NewerTech Announces Wireless Aluminum Keypad – The Keypad that Complements the Apple Keyboard You Already Love!
Woodstock, IL – September 18, 2014 – Today, NewerTech announced that the Wireless Aluminum Keypad is now available for shipping. Built to rigorous standards with a precision machined aluminum housing and designed to complement the look and feel of Apple keyboards, the NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad is the ultimate easy-to-pair Bluetooth workhorse that’s built to last.
“In the world of keypads, no product met our criteria so we made it our mission to create a reliable wireless keypad that’s built to the highest standards, functions the way we expect numeric keypads to work, and complements the wireless keyboards offered by Apple,” said Larry O’Connor, CEO, NewerTech. “That day has finally arrived and now professionals have a high-quality wireless keypad to enhance their number crunching workflows.”
The NewerTech Keypad with white keys is available for immediate purchase. A version with black keys, as well as international versions with illustrative black, or white keys, will be announced in late fall 2014.
Key Features Include:
- Precision machined aluminum housing
- Quick and reliable Bluetooth pairing that stays connected with a range up to 30-feet
- Full-sized 28-key design with: delete, tab, navigation, and more
- Ergonomic tilt with firm desktop grip
- Lightweight and perfectly sized for mobile or desktop use
- Long battery life
- Compatible with Bluetooth enabled Macs, PCs, and iDevices
- Available with white keys to complement Apple keyboards
NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad
2 x AAA batteries included
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4
The Galaxy Note 4 has a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, meaning users get a stunning viewing experience whether they use their phone for movies, games, photography, or productivity. There are a couple of key ingredients to bringing out the best in the smartphone: a brilliant display, advanced camera technology, a lasting battery, S Pen™ enhancements, entertainment and a reliable network.
Users can take advantage of the large display is with Samsung’s Multi Window™ feature. It lets users view full, split or pop-up windows within compatible apps with just a swipe. They can also use the enhanced S Pen with Multi Window to easily drag and drop content such as an address from an email into Google Maps without switching back and forth between apps. And with its power savings mode, the Galaxy Note 4 can last for 24 hours on 10 percent battery.
The Galaxy Note 4 is also XLTE-ready, so users can expect faster peak speeds and greater network capacity in cities coast to coast where XLTE has been rolled out. XLTE is currently available in more than 400 markets. Football fans can really put the large screen to good use with the NFL Mobile app. Customers on The MORE Everything Plan get NFL Mobile for the entire 2014/2015 NFL season, including access to live streaming games and NFL Network 24/7, on their smartphone at no additional cost.
The Galaxy Note 4 will be $299.99 with new two-year activation. Verizon Edge is also available for eligible customers. And for a limited time, customers who activate or upgrade to a new smartphone on MORE Everything plans with at least 1 GB of data will get an extra 1 GB of bonus data per month for up to 24 months, as long as that smartphone remains active on The MORE Everything Plan.
Samsung S-View Flip Cover
Customers can accessorize their Galaxy Note 4 for a more personal feel. The S-View Flip Cover is a versatile case with a see-through section that adds convenience and protection to the smartphone. The clear window on the case lets users check messages, see battery status, and accept incoming calls without having to open the cover. The case also helps preserve battery with Sleep Mode which is activated when the flip cover is closed. And opening the cover wakes the phone so it’s ready to use. The Samsung S-View Flip Covers will be available for $49.99 and come in three color models: Charcoal, Gold, and White.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
|OS||Android 4.4.4 KitKat|
|Camera||Rear: 16-megapixel with Optical Image StabilizationFront: 3.7-megapixel with wide angle selfie mode to get more friends into the frame|
|Storage||32 GB internal storage (formatted capacity is less) and supports up to a 128GBmicroSD card (sold separately)More Everything customers receive 25GB cloud storage on Verizon Cloud at no additional charge|
|Battery||3220mAhUltra Power Saving Mode to maximize battery life
Adaptive Fast Charging to get customers from 0% to 50% battery in about 30 minutes
Samsung, Galaxy Tab, Super AMOLED, Multi Window, S Pen, S-View and Papergarden are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
When it comes to tablets, the screen makes all the difference. Displays on tablets have evolved past just looking at photos or watching videos. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S 10.5 takes high-resolution displays to the next level.
The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S has a WQXGA Super AMOLED® display with 4 million pixels — that’s twice the resolution of an HDTV. The display has a wider color range, deeper contrast, truer blacks, and an adaptive display that automatically adjusts color, sharpness, and contrast based on what you’re viewing and where.
Samsung’s Papergarden™ app was designed for the Galaxy Tab S and turns it into a mobile magazine stand. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is 6.6mm thin and weighs about a pound, so it’s comfortable to hold while skimming through your favorite magazines. It also makes it easy to take your magazines with you instead of having a pile of them at home.
The tablet also supports Multi User Mode which allows multiple members of the family to share the tablet and have individual customized profiles. And the fingerprint scanner not only lets you secure the device with a swipe of a finger but it can also unlock different user profiles in Multi User Mode.
Messaging apps are another way to make tablets a more versatile tool. Verizon Messages lets you text from your tablet without having to use your smartphone. You can read a digital magazine on Papergarden and text friends about it instead of reading on one device and texting on the other.
The XLTE-ready Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 will be available online and in Verizon Wireless stores starting Sept. 18 for $599.99, and for a limited time, the tablet will be available for $499.99 with new two-year activation. Users will be able to add the tablet to their existing MORE Everything accounts for an additional $10 monthly access fee.
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|SideSync 3.0||View your compatible Galaxy smartphone screen on the tablet with full access and functionality to the phone|
|Camera||8-megapixel rear-facing camera with flash and 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera|
|Storage||16 GB internal storage (formatted capacity is less) and supports up to a 128GB microSD card (sold separately)
More Everything customers receive 25GB cloud storage on Verizon Cloud at no additional charge
|Battery||7900mAh with Ultra Power Saving Mode – Turns screen to black and white and shuts off all nonessential apps to save battery life|
|Multi Window™||Allows users to open up to two compatible apps at once|
Samsung, Galaxy Tab, Super AMOLED, Multi Window, and Papergarden are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Epson Drives Intuitive Mobile Printing Experience for Home and Business Users with Mopria-Certified All-in-One Printers
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 17, 2014 – Underscoring its commitment to creating a better, easier and more accessible mobile printing experience, Epson America today announced its first Mopria-certified printers for home and business – the Epson® Expression® Photo XP-860, Epson® Expression® Premium XP-820, XP-620, XP-520, and Epson WorkForce® WF-2660, WF-2650 and WF-2630.
The need for mobile printing is increasing in tandem with the growing ownership of smartphones and tablets, that is expected to reach 5.1 billion worldwide by 20181. Epson’s mobile print efforts are designed to embrace both the rapidly evolving demands of mobile customers and the diversity of multiple operating systems. One key initiative is Epson’s commitment to the Mopria Alliance’s mission for intuitive mobile printing and advancing mobile print standards that allow business and home users to print regardless of brand, device or operating system.
Mopria-certified Epson all-in-one printers work with the Mopria Print Service and the built-in Printing Framework in Android v4.4 or later (KitKat). After ensuring the printer has the latest firmware, Android 4.4 users can print from Google apps such as Chrome, Gmail, Drive and QuickOffice, as well as the Adobe Reader and Kingsoft WPS Office App. With Android projected to account for 74 percent of global smartphones and tablets sold in 20141, Epson is actively enabling intuitive printing for an unprecedented number of new Android users.
“With 9 out of 10 U.S. smartphone users 16 years or older2 and two of five employees using smartphones on the job3, the need for intuitive mobile printing options and support is apparent,” said Patrick Chen, product manager of mobile connectivity, Epson America, Inc. “Epson is proud to actively support an industry-wide movement to streamline mobile printing ease-of-use and accessibility.”
In addition to Epson’s support of the Mopria Alliance and its goal to streamline mobile printing, Epson also offers the Epson Connect Solutions Finder to help mobile users make sense of the numerous mobile printing solutions and apps currently available. Using this online tool, users can easily choose a mobile device and compare which printing options are best-suited to meet their specific mobile printing needs.
More about Epson Mobile Printing Solutions
The Epson Connect™ suite of free mobile printing solutions enables users to print documents, photos, emails and web pages from anywhere in the world using an Epson Connect-enabled printer and a tablet, smartphone, or computer4. To learn more about Epson’s impact on mobile productivity and convenience, visit the Connect Blog on the Epson Community.
About Mopria Alliance
The Mopria Alliance is a non-profit membership organization of leading global technology companies with the mission of providing intuitively simple printing from smartphones, tablets and other devices. By bringing together the mobile, software and print industries, the Mopria Alliance selects and promotes technology standards that will drive ease-of-use (interoperability) between different devices and operating systems. This will enable users (at home or at work) to easily connect and print from their mobile device to a printer, regardless of brand. As an additional convenience, app downloads and setups for new mobile devices or printers will become unnecessary. The Mopria Alliance pursues these goals by driving the adoption of selected technologies and by operating a program to test and certify printer compatibility with Mopria-enabled mobile devices.
Epson is a global innovation leader dedicated to exceeding expectations with solutions for markets as diverse as the office, home, commerce, and industry. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving and high-precision technologies.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com.
Epson is a registered trademark, Epson Exceed Your Vision is a registered logomark and Epson Connect is a trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation. All other product and brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. Copyright 2014 Epson America, Inc.
1 “Forecast: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 2Q14 Update” Gartner Research; June 2014
2 According to “Mobile Technology Fact Sheet,” Pew Research; Jan. 2014
3 “Is Printing from Mobile Devices Ready to Take Off?” InfoTrends; July 2012
4 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. See www.epson.com/connect for a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps.
5 “ IDC WW Quarterly HCP Tracker Final Historical release, 2014 Q1.” IDC; April 2014
From dial-up to DSL and now from plain old telephone system to video conferencing, one can see how much development and technology has impacted the lives of the general public. The uptake on video conferencing may be a little slower with individuals ages 50 and above, but the younger set has decidedly embraced this technology, with 20 to 29 percent of them having tried video conferencing previously. Clearly, this generation is at an exciting time where the world becomes smaller and where it becomes easier to reach a bigger number of people in different geographical locations.
For enterprises, holding phone conferences was an alternative to business travel. However, this meeting style has its limitations, such as lack of eye contact. The person running the meeting can only guess what the participants may be doing, or whether they’re listening at all. As a result, often information is repeated or forgotten as the host of the meeting tries to cover everything while assuming that participants captured the message perfectly. This causes further problems later if the meeting doesn’t end in a complete understanding of what needs to be done between parties concerned. The best video conferencing experience may come at a price, but a service like Blue Jeans Network for cost effective video conferencing may just provide that solution for you.
Video Conferencing as an Alternative to Travel
Business travel may not cause a big dent to a huge corporation’s budget, but the same cannot be said for smaller companies. There is also the question of timeliness of delivery of information, especially if you are looking at the amount of travel it would take to several locations, assuming that the business has a wide global footprint. Even US President Barack Obama uses this technology when he needs to speak with experts from all over the globe over a critical concern. The White House declines to name the provider of their service, but suffice to say, it is a lot more environmentally friendly than riding Air Force One all the time.
Benefits to Educational Institutions
Video conferencing offers several benefits to universities too. There are many who would like to get a degree but are pressed for time in between jobs. These individual learners can now go and attend classes via video conferences and even be able to join group activities, as video collaboration is possible in these platforms. Students can share files either on the video conference platform itself or via email, though the former may entail additional costs. A service like Blue Jeans Network for cost effective video conferencing
does offer this functionality for its users, and educational institutions can potentially achieve higher enrollments if they offered such services to the student body, too.
Video conferencing is also just as important to faculty members who may be offsite for a conference but need to be within reach for their classes. Even guest lecturers can be immediately scheduled, as this eliminates the need to adjust according to travel plans. The same could apply to students who may have to be away for a short period of time but don’t want to miss out on classes.
Use for Medical and Diagnostic Purposes
There have been instances when video conferencing helped save costs and more importantly, minimized anxiety for patients and their loved ones. There were instances when medical emergencies called for the need to use video conferencing to contact medical professionals to ask for advice, such as in the case of patients located in rural areas where medical experts are less likely to be accessible. This can help save money for both the patient and hospitals, and still get the same satisfactory results. It will also be helpful for specialists to decide whether to move patients to another hospital, especially if medical equipment may be limited in one hospital. Getting expert advice would also be ideal before moving patients, more so if it becomes questionable whether the patient can take the stress of being moved, such as in emergency situations. A video conference can help with a preliminary diagnosis, too; instead of relying on a description of symptoms, the doctor can see the patient without the two of them needing to be in the same room. Basic video conferencing functionalities will be sufficient for this purpose, which means smartphones or tablets will work fine in these scenarios.
Signing Up for the Right Service
Understanding the needs and what users want out of it will help you come up with a better decision on what options and equipment need to be purchased and which ones you can forego. Do you need better visual quality since you will need to show actual samples? Is lighting critical because the conference will be on at different times of the day? It is a good thing that free trials and demonstrations are offered so these can provide you additional means to make the right choice in the end.
Mount Joy, Penn. – September 9th, 2014 – Pinkerton Road Studio today announced that the highly-anticipated Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers® 20th Anniversary Edition, a modern remake of one of Sierra ‘s greatest adventure games of all-time, will be available for purchase on PC and Mac on October 15th, 2014. Licensed from Activision Publishing, Inc, overseen by original series creator Jane Jensen, and developed in partnership with leading indie team Phoenix Online Studios, this high-definition update of the adventure game classic Gabriel Knight adds brand new puzzles and scenes, gorgeous new high-res backgrounds, a remastered soundtrack, and more New Orleans flavor to the beloved original story, plus exclusive new behind-the-scenes material including original concept sketches, articles and brand new audio interviews with Jane Jensen and members of the original Sierra development team to provide a more complete view on the Gabriel Knight series than has ever been available before. Pre-orders are now available at Steam, GOG.com, the Phoenix Online Store and more at 15% off the $19.99 retail price, and include the pre-order exclusive soundtrack by Robert Holmes.
The game will also offer players never before seen behind-the-scenes special edition content on both the original and the remake. Extras include original concept art, magazine articles, interviews and brand new behind-the-scenes insight and one-on-one interviews with Jane Jensen and members of the original Sierra development team to provide a more complete view on the Gabriel Knight series than has ever been available before.
Hailed by Adventure Gamers as one of the most well-written games ever and given an Honorable Mention in the AV Club’s Top 100 Games of All Time, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition invites players to relive the classic voodoo murder mystery that’s captivated generations of game enthusiasts for two decades. In the game, players will take on the role of roguishly handsome Gabriel Knight, a struggling author and owner of a bookstore in New Orleans, who is investigating the Voodoo Murders for his new book: a series of savage ritual killings surrounded by voodoo trappings. But his search into the dark underbelly of New Orleans will reveal far more than who’s behind the killings, as Gabriel is drawn to the beautiful and aloof Malia Gedde, learns the secrets of his family history, and must comes to grips with his own destiny if he’s going to survive.
“It’s been a dream to be able to work on Gabriel Knight again, and I’m so exciting to bring it to a new audience. I think it looks amazing and it has all the classic gameplay,” said Jane Jensen, creator of the series.
“Gabriel Knight is the reason why I became a developer. It was a groundbreaking game that showed the power of Jane Jensen’s storytelling,” added Cesar Bittar, CEO of Phoenix Online and producer of the project. “The honor of working alongside Jane in remaking one the most beloved adventure games of all times is definitely for me a golden opportunity, but also a huge responsibility, and we are doing our very best to ensure old fans and new will be thrilled by the results and ready to play as a Schattenjäger once again.”
More information is available at www.GabrielKnight20th.com.
Gabriel Knight and Gabriel Knight: Sins of our Fathers are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved.
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