Technology has now managed to deeply root itself within the business world. In fact, the right technology could catapult productivity to levels never seen before. In this article we are going to take a look at 7 cool gadgets for your business, this could boost productivity or simply be a novelty around the office. Whatever the case, these are all ‘must purchases’.
J5 Create Wormhole Switch
This fantastic little product is nothing more than a simple USB to USB Cable. However, it does have a real purpose. It will enable you to send files between two computers without having to go through long set up processes or security systems.
On top of this, it enables your keyboard and mouse to work from one machine on the other. This works on all combinations of systems, including Mac to Mac, Windows to Mac, Windows to Windows and iPad to Mac. It doesn’t do much more than that, but boy is it wonderful.
Cobra Tag G5
Ever had that problem where you can’t find your keys? Then you need the Cobra Tag G5.
This is a small key ring gadget which you can pair with your smartphone. Get separated from your keys then an alert will sound, alerting you that you are being a bit dumb.
It also works the other way around as well. If you become separated from your phone, you will also be able to whack a button on your Cobra Tag G5 and located the missing phone. If your keys and phone get separated then you will be able to find the last known position.
It’s not much use if you lose both however!
Sure, the world is becoming more digital, but the need for hard-copy information is still just as rampant. This is where the Little printer is going to come in useful.
The Little Printer is a thermal printer which prints in black on white thermo paper. It connects to the web wirelessly and acts as a sort of bridge before it connects to Berg’s cloud network.
The Little Printer can subscribe to compatible feeds and every so often will print out little strips of information. This can include anything from messages, to schedules to reminders.
If your office uses macs, then you have most likely cut down on the cords using the various Apple Wireless technologies at your disposal. However, this has probably led to power becoming a bit of an issue.
This wireless accessory is able to change all of these gadgets at the same time, including the Wireless Keyboard, Magic Trackpad and the Magic Mouse. It will charge Apple products in around 10 hours and last 10 days. It will also add 4 USB slots to your Mac set up, which is very handy.
Samsung SyncMaster T27B750
This beautiful 27-Inch LED Monitor looks incredibly easy on the eye and is worth the purchase for that alone, however, there is so much more to this monitor to that.
The monitor has incredibly fantastic specs. This includes a 5000:1 contrast ration, 178-degree viewing angle, 2 HDMI Ports, Component Video, DVB-T/C Tuner, Digital Audio and a whole host of other features.
The smart features in the Samsung SyncMaster T27B750 is where the device really shines however. This includes wireless display, HD Content Streaming and the ability to link with your mobile device. Sure, it is a bit expensive, but it is incredibly cool and you will be the envy of everybody in your office!
Google Nexus 7
This is Google’s first entry into the 7-Inch Tablet Market, and they certainly have busted in pretty well.
The Google Nexus 7 is powered by the Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-Core Processer, which means it is potentially one of the most powerful tablet devices on the market right now. It really is the ultimate multimedia device for gaming, web browsing, entertainment and hopefully a bit of business.
It is the first tablet to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean which runs as smooth as butter. In addition to this you are also given access to the Google Play Store with over 600,000 applications on offer.
The battery is capable of supporting over 9 hours of HD Video Playback through its 1280 x 800 display, and you are able to squeeze 10 hours of web browsing and reading from the device.
The iPhone 5 is probably one of the gadgets that many business owners are looking forward to, simply because it is Apple.
This device is a major improvement on the specifications of the popular iPhone 4S and will be the first device to support the sixth incarnation of the operating system. You can make use of a larger display, a smaller dock connector and better FaceTime.
The iPhone 5 is selling like hot cakes however, so it may take you a while to grab hold of one.