Samsung I8910 HD Gold Edition - updated smartphone with gold trim

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Samsung Electronics Company presented a smartphone GT-I8910 (Omnia HD) Gold Edition. This premium version of an existing model in new colors - golden (Champagne Gold) and brown (Luxury Brown). Smartphone is decorated with 24-carat gold and comes with a set of accessories - leather case, cradle and cable TV.

A device, obviously, have remained the same: its main feature is the 8-megapixel camera with a function of shooting HD video (720p). Also, a smartphone equipped with 16 GB of internal memory, which can add up to 32 GB on the map microSD, 3,7-inch touch screen AMOLED-display, GPS receiver, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and supports high-speed standard HSUPA (5,76 Mbps c) and HSDPA (7,2 Mbit / s). It runs Symbian S60 5th Edition.

While not reported on the cost of Samsung I8910 HD Gold Edition. Most likely, given a gold finish case, it will be quite high. The smartphone will be sold in some markets, including Singapore, Germany and the Middle East.


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Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 - 5,6-inch netbook in the style of Sony VAIO P

The company introduced the Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 - laptop computer, similar to Sony VAIO P, only more compact. Dimensions are 204x106, 5h23, 8 mm, and weight - only 500 grams. Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 is equipped with a 5.6-inch touch screen with WXGA resolution and support for multi-touch. Netbook is based on Intel Atom Z530 processor with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz and equipped with solid state drive capacity of 62 GB. Moreover, the Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 - fairly wide wireless capabilities, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3,5 G. A built-in web camera and microphone allow you to use the device for video calls. Autonomy time this netbook is 3 hours.

Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 enclosed in sleek design, and will be available in three colors: black. red and gold. He is positioned as a constant companion of those who have a lot of time on the road. It is a compact device you can always take with you. And to work with office documents while on the go useful package ThinkFree Mobile. It is not clear when the novelty will go on sale and how much it will cost.


Fujitsu LifeBook U810 Mini-Notebook - A110 / 800 MHz - Ultra Mob

Budget RoverPC S8 and powerful RoverPC Pro G8 - communicators based on WM 6.5

Company RoverComputers introduced two new models of communicators on the latest versions of Microsoft Windows Mobile - 6.5. RoverPC S8 - this is the first communicator for WM 6.5 class "all-in-one" and the price to 10 000 rubles. Functional RoverPC Pro G8 is equipped with a processor with a clock frequency of 800 MHz and capable of working in networks of 3G, its price is 14 990 rubles. RoverPC S8 will go on sale in the second half of December 2009, RoverPC Pro G8 - in early January 2010.

Underlying platform RoverPC S8 - Marvell processor with 624 MHz clock frequently. The device supports advanced wireless communication protocols like GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, equipped with GPS satellite navigation receiver and comes with a navigation system AVTOSPUTNIK with detailed maps of cities in Russia and support services Yandeks.Probki. Of the more interesting features worth noting the presence in RoverPC S8 orientation sensor (G-sensor). G-sensor allows you to control communicator, changing its position in space. For example, take an incoming call or turn off the alarm simply shaking the device. Novelty is relatively compact size (102 x 54 x 15 mm) and lightweight (105 grams). RoverPC S8 - one of the most budget decisions in the segment of Windows Mobile communicators offer all-in-one ": the recommended retail price - 9 990 rub.

RoverPC Pro G8 also belongs to the class of "all-in-one", that is, is "on board" a full set of wireless interfaces, including GPS satellite navigation unit. In addition, RoverPC Pro G8 module installed networking 3G. The device is based on a new generation of processors with Marvell 800 MHz. Enough computing power to run heavy applications (work with the navigation or view unconverted video). A display with a diagonal of 3.2 inches (resolution - WQVGA) allows you to comfortably surf the web, read e-books, and, along with a GPS receiver and navigation package included in the package "Navitel Navigator" - to use the communicator as a complete car navigator. Particularly worth noting the presence of the module UMTS / HSDPA (2100 MHz) and quad GSM / GPRS / EDGE module (850/900/1800/1900 MHz). RoverPC Pro G8 compact and lightweight - the thickness of the device of 13 mm, weight - 114 grams. Like the "little brother», RoverPC Pro G8 is equipped with a sensor orientation (G-sensor, position sensor).

Today RoverPC Pro G8 - the most affordable of the Windows Phone to powerful modern hardware platforms with CPU frequency more than 800 MHz. Recommended retail price - 14 990 rubles.

Budget housing Norma-TS NTS E-502 Mini-ITX format

Company Norma-TS ( «Norma-terminal solutions") introduced a new Mini-ITX case NTS E-502. It complements a line of budget-making, focused on the use in offices and public institutions. Implemented, the now classic format for this scheme, it is the best solution for creating thin clients and affordable compact PC.

Sufficiently spacious and equipped with elaborate ventilation system, this case allows you to set it to almost any card format Mini-ITX. Internal power supply 200 watts is able to provide the most powerful job in the compact set of solutions of processors.

Dimensions steel hull - 65h310h240 mm, maximum size of the installed boards 170h190 mm, it is possible to install 3.5-inch HDDs (x 1) and thin optical drives (Slim ODD), the fan has a size of 40 mm.

Acer Will launch netbook based on the Chrome OS next year

According to the resource DigiTimes, Acer has plans to release a netbook based on the operating system, Google Chrome. This device is developed from the middle of this year, informed sources told DigiTimes the company. And Acer is going to release it in the second half of 2010. Recall, Chrome OS - a web-based operating system with open source, it is intended, including, for netbooks. Not so long ago, Google held a demonstration of this platform, but has not established even its beta version.

Returning to the Acer netbook based on the Chrome OS, it should be noted that the head of the company, JT Wong (JT Wang) sure: Acer first to market a netbook running this operating system. He said this in his recent interview with DigiTimes. It is possible that this is true and will happen, because Acer has become the first provider of "first tier", released Android netbook market.


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Inventec N18 - MID-extendible based on Android

Company Inventec has demonstrated a mobile internet device N18. It is made in the clamshell form factor and running the operating system Android. The device is equipped with 4.8-inch touch screen with WVGA resolution and a QWERTY keyboard. Inventec N18 is based on the processor with a clock frequency of 528 MHz, the processor uses just such a smart phone HTC Hero. In addition, the device has a wireless Wi-Fi adapter and built-in Chinese-English dictionary, the weight of the model does not exceed 250 grams. In the network already, a small video with a demonstration Inventec N18.

Company Inventec states that to make reservations on the model of N18 can now. And its cost is $ 350. Home deliveries are expected in January 2010. Not known only for some markets, this novelty will be available.

Samsung expands the series of monitors Topaz - with a TV tuner and without

Samsung Electronics, has expanded a series of monitors Topaz, adding a model with large diagonals from 22 to 27 inches - P2470H, R2770H, P2470HD and P2770HD. Samsung unveiled two lines: with built-in TV tuner and without him. All models are made with the same body design made of the proprietary technology Touch of ?olor. Models with a TV tuner are 5 ms response time, and without it - 2ms. In fact, the monitors with a TV tuner - this is a first-class monitor, and a modern TV with a resolution fullHD.

Technology Touch of ?olor allows you to create beautiful body, the color of which varies depending on the angle of view from black to ruby. Touch keys on the bottom of the frame, come alive with ruby light, is to touch the body of the monitor. The feeling of lightness and airiness is further enhanced by a transparent monitor stand.

Due to the level of 50 000:1 dynamic contrast (in models with TV tuner) and 70 000:1 (in models without a TV tuner) and the high response time, the screen turns bright new monitors and saturated. Extensive connectivity options and the availability of HDMI ports allow to connect to the new monitors home theater, game consoles and many other sources. System Dolby Digital Plus / SRS TruSurround HD and built-in speakers (for models with a tuner), it delivers a realistic surround sound.

In a series of 70 and presented 70MFM monitors with diagonals of 22 to 27 inches. The new models will appear in retail sales in January 2010.

Nokia N87: 12-megapixel phone camera with touchscreen

In the network appeared rumors about the new device, now being developed by Nokia. According to these data, Nokia is preparing to release their first 12-megapixel camera phone. This will be the heir 8-megapixel smartphone Nokia N86 - N87. Resource PhoneArena has published video, where are the slide with a sketch and brief description of the apparatus. Nokia N87 is equipped with 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and soon the two flashes - xenon and dual LED.

Of the other characteristics of the smartphone mentioned 3.2-inch capacitive touch display with a resolution WVGA, 600-MHz processor and 16 GB of internal memory. On top of a Nokia N87 multimedia control keys are nominated. It is not clear whether the vehicle sliding numeric keypad, like the Nokia N86, especially with the availability of relatively large touchscreen display. For information on when the device goes on sale, information yet.

Patriot launches quartet performance and availability of SSD drives PS-100

As expected, the US-based Patriot Memory has announced the release of a new series of SSD drives PS-100. This series includes four solid-state drive in the form factor 2.5-inch, power consumption of only 5.3 and 0.5 watts during operation and in idle mode, respectively.

The new SSD drives PS-100 interface is used to connect SATA 3.0 Gbps and have 64 MB of cache memory increases the reliability of devices and increasing their productivity. It is no accident speed sequential read and write data from these solid-state disk up to 210 and 150 Mb / s, respectively

Drives Patriot PS-100 presented in versions with a capacity of 32, 64, 128 and 256 GB and, according to the manufacturer, is a good solution for those who are seeking a combination of performance and stability with reasonable price. Although prices for the new SSD in a press release is not shown, previously reported, that they may cost 105, 240, 364 and 749 euros respectively, depending on capacity.

NVIDIA Quadro expands its line of three models for Autodesk applications

NVIDIA Corporation has expanded its line of professional graphics card Quadro with three new models. New items are named "Quadro FX 380 LP, FX 3800M and FX 2800M, with the first card is designed for desktop computers, and the remaining two will find their place in the mobile platforms.

It stated that the trio of new cards last but not least is designed for professional 3D design, using the application of Autodesk, for example, AutoCAD and 3ds Max, and will improve productivity and expand the creative possibilities when working with these programs.

Graphics accelerator Quadro FX 380 LP, as already mentioned above, is designed for desktop systems and is a low-profile card with active cooling. It is equipped with 16 stream processors, 512 MB of "onboard" memory with 64-bit interface, as well as DVI and DisplayPort video outputs and support for DirectX 10.1. Power consumption card is only 28 watts, and it costs 169 dollars.

As models Quadro FX 3800M and FX 2800M, they are already used by Dell in a mobile workstation, Precision M6500. These cards are equipped with 128 and 96 stream processors, respectively, and 1 GB of GDDR3 memory with 256-bit memory interface. They allow you to display more than one billion colors with 30-bit color accuracy.


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PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800 - Graphics adapter - Quadro FX 3800 - PCI Express 2.0 x16 - 1 GB GDDR3 - DVI, DisplayPort - HDTV out - retail

PNY NVIDIA Quadro FX 3800 - Graphics adapter - Quadro FX 3800 - PCI Express 2.0 x16 - 1 GB GDDR3 - DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort - HDTV out - with Elemental Accelerator

17-inch Mobile Workstation Dell Precision M6500

Dell has updated its line of portable workstations Precision, adding a new model - M6500. This laptop is equipped with 17-inch display, whose resolution is 1920x1200 pixels. Dell Precision M6500, indeed, very productive model based on quad-core Intel Core i7 and Core i7 Extreme. It is equipped with powerful graphics card with 1 GB of video memory: you can choose ATI FirePro M7740, NVIDIA Quadro FX 2800M or the Quadro FX 3800M. The device is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 5.3, Windows Vista or Windows 7.

RAM and hard drive for Dell Precision M6500, as you may imagine, almost the maximum possible for a laptop. Memory can be up to 16 GB and the hard disk or SSD drives can be up to three pieces, totaling up to 1.5 terabytes. Optionally, you can even make even a GPS receiver, and optical drive can be DVD or Blu-ray.

Moreover, mention should be made wireless modules Wi-Fi 802.11 a / g / n, Bluetooth 2.1, UWB, and HSPA / EVDO Rev. A, card reader 8-in-1 connectors: 4hUSB 2.0, VGA, DisplayPort, RJ45, audio (2 pieces), eSATA, ExpressCard 54, and FireWire. Naturally, such a powerful notebook is far from elegant, and it weighs about 4 lbs with 9-cell battery. Cost of Dell Precision M6500 can vary greatly depending on the characteristics, but it begins from $ 2749.


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HTC Touch.B on the photo - Android version of HTC Touch2

French resource MobiFrance published "live" photos Smartphone HTC Touch.B. This device has been known previously, but under a different name - HTC Rome. We already wrote about it in the news, though no information about this model, but, in fact, the name, was not. It does not appear now, with the exception of what has become known operating system - Android. Well, plus to this, HTC Touch.B can be considered in the pictures.

Presumably, the smartphone will be quite simple in terms of functionality and affordable. It should be noted that it is similar to other already released model HTC Touch2, which runs under the operating system Windows Mobile. She also refers to the budget class. In turn, publish the information about the characteristics of HTC Touch.B resource MobiFrance going in the near future.

Child browser "Gogulya" - in the form of an extension for Mozilla Firefox

Company "New Generation", known as the developer of the first Russian-language web browser for children and adolescents Gogulya, today announced a new version of the program - a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox. To date, an extension for Firefox is available for users of Windows, but before the end of the year the company will release the expansion and for systems with Mas OS X.

The company notes that Gogulya proved popular with users: since its release 3.5 months ago has been made more than 70 000 downloads distribution. As the representative of the company-developer, because of the huge number of positive assessments of the project, as well as constructive criticism, she was able to quickly bring the program "to mind."

The first Russian-language web browser Gogulya created by specialists of "new generation" especially for children from 4 to 11 years, was launched on August 12, 2009. Service is an "abridged version" of the Internet, where children can roam freely, without giving parents cause for concern about the content of visited pages. With Parental Controls, you get detailed reports on visitation sites and set restrictions on access to the network on time and duration of sessions.

Within the browser is available about 7000 Russian-language sites, more than half a million pictures and videos on various topics: from culture and science to comic books and online games. In selection of resources, photos and video, admitted in Gogulya, specially created team of parents, child psychologists and professional educators.

Koolance water block for Radeon HD 5970 - the "live" pictures

Learned that the company is preparing its own Koolance water block for the most powerful consumer-level graphics card - dual-chip Radeon HD 5970 accelerator. This decision has been called VID-AR597 and has sufficient capacity to effectively cool even overclocked.

Water block Koolance VID-AR597 consists of a copper vessel, completely covered with nickel, and a special cover of acrylic fibers. It allows you to control the current of fluid, draining heat from two 40 nm chips Cypress and other components of the video card. Equipped with a water block fittings G 1 / 4 and should appear on sale on Dec. 4 and costs $ 140.

Netbooks ASUS Eee PC 1005P and 1008P on the basis of the new processors Pine Trail

The network penetrated photos 10-inch netbook ASUS Eee PC Seashell 2 1008P, or rather its special edition 1008P-KR, which developed the design Karim Rashid (Karim Rashid). Novelty is based on the new chipset Intel Pine Trail with an Atom N450, its clock frequency is 1.8 GHz. Among other characteristics of the netbook - 1 GB RAM, 160 GB hard drive, wireless adapters are Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g / n) and Bluetooth and 1.3 megapixel web camera ASUS Eee PC 1008P running Windows 7 Starter. He is expected to be released in February 2010 and will be sold in bright pink and golden brown.

In addition, a yet another netbook based on Intel Pine Trail - ASUS Eee PC 1005P. His BIOS file is available on the support site, the company ASUSTeK Computer. This device is practically no information. We only know that the ASUS Eee PC 1005P will be a function of the instantaneous load the OS with additional basic features: browser, instant messaging, Skype and so on. Also assumed that the model Eee PC 1008P and 1005P will be similar to the 1008HA and 1005HA, which has already sold, with the exception of the new processors.

NEC MultiSync EA222WMe - "green" display from the Land of the Rising Sun

Now people and companies around the world more and more imbued with the idea of energy conservation. It allows the use of energy efficient devices, on the one hand, reduce pollution, greenhouse emissions, but on the other - provides a very decent savings on electricity. One of the latest developments in this "green" trend has recently announced a computer monitor NEC MultiSync EA222WMe.

The new monitor has a widescreen display with a diagonal of 22 inches and an aspect ratio of 16: 10 .. His panel is equipped with LED-backlit display, which not only reduces power consumption, but also improves the image quality. As a result, the NEC MultiSync EA222WMe energy consumption by 52 per cent lower than the standard 22-inch monitor. This creates a new quarter less heat radiation, and on its packaging goes to 15 percent less material than in the case of LCD monitors, NEC previous generation.

Monitor NEC MultiSync EA222WMe aimed at business users, and its technical features include 1680 x 1050 pixels, a maximum brightness of 250 cd/m2 and dynamic contrast ratio 30 000: 1. In addition, the rack device allows you to adjust the height of the display to 110 mm, tilt and rotate it. There are also built-in speakers, USB and video outputs D-Sub, DVI and DisplayPort. NEC MultiSync EA222WMe Deliveries will begin in December in black and white colors of the shell, and the cost of the new display will be 339 dollars. Among other things, the device is equipped with a three-year warranty.

Radeon HD 5670 - entry-level graphics card with support for DirectX 11

AMD has already has expanded its new line of the Radeon HD 5000 and the massive high-end models. And we now know that AMD is developing a new graphics card Radeon HD 5670, which would be one of the first entry-level models, equipped with technology to support DirectX 11 and intended for desktop PCs.

The network already appeared "live" photos of a certain video cards based on 40 nm chip Redwood, which allegedly shows exactly Radeon HD 5670. This adapter looks quite compact solution and has 400 stream processors and 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with 128-bit interface, as well as active cooling system with a single fan.

There is support for the regime CrossFireX and video outputs D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. It is assumed that the clock speeds Radeon HD 5670 will amount to 775 and 4000 MHz for the GPU and memory respectively, and for the supply of the video card would be sufficient standard bus PCI-Express. The exact price and date of release of the accelerator is not yet known, but it is expected that it will be announced in the first quarter of 2010 and costs about $ 100.

Android 2.1 New version - December 11

In the network appeared rumors that Google is preparing to update its Android operating system to version 2.1. Quite possibly, it will be released very soon - in about a month after the release of Android 2.0. The first information about the Android 2.1 appeared about a month ago. This is not such a major upgrade, which is the Android 2.0, but it has a number of innovations and improvements. In particular, it will be somewhat revised concept Android Market, and users will receive a bill directly from your carrier, and not only to use for payment system Google Checkout. In addition, you will see desktop client for the Android Market.

Google has already sent software developers to a new agreement concerning the publication of applications in the Android Market. They need to confirm the introduction of new rules within 30 days, otherwise the application will be removed from the directory. These regulations will come into effect on December 11, it is assumed that the same number will be released and a new version of Android 2.1.