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New Lenovo Multitouch Netbook Tablet

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The 2011 CES (Consumer Electronic Show) was held on Jan 7, 2011. Even before the CES, the companies have started to exhibit their merchandise. It was therefore, predicted that the Touch Tablet drift would steal the show this year. The Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t was also one the prominent products.

Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t

The Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t is fundamentally a netbook tablet with multi touch resources and a capacitive monitor. It does not come as a surprise to learn that net book tablets are well liked by the production companies, especially if we talk with reference to transferring the equipments to tablet Pcs. The net books are available at an inexpensive initial rate. With the addition of rotating touch screen, the cost will be enhanced by a little amount. For that reason, net book tablets are considered to be excellent products, if make comparison of price against the characteristics.

Competition for Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t

In fact Ideapad S10-3t is the not the only available netbook tablet in the market. It has competition with couple of other brands, like ASUS EEE PC T91 MT, Gigabyte TouchNote T1028 and Acer 1420p. Now in the year 2011, the Ideapad  S10-3t will mark an Atom N470 CPU. It will be with a 10.1 inches HD (High Definition) and a vast 320 GB hard disk (good enough for running multiple programs). It also contains a battery cell with the facility to improve it further for eight cells.

Multimedia Features of Lenovo

Lenovo also have made an endeavor to make addition of couple of multimedia characteristics to the Idealpad S10-3t. This includes a HD monitor and dolby digital sound system. You can use this device ideally for watching movies and listening to songs and other music. It has excellent means to communicate with other devices, like Bluetooth, WI-Fi 802.11N, 3G and Wi-Max. The initial purchasing expense for Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t is US$459.

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The latest Windows 7 Tablet

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Windows 7 PC Tablet is not worth only for its appearances. It is  Windows 7 enabled  which  makes it a total new device  for use. You will choose to adopt for personal use once you check out its features, functions and usability. If you are not feeling comfortable using old netbook, this one will give you an entire new touch using windows 7. You may replace your netbook with this window 7 Tablet PC.

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Specifications:

Display: 9 inches 1024×600 resistive touchscreen display

Operating System: Available with or without Windows 7 operating system.

CPU Processor: 1.66GHZ Atom N280

Memory: 2GB 667MHz DDR2 RAM

Hard Drive: 32GB SSD (16-64GB available, 128GB coming soon)

Connectivity: 3G modem (use your own SIM)

Ports: 3xUSB, SD slot (includes 8GB card), combo RJ-45/VGA slot

Camera: Front webcam

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Smartphone, Netbook, Laptop – Which is the one for YOU?

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In the last 5 years, there has been tremendous growth in the IT sector worldwide. Gadget manufacturers have paid close attention to the needs to customers and producers the right product for their needs and the price they would be willing to pay. Laptops for instance have taken over desktops for quite some time now and are available at cheap prices and also in great variety. Besides laptops, netbooks and smartphones are also increasing their market share in competition with laptops to fulfill your needs. However, before you go out to buy one of these gadgets for yourself, do a self evaluation of the factors listed below to figure out which one is for you.

1. Getting Work Done

In the real business world, there are complex tasks which need to be done on word or large excel sheets or even at times power points to be made for presentations. This might require some specific features. If we look at laptops then they might be the ideal choice for doing any sort of corporate work, due to its high resolution screen, large hard disk capacity, higher ram and other various features. Though the downside of it would be its high cost as we could buy a smartphone or a netbook for a cheaper price. Netbooks on the other hand would be not be prefffered for doing any coproate work as they are often cramped and small in size and the best use for them is made while travelling. Lastly, smartphones would be the last preference of any individual to do any corporate work on. It would give the person a tough time due to its small screen, small keypad, slower operating system etc.

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Nokia Booklet 3G

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Announced in February 2009, the Nokia 3G netbook is the first stepping stone of Nokia into the word of computing and finally the details of the netbook was launched in September 2009 and was later shipped out.

The Nokia Booklet 3G is an exceptional netbook with a sleek aluminum body and a glossy black finish, which makes the netbook a combination of beauty and stability, something which very few netbooks are actually capable of. The netbook weights just 1.25 kilograms and yet it is something that is very durable and reliable. It has a remarkable 10.1 inch screen, with a display of 1280 x 720 pixels display and provides users with an enriching visibility. The keyboard is also something that is smooth, easy to use and flexible.

The Netbook 3g has a 1.6 gigahertz Intel Atom Z530 processor and a GPS, with  Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and the old beloved modem, which makes this device’s connectivity an all rounder. Not only this, but the netbook has SIM card support, HDMI 1. out for HD video and 3 USB 2.0 ports. The only setback to this beauty is it’s limited hard disk which apparently comes in just 120 GB and a mere 1GB RAM, thus making the netbook not very effective for any other work besides the regular spreadsheet, word files. Read the full story

Nine Things Mobiles Have Made, Or Will Make, Obsolete

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Mobile Industry is growing day by day and the reason for this is the variety of features that are being offered by these mobile phones. Following are the few things that have become outdated because of mobile phones offering the similar functions:

  1. Phone boxes

    Years back mobile phones consisted of these, though smelly but appealing, communication booths. In 1920s first red color phone box was established and presently these phone boxes provides different types of services including the web access.                                                                                                                                     Therefore, mobile phone boxes are completely useless because of mass-market mobile phones.

  2. Wristwatches

    Since mobile has a clock feature incorporated in it, there are very few people who use wristwatches. Currently, mobile phones have taken over these wristwatches.

  3. Bedside alarm clocks

    Majority of the people now use mobile phones for setting their alarm in order to wake up.

  4. MP3 players

    It also a MP3 player in which you can download songs in MP3 format. Therefore, you don’t need a separate device to save or listen to songs.

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Google Chrome OS available for download Shortly

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Google Chrome OS will be available for download by end of next week (source). Since Google announced  in July, 2009 that it is developing it’s own operating system, IT developers and enthusiasts in general are waiting for its launch date. Earlier some news pieces suggested that Google is expected to launch beta version of its long awaited Operating System (Chrome) sometime in early fall.

There is a lot of speculation about the features and bugs that will come in the new operating system. Providing driver support for large array of hardware would be one of the biggest challenge faced by developers at Google. Although It has dedicated a huge team of developers for development of hardware drivers, it is almost impossible to include all the hardware available out there. especially the legacy devices.

There are rumors that Google would expect the hardware manufacturers to provide drivers for their own hardware. If these rumors are true then Launch of Google Chrome OS would be a sure Flop. Manufacturers have no incentive to invest into driver development before widespread availability and acceptance of the new operating system

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Google Challenges Microsoft with New Chrome Operating System

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On Tuesday evening Google has announced the forthcoming release of the Google Chrome operating System. It is a new open-source operating system which is primarily designed for netbooks but it is also for desktop computers. Yet this is the most direct attack made by Google on Microsoft.

After Android, Chrome OS is Google’s second operating system. Android is the mobile device operating system that has been introduced by the company in late 2008. That’s also about the time when Google introduced its Chrome Web browser. An extension of Google’s browser code is Chrome OS.

Netbooks are the future of computing

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A netbook is just that you take the internet and notebook computers, then put them together, and then the thing that you will have in your hands is called as a netbook.

In recent years the Netbooks have gained much popularity and it is due to the fact that now users are more interested in using Web-based applications instead of getting attached to computer-based software. With the advent of iPhone it has become common to having a mini-computer in your hand. The Apple’s iPhone comes with one drawback and that is that it has no keyboard. Netbooks’ have become a hot consumer-electronics product just because of its keyboards and bigger screens

The Netbooks screens could be as small as five inches or as large as 13 inches and primarily they are used for sending e-mails or to browse the Web. The weight of the devices is no more than three pounds and they rely on slimmed-down Windows XP or Linux operating systems. The cost of Netbooks is less than laptops. Usually laptops come with more software and full-size keyboards.

A humanitarian project called One Laptop per Child has give rise to the netbooks. This project was the idea given by a nonprofit group who has aimed at supplying $100 laptops for children living in the remote third-world villages. The project however encouraged competitors to bring their products to the market and then inexpensive notebook computers, including Psion’s now-discontinued netBook brand, and the Palm Foleo started arriving in the market. In 2007, Asus also started selling the popular ASUS Eee PC and Dell and Hewlett-Packard Netbook products were also introduced in the market.

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Dell To Offer Location Features On Mini 10 Netbooks

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Dell while indication that the GPS and location features that have gained popularity on smartphones and navigation devices are now migrating to netbooks, said that it has made plans to start offering a location service-enabled application for its Dell Mini 10 netbook family.

 

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In a blog, it was said by Dell that it will offer its Dell Wireless 700 location solution that will begin from next week. A combination of technology is being used by the system, from Broadcom A-GPS and Skyhook Wireless’ Wi-Fi position applications.

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33% of Dell netbooks runs Ubuntu Linux

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There was a lot of talk about that how Windows are taking over Linux on netbooks. But when in 2007 Asus launched the Eee PC 701 supported by Xandros Linux that made false all 1st talks about down going of Linux by Windows, now its being proclaimed by open source enthusiasts that finally netbooks will help Linux to make it a mainstream consumer oriented operating system. Computer making companies gets so less cost on making these and for consumers it’s having almost same functionality as they gets from Windows or OS X.

Microsoft Offered Low rate Netbooks

That’s why Microsoft offered netbook makers the ability to license Windows XP on less rates than its normal price because of that now many of mini-laptop running Windows XP for just a few bucks more than Linux model. It was major step taken by Microsoft in market and in result now almost 80% are running Windows XP.

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