Fujitsu has done away with an optical disk drive in its latest LifeBook models and has replaced it with something that is much more impressive: a pico projector (or mini beamer). Just imagine having the option to press a button on the side of your laptop and being able to project a movie, presentation or [...]
Here at BT Business Direct, we’re fans of any technology that can help a business become more efficient, cut costs and boost staff happiness. Which is why, in the great iPad vs Android tablet debate, we don’t believe there will ever be a clear winner. Depending on the needs of the business, either platform could [...]
You may have read our recent post about the popularity of ultrabooks, so-called because they combine performance with long battery life and reduced size and weight. But if you’re a cloud advocate and want a simple and efficient laptop, you might want to consider the Chromebook. The first wave of Chromebooks was released last year [...]
Over the past few years prospective employees have been warned, in the search for jobs, to carefully monitor what they release and publicise on their social media profiles for fear of harming their job prospects. But now it would seem the limit has been reached, with firms not only screening prospective candidates by social network [...]
CES this year set the tone for the oncoming rise of the ultrabook. Taking the lead from Apple’s MacBook Air, Intel are stepping to rival Apple’s offering with several of the big players – Lenovo, Toshiba, Asus and Acer to name a few – are unveiling ultrabooks this year. Most ultrabooks are based on Intel’s i [...]
Ever since the dawn of personal computing in the early eighties, the cost of data storage has been steadily decreasing. The first consumer hard drives cost thousands of pounds, and stored only a couple of megabytes, yet now most hard drives cost less than £100 for hundreds of gigabytes of storage space. Whether it’s internal [...]
Do you find that traditional PCs are impractical in a compacted office environment, but you’re not prepared to switch to a smaller machine or laptop? If you answered ‘yes’, the chances are you’ll be anticipating the upcoming release from HP of their Z1, the world’s first all-in-one workstation with a 27” display. The Z1 grew [...]
Faster and more efficient computers often come at the top of the priority list for most business owners, as well as their employees. The businesses benefits are clear; computers that can cope with complex applications and multi-tasking are going to make a business more efficient. Compared to the cost of a complete system refresh, installing [...]
As of 1st April 2012, the conditions for businesses required to submit VAT requirements online will be changed. As well as the businesses that currently submit online (those with an annual turnover of £100,000 or higher) any business earning less than £100,000 will also be required to submit their VAT returns online, as well as [...]
What’s the catch? Today’s blog is a quick look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U772 Ultrabook. With most Ultrabooks being aimed at the consumer market (due...
We recently had Tristan Simmons from Netgear come into the BT Business Direct offices to talk about why 10 Gigabit connectivity is becoming an important topic...