Foxit PhantomPDF is a PDF creation tool that can also allow users to view, edit, sign, and print PDFs. It is used by several high-profile companies like Google, Amazon, and Intel while specializing in developer solutions, enterprise automation, and end-user productivity. Foxit PhantomPDF comes in Standard, Business, and Mac editions. There are also various add-ons customers can download to extend the software's capabilities. PhantomPDF allows one to create fillable PDF forms convert papers into editable PDF files, and even collaborate with others for team participation.
The CyberPower 1500VA (CST150XLU) is a 900-Watt mini-tower UPS that uses line-interactive topology to provide surge protection and battery backup for computers and home theater systems. The Automatic Voltage Regulation can detect and correct small power fluctuations, all while maintaining a safe voltage level. Very useful in places with frequent fluctuations of electrical power. The item has a 3-year warranty and Energy Star certification. The Multifunction LCD Display shows detailed power information and can alert users to possible issues.
The Garmin Fenix 5 is a GPS smartwatch designed for fitness, adventure, and style in mind. It has many features built-in such as write-based heart rate technology, interchangeable watch bands, capability to analyze your technique for various fitness activities, and GPS network technology. All together for $499 to start.
Authy is a two-factor authentication application for the iPhone, Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux. It's a great straight-forward two-factor authentication that is easy to use. With the rise of security breaches and the need for security more urgent than ever, everyone should be using some form of two-factor authentication, and Authy is a great way to do so.
BitWarden is a free and open-source password management service that offers a variety of features similar to other popular password managers such as OnePassword and LastPass. As mentioned, you can use BitWarden for free or you can pay for different plans for personal or business use.
Given the recent changes that LastPass chose to make with their free version, many people are looking into other password managers and BitWarden is a great alternative to LastPass.
Shoutcast is a popular service that enables online radio streaming, providing advanced tools for both newbies and established broadcasters. The Shoutcast radio manager also allows one to manage their station from anywhere. Users can even monetize their station (worldwide or locally) via Targetspot and ad-stitching. Customers can host through them or on their own servers, as well as choose between three tiers of server software from "Freemium" to "Business".
The ThinkPad X1 Nano is Lenovo's lightest ThinkPad laptop at just 1 kg and 2 lbs of weight. It's the first ThinkPad laptop to use Intel's Evo, 11th Gen vPro processing technology for speed and responsiveness. The display is a 13-inch Dolby Vision 2K (2160 x 1350) screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 100% sRGB color accuracy. Models can even come with a touch-compatible display if the customer wants. Intel iris X integrated graphics and 8-16 GB of RAM help power the laptop for heavier workloads.
The AC3200 from ASUS features Tri-band Smart Connect, allowing maximized performance for each wireless device. The router's dual-core processor and six external antennas balance 2.4 and dual 5 GHz wireless networks, while wired users can take advantage of 4x LAN and 1x WAN gigabit ethernet ports. The AC3200 comes with a USB 3.0 and a USB 2.0 port, as well as a power adapter. The web-based ASUSWRT graphical user interface also can help configure AiCloud 2.0 and other advanced options.
CalDigit has their Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub up for preorder at a fairly affordable price. The Hub features 4 Thunderbolt 4 ports, 4 USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gb Ports, 1 AC Power port for 60W host charging, and a pair of rubber feet strips. The product comes with 2 Years of Warranty, a 150W power supply, and a single Thunderbolt 4 Cable 0.8m long. The Element Hub even supports monitors at Dual 4K (60Hz) display. It measures 18 x 70 x 114 mm with a weight of 0.18 kgs. Windows 10 or macOS 11 (or above) are required, though the hub also supports iPadOS and Chrome OS.
A great budget laptop for yourself or as a gift, the HP Pavilion Laptop 15-eh0010nr comes with sufficient storage and RAM for a portable PC at these settings. A year of warranty is included, along with HP Quickdrop for sharing files between Android, iPhone, iPad, and Windows, and Mac devices. This Pavilion is powered by AMD's Ryzen 5 processor (2.3 GHz base clock, up to 4.0 GHz max boost clock, 8 MB L3 cache, 6 cores) and their integrated Radeon Graphics. The display measures 15.6 inches diagonally, with touch interface support. The laptop has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage on an M.2 SSD.