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Shuttle Reveals "Pine Trail" Packed X50 V2 All In One PC

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Shuttle has just unveiled their latest all-in-one PC, the X50 V2. It's looking pretty great and will run on Intel's new D510 dual-core CPU (still a part of the Pine Trail line-up), integrated GMA 3150 graphics, and a (15.6-inch, I believe) multi-touchscreen display. If you don't like that then they have also updated their J Series as well. This PC will feature Intel Core 2 Quad / Core i3 / i5 / i7 CPU options, a couple of GB of RAM, a could hundred gigabytes of storage, and ATI CrossFireX / Nvidia SLI graphics.

LG GW990 Now Official, 4.8-Inch Multi-Touchscreen Display

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I never thought I'd see the day where I'd want an LG handset, but this could be it. The LG GW990 is sporting: a 4.8-inch multi-touchscreen display with a 1,020 x 480 resolution, 16GB of internal memory, , an Intel Moorestown CPU, WiFi / aGPS / 3G support, a digital compass, 512MB of RAM, a 5MP camera, HD video support, a huge 1,850 mAh battery, and Intel's Moblin as an OS. The display is huge, so it could and probably will double as an MID and PMP. Could this that LG and Sprint and Microsoft handset that was hyped a couple of weeks ago? Only time will tell.

Update: According to Slash Gear, this "smartphone" will be launching in the second half of this year.

Update: More information has been added above, courtesy of Engadget.


Dell Shows Off Studio XPS 16 OLED Notebook Prototype

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We don't know if Dell ever plans to launch this notebook, but they have shown off a Studio XPS 16 prototype. The display is said to have a 10,000:1 contrast ratio and the panel itself is said to be just 2mm. Of course the display is brighter than typical LCD displays, the response times are also much faster, and the battery life was also improved as well.


Sony Shows Off 24-Inch 3D OLED TV At CES

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Sony has been clinging on to showing off their 11-inch XEL-1 OLED TV for a while now, but they've unveiled a new prototype. What you see above is a 24.5-inch OLED TV and it actually has 3D if you're interested. We don't know when they'll hit the market and the price is still TBD. Don't worry, 3D is optional as Engadget points out.


Notion Ink Adam Smartpad / Tablet Shows Up In Prototype Form, Not As Sexy As the Render

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Yeah, it looks nothing like the Notion Ink tablet we saw last week, but Adam did show up to CES. This tablet will be Android based and will utilize the Tegra 2 chipset along with the Pixel Qi display. If you turn the backlight off you'll be able to get around 40 hours of battery life which is pretty amazing. On the back there's a touchpad in case you're interested and it should launch for around $300 in June.

Asus Eee PC 1201NL Is Using an Old Atom and Has No OS

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At CES there's a new Asus Eee PC that has been spotted... okay, well, it's not entirely new. It's the 1201NL (a variant of the 1201N) that comes with an Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz CPU, Nvidia Ion graphics, and actually has no pre-loaded OS. So, you're free to put whatever you want on it. Unfortunately it'll only cost $20 - $30 less than the 1201N which comes with Windows 7 and a dual-core Atom CPU. It's up to you whether the price is right.

Google Nexus One Getting Multitouch In Europe

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Okay, so the Motorola DROID launched in the US without multitouch and launched in Europe as the Milestone with multitouch. The same little fiasco is taking place with the Google Nexus One. The Nexus One doesn't have multitouch in the US, but it will in Europe. This is likely good news for those Europeans who want to buy it unlocked or on contract with Vodafone.

It's okay American Nexus One owners they're already developing a hack for the Nexus One so that you'll get both multitouch and tethering.

Philips Unveils Eco TV Series Line-Up At CES

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If you're into the whole going green aspect then you probably want to know about Philips' latest Eco TV Series. These will, of course, save power by automatically adjusting the TV's backlight by using its built-in ambient light sensor. The 4000, 5000, and 7000 models in the series vary in sizes but they all have the inclusion of a 1080p resolution, of course. They'll also all include Netflix, Blockbuster Video on Demand, internet radio, and HDMI 1.4 ports. All of the prices are below.

LG Reveals 11.6-Inch X300 Notebook at CES, All White

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LG has just revealed their latest notebook at CES 2010, which is the X300. This notebook has: an 11.6-inch display, 2GB of RAM, SSD options, WiFi / Bluetooth support, 3G connectivity, and the body is 17.6mm thin. It'll be running on Windows 7 and LG will bundle 2 batteries with your purchase. The batteries should last a total of 7 hours. The price hasn't been mentioned yet but this notebook should hit the market in February.

[Slash Gear]

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus Headed To Verizon On January 25th; Video Recording and Flash Support Soon

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Just like the leak told us yesterday the Palm Pre Plus and the Pixi Plus are headed to Verizon. Both handsets will be available on January 25th. The Pre Plus will have double the RAM and ROM and up to 16GB of internal storage. As you can see in the image above the silver button has disappeared. The Pixi Plus will be WiFi-equipped.

Palm has mentioned that video recording is headed to WebOS along with Flash Support (beta) in WebOS 1.4. The updates should be on their way "soon" whenever that is.

Palm Pre Plus: Engadget, Gizmodo
Palm Pixi Plus: Engadget, Gizmodo
Video Recording and Flash Headed To WebOS: Engadget, Gizmodo

Dell Updates Notebooks, Launches Desktops, Alienware Launches 3D Monitor

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Dell has just unleashed a bunch of new products. Above are the new Dell Studio's which come in 14, 15, and 17-inch models. They'll be available later this month for $699, $849, and $949, respectively. They've also introduced the Inspiron 580 / 580s desktop PCs; they'll start at $269 and they're highly customizable. They've also unveiled a new desktop PC, the Studio XPS 8100, which includes a brand new Intel Core i5 CPU. This desktop will start at $749. Check them out here.

Dell has also updated their existing Alienware notebooks as well. The M15x and M17x can now be bought with the new Intel Core i5 / i7 CPUs. Along with this they have unveiled the new OptX AW2310 monitor which has support for Nvidia's 3D Vision technology. It's got a Full HD 1080p resolution, a contrast ratio of 80,000:1, 120Hz technology, 400 nits of brightness, HDMI / DVI ports, audio jacks, and four USB 2.0 ports. You can go out and get this monitor now for $499.

Dell Shows Off Inspiron 580 / 580s and Studio Notebooks: Engadget
Dell's Alienware M15x / M17x Gets Intel Core i7: Slash Gear
Alienware Unveils 23-Inch OptX 3D Monitor: Gizmodo

Mobinnova Beam Runs Nvidia's Tegra 2, Also Features 1GHz ARM Cortex A9

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Nvidia just announced that Tegra 2 would be breaking on the scene this year and Mobinnova went ahead to boast about their Beam smartbook running those powerful graphics. The Beam features an 8.9-inch display, a smaller than normal keyboard, a 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 CPU, a 512MB SSD, and Windows CE. When Mobinnova releases the Beam it'll actually be running Android though, so that's good or bad news depending on what kind of person you are. Check out the link below for more information.


Nvidia Mentions That Tegra 2 Is Launching On Tablets This Year

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There's not much to mention here but Nvidia has just confirmed that Tegra 2 will be headed to tablets in 2010. This includes tablets anywhere between 5 and 10-inches. Obviously Tegra 2 will handle Flash easily and supports Windows, Android, and the Chrome OS.

Maybe this will be in Apple's tablet, but we don't know this for sure - especially since Apple's considering their own PA Semi processor chips.


MSI Unveils 3D Notebook, Wind U135, AE2420 and Dual-Screen E-Book Reader!

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Just like we heard two days ago, MSI has just unveiled their 3D notebooks and their dual-screen e-ook reader. Of course, they've also unveiled their fair share of netbooks with Intel Atom N450 CPUs - more specifically the Wind U135. Their 3D notebook consists of a 15.6-inch display with 120Hz and 3D technology. You'll have to wear glasses for the 3D effect, so I doubt you'll want to wear those in public.

They also have a couple of gaming notebooks on deck with Nvidia GT640 / GT740 / GX640 / GX740 graphics, and Intel Core i5 / Core i7 CPU options. They've unveiled the X-Slim X360 notebook as well and it'll have the new Intel "Arrandale" ULV CPUs.

Update: According to Gizmodo, there's also the Wind Top AE2420, which has an Intel Core i3 / i5 CPU, a 24-inch multi-toucshcreen display, a 500GB / 1TB HDD, ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series graphics, six USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI / VGA ouput. This all-in-one PC will be available for $1,199 USD.

The e-book reader is said to contain two 10-inch capacitive multi-touchscreen displays. From what I've seen it looks less like an e-book reader and more of a dual-screen netbook. This is especially considering that you can use one screen as a keyboard and the fact that it's powered by a Intel Atom Z Series CPU and is running Windows 7 Home Premium. Engadget actually just got their hands-on this device so check it out here. MSI is planning to launch this e-book reader this year, so let's hope they can pull through on their promise.

[Electronista, Engadget]

Haier Unveils the X220 Netbook Tablet, Running On Last Year's Atom N270

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Haier has just unveiled their latest netbook tablet - the X220 - at CES 2010. There are better netbook tablets out there, especially considering that it's running the old school Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz CPU alongside 1GB of RAM, a 10.1-inch multi-touchscreen swiveling display, and Windows XP Home. Haier did mention that they plan on updating it later this year with an Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz CPU and Windows 7. The current version is launching for $429.99 USD.


Microsoft Unveils the Arc Keyboard, Perfect Companion For Your Arc Mouse

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Did you buy your Microsoft Arc Mouse? Well, Microsoft has a new product for you to dish out your money on. It's the Arc Keyboard! I can't really tell you how comfortable / uncomfortable it is, so you're going to have to judge for yourself. Best Buy will launch the keyboard for $59.95 and the mouse will cost you $49.95.

[Venture Beat]

ICD's 15-Inch Android Tablet Runs On Nvidia Tegra Graphics, Headed To T-Mobile UK

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I'm sure you know about ICD's tablet running Nvidia's Tegra. Well, we now know that it's headed to T-Mobile UK as the Vega. The price is still TBA, but we do know that this tablet is capable of 1080p HD video playback, thanks to Tegra, and it runs the Android OS. I'm pretty sure it has a stand on the back, considering the photo above. We don't know the exact date it'll launch, but it should be by the end of the year.


enTourage eDGe Is An E-Book Reader and a Tablet With Dual-Touchscreens, Pre-Order It Now For $490

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The enTourage eDGe has just been unveiled and it's an e-book reader that doubles as a tablet. This device will be released in February for $490 USD and, as you can see, it's featuring dual-touchscreens. The display on the left is 9.7-inches and the display on the right is 10.1-inches. This e-book reader / tablet will also feature WiFi, a 1.3MP camera, and a battery life that's expected to last 6 hours. You can pre-order it here now, if you'd like.


Plastic Logic Debuts QUE E-Book Reader, Now Taking $650 and $800 Pre-Orders

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We got our first glimpse of Plastic Logic's e-book reader in October and they've just shown it off at CES. The QUE e-book is actually available for pre-orders now and is expected to ship in April of this year. The price? $649 for a 4GB model without 3G and $799 for an 8GB with AT&T 3G connectivity. It's definitely a lot for an e-book reader, but it looks like it can double as a tablet. I still think it's a high price for a black and white tablet.


Dell Alienware M11X Made Official, Inspiron Notebooks Get the Core i3 / i5 Upgrade; Streak MID Teased

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At Dell's press event this morning at CES they showed off their latest gaming Alienware notebook - the M11X. It's actually more like a netbook considering its 11.6-inch display, but this thing is pretty loaded. Inside it's packing Nvidia GT335M swappable graphics, a battery life that's good enough for 6 hours (using the power saver mode) and 2 hours of hardcore gaming. Surprisingly enough this notebook will go for less than $1,000 when they launch it - whenever that is. Check out Engadget's hands-on here.

Along with this news the briefly mentioned that their Inspiron notebook line-up (the 13, 15, and 17-inch models) will get updated today to use Intel's new Core i3 / i5 CPUs. Below is a picture of when they teased their Streak MID on stage. Unfortunately they mentioned absolutely nothing about it. Nothing at all.

Dell's Alienware M11X Made Official: Engadget, Gizmodo
Dell Inspiron Notebooks Get Updated With Core i3 / Core i5 CPUs: Gizmodo
Dell Teases Their Streak MID: Engadget

Touch.B / Rome Made Official, Launching as the HTC Smart Running Qualcomm Brew

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We first heard about this phone back in December and now it's been official. The HTC Touch.B / Rome will be launched as the HTC Smart. It'll be running on Qualcomm's Brew Mobile Platform  - also in the INQ Mini 3G - and will be overlayed with HTC's Sense UI. This handset will reportedly feature: a 2.8-inch QVGA touchscreen display, a 3MP camera with a flash, a 300MHz CPU, a microSD card slot, 256MB of ROM and RAM, a 3.5mm headphone jack, GSM / HSDPA connectivity, Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity, and an 1,100 mAh battery. This looks like it will be HTC's first dumbphone - especially since it's missing WiFi and GPS.

[Tech Radar, Unwired View]

Sony Updates Their Vaio Notebook Family, Introduce New Line-Ups

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Of course Sony has decided to update their notebook line-up. Their Sony Vaio F Series notebooks (above) will be featuring a 16.4-inch display with (up to) a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, Intel Core 2 Quad CPU options (where's the Core i5?), a backlit keyboard, a Blu-ray drive, and an HDMI port.

The Sony Vaio Z features a 13.1-inch LED-backlit display, a backlit keyboard, SSD options, and a carbon-fiber / aluminum body.

Sony's newest member is their Vaio Y Series which will feature: a 13.3-inch LED-backlit display, an HDMI output, a standard battery that should last 7 hours, and an extended battery that will somehow last 17 hours. This is somewhat similar to the Vaio Z, but it should be cheaper and slightly heavier.

Their new Sony Vaio W Series notebook features: a 10.1-inch LED-backlit display with a 1,366 x 768 resolution, a chiclet keyboard, and Windows 7 Starter Edition.

HP Unveils 21.5-Inch Compaq Optical Multi-Touchscreen Display With Full HD Display

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We've already heard about the HP Pavilion Elite HPE desktop PC that's in the photo above but that's not what we're talking about. That monitor you see above is the HP Compaq L2105tm that features a 21.5-inch (optical) multi-touchscreen display with a 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD resolution, and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio. This is actually available right now for $299.

Toshiba Updates Pretty Much Their Whole Notebook Line-Up

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Like everyone else Toshiba has also decided to launch and update their notebook line-up with Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 CPUs. The Toshiba Satellite U505 is sporting either an Intel Core i3-330M or the Core i5-430M CPU and also features a multitouch display and WiMAX. "The 14-inch E205, 15.6 inch L505, 17.3-inch L555, and 18.4 inch P505 all have Intel Core i3 and i5 options." However Toshiba's 16-inch Satellite A505 notebook can be powered by an Intel Core i3-330M / Core i5-430M / Core i7-720QM CPU and even an AMD Turion Ultra M620 processor if you choose. Everything you need to know is below.

Not to be left out, Toshiba also updated their 18.4-inch Qosmio X505 with Intel's new Core i5 / i7 CPUs. The base model starts at $1,199.99 and features an Intel Core i5-430M CPU and a 320GB HDD. You can add in some discrete graphics, a 64GB SSD, and 6GB of RAM if you please.

Toshiba Updates Satellite Laptops For Core i3 / i5 / i7: Engadget
Toshiba Qosmio X505 Gets the Core i5: Engadget

Spring Design Alex E-Book Reader Launching On February 22nd For $399

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The trend at CES seems to be smartbooks / netbooks, 3D, and e-book readers. The e-book reader you see above is the Spring Design Alex and you should expect it next month. It'll be hitting the shelves on February 22nd for a whopping $399.99 USD. That's definitely a bit pricey for an e-book reader even though it does have a 3.5-inch coloured touchscreen display running Android at the bottom. Engadget did mention that they like it better than the Nook, so it's up to you if it's worth the extra moolah.

Samsung Bada S8200 and Android-Based Galaxy2 Have Identical Spec Sheets, Except the OS

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Samsung is set to launch both the Samsung Bada S8200 and the Galaxy2 whenever they're ready. These two handsets are actually pretty identical on the spec sheet, both sporting: a 3.7-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen display, a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU, HSPA connectivity, WiFi / GPS support, and a 5MP AF camera. The main difference between the two is that the S8200 will, of course, be running on Samsung's Bada OS, while the Galaxy2 will be running Android. They're expected to launch for 400 Euros ($575 USD) and 450 Euros ($645 USD), respectively.

HP Shows Off Their First Smartbook, Runs Android

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At CES this year HP showed off a new smartbook. This smartbook stands out because it's the first one running Google's Android OS. Unfortunately, we don't know if this will hit the market since it's just a prototype at the point. Inside it's packing the 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU and has 3G / WiFi support. On the outside it's got a 10-inch resistive touchscreen display.

Samsung Shows Off 14-Inch Transparent OLED Laptop, For Fun

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Okay, well, maybe transparent OLED laptops won't be the future but it's still something pretty interesting to look at. When these displays are off they are 40% transparent and Samsung is boasting these as the world's first and largest OLED (laptop) prototype. It's sporting a transparent 14-inch OLED display and that's about all we need to know. Just for kicks you can check out the video below.


Sharp Unveils LE810 / LE820 / LE920 LED HDTVs, Expected In March and May

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Yesterday Sharp unveiled a couple of new HDTVs in their Aquos line-up. All of these HDTVs are LED in one way shape or form. The LE820 / 810 Series of HDTVs will come in 40 / 46 / 52 / 60-inch models and sport 120Hz technology with a 4ms response time. These will be available in March with a price tag somewhere between $1,800 and $4,000.

The higher-end LE920 Series will come in 52 / 60 / 68-inch models and sport Sharp's own Aquomotion 240Hz technology with an edge-lit display. These will be available later on - in May - but the prices haven't been mentioned yet. For everything you need to know, check out the presser below.

• Revolutionary four-primary-color technology enables more than one trillion colors
• Three UltraBrilliant Edge-lit AQUOS LED LCD TV Series with sizes ranging from 40- (40" diagonal) to an industry-first 68-inch (68 1/32" diagonal) screen class
• Newly developed dramatic, contemporary design sets the standard
• Flagship LE920 Series offers AquoMotion 240 for clearer fast-moving video
• AQUOS Net™ adds streaming video for enhanced home theater enjoyment
LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2010 – Sharp unveils three new AQUOS LED LCD TV series, breaking new ground in LCD technology and design. Premiering in the U.S. in early 2010, this next-generation set of UltraBrilliant Edge-lit AQUOS LED LCD TVs unveils a revolutionary technology, introducing never-before-seen colors to the TV industry. Unveiled by the company at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Sharp's proprietary four-primary-color technology enables more than a trillion colors to be displayed for more sparkling golds, Caribbean blues and sunflower yellows.
"As a pioneer in the LCD industry, Sharp continues to advance the technology, introducing it's first LED-backlight LCD TV on the market less than two years ago and paving the way for larger screen sizes, thin designs and Internet connectivity," said Mikio Katayama, president and chief operating officer, Sharp Corporation. "We have changed the way an LCD TV produces an image with the new four-primary-color technology, allowing us to broaden the visual experience and immerse consumers in a new world of color."

Four Primary Color Technology
This four-primary-color display employs a four-color filter, for the first time in the industry, that adds the color Y (yellow) to the three colors of R (red), G (green), and B (blue). This combination expands the color gamut, faithfully rendering nearly all colors that can be discerned with the unaided human eye. Four-primary-color technology enables the display to reproduce colors that have been difficult to portray using conventional LCD displays, such as the golden yellow color of brass instruments.
When combined with Sharp's 1080p X-Gen LCD panel, which incorporates UV2A Technology, the displays offer dramatic reduction in energy consumption compared to conventional fluorescent-backlight LCD TVs.
Continuing Sharp's history of innovation and originality, the new AQUOS LEDs offer a stunning new contemporary design that pushes the envelope for flat-screen television artistry. At only 1.6-inches thin, the full-front panel glass (on the LE920 and LE820 series) extends to meet the slim border for a subtle edge that befits the elegance of a modern home theater.
These advanced AQUOS LED LCD TVs also include Sharp's newest version of AQUOS Net, which delivers streaming video with Netflix®. AQUOS Net gives users instant access to customized Web-based content as well as AQUOS Advantage Live real-time customer support. The new AQUOS LED LCD TV product lines are all compliant with Energy Star® Version 4.0 standards which become effective in May 2010 and are equipped with Sharp's OPC function that automatically adjusts the unit's brightness based on the lighting of the room.

LE920 Series
The LE920 AQUOS LED LCD TV Series represents the flagship line of this new suite of AQUOS products, offering the pinnacle in image quality and connectivity. This Full-HD 1080p LCD TV Series, available in an industry-first 68-inch (LC-68LE920UN) screen class size, as well 60- (LC-60LE920UN) and 52-inch (LC-52LE920UN) screen class sizes (68 1/32", 60 1/32" and 52 1/32" diagonals respectively), combines Sharp's Full HD 1080p X-Gen LCD panel with its UltraBrilliant Edge-lit LED backlight to display vibrant colors and deep blacks. Additionally, this 1080p TV offers outstanding performance for fast-action imagery, employing AquoMotion 240, which virtually eliminates blur and artifacts on fast-moving video. Offering extreme flexibility, the LE920 Series includes a USB media player for digital video/music/photo enjoyment.

LE820/810 Series
Offering additional large-screen AQUOS LED LCD TV options, the LE820 and LE810 Series are available in 60- (LC-60LE820UN and LC-60LE810UN), 52- (LC-52LE820UN and LC-52LE810UN), 46- (LC-46LE820UN and LC-46LE810UN) and 40-inch (LC-40LE820UN and LC-40LE810UN) screen class sizes (60 1/32", 52 1/32", 45 63/64" and 40" diagonals respectively). Similar to the LE920 Series, these models combine Sharp's X-Gen LCD panel with an UltraBrilliant Edge-lit LED backlight. Sharp's proprietary Fine Motion Enhanced technology is included for 120 Hz Frame Rate Conversion, as well as fast response time (4 ms).

Advanced Connectivity
• Four HDMI™ with Instaport™ quick switching to avoid delay when switching between sources
• 1080p component video input
• RS-232C input for custom installations
• PC input so the TV serves a dual purpose as a PC monitor
• Ethernet jack for high-speed Internet
• USB input for music/photos(LE820/810)

• The LC-68LE920UN will be available in May, pricing is TBD
• The LC-60LE920UN will be available in May, pricing is TBD
• The LC-52LE920UN will be available in May, pricing is TBD
• The LC-60LE820UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $3,999.99
• The LC-52LE820UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $2,999.99
• The LC-46LE820UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $2,399.99
• The LC-40LE820UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $2,199.99
• The LC-60LE810UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $3,499.99
• The LC-52LE810UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $2,599.99
• The LC-46LE810UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $2,099.99
• The LC-40LE810UN will be available in March for an MSRP of $1,799.99

[Engadget, Gizmodo]

Acer Aspire Notebooks Get Updated To Run On Intel Core i3 / i5 CPUs

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It looks like those Acer Aspire notebooks got a touch up. The 17-inch AS7740 has been upgraded to accompany a 2.14GHz Intel Core i3-330M CPU, 4GB of RAM, a Blu-ray drive, and Windows 7 Home Premium. It still has its traditional 17-inch display and will cost you $750 when it launches. The smaller 15.6-inch AS5740 also got updated to accomodate a 2.2GHz Intel Cire i5-430M CPU, 4GB of RAM, discrete ATI graphics, and Windows 7. Unfortunately, this one doesn't have a Blu-ray drive, but it'll still cost you just $750. Those are some pretty sweet budget notebooks.


Xbox 360's Project Natal Officially Launching In Holiday 2010

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At the Microsoft CES press conference it was announced that Project Natal will be hitting shelves in holiday season 2010, so that means a couple of months from now - and that also means it's exactly what we heard. This one's for the Xbox 360 and will be full-body motion-sensing unlike the Wii where it's just your hand - unless you're using some other peripheral.

I wonder when Sony's own Wii-clone motion-sensing controller will launch.

Orange UK Not Selling Any More Nokia N97 Minis

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We recently heard that Vodafone will no longer be launching the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 likely due to various delays. To add fuel to the European fire, Orange UK will no longer be selling the Nokia N97 Mini as well. Two cancellations in two days. I sense a trend here. Is everyone freeing up space for the iPhone? Come on now.

T-Mobile USA Exclusively Launching the HTC HD2 This Spring

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Surprise, surprise! The HTC HD2 that everyone loves looks like it's headed exclusively to T-Mobile USA this Spring 2010. It's got a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, the 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU, a 5MP AF camera, and WinMo 6.5. This was all confirmed via a T-Mobile e-mail, so thanks for that!

Sony Unveils (40 to 60-Inch) Bravia 3D HDTVs, Launching In Summer With WiFi

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Yesterday Sony announced their latest Bravia HDTVs and, yes, they'll be spewing out 3D goodness for you all - if you can afford it. These new Bravia 3D HDTVs are expected to launch this Summer with a Full HD 1080p resolution and built-in WiFi support. If you're writing down model numbers, this one's the HX900. This Series will be available in 40 to 60-inch models, so look out for them in a couple of months.


Motorola Backflip Now Official; Android 2.1 and Flash 10.1 Update In the Future

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At this point we already know that the Motorola Backflip is headed to AT&T in Q1 of this year as one of their first Android phones. Well, Motorola has finally made the handset official. This handset will feature everything we already know: MOTOBLUR on top of Android 2.1, a 5MP camera, WiFi / 3G support, an awkward hinge, and there's even a touchpad on the back. To make things even better, Motorola also mentioned that all of their Android handsets will get updated to Android 2.1 eventually. Flash 10.1 will also make an appearance on the DROID, which should be getting an update (not for Flash support) soon.

Anyways, check out the Backflip page here.

[Boy Genius, Engadget]

White Nokia Twist 7505 Possibly Headed To Verizon?

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This photo above could be telling us that Verizon is planning to launch the Nokia Twist (7505). But, that's not all, it'll be in a white flavour! In case you forgot, this handset features a QVGA display and a 1.3MP AF camera. Clearly it's a bit lower-end than the Nokia Twist 7705 since that one has a 3MP camera, but it's okay. We don't know when it'll launch.

[Unwired View]

Apple Using Qualcomm 3G / EV-DO Chip Inside the Verizon-Bound iPhone

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It's no surprise that Apple plans to launch the iPhone on Verizon. While they sort their differences out, the latest rumour states that Apple could be looking to use a Qualcomm chip inside their Verizon-bound iPhone. But wait, it won't be the Snapdragon CPU, it'll actually be a 3D chip for EV-DO technology. The CPU could be the next-gen ARM Cortex (I believe the A9), so we'll just have to wait and see.

[Unwired View]