Video: HTC Leo supports multi-touch

Thursday, September 17, 2009

After photographs of the future flagship of HTC Leo in the network appeared in a video demonstration of the capabilities of the multi-touch device. HTC Leo - a device with a large 4.3-inch capacitive touch screen. It is built on a powerful 1-GHz processor and runs Windows Mobile 6.5. In the video shows how to use the movements of two fingers can be "next" page, resize images and even videos.

Interestingly, the Windows Mobile 6.5 such broad functions of multi-touch is not stated. Therefore we can assume that such opportunities have interface HTC TouchFLO, supplementing the core operating system. Either the video shows a communicator on the basis of an earlier version of Windows Mobile 7. And, of course, can not completely exclude the possibility that it simply fakie.

QUMO Uno: a simple MP3-player

The company has expanded a series of budget QUMO MP3-player for those who do not want to overpay for a digital device. Novelty is QUMO Uno. Player is made in the form of classical USB-flash drive, which helps to organize file-sharing without a PC connection cable and an additional convenience.

Color devices includes the following options:

  • orange with white inserts;
  • salad with white inserts;
  • purple with white inserts;
  • and black for fans of the classics.

Each device comes with built-in memory size 2 or 4 GB. Monochrome display helps save battery power. And the main advantage of the player - up to 15 hours of continuous music playback and support for lossless-format.


  • Dimensions: 88 × 26 × 11,6 mm.
  • Weight: 26 gr.
  • Display: 1.1 ", 128 × 60 monochrome
  • Internal memory: 2 GB / 4 GB.
  • USB-port: built-in interface USB 2.0, charging the battery.
  • Battery: built-in lithium-ion rechargeable, 500 mAh
  • Compatibility with computer operating systems: WIN 98/SE/ME/XP/Vista/MacOS.
  • Duration Battery life: Audio playback - up to 15 hours
  • Mediainterfeysy: microphone, headphone jack 3.5 mm, FM-tuner.
  • Permissible ambient temperature: 0 to 40 degrees Celsius.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3 Android phone will be released in January

Resource Mobile Crunch announced that the smartphone Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3, also known as Rachael, will be released in January next year. Recall, this device seems to be the first Android-smartphone Sony Ericsson. About him until there are no official data, all information - preliminary. Although the description of the apparatus has already been published in the online store Expansys.

The smartphone is equipped with a 4-inch touch screen, 8-megapixel camera with flexible shooting, wireless modules Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g), GPS-receiver and microSD-slot. Also assumed that, in addition to Android XPERIA X3 has its own interface Sony Ericsson. On the value of this model of information yet.

LG launches new series of notebooks WIDEBOOK, intended for viewing widescreen

South Korean company LG Electronics announced the launch of a new series of notebooks under the title WIDEBOOK, where each model will be equipped with a widescreen (16:9) HD monitor with LED backlight and Intel Core 2 Duo.

This series includes five new models, including the R580:




And R380:

All of these models, according to the manufacturer, should strengthen the company's position in the global market gaming laptops. LG believes that at present is the growing demand for notebooks in comparison with the production of conventional PCs, which in fact led to the emergence of this series, which will be available in various designs. For example, models R580 and R560 will be equipped with 15.6-inch displays, R480 and R460 - 14-inch screen, and a small R380 - 13,3-inch panels. R580 and R480 are positioned as a premium model with a stylish and sporty design, while R560 and R460 will be promoted as a reliable and everyday workhorse. R380 will be offered to consumers as the best model performance at an affordable price.

The basis of the same on all models is the idea of mobile entertainment, where the center is a widescreen (16:9) HD (1600x900 or 1368x768) display, optimized for widescreen viewing. In addition, according to the company, taking advantage of innovations in LED backlighting LCD panels, it significantly reduces the power consumption of displays (within 15-20%), which should affect the durability of batteries laptops.

In addition to the above, each new technology includes support for SRS TruSurround HD sound, equipped with Intel Core 2 Duo, 2-or 4-mya GB RAM, 1.3 megapixel web camera, 3G modems support GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS or HSDPA networks, as well as graphics-based system of NVIDIA GeForce GPUs with 1 GB of video memory.

Five new models WIDEBOOK series will begin its sale to Turkey, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and then in other countries in Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.

The official announcement of Samsung OmniaPRO B7330

Samsung has continued to expand the line of communicators Omnia. Today was officially announced by the communicator Samsung OmniaPRO B7330 with operating system Windows Mobile 6.5. This apparatus is positioned as a business class phone for business people with advanced wireless capabilities (HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 2.0 Mbps) and built-in QWERTY-keyboard. Also, the model Omnia II, OmniaPRO B7610 and OmniaPRO B7320, placed on the market running Windows Mobile 6.1 can be improved in the future to version 6.5, although the terms of the upgrades are not reported.

Total communicator Samsung OmniaPRO B7330 is the successor model OmniaPRO B7320, appeared on the market this summer. One major difference should be the screen with a diagonal of 2.6-inches and a resolution of 320x320 pixels, which, however, still will not touch. Also, the model module is equipped with Wi-Fi, 3-megapixel camera, 320 MB of internal memory and slot for memory cards microSD-format. In addition, GPS-receiver sets. Phone supports networks GSM and UMTS.

Date of entry Samsung OmniaPRO B7330 company does not disclose, but it happens after October 6, when will the official release of Windows Mobile 6.5.

eCAFE EC-1000W - the first netbook with Windows 7

The company officially announced the Hercules netbook eCAFE EC-1000W with preloaded operating system Windows 7. How can the name suggests the device enters into a series netbooks eCAFE and supports branded services. At the moment this is the first netbook, which was originally declared as a model for the new OS Microsoft, and the characteristics of a typical budget device valued up to $ 400.

Netbook eCAFE EC-1000W is based on Intel Atom N270 processor with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz, has 1 GB of RAM and hard drive to 250 GB. Display with a diagonal 10.1-inch has a resolution of 1024h600 pixels. Among the supported services eCAFE include: eCAFE Email Center (e-mail server), eCAFE Update Manager (a separate ecosystem for netbooks series with up to 50 GB storage space on the server) and eCAFE Webcam Station (providing a reliable communication in video chat). Among other characteristics of the model reported on the support of wireless WiFi (802.11n) compounds, there is a webcam with built-in microphone and shestielementnogo battery capacity of 4400 mAh.

In sale netbook eCAFE EC-1000W should arrive in late October for $ 399.

HP DreamScreen

HP today introduced a new series of photo frames DreamScreen, different advanced networking capabilities. Devices are not fully independent, but require integration into the home network. Also, these photo frames do not have a touch screen - control by using the buttons on the front panel or remote control, for which there is a special reserved seat at the back. Models have a screen diagonal 10.2-inch (DreamScreen 100) and 13.3-inch (DreamScreen 130) and runs on Linux.

Advanced networking capabilities, for data picture frame means that you can download content not only from local resources, but also social services Facebook and Snapfish, they can also play music online radio station Pandora. Devices equipped with 2 GB of internal memory module and Wi-Fi 802.11g, which can be used to connect to the local and global network. In addition to radio Pandora, is currently available only to U.S. residents, photo frames can connect to the service HP SmartRadio, whose catalog includes more than 10 000 radio stations.

In the sale of both models arrive this fall. This first will be implemented DreamScreen 100, which will be available in shops from October 11. Cost Frames HP DreamScreen amount, depending on the size, 250 and 300 dollars.

ITG xpPhone already available for pre-order

The Chinese company ITG is preparing to release a mobile device xpPhone, which is already available for pre-order on the English language site. This model is positioned as a solution that combines capabilities Tablet PC, multimedia and cell phone. In fact, this device is a Tablet PC, following a form-factor "side of the slider and the module's 3G-connection. An interesting feature of the model was the use of both SSD and HDD drives, as well as work that is running Windows XP.

The device has already demonstrated at the exhibition Computex2009 and is intended for users of operators Vodafone, AT & T and Orange. The exact date of sales and the cost is not yet known.

Specifications xpPhone as follows:

  • Operating System: Windows XP
  • CPU: AMD Super Mobile
  • Memory: 512 MB or 1 GB
  • SSD-drive: 8/16/32/64 GB
  • Hard drive: 30/60/80/120 GB
  • Screen: touchscreen, TFT, 4.8-inch diagonal with a resolution of 800x480 pixels
  • Supported communications standards: GSM / GPRS / EDGE / WCDMA, CDMA / CDMA 2000 / EVDO, TD - SCDMA, TD - HSDPA
  • Wireless: WiFi 802.11 b / g, WiMAX, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Camera: CMOS 1.3-megapixel
  • Interfaces: audio jack, microphone jack, VGA-connector, USB
  • Hours: talk mode up to 5 hours standby mode up to 5 days
  • Weight: 400 grams (with battery)

PENTAX Kx: entry-level SLR camera with support for recording HD video

PENTAX introduced the company announced its new model of digital SLR entry-level PENTAX Kx, which, with the words producer, offers a number of functions available in the cells of higher level. Among these opportunities the company notes the presence in the PENTAX Kx features Live View, and support for HD video.

This camera, complete with lens, DA L 18-55 mm, will be offered for a suggested manufacturer price of $ 599.95 and will be promoted to customers as their first SLR camera, offering a simple and easy management, as well as the possibility of shooting with one hand.

Features PENTAX Kx:

  • 12.4 megapixel CMOS (CMOS) sensor with an electronic image stabilizer
  • 2.7-inch LCD display with support for features Live View, allowing you to control the contrast and phase autofocus, and auto-focus on individuals (up to 16 in the frame)
  • Large-format HD video in the resolution of 720p (1280x720) at 24 frames per second
  • Built-in post-processing of images, thanks to a broad set of artistic filters
  • Support received HDR (High Dynamic Range) images (consecutive shooting 3 frames)
  • High-speed photography (up to 4.7 frames per second with a shutter speed to 1 / 6000 sec.) Thanks to the new image processor PENTAX PRIME II
  • Advanced Auto
  • High-speed 11-point wide-angle AF system SAFOX VIII, and allows you to focus on moving objects
  • Used as elements of food - finger "batteries (AA, included Li-Ion batteries)