The US final round of Game & Game World Championsip 2007 was held successfully in Los Angles and took a place at the Internet PC Cafe. As reported by Aving.net, 17 players chosen to compete in the US regional final and we saw last year regional finalist of Silkroad online Gerald Bastien and Zachary Witeof took first and second place in this year event again.
Mr. Kwon (KIPA) said “Over 60,000 players from US, UK, Canada, and Poland participated in this event, it proves that Korean online game already take great part of the world game market.”, also “We will try best to lead world game market by Korean online games based on popularity of this event.”
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Filed Under: Miscellaneous
Claimed as the smallest and lightest duplex ADF scanner in the world, the Fujitsu ScanSnap S300 is reported to be available in the U.S. next month, November 21st. Weighing in at 1400 gr, the S300 also known as the first USB bus powered ADF scanner available in the market. The ScanSnap S300 is packed with PDF management ScanSnap originzer and able to scan 8 double sided papers per minute. If you curious how much it will cost, the pricing set at $295.
Via UberGizmo | Find Portable Scanner at Amazon.com
Filed Under: Cellphones, PDAs
What an iPhone competitor? The HTC Touch 3G smartphone allowing users to watch live TV (offered by Sprint TV), play music (supported by Sprint Music Store), and one-touch access to contacts, mobile email, calendar, and internet. This smartphone runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional and presented by Microsoft (of course) during CTIA 2007 in San Francisco, USA.
Enhanced by TouchFlo technology, the HTC Touch 3G configured with 2.8-inch QVGA display screen, 2 MP camera, and 1GB microSD. This smartphone will be available next month through Sprint and does support WiFi and Bluetooth. No words yet about the pricing.
Now DS users no need to worry missing their favorites TV program because of their long gaming session, thank to the 1Seg TV Tuner for the Nintendo DS. We know PSP is already support 1Seg TV tuner since in the mid of July, and now DS follow the trends. As mentioned by AkihabaraNews.com, this tuner will be available in Japan next month with the pricing set at 41€ or US $58. The TV will displayed through the upper screen and the lower screen will act as a remote control.
AVING reported that Samsung BD-UP5000 Duo HD player will be available in the US shops in the last month of this year. And i found this combo HD player is already shown off at Amazon.com so the reports seem valid. The BD-UP5000 can play Blu-Ray and HD DVD movies at native HD resolution and support Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and dts-HD master Audio.
According to its press release that was announced recently, Hitachi planned to throw its new ultra thin HDTvs to the markets starting at Q1 of 2008. The HDTVs will be only 3.5 cm thick and the size will be available in 32-inch (at 1366 x 768), 37-inch (at 1920 x 1080), and 42-inch (at 1920 x 1080 resolution). The technology behind this super thin HDTV is EEFL backlighting technology that is believed to consume less power compare to the normal LED backlit.
Via I4U | Find Hitachi HDTV at Amazon.com
Filed Under: Cellphones, PDAs
In the past we mentioned the rumored HTC Polaris was one of the most hit article in this blog. And now the Polaris is reported that the name changed to HTC Touch Cruise, what a name. The new Cruise running Windows Mobile 6 Professional and enhanced by TouchFLO technology. Other technical specifications include 400MHz Qualcomm processor, 2.8-inch touch screen, Bluetooth, and WiFi. The Cruise supports supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE, triband UMTS/HSDPA,HSUPA.
The new internet tablet from Nokia, N810, coming with advanced features such as 4.0-inch touchscreen, Satellite Navigation, and WiFi. Other unique features include slide-out keyboard as well as on-screen keyboard. The N810 also able to read 10GB of memory card and will be available before the holiday 2007 session for 610 U.S. dollars.