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HP Continues To Cultivate Healthy Hybrid Workplaces With Its New Devices

HP announced new devices and solutions for hybrid work environments at HP Amplify Executive Forum (AEF) last week. As businesses begin to settle into their most practical and efficient working methods, it becomes more apparent how to do hybrid work. While all answers aren’t apparent yet, we’re getting a little closer. While orthodox working methods …

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The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra Is Not For Everyone And That’s OK

Alongside Samsung’s newest flagship Galaxy S22 devices, Samsung announced three new Galaxy Tab S8 tablets at it’s recent Unpacked Event. Samsung is one of the few major OEMs that continues to make Android tablets and one of a handful of premium makers. Currently, Apple’s iPad lineup takes up most of the premium tablet market, followed …

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Surface Pro 8 Review: Microsoft Shows How Windows 11 Is Also A Tablet OS

Microsoft announced its new line of Surface Devices in November, and I was able to pick up the Surface Laptop Studio, the Surface Pro 8, and the Surface Duo to insert into my workflows. I have been using the Surface Pro 8 and Windows 11 combo while traveling for a few weeks now.  The Surface …

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HP Launches New Lineup Of Consumer Devices With A Focus On Camera Quality

Two weeks ago, HP announced its new line of consumer PCs and Monitors for the fall. This year, HP’s lineup of devices considers how often we use video calls and how much it has become a part of our digital lives post Covid-19. I cover many new and innovative technologies that span the digital transformation …

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Microsoft Announces New Surface Devices Including The Powerful Surface Laptop Studio

Every year for the past couple of years, Microsoft has rolled out a new and what I believe to be an innovative Surface device that brings to life what Microsoft envisions for its Windows operating system and Office Suite. I appreciate what Microsoft has done with its Surface devices and believe the Surface experience encapsulates …

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Samsung Expands Chromebook And Tablet Offerings At CES 2021

Last week, I attended the first-ever entirely virtual CES. It was an exhilarating week where some of the world’s biggest companies launched a plethora of new products from TVs to Smartphones to PCs and everything in between. Samsung is no stranger to launching products at CES and took last year as an opportunity to dig …

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Six Five Live Ep 38- Chips in the Desert

Leading global tech analysts Patrick Moorhead (Moor Insights & Strategy) and Daniel Newman (Futurum Research) are front and center on The Six Five analyzing the tech industry’s biggest news each and every week and also conducting interviews with tech industry “insiders” on a regular basis. The Six Five represents six (6) handpicked topics that will …

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COVID-19 Accelerates The iPad’s Appeal As A Productivity Device

Over the past thirty days, there has been a lot of talk in the media about how COVID-19 has affected technology trends—creating new ones, or altering or hastening those that were already in progress. On the usage model front, there have been two very notable movements: first, the “work from home” phenomenon, spurred by companies …

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HP Spectre Folio: One Of The Most Unique Devices I’ve Ever Reviewed

HP Spectre Folio.  HP INC I have spent nearly 30 years in and around the personal computer market as a PC manufacturer, for the leading PC desktop search engine of its time, a PC processor company and today with my firm researching the entirety of computing device industry.  When I was younger, I used to …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Active Alignment Will Be Critical For Future Optical Systems Manufacturing

New usage models and applications for technology products, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, created a need for computers to “see” the outside, physical world. We refer to this as “computer vision”. As these usage models and markets evolve, higher quality imaging systems are needed to enable better optical performance. Consumer expectations for thinner …

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Microsoft Surface Pro One Week Review: Making A Good Experience Even Better

The Microsoft Surface Pro has been the pride and glory of the Surface line and has gone through the most revisions of all the Surface products Microsoft has launched. I have actually used every single version of Surface, so I have some history.  Microsoft effectively created the Windows detachable 2-in-1 category with the success of …

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Microsoft Launches Faster Surface Pro With Improved Battery Life, LTE, And Inking

The New Surface Pro Microsoft builds the Surface devices as a showcase for its product and services meanwhile targeting Apple with their design. While Surface sales declined last quarter, overall, Microsoft has created the detachable PC market and has been very successful with it. It’s definitely beyond hobby status as its driving a multi-billion-dollar business. …

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Microsoft Goes After Google With New Education Products And Services

Microsoft held its special Education event on Wednesday, and announced a handful of new products and services designed for and geared specifically towards teachers and students. While Microsoft dominates the installed educational base, Google Chromebooks and G Suite have grown in popularity in K-12 over the past few years as have Apple MacBooks for high …

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Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro Shows Promise Of Augmented Reality In Phones

(Source: Anshel Sag) While 2016 was the year everyone got hyped about virtual reality (VR) as headsets started to enter the market, the same could be said of augmented reality (AR) in 2017. There was a glimpse into that future in late 2016 with Lenovo ’s launch of the Phab2 Pro—Google’s and Lenovo’s first AR …

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Microsoft Gives More Details About The PC’s Future At WinHEC, And It Looks Brighter

WinHEC (Windows Hardware Engineering Community) is Microsoft’s string of conferences designed to get hardware developers jazzed about developing for the Windows platform. Microsoft’s goal, like anyone with an ecosystem, is to get their fair share of resources committed to their platform. At this year’s WinHEC 2016 in Shenzhen today, Microsoft laid out what could possibly …

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Microsoft Surface Book With Performance Base-Two Weeks In Review

Microsoft has been on a roll as of late. They’re doing great with Azure public cloud, substantially increasing Office 365 subscriptions, fielding a much improved Dynamics, and were first with an AI and CaaP ecosystem. So how about hardware? Well, Surface is on a $4B annual revenue run-rate and they just launched their first all-in-one, …

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How The Amazon Fire HD 8 Review Compared To Apple iPad Mini 2 And AT&T Trek 2 HD

It’s getting very close to the gift-giving time in the U.S. and Western Europe. While the tablet market is way down from where it used to be, over 200M could be sold in the next year. I still use an 8″ tablet at night to crank through my content like reading the news and social media, …

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Amazon Fire HD 8 Review: Tablet Reduces Specifications To Hit Low Price

Check out the Amazon Fire HD 8 compared to the Apple iPad mini 2 and the AT&T Trek HD 2 here. Amazon.com has become a respected, household name in many countries around the world. Its reliable service, low prices and Prime memberships keep consumers flocking to it. An Amazon package hits my door literally every …

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Microsoft Launches Surface Studio, Surface Book Performance Base And Windows 10 Creators Update

I attended Microsoft’s launch today in New York City and wanted to provide my first impressions of the event. Microsoft has built a very large, $5B annual run-rate Surface business through a combination of creating premium and differentiated experiences plus heavy brand investment and discipline. Today’s announcements were additive to the Surface line, but the …

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