Motherboard Intel D510MO under the platform Pine Trail appear in mid-February

Sunday, January 24, 2010

It is known that the curtain of the past year, Intel has officially announced the second generation of its "nuclear" platform called Pine Trail, which includes a 45-nm Atom Pineview processors with integrated GPU and memory controller. This design has significantly reduced the total TDP of the new platform and increase its energy efficiency compared to its predecessor.

In addition to chips Atom Pineview, in the platform Pine Trail and entered a new motherboard chipset Intel D510MO with NM10. Furthermore, this motherboard has already appeared some time ago in the price lists of various shops, but on the approximate date of its receipt of the sale became known only now. It is reported that the supply of Intel D510MO should start around February 11-17, and the cost of this motherboard will be $ 70.

Motherboard Intel D510MO made in the form-factor mini-ITX and is designed for compact desktops. It comprises an integrated dual-core processor Atom D510 with a frequency of 1.66 GHz and a low TDP, which allows to do without active cooling. In addition, the board Intel D510MO equipped with two slots for DDR2 memory modules supporting up to 4 GB of memory, digital audio output, multiple USB 2.0 ports and a VGA interface, connected to the integrated graphics subsystem.

DiskStation DS1010 + from Synology - networked storage with a capacity of up to 20 terabytes

Taiwanese company introduced its new Synology NAS device DiskStation DS1010 +, designed for small and medium businesses. Novelty has five built-in compartments for storage with hot-swap function, offering up to 10 terabytes of total disk space. In addition, optionally available special extension block DX510, allowing to add five additional drive bays. Thus, the total capacity of the new network-attached storage can reach 20 TB.

This extension block DX510, which is due on sale in March, is connected to the NAS device DiskStation DS1010 + via eSATA cable with special connectors. At the same time, the speed of reading and writing data at the very networked storage reaches 115 and 109 Mb / s, respectively. Features include DiskStation DS1010 + processor with a frequency of 1.67 GHz and 1 GB memory DDR2. Moreover, the amount of RAM can be increased up to 2 or 3 GB.

In addition, NAS device DiskStation DS1010 + supports multiple simultaneous requests from different clients. According to the manufacturer, the device takes about 30 seconds to process 1,000 simultaneous requests. The system interfaces DiskStation DS1010 + includes two slots for Gigabit Ethernet and four USB ports, and the device is equipped with proprietary software DiskStation Manager 2.2 supports the integration of Windows ADS, FTP server with the function of encryption functions e-mail and web servers, as well as the means of data backup. Supply Network Storage DiskStation DS1010 + already begun, but the cost of the solution are not reported.

SilverRiver II - a new series of external HDD / SSD blocks from Thermaltake

Company Thermaltake, known for its high quality computer components, today announced preparations for the release of a new family of external enclosures for HDD / SSD drives. The new line is called SilverRiver II and includes a stylish case made from aluminum and made in the form factors of 3,5 and 2,5 inch.

It is reported that 3.5-inch model called the ST0016 and the ST0017 have dimensions of 195 x 125 x 70 mm, whereas the 2.5-inch body ST0018 has the dimensions 136 x 79 x 17 mm. All the exterior body support drives bus SATA 1.5 Gbps/3.0 Gbps, but the set of interfaces they differ.

If the model ST0016 is equipped with eSATA ports and USB 2.0, a modification ST0017 and ST0018 supports only interface is USB 2.0. In the sale of new external HDD / SSD case SilverRiver II ST0016, ST0017 and ST0018 from Thermaltake should appear in the next few weeks, at 40, 30 and 20 dollars respectively.

9-inch e-reader with a touchscreen ASUS DR-950 in comparison with the iPhone

Thanks to the British branch of the company ASUSteK Computer became known details about the forthcoming soon to release the device for reading electronic books ASUS DR-950. The company placed online some pictures with the image of the device, and, next to compare the size and evidence of reality put iPhone.

DR-950 has a 9-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, made by manufacturing technology of electronic paper SiPix. Based on the images, the device looks quite nice, and managed with the help of touch convenient and simple. And, in case there are still several hard buttons control.

The device supports reading files format PDF, ePub, HTML and others, can articulate the text and supporting reading RSS. He has from 2 to 4 GB of internal memory, memory card slot SD, USB port and 3.5-millimeter headphone jack. According to preliminary information, communication features include Wi-Fi, HSDPA or WiMax. In fact, it seems implausible that ASUS was able to compress WiMAX wireless module in the shell thickness of 9 mm. The exact date of release for sale e-reader ASUS DR-950 and its cost producer is not reported.

Canon LV-7280 and LV-8215 - low-cost environmentally friendly projectors

Anticipating the entry into force in 2010 the European directive for products that use electricity (EuP), Canon has updated line of low-cost projectors based on technology LCD, the addition of two new models. Canon LV-7280 is a low-cost projector with XGA resolution and a brightness of 2,200 lumens, created with the needs of schools and staff offices. As the producer, the appearance of LV-8215, the second low-cost WXGA models from Canon, increases the choices available to consumers who need a projector, a truly cost-effective in all respects: in terms of cost, operating cost and environmental impact.

In full accordance with European legislation range from Canon LV equipped with a lamp with an increased term of life - 4000 hours in normal mode (5000 hours in Quiet mode) without sacrificing brightness, which helps to reduce waste volumes. Models of this line also consume less than 0.7 watts of electricity in standby mode. For those who wish to better control the so-called "carbon footprint" (greenhouse gases) in a line of LV function provides Carbon Meter ( «Uglerodometr"), which calculates the difference in the amount of electricity consumed in silent mode on normal mode, and then displays on how much a result of decreased amount of CO2.

Blu-ray player LG BD390 with advanced Internet capabilities

Company LG Electronics presented a new model of stylish Blu-ray player BD390, equipped with a wide range of functions and advanced capabilities in the use of Internet content. In addition to normal playback, DVD / Blu-ray discs, having established connection to the Internet, multi-player BD390 can download streaming video from YouTube. Also in this model provides the function BD-Live (Profile 2.0), allowing to work with interactive online content and receive various bonuses, games, view movie trailers. With built-in memory capacity of 1 GB BD390 eliminates the need for external drives: already loaded media content can be stored at the player for future viewing.

Connecting via HDMI enhances the quality of the video standards Dolby True HD, DTS-HD and 7.1-channel analog output work together to create high-quality sound. Quick Start Mode - Express Reaction Mode - allows you to enjoy Blu-ray movies already after 18 seconds: The disk is inserted immediately after turning on the device until the player is loaded. In standby mode, BD390 consumes less than one watt of electricity. Compliance standard DLNA allows you to easily share digital content from external electronic devices. Connecting to the Internet simplifies the use of a wireless network. Manage the entire media system, LG, including Blu-ray player BD390, by one remote control (function SIMPLINK).

Universal BD390 player supports most popular formats, including MPEG4, JPEG, MP3 and WMA, which can be stored on optical discs CD, DVD and Blu-ray, as well as USB drives. In addition to support DivX HD and MKV, BD390 also reads files from external hard drives. Blu-ray player BD390 appears on the market with Russia in January 2010 for a suggested retail price of 9990 rubles.

Motorcycle GPS Navigator Garmin zumo 220 in sheltered housing

The company announced Garmin GPS Navigator for motorcycles zumo 220. The device has a 3.5-inch touch screen with a resolution of 320x240 pixels, which responds to touch of hands, even if they are wearing gloves. Navigator is enclosed in a durable and protected from the penetration of gasoline or water body. He has a slot for memory cards microSD. Also, the manufacturer said that the maps recorded speed limit for most major routes. It should be noted that a system pronunciation turns when going to the specified address, as well as loudly give away the names of streets.

Navigator is compatible with Bluetooth headsets and has preloaded maps of U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, which recorded more than 6 million objects POI, including restaurants, motels, gas stations. The set includes a motorcycle, and automobile fasteners. According to Dan Bartel (Dan Bartel), the company vice president of worldwide sales, the device makes navigation safer for motorcycle rider as much as possible. Navigator Dimensions are 107x85x23 mm. Weight - 216 grams. Expected time from one charge of up to 8 hours. Start selling GPS-navigator Garmin zumo 220 is expected in March this year. Its expected value of the order of $ 600.