REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 18, 2012 — As 2012 comes to a close, a wave of new products have hit the market with vast potential to help companies increase efficiency and productivity in a variety of ways.
From phones to tablets to a new generation of all-in-ones and touch PCs, incredible new gadgets have been released to help companies take advantage of Windows 8. Between the new hardware innovations and new capabilities in Windows 8, companies have a great opportunity to help employees stay mobile, secure sensitive customer and business data, and increase overall productivity.
When it comes to helping employees be productive, few investments have more potential this year than a new PC with Windows 8 Pro. In addition to the beautiful, fast and fluid user interface, Windows 8 brings together the sites, people, apps and information that you care about most right from your personalized Start screen. It makes it easy to multitask and switch between screens, and it provides an incredible choice of new hardware to make for a compelling and highly personalized computing experience. Plus, hardware released for the new operating system is screaming fast.
This year there’s another bonus that could sweeten the deal: According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, companies in the U.S. may be able to take advantage of enhancements to the IRS Section 179 deduction on capital expenditures, which can allow them to fully deduct the cost of equipment such as computers and certain business software.
Sometimes success ultimately comes down to technology that “just works.” For the end of 2012, here’s a look at some new technology and hardware that might just be the best investment to help your company start the new year off strong.
Acer ICONIA W510-1422
December 18, 2012
The Acer ICONIA W510-1422 is ultimate great Windows 8 tablet for work. Using it in conventional tablet mode, customers can navigate websites, games and more on the 10.1-inch touch screen. Customers can use it in productivity mode by connecting the keyboard dock to the tablet for optimal typing and to enjoy extended battery life of up to 18 hours. Viewing mode is enjoyed when the dock is rotated backward 295 degrees and used as a stand. Its slim size makes it great for watching video on a crowded plane seat, browsing Web pages or viewing presentations. The premier model comes standard with the keyboard for US$749.99. Additional models start at US$549.99.