Toshiba Japan has unveiled the new Vardia RD-A301 HD DVD recorder that records on HD-DVD and provides an internal 300GB hard drive for recording HD content. The device is also able to record your HD content on DVD discs. Other features include dual TV tuner analog / digital, an Ethernet port, HDMI out and S-Video. The Toshiba Vardia RD-A301 will be available by mid December in Japan for $870. A Transformers toy is also included in the package as a complimentary gift.
In order to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Western Digital has pledged to donate an undisclosed amount of cash to the Foundation for each purchase of the Pink Western Digital Passport Portable Drive from now until February 29, 2008. It is currently available for $199.99.
Epson Stylus Pro 3800 printer has received Italy’s most prestigious recognition for environmental achievement, the 2007 ecohitech award at a ceremony in Milan on 29th October. The printer adopts Epson’s revolutionary UltraChrome K3 Ink with industry leading 8-color pigment technology professional-quality color and black-and-white prints. It also utilities MicroPiezo AMC Print Head technology to produce sharp images at the maximum resolution of 2880 x 1440dpi with variable sized droplets as small as 3.5 picoliters. Other features include Accuphoto HD Screening, high-capacity paper feeder (120 sheets of plain paper), one high speed USB 2.0 and one 10/100 BaseT Ethernet interface for connectivity.
Marketwatch has reported that Telstra Corp (Australian telecommunications) will launch the Apple iPhone in Australia in 2008. The company spokesman also confirmed that the company is currently testing the phone. Stay tuned for more updates.
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LG has recently released its Shining Stone UP3 S2 MP3 player that is made of high quality material and a metal body. Available in five colors including black diamond, crystal silver, ruby red, pink topaz, and sapphire blue, the gadget features in-ear earphones, an integrated FM radio, voice recording capability, USB connectivity, and a 65k color OLED display. The gadget also sports MP3, WMA, OGG, and ASF file formats. The 1GB model retails for $77, while the 2GB model for $94. The pricing for the 4GB model is still unknown. But, I’m sure it will be expensive.