For Sale – RAZER PRO 17 4K 2019

WILL SEND PICS/VIDEO OF ALL RECIPTS LAPTOP BOXES ETC. IM ONLY SELLING BECAUSE BH PHOTO WONT TAKE BACK AN OPEN OX 2 WEEK OLD LAPTOP
As new 2019 razer pro 17 4k touchscreen
Bought this new from BH Photo on dec. 29th 2019, Its not what I need. and BH wont takeit back because the box is open.
Heres specs
2.6 GHz Intel Core i7-9750H Six-Core
16GB 2666 MHz | 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD
17.3″ 3840 x 2160 120 Hz Touchscreen
GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR6)

Powerful and portable, the anodized matte black Razer 17.3″ Blade Pro 17 Multi-Touch Gaming Laptop allows you to play your favorite PC games while on the go at a high refresh rate.
Now I installed 64GB RAM 2666mhz OWC (stil haveoriginal ram also
I also installed a 2tb SSD for a total of 3TB storage firecuda 510
I have ALL reciepts for laptop, ram, SSD.
this is over 5000.00 total.
selling for 4000.00 firm all original packaging, boxesetc included
ALSO HAS ADOBE 2019 PREMIERE PRO INSTALLED FOR ONE YEAR.
TEXT ME SERIOUS ONLY. RICH
HERES LINK TO EXACT LAPTOP Razer 17.3″ Blade Pro 17 Multi-Touch Gaming Laptop

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For Sale – 3x HP DL380 G7 2x E5620 2.40GHz Rack Servers

For Sale

3 servers in total. Spec of each server:

HP DL380 G7 Rack Server
2x E5620 2.40GHz 4 core CPU
24GB RAM
P410i RAID
8x 2.5 SAS HDD 146GB 10k
4x NIC
1x iLO Remote Management (NIC)
Redundant PSUs

Fully working order including remote management.

Pick only from Bristol.

Used for a personal cloud/virtualization project and no longer needed.

Open to offers.

Have a few other bits, such as Cisco switches, and an ML G9 Tower.

Location
Bristol
Price and currency
£100 each server
Delivery cost included
Delivery is NOT included
Prefer goods collected?
I prefer the goods to be collected
Advertised elsewhere?
Advertised elsewhere
Payment method
BT, PPG or COD

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For Sale – Mikrotik 10g 4p switch, Google daydream, cpu cooler, Lenovo charger, + misc

Doing a bit of a clean out and have these items for sale, adding more later.

Mikrotek switch – 4P 10g SFP+ (CRS305-1G-4S+IN) – £80 Sold for £80
Google Daydream V1 Slate, boxed. – £20
Hyper 212 evo, boxed, only used for a few hours – £17 SOLD for £15
Bt openreach fibre modem – £10
unifi POE injector 802.11 af 48v, boxed – £10
Lenovo 48w usb-c charger, old work laptop charger, hardly used, no box. – £15
Random collection of CPU’s and old RAM, wifi cards. Zoom in for model numbers.(ddr/ddr2/ddr3 e5620 x2, g1610t x2) -£25 for the lot(not splitting)

Pickup only items
6U lincxom network closet with free cable spaghetti, 24P patch panel and a Sonic wall ssl vpn with no license – £50
NZXT s340 – £15
Logitech Force GT – £20
HP dl360 g7 – 2x6C12T(X5660), 48GB ram, 4x1GBE, ILO enhanced, 2x164gb sas + 2 empty HS caddies) – £200

Wanted:
3x 8TB HDD, internal or external(assuming they can be shucked), any age, brand, warranty. Just need to not have bad sectors – £80 each
Unifi UAP-AC-LITE – £40
pair of Chelsio or intel x520 SFP+ dual port 10GB cards – £40
Unifi, Cisco, or HP 10GB SFP+ to 10BASE-T RJ45 transceivers.

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For Sale – ASUS P8P67 + Intel Pentium G2020 and Cooler + 4GB Dual Channel DDR3 kit

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Retail facial recognition and eye tracking the next tech wave, maybe

Your face tells your story and confirms your identity when you shop. Digitizing all that takes next-generation eye-tracking and facial recognition technology, which retailers and restaurateurs have just begun weaving into the IT mix to improve customer experience.

Stores and restaurants are testing retail facial recognition technology to help speed up checkout and ordering, users and vendors said at the recent NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show. Eye-tracking software (see sidebar) helps retailers improve user interfaces on e-commerce sites as well as in physical stores, influencing the planograms that map product placement on store shelves.

Customers in several small restaurant chains in California and Illinois can order meals on kiosks from vendor PopID, a company that integrates NEC facial recognition and Brierly Group digital loyalty programs into the kiosks. The goal for many restaurants with self-service kiosks is to eliminate humans taking orders and running payments, said Yale Goldberg, vice president of strategy and business development at PopID, and facial recognition can speed up the process

These are early days for retail facial recognition to connect loyalty program names and credit cards to customers, and so far, the results have been mixed. At restaurants with PopID kiosks, humans at the cash register can punch in orders and take payments in 30 seconds, while on their own, customers take an average of two and a half minutes, even with instantaneous facial ID.

Furthermore, concerns about data privacy Goldberg refers to as the “creep factor” can make some consumers reticent to use the system. So far, about 20% of the restaurants’ customers opt in to PopID facial recognition for ordering and checkout.

That said, older customers — who typically have more reservations about giving up personal data than Millennial-generation and younger customers — are buying into the company’s retail facial recognition systems at about the same rate, Goldberg said.

“People are returning to these restaurants frequently, and they understand they can have a much more frictionless experience when they opt in,” Goldberg said. “Once it’s explained, people start to trust the brand and can see the benefits.”

NCR sees biometrics on rise

Customer privacy concerns about opting into retail facial recognition are a barrier to widespread acceptance, said David Wilkinson, senior vice president and general manager of global retail at NCR Corp., which provides cloud application and infrastructure support for retailers. NCR is partnering with biometric ID vendors to offer convenience and grocery stores checkout kiosks using face ID, but Wilkinson characterized adoption as low, or even in the testing phase among the company’s retail customers for now.

NCR remains agnostic on new tech such as biometric IDs, Wilkinson said, and supports as many as possible to meet its customer demand if and when it comes. NCR also offers computer vision tools for automated age verification for the purchase of age-restricted items, which the company said can be more accurate than humans. 

Biometrics in general have much promise, Wilkinson said, for matching customers to loyalty memberships and enabling quicker checkouts. Facial recognition in particular, however, may have a difficult path to acceptance in retail among consumers. Alternatives such as palm recognition for payment may eventually prove more accurate and less intrusive for payments, he said.

“I think there will be some kind of AI-driven, biometric way that we can identify ourselves at retail,” Wilkinson said. “At NCR, we can’t bet our business on a winner or a loser; that’s not the way we’re built.”

Integration woes slow progress

I think there’s a massive opportunity, but there’s a leap of faith needed. Taking that leap of faith is really hard for some organizations, but the technology’s there.
Jon HughesEVP, REPL Group

Integration of facial technologies hasn’t always been smooth. Customers have to relearn familiar processes like checkout. On the back end, new biometric data feeds must work their way into long-standing payment systems, or in the case of eye-tracking data, into planogram applications.

Many retailers are a few years off from getting their systems and data management working in harmony, said Jon Hughes, executive vice president at retail tech consultant REPL Group. A third have it “well sorted out,” a third are just getting started and a third are in what he called “the dark space in the middle.”

“The data’s the big problem,” Hughes said. He added that, in his view, facial recognition comes closer to true AI than many other technologies vendors call AI, but he views as basic automation without intelligence.

“I think there’s a massive opportunity, but there’s a leap of faith needed,” Hughes said. “Taking that leap of faith is really hard for some organizations, but the technology’s there.”

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Live from BETT: What’s new in EDU–Fostering an accessible, inclusive classroom that works for all students | | Microsoft EDU

It’s Day 3 of Bett, where we’ve been bringing you updates and insights into how to use the latest and most effective ed tech tools and resources. It’s our final day live streaming from London. We explored how educators can help students develop communication, and collaboration skills while using free tools like Office 365 Education and Microsoft Teams in our Day 1 episode here and we shared how you can prepare students for jobs of the future in our Day 2 episode here. Today, we want to talk about how to use built-in accessible tools at no extra cost and the power of joining an innovative and caring community of like-minded innovators in education.

Today, we’ll dive into ways to provide students with personalized learning, how to foster inclusion to meet the needs of all the learners in your classroom, and the power of joining a global community devoted to improving equity in education. At Microsoft, we’re committed to providing you and your students with built-in accessibility tools at no extra cost. These can improve language, literacy and numeracy skills and give students of all abilities independence and the opportunity to learn without stigma.  

In this episode we will show you how:  

  • You can use available Immersive Reader features in the new Microsoft Edge  
  • You can now use Office 365 Education online for free, from anywhere, with built-in tools for accessibility  
  • You can promote student confidence and capacity to learn and improve independently with powerful learning tools 

For starters, we want to share this inspiring story about Louis Riel School Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the entire community is focused on creating equitable, inclusive and accessible learning environments. Check out this case study and video below to learn about how the district went about meeting the needs of all students and how administrators support teachers in accessing education technology in ways that advance teaching and learning goals. 

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The new Microsoft Edge– supporting inclusive learning 

The web should have built-in flexibility and accessibility to support you and every student in your classroom. The new Microsoft Edge web browser supports inclusive classrooms with built-in Microsoft Learning Tools and helps every student learn and benefit from the web. Immersive Reader capabilities in Microsoft Edge help students, particularly struggling readers, stay engaged and promote reading skills. While using Microsoft Edge, teachers and students can use Immersive Reader to change text size to improve readability and hear text read aloud. Additional Immersive Reader capabilities that allow users to customize their experience will come later this year. 

Learning Tools 

Today’s classrooms have students with diverse learning needs, and as teachers, we know you have a strong desire to effectively reach every one of your students. Microsoft Learning Tools enable teachers to provide differentiated support to all students in reading, writing, and math as well as communication. We have updates below! 

Reading 

Immersive Reader 

We’re thrilled that the Immersive Reader learning tool continues to come to more platforms. The full-screen reading experience improves the readability of content in many ways, including by enabling users to tailor text size, fonts, spacing, line focus, read-aloud capabilities and more.

Here’s some additional Immersive Reader news: 

  • Spotlight on The Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria and Azure AI partner Buncee: We’re inspired by the way that schools like the Young Women’s Leadership School of Astoria (TYWLS) are using Immersive Reader to empower readers of all ages and reading abilities. Learn more about their story and how Azure AI is enabling partners to build accessible applications in our blog.

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  • Six new immersive Reader partners: Today we are excited to highlight six new partners who are integrating the Immersive Reader: FlocabularyHaldorHelperbirditsLearningKidblog and Pear Deck.  These are the latest of six partners that have integrated the Immersive Reader, which is an Azure Cognitive Service.  To see the growing list of Immersive Reader partners, bookmark this link
  • Office Lens for iOS and Android both now have the full Immersive Reader experience integrated with the latest updates for both iPhone and iPad. Office Lens on Android (all platforms) will be shipping a similar update in spring. Office Lens is a free mobile scanning app. It offers a great way to capture text from a document or elsewhere without manually having to retype it. 
  • Language updates: Parts of speech in Immersive Reader allows students to label nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. We’ve rolled out parts of speech for Arabic. We’ve also added the ability to translate to and from the Maori and Gaelic languages in the Immersive Reader. These will also be available in Live Presentations in PowerPoint for the Web. 
  • Immersive Reader for Microsoft Forms is now available globally for students and educators, so they can leverage Immersive Reader tools as they create or take a quiz.  

Writing 

Dictation (speech to text) is an important technology that allows people to easily type with their voice. It is especially helpful for those with dyslexia, dysgraphia or mobility impairments. In addition to about a dozen languages already available, we are rolling out Dictation support in public preview for five new languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish. These languages will start rolling out in Word, OneNote, Outlook and PowerPoint Desktop and web in late January.   

Math 

Equation Tools in OneNote for Windows 10  

We’re thrilled to let you know that we’re starting to roll out Equation Tools in OneNote for Windows 10. Equation Tools allows students to input and make changes to math equations more easily than by typing those in with a keyboard. To get started, all you do is press the Equation button in the ribbon Insert tab in OneNote on your Windows 10 device and choose from a range of structures and math symbols to build up equations.  

We believe an inclusive math class is one where students have a variety of methods for inputting equations because we know different learners have different styles and needs, and we’re so glad to add this resource to the classroom toolbox!  

Math Assistant in OneNote for iPad 

We’re excited to announce we’re bringing Math Assistant in OneNote to iPad users this spring. We heard you say you wanted Math Assistant on this platform, and we worked hard to make it happen. It’s easy to use–all you do to get started is log into your Office 365 Education account in OneNote on your iPad and press the Math button on the ribbon Draw tab. 

You’ll be able to use the tool to help you solve equations and see solution steps to help build student understanding. Look out for additional updates to the app, such as the ability to graph equations and generate practice quizzes, which is popular on other platforms, after Bett and ahead of back-to-school season.  

For more on inclusive math tools, check out this interactive guide.  

Windows graphing calculator for Windows 10 

We’re excited to announce that Windows Calculator is getting a new feature: graphing mode. We’re adding this feature to every Windows 10 and 10S PC for students and teachers to help with instruction related to graphing concepts. Educators and students will be able to use this free tool right from their devices, without having to buy an expensive graphing calculator. It will help users plot and analyze multiple equations and manipulate equation variables to help understand how changes to equations affect graphs. 

The graphing mode in Windows Calculator is available now through our Microsoft Insider program and will be refined and released for a general audience before back-to-school season.  

We’re excited to make this feature available to Windows 10 users, offering a built-in, easy-to-use tool that can help create a more inclusive learning environment. Many of you have asked if educators can disable the feature if they need to, for assessments for example, and the answer is yes. It’s yours to use with your students, as that makes sense. 

We welcome your feedback. We’ve open sourced the Windows Calculator app on GitHub, which means those of you who are computer science educators, or have some background knowledge, can study the source code, build system, unit tests and product roadmap and offer new ideas for improvements. We always enjoy seeing educators, and sometimes their students, get involved in this kind of collaboration. If you see a feature that is missing, build it yourself and add it to the graphing calculator! You can read more here

Communication  

OneNote Live Captions. As we noted in our Bett kickoff post, a recent study at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP), found that 42 percent of students use closed captions to help maintain focus and 38 percent use interactive transcripts to help them better retain information. In addition, student outcomes improve with the use of transcripts. This month, we are rolling out a private preview of OneNote that allows any student to connect OneNote to a Microsoft Translator captions via a Join Code and receive the captions and translation stream.  

This allows captions from the educator speaking to flow directly into OneNote for reading, while still allowing the student to take notes. In addition, the student can pause the captions, highlight portions, and then have the entire transcription saved as a page into OneNote. This feature will benefit all learners but especially those who may be hard of hearing or speak multiple languages. We’ll start by rolling out OneNote Live Captions in private Beta in early February with more general availability to follow.  

Empower Every Voice with Flipgrid: Microsoft’s free video discussion platform!

NEW! Edit captions, launch the Immersive Reader on video transcripts, and more. Flipgrid enables you to empower every voice in your classroom by recording and sharing short, awesome videos … together! Since last year, Flipgrid revolutionized the camera, adding trimming and rearranging clips, whiteboard mode, live inking, and more. Furthermore, every video is now automatically transcribed and close-captioned by Microsoft Azure. Take engagement to the next level by “sticking” videos ANYWHERE with the transformative Flipgrid AR. Inspired by your feedback and ideas, the Flipgrid team is constantly innovating and improving for you, your community, and your peers from 190 countries around the world.

Wrapping it up 

Thanks for checking out our latest episode of What’s New in EDU, live from Bett 2020 and those we brought you earlier in the week. We’ve enjoyed meeting so many innovative and passionate educators here in London. And we hope you found the information we brought you to be helpful. Please check out our new tech tools, free teacher training resources, STEM and computer science materials and advice on boosting future-ready skills in your students. As always, share your feedback with us on Twitter by tagging @MicrosoftEDU! 

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For Sale – Seagate FireCuda 2TB – 2.5″

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Xbox Sessions: Travis Kelce and Richard Sherman Go Head to Head in Madden NFL 20 on Xbox One Before Next Sunday’s Super Showdown – Xbox Wire

One of the biggest days in American sports is almost here. Practically a national holiday, all eyes will be on the upcoming showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers on February 2 in Miami, Florida. To celebrate the championship, we’re giving you a preview of the big game on Xbox One as Travis Kelce and Richard Sherman join the annual Game Before the Game episode of Xbox Sessions on Tuesday, January 28, sponsored by our friends at TurboTax.

Kelce and Sherman will put their skills and talent to the test and go head to head in EA Sports Madden NFL 20 with the winner receiving 50 Xbox One consoles and a copy of Madden NFL 20 for their charity of choice. Kelce will be playing for his organization, Eighty-Seven & Running, while Sherman will represent for Blanket Coverage, the Richard Sherman Family Foundation. Just a few days before the big game itself, the two superstars will play Tuesday, January 28, at 3:30 p.m. PT / 6:30 p.m. ET in Miami and will be joined by our very own Rukari Austin as host, sideline reporter, and referee.

What’s more, this episode of Xbox Sessions will be live streamed on Xbox Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Mixer and Twitch channels so fans can tune in to watch the two players battle on the proverbial gridiron and cheer on their favorite team, while listening to color-commentary and play-by-plays throughout the competition.

Will the Madden NFL 20 showdown on Xbox One predict the real turnout on February 2? Be sure to tune in to see who comes out on top. If you miss tomorrow’s preview of the big game, you can catch the action later on the Xbox YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Mixer and Twitch channels! And don’t forget to grab a copy of Madden NFL 20, Madden NFL 20: Superstar Edition, or Madden NFL: Ultimate Superstar Edition at 50% off their original price between January 28 and February 3.

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