Samsung PN50B650 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Samsung?s new PN50B650 plasma flat panel HDTV exemplifies the design and performance refinements for those with discerning tastes and a passion for innovation. Picture your favorite room filled with 50 inches of 1080p Full HD picture performance artistically accented in a new Touch of ColorTM design. Samsung?s 6 Series E-Panel technology delivers improvements with our Ultra FiterBrightTM technology that further reduces glare in brighter rooms and our advanced Crystal Full HD Engine expands the picture viewing experience with less power consumption. The new Medi@2.0 connectivity package offers customizable online content via user-friendly ?widgets,? networking capability via the DLNA standard, and playback of your camera and camcorder via USB 2.0. Add 4 advanced HDMI inputs that feature Samsung?s Anynet+ (CEC standard) technology making system control of compatible A/V devices like a Blu-ray player or HTIB system a one-touch operation. Experience Full 1080p performance and advanced connectivity on Samsung?s new B650 series plasma HDTVs that are designed to meet higher pride of ownership expectations and lower the cost of ownership.

Canon Imageprograf Ipf500 Large Format Printer for $499.99

When you need a dependable large format performer for CAD/GIS applications or general office use, the cost-effective iPF500 hits the mark. Vivid colors and 1200 dpi rendering with outstanding line reproduction provides all the quality you will ever need.The iPF500 incorporates Canon's new 5 color dye-and-pigment reactive ink system for optimal results in your business. A new one-inch print head gives reproduction of 1200 dpi, a 4 Pl droplet size and an impressive total of 15,360 nozzles. The reactive ink system ensures it's adaptable across different applications with vivid color reproduction, solid image consistency and high quality text with less bleeding.You can work with a wide variety of media types. Plain paper, CAD, recycled, glossy, proofing, synthetic, poster, fine art, sign media - they're all handled effortlessly with the iPF500.Connection is either via the latest-generation, high-speed USB 2.0 interface, or Ethernet. Combined with the new print-head and reactive pigment ink system, you can expect superb production at twice the level of some competitor devices.In fact the cassette media-feeding system enables new sheets to be fed prior to the previous sheet being ejected, so the device is perfectly at home when used as a powerful color office printer.The integrated cutting device won't let you down either and keeps on performing for years to come, without ever needing replacement.Simple desktop set-up means you'll be up and running with the iPF500 in no time. A rich set off software application plug-ins are incorporated and PosterArtist enables you to produce head-turning posters - with no experience whatsoever!The iPF500 also incorporates 4 media paths - a roll, cassette and two manual - and automatic switching of roll media for additional convenience. And unlike some large format devices, it's compact and quiet - so it's the output not the noise that gets you noticed.

Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Receiver With Heart Rate Monitor for $149.99

The successor to the Garmin Forerunner 301 is here, and it's better than ever. Weighing in at just over 2.5 ounces, the Garmin Forerunner 305 breaks new ground in terms of comfort, style, and performance. Totally redesigned, the 305 gives outdoor athletes and runners real-time information about speed, distance, pace, and heart rate on a device that's easy to use and amazingly compact.
Plus, the 305 is engineered to help folks train better and smarter. Training assistant tools, various distance and time alerts, and bundled Training Center PC software combine to make the device an essential part of any athlete's training program.

The 305's digitally coded heart-rate monitor--which is worn as a chest strap--sends heart-rate data to the device so you can see whether you're training too hard or not hard enough. Alerts for pace, distance, time, and heart rate are also available. Additionally, the unit tracks speed, distance, pace, and calories burned. Meanwhile, a course feature lets you race against previous runs in order to improve your time or just compare heart rate and pace data at every point of the way.
The 305's easy-to-read, 1.3-inch display has been integrated into a sleek and stylish form factor that is definitely a step up from the larger and more cumbersome Forerunner 301 model. Indeed, the 305 looks and wears like a stylish sports watch, and it's more carefully designed to meet the needs of athletes. The design also positions the antenna with an optimal view of the sky. As an added feature, the case is water resistant to IEC 60529 IPX7 standards (can be submerged in one meter of water for 30 minutes).
Accuracy is the name of the game with the 305. The vastly more accurate GPS antenna and receiver, which uses an advanced SiRF chip, offer much faster satellite acquisition times. Plus, the unit can hold a fix in places never before possible. Gone are the days of losing a fix under tree cover or when running between tall buildings. All of these features add up to far more accuracy in recording and tracking your exercise data. And because the 305 uses GPS to track how far and how fast you're going, you never have to calibrate it. The unit also doubles as a basic navigator. Mark your starting point as a specific location, see your current position on the plotter display, and follow an electronic breadcrumb trail back to your starting point.

The 305 features a USB data connection and docking cradle for downloading your speed, lap, exercise time, and heart-rate data into Garmin's Training Center PC software. The unit stores up to 1,000 lap histories, which you can download to your PC for a detailed post-workout analysis. Plus, you can create and schedule workouts using the included software and download them to the unit. A rechargeable internal lithium-ion battery offers up to ten hours of battery life.
For additional post-workout analysis, the 305 is compatible with MotionBased software. MotionBased adds a new dimension to training and outdoor fitness that makes the analytical aspects of a sport more compelling and a lot more fun. You can upload data to MotionBased, a Web-based application that has partnered with Garmin. MotionBased provides in-depth analysis of your workouts, as well as online mapping and route sharing that will take your training to the next level. MotionBased automatically calculates time, distance, speed, elevation, and heart rate, and it displays this information through meaningful charts, illustrations, reports, and maps. With MotionBased, you can also race multiple instances of the same route to see how you are improving or to race other members of MotionBased. You can "virtually race" someone you don't even know.
If you like the features of the Forerunner 305 but don't need heart-rate monitoring, be sure to check out the Forerunner 205.

Zotac Puts NVIDIA ION in Its New MAG Nettop Series

Company Zotac International announces the release of its first nettop Zotac MAG. This compact computer system that can be placed virtually anywhere, can reproduce high-definition video, has a good performance and thus consumes a small amount of energy.

Based on a fairly graphics processor NVIDIA ION and energy-efficient dual-core Intel Atom 330 processor or single-core Atom 230, Zotac MAG is a computer that is placed on a platform measuring just 186x189x38mm.

Zotac MAG comes without a preinstalled operating system, so the user can independently decide whether he wants to work with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 32-bit, 64-bit, or with Linux. In addition, provided the hard drive with 160 GB and 2 GB of DDR2-800. All that is left to add Zotac MAG, - a keyboard, mouse, display and operating system.

There are three ways to locate your PC: simply put on the surface of the working place, put Zotac MAG vertically, or mounted on the rear surface of the monitor with fasteners VESA, the supplied. Zotac MAG has a number of ports, corresponding to all modern requirements and standards: eSATA, 6 ports USB 2.0, Gigabit Ethernet, VGA, HDMI (fully compatible with the HD standard, 1080p), optical S / PDIF output device and memory card reader 4 in 1 (SD / MS / MS Pro / xD). In addition, Zotac MAG has a built-in WiFi module of the 802.11n standard for high-speed Internet access.

Intel is developing a new processor with the function of self-tuning

It was learned that Intel has developed a prototype of a new processor, which can bring new energy efficiency standards in all categories - from mobile devices to server systems. This shall be implemented will be measured through self-tuning features that will be included in the new chip. Such technology will actually increase the function Intel Turbo Mode, transferred to a new level.

The new processor will be adjusted to various system parameters, including clock speed, temperature and level of voltage. For example, a CPU can automatically adjust its settings if the user will replace the cooling system more efficient. The same rule does not require user interaction to occur on hot summer days, when the computer is heated more.

Of course, self-adjusting processor will not soon. The situation with them is similar to another project to build Intel 80-core chip Terascale, the first information on which appeared a few years ago.

Corsair TX950W - 950-Watt PSU for gamers and enthusiasts

The company Corsair, known for its quality and reliable computer components, expanded the line of power supplies of the new model. Novelty called TX950W, has a capacity of 950 watts and a permanent circuit wiring. In addition, this BP corresponds to the standards ATX12V 2.3 and EPS12V 2.91, as well as the specifications 80Plus Bronze, and has efficiency of 85 percent.

Power Supply Corsair TX950W single bus is equipped with a 12V, the transmitting current of 78 amperes (936 watts). In addition, this solution is characterized by high reliability through the use of high-quality solid capacitors with operating temperature up to 105 degrees Celsius. It is no accident the average uptime of the PSU is 100 000 hours.

During cooling Corsair TX950W meet 140 mm fan. The power supply is equipped with five-year warranty and costs about 124 dollars evro/183

Zalman is preparing a universal CPU-cooler CNPS10X Flex chips for AMD and Intel

Well-known manufacturer of computer cooling systems company has developed a new universal Zalman CPU cooler CNPS10X Flex. Novelty is designed as a big tower with 56 aluminum radiator fins (some of which are made in black color) and is equipped with a copper base and five copper tubes . Although full-time fan in the cooler for it, users may wish to install two 120 mm fan.

CPU cooler Zalman CNPS10X Flex is compatible with all current AMD chips and Intel, including AMD Socket 754, 939, 940, AM2, AM2 +, AM3 and Intel LGA 775, 1156, 1366. The cooler has already appeared in the list of European goods stores, where there is a little less than 40 euros.

Sony unveils 56-inch supermonitor with 4K resolution

Sony Corporation is not in vain is considered one of the leaders in the development of innovative technologies. Here and in the exhibition held in Japan's CEATEC 2009, the company managed to surprise the visitors by submitting one of the most advanced to date monitors. Monitor TRIMASTER SRM-L560 has a huge diagonal of 56 inches, and its solution meets the latest standard, Quad HD (4K) and is equal to 3840 x 2160 pixels, which is four times higher than in FullHD display (1920 x 1080).

Despite this impressive performance, the viewing angle on TRIMASTER SRM-L560 is the same on all sides and it is equal to the standard 176 degrees. In addition, the monitor is equipped with LED background illumination, improves image quality and improves the accuracy of color reproduction. This would also contribute to the sensor RGB backlight and temperature sensor, can detect and compensate for uneven display brightness, arising because of the physical aging of the device.

With the help came with the monitor ON SRM Manage user is able to independently adjust settings of color temperature and gamma. You can also divide the image on the screen into four segments with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels each, or two segments with a resolution of 2048 x 1080 pixels. Note that Sony is not only equipped with monitor video outputs D-Sub, DVI, HDMI, but also offers adapters for interfaces, HD-SDI and SD-SDI, commonly used in professional video editing. There are a network Ethernet jack, as well as the port USB.

Monitor Sony TRIMASTER SRM-L560 will be available to order in Japan from November 1 at a price equivalent to 7700 dollars. On shipments to other countries is not reported.

The international version of Amazon Kindle 2 will be released on October 19

Company Amazon announced a reduction in price for the popular e-book Kindle 2 - from 299 to 259 dollars. The reason for this was the increasing competition in the market such devices. In addition, finally, became known the exact date of issuance of the international version of Amazon Kindle 2. It is planned that this eBook will be available to consumers outside the United States from October 19 and will be delivered in more than 100 countries and costs 279 dollars.

The international version of Amazon Kindle 2 in its specifications will be no different from its American counterpart. Last, we recall, is equipped with a 6-inch display technology-based "electronic ink", whose resolution is 600 x 800 pixels, and 2 GB of internal memory (1.4 GB available for user). In addition, there is a port USB, 3G functionality and support technology sound text Text-to-Speech. Buyers of the international version of Kindle 2 will have access to more than 200 000 books in English in the online-shop Kindle Store.

Gateway One ZX6800 and ZX4800 with multi-touch and Windows 7

Company Gateway introduced two computers, all in one "- One ZX6800 and One ZX4800 with 23 and 20-inch touch screen, respectively. This is, in fact, the computers in the monitor. Both models running operating system, Windows 7 and support the management of multi-touch. Glossy black Gateway One ZX computers with silver and translucent finish looks quite stylish and will look decent at home and in office. Moreover, this design allows to save space, because in the body of a display incorporated all the components that are normally found in the system unit, as well as dynamic, web-camera and microphone.

The new Gateway computers also offer TouchPortal - user-friendly interface based on widgets, supplementing Windows 7. It allows you to quickly access music, video, photos, social networks, and so forth, including mini-applications - TouchMusic (music), TouchPhoto (photos), TouchMediaShare (publishing videos and photos at your hosting), TouchFriends (social networks Facebook and Flikr ) and TouchMemo (notepad for quick notes). There are also a number of third-party applications that use the multitouch features in Windows 7. Model Gateway One ZX6800 considerably more functional and more expensive ZX4800. Sales Gateway One ZX6800 and ZX4800 begin in late October - early November, the cost will be $ 1,399.99 and $ 749.99 respectively.

Features of Gateway One ZX6810-01:

* Operating system Windows 7 Home, Premium Edition (64 bit)
* 23-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels
* Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200S (2,33 GHz)
Chipset Intel GM45
* Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670 (1 GB of video memory)
* Memory 8 GB, DDR3
* Hard disk capacity of 1 TB, SATA
* 64 GB SSD
* Optical Drive: 8x DVD + / -R/RW SuperMulti Slot-loading
* Multiple card reader
* Communications - Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / DRAFT-N, 10/100/1000 (Gigabit) LAN
* Ports - 6hUSB 2.0, eSATA
* HD web-camera
* Audio 5.1
* Hybrid TV-tuner with remote

Features of Gateway One ZX4800-02:

* Operating system Windows 7 Home, Premium Edition (64 bit)
* 20-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1600x900 pixels
* Processor Intel Pentium T4300 (2,1 GHz)
Chipset Intel GL40
* Graphics Intel GMA X4500HD
* Memory 4 GB, DDR2
* Winchester 750 GB, SATA
* Optical Drive: 8x DVD + / -R/RW SuperMulti Slot-loading
* Multiple card reader
* Communications - Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / DRAFT-N, 10/100/1000 (Gigabit) LAN
* Ports - 6hUSB 2.0, eSATA
* HD web-camera
* Audio 5.1

Panasonic Develops 50-inch 3D plasma with FullHD resolution

At the CEATEC 2009 exhibition, taking place in these days in Japan, Panasonic has introduced its latest development - 3D system, which includes FullHD plasma TV, as well as special glasses with active shields. We have already written about the development of Japanese engineers, and now the visitors had a chance to see her, they say, his own eyes.

Is reported, for example, that the plasma FullHD panel has a very small thickness and fantastic viewing angles. In this case the glasses provided by Panasonic, are located far enough from the person that makes it possible to use with conventional optical glasses. Regarding the quality of the stereo image, issued by the system, it simply defies the imagination. In the demo with a 3D animated film "The Mission of Darwin" (G-Force) easily perceived image depth, and dynamic scenes were surprisingly smoothly.

At the same time, Panasonic stereo system is still only a prototype, not without some drawbacks. For example, to view 3D-images have to use special glasses, which are fairly expensive device. In any case, it's hard to provide a family of four in the evening gather at the 3D TV to watch movies.

Sagem and Puma will release a mobile phone

Company Sagem announced a collaboration with renowned producer of clothing and footwear for sport Puma AG, in which will create a mobile phone. It will be released to the World Cup Football World Cup 2010 in the second quarter of next year. By the way, the company Sagem has produced premium-telephone Porsche Design P'9522, together with motor Porsche.

No details about the technical characteristics of a new mobile phone Sagem Puma company has not disclosed, is also not clear in what form factor it will be executed. Reported only that the device will be a stylish and sporty, in addition, it should reflect the philosophy of the brand Puma. It is not clear exactly what is meant, but Sagem Puma, is likely to be image solution. Perhaps, as so often happens, the rumors about him penetrate into the network even before the announcement.

TUL with EK will create a version of the Radeon HD 5870 with water cooling

Company TUL Corporation, which owns the trademark PowerColor, announced a partnership with the firm EK Water Blocks, known as a developer and manufacturer of high-quality liquid cooling systems. The result of this cooperation should be the emergence of a new version of the recently announced the ATI Radeon HD 5870, equipped with water cooling.

The new graphics card will be called Radeon HD 5870 LCS (Liquid Cooling Solution) and receive a brand water block EK, shown in the picture. Although the developers have not yet reveal details about the frequency and other characteristics, we can assume that the accelerator will be the version with a factory overclocked targeted at gamers and PC enthusiasts.

EK water block for Radeon HD 5870 graphics cards will be available for purchase on October 9. It is logical to assume that the adapter and the PowerColor HD 5870 LCS has to go on sale in the near future.

Samsung Intrepid - New QWERTY Smartphone for Sprint to Windows Mobile 6.5 with support for 3G networks

North American mobile operator Sprint and Samsung Mobile company unveiled a new smartphone Samsung Intrepid-based operating system Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional with built-in QWERTY keyboard and supports 3G operator's network (EV-DO Rev. A), as well as the opportunity to work in such networks in roaming.

According to the manufacturer, its novelty is different from previous models for the better, especially the new features of the new operating system, among them - a customizable Today screen, allowing the user to obtain access to frequently used functions and information such as e-mail messages, SMS , missed calls and calendar events. In addition, it is noted that the Intrepid has new opportunities for personalization, among them - a wide range of topics and the ability to create their own using the built-creator of topics.

specifications of Samsung Intrepid (SPH-i350):

  • Operating system: Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional with support for Microsoft ActiveSync and a built-in Microsoft Office Mobile (including opportunities and editing)
  • Display: 2.5-inch touchscreen, 320x240 pixels
  • Camera: 3.2 megapixel with video recording
  • Support wireless technology Bluetooth, including the profile A2DP (stereo audio)
  • Easy access to social networks, including Facebook, Flickr and Twitter
  • Support for Wi-Fi
  • Supporting microSD memory cards up to 32 GB

Home sales Samsung Intrepid is scheduled operator on 11 October and costs $ 149.99 (excluding taxes), subject to signing a two-year contract.

Android-smartphone Dell Mini 3i go beyond the Chinese market

It became known that Dell will release its smartphone Mini 3i in the U.S., although, of course, in the revised version. Dell Mini 3i in the current version - a smartphone based on the Open Mobile System (OMS) with the kernel Android, it is sold in the Chinese operator China Mobile. The device supports only a cellular GSM / EDGE, 3G support and Wi-Fi is absent. It is not clear whether these will wireless standards in the American version, but the built-in camera smartphone is not 3,2, and 5 Mp. Also, obviously, the model will be based on the usual platform Android, although somewhat "diminished".

We recall, among other characteristics of the Dell Mini 3i - 3,5-inch capacitive touch display, wireless adapter Bluetooth, connector Mini USB, microSD-slot and the battery capacity of 950 mAh. These features, presumably, will remain unchanged. According to the source, Dell Mini 3i will be released in the U.S. for several months, and then, you may be in other markets.

myTouch 3G Fender and other "celebratory» Android model of T-Mobile

T-Mobile is officially announced the list of models c OS Android, which should lead the pre-sale at the end of the year. Among the devices announced were as already known and previously presented model. The latter include phones Samsung Behold II and Motorola CLIQ support service MOTOBLUR. Regarding the exact date of the sale price and Samsung models are not reported and Motorola CLIQ appear in this statement on October 19 in two colors for $ 199.99 at the conclusion of the two-year contract.

An interesting reincarnation myTouch 3G in a series of Fender Limited Edition. From conventional myTouch 3G, this model will be distinguished by the presence of 3,5-mm audio jack and unusual design corps. In the name of the series reflected the name of the famous company to produce guitars that will be supported by the modified design of the phone: the phone will look as if made of wood. Also, he will come preloaded with 16 GB memory card, which will be recorded video and audio clips of famous musicians.

T-Mobile Tap is positioned as a stylish touch screen phone, in which the emphasis is on design. An attractive look, this model supports service web2go over 3G networks, has a 2-megapixel camera with video recording, GPS-navigator and module Bluetooth. Rather, it is Huawei U7510 subjected rebranding.

The last of the presented model of Nokia phones has become 3711. This phone is very similar to "cot» Nokia 3710, but has a more simple 2-megapixel camera. This unit supports work in the third-generation networks, has GPS and Bluetooth modules and built on the platform S40. On the precise timing of a sale of this model and its price is also not reported.

LG Lotus 2: QWERTY-square clamshell with external touch screen

Resource MobileCrunch post pictures and some details about the characteristics of mobile phone LG Lotus 2. At the source image model in a purple body with plant ornamentation. The device, which is quite logical name implies, is the successor of LG Lotus and performed in the same very rare form factor of a square clamshell with QWERTY-keyboard. Apparently Phone LG Lotus 2, like its predecessor, is designed for networks of CDMA.

From the characteristics of LG Lotus 2 mentions only source of support for microSD memory cards up to 32 GB (the first Lotus has only worked with cards up to 12 GB). In addition, according to MobileCrunch, external display device will have a touch. Home sales LG Lotus 2 is expected in early 2010, probably in January.

FLO TV is officially announced

Company FLO TV, which is a subsidiary of Qualcomm introduced the first specialized device to view mobile TV broadcasts. The device, which is now officially called FLO TV Personal Television or abbreviated FLO TV PTV. The concept of this model for the first time "lit up" in last August, and in late September it became known that this unit is already embodied in the metal.

FLO TV PTV is the first specialized unit to receive mobile television programs, which, according to developers, will be more suitable than have such a feature phone. Display 3.5-inch device, and the size of the shell are 111,8 x 76,2 x 12,7 mm and weighs 141 grams. The battery provides up to 5 hours viewing TV or up to 300 hours of standby time.

Currently, only the immediate availability of the U.S., whether TV FLO TV PTV sold in other countries - are not reported. In America the same machines will be available "before the Christmas holidays, the cost of the actual device will be 250 dollars and about $ 9 an average cost monthly subscription to receive transmissions.

Philips presents a series of accessories for notebooks

Philips has introduced a new series of notebook accessories designed for the modern mobile lifestyle. It includes a set of covers for notebook stand Notebook CushionSpeaker, portable audio panel Notebook SoundBar, speakers SPA3210, mouse support Bluetooth.

Philips Notebook Sleeve carry case has a soft side to set the laptop on his knees and a hard surface that provides stability. Additional layer HeatProtect provides a heat flow of air, preventing overheating. Cushion cover also protects the notebook from damage when being transported: the inside they are covered with material similar to suede. A rounded rubberized zipper protects the notebook from scratches.

Philips has also developed a new soft stand for Notebook Notebook CushionSpeaker with a flat top and a built-in speakers, providing impressive sound quality. Stand not only makes a long-term use of a laptop more convenient, but also prevents overheating, as the device itself, and the surface underneath.

Portable Turntables Notebook SoundBar is easy to use - just plug a USB-cable, and speakers will be heard. Notebook SoundBar can be mounted on the laptop screen or arrange separately. Cable rolled up and stored in a case that allows you to easily carry it with you. New Philips Notebook speakers SPA3210 with an output of 10 watts of extremely compact and low power consumption. Radiators bass allows smaller speakers effectively reproduce bass frequencies, despite the small size.

New Mouse for Notebooks with Bluetooth system is equipped with 360 ˚ TouchControl, thanks to which it is possible to control notebook on any surface and even without it. Instead of the usual wheel mouse has a touch sensor that allows to scroll in any direction. The mouse comes with a built-in retractable USB cable, through which you can both work in wired mode and charge the battery.

A new series of accessories for the notebook will be available online Eldorado in November.