Building on the success of the Archos 605 WiFi, Archos has now released the new Archos 5 portable media player. The units feature a new, faster Texas Instruments central processor, a larger screen (exceptional quality), touch-screen operation, vivid colors, up to 720p resolution, plugin support (most cost extra), and more in a simple, intuitive design.
Displaylink USB video technology introduced the possibility of secondary USB monitors to the technology community. ASUS has now successfully extended this technology to create a unique product, the ASUS UFOTO, which combines the functionality of a photo frame and a secondary monitor. It is a 7" monitor that allows a high resolution display of up to 800x400 pixels (720x480 viewing area).
HDPC stands for Hybrid Portable Dual Computer. The device originates from the consumer's need for a portable device that is able to perform complex functions. When someone needs a light weight and small device that is able to perform like a desktop computer, a Smartphone could be a very attractive option.
Western Digital has released the new WD TV external HD media player that works in conjunction with one or two external hard drives to playback video, audio, and view photos at up to full high definition quality (1080p).
Many of today's gadgets use power even when they are not turned on (usually due of lights or LED readouts). There are numerous examples of this ranging from stereos to computers. The power used is usually not very much, but if you'll be away from home for an extended period of time or are particularly power conscious, the Outlet Switch can be a handy alternative to unplugging power cords.
AutoImager can be purchased at a massive 75% discount for one week, exclusively from Gadget Advisor! The software normally sells for $60, but can be purchased for only $15 exclusively here. AutoImager is a full-featured batch image editing and converter software for 140+ formats (JPG, JPEG2000, PDF, etc). Complete command-line operation and an entire arsenal of editing features (batch resize, flip, rotate, crop, trim, and much more).
Nikon Corporation has announced the Media Port UP300x multimedia playback headset that features display, headphones, audio/video player, Wi-Fi Internet connectivity, built-in memory, and the power source all-in-one.
Samsung has started mass-production of 2.5" 25GB and 50GB SSDs for the enterprise segment. The drives are built using single-level-cell NAND flash technology (consumer-based SSDs are generally constructed using multi-level-cell NAND because it is cheaper, but also less durable).
When traveling, whether for business or leisure, it's always important to gather the gadgets you'll need for your trip. Some are essential, some are fun, but forgetting any of them can make for an unpleasant trip. For the sake of being obvious, we'll assume that you don't forget your laptop or cell phone. Here are some of the less-obvious gadgets that you may want to consider when traveling.
The AeroCool AeroRacer Pro is an amazing-looking race car inspired PC case that offers serious built-in cooling. The AeroRacer Pro steel, mid-tower PC case features a huge 400-mm fan on the left side of the case, the largest commercial case fan in the world.
The netbook market is growing at an incredible pace. It seems that every manufacturer is releasing a netbook option. The HP Mini 1000 stands out as one of the best netbook options due its 92% of full size keyboard, screen options, and storage configurations.
Kingston has now launched their HyperX triple channel kits for the Core i7/X58 platform. 3GB kits will be available first, with their 6GB counterparts following shortly after. Speeds range from 1375MHz to 2000MHz with the new memory.
ASUS has released its first CPU cooler for the soon to be released Intel Core i7 platform. The ASUS Triton 81 offers a 90mm fan that functions between 800 RPM and 2,500 RPM, with a noise level of 18 dBA during normal operation.
Below we have included a list of applications that we have tested extensively and found to be of the highest quality. This collection is certainly not meant to serve as a comprehensive listing of the best software, but it focuses on a few of the applications we believe to be very high quality in their corresponding categories. Much like the list of recommended Firefox extensions, this collection is a live list, that will be adjusted over time.
Following in the footsteps of the rest of the memory manufacturers, G.Skill Taiwan has today released its triple channel DDR3 memory kits designed for the next generation Intel Core i7 platform. G.Skill's offerings of DDR3 performance RAM includes 3GB and 6GB triple-channel memory kits with DDR3 1333MHz and 1600MHz for enthusiasts, overclockers, gamers, and early-adopters.
The MSI X58 Eclipse motherboard is the next up for Intel's Core i7 (Nehalem) processors. As with all LGA1366 X58 motherboards, it fully supports up to 24GB of triple channel, DDR3 RAM. The motherboard also boasts APS (Active Phase Switching), Drive Booster, and D-LED 2 (which displays debug messages during boot and system status messages during operation).
If you're looking for a P45 motherboard, the MSI P45 Diamond is an excellent choice. The Intel chipset (Eagle Lake) based motherboard is laced with incredible features, and is compatible with mostLGA775 processors, like the Intel Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Duo, Pentium Celeron Dual Core, and Celeron.
It's now Patriot's turn to release their tri-channel DDR3 memory kits for Intel's Core i7/Intel X58 Express Chipset. 3GB and 6GB capacity kits are available featuring the award-winning Viper heat shields.
Continuing with the recent announcements of X58 motherboards, Foxconn's X58 Renaissance offering will boast truly remarkable features.
This week marks the introduction of several of the most anticipated motherboards for the upcoming Intel Core i7. Today, EVGA has provided information on their new X58 SLI FTW motherboard.