Tag: Laptops and PDAs
We are now seeing the midst of war formats Blu-Ray vs HD DVD, as in other matters it was in 80 years. XX century between VHS and Betmax. But put aside the war in the background and let's see how it all began … In the recent 2002 global companies: Hitachi, LG, Matsushita (Panasonic), Thomson, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, SONY and Pioneer have conceived creation of a new format than the DVD. At this stage, and there was a split: one side has offered to finalize the red laser (DVD), while the other took up a brand new blue – purple. Subsequently, the modified format red laser will be called HD-DVD, and blue – purple blu-ray. For more information on HD-DVD.
In technology, blu-ray were clear advantages with respect to the opponent – its capacity was 27 GB single layer, the HD-DVD is 15 GB. Also blu-ray supports up to 8 layers of meaning 200 GB of information. Both formats support video in HD 1920×1080, also a blu-ray discs will be able to connect to the Internet through the players and blu-ray recorders and upload the required subtitles, languages, and additional materials to film. The only drawback of blu-ray is its higher cost relative to competitors. Original article is here
Reading Electronic Texts
January 1, 2012
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Anyone who even slightly interested in modern gadgets will certainly familiar with this device as an electronic book. Despite the fact that these devices are rather highly specialized, they continue confidently to grow in popularity, although maybe not as fast as we would like to producers. E-book – this is not the same thing as an ordinary handheld computer, there are many differences. The main thing I would like to call – this is e-paper technology used in the device. By contrast, and clarity of the text is not worse, at least, like newsprint. Conventional monitors are not even close to such a contrast can pass. The second advantage e-book – great battery life.
From 8 to 10 thousand turning – a lot, does not it? It would seem that the device simply wonderful. Library with them, and do not need to worry if you forget this time to charge the battery. But is it all smooth? For starters, the price of such poor capabilities to devices at the level of handheld computers, if not the cost of laptops. This cost includes a few more options than just reading e-books. If the communicator – this is two in one, then the e-book you'll need at least one other separate pocket.
Reader is also quite easy to break. A very common failure – a broken screen. A repair of this damage can fly to a considerable amount. But the growth of the market such incidents do not stop. Among today's most popular chitalok are several models – is gaining momentum iPadLbook eReader V3, PocketBook 301 and others. Firmware – that's what distinguishes the main a lot of books from each other. Displays the majority – from the same manufacturer. If you are not so important usability – select a device in appearance. Reading room can make a purchase in a large number of locations. You can go to the store and You can order some online (for example PocketBook 301 can be purchased at pocketbook-301-plus.ru). Analogues of this site abound – just use the search engine. Now gaining (or maybe already lowers) speed reader from Apple – iPad. Today, it is expensive and rather ambiguous looking device on a network many people. You can verify this by looking at the statistics Vordstat from a Yandex. But how many people buy this unit for more than 30 thousand dollars? Many are not sure revolutionary this gadget. But everyone has to choose himself.
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