Archives for October 2009

Motorola Droid Product Pages Leaked

verizon_motorola_droid_spec_sheet_1Motorola have published the product pages for the new Motorola Droid phone due out soon. However, the page was only online for a brief amount of time. We won’t go in to why we think it was pulled so quick, but what it did reveal is the official specs for the phone.

The phone will have a 3.7 inch screen at a 16:9 aspect ratio that will display 480 x 854 pixels. Of course, it will also be touchscreen and we assume capacitive. A 5 megapixel autofocus camera will be found ont he back that will be capable of 4x digital zoom. The camera will also have a dual LED flash. Battery life see’s the Droid powered for 385 minutes of talk time along with 270 hours of standby and has a capacity of 1400mAh.

The processor running the Droid is clocked at 550MHz and connectivity is as can be expected with Wireless b/g, Bluetooth and EVDO Rev.A. [Read more…]

Dell Adamo XPS Pics

Dell-Adamo-XPS-OpenA few weeks ago the Dell Adamo XPS was very briefly spotted but only closed up and only for a minute or so. Then shortly after some official pictures showed up that showed the slim notebook from the side and also closed up.

PCMag managed to get a brief but of time with the XPS today which was originally touted as launching today along with Windows 7, however, this is not the case according to Dell. [Read more…]

Sony 360 Degree 3D Display

sony-3d-360-degree-concept-viewerA few days ago we mentioned a new prototype screen built by Sony that could display a 360 degree image in 3D. It was unknown what this screen could be used for although a few examples of instore advertising were mentioned.

The prototype is only capable of displaying just a few thousand pixels so is nowhere near HD quality, but for uniqueness they have created something quite cool. [Read more…]

Silicon Power Armor A50 Portable HD

Silicon_Power_Armor_A50-2Silicon Power have created the Armor A50 rugged hard drive that comes in four different capacities of 250GB, 320GB, 500GB and 640GB.

Each of the drives are built with an aluminium construction and actually meet military standards for being capable of drops and shock. The MIL-STD 810F is the standard that requires rugged drives to meet certain conditions. The Armor A50 drives meet those specs. [Read more…]

HTC HD2 SIM Free coming 20 November in UK

htc_hd2_amazon_preorder_november_20tAmazon are now taking pre-orders for the HTC HD2 in the UK preparing for a SIM free launch date of November 20 2009.

The SIM Free phone will cost an expected £549.99. For those who are unfamiliar with the HD2, then a quick run down of features is listed after the jump. [Read more…]

More Motorola Droid Madness

droid-mailer-3After mentioning the Motorola Droid probably nearly every day since the weekend, it’s time for more information on it. BGR, again, got some pictures of a mailout that is part of the DroidDoes campaign showing a little more of exactly what the new Droid phone can do. Look at it as more of a teaser though rather than in-depth information. [Read more…]

Apple Magic Mouse Launched

apple-magic-mouse-4Along with a big update to a number of Apple products yesterday, Apple [AAPL] have also launched the new Magic Mouse. The mouse is the worlds first multi touch mouse allowing you to use anywhere on it’s surface to click on.

To use the mouse you need to brush a finger along the surface of it to scroll in any direction along with the ability to pan a full 360 degrees. Various other gestures can be used with the mouse including the use of two fingers, swipe left or right that allows you to skim through pages.

The multi-touch abilities stem from what started on the iPhone where a new way to interact with a screen was first used. Following the iPhone the iPod Touch also got this and then the technology moved in to touchpads on devices sich as the MacBook pro. [Read more…]

Windows Mobile 7 Screen Shots

Windows-Mobile-settingsPocketNow managed to get some screenshots of the upcoming Windows Mobile 7. New screen shots show a new call screen, calendar, contact page, email, text messaging and settings.

It seems like the leaked shots of 6.5.1 might actually be absorbed in to Windows 7 or perhaps we are looking at 6.5.1 (it is a little unclear it seems at the moment). But whatever we are looking at looks that a fancy new finger-friendly version is on it’s way.

When looking at the comparisons below the images on the top are Windows Mobile 6.5 version with the ones below being 6.5.1 or V7. [Read more…]

Apple iMac Updated

Apple-iMacApple [AAPL] have also updated their iMac range today with two new models. The first has a screen measuring 21.5 inches while the larger has a screen measuring 27 inches. To finish off the design the screens are covered in edge to edge glass to give the new iMac a nice look.

Each of the new model screens are backlit by LED giving a nice bright and vibrant screen to look at while working. On to what powers the new iMac’s, each of them have a few options each. The 21.5 inch and 27 inch iMac’s can have either a 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB of L2 cache, or a 3.33GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor with 6MB of L2 cache. The 27 inch model also has the option of a 2.66GHz quad core Intel Core i5 processor with 8MB of L3 cache along with Turbo Boost Dynamic performance up to 3.2GHz, or you can opt for a 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with 8MB of L3 cache with turbo boost performance up to 3.46GHz along with hyper-threading up to eight virtual cores. [Read more…]

Apple Mac Mini Updated

Apple-Mac-MiniApple [AAPL] have also updated their Apple Mac Mini today. The new Mac Mini measures 2 inches high, 6.5 inches wide, 6.5 inches deep and weighs just 2.9 pounds.

The Mac Mini has a number of optional processors when buying it which include a 2.26GHz, 2.53GHz, 2.66Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor along with 3MB of on-chip L2 cache and a 1066MHz FSB. 2GB of RAM is standard on the MacMini although this can be upgraded to 4GB if needed. [Read more…]

Apple MacBook Updated

Apple-MacBookApple [AAPL] have launched their latest Apple MacBook that now comes with a more durable unibody enclosure being made of rugged polycarbonate that can take a bit of general abuse that laptops tend to see day to day.

The new Apple MacBook’s weigh 4.7 pounds and measure 1.08 in thickness making them quite slim. The MacBook measures 13 inches across and 9.12 inches deep. Power wise, the MacBook runs a 2.26GHz Core 2 Duo Processor that has 3MB of on-chip L2 cache. Also a 1066MHz frontside bus is utilised. Memory wise the MacBook supports up to 4GB of RAM although standard see’s it supplied with 2GB. For storage the standard model has a 250GB harddrive. [Read more…]

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 – Previously Known as X3

sony-xperiax-3We have mentioned the Sony Ericsson Xperia X3 a few times over the last month or so, but now we hear that it will probably be named the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 instead. The release date of the X10 is set to be February 2010 where it will be officially revealed just before at MWC 2010.

Although it will get revealed at MWC 2010, we might get some sort of official announcement in early November according to gsmarena. [Read more…]