Mar 222013

A few days ago there were rumors that Samsung planned to release the GALAXY Note 3 and Galaxy Tab Plus at IFA 2013 in Berlin. Currently Samsung fan site SamMobile gets more information about Samsung’s high-end Tablet PC through their insider information. The latest news shows that Samsung is developing the 10.1/11.6-inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen, and it will be used for the Tablet PC.

The SamMobile website said they gained the message from Samsung internal last time that Samsung intends to release Note 3 in IFA 2013. This time they get the latest news from the same internal staff, and Samsung is working to develop a high-end tablet PC, which will be with a full HD Super AMOLED screen. The sources said Samsung has received a lot of positive feedback on the AMOLED screen, which prompted them to research and development the larger size AMOLED panel.

Samsung wants to launch a high-end tablet PC to compete with Sony XPERIA Tablet Z and Apple iPad. But the sources could not confirm the screen size, which is forecasted 10.1-inch or larger 11.6-inch, perhaps they are the two prototype which are currently in the research and development stage.

When it comes to AMOLED screen, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 released two years ago is equipped with the Super AMOLED Plus screen. This time Samsung is intended to put the Galaxy Tab series to a higher grade, previously the Samsung produced Google Nexus OEM 10 is with a 2560 * 1600 resolution LCD screen. The Internal message also identified the Samsung Exynos 5 processor will be used on the Tablet PC to be released soon.

Mar 222013

Archos has shipped its 7-inch “jelly beans” Gamepad to the United States market, in addition to with the entitative control keys, it can also run most games on Google Play, and it’s priced at $ 179. This 7-inch handheld is essentially an Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” tablet device, which allows users to specify their preferred control schemes for each game. Archos Gamepad is equipped with a dual-core 1.6GHz Cortex A9 CPU and 1GB RAM.

Archos Gamepad screen is 7-inch with a resolution of 1024×600, the appearance is a bit like the Sony’s PSV. It’s with quad-core Mali 400MP GPU, 8GB internal storage, supports up to 64GB microSD card expansion. It has 1.2-megapixel front camera and 2 megapixel rear camera.

In addition to providing a mobile gaming platform combined touch and physical buttons (2 joystick) control, it also has the four-way keys, D-pad, and two Shoulder Buttons. The Archos Gamepad comes with this French media center applications, including supporing music and video applications, multiple video decoding and the automatic subtitles.

The device is now available online and in retail stores, and it’s priced at $ 179.

Mar 212013

We also saw a lot of accessories in addition to the real machine on Galaxy S IV conference, the most interesting one can be the GamePad, which can match the 4.0-inch to 6.3-inch devices, and it also allows media to predict Samsung Galaxy Note III will have a staggering 6.3 inches. Today the retail store MobileFun gives the price of $ 112.99, and it begin to accept consumers reservations.

Of course, the price may not be the final Samsung price, it may be a businesses event, but for whatever reason, it means that this Galaxy S4 game accessory will soon be listed, we can only hope that Samsung official price for this accessory is not very high.

Mar 212013

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z was released in last month’s MWC General Assembly, and the product will be listed in Japan this week, and then it will be synchronously sold globally.

The Sony Xperia Tablet Z will be sold in the UK in mid-April.

According to media sources, Sony Store (UK) has recently begun to accept user bookings, the 16GB Wi-Fi version (code SGP311) is 399 pounds, and the 32GB Wi-Fi version (code SGP312) is 449 pounds.

As to the 16GB LTE model (Code SGP321), despite Sony’s official website has emerged related information, however, the booking option is temporarily invalid, and its price is expected at least 500 pounds.

On hardware configuration, both the Sony Xperia Tablet Z and Xperia Z smartphones support waterproof function. The product is equipped with a 10.1-inch 1920×1200 resolution display, 1.5GHz Xiao Long S4 Pro quad-core processor, 2GB RAM (supports MicroSD card slot), 2.2 megapixel front camera and 8 megapixel rear HDR camera (support 1080p video recording) and a 6000mAh battery.

In addition, it also supports dual-mode Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3D stereo sound. Its size is 266x172x6.9mm and it weights 495g.

Mar 202013

The South Korea’s third-largest telecom operator LG U+ announced officially sell a smartphone usable in the bath or pool for about 30 minutes. As Japan’s Casio developed “GzOne” series model, the smartphone is the first waterproof smartphone using the LTE service in Korea. The GzOne can last up to 30 minutes in 1.5 meters depth water.

“The cover completely block the charger jack and headphone jack that can inflow water, so the smartphone will not have any problem when falling into the water.” In addition, the product side and back are equipped with buffer, the front side is installed with a layer of tempered glass, therefore, it will not fragment even if it falls to the ground.

LG U+ said, GzOne was rated the highest international waterproof rating IPX8, and it’s suitable for outdoor leisure activities. The phone is equipped with a 4-inch display, powered by Android 4.0 operating system. The price is 423,500 KRW.

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Mar 202013

For professional users, Wacom recently launched a new 13-inch tablet Cintiq 13HD, and it provides customizable ExpressKeys and rocker ring, the tablet is priced at $1,000, and it’s expected to be shipped in April. Compared to Cintiq 22HD and Cintiq 24HD, it has a more compact screen size, the selling price is also much cheaper.

According to reports, this Cintiq 13HD tablet is with a 13-inch high-definition touch screen, the resolution is 1920*1080, and the visual angle is up to 178 degrees, it’s with an upgrade stylus (2,048 sensitivity), with adjustable bracket that supports 22, 35 and 50 degrees angle adjustment.

Mar 192013

Recently it’s rumored the X Phone will support custom hardware. And there is news that two code-named “Ghost” and “Yeti” new machines are being developed and will be launched for operators in the U.S. market.

The X Phone will provide hardware customization services. For example, the contents users can customize may include color and RAM size. In addition, users can also customize part of the phone’s software features, including preloaded own wallpaper, ringtones, applications and contacts. The machine even allows users to unlock the bootloader and SIM card.

It is reported that Motorola X Phone is likely to be released in Google I/O Assembly in June this year, and to be sold through Google Play App Store. Despite the Motorola X phone is a high-end model, it is alleged that Google will provide price subsidies to attract more buyers.

Compared to Motorola X Phone this year’s main products, the exposed two new machines should belong to the mid-range models from the hardware configuration. The code-named “Ghost” Motorola new machine will be launched for the United States four carriers AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nexte. Outside of the U.S. market, it will be available in Brazil and other South American countries.

As for the phone functions configuration, this new machine will be loaded with a 4.65-inch touch screen, and supports for 720p HD resolution and it’s equipped with Android4.2.2 system. In order to obtain a more fluid control experience, Motorola also equips the machine with 2GB RAM memory and 2200mAh capacity battery.

This new machine is loaded with 1.7GHz Xiao Long 600 processor (APQ8064T), whose main characteristic is to have four Krait 300 cores, also it’s with Qualcomm third generation LTE baseband chip (9×25), but the integrated graphics chip is Adreno 320.

As for the other “Yeti” coded new machine is currently only known it’s partly carrying Android4.2.X system, and will be launched by the U.S. carrier AT&T Mobility.

Mar 192013

According to reports, Dell has launched a 18-inch big screen Tablet PC, and this product model is XPS18. In addition to the huge screen size, it also has an integrated battery and touch screen, the product can also use battery to power with no externaluse power supply.

This product is pre-loaded with Windows 8 operating system. On the configuration, this XPS18 Tablet PC will provide a variety of low-voltage CPUs to choose from, such as i3, i5 and even i7, and it maximumly supports 512GB SSD storage, the entry model might use the Pentium 2117U processor. The 1080P 10-point touch screen is one of the highlights of this machine, according to the official statement, this product has a up to 5 hours battery life.

Mar 182013

Lenovo recently demonstrated the newly designed ThinkPad T431s ultrabook, it is slimmer than the previous product, and with backlit keyboard, 5-point TrackPad, and it looks slimmer. The new ultrabook is equipped with 14-inch HD 1600X900 resolution display, the border is more narrow, the display brightness is up to 250 lumens.

The T431s is with the third generation Intel 2.7GHz Core i7 processor, you can also choose other processors such as the i5 processor if you like. The operating system is Windows 7, and also it can be Windows 8. Through Lenovo RapidBoot 2.0, its startup speed can be 40% faster. It also supports USB 3.0. And it has built-in fingerprint identification.

In addition, the T431s has a been on standby USB, which can also charge the mobile device without connecting to power. It supports mobile hotspot functionality, can share WiFi or WWAN network or wired network.

The T431s is with 720HD front camera, supports facial recognition technology. And it reaches a Mil-SPEC 8 standard on firmness.

It’s with 4G RAM (can be upgraded to a maximum of 12GB), 47WHr 3-cell package battery, Bluetooth 4.0, built-in Wi-Fi and WWAN connectivity.

It has a full network interface, VGA interface, 3.5mm headset microphone port, two USB 3.0 ports and a 4-1 SD card slots,

The basic model T431s is with 320GB (5400 rpm) hard drive, SSD drive can be replaced if the budget is adequate. T431s will be available in April, and it’s priced at $ 949.