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How Schneider Electric Li-ion Battery replaces VRLA Batteries for 3-Phase UPS
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How Schneider Electric Li-ion Battery replaces VRLA Batteries for 3-Phase UPS

“While VRLAs remain the dominant UPS energy storage technology due to their low cost and high reliability, lithium-ion is becoming a more attractive option for a growing set of customers”   Vice President of Secure Power Systems, Schneider Electric, Pedro Robredo, commenting on their Lithium-ion Battery Options for Its 3-Phase UPS Solutions Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, announced that it will support the use of Li-ion (lithium-ion) batteries as an alternative to VRLA (Valve Regulated Sealed Lead-Acid) batteries for many of its three-phase UPS (uninterruptible power supplies). Lithium-ion battery options are available immediately for the following select projects: Symmetra MW Galaxy 7000 Galaxy VM So how does the...
How APC’s Mobile Power Pack save Millennials from Smartphone Death
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How APC’s Mobile Power Pack save Millennials from Smartphone Death

The smartphone is indisputably one of the most indispensible aspects of both our personal and professional lives. While tech giants such as Apple, Google, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, Huawei and HTC giants battle for marketshare, APC’s Mobile Power Pack is making sure that users don’t suffer in the meantime. The smartphone market, which was seen as a mere toy by some tech companies, has now grown by 10% in 2015. According to IDC in 2015: 1.432 million devices distributed in Latin America 1.301 million devices distributed in Latin America in 2014 The APC’s Mobile Power Pack basically a Battery charger similar to those described in How to extend your smartphone’s battery Life with a Portable Battery Charger. The battery charger, especially lightweight ones, are now in demand, espe...
How 10 Things make Samsung’s SUHD TV special this Christmas
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How 10 Things make Samsung’s SUHD TV special this Christmas

The SUHD TV is truly a game changer in the landscape of television as pointed out in What Does TV Mean to You and the Samsung SUHD Revolution. Television with such high picture quality and energy efficiency did not exist in the past incarnation of Television sets. But the past decade have seen rapid developements that have culminated in Samsung's proprietary, eco-friendly nano-crystal semiconductors called Quantum dots as described in Samsung’s SUHD Smart TV running Tizen OS as UHD Alliance Grows and Internet of Things Beckons. This ability means that highly efficient transmission of colours and light is possible simply by varying the size of a quantum dot, instead of using colour combination and colour filtering as in older LCD LED and Plasma Technologies. The result in a range ...
Digicel DL910 revealed in Merry Millions Promotion
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Digicel DL910 revealed in Merry Millions Promotion

“Receiving cash is on the ultimate Christmas wish list for most Jamaicans this season, so we’re making sure that every Digicel customer gets at least six chances to take home one million dollars. We’re very happy to be able to reward our customers this festive season, and because life is full of surprises, we urge customers to look out for more exciting developments with this promotion.” Director of Distribution and Retail at Digicel, Michelle Anderson commenting on the Digicel Merry Millions Promotions Digicel, it seems, is playing a clever shell game with their customers. Since Thursday November 19th 2015, Digicel has launched a promotion called Digicel Merry Millions Promotions. Folks, queue the Video from Digicel’s YouTube Channel! The idea is that each week, 42,000 of ...
Why Samsung Z3 Launch in India suggests Caribbean and Latin America debut
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Why Samsung Z3 Launch in India suggests Caribbean and Latin America debut

Samsung is so happy with the million selling Samsung Z1 as I'd described in Samsung sells 1 million Tizen smartphones while seeking Developers, their first Tizen OS smartphone, that they've decided to have a go at it again! The US$131 (8,490 rupees) Samsung Z3 smartphone is set to go on sale in India on Wednesday October 21 2015. Taking its design cues from the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus as detailed in How Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus Keyboard Cover Nostalgia wins Applause, the higher priced smartphone packs in more high end stylings. The Samsung Z3, which turns the latest version of Tizen OS 2.3, has dimensions of 141.6 x 70 x 7.9 mm (5.57 x 2.76 x 0.31 in) and weight in on the scale, CNET Prizefight style, at 137 g (4.83 oz), it's a dual-SIM beast with a 5-inc...
Power Infrastructure Service Plan reduces downtime
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Power Infrastructure Service Plan reduces downtime

Schneider Electric, a Global contractor, has done a comprehensive study to determine the reasons for the failure power and cooling infrastructure. Many of these systems, even ones installed by Schneider Electric, fail for the following reasons: Natural disasters Overloads Humidity Aging According to their 2010 study conducted jointly with Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance, they discovered that 77% of power and cooling infrastructure are actually attributed to maintenance-related issues. More specifically, the biggest cause of electrical outages is, not surprisingly, the lack of maintenance. This calls into question the Power Infrastructure Service Plan that the Data Center Manager and his IT Administrators, Technicians and Engineers need to have in place should disaster s...
US$280 Casio G-Steel Line is Water Resistant Solar Powered Christmas goodness
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US$280 Casio G-Steel Line is Water Resistant Solar Powered Christmas goodness

Casio’s G-Shock watch was all the rage on the Geezam blog when Senior Editor Kelroy did his article about the Casio G-Shock watch getting Bluetooth  as per the nostalgia in Meet the new Bluetooth enabled G-SHOCK watch. Since then G-Shock has stepped up their game and have gone into Luxury wristwatches, launching two (2) new lines of US$1000 wristwatches: MT-G MR-G If you really want to step up your game, there is now the new top-end MR-G GPS Atomic Solar Hybrid Basel Special Limited Edition MRGG1000RT- 1A. It's made from Titanium 64 which contains 90% Titanium, 6% Aluminum and 4% Vanadium making it super strong and super expensive at US$6000. So now that Casio has gone up market, where is the slice of G-Shock heaven for the regular working man? Casio G-Steel line - 200m W...
How Schneider Electric’s InfraStruxure made SAP France Data Center Efficient
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How Schneider Electric’s InfraStruxure made SAP France Data Center Efficient

“Schneider Electric offered us a turnkey solution including an innovative Cooling System, which was a decisive factor in the selection process. But their ability to design the Server room in its entirety was a definite asset. It was very advantageous to have a single contact, as it gave us a global view of the planning” IT Account Manager at SAP France, Joseph Cinquanta, commenting on Schneider Electric's InfraStruxure Solution for their new Data Center In 2013, SAP France decided they needed to move their 18-rack integrated Data Center located in Paris France  to a new 80 square meters single office space on the 14th floor of their new French headquarters in Levallois-Perret. Levallois-Perret is located 6.4 km North West from the centre of Paris, France in a communal suburb. ...