The stylish slider from LG - GU230

Friday, November 27, 2009

South Korean company LG Electronics has unveiled his latest novelty for the Ukrainian market of mobile devices - telephone "slider" GU230 with three-dimensional animated interface, multimedia functions and finish "under the metal.

This new display has a size of 2.2 inches, the possibility of recording, editing and use as a signal for incoming calls, music or radio programs with built-in FM-tuner. In addition, there is a place with a MP3 player supports playback of MP3, AAC, AAC +, slot for memory cards, wireless technology, Bluetooth 2.1, as well as features Mobile Tracker, is made in case of loss or theft of the phone (when you try to insert a foreign SIM-card the phone) to automatically send SMS messages on two pre-pre, rooms with phone number of the new owner of the phone.

Phone appears on the Ukrainian market in December for a suggested price of 1 099 hryvnia ($ 1 ~ 8 grn).

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is already Unannounced on eBay

Smartphone BlackBerry Pearl 9100, also known under the code name Striker, can already be purchased at the online auction site eBay. This product has not yet been announced by Research In Motion (RIM), but the network already appeared his "live" photos. The new representative of a series of Pearl is made in the traditional for these devices candybar keyboard with SureType (20-Button). Also he has an optical joystick underneath the display. Some characteristics of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 mentioned at eBay: 3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, support for third-generation networks, and even a touch screen. It is difficult to say whether these data are accurate, especially about the touchscreen.

At the moment the cost of BlackBerry Pearl 9100 on internet auction site is $ 1125. Price, for which the device you can buy right now - $ 3000. Of course, it is unlikely the model will be sold for such money, to come out officially, but when it happens, it is not clear.

New Projectors Epson EB-S7, EB-X7, and EB-W7 for business and education

Epson has introduced the update available in the line of projectors for business and educational institutions - a new mobile series that includes models of Epson EB-S7, EB-X7, and EB-W7. The new projectors are distinguished not only an affordable price and economical operation, but also high for its price segment of the functionality and flexibility. In addition, used in all the projectors Epson 3LCD technology ensures quality.

Epson has made new projectors to 30% smaller and 15% lighter in weight than previous models. With features Epson USB Display projectors connected to a laptop USB-cable without additional configuration, and function keystone correction aligns the image. As promised manufacturer, and the inclusion of heating projectors Epson EB-S7, EB-X7, EB-W7 only takes a few seconds, and they are switched off and cool down instantly.

Epson EB S7 has increased the brightness of 2300 ANSI Lumens, model EB X7 and EB W7 - 2200 lm. Through such brightness and Epson 3LCD technology provides new projectors portrayal, including, in lit rooms, and good color and detail. Supports WXGA resolution projector in EB-W7 allows you to extend the area of the screen at 30% and effectively use this model with widescreen laptops and school interactive whiteboards.

Epson EB-S7, EB-X7, and EB-W7 economical to use. Original lamp Epson E-TORL at 175 watts provides one of the biggest resource on the market - up to 5 000 hours of ECO. The new projectors have features to prevent theft and unauthorized viewing, such as blocking the control panel and password protection feature.

Epson EB-S7, EB-X7, and EB-W7 are guaranteed for 2 years, the projector lamp is provided with 6 month warranty. Epson EB-S7, EB-X7, and EB-W7 are available on Russia's market since November.

Monitors LG M62 series with built-in TV tuner

Company LG Electronics announced a series of multi-functional monitors, designed for users who like entertainment. M62 Series is a combination of monitors and televisions with high-quality images to view both digital and analogue broadcasting, DVD and Blu-ray movies as well as computer games and not only. Available with screen sizes from 18.5 to 22 inch M62 Series eliminates the need for a separate computer monitor and a separate TV.

To view the television monitors M62 series have standard digital tuner DVB-T, capable of reproducing broadcast in MPEG4. Images can be viewed in HD or Full HD with a variety of digital devices. At 22 inch model M62 series with support for Full HD resolution can watch movies with Blu-ray players and play the new games consoles. Response time of 5 ms crisp fast-moving objects in the movies, sporting events or video games. Function control ratio of 4:3 in Wide ensures that the standard format (4:3) will look to the widescreen monitor series M62 without distortion and dilation.

M62 Series monitors can play audio files and a wide variety of image formats directly from the peripheral devices connected to the monitor via a USB port. The new «USB Quick View» make it easy to view images and play music without using a PC. Ports HDMI, DVI-D and D-sub expand your connectivity of various devices. The presence of speakers, audio input and surround sound Dolby Surround allows you to use a series of screens as the M62 audio system.

LG designers paid special attention to the touch panel, backlight is activated when the user's hands approximation. If the panel is not used, the backlight turns off, giving the monitor a smoother appearance. With features LG Auto Bright (Auto-Brightness) M62 series provides optimum brightness and image quality under any lighting conditions, the premises. Special sensors monitor analyze the nature of the lighting and reproducible content, adjusting the backlight and adjust the image so as to ensure the best image quality, while reducing power consumption.

M1962D and M2262D Specifications:

* Diagonal-18.5 inches 21.5 inches
* Aspect Ratio - 16:9
* Panel Type - TN
* Interface - DVI-D, D-sub, HDMI, component, composite, SCART, audio in / out, CI card, USB
* Brightness - 250 cd/m2, 300 cd/m2
* Contrast-50 000:1
* Response time - 5 mc
* Display Colors - 16.7 million colors 16.7 million colors
* Resolution - 1366h 768, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
* Speakers - 5 W x 2

Three ASRock motherboards based on chipset H55 for future Intel chips

Intel is preparing to submit its 32 nm processors Clarkdale, having integrated video core, as well as several new chipsets for these CPU. One of these chipsets will be Intel H55, which is likely to become one of the most affordable solutions to support current and future Intel chips in performance LGA 1156.

There is nothing surprising in the fact that the motherboard manufacturers are already preparing their development on the chipset Intel H55. One of them is the company ASRock, prepares, at least three models. They should appear on sale in late December or early January, but their specifications are already known.

For example, the model H55M Pro is made in the form factor Micro-ATX, has a 4 +1 phase power supply system, solid capacitors DuraCap, four slots for DDR3 memory 2600 and two expansion slots PCI-Express x16 with support for the regime CrossFireX. In addition, there is one eSATA port and five ports SATA 3.0 Gbps, Gigabit Ethernet connector and an integrated 7.1-channel audiochip and Interfaces D-Sub, DVI and HDMI 1.3a.

Fee H55M have similar characteristics, but has only two slots for DDR3 memory and four SATA ports, but is equipped with two connectors eSATA. Finally, the motherboard H55DE3 performed in ATX format and includes four slots for DDR3 memory 2600 and two slots PCI-Express x16, two eSATA ports and four SATA and Gigabit Ethernet, integrated 7.1 channel audiochip and video outputs D-Sub, DVI and HDMI.

Sparkle GeForce GTS 250 - low-profile graphics card for HTPC systems

In anticipation of chips Fermi company Sparkle decided to draw attention to their products by developing a low-profile version of the video card GeForce GTS 250. New focus for use in HTPC systems, so there's no support for the regime SLI, is simply unnecessary in the home.

This graphics card Sparkle GeForce GTS 250 is equipped with 128 stream processors, 256-bit memory bus that connects the GPU with 512 MB or 1 GB of memory GDDR3 (in different versions) as well as an active dual-slot cooling system and a video output DVI and HDMI. Addition, there is support for DirectX 10 technology.

Clock speeds Adapter Sparkle GeForce GTS 250 are 600, 1500 and 1600/1800 MHz for the video core, shader, and 512 MB / 1 GB of memory, respectively. Note that the frequency of the accelerator below the reference (738/1836/2200 MHz, respectively), which is probably due to considerations of efficiency and noise reduction. Nevertheless, for power supply card requires an additional 6-pin PCIe connector.

"Two-in-one" A4Tech HSB-100U - headset and 2.1 speaker system

A4Tech presented an interesting product - A4Tech HSB-100U. This is a stereo and computer speakers 2.1 "two-in-one. As promised manufacturer, is a suitable option for communication, computer games and listening to music.

Headphones with microphone on the wire can be used as a standard headset for communication or private listening music. And you can put it on the table surface, a special connector to connect to the subwoofer, to deploy cup headphone speakers to the listener - is ready mini-kit computer acoustic 2.1.

The main control unit goes through the control panel "Multimedia", which are located switch "Headset (Headset) / speaker system (SPK)», on / off button and microphone increase / decrease the volume. In the transition from the headset to the 2.1 speaker system to adjust the angle of installation of the subwoofer by pressing «Push» on the headset. Headset and subwoofer and connected to the control panel "Multimedia" control panel "Multimedia" - to the USB port on your computer.

A4Tech HSB-100U Specifications:

* Speaker diameter - 40 mm headphones
* Frequency Response - Subwoofer 80-300 Hz, satellites 150-20000 Hz, headphones 20-20000 Hz
* Impedance - 32 ohms
* Sensitivity headset - 116 ± 3 dB
* Signal to Noise Ratio - 85 dB
* Connector - USB 2.0
* Microphone Sensitivity -58 ± 2 dB

Xbox 360 gets its own interactive system prompts in video games

Xbox 360 game console may soon have their own tips in video game system similar to that already provided by Nintendo Super Guide. It can be concluded after studying the patent, the author of which appears Vrigno Andre (Andre Vrignaud), director of strategic development of the gaming platforms Microsoft.

This patent describes a system of assistance to gamers who are not able to independently overcome this or that level of play or an episode. Moreover, unlike the above-mentioned system, Nintendo Super Guide, which itself takes control in the event of multiple failed attempts to develop Microsoft prompter function perform more skilled and luckiest players.

The system prompts, developed by Microsoft for Xbox 360, expected to be implemented as part of a network service Xbox Live. That is, if you encounter difficulties during the passage of any video game, you can always seek the assistance of "collective intelligence". From fellow gaming workshop will be available in advance to make a screenshot or video with annotations and audio commentaries, which illustrated how to get out of difficult situations.

It is unclear whether such a service free to all users of the Xbox 360 console or will be available only to owners of accounts Live Gold. In addition, the question remains how popular such a system of mutual aid will have themselves gamers. If in such popular video games like Halo 3: ODST or Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to get a piece of advice might not be much difficulty, the less well-known Titlo where fewer participants, and decrease the chances of a hint.

Netbook-transformer ASUS Eee PC T91MT to support multi-touch

Company ASUSTeK Computer announced the launch of Eee PC T91MT - Netbook-transformer with a rotating touch screen. According to her, this is the first convertible netbook features with support for multi-touch operating system, Windows 7. Slim and lightweight 8.9-inch netbook ASUS Eee PC T91MT weighs less than a kilogram. According to ASUS, a portable computer may well come to students and business users. A convenient multisensory control will scale, rotate and move images, manage games and viewing of documents and so on. Have even more multi-touch special package TouchSuite. Use it to edit photos, make handwritten notes and more. On the cost netbook ASUS Eee PC T91MT company has not said anything.

ASUS Eee PC T91MT Features:

* 8.9-inch display with a resolution 1024h600 pixels
* Operating system Windows 7
* Processor Intel Atom Z520
* 1 / 2 GB DDR2 memory
* 32 GB solid state drive
* Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g / n), Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
* 0.3 megapixel web camera
* Time of battery life - up to 5 hours
* Port - D-sub, 2xUSB 2.0, RJ-45, microphone, headphones
* Card Reader MMC / SD (SDHC)
* Digital TV tuner (optional)
* Dimension - 225x164x25 ,2-28, 4 mm
* Weight - 0.96 kg
* Color - white, black

Windows Mobile 6.5 "Second Edition" - is more suited to capacitive displays

Resource mopocket published a number of interesting details about the updated version of the operating system Windows Mobile 6.5 with reference to a representative at Microsoft. The new version is referred to as Windows Mobile 6.5 Second Edition or Windows Mobile 6.5.1, although it is rather an informal name. Update, according to a company representative, has received several revised interface, which enables better use of the capacitive touch screens. This is true today, especially as the Windows Mobile interface was never designed for capacitive screens, but only on the resistive. It should be noted that the basis of Windows Mobile interface goes back to the version of Pocket PC 2000.

A company representative, Microsoft also announced that a new variant of Windows Mobile 6.5 will be available, quite possibly, not as a firmware update, but as an alternative version for ODM manufacturers who can use it for their products with capacitive touch screens. Thus, it is worth remembering that the official statements regarding the company Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Second Edition and 6.5.1 did not. And despite the fact that this information came from its representative at an event, it is not clear whether it is accurate.

Iiyama ProLite B2712HDS/-B and E2710HDS/-B - cost 27-inch Full HD monitor

The Japanese company Iiyama, known as a manufacturer of quality computer monitors, has decided to renew its series ProLite two 27-inch models. New items are named "ProLite B2712HDS/-B and E2710HDS/-B and their sizes are sufficiently low power consumption - 45 watts in operation mode and 1 watt in idle mode.

Both new monitors demonstrate the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a maximum brightness of 400 cd/m2, Contrast ratio static 1000: 1 and a response time of 5 ms (2 ms during the transition from gray to gray). Both models are available in black and white colors of the shell, and their system interfaces includes the ports DVI, D-Sub and HDMI.

However, despite the similarity of these two models, among them there are some differences. If the monitor B2712HDS/-B has a dynamic contrast ratio 50 000: 1 and the stereo output of 1.5 watts, then the model E2710HDS/-B corresponding figures are 20 000: 1 and 2 watts. In addition, both devices are equipped with a set of USB ports. Monitors Iiyama ProLite B2712HDS/-B and E2710HDS/-B cost $ 458 and $ 435 respectively.

Netbook Kohjinsha DZ with two displays will be available in December

It is known that the unusual netbook, with two displays on the Kohjinsha, which was demonstrated at the exhibition CEATEC 2009, will go on sale next month. In Japan, he will be sold as Kohjinsha DZ since 11 December, but now available to order. There is no information on sales in other markets. Cost netbook is 79 800 yen, it is around $ 921. The main feature of this device is a two displays with a diagonal of 10.1 inches and a resolution of 1024x600 pixels. In the folded position they are placed next to each other.

Netbook Kohjinsha DZ running Windows 7 Home Premium, based on the processor AMD Athlon Neo MV-40 with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and uses an integrated graphics ATI Radeon HD 3200. Also it is equipped with 1 GB of RAM (supports maximum 4 GB) Hard Disk Drive 160 GB, 1.3 megapixel web camera and wireless adapter Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and Wi-Fi 802.11 n. There is also a fingerprint sensor, and a TV tuner 1-Seg, and card reader. Netbook battery life is enough for 4.5 hours of battery life. Model weighs quite a lot for netbook - 1,84 kg, but this is understandable, given the fact that it has two displays at once.

MSI is preparing a new version of the Radeon HD 5770 with nerefernsnym cooler

Taiwanese company MSI is already preparing to submit its second graphics card based on Radeon HD 5770. Novelty called R5770-PM2D1G "Channel" and is equipped with non-reference cooling system, similar to the one used in the model MSI Radeon HD 5750. As seen in the picture, this cooler has an elongated oval-shaped body and the only big fan of bright red color, the color repeats proprietary ATI.

Other characteristics of the same graphics card MSI R5770-PM2D1G "Channel" include Juniper 40 nm chip with 800 stream processors, 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with 128-bit memory interface, support for DirectX 11 technology and mode of CrossFireX, as well as video output Dual DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort. Clock speeds are on the video card and drainage values are 850 and 4800 MHz for the GPU and memory respectively, and the price of a new accelerator, the MSI should be around 130 euros.

USB-storage in the form of Santa Claus from A-DATA

Taiwanese company A-DATA Technology introduced the USB-storage (T809) in the form of Santa Claus and released a limited series. This stylish, decorative storage device, according to the manufacturer, will bring joy to their owners during the New Year holiday and will be an excellent gift for both children and adults.

Drive A-DATA T809 in the form of Santa Claus, available with 4 GB will be sold with preinstalled applications, ka UFDtoGO and Norton Internet Security 2009 (60-day trial version).

teXet TF-138: photo frame with built-in weather station and radio

New teXet TF-138 - an unusual photo frame with 8-inch display (resolution 800x600 pixels) and built-in memory of 2 GB. In addition to the classic design and familiar functionality, playback photos (JPG), Video AVI (M-JPEG), audio (MP3) files, photo frame TF-138 is equipped with a built-in weather station and a radio.

Work station based on the reception of signals from two meteosensors: Internal - connects to the body of photo frames, and external - is located outside the premises. All information on temperature, atmospheric pressure and humidity indoors and outdoors is shown in the photo frame section WEATHER. Also, information on the status of room temperature and humidity can be tracked online calendar.

Function FM-radio (87,5-108,0 MHz), as in the previous model TF-128, has a number of standard settings: automatic search for stations, maintenance and removal of stations from the memory photo frame. The lower part of the body remote antenna is equipped with a magnetic mount that allows you to fix it on any metal surface.

In the TF-138 implements a choice of musical accompaniment for the slide show, and several variants of the screen will vary to view images. By the above-mentioned features of the new devices also need to add the choice of a random playback order of images during a slide show, copy / delete files from a memory photo frames and connected flash drives without using a PC, automatic power on / off function and a constant display of time on the display of Frames .

In addition, TF-138 has a jack for headphones (3.5 mm), a slot for SD / MMC / MS / XD / CF cards, USB-HOST connectors and mini-USB (PC connection), a remote control. PhotoFrame teXet TF-138 has already entered the market at a suggested retail price is 4490 rubles.