Archive for Mar 25, 2009

iRiver P35 GUI video demo

iRiver P35 GUI video demo

iRiver's P35 PMP could possibly be the company's most MID-like device to date, with a 4.3-inch WQVGA touchscreen good not only for audio and video playback but, in the model with WiFi b/g, a full internet browser.  We're still waiting to hear the final judgment on the P35 from a full review, but until then this video demo of the PMP's GUI and functionality will tide us over.

Video demo after the cut

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Microsoft Marketplace counts bug-fixes as new submissions

Microsoft Marketplace counts bug-fixes as new submissions

Back when the first developer details for the Windows Marketplace for Mobile app-store emerged, Microsoft made no bones about their $99 yearly fee for developers.  That charge, they told us, included up to five submissions per year; what has now become clear is what exactly counts as a submission, and it looks as though that inclusive five will be all to easy to burn through.  For a start, application updates will count as a new submission.

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HP Pavilion Elite m9600 PC plus four new HD LCDs

HP Pavilion Elite m9600 PC plus four new HD LCDs

HP have announced a new Core i7-based desktop PC, the HP Pavilion Elite m9600 series, intended for media creators and editors but also likely to find favor with gamers.  The range starts with the Core i7-920 CPU, NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GS video card, a 500GB hard-drive DVD burner; HP have also announced four new Full-HD 16:9 LCD monitors to go with the Elite m9600.

 

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Intel slash CULV CPU prices to tempt manufacturers

Intel slash CULV CPU prices to tempt manufacturers

Intel is believed to be heavily discounting its CULV processors - by more than 50-percent according to some manufacturers - in an attempt to promote the consumer ultra-low voltage platform.  HP, Dell and Acer are rumored to have been offered CULV chips at $65 each (when bought in bulk), a considerable reduction from the unit list-price of $152.

Wacom Intuos4 tablets launch: Video Unboxing & Demo

Wacom Intuos4 tablets launch: Video Unboxing & Demo

Wacom's new Intuos4 graphics tablet range has launched on the company's European website, offering a range of four sizes each with 5,080 lpi resolution and 2,048 pressure levels.  As well as pen-input, the new tablets have eight customizable ExpressKeys with OLED displays (six, with no OLED, on the smallest model) to show their current assignment.

Video unboxing and demonstrations after the cut

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Samsung Q320 & R522 Core 2 Duo notebooks

Samsung Q320 & R522 Core 2 Duo notebooks

After the flurry of netbooks earlier this week, Samsung have now announced two new Centrino 2 notebooks.  The Samsung Q320, shown here, and Samsung R522, shown after the cut, are aimed at "mobile enthusiasts" and "families" respectively, with the Q320 having a 13.4-inch zero-bezel display and the R522 a more traditional 15.6-inch panel.

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Zer01 Mobile details emerge: multiple carrier agreements

Zer01 Mobile details emerge: multiple carrier agreements

Further details of Zer01 Mobile's VoIP service have emerged, suggesting that the carrier will not only use AT&T's network, as first reported, but has interconnect agreements with several US carriers.  The $69.99 monthly fee gets unlimited calling in the US and unlimited data; a further $10 per month adds unlimited international calls to 40 destinations.