Sunday, November 29, 2009

A New Point & Shoot Camera From Praktica

German-based company, Praktica has recently rolled out its latest point & shoot camera called the luxmedia 12-Z5. Measuring 92mm x 59mm x 23mm and weighing 120 grams, this entry-level camera sports a 12-megapixel CCD image sensor, 5x optical zoom and a 2.7-inch TFT color display. It also comes with a built-in 32MB memory, a microSD card slot, a USB 2.0 interface, a rechargeable battery and is capable of recording video in 720 x 400 pixels at 30fps. The Praktica luxmedia 12-Z5 sells for €120 (about $181). [Praktica]

Amazon’s Black Friday Deal: Garmin nuvi 285WT

Amazon today offers the Garmin nuvi 285WT for only $129 as part of the Amazon Black Friday deal. The normal price of this navigation gadget is $250. The Garmin Nuvi 285WT comes with a 4.3-inch widescreen with text-to-speech capability and provides real time local weather, traffic, movie times, stock prices, gas prices, and news via MSN Direct. The gadget also supports Bluetooth for hands free calls using the embedded microphone and speakers. [Amazon]


RAmos has recently rolled out their latest Full HD 1080p portable media player namely the T11TE. This media player is powered by the Telechips TCC8900 processor allowing it to support most media formats such as H.264, VC-1, XviD, DivX and RMVB video files. In addition, the RAmos T11TE provides a 5-inch (800×480) touchscreen display, a Flash-based UI, an HDMI output and USB OTG connector. [RAmos]

QiGi’s Smartbook Mobile Internet Device

China-based QiGi will launch its SmartBook U1000 mobile Internet device (MID) that runs on Windows Mobile 6.1 OS. The gadget has a large 5-inch 16:9 touchscreen LCD with a 480 × 800 pixels resolution, a 624MHz processor and a digital camera. In addition, the SmartBook U1000 also supports WiFi connectivity. No word on pricing or availability so far. [Shanzhaiji]

Medion Outs A New Touchscreen All-In-One Desktop PC

Medion has recently dropped a new touchscreen all-in-one desktop PC for the Spanish market. Dubbed as the PC7216, the system boasts a 21.5-inch touchscreen display, a 2.1GHz Intel T4300 processor, an integrated NVIDIA GeForce 9100 graphics card, a 4GB RAM, a 1TB hard drive, a 1.3MP camera, a DVD burner, integrated speakers, WiFi and runs on Windows 7 OS. The Medion PC7216 retails for about $1,055 with wireless mouse and keyboard included. [GadgetArena]

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Experience HD Video Playback With Newman’s Latest PMP

Chinese company Newman has come out with their latest HD-capable portable media player known as the Newsmy A18HD. Measuring 143.04mm x 86.13mm x 10.09mm, the device sports a 5-inch LCD display with 16 million colors, a 16GB of storage, a microSD card slot, an e-book reader, a text reader, a voice recorder, 64 games pre-loaded, a USB 2.0 interface, TV-out and supports video formats like RM, RMVB, AVI, FLV as well as HD video playback (1280 x 720). The Newsmy A18HD PMP retails for $142.71.

Venturer HD Camcorder – Pocket-Sized HD Video Camera

Create 1080p videos with the all new Venturer HD Camcorder (CVMR-DV22). Measuring only 98mm x 50mm x 23mm, this pocket-sized HD video camera is able to capture both 1920 x 1080p or 1280 x 720p video at a stunning 30fps as well as 8-megapixel digital still images (interpolated mode). This compact device is equipped with a 5-megapixel CMOS sensor, 4x digital zoom, a 2-inch TFT LCD display, a 14MB of internal memory, a microSD card slot, a USB 2.0 interface and an HDMI interface for outputting video to your HD compatible TV. It also comes with rechargeable battery that can last up to 2 hours of video recording. The Venturer HD Camcorder will set you back $128.54.

Today Is Apple’s Black Friday Sale 2009

Apple today at their online and retail stores in the U.S. throws out their 2009 Black Friday sale. You will find great discounts ranging from 4-10% depending on the product. Here’s an idea:

  • MacBook Pro from $1,098. (Was 1,199 – Save $101)
  • iMac from $1,098. (Was $1,199 – Save $101)
  • iPod Nano from $138. (Was $149 – Save $11)
  • iPod Touch from $178. (Was $199 – Save $21-$41)
  • Apple TV from $208. (Was $229 – Save $21)

This shopping event is only available at the Apple Online Store and from 1-800-MY-APPLE on November 27th, 2009 from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PST. Select offers also available at U.S. Apple Retail Stores, but not all sale products available in all stores. Sale prices are limited to stock on hand and while supplies last. [Apple Store]

A New Full-QWERTY Messaging Phone From Cricket

Cricket Wireless will soon add another messaging phone to its range in the form of MSGM8. This new candybar phone features a 2.2-inch 240 x 320 display, a 1.3-megapixel camera, a full-QWERTY keyboard, dedicated keys for messaging and social networking applications, speech recognition for hands free calling, Bluetooth and supports tri-band CDMA connectivity. The MSGM8 will be available at Cricket stores starting on November 27th for an introductory price of $99.99 until November 30th.

AgfaPhoto Photoscanner Converts Old Photos To Digital Pictures

The AgfaPhoto AS1110 Photoscanner will not only help you to convert all of your old photo paper prints into modern digital formats, but you can also share them online or view on a digital photo frame. The AgfaPhoto AS1110 is a lightweight compact scanner that is capable of scanning a 6-inch x 4-inch photo in less than six seconds. Priced at $131, the scanner adopts the Color Contact Image Sensor technology and supports a high quality resolution of 1800 x 1200px. [AgfaPhoto]

EIZO’s Upcoming 22-Inch LCD Monitor

EIZO Japan is preparing to launch a new 22-inch LCD monitor ‘FlexScan SX2262W’ for the Japanese market. This widescreen monitor makes use of Vertical Alignment (VA) panel and provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 6ms GTG response time, 1,000:1 contrast ratio, 280 cd/m2 brightness and covers 95% of the Adobe RGB color space. In terms of connectivity ports, it offers two USB, dual-DVI and DisplayPort. The FlexScan SX2262W will be available in Japan starting on January 12th for an estimated retail price of $811. [InsideHW]

Amazon Sells Windows 7-powered Gigabyte T1028X For $668

Here is good news for those who are looking for a touchscreen convertible netbook. Amazon is now selling the Gigabyte T1028X TouchNote with Microsoft Windows 7 for $668. The 10-inch netbook also features a 250GB SATA hard drive, an Intel Atom N280 CPU, a 1GB DDR2 RAM, and a 6-cell battery. There is also a 3G version that retails for $788. [Amazon]

MSI To Launch A New Custom Cooled Radeon HD 5770

Here’s another upcoming custom cooled Radeon HD 5770 from MSI, the R5770-PM2D1G ‘Channel’. This Juniper-based GPU integrates 800 Stream Processors, a 128-bit memory interface, a core clock of 850MHz and a 1GB of GDDR5 memory set @ 4800MHz. The card also supports all the latest technology including DirectX 11 and CrossFirex, and has dual DVI, HDMI as well as DisplayPort outputs. The R5770-PM2D1G ‘Channel’ should become available soon for around 130 Euro (about $195).

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Creative Unveils Third Gen Vado HD Pocket Camcorder

Creative has once again updated its Vado HD pocket camcorder series by unveiling the third generation model. Coming in a stylish, glossy new look, the third generation Vado HD brings several new improvements over the last generation. Some of the new features you’ll find include:

  • Improved quality of video in low light or brightly lit conditions with manual exposure adjustments
  • External stereo microphone support for better audio recording
  • Headphone output for private listening
  • Motion Detection Mode enables users to program the camera to begin recording as soon as motion is detected
  • Out-of-the box Mac and PC compatibility
  • Still Photo Capture Mode
The third generation Vado HD will hit the market in mid-December for $179.99.

Ostendo CRVD: The Ultimate Gaming Monitor

The Ostendo CRVD gaming monitor will take you to the next level of gaming experience. The display features a huge 43-inch curved screen with a resolution of 2880 x 900 pixels. It also adopts the latest LED technology to deliver bright and accurate colors, and a super fast response time of less than .02 milliseconds, so there is no ghosting in videos and animations. Additionally, the CRVD’s ultra-wide 32:10 aspect ratio is 180% wider than 16:9 displays and 240% wider than 4:3 displays. The Ostendo CRVD retails for a hefty $6499. Watch the video after the jump.

MaxPoint Drops A New Wireless Keyboard

MaxPoint has dropped a new wireless keyboard for the mass market, the KeySonic KSK-3200 RF. Measuring 293.5mm x 28mm x 101mm, the keyboard makes use of X-Type membrane technology for super silent key strokes and features a 2.4GHz RF (works up to 10 meters), a built-in opto-mechanical trackball with two mouse buttons, status LEDs and runs on two AAA batteries. The KeySonic KSK-3200 RF retails for 49.90 Euro (about $74). [TCMagazine]

Colorful Nokia 6700 Slider

Nokia today introduced a new slider handset that is available in six fresh and vivid colors including pink, red, petrol blue, aluminum, lime and purple. Made for design-conscious consumers, the Nokia 6700 Slide features a 2.2-inch QVGA display with a resolution of 320 x 240, a 5-megapixel camera with a built-in dual LED flash, a 860 mAh battery, and a microSD card slot that supports up to 16GB. Additionally, its camera can record video in MPEG-4 VGA up to 15fps. The Nokia 6700 Slide will be available in Europe for 160 Euros or approx. $240.

BassJump Subwoofer For Apple Macbook

Designed exclusively for MacBook, the BassJump is a portable subwoofer that will turn your MacBook into a mini sound system. The subwoofer comes with a software that will combine audio coming from your MacBook speakers with the low frequency bass coming from the BassJump subwoofer. As a result, you will hear a dramatically richer and fuller sound. It is a USB powered gadget, so there is no need to carry extra cables, adapters or power cords. Priced at $79.99 each, the BassJump comes packaged with an exclusive neoprene travel case. [twelvesouth]

Razer Imperator Gaming Mouse

The Razer Imperator gaming mouse will take you to the next level of gaming experience. Designed for right-handed use, the mouse boasts a 5600dpi Razer Precision 3.5G laser sensor with a quick 1ms response time, up to 200-inch per second/50g acceleration, seven programmable buttons, on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment, and zero-acoustic Teflon feet. You can purchase the Imperator through Razer’s website for $79.99 a pop. Watch the video after the jump.

Sanwa’s Latest Micro-projector

Sanwa Japan’s 400-PRJ002 micro-projector is a perfect solution for professionals who are always on the go. This ultra-portable projector adopts the 3M Color Sequential Engine, which enables it to project picture slideshows or videos of up to 50-inches square with a maximum resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The Sanwa 400-PRJ002 also features a 1GB of storage space that is upgradable via an SD card slot. The gadget requires four AA batteries to operate and supports most of famous multimedia formats including JPEG, BMP, AVI, MOV, DivX, XviD, 3GP and MP4. The Sanwa 400-PRJ002 retails for 34,800 Yen ($380). [Sanwa]

Monday, November 23, 2009

RadTech STM Sonic Shoulder Bag For MacBook Or MacBook Pro

RadTech today announced a new accessory for MacBook and MacBook Pro in the form of the STM Sonic shoulder bag. Designed to hold a 13-inch MacBook or 15-inch MacBook Pro, the bag is made from Heavy-gauge PU fabric with a water-resistant coating and high-density internal padding for shock absorption. Measuring approx. 12.4-inch x 16.1-inch x 5.7-inch and weighing roughly 2.3lbs, the bag also provides an internal compartment and an adjustable shoulder strap with swivel mounts. The STM Sonic is currently available in Navy or Green for $75 each. [RadTech Store]

Audio Technica Releases Portable Amplifier For iPod

If you are unsatisfied with the sound quality of your iPod, then you can use the AT-PHA30i iPod amplifier from Audio-Technica. Scheduled to be released on December 18th, 2009, the device boosts the iPod’s output power to 20mW (32Ohm) and provides a frequency response of 20Hz-20,000Hz, as well as a signal noise ratio of 95dB. The AT-PHA30i draws its power from the iPod’s battery, so it will decrease your gadget’s battery life span. The portable amplifier is compatible with iPod nano, iPod Touch 2G, and iPod Classic. [Impress]

Folks In Japan Receives Bowers & Wilkins’ CM-1 Bookshelf Speaker

After releasing the MM-1 computer speaker, Bowers & Wilkins also announced the availability of the CM-1 Bookshelf speaker in the Japanese market. Available in white version only, the CM-1 will be available at the end of this month for 134,000 Yen or around $1,506 a pair. [Akihabara]

Colorful Bang & Olufsen BeoCom 2 For Holiday Season

For the holiday season, Bang & Olufsen has updated the BeoCom 2 with seven new colour schemes including blue, black, grey, yellow white, bright red, and natural aluminum, which are perfectly suited to be wrapped and placed under the Christmas tree. FYI, the BeoCom 2 is crafted from a single piece of aluminum. This cordless telephone is one of Bang and Olufsen’s masterpiece.

USB Big Panda Speaker

Here is the latest USB speaker from Gadget4All that comes in the shape of a cute Panda head. Measuring 110mm x 95mm x 110mm and weighing 320grams, the USB Big Panda Speaker supports a frequency range of 50Hz-20kHz. The speaker connects to your MP3 player or laptop via a 3.5mm audio jack or a USB port. $27 is all you need to bring home this fancy speaker.

Learn English Using SAFA Magic Study Touch

You are lucky if you are living in South Korea, because SAFA has announced the availability of the Magic Study Touch education multimedia device in that country. The gadget will help you to learn English language better and easier. The Magic Study Touch comes pre-loaded with the ‘Magic English Game’ application to practice listening, writing and interpreting more than 5,000 English sentences. The 8GB and 16GB models are priced at 329,000 Won ($285) and 369,000 Won ($319), respectively. [AVING]

MSI Announces A New All-In-One PC

MSI Korea comes back with their latest all-in-one PC ‘WindTop AP1900′ for the Korean market. Powered by an Intel Atom N270 processor, this space-saving computer integrates an 18.5-inch 1366 x 768 UV coated LCD screen with 1,000:1 contrast ratio and 250 cd/m2 brightness, an Intel GMA 950 graphics card, a 1GB RAM, a 160GB hard drive, a 1.3MP webcam, a DVD SuperMulti drive, a 4-in-1 card reader, four USB 2.0 ports and WiFi connectivity. [AVING]

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Back to Nature With AlestRukov’s Wooden PC Mouse

AlestRukov’s Wooden PC Mouse is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic gadgets that are harmful for the environment and can’t be recycled. Each mouse has been handcrafted from sustainable woods, and then carved sanded and polished with linseed oil and carnauba wax as a finishing protective coat. Unfortunately, there is no info on pricing at this time. Stay tuned for more updates.

Keep Your Drink Warm With Brando’s Whirl Wind Cup

Brando is back with their latest USB gadget to keep your favorite drink warm during this winter time. Not only will this smart whirl wind warmer keep your drink nice and warm around 40°C but it also stirs them evenly. Get yours for $37 each. [Brando]

Pocket-sized iPod Video Projector

The iPod Video Projector from Hammacher Schlemmer projects a 60-inch image from an iPod, iPhone, or any video source with composite outputs onto a screen or wall. This portable projector utilities Digital Light Processing Technology to produce sharp 480 x 320 resolution with a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a 3:2 aspect ratio. The iPod Video Projector also features a manual focus dial, an adjustable volume control for its 1/2-watt internal speaker, and a headphone jack. Its rechargeable battery provides up to two hours of viewing time and can be recharged using the included AC adapter or a USB port.

Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ For Security-conscious Users

Kingston has recently released a new DataTraveler Locker+ USB flash drive series, which is ideal for people and organizations that require the most secure way to store and transfer portable data. The drive boasts a 256-bit AES hardware encryption, so you can’t access the data on it without a password. If you enter the wrong password 10 times, the device will automatically re-format its content. The 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB models are priced at $36, $50, $100 and $200, respectively. Each DataTraveler Locker+ is backed by a five-year warranty. [Kingston]

Acer Announces A New Multi-Touch All-In-One PC

Acer Japan has announced a new multi-touch all-in-one PC for the Japanese market in the form of the Gateway One ZX 4800-41. The system boasts a 20-inch 1600 x 900 (HD) multi-touch display, an Intel Celeron T3000 processor, a Mobile Intel GL- 40 Express chipset, a 4GB (2 x 2GB) 800MHz DDR2 SDRAM, a 750GB SATA (7200rpm) HDD, 3rd. generation Dolby Home Theater audio and supports for Windows 7 Home Premium OS. The Gateway One ZX 4800-41 will go on sale in Japan starting on November 27th for around 100,000 Yen (about $1,125).

Samsung Diva Cell Phones For Girls

The S5150 Olivia and S7070 are two new cell phones from Samsung’s “Diva” phone series that are specially designed for girls. The S5150 (codenamed Olivia) is a clamshell handset with a small external display in the front beneath the mirror-like body. The phone also features a 2.2-inch QVGA display, a 3MP digital camera, a microSD card slot, a music player, and Bluetooth. Meanwhile, the Samsung S7070 full-touchscreen handset boasts a 3-inch WQVGA resistive touchscreen, a 5MP camera, Bluetooth, a microSD card slot and an FM Radio. Both phones are expected to hit retail shelves in Q1 2010.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Get Personal With iiyama’s New Touchable Monitor

Japanese manufacturer iiyama is gearing up to release another multi-touch LCD monitor for the European market. Known as the ProLite T2250MTS-B, this new 21.5-inch widescreen monitor provides a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1,000:1 contrast ratio, 5ms response time and 270 cd/m2 brightness. It also comes with two 1W speakers and both D-Sub and DVI connectors. The ProLite T2250MTS-B will start shipping in Europe in December for 289 Euro (about $430). [TCMagazine]

Acer Predator LE To Boost Your Gaming Experience

Acer has upgraded its Predator Gaming PC series with impressive specs to support latest video games. Available only 100 units, the Limited Edition Predator ASG7711-A46 comes jam packed with a powerful Intel Core i7-960 processor with an Intel X58I + ICH10R chipset, a 1GB nVidia GeForce GTS-260 graphics card, a 1TB of hard disk drive, a 6GB of DDR3 memory (upgradable up to 12GB), a Blu-ray drive, a DVD Super Multi drive, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, and Gigabyte Ethernet with Dual LAN support. This limited edition gaming PC will be released in Japan on November 27th, 2009 for 289,800 Yen or approx. $3,259. [Akihabara]

Folks In The US Will Receive Asus Eee PC 1201N ION-powered Laptop

The wait is over. Asus has finally announced the availability of Asus Eee PC 1201N laptop in the US market. It is actually the first ION-powered laptop from Asus that features a 1366 x 768 resolution LCD display with an nVidia ION graphics card, a 250GB hard drive, and an Intel Atom 330 dual core processor. The 12-inch laptop also provides three USB ports, an SDHC card slot, a VGA output, WiFi, Bluetooth, and an HDMI port. The Eee PC 1201N is scheduled to be released in mid-December 2009 for $499. [Liliputing]

Patriot Releases PS-100 Series SSDs

Patriot Memory is back with its new line of SSDs, the PS-100. Available in capacities ranging from 32GB to 256GB, these 2.5-inch drives feature a SATA 3.0 Gbps interface, a 64MB of cache memory, a MTBF of 2.5 million hours and provide read and write speeds of up to 210MB/s and 150MB/s, respectively. Not to mention, these drives also boast power consumption of 5.3W when operating, and 0.5W when in standby mode. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing and availability yet. [CDRLabs]

iBuyPower Chimera 2 Gaming PC

iBuyPower has released their latest Chimera 2 gaming PC series in order to celebrate their 10th anniversary. The Chimera 2 gaming PC series is available in five customizable forms including the Chimera 2-F, Killer Chimera 2-F, Chimera 2-E, Chimera 2-Q, and Killer Chimera 2-Q. All models feature either Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, or AMD Phenom II x4 processor, either ATI or nVidia graphics card, and support up to 16 to 24 GB of DDR3 memory. These gaming PCs also comes with the Creative Labs SoundBlaster X-Fi card, power supplies up to 1200 Watts, liquid cooling options, Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit, and support a wide variety of storage capability including 7 internal 3.5-inch drive bays and 4 external 5.25 bays for optical drives. The price starts at $999 upwards, depending on the specs.

Imation Pro WX Wireless USB Hard Drive

Imation Corp. today announced the availability of its much-anticipated Pro WX Wireless USB hard drive in the US market. Built on Imation’s award-winning platform of external hard drive products, the Imation Pro WX drive is the world’s first Wireless USB external hard drive providing fast data transfer rates, speed and capacity required in today’s graphics and data intensive environments. This external hard drive can transfer data at 15MB/s and provides 1.5TB of storage space, which can store up to 300,000 photos and up to 750-hours of video. The Imation Pro WX Wireless USB Hard Drive will be available soon for $449.99.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Newsmy A36HD Slim HD-Capable PMP

Chinese company Newman is back with another one of its HD-capable portable media player known as the Newsmy A36HD. Measuring only 8mm thick, this slim player comes with rather interesting specs, it sports a 3-inch 400 x 240 LCD screen, an optional 4GB or 8GB of internal memory, built-in speakers, a USB 2.0 port, a TV-out, a 3.5mm headphone jack and supports most audio and video formats including MP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, RM, RMVB, AVI, FLV as well as HD video playback (1280 x 720). [Akihabara]

Huawei Tap Touch Phone Now Available From T-Mobile For $79.99

T-Mobile has recently released another touchscreen phone from Huawei namely the Tap. The phone is sold for $79.99 with a 2-year contract agreement and after rebates. So here are the specs, a large touch-sensitive display, a 2-megapixel camera with video capture, a microSD card slot (up to 8GB), a music player, an FM radio, GPS, 3G support, Bluetooth and supports both UMTS/HSDPA (2100Mhz) as well as quad-band GSM/EDGE connectivities. [T-Mobile]

Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Digital Camera

Casio today introduced its latest Exilim camera that focuses on improving the low-light image quality. Known as the EX-FH25, the camera provides a 10-megapixel CMOS sensor with a 3-inch LCD screen, a 20x of optical zoom, and an ISO range of 100-3200. This camera is able to shoot at 40 frames per second in burst mode at a resolution of 3456 x 2,592 or at a 1000 frames per second in burst mode at a resolution of 224 x168. Casio will launch the Exilim EX-FH25 in Japan on November 27th, 2009 for an estimated price tag of $558. [Impress]

Transcend Introduces StoreJet 35T External HDD

Transcend has introduced the new addition to its StoreJet external hard drive series. Known as the StoreJet 35T, this compact 3.5-inch drive is available in 1TB and 1.5TB storage capacities and features a USB 2.0 connection interface, a OneTouch auto-backup button and makes use of Transcend’s TurboHDD USB technology for enhanced transfer speeds. In addition, the drive also comes bundled with StoreJet Elite software that offers advanced 256-bit AES file and folder encryption. The StoreJet 35T will become available later this month for unannounced price yet. [Transcend]

Thanko USB Blanket Keep Your Body Warm During Cold Weather

Winter season is near, and you might need to prepare for it. Thanko today introduced their latest gadget that can keep your body warm during cold weather. Known as the USB Blanket, this gadget comes with a built-in heater. The USB Blanket is easy to use. You just need to connect it to a USB port, and then the gadget will start working. [Thanko]

Milky Way Alarm Clock

Designed by Henrik Amberla, the innovative design of the Milky Way allows the gadget to serve two functions, as an alarm clock and as an art object for your nightstand. You can activate the snooze function simply by making a simple turn. Setting the clock and the alarm are also done through another turning motions. Sadly, the Milky Way Alarm Clock is only a concept. Video after the jump.

NZXT Tempest EVO PC Case For Gamers And Overclockers

Still remember the NZXT Tempest PC case? NZXT has recently launched the Tempest EVO PC case, which is perfect for gaming purpose. The PC case supports a wide range of motherboard including E-ATX, ATX, Micro-ATX and Baby AT. The Tempest EVO is specially designed to support up to 8 HDDs, high-end graphics cards, power supply units and server boards.

The NZXT Tempest EVO is also targeted toward overclockers and water cooling enthusiasts because it supports water cooling tube access and a dual 120mm radiator at the top panel. Installation and upgrades are easy thanks to the pre-drilled cable routing on the motherboard allowing for a cleaner look and improved airflow. The case also features added space behind the motherboard panel from a punched side panel design that allows for easy heatsink removal. If you are interested, you can buy the Tempest Evo for $99 a pop.

World’s First Graphics Card From MSI That Supports Over Voltage Function

MSI has proudly introduced the world’s first graphics card to support over voltage function from the N240GT series including the N240GT-MD512-OC/D5 and N240GT-MD1G. Based on nVidia’s first 40nm graphics processors, these graphics cards allow the user to adjust both the voltage and the overclocking configurations via the Afterburner overclocking software to increase GPU clock up to 30%. The N240GT graphic card series also supports the DirectX 10.1 gaming standard for running the latest video games and a native HDMI output for superb 3D support and high-definition entertainment. In addition, the MSI N240GT-MD512-OC/D5 utilities ultra fast 512MB GDDR5 graphic memory. [Cool Computing]

Sunday, November 15, 2009

MenQ Releases EasyPC E790 Netbook With $80 Price Tag

Priced at only $80, the EasyPC E790 from MenQ might be the cheapest netbook in the market today. So let’s find out the specs, this mini laptop offers a 400MHz processor, a 7-inch 800 x 480 display, a QWERTY keyboard, a 128MB RAM, a 2GB of storage and runs on Windows CE 5.0 OS. The company is also planning on releasing a Google Android firmware update soon. Check out the video demo after the break.

PowerColor Readies PLAY! HD5770 Graphics Card

PowerColor is preparing to launch another custom-cooled graphics card in the form of the PLAY! HD5770. This Juniper-based GPU is equipped with 800 Stream Processors, a 128-bit memory interface, a core clock of 850MHz, a 1GB of GDDR5 memory set @ 1200MHz, an Arctic Cooling fansink (copper base and a 92-mm fan) and several connectivity ports including DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort. The card also supports all the latest technology including ATI Eyefinity, ATI Stream, DirectX 11 and CrossFirex. The PLAY! HD5770 is expected to be launched on November 30th for $159. [PowerColor]

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Coming To T-Mobile On November 16 For $199.99

T-Mobile has officially announced that the BlackBerry Bold 9700 will be available on its networks starting on November 16th for $199.99 on contract. Just a quick reminder, the 9700 sports a 2.4-inch 480 x 360 display, a 3.2MP camera, a 624MHz processor, a 256MB flash memory, a microSD card slot, a full QWERTY keyboard, a touch-sensitive optical trackpad, A-GPS, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and runs on BlackBerry OS 5.0.