The fine folks at HDMI.org, aka the group responsible for keeping the HDMI Specifications in check, have declared that the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable to be unlicensed and that ALL UNITS must be withdrawn. This may very well deal a mighty blow to groups already manufacturing said cords en masse as well as to Apple who is one of only a few manufacturers who use the DisplayPort in their devices - another of these groups being Toshiba. This notification to manufacturers of said cable means they must both stop production immediately and recall all units already distributed or they'll legal action.
Motorola's DROID 3 may not have been officially announced yet, but it has been previewed in a trio of new tutorial videos. The clips, uploaded by PhonePads, show the DROID 3's 8-megapixel camera with Full HD video capture, and its slide-out QWERTY keyboard, though not the rumored dual-core processor.
The Aspire Z5763 isn't Acer's only piece of 3D kit today; the company has also outed what it's claiming is the world's first 27-inch FHD 3D monitor, the Acer HD274H. Relying on NVIDIA's 3D Vision tech - and having an integrated IR emitter to keep things clean - the HD274H offers three HDMI inputs along with VGA and DVI, and runs at 1920 x 1080 resolution.
If you follow the launch of the iPad 2 yesterday, you may have seen a few of the new accessories as well. One of these new accessories is the Apple Digital AV Adapter that is able to shoot what you see on the screen out to your TV. The adapter has an HDMI port and the port you see right beside is for connecting your charge and sync cable to keep your gadget going while using it on the big screen.
Sony's 14hr VAIO S series may be the company's new mobility maven, but the Sony VAIO C Series promises to be a little more affordable. Described as "a dramatic lifestyle statement" - by which we're assuming Sony is referring to that "lifestyle" where you burn out your retinas with ridiculously garish colors - the VAIO C Series packs a 14-inch 1366 x 768 display and choice of Intel Core i5 processors, together with AMD Radeon HD 6470M graphics with HDMI connectivity.
Onkyo just announced today the release of two new “home-theater-in-a-box” (HTiB) systems for those wanting to indulge but on a budget. The systems feature the latest HDMI connectivity standard with support for 3D video and lossless audio all built to exacting standards for the ultimate music, movies, and gaming experience in your home.
Excited by LG's G-Slate - or its LG Optimus Pad European sibling - and want to see more? LG has been pretty coy when it comes to handing out the 8.9-inch Honeycomb for geek playtime, but that hasn't stopped a few YouTube sightings as the G-Slate gets seeded to early users. One such demo has just turned up, giving an overview of the LG's ports and specs.
Video demo after the cut
We've got Tegra 2 in tablets and Tegra 2 in phones; why not Tegra 2 in a desktop computer? That's just what the Compulab Trim Slice offers, a super-compact desktop - only slightly larger than a 2.5-inch HDD - which nonetheless offers both HDMI and Dual-Link DVI ports for twin displays, 1GB of RAM, WiFi b/g/n and gigabit ethernet in a fanless metal chassis.
A new Gigabyte Mini-ITX motherboard promises to make use of Intel Sandy Bridge's dual-HD video stream decoding abilities, packing twin HDMI ports onto the compact 'board. Spotted by Semiaccurate, the Gigabyte GA-H67N-USB3 supports the new Intel H67 chipset for the new Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, and offers two USB 3.0 connections and native eSATA support.