Thursday, November 5, 2009

Archos 5 Internet Tablet


One of efforts to compete for gadget brand and market survival in the middle of fast telecommunication and information technology growth is to keep continued upgrading technology with presented there something new. When France company, Archos S.A, multimedia tool and utility producer since 100, introduced new product Archos 5 Internet Tablet (IT) used Adroid operating system, many observers and gadget fans from all over the world surprised. If looks from design and function, Archos 5 IT not different with other similar Archos S.A products. That make Archos 5 IT interesting and different is Adroid operating system makes by Google. Archos 5 IT has size 4.2 inch (diagonal 12.92) and can displayed 800x480 pixel resolution better than iPhone, and can pump out 720p video (including WMV and H.264) over HDMI. Archos 5 IT touchscreen using a resistive, not capacitive panel (used by iPhone) In use, the touchscreen lacks a little of the feather-touch precision we’re used to from capacitive displays, but is still very sensitive for a resistive panel. The sort of sweeping gestures used to flip between the Archos 5’s three homescreen panes are easily made, and the CPU keeps up with the widgets.
Archos 5 IT also used ARM Cortex A8 with computation speed reached 800 MHz, and still fasten than processor that used by latest iPhone 3GSwith computation speed 600 MHz. With the optional DVR Station the device can do VGA TV recording, though you'll probably want to spring for one of the beefy HDD models, which offer capacity up to 500GB, but double the girth of the basic 0.4-inch thick flash player. There's also 802.11n WiFi, a bit of a rarity in portable devices like this, and quite a treat for 2.4GHz-addled city dwellers. Archos Android with storange capacity 32GB SSD version that would sell on the US market for about $380. There's a 8GB version that sells for $250. If you need more storage, you can find a 160GB one for $400 or a 500GB Archos 5 for $500 but the mechanical drive version adds almost 100g to the weight.

Here is another specification:
  • MicroSD port
  • Video formats supported: Mpeg4, Mpeg4 asp@l5 dvd resolution, H.264, WMV (including DRM), M-Jpeg (Qvga), Mkv, Mpeg2, VOB. Most are supported for up to 720p resolution, except motion Jpeg (vga).
  • Audio formats supported: MP3 320K, WMA, WMA DRM, WMA Pro 5.1, Wav, Ogg, Flac, AAC, AC3
  • Direct Audio/Video recording (with optional dock)
  • USB 2.0
  • FM Receiver (RDS)/Transmitter
  • Digital TV (TNT) support in Europe
  • Integrated speaker and microphone

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1

Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 camera is different with another kind camera. Hardware in this camera is the first camera in the world that can used to watch 3D (3 dimension) picture without used 3D spectacles. Shooting 3D images with an unprecedented “real feel” is simple and automatic with the built-in 3D Auto function of the FinePix REAL 3D W1 digital camera. Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 used two cameras and two 10 MP censor picture to take stereoscopic 3D effect that in the same time take picture and make two layers 2D image to one 3D picture. This camera tool has Real 3D system, including 8 inch 3D viewer picture named Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D V1. User can see 3D picture in 2D/3D LCD camera screen or 3d viewer. Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 can be used for 2D camera by shooting dual capture mode setting. Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W1 price is £ 430 or US$ 600.

Canon IXUS 200 IS and IXUS 120 IS

Canon released new digital pocket cameras, Canon IXUS 200 IS and IXUS 120 IS. The Digital IXUS 200 IS stylish two-tone metal body has a solid sculpted feel that’s easy to carry and a pleasure to use. Available in four different colors: silver, brown, purple or blue, there’s one to suit all tastes. Scroll wheel, and 3 inch touch screen LCD that makes very intuitive. Touch AF technology make user easy to choose object that want to take picture. With censor CCD 12.1 MP, super wide angle lens 24 mm with 5x optical zoom, this came will do their jobs well. At the other end of the range, the 5.0x optical zoom lets you get closer to your subject – ideal for candid portrait shots. Canon’s optical Image Stabilizer delivers blur-free results throughout the zoom range. Beside that, user also helped by HD movie recording feature (1280x720, 30fps) and Creative Light Effect. Meanwhile IXUS 120 IS has wide angle lens 28 mm and super slim design 20 mm, also 2.7 inch Pure Color LCD II screen makes this camera looks most elegance in it class. Intelligent Contrast Correction and Face Detection are added features for this smart small camera.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Opera Mini 5 beta Web Browser


In fifth generation, Opera Mini developer keeps focus on high speed mobile web browser even via cellular phone tools. The newest version of Opera Mini tried to give new experience in internet browsing via cellular phone. At this time amount of Opera Mini user reached 30 million. This make Opera Mini pushed Opera Mini to add some improvement in this newest version (5 beta version). With appearance smoother and start loading display with black color polished, Opera combined Speed Dial bookmark and tab that make the newest Opera Mini version become the most simple mobile web browser to use. Opera Mini has some mainstay features. Some of that is smooth and fresh appearance design, more comfortable to use and see by users, Tabbed browsing to support comfort when surfing at internet. Tab make possibility user to open some websites in the same time just to click ‘+’ sign in upper right corner. This feature will make easier to move one webpage to another webpage with just one click. User also can opened new tab to access some thing in the some time for example opened e-mail account, accessed Google or looking for the updating news. Beside that Opera Mini also give easiness to operate feature with browsing via touch screen or keypad cellular phone based. For user who often opened website that need specific logon, don’t worries, because Opera Mini also equipped with Password Manager feature. This feature function likes virtual memory bank that can keep safely all e-mail passwords. Login to social network likes Facebook or Twiter, login to online banking and many more. Mini Opera also have speed dial feature. This speed dial can displayed 9 option websites address thumbnail when browser active makes fasten access to the most opened website.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Sony Ericsson Jalou


A modest handphone introduced by Sony Ericsson. Design for this handphone inspired from crystal cut shape. GSM 3G handphone supported EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, and UMTS/HSDPA 900/1700/2100. With flip design this handphone simple and compact with weight only 84 gram. Inside main display is 2 inch LCD TFT screen can displayed QVGA resolution (240x320) with 262,144 deep colors. Meanwhile second display in front displayed dot matrix monochrome with 1.3 inch diagonal screen. This handphone equipped with 100 MB internal memory and a microSD for additional media storage. As modest handphone targeted for female, a unique feature is 2 inch screen can change become small mirror that can be used….. just say to fixed woman make up or else.

Monday, September 28, 2009


Camera producer from Japan, Ricoh, now introduced their newest digital pocket camera, Ricoh CX 2. This pocket camera have optical zoom 10.7x (20-300 mm) in thin body with thickness 29.4 mm. This camera able to take picture in speed reached 5 fps. CX2 came with special features that founded in previous model, CX1. Some features that immersed in CX2 is Smooth Imaging Engine IV able to get high dynamic range widely quality, also high-speed image processing with CMOS censor. At the same time, this camera brings three new functions, likes big optical zoom lens, high-speed continuous shooting, also used easier auto focus. A new scene-mode also already added, likes high-contrast B&W mode, and miniaturize mode. Ricoh CX2 available by price € 299.99.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

OneApp for Old Handphone


Microsoft will release OneApp software that directed for ordinary handphone that useful for provided access to Facebook, Twitter, Windows Live Messenger, and another application in one gate. This feature makes handphone able to execute some application but not have ability like smartphone. Most advanced application only compatible with handset from smartphone category. In fact, more than half of population in the handphone world must be accessed Facebook mobile or Twitter mobile. Microsoft OneApp helps people to do things they never done before by their handphone feature. Handphone users can access some popular applications in the same time likes facebook, Twitter, and Windows Live Messanger. Beside that, developer can make adds on application. This application is small enough, size only 150 Kb, and the smaller version only have size 30 Kb. OneApp also included cloud service for delivery to applications need. This means user can access application without save it in the hadphone.

Blackberry Build Browser


Blackberry seems will have new web browser, after Research In Motion (RIM) announced was acquisition Torch Mobile. Torch Mobile is company based in Toronto, Canada, that have browser with name Iris. Browser developed for handphone based on WebKit, and generally running in Windows Mobile. With this acquisition, RIM as side who take control still continuing to develop Iris browser. So that opened the possibility for Blackberry browser will replaced by browser based on WebKit. WebKit self is open source software that many used for browser-browser at iPhone, Palm Pre, Android, and Symbian S60. This acquisition certainly become value added for Blackberry user, because many of them complained that Blackebery browser is not easy to use like another browsers. This is one reason why many Blackberry users move to Opera Mini that easier.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Parvus Zypad WL 1000


Category by producer as Personal Wrist Computer used with put it in the wrist. It size bigger than common watch, but not really annoying mobility of the users. Parvus Zypad WL 1000 equipped with touch screen with 3.5 inch diagonal display. Small screen able to displayed 640x480 pixel resolution with brightness level adoption automatically, suitable with lightness environment level that used at that time. Used Linux operating system, Parvus Zypad WL 1000 equipped with GPS feature, Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth, and ZigBee. According to its category Personal Wrist Computer can be used in outdoor environment, this is the reason why this product makes waterproof, dustproof, and room temperature changed. Even big possibility Personal Wrist Computer become not really popular, but fantasy used to be in science fiction story with a mini PC in wrist user seems soon to be new trend in the future.

New Samsung Camera Series


Samsung launched their Dual View camera series that is TL225, TL220, and CL65. Besides two LCD layers, even TL225 and TL220, have smart gesture feature, user interface, with gravity censor that can be activated only with touched LCD front screen. For CL65 even only have one LCD but equipped with sophisticated technology features like geo-tagging, Bluetooth 2.0, DLNA compatibility, and Wi-Fi. Smart feature Face recognition on this camera has ability to detection till 20 faces. User also can be directly upload his photo result or video recording via Facebook, YouTube, Google, Picasa, or Samsung Imaging. Based on Samsung plan, this 12 megapixel camera will available in market in September 2009. That means this month you find in Samsung counter or shop. TLL220 (3 inch touch screen) available with price around US$ 300, meanwhile TL225 that has 3.5 inch touch screen price around US$ 350. High end series CL65 has price no so different around US$ 400.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Kodak Zi8

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Kodak launched their newest pocket camera, Zi8. This camera can use to HD video record till 1080p. Before, with their named KodakZi6 and Zx1, only reached the highest quality is 720p. With ability to HD video record till 1080p, Zi8 also equipped with 5 mega pixels camera with 16:9 ratio aspect. Official price for this pocket camera is around US$ 180. Zi8 also has HDMI-out port, and swing arm USB port. The result, user can transfer their data by instant way on Personal Computer (PC) or laptop. Zi8 equipped with 128 MB internal memory. Meanwhile, Kodak already fixed their audio quality with microphone external that clear enough in this camera, because in their previous version Zi6, have no good enough audio quality. This camera will available in market on September 2009.

Economical Google Phone


Beside Skype had been already famous first, Google offered call service via Internet or more known as Voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) by Google Voice service. Benefit from this service is you can collect together all number just in under one number and can receive some call in the same time. Google Voice also have many feature and easily to activation, especially if you already had Google account. When registered, you will get one telephone number. After that, put in all number do you have likes cellular number, office phone number, and home phone number. With this way, every time you got call from any number will enter to your handphone. This service added with feature that make you have option to set only receive call only for your listed or certain number. You can also make selection from call with check caller identity first. Another ability from this service are keep you short message service, voice message, and receive or call to some number in the same time.

Office Pulled Nokia

Microsoft and Nokia announced their cooperation to provided Microsoft Office in Nokia handphones. This cooperation is Microsoft effort to expand their software productivity in handphone platform not limited in personal computer (PC) only. This decision takes because Office is one of vital product that had enough influence for Microsoft financial condition. Before that, Microsoft was already exposed their plan to expanded Office version included to the new version with browser based. With this new version, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, or OneNote, will still be access by Apple equipments (iPhone or iPod Touch) because this program can running well in Safari browser. Even for the first time Microsoft Office will be access by Linux operating system based computer because this software also can run in Firefox browser. Cooperation between Microsoft and Nokia also have goal to sharpen competition among smartphones by Windows Mobile operating system. Today many handphone users choose Windows Mobile because they get Office application as one of benefit from it.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Hi Fi Cellphone


This Hi Fi Cellphone is not a product or at least not realize as an available product in market. Hi Fi is a concept design winner that organized by LG. Hi Fi Cellphone concept model is interesting to concern because today many handset have function as multimedia supported. Some new handset product equipped with qualify speaker to voice reproduction optimum when played multimedia files. Hi Fi Cellphone concept combined mobile handset and headphone functions. With design that have possibility to be a headset. This concept interesting enough, even more practice if used 3.5 mm port jack audio that wide available in handphone handset and connected to headset for better voice quality.