Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Toshiba Qosmio X870 laptop with Core i7-3610QM and GeForce GTX 670M

Post about the announcement of the laptop Qosmio X870, received from the British division of Toshiba in early March, carried a rather vague information about what components it is based. For more information about the technical characteristics of the model was able to tell the Turkish life, has received a new product on his hands.  

Toshiba Qosmio X870 Laptop
The notebook is equipped with quad-core Intel Core i7-3610QM clocked at 2.3 GHz (in the mode Turbo Boost - 3,3 GHz), 6 MB cache in the third level, and support Hyper-Threading. The configuration model includes 16 GB of RAM DDR3, SSD for OS and 2 TB of hard drive space.
Display resolution 17.3-inch diagonal is 1920 x 1080 pixels. Graphic subsystem video card before NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M-based 40-nm GPU GF114, which includes 336 cores CUDA. With 256-bit bus is connected to the GPU 2 GB of memory GDDR5. Another feature is the speaker Harman Kardon.  

Toshiba Qosmio X870 Laptop
Deliveries of new items will begin in the second quarter of 2012.
Source: DonanimHaber

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Toshiba LT170 seven-inch tablet is available on the European market

Toshiba has introduced in the European market (more precisely, in Italy) tablet LT170, equipped with a seven-inch screen. The basis of the device is a processor Freescale i.MX53 (ARM Cortex-A8), operating at a frequency of 1 GHz running Android (probably version 2.3).

On the European market a seven-inch tablet Toshiba LT170
In the configuration of the tablet includes 512 MB of DDR3 RAM and 8 GB flash memory (eMMC). The screen resolution is equal to 1024 x 600 pixels. Display - touchscreen, capacitive type. Facilities include port USB 2.0, connector for docking station, headphone jack, a slot for miniSD cards and microSD, accelerometer and light sensor. There are means of wireless Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 2.1, and two cameras - a resolution of 0.3 and 2 MP. One charge lithium-ion battery tablet is enough for seven hours of video playback. With dimensions of 128.5 x 200.25 x 11.5 mm device weighs 362  

On the European market a seven-inch tablet Toshiba LT170
In other words, the usual budget model. In presenting this set of Toshiba quality corresponds to the sum of € 299 - that at that price LT170 is available.
Source: Notebook Italia

Monday, March 26, 2012

Tablet Acer Iconia Tab A510-based NVIDIA Tegra 3 is already available for $ 450

This week in the U.S. and Canada began taking pre-orders for Acer's first tablet platform of NVIDIA Tegra 3 running Android 4.0. Model Acer Iconia Tab A510, in February noticed on the website FCC, valued at $ 450. Among the advantages of the product manufacturer selects long battery life - up to 12 hours (video playback). In addition, noted the presence of pre-installed software mobile office Polaris 3.5 and applications for wireless printing.

Tablet Acer Iconia Tab A510-based NVIDIA Tegra 3 is already available for $ 450
The tablet is equipped with a screen size of 10.1 inches, a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. To connect an external monitor, there is a way micro-HDMI. Display - touchscreen, capacitive type, able to recognize up to ten simultaneous touches.
In the system configuration includes 1 GB of RAM and 32 GB of flash memory. Equipment includes a slot for cards microSD, wireless connections on Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Speed ​​USB 2.0 (connector micro-USB), camera resolution and a 5 megapixel. Battery capacity is 9800 mA ∙ h Dimensions are 25.9 x 17.5 x 1.1 cm, weight - 670
Buyers can choose a silver model (Acer A510-10s32) or black (Acer A510-10k32). At the same time you can order a protective cover worth $ 40.
Source: Acer

details about the laptop HP Pavilion dv4-5000, dv6-dv7-7000 and 7000 based on CPU Intel Ivy Bridge

There were details about the laptop HP Pavilion dv4-5000, dv6-dv7-7000 and 7000 based on CPU Intel Ivy Bridge
The company HP, like other companies that manufacture laptops, did not fail to take their laptops on the new processors Ivy Bridge. 22-nanometer CPU Intel entered into a family of laptops equipped with series Pavilion dv4-5000, dv6-dv7-7000 and 6000. 

HP Pavilion dv4-5000
Laptop HP Pavilion dv4-5000 equipped with a screen diagonal of 14 inch 1366 x 768 pixels, quad-core Core i7-3610QM (2,3 GHz) and GPU NVIDIA GT 630M with 2 GB of internal memory DDR3. The list of specifications - two slots for memory modules (up to 8 GB of RAM), HDD up to 1TB, ODD with the possibility of recording a DVD, stereo system with two Beats Audio speakers and a broadband low-frequency, two-port USB 3.0, as well as two Connector USB 3.0, HDMI, D-Sub. Size HP Pavilion dv4-5000 - 344 x 234 x 33,5 mm, weight - 2.17 kg. 

HP Pavilion dv6-7000
Updated laptops Pavilion dv6-7000 with CPU Ivy Bridge and got backlit keyboard, though not in the standard equipment and optional. In general, the list of characteristics Pavilion dv6-7000 is as follows:

Diagonal screen size - 15.6 inches, the resolution - 1366 x 768 or 1920 x 1080 pixels;
CPU: Intel Core i5-3210M and Core i7-3610QM;
Two slots for RAM modules, the maximum memory - 8 GB;
HDD up to 1TB;
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M or 650M;
3 ports USB 3.0, one end of USB 2.0, HDMI, D-Sub;
ODD: SuperMulti DVD with the basic version, with support for Blu-ray - at an extra charge;
Speakers Beats Audio, including 4 normal speakers and one subwoofer;
Dimensions - 378 x 247 x 32,5 mm, weight - 2.57 kg.

HP Pavilion dv7-7000
HP Pavilion dv7-7000 are very similar to their younger counterparts, the difference is mainly due to large screens, enclosures and, consequently, size. So, Pavilion dv7-7000 equipped with an LCD panel 17.3-inch diagonal 1600 x 900 or 1920 x 1080 pixels and a maximum capacity of the HDD comes up to 2 TB. Pavilion dv7-7000 provides the same set of interface connectors and GPU, and that the laptop dv6-7000. In basic equipment includes dv7-7000 CPU Intel Core i5-3210M, which is an additional charge may be replaced by Intel Core i7-3720QM (2,6 GHz). Dimensions Notebook Pavilion dv7-7000 - 416 x 274 x 35,2 mm, weight - 3.15 kg.
The cost of new HP laptops have yet to learn, but we already know that taking pre-orders on them will begin April 8, and delivery will start three weeks later.
Sources: HP's Channel YouTube, Notebook Review, Laptop Reviews

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Cover with keypad Crux360 for the new iPad tablet priced at $ 150

Owners of tablets, which lacks the possibility of keyboard input, addressed to the product shown in the illustrations. More precisely, not all owners, but owners of the new tablet Apple iPad.

Cover with keypad Crux360 for the new iPad tablet priced at $ 150

Cover with keypad Crux360 can be used as a base.

Another interesting feature - a removable petals in the central part. It can not install if the desire to show others the Apple logo overcomes the desire to protect the tablet casing from scratches and other problems.

When closed the lid is held by a magnetic latch cover.

Price new - $ 150. Acceptance of pre-orders have already started. Deliveries of the manufacturer promises to begin May 12.

Source: CruxCase

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

CeBIT 2012: ultrabuk LG X-Note Z330

LG has brought to the exhibition CeBIT 2012 ultrabook X-Note Z330, introduced in December last year.
Ultrabook LG X-Note Z330

The model is equipped with 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The thickness of the frame around the screen is only 8 mm. The screen itself is remarkable in that it is implemented technology Shuriken.

Ultrabook LG X-Note Z330

Due to this, in its size (315 x 215 x 14,7 mm) ultrabuk similar to 12-inch counterparts. Model weighs about 1.21 kg.

At the heart of the configuration can be used by the processor Intel Core i5-2467M or Core i7-2637M and 4GB of RAM DDR3.

Buyers have a choice between SSD with 120 GB of SATA 6 Gb / s and 256 GB, but with SATA 3 Gb / s.

In addition, the model has adapters Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 + HS, ports USB 3.0, a microSD card reader and support for Intel WiDi.

From the measurements of the manufacturer, to withdraw from hibernation ultrabuku takes 7 seconds and go off - 9.9 seconds.

Price Model X-Note Z330 in the Korean market is about $ 1500.

Source: Netbook News

Monday, March 12, 2012

Seagate is preparing a version of a thin external hard drive GoFlex Slim 500 GB

According to the source, Seagate is going to increase the volume of the finest in the world of external hard drive GoFlex Slim 500 GB. Initially, the drive, which is equal to the thickness of 9 mm, packaged with a hard drive with 320 GB 7200 rev / min.   

 The external hard drive Seagate GoFlex Slim

To connect to a PC interface provides high speed USB 3.0. Power the device receives the same cable on which data is transmitted. Slim drive can easily take with you putting in your pocket or bag. The model was designed in order to use with netbooks and ultra-thin laptops.

The external hard drive Seagate GoFlex Slim

Price of the new model will be about $ 170. It's expensive, considering that the 320 GB version has been estimated at $ 99. Probably, the pricing has affected prices for hard drives after Thai floods, although the company did not incur significant losses from the disaster.

Source: techPowerUp!

Friday, March 9, 2012

Apple cut the price of the iPad 2 for $ 100

As expected, at the end of the official launch of the new generation of Tablet PC iPad Apple's vice president Phil Schiller (Phil Schiller) has announced the reduction of the cost of the iPad 2 for $ 100 from now to buy a U.S. product, staffed with 16 GB of flash memory module and Wi-Fi, will be for $ 399. 3G-enabled version will cost $ 529. For Apple to sell the device of two generations - used on the iPhone practice. It is assumed that this will make the iPad is not only more accessible to ordinary users, but also for educational institutions and, in particular schools. 

iPad 2 fell
In Europe, the cost of the iPad 2 naturally higher than in the United States. More precisely, the same price tag, but is not calculated in U.S. dollars, and in the single European currency. For example, in Germany, the base model with 16 GB of memory and Wi-Fi support is estimated at 399, an adapter for the 3G will have to pay 120 euros.
Another major advantage for Apple to reduce the cost of the iPad 2 - increased competition in the segment. Apparently, HTC, Samsung, RIM and other eminent manufacturers of Tablet PCs will have to take into account the new pricing, otherwise they risk being out of work.
Source: Apple

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Ultrabook Acer Aspire M3 is equipped with 15-inch display and video card GeForce GT640M

At CeBIT 2012, Acer has expanded its line ultrabook new Timeline Ultra model Aspire M3 with a 15-inch display. The novelty will receive dual-core Intel Core second generation Sandy Bridge architecture and the graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT640M.

Ultrabook Acer Aspire M3

Housing ultrabuka made ​​of aluminum alloy, painted black, which gives it strength and strong appearance. The thickness of the model is 20 mm. Ultrabook is not the most subtle of all analogs, but has a seat for optional optical drive.

Ultrabook Acer Aspire M3

The model will be offered in versions with a combination of SSD and hard disk of a large volume, or simply to SSD. According to the manufacturer, the awakening from sleep in less than 2.5 seconds. One new battery can run for up to eight hours.

Ultrabook Acer Aspire M3

The appearance of ultrabook Aspire M3 is expected to be available in late March. Price model is not yet known.

Source: Acer

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Microsoft lowered the requirements for "iron" for Windows Phone

During the event, MWC 2012, which ended this week, there was an event of greater significance than it might seem at first glance. Nokia has introduced the youngest model line of smartphones running Windows Phone.
Lumia device 610 differs from its predecessors, easier configuration, which enabled him to establish a fully democratic price - 189 euros.

Nokia Lumia 610

At the disposal of operating at 800 MHz single-core Qualcomm, which became the basis Lumia 610, is only 256 MB of RAM. Flash memory is 8 GB. Work on the Windows Phone this perilous by today's standards the hardware platform is made possible by the fact that the developer has reduced the operating requirements of the "iron." Now, the minimum configuration includes single-chip system Qualcomm 7x27A and 256 MB of RAM. More specifically, the operating system Windows Phone, according to Microsoft, could always run on 256 MB of RAM, but now this feature is "legalized" and the creation of the priolzheny available to developers.
The emulator included in the new version of Windows Phone SDK (7.1.1), will allow developers to test the installation and application performance in configurations from 256 MB of RAM. Microsoft has said that the separation of applications possible, and the inability to work for the base configuration will be minimal. Furthermore, applications that are "bad work" on a 256 MB of RAM, will receive applications in the store a special overlay Marketplace.
Incidentally, with regard to the catalog of the Marketplace, it was available in 23 countries, including China, the Baltic countries and Ukraine. According to Microsoft, this led to the expansion of the market by 60%.
Sources: Microsoft

The paper summarizes the preliminary information about the Apple iPad 3

Source has compiled all known to date details of the Apple iPad tablet 3. The picture is already too full, and to check its conformity with reality will be a few days since news output is expected on March 7.
So, the new Apple tablet will get the screen Retina Display resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels. Given the fact that the geometric dimensions of the screen is the same, this means a significant increase in image quality. By definition line image on the screen Apple iPad 3 will be little different from pictures in a glossy magazine.
It is believed that the basis of the device will be quad-core A6 made by Samsung. However, according to other sources, iPad 3 will receive the processor A5X.
Although the Taiwanese component suppliers say on the issue of options iPad 3 with 16 GB and 32 GB of flash memory, the source does not exclude output options, 64 and even 128 GB of flash memory, citing the availability of iPhone 4S variant with 64 GB. Do not restrain your imagination, the source also includes the expected configuration of the tablet port Thunderbolt.

Argued that the U.S. versions will be available with support for three iPad 4G LTE.
In size and appearance of the iPad 3 will be very similar to their predecessors. Is that the thickness will be increased by 1 mm, which is associated with a greater thickness of the new display. If you rely on the image with an invitation to the event on March 7, sent out Apple, the device lost keys Home.
Most likely, the tablet Apple iPad 3 will be completed by the operating system iOS version 5.1.iPad 3 will receive two versions - with the amount of flash memory 16, and 32 GB
As for prices, there are no data on them yet. It is hoped that in the Apple account for the increasing competition in the tablets.