iPod touch with built-in camera will be released next spring

Monday, November 23, 2009

Resource Examiner reported with reference to an informed and credible source that the new version of media player iPod touch with built-in camera will be released next spring. He also noted that the original release was scheduled for September this year, but the device did not pass quality control. Updated iPod touch, as expected, will get the same camera module as the latest generation iPod nano.

That is, the media player iPod touch will shoot video with a resolution of 640x480 pixels at 30 frames per second, but with his help will not be able to receive photos. This camera is more simple than that used in the iPhone. By the way, pictures of the prototype iPod touch with built-in camera has already appeared in the global network, after all, in fact, the device was ready for the summer, although still not been released.

ATI Radeon HD 5950 will appear in the first quarter of 2010

More recently, we reported the release by AMD's most powerful to date, consumer-class video card ATI Radeon HD 5970. This graphics card supports DirectX 11 and is based on two 40 nm GPUs Cypress, and its computational power reaches 4.64 teraflops.

Naturally, everyone is interested in, and when AMD is going to provide the youngest dual-chip graphics card ATI Radeon HD 5950, photos of which appeared recently in the network. The issue is more than relevant, given that the ATI Radeon HD 5970 was the "queen of cards" not only in performance, but at a price - 599 dollars.

It was assumed that the ATI Radeon HD 5950 will appear in late November or early December. However, recent data resource of the German Hardware-Infos, announcement of the youngest dual-processor model will be only in the first quarter of 2010. Perhaps, AMD went for it including for marketing reasons, not wanting to cause harm Advent sales of its "graphic monster.

In terms of the announcement, the source of published and information about the characteristics of the youngest dual-processor graphics card. According to her, ATI Radeon HD 5950 will receive 2880 stream processors and 144 texture units (the older model, we recall the corresponding figures were 3200 and 160, respectively).

At the same time keep the number of ROP units - 64, and GDDR5 memory will continue to communicate with video chips on the bus 2 x 256 bits. As clock frequencies Radeon HD 5950, mentioned indicators 650-675 MHz for the GPU and 1800-2000 MHz for the memory. In addition, a new video card will certainly support DirectX 11 technology, and ATI Eyefinity, as well as the mode of CrossFireX.

Videocards in the new series of ASUS EAH5000 - for extreme overclockers

Taiwan-based ASUSTeK Computer has released a new series of graphics cards ASUS EAH5000, which includes solutions targeted at gamers and overclockers and possessing excellent overclocking potential. In the new series includes three models - ASUS EAH5970/G/2DIS/2GD5, EAH5770/2DI/1GD5 and EAH5750 FORMULA/2DI/1GD5, built on the basis of a family of video cards ATI Radeon HD 5000.

Adapters ASUS EAH5970/G/2DIS/2GD5 and EAH5770/2DI/1GD5 are based on models of Radeon HD 5970 and HD 5770 and equipped with proprietary technology Voltage Tweak, which allows using the SmartDoctor regulate the level applied to the GPU voltage. This allows you to increase their productivity by 31 percent compared with reference solutions.

Video Cards ASUS EAH5770/2DI/1GD5 and EAH5750 FORMULA/2DI/1GD5 have a highly efficient cooling systems, which allow increase teplorasseyaniya 13 per cent. In addition, they support the ASUS Xtreme Design, a combination of selected materials, hardware and software features, which enables high performance, reliability and stability in the product.

Meanwhile, all new graphics cards equipped with a 40 nm graphics chips and supports DirectX 11 technology, as well as mode CrossFireX. As the name implies, the model EAH5750 FORMULA/2DI/1GD5 is a version of the adapter ATI Radeon HD 5750 and included in its original "racing" series, and for its cooling corresponds to a powerful dual-slot cooler ASUS Formula Fansink. In addition, the accelerator has 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with a 128-bit interface, interfaces, D-Sub, DVI and HDMI, and operates at frequencies 700 and 4600 MHz for the GPU and memory respectively.

Video EAH5970/G/2DIS/2GD5 is based on the ATI Radeon HD 5970 and has 2 GB of GDDR5 memory with the system bus 2 x 256 bits, as well as two DVI ports and outputs DisplayPort and HDMI. Clock speeds accelerator equal to 725 and 4000 MHz for the GPU and memory respectively, and the maximum resolution through the DVI interface reaches 2560 x 1600 pixels. The scope of delivery to the map is a video game DiRT2.

Finally, the model EAH5770/2DI/1GD5 made based on the graphic card ATI Radeon HD 5770 and carries on board 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with 128-bit interface, video output DVI, HDMI and D-Sub, and its clock speeds for the video core and memory are 850 and 4800 MHz respectively.

New portable console Nintendo DSi LL came out in Japan

As expected, in Japan began selling a new portable game console Nintendo DSi LL. This device is more than the predecessor, though executed in the same clamshell form factor with two displays. Only two display at the Nintendo DSi LL - 4,2-inch. Dimensions of the new consoles are 161h91, 4h21, 2 mm, and weight - 314 grams, is 100 grams more than the DSi. In addition, DSi LL can operate on one battery charge for several hours longer than the previous model. So, at a minimum level of brightness of the display battery charge will last for 13-17 hours (9-14 hours with DSi), and at maximum brightness level - for 4-5 hours (3-4 hours at the DSi).

Otherwise, the new and old Nintendo consoles are almost identical. Both have built-in camera and microphone, as well as the same controls are located on either side of the lower display. Cost Nintendo DSi LL in Japan is 20 000 yen (about $ 220). It is assumed that the new game console will be released outside of Japan early next year and will be called the DSi XL, which symbolizes its larger size.

Universal Headphones Ritmix RH-507 is already in Russia

Company Ritmix submitted to Russia's market its new model RH-507 headphones. This closed-end headphones with a wide frequency range from 10 Hz to the monitor and a mini-overhead-cushioned ear pads. As the producer, RH-507 - universal headphones, which can be used as an audio player, and a computer or home stereo.

The main advantages of Ritmix RH-507 - a bass, powerful sound and light construction. From the technical specifications should provide a wide frequency range (10-20000 Hz) and high sensitivity (107 dB). Structural feature of this model - the rotating cup emitters and adjustable headband for a comfortable wearing headphones. Headphones Ritmix RH-507 are made in two colors - black and silver. They are available for purchase today, recommended retail price - 395 rubles.

Manli Released video card GT240 supports GDDR5

Manli Technology Company introduced the line cards GT240. All three models (GT240 512M-D5, GT240 1G-D3 and GT240 512M-D3) are based on 40-nanometer graphics core, equipped with 96 stream processors and fully supports Microsoft Windows operating system 7. As noted Manli, video GT240 replace outdated line of NVIDIA GT9600.

Manli GT240 512M-D5 - this is the first video card NVIDIA, equipped with fast GDDR5 memory with increased bandwidth. Video Cards Manli GT240 supports the next generation operating system Windows 7 and DirectX10.1. Built-in HDMI connector allows you to transmit video and audio over a single cable, and it has DVI and VGA. GT240 512M-D5 has a core clock / memory 550 MHz / 3400 MHz, while the figures for GT240 1G-D3 and GT240 512M-D3 is 550 MHz / 1800 MHz. Memory reaches 512 MB DDR5 have GT240 512M-D5, 1 GB DDR3 from GT240 1G-D3 and 512 MB DDR3 from GT240 512M-D3.

All models Manli GT240 supports the interactive features of Blu-ray movies and HD DVD, enhance the image with the help of technology NVIDIA Pure Video of the second generation and create excellent special effects, thanks to technology NVIDIA PhysX. The package bundle Manli GT 240 includes cardboard 3D-glasses.

Packard Bell is preparing a new line of notebooks and netbooks with the signature of Valentino Rossi

Company Packard Bell reported interesting news for all fans of Valentino Rossi. Nine times world champion of Moto GP will put his signature on a new product line, Packard Bell, for those who love mobile lifestyle.

In accordance with the agreement will create a new special line of notebooks and netbooks Packard Bell. Currently, work is under way to create a product line Packard Bell signed by Valentino Rossi, and the name of this line will be made public when it is released to the market. The design of this product line was carried out Aldo Drudi, designer Valentino Rossi, and includes modern technology.

As promised manufacturer, these notebooks and netbooks, Packard Bell will be unique because of the signature Valentino Rossi and number 46 on the body. Perhaps there will also be a symbol of the sun and moon, is beautiful on the helmet of the champion, or even his famous nickname "Doctor".

Access Point ProSafe WNDAP350 Wireless-N from Netgear

The company announced Netgear ProSafe Wireless-N Dual-Band Access Point WNDAP350. As the producer, is the first full-featured dual-radio wireless access point designed for growing companies. With ProSafe WNDAP350 companies will be able to provide fully mobile workplace for their employees and at the same time receive a performance that is needed for applications with higher requirements for bandwidth, for example, Voice-over-IP (VoIP), videoconferencing and "cloud" application .

At the same time office workers can get access to any network application from any place in the office, using specially designed platform. The device is suitable for the deployment of a wireless network over a large area and supports point-to-point and point-to-multipoint bridging with the use of Wireless Distribution System (WDS). Can simultaneously operate in frequency bands 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, the dual-radio access point provides increased speeds of up to 15 times and covering up to 10 times over wireless networks, 802.11a and 802.11g. When operating in 5 GHz band for data transmission is not affected by interference from network devices, 802.11b and 802.11g, which makes the access point is a good solution for maximum bandwidth wireless networks and support these bandwidth intensive applications like streaming video and VoIP. At the same time, the access point is backward compatible with earlier network devices 802.11a, 802.11b and 802.11g.

With full support for the standard protocol Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), it can be controlled with any software based on standard technologies, network management. In addition, for easy management and configuration of the device can be used ProSafe Control Center interface on your browser. Also, the access point WNDAP350 protects your wireless network using a set of security features, for example, WPA, WPA2, detection of suspicious access points with support for 802.1x and RADIUS.

Integrated technology 802.3af Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) reduces the number of cables and allows optimal place an access point. It is equipped with a metal casing and is certified as a plenum-rated, which allows you to place this device over the false ceilings and to prevent theft of the access point can use the lock Kensington, which is mounted in a special hole on her body. Pre-set internal antennas provide maximum performance 6dBi wireless network and does not require additional guidance. In addition, as an option supported by installation of an external antenna 2,4 GHz. At the point Netgear ProSafe WNDAP350 by a lifetime warranty.

The new 32 nm chips Core i3/i5 (Clarkdale) are already available for pre-order

Intel plans to release its first 32 nm processors for desktops, codenamed Clarkdale, only in January 2010. However, these exciting dual core already appeared in the trade lists a German online store, so far only in the form of pre-order.

All six new 32 nm chips Clarkdale implemented as the structural LGA 1156, equipped with integrated video core 45-nm technology to support DirectX 10 and includes a line of Core i3 and Core i5. In addition, the Hyper-Threading is chips are capable of implementing up to 4 simultaneous processing threads, and model Core i5, among other things, support the technology Turbo Boost.

New chips Clarkdale also got a 4 mb cache in the third level and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller 1333, and their clock speeds ranging from 2.93 GHz Core i3 from 530 to 3,46 GHz - a model of Core i5 670. Accordingly vary and the cost of new processors - from 103.90 to 252.90 euros.

Indicator TDP of these chips is 73 watts with the exception of Core i5 Model 661, in which the figure is 87 watts. Incidentally, the data plate in front of the CPU, probably a mistake crept in the price. Since the built-in GPU he has a very high frequency (900 MHz) of the presented models, the cost of the chip, most likely, is about 200 euros.

Acer B243H and B233HU - professional monitors

Corporation introduced the new Acer LCD Monitors Acer B243H and B233HU. It promises manufacturer, they are also improved reliability and ergonomics, as well as a good solution for those users who need high quality graphics, usability, and versatility.

Due to the possibility of height adjustment, tilt and rotate, they allow you to select a comfortable position to view: the slope of the display is 15 degrees up and 5 degrees down, turning at 35 degrees to the right and left, and the height can be adjusted up to 110 mm. In addition, B243H is equipped with a hinge, which allows the monitor to rotate at an angle of 90 degrees.

Diagonal new Acer B243H and B233HU is 61 cm (24 ") and 58 cm (23") respectively, both monitors are equipped with wide-screen 16:9 format. Monitors Acer with the level of 8000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, optimized by the adaptive contrast management technology (Acer Adaptive Contrast Management), providing clear images with rich colors by raising the gradation of detail and in bright or ambiguous scenes. Fast response time of shades of gray (GTG) to avoid the effect of blur in a dynamic video or games.

Monitors B243H and B233HU equipped with a range of ports for connecting a wide range of devices: analog VGA; DVI protected HDCP; HDMI connectivity for advanced digital devices, view content, high definition video without compression, and USB ports for connecting peripheral devices and simplified configuring multiple displays. The offer price for both models Acer B243H and B233HU is 8990 rubles.

LCD Monitors Acer B-series uses the following technologies to ensure optimal viewing experience:

* Technology Acer eColor Management allows us to adapt the display settings to different conditions, lighting and preferences of users by fine tuning the color settings according to the type of application: data, multimedia, video or still images.
* Adaptive Contrast Control (ACM) provides a dynamic regulation of the contrast level for exceptionally clear images. Analysis of each stage allows accurate per-frame settings to optimize image quality and color.
* Acer eDisplay Management - a tool to implement the enhanced color calibration and control your display settings.

Samsung S7070 and S5150 Olivia: phones in a new stylish Diva design

Samsung has demonstrated in the presentation, on the phone Corby, two new models - S7070 and S5150 Olivia. They are now preparing to release and will be formally presented. But now some of the characteristics of the devices became known. Both devices, by the way, using a new design concept and the different cellular Diva, a sort of "quilted" surface.

Model Samsung S7070 is equipped with 3-inch touchscreen display with WQVGA resolution and has no hardware keyboard, it uses the interface TouchWiz. Phone is equipped with 5-megapixel camera, FM-radio, microSD-slot interface, and supports Bluetooth.

Another device shown by Samsung S5150 Olivia - an elegant clamshell with a glossy surface. Because of its characteristics reliably known about the 2.2-inch QVGA-display and 3-megapixel camera. Most likely, the class of the phone suggests the presence of microSD-slot adapter and Bluetooth. Sales of Samsung S7070 and S5150 Olivia start in early 2010, the price of telephone information yet, but is unlikely to be cost prohibitive.

C-motech Mangrove: 7-inch tablet-based Qualcomm Snapdragon

On the Internet, a small description of the Tablet PC called the Mangrove from the company C-motech, followed by a whole gallery of photos, resource materials posted SlashGear. This device is equipped with a 7-inch resistive touch screen with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. It is based on Qualcomm processor with 1 GHz (platform Snapdragon) and running the operating system, which is usually used for communicators and smart phones - Windows Mobile 6.5.

Of the other characteristics of the C-motech Mangrove source mentioned wireless support Wi-Fi, 3G and WiMAX, as well as the presence of two connectors USB. Is also reported that the productivity solution from C-motech comparable with Android-smartbukom Quanta. For information on when and in which markets C-motech Mangrove will be sold, the information yet.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10: in early 2010 for $ 879

Sony Ericsson today demonstrated its Android-smartphone XPERIA X10 representatives of the Swedish press. Recall, the announcement of this model took place earlier this month. Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is a high-quality besklaviaturnogo piece based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon, equipped with a 4 inch touch screen and 8 MP camera.

The official representative of Sony Ericsson Bryusvits Gustav (Gustaf Brusewitz) said in an interview that the XPERIA X10 goes on sale in the first quarter of 2010. The cost of the device will be about $ 879. He added that in future the company plans to fill this line. Apparently, it is a series of XPERIA, which already includes two WM-communicator and an Android-smartphone. Details about the new devices, a company representative would not disclose.

Motorola Motus: characteristics detailed

The network has started a full list of features Android-smartphone Motorola Motus. Recall, this model is already known, it was mentioned in the roadmap Motorola, was approved by the FCC, and recently published her first picture. Motorola Motus - a smartphone with a touch screen and QWERTY-keyboard, but, contrary to the original assumption, it is unlikely side slider. Although the photos are not very good quality is difficult to judge. It is hoped that after the performance appeared on the Internet and clearer image device. It is assumed that Motorola Motus will be released in the first quarter of next year.

Motorola Motus Features:

Network: GSM / GPRS / EDGE, UMTS / HSDPA (7,2 Mbit / s)
Processor: Qualcomm MSM 7201A
Memory: 256 MB RAM
Operating System: Android, interface MOTOBLUR
Display: 3.1-inch capacitive touch screen, resolution 320x480 pixels
Camera: 5-megapixel with autofocus and LED flash
Wireless: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0
Battery: 1400 mAh
Weight: 133 grams

Sanyo Incognito: two displays and two keyboards for all occasions

Operator Sprint introduced in the U.S. CDMA-phone Sanyo Incognito (SCP-6760). It is made in the clamshell form factor and is equipped with 1.1-inch external OLED-display and touch keypad and 2.6-inch QVGA-display and a QWERTY-keyboard. Thus, in the closed position to the usual simple phone, but in the open - a convenient solution for using e-mail, access to social networks and text messaging. In addition, the apparatus can take photos and video on the built-in 2-megapixel camera, and footage can be stored on the cards microSD.

Sanyo Incognito also supports wireless Bluetooth 2.0 interface and can play audio and video quite a wide range of formats. There is also access to services of social networks Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, as well as accounts of AOL, Yahoo, WindowsLive, Gmail. Sanyo Incognito can work to talk a little more than 5 hours. Phone goes on sale November 30, its cost will be $ 49.99 at the conclusion of a two-year contract with Sprint and discounts.

Update QIP PDA for Windows Mobile and Symbian 9

The developers of the popular messenger QIP announced the release of two new mobile versions - QIP PDA for Windows Mobile 2140 and 2020 QIP PDA for Symbian 9 (S60). Both represent a recommended update. Among the key features for mobile clients for Windows Mobile and Symbian 9 - Support for Jabber, ICQ and Agent, supports skins, animated smiles, antispam, the ability to customize fonts and colors, support of Russian and English languages.

Major changes in the QIP PDA 2140 for Windows Mobile:
  • optimization program, significantly reduced power consumption
  • work of sound in sleep mode
  • Support connection in sleep mode
  • Opening the mailbox and and show the number of unread messages
  • the main menu item added to easily enable or disable the sound
  • advanced client-Pak
  • smilie-pack of QIP Infium
The program is designed for devices running Windows Mobile 5 and 6. Download version for PDA or communicator can be here, but for smart phones - here.

Major changes in 2020 QIP PDA for Symbian 9 (S60):

  • Opening the mailbox and and show the number of unread messages
  • rendering menus, dialogs and tabulators graphics system skins (frames, colors, fonts, etc.)
  • color scheme of the program does not conflict with your chosen skin phone (eg, text readable, as inconsistent with the background color)
  • Configuration window messages transferred to the general settings program
  • the main menu item added to easily enable or disable the sound
  • adjust the sound volume by hand or using a user-mode
  • advanced client-Pak
  • smile-pack with increased smiles without white rims "

Download version for Symbian 9 (S60).

Motorola introduced two new products: Motorola i410 and Motorola Crush

Motorola has officially announced two new models of mobile phones: iDEN "cot" Motorola i410, and another touchscreen candy bar for CDMA networks - Motorola Crush.

Motorola i410:

This model, as already mentioned above, is made in the clamshell form factor, has a unique design, comfortable grip, a small set of functions in the presence of support PTT, GPS navigation and wireless technology Bluetooth.

Motorola i410 Features:

  • Support communications standards: iDEN 800/900 MHz
  • Dimensions: 98h48h19, 6 mm
  • Weight: 128 gr.
  • Main display: 1.79-inch, a resolution of 128x160 pixels, TFT, displaying more than 65 thousand colors
  • External display: 0.97 inch, a resolution 96h32 point
  • Communication: Micro USB, 2.5 mm audio jack, Bluetooth (profiles HSP, HFP)
  • Audio formats: MP3, Midi, AU, WAV

Motorola Crush:

This model, with the words producer, applies to low-cost models with touch controls, which is designed to operate in CDMA networks where there is a place a virtual QWERTY-keyboard, wireless technology, Bluetooth, 3.5 mm audio jack, 2 megapixel camera and memory card support up to 16 GB .

Motorola Crush Features:

  • Support communications standards: CDMA 800/1900 EVDO Rel-O
  • Dimensions: 50,8 h105, 9h14, 5 mm
  • Weight: 102 gr.
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Display: 2.8-inch touchscreen, a resolution of 240х400 pixels
  • Communication: 3.5 mm audio jack, Bluetooth (including profiles A2DP, HSP, HFP)
  • Audio formats: MP3 / WMA / MID / MIDI X_MIDI / AAC / AAC + / QCELP
  • Battery: 950 mAh
  • Memory: microSD memory cards up to 16 GB

Dell Mini 3i will be released in China before the end of the month

Dell today said that the Chinese operator China Mobile began selling its smartphone Dell Mini 3i in late November. Recall, this model belongs to a series OPhone and is based on the platform of Open Mobile System (OMS), the Chinese modification of Android. Producer also published a list of characteristics of the Dell Mini 3i, which until then had only unofficial information. In addition, the company reported that the device will support the e-shop Mobile Market with a catalog of games, applications, wallpapers and ringtones. Cost Dell Mini 3i in China will be 4800 yuan (about $ 704) without a contract. The smartphone works only in the second-generation cellular networks, but its updated version with support for TD-SCDMA will be released in the Chinese market in February next year.

Dell Mini 3i Features:
  • Cellular: GSM / EDGE (4 band)
  • Display: 3-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 640x360 pixels
  • Wireless communication: Bluetooth
  • GPS-receiver
  • MicroSD-slot
  • Mini USB-port
  • Dimensions: 122x58, 35h11, 7 mm
  • Weight: 105 grams
  • Color: red, bronze

Camangi WebStation - Android tablet for $ 400

Taiwanese company Camangi ready for next month to switch your WebStation MID of concepts in the current sample. Tablet WebStation runs on Android 1.5. The device has a processor 624 MHz Marvell PXA303, 7-inch WVGA (800x480) touch screen, 802.11 b / g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS, microSD-slot, two cameras (2 megapixel camera and webcam for video on the 0.3 MP), USB - port (the connection of external mouse or keyboard). Colors - black or white.

Pre-installed software: web browser, email-client, VoIP-client, etc. Also WebStation MID perfect for reading books, as photo frames or audio / video player. Particularly convenient to use the above functions with built-in stand at the back of the device. The price for MID will be about $ 400.