iRex DR800SG -8.1″ touchscreen 3G ebook reader

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Earlier in the news has already been mentioned that the company iRex Technologies is preparing to release a new 8-inch e-book. And then took the announcement of this device, which the company called iRex DR800SG. Novelty is an electronic book with a 8.1-inch display, made by technique of e-ink. Also, e-book is equipped with a module Qualcomm Gobi, to support third generation mobile communication. The device has 2 GB of internal memory and slot for memory cards.

Users can download e-book PDF, EPUB, Newspaper Direct, Fictionwise, eReader, and TXT files. Device management is possible using a stylus, and such gestures as turning the page or tab is also possible with the touch of fingers. DR800SG be used in the U.S. network operator Verizon (and GSM 3G roaming), which will provide access to such providers of electronic books as Barnes & Noble eBookstore, Newspaper Direct, and LibreDigital.

Unlimited communication on the Verizon network will be included in the cost DR800SG. In the kit will be delivered as a leather cover. Cost of electronic books iRex DR800SG be $ 399,99, and release is scheduled for October. It is also expected output capacitance color version in the second quarter of 2010, then the same is expected to start sales in Europe.

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 NVIDIA Ion based already on sale

The company began selling its Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 nettop platform based NVIDIA Ion. As already reported in the news, Nettop claims to be the most delicate nettop market such products - its dimensions are only 152,4 h173h20, 32 mm. Compact Q110 uses a single-core Intel Atom processor 230 with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and has 2 GB of RAM and hard disk 160 GB. Works Nettop operating system Windows Vista Home Premium 64, with the possibility of a free upgrade to Windows 7, immediately after its release next month.

From communication capabilities should be noted that there are four ports USB 2.0, and HDMI ports and Ethernet, there is a connector for headphones. In the kit supplied stand for desktop use nettop, plus the required fastening device on the back of the monitor with the bracket VESA. Cost nettop Lenovo IdeaCentre Q110 start from $ 399.

Q110 is available for sale along with another model - Lenovo IdeaCentre Q100, which also runs on a processor Intel Atom, but does not have the chipset NVIDIA Ion. Q100 is also available for purchase at a price of $ 299.

Notebook Acer Aspire 7540 and 5542 based AMD Tigris come out in October

Learned that the company is preparing to release Acer Notebooks Aspire 7540 and Aspire 5542 based on the mobile platform AMD Tigris, they go on sale in October. Aspire 7540 - is a laptop with a 17.3-inch display, and Aspire 5542 - with 15.6-inch display resolution - 1366x768 or 1600x900 pixels.

Both models are based on processors, AMD Turion II, equipped with up to 4 GB of RAM, 500 GB hard drives and DVD drives or Blu-Ray. They will be offered in configurations with integrated and discrete graphics (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570). Also among the characteristics of Acer Aspire 7540 and Aspire 5542 - Gigabit Ethernet and wireless adapter Wi-Fi, HDMI-port, output Dolby Home Theatre 5.1 and touchpad technology to support multi-gesture. Time battery life is 2.5 hours, and the weight - 3,26 and 2,8 kg for 17 and 15-inch models, respectively.

Acer Aspire 7540 and Aspire 5542 running the operating system Windows 7 Home Premium, and so will come no earlier than October 22. The cost of new products will start from 450 pounds ($ 722) with integrated graphics and 500 pounds ($ 800) - discrete.

Thecus N2200 - a compact and high capacity network storage for home and office

The company introduced a new two-plate Thecus NAS-storage - N2200. As the producer, Thecus N2200 is a good solution for home and can store an impressive collection of photos, video and other media content. It can not be new and in a small office, where will organize a hassle-free backup or a small file storage.

Thanks to two 3.5-inch SATA-drives, N2200 can provide up to 4 terabytes of storage capacity (up to 2 terabytes in a mode RAID1). Flexibility models will add the combined trays for hard drives, allowing to also use 2.5-inch SATA-drives. For reliable data protection in the model proposed organization N2200 RAID-array level 1. Also available RAID0 and JBOD. Features hot-swappable and auto-recovery discs allow you to quickly replace hard drives in case of failure.

Setup and Administration N2200 simplified. The initial setting is carried out with the utility Thecus Smart, one press of a button, in addition, this utility takes care of backing up files. Monitoring of the system is simple thanks to LCD display, showing information on the disk, connection to the LAN, as well as the status of the USB copy.

N2200 - not only networked storage system. In N2200 built an updated download manager that supports, in addition to HTTP-and FTP-problems downloading files using BitTorrent clients and eMule. New function of the N2200 is the support of two types of cells, allowing connection of both IP and USB Web camera to create a small video server. N2200 supports the work as a server for iTunes, a web server for photos and can transmit audio and video streaming protocol UPnP. Approximate retail value of the device without the disc is 7850 rubles. Thecus N2200 Home sales in Russia is expected in October.

QUMO Vision HD: media player with support for HD 720p

Korean company QUMO announced the availability of market for Russia's entire line of compact media player that supports high-definition video. One of the first devices of this class will Qumo Vision HD. This is a continuation of the already popular in Russia player Qumo Vision. The new version of the device has a 4.3 inch screen that displays more than 16 million colors and supports resolution of 800x480, is able to play HD-quality video (720 p, 1280 × 720 pixels) without conversion, can transmit the image on the TV screen using a conventional and component (RGB) TV-out.

In addition, the gadget can be equipped with 8, 16 or 32 GB of internal memory module, and also supports Flash Micro-SD card up to 32 GB.


  • Dimensions: 131 × 77 × 13 mm.
  • Weight: 166 gr.
  • Display: 4.3 ", 16 million colors, 800 × 480 pixels.
  • Internal memory: 8 / 16 / 32 GB.
  • Support for SD-memory cards: Micro-SD up to 32 GB.
  • Video formats: AVI, ASF, MP4, FLV, RM, RMVB.
  • Audio formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, FLAC.
  • USB-port: high-speed, corresponding to the standard USB 2.0.
  • Battery: built-in lithium-ion rechargeable, 1800 mAh, 4,2 V.
  • Compatibility with computer operating systems: WIN 98/SE/ME/XP/Vista, MacOS, Linux.
  • Duration of battery: video playback - up to 6 hours, audio - up to 21 hours
  • Range FM-waves: 87,5 MHz - 108 MHz.
  • Mediainterfeysy: TV-out - and the usual component, headphone jack 3.5 mm, FM-tuner and transmitter, voice recorder.

Vertu Constellation F Ayxta Luxury mobile Phone

Well-known company provided all Vertu Constellation Ayxta - mobile phone stainless steel, leather, ceramics and sapphire glass for the screen. His very first mobile flip the company released at the request of clients, the apparatus disclosed by pressing a button, not adorned with precious stones and metals and has a number of expensive services in the bargain.

It is "thanks" to these services, as well as (to a lesser extent) the materials used and the manual work, the cost of new items ranging from 4900 to 6500 euros.

Additional services include: Vertu Concierge, Vertu Select and Vertu Select City Brief. A unique ring tones to new items were created by the British group Zero 7.

Standalone time Constellation Ayxta - 5,5 hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby time. Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900, Bluetooth and a microUSB. Thanks to the phone jack microSD memory can be increased up to 8 GB. There is also a 1.3-megapixel camera with LED-flash. Alternative phone encrusted with diamonds worth $ 48000.