Jun 152013

Sony launched the mid-end smartphone Xperia M, which is equipped with 4-inch screen and Android 4.1, and supports NFC that can be connected with peripheral sensor devices to share photos, music and other content.

The handset is positioned in the mid-range market, emphasizes to provide the user with technology use experience, including support for NFC communication function.

Continuation of the flagship phone Xperia Z’s design, the new phone uses the same OmniBalance design to emphasize the thin and fashion appearance, the phone provides displays colorful message lights, which can be used to judge calls, text messages or personal reminders. The phone will have yellow, white, black and purple four colors.

Xperia M is with a 4-inch screen with a resolution of 854×480, built-in Qualcomm 1GHz dual-core processor and 4GB storage capacity that can be expanded through memory card. It has a 5 MP rear camera, which supports auto focus, HDR and face tracking camera shooting functions, and the front side is with a 300,000 pixel video camera.

In power management, Xperia M is equipped with power management feature, in order to save power, when in standby mode, the screen no longer displays, and also the running applications are also closed, Sony said the phone standby time can be extended more than 4 times.

Other phone features include built-in Sony Walkman music player software, you can access all the downloaded music, while it integrates Facebook social function, the built-in photo program can also access friends’ photos in Facebook, or organize photos by location and face recognition.

Jun 142013

The Gigabyte Brix mini PC had given everyone a surprice, but now, Asus also announced the complete specifications of the ViVoPC mini in the company’s official website. Back to the Computex, Asus announced a product called “ViVoPC mini”, but at that time the company did not disclose details information in addition to built-in SonicMaster speakers, support 802.11ac Wireless and metal body.

The Asus ViVoPC mini with 190mm Length and width has quite good customizability.

As to the CPU part, ViVoPC mini series can be equipped with the Haswell lineup, dual DDR3 slots and up to 16GB memory. It supports single 3.5/2.5 inch HDD or SSD.

In addition to 802.11ac, it is also equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and Ethernet interfaces, two USB 3.0, four USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, audio interface, and SPDIF output.

Jun 112013

According to media reports, Microsoft said on Monday at the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) that the company would sell Xbox One in November in the U.S. market at the price of $ 499 – higher than most players’ expectations.

The Xbox One 499 dollar price is higher than the Xbox 360′s, but the price includes Kinect somatosensory control equipment. The 8GB Xbox One price is higher than the 8GB version Nintendo Wii U console. Sony may announce the PlayStation 4 price later.

Microsoft announced the Xbox One in May, which is Microsoft latest weapon to compete against Nintendo and Sony in the video game market.

Microsoft said, Xbox One will be sold in 21 countries, including the United Kingdom (priced at 429 pounds).

Microsoft also announced the Xbox One exclusive games, including Xbox version “Minecraft”, a new version of “Halo” planned to be released in 2014.

Microsoft’s interactive entertainment division executive Yusuf Mehdi did not disclose the sales plan of the Xbox One. Xbox 360 is the best-selling game console in American market. Mehdi said in an interview, “In addition to price, we have no news to announce.”

Jun 102013

The first batch of Samsung Galaxy Note III prototype images revealed on the network, which allows us to glimpse the new generation of Note. From the pictures, Galaxy Note III has a large screen and round corner, and the bottom has a prolate physical Home button, plus two capacitive buttons. According to rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Note III has a 5.99 inches AMOLED screen with full HD resolution and 441ppi pixel density, which is same as the Galaxy S4.

Others include a 13 MP main camera, Samsung own Exynos eight-core processor and the new generation S Pen stylus, it runs the latest Android operating system.

Previously there a so-called photo taken by the Galaxy Note III revealed on the network, whose quality is low, the picture seems a bit overexposed and fuzzy feeling. A lot of people said they did not believe in this picture, after all, the Galaxy Note III camera reaches 13 million pixels.

According to tradition, the third generation Note will be released in September in Berlin, Germany IFA2013 International Consumer Electronics Show.

Jun 102013

Samsung Galaxy Products appearance and style are very similar, but fortunately Samsung likes to change the case for. Previously there was a brown color Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 revealed, and now, Samsung Intel Tablet – the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3 also has the brown version.

Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 weighs 510g, while the body is very slim, the thickness is only 7.95mm. The brown appearance makes the tablet look more texture.

As the biggest selling point, Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 is equipped with 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2560 dual-core processor. It also uses a 10.1-inch 1280×800 screen, 1GB memory and 16/32GB two kinds of storages. It provides a 3 MP main camera and a 1.3 MP front camera, it’s with a 6800mAh battery, and it’s pre-installed Android 4.2.

It is not clear of the specific release information of the tablet, but Samsung’s London conference is upcoming, then the related information may be released.

Jun 072013

Previously there was news that the LG would cooperate with the U.S. operator Verizon to launch Optimus Zone, while today this device has been success listed on Verizon website, in addition, previously rumored LG Lucid will be named as Optimus Exceed and listed online, at present the selling price of Optimus Zone is $ 79.99, while the Optimus Exceed is priced at $ 129.99, then consumers can shop online or physical store.

Optimus Zone uses a 3.2-inch QVGA resolution display, it runs Android 2.3.6, and it’s equipped with a 800MHz single-core processor, 4GB internal storage and 1540mAh battery capacity, it supports Bluetooth 3.0, GPS and WiFi.

The LG Optimus Exceed is with a 1.2GHz’s dual-core processor, 1GB RAM4-inch gorilla display and a 5 MP rear camera.

Jun 072013

The large scale multi-touch hardware product designer and manufacturer Ideum, has teamed with 3M’s Touch Systems division and launched the Platform 46 series Windows 8 multi-touch computer tablets. Whether it is the standing-height table or the coffee table model, all are equipped with 46 inches 1920×1080 resolution LCD screens, and integrated with a powerful computer system. These devices will be announced for the first itme in next week’s InfoComm 2013 exhibition in Orlando, Florida.

The Platform 46 has a height of 34 inches and weight of 160 lbs. The multi-touch panel is from 3M’s C4667PW, same as those in the smartphones and tablet computers, only with the larger size. It’s reported that it supports up to 60 points touch, the response time is up to 12ms, and is not subject to interference from ambient light.

Platform 46 applies to libraries, schools, museums and trade fairs and other occasions, it is also equipped with a 3mm thin chemical tempered glass, which is resistant to dust and has passed the IP54 waterproof certification. The thickness of the top panel is 35mm, and the base is with aviation level aluminum alloy, the computer system is equipped with 3.1GHz Intel i7-3770s quad-core processor and runs Windows 8 Professional Edition (64-bit) operating system.

Other hardware includes 8GB RAM, 500GB 7200rpm hard drive, 802.11b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth (can be connected to keyboard) and DisplayPort port. It also has optional RFID and 3G module.

As to the 46-inch coffee table product, Indum equips it with the same 3M Full HD display panels, but the height is only 22.4 inches. Smaller size also brings lighter weight (126lbs). It comes standard with a 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 2620M processor, 8GB DDR3 memory and 500GB hard drive. Of course, an optional SSD or 240GB Blu-ray drive.

The first batch products are expected to be shipped in July. The coffee table with computer starts at $ 10,950 ($ 9,950 barebones), the full-size version is $ 12,950. The warranty period is 2 years.

Jun 062013

The Samsung 3,200 x 1,800 screen has been not well-known, but it brings the notebook manufacturers a certain shock. The HP Envy TouchSmart 14 is using this screen, now it’s used in Fujitsu ultrabook UH90/L.

In addition to the stunning IGZO 14-inch 3200 x 1800 touch screen, UH90/L also uses Intel’s latest and greatest Haswell i5-4200U processor, 4GB memory and 500GB hybrid hard drive. This ultrabook is also very strong, its slim and solid design makes it able to withstand 200 kg weight.

What’s more, according to Fujitsu, the thickness of the UH90/L is only 0.61 inches, which can be said as the world’s thinnest 14-inch ultrabook.

Fujitsu UH90/L may be listed on June 28 in Japan, but no news in terms of price and listing in other markets.

Jun 062013

After Samsung and HTC have launched Google version Galaxy S4 and HTC One, it’s said Sony will launch the Google version of its flagship phone Xperia Z, which is equipped with the native Android 4.2.2 operating system. According to Android Geeks reports, the news is from Sony internal staff, there are no other news sources confirmed. But according to the active performance of Sony in Android open source projects (AOSP), it’s not surprise for Sony to release Google edition Xperia Z. The Xperia Z has not yet visited the United States market, allegedly it will be launched by T-Mobile in a few weeks.

Currently, Sony and Google are working together to develop Google version Xperia Z, but the device will not be released until July. In April this year, Sony released the AOSP ROM of the Xperia Z, but it has many bug and is not suitable for daily use ROM. Therefore,the quality may be more secured through and the depth cooperation with Google to develop Google version.

According to reports, Google version Sony Xperia Z will be sold through the Google Play Store, and priced at $ 599. It’s with 5-inch 1080p TFT screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. It supports microSD card, it has 13 MP rear camera, and it’s waterproof and dustproof.

Jun 052013

The Temash tablet is coming. Just at the end of the first day of Computex, but the well-informed have already learned two APU mobile devices based on the new AMD – they are the Gigabyte S10A and Quanta A4-1200 prototype. The first is to introduce the Gigabyte S10A: as shown in the figure, this tablet running Windows 8 looks a bit “chunky”, and it’s equipped with AMD A4-1200 APU, 500GB mechanical hard drive and USB 3.0.

Gigabyte claimed the S10A has 14 hours battery life, which may partly explain its chassis thickness. In addition, the S10A also offers a free Office 2013 Home Edition.

The Quanta prototype is also equipped with A4-1200 APU, in addition it also has 1080p IPS touch screen, 128GB SSD, as well as 3G and LTE wireless connectivity.

According to the Mobilegeaks reports, in order to show off the capabilities of the platform, the manufacturer also gave it the slogan that everything that is possible. .