Friday, 6 Sep 2013
Acer Showcases Mobile Devices at IFA 2013, Including the 4K Video-Capable Liquid S2 (Update: Hand-on Photos)
At IFA 2013, Acer unveils the new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android-based tablet with an enhanced cinematic experience; the new Liquid S2 smartphone, Acer's first smartphone with 4K recording; and the refreshed Ezel hinged Aspire R7 notebook with new touch apps and the new Acer Active Pen for more precise touch control.
A listing of the Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced model (GT-19506) on the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) website indicates that Samsung may be planning to launch it in Singapore soon.
Lenovo presents the new Lenovo Flex 14 and 15 notebooks and Flex 20 All-in-One PC. These machines give consumers all the productivity of a PC plus one extra mode, essentially giving them two powerful devices at one affordable price.
The ThinkPad T440s, T440 and X240 Ultrabook laptops incorporate the new Power Bridge technology to deliver all-day battery life, and include a variety of panel options and up to 45% larger trackpads with improved click functionality supporting Windows 8 gestures.
Adobe has just announced a special offer for existing owners of Photoshop CS3 and above, to join its Creative Cloud service for only S$13 a month. This price is for eligible customers who sign up before 31 December this year. At the same time, the roadmap of Photoshop CC and Lightroom was unveiled.
HP has just revealed their lineup of new premium desktop products for 2013, which includes the HP Envy Recline Touchsmart AiO PC, a touch enabled series of All-in-One Windows 8 desktop machines.
Toshiba has unveiled the Encore tablet today, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a 1200 x 800 pixel resolution multi-touch display, powered by an Intel Atom processor.
The HDMI 2.0 specifications have been announced, which features bandwidth that has been updated to 18Gbps, from 10.2Gbps of the older HDMI 1.4. Besides this, HDMI 2.0 also boasts of support for 4K video at a resolution of 3,840 by 2,160 pixels. The new standard is backward compatible with its earlier versions.
Lenovo has just announced its new lineup of products at the IFA 2013, including two new Yoga devices. The Yoga 2 Pro comes as the successor to the original 13.3-inch Yoga, and the ThinkPad Yoga is built to take business users to new heights with its multimode design and business-heavy features.
After suffering US$15 billion in losses over the last two financial years, Panasonic has announced that it will pull out of the consumer smartphone market. This comes just a year after attempting to expand its smartphone business to Europe in March 2012.