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Bose Launches SoundLink Wireless Music System

by on Jul.17, 2009, under Gadgets, News, Technology

Bose has launched it’s new SoundLink system, designed as a simple solution for people who listen to music stored on their computer, but don’t want to be at their computer to enjoy it.

Bose SoundLink Wireless Music System

Setup is quite easy. No software or Wi-Fi connection is required. Just plug the included SoundLink USB key into the computer, select music — from iTunes®, Pandora®, or any other Internet radio or music source — and the audio will stream to the SoundLink system via a long-range wireless link that works through most walls and floors.

The Bose SoundLink system unlocks that music, streaming it almost anywhere in the home –- even outside –- quickly and easily.

For added flexibility, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery is included, making the SoundLink wireless music system truly portable. It’s charged by the system’s AC power supply — no outlet is required. The battery provides all the power the system needs for up to three hours when played at full volume or for longer periods at more moderate listening levels.

Advanced Bose engineering in electronics efficiency and speaker design enable the same high-quality audio performance whether plugged-in or operating on battery power. The SoundLink system features a proprietary acoustics package, which combines exclusive Bose waveguide speaker technology and neodymium transducers to deliver room-filling, high-quality audio from a very small enclosure.

The system’s infrared remote control operates the power and volume, and can send transport control commands to most applications, allowing users to skip tracks or play/pause from a distance. Touch-sensitive volume buttons also are located on the unit itself.

Although designed primarily for wireless connectivity to a computer, the SoundLink system features an auxiliary input for connecting additional audio sources, including an iPod, iPhone, MP3 player or CD player.

The new SoundLink wireless music system comes in Gloss Black, and will be available from Bose beginning August 27, 2009, for a price of $549.95. It will be sold at authorized Bose dealers, Bose retail stores, or www.Bose.com.

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Logitech brings New Laptop Cooling Pad

by on Jul.17, 2009, under Gadgets, Reviews, Technology

Logitech Cooling Pad N100

Logitech has introduced the Logitech Cooling Pad N100 – the latest addition to the company's range of notebook essentials.

It is believed that excessive heat can cause damage to the notebooks. Moreover, over-heated notebooks are extremely uncomfortable to work with. The N100 claims to improve the airflow around the notebook. The slotted surface of the Cooling Pad enables the USB fan to disperse air quietly and evenly.

“People often complaint about the overheated laptop and discomfort caused by it. Logitech has introduced this new Cooling Pad to cater to the needs of all these notebook users. Logitech Cooling Pad N100 with slotted surface and virtually silent airflow protects you and your notebook from the difficulties and discomforts caused by the over heated notebook,”.

Logitech Cooling Pad N100

This pad has been designed to deliver efficiency by creating steady and unobstructed airflow.To create a steady, unobstructed airflow, the Cooling Pad N100 uses rear air intake, unlike other cooling pads, which generate airflow from angles that are easily blocked by the laptop itself or loose articles of clothing. Plus, the enclosed, durable construction protects the internal fan from dust and damage. The low power-consumption USB cable delivers enough airflow to keep the notebook cool for a longer period with minimum impact on the battery life.

The Logitech Cooling Pad N100 is priced at Rs. 1,995 and comes with a three year replacement warranty.

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LG Chocolate BL40 spotted

by on Jul.17, 2009, under Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

Remember LG CHOCOLATE BL40? After an officially released teaser last week, but first time there came few photos on the internet. To make things even better LG device with similar styling has also came along.

This might be LG BL42 which appeared last week. Even a few specs have also been revealed – a QVGA screen, capable of displaying up to 65K colors, 3G capabilities. It also mentions 3 softkeys but as it seems from the photos they’re probably not physical.

This is not entirely surprising as the original Chocolate was one of the first phones to feature a touchpad instead of regular softkeys. So if the LG BL40 and BL42 are to be its successors they should follow the same suit.

LG BL40 and BL42

LG BL40 and BL42

LG BL40 and BL42

LG BL40 and BL42

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There’s also few interesting facts that we noticed, both the LG BL40 and BL42 have several entries, with suffixes like TMO, O2, VDF and others. Doesn’t those sound like any carriers? There might be a possibility that you favorite operator is receiving its own customized version sooner than you can think.

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