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Canon updates i-SENSYS Canon is updating its i-SENSYS range of laser devices with four new mono machines and four colour ones. For ease of use, the printers have a 5in LCD touchscreen offering one-touch access to daily tasks, such as displaying messages, scan-to-email, copying documents and printing stored forms. The enhanced Application Library makes it easy for users to personalise devices, for example by customising the function buttons on the home screen display. 01732 759725 INNOVATIONS 06 A quick sale Citizen’s fastest POS printer to date, the CT-S751 offers USB charging of connected devices, such as tablets or scanners; an integrated paper-saving cutter; and seamless integration with mPOS systems. Working in parallel Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac enables users to run Windows applications on a Mac and easily move content between the two worlds. With the new version, users can drag and drop images directly from macOS screenshot previews, Safari and Photos into Windows applications running on a Mac. They can also right-click a file in Finder, then select ‘Share’ and ‘Send with Windows Email App’ to send the file via the default Windows email client, e.g. Outlook or Mail. In addition, support for Apple Metal API improves graphics performance and enables users to run more Windows programs than ever, including PC games and CAD/ CAM applications. With Bluetooth Low Energy support, Parallels Desktop 15 also enables Xbox Controller, Logitech Craft, IRISPen and some IoT devices to be used in a VM on a Mac. A touch better Also new from Parallels, Parallels Toolbox 3.5 for Windows and Parallels Toolbox 3.5 for Mac provide a suite of more than 30 one-click tools to speed up common computing tasks. New tools shared by both versions include Energy Saver, which activates certain settings to reduce power consumption by 8%; and Break Time, which reminds users when they should stand up and take a screen-break. Find out more at . Shur thing Featuring an on-device crypto chip with 100% real-time, military-grade hardware encryption, the datAshur PRO2 Is iStorage’s most secure PIN-authenticated, hardware- encrypted USB flash drive to date. The dust/water-resistant, ruggedised device has a capacity of 512GB and can be used as a fixed disk or as removable media. It requires no software and is OS/platform- independent and cross- platform compatible with MS Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, Chrome and any device with a USB drive. Spot-on testing SpotQA has launched a new software testing product that enables organisations to monitor the quality, reliability and consistency of their web and mobile web applications. Virtuoso constantly tests for bugs, inconsistencies and errors across the entire development lifecycle, using machine learning and robotic process automation to increase the speed of testing by up to 20X compared to traditional automated QA solutions and bring down the cost of QA by 80-90%. Clearer conferencing New from Nimans, the Konftel 800 conferencing phone offers a choice of connectivity options, including SIP and USB, and the option to add extra devices through ‘daisy-chain’ expansion. Suitable for groups of 20 people, the phone features Konftel OmniSound audio technology (with noise suppression), a built-in bridging function for 5-way calls and seamless video conferencing compatibility. It can be operated via the touch interface or Konftel Unite mobile app. Clear benefits The Galaxy Tab S6 helps users to be more creative and more productive, claims Samsung. Among its features are a redesigned S Pen, with wireless charging and remote control capabilities, including the S Pen Air gesture function; the ability, with one click, to convert notes written with the S Pen into text and export them to Microsoft Word or jot down notes or sketches while watching a video on the same screen by adjusting the transparency of the Samsung Notes window; and an improved version of Samsung DeX, which offers seamless transition to a PC-like experience. The Galaxy Tab 6 is the first Samsung tablet to have a fingerprint scanner and a dual camera with Ultra Wide camera. ...more... Security and control Following an agreement with cyber- security experts McAfee, Canon is supplying McAfee Embedded Control Software in the next firmware update (version 3.9) for its imageRUNNER Advance print devices. Brent Smith, Director of OEM Sales at McAfee, said: “As the number of connected devices in an organisation grows, so do the risks from malware and attacks. McAfee Embedded Control ensures the integrity of systems by only allowing authorised access to devices and blocking unauthorised executables.”