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.

Source: http://www.pioneercomputers.com.au/products/info.asp?c1=3&c2=12&id=3086

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.

Source: http://www.cmotech.com/