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Vimali Swamy
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
I-Flapp AppsD
For those who have to travel frequently to client sites with laptops in tow, AppsD, software developed by I-Flapp technologies may be the solution. With a built in I-flapp application, AppsD allows you to carry not only files but it also squeezes most PC’s desktop applications onto external storage medias like SD card, USB pen drive and hardware drive disk.

Apps-D, a software encrypted 64MB pendrive, enables the user to carry popular applications like Photoshop CS2 9.0, complete suite of Microsoft office 2003/XP, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, and mail clients like Microsoft Outlook (2003/XP) and Lotus notes among others. Occupying a minimal space of 9MB, Apps-D provides ample scope for usage in smaller storage devices. All you need is an additional 2 GB storage device to install the AppsD software and then copy the required applications. Two variants of AppsD will be available at Rs 1435 and Rs 1640.

Creative ZEN Stone MP3 Player
Creative has launched another model in the yet existing market of MP3 players and i-Pods. This time it is a tiny 1GB MP3 player called ZEN Stone. Unlike most MP3’s it does not have a screen but has simple functionalities. It can store up to 200 songs, which you can listen in a serial or random order. Using an inbuilt rechargeable battery, it can play music non-stop for 10 hours from a single charge. Using micro drivers, this MP3 player can play more than 20 hours of music anywhere you go, powered by just two AAA alkaline batteries.

You can personalize the Creative ZEN Stone with attractive translucent skins, a sporty armband or a key chain with a tiny case to carry the player, which is available on purchase. Available in six colors – black, white, red, blue, pink and green; it is priced at
Rs 3299.

Nokia N77
Always ready to excite the gizmo freaks, Nokia has added another member to the existing N Series by launching Nokia N77, a DVB-H enabled handset. N77 offers an optimized mobile TV experience with complete Nokia Nseries functionalities. Currently it supports live broadcast of 8 Free-to-Air Doordarshan Channels. Through the Program Guide in the mobile TV application one can view program information up to seven days, browse TV channels and select the TV program you are interested in viewing.

With up to 2GB of memory and integrated stereo speakers, N77 can store up to 1500 tracks. Available is a host of multimedia features such as 2 megapixel camera (1600 x 1200 pixels), an integrated MP3 playerweb browsing, email access, calendar and to-do lists. N77 is based on S60 3rd Edition software on Symbian OS and is offered in markets where commercial mobile TV services based on DVB-H technology are available. Nokia N77 is available for Rs 22,500.

Breaking the current memory barrier in the PCs, HCL has launched a PC with One Terabyte hard drive capacity, focusing on designing and animation professionals, and consumers who use and store multimedia content such as personal videos, home movies, high-definition pictures and music. It is powered by Hitachi’s 7K1000 hard drive, Deskstar. The new HCL PC has been introduced in two variants, an entry level and a high-end Digital Content Creation Workstation. The entry level PC ships with Intel Core Two Duo processor, One GB RAM, 17” Flat Panel Monitor, HCL EC2 Technology and HCL Active Management Console. Digital Content Creation Workstation comes loaded with Intel Core Two Duo processor and a special bundle of Quadro FX 1500 and Adobe Production Studio Premium. The PCs are available in the market with the entry level model priced at Rs. 35,000 and the Digital Content Creation Workstation at Rs 99,000.

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