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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on Onkyo MX1007A4 netbook has 14.4h battery life | ]

What do you do whether you are not among world’s major manufacturers but you have desire and ability to form something competitive on the market? Onkyo has picked up one of the all-time good solutions for its MX1007A4 netbook coming out in Japan next week – made one feature noticeable among all the others. that has 14.4 hours of battery life and no, it doesn’t weight a ton. In fact it’s barely by a kilo – 1.16kg (2.56lbs) to be precise. At that point I’m guessing that battery life that …

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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on HTML5 goes mobile with LG Mini | ]

LG launches its Mini (model number GD880) web orientated mobile phone that April in Europe followed by other regions of the world. LG states no price as it will vary according to every specific region. The most interesting thing yet about the GD880 Mini is its Phantom Browser with HTML5 support. Since web orientation is a key feature of LG Mini, they made it a full touchscreen with 3.2-inch display and no physical keyboard. As the official press release says, they tried to keep things as simple as possible, so …

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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on World’s smallest Bluetooth chip goes into production, pushes boundaries of compatible devices | ]

Murata, a Japanese electronics manufacturer you may remember for unicyclist robots, has recently announced that they have started production of a LBMA Series Bluetooth module that is at the moment the smallest in the world. Its dimensions are 3.5mm x 3.5mm x 1mm which makes it 30% smaller than the previous smallest chip. LBMA Series Bluetooth module v2.1 + EDR will be manufactured in quantity of .5mln and, thanks to tiny its tiny size, installed into a widest ever range of devices. Smartphones, PMPs, netbooks, etc. just to name a …

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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on Intel works on 48-core processors, shares first results | ]

Futuristic 48-core design of Intel’s latest processor concept may sound like company got involved into an arms race with AMD, particularly since Intel Xeon 7500 designed for servers has 8 cores versus Opteron 6100’s 12 cores from AMD. But as it appears, limited edition of 48-core processors has come into that world only as a guinea pig and will most likely be sacrificed in the name of results it will achieve in the hands of lucky researches when they get it in late Q2.

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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on Samsung’s new Full HD webcam CMOS sensors seem in Q2 | ]

Samsung is seeking for some clear ground in notebook/netbook market and foresees growth in demand for high quality webcam-equipped devices. To satisfy potential customers, Samsung releases two new CMOS image sensors of smaller size and higher picture quality. Size, they say, is additionally very fundamental as LCD displays are getting thinner and thinner, so potentially manufacturer may choose a smaller webcam sensor that is worse rather than bulkier one. Both of new Samsung CMOS sensors are nearly ready for mass production and will seem on the shelves coupled with laptops …

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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on ZF designs carbon fiber MacPherson strut for 2014 | ]

We are no strangers to auto industry here at that blog. How can we not whether it is a constant source of innovation and cutting edge technologies? So we got one more concept from ZF guys. that auto supplier from Germany has shown an alternative way to construct a MacPherson strut which uses a significant amount of carbon fiber in its production. I can sense images of sports cars popping up in your mind. Well hold it. It’s for small city-cars and yes, it sounds like despite benefits of lower …

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[2 May 2010 | Comments Off on Panasonic’s “professional” micro camera AF100 | ]

Panasonic has come up with an notion of a micro small professional camera. However, its Micro Four Thirds sensor can be useful shooting some budget video clip for home cinema. The video quality will be pretty decent for such a small camera thanks to its suite of 4/3 lenses, adapters and filters.

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