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Fujitsu LifeBook A1120: bring color ‘back to life’ with ugly lids

Fujitsu LifeBook A1120: bring color ‘back to life’ with ugly lids

Fujitsu have announced a new notebook in their LifeBook range, setting itself the arduous task of "bringing colors back to life".  The Fujitsu LifeBook A1120 attempts that resuscitation with three interchangeable lids, while underneath lurks an Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 processor, up to 4GB of memory and up to 250GB of SATA 5,400rpm hard-drive.

 

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Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX120 S2 compact eco-friendly server

Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX120 S2 compact eco-friendly server

Fujitsu have announced a compact server that uses less energy than a desk lamp and offers a variety of RAID setups for home-office and small business users.  The Fujitsu PRIMERGY TX120 S2 resembles a compact desktop PC, but uses Intel's latest power-saving Core 2 Duo processors paired with up to 16GB of RAM and remote ServerView Server Management control.

Both the P8400 (25W) or T9400 (35W) CPUs are available, using 25-percent less power than rival systems.  As for storage, the TX120 S2 can be fitted with either four 320GB SATA or 146GB 15,000rpm SAS hard-drives.  Nonetheless, according to Fujitsu it's still whisper-quiet at 27dB.

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Triple-LCD setup boosts performance by over 35% claim researchers

Triple-LCD setup boosts performance by over 35% claim researchers

While many people are still struggling to find the desk space (and money) for a dual-monitor setup, according to Fujitsu and the Fraunhofer IAO laboratory we should actually be squeezing three displays into our workspace if we want real performance improvements.  Compared to users completing tasks on a single 19-inch LCD, those with three such screens linked together saw a 35.5-percent jump in efficiency.

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Fujitsu FLEPia color e-newspaper trialled in Japan

Fujitsu FLEPia color e-newspaper trialled in Japan

All that Amazon Kindle 2 and Plastic Logic news yesterday managed to distract us from something potentially even more exciting: Fujitsu's first public trials of a color e-newspaper called the FLEPia.  Running since February 4th, and scheduled to go on until the end of this week, the trial saw four of the devices - which use color epaper - left for customers at a Tokyo restaurant.  Each has a "BB Mobile Point" wireless LAN connection to regularly update.

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Fujitsu’s LogonDirector integrates windows sign-on in the palm of your hand

Fujitsu’s LogonDirector integrates windows sign-on in the palm of your hand

Retina scanning, face recognition and fingerprint reading are common biometric systems for physical security accesses or computer logon systems, and in recent years the latter has become more widespread in consumer products such as laptops or handheld devices. Fingerprint readers, despite being nearly ubiquitous on notebooks these days, aren’t exactly popular mainly due to the concerns of public hygiene. Fujitsu’s approach, palm vein scanning, on the other hand, is non-invasive and contactless scanning: PalmSecure advanced biometric authentication technology comes in the form of a standard PC mouse and offers highly secure and reliable personal identity verification. SlashGear caught up with Dan Miller, business development manager at Fujitsu, to find out more.

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Fujitsu AMILO Sa 3650: new driver will boost notebook graphics too

Fujitsu AMILO Sa 3650: new driver will boost notebook graphics too

Fujitsu's AMILO Sa 3650 notebook has a clever solution to the ultraportable graphics problem: an separate video card, the External Graphics Processor (XGP), that can be plugged in for a pleasant burst of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870 with 512MB memory.  Thing is, they also dropped the ball in making the XGP only work with external displays.  Handy when you're at your desk, but useless if you want to crunch some video while on the move.  Thankfully the company is now preparing to release a driver that will let you access the boosted graphics performance on the Sa 3650's own 13.3-inch display.

 

Fujitsu add HSPA & EVDO 3G options to LifeBook notebooks & Tablets

Fujitsu add HSPA & EVDO 3G options to LifeBook notebooks & Tablets

Fujitsu have added high-speed 3G connectivity to a number of models in both their notebook and Tablet PC ranges.  The WWAN connectivity - of which both HSPA and, later, EV-DO options will be available, depending on model - is now available on five models, with a further two options following in Q2 2009.

Full list of Fujitsu WWAN models after the cut

NTT DoCoMo F-03A: 3.2-inch touchscreen, global 3G and 5.2MP camera

NTT DoCoMo F-03A: 3.2-inch touchscreen, global 3G and 5.2MP camera

After yesterday's waterproof clamshell handset, today we have NTT DoCoMo's latest slider, the PRIME series F-03A.  Blessed with a 3.2-inch 480 x 960 touchscreen, a 5.2-megapixel autofocus camera with flash, both Japanese 7.2Mbps FOMA support and global 3G, the Fujitsu-made F-03A also supports Japan's e-payment system, i-mode and streaming TV.

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Fujitsu F-01A mobile phone enables fingerprint sensor security

Fujitsu F-01A mobile phone enables fingerprint sensor security

We reported the feature-rich Fujitsu F-01A with its waterproof functionality not too long ago, but few details were revealed on the supposingly a breakthrough security feature utilizing fingerprint biometrics. The cat is out of the bag today; the manufacturer has spilled out the technology behind the fingerprint mobile phones.

Fujitsu LifeBook U820 gets US 3G HSPA option

Fujitsu LifeBook U820 gets US 3G HSPA option

Fujitsu's LifeBook U820 UMPC is now available in the US with integrated 3G wireless broadband.  The option - which uses AT&T's HSUPA Connect network - is priced at $150, and is only available with the $150 120GB hard-drive update.  Two versions of the 3G-enabled U820 are available, one with Vista Home Premium, priced from $1,199, and the other with Vista Business, priced from $1,449.

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Fujitsu N7010 and Secondary Display gets caught on video

Fujitsu N7010 and Secondary Display gets caught on video

There has been a lot of talk regarding the Fujitsu Lifebook N7010 and its integrated Secondary Display. Many people may be wondering what you might use it for or just how it works. Thanks to this video we now can see a few examples in action.

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Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX6000 web server is world’s best performing

Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX6000 web server is world’s best performing

Fujitsu's PRIMERGY RX600 rack server has taken the title of best-performing web server in the world, after achieving a SPECweb2005 score of 47,504.  The 4U rack server uses the new Intel Dunnington multi-core processor, and in the case of the record-setting model incorporated four of the six-core CPUs. 

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