Motorola RAZR2

May 16, 2007

 

The Motorola RAZR 2 is slimmer at 0.07 inch and sexier than before and you’ll find a 2-megapixel camera, a Linux platform, full Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, 3G support, video conferencing, a full HTML browser, Windows Media Player 11 with PC syncing, a 500Mhz processor, USB 2.0, and “CrystalTalk” voice technology that will adjust the volume automatically based on ambient noise. RAZR2 offers a new menu design. You’ll also be able to access some messaging functions from the external display.

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HP Pavilion HDX

May 16, 2007

HP has crossed the 17-inch widescreen notebooks that are displacing the desktop PC in an increasing number of homes and created the Pavilion HDX Dragon: A desktop slayer with a staggering 20.1-inch widescreen panel rated for true 1080p HD resolution.

Intel’s fastest Core 2 Duo at 2.4GHz, 4GB of RAM, 400GB of storage. A combo analogue and digital high-def TV tuner is standard; as is an HD-DVD drive, four inbuilt Altec Lansing speakers with a sub-woofer, and¬†remote control unit which docks into the keyboard. The Pavilion HDX will reach Asia Pacific in August. With a starting price of US$2,999 (S$4,548.58) for the most basic configuration… Start saving.

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Architect, David Fisher, has envisioned a new tower that is one part wind turbine and one part skyscraper. The tower is based around a concrete center core, with each floor spinning like an individual wind turbine. When all of the turbines are harnessed together the tower will not only be able to power itself, but up to ten other similarly sized buildings, too. Fisher predicts that the first tower will begin construction in Dubai in the next six months.
Dubai seems like an architect’s dream come true with each building an experiment becoming reality… but I wander what Dubai will look like with so many different architectures with no thought of harmony.

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