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— Mobile Technology

Toshiba unveils Folio 100 media tablet at IFA

By - September 3, 2010 15 Pictures
Toshiba Europe has chosen the IFA consumer electronics show to unveil its 10.1-inch Android media tablet powered by NVIDIA's Tegra II processor. The Folio 100 features an onboard camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (with a 3G model in the pipeline) and a HDMI port for viewing content on a big screen television. The company has also announced the development of an one-stop portal to access and share online content over numerous device formats. We couldn't resist the opportunity to take a closer look. Read More
— Computers

Pandigital 7-inch color e-reader gets B&N eBookstore integration

By - May 27, 2010 3 Pictures
Digital photo frame manufacturer Pandigital has announced its entry into the world of the e-reader with the 7-inch full color Novel. The multi-touch Android-based reader features a gigabyte of internal memory, is powered by an ARM Mobile processor and has two reading modes. Users will also benefit from the company's partnership with Barnes & Noble, giving access to over a million titles as well as services such as the book-lending LendMe technology. Read More
— Computers

ASUS Eee Keyboard PC officially launched (at last)

By - May 3, 2010 3 Pictures
For a good while now the Eee Keyboard PC from ASUS has been is a recurring state of "coming soon" but the company has made things a tad more certain by issuing an official launch statement. Connecting the keyboard-computer hybrid to an external monitor, projector or HD television gives users yet another portable web-enabled multimedia entertainment center or stylish boardroom presentation solution. Read More
— Computers

DIVAS multimedia search engine finds content using digital ‘fingerprints’

By - April 14, 2010 1 Picture
Text-based searches might be great for hunting down relevant chunks of text-based information, but searches for multimedia content can be a little more hit and miss. Searches that rely on manually assigned metadata and often misleading titles can return off topic results, while searches that require the unpacking of compressed data can slow up the search. DIVAS is a new multimedia search engine that addresses these problems by using digital "fingerprints" that, according to its developers, return more reliable results. Read More
— Automotive

Entertainment on the Moov with the Mio V780

By - March 2, 2010 4 Pictures
Portable navigation company Mio has announced a new product at CeBIT 2010 which is set to further blur the boundaries between GPS navigation, entertainment and Internet devices - the Mio Moov V780. Not only will users be able to find their way around but with the flick of a finger they'll be able to scroll through photos, watch high definition videos or play their favorite music. There's even the option to view digital TV thanks to an integrated receiver. Read More
— Automotive

Multimedia on the move - the JVC Kenwood AVENUE MDV-313 navigation system

By - December 6, 2009 1 Picture
JVC and Kenwood has produced its first in-car navigation system since last years merger and it certainly offers more than directions for getting from A to B. As well as boasting virtual 3D maps and fast response times, the AVENUE MDV-313 features a 6.1” touchscreen LED backlit display, integrated DVD player and TV tuner, as well as USB and SD card slots and optional iPod connectivity. Read More
— Home Entertainment

Media Chair offers iPod dock, speakers, projector – and comfort

By - November 19, 2009 11 Pictures
Usually, when you envisage a media chair your mind conjures up thoughts of weird (read uncomfortable) pieces of furniture that would be more at home in a museum of modern art than your lounge room. But Martin Emila’s Media Chair is something else. Sure, it’s a bit “left field” but it’s a concept chair that would look pretty good at my place I reckon. It features embedded speakers, an iPod dock, a projector and, above all, looks pretty darn comfortable. Read More
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