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Inspect-a-Gadget

We look at the latest technology gadgets and consumer tech toys and what they can offer to business IT.

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  • Kyvol Cybovac S31 Robot Vacuum

    Adrian Bridgwater 24 Dec 2020
  • The Kyvol Cybovac S31 Robot Vacuum sucks - and we mean that. But here’s the thing, we mean it in a good way. One might argue that robot vacuums have been brought to market before their time i.e. ...

  • Razer Kaira Pro headset designed for Xbox

    Adrian Bridgwater 07 Dec 2020
  • The Inspect-a-Gadget lab elves had some slightly unusual moments testing out the Razer Kaira Pro headset designed for Xbox, in a good way. Where’s the dongle?  We were sure there must have been a ...

  • D-Link Wi-Fi Spotlight Camera

    Adrian Bridgwater 30 Nov 2020
  • Deep in the Inspect-a-Gadget lab, our elves don’t always get out and see the light of day that much; they’re quiet reflective characters who sometimes prefer the dim light of the backlit keyboard ...

  • Huawei MateBook 14 review: ultraportable powerhouse

    Adrian Bridgwater 23 Nov 2020
  • All laptops are pretty much the same today, right?  Open the packaging and you get your basic clamshell unit, a power cable and adapter, a little warranty leaflet that you leave in the back of the ...

  • EPOS | Sennheiser gaming headsets: GSP 370 & GSP 670

    Adrian Bridgwater 17 Nov 2020
  • Let’s go back to basics and step back in time. When you’ve had a pair of (now considered ‘retro’) Sennheiser headphones in your teens (example shown here) the experience tends to leave you with a ...

  • Microsoft Xbox Series X & S review

    Adrian Bridgwater 11 Nov 2020
  • The Inspect-a-Gadget team elves are a confirmed bunch of gamers.  Having started gaming life with TV Pong games back in the late 1970s and then graduating to the Atari 2600 in the 1980s, we’ve also ...

  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro

    Adrian Bridgwater 06 Nov 2020
  • A new Huawei smartphone is always a bit of an occasion - and it’s usually an occasion that comes with the top brass from HQ flying into town to book out London’s ExCeL centre with an accompanying ...

  • HONOR Watch GS Pro rugged smartwatch 

    Adrian Bridgwater 29 Oct 2020
  • Are you a so-called ‘urban adventurer’ at heart? That’s what Huawei sub-brand company Honor wants you to be with its latest smartwatch.  Actually, you could be an office-based user (oh okay, it’s ...

  • Down the encryption tunnel with NordVPN 

    Adrian Bridgwater 19 Oct 2020
  • The lion’s share of the product analysis carried out by Inspect-a-Gadget is typically hardware-based. They’re things, devices, tools, machines and extensions i.e. the focus here is gadgets - that’s ...

  • SSD hard disk series: OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual with 3-port Hub 

    Adrian Bridgwater 08 Oct 2020
  • The more complex and high-end a product, the more complex, convoluted and potentially cumbersome the install and usage experience. That would be the general summation of many of the devices we’ve ...

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    Organizations across several industries from healthcare to retail are turning to blockchain to help support critical business ...

  • Top 5 digital transformation trends of 2021

    In 2021, low-code, MLOps, multi-cloud management and data streaming will drive business agility and speed companies along in ...

  • Private 5G companies show major potential

    Companies across several vectors are deploying their own private 5G networks to solve business challenges. Here, experts dive ...

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  • How to perform a cybersecurity risk assessment, step by step

    This five-step framework for performing a cybersecurity risk assessment will help your organization prevent and reduce costly ...

  • 6 common types of cyber attacks and how to prevent them

    To prevail in the battle against cybercrime, companies must understand how they are being attacked. Here are the six most ...

  • The enterprise case for implementing live-fire cyber skilling

    Companies continue to grapple with the cybersecurity skills gap, but Adi Dar offers a way to ensure security teams are properly ...

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    Even in a global pandemic, these five networking startups continue to impress. Learn how their innovative technologies can help ...

  • Private 5G networks to gain momentum in 2021

    Enterprises using industrial IoT devices are among the early adopters of private 5G networks, which could become an $8 billion ...

  • Ensure network resilience with redundancy and skills

    Ensuring network resilience doesn't just mean building redundancy in network infrastructure. It should also include planning ...

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  • Server failure, Linux comprise 2020 data center management tips

    When you work in IT, you should consistently try to expand your knowledge base. This tip roundup explores recent content about ...

  • Smart UPS features for better backup power

    Vendors now offer UPSes with functions that help regulate voltage and maintain battery health. Before you upgrade, evaluate costs...

  • Data center market M&A deals hit new high in 2020

    This year proved to be a banner year for data center mergers and acquisitions with 113 deals valued at over $30 billion, a pace ...

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  • What FAIR data management means for your enterprise

    The FAIR principles were made to promote the sharing of data in the research field, but their guidance can help organizations in ...

  • Emerging data management trends to watch in 2021

    A number of nascent efforts across the enterprise data landscape became manifest in 2020 that are likely to become larger trends ...

  • Data lineage documentation imperative to data quality

    Understanding the detailed journey of data elements throughout the data pipeline can help an enterprise maintain data quality and...

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