Toshiba revealed the first 13.3-inches Chromebook

Toshiba ChromebookToshiba merged into the ranks of chromebooks manufacturers, mobile computers under the operating system Chrome OS of Google, designed to work primarily with web applications. The Japanese company showed at CES 2014 its first chromebook with a 13.3 inches screen. So far, these devices were typically with 11.6-inch screens. Despite its large display, Toshiba Chromebook retains the standard for other models resolution of 1366×768 pixels.
The device builds on the Intel Celeron processor from generation Haswell, supplemented with 2 GB of memory (RAM) and solid state drive (SSD) with a capacity of 16 GB. Buyers also receive a free 100 GB cloud storage in Google Drive. Toshiba Chromebook has a card reader, wireless adapters Bluetooth 4.0 and Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, a pair of USB 3.0 ports and a full-size HDMI. The Chromebook weighs 1.5 kg and has a thickness of 20 mm. The battery provides up to 9 hours of runtime.
Toshiba Chromebook is expected to hit the market by the middle of February this year an alleged price of 280 USD.


MSI GT60The Taiwanese manufacturer MSI began selling the world’s first notebook with a display resolution 3K. MSI GT60 model provides a 15.6 -inch screen with a resolution 2880h1620 pixels and 16:9 aspect ratio. MSI GT60 represents the category of gaming machines. Laptop relies on Intel Core i7 processor clocked at 2.7 GHz, supplemented with 16 GB RAM and graphics card Nvidia GeForce GTX 780M.
The configuration includes a hard disk with a capacity of 1 TB and fast SSD drive 128 GB. Available network card class Killer E2200, wireless Wi-Fi adapter Killer N1202, slot for memory cards SDXC, port HDMI 1.4, HD camera, audio Dynaudio Premium Speakers with Subwoofer, three USB 3.0 ports and a backlit keyboard and programmable keys. MSI GT60 is powered by a 9-cell battery, but the manufacturer does not disclose the time of autonomous work. Gaming machine, model 2OD-261US, worth 2,200 USD. For an additional 600 USD buyers will get a more powerful model 2OKWS-278US, which has a performance video card Quadro K3100M and optical drive.

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition

LG G Pad 8.3Google and LG come together to offer fans another Android device with full KitKat experience. The new tablet LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition is now available for purchase from the online store of Google for the sum of 350 USD – unfortunately, at the moment only in USA. Unlike the standard model, driven by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, special LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition comes with the operating system Android 4.4 KitKat. The device provides a 8.3-inch IPS capacitive screen with a resolution WUXGA Full HD (1200 x 1920 pixels) and relies on a powerful quad-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 clocked at 1,7 GHz.
For graph corresponds Adreno 320 GPU. There are 2GB of memory (RAM) and 16GB of internal flash memory that can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD cards. On the back is a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and video recording, and the tablet has a second front camera with a resolution of 1.3 megapixels.
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Dell Chromebook 11

Dell Chromebook 11The Texas IT giant Dell will increase competition in the market for computers Chromebook – compact devices under management operating system Chrome OS from Google. The company is expected to announce today the first model in this segment. Chromebook 11 will be directed primarily to schools and later will come and the mass market.
There is currently no information about the parameters of the device. Given its name, it is expected Chromebook to offer 11 -inch screen. Device of the same name offers rival Dell – HP. The Chromebooks are next niche in which the brand manufacturers will clash swords. Acer, HP, Samsung and Lenovo have already proposed devices under management of Chrome OS. Plans segment scheming Asus and Toshiba. Asus, in particular, plans to launch 11 – and 13.3-inch Chromebooks in the price range 199-329 USD. It is assumed that the device will enter the new processors Haswell.
Acer recently launched the first touch Chromebook – C720P model priced at 299 USD. But a small 11-inch Chromebook, HP offer a large 14-inch model for 299 USD.

Tegra Gigabyte Note 7 tablet

Tegra Gigabyte Note 7Earlier this year, Nvidia announced Tegra Note 7 tablet, which the company claims is the fastest 7-inch model on the market, capable of superb gameplay. Nvidia decided to propose the design of third-party tablet that can run it under its own brand. Companies like Zotac, EVGA and Indian XOLO already announced Tegra Note models.
Here that another major manufacturer comes into play. With some delay Taiwanese company announced Gigabyte model Tegra Gigabyte Notes 7. Like the other models, this version has a 7-inch IPS screen with 1280 x 800 pixels and newest chip Nvidia Tegra 4, complemented by 1GB RAM. The device comes with a stylus that allows writing without pressure, thanks to technology DirectStylus. There is also an additional magnetic cover with the possibility of folding as a stand.
Tegra Gigabyte Notes 7 running the operating system Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, it has provided a recent update. The price of the model is not reported.

Apple iPad 3 will have a display with ultra-high resolution

Apple iPad 3The next-generation tablet Apple iPad 3 is expected to end the year. The third-generation iPad tablet will likely display with ultrahigh resolution. Indirect evidence of this is found in the iOS 5 SDK, provides developers.
In micro-blogging network Twitter framework published screens with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Earlier it was thought that a similar resolution will offer iPad 2.
It is also claimed that Apple will introduce iPad 3 in the fourth quarter of this year, shortly after the appearance of iOS 5.
Increasing competition in the segment will force Apple to put in a multiple intervals new models of its hit product, perhaps twice a year.

First terabyte mSATA SSD for notebooks

Samsung mSATA SSDSamsung announced the world’s first SSD drive mSATA interface and a capacity of 1 terabyte (TB), for incorporation into notebooks. The device consists of four multi-layer modules, each of which has a 16 -chip flash memory with a capacity of 16 GB, implemented on the basis of the 10 nanometer technology.
The company controller technology and Samsung TurboWrite provide performance than 98,000 input-output operations per second mode accidentally reading and 90,000 accidental recording. The speed of sequential read and write operations, respectively, is 540 MB/s and 520 MB/s. The SSD drive is 4 times less 2.5 times thinner and 12 times lighter than similar hard disk format 2.5 inches. The thickness of the model is only 3.85 mm, and weight – 8.5 grams.
The disc is part of the line 840 EVO mSATA SSD. Besides model with a capacity of 1 TB, it includes devices with 120 GB, 250 GB and 500 GB, all supported speed terabyte model. The new SSD will be available by the end of the month, but the price is not yet announced.

Samsung manufactures “green” 32 Gb drives

Samsung 32gb driveSamsung began mass production of the first “green” 32-gigabit (4GB) DDR3 DRAM memory, implemented in 30 nanometer technology. The modules are designed for use in the cloud IT environments and high-performance server systems. In the second half of the year, the company will increase production volumes by 20 – nanometer DDR3 DRAM chips energy capacity of 4 gigabytes, which will have a positive impact on the rapidly growing market of environmental “Green IT” solutions, according to an official release from Samsung.
The 4-gigabyte 30-nm DDR3 modules are on average 50% more productive than similar decisions based on 40 nanometers, the company says.
For example, at a nominal supply voltage of 1.35 volts, the new chips operating at a frequency of 1866 MHz, outperform 40% modules implemented in 40 nanometer process and working respectively at 1.5 volts voltage and clock speed 1333 MHz.

Olivetti presented OliPad

Olivetti tabletOlivetti has released an improved version of the first Italian tablet OliPad. It OliPad 110 steps (and his predecessor OliPad 100) of Nvidia Tegra 2 platform, but runs on a new operating system Google Android 3.1, instead of Android 2.2. Thanks to the new OS, the tablet provides a better quality screen. While preserving existing diagonal of 10 inches, OliPad provides 110 pixels resolution 1280h800 against 1024h600 in the previous model.
It includes 16 GB flash memory, wireless modules Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and 3G, Mini USB Port and Micro HDMI, a slot for SD memory cards and two cameras: frontal resolution 2 megapixel and rear 5 megapixel resolution. OliPad 110 has dimensions 267h173h13, 9 mm and weighs 600 grams.
Olivetti will release its new tablet on the market in July. The model will be sold at a price of 399 euros, 100 euros more than the first cost OliPad.

AMD reintroduced FX brand

AMD OpenCLAMD announced that reintroduced FX brand for PC processors and platforms. Thus branded products will be aimed at PC enthusiasts and fans of HD entertainment, it became clear the show E3. The company also announced new members of its program “Gaming Evolved”, moving forward with PC gaming native HD3D support in “Deus Ex: Human Revolution” of Eidos Montreal, as well as new partnerships with companies Bioware, Creative Assembly and Codemasters. FX brand is associated with the fastest processors and most powerful platforms for AMD, designed for ultimate PC productivity, gaming and HD entertainment. Moreover, these solutions provide a rich vision of heavy graphics applications and configurations with AMD Eyefinity. The first platform FX title is “Scorpius”. It will see motherboards with AMD Chipset 9-series graphics cards and AMD Radeon HD 6000, plus the expected processor “Zambezi” unlocked multiplier and eight native cores. The Program Gaming Evolved combines AMD’s expanded support for Microsoft DirectX 11 games with multi-monitor AMD Eyefinity, AMD Dual Graphics (more GPUs in a computer), and native AMD HD3D support for standards-based stereo 3D display capabilities.
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