Now that the aughts are behind us, we can start the new decade with a bang. So many new technologies are ready to make a big impact this year. Some of them will be brand new, but many have been gestating and are now ready to hatch. If there is any theme here it is the mobile Web. As I think through the top ten technologies that will rock 2011, more than half of them are mobile and computer related. But those technologies are tied to advances in the overall Web as well.Below is my list of the top ten technologies that will leave the biggest marks on 2011:
1. LaCie Porsche Design P9000 Hard Drives
we are about to see a Porsche Design from LaCie, but now a storage device called P900. The LaCie P900 hard drive is available in desktop or mobile versions. Storage capacity ranges from 500GB up to 2TB and it also uses USB 3.0 technology. The LaCie P900 hard drive are encase in an aluminum casing ensuring that the drive inside is secure and can dissipate heat. You can buy the LaCie Porsche Design P9000 hard drives from $105 to $160 respectively.
Viewsonic ViewPad 7X Android Honeycomb Tablet
Viewsonic ViewPad 7X is the latest tablet that will be release in Japan next month. The tablet features a 7-inch display made up of Gorilla Glass with a resolution of 1024 x 600, Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb operating system, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and it is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor. The ViewPad 7X is one of the first 7 inch tablets to come with Honeycomb OS. Other specifications included are HSPA+ connectivity, Wi-Fi, HDMI, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, micro USB 2.0, micro SD card slot, GPS/A-GPS, front facing and rear camera, and a 100 mAh battery. The ViewSonic ViewPad 7x is priced at 49,800 Yen ($615) in Japan.
ASUS WX-Lamborghini Wireless Mouse
ASUS WX-Lamborghini wireless mouse is one of the latest technology of ASUS. We have also seen some car designs with Acer’s Smartphone and laptop models, like the Acer Ferrari 5000 laptop. From that we can conclude that some of the electronic companies are trying to use the popularity of car designs with their technology. The ASUS WX-Lamborghini wireless mouse features a 2500dpi laser sensor, 2.4GHz wireless connectivity with a range of up to 10 meters, four buttons, and a scroll wheel that looks similar to the rims of a Diablo sports car. The wireless mouse also has leather-like side grips and will be available in either black or white with black highlights. There will be a limited edition colored in yellow that resembles the Lamborghini’s signature finish. It has a dimension of 106.5mm x 68mm x 36mm and it is now available in Europe for €38 ($54) a pop.
Brando KeyMouse II
Brando has introduced their latest gadget for this month of July, the all new wireless keyboard/mouse called Keymouse II. It is a remote-like mouse with full QWERTY keyboard that uses 2.4GHz wireless connectivity. The mouse can be use even on air like an air mouse and when you need to use the keyboard just flip it and start typing. The good thing with its keyboard – it has media buttons that light up in the dark, hassle free when you need to click them even in dark places. The Keymouse II is compatible with Windows XP or higher, Mac OS X and Linux. It can be use within 15m of range and it was technically designed for home theatre, presentations and etc. You can purchase Brando Keymouse II with a price of only $59, not too pricey for a cool gadget.
DosPara Prime A Galleria AX Gaming Desktop PC
DosPara has announced their powerful gaming desktop PC called Prime A Galleria AX. Honestly, it’s my first time to see Dospara’s technology and their company name really sounds new to me. Maybe because it’s been a long time since I’ve updated my blog and read about the latest stuff about technology. The Prime A Galleria AX is powered by a 2.90GHz AMD A8-3850 quadcore processor, 4GB DDR3 memory, AMD Radeon HD 6550D graphics card. Other specification includes 1TB of HDD, AMD A75 integrated chipsets and a DVD Super Multi Drive. Dospara’s Prime A Galleria AX has a pre-installed Windows 7 Home Edition 64-bit operating system and sells for $690.
Brando USB Encryption Card Reader
Brando has announced their latest gadget which is a USB card reader with encryption feature. This card reader will allow you to secure your important files by encrypting the data stored and will require the user to input his/her password. The USB Encryption Card Reader is compatible with SD, SDHC and MMC. It has separate sections (private and public) for your portable storage device. Every time you save/copy a file in the protected area it would ask for a password and the only way to retrieve the data you have stored is through the use of this card reader because the card reader itself is the one that encrypts the data, thus also it is the one responsible for the decryption of your files. You can buy this gadget for $23 a pop.
Razer Transformers 3 Collector’s Edition Gaming Suite
Transformers 3 is now showing! Sad to say I don’t have the time to watch that movie for now, maybe on Sunday. Oh regarding the Transformers thing, Razer has collaborated with Hasbro to launch the Transformers 3 collector’s edition gaming suite. It consists of DeathAdder gaming mouse series ($69.99 each), Vespula mouse mat, and Laptop sleeve case. There are4 transformers mouse to choose from including red Optimus Prime, Silver Megatron, yellow Bumblebee and purple Shockwave mouse. While you can see on the one side of the mouse mat ($44.99) are the Autobots with a speed-enhancing surface and control-enhancing surface for the Decepticons on the other side. Finally, the Razer Laptop Sleeve Case ($49.99 each) is made up of hard, tear-resistant, weather-proof weave to protect your laptop. You can buy all of these now in North America.
LeapFrog LeapPad Tablet for Kids
Looking for an educational tool for your kids? Then you might want to check this out. LeapPad tablet by LeapFrog is a 5-inch touchscreen device with a built-in camera, video recorder, microphone, 2 GB of storage, a stylus, and a motion sensor for learning activities and gaming. Having 480 x 272 resolution for kids is alright I guess, unlike us adults for sure would complain for its display. I’m very sure that you don’t want your kids to put their dirty hands on your IPad, so the best thing you could do is get one of this tablet and hand it over to your kids. The tablet has built-in applications such as art, story, animation and photo studio. Parents can choose pink or green, and it will be released on August 15, 2011 for $99.99. Pre-sale begins in the U.S. and Canada tomorrow, July 29. By the end of the year, more than 100 new learning game cartridges, books, apps and videos will be made available for the LeapPad, too.
Samsung NC215S Solar-Powered Netbook
Whether you are a mobile techie or a geek, battery life of your gadget is one of the most important things you need to prioritize. Imagine a dead/low battery handheld device even with powerful specs and features can do nothing and that’s for sure. So there are some portable rechargers being sold in the market, some are cheap some are quite high in terms of their monetary value.
Acer Iconia Tab A501 (3G) Now Available in Italy
Acer has announced its latest android tablet called Iconia Tab A501 (3G), which is now available on Italian Market and on several online shops. The Iconia Tab A501 features 3G technology, a 1GHz Tegra 250 processor, a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800, and a 5 megapixel camera. The tablet was also equipped with a 1 GB of ram, 16 Gigs of storage capacity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and is powered by a 3250mAh battery and runs Android 3.0 operating system. You can buy it on Eprice around $788 or 558 Euro or $705 or 499 Euro cheaper via Monclick online shops.