Here is a picture of the new Helio smartphone prototype. If they get this done, it will be very cool. That’s all we know right now.
The new home theater systems from Samsung will take home entertainment to a whole new level. The first one is the HT-TXQ120, which features 5.1 surround, 1000W of sound strength through tall speakers, HDMI in and out, and USB hosting. It is the world’s first full 1080p upscaling DVD entertainment system. The next one is the Samsung HT-X250R, that compromises on the power (down to 600W) but keeps the tall speakers. And the last one is the Samsung HT-X200R, which is a 2.1 set and features standard satellite speakers instead of the tall speakers. The Samsung HT-TXQ120 retails for $1845, while the Samsung HT-X250R and HT-X200R are cheaper at $820 and $720 respectively.
HP has introduced one more member in the family of its photo printers by releasing the HP Photo smart A628. This compact photo printer comes jam packed with a 4.8 inch smart touch screen display which can be operated with the mere usage of fingertip or touch pen. The printer will be released in August with a suggested price tag of $210.
Here is a slim and sexy I-O Data DVRP-UN8LX DVD burner that can burn DVD R/RW in 8x speed or the DVD DL in 4x speed. Measuring 138mm x 143mm x 21mm and weighing 380grams, the burner also features LabelFlash and USB connectivity. I-O Data DVRP-UN8LX DVD burner is currently available in Japan for $170.
XtremeMac has rolled out three new cases for the Apple iPhone. The Sportwrap for iPhone is a neoprene armband featuring full protection for the iPhone’s screen, a moisture-resistant lining, an adjustable strap, and an integrated pouch for storage. The Onyx is a black leather portfolio case that provides a protective image interior lining, headphone and sleep button access, an integrated belt clip, and a flip-style magnetic closure. Both products will sell for $30.
The TuffWrap for iPhone is a two-tone silicone case, that features ridges for a more secure grip, full access to the phone’s jacks, buttons, and switches, and it includes a clear plastic film to protect the iPhone’s screen. The case will retail for $20. All three cases will be available in August.
GameTrailers provides us with a brief video demonstration of the Wii Fit. FYI, the device is the perfect for gamers who love and/or want to exercise. Makes us think about how many lives could be saved by Nintendo producing more Wii consoles. Watch the demo video after the break.
Pioneer comes back with a new plasma TV called the KURO. The displays are divided into two version; the Pioneer Kuro and the Elite Kuro. The 42-inch Pioneer Kuro sports a 1,024 x 768 resolution panel, four independent HDMI 1.3 inputs, a built-in CableCARD slot, advanced PureCinema with 3:3 pulldown, and tweakable settings, while the 50-inch Pioneer Kuro comes with a 1,365 x 768 resolution. The Elite Kuro versions add the Home Media Gallery, and provide ISFccc calibration. Pricing and availability info are currently unavailable.