Archive for April, 2012
WebAntics Online are the first South African reseller of this innovative product from SmudgeGuard® in America. This specially designed one-fingered or two-fingered-glove is designed to eliminate ink or graphite smudges when you write, draw or sketch. SmudgeGuard® is sold around the world and unsurprisingly, many of their users are Wacom tablet users. They found out SmudgeGuard® was useful for keeping their tablets smudge-free and for eliminating the friction when drawing on their Wacom tablets. So it’s wonderful to see that SmudgeGuard® is helpful to Wacom users as well!
SmudgeGuard was set up by left-handed entrepreneur Jeannie Lit, whose inspiration came from seeing her similarly left-handed son come home from school with pencil smudges all down the side of his hand. She designed an ostensibly simple solution, in the shape of a cutaway glove-like sheath that prevented ink or pencil from smearing as you write or draw.
SmudgeGuard® is a hand guard which prevents the user from getting ink or graphite smudges on his or her writing hand while writing or drawing. It also prevents the tablet PC user from getting hand smudges on the tablet while writing or drawing and prevents friction between the hand and the surface of paper and tablets. Both types of SmudgeGuard® can be used on either hand.
Some of the benefits of SmudgeGuard® are:
- Keeps the side of your hand clean from unwanted smudges!
- No more sweaty hand smudges on your Tablet PC!
- Eliminates hand friction!
- Your hand will glide easily across paper and tablets!
- Your hand will not “stick” to the Wacom surface anymore!
- Minimizes smudges off your creative work!
- Great for home, school or office!
- Children & Adults can use it for: Writing, Drawing, Sketching
SmudgeGuard® is available in South Africa from WebAntics Online in two versions - SmudgeGuard SG1 (1 Finger Glove) SmudgeGuard SG2 (2 Finger Glove). The only difference between the SG1 and the SG2 is that SG1 covers the pinky while the SG2 covers both the ring finger AND the pinky. Some people draw by resting only their pinky on the tablet for support while others may rest BOTH their ring finger and the pinky finger. For instance, if both your ring finger and pinky rests on the tablet or paper while drawing, then you may consider buying the SG2. In this way, your ring finger won’t smudge the tablet. The SG2 will also provide more protection against friction and allows your hand to glide easier
The problem is how do you share this in a home / office environment? The VKOM 351W portable Wi-Fi router provides the answer.
Easy to connect
This small black device includes a twistable connector at the top where you insert your USB modem. If you’ve dealt with routers before you’ll know that there’s a bit of set-up involved, which is also the case with the VKOM. Luckily it’s not too much of an efort, in fact setting up a router for an ADSL line is far more strenuous and involved. Using a webpage-based management system and following instructions from the device’s quick start guide, we were up and running in minutes. Once the VKOM is connected to the cellular data network, it forms a Wi-Fi hotspot onto which up to 32 devices, such as phones, printers, notebooks and tablets are able to connect wirelessly.
In regards to security, the default password is the MAC address located on the side of the 351W’s box, but this, along with other admin settings, can be changed in the web management interface. The 351W supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, and WPA2 settings, in order to prevent unauthorised access to the network.
The VKOM 351W may ﬁnd a permanent place in your home, but it also comes with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery, making it a portable solution. It’s small enough to carry around, and with the USB connecter able to fold into the device, it should ﬁt nicely in a suit pocket or a handbag. In theory the router should provide similar download speeds as your modem, but in practice this is not always the case. The speeds we achieved differed when we went online via the USB dongle connected to our PC locally, than when connected via the VKOM router. The VKOM 351W supports the 802.11n protocol (Wireless-N), and is capable of Wi-Fi speeds of up to 150 Mbps, allowing for better coverage in the office.
For those wanting to make use of current mobile data offers, the VKOM 351W will provide the means to use a 3G modem to form a portable hotspot.
The Digital Voice Tracer LFH0898 captures everything that is said in excellent audio quality. Just put the plate-shaped microphones on the meeting table, connect them to the recorder and get going. The unique boundary-layer microphones are easy to set up. No microphone stand is required; just place it on the meeting table.
The design allows sound pickup from a radius of 360 degrees, and utilizes the acoustic pressure of the surface of the table. The cable storage is integrated into the base of the microphone . The compact meeting recorder can be set up within seconds. Simply connect the conference microphones to the Voice recorder and you are ready to go! All accessories of the Compact meeting recorder fit into the all-in-one carry pouch. This guarantees easy transportation, as well as appropriate storage of your recording equipment.
- Portable and easy-to-use solution for recording meetings
- Organize your files in a fast and easy way with four folders
- All-in-one pouch for comfortable transportation
- Advanced Innovative microphones with 360-degree sound pickup
- Record in the popular MP3 format & WAV PCM.
- Rapidly transfer recordings and data via high-speed USB 2.0
- Lightweight and ergonomic design
- Extra large front speaker for crystal-clear voice playback
- 6 recording Modes : PCM (WAV/stereo), SHQ (MP3/stereo), HQ (MP3/stereo), SP (MP3/mono), LP (MP3/mono), SLP (MP3/mono).
The Philips LFH898 Voice Tracer Digital Voice Recorder is available from WebAntics Online for R4,995.00 Incl VAT along with the entire range of digital voice recorders and Digital Voice Tracers.