A printer’s incorporated digital frame isn’t new to us, Smartparts unveiled the first one back in CES 2009 with a 8-inch SVGA panel that provided an instant 4x6 photo printout with a click on a button. That was a 4:3 aspect panel, now you can have a 16:9 LCD from Amex Digital with similar feature.
The amateur, highly compressed Youtube videos on small screen is tolerable, anything bigger than 50-inch is completely useless, the expanded low quality picture surfers, more like pixilated boxes all over the screen. But they do have HD version now , and yesterday, LG has released software upgrade to enable Youtube streaming on their networked BD300 Blu-ray player.
With new features continue to evolve in digital frames, it’s hard to differ nowadays’ photo frames from PMP or MID devices. They stay stationary and much bigger but not longer burden a single role digital slideshow device for photo display. A recent Japanese frame maker even went as far as incorporating a digital TV tuner.
With the worsen economy, we aren’t sure the market is ready for a $5,725 stereo SACD player, but considering the targeting audiences are likely audiophiles with exquisite taste in high-dollar home audio refinery, the cost of a $6000 finest audio equipment barely break a sweat. Luxman Japan has announced its second in command SACD/CD stereo player, D06, with features derived from the flagship, D08, at nearly half the price.
Samsung's 50nm-class GDDR5 processing technology, designed to support 7Ghz GPU memory chips and 448GB/s peak bandwidth, has begun mass production today. The new fabrication process is not only outclassing in clock-speed but only cutting down power consumption.
The PC industry may not hear much of the new Phenom with Intel getting all the headlines, the sequel is now manufacturing with 45nm process -- a new platform codename “Dragon” -- a synthesis of computing power and strength with ultimate visual experiences when paring with AMD 790GX chipset and ATI Radeon HD 4870. To cover all bases from their existing Intel-based desktops to the best of AMD have to offer, iBUYPOWER have announced two new Dragon-powered gaming systems – Gamer HAF 91B and Gamer Fire 585 with AMD Phenom II Quad core processors.
The Sony’s PS3 may be shy in gaming department but the DLNA-enabled device is huge in Blu-ray video playback. Despite the console successes in HD movies and multimedia supports but it got completely outsold by the Wii and fallen behind the Xbox 360. Experts were predicting worst to come on the gaming console. The company latest strategy is squeezing that extra space on Blu-ray movie disk with video game- a hybrid Blu-ray combo disk with movie and video game Sony hopes to turn the tide around later this year.
The Canon 5D Mark II launched six months ago but it didn’t get shipped until late November, and today, it’s still nowhere to be found. There’s no question that the 21mp DSLR is incredibly high in demand, and logically, you wouldn’t be able to find any discounts on this camera; but now you can.
Canon USA has launched a $200 MIR program for a list of products which includes the newest EOS 5D Mark II DSLR. It’s slightly tricky, as you have to purchase an additional Speedlite 580 EX II and a high dollar (nearly $1000) lens to be eligible for the rebate. Nevertheless, those are must have items for a much-serious photography, they worth every penny and now you can take advantage of an additional saving. Continue Reading
Princeton has today announced a 22-inch LCD, PTFBGF-22RW, to join its basic monitor line-up in Japan. Nothing ground-breaking, just another environmental friendly 16:9 Full HD panel with entry-level spec, but more pixels resolution than its 19-inch sibling.
We’ve seen some unorthodox Lian Li’s concept in the form of sea shell and billowing sail, those were standard size PC cases; their latest creation, PC-Q07, takes on Mini-ATX platform with oversized chassis to accommodate traditional full sized components.