With Windows 8 being released today, we thought we’d take the time to look at 8 features that will hopefully make Microsoft’s latest OS a revolution rather than an evolution. As many of you will know, Windows 8 hasn’t been designed specifically with the traditional desktop in mind. Instead of focusing just on the office worker, Microsoft [...]
Yesterday evening saw the unveiling of the much-anticipated third iPad from Apple. In the days prior to the event, the rumour mill went into overdrive, desperately trying to guess and predict the features of the iPad. And last night, all rumours were put to rest as the new tablet made its debut. So, what’s on [...]
While gadget-loving amateurs got a wealth of fun new innovations to play with at CES this year, an editor at Wired.com belittled this year’s CES somewhat as containing too few quality product developments and too many gimmicks, such as waterproof tablets. And sure, while the latest biggest, brightest TV might be a great development for [...]
Last week, the Davids and Goliaths of the technology industry descended on Las Vegas for CES 2012, to offer up their latest innovations in all corners of a hugely competitive and almost over-saturated market. With so many developments in the field last year – tablets became a standard appliance and everyone was buying smartphones – [...]
According to a small Israeli start-up company called XTR3D, your remote control may soon see its day. They say that you will be able to control the volume of your TV set and select a channel by simply turning your palm sooner than you think. A ‘gesture recognition’ software installed in the TV will enable [...]
The blog team at BT Business Direct has decided to round-up our most popular posts of 2011 in order to celebrate our 100th online post. We would like to thank you for reading our blog and we would love to hear your thoughs on our top 5 posts. In addition, if there is something you want [...]
The iPhone 5 is widely expected to be announced within the next few weeks, with (limited) availability expected shortly afterwards towards the end of October. As with all Apple products its development is a closely guarded secret and its very existence is flatly denied by Apple until the day Steve Jobs decides he’s ready to [...]
Ever since the launch of the first iPad, there have been numerous tablets introduced into the market. From the Blackberry Playbook to the various Android tablets, none seem to master productivity improvements quite like the HP TouchPad. The TouchPad is great for the average consumer but really excels for business professionals who need high levels [...]
Every year, the great and the good from Google gather at its web developer conference to discuss the latest developments in Google web applications. This year’s conference was full of tasty updates, including the announcement of some small but important improvements to its tablet software Android Honeycomb OS which is available on a number of [...]
To use the word of one analyst I know, 2010 was the year of the tablet. If that was the case, then what is 2011? Well, I expect he’d say it’s the year of even more tablets. If you consider the launch of the iPad as the beginning of tablets (yes I know tablets were [...]
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...