May 30, 2009

Leaked Images and Video Reveal Upcoming Sony PSP Go

Engadget has posted leaked images and videos of upcoming Sony PSP Go that Sony will announce at E3 2009 press event. Most of the rumors about PSP Go specifications have come true. It feature a slide out gamepad and it will be 43 percent lighter than PSP-3000. Other hardware features include 3.8-inch LCD screen, 16GB onboard memory, WiFi, Bluetooth and Memory Stick Micro slot. Read More and Watch Videos

Review Roundup: Mac Pro with Intel Nehalem Xeon Processors

Apple updated its Mac Pro lineup with Intel “Nehalem” Xeon Processors in March 2009. The new Nehalem architecture delivers up to twice the performance of the previous generation system. Apple also lowered the starting price by $300 to $2,499. In fact, out of all three Apple desktop updates in March this year, Mac Pro was the most significant one as it was adopting completely new system architecture. Below we have added links to seven best reviews we found online:
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May 29, 2009

LG Unveils Two New Touchscreen Phones GW520 and GT505

LG has unveiled two social networking inspired touchscreen devices called GW520 and GT505. The GW520 features slide out QWERTY keyboard with push feature for social networking. The phone also has LiveSquare that allows users to add custom animated characters to their homescreen to represent their friends and family they call the most. Read More

First Palm Pre Review Posted

BGR has posted first Palm Pre review on their website. BGR loves the touchscreen on Pre and rates it just behind the iPhone’s glass capacitive touchscreen. However BGR wasn’t impressed by Palm’s hardware. They didn’t like the QWERTY keyboard and felt that hardware design is not Palm’s strong frontier. BGR says the Pre feels good in you hand, but the actual build quality really leaves a lot to be desired. However they were really impressed by the wonderful size of the handset, as it was perfect in both pocket and hand. Read More

Alienware’s “All Powerful” M17x Gaming Laptop Revealed

PC World revealed Alienware M17x gaming laptop today. The new laptop is the first machine that is part of Alienware’s “All Powerful” marketing campaign. The two inch thick laptop comes with 17-inch 1920 x 1200 LCD screen and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M GPU with HybridPower technology. The base model starts at $1,799 with reasonably good gaming configuration. The base model features single 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M graphics card, 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo processor, 4GB RAM, 250GB 7200RPM hard drive, DVD burner and 802.11n WiFi. Read More

May 28, 2009

Microsoft Unveils Bing Search Engine

In an effort to revive its failed Live Search strategy, Microsoft today launched the new Bing search engine. Microsoft says that the new search engine is designed for better user interaction and more organized search results. The Bing search interface is organized around common user tasks like shopping, trip planning, news, images and video search. Read More and Watch Video

Intel Previews Nehalem-EX Processor with Eight Cores

Intel has previewed a new Xeon processor codenamed “Nehalem-Ex”. The new processor will go in production later this year and it will be at the heart of next generation of high-end Intel server platforms. Nehalem-Ex processor will feature up to eight cores that will support 16 threads and 24Mb of cache. Intel claims that the new chip will provide highest-ever jump in performance from a previous generation processor. Read More and Watch Video

Dell Introduces New Colorful Studio 14z Laptop Line

Dell today launched the colorful Studio 14z laptop lineup aimed at students and on the go consumers. The new laptop comes with FailSafe theft prevention system that can remotely erase selected files or render the stolen laptop unusable until the rightful owner unlocks it. The laptop also features Dell Remote Access4, premium version of which allows people to access content via their home network of personal computing devices including desktops, laptops, ultra-mobile devices, smartphones and web cameras. Read More

First Hands On with Palm Pre

BGR has posted first impressions and few photos of soon to be released Palm Pre. The website has been playing with the device for few days, but they aren’t allowed to post the full review (NDA) until the release date. According to BGR:
“The Pre feels really good in your hand in terms of size and shape, but there’s a real plasticky aura about it. Additionally, things aren’t looking good for that QWERTY either."
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May 27, 2009

Microsoft Announces Zune HD with OLED Touchscreen and HD Radio

Yesterday, Microsoft officially announced the rumored Zune HD, which will ship this fall in US. Though the name of the new device suggests high definition video its 3.3-inch OLED touchscreen will only have 480 x 272 resolution. However, Zune HD will be capable of 720p video output via a new dock featuring HDMI port for use with HDTVs. Read More

Apple Launches 2009 Back-to-School Promo with Lower Discounts

Apple today started its 2009 back-to-school promotion offering up to $229 rebate that cancels out price of an 8GB iPod touch with purchase of any qualifying Mac. However, if you prefer 8GB iPod nano, 16GB iPod nano, 120GB iPod classic or 4GB iPod shuffle, you have to settle for lesser rebate that will compensate the price of your selected iPod model. On the other hand, if you select 16GB or 32GB iPod touch, you will be paying $70 or $170 out of your pocket. Read More

iLounge: Next Gen iPod nano with Camera and Three iPhone Models This Year

Based on their super reliable sources, iLounge has posted that next gen iPod nano will have wider 1.5:1 aspect ratio screen compared to 1.33:1 aspect ratio screen found on present nano. Apple will decrease the size of the click wheel to add bigger screen, while keeping the overall dimensions same as present gen iPod nano. The most important new feature that Apple will add to nano is a camera behind the click wheel (little unusual, normally it would be behind the screen). Read More

May 26, 2009

When is Apple Planning to Release Touch Tablet?

Rumors about Apple working on a tablet have been around since early 2000, however, since the launch of iPhone those rumors have become louder and during past two weeks rumors have gone ballistic. Some analysts like Gen Munster from Piper Jaffray asserted that Apple would debut the rumored tablet in first half of 2010, while other analysts still maintain that we will see the new tablet this year. Read More

May 25, 2009

Lenovo Introduces Two Laptops and One All-in-One Desktop

Along with the IdeaPad S12 netbook, Lenovo also announced two laptops IdeaPad U350 and G550, and one all-in-one desktop C300. The U350 features 16:9 aspect ratio 13.3-inch LED backlit screen (1366 x 768) with processor options including 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Solo, 1.3GHz Intel Pentium SU7200 and 1.2GHz Intel Celeron 723. The laptop will come with up to 8GB DDR3 memory, up to 500GB hard drive Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, 1.3-megapixel webcam and multi-touch trackpad. Read More

Lenovo Announces First Netbook IdeaPad S12 with NVIDIA Ion Chipse

Lenovo today announced the IdeaPad S12 – first notebook featuring NVIDIA Ion chipset and company’s first 12-inch netbook. Lenovo says that the three major enhancements brought to netbook platform by S12 are larger 12.1-inch screen, 100 percent full size keyboard and better graphics with NVIDIA Ion platform. Read More and Watch S12 in Action.

Leaked AT&T Slides Reveal Upcoming Android, Palm and BlackBerry Phones

Few slides showing key upcoming smartphones on AT&T network were leaked today. The most interesting phone on the slides was Palm Eos codenamed Castle. This Palm phone will be second Web OS based device after Palm Pre. Palm Eos will come to AT&T in late second half of 2009. The phone will have candybar form factor, 2.63-inch 320 x 400 touchscreen, 2-megapixel camera, 4GB onboard storage, quad band GSM, dual band UMTS and Bluetooth. Read More