Monday, July 6, 2009

Sony Ericsson T715 Preview

Phone Arena previews the Sony Ericsson T715. It is a stylish slider, which doesnt surprise with industry-first features, but still offers all the functions the general user needs. The key aspect of the phone is its ability to organize your day through smart desktop and birthday reminders. The QVGA resolution screen of the new device measures 2.2 inches. The T715 also has a 3.2MP camera with Photo light.

iPower GX: a laptop gaming rig

Laptop gamers aren’t that many, but be sure that if they’re doing it on the laptop, it’s gotta be one of the best. For instance, the iPower GX maybe just what you’re looking for if you want to game on the go:

As such, you’ll find a sharp 1920 x 1200 pixel 17-inch display, ideal for gaming and high-definition media playback. It’s supported by a high-end nVidia GeForce 9800M GTS graphics card, with enough power to play the latest titles with ease.

Surprisingly for a company more accustomed to the budget end of the laptop market, this machine also features a powerful Intel Core 2 Quad processor and up to 4096MB of memory, promising outstanding multi-tasking capabilities.

Styling is similar to existing gaming laptops, with a combination of bright colours, glossy plastics and brushed aluminium. You’ll find a 320GB hard drive included as standard, with future options to include an integrated Blu-ray drive and up to 640GB of storage.


Another of HP’s winners, it is a full HD laptop, capable of attaining the full 1,920×1,080 resolution. Deemed as an ideal replacement for an ailing desktop, it has a crisp and bright display screen at 16 inches is truly a sight to see and coupled with the BluRay optical drive, it makes movie viewing a breeze. Loaded with a 2.26 Gz processor with Intel’s Core 2 Duo P800 processor and 4GB’s of ram it it fast, though not as fast as people would expect it to be with that processing power contained within. External devices can be easily connected with a FireWire, HDMI, and d-Sub connector for those cameras and external display devices. It does sport quite a slick finish that is quite childish to some and the ultra-glossy finish tends to be prone to finger smudges and other greasy stuff as you much away and continue to blog or finish your report that was due a few hours ago

New Dell Inspiron Slim & Dell Mini-Towers Boast Vivid Colors [Help People Express Themselves, Apparently]

Dell have introduced a new range of Inspiron Slim and Mini-Tower PCs which, according to Dell, offer vivid color palettes to help you express your personal style whilst being aimed at ’style-minded families, students and teens want to personalize their PCs to meet their performance and lifestyle needs’.

The new Inspiron Slim and Mini-Tower ranges specifically come with eight color options - namely Piano Black, Pure White, True Blue, Formula Red,Tangerine Orange, Spring Green, Plum Purple and Promise Pink - and, as you’d expect, offer a wide range of configuration options detailed by Dell as being:

  • Intel Celeron, Intel Core 2 Duo and Intel Core 2 Quad options or AMD Sempron, Athlon X2 and Phenom X4 processor options
  • Integrated Intel or ATI Radeon graphics on select systems with discrete graphics options available
  • Up to 8GB memory on select systems
  • Up to 750GB storage (slim tower) or up to 1TB storage (mini-tower)
  • Optional 19-in-1 media card reader and optional HDMI connectivity
  • USB ports (2 front, 4 back)
  • Dual optical options (mini-tower only) including Blu-ray Disc drive

“Customers are given complete control in choosing processors, form factors and colors to build an Inspiron desktop that’s high in function and style,” states John Terwilliger, director Dell consumer desktop product marketing who introduced the new ranges. “There’s versatility to customize a system that fits into everyone’s lifestyle and budget.”

Prices start from around $300 though final pricing is, of course, wholly dependant on which optional extras and component upgrades you plump for.