Wednesday, July 1, 2009

HP tried to cross web and printer

The company introduced the HP printer HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web, which is itself a manufacturer calls «the world's first home printer connected to the web». Allegedly, combining technology and a global web of a touch screen, the company was able to provide users with quick and easy access to popular digital materials.

The device is intended for home users. In addition to the applications already installed in your printer, you can download new ones, as they would appear on the site of HP Apps Studio.

Printer HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web has a touch screen the size of 4.33 inches. Using the printer can be viewed, select, download and print out a specially prepared materials. Such materials will provide partners HP - USA TODAY, Google, Fandango,, DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, Web Sudoku and Weather News Inc. For example, you can print news releases, maps, coupons, coloring, tickets to movies, recipes, personal calendars, etc. In addition, a load of photos on the site Snapfish, view and print favorite photos.

In addition to printing, the device can send and receive faxes, make copies and scan the print samples. The function of direct printing from a PC equipped with an adapter Wi-Fi, devices with an interface Bluetooth, cell phone Apple iPhone player and Apple iPod.

In the U.S. sale price HP Photosmart Premium with TouchSmart Web should start in autumn at a cost of $ 399.


USB U-Tube i-Speaker - mini stereo speaker

The range of online shop Brando added amusing speaker system USB U-Tube i-Speaker (USPKR003500). His U-shaped form, it resembles a closed pipe, bent in a horseshoe.

«Pipe» can be connected to a portable player, laptop, PDA, PSP, cell phones and any other source, an analog audio signal, equipped with 3.5-mm jack.

In addition to the input jacks on the rear surface of the shell speaker system is integrated with power switch and volume control connector mini-USB. The latter is used to recharge the lithium-ion battery pack providing power amplifier built. On the front side of the case is LED.

Power of 36-millimeter speaker is 2 x 2 Watts. Device dimensions are 130 x 90 x 40 mm, weight - 105 g. The kit contains a combined cable. The price listed on the site, is $ 19.