Friday, December 3, 2010

Laptop Sony Vaio

Laptop Sony Vaio
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Laptop Sony Vaio
Laptop Sony Vaio

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Laptop Mouse pictures

Friday, November 12, 2010

eBay Bargain Is Latest MoD Data Leak

The data on the drive was easily retrieved and had handily-labelled folders. One marked ‘Nato Secret’ held information and photographs of police command posts in Helmand and notes about the police manning the area. These included the number of men, their weapons and patrol details.

The files also held pictures and personal information about “hundreds” of volunteers who had joined the Afghan police force and army. There was also a copy of the “Afghan National Police Tactical Handbook” which showed how the police would tackle the Taliban rebels and gave details on how to recognise a roadside bomb.

All of the data was unencrypted and freely accessible. Had it fallen into the hands of the Taliban, the information could have put Afghan lives in greater danger and compromised the British presence in the country.

Sugden, a graduate of Sandhurst, served with the Coldstream Guards as an anti-tank platoon commander in Afghanistan and has since just completed a year as the Queen’s equerry, or personal assistant.

This laptop story is the latest in a string of bad news about Ministry of Defence (MoD) data losses. In July it was revealed that 340 laptops and numerous USB memory sticks had been lost or stolen over a two-year period and a complete server was taken from a secure site in 2008.

The eBay laptop has now been returned and the MoD said that it is investigating how this latest security breach came about.

Black Friday 2010 Ads, Deals, & Sales - LAPTOPS

Black Friday 2010 ads, deals & sales - laptops are something that many consumers want. After all, nothing's better or makes a better gift than a laptop computer - and there's a plethora of them at various Black Friday sales.

If you're looking for a MacBook or a MacBook Pro, chances are you will be out of luck. There may be some discounts on the Apple laptop lineup, but you're not likely to find the rock-bottom prices that you will find on HP, Compaq, and eMachines laptops.

In the Best Buy Black Friday list, I found the MacBook Pro 13" computer for $1,199 - a quick glance at confirmed my beliefs, as that is the retail price of the MacBook Pro in question.


However, other Black Friday deals on laptops at Best Buy include: $150 off any Samsung Laptop, a Compaq 10.1" Netbook w/Intel Atom Processor, 1GB RAM,

160GB HD, Windows 7 Starter for $149.99

Compaq 10.1" Netbook w/Intel Atom Processor

1GB RAM, 250GB HD, Windows 7 Starter for $199.99

HP 15.6" Laptop w/Intel Core i3 Processor 4GB RAM, 500GB HDWindows 7 Home Premium for $499.99

Sony Vaio 15.5" Laptop w/Intel Dual-Core Processor, 3GB Memory, 320GB Hard Drive for $399.99

Sony Vaio 15.5" Laptop w/Intel Dual-Core Processor, 4GB RAM, 320GB HD Bundle for $499.99

Toshiba 15.6" Laptop w/AMD Turion II Dual-Core Mobile Processor, 3GB RAM and 320GB HD for $349.99 and MORE.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

30 to 34-inch L.C.D.

According to data released by the research firm, Pacific Media Associates, the share of the TV market for 30 to 34-inch L.C.D. TVs jumped to 24 percent in February from 16 percent in January.

That move was at the expense of larger sets. Market share sales for 45 to 49-inch L.C.D. TVs dropped to 14 percent from 18 percent and the 40- to 44-inch L.C.D. and plasma segment moved to 18 percent from 20 percent.

The reason, according to Alfred Poor, Pacific Media Associates’ senior research associate, is obvious: it’s the economy.
Anytime I read the word "obvious", I have an immediate need to try and prove the statement wrong. Now, Mr. Poor (great name for this thesis by the way) could be correct, but I see two other possible explanations for this trend.

First, as TV prices lower, people who weren't previously able to afford an HDTV can now do so. The richer people are still purchasing their expensive TVs, but now additional customers are purchasing lower end models. This quote appears to back me up:
One interesting counterpoint to the shift to smaller and cheaper sets is that the biggest TVs, those 50 inches and above, have not seen a drop in sales.
Second, as many people already have upgraded their primary TV to HD, now they are looking to upgrade the one in the bedroom or in the kids' room. This secondary TV is not going to be watched as often and therefore people choose to pay less for it.

And once I got into my debunking mood, I couldn't let this statement go unchallenged either:
By shifting to smaller-sized models, consumers are saving hundreds of dollars. In February, the average 40 to 45-inch set cost $1,287, according to Mr. Poor. But the average price for a 30 to 34-inch model was almost half that, $685.

At the beginning of this decade, the average selling price for a standard-definition 34-inch picture tube TV was around $400. “We’ve asked consumers to triple the price they pay for a TV. It’s amazing that people have been paying this much.”
Mr. Poor may find it amazing that we pay this much, but I find it amazing that people pay so little for their TVs. Let me explain.

Intel Core i5

The MSI GX740 is a gaming notebook, and is a very powerful machine featuring the Intel Core i5 processor and a high-end ATI graphics chip.

The real selling point of this machine is its price, and this much power for under £1000 makes it a very affordable option, especially when the likes of an entry level Alienware M17x, providing very similar performance, will cost you around £500 more.

As we'll see, however, cuts have had to be made to keep the price low.

Some people like their gaming rigs styled with all the bells, whistles and flashing lights. Personally we don't, and it's fair to say that the GX740 has struck a fine balance between sophisticated and showy.

The lid features a brushed aluminium finish which looks and feels fantastic. It isn't shiny in any way and is therefore easy to keep clean, and also resists fingerprints and scratches well.

The same material is repeated on the palmrest. Again, it's very easy to keep clean but we did notice the area got a little warm after prolonged gaming sessions. It certainly isn't uncomfortable, but worth noting.

Significantly more irritating is the intrusive specification sticker MSI has slapped on the left hand side of the GX740's palmrest.

MSI gx740

The company has an irritating habit of doing this, having previously stuck something similar on the excellent MSI Wind U160 netbook. Why you'd want to stare at an ugly silver sticker is beyond us, and it wouldn't be such an issue if it wasn't near impossible to remove without leaving acres of glue behind.

MSI's traditional red trimming adds a splash of colour to proceedings, and offers a nice contrast to the dark brushed aluminium. Above the keyboard part of the speaker system sits behind a metal grill, with a bank of black and red touch-activated hotkeys positioned in the centre.

This looks great, giving an almost retro flavour.

The GX740's 17-inch screen is pretty decent. It doesn't feature a full high definition (HD) resolution, plumping for a 1680 x 1050 instead. This, of course, means that it features a 16:10, rather than a widescreen 16:9, aspect ratio.

MSI gx740

While not all games support a widescreen mode, most do these days so it seems a little strange MSI has implemented this technology, and has a lot to do with keeping costs low so as to pass on savings to the consumer.

It shouldn't cause a problem when playing games, as you can alter the settings of most titles to suit your screen, but widescreen movies and TV will appear with the classic black letterbox sandwiching in the picture, which might not suit everyone.

Nevertheless the GX740's panel is bright, detailed and colourful, with contrast especially impressing. Games and films look fantastic, and the shiny Super-TFT screen coating is surprisingly effective at suppressing irritating reflections in bright light.

The keyboard is mounted fairly well into the GX740's chassis, but there remains quite a bit of flex when typing at speed or gaming hard.

Also, despite the large chassis, the board feels a little cramped, and to accommodate the dedicated number pad the Backspace, Enter and Shift keys have been cut small, and are quite easy to miss-hit as a result.

MSI has painted the WASD keys – commonly used gaming keys – red, making them easy to locate during frantic gaming, which is a nice touch.

Set just above the keyboard is the row of touch-activated hotkeys mentioned above. From left to right they control your media (skip back, stop, pause/play and skip forward), activate MSI's Eco mode, Cinema Pro mode, webcam, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and a programmable button.

All the keys glow blue when activated, and all are quick to respond. The media controls work great and are compatible with players such as Spotify, but we'd liked to have seen volume control buttons also included.

The GX740's Eco button lets you switch between various power programs to help you get the balance of battery life and processing performance right, and includes a gaming mode, movie mode, office mode and turbo battery mode.

The Cinema Pro hot key is designed to provide greater screen detail and higher sound quality, but the only noticeable difference was louder speaker play back, and we can't envision anyone using the feature much.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Canon Announce REALiS WUX10 High-End HD Multi-Media Projector Read: Canon Announce REALiS WUX10 High-End HD Multi-Media Projector [World’s First HD

Cannon REALiS WUX10 High-End HD Multi-Media Projector

Following on from the recent release of their REALiS SX80 projector – the first projector to offer PictBridge connectivity – Canon have announced a the upcoming availability for their high-end REALiS WUX10 multi-media projector which is, according to Canon, the first p[rojector in the world to offer WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolution using LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) technology.

Rated at 3200 Lumens of brightness and sporting a contrast ratio of 1000:1, Canon’s up and coming REALiS WUX10 high-end multi-media Projector, which weighs in at just 10.8 lbs, has been designed to offer the ‘full and precise’ display of photographs, intricate spreadsheets with small text, CAD drawings and full-motion HD or SD video and, to that end, apart from offering WUXGA-resolution (1920 x 1200) capabilities also supports 1080 video content and WUXGA 16:10 aspect ratio imagery allowing Windows and Mac users to ‘project their computer's entire screen in its true proportions, just as it appears on their widescreen desktop or laptop computer monitors’. In addition, the REALiS WUX10 features the ability to process analog RGB and component signals, from input to display, in 10-bit resolution for higher-quality images.

Cannon REALiS WUX10 HD Projector Detail

Canon REALiS WUX10 Key Features:

  • Canon AISYS optical engine
  • 1.5x powered zoom/focus lenses
  • 10:0 lens offset
  • 3,200 lumens brightness
  • 1,000:1 contrast ratio
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • DVI-I, HDMI, RCA, VGA, D-Sub9 (IBM PC video, UPS) input
  • Three RCA audio input
  • RJ-45 network jack
  • One RCA audio output and a VGA port

Due to be displayed at the up and coming InfoComm '08 trade show being held from June 18-20 in Las Vegas Convention, Canon’s REALiS WUX10 projector, which is set for an October release, will set you back $12,999

Sanyo PLC-XTC50L Portable Multimedia Projector

sanyo plc xtc50l portable multimedia projector

Sanyo is set to add, once again, to its projector range with their Sanyo PLC-XTC50L Portable Multimedia Projector which comes with dual lamps and an ‘industry leading’ lamp selection system that offers extended use – up to a purported 6000 hours – by alternating between the two available lamps (though dual lamp operation is, of course, still selectable).

Offering a maximum of 5000 ANSI lumen brightness, the Sanyo PLC-XTC50L Portable Multimedia Projector can also be purchased with the optional Sanyo PL-Net Organizer which, according to Sanyo, ‘makes the PLC-XTC50L particularly useful for around-the-clock digital signage, advertising and information boards’ thanks to offering selected, timed switching between both available lamps according to specific times or dates.

The Sanyo PLC-XTC50L which measures in at 17.8″ x 21.6″ x 6.9″ offers 4:3 aspect ratio XGA (1024 x 768) resolution, 1100:1 contrast ratio, digital zoom ranging from 49x – 1/4x and comes with an DVI-D HDCP capable interface as well as 5BNC, D-sub 15 pin S-video, RCA analogue connectivity.

Due to commence shipping this month, the dual lamp Sanyo PLC-XTC50L Portable Multimedia Projector will set you back in the region of $7,500

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Sony Alpha DSLR A700 review

The Alpha A700 is the highly anticipated second DSLR from Sony and the first to be entirely designed by Sony itself. Announced in September 2007 it fills a gap above the original A100 body, targeting serious enthusiasts and semi-pro photographers with higher resolution and more powerful features.

The A700 features a jump in resolution to 12.2 Megapixels with a new CMOS sensor, making it the highest resolution Alpha body, and a step-up from existing rival 10 Megapixel DSLRs. The sensor measures the same size as the existing APS-C chip in the A100, so rumours of a 1.25x crop or larger didn’t emerge for this particular model. On the upside though, this makes the A700 compatible with the full range of Alpha lenses including DT models, and like the A100 before it, all effectively become stabilised thanks to the built-in – and improved – Super SteadyShot.

Like most new DSLRs, Sony’s made the jump in screen size to 3in, but fitted the A700 with a super high resolution model sporting 640x480 resolution which is four times finer than typical 230k screens. And while every digital camera features a TV output, with better models even offering Component options for analogue HD connectivity, the A700 takes it one step further with an HDMI port for full digital HD output.

Sony Alpha DSLR A700 pre-production model

Sony of course understands you can’t woo higher-end photographers with gadgets alone, so has equipped the A700 with the kind of traditional features you’d expect from a semi-pro DSLR. As such you’ll find a PC Sync port for external lighting, 5fps continuous shooting, an 11-area AF system, interchangeable focusing screens, buttons offering direct access to key settings, both thumb and finger dials, the choice of uncompressed and compressed RAW files, 6400 ISO sensitivity and an optional battery / portrait grip. It’s also tougher with dust and moisture resistance. Perhaps the only thing missing is a secondary status screen on top of the body for shooting information, although to be fair the superb 3in colour monitor goes a long way to make up for it.

While the earlier Alpha A100 was little more than a rebadged Konica Minolta 5D with a higher resolution sensor, the Alpha A700 is a brand new, 100% Sony product. It clearly states the company’s intention to seriously go after the semi-pro market, although as such it’s up against very stiff competition from the likes of Canon’s new EOS 40D, Nikon’s D300 and the Olympus E-3. Since the A700 looks so close to one of the prototype DSLRs previewed by Sony earlier in 2007, it also implies the second prototype, a higher-end product still, could be closer to reality than thought.

Following our detailed preview in September we're pleased to now publish our in-depth review of a final production model. Over the following pages you'll find out how the Sony A700 performs in terms of resolution, noise, anti-shake, anti-dust and of course, general design, features and handling.

Dell Inspiron Laptops

The Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop is powered by 1.60 GHz Intel Pentium Core Duo Processor T2050 and it features 2-MB Cache, 667MHz FSB, Intel Mobile 945PM Chipset mainboard, 512-MB DDR2 SDRAM (upgrdable to 1-GB maximum in 2 slots), 80-GB 5400rpm SATA hard disk drive and a standard 24X DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive.

dell-inspiron-6400-laptop-largeThe Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop sports 15.4-inch (39.1 cm) Widescreen TFT Active Matrix WXGA display powered by ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 Graphics chipset with Hypermemory and shared memory which is capable of upto 1280 x 800 pixels screen resolution.

Preloaded with Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, the Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop is equipped with Dell 1390 Mini Card Wireless WiFi 802.11a/b/ LAN connection, integrated Dell Wireless Bluetooth connection (optional), integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN connection, and a 56kbps V.92 fax/modem card.

Dell Inspiron 1300 Laptop PC

The Dell Inspiron 1300 Laptop is powered by 1.70 GHz Intel Pentium M Processor 735 and it features 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB, Intel 945PM Chipset, 256-MB DDR2 SDRAM (upgrdable to 1-GB maximum in 2 slots), 40-GB ATA/100 5400rpm hard disk drive and 24X DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive.

dell-inspiron-1300-laptop-largeThe Dell Inspiron 1300 Laptop sports 14.1-inch Widescreen TFT Active Matrix WXGA display powered by integrated Intel Media Accelerator GMA 950 Graphics Chipset with upto 128 MB shared RAM capable of upto 1280 x 800 pixels screen resolution.

Preloaded with Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, the Dell Inspiron 1300 Laptop is equipped with Dell 1390 Mini Card Wireless WiFi 802.11a/b/ LAN connection, integrated Dell Wireless Bluetooth connection (optional), integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN connection, and a 56kbps V.92 fax/modem card.

Dell Inspiron 640M Laptop PC

The Dell Inspiron 640M Laptop is powered by 2.0 GHz Intel Core-Duo Processor T2300 and it features 2MB Cache, 667MHz FSB, Intel 945PM Chipset, 512-MB DDR2 SDRAM (up to 2-GB maximum in 2 slots), 60-GB SATA 5400rpm Hard Drive and 24X DVD/CD-RW Combo Drive.

dell-inspiron-640m-laptopDell Inspiron 640M Laptop sports 14.1-inch Widescreen TFT Active Matrix WXGA display powered by integrated Intel Media Accelerator GMA 950 Graphics Chipset with upto 128 MB shared RAM capable of upto 1280 x 800 pixels screen resolution.

Preloaded with Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, the Dell Inspiron 640M Laptop comes with Dell 1390 Mini Card Wireless WiFi 802.11a/b/connection, integrated Dell Wireless Bluetooth connection, integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN connection, and 56kbps V.92 fax/modem.

Dell XPS M1210 Laptop PC

The Dell XPS M1210 Laptop PC is powered by latest 1.66 GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor T2300 and it features 2-MB L2 Cache, 667 MHz FSB, Intel Alviso 915GM / ICH6-M Chipset, 512-MB DDR2-533 SDRAM (667 MHz), 60 GB SATA 5400 rpm hard drive and a standard 24X DVD/CD-RW Combo Optical Drive.

dell-xps-m1210Made of highly durable magnesium alloy frame,, the new Dell XPS M1210 Laptop sports a small 12.1 inch (30.7 cm) Widescreen WXGA TFT display with TrueLife technology for crisp and vivid images powered by Intel GMA950 graphics chipset with 64MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory offering upto 1280 x 768 pixels native resolution.

The GMA950 graphics hardware also supports Microsoft’s Direct X9, Pixelshader 2.0, and DualView monitor.

Toshiba announces 'no-frills' Satellite C660 laptop

We've got to give Toshiba a bit of credit here -- it's certainly not trying to sell its new Satellite C660 (and accompanying Satellite Pro model) as something it's not. Tossing around words like "adequate" and "no-frills," the company says that the revised Satellite is a "smart and affordable" solution, and it does indeed look like it'll satisfy those looking for only the basics. That includes a 15.6-inch display, your choice of Intel or AMD processors up to a Core i3 or Athlon II, integrated graphics only, up to 8GB of RAM, up to a 640GB hard drive, and a multitouch trackpad, among other standard fare. The only difference with the Pro model, it seems, is Windows 7 Professional for the OS, a black textured casing, and a "non-reflective" screen. No word on exact pricing just yet, but you can look for this one to at least be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa sometime in the fourth quarter of this year. Full press release is after the break.

Panasonic Launches The Toughbook S9 12.1-Inch Laptop

Panasonic recently introduced the Panasonic Toughbook S9, the world’s lightest (3.0 lbs) 12.1” laptop with an integrated DVD drive. Powered by the Intel Core i5-520M vPro processor the Toughbook S9 can deliver up to 11 hours of battery life with a standard battery. The Toughbook S9 can handle up to a 30" drop thanks to its tough magnesium alloy case and shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive. The Panasonic Toughbook S9 is available now in the United States with an estimated street price of $2,499. The Panasonic configurator is not yet available online for this Toughbook, so we aren't sure what options are available.

Panasonic Toughbook S9

Introducing the world's lightest 12.1" laptop with a DVD drive, the 3.0 lb. Panasonic Toughbook S9. With an amazing 11 hours of battery life, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® and optional Gobi™2000 mobile broadband, the Toughbook S9 was designed for the mobile professional. The Toughbook S9 can handle up to a 30" drop thanks to its tough magnesium alloy case and shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive. And it has a spill-resistant keyboard and touchpad so it can survive the bangs, bumps and spills of a hectic day. Add to that the flexibility of supporting both analog (VGA) and digital (HDMI) video outputs, support for the latest SD card standard (SDXC), a DVD drive, a 12.1" LED widescreen display, increased security and remote management with Intel vPro technology, and easy to use circular scrolling, and you get a laptop that lets you do more than you ever expected. And not just at your desk.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

HTC releases new Android phones

HTC launched two Android mobile phones in an effort to secure its standing as a top competitor against Apple's iPhone.

A HTC smartphone "Legend" is displayed in a mobile phone store in Taipei

The mobile phone maker hopes that its large-screen Desire HD and the Desire Z, which has a fold-out keyboard, will mount a tough challenge against the iPhone 4. The two HTC phones run on Google's Android operating system.

The announcement comes a day after Nokia launched three handsets to strengthen its smartphone division.

Network operators and mobile phone makers are hoping that consumers go for a multimedia experience on the move.

Patrick Choumet, Vodafone's global director of terminals, said that smartphone sales are soaring. He notes that smartphone sales now make up more than 30 percent of the market. His company expects smartphones to make up 70 percent of total mobile phone sales in three years

Mr Choumet adds that Vodafone's data traffic had doubled over the past year. The traffic supported the use of location services like maps, and access to social networks like Twitter and Facebook.

The new HTC phones are based on Android 2.2, the latest version of the Google operating system.

Sunday, September 5, 2010


They made phones for all the big-name mobile networks to brand up themselves.

Now they make some of the best handsets around.

So it's interesting that little-known HUAWEI are now heading in the same direction.

They make the mobile internet dongles used by millions around the world so this phone is an exciting launch.

Called the IDEOS, it costs somewhere between £99 and £129 and is one of the cheapest Android mobiles we've seen.

And it doesn't skimp on specs.

For a start it runs the latest 2.2 version of the Google operating system.

It also has Wi-Fi and can double up as a Wi-Fi router to get up to eight other devices online.

With more than 70,000 apps available in the Android Market, you can customise this phone to your heart's content.

It will also take an SD card to store your music, movies, photos and documents.

Due out in the middle of October, it comes in three different colours and should sell really well.

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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Bend Mobile

It seems that the more technology advances the more the designers have to push the boat out to satisfy our appetite for weird and wonderful gadgets and gizmos. If we take mobiles as an example, we only have to look at what was available a few years back to see how far we’ve come. Remember the brick?

Now we have mobiles that are much more than a simple phone. Our mobiles double as digital cameras, we can transfer information from phone to phone using wireless, texting has become an art form with a whole new language of its own, and we can hold video conferencing calls, and that is just the beginning.

In recent years we’ve seen the SmartPhone come into being, we can browse the Internet, send emails, check flights, book holidays, and even pay our bills. Mobile phones come in all sorts of sizes and colours with various distinguishing features that separate them from the rest and of course we have our favourites. So what could possibly be next?

Here we have a concept mobile by designer Andy Kurovets and you’ll either love it or hate it. The Bend Mobile has what you would expect a standard phone to have like a screen, a keypad and a camera. This one, however, goes way out there when it comes to design.

There’s something I can’t quite get my head around and it’s just so happens to be the phone’s most distinguishing feature, and that is the curved shape, hence the name Bend Mobile.

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