Apple’s New Supercomputer, Macbook Air

10 06 2012

The new Macbook Air supercomputer by apple is not an ordinary laptop. This laptop is exceptional in appearance as well as in its performance.  It offers a battery that lasts in standby mode for up to 30 days and runs for up to 7 hours. If you want to wake it from stand by mode, you can do it instantly and if you want to boot it up from cold, it will take just 12 seconds.

This is a smaller 11-inch model and weighs hardly 1 kilogram. It is never thick more than 17 mm and costs from a surprisingly reasonable price that is only £849. There is a lot of about its services. List of services is presented, such as:

  • Mackbook Air comes fully charged
  • Its combination of tiny size, low-weight and high performance makes it innovative
  • Inside the Air, there is a previously unseen connector that makes very slim hard derives more possible than before, means that lighter computers, smaller and incorporating hard drives are both faster and more reliable
  • Its memory is doesn’t feel inadequate on use, in fact owning and using the new Air feels both luxurious and productive
  • Jobs also announced updates to the popular iPhoto and iMovie programmes that help users store and manipulate pictures and video
  • Photos can be automatically turned into a slideshow that scrolls rapidly across the globe, identifying where pictures were taken and when
  • Sound and movies can now be more easily nip in iMovie
  • Its cumulative effect is not to make other laptops or photo websites superfluous but it is to emphasis that Apple’s expertise ranges far beyond one phone and tablet computer
  • Its integration with Facebook demonstrates that Apple is eager to make its products work with others

OWC offers DIY HDD/SSD Kits for Upgrading Laptop’s Storage

27 10 2010

OWC, Other World Computing has proclaimed the OWC DIY Hard Drive Kits to upgrade laptop’s hard drive at home, school or office. These kits are made up of high performance’ SSD. OWC DIY Hard Drive Kits includes:

  • New Hard Drive:  2.5” up to 1TB hard drive, 5400 or 7200 RPM, or high-performance SSD
  • OWC External Enclosure to re-use old drive:  2.5” bus-powered (FireWire and/or USB 2.0)
  • 5 Piece Toolkit:  gives all the tools required to complete the DIY project
  • Cables for transferring data from the old drive to new drive
  • 24/7 U.S.-based high-quality tech bear
  • 60 Configurations priced starting at $57.99 for 40% savings
  • Select Kit’s software bundle ($200 value)

This is offered in 60 configurations. Its price is starting at $57.99 in accordance to capacity and speed. These kits give a savings of up to 40%. Larry O’ Connor Founder & CEO, Other World Computing said, “OWC is helping customers to ‘be green’ and re-use their old hard drives as external portable drives, thereby saving money, and the planet at the same time.”

Dell launches 2 Inspiron laptops in India

21 09 2010

Dell India is one of the largest selling brands in India and has added two models of M501R to its famous entertainment laptop brand i.e. Dell Inspiron. It has released new product, ‘Inspiron M501R’, a laptop with AMD’s Danube mobile platform. This laptop is wrapped in curvy edges and smooth lines. It comes with the option of 4 colors to choose from. It is having a size of to easily fit in a messenger’s bag with a 15.6-inch screen. It costs about Rs 36,900.

The M501R is designed for customers to:

  • Watch HD DVDs
  • Make or edit HD movies
  • Affluent internet browsing
  • Superior photo viewing and editing
  • Play 3D and online games
  • Observe and record live TV on the PC
  • Converting CDs to MP3
  • Editing and mixing music

Some technical highlights are as under:

  • Choice of optional colors on select models: Mars Black, Peacock Blue, Tomato Red and Lotus Pink
  • DataSafeOnline data backup, and recovery keeps data and memories secure outside of the system
  • Up to quad-core AMD Phenom II processor with 1GB ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 550v discrete graphics for an outstanding visual experience
  • Upto 4GB (2 X 2GB) 2 DIMM DDR3 1333Mhz and 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
  • Brilliant High-definition (720p) 15.6-inch color display
  • McAfee 15 Months subscription
  • Built-in wireless connectivity or 10/100 Ethernet connection
  • Dell Dock organizes music, videos and photos
  • SRS Premium Sound provides an outstanding stereo surround soundstage
  • Touchpad including scrolling and gestures makes using the laptop more simple to use
  • Built-in media card reader accelerates transferring photo and video files.
  • Built-in Webcam allows Web chats on the go
  • Dedicated 10-key number pad that provides gamers additional keys for more shortcuts


    Nvidia’s Laptop Graphics Cards to Boost Web Browsing

    3 09 2010

    On Friday, September 02, 2010, Nvidia has proclaimed 7 new GeForce series graphics cards for laptops in order to give parallel-processing abilities to speed up web browsing and 3D image representations.

    Ken Brown, Nvidia spokesman said, “The new graphics cards will be around 40% faster than the earlier 300M series at execution of tasks.”

    Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla’s Firefox and Google’s Chrome have implemented or will soon include the ability to relieve of tasks such as representing of HTML 5 or Flash video content to graphics processors.

    Graphics processors can draw more power than CPUs, which can have an effect on battery life of laptops. Nvidia’s graphics cards support new switchable technology named Optimus, where precise tasks like video rendering can be faultlessly switched between the CPU and GPU. The GPU kicks in only when required, saving laptop battery life.

    Nvidia refused to remark on the power drawn by the new graphics cards, citing company policy. The company in the past has taken accuses for weak packaging material used in its graphics chips that directed to laptops overheating. Those issues have been resolved for a while, Brown said.

    Further than Web browsing, the graphics cards will give a better gaming experience. The graphics cards will support DirectX 11 that is Microsoft’s latest graphics technology included in the Windows 7 OS. The new contributions comprise the GeForce GT 415M, GT 420M, GT 425M, GT 435M, GT 445M, and the faster GTX 460M and GTX 470M graphics cards. The cards will be obtainable only through the PC makers. Nvidia did not remark on when the laptops would become available. The graphics cards will be offered through PC makers including Acer, Asus, Dell, Lenovo, Samsung and Toshiba. However, prices for the graphics cards are not revealed.

    Acer Aspire AS8943G

    25 06 2010

    Acer is famous for manufacturing notebooks and world’s second largest producer of notebooks. They get definitely better their position in the market by introducing their new Acer Aspire AS8943G. This notebook comes with latest and bold industrial design, where it wants to combine both style and function in one design. Acer is providing latest technologies with lots of entertainment and compatible features.

    The exterior is made up of aluminum cover which protects the seamless and frameless display. Under the lid you will find glossy and matte touch with silver and black boundaries. This stylish numeric keyboard is especially designed for the people who love crunch numbers.

    It has amazing portability and has Cine Crystal 18.4 edge-to-edge glass LED back-lit show with full high-definition (1080p) resolution, able of carrying attractively extra lifelike audio and visuals. It has sound system with five built-in speakers with wonderful subwoofer and Blu-ray will make sharp visuals on the display’s 16:9 ratios.

    The Aspire AS8943G Series notebooks processing ability is just wonderful and works on the Intel Core i7 Quad Core Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, and has 4GB RAM, which is adjustable up to 16GB and that will give you very fast speed. It comes with tremendous graphics, with the ATI Mobility Radeon HD5850 Graphics card with 1GB memory and also supports DirectX 11 the new 3D games with aplomb. You can get it from $1,549.99 onwards.