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Fujitsu LifeBook T730 tablet arrives: dual-mode digitizer & optional Core i7

Fujitsu LifeBook T730 tablet arrives: dual-mode digitizer & optional Core i7

Fujitsu's LifeBook T730 has made a quiet debut, after having been spotted clearing the FCC back in April.  Packing a 12.1-inch WXGA convertible touchscreen, choice of CPUs including an Intel Core i5-520M, i5-540M and i7-620M, up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel HD graphics, the T730 comes as standard with an active digitizer (for use with a special stylus) but can be specified with a dual-mode panel that reacts to both stylus and multitouch finger gestures.

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Fujitsu shows off AIO packing 3D camera

Fujitsu shows off AIO packing 3D camera

Fujitsu has its own Fujitsu Forum 2010 in full swing in Tokyo this week and the company is showing off all sorts of new gear that will hit the market eventually. Among the gear are new computers, a weird bear robot we have already talked about, and other products.

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Fujitsu robot bear gets video demo: terrifies

Fujitsu robot bear gets video demo: terrifies

Remember Fujitsu's robot teddy bear, designed to infiltrate your grandparents' cold, embittered hearts and overwhelm them with love?  The company has been demonstrating the bear in action, and to be honest it's more than a little scary.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 17 2010

Another week come and gone, check out the latest Week in Review! Early this week we learned that there was an antitrust inquiry brewing with Apple at the center. The inquiry has to do with the iPhone OS 4.0 SDK and Adobe is said to be behind it.

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Fujitsu Laboratories shows off color e-paper display

Fujitsu Laboratories shows off color e-paper display

Fujitsu Laboratories has announced a new color e-paper display that has what Fujitsu claims to be the world's highest color image quality. Fujitsu was able to develop the color e-paper display by redesigning the panel structure and image rewrite methods used in previous versions of color e-paper from the company.

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Fujitsu demo color ereader prototype; launch in 2010

Fujitsu demo color ereader prototype; launch in 2010

After Fujitsu began their color e-newspaper trials in Japan a year ago we've been waiting for the technology to show up in a consumer device; it now looks like that could be fast approaching.  Fujitsu Japan have been demonstrating a new prototype ereader using a color e-ink panel and with an ultra-slim chassis, that they apparently expect to reach the market sometime this year.

Hardware details for the device are unknown, and Fujitsu themselves don't seem to be saying much about its capabilities.  For their e-newspaper trial the company were looking at wireless delivery of content, and the "Link" indicator on the prototype's front panel suggests it might have its own form of wireless too.

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Fujitsu MH330 caught in wild, fondled on video

Fujitsu MH330 caught in wild, fondled on video

Fujitsu's MH330 has only just been made official, but while we're waiting for the sub-1-inch netbook to be launched in North America and Europe, it's already on shelves in not only Singapore but Taiwan.  NetbookNews grabbed some hands-on time, and first impressions are very positive: the soft-touch rubberized keyboard gets singled out for praise, as does the fact that Fujitsu have made the whole thing spill-resistant, and there's plenty of component access courtesy of various panels on the underside.

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Fujitsu bear robot tracks facial expressions, wants to love your grandma

Fujitsu bear robot tracks facial expressions, wants to love your grandma

Robots that are designed to comfort the elderly or entertain children aren't new, but Fujitsu are hoping to take things one step further with their latest bear 'bot.  The currently unnamed robot is designed to recognise facial expressions and movements using a camera embedded in its nose, and together with a network of touch sensors across its head and body can react appropriately.

In fact the Fujitsu bear has 300 different responses of its own, which range from giggling and laughing, waving its paws around, and pretending to fall asleep complete with recorded snores.  "We want it to feel natural" said one Fujitsu researcher, who revealed that the company expects to deploy the responsive robot "in nursing homes so that it can entertain and soothe elderly people."

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Fujitsu LifeBook T730 tablet outed by FCC?

Fujitsu LifeBook T730 tablet outed by FCC?

It's been a month since Fujitsu outed their LifeBook T900 convertible tablet, and it looks like there's another, smaller model on the way.  Fresh to the FCC is the Fujitsu LifeBook T730, currently lacking anything bar a sample label and a diagram of its underside.  That means we have to make a few guesstimates about what the potential specs might be.

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Fujitsu LifeBook T900 multitouch Core i7 tablet sneaks on sale

Fujitsu LifeBook T900 multitouch Core i7 tablet sneaks on sale

Fujitsu's latest tablet PC has quietly launched, and the Windows 7 convertible LifeBook T900 has plenty to recommend it.  Packing a choice of Intel processors including the Core i7-620M and Core i5-540M/520M, the T900 has a 13.3-inch 1280 x 800 display that can either use a regular active digitizer or a dual-digitizer that both recognizes pen input and multitouch finger gestures.

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Fujitsu UH900 manual prompts convertible tablet version confusion

Fujitsu UH900 manual prompts convertible tablet version confusion

While the Fujitsu UH900 did enough to reasonably impress us back at CES 2010, one of the more confusing design decisions the company made was to junk the convertible form-factor that had been used on previous Fujitsu UMPCs.  Going by a snippet from the user-guide, however, that might not always have been the case; a Pocketables reader spotted what looks like partial instructions for how to safely rotate a touchscreen without damaging it or the keyboard.

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Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 hands-on

Fujitsu LifeBook UH900 hands-on

Fujitsu's LifeBook UH900 is one of those impossibly-small, eye catching devices that you can't help but want to take a look at, and so we gave in to our baser urges at CES 2010 and grabbed some hands-on time.  Anyone looking for a heavy duty keyboard should keep on walking, but we were reasonably impressed by how Fujitsu have balanced scale with tactile feel; you'd be happy pecking out an email or two, and it's more than sufficient for URLs and Tweets.

Video demo after the cut

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