New DVD-Player Philips DVP3388K and DVP5388K

Friday, July 24, 2009

The company Philips has submitted to the Russian market a new line of DVD-players. As the manufacturer promises, new items provide a good quality picture and sound with HD-video and multi-channel audio to 5.1. Players certified DivX Ultra, the high quality of play DivX video formats as well as MP3, WMA, WMV and HD JPEG. DivX Ultra combines DivX playback with features such as integrated subtitles, multiple languages play, a few tracks, and menus - all in a single file format.

Both DVD-Player Philips DVP3388K and DVP5388K system equipped with HDMI 1080r - apskeylinga, which improves the image to HD-quality, as a result of the usual DVD-ROM can be viewed in HD-quality. Due to progressive scan algorithm players provide the clarity of the image without the artifacts, making the videos more alive and realistic.

In the players installed codecs DTS and Dolby digital, which allows real multi-channel audio to 5.1. To do so, provided the connection on the rear panel - digital and 5.1 outputs for connecting to multi receiver. For convenient playback of video and music from USB flash drives in DVD-players connect using USB 2.0. Using the CD-ripping and a USB cable, users of new DVD-player will be able to convert the contents of the CD in MP3 format and save it to flash media or media player with one click directly from a CD without using a computer, including during playback CD.

Those who like to organize parties at home, happy karaoke function, implemented in the DVD-players, and Karaoke Scoring feature allows each song to see the number of points earned by each performer. DVD-players DVP3388K and DVP5388K appeared in the Russian market in July at the recommended retail price of 3490 rubles and 3990, respectively.

Another motherboard EVGA 132-LF-E657 for the Intel P55 chipset

It became known that the company is developing another EVGA motherboard based on chipset Intel P55. New has been named 132-LF-E657, and is designed to interface with processors in the structural LGA 1156. In addition, it has the mounting holes and a cooling system for LGA 775 chips, so that users will be able to use it with your old CPU-cooler.

Motherboard EVGA 132-LF-E657 performed on the printed circuit board in black and equipped with a 12 +2 phase power system, four slots for DDR3 memory and expansion slots, three PCI-Express x16 support SLI mode, and CrossFireX. There are six ports SATA II, two port Gigabit Ethernet, integrated 7.1 channel audiochip, as well as LED debugging. In addition, there is a slot for flash-memory module, which, however, can be removed from the final version, and click Power, Reset and Clear CMOS.

The release of the motherboard EVGA 132-LF-E657 to be held within one month after the first processors Lynnfield, scheduled for 6 September.

Gaming laptop MainGear eX-L 18 with two video cards

Company MainGear presented a bulky 18.4-inch notebook aimed at gamers. The main feature of the device is to have just two high-quality graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M with 1 GB of video memory. They support a number of technology NVIDIA, including PhysX (for creating realistic three-dimensional effects), and CUDA. In addition, the laptop can play HD-video, and even equipped with a TV-tuner high-definition (optional). And, of course, a large amount of memory and storage, processor and wide range of ports. The cost of gaming laptop MainGear eX-L 18 starts from $ 2999.

Specifications MainGear eX-L 18:

  • Operating system: Windows Vista
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 (2,53 GHz) / T9600 (2,8 GHz) or Intel Core 2 Extreme X9300 (2,53 GHz)
  • Display: 18.4-inch diagonal, resolution of 1920x1080 pixels
  • Chipset: PM45/ICH9-M
  • RAM: up to 8 GB (DDR3)
  • Graphics: 2 adapter NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M (1 GB of video memory x 2) in SLI mode
  • Drives: a hard drive up to 500 GB or 80 GB solid-state drive, or 3h500-GB hard drive
  • Adapters: Wi-Fi a / b / g / Draft-N and Bluetooth 2.1
  • Card reader SD / MS / MSPRO / RS-MMC / MMC
  • Ports: 3hUSB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, TOSlink, IEEE 1394a, ExpressCard, E-SATA, mic, headphones
  • HDTV-Tuner (optional)
  • Battery: 12-element
  • Dimensions: 397.5 h299, 7h43, 2 mm
  • Weight: 4,3 kg

New information on the HP iPAQ K3 Obsidian

Communicator HP iPAQ K3 Obsidian «light up» in the May leak of information from AT & T. Now Vietnamese resource Sohoa issued some clarifying information about this model and photos. The most fundamental change in the information about the spring was an indication that the display will be 2.46-inch with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and executed technology AMOLED. Previously, it was reported that the screen is 2.8-inch.

In addition, the source contends that the communicator will work directly under the management of Windows Mobile 6.5, without the use of additional interfaces. Coupled with the fact that all photos show work exclusively stylus, this may call into question earlier statement can manage with your fingers.

More than any new data not reported. Communicator HP iPAQ K3 Obsidian is based on the processor 7200A Qualcomm 528 MHz, has 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, module Wi-Fi 802.11b / g and GPS, as well as equipped with 3.2 MP camera. In sales at AT & T Communicator is due in November this year.

Mobile version of Google Latitude for iPhone

Google has introduced a new mobile version of its service Latitude (Locator). It's available for iPhone and iPod touch through the web browser Safari. "Desktop" version of the service Google Latitude appeared earlier this year. It allows the user to obtain information on the whereabouts of his friends. Google Latitude complementary service Google Maps: the coordinates of the users indicated on the map, you can also read their status message.

Get access to Google Latitude with the iPhone or iPod touch, you can link to / latitude in your browser. You can also add a bookmark on the start screen for quick access to the service. Google Latitude only supported operating systems, iPhone / iPod Touch OS 3.0 and above. At the moment, service is available for the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in the near future, developers plan to expand the geography.

Sony plans to submit VAIO computers with touch screens and the PSN network for PC

Sony Corporation is planning to submit a VAIO computer devices with touch screens are already short-fall, immediately following the release of the new operating system Windows 7, scheduled for October 22. This was stated in his interview with the senior vice-president of Sony Eber, Mike (Mike Abary). The point is that of Windows 7 was originally designed to work with touch screen, and the Japanese corporation will seek to integrate some of these technologies into their products.

Mike Eber is not clarified whether the sensor functionality of new VAIO computers include support multitach technologies. He also refused to comment about what computer systems will be VAIO touch screens. It is likely that tachskrinami will be equipped with a desktop-class all-in-one or notebook VAIO.

In addition, according to Mike Eber, Sony is planning in the near future to expand the functionality of an interactive environment PlayStation Network and make it possible to interact with its VAIO computers and other similar devices. Recall now that a free network designed to work with the PlayStation game console, and allows their owners to play network games, chat with friends, and even engage in web-surfing.

In conclusion, Eben talked about topics Platform NVIDIA Ion, around which recently went a lot of conversations. He noted that NVIDIA is a partner of Sony in the development of hardware solutions and finds that although netbuki as a whole marked a movement back to the computer industry, the emergence of a platform for NVIDIA Ion Ultra-low-cost notebook segment is undeniable progress.

Wi-Fi 802.11n Standard Specification

Organization of Wi-Fi Alliance does not intend to make changes to the basic terms of its certification process on the standard IEEE 802.11n, when the current draft specification will be the procedure for formal approval. Recall the process of final approval of a new standard of WiFi 802.11n wireless connection should be completed before the end of the year.

This solution is Wi-Fi Alliance indicates that hundreds of users have already approved the industrial group of products, including specifications WiFi 802.11n, will not experience problems with the integration of their devices in the WiFi-network. Remember, the new standard for wireless WiFi 802.11n, even in its draft version of Draft 2.0 has a connection speed up to 100 Mbps, as well as some other features.

Wi-Fi Alliance, a leading industry group, starting in 2007 took over the procedure for certification of devices using Draft-version of the standard WiFi 802.11n. This was done in order to avoid incompatibility with other products manufactured by different manufacturers. According to the Wi-Fi Alliance, to date has certified about 600 devices using this standard. Thus, buyers of routers, access points and client devices can be assured that their purchase will be able to easily communicate with other devices operating at the standard Draft-11n.

Philips Xenium X650

At the site of the company Philips has information on the progress of its "tough" mobile phone series Xenium - X650. This model is made in a form-factor "slider" has an attractive appearance with smooth lines of the shell, which houses the 3.2 MP camera with autofocus.

From a single battery charge, according to the manufacturer, Xenium X650 can explore more than a month in standby mode, or up to 8 hours of constant talking. Of the additional functionality of its new items, the company pointed to a built FM-radio with RDS, MP3 player with support for microSD memory cards, as well as support for wireless technology, Bluetooth, a profile including A2DP, which allows to transmit stereo sound.

Other technical features Philips Xenium X650 looks like this:

  • Standards context: 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; GPRS / EDGE
  • Dimensions: 104.4 h52h16, 75 mm
  • Weight: 133.9 gr.
  • Messaging: SMS / MMS / E-Mail
  • Display: 2.4-inch, TFT, permission 240h320 points, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • Camera: 3.2 MP CMOS (CMOS), 3.2 MP autofocus with
  • Sound: 64-s tone polyphony; MP3 player with support for formats AMR, Midi, MP3, SP-Midi, AAC, WAV, AAC +, WMA; Recorder
  • Memory: 79 MB available to user, microSD memory cards up to 8 GB
  • Java MIDP 2.0
  • FM-radio
  • Communications: mini USB (USB v1.1), Bluetooth (profiles A2DP, Handsfree, Headset, Object push)
  • Other applications: Scheduler, Alarm clock, calculator, electronic dictionary, Currency Converter and values, Document Viewer, Photo and Audio Editor

Bluetooth-headset ORB

Companies Hybra Advance Technology Inc. and AbsolutelyNew Inc. presented an unusual version of Bluetooth-headset. The model, called the ORB, can be embodied not only in the ear, but also on hand. To do this, it is, it turns into a ring, which can be put on the finger.

Typeface to be produced in several variants. The base model will get aluminum casing and the ability to work at a distance of up to 10 meters from your phone. Version deluxe edition will have an additional FOLED-display (flexible organic light-emitting diodes) that can display the number of the caller and the calendar. In addition, this version will feature voice-to-text, allowing to communicate, without removing the headset with a finger. In the future, and the limited series set the ORB, developed by designers and decorated with precious stones.

In selling the basic version of the device will come in January next year at a cost of $ 129. It will be sold in the markets of USA, Europe and Asia. Option deluxe edition will be available starting in April 2010 at a cost of $ 175. On the timing of production and prices of design models is not reported.

10.2-inch notebook ViewSonic VNB100 and VNB101

Company ViewSonic introduced two new notebook - VNB100 and VNB101. This 10.2-inch model, they will be sold in Europe and Asia. In general, the characteristics of notebook usual, they are built on Intel Atom processors and utilize the integrated graphics Intel. However, ExpressCard 34 slot, provided at the ViewSonic VNB100, normally present in full-fledged notebooks. Model VNB101, in turn, is little more than simple characteristics (with the exception of a processor Intel Atom N280), but lies in a thin and lightweight body. Cost ViewSonic VNB100 and VNB101 in China is 13 900 and 15 900 yuan, respectively ($ 423 and $ 484). notebook will go on sale in the Chinese market before the end of this month, while in Europe - towards the end of the year.

Specifications VNB100/VNB101:

* Operating system Windows XP Home
* Processor Intel Atom N270/N280 (1,6 / 1,66 GHz)
* 10.2-inch display with a resolution 1024h600 pixels
* Chipset Intel 945GSE
* 1 or 2 GB of RAM
* 160 GB hard drive
* Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11b / g, Bluetooth 2.0
* 1.3 MP / 0.3 MP web-camera
* Connectors - USBh3 (VNB100), USBh2 (VNB101), D-sub, RJ45, ExpressCard/34 (VNB100)

Olympus μ-7010: ultra-wide angle zoom, ultra-thin body

The company introduced a new Olympus 12 MP digital compact camera model is a series of μ - Olympus μ-7010. This novelty is equipped with a wide-angle (28-196 mm) lens with a 7-fold increase in the optical system with dual image stabilization and 2.7-inch LCD display technology HyperCrystal II. In addition, there was a place tracking autofocus mode and i Auto, to help get great shots. In addition to that, μ-7010 will help to expand creative horizons with the help of his owner's new "Magic filters.

The camera will be available in three colors: Starry Silver, titanium gray and pink Konfetny.

Brief technical characteristics of Olympus μ-7010:

  • Matrix: 1 / 2, 33 CCD (CCD), resolution of 12 MP (12.7 MP - Full)
  • Lens: f = 5,0 - 35,0 mm (28 - 196 mm in 35 mm equivalent), 8 elements in 7 groups (including 6 aspheric elements)
  • LCD: 2.7-inch, HyperCrystal II, resolution of 230 thousand points
  • Autofocus TTL iESP defining contrast
  • Metering: ESP, Spot
  • Exposure compensation: + / - 2 EV steps in 1 / 3
  • The range of shutter speed: 1 / 4 - 1 / 2000 s / <4>
  • The number of storylines programs: 15
  • "Filter Magic": Pop art, Pinhole, sketch, fish-eye
  • Sensitivity ISO: Auto / High AUTO, ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
  • Record video (AVI Motion JPEG / WAV) in resolving 640x480 / 30 frames / sec
  • Memory: 36 MB
  • Interface: Slot for memory cards and xD picture SD, Speaker, combined video / audio and USB output
  • Dimensions: 97,5 x55, 7x26, 2 mm
  • Weight: 125 gr. (without batteries and memory card)

Garmin-ASUS nuvifone G60 and M20: Start of sales in Asia

Alliance Garmin-ASUS officially announced the release of mobile nuvifone G60 and M20 in Asia. Linux-smartphone G60 will go on sale in Taiwan on 27 July, while in Singapore and Malaysia - by the end of August. Also in August to start selling Windows Mobile-communicator M20, it appears in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. Recall, nuvifone G60 and M20 constitute besklaviaturnye monoblocks with touch screens in almost all the front panel. They are designed as mobile devices with enhanced navigation features.

nuvifone G60 and M20 will ship with this card in North America, Western and Eastern Europe, and Asia, respectively, this card will be the Asia-Pacific region. Both devices support the navigation turn-by-turn voice prompts, geotegirovanie, locally-oriented services and technology A-GPS. In addition, navigators, at any time, can display the coordinates of the location of the user, as well as nearby facilities such as hospitals, gas, police station, and the like. In nuvifone G60 and M20 downloaded extensive database POI: hotels, restaurants and so on. The company also announced that in Europe and North America smartphone and communicator will be available during the second half of this year.