الثلاثاء، 18 نوفمبر، 2014

New Honda FCV Concept Announced In Japan


The photo above gives us our first look at the new Honda FCV Concept, and the company plans to launch their next generation fuel cell vehicle on 2016.

The Honda FCV Concept, Honda’s fuel-cell vehicle concept, made its world debut today in Japan. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of Honda’s fuel-cell vehicle anticipated to launch in Japan by March of 2016, followed by U.S. and Europe.

As the next progression in Honda’s dynamic FCV styling, the Honda FCV Concept features a low and wide aerodynamic body with clean character lines. The interior strives to achieve harmony between man and machine by taking advantage of new powertrain packaging efficiencies delivering even greater passenger space than its predecessor, the FCX Clarity, including seating for up to five people.

Honda launched their current FCX Clarity back in 2008, and the new Honda FCV Concept is expected to be the vehicles replacement, and it will come with a longer range than the previous model.

Bentley Grand Convertible Announced Ahead Of LA Auto Show

The LA Auto Show kicks off tomorrow, we have already seen a number of new cars, and now we have another one from luxury car maker Bentley, with the new Bentley Grand Convertible, which is a concept at the moment.
The Bentley Grand Convertible will come with a six and three quarter litre twin turbo engine that will have 530HP and 1,110 Nm of torque.

Bentley have not revealed any performance figures on the new Bentley Grand Convertible, we suspect we will hear more details about the cars performance later this week.


The car has been announced as a concept at the moment, although Bentley are considering putting this new luxury convertible into production if they get enough interest from their customers.

 “This concept demonstrates Bentley’s ability to create a pinnacle convertible Grand Tourer, while embodying elegance beyond compare. With this car we combine the opulent Mulsanne experience with the full sensory indulgence of open-air touring, continuing to unite luxury and performance in new ways.         

“We are eagerly awaiting the response of our customers to this car. We will ensure that this car – if it reaches the roads – will be a highly exclusive, extremely limited collector’s piece.”

Nokia N1 Android Tablet Poses For The Camera

Earlier today Nokia announced their first Android tablet, the Nokia N1, and now we have some actual photos of this new tablet from Nokia.
The new Nokia N1 Android tablet comes with a 7.9 inch IPS display that has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, the device comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

This new Android tablet is powered by a 64-bit mobile processor from Intel, a 2.3GHz Atom Z3580 processor and it also features 2GB of RAM, plus front and rear facing cameras.

On the front of the Nokia N1 is a fixed focus 5 megapixel camera which is capable of Full HD video in 1080p, on the back of the tablet is an 8 megapixel camera with auto focus.
 The Nokia N1 Android tablet comes with a 5300 mAh battery, WiFi and Bluetooth, it also features the Nokia Z Launcher. The device will go on sale in early 2015 and will retail for $249. Nokia have said that it will launch in China in quarter one, and will then be rolled out to other countries.
الجمعة، 14 نوفمبر، 2014

BURG 12 Watchphone Unveiled For $199

Designer Hermen van den Burg has unveiled his new smartwatch creation in the form of the new BURG 12 Watchphone that is now available to purchase for $199 and comes complete with $25 worth of free calls.
The BURG 12 smartwatch is equipped with a 1.5-inch 240 x 240 resolution touchscreen and is both scratch and water resistant and has been designed dot support pairing with iOS and Android smartphones via Bluetooth 3.0 although to make calls this is not necessary.

The BURG 12 watchphone is available in either black and purple with optional interchangeable straps and bezels and is capable making and receive calls and texts without connecting to a smartphone.
“Created by world-renowned Dutch lifestyle designer and trendsetter, Hermen van den Burg, well known for his work with Ikea and retail giant Target, the BURG 12 Smartwatch combines robust functionality with avant-garde design in a convenient, user-friendly device, at an affordable price. 
In keeping with the minimalistic, but powerful elements that define Dutch design, the BURG 12 integrates seamlessly with consumer’s lifestyles, featuring interchangeable straps and bezels — making it both striking to look at and fun to wear. The BURG 12 features touch-screen menus that offer a complete suite of smartphone features:
  Full phone functionality to make and receive calls with the watch’s speakerphone using the included SIM card or paired with your iPhone or Android smartphone.
– Two-way Bluetooth-based communication.
– SMS and MMS capabilities.
– Includes a SIM card with $25 of prepaid talk and text.
– Camera to take and view photos.
– Calendar, calculator, and contact list.
– FM radio, MP3 music, MP4 video player, and voice recorder.  Controls and plays the smartphone’s music through the speaker.
– 3-day standby battery life, 2-3 hour talk time, 3-4 hour media player.
– Connects to iOS or Android™ smartphones via Bluetooth 3.0 technology.
– Colorful 1.5-inch TFT touch screen display with 240 x 240 resolution puts menus and controls at your fingertips.
– Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery charges in 1-3 hours through included USB to Micro USB cable.
– Micro SD port for up to 16GB of storage and Micro USB port for syncing and charging.
– Includes 4GB MicroSD card to save image and music files.
– Scratch and splash resistant.
– Includes black or purple straps (additional straps and bezels are available).

Beats Solo 2 Wireless Headphones Launched


Apple owned Beat Audio has launched their latest headphones, the Beats Solo 2 Wireless headphones, which are a wireless version of the Solo 2 that were announced earlier in the year.

The Solo 2 headphones retail for $199, and if you want the new beats Solo 2 Wireless headphones then they are going to set you back $100 more, as they retail for $299.95.

The Beats Solo 2 Wireless come in a range of colors, just like the wired versions, which include, black, red, white, green, blue and more.

The company is also launching a version of the wired Solo 2 headphones, called the ‘Royal Edition’ these will come with new color options and a satin finish and will retail for $199.

It looks like the new Beats Solo 2 Wireless headphones are only available in the U.S.
الثلاثاء، 4 نوفمبر، 2014

HTC Rapid Charger 2.0 Announced



HTC has announced a new quick charger for some of its smartphones, the HTC Rapid Charger 2.0, which is designed to charge your HTC smartphone 40 percent faster than standard chargers.

The HTC Rapid Charger 2.0 is designed to work with the latest HTC smartphones, which include the HTC One M8, the HTC One Remix, the HTC One E8 and the HTC Desire Eye.

Universal USB charger powers up your HTC smartphone in a blink. Compatible with all HTC smartphones, the 15W travel charger powers up certain HTC models 40% faster than standard chargers* by using Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology.

The charger is also compatible with older HTC smartphones, like the HTC One M7, although it will not charge the handset as fast with the older devices.

As yet there are no details on how much the HTC Rapid Charger 2.0 will retail ,

Epson Runsense GPS SF-810 Sports Watch Now Available For £300

Epson has this week announced their new Epson Runsense GPS SF-810 sports smartwatch with built-in optical heart rate sensor technology is now available to purchase for £300.
The Epson Runsense GPS SF-810 watch is fitted with a GPS tracker, Smart Stride sensor and heart rate sensor that measure the users heart rate directly from the wrist.

“By using its own technology, Epson has created a highly energy efficient device that is capable of active GPS tracking and heart rate measuring for up to 20 hours without recharging – more than two times longer than comparable products[1].
 
The SF-810 also features Epson’s intelligent smart stride sensor that precisely measures stride length and pitch while also learning an individual’s running technique. If the GPS signal is lost during exercise, this technology is used to replace the missing data, continuing to track accurate pace and distance measurements.
 
The device is suitable for monitoring running, cycling and walking, and can also be used at the gym with the indoor mode. It has four customisable screens that can provide more than 35 different measurements, including time elapsed, distance, pace, laps, intervals, speed, calories burned and many more, while powerful training modes help athletes achieve better results.”
-          Built-in optical heart rate monitor       
-          Smart stride sensor – learns individual techniques to calibrate stride length
-          Long battery life of 20 hours ( With GPS and HR sensors on)
-          Accurate Epson GPS sensor
-          Compact lightweight design
-          Analyse and evaluate runs with the Epson Runsense View portal
-          Smart phone app for simple product set up and fast GPS connection
-          Highly customisable screens – easily cycle through four screens with up to three measurements on each
-          Pace, Interval, Lap, Run, Cycle and Walk modes
-          Set distance or time goals to receive respective time or distance estimates depending on real-time progress
-          Assignable tap function to switch screens, turn on light or set laps
-          Vibration alert
-          Water resistant to 5 atm
-          Indoor Mode
-          Store up to 400 laps of information without needing to sync
-          Bluetooth 4.0 connection to smart devices
-          Connection to PC via USB

Sony Xperia Z2 And Z2 Tablet Update Brings New Features

Sony has released a new software update for the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone and their Xperia Z2 tablet, the update is based on Android 4.4.4 KiKat and it brings a range of new features to both devices.
The update brings PS4 Remote Play to the Sony Xperia Z2 and the Z2 Tablet, you can see more details of what is included in the update below.

  • PS4 Remote Play with full DualShock 4 controller compatibility
  • Hi-Res Audio support for PCM and DSD files, Sony DSEE HX tech in Walkman app that’ll improve the sound of MP3, AAC and Music Unlimited tracks
  • Xperia Camera apps like Sound Photo, AR Fun, Multi Camera and Face In
  • Newest version of Battery Stamina Mode as well as Ultra Stamina Mode, the latter of which will make a fully-charged Xperia Z2 last more than a week in standby
  • Quick Settings includes Smart Screen Rotation, Record Screen for recording a video of your display
  • Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet will unlock when near SmartBand, SmartBand Talk or SmartWatch 3 thanks to Bluetooth Unlock feature
The update is being rolled out to the Sony Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet today, .
الجمعة، 31 أكتوبر، 2014

HP Sprout PC Ditches The Mouse And Keyboard

HP has announced a new PC, the HP Sprout which ditches the mouse an keyboard in favor of a new multi touch mat and a projector, have a look at the video below.
The HP Sprout is a Windows 8.1 PC and it comes with a 23 inch full HD touchscreen display that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The new Sprout PC s powered by an Intel Core i7-4790s processor and it comes with Intel HD graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 745A graphics.
There is also 8GB of RAM as standard, although this can be upgraded to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage, plus Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0.

The HP Sprout also comes with a four camera system which is made up of an INtel RealSense 3D camera and a 14.6 megapixel high resolution camera, plus a HP DLP projector.

Samsung Gear S Smartwatch

Samsung announced the Gear S smartwatch will hit retail in the US starting November 7th, and will hit retail at major US carriers as well, including AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint.

It will also be available at Samsung Experience Shops in Best Buy. Unfortunately, there’s no word about the pricing of the smartwatch, nor from carriers nor retailers, but we’ve heard that Sprint will offer its own plan for the smartwatch since it comes with 3G support.

    “Samsung continues to shape the wearable category with advanced technology and new experiences,” said Gregory Lee, president and CEO of Samsung Telecommunications America and Samsung Electronics North America Headquarters. “A growing developer ecosystem will further expand the capabilities of the Gear S with fitness tracking services like Nike+ Running and on-wrist turn-by-turn navigation from HERE and more.”

Samsung Gear S comes with a 2-inch display sporting a resolution of 480 by 360 pixels, and a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage. Users can get notifications on their device, and even network calling through the smartphone as well. Other features include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, IP67 certifications making it water and dust-resistant, and runs Tizen as its operating system.

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