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Motorola Droid Razr Maxx Set for January 26th

by Laurentiu on January 16, 2012

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXXMotorola, the company acquired by Google last year, launched the Droid Razr Maxx, an improved version of Droid Razr, which is set to hit the market on January 26th. The official launch took place at CES in Las Vegas.

The smartphone comes with a Li-Ion 3300 mAh, which ensures an autonomy of 380 hours in stand-by and up to 21 hours talk time – nearly double the Droid Razr. The phone has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, scratch resistant – created with the Corning Gorilla technology.

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CES 2012: Would You Buy an Ubuntu TV?

by Laurentiu on January 13, 2012

Canonical, the company that deals with the development of Ubuntu, has presented at CES 2012 the Ubuntu TV operating system for TV manufacturers as well as a smart TV for Linux enthusiasts. As an alternative to other smart TVs, the device powered by Canonical runs this new operating system, offering a lot of features.

The Ubuntu version especially designed for TVs is similar to Google TV and will be able to be updated later through WiFi. Offering support for DVR functionalities, including movies, music, TV broadcasting and YouTube player integrated, Ubuntu TV is the open-source platform optimized for TVs of Ubuntu OS. Canonical is now working on improving Ubuntu TV and wants it to reach all the TV manufacturers, this being the first major step in the company’s intentions to overcome the barriers of a PC or laptop case.

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Acer Aspire s5Acer has launched at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas its new ultrabook Acer Aspire S5, the thinnest in the world, according to the Taiwanese company. The device with a 13.3-inch screen weighs less than 1.35 kg and comes with the Acer Green Instant On technology, which guarantees an instant starting time.

Acer Aspire S5 starts the avalanche of ultrabooks that will be launched this week in Las Vegas, during the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. Acer Aspire A5 measures only 15 mm in its thickest point and weighs less than 1.35 kg. Moreover, Aspire S5, through the Acer Green Instant On technology, ensures a fast startup time of just 1.5 seconds.

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