VIA introduced the NetNote series

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

VIA has positioned its line of ultra-thin netbook NetNote as devices intermediate between traditional netbooks and laptops. Indeed, the 10-and 12-inch models are quite high by the standards of netbooks, but at the same time, small for a standard laptop. Thus their performance allows stress-free playback of HD video with resolution up to 1080p. Netbooks are based on processor VIA C7-M, Nano, as well as the VX855 Media System Processor and offered to the market as an OEM-device.

Regardless of the used CPU FSB-bus has a frequency of 800 MHz. Models can be equipped RAM to 2 GB hard drive 160 or 320 GB, and graphics card can use up to 512 MB of memory. There is also a built-in webcam, the module WiFi, a standard set of USB and HDMI connectors, and on the customer's request can be installed and a module supporting cellular network EV-DO or WCDMA standard.

There are currently no reports on the precise timing of output devices on the market and their cost, which will depend largely on the brand under which they will be produced.

CTL 2Go E10 Classmate PC

The company released a netbook CTL series Classmate, which, like most netbook recently, built on a processor Intel Atom. The majority of his counterparts, he differs only in the stated impact resistance, which is driven by its positioning. According to the creators, this model is the best approach for those who need daily wear netbook with him. In the first case of students who do not always care enough to include such devices.

Model CTL 2go Classmate PC E10 has 10-inch screen with LED backlight, hard drive capacity of 160 GB RAM and 1 or 2 GB. Also available: a card reader, 3 USB-ports, WiFi module and 1.3-megapixel webcam. The device weighs less than 1 kg, and one zarady battery it can work out to 5.5 hours.

Lenovo IdeaPad U350

Another slim and stylish laptop entered the store counters Russia - Lenovo today announced the commencement of sales in Russia IdeaPad U350 - 13,3-inch notebook weighing 1.6 kg and a thickness of only about an inch. The new model is designed for mobile users who appreciate the three color solutions and a powerful battery that provides up to 10 hours battery life.

The new IdeaPad U350 is available with energy-efficient Intel Core 2 Solo (1,4 GHz, FSB 800 MHz, 3 MB Cache) and Pentium (1,3 GHz, FSB 800 MHz, 2 MB cache). For storage and processing of documents, images, video provides a high-speed DDR3 memory up to 8 GB and the hard drive to 500 GB. Lenovo offers as an option 8-cell battery, whereby IdeaPad U350 can operate in standalone mode to 10 hours. Laptop equipped with a VGA port and a universal card reader 4-in-1 ".

New weighs less than 1.6 kg, and its thickness - just 2.49 cm Lid IdeaPad U350 is decorated with stylish brief ornament. Three color options: black, red and champagne - will not let your laptop be lost in the crowd. With widescreen 13.3-inch LED-display with a resolution of 1366x768 and HDMI-interface IdeaPad U350 will be a useful and enjoyable tool for viewing and editing photos and video.

The stylish slim new laptop hides the most modern technology from Lenovo. VeriFace face recognition system allows the user to scan a person instead of a password for easy logon with 100% protection against unauthorized access. Active Protection System Active Protection System protects the disk drive of a fall in the computer like a car airbag. On the laptop motherboard chip set, recording the acceleration of the computer, for example, when it falls. In this case, the system temporarily (for as long as the computer does not stop moving) block read / write head of hard disk. Such a quick response helps prevent hard drive failure. For quick and easy recovery of information in the IdeaPad U350 provides system OneKey Rescue System.

LG GM730 WM communicator

LG Electronics announced the start of sales in Russia market a new model of the GM730 line communicators LG. This is the first communicator that supports the new version of the operating system Windows Mobile 6.1, with three-dimensional user interface, S-class, developed by LG.

In 2009, plans a tenfold increase communicators LG, working on the basis of Windows. By the year 2012 will be released on 26 models of LG, working on the basis of Windows. Taken together, the result of an agreement may be issued up to 50 communicators LG, working on the basis of Windows. EULA with Microsoft also includes commitments by both companies to establish joint R & D department, whose purpose is to create phones with powerful specifications, based on the integration between hardware and software.

User Interface S-class has the shape of a cube, 4 vertical edges of which are customizable desktops. Three-dimensional cube rotates the simple movement of your finger. User Interface S-class allows you to dispense with complex branched menus and offers easy access to functions and applications. For example, setting up e-mail has become much easier.

Philips introduced a new model of headphones

At the IFA 2009 in Germany, Philips presented a model of the new headphones - SHL8800, SHE6000 and SHE9750. All new items in their own interest.

Philips SHL8800 - is a classic version of the closed headphones. They are based on two 40-millimeter speaker, wire and a standard plug, coated with gold. But the main feature of the headphones is the ability to change their design. On the back of the speakers are transparent cover, under it is a round paper liner with a pattern that can be easily replaced by another.

Philips SHE6000 - In-ear is a special case. In this model applies a special patented form, which reflects the sound from the ear canal, then from the membrane and returns it to the ear. With this technology, as noted in the company, you can achieve the effect similar to the sound audiokolonok.

In the model Philips SHE9750 uses technology that takes care of the comfort of the listener. It does not allow pain and discomfort inherent in long listening to music through earphones.

Producers have not said when these models headphones will be available. The company also did not specify, and the possible cost of devices.

HP Compaq 6000 Pro and 6005 Pro - desktops for business

Hewlett-Packard has announced the release of a new line of desktop computers intended for business - Compaq Compaq 6000 Pro and 6005 Pro. The main difference between them is to choose the processor manufacturer. In 6000 Compaq Pro can be fitted with various processors Intel - Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad, dual-core Pentium or Celeron, and the Compaq 6005 Pro installed chips from AMD - Sempron, Athlon II, dual-, triple-core and quad-core Phenom II.

When you select the hard drive options are available in volume from 180 to 500 GB at 7200 rpm, from 80 to 160 GB with a speed of 10000 rpm, and installation of solid 64-gigabyte solid state drive as the system drive in conjunction with one hard disk, for reduce loading time. This two-disc configuration drives HP calls RapidDrive. Available 4 DIMM slots for up to 16 GB of RAM.

The software that came with your computer, the same in both models, including choice of operating system Windows - from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 Professional 64, or Novell Suse Linux Enterprise 11 or FreeDOS. Series HP Compaq Pro comes with HP ProtectTools software and hardware modules Trusted Platform Module 1.2, enabling them to hardware encryption. Both the desktop is already in the basic versions are certified EPEAT Gold, that is, are environmentally friendly.

Both computer systems can be installed in enclosures form factor as a Full Tower, and Micro Tower. Business desktops are already available for purchase. Prices for HP Compaq 6000 and 6005 Pro starts at $ 605 and $ 563 respectively. Cost Compaq version of the 6005 Pro with RapidDrive starts at $ 774.

AMD Athlon II X4 620 - the first quad for less than $ 100

AMD introduced the new Athlon II X4 processors 620 and 630, designed for desktop computers mass level. Athlon II X4 620 positioned as the industry's first quad-core processor costing less than $ 100. The older model 630 and quad-core processors are made in compliance with 45-nanometer manufacturing process. Both new processors are compatible with the AMD 785G chipset with integrated graphics ATI Radeon HD 4200.

Processors AMD Athlon II X4 620 and 630 are designed for socket A3. Features are very much like a line of Phenom II, implemented a similar architecture, but in a more compact crystal, not least dostignouto from the cache - a Phenom II L3 is 6 MB, and budget Athlon II X4 do not have the cache of the third level. Clock frequency AMD Athlon II X4 620 and 630 is 2.6 and 2.8 GHz, respectively. Indicator TDP processors the same - 95 watts, the total second-level cache is 2 MB. The chips support DDR2 and DDR3 memory and 4000 MHz HyperTransport interface. Price AMD Athlon II X4 620, in fact, less than $ 100, it is $ 99. AMD Athlon II X4 630 more expensive - $ 122.

Released a beta version of Opera Mini 5

The company Opera Software released a beta release of Opera Mini 5 - new version of the popular mobile browser. The new interface of Express panel for quick access to favorite sites and tabbed for easy work with them, plus a high speed, make Opera Mini even more convenient with a web browser for phones. To test it should open a browser installed in the default phone, dial / next to the address bar and download the beta version of Opera Mini 5.

Five key features of Opera Mini 5:
  • New intuitive interface.
  • Option tab is now available in mobile versions. Tabs allow you to work with several sites simultaneously and simplify the navigation on the open pages.
  • Opera Mini interface is adapted to work with web sites using the keypad as a keyboard and touch-screen phone.
  • Password Manager
  • Express panel for quick access to frequently used Web resources.

Opera Mini as a platform for the provision of services chosen, many mobile operators offering telecommunications services worldwide. Browser reduces the load on the cellular network, allowing you to compress the receive and transmit data up to 90% of their original volume. As a result, users get more content in terms of 1 MB of data, and service providers are able to control infrastructure costs of their cellular networks.

Opera Mini uses 30 million people that have downloaded to their mobile phones more than 12 billion Web pages every month. The browser runs on almost all phones that support Java, and is designed to provide access to the Internet even with a budget mobile handsets. A beta version of Opera Mini 5 can not run on some phone models.

Digital Camera Samsung WB5000 with 24X zoom

Samsung Digital Imaging has introduced a new 12.5-megapixel camera WB5000 with the most powerful lens in the history of compact cameras Samsung. This model will complement the advanced line of cameras WB. It is equipped with Schneider-KREUZNACH lens with 24X zoom and wide angle 26 mm (equivalent to 35 mm 26-624mm). Model WB5000 can be used to obtain photographs, and for shooting HD video (720p) in the H.264 format.

The new camera uses Dual Image Stabilization system - optical and digital, which allows clearer pictures, even far away objects. Provision priority mode shutter speed and aperture, and the possibility of manual camera settings. Among these settings - white balance within the temperature 3 000K-10 000K, and manual focus. Images recorded in RAW or JPEG, as well as in both formats at once.

The camera has a 3-inch LCD display and viewfinder, which make it easy to crop the scene and control the functions of the apparatus. The model includes a set of features and technologies that facilitate the capture and improve the quality of images. Function Smart Auto analyze shooting conditions and produces the most optimal mode setting from 11 possible. Smart Album feature makes it easy to find photos in your device. Users can search by date, type of image, file type, etc. System portrait photography Samsung includes features such as Remembering persons Detection, Recognition of a smile, blink and Recognition System Beauty Shot. In the memory device can store up to 20 people when it detects that exhibited the options taken.

Series "S" media player Sony Walkman supplemented by nine new models

Sony has announced the completion of its series "S" Walkman media player nine new models, including three series models NW-S740 (NW-S744 with 8 GB, NW-S745 with 16 GB, NW-S746 with 32 GB) and two in NW-S740K (NW-S744K with 8GB, NW-S745K with 16 GB) NW-S640 (NW-S644 with 8 GB, NW-S645 with 16 GB) and NW-S640K (NW-S644K with 8 GB, NW-S645K 16 GB).

On models where there is a prefix "R", and are supplied with the columns in the form of a docking station, and a series S740, unlike the S640, has at its disposal noise reduction system, which is absent in the younger series of players.

But other features of the models are similar:

  • Playing music files, photos, video, FM-radio, podcasts
  • Supported audio formats: MP3 / WMA / ATRAC / ATRAC Advanced Lossless / Linear PCM / AAC / HE-AAC
  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, AVC (H.264/AVC), WMV; audio codecs - AAC-LC, WMA
  • Supported photo formats: JPEG (basic)
  • Supported formats for podcasts: Audio / Video
  • Display: 2-inch, TFT, 240x320 pixels
  • Dimensions: 92h39, 7x7, 5 mm
  • Weight: 53 gr. (195 gr. Sterndrive)

AgfaPhoto has announced seven ultrathin photo frame

Company AgfaPhoto has announced a line of digital photo frames, which are notable are his design. Multimedia devices, which the company expects to present to the market before the Christmas holidays differ very little thick - only 13 mm. However, for convenience, all interfaces are made from the side and rear panels on the stand, located at a proper frame.

In the series will include models with a diagonal 7, 8 and 10 inches. Each photo frame will have slots for memory cards SD, MMC, MS formats and up to 1 GB of internal memory. In addition to the images in JPEG, they will be able to play MJPEG and MPEG4 video formats, as well as MP3 audio files. In addition, states of low power consumption and light sensor that regulates the brightness of the image.

Cost Frames "ultrathin" series range from £ 50 for 7-inch model, up to £ 130 for 10-inch.