Monday, December 10, 2012

ASUS U38N could be called ultrabooks

If not for APU AMD, ASUS U38N could be called ultrabooks

The range of ASUS has a new thin laptop, called U38N. If innovation was built on a platform of Intel, is it in good conscience could be called ultrabooks, as the thickness is small (5.5 mm at the thinnest point to 18.6 mm at its thickest), and the SSD is present in the list of specifications and the body is made of aluminum, but the creators have chosen to hybrid CPU AMD A8-4555M, the presence of which automatically excludes from the category U38N ultrabooks. But the laptop can be completely described by the word "slikbook."


Notable features ASUS U38N - somewhat. This and the aforementioned APU AMD A8-4555M, which combines quad CPU (1,6-2,4 GHz) GPU AMD Radeon HD 7600G, and pre-installed Windows 8 and the display IPS, characterized by a 13.3-inch 1920 x 1080 pixels. The laptop can be equipped with 4 or 8 GB of RAM, HDD 500 GB or 128 GB SSD.


The list of other characteristics of the new items - wireless modules Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n and Bluetooth 4.0, web-camera, allowing the recording and transmission of video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, card reader, audio subsystem ASUS SonicMaster, a three port USB 3.0 and video outputs HDMI and Mini VGA. The standard six-cell lithium-polymer battery capacity of 48 W • h provides a laptop up to 5 hours of battery life.


Length and width of a mobile computer - 326 and 226 mm, respectively, weight - 1.55 kg. ASUS U38N already offered for purchase at a Swedish online stores for about $ 1190.

Sources: ASUS

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Mini PC Acer Aspire Revo RL80, equipped with a processor Intel Core i3

Mini PC Acer Aspire Revo RL80, equipped with a processor Intel Core i3 and ODD supporting Blu-ray, priced at 599 euros

Mini PC Acer Aspire Revo RL80, first shown at the IFA 2012, he entered into the European retail. How to inform the source of the most affordable option of a novelty - a dual-core Celeron 887 (1.5 GHz), 2 GB of RAM, HDD 500 GB, the OS on the Linux kernel, and no optical drive. This way the product costs just 279 euros.

Acer Aspire Revo RL80

Paying the € 100, customers receive a similar model, but with 4 GB of RAM and running Windows 8. A built-in optical drive that is compatible with discs Blu-ray, increases the cost of the device is 100 euros.

For an amount equal to 499 euros, a modification of the Aspire Revo RL80 a dual-core Intel Core i3-2377M (1,5 GHz), 4 GB of RAM and a hard disk of 500 GB. The surcharge of 50 euros you can get a built-in ODD that supports DVD, and for a fee of 100 euros - with support for Blu-ray. It turns out that the top-end modification Acer Aspire Revo RL80 costs 599 euros in Europe.

Acer Aspire Revo RL80

In the configuration of your computer, regardless of the modifications include communication modules Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, card reader, and a set of interface connectors is available in six-port USB (two of them - USB 3.0), two-cavity diameter of 3.5 mm to connect a microphone and headphone jacks, S / PDIF and two video outputs (DVI and HDMI). It is also noted that with the product supplied wireless mouse and keyboard.

Dimensions Acer Aspire Revo RL80, not equipped with an optical drive - 209.89 x 209.89 x 35.35 mm. Dimensions of version with ODD are expressed by the following formula - 209.89 x 209.89 x 54.1 mm.


Saturday, December 8, 2012

Silicon Labs Si7005 integrates on-chip sensors for relative humidity and temperature

The company introduced the chip Silicon Laboratories Si7005, which combines the functions of sensors for relative humidity and air temperature.

Sensors Si7005 are available now in production quantities

For relative humidity is used polymer dielectric film with a high dielectric constant, formed on the crystal, and mixed signal processing circuit, manufactured by process technology CMOS. Si7005 sensor is well suited for application monitoring and control humidity and temperature, including the automotive air-conditioning, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, refrigerators, weather stations, food processing equipment, printers and medical devices.

Traditionally, to measure humidity, a combination of discrete resistive and capacitive sensors with a hybrid and multi-chip modules. The disadvantages of this approach are the large number of components, high cost, large footprint on the PCB, the difficulties associated with the assembly and the need for user calibration. Configuration Si7005 includes directly sensors, ADCs, signal processing circuit, non-volatile memory for calibration data and I2C interface on a monolithic chip CMOS. Therefore Si7005 is compact, highly reliable, easy to use. The scheme included Si7005 includes only two external capacitors. Sensors are calibrated during manufacturing. This eliminates device manufacturers from the cost and provides full interoperability copies. The manufacturer also notes the low power Si7005 - 2 uA, which makes the sensor well suited for battery-powered devices.

Sensors Si7005 are available now in production quantities. They are available in a QFN type size of 4 x 4 mm. Wholesale price - $ 3.64 per share. Inspection fees of different form factors range from $ 29 to $ 49. Developer Kit Si7005EVB-UDP-F960, which also includes a microcontroller C8051F960, worth $ 149. Drivers available for Linux and Android.

Source: Silicon Laboratories

Friday, December 7, 2012

AMD is going to release an eight core processor FX-8300 with 95W TDP

AMD is going to release an eight core processor FX-8300 with 95W TDP

The list submitted by October processors AMD FX (Vishera) had two eight-core models - FX-8350 and FX-8320. Soon they can add a third, sure source.

AMD FX Vishera

Model FX-8300 (FD8300WMW8KHK) is "lit up" in the list of processors, motherboard support of some manufacturers. This allows you to make of it a fairly complete picture.

Nominal frequency is 3.20 GHz processor. With TurboCore it can rise up to 3.60 GHz. This is lower than the values ​​of 3.5 and 4.0 GHz, which is characterized by the closest of the above models FX-8320, but the difference is offset by the lower value of TDP. If the FX-8320 has a 125W TDP, the FX-8300 will be 95 watts. Crystal FX-8300 is in the same stepping C0, and the crystals that the other two eight-models, so that no other differences should not wait.

New fees will be calculated on the CPU socket AM3 +. As for its price, it can be assumed that the lower the TDP will ask for AMD FX-8300 about the same as now is FX-8320, which is about $ 170.

Source: techPowerUp

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Acer has announced a budget candybar computer Veriton Z2650G

U.S. subsidiary of Acer announced the launch of a new computer-piece arrangement. The technology, dubbed the Veriton Z2650G, already available in the U.S. for $ 630 (as modified UG645X).

Acer Veriton Z2650G

For the money you receive the unit, staffed by the dual-core Pentium G645 (2,9 GHz), 4 GB of RAM DRR3 (maximum RAM - 8 GB), HDD 500 GB, and optical drive. Display candy bar - traditional, not touch. It is characterized by 20-inch, 1600 x 900 pixels and a pixel response time of 5 ms.

The configuration includes Veriton Z2650G web-camera with 1 megapixel, communications, Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, stereo speakers, a card reader. Among the interface connectors products - six ports USB, including and two USB 3.0.

Update: At the request of the Russian representation of Acer clarifies that in Russia, the model is not available and will not be delivered. What's more, Acer Veriton - commercial line that is not intended for retail sales.

Source: Acer

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NVIDIA integrates a 64-bit ARM processor cores in Tesla accelerators

NVIDIA is planning to integrate a 64-bit ARM processor cores to their boosters Tesla. Chief Technologist Steve Scott (Steve Scott), dealing with a product Tesla, said in an interview that the Tegra products will learn to support calculations using the GPU in the near future, and in the line of Tesla NVIDIA plans to merge CPU and GPU in the next ten years. Although the period of ten years for this segment of the market is incredibly large, and, most of all, these products will be much sooner.

Recall that NVIDIA have long been working on my own Denver, in which the company aims to build a high-performance CPU core based on ARM64, for use in future products company focused on servers, tablets and smartphones.

Source: InfoWorld

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Doxie One - miniature scanner for mobile users

First of all, users of mobile devices is addressed novelty which sales company announced Doxie. Shown in the illustration Doxie One device is a scanner. Its dimensions are 26,7 x 4,3 x 5,6 cm, weight - 386
Price Doxie One - $ 149

Scanner resolution - 300 dpi. Scanning the pages maximum size (A4 or Letter) unit takes eight seconds. The scanned data is saved to the memory card in the format of JPEG, PNG, or PDF (with the ability to search text - text recognition software performs complete Abbyy). Includes an SD memory card of 2 GB. To transfer the scanned data to the iPad, you will need a separately purchased adapter for $ 29.

Doxie One scanner can also be connected to a computer with Mac OS X 10.6 or later (function iMessage & AirDrop only works with OS X 10.8 or later), or a PC with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, using the interface USB. Cable is attached. The device is powered by the included AC adapter or by four elements AAA. Sales Doxie One worldwide manufacturer promises to begin at the end of November for $ 149.

Source: Doxie

Monday, December 3, 2012

23-inch Philips Brilliance 231P4QRYES watches bearing member and tells when to take a break

The assortment of MMD Monitors & Displays, Monitors produces branded Philips, a new device - Brilliance 231P4QRYES. The apparatus, as released in March model Brilliance 241P4LRY, supports ErgoSensor, which monitors posture PC users and even gives advice to stop working when you need to rest your eyes. Immediately it should be noted that the two models have in common not only ErgoSensor, and external performance.

Philips Brilliance 231P4QRYES

Philips Brilliance 231P4QRYES equipped with LED backlight and built on IPS panels of 23 inches diagonal 1920 x 1080 pixels. Matrix is ​​characterized by a brightness of 250 cd / m², contrast ratio 1000:1, response time of 7 ms (during Grey-to-Grey) and viewing angles of 178 degrees both vertically and horizontally.
Philips Brilliance 231P4QRYES

The monitor is equipped with a convertible stand that allows to regulate not only the tilt and turn the panel, and switch it to portrait mode, the two speakers of the total power of 3 W and a USB 2.0 hub on four ports. To connect the source image has a port D-Sub, DVI and DisplayPort.

Dimensions Philips Brilliance 231P4QRYES - 547 x 220 x 515 mm, weight - 5.23 kg. The recommended price of the monitor in Europe amount to 249 euro.

Sources: Philips, techPowerUp

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Cambrios and LG Electronics launched the world's first 23-inch touch panel with material ClearOhm

The company Cambrios Technologies, specializing in the use of nanotechnology in the production of flexible and transparent conductors, and the company is represented by LG Electronics division CEM (Chemical & Electronic Material) have announced the world's first 23-inch touch panel, which uses material ClearOhm. These panels are manufactured by LG, are used in the one-piece PC LG V325, certified compatibility with Windows 8, and touch monitors LG, sales of which started in October.

The display 10 is used LG Touch panel type IPS

LG uses material Cambrios ClearOhm production in liquid form for the formation of the film, which is part of a capacitive type sensor. According to the developer, this material is well suited for large panels, such as those used in the one-piece PC, as well as tablets, laptops and ultrabooks. Through the use of the film instead of the traditional glass ClearOhm, LG managed to make the touchpad lighter, thinner, stronger and cheaper. The advantages ClearOhm material also includes high transparency. In LG confident that the partnership with Cambrios will strengthen the company's position as a supplier of touch panels are large.

Source: Cambrios

Monday, October 29, 2012

Sky is equipped with an electronic pen interface Wi-Fi and supports cloud service Evernote

Name of Livescribe familiar to our regular readers for news about interesting devices for which is best known as "electronic pen". This week the company started with the announcement of Livescribe model Sky, equipped with Wi-Fi interface and supports cloud services. All that the user writes with Sky, automatically into the account service Evernote (of course, you must be connected to the Internet through an access point 802.11b/g/n). It notes can be stored, reproduced, sort and share them with other users. The handle is not just for writing, but also for working with tablets, smartphones and computers. In addition, it serves as a voice recorder.

Sky is working with free and paid accounts Evernote Evernote Premium. The handle adds to the allowed monthly volume of data downloaded 500MB.
In addition, the company announced the release of Livescribe Developer tools Livescribe Mobile SDK (0.9). It will allow developers to integrate support Sky in applications for smartphones and tablets. Version of the Mobile SDK for iOS is due in the first quarter of next year, a version of Android - in the second quarter.

Sales will have started at a price of $ 170 for the version with 2 GB of memory. Model with 4 GB costs $ 200, with 8 GB of memory and an annual subscription to Evernote Premium - $ 250.
Source: Livescribe

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Netbook Acer Aspire One 725 with APU AMD C-70, and Windows 8 is seen in sales

The company continues to improve netbook Acer Aspire One 725. Recall that in May this year, in the configuration of this laptop went hybrid processor AMD C-60, and is now available online Best Buy Aspire One 725 with APU AMD C-70. This version of the laptop is $ 350, though the version with AMD C-60 is in the same Best Buy more - $ 364.
Acer Aspire One725

Hybrid processor AMD C-70 made ​​its debut recently at the end of September. This APU features two cores running at a frequency of 1.0 to 1.33 GHz, and GPU AMD Radeon HD 6290. In addition to his Aspire One 725 is equipped with 4 GB of RAM, HDD 320 GB, and pre-installed Windows 8.

Acer Aspire One 725

The list of the other characteristics of the device - communication adapters Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Ethernet 10/100 Mbps, a card reader, web-camera with 0.3 megapixel, three-port USB (one of them - USB 3.0). The netbook comes with chetyrehyacheechnoy battery capacity of 2500 mAh, which should provide up to 5 hours and 50 minutes of battery life.
Acer Aspire One 725

Dimensions and weight of the updated Aspire One 725 - 284.5 x 203 x 22.8 mm and 1.215 kg, respectively.

Source: Best Buy

American doctors using computer games teach children to manage anger

Children who have problems with anger, can help computer games, more precisely, one simple game. This was the experience of researchers at Boston's Children's Hospital.American doctors using computer games teach children to manage anger
The essence of the experiments is simple: because the children usually show much more interest in video games than in psychotherapy, the researchers asked them to play. Game called RAGE Control («Anger Management") is designed to motivate children to control their emotions. It is assumed that children will later apply acquired skills in a difficult situation.

The player must shoot the enemy spaceships, trying not to hit friendly ships. During the game sensor, fastened to a child's fingers, heart rate monitors and displays the value on the screen. Once the heart rate exceeds a certain level, the player temporarily loses the ability to shoot until you calm down. In other words, to achieve high performance, we have to keep cool.American doctors using computer games teach children to manage anger
Uncontrolled anger occurs in people with a weakened relationship between the executive and the emotional centers of the brain. According to the researchers, the experiment showed that the game RAGE Control helps to learn to use these centers are more consistent.

In the experiment, five days was attended by two groups of subjects between the ages of 9 to 17 years who have no contraindications. One group only regular program psychiatric help, and additional members of the second group played at least 15 minutes every day in RAGE Control. After five sessions, members of the second group showed a significantly better self-management skills.
The researchers intend to continue to work, in particular, will see whether you can increase the effect of the game, if you use it at home with their peers and parents.
Source: Children's Hospital Boston

Monday, June 25, 2012

Began selling the finest in the world Ultrabook Acer Aspire S5

Acer has started selling Ultrabook Acer Aspire S5. Announced in January, a mobile computer, according to the manufacturer, is the thinnest in the world Ultrabook : at its thickest point, its thickness does not exceed 15 mm. Weight of machine is approximately equal to 1.2 kg. Ultrabook equipped with a screen size of 13.3 inches, a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

Began selling the finest in the world Ultrabook Acer Aspire S5
The housing model Aspire S5-391-9880, made from magnesium alloy, the system is located on the processor Intel Core i7-35i7U, equipped with a SSD of 256 GB, interfaces, USB 3.0, HDMI, and Thunderbolt. An interesting feature of the design - the panel MagicFlip, covering the connectors are input-output ports. 

Began selling the finest in the world Ultrabook Acer Aspire S5
Make notes longer battery life PowerSmart, consisting of not 300 charge cycles, as usual, and 1000 (after 1000 cycles, the battery capacity is reduced by 20%). Thanks to technology Acer Hybrid Standby Technology battery life up to 6.5 hours (standby time - 15 days).
Manufacturer's suggested price of Aspire S5-391-9880 in the United States, where innovation will be on sale in the last week of June, is $ 1,400.
Source: Acer

Sunday, June 24, 2012

VIZIO has officially presented Ultrabook Thin + Light

The company VIZIO, a well-known supplier of TVs in the U.S. market, a few months ago announced its intention to withdraw, and the segment of ultra-thin laptops. Now, the company's website appeared detailed specification laptops.

VIZIO Thin + LightIn a series of Thin + Light - two models that differ screens: the youngest was 14 inches diagonal screen resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, the senior completed 15.6-inch screen resolution of Full HD. Each of the models presented in three versions, differing only in the established processors. All CPU - Core i3-3217U (1,8 GHz), Core i5-3317U (1,7-2,6 GHz) and Core i7-3517U (1,9-3,0 GHz) - belong to the family of Ivy Bridge and characterized by low power consumption.VIZIO Thin + Light

VIZIO Thin + LightIn the configuration of each VIZIO Thin + Light includes 4 GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD, web-camera 1.3 megapixel resolution, communication adapters Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth, HDMI video output and two-port USB 3.0. Claimed battery life - 6-7 hours.VIZIO Thin + Light  

VIZIO Thin + LightOverall dimensions and weight of junior Thin + Light - 338 x 234 x 17 mm and 1,5 kg, dimensions and weight of Thin + Light, staffed by a screen diagonal of 15.6 inches - 378 x 251 x 17.2 mm and 1.7 kg .Source: VIZIO

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Dell introduced Vostro laptops 3360, 3460 and 3560 based on Intel

Dell has announced the completion of the range laptops Vostro line of three models - 3360, 3460 and 3560. All three new products are built on Intel: The basic version are equipped with Intel Core series of second-generation i3, and the extra charge available CPU Core i5 and i7 family of Ivy Bridge. 

Dell Vostro 3560
The second digit in the designation indicates the laptop screen diagonal: Vostro 3360 comes with a screen diagonal of 13.3 inches, Vostro 3460 - 14-inch display, and the Vostro 3560 - LCD panel size of 15.6 inches. In all cases, the display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels, and only for the older model is proposed for a surcharge screen resolution of Full HD. For her part exchange available for 3D-card AMD Radeon HD 7670M, while for Vostro 3460 - NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M, but the basic version only laptops have integrated into the CPU GPU. 

Dell Vostro 3560
Standard memory capacity of each of the models - 4 GB (max RAM - 8 GB) with respect to the volume of HDD, in the case of most low-end model - 500 GB, in the case of Vostro 3460 and 3560 - 750 GB. For all Trinity optionally available with 32 GB SSD connector mSATA. In the configuration of each laptop includes an optical drive, web-camera and two microphones, adapters, Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 + HS. For the Vostro 3360 and 3460 is also available as wireless module EV-DO/HSPA. The list of characteristics of laptop - video output HDMI and D-Sub, as well as two (Vostro 3360) or three (Vostro 3460 and 3560) port USB 3.0. 

Dell Vostro 3360
Dell Vostro 3560 is now available for order on the official Dell website for $ 600. Vostro 3360 and Vostro 3460 will go on sale June 21 at $ 650 and $ 600 respectively.
Source: Dell

Friday, June 22, 2012

Lenovo starts selling laptop computer, and IdeaPad Z480 H520s

Japanese unit, Lenovo announced the withdrawal of the local market two new products - IdeaPad Z480 laptop or PC H520s. Both devices will be available starting from June 15, but so far known only to the cost of Lenovo H520s: The basic version will be offered to the PC for $ 500.
At the heart of IdeaPad Z480 - motherboard chipset Intel HM76 Express and dual-core Core i5-3210M (2,5-3,1 GHz). Memory and HDD - 4 GB and 500 GB respectively. In the configuration of the notebook includes modules wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0, web-resolution 0.3 megapixel camera, optical drive, Gigabit Ethernet adapter and a card reader compatible with cards SD, xD and MS, as well as two-port USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, HDMI and video outputs D-Sub. Screen size laptop, as you might guess from the title, is 14 inches, resolution - 1366 x 768 pixels.

Lenovo IdeaPad Z480
Dimensions of Lenovo IdeaPad Z480 are 341 x 232 mm x 20-33,5. The stated values ​​of the mass and the battery life - 2.3 kg and 4.7 hours respectively.
Dimensions and weight Lenovo H520s, in turn, are 360 ​​x 105 x 305 mm and 7.9 kg respectively. The computer can be equipped with one of the three CPU: Pentium G640 (2,6 GHz), Core i3-2120 (3.3 GHz) or Core i5-2320 (3.0 GHz). The product will be sold as free, and with 21.5-inch monitor.Lenovo H520s
In H520s used motherboard chipset Intel P67 Express, but in the computer configuration includes 4 GB of RAM, HDD 500 GB, the adapter Gigabit Ethernet, the device reads and writes memory card formats, SD, MS and CF, D-Sub video output and HDMI, as well as six ports USB 2.0.
Source: Lenovo

Sony announces Xperia Ion version of the smartphone for the European market

First shown at CES 2012 smartphone Sony Xperia Ion in the version for the European market has started on site mobile unit of the company.

Sony announces Xperia Ion version of the smartphone for the European market

As you know, one of the features of the flagship smartphones Sony is a work in networks of LTE. Given the fact that in Europe, support for LTE is irrelevant, in the version of the Xperia Ion for the Old World, it gave place to support HSPA.

Support for LTE has given way to support HSPA

Otherwise, the product has changed. Its dual-core Snapdragon MSM8260 clocked at 1.5 GHz running Android, and is equipped with a screen size of 4.6 inches and a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, dual cameras, one of which has a resolution of 12 megapixels, and output HDMI.

Version of the Sony Xperia Ion for the U.S. market weighs 144 g and can operate independently of talk time and 10 hours (up to 400 hours - in standby mode). Presumably, the parameters of the European version will not be worse.

Source: Sony Mobile

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Sony has announced a smartphone Xperia Miro running Android 4.0

Sony's mobile division has published today in his page on Facebook Image and video advertising the new smartphone, called miro. Novelty refers to devices for mid-level equipment (and, obviously, the same price range) and is aimed at active users of social networks.

Sony miro

Sony miro

All that is known about the Sony miro, is that he has the touch screen 3.5-inch, 5 megapixel camera resolution, Wi-Fi adapter and Bluetooth, supports DLNA, and the role of the operating system performs the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Sony miro

Sony miro

Judging by the timer, placed on the page Sony Mobile on Facebook, the official premiere will be held miro in nine days. It was then that will be familiar with all specifications of the device, as well as price and time of appearance in the market.

Sources: Sony Mobile at Facebook, GSMArena

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Toshiba REGZA PC D712 - computer monoblock layout processor-based Celeron B820

The fact that Toshiba is launching a high-performance one-piece computer REGZA PC D732, we reported a few weeks ago, and now with the details of the network appeared more accessible and representative of the same series - REGZA PC D712. New on sale in Japan starting June 15 and will be offered at a price of about $ 1380.

Toshiba REGZA PC D712

At the heart of the computer is the motherboard chipset Intel HM76 Express. Company Processor Intel Celeron B820 (1,7 GHz) is 1TB HDD and 4 GB of RAM. Diagonal built-in display is 21.5 inches, the resolution - Full HD.

Toshiba REGZA PC D712

Monoblock is equipped with an optical drive, communication adapters, Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, web-camera resolution of 1 megapixel and digital TV-tuner and memory card slot for SD. Among the device interface connectors - two USB 3.0 ports and four USB 2.0, Video HDMI.

Toshiba REGZA PC D712

Overall dimensions of Toshiba REGZA PC D712 - 522 x 174 x 356 mm, weight - about 6.5 kg.

Source: PC Watch

SeedTronic release a competitor laptop to ASUS TAICHI

As it turned out, the idea of ​​a laptop with a screen on the outer and inner sides of the lid has fallen to their liking, not only from ASUS, but little-known company SeedTronic, whose offices are located in Brazil and Hong Kong. Product SeedTronic, which obviously will compete with ASUS TAICHI, was named Seedbook.

SeedTronic Seedbook

At the heart of Seedbook - the same concept as in the ASUS TAICHI: internal screen - normal, not sensitive to pressure, while the outer panel - touch, with support for multitouch. Unfortunately, details about the hardware is practically no Seedbook: reported only that it is equipped with a processor, Ivy Bridge, and from the interface connector contains an RJ-45, D-Sub, HDMI, and four-port USB.

SeedTronic Seedbook

SeedTronic Seedbook is far from the stage of commercial product: the developers promise that by the time the assembly-line production of the laptop will be thinner and lighter. However, while it is unclear when a competitor TAICHI appear on store shelves (and will at all?), And at what price will be offered.

Sources:, SeedTronic

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Confirmed the release date of the tablet Google Nexus 7

With reference to the words of Representative ASUS source claims that the tablet Google, preliminary data on which appeared in mid-March, will be released in late June. It is expected that the device would be called the Nexus 7. The place of the premiere Google Nexus 7 is selected conference Google I / O, which will be held in late June in San Francisco.

The place of the premiere Google Nexus 7 is selected conference Google I / O

Contrary to the fears have been sounded, that decided to reduce the cost to abandon the use of single-chip NVIDIA Tegra 3, a source insists that the basis of seven-inch tablet is exactly it. The price of the tablet Google will be between $ 150-250. Details about the configuration of the device remain a mystery.


Thursday, May 10, 2012

Mobile Computing Samsung Series 9 will also receive Ultrabook processors Ivy Bridge

It is not saying when and how much will be available ultrabuki updated 9-series, Samsung has added to the configuration of the Intel Core third-generation (Ivy Bridge).

In the configuration of the Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook enabled dual-core Core i5-3317U

More precisely, the configuration means only one such processor - not yet announced a dual-core Intel Core i5-3317U, clocked at 1.7 GHz. It is equipped with integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 and is paired with a chipset HM75 Express.

The RAM is 8 GB solid state drive - 128 GB. Equipment includes a two-port USB 3.0, and Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11abg / n and Bluetooth 4.0.

In the configuration of the Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook enabled dual-core Core i5-3317U

With dimensions of 356,9 x 237 x 14,9 mm product is equipped with a 15-dyumovym screen has a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, weighs 1.65 kg. Ultrabuk staffed vosmiyacheechnoy battery capacity of 62 W h

Source: Samsung

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

YTL and GCT Semiconductor released the world's first 4G smartphone with support for WiMAX and HSPA

YTL Communications Company is a provider of 4G in Malaysia. The company GCT Semiconductor - a leading developer of semiconductor solutions for 4G. Together, the companies announced the release of the smartphone Eclipse, which was allegedly the world's first smartphone 4G, while supporting WiMAX and 

HSPA. WiMAX provides support for a chip GCT GDM7205.
According to the partners, a smartphone running Android «offers unparalleled freedom of communication, combining the speed of 4G and the function of IP-telephony." Behind the user to switch between networks, WiMAX and 3G/GSM Eclipse gives us the opportunity to provide VoIP and instant messaging, and videoconferencing. 

Eclipse is the basis of a smartphone-core processor Qualcomm
The basis of the smartphone is a single core processor Qualcomm, running at 1 GHz running Android 2.2 Froyo. In The configuration includes 512 MB of RAM and 2 GB of flash memory. The device is equipped with a screen size of 4.1 inches, a resolution of WVGA. Equipment includes a front camera resolution of 0.3 megapixels and a rear camera 5 megapixel resolution. The device is powered by a battery capacity of 1500 mA ∙ h With dimensions of 122 x 65 x 12,9 mm smartphone weighs 135 gYTL and GCT Semiconductor released the world's first 4G smartphone with support for WiMAX and HSPA
Smartphones and related services are available in the network Yes, owned by YTL Communications. According to the company, Yes is the first mobile operator to offer mobile Internet connectivity and mobile telephony as a service.
Sources: GCT Semiconductor, Yes

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Sony announced the VAIO T11 and T13, its first ultrabook

The thin and light mobile computers, the specifications of Intel and therefore entitled to wear the brand Ultrabook, finally appeared in the range of Sony. Ultrabuki first Japanese manufacturer entered into a series of VAIO T. Models VAIO T11 and T13 have the body of magnesium and aluminum, are characterized by a fast-boot, and a large reserve of battery life. 

Sony announced the VAIO T11 and T13, its first ultrabook

According to the manufacturer's in sleep mode, data is stored in computer memory without the external power supply up to 90 days, and during continuous operation on one battery charge reaches 9:00. The company makes a reservation that such margin of autonomy can expect only buyers of models with SSD. 

Sony announced the VAIO T11 and T13, its first ultrabook

ultrabook basis of processor Intel Core are the third generation with low power consumption. Model T11 has a screen size of 11.6 inches, T13 - 13,3 inches, a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Equipment includes a video output HDMI and VGA, Bluetooth 4.0 adapters and IEEE 802.11b/g/n, USB 2.0 and 3.0, as well as web-camera high-definition and a slot for SD and MMC. In addition, the manufacturer notes the use of technology in the audio subsystem xLOUD and Clear Phase, improving sound quality. 

Sony announced the VAIO T11 and T13, its first ultrabook

ultrabook suitable for recharging the batteries of mobile devices - USB port provides power even when the computer is in sleep mode or turned off.
Weight VAIO T13 - 1,3 kg, dimensions - 226 x 17,8 x 323 mm.
ultrabook Series VAIO T in the European market, Sony promises to begin this month. Data on the price yet.
Source: Sony

Monday, May 7, 2012

Dell started selling gaming notebooks Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x processors Ivy Bridge

Three models of Alienware gaming laptops updated their inclusion in the configuration of Intel Core third-generation (Ivy Bridge).

Dell started selling gaming notebooks Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x processors Ivy Bridge
Model M14x, according to the manufacturer, is "the most powerful 14-inch laptop in the universe," is designed for gamers who are looking for a balance between mobility and performance. At the same time as an option offered equipment M14x two drives, and the maximum amount of RAM is 16 GB. Equipped with a laptop on a processor Intel Core i7-3610QM, i7-3720QM, i7-3820QM or Core i7-3820QM includes the Blu-ray and 3D-card NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M memory type GDDR5. Product dimensions are 37.8 x 258.4 x 337.0 mm Weight (with battery vosmiyacheechnoy) - 2.92 kg. 

Dell started selling gaming notebooks Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x processors Ivy Bridge
M17x models feature the processor Core i7-3610QM, i7-3720QM or i7-3820QM is the presence of a stereoscopic display WideFHD size 17.3 inches diagonal with a frame rate of 120 Hz, proposed as an alternative to the normal display of the same size (NVIDIA 3D Vision glasses are supplied). Picture it can generate 3D-card AMD Radeon HD 7970M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 660M or 675M. The maximum amount of memory is 32 GB. Dimensions are 44.5 x Notebook 304.3 x 410.0 mm Weight (with battery devyatiyacheechnoy) - from 4.26 kg. 

Dell started selling gaming notebooks Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x processors Ivy Bridge
M18x laptop on a processor Intel Core i7-3610QM, i7-3720QM, i7-3820QM, i7-3920XM (two variants - one with a processor operating at a frequency of 3.8 GHz, the second - overclocked to 4.1 GHz) in the company considered the most productive 18-inch model, which is suitable for those who put performance above the mobility. Flagship Alienware can be equipped with two 3D-card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M, operating in the mode of NVIDIA SLI, the total amount of memory which is 4 GB. In the coming weeks, the manufacturer promises to add a version of the M18x with two 3D-card AMD Radeon HD 7970m. According to the press release, the configuration of the mobile computer can include HDD up to 750 TB and three SSD total volume up to 768 GB (3 x 256 GB). The description on the website Alienware are even more impressive data: 1 TB and 1.2, respectively. Dimensions are 53.0 x Notebook 322.5 x 436.0 mm Weight (with battery of 12 cells) - 5.41 kg.
The common features are the new products support Intel Turbo Boost 2.0, the presence of interfaces, HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 4.0, the presence of surround speakers to the speaker output Klipsch, certified by THX.
Base price M14x - $ 1100, M17x - $ 1500, M18x - $ 2000.
Source: Dell