LG introduced at CES 2010, ultra-laptop Х300

Thursday, January 7, 2010

At CES 2010, LG Electronics introduced a new ultra-thin notebook ?300. Laptop built on Intel Atom platform of the first generation. A portable computer, the thickness of 17,6 mm and weighing just 970 grams enclosed in sleek design, and is quite attractive and stylish appearance. Notebook features 11.6-inch LCD-display and touchpad do not have edges. The heart of the notebook is a 2.0 GHz Intel Atom, has 2 GB of RAM and solid-state drive.

It also provides 1.3-megapixel webcam, Bluetooth, wireless module 3G, System Smart On Linux. Claimed battery life of up to 7 hours. In the software comes bundled Smart POP, which automatically synchronizes data computer and a mobile phone, so that the user can read and / or respond to SMS without touching your phone. The appearance notebook LG ?300 in sales expected in the next month. On price information yet.

Sony Vaio W Eco Edition - Eco Update

At CES 2010 Sony has introduced a new version of netbook Sony Vaio W - Eco Edition. Its main difference lies in the fact that about 20% of mothers of the plastic shell made from recycled compact discs. Also netbook laptop bag was made from plastic bottles. For more environmentally friendly, the instruction is stored in digital form, and in the paper - no.

The new model has the same 10.1-inch display with LED backlight and a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. Heart netbook is the new processor Intel Atom N450. He also has 1 GB of RAM and hard disk capacity of 250 GB. Works netbook operating system Windows 7 Starter Edition. Weight Sony Vaio W Eco Edition is 1,2 kg. Time battery life can reach up to 7 hours. With all that money Sony Vaio W decreased from $ 499 (for the basic model) to $ 480 (for Eco Edition).

HP TouchSmart tm2 convertible tablet slims down and spruces up

Company Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced a notebook-transformer HP TouchSmart tm2. It is a model with rotating 12.1-inch touch screen with a resolution of WXGA, which can be deployed and put on the keyboard. Capacitive touch-screen supports both work with the stylus (you can, for example, to write) and management fingers with multi-touch. Notebook built on a new energy efficient Intel Core 2 Duo, as well as cards offered ATI Mobility Radeon (optional). At HP TouchSmart tm2 is also provided special software to more effectively harness the power of touch. This special three-dimensional interface for viewing photos and documents, and an interactive screensaver, and a graphical editor.

Notebook HP TouchSmart tm2 can work from 6-cell battery fully 9 hours without recharging. In addition, it is enclosed in an attractive aluminum housing with an ornament on the lid. Laptop-transformer HP TouchSmart tm2 will go on sale in the U.S. since January 17, it is quite logical, quite expensive and will cost $ 949.

ASUS U33Jt, U83Jc, U53F and U53J Bamboo Collection - Bamboo Notebooks

ASUSTeK Computer Company introduced a series of notebooks in bamboo buildings - U Series Bamboo Collection. It includes models of ASUS U33Jt, U83Jc and U53F/U53Jc with 13.3, 14 and 15.6-inch displays. All laptops are built on the processors Intel Core i7, i5 and i3. According to the manufacturer, covering the enclosure creates a pleasant and warm sensation, in contrast to the "lifeless" metal or plastic conventional notebooks. Bamboo in the finishing of products Bamboo Collection effectively combined with aluminum. The cost of new laptops the company has kept silent.

ASUS U33Jt Features:

* Processor - Intel Core i7-640UM (1,2 GHz) or Intel Core i7-620UM (1,06 GHz)
Chipset - Intel HM55
* Operating System - Windows 7
* Up to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 (1066 MHz)
* 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels
* Graphics - NVIDIA GeForce 310M and Intel GMA HD (switchable)
* Winchester - 250/320/500/640 GB
* 0,3 / 2-megapixel web camera
* 8-cell battery
* Dimension - 328x232x14 ,8-27 mm
* Weight - 1.7 kg

ASUS U83Jc Features:

* Processor - Intel Core i5-540M (2,53 GHz), i5-520M (2,4 GHz), i5-430M (2,26 GHz), i3-350M (2,26 GHz), i3-330M (2 , 13 GHz)
* Operating System - Windows 7
Chipset - Intel HM55
* Up to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 (1066 MHz)
* 14-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels
* Graphics - NVIDIA GeForce 310M and Intel GMA HD (switchable)
* Winchester - 320/500/640 GB
* Optical Drive DVD Super-Multi
* 0,3 / 2-megapixel web camera
* Dimension - 344x241x28-31, 8 mm
* Weight - 2.2 kg

U53F/U53Jc Features:

* Processor - Intel Core i5-540M (2,53 GHz), i5-520M (2,4 GHz), i5-430M (2,26 GHz), i3-350M (2,26 GHz), i3-330M (2 , 13 GHz)
* Operating System - Windows 7
Chipset - Intel HM55
* Up to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 (1066 MHz)
* 15.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels
* Graphics - Intel GMA HD (U53F), switchable NVIDIA GeForce 310M and Intel GMA HD (U53Jc)
* Winchester - 320/500/640 GB
* Optical Drive DVD Super-Multi/Blu-Ray Combo
* 1,3 / 2-megapixel web camera
* Dimensions - 386x259, 4x33 ,91-34, 67 mm
* Weight - 2.6 kg

Graphics Card PowerColor Go! Green HD 5750 will be available in February

Company TUL Corporation, which owns the brand PowerColor, announced that deliveries to market energy efficient video card Go! Green HD 5750, which was announced in early December, will begin next month. Recall, this adapter is on board 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with 128-bit interface and 720 stream processors, but also has the technology to support DirectX 11.

Clock speeds accelerator PowerColor Go! Green HD 5750 are the values of stock and are 700 and 4600 MHz for the GPU and memory respectively, and the system interface includes a port Dual DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort. In addition, the graphics card is equipped with a passive cooling system with four pipes teplootvodnymi, and its power consumption reduced by 21 percent compared with the reference model. This is achieved through the use of digital power management system, whose efficiency reaches 90 percent. Price PowerColor Go! Green HD 5750 has not yet made public, but it can be assumed that the "green card will cost 100-120 euro.

Sony Ericsson Robyn - mini-version of Android smartphone XPERIA X10

Resource GSMArena has posted several "live" pictures smartphone Sony Ericsson Robyn. This, obviously, the internal code name, presumably, at the time of commercial release of the apparatus may be called XPERIA X10 mini. Sony Ericsson Robyn, indeed, is a simplified version of the smartphone XPERIA X10-based Android. It is based on the same operating system and is a cheaper device.

True, the characteristics of Sony Ericsson Robyn information yet. Source only assumes that the camera had a lower resolution, rather than 8 megapixels, like X10, and the touch screen has a resolution of QVGA. At the same time, support for HSPA, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, as well as functions Timescape and Mediascape can be saved. Judging from the photos, Sony Ericsson Robyn will be available in several bright colors. On the timing of this news has not reported.

3M Display M2256PW - 22-inch multi-touch display with support for up to 10 touches

The company 3M has announced a very interesting 22-inch LCD monitor with multi-touch functionality. Novelty was named 3M Display M2256PW and has a sufficiently high resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. But the most interesting is the fact that due to the proprietary technology Projected Capacitive Technology This monitor supports data input while ten fingers, as well as additional gestures.

In other words, the user can use when working with monitor 3M Display M2256PW all ten fingers of both hands. In addition, the monitor have the opportunity to work and a few users. Note that most of today's multi-touch technology can realize the touch and gestures, only two fingers.

Among other things, a new multi-touch monitor 3M Display M2256PW has a very rapid response time and is compatible with operating system Windows 7, which just realized sensory function. The interface system monitor includes a DVI port and D-Sub, audio jack and a few USB ports. In addition to the multitouch display 3M Display M2256PW, the company intends to demonstrate at CES 2010 several conceptual applications under this platform, currently under development.

New line of VIZIO XVT with a diagonal of up to 72 inches and support for 3D, Wi-Fi and WirelessHD

VIZIO Company updated its family of LCD TVs XVT and announced several recent models of 2010. This new flagship has a diagonal of 72 inches and refresh rate of 480 Hz. In addition, this TV is showing 3D images, wireless WirelessHD and Wi-Fi 802.11n, as well as proprietary platform widgets VIZIO Internet Apps. This TV is worth $ 3499.

If you like TV too expensive for your wallet or too big for your apartment, VIZIO offers to draw attention to two models of a new line with diagonals 55 and 47 inches, standing $ 2499 and $ 1999 respectively. Despite its smaller size and cost, both equipped with a TV the same functions as the flagship model, plus have a special anti-reflective panel.

New TVs equipped with the VIZIO XVT SENSIO technology and the special 3D glasses with the active leaf of XpanD, the clock on the Bluetooth-protocol. In addition, the wireless adapter is available separately VIZIO XVT Pro Wireless HDMI Adapter with four HDMI ports, allowing broadcast HD video signal at a frequency of 60 gigahertz. And for these moviegoers VIZIO offers a 58-inch model XVTPRO580CD with ultra-wide screen (aspect ratio 21: 9). All four new models to appear on sale in the current year.

Nettop keyboard ASUS Eee Keyboard will be available in February

Several months ago, the Federal Agency of Communications USA (FCC) has recorded a computer keyboard from the company ASUSteK Computer - ASUS Eee Keyboard, and his first appearance in public took place a year ago. It seems that the ASUS Eee Keyboard now finally nearing an actual release. According to the latest official information, the device should appear on sale in February of this year. Earlier in the news more than once mentioned on this computer and the company for various reasons until now to delay release of the device.

In general, the computer has quite a standard set of specifications, apparently, the company has not become a last minute change characteristics. Computer keyboard is executed on a processor Intel Atom N270. It is equipped with 5-inch touch screen, has 1 GB of RAM, solid state drive capacity of 16 GB (upgrade to 32 GB) and built-in battery, which according to the manufacturer can provide the device for up to four hours of work in standalone mode. It is expected that the cost ASUS Eee Keyboard will be between $ 499 and $ 599. However, mindful of how long the company prepares the device to exit the market, likely, users will believe in its existence, immediately seeing it on store shelves.

Nokia Mystic - mysterious QWERTY smartphone business series

Vietnamese resource posted photos of the mysterious smartphone from Nokia. Do not know what it is called, and until the device has received the name of Nokia Mystic. The device is a monoblock with a horizontal display and an integrated QWERTY keyboard, like the Nokia E72. In all likelihood, Nokia Mystic applies to business E-series and is running Symbian S60 3rd Edition.

Retrieved virtually nothing said about the characteristics of this model. A picture can only conclude that it is equipped with 5 megapixel camera with flash. It is hoped that details will soon penetrate the network, and it becomes clear how new still is, and when it is released.

Playing without gamepads and controllers: Microsoft Project Natal by the end of the year

Steve Ballmer, opening the exhibition CES 2010, which started today in Las Vegas, not only demonstrated planshetnik HP Slate, but said some details about the company's plans. In particular, it became known, when it is implemented Project Natal. Recall, this system was introduced last summer's exhibition game at E3 2009. Project Natal should provide a completely new way to interact with the Xbox 360 game console - without the use of controllers.

System Project Natal includes the camera, depth sensor, a microphone and a special processor. It will manage with the movements and voices, and even be able to recognize user's face. This is indeed an innovative approach to the management of games and a real gift for avid gamers. And get it they will, as planned, Microsoft, just in time for the holiday season of 2010.

EasyShare M580, M575, M550 and M530 - Fab Four Kodak for easy sharing of photos and videos

Company Eastman Kodak Company today announced a new addition to the range of digital cameras family EasyShare. The new cameras are created in order to send their photos on websites such as Facebook, Kodak Gallery, Flickr, YouTube, or e-mail with just one touch of a button. These cameras are equipped with new proprietary facial recognition technology to help users find the photos you want, and function Smart Capture ( «Smart Capture"), allowing to obtain good images in different lighting conditions. Digital cameras Kodak EasyShare M series differ smoother compact design and are available in different colors.

Digital Camera Kodak EasyShare M580 has a resolution of 14 megapixels and is equipped with 8-fold wide-angle zoom lens SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON, LCD screen 3-inch, which uses technology Kodak Color Science, a function of video in HD, built-in jack for cable HDMI. Camera M580 will be released in silver, blue, brown, purple and pink shells and will go on sale in April 2010 on the alleged manufacturer retail price of 199.95 U.S. dollars.

Camera Kodak EasyShare M575 has 14 megapixel resolution, is equipped with a 5-fold zoom lens SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON, LCD screen 3-inch technology Kodak Color Science, a function of video in HD. M575 Camera will be released in red, green, blue, black and brown buildings, and will go on sale in April 2010 on the alleged manufacturer retail price of 179,95 dollars.

Model of Kodak EasyShare M550 has 12 megapixel resolution, is equipped with a 5-fold wide-angle zoom lens, LCD screen diagonal of 2.7 inches with technology Kodak Color Science. It will be produced in dark gray, purple, yellow-brown, blue and green buildings and will be available from March 2010 on the alleged manufacturer retail price of 149.95 U.S. dollars.

The youngest of the new products, Kodak EasyShare M530 has 12 megapixel resolution, is equipped with a 3-fold zoom lens, LCD screen diagonal of 2.7 inches with technology Kodak Color Science. The camera will be produced in red, green, blue, orange and charcoal black finish and will go on sale from February 2010 on the alleged manufacturer retail price of 129.95 U.S. dollars.

New HP notebooks and rulers EliteBook ProBook - Processors Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 and USB 3.0

Company Hewlett-Packard (HP) this year to update his portfolio notebook. In particular, the new models come out EliteBook 8440 p / w and 8540 p / w - mobile workstations. This 14 and 15.6-inch notebooks productive in anodized aluminum frame on the basis of magnesium alloy. Components of devices do not include such harmful substances as a BFR (brominated flame arresters) and PVC (polyvinyl chloride). Also, HP EliteBook 8440 p / w and 8540 p / w will Processors Intel Core i7, i5 and i3, the discrete graphics card Nvidia Quadro, HDDs up to 500 GB and is large enough amount of RAM. In addition, the laptop will display HD or HD + and ports USB 3.0 (EliteBook 8540p and 8540w). New HP EliteBook will appear in the next month, its price will start at $ 1299. Besides, they will be on display at CES 7-10 January.

In addition, there will be new HP ProBook - 6440b and 6540b, 14, and 15.6-inch notebooks, respectively. They are based on the new Intel Core processors and are designed, according to the manufacturer, for business users who are looking for the best available combination of innovation and business opportunities. Notebooks HP ProBook 6440b and 6540b, to the same as new items in a series EliteBook, has a keyboard with protection from spray and are compatible with HP QuickWeb, which provides access to the internet for a few seconds after turning on the device. New HP ProBook go on sale in February and will cost from $ 1099.

LG GW990 - impressive MID phone based on future Intel Moorestown platform

Future Intel Moorestown platform for mobile Internet devices promise a lot of pluses for user MID. Suffice it to note that the company managed to reduce energy consumption by 50 times in idle mode compared to the Intel Atom platform of the first generation - Menlow. It is expected that it will allow manufacturers to create full-fledged computers in fact comparable in size to modern communicators. On the development of this platform, the company reported a long time, but the real samples of devices based on it almost was not running. At CES, the press started this Engadget managed to capture "phone" under the name LG GW990, built just on the basis of Moorestown.

Manufacturer is not yet officially an interesting device, the gadget has demonstrated for the glass, but some details still have to learn. The model is equipped with a widescreen 4.8-inch display, 5 megapixel camera, a digital compass, works in networks supporting HSPA and Wi-Fi. It is possible to process HD video, 3D games, there are features aGPS.

Thus, the device can be used, including as a phone, mainly VoIP. The battery capacity is 1850 mAh. It is also interesting to note three pane interface, which is in horizontal mode to provide independent access to the three segments of the display, such as calendar, media player and GPS maps. Unfortunately, neither the timing of issuance, or an estimated price of the journalists have not been able to learn.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 - mobile graphics with support for DirectX 11

AMD today introduced at CES 2010 a new line of mobile graphics adapter ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000. It includes models of HD 5870, HD 5850, HD 5830, HD 5770, HD 5750, HD 5730, HD 5650 and HD 5470, HD 5450, HD 5450. They all support DirectX 11 technology, OpenCL and ATI Stream and include a Universal Video Decoder Unified Video Decoder 2. Adapters ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800, HD 5700/5600 and HD 5400 can use memory type GDDR3 or GDDR5 and support the technology ATI Eyefinity, which allows you to display an image on 6 monitors simultaneously (up to 4 monitors for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400).

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870, HD 5850 and HD 5830 are equipped with 800 stream processors and support 128-bit memory interface, they can reach a TDP 50 watts. At ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5770, HD 5750, HD 5730 and HD 5650, in turn, only 400 stream processors, the same 128-bit memory interface, and a TDP decreased to 30 Tues Junior model ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470, HD 5450 and HD 5450 have just 80 stream processors, 64-bit memory interface, but the TDP and does not exceed 15 watts. Notebooks with the new graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 should appear on the market later this month.

New Line of Xpower DDR3 memory from Silicon Power - performance plus reliability

Taiwan-based Silicon Power has announced a new line of products based on DDR3 memory called Xpower. These memory modules are said to use a specially designed radiator strips, whose rate teplorasseyaniya twice higher than that of standard solutions.

In addition, new Xpower DDR3 memory modules from Silicon Power built on eight-PCBs, and to improve productivity and reduce levels of unwanted signal reflections in them applied technology On-DIE Termination (ODT), which makes memory chips are less susceptible to interference at high frequencies.

It remains to add that the new modules Xpower DDR3 memory is used FBGA DRAM, operating at frequencies 1600, 1800, 2000 and 2133 MHz with timings of CL8 and CL9. In this figure the operating voltage of 1.65 volts. New Xpower DDR3 memory modules from Silicon Power supplied with a lifetime warranty and will be available in two-and three-channel sets capacity of 4 GB and 6, respectively.

Iomega has announced a ScreenPlay HD media players series

Iomega Corporation introduced multimedia players ScreenPlay Director HD, ScreenPlay Plus HD and ScreenPlay TV Link Director, each of which can transmit video, audio and photo content on HDTVs.

The older model, ScreenPlay Director HD Media Player, a built-in hard drive capacity of 1 TB, Ethernet port with support for streaming to DLNA. It has a 3 port USB 2.0, supports the connection of additional external storage drives, as well as Wi-Fi adapters, cameras and so on. This model supports HD video playback as 1080p at 24 frames per second, encoded with H.264, WMV, MKV (support for other formats), may receive content from YouTube, Internet Radio Shoutcast, RSS tapes.

Iomega ScreenPlay Plus HD supports 720p or 1080i HD, HDMI ports are provided and USB 2.0. Hard disk capacity can be 500 GB or 1 TB. Supports playback of multimedia content in the formats MP3, AC3, WAV, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (AVI-VOB), MPEG-4 (AVI / DivX / XViD) and JPEG. Finally, the Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link Director built-in hard drive is missing, there are only 2 ports USB 2.0, after that connect external drives, and Ethernet with support for DLNA. Other characteristics coincide with the ScreenPlay Director HD.

Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD will be available for purchase in January of this year in the U.S. for $ 249. Iomega ScreenPlay Plus HD with 500 GB is already available in the U.S. for $ 169. Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link will be available later for $ 129.

Compact laptops Toshiba Satellite T115D and T135D

Toshiba has announced two new notebook lineup of Satellite - T115D and T135D. They are ultra-solutions with 11.6 and 13.3-inch screen, respectively. Toshiba Satellite T115D and T135D may be constructed as components of AMD, and Intel, processors using AMD Athlon Neo X2, Athlon Neo MV-40, AMD Turion or Intel Pentium SU4100 and graphics ATI Radeon HD 3200 integrated or Intel. Notebook Toshiba Satellite T115D is equipped with 2 GB of RAM and 250 GB hard drive, and T135D, in turn - 4 GB of RAM and 320 GB hard drive.

Among the common characteristics of these models - a card reader 5-in-1, 10/100 Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, touchpad with multitouch control, web camera and HDMI port. Toshiba Satellite T115D can work in standalone mode from a single battery charge up to 5,5 hours, and T135D - maximum of 6 hours 13 minutes. Both new products will be sold on January 17, the cost of Toshiba Satellite T115D and T135D starts from $ 450 and $ 600 respectively.

HP has demonstrated smartbuk at Qualcomm Snapdragon and Android

At CES 2010, which is taking place now in Las Vegas, was seen smartbook, designed by Hewlett-Packard (HP). This device is based on the chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 with 1 GHz processor. The company has not told the details about its characteristics, mentioned only support 3G networks and Wi-Fi. Smartbook running operating system Android.

While it is not clear when this smartbook be available, if at all planned. It is likely that this device was created to show the Qualcomm Snapdragon platform capabilities in the segment smartbook. As a result, many different companies can begin to use it and will release a lot of similar models. Although it is possible that the commercial version and this smartbook HP still gets to store shelves.

Rugged Kodak Camera PlaySport shoots HD video, even under water

Company Eastman Kodak Company has introduced a new camcorder Kodak PlaySport - a solid pocket camcorder format HD. Camcorder Kodak PlaySport specially designed for consumers with active lifestyles and allows them the touch of a button to shoot videos with full HD-1080p resolution - even under water.

Camcorder Kodak PlaySport waterproof to a depth of 3 meters (10 feet), equipped with a built-in software and USB-port, allowing users to edit captured videos and easily share them with friends and family via YouTube and Facebook. In addition, the camcorder is equipped with a Kodak PlaySport function electronic image stabilization technology and Kodak Image Science, which allow you to shoot videos with high sharpness and bright colors, as well as reduce the risk of image blur.

camcorder Kodak PlaySport Options:
  • Waterproof to a depth of 3 meters (10 feet)
  • Full HD-1080p at 30 frames per second
  • Electronic image stabilization
  • LCD 2.0 inch diagonal
  • Anti-glare surface
  • Take a picture with a resolution of 5 megapixels (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Edit and upload to the Internet with the built-in software and the supplied USB-cable
  • Enhanced surveillance of persons
  • Performance in low light
  • Card slot SD / SDHC up to 32 GB, which fits up to 10 hours of HD video
  • Lithium-ion battery, rechargeable in-camera
  • Jack cable HDMI (HDMI-cable included)
  • Supports remote control (remote control optional)

Camcorder Kodak PlaySport will be available from April 2010 in different colors shell ( "black abyss", "blue surf" and "purple adrenaline) on a proposed manufacturer retail price of 149.95 U.S. dollars.