HTC Financial performance in the first quarter of 2009 on

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Company HTC Corporation today announced its financial and operating performance over the past first quarter of 2009. Despite the fact that the gross revenue of the company in March amounted to NT $ 12 376 million (1 ~ 597USD), which was 12.03% more than last year's indicators, summary indicators of the first quarter of this year were 3.4% lower than similar indicators in 2008 and reached NT $ 31 590 million

According to the company in the first quarter of this year, its financial performance look like this:

  • The aggregate operating profit amounted to NT $ 4 845 million
  • The combined company's net profit before tax amounted to NT $ 5 410 million (after tax - NT $ 4 890 million)
  • Net income per share (from 745 394 thousand) after tax was NT $ 6.56

Sales smartphone Palm Pre start on 7 June?

It became known that the sale of Communicator, Palm Pre in the United States will begin June 7. It was reported resource Boy Genius Report, referring to the insider source. According to him, the device will be available not only in specialized centers, sales of Sprint, but also in stores Best Buy. It is about 4500 copies of Palm Pre, which will be shipped to Best Buy stores across the country. That is, each of them will have one or more communicators to sell. What is the reason for such a small volume, are not reported.

The operator Sprint has used a similar scheme in conjunction with sales of Best Buy, for example, during the release of Samsung Instinct. The emergence of Palm Pre stores in major U.S. reseller of electronics, perhaps, should draw attention to this novelty. Recall, Palm Pre - this is the first model is based on the new operating system, WebOS, the company holds a great hope. Communicator provides setback slider with touch multi-touch display and advanced down QWERTY-keyboard. It was expected that he will be able to compete with the iPhone (it is expected that its new version will be presented June 9). Cost Palm Pre from Sprint, as states the source of the order of $ 200 with a contract to re-connect subscribers, $ 300 - for existing subscribers of the operator and $ 1000 without a contract.

MSI GX633 noutbuk presented based on AMD Turion

The company introduced a new laptop MSI GX633. It is equipped with 15.4-inch display and is based on the processor AMD Turion X2 Ultra. This notebook manufacturer is positioned as a convenient laptop computer for gaming, watching video and listening to music.

The device is equipped graphics adapter nVIDIA GeForce GT 130M, DVD drive or Blu-Ray, supports 7.1 sound and Dolby. In addition, MSI GX633 allows for the dispersal of the processor using the mode Turbo Drive Engine, and also includes a system of ECO Engine, which can extend the time of the offline work laptop, reducing power consumption when performing simple tasks. ECO Engine supports 5 different modes - from the productive to the economy. The company MSI has not yet announced when the sale of notebook GX633, and how much it will cost.

Specifications MSI GX633:
  • 15.4-inch display
  • Operating System Windows Vista
  • Processor AMD Turion X2 Ultra (Dual)
  • Chipset nVIDIA MCP77
  • Graphic Adapter nVIDIA GeForce GT 130M with 512 MB videoamyati
  • Up to 4 GB of RAM
  • Winchester at 160/250/320/500 GB
  • Drive DVD Super-Multi or Blu-Ray DVD
  • 2-IP web-camera
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (optional)
  • Connectors - USBh3, HDMI, microphone input, headphone output, RJ11, RJ45, D-Sub, E-SATA (USB Combo), PCI Express
  • Card reader 4-in-1
  • 6/9-elementny battery
  • Dimensions - 358x260x27-31 mm
  • Weight - 2.7 kg

MSI has 14-inch thin notebook X-Slim X400

MSI company presented a series of notebooks X-Slim in Japan. There were submitted the previous model X340 with a 13-inch display and the X600 with a 15.6-inch display, as well as new - 14-inch laptop X400. Like other members of this series, the device is enclosed in a thin shell. On the characteristics of MSI X-Slim X400 has not announced. Perhaps the functionality of a laptop is like other members of the line and is based on the cost in terms of energy processors Intel CULV.

Sales of notebook MSI X-Slim will begin shortly. The first will be released on 13-inch X340, it will go on sale in May and then will begin deliveries of X600 and X400. In addition to notebooks, the presentation was demonstrated MSI Wind Top AE1900, the first computer company's "all-in-one touch screen (it has also already announced).

Phone LG GM200 with subwoofer is available for sale

Company LG Electronics announced the start of sales in Russia phone LG GM200 with 2.1 sound system (two speakers and subwoofer built in). Model GM200 is executed in a classical form-factors that distinguish exceptional functionality. The black casing is combined with the keyboard control panel, the lateral border and the frame of the screen, done in gray color. Hot key on the control panel, belt ring claret color, focus on the phone.

On each side of the model are stereo speakers, and on the back of the large subwoofer with the original ring-shaped speaker burgundy metallic color. In addition, the model LG GM200 implemented technology Dolby Mobile - audio processing platform that provides, as the producer, live sound and saturated optimized specifically for use in mobile phones. All of these technical features are working effectively through the audio setup of Mark Levinson, world-renowned expert and virtuoso in the field of high-end audio.

In addition, the phone has a number of characteristics: there is a 2 MP camera, FM-radio with a built-in antenna, a standard connector for headphones, 3.5 mm, support Bluetooth 2.1 EDR and USB 2.0. Built-in 10 MB memory complement slot Micro SD.

The new version of BlackBerry Enterprise Server

The company RIM has announced the release of BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0, Update, which is tested for a long time - about a year. With its help, including, it is possible to implement remote administration, and to ensure the security of information on smartphones BlackBerry, as it allows devices to interact with corporate servers. Supports systems IBM Lotus Domino, Microsoft Exchange and Novell GroupWis. Users of BlackBerry smartphones using the BlackBerry Enterprise Server can access corporate e-mail, files, applications, instant messaging and voice communication.

Among the key capabilities BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 - BlackBerry Administration Service, a new component to the administration web-interface that enables centralized management of devices, the possibility of publishing on the server updates, and applications that users can download to their devices, which you can specify exactly what of them are any groups or individual users, about 450 kinds of IT-policy, which can be applied to groups or individual users, from passwords to restrict access to applications, as well as many others.

At the same time, as the RIM, the final version of BlackBerry OS 5.0 has not yet been released. It will be available later this year. BlackBerry OS 5.0 includes a number of innovations, they will be supported by BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0. Perhaps, based on the BlackBerry OS 5.0 devices will work, such as the BlackBerry 8250 and 9630.

ASUS is preparing a 11.6-inch netbuk and several new laptops

Head of ASUStek Computer Jerry Shen (Jerry Shen) reported on several new products that the company is going to release soon. For example, in May, will be presented in a series of netbuk Eee PC with a display, which more traditional and is 11.6 inches. Shen also said that most of the release this year netbukov (50%) will have 10-inch display, a 11.6-inch Eee PC will be 30% of all netbukov ASUS.

In July will be released and several new notebook ASUS. First, it is a delicate device, based on the processor CULV, equipped with 15.6-inch display, and second - 13.3-inch laptop. The cost of the new 15.6 and 13.3-inch notebook ASUS will be 799 - 999 and 599 - 699 Euro, respectively. In addition, later this year will be the new 14-inch model.

Smartphone HTC Hero based on Android, the first images

We have already written in the news about the mobile device HTC Hero, running the operating system, Android. Earlier this year, the network appeared roadmap of HTC. There, among other innovations, referred smartphone HTC Hero. It will also be released from the operator T-Mobile as the G3.

HTC Hero shape resembles HTC Magic with minor modifications. Only the shell HTC Hero, it seems thinner than the predecessor. In addition, the novelty of the first Android-smartphone, equipped with 3.5-mm audio. It is not yet known what the characteristics of HTC Hero. It was expected that the device will be released onto the market in the third quarter of this year. Official confirmation from the manufacturer and operator of the imminent release of HTC Hero or G3 has not yet been reported.

New E-book Amazon Kindle, more

The network has another piece of information about a new device for reading electronic books from Amazon. We already wrote in news that it could be presented as soon as possible - this week. Model Amazon Kindle DX, as previously reported, is equipped with a large display than the Amazon Kindle 2. According to new figures released by the resource Engadget, you have a new Kindle 9,7-inch.

On the other characteristics of a new generation of electronic books from Amazon knows little. For example, mention is made of a PDF-file viewer, an improved web-browser and annotation features. It is also known that the new Amazon Kindle with a large display will be several universities in the United States. Students will be able to use them instead of textbooks: the electronic version will be preinstalled on the device.