Drunken Apple employee lose prototypes? Another iPhone 4G HD found in the bar, photos, videos and more

Monday, April 19, 2010

The story of the lost and found in a bar in San Jose next generation communicator iPhone (iPhone 4G or iPhone HD) will be continued. As we have already mentioned, the resource Engadget has posted some pictures of this device, and then in the global network sparked controversy as to whether this device or a forgery. But now, reportedly, was found one more left in the bar model of the new iPhone, but already in Redwood City, too, not too far from Cupertino. She fell into the hands of journalists Gizmodo. We can only assume that Apple employees epidemic struck down a bar forgetfulness, or a carefully a set-up the company. 

Journalists Gizmodo investigated device, and then published some of his photographs of good quality, short video, and its conclusions. According to Gizmodo, the communicator exactly true. It was demolished, it was discovered many components of Apple. When connected to a computer model is recognized as the iPhone and running it under iPhone OS 4. 

As noted by journalists, the new generation iPhone display is slightly smaller than its predecessor, but its resolution seems to higher - 960x460 pixels. In the decision has front camera for video telephony, and the camera on the back cover has a flash, its resolution is 5 or 8 megapixels.

In addition, the housing provided metal power button, volume control and mute. The battery cover is made either of glass or plastic, and ends - of aluminum. And instead of the usual SIM card will be used smaller micro-SIM. 

Sharp NetWalker PC-T1 - 5-inch mini-tablet on Ubuntu

The company Sharp has announced the release of the mini-tablet NetWalker PC-T1. This is, in fact, version 5-inch mini-notebook NetWalker PC-Z1, submitted last year, only without the hardware keyboard. Display new items, too, a 5-inch, touch-screen, its resolution is 1024x600 pixels. The solution is based on the processor, Freescale i.MX515 and running the operating system Ubuntu 9.04. In addition to the resistive touchscreen, control NetWalker PC-T1 can be carried out using an optical joystick.

Memory of this tablet is 512 MB, and file storage provides 8 GB of flash memory, you can also use the card format microSD. From wireless capabilities in NetWalker PC-T1 present Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, and sweats are USB, miniUSB, and two audio jacks, there is also a speaker. Runtime device is about 6 hours on one battery charge, and its size and weight - 150h90h18-21, 3 mm and 280 grams respectively. Sharp NetWalker PC-T1 will go on sale in Japan in May and will cost 47 000 yen (about $ 512), it will be available in white and black colors. On the issue of new items in other markets so far not announced.

New Apple iPad will OLED display?

According to DigiTimes resource with a traditional reference to insider sources, Apple will use its tablet iPad next-generation OLED display. And, reportedly, the development of the second version of the device, sales of which started only recently, has already begun. Another interesting fact - the same design concept and, obviously, OLED display, will be used by the communicator iPhone 4G, which will be released this summer.

However, some experts doubt that this year or even next year iPad could get OLED display. And the main obstacle here would be the high cost of such panels, which continues to date. If the number of mobile devices with relatively small screens can still afford OLED display, then for large plnsheta cost of such a screen can be "nepripodemnoy. For comparison, 9.7-inch LCD screen iPad is worth $ 60-70, and OLED display with a diagonal analysts estimate at as much as $ 500.

Monoblock PC Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 on a platform of Pine Trail

zvoditelnye solutions with support for Full HD resolution, large memory and good graphics, and in some cases - and implemented multi-touch functionality. But HP has developed a monoblock PC Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 entry-level, whose characteristics are likely to face netbook.

PC all-in-one "Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 is built on the platform Pine Trail and is equipped with 18.5-inch display. "The heart of the computer is the processor Intel Atom D410 with a frequency of 1.66 GHz and the integrated graphics GMA 3150. Also there is 1 GB of RAM, hard drive capacity 160 GB, internal speakers and 8x DVD burner drive.

Networking Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 limited connector 10/100 Ethernet module and Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n. The operating system used Windows XP SP3, and there is no multi-touch functionality. In short, almost the only competitive advantage of the computer "all-in-one" Compaq Presario CQ1-1020 from HP is its price of only $ 429.99.

Graphics Card EVGA GeForce GTX 470 Hydro Copper is now available for pre-order

We have already reported on the development of the company's own version of video card EVGA GeForce GTX 480 and GeForce GTX 470 Series Hydro Copper, which is responsible for the cooling of the special water-block. This water-block can not only make the work of powerful adapters, virtually silent, but also effectively cools placed on the motherboard GPU and other components.

The efficiency of this water-block said at least the fact that during the tests recorded a maximum temperature of GPU in the GeForce GTX 470 Hydro Copper was 38 degrees Celsius, while Hooker Python model similar figure was 83 degrees Celsius. And now there is information that this graphics accelerator became available for pre-order.

Other characteristics of the video card EVGA GeForce GTX 470 Hydro Copper FTW includes 448 nuclei CUDA, 1280 MB of GDDR5 memory with 320-bit memory interface, support for DirectX 11 technology and mode 3-way SLI, as well as video output Dual-DVI and mini-HDMI. In addition, this adapter is the solution to the factory overclocking and clock frequencies 650, 1300 and 3402 MHz for the GPU, shader and memory, respectively, and this card is worth $ 500.

Notebook convertible Acer Aspire 1825PTZ on sale

We have already mentioned in the news about the ultra-portable convertible notebook Acer Aspire 1825PTZ, but now the device went on sale in Germany - it is seen in the German online store Amazon. This model is equipped with 11.6-inch swivel touch screen, performed on a capacitive technology. Its resolution is 1366x768 pixels. The device is built on energy efficient processor, Intel Pentium SU4100 with a frequency of 1.3 GHz, equipped with 4 GB of RAM and hard drive capacity of 320 GB. Works Acer Aspire 1825PTZ operating system Windows 7 Home Premium.

Of the other characteristics of new items worth mentioning wireless adapters Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, card reader 5-in-1 HDMI, and 6-cell battery. The laptop is available in black, blue or red colors. Cost Acer Aspire 1825PTZ German Amazon is 599 euros, it is almost 100 euros lower than expected earlier prices at 690 euros.

SAMSUNG Reality - purely real phone

Samsung Electronics Company has announced the availability of 22 April this year for subscribers of the North American mobile operator Verizon Wireless of its new mobile phone model named SAMSUNG Reality, which literally means "reality."

A distinctive feature of the presented innovations is its close integration with social networks, which actually contributes to the presence of horizontally sliding QWERTY-keyboard and touch screen with the logo interface TouchWiz, supports a lot of widgets, which in turn allows the user to fine-tune your phone to fit their needs.

The main features of SAMSUNG Reality are:

    * Large 3-inch LCD touch screen resolution of 240x400 pixels
    * Sliding QWERTY-keyboard
    * 3.2 MP camera with night mode
    * Integrated Bluetooth wireless technology
    * Support for access to corporate e-mail accounts, including Microsoft Office Exchange
    * Available slots for microSD memory card
    * Access to social networks
    * Supports VZ Navigator navigation service
    * Access to multimedia services operator
    * Other applications: Calendar, Calculator, Currency Converter and values, Notes, Alarm Clock, World Clock, Stopwatch

The cost of new items will be $ 79.99 subject to the two-year agreement with the operator.

Inexpensive QWERTY-candybar Pantech Link went on sale

The company Pantech announced the release of U.S. mobile phone under the name Link. The device went on sale at AT & T operator from April 18. Danae model is a candy bar with 2.4-inch QVGA display and an integrated QWERTY-keyboard. The device is useful for exchanging e-mail and instant messaging: it supports multiple email accounts and messenddzherov, and the keyboard will make typing easy. In terms of the characteristics of the model is fairly simple.

Phone Pantech Link works in networks GSM / GPRS / EDGE (4 band) and UMTS / HSDPA (2 ranges), equipped with a 1.3-megapixel camera, slot for memory cards format microSD, and also supports Bluetooth and USB. The solution differs little thick - less than 10 mm. It can work out in the talk mode up to 3 hours in standby mode - up to 10 days. Cost Pantech Link for a mere $ 9.99, but with the contract, discount and for a limited period of time.

Drift Innovation X170: video camera for extreme shooting

Compact cameras offered on the market today, there are different colors, sizes, and most importantly focus. Company Drift Innovation offers his vision of what should be a modern camera for those on the ground not stay quiet. Drift Innovation X170 - Camera is not too high by today's performance that can record video with resolution up to 720 x 480 pixels and receive a 5-megapixel static images. Notably it is shock-, dust-and moisture-resistant housing, the possibility of viewing angles and rotation 170 and 300 degrees.

Also convenient for extreme cyclists should become binding, attached to the camera. It allows you to fix the device on the helmet, handlebars and the bicycle frame. In order to operate the camera, fixed, for example, the helmet does not require compliance with acrobatic scene, the kit includes the remote control. Completed it in a bracelet (like a wristwatch) and operates from built-in power supply. The camera itself has a LCD display with a diagonal screen 1.5-inch, memory card slot for SD-format with up to 16 GB and is powered by two standard AA power supply. To manage the camera can be at a distance of 5 meters. Unit weight (without mount and remote control) is 128 grams.

20-nm memory card from Samsung

Samsung has announced the completion of the development boards MLC NAND flash memory, performed on 20-nm process technology. This development is to be used in memory cards, SD-format and allow the company to expand the range of flash drives Samsung with capacity of up to 32 GB used in smart phones, electronic devices and high-performance memory cards.

Chipsets MLC NAND flash memory, performed on a 20-nm process technology, have a capacity of up to 50% greater than current solutions for 30-nm process technology. Performance recording in 20-nm memory card with 8 GB and high density to 30% faster than the 30-nm card. This will bring up a class in speed until the tenth (the reading speed of 20 MB / s and write speed up to 10 MB / s). Also reported that the new technology has increased, and safety.

Manufacture of products based on the 20-nm MLC NAND flash memory is scheduled to begin this year. Memory will be issued with a capacity of 4 to 64 GB.

Lumix DMC-TZ10: a compact ultrazoom on sale

Panasonic Russia announced that Russia has started official sales of the new digital camera Lumix DMC-TZ10. According to the description of the company, Lumix DMC-TZ10 is the smallest model in the series TZ, compact design, which, instead of a 25-mm wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR 12-fold zoom.

Model TZ10 has a resolution of 12.1 megapixels and has several convenient features, including mining technologies permit and manual exposure settings. The camera has a GPS receiver, which allows not only to record the location, but also displays information about the terrain in real time during recording or playback.

3-inch LCD screen with wide viewing angle and antireflection coating, and automatically adjusts the brightness, which ensures good visibility both in the recording mode and playback. More cameras for both modes - photo and video - are organized in a solid system that ensures the convenience and ease of use, regardless of the mode. Approximate price on Lumix DMC-TZ10 is 16 999 rubles.

Psevdoraskladushka enabled on Motorola Android Bases

In the network have pictures of interesting device, which is preparing the release of Motorola. This so-called psevdoraskladushka with a touchscreen and convertible translucent flip protects the screen. According to the source, the pictures of the prototype system, while it is not known as it is called.

The model works under the operating system Android, augmented interface MOTOBLUR. Among other characteristics mentioned support for third-generation cellular networks and 5-megapixel camera with video recording function Video 720p.

So far no reports about when the new Android-smartphone Motorola's rare enough form factor will go on sale.

It is worth mentioning that Motorola has a series of popular models Ming similar design, and phone Krave ZN4, sold in the U.S. (and in Korea - its analogue MOTOPRIZM). Apparently, the company decided to re-use familiar to her and quite a successful design of mobile devices.

Youth clamshell LG Lollipop 2 for the Chinese market

LG Electronics expands portfolio of youth solutions for CDMA-networks. In the market of China was presented to the apparatus KV700, which is a version of the model presented Lollipop 2 in South Korea in February this year. It will spread operator China Telecom, a major category of potential buyers, according to managers, LG, should be composed of teenagers.

The device supports data transfer standard EvDo, has 3-megapixel. Kmeroy with fixed focus, 2.8-inch internal screen with a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels and an external display, which is the largest LED-matrix with a resolution of 5 x 15 points. Model LG KV700 will be offered in three colors: blue, pale and bright pink. Price not specified, but probably relates to the apparatus of mid-range model.

It is also reported that this model will go on sale in the markets of Southeast Asia. Propagation in other regions so far nothing is known.

Thin Widescreen GPS-navigator GlobusGPS GL-570HD

Company GlobusGPS, Russian producer of navigation equipment, announced the release of large-car navigator GL-570HD. The model works under the operating system Windows CE 6.0 and has a 5-inch touch screen with a resolution 480h800 pixels. Based navigation system the chip SIRF Atlas IV (500 MHz). Navigator has 128 MB of RAM and a slot for SD-format memory capacity of up to 32 GB.

Autonavigators GlobusGPS GL-570HD has an FM-transmitter, video input for rear camera, the battery capacity of 1500 mAh and module Bluetooth. At the same time through a Bluetooth-connection can connect your mobile phone and navigator in this case the device works as a hands-free, and the phone could be used for access to online services. Large screen navigator can perform the role of the media player - the device supports the major types of multimedia files.

The model goes on sale in May this year, but its value is not reported. But we know that GlobusGPS GL-570HD will be supplied with software from NAVITEL, SitiGid or Avtosputnik.