CES 2010

Marvell ARMADA 610 app processor: 1080p, HDMI, 3D graphics, more

Marvell ARMADA 610 app processor: 1080p, HDMI, 3D graphics, more

Along with the new Plug Computer 3.0, Marvell have also announced a new HD-capable chipset - the ARMADA 610 Application Processor - which promises a gigahertz-class CPU, Open GL ES 2.0 and 1.1 and Open VG support, full 1080p encode/decode and 3D graphics.  Marvell reckon the ARMADA 610 will find its way into future MIDs, e-readers and other always-on portable devices, which will take advantage of the application processor's various connectivity options including HDMI and USB 2.0.

Continue Reading

Eye-Fi Pro X2 packs 8GB, 802.11n, Endless Memory; new desktop manager app released

Eye-Fi Pro X2 packs 8GB, 802.11n, Endless Memory; new desktop manager app released

Eye-Fi have updated their top-spec Eye-Fi Pro WiFi memory card with WiFi b/g/n support and twice the storage.  The new Eye-Fi Pro X2 packs 8GB of flash memory, together with 802.11n along with a redesigned antenna, into a Class 6 SD card form-factor, offering significantly faster uploads for images and video.  The company have also used the Pro X2 to introduce Endless Memory, whereby once an image is confirmed uploaded to a user's gallery, it's automatically deleted from the Eye-Fi card to save space.

Continue Reading

Datacolor Spyder3HDMI calibrates your TV through HDMI

Datacolor Spyder3HDMI calibrates your TV through HDMI

If you have ever calibrated a TV for color accuracy you know how incredibly time consuming and frustrating it can be. There are a slew of options on the market which claim to make this process easier. Some of them are a complete waste of money and the ones that work well usually pack a pretty hefty price tag and include some sort of "eye" to aid in the calibration process. A company called Datacolor is bringing a new approach to the table in the form of HDMI tuning.

Continue Reading

Lenovo Skylight Smartbook official: AT&T 3G, 1GHz Snapdragon & 10hrs battery

Lenovo Skylight Smartbook official: AT&T 3G, 1GHz Snapdragon & 10hrs battery

As expected, Lenovo have announced details of their first Smartbook - in fact the first ARM-based, Qualcomm Snapdragon smartbook in the industry - at CES 2010 this week, the Lenovo Skylight.  The 10.1-inch 1280 x 720 ultraportable has a 1GHz processor, integrated quadband 3G with AT&T service in the US, and battery life of over 10hrs.  Lenovo preload the Linux OS with various web widgets, including Amazon MP3 download access and YouTube.

Continue Reading

Lenovo C310 and IdeaCentre A300 and K320 desktops & all-in-ones unveiled

Lenovo C310 and IdeaCentre A300 and K320 desktops & all-in-ones unveiled

While most of Lenovo's new CES 2010 range is made up of notebooks or netbooks, the company have a few desktops on offer too.  As well as an update to their entry-level all-in-one, the new Lenovo C310, there's a super-slim model - the Lenovo IdeaCentre A300 - measuring just 18.5mm deep while still packing a Full HD 21.5-inch display, and a new desktop tower, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K320 with Core i3, i5 or i7 processors.

Continue Reading

Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 get Core i3, i5 & i7 options

Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 get Core i3, i5 & i7 options

Lenovo haven't forgotten about their mainstream home users at CES 2010; the company has unveiled two new models, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 notebooks, complete with various options from Intel's latest Core i3, i5 and i7 processors.  The IdeaPad Y460 has a 14-inch 1366 x 768 display, Core i3 or i5 CPU, ATI Radeon HD5740/HD5650 graphics and up to 320GB hard-drive, while the IdeaPad Y560 has a 15.6-inch display, Core i3, i5 or i7 CPU, ATI Radeon HD5730 graphics and up to 500GB hard-drive.

Continue Reading

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 and multitouch S10-3t netbooks arrive

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 and multitouch S10-3t netbooks arrive

It comes as no surprise to see Lenovo launch their latest netbooks, the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 and S10-3t, since we've already caught sight of the latter squeezing through the FCC complete with a multitouch display.  That display, Lenovo say, makes the S10-3t the industry's first convertible netbook to use a capacitive, multitouch-capable screen; both models have a 10.1-inch 16:9 display, along with a choice of Intel's Atom N450 1.66GHz or - when it hits the market later in 2010 - Atom N470 1.83GHz processors.

Continue Reading

Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD media players announced

Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD media players announced

Iomega has announced their latest digital media devices, the Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD, ScreenPlay Plus HD and the ScreenPlay TV Link Director, each of which promise to funnel your video, audio and image content onto your HDTV.  The top-spec ScreenPlay Director HD Media Player has 1TB of onboard storage together with an ethernet connection for DLNA streaming playback across a network; there are also three USB 2.0 ports, for plugging in external storage, a USB WiFi adapter or cameras for direct playback.

It supports up to 1080p HD 24fps video playback in H.264, WMV and MKV formats (among others) in addition to streaming YouTube, Shoutcast radio, RSS feeds and podcasts.  The Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD will arrive in the US later in January 2010, priced at $249.

Continue Reading

Iomega v.Clone promises easy portable virtualization

Iomega v.Clone promises easy portable virtualization

Iomega's new v.Clone app may not have the instant appeal of a shiny new piece of hardware, but it's a pretty neat piece of software that will be included on several of the company's external drives.  Iomega v.Clone aims to bring straightforward virtualization of a primary PC to a home audience, packing a clone of the OS together with all applications, settings and documents onto a removable drive which can later be booted into onto a second machine.

Continue Reading

ZOMM cellphone leash: Keep your keys close

ZOMM cellphone leash: Keep your keys close

The ZOMM was designed and built to be the worls first wireless key leash.It was created to keep you from losing your keys by emitting a loud sound when your keys and your cellphone stray too far apart.  While that sounds like a great idea, I cant help but think that the limited range of Bluetooth would result in the user turning the device off and thus defeating the entire purpose.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15