June 2, 2008 By Miriam Jones
Not so Lost
The Magellan Maestro Elite 5340+GPRS connected auto navigation unit features Google Local Search, which provides rendered 3-D landmarks and buildings; 6 million points of interest; a USB port; and voice command. It's also equipped with a 5-inch WQVGA widescreen; a 533 MHz S-Media 3362 processor; and the ability to perform deep searches on local areas and receive information sent wirelessly from a PC.
General Dynamics' Tadpole M1400 mobile ultra-thin client computer has a 14.1-inch WXGA TFT 1280x800 LCD display, integrated 802.11 a/b/g wireless networking and a Gigabit Ethernet port. 3G mobile broadband connectivity and virtual private networking are optional. It weighs about 5.5 pounds with the optional nine-cell battery. The laptop includes an Express card/54 slot, SMART card reader and three USB 2.0 connectors.
Cool It Now
CoolIT Systems' MTEC Workstation Cooler uses liquid and thermoelectric cooling to lower server or workstation CPU temperature by 40 percent. The cooler has a 50,000-hour life cycle and cuts noise by reducing inefficient air cooling. The cooler's control center monitors CPU usage and temperatures 24/7, and issues text message and e-mail alerts if a pump or fan fails.
The DataCove 1000 e-mail archive appliance is designed for 1,700 to 3,300 users and offers a 1 TB SATA hard drive, 2 GB ECC memory, Sony AIT-2 WORM tape and 1 U server chassis. Tangent's operating system for the appliance - DataCove OS 4.0 - features search and retrieval of e-mail and instant message, redundant disk and tape archiving, a fully searchable database and automatic archival to WORM media.
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