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NEC unveils new budget-priced 19-inch AS192WM computer display

NEC unveils new budget-priced 19-inch AS192WM computer display

When it comes to green computer displays that are also easy on the budget, NEC has a bunch of options. The company has unveiled a new 19-inch LED backlit monitor that is very easy on the wallet at an MSRP of $149. The display is aimed at small to medium-size businesses looking for an affordable display that's also green.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 19, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 19, 2012

Welcome to Friday evening, everyone. We're about ready to kick off the weekend, but before we do, let's recap the news from the afternoon. Today we heard that the iPad Mini might mean the end of the iPad 2, and that a jailbreak for the iPhone 5 will coming shortly. We learned today that T-Mobile will be holding a product event on October 29 - the same day that Google and Microsoft are holding events - and that the prices of the rumored Mac Mini and iMac refreshes might be staying the same.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga heading to Japan as NEC LaVie Y in November

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga heading to Japan as NEC LaVie Y in November

Back in August, Lenovo officially announced the Windows RT-equipped IdeaPad Yoga, which is a laptop/tablet hybrid that features a complete 360-degree rotating display that will be released on October 26. The company's Japanese partner, NEC, has announced that it's bringing the same flavor to its Japan users as well.

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NEC Medias Tab UL hands-on: The best Android tablet you probably can’t buy

NEC Medias Tab UL hands-on: The best Android tablet you probably can’t buy

NEC isn't much known for its Android devices outside of Japan, but having played with the Media Tab UL N-08D at CEATEC we now think that's something of a shame: it's one of the best tablets we've seen so far. Running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a 7-inch, 1,280 x 800 LCD display, and clad in a 7.9mm thick, 249g chassis made of metal, plastic, and carbon fiber, it's fast and feels high-quality in the hand.

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NEC shows off PaPeRo telecommunications robot

NEC shows off PaPeRo telecommunications robot

Sure, cars that look like bugs are cool and all, but what we're really interested in seeing at Ceatec 2012 are robots. With that in mind, NEC did not disappoint, introducing us to its PaPeRo telecommunications robot. This isn't the first telecommunications robot we've laid eyes on, but it stands a pretty good chance at being the cutest (and/or creepiest).

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NEC launches new 22-inch LED backlit eco-friendly display

NEC launches new 22-inch LED backlit eco-friendly display

NEC has announced a new desktop display with a modest screen size promising to be eco-friendly. According to NEC, the display is falls into its high-end IT desktop line and is part of the MultiSync EA Series. The display measures 22-inches wide and is model EA224WMi aimed at corporate, financial, healthcare, and government markets.

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NEC boosts people-spotting tech for robots and CCTV

NEC boosts people-spotting tech for robots and CCTV

Tomorrow's robots and security systems could be able to face-recognize three times as many people using a fraction of the processing power, according to NEC. The company's new large-scale image processing tech can track and identify faces and clothing - as well as potentially suspicious behavior - for three times the number of people in-frame simultaneously, compared to existing systems, a potential boon not only to security installations in airports and shopping centers, but for your friendly home robot.

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Fujitsu, NEC and DoCoMo take on Qualcomm with new 3G/4G chip company

Fujitsu, NEC and DoCoMo take on Qualcomm with new 3G/4G chip company

Some of the leading lights in Japanese mobile tech have joined forces to take on Qualcomm and TI in developing wirelessly-enabled smartphone and tablet chipsets. Fujitsu, NTT DoCoMo, NEC and Fujitsu Semiconductor have created Access Network Technology Limited, a new collaboration that will produce "industry-leading communications platform products" and reduce reliance on foreign-made wireless components.

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NEC LaVie Z dubbed the world’s lightest ultrabook

NEC LaVie Z dubbed the world’s lightest ultrabook

NEC has announced a new ultrabook today called the LaVie Z that claims to be the world's lightest with a weight of 875 g. NEC used a new alloy for the first time made from a lithium-magnesium die casting process to make the ultrabook thin and lightweight. Despite how light the machine is it still has a 13.3-inch display.

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NEC unveils LifeTouch L for individuals and for business

NEC unveils LifeTouch L for individuals and for business

NEC has unveiled a pair of new Android tablets both carrying the LifeTouch L name. One of the tablets is aimed at individuals with other aimed at business users. There are two versions of the tablet for individuals with one packing 32 GB of storage and the other featuring 16 GB of storage. The tablets for individuals will release on July 5.

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NEC demos gesture-based interactive controls

NEC demos gesture-based interactive controls

NEC has today announced the research and development of a technology that would see users interacting with information via gestures and movement. The system comprises of a movable camera, projector, and displays, allowing the user to physically manipulate information and photos ala Minority Report. No traditional input devices like mice or keyboards are needed, with a demonstration showing photos being moved with just a single hand.

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NEC LaVie Z Ultrabook weighs just 2.2lbs

NEC LaVie Z Ultrabook weighs just 2.2lbs

Haven’t bought your Ultrabook yet? Here’s another manufacturer hoping to entice you with its wares. NEC has announced its own Ultrabook, the LaVie Z. You can expect to see the same Intel guts in all the other Ultrabooks, but NEC is using some premium materials for its own version. The case is constructed from a lithium-magnesium alloy, which makes it durable and light too: just 2.2 lbs.

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