Hardware

Princeton low power consumption 17 inch displays

 

Princeton is going to release the low power consumption 17 inch displays on July 26. It has only 2 backlits while the previous model had 4 backlits in order to cut power consumption by 25%.

Color: White (PTFWUF-17), Black (PTFBUF-17)
Size: (W)372 x (H)383 x (D)190 mm
Weight: 3.6 kg
Display size: (W)337.9×(H)270.3 mm
Resolution: 1280×1024(SXGA), 1.677 million colors
 

Onkyo  WS-TP  Tulip-shaped Bluetooth Speaker

Onkyo just started accepting orders of their tulip-shaped Bluetooth speaker "WS-TP" today. They will start shipping it on July 26.

It's a Bluetooth/NFC compatible speaker so that you can play music in your smartphone or tablet wirelessly and control the speaker by using the smartphone or tablet as a remote control.

Speakers are hidden under the exterior material colored in a bright color called Strawberry Red. It's too pretty and simple to recognize this product is actually a high-quality speaker.
 

Thanko Android SmartTV Quad-core 2

Thanko just released a device called "Android SmartTV Quad-core 2". With it, you can transform a non-Adnroid device like a LCD TV into an Android device.

It has 1.6GHz Quad-core, Android OS4.2, and 2GB memory built-in. Since it has 2 USB terminals, you can use it with a keyboard, mouse, portable HDD and so on.

Price: 14,800 yen
Size: 122x175x121 mm
Weight: 250g

Sony Backup SD Card

Sony is going to release "Backup SD Card" on August 20. It back-ups data in the specified file automatically by keeping it inserted in your PC.

Many of you probably think that it's a bother to back-up data often although it's necessary to do it just in case. But, with "Backup SD Card", you can just leave the SD card inserted in your PC, and every time you update the specified file, the SD card back-ups all the data in the file. Also, you don't need carry a HDD around if you have "Backup SD Card".

SN-BA16(16GB)- About ¥3,800
SN-BA32(32GB)- About ¥6,500

Thirty Stars G-shock brand's 30th anniversary limited edition watch

Casio is going to release 2 G-Shock watches made as G-shock brand's 30th anniversary limited edition watch on August 9. Both models are colored in black and gorgeous gold. Each model has 5,000 watches available.

GW-M5630D
Price: ¥34,650
Size: 46.7×43.2×12.7mm
Weight: About 52g
Power source: Tough solar (Solar charging system) 

DW-6930D
Price: ¥25,200
Size: 53.2×50.0×16.3mm
Weight: About 67g
Power source: CR2016 (Battery life: 2 years)

HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE  for Xperia feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E at Roppongi Hills

To celebrate the release of the Hatsune Miku collaborated Xperia smartphone "Xperia feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E" from NTT docomo, for a limited time, Metro Hat (one of the buildings at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo), has been transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue.

"HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE" takes place only from July 16 to July 21, from 19:30 to 23:00 every day for 5 days.

Elecom MF-SU3 series USB Flash Memory

Elecom is going to release the USB 3.0 compliant a dime-sized ultra-small USB flash drive "MF-SU3 series" (8GB, 16GB, 32GB) in mid July.

Since it's extremely compact (W21.5xD12.2xH4.6mm), you might be concerned about accidentally dropping or misplacing it. If so, you can attach a strap to the strap hole on the USB flash drive.

Compatible OS: Windows 8/7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X (10.6~10.8)
Interface: USB3.0/2.0
Size: W21.5xD12.2xH4.6mm
Weight: About 3g
 

Toshiba EXCERIA PRO SD memory card

 

Toshiba is going to release the UHS-Ⅱ compatible SD memory card “EXCERIA PRO” series (32GB and 16GB) in October – It has the world's fastest writing speed 240MB/s.

The writing speed is 2.5 times faster than the existing UHS-Ⅰ compatible models so that “EXCERIA PRO” series can transfer large volumes of data more quickly. Its reading speed s 260MB/s.

Also, around November “EXCERIA” series (32GB and 64GB) will be out as well. Its writing speed is 260MB/s and the reading speed is 120MB/s.

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