Toshiba has finalized April for the launch of its new HD Ready LCD TVs, in the WL66 series. Four models are introduced in WL66 series with 32, 37, 42, 47” inch screen size, featuring integrated digital TV receivers and a pair of HDMI ports. Dual SCART sockets and a headphone socket are also included with a competent video input. Last two big screens provides a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with brightness of 550cdpm² and first two small TVs supports a resolution of 1366 x 768 and 500cdpm² brightness. Toshiba’s Active Vision LCD image processing technology is used in these models to enhance picture, color, contrast and movement. These LCD TVs provide PAL and NTSC playback, 20W RMS speakers (SRS WOW 3D audio enhancement) and a headphone socket. Price for all four models is yet to be decided by company.
This year, Orange is introducing a new technology named MegaSIM card. It’s a 512 MB SIM card, if seen in comparison with other SIM cards (64k) it will hold 8000 times more data. This new MegaSIM is the result of a joint venture between M-systems, Oberthur Card Systems, LG Electronics, and Orange. While other companies are introducing 64k SIM cards, Orange already has plans to blow everyone out of the water with the launch of its 512MB MegaSIM card.
LaCie has launched its new mobile hard drive, called LaCie's Little Big Disk. You can store a whooping 200GB in this pocket sized disc. This chunky, metal-cased LBD (Little Big Disk) contains two 2.5in, 7,200rpm hard disks to provide its 200GB storage capacity. Apart from look, LaCie also includes a free back-up application with the drive, 1-Click Backup, in both Windows and Mac OS X forms. On G5’s two Firewire 800 ports, the LBD shows a transfer rate of 28.52MBps. LaCie’s LBD is made for those who want to carry their huge data in a handy disk.