Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra hides a computer in its stand to save

Dell today announced the OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, a modular compact PC designed for the space-constrained and open-plan workplaces. Whereas a traditional all-in-one systems feature integrated, difficult to remove hardware, Dell’s modular approach enables the system to be upgraded with higher-performing versions down the road. Decoupling the PC from the monitor also allows the user to select their preferred monitors–including third-party displays–and retain them during an upgrade. The Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra (middle layer) rests in the monitor stand to save space.Internally, the compute module can support up to a 25W Intel Core-i7 vPro mobile processors, 64GB DDR4 RAM, two 1TB SSDs and 2TB HDD. The compute module is powered through a single USB-C cable much like a laptop. Furthermore, only a single cable is needed to feed power, audio, and video when paired with a compatible Dell USB-C monitor. Different stand options for Dell OptiPlex 7070 UltraIn addition to the fixed stand, Dell has also introduced am elevator stand and a swivel stand for the OptiPlex 7070 Ultra. In the case of the swivel stand, the compute module mounts to the side of the arm. The stands include physical security options that protect against tampering and can support up to a 27″ VESA mount compatible display. The Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra will be available starting Sept. 24 with an average price of US$749. This section is powered by IT World Canada. ITWC covers the enterprise IT spectrum, providing news and information for IT professionals aiming to succeed in the Canadian market. read more

Canadian parents more likely to buy tablets smartphones use Netflix study

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press Posted Oct 25, 2013 4:00 am MDT Canadian parents more likely to buy tablets, smartphones, use Netflix: study TORONTO – A new study confirms kids do have it good nowadays, at least when it comes to having access to tech toys.Parents are more likely to purchase smartphones, tablets, video game consoles and subscribe to Netflix than the average consumer, suggests a report by the Media Technology Monitor.Based on telephone surveys with more than 6,000 anglophone Canadians last fall and this spring, the report found households with children under 18 were more likely to be teeming with digital devices.About 41 per cent of the parents surveyed said they owned a tablet, versus the 30 per cent response rate for everyone else. And three quarters of the parents polled had a smartphone, compared to just over half of the other respondents.Families were also 70 per cent more likely to be part of the so-called “four screen” trend, with 17 per cent of parents saying they owned a smartphone, tablet, computer and TV that were all connected to the Internet.Just over a third of the parents said they subscribed to Netflix, compared to about one in four of the consumers polled without kids in their home.Some other statistics in the report:— Three quarters of the parents surveyed said they use social networks — compared to 62 per cent for everyone else — and they were bigger users of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn— A similar number of parents said they multi-tasked with another Internet-connected device while watching TV, compared to almost two thirds of the others— Nearly nine in 10 parents said they watch online video, versus 73 per cent for non-parentsThe survey results are considered accurate within 1.2 percentage points 19 times out of 20. read more