Asetek has launched a liquid cooling system for Intel's Core i5

Friday, September 11, 2009

As part of the official press release said the company adapting Asetek liquid cooling system for the new line of processors Intel Core i5 and socket LGA1156. The essence of the new development is to create a universal mounting system that provides for the installation of the previous coolers. In Core i5, mount is compatible with Intel LGA 775 and LGA 1366.

It is supplied and includes mounting plate that is installed on the back side of the PCB. Recall, the creation of a universal solution - it is not a unique development Asetek. In the same way they went and other manufacturers of cooling systems, which, incidentally, is not surprising, because universal mount is beneficial both for the producer and for the end user.

In Asetek sure that not far off that day when all gaming machines will be equipped with liquid cooling system as a standard feature.

Motorola CLIQ: the first Android-smartphone

On the development of Motorola's smartphone based on Android operating system has been known long ago. The device was called Motorola Morrison expected this fall. And this unit was officially presented to the public. The model was named Motorola CLIQ (outside the U.S., it will be called Motorola DEXT). Besides the phone itself and the company also unveiled a new interface MOTOBLUR, which is used in the apparatus. According to representatives of Motorola, the new phone and an interface that allows you to receive information from the service Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail, e-mail, LastFM, etc., and view it on the start screen, and automatically synchronized with the contact list, withdraw mobile communications to a new level.

In technical terms, the phone is a side-slider with QWERTY-keyboard and touch screen. Motorola CLIQ supports third-generation networks (WCDMA 900/1700/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps (Category 7 / 8), EDGE Class 12, GPRS Class 12), has GPS, WiFi b / g and Bluetooth 1.5 modules. The model is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and a slot for memory cards microSD-format with up to 32 GB. The battery capacity of 1420 mAh provides operation in the standby mode for 325 hours or 6 hours of talk time. The device is not very large (58 x 114 x 15.6 mm), but rather weighty (163 gr).

The first model Motorola CLIQ users will appreciate the operator T-Mobile USA, which will be able to purchase this unit this fall. Following them in the fourth quarter of 2009 under the name DEXT to get British and French operator Orange, in Spain it will be released at Telefonica, and in Latin America by America Movil. Regarding cost and access to other markets has not yet reported.

New Four P55-based motherboards from Intel Extreme series

Company Intel has released its own motherboards for desktop computers based on the latest chipset P55: DP55KG (ATX) and DP55SB (micro-ATX) from the Extreme Series and DP55WG (ATX) and DP55WB (micro-ATX) in a series of Media.

All motherboards are equipped with AMD's socket LGA 1156, four slots for RAM DDR3 (1600 + / 1333/1066 MHz and 1333/1066 MHz DP55KG/DP55SB/DP55WG for DP55WB). Also, three motherboards DP55KG, DP55SB and DP55WG support ATI Crossfire modes and NVIDIA SLI, and have an integrated 10-channel HD-audio (7.1 +2 with independent streaming) and equipped with ports S / PDIF. At the last board DP55WB support multiple video cards are not provided, and a stereo system from her - 8-channel (5.1 + 2 with independent streaming).

Among the connectors Intel DP55KG, DP55SB, DP55WG and DP55WB - PCI-Express x16 and PCIe x8 (y DP55WB - only PCIe x16), 6hSATA 3.0 Gbps, Gigabit Ethernet, 13 (DP55KG and DP55SB) and 14 (DP55WG and DP55WB) USB ports 2.0 and others. The value of new motherboard Intel has not announced, they are likely to go on sale soon.

Games for Sony PSP you can rent?

Sony has released a new firmware for its portable game console PSP - Firmware 6.00, it is already available for download via Network Update from the XMB. Among the innovations that will become available after you install new software - the organization of games in groups and accommodation in folders with the date when the term of their "lease" expires. Also, additional colors for the interface XMB, choice of ways to update the system software, as well as a higher level of security when working with the Internet browser.

The greatest interest is the mention of the possibility not only to acquire the game for the PSP, but also download them for temporary use, obviously, for less. One can assume that the service will soon PlayStation Store will support rolling games on temporary licenses, whereas now this feature is only available for video. Most likely, PSP Firmware 6.00 update should prepare such a device to function online store.

VIA eNote - 11,6-inch notebook with a wide choice of wireless options

VIA has introduced the ultraportable notebook eNote Turnkey Solution with 11.6-inch display. It is based on 1.3 GHz VIA Nano VX800 chipset and graphics processor supporting DirectX 9.0 3D. The main feature of VIA eNote are extensive wireless capabilities: for notebook offers options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WiMAX, HSDPA and EV-DO Rev. A can also optionally install the module AGPS. These features are implemented in two integrated modules. In addition, it supports up to 2 GB of RAM and HDD and SSD-drives of various capacities.

In the notebook has a 2 megapixel camera, card reader 4-in-1 (SD / SDIO / MMC / MS), three-port USB 2.0, as well as connectors VGA, microphone and headphone. Moreover, VIA eNote supports HD-video and 8-channel audio. But that's not all: the user a choice of several operating systems: Windows Vista, XP or Linux. 4-cell laptop battery capacity 2600 mAh provides up to three hours of battery life. Dimensions are 240x175x36, 2, and weight - 1,3 kg. The value of VIA eNote Turnkey Solution have not been announced yet, but obviously, it can be very different for different configurations of the notebook.

iPod touch with a camera - not canceled, but postponed

Most recently, Apple announced the iPod touch media player is the third generation without built-in camera, although judging by the rumors, she had to have him appear. Besides, Steve Jobs explained in detail this point, stating that the iPod touch is, first and foremost, a game platform, so the camera does not suit him. But despite this already appeared on the assumption that in the future, this functionality will still be provided in a particular media player. Sources indicate that the work on the iPod touch with built-in camera started last year, but there were problems with the sensor, resulting in numerous tests and attempts to rectify the situation it was decided to release a new device has no camera.

However, work is continuing and updated iPod touch will be released as soon as possible, most likely - to the traditional autumn presentation in September 2010. Moreover, the new version can be released suddenly, the camera will get older models iPod touch with 32 and 64 GB of internal memory. The sources even suggest that the player with the camera will not differ on the value of "tubeless" modifications.

Apple «Rock & Roll» - all waiting mediatablet, and got new iPod nano, iPod touch, iPod classic and iPod shuffle

Yesterday, Apple music event at the «Rock & Roll», instead of the announcement of his mediaplansheta what all the so-expected-to-date line of media players. The company has released the fifth version of the iPod nano, the third version of the iPod touch and a bit refreshed iPod classic and iPod shuffle. Radical changes have affected the media player iPod nano. Now the player has a built-in video camera, video clips can be synchronized with iTunes and then upload to YouTube. Video is recorded with a resolution of 640x480 pixels and 30 frames per second. Built-in editor provides 15 video effects to process video.

Also, player equipped with FM-receiver, that had never been in the line of players iPod (before that Apple has chosen to send users to listen to Internet radio on the iTunes Store). In the receiver sewn a few interesting software features: Live Pause (you can pause and then listen to 15 minutes radiefira) and iTunes Tagging (marking tracks with subsequent refinement of data through 9 or iTunes purchased songs through the iTunes Store).

In addition, the player is equipped with a microphone and speaker. Updated Nano started selling the day before, with the case color of red, blue, pink, orange, purple, green and yellow colors and costs $ 149 for the 8GB model and $ 179 for 16 GB.

At the same event was represented by the third version of iPod touch. Media Player now has the same processor power, and that the iPhone 3GS, which gives him the opportunity to work twice as fast and maintain the same OpenGL ES 2.0 visual effects. The rest of the usual Touch: the camera and no access to the App Store, the latest version of iPhone OS 3.1, chrome rear cover, multitouch user interface, 3.5-inch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, built-in accelerometer and a speaker. Medipleer (32 and 64 GB version) will also be completed with headphones with a microphone and remote control, which will give the opportunity to make voice notes and allow voice control player.

Prices for new iPod touch and now reduced version with 8GB of memory you can buy for $ 199, 32GB - for $ 299 and 64GB - $ 399.

Changes have also occurred veterans - iPod classic and iPod shuffle. iPod shuffle in addition to black and silver stained in blue, green and pink colors. Today's is about $ 60 for 2GB version, $ 80 - for 8GB and $ 100 - for the exclusive model with the shell with inserts of steel.

iPod classic has increased the amount of memory with 120GB to 160GB, has remained in the same black and silver color and the same size and is sold now at the same price - $ 249.

Samsung introduces new photo frames P series

Samsung Electronics Company announced a digital photo frames LED-800R and 1000R. The new models combine a LED and a manufacturing method Corps Crystal Design. The use of LEDs has significantly reduced power consumption of photo frames. Samsung also notes the environmental friendliness of the new product, it is the absence of harmful materials such as mercury or lead.

Fotoframes 800R and 1000R have a built-in Bluetooth 2.0, which allows the device to send photos directly from your mobile phone or other gadgets that support this protocol. In addition, the user can watch videos or listen to music, audio output for wireless stereo headset.

R Series - the first line of digital photo frames from Samsung remote control, which allows you to easily toggle between frames: photos, videos, music, slideshow, watch. In addition, a frame equipped with internal memory of 2 GB. Photo frames are automatic on / off switch, multiple modes display a slide show and supports easy to use interface UI 2.0. In addition, the framework can be used as a clock.

Acer Ferrari One: 11,6-inch netbook with the new platform AMD Congo

The company introduced the netbook Acer Ferrari One F200 with 11.6-inch display. It is based on the new platform, AMD Congo, designed for ultraportable notebooks and netbooks, it was announced just the other day. Acer Ferrari One F200 enclosed in lightweight and durable housing made of carbon fiber, its bright red logo adorn the cover of Ferrari, he's seen in the right corner under the keyboard. Netbook is based on the CPU AMD Athlon X2 L310 with a frequency of 1.2 GHz and uses the ATI Radeon 3200 graphics, as well as XPG has a slot for external graphics module.

Acer Ferrari One F200 is equipped with HD-display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels, 160-GB hard drive and supports up to 4 GB of RAM. Wireless modules are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and optional WWAN. The battery is a 6-cell netbook. Acer Ferrari One F200 belongs to the line AMD Vision for a new classification system for laptop computers AMD. The device runs under Windows operating system, Windows 7 and that it is not surprising, goes on sale October 22, simultaneously with the release of the final version of the mobile platform. Cost Acer Ferrari One F200 will be about 435 pounds ($ 724).

Samsung introduced a new mobile phone Samsung Freeform for Alltel Wireless

Company Samsung Mobile, and North American mobile operator Alltel Wireless introduced a new mobile phone called Samsung Freeform (SCH-r351), executed in the shell form-factor "monoblock" with rounded edges, which has a stylish look and equipped with a QWERTY keyboard.

Samsung Freeform Alltel Wireless offers subscribers access to a variety of carrier-services and is aimed primarily at working with text messaging. In addition, the model is equipped with a large 2.2-inch color display resolution of QCIF, QWERTY keyboard, media player with playlist support, Bluetooth wireless technology with support for stereo sound, as well as a slot for microSD memory card with up to 16 GB.

Other specifications Samsung Freeform (SCH-r351):

  • Dimensions: 61h112, 3х12, 7 mm
  • Main display: 2.2-inch, TFT, resolution of QCIF, displaying more than 262 thousand colors
  • Audio: MP3 player, a speakerphone, voice control
  • Support for GPS navigation
  • Built-in slot for microSD memory cards
  • Support Bluetooth (including the profile A2DP)