How to customize your Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 customization is still in its childhood. Because Windows 8 has a lot of its own so that users are still busy with the default settings. But if you are using it from beta stage then it’s the perfect time for you to try something else. That’s why Deviantart has Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer in its wealthy collection. This tool that will change your Windows 8 Start Screen background picture. And you don’t need to edit your imageres.dll file anymore.

Features of Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer-
  • You can choose a picture and select the area to be shown as background picture. 
  • You can select your pictures from any folder and set it as a sequence of background pictures. 
  • There is a blur effect available, it is slow and slower on bigger resolutions, but it might work for you. 
  • Tiles opacity can now be changed (not perfect though). 
  • You can revert to default background
  • You can set the StartScreen transparency 
  • You can set the rows of you tiles (limited by your screen resolution) 
  • You can run it on startup hidden, so you can see your custom background as soon as this tool starts 
If you want to try this then here is the download link for you.

How to shutdown Windows 8 easily and quickly

Windows 8 is awesome. Android there are lots of things to do here with lots of things. It will be handy only if you are familiar with those. Shutdown is one of the features you really need to look out. In pretty much every version of Windows prior to this one, you'd click Start, then Shut Down.

Windows 8 notoriously lacks a Start button, so obviously the old rules don't apply here. There are 3 or 4 ways to shut down your PC. But none of the methods are as quick as before. So I would highly recommend you to use a tiny shortcut to shut down your Windows 8 PC. Here’s how-

-> Navigate to the desktop. Right click on the desktop and select New Shortcut.

-> A shortcut menu appears. Enter shutdown /s /t 0 (zero) in the location box and hit Next.

-> Enter a name for the shortcut and click Finish. A new shortcut will appear on your desktop.

That’s it. But will be great if you assign a right icon for your shutdown task. So do as I say-
-> Right click on the shortcut and select Properties. A dialog box appears.

-> Click Change Icon under the Shortcut tab then Click Ok in warning box that says shutdown.exe contains no icons.
-> Select an Icon from the list of available images Click Ok twice (once to close the Change Icon window and once to close Properties window).

-> Your shortcut will now have an icon. It will be great for you if just click, hold and drag the icon to taskbar to create a one click shutdown button in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

-> If you want to make a similar retart button then all the procedure is same except the shortcut code which is “shutdown /r /t 0″.

Now i hope your Windows 8 or 8.1 life is happier than ever. happy computing. Feel free to ask anything you want.

HTC 8S arrives in the UK with £225 price tag

Windows 8 phone is steadily expanding its footprint around the globe. Most of the WP8 devices are too costly to taste. But HTC 8S isn’t one of them. This phone has arrived at the UK scene and is already available in several stores. 3 UK offer is the best of all. They are offering contract free HTC 8S for £180 and free with a two-year contract starting from £17/month. Deliveries start Monday, December 10. Clove UK also carry the HTC 8S but they have put a £225 price tag on it. Expansys UK and Amazon UK both have it at £240. That's for the Blue model, though Expansys has the other color options on pre-order. If you prefer to get the Windows Phone 8S on contract but not on Three, you can head over to Phones4u, which has offers for Vodafone (£21/month), Orange (£28.50/month) and T-Mobile (£36/month). http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_windows_phone_8s_arrives_in_the_uk_with_a_modest_price_tag-news-5173.php

Windows 8 Release Preview VS for Windows 8 RTM

Many of you are already using Windows 8. its a nice update from Windows 7. I am also using it for a while now. Microsoft already released several test version of Windows 8. If you have already used all the versions of Windows 8 then this visual style is perfect for you. Misaki2009, a user from DeviantArt forum just created a visual style for Windows 8 RTM. This VS will make your Windows 8 RTM looks like Windows 8 Release Preview. I know that its not a lot, but if you want it then you can download and use it without any hesitation. Check out deviantart website to download theme VS.

Luna & Metro meets to create 1 Windows 7 theme

What operating system you are using now? According to StatCounter, 51% people all over the world are using Windows 7 now. But I am sure that you used Windows XP at least once in your life. I am not kidding! Believe me! And many of you already tasted Windows 8 surely. While I was browsing DeviantArt earlier today, I found something nostalgic and futuristic. One of the forum users, Giro54, uploads an interesting theme for Windows 7, which combines both Luna and Metro style. And I like it! It’s really wonderful to see the theme in Windows 7 desktop.
Windows 7 Metro Luna theme is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7. There’s one more thing, the theme is non-transparent. To download it, visit the forum now.

Things You Must Know Before Installing Theme:
1.Many 3rd party themes are not installed properly if you dont patch your uxtheme file.Because the GUI of any themes are dependent on these file.typically it doesn't allow user to rewrite windows's original data.So Click Here to download 1 click Utility tools to patch your uxtheme file.
2.Always create a restore point for critical visual themes in order to protect your system.
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Google Plus theme for Windows 7

It’s very hard to compile anything out of Google products to create a theme for PC. A user from DeviantArt forum just did it! His name is jaycee13. He just released a new theme for the Windows 7 users combining the color effects from Google Plus. I personally like the theme very much. It’s nice and its clean. I know that it’s always very hard to compile these two things together. Especially Start Menu and taskbar area receives some special treatment here. I hope you all will enjoy the theme. This theme will work flawlessly on Windows 7 32 bit SP1 and SP2 and 36 bit SP1.



Things You Must Know Before Installing Theme:
1.Many 3rd party themes are not installed properly if you dont patch your uxtheme file.Because the GUI of any themes are dependent on these file.typically it doesn't allow user to rewrite windows's original data.So Click Here to download 1 click Utility tools to patch your uxtheme file.
2.Always create a restore point for critical visual themes in order to protect your system.
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Pink Girls theme for Windows 7

More than two years ago i uploaded my first Ladies theme for Windows 7 highlighting pink color most. Now i decided to upload a new one with some new dimensions. This Pinkie Pie theme has been cheated by a DeviantArt user, matniky. Its completely pink by nature. It will change your desktop wallpaper, start menu, windows explorer with nice and sweet pink. Go ahead and try it.

Google Nexus Boot Screen for your Windows 7

It’s been a year I am not updating my site with any new boot screen for the Windows 7 users. But no decided to give you something to cheer about. One of the DevianArt members, AniketRane just created a nice boot screen for Windows 7 users. It will give your eyes some taste of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean start up screen used in Google Nexus tablet. To use it you have to download the latest boot updater from here.

Canon announces 2 new compact camera for the Zoom lovers

Compact point to shoot camera technology is nearly at the end of its service lines but many people still loves it for many reasons. Optical zoom is one of those features. And if you like zoom camera very much, then the following news is only for you. Canon just announced two new members of the PowerShot line of digital cameras – the SX500 IS and the SX160 IS.

The S160 IS is the successor to the SX150 IS. it packs a 28-448mm lens capable of 16X optical zoom. It’s powered by AA batteries. It has a 3’’ screen with 230k dots. It can shoot 720p HD video at 25 fps. It will be available in September for $229.99.
The Canon PowerShot SX500 IS features a lens with the impressive 30x optical zoom covering the 24-720mm range and offering a maximum aperture range of F/3.4-5.8. The superzoom also offers a Zoom Framing Assist feature – if you lose sight of your desired target just hit the ZFA button and the camera will quickly zoom out so you can see what you want to focus on. Releasing the button brings you back to the zoomed-in position. It comes with Canon’s Intelligent IS for camera shake reduction. But video recording of this $330 camera isn’t good at all. It only records 720p HD video like the previous one. It will available on September too.
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Dell coming with 27-inch Advanced High Performance IPS monitor

Well, LED monitors are the current leader in the market. But we already have IPS monitor, and within a few days we will have AH-IPS too. Dell's new monitor pairs a backlit LED with a 27-inch AH-IPS display. The Dell U2713HM is the company's first Advanced High Performance IPS panel, pairs a backlit LED with a 27-inch AH-IPS display. The screen can output up to 2,560 x 1,440 (WQHD) resolutions. The monitor has HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA or DVI-D post at the back with a four-port USB 3.0 hub embedded. Dell also promising a 37 percent reduction in energy consumption compared to the preceding U2711.

As expected the price tag is very high. The U2713HM has been marked up at 50,000 yen ($637) and is available starting today.

Change your Windows 7 look to Windows 8 Release Preview

Windows 8 final version release is only 3 months away. Before that we have the latest Windows 8 Release Preview on our hand. I just loved it. Its awesome the most perfect among all the Windows 8 reviews we had yet. Now as always there is a question of transformation. What would you do if you wanna transform your Windows 7 to Windows 8? Ok, no headaches, there is a guy on Deviantart forum, Mare-m is successfully transforming Windows 7 according to Windows 8 as you wish.

His Windows 8 Release Preview theme for Windows 7 can be used on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. He directly ports the theme from Windows 8 release preview. Over 400 images exported from original Windows 8 RP aero.msstyles.

Windows 8 Release Preview theme for Windows 7 contains:
- Windows 8 visual style
- Windows 8 RP colors
- Windows 8 wallpapers
- Windows 8 cursor
- Windows 8 fonts
- Windows 8 navigation and address bar buttons
Credit: mare-m

Click HERE to download the themes from Devianart forum.

Things You Must Know Before Installing Theme:
  1. 1.Many 3rd party themes are not installed properly if you don't patch your uxtheme file.Because the GUI of any themes are dependent on these file.typically it doesn't allow user to rewrite windows's original data.So Click Here to download 1 click Utility tools to patch your uxtheme file.
  2. 2.Always create a restore point for critical visual themes in order to protect your system.
Or
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Microsoft Surface tablet will be available on October 26

Earlier Microsoft announced that their Windows 8 operating system will be released on October 26 this year. After that many people believes Windows 8 running tablets and phones will also be released around the same time frame. It seems their prediction become 100% true after Microsoft’s latest announcement. They just revealed that Windows 8 based Surface tablet will be released system on October 26 along with OS itself.

Surface is completely designed by Microsoft with many new innovations. There will be two versions of it, the Surface, running Windows RT on an ARM-based NVIDIA Tegra processor and the Surface Pro, running Windows 8 on an Intel Ivy Bridge processor. The Surface has a 10.1-inch HD display, whereas the Surface Pro ups the resolution to 1080p. Microsoft will also be providing a unique soft cover for the tablet that has built-in capacitive keyboard and trackpad.
Microsoft surface vs Apple iPad 3
price of microsoft surface
Microsoft doesn’t say anything about the Surface tablet price yet. But we expect it starts from $499 like the iPad.
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October 26 is the date of Windows 8 coming

In 2009, Microsoft released Windows 7 on October 22 with a huge pressure to back from the jungle Windows Vista created. And we certainly say that Microsoft is successful to do that. Now Windows 8 is coming in a few months with new challenge of successfully adopting the mobile platform as well as desktop. We have seen several Windows 8 previews, we already knew that Microsoft will offer upgrade option for the current Windows 7 users. Now we know the date of release. President of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that Windows 8 will be available to consumers on Friday, October 26, 2012.
This includes everyone, from people upgrading from their existing version of Windows, buying a new Windows PC or getting a fresh copy for their existing one. It means Windows Phone 8 availability will be around November. There are also reports suggesting that Windows 8 running tablets will come in November too.
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5 best USB Flash Drives you might consider to buy

USB 3.0 is the third major revision of the Universal Serial Bus, commonly known as USB standard for computer connectivity. The standard from 2008 implements a 10 Gbit/s transfer rate. It has already become the mainstream portable data transfer criteria within 4 years because of its super-fast speed. As the file size and HDD size are increasing its more important now to choose a high speed portable drive for everyday use. Otherwise you might wait for hours to fill up your 32GB or 64GB USB flash drive.

The enhancements to Super Speed USB are not just for higher data rates, but for improving the interaction between device and host computer. You can give your devices more power to work faster, less power when it’s not needed. USB 2.0 previously had 4 wires (power, ground, and a pair for differential data), USB 3.0 adds 4 more for two pairs of differential signals (receive and transmit) for a combined total of 8 connections in the connectors and cabling. These extra two pairs were necessary to support the Super Speed USB target bandwidth requirements, because the two wire differential signals of USB 2.0 were not enough.

Apple Mountain Lion and Microsoft Windows 8 have been confirmed to support USB 3.0 natively whereas third party support for USB 3.0 is also widely available for Windows 7, Vista and XP.

So it’s enough about talking on the advantages of the USB 3.0 flash drives. I think you can clearly realize that why you need a USB 3.0 flash drive instead of your old one. So I am here to choose you the best 5 USB 3.0 flash drive available in the market. Both money and performance are considered here.

Corsair Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB/64GB Flash Drive
Premium performance, high-capacity USB 3.0 flash drives with renowned Flash Voyager durability and high-speed file transfers even on USB 2.0 systems. The unique all-rubber housing is extremely durable, water resistant and drop-tested for worry-free transport of your valuable data.
Product Features:
  • High Performance with USB 3.0 or USB 2.0
  • Durable rubber housing and water resistance
  • Shock proof
  • Max Read (USB 3.0) 220 MB/sec
  • Max Write (USB 3.0) 55 MB/sec[32GB model]
  • Max Write (USB 3.0) 110 MB/sec[64GB model]
  • Limited 5 year warranty
Corsair Voyager GT USB 3.0 flash drive review
Amazon is asking $44.99 for the 32GB model and $94.99 for the 64GB model of Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 drive.

Patriot Supersonic Shock Resistant USB 3.0 32GB/64GB Flash Drive
The Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0 flash drive delivers a perfect blend of performance, style and value in a portable form factor that fits virtually anywhere. A durable aluminum enclosure enables shock resistance up to 15Gs to ensure greater protection of your data. USB 3.0 technology enables the Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0 to outperform previous generation USB 2.0 flash drives up to 10x – a large 1GB file can transfer in mere seconds to and from the Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0. By combining a single-chip USB 3.0 flash memory controller with Quad-Channel technology, the Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0 delivers sequential read performance at speeds up to 100MB/s and up to 70MB/s sequential write speeds. The Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0 is available in 32GB and 64GB capacities and carries a 5-year warranty.
Product Features:
  • Durable and stylish aluminum housing for perfect blend of performance, style and shock resistance.
  • USB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0
  • Quad-Channel technology for fast read/write performance
  • Up to 100MB/s Read and up to 70MB/s write
  • 5 Year Warranty
Patriot Supersonic USB 3.0 flash drive review
You can buy any of 32GB or 64GB Patriot Supersonic Pen drive according to your budget. Amazon is asking $39.99 for the 32GB model and $77.99 for the 64GB model of Patriot Supersonic Shock Resistant USB 3.0 drive.

Lexar JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 16GB/32GB/64GB Flash Drive
One of the fastest USB flash drives available, the Lexar® JumpDrive® Triton USB 3.0 flash drive leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to deliver blazing-fast transfer speeds, with write speeds up to 150MB/s. The drive is ultra portable for everyday use. Beyond its powerful capabilities, the drive has a sleek design with a metal alloy base and high-gloss mirror finish top that you’ll want to show off wherever you go. Lexar JumpDrive Triton is available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB capacities.
Product Features:
  • Among the fastest USB flash drives available—leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology for blazing-fast file transfer
  • 16GB up to 145MB/s read, 110MB/s write
  • 32GB up to 155MB/s read, 150MB/s write
  • 64GB up to 155MB/s read, 150MB/s write
  • Sleek design with metal alloy base and high-gloss mirror finish top
  • Ultra portable for everyday use
  • Reliably stores and transfers files,photos, videos, and more
  • Compatible with PC and Mac® systems
  • Limited lifetime warranty
Lexar triton USB 3.0 flash drive review
As you can see there are three different model of Lexar Triton USB 3.0 drive are available in the market. You can choose any model you wish. Amazon is offering $46.89 for the 16GB model, $73.87 for the 32GB model and $139.99 for the 64GB model of Lexar JumpDrive Triton USB 3.0 Flash Drive.

ADATA N005 USB 3.0 32GB/64GB Flash Drive
ADATA introduces the Nobility Series N005, exceeding your expectations for a USB flash drive. Featuring an ultra-fast USB 3.0 interface and massive capacity, the N005 outperforms conventional USB 2.0 drives in transfer rates by nearly 300% and allows you to carry as large video files and other data wherever you go. Boasting read and write speeds up to 85 MB/s and 55 MB/s, respectively, you’ll spend much less time waiting for the transfer of large video or audio files. Complemented with a titanium coating on the anodized aluminum casing, the sleek Nobility Series N005 says “tech-savvy” and “stylish” all in one.
Product Features:
  • USB 3.0; Backward Compatible with USB 2.1
  • Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7 or later, Mac: OS 10.5 or later and Linux: Kernel 2.6 or later
  • Free Download Software / OStogo / UFDtogo
  • Max Read / Write : 82/51 MB/s [32GB]
  • Max Read / Write : 80/49 MB/s [64GB]
  • Lifetime Warranty
ADATA N005 USB 3.0 flash drive review
Amazon is asking $59.99 for the 32GB model and $129.48 for the 64GB model of ADATA N005 USB 3.0 drive.

Kingston Digital HyperX 3.0 64GB/128GB/256GB DataTraveler
Power users have long known HyperX as the innovative brand from Kingston Technology and the new DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Flash drive continues this tradition by featuring the fastest speeds and largest capacity Kingston offers for portable storage. Featuring a high-speed 8-channel architecture that provides USB 3.0 data transfer speeds with capacities up to 256GB, DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is the perfect solution for expanding a notebook's storage and for quickly storing, transferring and backing up any digital lifestyle. Users will save time associated with opening and transferring large files and applications between devices. DataTraveler HyperX is covered by a five-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability.
Product Features:
  • Practical - Durable metal and rubber casing with a solid lanyard loop
  • 8-Channel Architecture
  • Backwards Compatible - with USB 2.0
  • ReadyBoost Support
  • Speed - USB 3.0: 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write
  • Guaranteed - five-year warranty
  • USB 2.0: 30MB/s read/write
  • Cases and Expandability
256GB kingston usb flash drive read write speed
Kingston’s DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 offers 64Gb, 128Gb and 256GB capacity flash drives. Al the models are expensive but if you are a profession then your money really worth this kong of storage device. Amazon is offering $104.99 for the 64GB model, $229.74 for the 128GB model and $522.74 for the 256GB model of Kingston Digital HyperX USB 3.0 DataTraveler Flash Drive.

AT&T offers Nokia Lumia 900 just for $50

In US mobile market, it’s all about Android and Apple iPhone. Nokia has none of the above quality mentioned. So what should they do to sell their devices? Yes, you are right, Nokia's WP flagman, Lumia 900 has received a healthy price cut and is now available for only $49.99 on a two-year deal with AT&T. At this time you can also buy the pink version of Lumia 900 at the same price.

41MP Nokia 808 PureView is now available on Amazon for $699

It’s been a quite long time we are focusing on the software department to buy a new smartphone. But in case of Nokia 808 PureView we are only talking about its Camera. Nokia 808 PureView is available worldwide from June and now it’s available in Amazon US site. The most important thing is you can buy Nokia 808 PureView unlocked from Amazon just for $699. They are currently offering the penta-band 3G GSM version of the phone which can be used on both AT&T and T-Mobile network.

The Nokia 808 PureView is the best camera phone ever made. This phone is equipped with a 41MP sensor and Carl Zeiss lens. What makes its camera exceptional is the large image sensor combined with incredibly powerful image processing technology. It boasts a 3x lossless zoom, which means you can take a photo and zoom in up to three times without any loss of detail. With PureView imaging technology you can create photos that exceed the usual output of the very best dedicated digital cameras. You can shoot video in 1080p Full HD, with up to 4x lossless zoom for smooth, consistent image capture with pin-sharp detail. PureView has both Xenon flash for still photo shoot and LED flash for video mode. So also in this way its far better than any digital compact camera.
nokia 808 pureview advantages and disadvantages
Nokia 808 PureView main feature list-
  • 41 MP sensor, Carl Zeiss lens, PureView imaging technology
  • Xenon flash and separate LED for video recording
  • Full 1080p HD video
  • HDMI and DLNA outputs
  • NFC and Wi-Fi technology
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Single-core 1.3 GHz ARM 11 CPU and 512 MB RAM
  • Dolby Headphone for surround sound experience
  • 2.5 D curved glass window with easy-clean coating
  • 4.0-inch 640 x 360 pixel capacitive touch OLED Clear Black Display
  • Preloaded Nokia Maps, turn-by-turn satnav for over 100 countries
  • Ambient light sensor to optimize display brightness and power consumption
To buy Nokia 808 PureVeiw from Amazon US for $699 check out their website now.

Updating is fun: Any existing users need only $39.99 to use Windows 8

For the last 3 years Apple continuously decreased the price of their Operating system. In 2012 you only need to spend $20 to buy Mac OS license for your home PCs. Traditionally Microsoft asks a lot more than that. But with ne upcoming Windows 8 the scenario can be changed. Microsoft has announced on its Windows blog that those who are already running Windows on their current PC, are eligible to a Windows 8 Pro upgrade for only $39.99. Your current operating system must be licensed and Windows XP, Vista and 7 users are welcomed for the offer.

When you use Windows.com to purchase an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro, the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant makes upgrading simple by walking you through the upgrade process step-by-step from purchase to download and then of course installation.
windows 8 upgrade price
But there is a slight problem with the offer. $39.99 is for the online version of Windows 8 Pro. If you don’t like digital version then price of the upgrade DVD is $69.99. The prices mention above are part of a limited time offer, which expires on January 31, 2013. Microsoft has not yet revealed the prices for the standalone version of Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro.
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New kind of Arc Soft touch keypad may be seen in WP

It’s almost impossible to type messages in smartphone with one hand. You can’t do because of its size but Swype may be helpful sometimes. Microsoft is working to bring a solution on the upcoming Windows Phone 8 OS. Its named as Arc Soft keyboard. The keyboard is curved so that all the keys are well within your thumb’s reach. In addition to that, the keyboard reduces the number of keys by assigning multiple characters to a single key. We don’t know exactly how this will work but its only one screenshot. There must many other solutions in their mind. Microsoft is probably using some form of predictive text input such as T9. Although the keyboard does seem to be taking up a lot of space, it looks like it would definitely make one handed typing a lot easier.
what is arc soft touch keyboard
There is another thing to notice in the photo. Microsoft is using Windows Phone 7.5 running HTC Trophy handset to show the demonstration. That means existing devices could also get this keyboard through the Windows Phone 7.8 update.
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Skype isn't working on Nokia Belle running handsets

There is a bad new for Nokia smartphone users. Skype is not compatible with Nokia Belle and will not function properly, especially in the Nokia N8. In fact, we found several reports of accidents and Belle www.skype.com/m is currently just saying that ‘Skype isn’t available for your device’. If you tried to Nokia App Store, but it was not a solution. As of now you may Google for the installation file of Skype for your Nokia handset.

There is funny solution working sometimes for many users. Just set the theme to the standard Nokia Evolve and restart your phone. That’s it – themes are not something that should cause issues with app compatibility, but apparently in this case they do.
Download nokia n8 skype setup file
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Samsung packs super-bright F/1.4 lens and 1/1.7″ sensor inside Wi-Fi EX2F camera

Last week, Samsung announced a new addition to its range of super cool point and shoot cameras. Samsung EX2F has a great 1/1.7" 12MP sensor and a bright F/1.4 Schneider-Kreuznach zoom lens.

The Samsung EX2F lens covers the focal range 24-79mm modest which is equivalent to 35 mm. The advantages of having this wide an aperture, makes up for the short focal range by a mile. At its maximum telephoto, the lens offers F2.7 shooting still respectable. There is highest ISO settings of 12,800 is available.
Samsung ex2f disadvantages
The EX2F can also record 1080p video at 30 fps, and offers dual image stabilization. The Wi-Fi wireless technology allows easy sharing images on social networks or e-mail, and some interesting features, such as the remote viewer.

In the back of the Samsung EX2F can find a 3 "VGA AMOLED swivel, which should provide excellent readability and brightness high power efficiency. Samsung will release this awesome gadget in August for $550.
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New VLC player is out with Retina display support

VLC Media Player is one of the most famous multimedia players around the globe on different platforms. They just released a new version with 2.0.2 model number featuring support from Apple’s new Retina display used on MacBook Pro. It means that the application interface will be displayed at native resolution instead of being up scaled as before. As users of this player will know, you had to wait for a lengthy loading animation as the player built the font cache after every update, but that stops with 2.0.2.

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols without external codec or program. It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network. To download the VLC media player, check out their official website now. There are available versions almost for every Desktop and Mobile OS like Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, iOS etc.
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New Sony XQD S series memory card hit 150MB/s mark

Sony announced and released QXD high speed memory cards few months ago. Now they decided to take it one step forward. While the old H series card maxed out at 125MB/s, new S series card can reach 168MB/s data transfer rates. The speed of the XQD S series mean faster backup – over 30% faster. A free new version of File Rescue will launch in August, which can recover AVCHD, 3D, MOV videos and RAW files and there will be updated drivers for the XQD card readers to make full use of the extra speed.
64GB sony qxd dslr memory card review
 
Sony also claims that a Nikon D4 can pipe 108 RAW shots in a non-stop burst is enough to capture the men’s 100m sprint final from start to finish if you set the frame rate at 10fps.

The 32GB H series card was priced at $230 at launch. But S series card is almost double the rate as well as in price barrier. XQD S series cards will be available around the world in 64GB capacity starting this month for $752. There will be a 32GB version release later for $500.
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People searches Lumia more than previous Windows Phone

Latest Google search statistics indicates that Nokia’s Lumia series of smartphones have become more popular than the Windows Phone operating system as a whole. A quick look at said stats shows that since its launch late last year, Nokia has made a good job of keeping the Lumia brand in the public eye.

The graph clearly shows how the word "Lumia" search is compared to "Windows Phone". But this is understandable, because more people tend to look at what a particular device has to offer, rather than who is running the operating system. Second graph result is more pleasing for Microsoft. It shows the amount of "Windows Phone" and "Lumia" have appeared in the news. As you can see, here two terms are almost equal.
nokia lumia sales vs apple iphone sales number
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What is Stun Gun?

A stun gun is one kind of weapon which is used for incapacitating a person by administering electric shock aimed at disrupting superficial muscle functions. Stun gun is one kind of Electroshock weapon. Stun gun technology uses for overriding the body's muscle-triggering mechanisms by high-voltage low-current electrical discharge. While an electric current is applied the victim feels pain and can be momentarily paralyzed. If a stun gun or any electroshock devices are applying to more sensitive parts of the body it is more painful than usual. At last if you are looking for a stun gun which is realy effective and will work quickly for you, then look at purchasing one which has a higher voltage to it.

New MacBook Pro comes with 2880 X 1800 pixel Retina display

Its not MacBook Air, new Pro laptop is the 2012 blockbuster from Apple. Find out the reason in there press release-
Apple Introduces All New MacBook Pro with Retina Display

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apple® today unveiled an all new 15-inch MacBook® Pro featuring a stunning Retina™ display, all flash storage and quad-core processors in a radically thin and light design. Measuring a mere 0.71 inches and weighing only 4.46 pounds, the completely redesigned MacBook Pro sets a new standard in performance and portability for pro users.

The new MacBook Pro Retina display is the world's highest resolution notebook display with over 5 million pixels, 3 million more than an HD television. At 220 pixels-per-inch, the Retina display's pixel density is so high the human eye cannot distinguish individual pixels from a normal viewing distance, so text and graphics look incredibly sharp. The Retina display uses IPS technology for a 178-degree wide viewing angle, and has 75 percent less reflection and 29 percent higher contrast than the previous generation.

Featuring a precision engineered aluminum unibody design and an all flash storage architecture, the all new MacBook Pro is the lightest MacBook Pro ever and nearly as thin as a MacBook Air®. Flash storage that is up to four times faster than traditional notebook hard drives enables the all new MacBook Pro to play four simultaneous streams of uncompressed 1080p HD video from internal storage.* The flash storage architecture also delivers improved reliability, instant-on responsiveness and 30 days of standby time.

The MacBook Pro with Retina display features the latest Intel Core i7 quad-core processors up to 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.7 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M discrete graphics, up to 16GB of faster 1600 MHz RAM and flash storage up to 768GB. Two Thunderbolt and two USB 3.0 ports allow pro users to connect to multiple displays and high performance devices, and a new HDMI port offers quick connectivity to HDTVs.

The MacBook Pro battery delivers up to 7 hours of wireless productivity, and uses advanced chemistry and Adaptive Charging technology to provide up to 1,000 recharges.** The MacBook Pro also features a FaceTime® HD camera, glass Multi-Touch™ trackpad, full-size backlit keyboard, dual microphones, enhanced speakers, 3-stream 802.11n Wi-Fi and a thinner MagSafe® 2 power port.

OS X® Lion, iPhoto®, iMovie®, iTunes® and other Apple apps including Aperture® and Final Cut Pro® X have been updated to take full advantage of the new MacBook Pro with Retina display. The updated Aperture 3.3 also includes revolutionary new image adjustment features and now supports a unified photo library so photographers can move seamlessly between iPhoto and Aperture.

The all new MacBook Pro ships with OS X Lion. Starting today, customers who purchase a Mac are eligible for a free copy of OS X Mountain Lion when it becomes available. Mountain Lion introduces innovative features including the all new Messages app, Notification Center, system-wide Sharing, AirPlay® Mirroring, Game Center and the enhanced security of Gatekeeper. With iCloud® built into the foundation of OS X, Mountain Lion makes it easier than ever to keep your content up to date across all your devices.

Pricing & Availability

The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers. The 15-inch MacBook Pro is available with a 2.3 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.3 GHz, 8GB of memory and 256GB of flash storage starting at $2,199 (US); and with a 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz, 8GB of memory and 512GB of flash storage starting at $2,799 (US). Configure-to-order options include faster quad-core processors up to 2.7 GHz, up to 16GB of memory and flash storage up to 768GB.

Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options and accessories are available online at apple.com/macbook-pro.

*Testing conducted by Apple in June 2012 using preproduction MacBook Pro configurations. For more information visit apple.com/macbook-pro/features/.

**The Wireless Web protocol testing was conducted by Apple in June 2012 using preproduction MacBook Pro configurations. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. For more information visit apple.com/macbook-pro/features/.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

Apple updates Macbook & MacBook Pro with Ivy Bridge

Today at WWDC 2012 Apple updates their MacBook lineup with all new CPUs. Here is the press release from them-
Apple Updates MacBook Air and Current Generation MacBook Pro with Latest Processors and New Graphics

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apple® today updated MacBook Air® with the latest Intel Core processors, faster graphics and flash storage that is up to twice as fast as the previous generation.* MacBook Air is the ultimate everyday notebook, and with new lower prices it is more affordable than ever. The current generation 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook® Pro have also been updated with the latest Intel Core processors and powerful discrete graphics from NVIDIA. Apple's popular AirPort Express® has been redesigned to include features previously available only in AirPort Extreme®.

"Today we've updated the entire MacBook line with faster processors, graphics, memory, flash storage and USB 3 connectivity," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "We've made the world's best portable family even better and we think users are going to love the performance advances in both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro."

Available in 11-inch and 13-inch designs, the new MacBook Air features the latest Core i5 and Core i7 dual-core processors and is perfect for browsing the web, making movies and managing photos. The new integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 is up to 60 percent faster and gives the MacBook Air plenty of power to tackle games and videos.** MacBook Air features flash storage up to four times faster than traditional hard drives for instant-on performance and fast access to your apps and data. Now with 4GB of faster memory, configurable up to 8GB, you can run memory-intensive apps with ease. MacBook Air also features a new FaceTime® HD camera that delivers high-definition 720p.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro features the latest Intel Core i5 or Core i7 dual-core processors up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz. The 15-inch MacBook Pro features the latest Intel Core i7 quad-core processors up to 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.7 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M discrete graphics. Both the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro can be configured with a 1TB hard drive or SSDs up to 512GB that are up to twice as fast as the previous generation.

MacBook Air and MacBook Pro both feature a high-speed Thunderbolt port and two USB 3.0 ports to easily connect to external displays and a wide variety of high performance peripherals. The 13-inch MacBook Air, and 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro deliver up to 7 hours of wireless battery life, and the 11-inch MacBook Air delivers up to 5 hours. Mac® notebook batteries use advanced chemistry and Adaptive Charging technology to provide up to 1,000 recharges.***

The MacBook Air and MacBook Pro ship with OS X® Lion. Starting today, customers who purchase a Mac are eligible for a free copy of OS X Mountain Lion when it becomes available. Mountain Lion introduces innovative features including the all new Messages app, Notification Center, system-wide Sharing, AirPlay® Mirroring, Game Center and the enhanced security of Gatekeeper. With iCloud® built into the foundation of OS X, Mountain Lion makes it easier than ever to keep your content up to date across all your devices.

Priced at just $99, the new AirPort Express features a completely redesigned compact enclosure and new wireless and connectivity capabilities. Simultaneous dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi allows users to easily create a network that delivers optimal performance and range. The AirPort Express also features an audio-out port to connect external powered speakers or an A/V receiver and use AirPlay to wirelessly stream from iTunes® on your Mac or iOS device. A USB 2.0 port allows you to share a printer wirelessly over your network, and an additional ethernet port lets you connect to other computers and network devices. Setup is built right into OS X and iOS and can be done in just a few simple steps, and with AirPort Utility 6.0 for OS X Lion and iOS you can access a visual map of your network for viewing and reconfiguring devices.

Pricing & Availability

The 11-inch MacBook Air comes with a 1.7 GHz processor, 4GB of memory and is available with 64GB of flash storage starting at $999 (US), and 128GB of flash storage starting at $1,099 (US). The 13-inch MacBook Air comes with a 1.8 GHz processor, 4GB of memory and is available with 128GB of flash storage starting at $1199 (US), and 256GB of flash storage starting at $1,499 (US). Configure-to-order options include a 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, up to 8GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 onboard memory and up to 512GB flash storage.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro is available with a 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of memory and 500GB hard drive starting at $1,199 (US), and with a 2.9 GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of memory and 750GB hard drive starting at $1,499 (US). The 15-inch MacBook Pro is available with a 2.3 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 4GB of memory, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M, and 500GB hard drive starting at $1,799 (US); and with a 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of memory, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M, and 750GB hard drive starting at $2,199 (US). Configure-to-order options include faster quad-core processors up to 2.7 GHz, additional hard drive capacity up to 1TB, up to 8GB of memory and solid state storage up to 512GB.

Additional technical specifications, configure-to-order options and accessories are available online at apple.com/macbookair or apple.com/macbook-pro. The updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.

*Testing conducted by Apple in June 2012 using preproduction MacBook Air configurations. For more information visit apple.com/macbookair/features.html.

**Testing conducted by Apple in June 2012 using preproduction MacBook Air configurations. For more information visit apple.com/macbookair/features.html.

***The Wireless Web protocol testing was conducted by Apple in June 2012 using preproduction MacBook Pro and MacBook Air configurations. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. For more information visit apple.com/macbook-pro/features/.

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Windows 8 Release Preview is now available for download

Microsoft promised earlier that they will release Windows 8 release preview on the 1st week of June 2012. It seems the kept their promise. Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Release Preview at the eve of June 2012. There are quite a few major upgrades seen on this version. It includes a bunch of new apps that include Bing Travel, News and Sports apps, as well as Gaming and Music Xbox apps that integrate with your Zune pass. There are also some other minor performance and usability updates such as increased personalization options for the Start screen, improved multimonitor support, refinements to the way people find and download apps through the Windows Store, and new Family Safety features. The Mail, Photos and People apps have also been updated.

Microsoft also integrates Adobe Flash Player in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10. The Flash Player in IE10 is not a plugin, it but is actually built-into the browser. It is a highly stripped down version of the Flash Player, with features that are not useful on touch-based devices being removed.
Windows 8 release preview free download
Now two good news for you. If you download the Consumer Preview earlier, you can download the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant that analyzes your computer and provides a smaller download. And as always you can download complete ISO of 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 8.

Time for the 2nd and most important news. Microsoft will be rolling out a Windows Upgrade Offer in 131 markets for consumers who purchase a Windows 7 PC between June 2, 2012 to January 31, 2013. There customers will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro when it comes out for just $14.99! WoW! It surely mean something. You can download your desired version of Windows 8 Release Preview from here.

System Requirements to install Window 8 Release Preview-
  1. Processor: 1 GHz or faster
  2. RAM: 1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
  3. Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
  4. Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
Additional requirements to use certain features:
  • To use touch, you need a tablet or a monitor that supports multitouch.
  • To access the Windows Store and to download and run apps, you need an active Internet connection and a screen resolution of at least 1024 x 768.
  • To snap apps, you need a screen resolution of at least 1366 x 768.
Any computer running Windows 7 can able to run Windows 8 as smoothly as you desire.

Google Chrome made top of the podium

Google Chrome is now the most used web browser in the world. Back on March 18 Google’s web browser managed to sneak up in front of IE, but that only lasted a few days. But for the last 15 days Google Chrome outnumbered Microsoft’s Internet Explorer continuously. The news comes from StatCounter.

Chrome’s first place naturally comes at Internet Explorer’s expense, though the results show that Firefox is also suffering losses in its user base. Google’s default Android browser has surpassed Opera Mobile and is now the most popular mobile browser.
StatCounter doesn’t measure the unique users and their browser of choice, but rather the impressions generated. Thus, those results don’t necessarily mean Chrome has been used by more people than Internet Explorer. What it most shows, however, is that people using Chrome browse more than those using Internet Explorer.
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Cloud may be the next gen Graphics solution

We may all heard of Cloud computing. But Graphics in cloud is a new idea. Recently it has been announced by NVIDIA. NVIDIA plans to introduce what it is calling VGX. They decided to put its PC graphics technology in use for cloud-based graphics solutions. It basically takes NVIDIA GPUs, based on its recently launched Kepler design, and puts them into cloud servers. It should allow users to have high end graphics and software experiences even on low end PCs and tablets.

NVIDIA has also announced a VGX related solution for PC gamers too. It's called the GeForce GRID and NVIDIA says that streaming gaming services will be able to use the VGX technology to offer up high end PC games that can be streamed to work on low end machines.

The first NVIDIA VGX boards will have four GPUs along with 4 GB of frame buffer. Pricing and a release date will be revealed later this year.
You must the full PR from NVIDIA to understand everything you wanna know badly.
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Q1 2012 mobile phone sales report isn’t good at all

For the last few years no matter what happens mobile phone industry is rising and rising higher than ever. But for the first time the mobile phone industry suffered a rare setback. Gartner reports that overall worldwide sales of mobile phones came in at 419.1 million units. In 2011 the unit number was almost 428 million. That's a two percent drop compared to the same time period a year ago. They also mention that this happens for the first time after Q2 in 2009. But the smartphone market is growing better than ever. Gartner said that worldwide, 144.4 million smartphone units were sold, a 44.7 percent increase compared to the same period a year ago.

There is only one explanation why this was happened. It happened due to lower than expected demand for devices in Asia and the Pacific. I have reason in mind for Asia Pacific falls. Due to the increase in USD rate some countries people are buying less foreign products in the past few months.
total mobile phones sell in 2012
In the meantime Samsung is the number one mobile phone maker with a 20.7 percent market share, followed by Nokia with 19.7 percent and Apple with 7.9 percent. And as expected Android is the number one smartphone OS for the quarter with a whopping 56.1 market share.
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Samsung unveils dual screen DV300F camera with Wi-Fi

Samsung today introduced DV300 compact camera with many more interesting features. It is the next member of your camera range with two screens. There is also Wi-Fi, allowing you to send your photos and videos or upload them to Facebook, Picasa, Flickr and YouTube.

DV300F The Samsung has a 3 "screen and a main 1.5" front LCD, which is used to frame the portrait shots. Its F/2.5-6.3 lens of the new camera covers the 25-125mm range in 35mm equivalent. The 16 megapixel CCD sensor inside this one measures 1/2.3″.

Unfortunately, video recording capabilities of the Samsung DV300F Max 30fps @ 720p. The price and availability of the Samsung DV300F still unknown.
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USB 3.0 feature will be included onto smartphones within a year

USB 3.0 should begin rolling out to smartphones and tablets before the end of this year or early next year, according to the USB standards setting organization. Now don’t expect to see full-sized USB ports on your next smartphone – the upgrade should be in the form of USB 3.0-supporting microUSB ports to meet the demands of thin industrial design. Naturally, USB 3.0-enabled ports on smartphones and tablets will be backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

Real world implementation of USB 3.0 will increase the data transfer speed of your next device to roughly 800 Mbps. “What takes 15 minutes will roughly take 1 minute and 10 seconds,” about sums it up. The new high-speed USB standard will also decrease USB charging time significantly due to the higher power throughput.
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Canon displays 14MP PowerShot G1X with big image sensor than usual

Canon introduced the large sensor in X. compactCanon PowerShot G1 sensor His huge 18.7x14mm measures, which is larger than the Micro Four-Thirds sensor and almost as large as the APS-C sensors found in some DSLRs. What distinguishes the X G1 outside of these types of cameras is that he has not an interchangeable lens - you get the built-in 4x lens, covering the range 28mm-112mm equivalent in 35mm with a maximum aperture of F/2.8-F / a 5.6 and that's it. For the establishment of the shot, you can count on the pin 3 "LCD with 922K dot resolution.


The device measures 116.7 x 80.5 x 64.7 mm and weighs 534G. The PowerShot G1 X that geeks the camera are enjoying the 14.3MP resolution, ISO 12800 and rising to 14-bit RAW images. There is a high-ND filter and a mode of shooting HDR, too. You also get a mode selector and a front wheel for better control of the process of shooting.


The Canon PowerShot G1 X is good for movies too, not just still images - it can shoot 1080p @ 24fps videos too. The Canon PowerShot G1 X will sell for $800 next month.
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OCZ shows Lightfoot external SSD drive with Thunderbolt port

OCZ opened their scoring CES 2012 by unveiling a new member of their range of SSDs. Nicknamed Lightfoot, the new OCZ uses his Thunderbolt connectivity option only. The OCZ is using it perfectly combining its high transfer speeds with large read / write speeds Solid State Drives. Thunderbolt technology has very low latency and synchronization of the exact time, making it ideal for audio / video editing from source files stored on external hard drive.

The speeds we are talking about here go up to 750MB/s according to the OCZ specs. The Lightfoot will come in different storage capacities ranging from 128GB, through 256GB and 512GB. Unfortunately, there’s no official word on the Lightfoot SSD’s pricing.
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Samsung unveils Android running inTouch TV partner

The inTouch Samsung Android is a curious device that solves this problem by adding features such as Skype, YouTube to any TV with an HDMI port. It looks like a webcam and actually has a 3 megapixel camera that can be used to take photographs or make video calls through Skype 720p. InTouch has its own microphone that. A remote with a full QWERTY keyboard that is used to control the distance inTouch and for easy text entry.

With inTouch can surf the Internet and watch YouTube videos and also read the news and check out with the familiar Google applications for Android. All you need is a working Wi-Fi to provide Internet access.

A USB port lets you connect an external memory for photos, but the press release is silent on the subject to see videos with the Samsung inTouch.

The inTouch Samsung will be available in March this year for $ 199.
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Lenovo introducesIdeaCentre K430 - Performance and Upgradeable touchscreen AIO PC

Lenovo announced an exciting lineup of new consumer laptops and desktops at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, providing a variety of PCs to suit every computing need, style desire and palette preference. New models of IdeaCentre desktops range from the performance K Series to the space-saving multi-touch IdeaCentre B Series All-In-Ones.

The new IdeaCentre K430 traditional tower desktop takes performance and upgrade capabilities to new heights with powerful processing, optional dual graphics support3 and twin hard drives3 along with massive memory and storage. It packs a powerful punch with super-fast processing powered by the Intel Core Processor family and up to 32GB of DDR3 memory. For extreme gamers and those that need intensive multimedia support, the IdeaCentre K430 does the job with high-performance dual graphics cards featuring NVIDIA SLI or ATI CrossFireX technology and optional twin hard drives in a RAID0 configuration.

With the K430 users have plenty of storage space with its huge capacity of up to 4TB HDD and up to 128GB SSD storage. The K430 also comes with a custom designed portable 500GB hard drive complete with a Universal Storage Module (USM) interface dock on the front of the PC for convenience that is compatible with other USM portable hard drives. The energy-efficient Power Control Switch with three color-coded speed options lets users choose between turbo, auto and cool running modes based on the computing load.
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Lenovo introduces IdeaCentre B540 & B340 high-performance touchscreen AIOs

Lenovo announced an exciting lineup of new consumer laptops and desktops at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, providing a variety of PCs to suit every computing need, style desire and palette preference. New models of IdeaCentre desktops range from the performance K Series to the space-saving multi-touch IdeaCentre B Series All-In-Ones.

The digital home gets a sleek upgrade with the new IdeaCentre B Series AIO desktops. The B540 uniquely combines a 23 inch full HD frameless screen with state-of-the-art multi-touch and optional 3D vision for a truly powerful and interactive entertainment experience. Powered by the Intel Core Processor family and supporting an adjustable VESA mount, it provides a rich entertainment experience anywhere in the living room. The IdeaCentre B540 also features superior graphics technologies for a great gaming experience with up to NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 2GB graphics with DirectX11.

Featuring a compact design suitable for any room of the home, the B340 comes with a 21.5” full HD touch-screen display and Lenovo IdeaTouch for an enhanced range of touch-optimized multimedia applications. Along with the B540, the B340 can optionally be configured with OneKey TV4 - a unique function to turn the desktop screen into an HD TV at the click of a button, making it easy to switch between TV and PC modes with the picture-in-picture (PIP) function. Users can even watch TV without powering on the PC as the TV hardware is independent of the PC itself. These new AIOs come integrated with entertainment features, such as the Lenovo High-Sense (720p HD) Webcam for high-quality video chats, and a DVD reader or Blu-ray Disc™ drive, making them a great PC for the family.
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Lenovo introduces IdeaPad Y480 and Y580 - laptops for ultimate entertainment

Lenovo announced an exciting lineup of new consumer laptops and desktops at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, providing a variety of PCs to suit every computing need, style desire and palette preference.

For a high-performance laptop capable of handling intensive multimedia applications, look no further than the new IdeaPad Y480 and Y580. Powered by the Intel Core Processor family, these new Y Series 14” and 15” full HD display laptops satisfy the highest level of graphics and processing performance when working on intensive multimedia and gaming, featuring up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX660M 2GB GDDR5 graphics.

Entertainment abounds with Dolby Home Theatre V4 enhanced audio, JBL designed speakers and OneKey Theater II for one-touch audio-visual optimization providing clearer, brighter images and richer audio. The Y580 also supports back-lit keyboard and HD camera with night view. With an optional TV tuner and Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology users can take the advanced multimedia features to the largest screen in the house for an unbeatable and completely immersive experience.
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Lenovo will launch S200 & S206 netbook in June

Lenovo has announced the IdeaPad S series Netbooks at CES 2012. The aim IdeaPad S200 and S206 of the already too crowded niche of affordable netbooks and perform decently. Both share the same 11.6-inch netbooks widescreen high-definition and measure 0.81, while inche weighing 1.3 kg at a reasonable.

The most affordable S200 comes with a dual core Intel Atom and SSD storage up to 32GB, while the juiciest S206 is equipped with a dual core processor from AMD. Lenovo says that the boys will soon be able to last up to 4 hours, but hopefully the extended batteries are available, too. Furthermore, there is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3, and a 0.3MP webcam high definition.
Prices will start at $349, but more beefed-up variations will cost considerably more.
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Lenovo introduces two IdeaPad Unltrabooks at a same time

Competition for the ultrabook at CES 2012 began, and Lenovo that came with the opening of the IdeaPad U310 U410 and. The Lenovo U310 is 0.7 "thick and weighs 1.7 kg, while the U410 is a little thicker than 0.83" 21 mm and only a bit heavier, weighing 1.9 kg.

This is because the U410, as its name suggests, is the most muscular duo for their GPU. The NVIDIA GeForce 610M with 1GB dedicated memory, can not be the best on the market, but still much better than what most others offer ultrabooks. The U310, instead settle for an Intel GMA 3000 HD integrated graphics and a little less power behind your CPU.

Starting price for new IdeaPad U Series will be $699. May-June is the predicted release time for these two.
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Acer announces Aspire S5 and Aspire Timeline Ultrabooks

Acer has announced two very thin and light Ultrabooks at CES. The first one is the Aspire S5, which Acer claims to be the thinnest in the world. The Ultrabook uses magnesium alloy and brushed metal for the body, which is only 15mm at the thickest point and weighs 1.35kg. It is one of the first notebooks to be announced with a Thunderbolt port and will be pairing it with USB 3.0 and HDMI ports on the back. Inside you will find Intel Core series processors, SSD storage and a PowerSmart battery pack that claims to have a life cycle which is three times longer than that of traditional battery packs.

Next up is the thin Aspire Timeline Ultra. This one combines a thin design with practical features like a DVD drive and Ethernet connectivity, along with USB 3.0 and HDMI port. It will be available in 14-inch and 15-inch display sizes and have Intel’s Core series processors, Acer’s Instant On and a battery life of over 8 hours.

There’s nothing about price yet.
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iPad 3 might have Ratina display with 8 MP camera

The announcement of the iPhone 3 is a few months now, so naturally the rumor train starts to pick up speed. We hear that the iPhone 3 will have four times the resolution of the iPad 2, which apparently will be marketed under the Retina display. IPad 2 quadruple the resolution on the farm will give you the same screen pixel density of 264 pixels per inch, which on a large screen should be as good as 326ppi in the last two iPhones.

Rumors that the camera was hand iPad your next main camera module with one of the last two iPhones - the iPhone iPhone 4 or 4S. This means that either have a 5 megapixel or 8 megapixel snapper, and if you ask us this seems credible - which probably cost you almost nothing to Apple to include modules, and has since grown to be all good relations materials public.

The front camera is said to get your own update as well - to be able to record HD video, which will be used wisely in the new FaceTime HD video chat application.

The minimum price you must pay for all this goodness is the thickness of 1 mm 3 are compared with iPad additional iPad 2. The new list is said to launch in March and cost as much as you do today iPad 2.
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Lenovo introduces IdeaPad Z580, Z480, Z380 - stylish & colorful laptops

Lenovo announced an exciting lineup of new consumer laptops and desktops at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, providing a variety of PCs to suit every computing need, style desire and palette preference.

Striking the right balance of value and performance, the new IdeaPad Z Series laptops fit the bill perfectly. With the latest processor and graphics technology options, the Z Series laptops are ideal for multimedia tasks and are available in a range of dazzling colors – Amber Orange, Apple Green, Cherry Red, Coral Blue, Graphite Grey, and Peony Pink.

The Z series comes with smart features like the Intelligent Touchpad for easy scroll, zoom and rotate functions, and the Lenovo OneKey Rescue System for simple data backup and recovery. For a superior entertainment experience, the Z Series come with OneKey Theater II for one-touch audio-visual optimization for clearer, brighter images and richer sound, and up to NVIDIA GeForce GT640M 2GB graphics with DirectX 11. Available with screen sizes of 13.3, 14, or 15.6”, these laptops come with a backlit LED HD display (1366x768), 16:9 widescreen, integrated DVD reader or Blu-ray Disc drive and HD graphics support. HDMI output and Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology allow for easy enjoyment of all multimedia on a large screen.
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