Archive for Lars-Göran Nilsson

  • Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

    Asus Eee Note EA800 hands-on

    By 10 December 2010

    Asus' Eee Note EA800 is an interesting proposition. Not quite a tablet (it's mono for starters) and more than an ebook reader, it fits into a category all of its own. Indeed, the sketch tablet, or note pad, may not be bought by those interested in the...

  • Multi-touch remote controls and keypads coming from Elan

    Multi-touch remote controls and keypads coming from Elan

    By 9 June 2010

    Ever felt that the old fashioned remote control just doesn’t cut it anymore? We've seen an interesting solution from a Taiwanese company, Elan, that is a multi-touch device which can be used as a remote control, a keyboard, and a gamepad.  Multi-touch...

  • Display Taiwan goes bonkers over 3D TVs without the spex

    Display Taiwan goes bonkers over 3D TVs without the spex

    By 9 June 2010

    There’s no doubt that 3D is en vogue at the moment, but it's still unsure whether consumers are willing to invest in the hardware required or not. There’s also the problem of buying into a standard which requires specific types of 3D-spex for the...

  • 3M first with USB 3.0 monitor

    3M first with USB 3.0 monitor

    By 9 June 2010

    3M has unveiled its new monitor technology, and it's one of the first USB 3.0 products we’ve seen that isn’t storage related. It doesn’t just get its display signal via the new standard, but also draws its power from it.  The 3M demo unit is only...

  • Acer Stream Android handset hands-on

    Acer Stream Android handset hands-on

    By 7 June 2010

    Although Acer has traditionally been a Windows Mobile company, it seems like the company is moving more and more towards Android. Its latest high-end handset, the Stream, offers a wide range of cutting edge features that we haven’t seen on competing...

  • Acer LumiRead L-600 meets Amazon Kindle head-on - first look

    Acer LumiRead L-600 meets Amazon Kindle head-on - first look

    By 7 June 2010

    Amazon’s Kindle has certainly raised the bar for ebook readers of late, and it looks like Acer is ready to take on the retail giant with its LumiRead L600 reader. Indeed, the design is very similar, although Acer has added a couple of extra features...

  • Acer beTouch E130 handset runs Android

    Acer beTouch E130 handset runs Android

    By 7 June 2010

    Acer is to introduce the beTouch E130 - one of the company's range of affordable handsets. As such, it doesn’t have the latest cutting edge features, but could be hugely popular nonetheless.  The E130 looks somewhat like a Blackberry handset, with...

  • First iPad camera spotted

    First iPad camera spotted

    By 7 June 2010

    You may never have heard of Photofast, but the company makes a lot of flash memory-related products. And now it's starting to produce Apple hardware accessories, and has created a prototype camera for the iPad which will "launch later this year".  The...

  • MSI GT660 laptop comes with passive 3D glasses

    MSI GT660 laptop comes with passive 3D glasses

    By 4 June 2010

    Notebooks have generally become cheap mass produced products, and it’s hard for any one manufacturer to differentiate itself from its peers, so everyone is looking for that special, stand-out feature. MSI believes its got one... Not only does the GT660...

  • ViewSonic brings Core i3 to the masses

    ViewSonic brings Core i3 to the masses

    By 4 June 2010

    ViewSonic is trying very hard to become a serious contender in the notebook market, and its first lot of notebooks weren’t bad. Now, thanks to Intel at Computex, we know at least what one of ViewSonic’s upcoming models will have to offer.  The VNB145,...

  • Capture HD video through HDMI with AverMedia

    Capture HD video through HDMI with AverMedia

    By 4 June 2010

    Although AverMedia isn’t the first company to offer HDMI capture cards, we’d expect its solutions to be far more affordable than what’s currently available in the market. The company was showing off two new models at Computex, offering a wide range...

  • Malata SMB-A1011 Android tablet steals the show at Computex

    Malata SMB-A1011 Android tablet steals the show at Computex

    By 4 June 2010

    Trade shows can be extremely dull when you’re walking the show floors trying to find something new and exciting, but then you bump into something unexpected like the Malata SMB-A1011 tablet and it’s all worth it. Okay, so the name is anything but...

  • MSI Wind Pad to come with interchangeable covers?

    MSI Wind Pad to come with interchangeable covers?

    By 4 June 2010

    We've previously brought you news that MSI has shown its 10-inch iPad rival at Computex in Taipei, the amusingly titled Wind Pad. However, we didn't say that the Taiwanese company is considering offering interchangeable back covers for it.  Three different...

  • Toshiba Portege M135: ultrathin and lord of bling

    Toshiba Portege M135: ultrathin and lord of bling

    By 4 June 2010

    Toshiba has always had its own unique style when it comes to notebook designs, and its latest model (shown on the Intel booth at Computex in Taiwan), the Portégé M135, is one of the blingest notebooks we’ve ever seen that hasn’t been coated in crystals. ...

  • MSI shows off Sketch Book concept at Computex

    MSI shows off Sketch Book concept at Computex

    By 4 June 2010

    One for budding artists, MSI’s Sketch Book is not just a conventional netbook, flip the keyboard around and on the back you’ll find a surface on which you can draw with a stylus. If you’re familiar with Wacom tablets, then you know what we’re...

  • Compro claims world's smallest digital TV tuner

    Compro claims world's smallest digital TV tuner

    By 3 June 2010

    If you’ve ever felt the urge to own the world’s smallest DVB-T TV tuner, then you’re in luck; Compro’s U680F is tiny. This diminutive USB TV-tuner doesn’t stop at mere TV pictures though, it also supports DAB and DAB+ digital radio, as well...

  • MSI to dabble in Android tablet market?

    MSI to dabble in Android tablet market?

    By 3 June 2010

    There are a couple of different approaches to tablets that we’ve seen at Computex in Taiwan, either they’re netbooks or low power notebooks running full-on versions of Windows, or they’re powered by various ARM processors and usually running Android....

  • Plextor media player comes with Blu-ray support

    Plextor media player comes with Blu-ray support

    By 3 June 2010

    Media players have become mass market devices in the last couple of years and you can pick up a wide range of sub-£100 players these days. They all come with network connectivity and support for a wide range of file formats and possibly even a space...

  • Rotatable iPad dock makes appearance at Computex

    Rotatable iPad dock makes appearance at Computex

    By 3 June 2010

    Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best and we spotted a Hong Kong-based manufacturer, S&A, displaying an iPad stand at Computex, Taiwan. Well, as of right now it’s a stand, but it’s going to be a dock very shortly; a dock that allows you to use...

  • Android TV spotted at Computex

    Android TV spotted at Computex

    By 2 June 2010

    Taiwanese TV manufacturer Heran has displayed an Android-powered TV during the Computex convention in its home country. And, although it’s far from being a retail product, it does give us a glimpse of where TV manufacturers might take things in the...

  • Aiptek demos 3D camcorder at Computex

    Aiptek demos 3D camcorder at Computex

    By 2 June 2010

    Creating 3D video content is something that has been anything but affordable for consumers. But Aiptek, the Taiwanese manufacturer of many a cheap camcorder, has created the first truly affordable 3D capable model. The Aiptek i2 3D HD doesn’t look like...

  • Lamborghini-branded Asus VX6 netbook spied at Computex

    Lamborghini-branded Asus VX6 netbook spied at Computex

    By 31 May 2010

    While snooping around the Asus Eee Tablet and Eee Pad launches at Computex, Taiwan, we've managed to snap some exclusive pictures of Asus’ upcoming Lamborghini-branded VX6 12.1-inch netbook. And it means serious business, not just in terms of branding,...

  • Asus 10-inch touchscreen PC meets the iPad head-on

    Asus 10-inch touchscreen PC meets the iPad head-on

    By 31 May 2010

    The second of Asus' touchscreen tablet PCs to be unveiled at Computex, Taiwan (the first being the EP121) has a 10-inch screen, and is therefore called the EP101TC. Being physically smaller than its stable mate isn’t really that remarkable in itself,...

  • Sneak peak at Asus Eee Pad EP121 12 inch iPad rival

    Sneak peak at Asus Eee Pad EP121 12 inch iPad rival

    By 31 May 2010

    If you weren’t impressed by the Eee Tablet, how about an Eee Pad? In fact, Asus has announced a pair of different models (also including the EP101TC). And the larger of the two, the Eee Pad EP121, is a rather unique product in as much as it’s three...

  • Asus Eee Tablet makes Computex debut

    Asus Eee Tablet makes Computex debut

    By 31 May 2010

    Asus has announced what many expected to be its iPad competitor at the Computex convention in Taiwan, but it turns out that the Eee Tablet is more akin to an ebook reader than anything else. It uses a high-resolution monochrome display with no less than...