Infrastructure // PC & Servers
News
12/14/2011
12:23 PM
Dino Londis
Dino Londis
Slideshows
Connect Directly
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%
Repost This

Business-Worthy Consumer Tech Gifts

The team at BYTE had the unique challenge of finding the top business-worthy consumer tech gifts for the holidays. There are lots of top 10 lists out there, but our challenge was finding cool consumer stuff that will also work well in the enterprise. Of course, many consumer products can be brought into the enterprise--that's the raison d'etre for BYTE--but there aren't a lot of them that also make great gifts. We skipped the obvious--the iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire--because we bet whoever wants t
Previous
6 of 17
Next


If you're ready to make the leap from point-and-shoot cameras but not ready for the expense and bulk of a DSLR, the Olympus E-PM1 12.3MP is a good choice. It produces photographs and video that rival a DSLR's yet it's as portable as a point-and-shoot. Dare we say it's nearly pocketable. The E-PM1 has a zippy autofocus and fast buffer clearing for rapid shooting, with a huge number of customizations available. The 5.5fps burst mode and art filter bracketing features are mondo cool. Olympus always has a large number of add-on lenses (micro four-thirds) and there's an available hot shoe to add an external flash. $499.99

Previous
6 of 17
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Server Market Splitsville
Server Market Splitsville
Just because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Elite 100 - 2014
Our InformationWeek Elite 100 issue -- our 26th ranking of technology innovators -- shines a spotlight on businesses that are succeeding because of their digital strategies. We take a close at look at the top five companies in this year's ranking and the eight winners of our Business Innovation awards, and offer 20 great ideas that you can use in your company. We also provide a ranked list of our Elite 100 innovators.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Audio Interviews
Archived Audio Interviews
GE is a leader in combining connected devices and advanced analytics in pursuit of practical goals like less downtime, lower operating costs, and higher throughput. At GIO Power & Water, CIO Jim Fowler is part of the team exploring how to apply these techniques to some of the world's essential infrastructure, from power plants to water treatment systems. Join us, and bring your questions, as we talk about what's ahead.