Archive for Oct 27, 2010

AOC 12.9mm-thick LCD displays look slick [Updated]

AOC 12.9mm-thick LCD displays look slick [Updated]

Apple isn't the only company that can manage slick design; AOC has been putting pen to paper and come up with a new range of four LCD displays that we'd quite like on our desk.  The 18.5-inch AOC e943Fws, 20-inch e2043Fs, 21.5-inch e2243Fws/e2243Fw and 23-inch e2343F/e2343Fs all have 16:9 widescreen LCD panels and measure 12.9mm thick.

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Google Nexus Two tipped for Carphone Warehouse UK release

Google Nexus Two tipped for Carphone Warehouse UK release

Google and UK retailer Carphone Warehouse are tipped to be collaborating on a second-gen Google-branded Android smartphone, currently known as the Google Nexus Two, scheduled for a holiday release.  The news comes via UK business paper City AM, whose source suggests that Google is attempting to use the retailer's broad sales network to bypass customer-reluctance encountered in web-only sales of the Google Nexus One.

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Apple China launch online store; Chinese language App Store

Apple China launch online store; Chinese language App Store

Chinese Apple addicts have already got a couple of eye-catching physical stores to buy their Jobs-blessed goods in; now the company has thrown open the virtual doors on an online store. Found at Apple.com.cn, the new store Apple's full range of devices as far as we can tell, with the iPod shuffle kicking off at RMB 398 ($60), the iPhone 4 from RMB 3999 ($598) and the new MacBook Air from RMB 7998 ($1,196).

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ASUS snap up Tegra 2 chips for March 2011 Eee Pad EP90 launch

ASUS snap up Tegra 2 chips for March 2011 Eee Pad EP90 launch

Further evidence for ASUS' leaked Eee Pad EP90 tablet has emerged, with the word coming out of Taipei that the company has ordered 200k to 300k NVIDIA Tegra 2 chips.  According to the source, ASUS will initially use the second-gen Tegra in the EP90, which supposedly runs Windows 7 Embedded on an 8.9-inch touchscreen, and then on smartphones capable of 3D gaming and Full HD media playback.

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