Apacer unveils AH 128 AH129 Handy Steno
Apacer, the leading brand in digital storage, has announced the launch of its Handy Steno AH128 Flash Drive dedicated to those styled-looking yuppies. AH128 exclusively discovers the dandy masculinity for male users by presenting the rigid metal combined with a diamond-patterned leather-textured strap. The delicate flash drive sees every well-thought-out detail that is to match men’s insight into aesthetics.
To manifest the elegant style of urban yuppies, the surface of AH128 is finished in metallic hairline matte, and embellished using three sophisticated colors: Burgundy Red, Titanium Silver, and Ocean Blue. AH128 is adorned with black frame and a diamond-patterned leather-textured strap in the same color tone, which are chained by a gorgeously-designed buckle made of zinc alloy. The overall look has contributed to the solemnity and gentlemanship as depicted by AH128.
Apacer took the lead in passing the Windows 7 compatibility tests for its Handy Steno USB 2.0 flash drive series and authorized to use the official certification logo. This helps Apacer ensure the speedy, reliable, and high-quality performance to be continuously delivered in the new operating system, Windows 7. Apacer Handy Steno AH129 is announced simultaneously. This best match for AH128 features its embodiment of urban women’s confidence and beauty with a dazzling, glamorous metallic touch.
Targus wireless comfort Laser mouse
Targus has announced the availability of its Wireless Comfort Laser Mouse – AMW51 AP in India. The ergonomically designed mouse is ambidextrous and reduces wrist strain while the soft and flexible side grips provide unparalleled comfort during use.
The Targus Wireless Comfort Laser Mouse features a 1200 DPI laser sensor for smooth mouse movements. Wireless capability eliminates cables and clutter from the workspace while RF 2.4GHZ technology significantly reduces cordless interference, delays and signal drops allowing the mouse to work up to 33 feet away.
The mouse comes equipped with high-quality Energizer batteries and is designed to provide 15 months of battery life depending on usage. The battery life indicators let you know how much power is left, giving advanced notice when an extra set of batteries are needed.
Featuring a sleek and comfortable form factor, the Comfort Laser Mouse provides wireless convenience and stores the micro USB receiver in the mouse so it's never lost and always ready for use.
Samsung launches the ‘MystEco’ series in the Indian market
SamsungElectronics, the digital technology leader today announced the launch of its new Samsung MystEcoSeries of TFT monitors in the Indian market. The new, stylish, feature rich, MystEco series is available in 15.6”, 18.5”, 20” and 21.5” screen sizes and offers consumers complete display solutions for their entertainment and business needs.
The salient feature of the new MystEco Series TFT monitors is its power saving capabilities. TheMystEco provides consumers the option of power saving with the help of one hot key through which the power consumption can be set at 100% /75%/50% .The MystEco series uses least power in standby mode (0.3W) and comes with a stylish, high glossy cabinet; slim neck and an elegant design with rear wave pattern. Some of the superior performance features that make the viewing experience truly delightful include a dynamic contrast ratio of 70000:1, lateral plug-in and a 16:9 wide format panel that is ideal for multimedia contents. The series is HD ready .
Announcing the launch of MystEco series in India, Mr. Ranjeet Yadav, Director-Mobile and IT, Samsung India stated, “At Samsung, we place a lot of emphasis on creating products that are environment friendly and contribute towards a greener planet. The MystEco series represents an optimal combination of eco friendly and superior performance features.” The series boasts of features like “Magic Angle” - which is a 3 step angle management process where the screen does not lose clarity, even when it is being from different viewing angels. The screen appears as if viewed at face angle, even when seen lying down or below. The “Magic Return” feature in the MystEco series is optimized for Windows 7 and in case of dual monitor usage allows automatic content movement from one monitor to another in case one of the monitors is switched off. The entire MystEco range is wall mountable offering consumers convenient space management options.
HP Debuts New tablet, ProBook s-series notebooks
HP has unveiled a new multitouch-enabled tablet for business users as well as notebook PCs for both enterprise and small and midsize businesses (SMBs).
The new additions to the HP portfolio include, an ultra-thin, multitouch-enabled convertible tablet EliteBook 2740p; EliteBook 2540p, which weighs around 1.5-kilos and suitable for global and large corporate enterprises, the public sector and other businesses in need of a rugged, high-performance notebook; and HP ProBook standard series (s-series) notebook PCs.
The EliteBook 2740p weighs around 1.73-kilos and includes 12.1-inch diagonal LED display or optional outdoor-view display with less reflection and a higher contrast for easier viewing in natural light. Multitouch gestures, finger taps and swipes across the screen allow users to navigate through applications and menus.
In addition, the EliteBook 2740p includes a six-cell li-ion prismatic battery that provides up to 5 hours of uptime, and an optional HP 2700 ultra-slim battery that provides up to 11 hours when combined with the standard battery. The expansion base also has an eSATA port that allows for connection to an external RAID array, HDD and optical drives for storage.
The HP EliteBook 2540p offers business users a choice of Intel Core processors in either standard voltage for maximum performance or low voltage for increased flexibility with the convenience of an optical drive or secondary hard drive. It has a 12.1-inch diagonal LED display, optional 2-megapixel webcam with business card reader software and Fingerprint Sensor and an integrated mobile broadband powered by Gobi.
The EliteBook 2540p includes multiple battery options for lightweight configurations or longer battery life, including a three-cell battery that provides up to 4 hours, a six-cell battery that provides up to 8 hours, and a nine-cell battery that provides up to 10.5 hours.
In addition, the EliteBook 2740p and 2540p come preloaded with a trial version of HP SkyRoom, a high-definition (HD) videoconferencing software that offers live, real-time collaboration for face-to-face meetings.
The HP ProBook s-series is available in four HD LED-backlit display choices, ProBook 4320s (13.3-inch diagonal), ProBook 4420s (14-inch diagonal), ProBook 4520s (15.6-inch diagonal) and ProBook 4720s (17.3-inch diagonal).
The ProBook s-series includes new 2010 Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, a choice of Intel HD Graphics or discrete graphics for multimedia support featuring the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4350 and multiple wireless technologies. The suite includes features such as MediaImpression, TotalMedia LabelMaker, TotalMedia ShowBiz, TotalMedia Studio, TotalMedia Theater and WebCam Companion.
Transcend introduces 4GB aXeRam™ DDR3-2000 Memory Kits for Intel Core i5 Platforms in India
Transcend launches 4GB aXeRam™ DDR3-2000 memory kits for Intel Core i5 platforms in India. Transcend Information Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in the manufacture of high-performance memory modules, today launched 4GB aXeRam™ DDR3-2000 memory kits for use with Intel’s LGA1156 Core i5 and Core i7 platforms. The XMP-ready DDR3 kits are designed to operate at a blazing-fast clock frequency of 2000 MHz with an exceptionally low voltage of just 1.65V.
Featuring memory bandwidth up to an incredible 32GB/s, Transcend's new aXeRam™ dual-channel memory kit is rated at 2000MHz with timings of 9-9-9-24, allowing performance enthusiasts and gamers to take their Intel Core i5 platform to the next level of memory overclocking performance. The Core i5, based on Intel’s new Nehalem architecture, is the first Intel processor to integrate both a 16-lane PCI Express 2.0 graphics port and a two-channel DDR3 memory controller, enabling all input/output and manageability functions to be handled by the single-chip Intel P55 core-logic.
Mr. Austin Huang, Regional Head - Sales, SAARC & APAC, Transcend, said “To ensure extra stability and signal integrity at high clock speeds, all aXeRam™ modules are comprised of 128Mx8 high-quality DDR3 FBGA chips and use robust eight-layer PCBs that fully comply with rigorous JEDEC (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council) standards. The aXeRam™ DDR3 memory modules use premium DRAM chips and high thermal efficiency aluminum heat sinks with cooling fins to delivering amazing overclocking performance while maintaining cool temperatures.”
The memory kit includes two identically matched DDR3 2000MHz modules and is now available in 4GB (2GBx2) capacity.
Appendix: Transcend aXeRam™ DDR3 2000MHz Memory Kit Specifications
Part Number Capacity and Specifications Key Features
TX2000KLU-4GK4GB aXeRam™ DDR3 2000+MHz Dual Channel Kit (2GBx2, 9-9-9-24, 1.65V) Kit of 2, optimized for dual channel, XMP ready
Price: 13500 Lifetime warranty
Belkin Announces 'Power on the GO'
Belkin Inc., the leading global provider of interconnectivity solutions across computing and consumer electronic devices, today unveiled their AC Anywhere with USB charging. Recent times have seen a drastic change wherein most people spend time traveling and with India’s traffic conditions, traveling takes more than just the drive time. In such conditions loosing on power of your mobiles phones, camera or laptops is a usual thing. To cater to the need of such situation and the growing auto-market, Belkin proudly announced its AC Anywhere with USB Charging in India.
The existing chargers are very much product specific whereas Belkin’s AC Anywhere can easily charge more than once device at a time. Moreover, it comes with a removable pouch to hold your power adapter and cables which makes the product highly portable and convenient to use.
Simply plug the 200 Wt charger into any vehicle cigarette lighter socket and the AC Anywhere will converts your vehicle's battery power to common household current.
The AC Anywhere inverter features a convenient On/Off switch with the power indicator and fuse protection along with an audible alarm that sounds if the vehicle battery voltage drops to the danger level, and the automatic power-off when under the minimum level. This one unit can charge your mobile phones, iPod/iPone, laptop, camera or any other device you would love to travel with.
The high-efficiency power conversion prolongs the automotive batteries service life. The LED indicator is for Self Protection against current overload, high temperatures and low DC voltage. The gadget is also loaded with a cooling fan to keep a control over the temperature while charging. The AC Anywhere can manually restart if automatic power-off is due to overloading.
“Your notebook, Cell Phone, iPod/iPohone performance may be improving all the time but portability is often marred by battery life. If you travel a good deal, you really looking for Power on the GO” said Mr. Mohit Anand, Managing Director, Belkin India Pvt. Ltd. “To cater to the need of the power turbulence and foreseeing the growing auto-market, Belkin proudly presents its AC Anywhere with USB Charging in India. The AC Anywhere is perfect solution for power while you are traveling in your car." He added.
GIGABYTE Launches H55 & H57 Series Motherboards
Gigabyte Technology, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions has announce their latest generation H55/H57 series motherboards, based on the Intel H55 and Intel H57 chipset and leveraging the success of the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 3 design featuring 2x copper PCB and delivering a host of cutting-edge features including innovative Smart6 PC management tools, Dynamic Energy Saver 2 power saving utilities, DualBIOS and support for Energy Using Products Directive (EuP), for a powerful, yet power efficient multimedia platform.
“GIGABYTE once again leads the motherboard industry and sets the standard for delivering high speed data transfer and richer video playback capabilities for HD multimedia home entertainment devices,” commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd. “Featuring next generation storage capabilities including USB 3.0* and high performance digital DisplayPort* connectivity, as well as GIGABYTE’s own unique 3x USB Power Boost, the GIGABYTE GA-H57M-USB3 and GA-H55M-USB3 provide a compelling solution for users wanting the ultimate multimedia system.”
Supporting the latest Intel Core i3 and Corei5 LGA 1156 socket processors featuring the first on-die integrated graphics and DDR3 memory controller (codename Clarkdale), the GIGABYTE H55/H57 series motherboards provide exceptional high definition content playback unmatched by previous integrated graphic solutions.
Epson launches Epson Stylus Pro 3885 A2+ professional photo printer
Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions, has announced the launch of the Epson Stylus Pro 3885 A2+ professional photo printer. The new printer is the successor to the highly successful Epson Stylus Pro 3850 (also known as the Epson Stylus Pro 3850 in Epson South & Southeast Asia) that won the prestigious TIPA “Best Expert Photo Printer” Award in 2007 and which the TIPA panel of judges commended for its high quality ink technology, performance and flexibility.
The Epson Stylus Pro 3885 caters to the needs of the most demanding professional artists and photographers and improves on the Epson Stylus Pro 3850 by providing users with the widest colour gamut of any A2+ capable printer, made possible by its use of the new Epson’s UltraChrome K3 with Vivid Magenta ink set. The ink set features newly developed vivid magenta and light magenta inks that increase colour accuracy and add vibrancy and impact to photos – especially in the deep blue-magenta range.
Like its predecessor, the Epson Stylus Pro 3885 supports an extensive range of print sizes up to A2+ in a very compact chassis that can easily fit on a desktop. The printer also offers three levels of black inks for smoother tone gradations and an unmatched black & white photo reproduction capability.
“We are very proud and excited to offer our customers with the highly anticipated Epson Stylus Pro 3885,” says Mr. Sambamoorthy, Senior General Manager – Sales & Marketing –Epson India “We are confident that the printer’s class-leading colour accuracy and immaculate print quality will continue to please even the most demanding professional photographers, just as its TIPA award winning predecessor did.”
The Epson Stylus Pro 3885 is priced at Rs 76,999 and will be available from January 2010.