Gateway NV: cheap laptops for entertainment

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Company Gateway introduced a new series of notebooks NV, its representatives were the first 15.6-inch NV5214u and NV5807u. This is a large device in an attractive glossy casing with a lid, is available four colors: black, blue, red and brown. Notebook NV5214u based on AMD and schedule ATI Radeon, and NV5807u, in turn - on the processor and an integrated schedule of Intel. NV series models are positioned by, as a low-cost multimedia solutions. They support HD-dimensional stereo image and Dolby Sound Room. And also the technology of energy saving and PowerSave function MyBackup, by pressing a button produces a rapid backup of important information, including music, photos, contacts, emails and favorite web sites. Cost Gateway NV5214u and NV5807u is $ 500 and $ 600 respectively.

Specifications Gateway NV5214u/NV5807u:
  • Display: 15.6-inch, the resolution of 1366x768 pixels
  • Operating system: Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 QL-64 (2,1 GHz) / Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 (2,1 GHz)
  • Chipset: AMD RS780MN/Intel GM459
  • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 3200/Intel GMA 4500MHD
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Hard drive: 320 GB
  • Web-camera
  • Drive: DVD-Super Multi double-layer
  • Wireless module Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N
  • Card reader: SD / MMC / MS / MS PRO / xD
  • Battery: 6-element
  • Ports: 4hUSB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, microphone, headphone, RJ-45, RJ-11

HP ProBook 4310s: a new representative of a series of business notebooks

The company announced the HP 13.3-inch laptop ProBook 4310s. This is a convenient portable solution for business users. The laptop is based on the Intel Core 2 Duo processors with clock frequencies up to 2.8 GHz, you can choose a model with an integrated Intel GMA graphics adapter or the ATI Mobility Radeon. In addition, the available wireless options, including EV-DO/HSPA, and a choice of multiple operating systems. HP ProBook 4310s also supports a number of functions that were previously only available for a series of decisions EliteBook: HP QuickLook 2 (application for quick access to critical information), HP SpareKey (software for password recovery) and HP File Sanitizer (Safe removing files). HP ProBook 4310s will go on sale in the United States July 20, at a cost of $ 799.

Features HP ProBook 4310s:
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (up to 2.8 GHz), Intel Celeron (up to 1.9 GHz)
  • Operating system: Windows Vista / SUSE Linux Enterprise 11/FreeDOS/Red Flag Linux
  • Display: 13.3-inch diagonal, permit 1366x768/1280x720 points
  • Chipset: Intel PM45/GM45/GL40
  • Graphics: Intel GMA 4500MHD/ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330
  • Memory: The total amount of up to 8 GB
  • Winchester: 160/250/320/500 GB
  • Optical drive: DVD / Blu-ray
  • Communication: Ethernet 10/100/1000, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n draft 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1, EV-DO/HSPA (optional)
  • Web-Camera: 2 MP (optional)
  • Connectors: 3hUSB 2.0, VGA, HDMI, RJ-45, RJ-11 (optional), microphone, headphones
  • Card reader: SD / MMC
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Battery: 4/8-elementny
  • Dimensions: 325x228h27, 3 mm
  • Weight: 1.97 kg

HTC have already released models will be supported interface Sense

British resource Pocket-lint reported with reference to the HTC president Peter Chou (Peter Chou), the new interface Sense, which was first used in the just announced Android-smartphone HTC Hero, will be available for older models of the company. He did not specify for what exactly, but more likely it is still about two Android-Smartphones - HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1, and HTC Magic / T-Mobile myTouch 3G. Obviously, users will soon be able to download the firmware update from HTC Sense.

Recall, HTC Sense provides the ability to organize information as convenient user to get quick access to contacts and content. This may be different widgets, e-mail, calendar, world time, and the like. You can also create profiles - individual combinations of content, settings, and widget. In addition, HTC Sense user can stay in touch with the people important to him: the status of friends in Facebook is constantly updated, and photographs, for example, from Flickr, uploaded along with text messages or e-mail in a common menu. And finally, HTC Sense supports gesture control: for example, to mute the incoming call by simply turning the device.

German O2 has started selling Samsung I7500 Galaxy

In Germany, began selling Android-smartphone Samsung I7500 Galaxy. The device has already appeared in the online-shop operator O2. Recall, I7500, or Galaxy - is the first Samsung model under control of the mobile platform. At the moment Samsung Galaxy - is the most functional smartphone based on Android, available for sale. Among its features - 8 GB internal memory, support for HSDPA 7,2 Mbit / s, 3.2-inch AMOLED-touch display, 5 MP camera and the usual solutions for this level modules GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. However, just yesterday the company announced the new HTC Android-smartphone called Hero, which also has good potential.

Price Samsung I7500 Galaxy at the O2 is not a smartphone for this class. It is only 69,99 Euro. Of course, that such price is available only when a contract for services from the operator.

Sony Ericsson T715 - 3G-slider with 2.2 "screen

Today Sony Ericsson introduced a new mobile phone in the slider form factor, which is added to T-series machines manufacturer. Sony Ericsson T715 is equipped with the support networks of 3G, 2,2-inch LCD screen and a 3.2-MP camera with flash.

New product will be supplied with maps Google Maps, including local search and directions, together with access to the portal for weather forecasts for the next few days. Apparatus is very compact - 91.5 h48h14, 9 mm and weighs 96.5 grams. 2,2 "TFT-screen has a resolution of 320x240 pixels, and is resistant to the appearance of scratches.

T715 will be available in colors «Galactic Silver» and «Red-pink» at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2009

Technical characteristics Sony Ericsson T715:

  • Camera: 3.2 MP, video recording, flash;
  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP), support MegaBass, PlayNow, TrackID, Album art;
  • Handsfree, video;
  • Support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync;
  • Voice recorder, SMS, MMS;
  • 3D games, FM-radio with RDS, viewing video from Youtube;
  • Geotegging, maps, Google Maps;
  • Dimensions: 91.5 h48h14, 9 mm;
  • Weight: 96.5 g;
  • Screen: 2.2 ", 262 thousand colors, 240h320 points;
  • Integrated Memory: 90 MB;
  • Support for cards microSD;
  • Talk time: 10 h / 4 h (GSM / UMTS);
  • Standby time: 400 h / 350 h (GSM / UMTS);
  • Support networks of GSM / GPRS / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS / HSDPA 2100.

«Eldorado» starts selling the first in Russia for bilateral Communicator

Network Sales of home appliances and electronics «Eldorado» reported today that was the first among Russian federal networks, which begins selling two-way communicator Acer DX650. Pre-to the device before you can obtain through the internet-store company. In the retail unit appeared on June 25.

Acer DX650 - the world's first two-way communicator. One of its side - it is completely touch screen diagonal of 2.8 inches and an accelerometer (the screen rotates the image, responding to the position of the phone) with a resolution of 320x240 pixels, displaying 65 thousand colors. The second side of the device - this is a classic Monoblock with a standard phone keypad and monochrome screen diagonal of 1.27 inches.

Acer DX650 is built based on the Samsung with a frequency of 533 MHz. Integrated memory device - 128 MB with expandable card MicroSD, Memory - 256 MB.

Communicator is equipped with an operating system, Windows Mobile 6,1; interface of Russian software developers - Spb Mobile Shell 2,1; full range of office and multimedia programs - Microsoft Office Mobile, Outlook Mobile, Internet Explorer 6, Windows Live Messenger, Windows Media Player.

Also in the apparatus has a 2MP camera and support for GPS. Acer DX650 works in networks GSM 900/1800/1900, and also supports high-speed data networks EDGE/3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.

Time autonomous battery life - during a call: up to 4 hours standby: up to 150 hours (1250 mAh). Communicator Dimensions - 109.6 x 59 x 15.6 mm, weight - 133 g.

Pantech has announced a three-dimensional interface TruEmotion and phone IM-R470S

South Korean company Pantech introduced a mobile three-dimensional interface of its own design - TruEmotion. She noted that the touch interface is simple to manage, intuitively understandable, and dynamic. He realized in the form of three-dimensional cube with a variety of effects and transitions. Various menus are available on the sides of the cube, it can be rotated. Obviously, Pantech has decided not to lag behind other Korean companies: LG uses in its products with touch screens S-Class, Samsung - Cubic. However, it is not clear whether the device support TruEmotion Pantech, intended for sale outside of Korea.

The first model will be based on TruEmotion Pantech IM-R470S. This mobile phone will be on sale in South Korea in July. IM-R470S is equipped with a 3.2-inch touch screen with VGA resolution, and fully managed by him: a hardware keyboard design provides. Obviously, more details about it will appear at the time of release.

Bluetooth-headset Sony Ericsson VH310

As is often the case, simultaneously with the announcement of new mobile phone company Sony Ericsson also introduced a new accessory. This time - this is a new Bluetooth-headset called Sony Ericsson VH310. The main feature of the product is the ability to develop up to 20 days without charging - so, at least, allegedly in an official press release of the company. When you call the battery last for 11 hours.

The plastic headset weighs only 10 grams and its dimensions are 48h11, 5h17, 4 mm. New product will be supplied in one color option - silver-black. As with Sony Ericsson VH310 shipped three versions of the headphones and two zaushnyh clips. Unfortunately, the cost of the product is not yet known.

Zune HD in action (photos and video)

At the site Engadget has the first video, giving media companies the opportunity to see Microsoft Zune HD in action. Unfortunately, the player does not have any downloaded content, so you can only evaluate the performance and functionality of the menu.

According to the site Gizmodo, invoking internal documents the company Microsoft, the player will be on sale September 8 in two versions: with 16 GB and 32 GB of internal memory.

Pentax introduced a secure chamber with a 5-fold optical zoom and the ability to record HD-video

The company officially announced the Pentax compact camera Pentax Optio W80, a part of a series of protected cameras Pentax. The model implemented in the shock-resistant waterproof housing and has a 12 MP matrix. The body can take the camera underwater to a depth of 5 meters for two hours. In addition, it can drop from a height of one meter, without any consequences. Also, the unit Pentax Optio W80 is resistant to low temperatures and can withstand up to minus ten degrees Celsius.

Camera Pentax Optio W80 is equipped with a 2.5-inch LCD-screen with anti-surface and the function of Digital Wide, helping to make panoramic photos, and D-Range setting allows to choose the correct exposure mode to avoid the appearance of overtime or underexpose pictures.

The model has a firm lens with a 5-fold optical zoom. In doing so, the digital zoom can reach more than 30 times, and makrorezhim allows for pictures at a distance of up to one centimeter from the object. The device has a system of image stabilization Pixel Track SR.

Camera Pentax Optio W80 allows you to shoot HD-video with a maximum resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. When shooting video system stabilization Movie SR, automatically compensate for shaking and trembling hands. There is also a mode of underwater photography, optimized for particular colors aquatic environment.
Home sales camera Pentax Optio W80 is scheduled for early next month, and its price in the United States will be $ 300.

ScanDisk has announced a series of SDHC memory card Extreme

The company introduced a series of ScanDisk SDHC-card capacity of 4 to 32 GB. The main feature of the new line, called the Extreme, has become a high speed read / write information. Models provide a series of speed reading and recording of information, equal to 30 MB / sec. This corresponds to the level of high-speed Class 10 specifications of SD 3.0 SD Card Association.

According to the manufacturer's flagship model series Extreme capacity of 32 GB of storage provides up to 160 minutes of video recording format 1080r, or up to 2500 pictures format RAW. In addition, ScanDisk increased reliability SDHC-cards, which provide stable operation at temperatures from minus 25 to plus 85 degrees Celsius.
Options volume 4, 8 and 16 GB is already on sale, and the 32 GB model will have to wait until August. The cost of 4 GB version is $ 70, 8 GB - $ 120 and 16 GB - $ 200. On the value of the emkoy has not yet been reported.