Lexar memory cards to provide gamers

Friday, November 20, 2009

Memory cards of any type used in most modern digital devices, whether phone, camera or game console. Lexar Company decided to holders of the latter to make a special series of memory cards. Models are made in the format Memory Stick Micro (M2) and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC). Series has been generally termed Lexar Gaming. According to the company, these cards are specially designed for gamers, which is important for rapid and reliable preservation of critical information.

Unfortunately, no technical details, except for size and capacity, the manufacturing company did not provide, so to speak, what exactly Lexar Gaming differ from other memory cards, except the logo and the allegations of a special design - it is impossible. On the speed and reliability of all the others say, and game consoles do not impose any special requirements. Maps of the standard Memory Stick Micro (M2) are intended for owners of Sony PSPgo and other consoles by Sony, and SD and SDHC - for the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DSi. Centuries are available models:

  • Lexar Gaming Memory Stick Micro (M2): 4 GB and 8 GB
  • Lexar Gaming Memory Stick PRO Duo: 2 GB, 4 Gb and 8 Gb
  • Lexar Gaming SDHC: 4 GB and 8 GB
  • Lexar Gaming SD: 2 GB
The cost ranges from $ 25 for SD-card and $ 38 for the M2 cards.

ViewSonic expands the line of mobile PCs

ViewSonic Corp. introduced line of laptops under the brand ViewBook, as well as a series of netbooks has added a new model. All new items are based on mobile platforms, Intel. Family ViewBook submitted to Russia's market three models: VNB130, VNB140 and ViewBook Pro.

New VNB130 and VNB140 are laptops in the classic design with a smooth surface, guaranteeing the practicality and reliability in daily use. Thickness 17,8 mm models and 22.9 mm respectively, and the weight of 1,45 kg and 1,6 kg. Notebooks equipped with 13 - and 14-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels.

VNB130 and VNB140 offered in three different configurations. The simplest version is equipped with a processor Intel ULV743 with a frequency of 1.3 GHz, and the more expensive ones are built on Core 2 Solo SU3700 Core 2 Duo SU4100. All models are endowed with 2 GB of RAM and hard drive to 320 GB. For easy connection of external monitors or projectors are equipped with built-in analog VGA port, and for quality video and audio, there is a digital interface HDMI 1.3. There adapter built Wi-Fi (802.11b / g), Bluetooth 2.1, and 1.3-megapixel webcam. New line of laptops comes with a modern operating system, Windows 7 Home Premium. Sales ViewSonic VNB130 and VNB140 planned for early 2010. On a price to be announced.

ViewBook Pro - is positioned as a business-class notebook, with 13-inch screen with LED backlight and a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. It is equipped with dual-core Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 and the operating system, Windows 7. Like his fellow ViewBook Pro has 2 GB of RAM, hard disk 320 GB 2hUSB ports, HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, and optional ExpressCard/34 card reader 7-in-1, as well as a built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam .

With a thickness of 22 mm in ViewSonic ViewBook Pro built-in DVD-burner drive. Built-in optical drive can be replaced with additional battery, which will extend battery life notebook total up to 12 hours. View Sensor Sensor determines the unusual movement of the notebook and then activates the protection to prevent serious damage. Also there is a special alarm system: if the sensor is activated before you leave ViewBook Pro, and the alarm turns on when you try to raise the laptop. ViewBook Pro is equipped with a fingerprint recognition function to protect data from unauthorized viewing or copying. Home sales ViewBook Pro in Russia is also planned for early 2010.

In addition to expanding line of mobile PCs the company has expanded ViewSonic netbooks model VNB103 in an aluminum casing. Like most netbooks, VNB103 equipped with Intel Atom N270 processor with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz, has a 10.1 inch screen with 1024 x 600, the RAM capacity of 1 GB hard drive with 160 GB, supports Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g). In addition, it has a webcam with a resolution of 1.3 megapixels and three-port USB 2.0. Netbook weighs 1.04 kg. Deliveries VNB103 to Russia scheduled for early 2010.

OCZ is preparing a portable SSD c USB 3.0

While the fate of the standard USB 3.0 is not entirely clear, information is beginning to appear on the first devices, which already has a connector of the standard. The company OCZ, actively promoting the various solid-state drives, according to unofficial information, prepares to be shown at CES 2010 portable SSD drive that supports USB 3.0. The model still has no name and its exact specifications are not known, but the network has already appeared the first image of the prototype.

First photos of BlackBerry 9100 Striker

Resource CrackBerry published a series of photographs device, which is said to be a new phone model from the company Research In Motion and will be known as BlackBerry 9100 (internal code name - Striker).

Outwardly, this is a typical device from this manufacturer, made in a candybar with built-in QWERTY-keyboard. Design has not undergone any significant changes compared with other models: the phone has an optical trackpad and a slightly redesigned keyboard.

Unfortunately, CrackBerry not have any technical information about the device, so its specification can guess. The photos can be seen that the model BlackBerry 9100 is equipped with a camera with flash. Supposedly this device in a series of Pearl (the inscription is on the reverse side of the case), although its external appearance discernible features of the BlackBerry Bold 9700.

Mozilla Firefox browser may appear on the PlayStation 3

It is known that among the little that annoys a Sony PlayStation 3, one of the first places is very mediocre Web browser, built-in software of the console. The owners of this game console, has repeatedly spoken about the fact that Sony is time to replace your browser to something more functional and attractive.

And now, it seems, dreams of many owners of the PlayStation 3 may become a reality. Resource Playstation Insider with reference to some source, "very close to Sony", explains some of the talks between Japanese corporations and companies Mozilla, which may be subject to release versions of Firefox for the console, PS3.

No details about the negotiations is not given, just as there is no indication as to whether the parties have come to any agreement. But the fact of the appearance of such rumors seems symptomatic. After all, if the Firefox browser actually prescribe to the PlayStation 3, this game console will get a serious trump card against the XBox 360 and Wii.

Dell introduced six new inkjet MFP series P and V for home and office

Dell has introduced six new inkjet all-in-one, targeted for use in home and office environments. All of the new MFP supports high-speed printing at 33 pages per minute in black and white mode, and when printing in color speed of 25 pages per minute. At the same time copying documents the speed of the devices reaches 25 pages per minute in monochrome and 21 pages per minute in color mode.

All models are labeled "w" are equipped with integrated wireless module. In addition, you can connect an optional Bluetooth module to the port USB PictBridge. Models P713w and V715w designed to print up to 10 thousand and 5 thousand pages per month respectively. Maximum resolution of these printers is 1200 x 4800 dots per inch, and they are equipped with 150-sheet trays and supports duplex printing. Model P713w has a built-fax and MFP V715w - 4,3-inch touch screen.

At the same time, the model V515w and P513w include a printer, copier and scanner. In the first IFI present mechanism automatic document feeder for 35 sheets and a fax modem, and the model P513w has a color display and function of two-sided printing. The two remaining Multifunction V313 and V313w have many of these functions plus memory card slots with support for direct printing.

The cost of junior models V313 and V313w is $ 100 and $ 120 respectively, while the V515w and the P513w is available for $ 150. As IFIs V715w and V715w, they cost $ 190 and $ 200 respectively.

Gaming consoles iBuyPower Chimera 2 - chimeric power in bright design

Company iBuyPower announced a second version of its gaming machines Chimera. Recall the first series of "chimeric" system was introduced in May this year and was struck even worldly-wise gamers with the bright design and outstanding performance characteristics.

In a series iBuyPower Chimera 2 included five gaming computers under the names Chimera 2-F, Killer Chimera 2-F, Chimera 2-E, Chimera 2-Q and Killer Chimera 20Q. They all use the new corporate body Chimera Inferno II, has an unusual design and decorated with images of fire "infernal" creatures.

Computers in the series Chimera 2 may be equipped with powerful processors, AMD or Intel. For example, the model Chimera 2-Q and Killer Chimera 20Q, which cost starts at $ 999 and $ 1,449 respectively, can get processors Phenom II X4, up to 16 GB of RAM, 2 terabytes of disk space, 22x DVD burner drive or drive Blu-ray, as well as one or two video card series GeForce or Radeon.

In turn, the model Chimera 2-E has a motherboard based on P55 chipset and the corresponding options of processors Intel, and other components, which can be fitted into it, the same as in the previous two systems. Its starting price is $ 1099.

Finally, the remaining two computer Chimera 2-F and Killer Chimera 2-F is based on a combination of Intel X58 chipset and Core i7 processor and can receive up to 24 GB of RAM DDR3, 4 terabytes of disk space on two hard drives (SSD drives are also available optionally). You can also order the power supply capacity of up to 1200 watts and the latest AMD graphics card supports DirectX 11.Stoimost these gaming monsters starts at $ 1,299 and $ 1,899 respectively.

Mionix Naos 5000 - gamer mouse, capable of determining the surface quality

The Swedish company Mionix, known as a manufacturer of high-end gaming peripherals professional level, has announced a new gamer mouse Naos 5000. This mouse is designed with the beginning of the year, and then tested for a long time as professional gamers, as well as amateurs of video games. All this took Mionix, to develop an ergonomic shape of the mouse and give it the most comfortable grip. Incidentally, the name taken from the mouse Naos astronomy and belongs to the distant blue supergiants and one of the brightest stars in our galaxy (another name - Zeta Puppis).

Computer mouse Mionix Naos 5000 has a special rubber coating that provides secure grip and allows the device to slip out of hands, even in the hottest gaming battles. A special ergonomic shape allows you to comfortably accommodate all five fingers. In addition, a computer equipped with a built-in memory rodent volume of 128 kB with support for up to five profiles, as well as six integrated LEDs.

The existing system allows you to adjust the weight of the mouse easier or harder, based on the preferences of a specific user. A smart system SQAT (Surface Quality Analyzer Tool) allows to determine the quality of the sliding surface on which the unit. Gamer mouse Mionix Naos 5000 is equipped with a laser sensor with a resolution of 5040 dpi and seven programmable buttons, and it will begin selling in December at a suggested price of 72 euros.

Fujitsu expands line of disk storage systems ETERNUS DX

Fujitsu Europe Ltd. today announced new disk storage systems: the midrange series ETERNUS DX400 system and enterprise-class series ETERNUS DX8000. Universal system of series ETERNUS DX400/DX8000 provide scalability and can benefit by combining the data stored in the pools.

Series Fujitsu ETERNUS DX400 is designed for data centers average. Systems of this series are suitable for organizations that need reliable energy-efficient solutions with high performance, capacity, scalability, availability, mobility and data security. Systems enterprise-class series ETERNUS DX8000 satisfy the requirements of large organizations to the high capacity and performance and provide a platform for consolidation of storage systems. The main advantages of these systems include advanced features and high data availability, security and operational efficiency.

Capacity ETERNUS DX400 series systems can be increased up to 428 terabytes, and a series of ETERNUS DX8000 have the highest capacity in the industry - more than 2.7 petabytes. 8-Gigabit Ethernet host interface is Fibre Channel, and quad-core processors provide a significant increase in productivity. Systems Series DX400 and DX8000 are the additional features, such as the technology of Data Block Guard, which increases the effectiveness of data protection in RAID with support of the integrity of data on devices in the system cache. The functions of copying and mirroring can prevent data loss during operation and function of 128-bit encryption with support for standard AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is designed to protect critical data from unauthorized access throughout their life cycle, including disposal of disk devices after the withdrawal of Storage of operation.

The new systems have reduced requirements for power and cooling due to the presence mode Eco-mode technology with MAID (Massive Array of Idle Disks, a large array of idle disks), which provides lower speed idle disks, as well as through support of high performance solid state disk (SSD) with low power consumption.

"The computer in the monitor" ASUS EeeTop PC ET2203T already on sale

Deliveries of the computer "all-in-one" ASUS EeeTop PC ET2203T in Europe. His announcement took place at the end of August this year, more accurately, was then submitted to multiple computers in the monitor, with displays of different sizes. ASUS EeeTop PC ET2203T - a model with a 21.6-inch touch screen, the resolution which is 1520x1080 pixels. The device is based on the operating system, Windows 7 Home Premium and is equipped with different processors to choose from - from the Intel Pentium T4300 to Core 2 Duo (T6500/T6600).

Also ASUS EeeTop PC ET2203T equipped with a video card AMD Radeon HD 4570 with 256 MB of memory, 4 GB of RAM, hard drive capacity of 320 or 500 GB and a DVD optical drive or a Blu-Ray. There are also components such as card reader, speakers, web camera, wireless Wi-Fi adapter and Gigabit Ethernet. Computer weighs about 9 kg, and its dimensions are 548x450x48 mm. Bundled with ASUS EeeTop PC ET2203T offer wireless keyboard and mouse. In fact, it is a very convenient solution, it is easy to put on the table: no wires and only one computer monitor. Cost ASUS EeeTop PC ET2203T is 800 euros.

Tablet PC from Apple is delayed until the second quarter of 2010, but will receive an OLED screen

While Apple's still no evidence of payment at the release tablet, but the network of information about him more and more. At this time the information comes from the resource DigiTimes, invoking the usual sources in the companies producing components. At this time it comes to transfers of plans to release this device. They were linked to the fact that Apple decided to somewhat change the configuration of the tablet and replace a number of components. In particular, argues that now Apple Tablet will OLED screen with a diagonal of 9.7-inch from the company LG.

Also reported that Apple's manufacturing partners, the Tablet PC made by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Quanta Computer and Pegatron Technology, and the models will be two. One already mentioned 9.7-inch OLED screen LG, and the second - with 10.6-inch TFT LCD. However, the refusal to talk about the available (again, only rumored) plans to produce three models of early - DigiTimes sources do not explain how the two models will be distributed among the three producers. At the same time, information about the presence of 9.7-inch screen from LG may be considered reasonably accurate, since there is evidence of a contract. This information also provides an opportunity to assess the possible cost planshetnika Apple. Price OLED screen on the LG is about 500 dollars, and it usually reaches 30% of the finished device. Consequently Tablet PC from Apple would cost 1500-1700 dollars. But at current prices for OLED displays, which are declining. So the delay until the second half of 2010 may also be dictated by the desire to reduce the price of the device.

LG GD510 already on sale

Company LG Electronics presented to Russia's market compact model LG GD510 with touch screen. This model, available in black and silver colors on sale at the market with Russia in November 2009. The delivery package includes a leather case. Suggested retail price of LG GD510 - 8990 rubles.

LG said that its consumer market research has shown that many users would like to have a phone with a touch screen, but without additional optional features that enhance its value. It is considering the results of the study and developed a model of LG GD510, having the basic functions demand by users.

17-inch laptop Dell Studio 17 has received the touch screen and multi-touch

Dell has updated its powerful 17-inch laptop Studio 17, adding his touch screen with support for mutli-touch. This function is just what we needed coming to the operating system device - Windows 7. Deliveries Dell Studio 17 Touch will begin on December 4, the cost of the notebook starts at $ 899. That price, of course, for the basic equipment, while adding various options, it can grow big.

A set of options is wide enough: it's processors from Intel Pentium T4300 to Core i7, and up to 1 TB hard drives, and memory up to 8 GB. In addition, the schedule can be either built-in - Intel GMA 4500MHD, and discrete. Notebook supports wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and is equipped with an extensive set of connectors: multiple USB 2.0 (including the USB / eSATA), HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA and FireWire. Weight Dell Studio 17 Touch is 3,2 kg.

Android-smartphone Motorola Motus photos

The network has its first spy shot smartphone Motorola Motus, unfortunately, their quality leaves much to be desired. We have already mentioned in the news about this device: it is known from the company's roadmap, spilling into the global network in the last month. In addition, not so long ago, Motorola Motus was endorsed by the FCC. However, images smartphone before been published, except for a miniature picture in the roadmap.

Motorola Motus - is Android-smartphone average, equipped with 3.1-inch touch screen and sliding QWERTY-keyboard. Also among its features 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, support for Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g and HSUPA. The smartphone will go on sale, according to the roadmap, in the first quarter of next year. On the estimated cost so far nothing is known.

Secure USB-drives DataTraveler Locker + from Kingston

Kingston Technology Company today announced a new USB-drive DataTraveler Locker +. The gadget allows you to protect their data by encryption and is designed for use in the corporate sector. In addition, USB-drives DataTraveler Locker + have a low cost.

Data stored on the new USB-drives, securely protected with 256-bit hardware encryption AES. Access to information by using easy-to-use interface based on password protection. After 10 attempts to enter the correct password, the device automatically locks and reformatted.

USB-drives DataTraveler Locker + have a capacity of up to 32 GB. For businesses that need a device with a dedicated area for public access to the data (for example, in one office), Kingston Technology Company offers a USB-storage DataTraveler Locker, which includes an encrypted data storage area and the area with free access. Kingston Technology also provides USB-drives DataTraveler Vault - Privacy Edition, which are suitable for commercial companies and government agencies that require higher speed and reliable USB-drives. These devices have a waterproof design.