Archive for April, 2009

Palm Pre hardware worth $138 suggest iSuppli

Palm Pre hardware worth $138 suggest iSuppli

Tech industry analysts iSuppli have performed a virtual break-down of the Palm Pre, and decided that the unreleased smartphone will cost the company $138 in hardware.  Working from both known suppliers and extrapolating the rest from Palm's confirmed specifications, iSuppli deemed that Palm will see a 44-percent return on each device it sells to Sprint, after taking into account software licensing and royalty costs.

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Acer AspireRevo upgrade potential looks good

Acer AspireRevo upgrade potential looks good

Yesterday's review of the Acer AspireRevo nettop might have cast some doubt over its Atom processor while simultaneously praising NVIDIA's Ion GPU chipset, but it didn't really touch on upgrade potential.  Small-form-factor (SFF) computers are usually no-go areas when it comes to most modifications, but bit-tech have discovered there's a surprising amount of room inside the AspireRevo's casing.

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Microsoft Surface gets video unboxing

Microsoft Surface gets video unboxing

It's not the first Microsoft Surface unboxing video we've seen - this clip from December came first - but when you're dealing with something so rare as Microsoft's multitouch table, there's no harm in a little duplication.  Taking delivery of the 30-inch touchscreen behemoth is something most of us are unlikely to ever do, so join us in living vicariously through Steve Butcher of the TECS-BLOG.

Unboxing video after the cut

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Panasonic 37-inch OLED TV expected in 18 months

Panasonic 37-inch OLED TV expected in 18 months

Panasonic have revealed their plans to bring an OLED TV to market within the next 18-24 months.  The company has been working on extending OLED display lifespans, with a target figure of 50,000 hours (20,000 hours more than the current average); the first TV is expected to be a 37-inch model measuring just 1-inch thick, and developed in partnership with Toshiba.

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Viliv S5 pre-order swamps servers; second chance promised

Viliv S5 pre-order swamps servers; second chance promised

Viliv's S5 is causing more trouble, this time for importers Dynamism.  After selling out in Korea and Hong Kong in record time, the coveted MID has now left many would-be pre-order customers in the US with a sour taste: demand for the 4.8-inch touchscreen device brought Dynamism's servers to their knees, leading to slow- or non-loading pages and a general inability to snatch up one of the limited numbers of S5s on Monday.

 

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