Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012
A short while back, we reported that Acer will be placing big bets on Ultrabooks, and the result is what you see here today -- the Acer Aspire S5. One of the more important tidbits was that Acer will be moving away from producing "cheap" products, and it is clearly evident in the Acer Aspire S5.
Sony has just had its go at CES 2012 and shown off a variety of products. However, the upgraded Walkman was the one that caught our eye. The new version runs on Android and has a unique new design.
Sony's newest addition to the Xperia lineup is now formally known as Xperia S instead of its previous moniker, Xperia Nozumi.
HP has just announced the HP Envy 14 Spectre, an Ultrabook that has a Gorilla Glass lid and palmrest. The material seems to be a refreshing change from the usual aluminum or magnesium alloy that we're used to seeing. However there seems to be certain concerns regarding its Ultrabook legitimacy.
Details of Fujifilm's first mirrorless camera have been confirmed: The X-Pro 1 has a new APS-C Trans-X image sensor which Fujifilm claims will exceed the resolution of most APS-C DSLR sensors and even rival that of full-frame DSLR cameras. Hit the link for more on the new camera (including video).
Motorola Mobility will join the HomeGrid Forum to promote the new G.hn family of home networking standards. The G.hn protocol defines networking over phone lines, power lines, and coaxial cables with theoretical data rates of up to 1Gbps.
You can improve your guitar strumming skills with the help of your iPad, Garage Band and a full-sized guitar accessory by Ion Audio. iPad sold separately, by the way.
Monday, 9 Jan 2012
If you're stuck in the wilderness and find yourself running low on battery for your smartphone, the Eton FRX3 Hand Turbine AM/FM/Weather Alert Radio acts as an emergency system, and even charges your smartphone.
At CES Unveiled 2012, Fujitsu had a hands-on demonstration of its waterproof smartphone, the Fujitsu Arrows ES IS12F. The device is currently the thinnest Android 2.3 smartphone, though it's not the lightest with its 105g weight.
Belkin announced their latest and greatest dual-band N+ wireless router geared for users who desire the best in speed and range that wireless can offer today. The new Advance N900 DB is built to reach transfer speeds of up to 900Mbps on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands simultaneously.