Archive for Dec 22, 2009

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 netbook latest on the Pine Trail train

Fujitsu LifeBook MH380 netbook latest on the Pine Trail train

We were less than impressed with Fujitsu's first attempt at a netbook, the Atom N270-based Amilo Mini Ui 3520, and so we're hoping the company makes a stronger showing with their Atom N450-powered Fujitsu LifeBook MH380.  The MH380 has a 10.1-inch, 1366 x 768 display, a 250GB hard-drive and 1GB of memory, as well as Intel's newest Pine Trail 1.66GHz processor.

The 2.97lb netbook is also said to manage up to 7hrs of runtime with its standard 6-cell battery, and we're glad to see Fujitsu have made both WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth standard.

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Sony Reader Daily Edition shipping now

Sony Reader Daily Edition shipping now

It's taken a while, but Sony's Reader Daily Edition ebook device has finally begun shipping.  Announced back in August, the Daily Edition has a 7-inch E Ink touchscreen and packs integrated 3G using AT&T's network for mobile ebook downloads.  According to what Sony have told us, pre-orders placed as of December 20th will be shipping out within the next 24-48 hours, hopefully in time for holiday gift-giving.

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Nook 1.1-update enables connection to Barnes & Noble stores and performance improvements

Nook 1.1-update enables connection to Barnes & Noble stores and performance improvements

If you’ve been waiting to connect your Nook to Barnes & Noble wireless so that you can enjoy all the free browsing along with exclusive content and promotions – you can now do so after a quick over the air update with version 1.1 software. The update should also improve on core speed and performance improvements.

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MSI plops Pine Trail U130 and U135 netbooks on the table

MSI plops Pine Trail U130 and U135 netbooks on the table

I am a big fan of MSI netbooks, the first netbook I ever owned was a U100 when MSI first started offering netbooks. With the Intel Atom N450 processor, going live netbook makers are coming out of the woodwork with their new netbooks today.

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Dell unveils updated Mini 10 netbook

Dell unveils updated Mini 10 netbook

Dell has been peddling its Mini 10 netbooks for a while now. Today the company has announced a newly updated version of the Mini 10 that gets the new Intel Pine Trail N450 processor that went official recently.

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Pics of Samsung NX10 hybrid DSLR hit the web

Pics of Samsung NX10 hybrid DSLR hit the web

I like my DSLR for the most part, but here are some things that I would change about it. For one, I am tired of carrying a giant camera with me to and from events. I would prefer a point-and-shoot with the shutter speed of a DSLR honestly.

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LG shows off scant 2.6mm thick 42-inch LCD

LG shows off scant 2.6mm thick 42-inch LCD

At CES in January 2009, thin TVs were everywhere. It seemed like each day of the show one company or another was talking about the world's thinnest TV. It seems that at CES 2010 we are set to see some thin TVs as well.

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Cure for ear ringing caused by noise is more sound

Cure for ear ringing caused by noise is more sound

We have all been around something that was too loud at one time or another and ended up with ringing ears. The technical term for that is tinnitus. A couple teens have found a cure for tinnitus with an invention they call sound therapy.

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Specs for Motorola Opus one hit web

Specs for Motorola Opus one hit web

If you have been anxiously waiting got hear the full specs for the Motorola Opus One, today is your lucky day. One of the sources over at Boy Genius Report has spilled the beans with the full specs list for the device.

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Nook 1.1 Firmware launches, most problems remain

Nook 1.1 Firmware launches, most problems remain

The Barnes & Noble Nook is a slick device for sure. It proved to be much more popular than the bookseller expected leading to big delays in shipping the product this Christmas. A cool as the Nook is, there are some issues that need to be addressed and a new firmware for the device has been released.

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Panasonic unveils new safer laptop battery tech

Panasonic unveils new safer laptop battery tech

Massive amounts of batteries for laptops have been recalled over the last few years for risk of fire. The batteries were recalled due to the risk that the battery would short circuit and lead to a fire. Several battery related fires have been reported.

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Shipments of mobile devices to double by 2014

Shipments of mobile devices to double by 2014

Here we are in the closing weeks of the first decade of the new millennia and so far, the change in the tech word has been insane. We have come a long way with much cheaper, faster, and more portable computers than we had to start with early in the decade.

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