Skiff Reader, The Thinnest eReader with Bigger Screen

21 07 2012

Skiff Reader was elaborated at CES with pageant and gained a lot of appreciation. People like this e-reader for its innovative features and smart look. It is good to feel it in hands as it is light weighted, solid but flexible. Users will find it useful for reading newspaper and magazines for its bigger size display area. It holds sharp and crisp resolution. Let’s have a look on its technical specifications.

The new Skiff Reader carries the size of 9 x 11 x 0.268 inches with weight of 498 grams. Touch sensitive screen is 11.5 inches wide which can show up to 1200 x 1600 pixels (174 pixels per inch) of resolution. It is made of rugged metal-foil e-paper and silicon TFT with a flexible stainless steel material. So it is crack-proof and can not be shattered if you turn it. It is using Marvell CPU with 4GB internal memory and external memory supports SDHC 2.0 standard compliant SD card slot. Built-in speakers let you hear sound for which it holds 3.5 mm standard audio jack. It works under 3G network and supports the wireless connectivity of USB 2.0 via standard USB port and Wi-Fi. Battery holds the charging life of one week which enables you to turn thousands of pages to turn. It takes 2-3 hours to recharge.

Skiff Reader is the first thinnest e-reader with bigger screen which is easy-to-use. Some innovative features include the following:

  1. Skiff Reader offers highest resolution of display screen that make the images view and text reading easier and immersive.
  2. It holds extra battery recharge life of one week. You can enjoy reading books and pages with extra ordinary battery time.
  3. Skiff Reader comes with largest display which allows you view the big reading area.
  4. This is big in size but remarkably thin, light weight and portable. You can hold it easily and carry it with you anywhere you want.
  5. You can also turn it as it is flexible. It will not be broken, cracked or shattered if you put pressure on it. Its material holds stainless steel which makes it durable.
  6. Skiff Reader supports fully touch responsive technology. You can quickly select the contents, zoom in, navigate or turn the pages on a single swipe of finger.

Skiff Company has not yet defined the releasing date or price of this smart e-reader. But it earned good hold and response before the launching. The technology fans will surely make it favorite for e-reading.





Samsung Reveals Incredible Lens Camera, NX10

8 04 2012

The International Consumer Electronic show 2010 will be remembered for lots of things. It brought a lot of revolutionary electronics, devices and gadgets for the technology lovers. Samsung NX10 is one of those innovative developments that were displayed on CES 2010.

Samsung unveiled their excellent digital camera, the NX10, for the user’s convenience specially the photographers. NX10 promises to bring great revolution in the field of photography.

Samsung NX10 comes with the following technical specifications:

  1. This is CMOS type of camera of 3.0 inches display screen to show you preview, 4.23 x 3.43 x 1.57 inches in dimensions and weight only 0.77 lbs.
  2. Image sensor is approximately 15.1 megapixel out of which 14.6 is effective.
  3. Speed is 1/4,000sec to 30sec manual.
  4. It is capable to work in different modes including Single, Continuous, Burst, Self-Timer, Bracket etc.
  5. Available flash modes are Smart Flash, Auto, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in + Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain and Off TTL Auto Pop-up Flash.
  6. External flash is also available, like SEF-42A and SEF-20A that can be optionally used with NX10.
  7. Synchronization speed is less than 1/80sec.
  8. NX10 is capable to cover the images from 28mm wide angle.
  9. It supports the SD and SDHC media.
  10. It can hold and recognize data in RAW (SRW), JPEG (EXIF 2.21), DCF, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 file formats.
  11. It has editing option for images when it stores image data on it. Available editing style are Red-eye fix, Back light comp., Photo style selector, Resize, Rotate, Face re-touching.
  12. You can view your stored images in different styles like single image, thumbnail, slide show or movie.
  13. NX10 supports hi-speed 2.0 USB for digital input/output.
  14. You can download/output movies clips captured by NX10 using DC 9.0V power connector.
  15. Battery-life is approximately 3 hours 30 min to capture 400 shots.

NX10 comes with a lot of innovative and attractive features that you will reveal when you hold it in your hand to capture images and video. Some of its features are described here.

CMOS sensor makes it a rich photographic tool to capture natural and high-quality colors for still pictures and movies. It is capable to automatically minimize the noise and increase the quality remarkable without degrading it. It has 3 inches AMOLED display screen contrary to older digital cameras which gives you response 3,000 times faster than any LCD display with sharp and crisp preview results and outstanding colors. You can use it with little expertise and it is easy to handle. You can easily and faster navigate through its menus and setting.

A very prominent feature of NX10 is that its sensor is always protected from dust particles. Its sensor vibrates 60,000 times per second that prevents the dust particles to stay on its sensor. You can manage your picture and video folders in smart albums that are made to store your digital data. You can set any mode while capturing images and video, for instance beauty shot. NX10 offers to change the modes at the time of capturing. For instance, using Beauty Shot mode, you can get beautiful portrait shots with every images you take. Using its Smart rang feature, NX10 makes the extreme spots balanced. For instance, if some spots in mages or video are too bright, it prevents the image to be seen saturated and if some spots are too dark, it prevents to show them too dark.

NX10 was displayed in January at CES and soon it will be available to users with its smart fantastic look. Displayed NX10 was in black color. This incredible lens camera is expected to get the price approximately $449.0, but it is not yet confirmed from Samsung.





Pandigital Photo Mail Frame, Share Pictures via Email

7 11 2011

Pandigital presented their new gadget, the PanTouch Clear Digital Photo Frame on CES that is really stunning in its features. It has been one of the favorite gadgets on the grand technology show. Can you believe this 8 inches device holds too many interesting features!

PanTouch Photo Mail Frame holds the screen area of 8.0 inches with resolution of 800 x 600 pixels. Contrast ratio is amazingly high and it is capable of multi-touch technology. It supports nine media card formats which include CF l, CF ll, SD, MS, MS Pro, MMC, XD, Micro Drive and USB port. Images can be uploaded and downloaded in JPEG format and video supporting format is AVI. This small gadget can also run MP3 audio sounds. It is a good supportive of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless connectivity, not only the USB.

Pandigital Photo Mail Frame holds 5 buttons on its sides which function for moving the menus/images left, right, enter, exit or start setup for specific program. Along with stereo speakers, you can also enjoy sounds with a headphone, set alarm for important reminders and see calendar.

You can view the saved images either as single or slideshow, either flipped or rotated. It is touch-responsive and touching anywhere on the screen responses accordingly. You may be astonished to know that you can carry 6400 images in this small device without having cropped as it capable of 1GB internal memory. Even with its small size, it provides strong quality of images. It is really an amazing programmable device where you can hold your precious image data saved or email it to your friends.

It looks simply like a photo frame but actually it is much more than that. Not only its stylish look but its smart features also attracted people on CES which made it popular on the day of its announcement. I hope it will be favorite gadget to those who look for a portable photo carrier and enjoy it anywhere they want. It is more than a fun and an easy way to display and send pictures to your loved ones.

It comes with 1 year warranty of parts and labor. It is available with only $100 which is really a compatible price as compared to its features.





Skype on TV Now, Collaboration with Panasonic and LG

27 10 2011

Skype with the collaboration of Panasonic and LG announced their upcoming technology in International Consumer Electronic Show at Las Vegas, 2010. Now Skype will be available on Panasonic and LG TVs for voice and video communication with more comfort.

Skype has been the leader of online communication on internet. It exceeded quality and standards of internet communication with its increasing users. It left the Yahoo behind for the voice and video call standards in a few time. Seeing its popularity on computer and mobiles, Skype embedded this software available at HD TVs connected to internet with a bigger screen.

Skype will come installed on the Panasonic and LG Televisions by default. Now users can enjoy all the Skype’s features on their TV screen with more comfort and fun. Skype offers its users to:

  1. Make voice and video calls to other Skype users.
  2. Receive voice and video calls from other Skype friend’s Skype online numbers.
  3. Make calls on the landline and mobile of the friends with Skype’s low call rates like before.
  4. Send a voice mail to other Skype users.
  5. Enjoy voice conferences with 2 to 24 Skype parties simultaneously.
  6. Capture images from your live video call.

But the Skype on TV is coming with more innovations. It is as easy to use as from your computer but offers more fun. It is expected to come with a TV-ready webcam which is specially designed to work with Skype TV. This webcam holds microphone. Once you sign-in to Skype acount and attach this specially-developed webcam with your Skype TV, you just have a sofa and make/receive calls from your friends sitting at any distance. You don’t need to come close to the microphone or shout loudly like a traditional voice call sources. Voice and image quality is higher than before. This collaboration of Skype with Panasonic and LG is going to provide the users with hands-free and smooth voice and video calls while sitting at their living room.

Skype TV technology is expected to be coming in spring of 2010. I hope it will earn good response and market share, especially with Skype users.





The Beamz Interactive Music System

3 03 2010

During this CES, I heard about a musical instrument called Beamz Interactive Music System, but it skipped from my view as I could not get enough information about it. Now I am going to describe this innovative and high featured musical instrument.

Beamz Interactive Music System is the first kind of musical instrument of its kind. It is very simple to learn as people of any age, even with less or no practice can learn to operate this instrument easily. This instrument is very easy to create and play music. Each beam represents a different musical instrument. Different waves of sound and music are created when you stop the path of laser beam. So you simply make your hands dance in the path of laser beams and it creates music. Isn’t it amazing?

Beamz Interactive Music Instrument System works by connecting with your computer through USB port. You don’t need to be skilled in music to play with this instrument. You just install it with simple software and get ready to create music.

It is capable to play sounds of more than 100 musical instrument and variations. It also holds 30 Beamz Songs that are originally created with Beamz Interactive Music Instrument. System requirement for Beamz are Window 7 (32bit/64bit), Windows Vista (32bit) or Windows XP operating systems. You can also use Beamz program to open your MIDI, WAV and MP3 files.

A complete set of each Beamz Interactive Music Instrument System includes the instrument, Beamz player installation software, USB cable, Beamz music CDs, quick start guide and a DVD instructional video. Complete set system is available at price of $199.95.





Lenovo – Skylight Smartbook

3 02 2010

Lenovo’s new development, Skylight Smartbook as displayed on CES 2010. This is a sleek and awesome mobile HD device with a web-optimized interface. It lets you experience rich computing and media in a portable wireless device.

Skylight Smartbook is a device of beauty and brain at one place that means it is a smart and stylish device with excellent performance ability. It has 2 lbs of weight with 10 inches wide screen. It can be easily fit into your bag. No power cords are required with it that means you can carry it with you anywhere. It is recharged just like a mobile phone that takes 10 hours to be charged fully.

Skylight Smartbook has Linux operating system running on it with an integrated WWAN card and USB thumb drive. It has 20GB storage space out of which 2GB is captured by online data storage. It is capable to hold approximately 6 hours of video and many sounds which you can enjoy while travelling.

Using Skylight, you don’t need to continue logging and remember the passwords of different accounts. You can brows web via custom web interface. You can visit Gmail, Facebook and Youtube accounts and once you login it remembers your passwords. This feature surely saves your time while browsing web.

Though it looks like a notebook in its size and design but unlike a traditional notebook, it has a keyboard where you can stretch your fingers while working with your Skylight Smartbook.

Skylight is the best digital solution to the mobile users who look for a compact device to experience rich media and web features with excellence of performance. It is available in glossy blue and earth red colors with price of $499. It is exactly what you may require to enjoy the web wirelessly.





Samsung Transparent OLED Laptop

2 02 2010

Samsung unveiled their new development in International Consumer Electronic Show 2010, the Transparent OLED Laptop. This is the world’s first largest transparent OLED prototype. People took great interest in this development for its unique and stylish transparent look.

Complete details of its technical specifications are not yet revealed but the most highlighted feature of OLED Laptop is obviously its transparent screen. You can see across the 14 inches wide laptop screen while you are working on it. It has strong resolution to show images with higher contrast.

It comes with 40% transparency as compared to older transparent screen gadget which held 25% transparency. It is also not revealed yet when it is going to be ready for launching. A lot of gadgets and electronics come to the display on CES but users never hear about those coming in market.

The most amazing and interesting aspect of OLED Laptop could be if I had had it, I could see my pet cat playing in my room while I typed on the screen.  I cannot say more until I get some news from Samsung about this awesome development. Moreover about this laptop, you can reveal on seeing this video.