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tdmnc1.jpgThe latest Digital Media Port accessory from Sony is the TDM-NC1. This cube, when connected to the BRAVIA’s DMP let’s you stream music from your PC straight to your home theater; via the home WiFi network. The cube features a bright, digital screen that displays the song, artist and other audio information. It is equipped with ethernet port for wired connection. But it is not compatible with Apple computers. It requires PC with Microsoft Windows XP SP2 operating system or newer.

Available for $200.

img_seriesimage_fe.jpgThe VAIO C and FE Series are now presented as VAIO Graphic Splash Edition. The Graphic Splash Edition laptops include Pink Blossom and Weathered Red C series notebooks, Charcoal Blossom and Weathered Blue FE series, as well as laptops with Dots Black / White and Dots Brown / Turquoise patterns. The13.3-inch widescreen Sony VAIO C as well as the15.4-inch widescreen VAIO FE series laptops are empowered with Intel Core 2 Duo processors, and feature DVD burners and built-in 802.11 a/b/g wireless connections.

The VAIO C “Graphic Splash Edition” notebooks start at about $1,250 while the FE models start at about $1,000.

mac.jpgElgato are out with their H.264 USB sticks to help you encode / decode videos. It can help in making videos for your iPod and iPhone at very high rates. This move by Elgato seems to be highly influenced by Apple’s decision to install H.264 in all upcoming Macs. Well, this may not be as good as that, but surely comes in at a close second.

The Elgato Turbo H.264 video decoding stick is available in Europe for 99 Euros.
This is really useful thing, I should say

lg.jpgLG decided to show us the other side. The LG KS20 smartphone (sans Prada) has many features like 128MB memory, a 2.8″ 262k color touchscreen with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA, a 2 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, a microSD card slot, and an integrated FM tuner. Wow. I wish, half pf these romors would be true.

mrbl.jpgVirgin Mobile USA is ready to offer the MARBL flip phone by Kyocera Wireless. But the phone doesn’t have many features, not even a camera or MP3 player. But it’s og I guess for some people, who see phone as a phone, not as a multi-function device, that will make you coffee.

The Kyocera MARBL is available now for about $30. Quite fair.

mubie-irunner2.jpgMubie’s iRunner2 has an elastic headset design with built-in MP3 player; The rechargeable batteries provide listening up to 12 hours. It has 1GB storage space and comes in red and silver colors.

Mubie iRunner2 PMP-690 Sport MP3 Player also supports WMA technology.

benq570×150_e605.jpgBenQ came out with the DC-E605 camera. Main feature of it is 3D-rotating lens, with this the camera is able to perform zoom in & out at a faster speed. The other features include a 2.4-inch TFT LCD monitor, 6 Megapixel, 3x optical zoom 35-105 mm, 32MB of built-in memory and an SD slot for expansion. The Shake-Free function lets everyone to take clear photos withour shaking.
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snap.jpgPanasonic announced the D-snap SD digital audio player SV-SD850N. The new player with 4 lines organic EL display and SD/SDHC card slot comes bundled with 1GB SD card as recording media. The SV-SD850N noise canceller reduce ambient noise (up to 83%). Users can listen to favorite tunes undisturbed by the noise or enjoy clear sound without turning up the volume while moving in the subway or outside on the street.

The modified built in charger with “echo charge function “prolongs the battery life up to 1000 charges (500 times when it charged normally).You can enjoy music up to 80 hours with noise function turned off and 60 hours when turned on. The player supports MP3/WMA/AAC formats. Panasonic SV-SD850N is 91.3×35×12.3mm, weighs 43g and comes in 5 colors - white, black, pink, blue and brown.

Panasonic digital audio player SV-SD850N with built in FM radio will be available in Japan from April 26th for approximately 20,000 Yen ($168).

creative-aurvana-dj-headphones.jpgCreative announced the launch of Aurvana DJ Headphones. The Circum-Aural closed-back design with comfortable leatherette ear-pads ensures excellent noise isolation. Powered by large acoustically tuned Neodymium drivers with Copper-Clad Aluminium Wire (CCAW) voice coils, the Aurvana DJ produces clear output sound. The Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) cabling allows free movement while the vertical swivel-earcups enables quick listening to the outside world without removing the earphones. They can be paired with the high-fidelity Creative X-Fi audio solutions like Creative Xmod, Creative X-Fi Sound System Z600.

The Creative Aurvana DJ Headphones are available now in retail stores in Singapore for about S$169.00. (~$112)

Posted April 6th, 2007 in Miscellaneous

clevo.jpgClevo Taiwan has shown us the super 22 inch wide all in one PC at the Cebit. It is powered by an Intel Dual Core processor with upto 4GB of DDR2 RAM running on the Intel G965 chipset. And Geforce Go 7600, onboard. This TV’s this one has dual TV tuners so you can watch Sex and the City while recording football. It is Windows Media Center compatible and runs on Windows Vista. The huge 22 inch display supports WSXGA+ resolution (1680 x 1050). Like the iMac it has a super drive on the side and a web camera on top.
Pricing and availability of the Clevo 22-inch wide all-in-one monitor is not known yet.

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