Sony Idou, a 12 MP camera gadget turned into an immediate hit at mobile world congress held at Barcelona. The word idou means changes in Japanese literature signifying that the gadget will come with a number of changes as compare to previous models. It operates on S60 edition and comes with boasts of exciting multimedia features.
As given above, this Sony Ericsson Idou has 12 mega pixels camera with huge resolution. It hosts a lot of interesting features such as Xenon Flash, Smile shutter, geo tagging, face detection, video recording and auto focus. The concept of smile shutter is quite interesting as it helps to capture photographs only when the person is smiling. The mobile also provides essential touch focus utility which enables the users to concentrate on a particular object merely by touching it by hands. The integration of accelerometer sensor also allows for rotating the display screen to any mode so as to view the captured photographs in desired mode.
Sony Ericsson Idou has a number of advanced features and technologies such as DLNA certified Wi-Fi, A GPS navigational facility, HSDPA, USB 2.0, extendable memory card and motion sensor. The touch sensitive screen of 3.5 inches having resolution of around 360 x 640 pixels is incorporated in the design accelerating the heart beat of handset enthusiasts.
This gadget of Sony Ericsson Idou implements standard Symbian based operating system.
A secondary camera is also integrated in the design which allows the users to make video calls. The patrons are provided with easy and instant access to light sensor and ear speaker. The setting of light sensor is influential as it aids to keep a control over extent of brightness in display screen plus keyboard on the basis of surrounding light.
Loudspeaker button and power button are flanked at upper sides of the gadget and a lock switch, fast port and memory slot is outfitted on the left side of gadget. Various camera dedicated keys such as shutter button, video/image alternator, zoom or volume rocker and playback button are also flanked in the unit making picture capturing experience tremendous.
The Sony Ericsson Jalou is an stylish and fashionable phone that is targeted to female users and this is the best they can get among the lot. The company has made it a point that its users can get everything against the money they are spending on it.
As it is only 73mm long, it believes to be one of the tiniest gadgets and amazingly it is shorter than standard lipstick. The phone is available in Deep Amethyst, Aquamarine Blue and Onyx Black color combination. The dimensions are 73 x 45 x 18.2 mm & it weighs 84 grams only. The Sony Ericsson Jalou has got an outer secondary display as well as a flip open main display and they look not just fashionable but are utility tools as well. External display is a 1.3 inches mono screen of 128 x 36 pixels while the internal TFT display is of 2 inches supporting 262K colors at a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The main display can be changed into a functional mirror by pressing a dedicated key.
The Sony Ericsson Jalou includes a 3.2 mega pixel camera for snapping pictures and shooting videos. The video player helps you to enjoy video files like MPEG4 and WMV through the phone. The music player comes with TrackID, PlayNow, MegaBass etc. music related features provided for entertainment on the go. Users can utilize hands-free headphones since the device has Bluetooth support with A2DP technology.
3G HSDPA, HSCSD, Bluetooth v2 with A2DP, USB, EDGE and GPRS are the connectivity and data sharing technologies enjoyable on this ultra fashionable gadget. The Sony Ericsson Jalou sports WAP 2.0, HTML, Access NetFront and Web Feeds Internet facilities that help you to check your email, watch YouTube clips, enjoying Google search as well as upload your videos and photos to your favorite social networking sites.
This amazing looking 3G phone comes with several abilities like Auto Rotate, Mirror Screen, Walk Mate, Step Counter, BMI Calculator etc. which make it an even more appealing gadget altogether. Although GPS facility is absent on the Sony Ericsson Jalou but the inherent Google Maps application will let you keep a good track of your daily routes and paths.
Sony A845 Walkman boasts a 2.8-inch wide OLED display, which delivers superb colored output at higher contrast ratios. Its Scene scroll view lets the user browse quickly through longer videos. Users are shown a series of thumbnails, which are scrolled accordingly for searching and playing the scene. Its wide-viewing angle and faster response times make it perfect for internet applications like video sharing and downloading.
Employing the S-Master Digital Amplifier, the player delivers unmatched audio. The S-master amplification combined with Digital Clear audio technology results in production of rich audio with negligible ultra-low distortion. Moreover, its Digital Noise canceling headphones cancels approximately 98% of noise. The 13.5mm chord allows for greater flexibility and the supplied AV adapter offers convenient connection to planes AV system, thereby transforming your travel into a melodious journey.
If you are fond of big screens then the Walkman A845 won’t disappoint you either. Just plug the optional A/V output cable (WMC-NWV10) to your TV set and enjoy your favorite videos in SD format. It supports a wide range of multimedia file formats. The powerful battery gives up to 29 hours of continuous audio playback and 9 hours of nonstop video playback. Sony’s A845 Walkman is anticipated to be released in February 2010 with 16GB storage capacity.
The new PlayStation 3 firmware 3.10 update, set to be launched later this week, will have a Facebook application, Sony has confirmed, proving the leaked images of Facebook integration with the PS3 platform.
The update will allow the players to link their Facebook accounts to their PlayStation Network account providing them with an option to set auto updates of Trophy and PlayStation Store activity to Facebook News Feed.
Eric Lempel, PlayStation Network Operations director, commented in a blog post on Sony’s official PlayStation blog that the collaboration with the popular social networking website was only a beginning and the users can expect further new features in the future that will enhance their PS3 experience.
The gaming console market has witnessed a frenzied competition amongst it top players for increasing their market share and after Microsoft’s XBOX 360 integration with Facebook, it was only a matter of time that Sony came up with a similar update.
It has also been reported that the new firmware will have an update for the Photo app allowing easier viewing of images on the gaming console. The users will also be able to choose colors of their PlayStation Network ID and the PSN friends list according to their preferences.
Xboxes go wrong, while Wiis and PlayStations are virtually indestructible — that’s the myth. We’re hoping to find out whether there’s any truth to it — and we need your help.
We’re running a short survey on the site to try to find out what the most reliable games console is, and to see how many of you have experienced the dreaded red ring of death.
So if you have a PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 or Nintendo Wii, please fill out our games console survey and tell us if it’s ever gone wrong. We’ve kept the questions to the bare minimum, so it will only take a few minutes. We’ll share the results with the world here in a few weeks, so be sure to check back soon.
You can also enter a competition to win £200 worth of gadgets at the same time if you want. We’ve got a wireless retro Wii games controller, a Bluetooth stereo speaker system, a SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 player, a Bluetooth music receiver that plugs into existing hi-fis, an in-car wireless music sender/charger for iPods, a Bluetooth headset, and component video cables for the PS3 and Wii, all of which will go to one lucky person who fills out our survey. A note on age limits — if you are under the age of 15, you need to seek the permission of a parent or guardian to complete the survey. Providing this has been sought and approved, you may also enter the competition.