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Asus has added another netbook to their line up with the launch of the Asus Eee PC 1225B, and the device comes with an 11.6 inch LED backlit display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

Processing is provided by a dual core AMD Fusion APU E450 1.65GHz processor, and you get a choice of either 2GB or 4GB of DDR3 RAM, plus up to a 750GB HDD.

Asus Eee PC 1225B Netbook

Other specifications on the Asus Eee PC 1225B include 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, a 0.3 megapixel web camera, a 6 cell battery, HDMI, VGA, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and a multi format card reader.

There are no details on pricing as yet and also no details on when the Asus Eee PC 1225B netbook will go on sale.

To read more about ASUS Eee PC 1225B, click here.

Microsoft has this week added its first game to Apple’s iTunes App Store, with the arrival of its Kinectimals game ono the iPad. Kinectimals was originally designed for the Xbox 360 and its Kinect motion controller, and has now made the jump to tablet devices.

Kinectimals allows players to interact with virtual animals in a manner akin to pets, gameplay includes activities such as teaching tricks to the animal, guiding the animal around an obstacle course, and free-form play.

Microsoft explains:

“This irresistible mobile experience gives you the chance to use your phone to visit the island of Lemuria and play with, care for and fall in love with your very own cub. Bring your pet with you wherever you go! If you’ve already experienced Kinectimals on Kinect for Xbox 360, your phone becomes the key to unlocking five new cubs on your console. Stand-alone mobile game features Kinectimals’ signature visual quality, delightful animation and brand new ways to play with your cub! “

Kinectimals for iPad  is now available to download from the Apple iTunes Store for $2.99.

Source: iTunes

A unique way of adding a number pad to a Macbook or any other laptop equipped with a touchpad has been thought up by designers Gong Huachao & Wang Hui.

To use the new concept touchpad film, you would need to simply download a small application and apply the number pad film over the top of your touchpad. Transforming it in to a handy number pad, for quick number entry.

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The touchpad, number pad can be enable or disable via a hotkey and allows those missing their beloved number pads to be able to add one tom their laptops without have to carry and addition USB or Bluetooth device in their bags. Is the Number Pad Film something you would use?

Source: Yanko

Electronic gadgets market is giant market with countless gadgets that gained recognition and praised worldwide. Technology is advancing so rapidly, that with every passing day, we get to listen about new electronic gadgets and their upgraded versions being launched in the market by electronic giant.

Let’s review some of the best of the best in cameras, smartphones, camcorders, tablets, gaming devices, laptops, e-readers and other gadgets.

1. Apple iPad 2

Specs: Dual -core A5 processor, front-and-rear facing cameras,720p video recording, HDMI Screen mirroring. Price: Starting at $500. With the new dual core a5 processor that delivers graphics on par with full laptops, a better lithium-ion battery that can now last up to 10hours, a front-facing camera and an 720p rear camera which lets you do video chats with Apple’s Facetime service.

2. Fujifilm Finepix X100

Specs: Fixed 35mm lens, Switchable EVF/OVF, Built-n ND filter, Physical aperture, shutter and exposure dials. Price: $1,199. Fuji has expertly placed the physical controls and dials for the aperture, shutter and exposure in the most logical and easy-to-access locations. No digital menus and whatnot this is the real deal. Simply put, if you have the money, save up and you want a new camera, get the X100.

3. Nintendo 3DS

Specs: Passive 3d, Two screens, motio and gyro sensor, 2gb sd card,Analog controls, 3d camera. Price: $250.The Nintendo 3DS launched without a huge stable of games, and under fire by an increasingly vibrant smartphone market, but let’s not lose sight of the technical feat at hand: It’s a handheld 3D games machine that doesn’t require glasses.

4. Motorola Atrix

Specs: 1GHZ Dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3 Inch qhd display with 960×540 resolution, 5MP Camera, 720p HD video recording. Price: Starting at $200. When it comes to future-facing products, the Motorola Atrix is right up there with the electric car. Here’s a smartphone that can be docked and turned into a laptop.

5. Samsung Series 9

Specs: Intel Core i5 processor, 128 GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 3000. Price: Starting at $1649. It has Intels latest processor, a quick solid state hard drive, and an excellent display. Samsung also took a page out of Apple’s handbook and swathed the Series 9 in something called Duralumin- a material twice the strength of aluminum while still being as light.

6. Iphone 4s

Specs: 3.5 inch Retina Display, 512 MB of RAM, Apple A4 processor, 5 MP rear camera, 720p video capture, 0.3 MP Front-facing camera. Price: Starting at #200.

7. HTC Sensation 4G

Specs: 4.3 inch qHD Super LCD display, DLNA capability, Snapdragon 1.2GHZ dual-core processor, Android 2.3. Price: Starting at $200.

8. Lenovo Thinkpad X1

Specs: Intel Core i7 processors, 3.7 pounds, 13.3 inch SuperBright LCD, up to 8gb RAM, up to 160 gb SSD Storage. Price: Starting at $1,600. Thin, lightweight, durable and fast, the X1 is the best designed business laptop you can buy. The X1 comes equipped with coming Gorilla Glass on the screen, a carbon fiber rollcage and a spill resistant keyboard.

9. Barnes & Noble Nook

Specs: 6-inch Pearl E-Ink touchscreen, 7.48 ounces, .47 inches thin, two-month battery life. Price: $139. The e-reader wars got a lot more interesting last month when Barnes & Noble announced its all new Nook; a faster, lighter, thinner model with two-month battery life.

10. Motorola Xoom

Specs: 10.1 inch screen 1GB RAM, NVIDIA Tegra 2 1 GHZ Processor. Price: $800. The Xoom succeeded in showing that Apple wasn’t the only company that knew how to build a worthwhile tablet. Google’s newest mobile OS, Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the XOOM came out the gate with a number of features at the time, bested the iPad like 4g connectivity, a more powerful dual-core processor, HDMI Output and front-and-rear facing cameras.

11. Sony Handycam HDR-TD10

Specs: 3D in Double Full HD, 1920X1080 Full HD 60/24P recording, 10x optical zoom in 3D. Price: $1500. Sony is determined to make 3D work. Shoot true 3D HD Video with a device you can fully hold in your hand. If you want to see what you’ve just shot, you can view the 3D video on the screen without glasses.

12. T-Mobile Sidekick 4G

Specs: 1GHZ processor, 2GB SD Card, Full QWERTY Keyboard, 3.5 inche, 480×800 pixel TFT display. Price: $100.

13. Samsung Droid Charge

Specs: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Display, Mobile Hotspot capabilitity, 1GHZ Hummingbird processor. Price: $300. The HTC Thunderbolt may have introduced to Verizon’s 4g network, but it was the Droid Charge that showed what a device could really do with the nation’s fastest wireless service.

14. HTC Thunderbolt From Verizon

 
The HTC Thunderbolt was Verizon’s first attempt at a 4G phone, and it passed our tests with ease. Download speeds consistently ranged between 8 megabits per second and 12 mbps on Verizon’s LTE network, which runs circles around the HSPA+ handsets that AT&T and T-Mobile try to pass off as 4G.

15. Bang & Olufsen BeoVision 4

Specs: 85-ich screen, 1080p resolution, Plasma, Automatic Picture Control, Automatic Color Management, BeoLab 10 center speaker. Price: $85,000. With the BeoVision 4 you get al the usual B&O perks like Automatic Color Management and Automatic Picture Contro which deduces how much light is in the room and sets your TVs picture accordingly.

16. Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF 101

Specs: NVIDIA Tegra 2 1.0 GHz dual-core processor, Android 3.0, Full QWERTY keyboard, front-and-rear-facing cameras. Price: $500. ASUS’s entry into the tablet game was a novet one. Once connected to the keyboard dock, the thin tablet would be transformed into a notebook complete with better battery life up to 16hrs and more ports (2USB 2.0).

17. Canon EOS Rebel T3i

Specs: 3-inch swivel screen, built-in flash, 18 megapixels, 1080p video capture. Price: $800. If you save $600 more, you can get one of the best cameras under $1,000 available today. These camera has an external mic jack, wireless flash transmitter, so you can operate multiple flashes-perfect if you’re looking to get serious about capturing moving and still images.

18. Casio Tryx

Specs: 12.1 megapixels, 1080p recording. Price: $200. It’s easy to use and navigate, pretty lightweight, and can 12.1 MP photos and record 1080p video.

19. Samsung Nexus S 4G

Specs: 1 GHZ processor, 16 GB, 4-inch Super Amoled Display, Android 2.3, WI-Fi, 5mp Front and rear facing cameras. Price: $220. As the newest official Google Phone, the Samsung Nexus S 4G delivers the best Android experience out of any smartphone on the market. The Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS is not bogged down by UI add-ons, instead you get a clean install of the OS the way Google intended it to be used. You also get a fast processor, a great screen and the ability to use the new Google Wallet service thanks to the built-in Near-Field-Communication chip-a first among Android phones.
20. Dell XPS 15z
Specs: .97″ thin, Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, NVIDIA’s GeForce GT 525M, up to 8gb of RAM, nine-in-one card reader. Price:  Starting at $999. Dell calls it the ” thinnets 15-inc PC on the planet”.  A hair thinner than Apple’s Macbook Pro ( .97 inches thin), the 15z is as well-rounded as it is well designed. You get the option of Intel’s latest processors-the Core i5 or i7, as well as NVIDIA’s powerful GeForce GT525M graphics system that can switch to a power-saving mode to help out your battery.

21.  HTC Flyer

Specs: 7-inch touchscreen, 1.5 GHz processor, wi-fi, front-and-rear-facing camera, 32 GB storage, 1GB of RAM, microsd card slot. For its first tablet, HTC simply brought the most beloved and praised features from its best selling mobile phones to the flyer. HTC also included what it calls a magic pen so you can draw and write notes freehand if you want.

 22. Panasonic TC-P65VT30

Specs: 65-inch plasma, 3D compatible, 3d glasses included, Netflix Streaming, 2.2 inches thick. Price: $3,900. The TC displays vivid colors and deep blacks in full HD, sports a thin, attractive design and a good internet suite that lets you access twitter, netflix streaming, Amazon Instant, Youtube and Facebook.

23. Eye-Fi Mobile X2

Specs: 8GB of memory, 802.11n high speed Wi-fi. Price: $80. For those of you who don’t plan on buying a new camera anytime in the near future, there’s the Eye-Fi Mobile X2. Essentially an 8gb sd card with built in high speed wi-fi, the Eye-Fi Mobile X2 will let you transmit photos do computer quickly and easily. And if you’re not near a wi-fi connection, thanks to a feature called Direct Mode, you can send images directly to your IOS or Android device.

 24. Denon AVR-1912

Specs: 6 HDMI ports, 7.1 ch Network Streaming, Airplay Ready, 3D Ready, Discrete Amps rated at 90 watts each. Price $550. Looking for good HD Receiver that can support your love of all things in 3d.

25. Alienware M14x

Specs: 2.3 GHz Inter Core i7, Window 7 Home, Nvidia GeForce GT555M, 8GB of RAM, 750 GB Hard Drive. Price: $ 2,198. At 11-inches, the Alienware MX11x was the smallest gaming laptop on the market.





Although laptops and notebooks have very similar traits such as they are both portable and you can take them anywhere, there are some differences between both of them.

LAPTOP VS NOTEBOOK BATTLE

Let us start with notebook computers;  NOTEBOOK COMPUTERS are designed to allow you to do computer work while on the go and still offer all the power mobile users require for entertainment as well as work. This type of computer usually is not cheap and your top of the line notebooks can be very expensive.

Notebook computers are ultra light, which makes it easier for you to take it anywhere you want. The lesser the weight the better for you! It has 4 hours plus battery life, and it has a low profile, which means it’s thin. In addition, it doesn’t have an internal floppy disk, nor do you have the ability to utilize CDs or DVD’s. It has a minimal graphics subsystem. In addition to this, it has an integrated modem. If you require the services of the internet, that’s not a problem  as it has a network connection. It’s screen is about 12″-14″ long and it has a keyboard that is just big enough to be functional.

Now as for a laptop, the name says it all. It is a portable unit meant for you to be able to work with while resting on your lap. In comparison to the notebook, it looks quite large and has lots of power with several features.

A  The standard laptop should have most if not all the following features .

-Laptops usually are a little bigger than notebook computers and a little heavier than they are.
-They have an Nvidia GeForce or ATI Radeon graphics subsystem, Internal DVD-RW drive, an integrated modem, network and WI-FI capabilities
-The speakers are a integrated high quality system.
– It also has at least 2 hour plus battery life,
-The keyboard is large enough to be used conveniently.
-Laptops screens are at least 14″-17″ long.
-Also laptops are very upgradeable.

As you can see from the above information, there are many similarities as well as differences that exist between a notebook and laptop. The design of the laptop gives you all the capabilities of a desktop computer yet remains mobile.

 

Hi guys!

With all the technology gadgets today in the market and many to choose from, we can think of what’s the difference with this products?  So here’s a glimpse for those who are wondering what is a netbook and a notebook. Advantage and disadvantage  of using this gadgets and have an idea on whats with this gadgets!

Let’s take a look:

1. A notebook is basically a laptop that is located somewhere between a large desktop replacement and ultraportables. A more recent addition to the family is the netbook, and its main difference from a notebook is size because it is considerably smaller. Being small has its good and bad aspects. On one hand, you can easily carry it around without breaking your back while, on the other hand, its small screen and cramped keyboard leaves more to be desired. One major problem with the small screen is the low resolution. Most netbooks have a resolution of 1024×600. The current standard for online sites is 1024×768. This just means that certain sites may not appear in its totality, and you have to scroll down when you should not need to.

2. Aside from the physical dimensions, netbooks are also inferior to notebooks when it comes to hardware. Notebooks usually have processors that were intended for desktop computers while netbooks use special ‘mobile’ version processors. These processors consume less power and generate less heat at the expense of processing power. Netbooks also lack an optical drive most probably to reduce the size and cost of the unit. There are external drives that you can purchase separately and connect through the USB port.

3. A major advantage of netbooks that was already mentioned before is low power consumption. This is not your typical 10% to 20% more on the battery life as a netbook with a 6-cell battery can get up to 7 or 8 hours in a single charge. That is roughly 3 times the 2-3 hour capacity of most notebooks. This is also very useful if you do not rely on electric companies for power, such as, if you are on a boat, on the road, or you just want to be off the grid.

    

4. Lastly, but probably the most significant for most people, a netbook is significantly cheaper than a notebook. A typical notebook can cost twice as much as a netbook. So for those who are comfortable with the size and only use their computers to browse the Internet or do some paperwork, a netbook is not only perfect, but it can also save you some cash both in the short and long run.

Summary:

1. A netbook is much smaller than a notebook.
2. A netbook has much lower specs than a notebook.
3. A netbook doesn’t have an optical drive while a notebook does.
4. A netbook consumes less power than a notebook.
5. A netbook is cheaper than a notebook.
So what will you choose, NETBOOK OR NOTEBOOK? Your Choice!