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For SME owners on the go, but with a limited IT budget, the new wide screen, dual-core notebook from Lenovo might be the mobile computer solution you’re after. The Lenovo 3000 N100 automates many routine security and maintenance tasks through a unique suite of productivity tools—eliminating the need for a dedicated IT help desk—and is available with an Intel Core Duo or Solo processor that runs multiple programs simultaneously.
Product: Lenovo 3000 N100 notebook computer
RRP: from $1,799 (plus GST)
Need more from the voice over IP (VoIP) technology currently on offer? Zultys’ new WIP 2 Wi-Fi phone helps you enjoy the full functionality of VoIP in a handy desktop phone format. Whether you use the WIP 2 as a desktop phone, an extension to an existing office system, or as a cost-effective way to provide a phone service prior to cabling, benefit from seamless connectivity as you move around the office.
Product: Zultys WIP 2 Wi-Fi phone
Symbol Technologies’ new laser bar code scanner has been developed to improve productivity in small businesses.
The LS1203 hand held scanner is designed to help retailers automate processes, minimise manual key-stroke data entry errors and improve employee productivity. The scanner is available with a comprehensive service support option that extends normal wear and tear coverage to include repair of plastics, exit windows and other components accidentally damaged during use.
Product: LS1203 laser bar code scanner
RRP: $207 (plus GST and cables)
Facilitate more professional presentations with new levels of flexibility, wireless capabilities and brightness using one of Sanyo’s latest corporate projectors for HDTV compatible data and video presentations. Avoiding the clutter and hazard of cables, the PLC-XU86 is equipped with Wi-Fi technology to manage both your PC and projector remotely.
And those PC-free presentations out of the office are made manageable thanks to the projector’s USB Memory Viewer.
Product: Sanyo PLC-XU86
If your office space is at a premium and you want your fax, colour copier and printer in one device, Panasonic’s new laser fax range might be worth a look. At the top of the range, the KX-FLB851AL multi-function printer (MFP) offers colour flat-bed scanning and comes with a three-tray sorter, so you can send your faxes, prints and copies to individual trays.
Product: Panasonic KX-FLB851AL MFP
Increase speed and functionality at the checkout with Quicken’s latest point of sale software for retailers. Retail Point of Sale is a computerised cash register designed to ensure fast sales processing, with the 2006/07 edition offering new features such as a layered touch screen, and integratability with an Ingenico/PC-EFTPOS terminal. You can manage customer accounts and lay-bys, put transactions on hold and retrieve them from another terminal, set up promotions ahead of time, and track sales and stock on hand.
Product: Quicken Retail Point of Sale 2006/07
*All prices correct as of June 2006