Top class printers seem to fall in price even as they deliver more features such as scanning and copying. The HP 2050 offers reliable and affordable printing, scanning and copying with this stylish all-in-one. Ideal for printing everyday documents, this compact device is simple to set up and use and designed to help you reduce your environmental impact. Although designed for home users the HP is no slouch at delivering with a print speed black in draft, A4 up to 20 ppm, colour, draft, A4 up to 16 ppm, black, which is laser comparable up to 5.5 ppm, laser comparable colour up to 4 ppm and draft 10×4 photo in as little as 60 seconds. The exact speeds may vary which will depend upon the system configuration, software program and document complexity. Printing, scanning and copying are yours with this HP at the touch of a button.
Multifunction printers are a fraction of the cost that they were just a few years ago and no longer do replacing ink cartridges cost the earth. An example is the Epson range which by using four individual ink cartridges you need only replace the colour used, making this an all-round, affordable device.The Epson Stylus SX125 is a very affordable multifunction machine that is ideal for students and home use, it is compact, cost-effective and prints, scans and copies making it perfect for scanning college work, printing reports or copying recipes. For photo processing work the Epson is no slouch, this model will remove red eye from photos, restore colour and correct backlight on faded or old scanned photos, improving and perfecting the quality of your prints with the Easy Photo Fix function and Easy Photo Print software.
An ultra thin desk top PC which will stand discretely on a desk or behind the monitor without taking up too much space, but is capable of providing HD multimedia entertainment. This small but mighty powerful PC is driven by today’s latest mini processor matched by an advanced NVIDIA graphics chipset plus fast DDR3 memory, in addition to HDMI connectivity for enjoying lifelike imagery on a large external display or TV screen.With a memory of 2GB DDR3 800MHz, this is expandable to 4GB and has a 250GB hard drive. This is the Acer Aspire Revo R3700, the newest product to come from Acer. This fantastic new net top looks like a mini desktop while also packing quite a punch, and consumes very little power. Overall this product looks good and by all reports performs very well.
The modern day laptop is far more powerful than many desk PC’s of only a few years ago, in fact it would not be untrue to say that there are many desk top PC’s that are still in use today that are considerably slower and with far less memory than budget laptops which can be found in the high street or online.An example is from Compaq with their CQ56-113SA which is a fantastic laptop with 3GB memory, expandable to 8GB, and Intel Celeron Dual Core processor to ensure speedy operation. Featuring a built in web cam and microphone this laptop is perfect for keeping in touch with software such as Skype. It also includes a large 250GB storage to store all your files and data. Prices of laptops are incredibly cheap and many are substituting these for the conventional desk top computer.
Computing on the move with this HP Mini Netbook letting you go everywhere, and stay connected without technology weighing you down. A beautiful thin and versatile design, the HP Mini 110 gives you true mobile computing with the freedom and tools to do more of what you want, wherever you want. The HP Mini is your perfect travel companion, allowing you to surf the web and stay entertained anywhere you go. You’ll get a 93% full-size keyboard and 25.7 cm (10.1″) diagonal screen, plus built-in wireless LANWith its own portable entertainment centre, with one-touch web access via HP QuickWeb, you also enjoy stunning video and digital audio, or you chat with friends via the integrated webcam. Featuring an Intel Atom Processor N455 1.66GHz, and memory of 1GG which is extendable to 2GB this minicomputer will allow you to have fun, surf the net, or do some work whilst away.
Christmas is a time for giving, and the folks down at mobile phone comparison website Recombu have taken this literally, by offering up a bounty of prizes in their Christmas competition. One lucky winner will win a MacBook Air, Xbox 360, HTC Desire, Logitech Squeezebox and a Three MiFi, and the best thing is you can do it on twitter. Two runners up will also win a Three MiFi each.To be in with a chance to win these great prizes simply tweet the following sentence:”I want to win a MacBook Air, Xbox 360, Three MiFi and more! http://bit.ly/hEfKaV from @recombu and #Three for a very #ThreeMiFiChristmas”Or alternatively go to the Recombu competition page and click on the ‘Enter Competition’ button; this will take you to the Twitter home page and after you log in the sentence will automatically be ready to tweet out.The competition will run till the end of 2010 and the winners will be announced in January 2011; you must be a resident of the UK to enter.
Today we have two more tablet PCs to play around with and both will be launched by the Taiwan based manufacturer Acer, will be in two size categories, running two different operating systems. These are a 10 inch device running Windows 7 with an Intel core and a smaller 7 inch tablet running Android 2.2.Launched in New York which comes as no surprise as the US is perhaps the biggest tablet market right now with the iPad ruling the roost. The timing couldn’t have been better with the holidays fast approaching and electronic gadgets such as tablets are already proving popular and likely to increase, possibly at the expense of the more conventional laptop. If the other tablet launches is anything to go by, Acer should have another success on their hands. For example the Galaxy tablet has already gone on to reach 600,000 homes around the world and might reach the million mark before the end of the year.
In recent years the range of services offered within the broadband UK market has increased to include mobile broadband. Whereas conventional broadband is intended for use within a single location and relies on cables to carry the signal, mobile broadband is designed for users who need to access the service anywhere a mobile signal is available. The signals work along the lines of mobile phone technology, so if you have the right equipment you will be able to access the service anywhere a signal is available.If you want to compare mobile broadband packages then one thing to look for is the technology used to offer the service, as you will need to make sure it is compatible with your laptop. Typically the signal is received by a mobile internet dongle, a USB stick, or a mobile data card, so check which is most suitable for your laptop. As with any conventional broadband comparison you will want to check the speed of the service, any download limits there may be, contract length and, of course, the price. It is worth noting that data transfer can sometimes be more expensive with mobile broadband and therefore you are more likely to reach or exceed download restriction limits.When comparing different offers from broadband providers you should note that one of the downsides of mobile broadband is that you are not guaranteed a signal, as you need to be in an area with reception. On the plus side it is even worth considering for use within the home, especially if you don’t need a landline, as it will remove the cost of landline rental.
This sleek and stylish very affordable laptop features a unique Imprint design in a glossy black finish that elegantly blends together stylish form and practical function a with full-size keyboard and numeric key pad, a High-Definition HP BrightView display added together makes this Compaq a very desirable tool for home or business use. It’s stylish and easy to use and the quality of the display is fantastic, very responsive with fast connection to the internet, the integral webcam is a nice feature appreciated by users. Keyboard is well laid out, not cramped. Function keys are obvious and well signposted. No waste of space, dust gathering bulbs, buttons or LEDs. It is simple, clear and concise and with specs that include; Intel Celeron T3000 1.8GHz, 2GB RAM, 160GB HDD, DVD-RW HDMI, Webcam and Bluetooth It looks to be another winner from the HP stable.
Not too long ago an avid gamer would be quite content to sit in the corner of his or her bedroom, almost chained to their computer, which would almost certainly have been a desktop, exploring the latest and greatest in computer games. These days, though, we all demand flexibility and want to be in a position to enjoy our online or gaming experience wherever we choose. We might want to go to a friend’s house, or even relax on top of the bed as we play, or at a holiday hotel. Consequently, we need the flexibility of a laptop and need to consider the best gaming laptop features for our purpose.With manufacturers now coming round to the idea that the desktop computer is on its way out, more focus is being put in the portable computer or as we know it the laptop. Makers have begun to develop these that have characteristics and requirements necessary for playing these complicated games. So for the avid gamer, it’s good to that there are now many options available in laptops that will fit the demanding needs required by the gamer, all of which are now well within most people’s budget.
A video of your baby, picture for your parents, perhaps it could be your latest song, video conferencing or talking to a relative in Australia through voice over internet, why not just your thoughts on the world? Social networking sites like Facebook have made it easier than ever to connect with the people you care about, but you need the equipment and know-how to do it, the vital piece of equipment that you will need is a webcam.If you have been exploring You Tube or the internet for any length of time, then you have run across any number of these in your travels, webcams range from the silly to the serious. There are business cams, personal cams, private cams, traffic cams, you name it and there’s probably a Webcam pointed at it.