SanDisk Fuze + - compact and bright Alternative media players

Friday, September 3, 2010

The company introduced the compact SanDisks player Sansa Fuze. More precisely, it is a few models with different internal memory capacity: 4, 8 or 16 GB. Also, they come in different colors: if 16 GB device is available only in black, then 4 GB - in black, blue and red, and 8 GB - black, blue, violet and white.

Media players Sansa Fuze supports audio MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC/M4A (from iTunes without DRM), FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Audible, Secure WMA, and podcasts. Among the supported video formats - H.264, MPEG-4, WMV, Flip Video (after treatment with media converters), plus to this, the player can display pictures of JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, PNG (the last three - the same after the conversion).

Sansa Fuze is equipped with 2.4-inch display, FM radio with recording capability and a microphone. Also new players have a slot for memory card microSDHC (including slotRadio with music). In addition, the devices can operate up to 24 hours of audio playback and 5 hours - video from one battery charging. Cost models Sansa Fuze with 4, 8 and 16 GB of internal memory is $ 80, $ 90 and $ 120 respectively.

Motherboard MSI 870A Fuzion Power Edition c Lucidlogix Hydra 200 - NVIDIA and AMD are back together

Company Micro-Star International (MSI) introduced the motherboard 870A Fuzion Power Edition. It supports the performance of AMD AM3 (Phenom II, Athlon II, Sempron), equipped with the AMD 870 chipset and SB850, as well as SoC Lucidlogix Hydra 200 - solution that allows you to combine on a single motherboard competing adapters NVIDIA and AMD. According to the manufacturer, the board uses military grade components, including inductors Icy Choke, solid capacitors and so on.

At MSI 870A Fuzion Power Edition comes with four slots for RAM DDR3-1600, two slots PCI-Express x16, six SATA 6.0 Gbps, and USB 2.0, one Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire and USB 3.0. The board also supports audio 7.1, overclocking OC Genie and is equipped with buttons, Power, Reset and Clear CMOS. The scheme of power in her 12-phase power. The new motherboard MSI 870A Fuzion Power Edition is now available for pre-order in Europe and is worth 137 euros.

Lenovo IdeaCentre B300 and B305 - monoblocks for games and entertainment

Lenovo is presented on the Russian market, new multimedia desktop computers, monoblocks IdeaCentre B300 and B305. As the producer, the new desktop PC IdeaCentre B300 and B305 are equipped with graphics cards supporting DirectX 11 and suitable for modern computer games. Occupies minimal space on the table, they provide the performance by the Intel model IdeaCentre B300 and AMD - model B305. New PCs available with a display diagonal of 20 or 21.5 inches, with modifications to the screen larger areas use the technology edge LED backlight for improved contrast and more saturated colors.

Some modifications IdeaCentre B300 and B305 are equipped with touchscreen technology to support MultiTouch. In such a model is established a set of proprietary software Lenovo NaturalTouch, which guarantees a comfortable control multimedia functions without touching the keyboard and mouse.

Monoblocks IdeaCentre B300 and B305, as announced earlier IdeaCentre A700, certified under the program Lenovo Enhanced Experience, which allows you to save you time the startup and shutdown of the operating system Windows 7, and also provides extensive support for multi-media features. Monoblocks are equipped with USB connectors on the rear and side surfaces, HDMI interface for connecting external devices such as home TV, camcorder or game console, and the card reader 5-in-1. In addition, IdeaCentre B300 and B305 are equipped with a module WiFi, as well as the original system of data protection Lenovo Rescue System.

The 10-inch tablet Android Toshiba Folio 100 before officially

Toshiba has demonstrated a tablet Toshiba Folio 100 to set up in Berlin, the IFA 2010. This device is a 10.1-inch capacitive touch display with support for multi-touch, resolution of which is 1024 x 600 pixels. The model works under the operating system Android 2.2 and is built on the chipset NVIDIA Tegra 2. For file storage provides 16 GB of internal memory, you can also use the card format SD.

In addition, the tablet has a 1.3 megapixel web camera, built-in speakers and microphone, USB ports and HDMI. Its wireless capabilities are Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth and 3G, and the maximum battery life on one battery charge is 7 hours.

In the tablet has a web browser Opera Mobile with support for Adobe Flash, as well as pre-installed viewer PDF, software to read the eBook and RSS. Weight Toshiba Folio 100 is 760 grams, and dimensions - 281x181x14 mm. Tablet will be released in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the fourth quarter and will cost about 399 euros.

Toshiba Camileo S30 and P20 - thin camcorders to record 1080p video

Toshiba has introduced two new handheld camcorder - Camileo S30 and P20. Both models feature Full HD 1080p video at 30 frames per second, are equipped with 3-inch touch-sensitive rotary screens and differ little in thickness. In addition, the camcorder has a 10-inch digital zoom, video stabilization technology, ports HDMI, USB 2.0 and composite video output. Recording invited to a memory card SD / SDHC / SCXC, built-in memory devices have not. Included are requested for quick downloading video and photos to YouTube and Picasa with one click.

In this case, the model Toshiba Camileo S30 allows you to 8 MP photos, its dimensions are 106h59h19 mm, and weight - 141 grams. Toshiba Camileo P20, in turn, is slightly larger and heavier - 111h74h22 mm and 151 grams, and photographs can capture only 5 megapixel. Toshiba Camileo S30 will be released only in January next year (at least in the UK) and will cost 139.99 pounds (about $ 215.5). A Toshiba Camileo P20 will go on sale in October for 119.99 pounds ($ 185).

Toshiba announces world's fastest SDHC cards

Toshiba has introduced its new SDHC memory card format with marking Ultra High Speed I (UHS-I), which supports high speed read and write - 95 Mbps and 80 Mbps (although they may vary). Thus, it is the fastest in the world at the moment map SDHC. They are presented in three variants of: 8 (THNSU008GAA21J), 1916 (THNSU016GAA21K) and 32 GB (THNSU032GAA21L) and compliant with SD 3.0 USH104. Toshiba plans to begin mass production of such memory cards in November.

But besides cards SDHC, Toshiba is preparing another format and solutions microSDHC, relevant specifications SD 3.0 UHS 50. This means that they can read data at speeds of 40 Mb / s and write speeds of 20 MB / sec. Thus, the data microSDHC card from Toshiba will be the most productive in the world of this standard. But they come on sale later - in December - and will be presented in volume 4, 8 and 16 GB. In this case, the supply of samples will start in a month earlier - in November, the price has not yet announced.

Photo: Manli preparing graphics card GeForce GTS 450 NVIDIA reference design

A couple of weeks, NVIDIA will present his video card GeForce GTS 450 average, it is expected that this poizoydet September 13. Rumors about her increasingly appear in the network, such as recently in the network adapter is lit ASUS GTS 450 DirectCu based on this anticipated development. And we now know that their version of the Chinese company prepares Manli: the network appeared the image of the graphic solution. Interestingly, it design resembles the reference model NVIDIA GeForce GTS 460, only done on the PCB green. The accelerator is equipped with 1 GB of GDDR5 memory with 128-bit interface.

Clock speeds of the video card Manli GeForce GTS 450 reference design - 789/1566/3600 MHz (core / core CUDA / memory). Among the new port adapter - dual DVI and Mini HDMI. It is not clear what, and whether general, any principal features Manli GeForce GTS 450, most likely it is entirely the reference model. It is assumed that the cost of a graphics adapter Manli GeForce GTS 450 is $ 130, while nothing is known about when he will go on sale.

Portrait of a crystal 8-core chip and AMD Orochi plate Llano

At the conference, Global Technology Conference, which held the company GlobalFoundries, vice president of AMD Technology Group, presented an image of a crystal of the future 8-core processor Orochi. The second solution AMD, based on 32 nm process technology, Orochi is based on the architecture Bulldozer (the first model of the family). This powerful chip is made in the case AM3 and features an integrated memory controller, DDR3.

Processor AMD Orochi market-oriented desktops and servers, it is expected to release for sale next year. In addition to the image of a crystal 32 nm processors AMD Orochi on one of the slide presentation, the conference was the photograph of the plate crystals Llano in the hands of the leaders of AMD and GlobalFoundries (snapshot rather vague). Processors Llano for desktop computers will come next year. This line of representatives of Fusion - APU, they have architecture that is different from the existing, where the processor cores and an integrated GPU are located on a single chip.

MSI GeForce GTX 460 Hawk - video card with a brand-cooled Twin Frozr II

MSI has formally introduced a new video card MSI N460GTX Hawk, which is a modified adapter NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 based on a 40 nm GPU GF104. Graphics Card MSI N460GTX Hawk is equipped with a cooling system that lowers the temperature another 18 degrees Celsius compared to the reference, moreover, it works on 8.1 dB quieter. Dvuhslotovaya Cooling Twin Frozr II includes two fans and four teplootvodnyh tube. And for the GPU provides a copper base with nickel-plated, also promotes dissipation of heat.

MSI N460GTX Hawk uses components of the military class, a 7 1-phase power circuit with APS (Active Phase Switching) - active switching phases. A clock frequency of its core, shader and memory are 780, 1560 and 3600 MHz respectively. The accelerator is equipped with 1 GB of memory GDDR5, port Dual-link DVIx2, Mini HDMI, supports VGA (optional via DVI with adapter) and HDMI (optional adapter to Mini HDMI). Graphics Card MSI N460GTX Hawk is now available for pre-order for 228.3 euros.