Annoy everyone with the latest family photos with the PHOTTY GL15-BK Digital Frame. The 38 x 55 x 10mm frame has a tiny 1.5-inch LCD with 128x128 pixels that can display JPEG, BMP and AVI files. Expected to make a Japan debut in July, the frame can hold up to 150 images of 5kb apiece. No information is yet available on its price, but we expect one small enough for showing off of the kidlets.
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Our fave wholesalers have come up with a new pocket-sized point and shoot 5 megapixel Digital Camera with 3-inch TFT LCD screen. With high res JPEG images and MPEG4 AVI video capability, it features easily adjustable settings such as red eye fix, white balance, and 3 burst shots. The cam is also PictBridge compatible and comes with a USB and AV cable combination and pouch. At a price of only $99.99, we can probably forgive its uncool chartreuse color.
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Convert all those old slides and 35mm film negatives up to 1,829 DPI into digital JPEGs with a single scan. The USB 2.0 converter can take all those boxes of clips and family albums and transform them into something smaller and permanent. The 5MP Cmos sensor features 10 bits per color channel and comes with software for editing, resizing, and correcting with Photoshop. Unfortunately, the device, which features and LED backlight won’t work with Mac, but for $99.00, we guess nothing is perfect. Order now for a one to 3 week delivery.
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Bluedot plans to release its BDP-1725 DVD Player next month in Japan. At a size of 190×142×29mm and a weight of 740g, the portable device features a 480 x 234p, 7-inch display with LED backlight, supports DVD±R/RW, CD-R/RW, and MP3 and JPEG files. The player will run for five hours of play and can take on an SD memory card. Its functions include zoom, bookmark playback, AB repeat, and search, and you can hook it up to your TV once you get home. Look for a price of ~JPY 23,000 (~$206.00.)
Today Nokia introduced their N75 at New York’s Open Studio. This small multimedia computer offers digital music playback, quality photography, telephony and what they refer to as a “rich” Internet communication. Housed in a thin clamshell and utilizing its 2.4-inch screen for a slide show, it can print 2 megapixel (1600 x 1200 pixels) photos with up to 16 million colors. It also features a 16x digital zoom, an integrated flash LED, and accepts files in JPEG/EXIF format. Wait, there’s more. The N75 doubles as a mini-TV screen, supports formats MP3, M4A, AAC, eAAC+, and WMA, and its advanced digital music player includes an equalizer, playlist, shuffle and repeat features. There’s still more. With an internal memory of up to 40 MB, it can be further expanded with an optional microSD card of up to 2 GB. We’re simply exhausted, so visit Nokia if you want even more details, such as availability and price.
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Hitachi’s new DZ-GX3100E Camcorder was previewed at the IFA in Berlin. Utilizing what they refer to as “Movie Master Technology”, this DVD Cam with a 1.3 Megapixel CCD records straight onto DVD disk and SD Memory Card. Using a USB 2.0, you can connect it to your PC to download your videos.
- Utilizes 8cm DVD-RAM/-R/-RW/+RW Disc Media
- 1 Second Quick Start Function
- True 16:9 Wide Screen Recording
- High Quality MPEG2 Video Recording
- SD Multimedia Card Slot
- Digital Stereo Sound
- Recording Time: - 36 mins (Extra Fine Quality Mode) - 60 mins (Fine Quality Mode) - 120 mins (Standard Quality Mode)
- 2.7” Colour TFT LCD Monitor Screen
- Digital Still Photo Mode: Stores 1998 Digital Still Images
- Recording Mode: Moving (MPEG2) / Still (JPEG) / Audio (Digital Stereo)
- Disc can be used to playback on most DVD Players & DVD-ROM Drives
- Photo Capture Function
The DX has a MSRP of £349.99 (~$659). Check with Hitachi for U.S. availability date. I’m ready for my close-up now, Mr. DeMille.
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