Category: Computing

  • Microsoft Streets & Trips 2006 Brings Voice Directions and Wi-Fi Location

    Microsoft Streets & Trips 2006 Brings Voice Directions and Wi-Fi Location

    Microsoft Corp. is announcing Microsoft Streets & Trips 2006 with GPS Locator, the latest version of its mapping and travel planning software for the United States and Canada. The software comes in two versions, with or without the GPS Locator hardware. Both come with versions for Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone devices. Microsoft Streets…

  • Canon Satera LBP5000 color Laser printer

    Canon Satera LBP5000 color Laser printer

    The new Canon A4 color laser printer “Satera LBP5000″ is compact in size and energy saving when compared with previous models. The printer has high speed color output though compact in size. It occupies very little space and has a resolution 9,600dpi. The laser printer heater heats up instantaneously unlike other laser printers which take…

  • Sony VAIO type X Living VGX-XL70S

    Sony VAIO type X Living VGX-XL70S

    Sony Japan announced the Vaio type X at CEATEC. It runs on Pentium D 820 processor (2.8 Ghz), Upto 1 GB RAM, Intel 845G Express chipset, NVIDIA GeForce 6200 TC (256MB), Upto 1 TB Hard Drives and DVD±R/RW drive with DVD+R DL. It has Analog and digital TV tuners which can record upto 87.5 hours…

  • TEAC 1 GB Mini Drive

    TEAC 1 GB Mini Drive

    TEAC Japan has announced the Flash memory based 1 GB Mini drive “UF-410”. Data in the drive can be password protected by using “FlashLogin3” available from TEAC. It connets to the PC via high speed USB 2.0 with maximum read speed of 11.5 MB/Sec and write speed of 7.5 MB/Sec. It has a unique rotating…

  • Google proposes free Wi-Fi for San Francisco

    Google proposes free Wi-Fi for San Francisco

    Marking its biggest step into the wireless communications market to date, Google said on Friday it has proposed to provide free wireless Internet services across the city of San Francisco. The Web search company said it has responded to a request for information by the City of San Francisco to test local Internet services via…

  • Gigabyte launches i-RAM it loads Windows in a few seconds

    Gigabyte launches i-RAM it loads Windows in a few seconds

    Gigabyte has launched i-RAM, a high speed solid state storage device that can hold up to 4GB of data. Aimed at enthusiasts and performance users, the device works by using 4 conventional DDR RAM modules to store data and because the i-RAM features no sluggish mechanical or moving parts, it can be up to 60…

  • Skype adds call forwarding and ringtones

    Skype adds call forwarding and ringtones

    Skype launched an updated version of its internet telephony software yesterday, adding call forwarding and personalisation options to its popular VoIP (voice over IP) service. Skype’s update is currently only available for Windows users, although the company says it is working to bring the new features to its Mac, Linux and Pocket PC editions. Version…

  • Matsushita promises broadband link via power outlet

    Matsushita promises broadband link via power outlet

    The common electric socket will serve as your home’s connection to broadband with a new chip developed by Matsushita Electric Industrial, doing away with all the Ethernet cables or the hassle of hooking up to a wireless network device. Products are still being developed, but gadgets embedded with the chip from the Japanese manufacturer of…

  • D-Link 3G Compatible Internet Camera

    D-Link 3G Compatible Internet Camera

    D-Link is introducing a new D-Link Internet Camera with 3G compatibility will be added to its line of IP surveillance products. The new camer offers the ability to view live video streams from a 3G cell phone. The D-Link Wireless Internet Camera with 3G compatibility attaches to a home or small office network via a…

  • Dell’s new PC line aims for gamers

    Dell’s new PC line aims for gamers

    The new XPS computers, a line of Dell PCs that have been tailor-made for high-performance gaming. The biggest and baddest of the bunch is XPS 600, a desktop PC that features up to two Nvidia GeForce 7800 GTX 256MB graphics cards working in unison, and a dual-core Intel Extreme Edition 800 series Pentium processor. There’s…