Pocket PC with high video performance

Pocket PCMiniature pocket-sized computers are trying to achieve market penetration. The newest model in the segment is D2 Plug, created by the company Globalscale. The device has negligible dimensions – 170x82x33 mm, but supports HD video and 3D graphics, reports the manufacturer. This is a computer that can be incorporated into the outlet and hang on the wall. The D2 Plug platform builds on Marvell PXA510, which has not yet been officially announced by the developer. It is based on a processor similar to the ARM Cortex-A8 (ARMv7), and supports hardware acceleration of HD video (1080p).
The computer shows impressive results when working with 3D graphics to 25 MTPS (million triangles per second). Moreover, D2 Plug consumes only 2 watts.
Tiny PC includes 1GB DDR3 RAM and flash-based drive with a capacity of 8 gigabytes. Available slot for memory cards format SD and full set of interfaces, including. eSATA, two USB 2.0, gigabit ethernet, HDMI and VGA. D2 Plug running the operating system Ubuntu Linux 10.4, or Android 2.2 Froyo. Available at a price of 249 dollars.

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Acer with new Aspire TimelineX notebook

Acer Aspire TimelineXAcer has launched in Europe updated line of notebook family Aspire TimelineX. Step models of mobile platform Intel Huron River. The line includes 13.3-inch model 3830T, 4830T 14-inch and 15.6-inch 5830T. All have LED backlighting (LED) and maintained resolution 1366×768 pixels. Acer focuses on long battery life. The new Aspire TimelineX withstand up to 9 hours of battery, which is all day.
The notebooks Core processors rely on second-generation memory to 8 GB, HDD 750 GB SSD or 120 GB, Intel HD integrated graphics accelerator 3000 or GeForce 500M. The configurations also include a DVD burner, card reader, network controller Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 1,3-megapixel camera, but as optional module Bluetooth 3.0. The new Aspire TimelineX come preloaded with operating system Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit). Prices start at 649 EUR.

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Google presented the universal Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Google tabletThe internet giant Google has introduced a new version of its mobile operating system. Android Ice Cream Sandwich is called to eliminate the main shortcoming of the platform – its fragmentation, it was clear at yesterday’s conference “Google I / O Day”. The universal Ice Cream Sandwich system will not work on smartphones, tablets and netbooks. The appearance of the new OS looks like a tablet version of Android 3.0 Honeycomb. New features are face recognition and voice, chamber devices with Ice Cream Sandwich will focus on the user depending on his shift.
The operating system will launch in the fourth quarter of 2011. Google has agreements with companies of the Open Handset Alliance to update all new devices to the latest version of Android in at least one and a half. Thus, Google will solve the problem of fragmentation.
Meanwhile Google released Android 3.1. Update is available for users of Tablet Motorola Xoom, who are subscribers of the operator Verizon in the U.S.. The new version supports USB devices like mouse, keyboard, gamepad, etc.
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Tablets quickly becoming mainstream

PC tabletIncluded the growing market of tablets would soon “eat” the shares of other popular portable devices such as netbooks, e-readers (e-readers), compact game consoles and media players, says IT Consulting agency Gartner. According to analysts the company, the most serious impact will be high-end smartphones, as consumers will become increasingly difficult to justify the purchase of both types of devices and tablets holders will prefer the cheaper and smaller smartphones. According to recent statistics of IT Consulting companies, the tablets with cellular and Wi-Fi connection now account for about 55% of total sales of the tablets, but by 2014 this proportion will increase to 80%. Again this time in the world will be sold to 208 million tablets per year, while this year projected number of sales was 19.5 million. In the opinion of Gartner, this indicates that the tablets gradually but rapidly becoming more mainstream and become one of the favorite purchases for households looking for mobile devices that can be “shared” by the whole family.
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Google will release Chromebox

ChromeboxGoogle world flooded with announcements about new products and services in the last two days. During the I / O conference Internet giant announced new versions of operating system Android, netbooks with Chrome OS, cloud music service and more. Google ‘surprise, however, is nettop PC running management Chrome OS – the first of its kind in the world. The nettop will be produced by Samsung. Still no details on the technical characteristics of the device. It is assumed that its parameters are not much different from the netbook based Chrome OS.
Called Chromebox, the nettop is oriented for home and office where the user can connect to the device comfortable large display. Date marketing and price of nettops are not known. According to rumors on the Internet, Chromebox will be released on 20th June. Chrome OS operating system is designed to work with Web-based applications. Some of them will be available offline, such as Gmail, Google Docs and Calendar, and various entertainment programs.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1

Lenovo ThinkPad X1Lenovo will release a laptop next week ultrathin ThinkPad X1, it is clear from the video circulated on the Internet. Sales of the new model will begin on May 17, the cost will range around $ 3,000, according to various online sources.
The video features highlights of the laptop as a water-resistant backlit keyboard, display with glass Gorilla Glass and rugged. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 draws a hardware platform with Intel Sandy Bridge processor Core i5-2520M. Display diagonal 13.3 inches has a resolution 1366h768 pixels.
The model has a SSD drive with a capacity of 160 GB, up to 8 GB of memory modules Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G, fingerprint scanner, card reader, stereo speakers and web cam.
ThinkPad X1 weighs no more than 1.4 kg. The battery provides about 8 hours of battery life laptop.

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MSI GX780

MSI GX780The Taiwanese manufacturer MSI has announced gaming laptop with colorful keyboard. GX780 model has been developed together with SteelSeries and reported whims of gamers. The keyboard is more robust than other laptops and features an unusual location of the keys. For example, the Windows key was moved to the bottom right, to avoid accidentally pressing during the game. Ctrl and Alt do are greater, as often used in shooters. The most characteristic feature of the keyboard backlight, however, with 30 different colors. Users can choose multiple operating modes, incl. illuminate only certain keys – such as W, A, S, D and Ctrl. MSI GX780 comes with a 17.4-inch screen with a resolution of 1920×1080 or 1600×900 pixels. Laptop relies on 4-core processor Intel Core i7-2630QM with 2 GHz clock speed and memory capacity to 16 GB. The graphics performance is provided by the video card Nvidia GeForce GT 555M with 1 GB of memory. The hard disk can have a capacity of 640 GB to 1,5 TB. The configuration includes an optical drive Blu-ray or DVD, stereo speakers and a webcam. Available modules are Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi, Port USB, USB 3.0 and HDMI.
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Nokia is preparing own tablet

Nokia tabletNokia plans to launch a tablet PC with touch screen in the autumn of this year. It was not immediately notify the technical characteristics and operating system device. It is assumed that the tablet will work under the management of Symbian or renewed MeeGo.
It is unlikely that the Nokia tablet to be based on Windows 7, but the prevailing perception that the device will work with MeeGo – a joint project of Nokia and Intel. Earlier this week Intel announced that it will open a center for research and development in Finland and will employ redundant from Nokia specialists MeeGo.
The Finnish giant has recently filed two applications in the U.S. patent office, which describes two tablet design. One of the devices like smartphones increased N8, and the second resembles the commercially available tablets.

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Dell renewed the notebook Adamo

Dell AdamoDell has released a new model of image notebook Adamo, equipped with 13.4-inch screen with 1366 × 768 pixels and white backlit LED display.
The cheapest version of Amado is working with Intel Core 2 Duo SL9600 2,1 GHz instead of the current Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 1,2 GHz, and the volume of memory is increased from 2 to 4 GB.
The price of the new model of Dell is only $ 899 (instead of $ 1099 for MacBook Air) and the buyer will get a notebook with solid-state drive (SSD) 128 GB, integrated videocard Intel GMA X4500, controllers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, 1,3-megapixel webcam and a 6-cell battery.
Amado comes preloaded with 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home Premium. The model is considered a competitor to the MacBook Air.
Really the new innovation of Dell Adamo is amazing and very quality notebook on really low price.

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Sony Vaio will have netbook with Google Chrome OS

Sony vaioThe Japanese giant Sony prepares for netbook market Vaio, which will operate under control of an operating system Google Chrome OS.
It is assumed that the netbook will rely on 1-core Nvidia Tegra hardware platform. According to the unofficial information, the model will have a screen diagonal 11.6 inches and resolution 1366×768 pixels.
The device configuration will include 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB flash drive, wireless adapters and Wi-Fi and 3G.
The netbook has sizes 298x215x19x9 mm will weigh about 1 kg. The battery in turn would provide up to 8 hours runtime.
Sony will offer models with their own set of utilities that are familiar from the notebooks of the company. The device is expected to be available during the summer, the price is not yet known.
The netbook will introduce the newest version of Google Chrome OS and will be useful for business and home usage.

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