If you are looking for an alternative affordable 1080p sealed Optical without the dread Rainbow. Sony’s LCoS variant of SXRD VW40 is your answer. It’s official, the Sony Bravia SXRD VW40 will be the industrial first Lcos based 1080p full scale projector to break below $3,000 price point. It’s finally up at Sony website with pre-order price of $2999 and availability of Jan 31,2008. Before you ask, it neither gets the breakthrough adjustable pixel alignment (convergence) nor the vertical stretch for Constant Image Height set-up like their VW60 or VW200. Specification wise, it sounds more like a rebadged VW50 aka pearl that has 15,000:1 Dynamic CR, 900 lumens, 200w UHP Lamp, 2 years warranty, 24.25lb and audible noise at 22db.
Sony announced a new, lightweight and compact entry level line of Cybershot family S730 digital camera. The simple point and shot has a 7.2 mp resolution and capability to capture images in low light situation using its high sensitivity ISO 1250 sensor. The Zoom features 3x digital enlargement and equipped with 2.4 inches LCD. No further word on the price from Sony but it’s to be released in Europe around January next month.
Sony CyberShot S730 [via letsgodigital]
So the Palm Foleo was going to be this amazing device, it was going to be the thing that took smartphones to the next level. For those who’ve never heard of the device or forgot what it was supposed to do, it was basically going to be an ultra-portable extension of the smartphone allowing you to use a lot of the same apps and such that are on your smartphone in a larger, more user friendly version.
For those of you not in the know, ColorWare is a company that was started roughly 7 years ago and the service they offer is that they will alter the color of a large number of consumer electronics ranging from computers, iPods, gaming systems, all the way up to BlackBerry’s now. They will officially begin offering the color-changed devices on the 31st of December.