
Amazon Connect, a self-service, cloud-based contact center service that makes it easy for any business to deliver better customer service at lower cost was recently announced. Amazon Connect is based on the same contact center technology used by Amazon customer service associates around the world to power millions of customer conversations. Setting up a cloud-based contact center with Amazon Connect is as easy as a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, and agents can begin taking calls within minutes. There are no up-front payments or long-term commitments and no infrastructure to manage with Amazon Connect; customers pay by the minute for Amazon Connect usage plus any associated telephony services.