Jabra HALO: Bluetooth stereogarnitura soon in sales

Friday, May 22, 2009

Company GN Netcom has announced the imminent release in Russia music stereo Jabra HALO. This is the first model in the Jabra with the possibility of a connection using a profile as Bluetooth, or through a standard jack mini-jack 3,5 mm.

Jabra HALO will enable to listen to music and not worry about missing phone calls. When an incoming call to a mobile phone playback will automatically pause and at the end of the conversation - resumes. At Jabra HALO system is implemented "smart" noise Noise Blackout, which was introduced in mass production in autumn of last year. It uses a dual microphone, which recognizes the user's voice and filter it from background noise. As the manufacturer, the quality of sound in the Noise Blackout comparable to talk "face to face", which enables users to talk on the Jabra HALO even in noisy public places.

Talk time, or listening to music from a battery is 8 hours and standby times - 13 days, with the weight Jabra HALO - 80 grams. 14. Dimensions of folded reach 45h132h78 mm, and the expansion of - 45h136h165-190 mm Headset Jabra HALO will be available on sale in mid-June to the recommended price of 4500 rubles.

Panasonic introduced the SDHC card, the relevant class speed Class 10

The company Panasonic today announced the start of sales on the European market from the end of this month its new line of SDHC memory cards to specification for the class as a Class 10 speed. This specification (Class 10) is the new standard classes speeds Association SD Card Association specifications as part of SD Card Specification Ver.3.0, and should the idea of its creators, to meet the needs of photo and video equipment that has recently increased its authorization and the speed (and photo video) capture.

As an example of the use, Panasonic brings an example: for digital cameras with which file size is about 3 MB, that would get a record of continuous series of photos of three frames per second requires a guaranteed speed of recording media, it is difficult to guess -- 9 MB / sec. With such speeds and is designed to handle memory card SDHC Class 10, who secured the lower speed limit is 10 MB / sec.

The new series will be represented by four models: RP-SDW04G (4 GB) / RP-SDW08G (8 GB) / RP-SDW16G (16 GB) / RP-SDW32G (32 GB).

Four light Full-HD camcorder from Panasonic

Company Panasonic introduced four new models of Full-HD Camcorder: Panasonic HDC-SD10, HDC-TM10, HDC-TM350 and HDC-TM30. The main advantage of the new products is their very small weight in the world today - only 227 grams.

Panasonic HDC-SD10:

Panasonic HDC-TM10:

Panasonic HDC-TM30:

Panasonic HDC-TM350:

All four new products equipped with lenses with a 16-fold increase in the optical with optical image stabilization system, Advanced OIS, 2.7-inch touch turning the LCD display and a variety of picture modes.

The first three in the list of models of cameras, with each functional and even externally almost identical (the same 1.47 MP MOS sensor size 1 / 6 ", stereo), while the Panasonic HDC-TM350 has in its arsenal is already a system of three matrices, electronic viewfinder, and support 5.1-channel audio. In addition, HDC-TM350 is "on board the entire 64 GB of internal memory in addition to support for SD and SDHC memory cards, while the HDC-TM30 it has 32 GB of HDC -TM10 - 8 GB, and the Panasonic HDC-SD10 internal memory and does not.

PENTAX-DA18-55 - a new "whale" lens

Along with the announcement of new DSLR-Camera K-7 the company announced the Pentax and a couple of new lenses, among which there is a smc PENTAX-DA18-55mmF3.5-5.6AL WR - new secure facilities that are certain to be completed with DSLR-camera Pentax. The lens is a convenient range of focal length, low weight and cost. The body protects its innards from dust and moisture, so you can shoot them in the rain, and fog. Also worth noting special front lens cover, which can easily be cleaned of dirt and moisture.


  • Suitable for cameras with bayonet PENTAX KAF;
  • Constructive Lens: 11 elements in 8 groups;
  • Angle of view: 76 - 29 °;
  • Minimum aperture: F22-F38;
  • The number of petals of the iris: 6;
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.25 m;
  • Filter diameter: 52 mm;
  • Maximum magnification: 0.34 x;
  • Dimensions (diameter x length): 68.5 x 67.5 mm;
  • Weight: 230 grams;
  • Price: $ 200.

Telephoto PENTAX-DA50-200 for Pentax zerkalok

In addition to universal Zoom Lens smc PENTAX-DA18-55mmF3.5-5.6AL WR, the company also introduced a new Pentax telephoto smc PENTAX-DA50-200mmF4-5.6ED WR. This innovation is also dust and vlagozaschitu and appropriate for photographers wishing to shoot in any weather. This lens is compact and lightweight.


  • Suitable for cameras with bayonet PENTAX KAF;
  • Constructive Lens: 11 elements in 10 groups;
  • Angle of view: 31,5 - 8,1 °;
  • Minimum aperture: F22-F32;
  • The number of petals of the iris: 6;
  • Minimum focusing distance: 1.1 m;
  • Filter diameter: 49 mm;
  • Maximum magnification: 0.24 x;
  • Dimensions (diameter x length): 69 x 79.5 mm;
  • Weight: 285 g.
  • Price: $ 250.

Lenovo ThinkPad Laptops have been certified Microsoft Office Communicator

The company Lenovo has announced recently that it was the first manufacturer of Stanley computers, which offers laptops that have been developed and optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007. The status of Certified Partner Program Microsoft Partner means that notebooks Lenovo ThinkPad X301, T400 and T500 in line with the requirements of Microsoft's high standards for audio and video signals, as well as provide users with high-quality solutions in the area of unified communications and reduce total cost of ownership transfer of technology to vote on via IP (VoIP).

Series ThinkPad Notebooks from Lenovo is designed on the basis of new technologies and has a convenient interface to the business by providing an effective tool for communication. Laptops are equipped with built-in stereo speakers and a 10-band equalizer with dynamic range compression to achieve a full, rich and balanced sound. Also in the notebooks optimized arrangement of the built-in microphone and speaker, added technology Audio Director, through which users can easily switch between headphones and speakers, while not changing the system settings. New optimized Camera, equipped with digital zoom, allows users to achieve a better quality picture and get the most vivid impressions of the exchange of video messages.

BlackBerry Storm 2: first impressions

In a network, new photos smartphone BlackBerry Storm 2, and first impressions of this model. Remember, we already wrote about the BlackBerry Storm 2, the successor to the first Storm, also made in the form factor monoblock besklaviaturnogo touch display.

After studying the prototype source reported the presence of 3.2 MP camera, 3.5-mm audio connector and a standard for charging devices for USB. According to him, the operating system is still unstable and study it in detail it was not possible. As expected, the support of the BlackBerry Storm SurePress 2 missing, used a capacitive touch screen. It works like a screen iPhone, said the source. He also noted the changes the appearance of new items, and that it is thinner and more attractive predecessor.

BlackBerry Storm Smartphone 2 works in the networks of GSM and CDMA. Presumably, the sale of the North American market will begin in September. In the U.S., the device will be sold to the operator Verizon Wireless.

Sharp RD-PM10: electronic dictionary with touch screen and QWERTY

Sharp introduced the company in the Korean market handheld device with movable and tilting touch screen and QWERTY-keyboard. The model is called the Sharp RD-PM10, combines the functionality of an electronic dictionary and the media. Sharp RD-PM10 can play audio and video. In addition, the device supports handwritten input and includes 128 different dictionaries. Sharp RD-PM10 already sold in South Korea for 360 000 won (about $ 288).

Specifications Sharp RD-PM10
  • Processor TI DaVinci TMS320DM6441
  • Operating system Windows CE 5.0 (own interface)
  • 4.3-inch touch display with a resolution of WQVGA
  • 8 GB internal memory
  • microSD-slot
  • FM-radio
  • Recorder
  • Stereo speakers
  • Support formats of DivX, Xvid, and OGG
  • Dimensions - 139.7 h78, 7h25, 4 mm
  • Weight - 326 grams