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Friday, September 18, 2009

ASUS has proposed to use for video is not mobile phones, mobile and Skype-phones. Today the model was unveiled AiGuru SV1T, which differs from the previously demonstrated at CeBIT 2009 AiGuru SV1 presence of the touch screen. For communication device can be used as a wired Internet and wireless Wi-Fi connection, as well as "call" to landlines and mobile phones. According to the creators of Skype-phone with a touch screen would be a suitable model driven solely buttons and is perfect for a small business, allowing you to make video calls at cheaper prices.

The performance characteristics of AiGuru SV1T is a large one-piece 7-inch touch screen with a resolution 480h800 points, equipped with a module Wi-Fi, 0,3-megapixel webcam, microphone, speaker and battery. Although the size of the device comprising 202x123x253 mm, relatively small, its weight, exceeding 1,5 kg, virtually eliminates the possibility of mobile use.

The exact release time model is not called, and its estimated cost in Europe will be about 230 euros.

LG KP500: colorful touch

Company LG Electronics KP500 phone line has expanded to 5 colors, offering 2 new shades. Line, originally introduced in Russia colors Black, Gold and Vandyke Brown, replenished with new colors - Maroon (purple), and Wine Red (wine red).

KP500 touch 3-inch screen is equipped with a 3 megapixel camera sensor rotate the screen and Active Flash user interface with widgets, providing easy access to frequently used functions. KP500 has the function of text recognition in 39 languages, including Russian. It comes with a stylus that allows you to write notes and text messages from his hands, as well as edit photos.

This model was a good decision in touch phones: more than five million copies KP500 sold worldwide since its launch in November 2008.

SwiMP3v2: MP3 player for underwater use

The company introduced the updated version of the Finis MP3 player SwiMP3, received unpretentious name SwiMP3v2. The device is designed for those who prefer to swim in the sea or the pool is not just, as with the music. And the music personal. MP3 player SwiMP3v2 - stereo device that transmits sound directly into the central ear through the bones of the skull.

The device is very similar to the mass of similar products aimed at the "sport" use - ie has minimal functionality, but small in size and do not hinder active exercise. Player can only play music stored in internal memory capacity of 1 GB. The only external connector - USB, which is pumped through the music and the battery is charging. One charge, according to the manufacturer, sufficient for 10 hours.

Model SwiMP3v2 already gone on sale around the world and in online stores costs about $ 150.

RoverPC Evo X8

Company RoverComputers released a new Communicator RoverPC Evo X8. It is based on Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, it is based on Marvell PXA 300 processor c frequency of 624 MHz and 128 MB of RAM. The display has a fairly large size - 3.2 inches diagonally, but the resolution is 400h240 points.

Expand opportunities RoverPC Evo X8 availability position sensor including control gestures. The communicator is equipped with software Spb Mobile Shell (three-dimensional interface greatly simplifies the work with the device), Spb TV (mobile Internet television) and Spb Online Games (package of online games). In addition to this set, RoverPC Evo X8 is equipped with a virtual keyboard SPB Keyboard, allows typing without using the stylus.

Buy a model for possible 13490 rubles in the official online store, as well as in federal retail chains. The first 100 customers will receive a discount: Price RoverPC Evo X8 - 12490 rub.

The company also RoverComputers is working on an official update of some models of communicator RoverPC to Windows Mobile 6.5 (Windows Phone). Test firmware for RoverPC Evo X8 will be available in late October. At the end of October and plans to release the firmware with Windows Mobile 6.5 for RoverPC Evo V7. The question about product updates for RoverPC G7 and RoverPC X7.

Features RoverPC Evo X8:
  • Operating system: Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Processor: Marvell PXA 300 624 MHz
  • ROM: 256 MB
  • RAM: 128 MB
  • Screen: 3.2-inch touch screen TFT LCD, resolution of 240х400 pixels, 65 thousand colors
  • Camera: 3 megapixel with autofocus and flash
  • Expansion Slot: microSD (SDHC)
  • Cellular: GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g, Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
  • FM-radio, position sensor (G-sensor), position sensor (G-sensor),
  • Battery: Li-Ion, 1100mAch
  • Dimensions: 105h56h13 mm
  • Weight: 112 grams

LG XPION X30 - Compact Nettop with NVIDIA Ion

Company LG Electronics unveiled a compact Nettop platform based NVIDIA Ion called LG XPION X30. Desktop mini-computer, the size of a sheet of A5 paper and weighing 1.1 kg will provide users, according to the manufacturer, "excellent mobility and freedom."

The computer is based on Intel Atom processor 230 with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and graphics NVIDIA Ion (MCP7A), has 2 GB of RAM and hard disk capacity of 250 GB. Also XPION X30 is equipped mount VESA-Mountable, which is intended to consolidate nettop on the rear panel LCD monitor, as well as on a wall or other surface.

Y X30 XPION also has six ports USB 2.0, wireless module and Wi-Fi and, perhaps, HDMI-port. It should be noted that the mini-desktop is not equipped with an optical drive. In addition, when using your computer consumes 40 watts. Nettop will be supplied with the operating system Windows Vista, presumably, with the ability to upgrade in October for Windows 7. Information on admission to the sale of mini-desktop LG XPION X30, as well as its value yet.

QPAD 5K - Swedish gamer mouse

Swedish manufacturer QPAD going to go into the segment of high-quality gaming solutions and produces market-wired gaming laser mouse QPAD 5K. According to the company's mouse was "innovative forms" and "breakthrough technologies" and "vital" to all gamers.

In mice there are 7 buttons, 5 of which are completely customizable and high-resolution sensor (90 - 5040 dots per inch). Acceleration can be up to 30 G. The cord has a length of about 2 m and ends with connector USB, covered with gold. Response time for the USB protocol is 1 ms, and the frequency of updates is 1000 Hz, which presumably increases the accuracy.

In the mouse, the manufacturer provides a warranty period of two years. In Europe, the mouse QPAD 5K will go on sale October 20. The cost is $ 90.

MSI X-Slim X410 - the world's thinnest 14-inch notebook

(Taipei) The X-Slim series 14" ultra thin notebook family introduces a new member, the X-Slim X410 notebook computer with AMD's 2nd Generation Ultrathin Platform that supports 1080i high resolution and provides outstanding display quality. With AMD's PowerNow! ™ technology, it is even more eco-friendly with reduced battery consumption and lower voltage requirements. It also lasts longer, with over twice the battery life of traditional 14" notebooks. The X410 design stays consistent with the X-Slim series’ beauty and ultra-thin design with a thickness of merely an inch and 1.5 kg weight with battery. With an attractive price and full set of features, the X410 is a stunning and fashionable ultra-thin notebook.

MSI X-Slim X410 Specifications :

* Operating system Windows Vista Premium
* Processor AMD Athlon Neo
Chipset RS690E + SB600
* 14-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels
* Graphics ATI Radeon X1250
* Up to 4 GB of DDR2 800 MHz
* 2 speakers
* 1.3 megapixel web-camera
* Communications - LAN 10/100/1000, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth (optional)
* Winchester - 320/500 GB, 2.5-inch, SATA
* Optical Drive - DVD Super-Multi/Blu-Ray (external)
* Ports - HDMI, RJ45, D-Sub, 2hUSB 2.0, microphone, headphones
* Card reader - SD / SDHC / MMC
* 4/8-elementny battery
* Dimension - 349x234x24, 5 mm
* Weight - 1.5 kg

Sapphire Radeon HD 4860 Platinum photos

The network has many photographs of video card Sapphire Radeon HD 4860 Platinum and its description, it has already gone on sale in the Chinese market. This video is made in a dual-slot design, it is equipped with a 5 +2- phase-wound VRM, but for its power needs two 6-pin PCI-E. Sapphire Radeon HD 4860 Platinum is based on 55-nanometer graphics chip RV790 with 640 stream processors. Core clock and memory is 700 and 750 MHz respectively.

Sapphire Radeon HD 4860 Platinum supports 256-bit memory GDDR5, the amount of video memory - 512 MB (8 chips Qimonda). The cooling system includes teplootvodnye tubes, radiator and fan. Among the ports of the accelerator - DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort. Currently Sapphire Radeon HD 4860 Platinum is already sold in China for 799 yuan ($ 117), it is not clear when the video card will do to other markets.

Intel Pentium E6700 Processor overclocked to 5,93 GHz

Chinese resource Coolaler published the results of testing the engineering model dual-core processor Pentium E6700. Its clock speed of 3.46 GHz, and the factor - 13. Processor Intel Pentium E6700 is based on 45 nm core Wolfdale-2M, has 2 MB second level cache and supports the system bus clock frequency of 1066 MHz.

The most interesting is that this chip was overclocked to 5.93 GHz clock speed. Used for this motherboard Gigabyte GA-EP45 UD3L with 4 GB of RAM and a powerful cooling system. The results clearly demonstrated the utility CPU-Z. It is not clear when the processor goes on sale and how much it cost.

Microsoft opens unlimited access to the documents Office

Microsoft announced the launch of the program prior acquaintance with a set of Web applications, Office (Office Web Applications, OWA) for technical experts (Technical Preview).

Currently available for testing application Word Web App, Excel Web App and PowerPoint Web App, representing the online version of the familiar programs of Microsoft Office. OneNote Web App, also included with OWA, will be presented at the next stage of development. In the next few months, each of the four applications will be further developed and complemented with new functions, including those based on feedback received during testing.

Technicians participating in the program familiarization will appreciate features such web applications, as browsing files, Word; viewing, creating and editing tables in Excel, and presentations in Power Point; collaborate on documents.

C using a Web-Office applications, users will be able to work with documents on your PC, Mac or mobile phone through any of the popular browsers: officially supported access via Internet Explorer (7 and 8 versions), Firefox 3.5 for Windows, Mac and Linux, Safari 4 for Mac . Additional information on the support of browsers for mobile phones will appear in the later stages of developing a set of applications.

The final version of OWA, integrated with Office 2010, will provide opportunities:

  • Unlimited access to documents. View and edit documents without losing formatting will be at home and in the office from virtually any computer or phone that is connected to the Internet.
  • Effective joint work with documents. Office Web applications will easily and effortlessly share documents created and modified on different computers and different browsers. With Excel and OneNote Web Apps a few people at the same time be able to modify the same document directly from your browser.
  • Simultaneous use of online and client applications Office. Seamless integration with Office (beginning with version 2003) provide an opportunity to quickly and easily store documents on the Internet. A saving files from Office 2010 in Windows Live, users can get access, edit and share them with family, friends and colleagues from anywhere in the world.

After the final version of Office Web Applications free access to the new service through Windows Live ID will receive more than 500 million people worldwide. Corporate customers can take advantage of Web-based applications under the volume licensing programs, as well as gain access to this service through the Web site Microsoft Online Services.

Windows Mobile 7 will be a very "social" platform

The company Microsoft, apparently, decided to support the modern fashion, adding mobile devices to support social networks. Such opportunities already offered by many suppliers of devices, it is enough to recall the Palm Synergy, Motorola Blur and others. And Microsoft plans to integrate the function of enhanced interaction with social networks in the new operating system Windows Mobile 7. At least, the programmer vacancy, is able to do such work was seen on the company's website.

According to the idea of Microsoft, on the communicator or smartphone running Windows Mobile 7, you will see all new messages and other data from social networking sites, even if some services. All the most important thing will be collected in one section, and will not need to search for information in the various menus. This function is Windows Mobile 7 is called Mobile Social Platform, the company now, apparently, the beginning of its active development.