Posts tagged ‘Engadget’

iPad 2 launched | Jobs is back

 

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The iPad 2 was launched today amidst all the rumors and hype that naturally surrounds any Apple product.

Key takeaways from the launch :

  • 33% Slimmer iPad with cameras(same as iPod 4) and comes in two monochromatic colors (but u can buy colorful smartcovers).
  • iOS 4.3 launched with cool apps like GarageBand and iMovie that capitalize on the big screen real estate and the new hardware.
  • Talking of new hardware,iPad 2 has Apple A5 ( dual core with 3x processing and 9x graphics performance over A4 )
  • Same prices as earlier iPad
  • Has HDMI mirroring support through adapter ( 39 $ )
  • 10 hours of battery life just like the original iPad

Overall the iPad 2 is a huge iPod touch 4 with A5.

And the other exciting news, good old Steve Jobs is back and is looking in good condition. Rumors have been squashed then 🙂 Here’s a re-assuring snap from Engadget

More Apple iPad 2 specs here , Launches on March 11 in major markets and 25th in other markets.

If you think i missed any key takeaways, let me know in the comments section below.

A few good leaks [CES special]

Leaks, as we know are extremely speculative and stir up the blogosphere like crazy, and in times(trade shows,MWC,CES) like these it grows manifolds. So, i am starting this new feature on my blog to showcase numerous leaks in a nutshell so that you don’t miss all the fun.

This week, the consumer electronic show is happening in Las vegas, U.S.A!! and my favorite gadget blog Engadget is the official blog of CES.So you can guess how overloaded my brain is gonna be. ok now let’s get to the leaks.

Read on to find out what we have in store for this week

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The PSP phone spied on Video

Some lucky dude has seen the PSP phone , codenamed Zeus in action and also took a spy video to show the world what he saw.

By the look of it, seems screen is very reponsive. And, i am guessing its running Gingerbread here(previous screens had shown a froyo build), and also the gorgeous big screen comes into the picture, probable 4 inch. We have already seen some great info from Engadget like the phone is going to run Gingerbread for sure and it has a proprietary Z system for the gaming platform.

So, what are your guesses ? expecting some announcement on the SEfrance dec 9 conference ?

Via Engadget

Source Techblog.gr

The best VFM gaming laptop ever

Qosmio X500

via engadget

Toshiba, Known for its cheap and value for money(VFM) laptops has outdone itself again, it has launched the new Qosmio X500 with the Nvidia GTX460M monster , so get ready for a gaming frenzy with the huge 18.4 inch screen, core i5 or i7, you can select any one, upto 8 GB of RAM, 5.1 support with a charming Harman Kardon speaker set. And the best thing about this laptop is the price ! Its just 1300$ that equates to nearly 60,000 Rs. which is very attractive for a gaming laptop that can outrun old alienwares. So, @all those laptop freaks out there , are you gonna buy one ?