Archive for June, 2012
A new budget tablet by Google is coming and expected to be presented soon at the Google I/O. The name of the tablet is Nexus 7. It comes with 7-inch IPS matrix display with a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels. Tablet is powered by a quad-processor 1.3 GHz processor, has a gigabyte of RAM, built-in 1.2 megapixels camera and could run on battery for up to 9 hours. It will run on Android Jelly Bean operating system and have pre-installed Google Wallet software.
Google Nexus 7 will be manufactured by ASUS and available in two versions with eight and sixteen gigabytes of internal memory and the price of $199 and $249 respectively.
Google Nexus 7 will be a direct competitor to Amazon Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet.
Samsung is planning to release next generation of a popular smartphone Galaxy Note.
Display of the device is going to be unbreakable. There should be no consequences in case of dropping of the smartphone on a hard surface. The technology used to achieve such result is not disclosed but it may use recently announced flexible displays. Samsung was developing flexible AMOLED color screen for several years.
The screen of the new Samsung Galaxy Note will be greater than the one in the previous model. Design of the devise and features would be similar to the Samsung Galaxy S 3 smartphone released at the beginning of May. It will also be powered by the same quad core processor and run on the latest Android Jelly Bean. The battery capacity will also increase providing longer running time.
New Samsung Galaxy Note expected to be released in October 2012. The same month Apple is planning to release iPhone5.
Mozilla is developing a browser for Apple iPad tablets. The Web browser name is Junior. The new browser will use Webkit engine. Currently Mozilla Firefox browser uses Gecko engine. Design of the new browser is also going to be very different from Firefox. No traditional tabs. Two semi-transparent buttons “Back” and “Plus” located on the centre of the display. Clicking to “Plus” show recently open pages, bookmarks, and combined address and search bar. Another feature of the browser is the ability to create multiple accounts for different users.
Mozilla is developing the browser for several months but the release dates of Junior are still unknown.
Mozilla is a company known primarily as developer of popular Firefox browser. The only supported mobile platform for Mozilla Firefox browser is Android.
Samsung is preparing to release the second generation of Galaxy Note in October this year.
The current model of the Galaxy Note comes with 2-core a 1.4 GHz processor, 5.3-inch Super AMOLED touch screen display with a resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels and 8-megapixel full HD 1080p camera. Samsung Galaxy Note runs on Android operating system, It is quite small for a tablet but it is quite big for a smartphone. However it is powerful enough to be used as either one of them.
The second generation of Samsung Galaxy Note will slightly move to the mini-tablet side. The size of Samsung Galaxy Note 2 touch screen may exceed 5.3 inches but device expected to be thinner and could run on the battery longer time. The mini tablet powered by 4 core Exynos processor and will be equipped by 12 megapixels camera.
According to rumors the announcement of the second generation Galaxy Note may be held in October. Samsung Galaxy Note is quite popular device. There were more than 7 million units of Samsung Galaxy Note sold around the world so far.
Hewlett-Packard developed a new model dv6-7010us of the Pavilion line of portable computers powered by the new generation of AMD processors. AMD processor chip A8-4500M Trinity has four 1.9 HGz cores. Graphics of HP Pavilion dv6-7010us is managed by Radeon HD 7640G controller which support for DirectX 11 API. Widescreen 15.6-inch display BrightView display has resolution of 1366 × 768 pixels. HP Pavilion dv6-7010us comes with 6GB of RAM and 750GB hard drive storage
The laptop is also equipped by DVD writer, Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) adapters and TrueVision HD web camera.
The laptop has HDMI and D-Sub for external monitor, three USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 ports. Operating System of the laptop is Windows 7 Home Premium.
Pavilion dv6-7010us laptop price tag starts around $ 700.