Grandstream GXP2200, GXP2124, DECT phones announced at CeBIT 2012

Posted by – March 19, 2012

GrandStream is one of the leaders in cost effective VOIP SIP phones. They’ve now been on the market for 10 years and they are showing their next generation Android powered VOIP phones for the office, hotels, also for any consumers to use in the home. Just get one of these with your SIP VOIP account and you’re all set for free phone calls!

This video features following devices:
GXP1105: 1:49 (40€)
GXP1405: 2:18 (50€)
GXP1450: 2:38 (60€)
GXP2100: 3:00 (80€)
GXP2110: 3:35 (110€)
GXP2120 (110€)
GXP2124: 4:48 (new announcement at CeBIT)
GXP2200 Android HD IP Phone: 5:22 (new announcement at CeBIT)
GXV3140: 7:18 (140€)
GXV3175: 9:06 (240€)
DECT phones: 10:06 (new announcement at CeBIT)

NameRobot.de, online naming tool

Posted by – March 19, 2012

NameRobot.de is built by linguistics specialists and programmers, it can help generate names with available domain names for startups.

Twago.com freelance marketplace

Posted by – March 19, 2012

Twago is one of the biggest marketplaces for freelancers that can program web apps and anything else in IT that someone can need. This service competes with freelancer and elance.

Transfluent, translation for social media and websites

Posted by – March 19, 2012

Transfluent is a service that offers effortless, near real-time professional translation to social media feeds and websites.

CorruptionTrak, crowd-sourced corruption tracking

Posted by – March 19, 2012

CorruptionTrak is a service that aggregates data regarding incidents of petty/day-to-day corruption in India and acts as a channel to direct this data to relevant authorities. All the reports logged are made freely available to the public, including journalists, NGOs and concerned governmental authorities. They withhold the names of their citizen reporters from public view and make them available only to trusted authorities for further investigation. The relevant authority may contact citizen reporters for more information if it decides to investigate the case.

Xattel, augmented reality community/messaging app

Posted by – March 19, 2012

Xattel is an app shows an augmented reality layer for social networking.

brightsideofnews.com: Huawei U9510 Ascend D Quad XL Benchmarked

Posted by – March 17, 2012

Brightsideofnews.com provides this benchmark of the HiSilicon K3V2 powered Huawei U9510 Ascend D Quad XL phone comparing it with some of the other super phones on the market:

According to this benchmark (which I don’t really know how it was measured and what it really means in terms of real Android usage performance):

Huawei K3V2 processor managed to beat NVIDIA Tegra 3, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8660, Samsung Exynos, TI OMAP4 right off the bat. At 1280×720 resolution (HD Ready), the HiSilicon K3V2 and its GPU managed to achieve 25 frames per second, with the closest follower being Qualcomm Snapdragon and its Adreno 220 GPU with 18 fps. In the same benchmark, NVIDIA Tegra 3 with its ULP GeForce GPU only managed to reach 12 frames per second.

Source: brightsideofnews.com

Read more at: huaweidevice.com

More benchmarking: phandroid.com

JVC GY-HMQ10, 4K Quad-HD 144mbitps pro camcorder for $9000!

Posted by – March 17, 2012

JVC is now releasing their new JVC GY-HMQ10 professional camcorder below $9000 on the Japanese market (750,000 Yen). It’s using the JVC Falconbrid processor as in my JVC GC-PX10 camcorder that I’ve been using to film all of my CeBIT 2012 videos (using 720p@50fps@12mbitps for faster uploads), all of my OLPC Summit videos (most include direct-download links to the original 1080p@50fps@36mbitps camcorder files), all my LeWeb 2011 videos were also filmed using the JVC GC-PX10.

The JVC Falconbrid is one of the new upcoming 4K2K Quad-HD camcorder processors to bring more and more affordable 4K cameras to the market!

The JVC GY-HMQ10 I think is designed for professionals, but I also think it’s possible that sooner rather than later, JVC might decide to provide 4K recording support in the sub-$1000 camcorders also in something like a successor to the JVC GC-PX10, perhaps the sub-$1000 JVC GC-PX20 will support 4K!

The main question is how to let it record 4K video uncompressed. The new JVC GY-HMQ10 provides 4 SDXC slots supporting thus 4x 64GB SDXC cards that can thus store 4 hours of 4K 144mbitps video onto those four 64GB SDXC Cards in RAID 0 (256GB) in Apple’s ProRes422.

It takes space for 4 SDXC card slots, I wonder if it’s possible to provide a slot for 2.5″ SSD drive or perhaps even a SATA hard drive, but then the 4K camera has to become bigger in size than the JVC GC-PX10.

This sounds like it might be cheaper than the Red Scarlet camera (that seems to need to cost at least $15000 to be able to shoot 4K).

Sub-$9000 for 4K start to be getting there. I wonder though if 2012 isn’t going to be the year of the first sub-$2000 4K camcorders, as I also think people are going to be able to find affordable 4K 55″ HDTVs also from Sharp and others.

Source: newsroom.jvc.com via: akihabaranews.com

Archos 101 G9 Turbo 1.5Ghz for $259 on Woot.com today only

Posted by – March 17, 2012

Only today, the Archos 101 G9 Turbo 1.5Ghz is being sold for $259 at http://sellout.woot.com/

It’s basically better than the iPad3 and for half the price! Here are some of the reasons I think it’s better than the iPad3:

1.5Ghz Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 vs 1Ghz Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9, Kick-stand, HDMI output, full sized USB-host port for 3G/4G/LTE dongle (for now only 3G is on the market for Europe/Asia), that full sized USB host can also be used for USB Keyboards/Mice/Hubs/Hard Drives etc, second USB-host through Micro-USB with adapter, Samba/Upnp file streaming, full codecs up to MKV 1080p high profile full bitrates with up to DTS audio (meaning any video you download from the Internet just works natively), Android Ics Cream Sandwich runs on it and is open unlike iOS (meaning you can install any app you want through any app store you want and customize the OS as you want), the 1280×800 10.1″ capacitive screen is decent although the next generation of 10.1″ 1920×1200 screens are coming (obviously for more expensive prices), etc.

Found via: carrypad.com

Zenithink ST-Ericsson U8500 3G 7″ 1024×600 Tablet for $150

Posted by – March 15, 2012

Zenithink shows their new ST-Ericsson U8500 Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 based tablet designed by ontim with a built-in 3G HSPA+ modem, bluetooth, WiFi, and a decent 1024×600 screen resolution. The price is $150 for an order of at least 1000 units. They also show a $65 AmLogic based Android set-top-box with a built-in DVB-T tuner.