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Compact DVD drive lightweight, stylish

 With a compact size, Samsung’s newly announced SE S084D DVD Writer optical disc drive allows netbook users to watch movies when they’re taking a break from homework
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With a compact size (20 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than conventional DVD writers), Samsung’s newly announced SE-S084D DVD Writer optical disc drive allows netbook users to watch movies when they’re taking a break from homework and features a sleek modern design available in seven colors. The MSRP starts at US $69.99.

Samsung also has portable and durable hard drives for students who want to safeguard summer vacation photos or backup their papers.The G-Series hard drives are are halogen-free, meet ROHS environmental standards and feature low power consumption. The embossed surface emits heat evenly and is scratch/fingerprint-resistant. The G-Series starts at US $199.



Macintosh OS 10.4 Tiger without a DVD drive

Question: I have an older Macintosh G3 “blue and white” tower in my classroom and am wondering if I can run the newest 10.4 “Tiger” operating system? The IT Guy says: If your G3 has a DVD-ROM drive that will recognize and play DVDs, then the answer should be yes as long as you have enough hard drive space

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Compact amplifier now available

 Premier Mounts is now shipping the CPA-50, a 50 Watt (2x25W RMS) compact power amplifier, as a standalone product for classrooms and small systems.

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Compact dual camera + camcorder

 SANYO’s new VPC PD2 camcorder features high definition video at 1080, 10MP photos, a 3x optical zoom, and two microphones. Built in software facilitates easy sharing of videos and photos via social networking sites like Facebook and You Tube.

Extra Hard Drive

Question: Can I use 2 hard disks of size 8 and 40 GB simultaneously in a machine having 128 mb RAM? Will it affect my system performance? I cannot delete the data on the 8 GB hard disk and I'm running out of disk space too. Formatting and copying would involve reinstallation processes. The IT Guy says: You

Floppy Drives

Question: How is a floppy drive important to education? The IT Guy says: This is an interesting question. True "floppy disk drives" really haven’t existed since the 1980s, when the true "floppy" – a 5 ¼" disk – was replaced by the stiff 3 ½" 1.4 MB disk. Apple Computer stopped shipping its new

John Stossel releases free DVD on education

A new education DVD from John Stossel, “Stossel in the Classroom 2009 Edition” is free and now available to teachers, educators and home schoolers. Geared to students in grades 7 12, the DVD includes eight thought provoking video clips that