Archive for Sep 28, 2010

Jabra debuts new Go 660 Bluetooth headset

Jabra debuts new Go 660 Bluetooth headset

Jabra has a new Bluetooth headset to add to its line of hands free devices called the Go 660. The new device is designed to go from working with your mobile phone on the go to working with a soft phone on a computer or notebook when you are in the office or at a desk. The headset has a noise-cancelling mic to eliminate background noise and enhanced digital speech for clarity.

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LG debuts A510 near full HD notebook

LG debuts A510 near full HD notebook

LG has unveiled a new notebook computer today called the A510 (PDF) that is billed as the world's first near full HD 3D notebook. The machine has a 15.6-inch screen that offers a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 and is LED backlit. The machine uses polarized 3D glasses for its 3D viewing rather than active glasses that cost more.

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Gigabyte T1125 convertible tablet due today; iPad rival promised by early 2011

Gigabyte T1125 convertible tablet due today; iPad rival promised by early 2011

Gigabyte's renamed T1125 convertible 11.6-inch notebook PC - launched earlier this year as the Gigabyte M1125 - will apparently go on sale in Taiwan today, according to DigiTimes, though the company's more direct iPad competitor won't arrive until later in the year.  No specific details have been given, but the company says it has plans to unveil an "iPad-like" tablet at the end of 2010 or early in 2011.

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MAINGEAR SHIFT Super Stock custom gaming PC channels the hot-rod spirit

MAINGEAR SHIFT Super Stock custom gaming PC channels the hot-rod spirit

MAINGEAR has never exactly shied away from over-specifying its gaming PCs, but now the company is hoping to pull in some custom attention with their new Super Stock options.  Available on the MAINGEAR SHIFT, the new customizations will include overclocking the Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition processor up to 4.5GHz, together with specifying a 3-way SLI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 array with a total of 4.5GB of GDDR5 video memory.

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Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson has announced a micro-display for Android 2.x smartphones, the LiveView, with a 1.3-inch 128 x 128 color OLED screen.  Hooking up to your phone via Bluetooth (with a roughly 10m range) and intended to be left on your desk, clipped to your bag strap or even worn, watch-style, on a wristband, the Sony Ericsson LiveView can show SMS, RSS, Twitter and Facebook updates, and be used to control music playback.

Video demo after the cut, plus Updated with phone compatibility information

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Pixel Qi wired/wireless d-screen-Qi10 companion displays outed

Pixel Qi wired/wireless d-screen-Qi10 companion displays outed

Pixel Qi already offer their 3qi multi-mode display as a bare panel for those wanting to upgrade their 10-inch ultraportables, but now the company has confirmed that Display Solutions AG have used their panels for a range of USB and wireless USB companion displays.  The Display Solutions d-screen-Qi10 pairs a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 3qi display with the company's own d-screen-HYBRID driver board, which can be hooked up via USB, wireless USB or ethernet.

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