May 28, 2010

Freakin' Friday! Some Asus PCs to Include Kindle

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Asus has reached an agreement with Amazon to incorporate a Kindle e-book app into some notebooks and netbooks including the
Eee PC 1005PE
and UL30. For those who already have an Asus, a
free app
can be downloaded.

Via Legit Reviews

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April 30, 2010

Samsung 20 NM Class NAND Chips

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Samsung has proudly released 20 nanometer (nm) class NAND chips that can be used in SD cards and other devices with memory. They claim that they have a 50% higher productivity level than 30nm-class MLC NAND, and deliver a read speed of 20MB/s and write speed of 10MB/s. Memory cards with the technology will soon be available with 4GB - 64GB memory.

Via Samsung

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April 22, 2010

Motorola Develops 3D Update for DCX

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Motorola has been working on 3D for about a decade and has announced a firmware update for their DCX set-top boxes. The software automatically detects and processes 3D signals while it adjusts onscreen graphics. Closed captioning, emergency alerts, text overlays and EPGs are all supported. No release date has been set as yet.

Via Motorola

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April 21, 2010

FreeAgent Go Loaded with Star Trek

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Seagate has teamed with Paramount to preload the FreeAgent Go USB 2.0 drives with the 2009 "Star Trek", unlockable after you register your new external storage system. Twenty other titles will be available on the minute HDD with 2.5" 500GB disc for prices from $9.99 to $14.99.

Via Seagate

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April 9, 2010

Pioneer's DMP and Mixer for Budding DJs

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Anyone can become a DJ with Pioneer's new Digital Media Player and 2 Channel Mixer. The CDJ-350 can handle MP3, AAC, WAV and AIFF files stored on discs, USB devices or other electronics. It includes rekordbox software to manage files and carries a MSRP of $850.00.

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The DJM-350 has 4 kinds of effects, an isolated 3-band equalizer, a front USB port for input and a price of $750.

Via Pioneer

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April 7, 2010

Belkin Share, Play and Play Max Routers

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Belkin has included apps in their new 802.11n Wireless Router line. Play music, surf the interweb, attach your game system and show HD videos on the Share, Play, and Play Max Routers. The Print Genie app allows you to share pics and print wirelessly anywhere while automatically. Their Self-Healing app automatically resolves any network problem and runs routine maintenance scans, while the Daily DJ can create playlists.

Via Belkin

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March 30, 2010

Dell 3D Short Throw Projector

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Dell has released a short throw projector that plugs into your USB drive and displays up to 90" images from as far away as 60". There are lots of great features, including Crestron RoomView Express software for remote operation and monitoring, a 2,400:1 contrast ratio and 2200 ANSI lumens of brightness, but the best one is that it can be used for 3D imaging. The S300w comes with a MSRP of $999.00.

Via Dell

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March 29, 2010

Sony BRAVIA BX Features Hard Drive

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We cannot help it. Despite their occasional stumble, we drool when Sony comes out with something new. The BRAVIA BX is their first LCD with integrated hard drive with remote. It features 100,000:1 contrast ratio, CCFL backlighting, 720p HD res, 24p True Cinema and BRAVIA sync. No prices yet, but look for 22, 26 and 32" models, the first two sizes coming to the US.

Via Sony Insider

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March 26, 2010

Freakin Friday! Avatar Release Set For Earth Day

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Twentieth Century Fox has fittingly planned the release of Avatar to coincide with Earth Day, April 22, on both DVD and Blu-ray. The US and Canada will have the first access, then it will go global later in the month. Don't expect all the bells and whistles until November, when the 3D version will be released in time for the holidays.

Via Businesswire

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March 24, 2010

NVIDIA to Release 3DTV Play

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NVIDIA has announced the release of 3DTV Play, a connection for GeForce-based notebooks and PCs to HDTVs. The software app supports 1080p24, 720p60 and 720p50 3D formats. Active shutter or passive polarized glasses can be used for viewing.

The system can also convert games from 2D to 3D, will appear sometime later this spring and will be priced at $39.99. Those how already use NVIDIA 3D Vision will score a free copy. If you would like to see it in action, check out the "Panasonic Touch the Future Tour" going on through April, where you can see the Play as well as Panasonic's first 3D Home Theater.

Via Marketwire

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