Wednesday, October 28, 2009
The T230H is the latest addition to Acer’s LCD monitor range that boasts multi-touch capabilities. This new 23-inch widescreen monitor provides a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 80,000:1 contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 2ms response time and 160/160 degrees viewing angle. It also comes with two 1.5W speakers, D-Sub, DVI and HDMI connectors. The Acer T230H will hit Europe pretty soon for 349 Euro (about $516). [Acer]
Saturday, October 24, 2009
The Falk F12 is a new super slim GPS navigation system that provides maps of Europe. Measuring 115mm x 85mm x 17mm, the gadget features a 4.3-inch tou
The Falk F12 is a new super slim GPS navigation system that provides maps of Europe. Measuring 115mm x 85mm x 17mm, the gadget features a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, a 1.330 mAh Lithium-Ion battery, a 4GB of storage capacity, and a USB 2.0 (Mini USB). The Falk F12 GPS navigation system retails for 370 Euros ($555).
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Apple today announced the new Bluetooth Magic Mouse that allows users to navigate using intuitive finger gestures instead of mechanical buttons, scroll wheels or scroll balls. The entire top surface of the Magic Mouse is a multi-touch surface that can track independent fingers. It is perfect for both left and right handed users. The Bluetooth Magic Mouse will be available at the end of October 2009 for $69 each. [MacRumors]
Dell has added a new multi-touch LCD monitor to its range by releasing the SX2210T. This 21.5-inch widescreen LCD supports a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and features 2ms response time, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 220 cd/m2 brightness and a 2-megapixel webcam. It also offers several connectivity ports including D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. The Dell SX2210T sells for $469. [Dell]
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
The Sony Ericsson UI is now available via KDDI network, which is actually the first BRAVIA handset from this network carrier. The handset adopts Sony Bravia Technology and Sony Blu-ray forwarding technology allowing you to enjoy Blu-ray movie on your phone by syncing it to a Blu-ray player. The Sony Ericsson U1 also has a 3-inch WVGA LCD display, a microSDHC card slot (up to 16GB), waterproof (IPX5/IPX7), a 5MP digital camera with Auto focus, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and 1Seg TV. No word on pricing at this time. [Akihabara]
Dane-Elec has unveiled a series of external hard drives, the So SuperSpeed HDDs and SSDs, that will support the upcoming USB 3.0 standard. These storage devices will provide data transfer speeds of up to 250MBps, which is roughly ten times the rate available in current USB 2.0 devices. The So SuperSpeed drives consist of USB 3.0 HDDs which range in capacity of 500GB to 2TB and come in 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch formats, along with 80GB and 160GB SSDs that have been re-branded as Intel M-25 drives. If your computer doesn’t have an integrated USB 3.0 port, then you can use the Dane-Elec USB 3.0 adapters for PCIe or ExpressCard slots. The So SuperSpeed drives will be released on December 11th, coinciding with the launch of USB 3.0-compatible laptops and PCs. The 500GB HDD is priced at $180. Meanwhile, the 80GB and 160GB SSDs retail for $400 and $800, respectively. [Geeky Gadgets]
Sanyo has launched a new dual-lamp projector in the form of the LP-XF1000. This projector features Sanyo’s very own QuaDrive Engine technology, which produces the highest level of brightness in the industry at 12,000 lumens in an AC 100V. The Sanyo LP-XF1000 dual-lamp projector also provides a high contrast ratio of 4000:1. The Sanyo LP-XF1000 will be displayed at the GITEX Technology Week 2009 in Dubai. No word on pricing at this time. [FarEastGizmos]
Transcend has announced the availability of its MP330 digital audio player for the mass market. Available in black or white, the gadget supports a wide variety of file formats including FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) alongside MP3, WMA, WAV, and WMA-DRM10 protected music files. What makes this music player more interesting is that it has a high signal-to-noise ratio of over 90dB, delivering superior audio output quality. Additional features include seven advanced equalizer effects, an integrated FM radio, lyrics support and a built-in USB connector. The Transcend MP330 is currently available in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB models. [VR-Zone]
Sunday, October 18, 2009
FPS is out with its new pocket projector called the Pearl M3. This LCoS-based projector can produce images between 5-inch to 66-inch with a native resolution of 640 x 360. It also features a 2GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, a built-in 2500mAh battery (up to 3 hours of use), RCA video input, a USB port and supports most multimedia formats including MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, FLAC AAC/AAC+, MPEG1/2/2.5, AVI, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 3G, WMV9/VC1, ASF, M/RMVB and FLV. The FPS Pearl M3 sells for $219. [FPS]
Friday, October 16, 2009
Fujitsu has announced a new series of all-in-one desktop PC, the DeskPower F. The system is available in two different versions, either with a 23-inch, 1920 x 1080 or 20-inch, 1600 x 900 multi-touch display. Both systems are equipped with an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 2.53GHz processor, a 4GB RAM, up to 1TB hard drive, a Blu-ray drive, Windows 7 OS and a choice of either a digital or analog TV tuner. The Fujitsu DeskPower F series will go on sale in the second half of this month for unannounced price yet.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Adesso comes back with its new Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboard in the form of the WKB-4000BB SlimTouch. This sleek and compact keyboard features low profile scissor-switch keys for quiet typing experience, an ON/Off switch and a built-in touchpad. The keyboard is compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems with Bluetooth connectivity. The Adesso WKB-4000BB is priced at $129.99.
Here are several pictures of the upcoming Barnes and Noble e-Book reader. From these leaked pictures, we can see that the gadget will feature an e-ink screen as expected, but it will be monochrome only. This Amazon Kindle competitor will feature a multitouch display similar to the iPhone. Unfortunately, there is no further info about this gadget. Find out more pictures after the jump.
Monday, October 12, 2009
Sunday, October 11, 2009
iRiver today announced the availability of N20 PMOLED MP3 player. The gadget comes equipped with a 120 x 56 PMOLED (passive matrix OLED) screen with four lines of data, which is enough to display text and simple icons. The iRiver N20 alo supports most of popular music file formats including MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, OGG, and WAV. The 2GB and 4GB versions are priced at $95 and $110, respectively.
Century has finally released the latest version of Ikkoichi 2.5-inch HDD enclosure. FYI, the first generation of this hard drive enclosure comes with two FireWire 400 ports but only supports IDE HDDs. The new model features one USB 2.0 port and two FireWire 400 ports and support of SATA 2.5-inch HDDs. If you are interested, you can purchase the Ikkoichi HDD Enclosure for 5,600 Yen ($62).
Friday, October 9, 2009
Sony has expanded its 14-inch laptop range by announcing the Sony Vaio CW. The machine is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 2.13GHz processor and boasts a 14-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlit display, a NVIDIA GeForce GT230M GPU, up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, a 320GB hard drive, a Blu-ray drive, WiFi, Bluetooth, an HDMI port, a 4-hour battery and Windows 7 OS. The Sony Vaio CW will start shipping at the end of the month for a starting price of $799.99.