Wireless sound and fast 3D pictures: New technology products
Dec 11, 2011, 3:06 GMT
Bluetooth headset with optimal cable connection
Munich (dpa) - The new Jabra headset Halo2 is connected to smartphones or MP3 players by either Bluetooth nor cable. A sensor field on the earplug allows for changing the volume and song title without grabbing for the main device, while so-called noise blackout technology does away with disturbing ambient noise. A battery charge lasts for eight hours of constant use, according to the manufacturer. For MP3 devices without Bluetooth, the headset can be connected by a cable with a corresponding jack included in the price of 100 euro (130 dollars).
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N tablet now available
Berlin (dpa) - Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Tab 10.1N tablet. New is the silver housing with integrated speakers relocated towards the front. The technical details remain the same as the interior of the tablet works with a 1 GHz dual core processor and the Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) operating system. The UMTS compatible version of the device costs at least 629 euros (841 dollars) depending on storage space, while the purely wireless version selling for 539 euro.
New 3D monitor from Philips
Hamburg (dpa) - Philips has introduced a new 3D monitor. The 273G can show games and films in 3D with the necessary shutter glasses, included in the price. Included in the monitor is software which automatically gives two-dimensional content new depth. The reaction time is 2 milliseconds. The 27-inch display is available starting in January 2012 for 499 euro.
Blu-ray player with digital receiver
Munich (dpa) - A new Blu-ray player from Samsung can receive high resolution videos and digital television. The device comes in two variations. The BD-D6900 has an integrated tuner for DVB-T and digital cable (DVB-C) while the BD-6900S has a satellite receiver (DVB-S). In addition, both devices come with a CI-Plus port for fee-based television offers, wireless internet access and a recorder function to record programs. Each of the players costs 299 euro (400 dollars).
Two headphones released by Blaupunkt
Berlin (dpa) - Blaupunkt's On-Ear headphones Comfort 112 is available in two versions - one with a cable and one without. The strip version includes the add-on Noise Canceller and can actively suppress disturbing exterior noise. But the headphones do require batteries. The Wireless version works in a an area of around 30-metres. The built-in battery lasts about six hours. There are adapters for different plugs and connections included in the price of 129 euro (172.50 dollars) for either headphones.
New Ashampoo version burns data from Facebook and Dropbox
Berlin (dpa) - The current version of the Ashampoo Burning Studio programme can burn data from social networks onto CDs and DVDs. Users directly access their content at Facebook, Flickr or Picasa with a reworked user interface. The cloud service Dropbox is also supported. The Burning Studio 11 also works with external hardware such as smartphones and digital cameras. The program is available for 50 euros (67 dollars) from the manufacturer's website. Owners of the previous version having to pay only 20 euros for the update.
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