Still have some of those old 8 bit Nintendo games kicking around as coasters? Time to play with them again with the Portable Handheld Retro Mini. The mini system has a 2.4-inch LCD TFT screen, built-in speakers, headphone out jack and comes with (NTSC) video/audio out cables. Stick in 4 AA batteries (not included) and save Zelda again, visit Castlevania or play with the Mario Brothers for up to 8 hours. No cartridges are included with its $49.99 price, but check out your local thrift store or ask your parents as they may have a couple stashed somewhere.
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Fujitsu has released their ST6012 Tablet. It features an Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, Intel Centrino 2 with Intel vPro tech, a 12.1-inch WXGA TFT with indoor/outdoor wide view display and 1 GB DDR3 800 MHz memory. WiFi and Bluetooth compatible, it also features an SD card slot and fingerprint sensor. Packed with Windows Vista Business, a dock with DVD/CD-RW combo drive is optional. The tablet carries a $2579.00 price.
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Emtrace Technologies’ Photoskins PS100 has won the Best Overall in Personal Electronics. The portable photo frame can fit in your wallet with only a 4.7 mm thickness and a 2.5-inch hi-def TFT LCD display with 320 x 240 16m colors. Attachable by USB 1.1, the Net connection allows you to download and select between Widgets with only one button, with others giving you further control. With a black gloss front and silver back, Photoskins come with a leather case for portability and a cradle for times when you are busy online.
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Inkel has unveiled its Wide Touch GPS W-700 series in Korea. With a Dual Core CPU (360MHz to 300MHz), it has a 7-inch Samsung Digital TFT LCD with 800 x 400 WVGA, 128MB DDR SDRAM, and a SiRF III chipset. The navigational unit has the curiously sounding “Mappy United” software, and cleverly works as a text viewer and digital photo frame when not busy finding your way home. The W-700 model is available for 479,000 KRW (~$510.00) and 500,000 KRW (~$532.00) for the W-700B.
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Sony Ericcson today announced the release of its Z550a quand-band clamshell phone, which has been designed just for the Americas. It features a 262k TFT display (220 x 176 pixels), a 1.3 Megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom, a music and video media player, M2 (Memory Stick Micro) support, and 25MB of memory. You can send SMS/MMS/EMS or e-mail by POP or IMAP4. The Z550a also features full HTML browsing, an FM tuner, and Bluetooth capability. No news yet on price and availability, but check out Sony Ericsson to see if you should add it to your list for Santa this year.
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Canon’s new PIXMA MP960 AIO (All-In-One) has a unique 7-color Chroma Life 100 ink system and the ability to print up to 9600 x 2400 color dpi on a variety of papers. It combines an easy-scroll wheel user interface with a 3.5-inch HD TFT screen.
“The Canon PIXMA MP960 model combines all of the best features from our PIXMA line of high quality printers and all-in-one devices, and is truly the ultimate home photo kiosk,” said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager at Canon U.S.A., Inc.
The MP960’s 3,584-nozzle print head ejects drops as tiny as one picoliter and can print a borderless 4 x 6-inch photo lab-quality print in about 35 seconds. The AIO’s speed is 30 pages per minute for black and white documents and up to 22 pages per minute for color. There are two paper trays, one for plain paper and one for photo paper, so you won’t have to switch back and forth. The MP960 is available at an MSRP of $399.99.
It looks like HP is interested in joining rather exclusive club of companies, including Apple and Dell, that offer a 30-inch LCD flat panel display. For connectivity, the monitor, dubbed the LP3065, requires a DVD-D dual link graphics card, with support of up to 2560 by 1600 resolution. The stand allows for 178 x 178 degree viewing angles and possesses 3 additional DVD inputs and HDCP content protection. The display also possesses a unique, new CCFL back-light.
Most surprising, however, is HP’s choice of color and design. The monitor is designed to be sleek, with emphasis on the black bezel, stand, and screen (when turned off). The ship date of the LP3065 is projected to be November 1, for a hefty sum of $1999.
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