Monday, February 22, 2010

Pioneer Computers also preparing a netbook platform NVIDIA ION 2

Conjunction with the release of seven-inch smartbuka DreamBook Lite E79, company Pioneer Computers announced the development of equipment options netbook DreamBook Lite U11a core logic of the second generation NVIDIA ION.

In addition to the discrete graphics accelerator, the configuration netbook includes up to 2 GB of RAM. Disk subsystem may consist of a hard drive capacity of up to 1 TB or solid state drive (SSD) up to 256 GB. The role of the processor performs the Intel Atom N450 (1,66 GHz) or N470 (1,83 GHz).

Resolution 11.6 inch diagonal display is 1366 x 768 pixels. Furthermore, the netbook is equipped with Ethernet and Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), web-resolution 1.3 megapixel camera and a device to work with memory cards "4-in-1". Optionally available installation Bluetooth module and 3G-modem.

To date, the company's website before netbook DreamBook Lite U11a on a platform of Intel. The cost of such a model in its basic configuration is $ 449. It is expected that the opportunity to choose the chipset NVIDIA ION as an option will appear in the next month.


At MWC 2010 was shown USB-modem with support for CDMA and WiMax

At the event, Mobile World Congress 2010 the company C-motech demonstrated dual-mode modem with USB-connected U-301. The device supports 3G CDMA technology and 4G WiMax 2.0.

Compared with the previous model U-300 Powered by the more advanced element base. It allowed to make the modem is easier and improve the quality of the connection. Work in CDMA provides processor Qualcomm QSC6085, support for WiMax is vested in Beceem BCSM250. Both devices are manufactured according to the norms of 65 nm.

The modem is able to develop a speed of up to 10 Mbps in the downlink direction and 4 Mbit / s - in the outgoing, working in a network WiMax. For CDMA limits are 3,1 and 1,8 Mbit / s, respectively.

Device is compatible with OS Windows 7, Vista and XP.


Monday, February 15, 2010

eVouse - Conceptual mouse in the shape of the letter V

Although used in its design of a real company's logo, a computer mouse, as shown in the illustrations, there is still only in the imagination of the designer. However, if such a device were produced commercially, it is possible that it found its customers.

Conceptual design called eVouse represents another attempt to empower the familiar computer mouse for more functionality.

According to the author ideas manipulator in the form of a letter V can be used as a mouse or as a kind of pen.

This is the ability to track the mouse movement in space. Appropriate technology base is already there - just think of mice running without relying on any surface.

Another feature eVouse are touch buttons and scroll wheel.

To the user saw that the mouse reacts to his actions, in case the device (remember, while it exists only on paper) with a green LED.

Source: Yanko Design

Monday, February 8, 2010

Fujitsu began selling convertible notebook LifeBook T900

The online store, Fujitsu appeared convertible notebook LifeBook T900. Shown in the mobile computer can be transformed from a notebook in tablet and back again.

Size WXGA-display LifeBook T900 is 13.3 inches diagonally. In the configuration of the new items on the chipset Intel QM57 Express can be enabled processor Intel Core i5-520M, i5-540M or i7-620M. In addition, it includes integrated graphics processor, 2 GB of RAM (expandable to 8 GB), HDD 160 GB (HDD capacity is possible to install 320 or 500 GB SSD, or a 64 or 128 GB) and writer optical drive DVD.

Amid the usual set of interfaces, including Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n and Bluetooth v2.1, attract the attention of such items of equipment, like fingerprint scanner and a light sensor. Price "transformer" in the base configuration is $ 1889.


Thursday, February 4, 2010

Pictures and technical data of nettop MSI Wind Box DE220

Detailed images and technical data of nettop Wind Box DE220, MSI first shown at CES 2010.

The basis of a miniature desktop PC can be single-core processor Intel Atom D410, clocked at 1.66 GHz, or working at the same frequency dual-core Atom D510. Both versions are equipped with a discrete graphics accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330.

In the configuration may include up to 4 GB of RAM and hard disk capacity of up to 1 TB. Optionally provides the installation of wireless adapter 802.11b/g/n WiFi, executed in the form of expansion cards. In other words, MSI Wind Box DE220 more like a "big" desktop than a netbook like laptops.

Computer the size of 27,4 x 17 x 4 cm is running Windows 7 Home Premium. Data on the price and date of commencement of supply yet.


Monday, February 1, 2010

In the second half of the year, MSI will release a 10-inch Tablet PC costs $ 500

Referring to the Director of MSI sales, the source reported that the company plans to release in the second half of the year on the Tablet PC platform, NVIDIA Tegra. It is assumed that the price of the device is $ 500.

For this sum the buyer will receive a 10-inch color touch screen and wireless connectivity. To increase mobility Tablet PC will make a light and thin. This will save all the usual functions of a laptop, hoping to MSI. Notably, the company does not expect to kill all birds with one fell swoop - not enough that the above-mentioned tablet will have a flexible configuration, the company also plans to release several models of the demand of different groups of consumers.

Apparently, Issue Tablet PC manufacturers associated with the hope to occupy a niche, formed at the junction of "big" mobile computers and smartphones. Is significant that different manufacturers have chosen different means to achieve this goal - Apple went on ways to increase the smartphone to the size of shovels, and MSI - the path of transforming the notebook into a Tablet PC.