Archive for Aug 22, 2008

Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T1010 entry-level Tablet PC

Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T1010 entry-level Tablet PC

Fujitsu-Siemens have announced a Tablet PC aimed at entry-level users and students.  The Lifebook T1010 has a bi-directional swivelling 13.3-inch 1280 x 800 indoor/outdoor display with a passive (e.g. resistive) touchscreen, and uses either a 2.26GHz Core 2 Duo P8400 CPU or a 2.16 Celeron-M together with 1GB or 2GB of RAM (max 8GB supported) and up to 320GB hard-drive.  There is no SSD option.

Dell Inspiron 910 netbook running Ubuntu spotted

Dell Inspiron 910 netbook running Ubuntu spotted

Images of Dell's Inspiron 910 netbook running Ubuntu have found their way to EngadgetInitial rumors have suggested that Dell would be announcing the netbook today, Friday August 22nd, but so far there has been no word from the company.  These new pictures, however, show a slightly modified keyboard, still with a Windows key that indicates Dell will definitely be offering a version of the netbook running a Microsoft OS (likely XP).

Albatron Tee PC compact netbook tablet

Albatron Tee PC compact netbook tablet

Albatron are preparing to launch their Tee PC, a slate-style Tablet PC netbook.  Running Windows CE, the Tee PC has a 7-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen, anaemic 400MHz ARM926 CPU, 128MB RAM and just 128MB of flash storage; thankfully the latter can be expanded with an SD card. 

 

Wii Maracas show up on Amazon

Wii Maracas show up on Amazon

It looks like we may see some maracas for the Wii pretty soon. Pictures of the actual maracas designed for the Wii started popping up (and then being immediately removed) from several retailers sites yesterday including Amazon.

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Kodak orders OLED panels for digital photo frames

Kodak orders OLED panels for digital photo frames

Kodak has opted to use Chi Mei EL (CMEL) OLED displays in their digital photo frames. In fact, the 7.6-inch OLED displays, made by CMEL, which is owned by the standard LCD maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics, will begin to enter production in September.

This should provide plenty of time for the completed displays to be delivered to Kodak and to prep for the much anticipated holiday season. And even though digital photo frames run the gamut of price ranges, these OLED offerings are thought to be quite pricey.

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