Archive of May 2007

Making Printing from the Web Easier: HP Gets it

When there’s a lot of buzz and innovation (perceived or real) in the marketplace, it’s hard to sometimes see what technologies are important and which ones are not. Sometimes, it’s the simplest innovations, however, like printing that are most needed by end users. I tip my hat to HP. When going to information rich sites […]

Re-manufactured Ink Cartridges: Where is the Truth?

Printer vendors make the bulk of their money, not on the sale of the actual printer, but in the after market of printer supplies. Toner and cartridges is where the money is. Of course if you purchase branded paper they’re making even more money from you. Yesterday, HP announced the results of a third-party research […]

New from Palm: Foleo – Companion to the SmartPhone

Wow. Palmannounced today the Palm Foleo, its first smartphone companion product. According to Palm’s press release, the Foleo mobile companion has a large screen and full-size keyboard with which to view and edit email and office documents residing on a smartphone. Edits made on Foleo automatically are reflected on its paired smartphone and vice versa. […]

Sight Speed: Video Conferencing and Beyond

By Larry Lisser, President, ChannelStrength Is it me or does it feel like for years now that we’ve been hearing about the future of video-conferencing? The “future” of video-conferencing, in day-to-day business activities has arrived as far as I’m concerned. We’re talking small business here not just for big enterprises. I find myself in at […]

Web Strategy: What Gary Kasporov Can Teach Us

“We are banned from TV, so activists put videos of rallies on YouTube.” This is such a powerful statement and one so true and illustrative of the beauties of the Internet for enhancing communication. In a free democracy we see these powers for consumer, business and political use. In a state-controlled environment, like Russia the […]

Google Adds Security with Green Border

Google announced on Monday that it has purchased Green Border Technologies. Green Border, literally adds a green border around web pages you are looking at to indicate that you are working in a safe online environment. Google’s announcement reads GreenBorder developed “an easy solution to virus, spyware, and trojan threats by isolating each Internet session […]

Symantec Offers Security for SmartPhones

Did you know that you can purchase security software for your smartphone. You ARE concerned about the security for your PC and network, and you need to be quite concerned about the security of your smartphone. PC World reports that next week, Symantec Corp. will broaden its mobile security product line by shipping new products […]

Data Backup: The Options are Growing

When it comes to solutions to backup your data, there are so many options available to you. Today, Verio announced that it is launching a PC Data Backup service through viaVerio business partners. Although backup has been preached over and over again my many of us in the media, small businesses still do not backup […]