May 202013

In the laboratory there is a laptop computer and a desktop computer from Vizio, they will use the latest Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac, which are the first 802.11ac laptops, the highest network speed is up to 1Gbps. It has been installed, but this is still an emerging market, and it’s is waiting for approval of the WIFI Working Group, the 802.11ac will bring faster throughput.

Because it uses the 5GHz frequency band, so it is rarely affected by other equipments, including computers, tablet PCs, smartphones, microwave ovens, and cordless phones, etc., which are using the 802.11n 2.4GHz’s band. In addition, the 5GHz has more channels, so even if people live in very crowded streets, it will rarely be dusturbed by neighbors WIFI or other electronic products.

For most users, the 802.11ac benefit is in the future. For example, facing more and more content providers, such as Netflix, fast Wi-Fi bandwidth demand will grow.

The Vizio laptop and desktop computers are not cheap, they are priced at $ 1,500 and $ 1,275, if you want a cheaper product, you can choose the Toshiba Satellite L875 -S7108, the 17-inch model is priced at $ 425, its battery life performance is also OK in products of the same size.

May 202013

The OLPC XO tablet was displayed in the CES show in January it the Las Vegas Convention Center, and the displayed version is not the final version. There are only a few weeks time from the officially list time of the XO tablet on June 1.

The XO is designed by Vivitar, which is carefully selected by the retail partner Wal-Mart, the manufacturer is very sensitive to price, so they can produce high cost-effective product.

The OLPC has some minor adjustments in the software, it runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean system, so you can use more pulley function in the operation of the “I want to be an …” UI, so it can bring the children with the experience of the dream jobs, such as astronauts, artists, doctors etc. In addition, it is equipped with extremely simplified interface for the young, the tablet will be pre-installed 200 apps (100 English apps and 100 Spanish apps) and 200 books (100 books in English, 100 Spanish instruments).

In addition, the green rubber sleeve also has some changes by adding a hook-like hand ring as well as a more pronounced texture on the back shell, so the children can better grip the tablet. And the tablet itself is very strong, which can withstand some careless splash, but it is only 7 inches in size, so it’s very convenient for the kids to carry.

On June 1, the tablet will be sold in Wal-Mart’s official website, the Wal-Mart stores will also have limited sale on July 1, and more retailers will start selling this product in the future.

May 202013

According to media reports, the Italian PC maker Ekoore released a very interesting tablet PC, called Python S3. This speciality of this device is that it can run Windows 8, Ubuntu and Android three different systems.

According to the information of the Ekoore official website, the Python S3 is equipped with Intel Celeron 847 dual-core processor, up to 8GB memory and 32/64/128GB solid state drive. The processing performance of this device is not that high-end.

Ekoore claims, they will install one of the three systems based on consumer choice, or all of the three. The price of the device is 599 euros, and the additional keyboard base with internal battery is 139 euros.

May 172013

The Archos low-cost tablet lineup ushers in an 8-inch IPS screen product, which is the Archos 80 Xenon. The tablet runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) system, the screen resolution is 1024×768, and it’s with 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2.0 million pixel rear camera, 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM. In addition, it provides a MicroSD card slot, and it supports up to 64GB storage capacity.

The Archos 80 Xenon is a 3G and WiFi equipment, and the shipping time is in June. It’s sold at the price of £ 159.99 ($ 244.80), and its competitors are the entry-level Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire.

Interestingly, the introduction of Archos says the 80 Xenon is a “non-SIM card lock” device, which means that the user can choose any operators. Although the company did not mention, the device may also be able to call like the Samsung Tab. In that case, the product will be very attractive.

Unlike other entry-level tablets, the 80 Xenon provides complete wireless connectivity and other features, including Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, GPS and FM radio.

May 172013

According to a new report, Microsoft will release the next generation of Surface RT tablet in June this year, which is priced between $ 249 and $ 299. More importantly, this second-generation Surface RT tablet will be equipped with an 8-inch touch screen. And also the next generation of the Surface RT tablet may use the Nvidia’s Tegra processor. “As the first generation of Surface RT tablet sales are weak, as well as the fierce competition in the 7-8 inches tablets market, most market watchers are conservative about the performance of the next generation Surface Tablet,” the report said.

It is reported that Microsoft will launch the 10-inch Surface 2.0 tablet in the third quarter of this year. The sources said in the view that Microsoft need to clear the inventory of the existing 10.6-inch Surface tablets, the size of Microsoft’s upcoming 10.x inches tablet may be less than the 10.6-inch, the new Surface tablet will be released in the third quarter at the earliest. “

May 172013

As it’s with the powerful camera, the Sony new device that may be named Xperia I1 has become the focus of attention. This flagship new machine might be released until this summer, but a few days ago the certification on the website of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Indonesia had a suspected machine model C6802. Based on past experience, this probably means the Sony Xperia I1 may be officially released in the near future.

In fact, Sony C6802 model is not seen for the first time, it has been exposed earlier in the HTML5 test page. Judging from the information leaked at that time, the device will be equipped with FHD touch screen and Android4.2 system, and the website Xperiablog speculated, the device may be the new flagship phone Sony to launch this summer.

From the current situation, the rumored first “One Sony” phone Sony Xperia I1 may be the ultimate identity of the device. Allegedly, the machine will have the Cyber-shot and Walkman brand technologies, built-in 20-megapixel camera and large 1/1.6 sensor.

The Sony Xperia I1 is also rumored to be with 5-inch Full HD touch screen, and Sony’s Walkman technology, the machine sound performance is said to between Walkman XZ and Walkman Z. In addition to be equipped with the 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and 2GB memory, its built-in battery capacity will be upgraded to about 3000mAh.

According to the news revealed by the Sony internal staff, the size of the device is close to the Sony Xperia Z, with the same double-side glass design, and even the thickness is only 8mm, but the camera will be a circle larger than the past.

It is worth mentioning, a Sony C6833 model also appeared in the Indonesian telecommunications agency certification website. Although this model is for the first time, it’s analysed to be Sony’s upcoming cross-border model. According to the previously leaked information, the machine is codenamed “Togari”, and it will be a range of cross-border flagship between the tablet and smartphone, and it will be loaded 6.44-inch large touch screen that supports full HD resolution.

As to other functional specifications of this Sony C6833, the device should be with Qualcomm quad-core processor, large 3GB RAM memory and 32GB storage capacity, and also it will have 13-megapixel Exmor RS camera and a 3500mA battery.

May 172013

It can be said that, in yesterday’s Google I/O conference keynote speech, we basically didn’t see any anticipated products, neither the slightly upgraded Nexus 4, second-generation Nexus 7, nor the next version Android system. But the latest reports claim that the white version Nexus and Android 4.3 will be released on June 10 this year.

The technology website Android and Me reported a few days ago that, they touched the white version Nexus 4 in this year’s conference, and said that this phone will be sold on June 10 in the Google Play stores. The white Nexus 4 hardware is exactly the same as the black version, but the highlight of the device is to bring the long-awaited Android 4.3.

We know limited details of the latest version Android system. Supposedly, The 4.3 will add some new Bluetooth features, and support for OpenGL ES 3.0. However, taking into account the slightly upgraded 4.2 has brought a large number of small features and adjustments, so is the upcoming 4.3.

May 162013

Panasonic released a 4.7-inch 1080p resolution Android smartphone Eluga P-03E which is with 1.7Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor. The thickness of this device is only 10.9mm, and it’s with 2GB RAM memory and 32GB built-in storage space. It has 13.4-megapixel main camera and a 1.3 megapixel front camera. The product weighs about 146g, and it’s equipped with a 2600mAh capacity battery.

This ELUGA P-03E is with a function called touch assist, which can sense the finger sliding before the uses come into contact with the screen, the perceived distance is up to 15mm.

Panasonic said the ELUGA P-03E has also specially optimized the user interface for one-hand operation. The size and position of the soft keyboard can also be adjusted by the user, also includes the unlock slider position adjustment.

The ELUGA P-03E is currently only sold in Japanese Panasonic site, and it’s not known whether this phone will be launched to the international market. The product page shows this phone will be released in later June and the price is unknown.

May 162013

If you like taking pictures underwater, but not willing to spend a high price to buy three anti mobile phones, then the gadget described below may be suitable for you. A few days ago, Polaroid launched a new XS80 HD action camera, which can be applied to any shooting scenes to meet the high standards shooting requirements. When it comes to underwater photography, although many three anti-mobile phones claim to support underwater shooting, due to the characteristics of the capacitive screen, they are difficult to play normal function underwater, screen failure is a normal thing.

The XS80 is with ergonomic shape design and rugged enclosure, and it can work well even in the 10 meters underwater. It is equipped with physical buttons and 120-degree wide-angle lens, and it maximumly supports shooting 16 megapixel photos and 1080p full HD video.

In addition, the XS80 is also with a weight sensor, which can automatically rotate the shooting screen and it has anti-shake technique to avoid vague effect when taking photos and videos. It is worth mentioning that the XS80 weighs only 110 grams, which is much lighter relative to other underwater cameras.

Currently the XS80 is priced at $ 129.99, and it’s with 32GB built-in memory card.

May 162013

At CES in December last year and early this year, AMD brought in its HD 8000M series graphics cards. And now recently they released another top graphics card Radeon HD 8970M of the series, which is called to be beyond the Nvidia GeForece GTX 680M graphics card, and known as the world’s fastest notebook graphics.

This graphics card uses AMD’s new Graphics Core Next architecture. The 8970M is with 1280 units stream processors, the CPU is 850MHz and the memory speed is up to 1.2GHz, which can almost give laptops the ability to handle any games.

It is learned that the market’s first laptop with 8970M is the MSI GX70, this device will also join AMD A10 quad-core processor, Eyefinity technology support, killer game card and 17.3-inch 1080p display.

At the same time, the devices with the 8970M is also not cheap. The price of the 8970M version GX70 is likely to exceed $ 1,000.