Category Archives: hardware

How Tough is the Toshiba Ultrabook? Field Testing the Portege Ultrabook vs. Drooling Dog

TweetHow tough is the Toshiba Portege Ultrabook – darned tough… even tough enough to withstand the drooling pooch test!! Enjoy…  

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HP Unveils the Z1 G2 Workstation – With Touch!

TweetRecall that yours truly has been using the amazing HP All-in-one workstation for a couple of months and enjoying it to maintain all of our websites and perform my daily tasks as well as GIS/mapping duties – see the detailed … Continue reading

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Power Without the Tower – A Look at the HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation

TweetYou may have heard me discussing the HP Z1 workstation recently. That’s because I’ve had the pleasure of using one for several weeks now, thanks to the kind folks at HP. The Z1, the first of it’s kind, all-in-one workstation … Continue reading

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WOW Photog Technology – Panono panoramic ball camera #IcanHaz

TweetWow, I’ve just updated my Christmas wish list to Santa to include this amazing device – the Panono panoramic ball camera! Simply toss the ball errrr camera in the air and the device snaps images producing a high resolution panoramic … Continue reading

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The HP All-In-One Workstation – Portable, Powerful, and Sweet – Oh, and Affordable!

TweetSo, it may (or may not) surprise you that for the past few weeks I’ve been the happy user of a very sweet, and big, HP Z1 all in one workstation. This is courtesy of some new friends (and old … Continue reading

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Fujitsu ScanSnap Scanner – Simple, One-Button Scanning

TweetA new device from Fujitsu enables simple scanning of documents with new “Versatile Imaging Technology. The ScanSnap SV600 also includes “Book Image Correction” and “Page Turning Detection” functionality. The Book Image Correction compensates for the curvature in open books or magazines … Continue reading

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The Sub $100 3D Printer Getting A Kickstart – Peachy Printer

TweetLooking for your very own 3D printer? It’s small but makes up for that in coolness! Peachy Printer comes via a kickstarter project started by a Saskatchewan developer, Rylan Grayston – Sourced via The Winnipeg Free Press online See more … Continue reading

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New Algiz 7 Super-rugged Tablet

TweetSomething new and rugged from Sweden… Handheld Group, a fast-growing manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, PDAs and smartphones, today announced the launch of the new version of its highly popular Algiz7  rugged tablet computer. The updated Algiz 7 is considerably … Continue reading

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Up Close With HP Eprinter Technology, Thin Clients, Workstations and More

TweetI always make a point of stopping by the HP booth at esriUC to see the latest hardware and solutions from the group. It was tough to leave as there was so much to see including the the HP Designjet … Continue reading

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Cool Technology Seen at ESRIUC – Epson SureColor T Series

TweetThe ESRIUC is a great chance to see the latest Geo technology, hardware, gadgets and other amazing stuff! I always stop to see a demo of the latest in wide format plotting and scanning and this year I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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Staples to Start Selling Cube 3D Printers Commencing in June

TweetWhat’s that you say… you’re headed to Staples for supplies? While there would you please pick me up some pens, pencils, a few notepads, oh, and grab me a 3D printer also! Yep… Staples is likely one of the first … Continue reading

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HP SureSupply Convenient Mobile App For Your Printing

TweetYou likely know by now that I’m stoked by mobile technology! Cool mobile apps and services pop up every day, many of them designed to make your life and job a little bit easier. A solution from HP called HP … Continue reading

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