Tech Shop Features New Products from Apple and Microsoft
Now, you can take a look at new mobiles, tablet devices, video games, digital entertainment offers, consumer electronics products, enterprise solutions, etc. in the tech shop.
Here’s the collection of top items for the week: Oct 22 – Oct 28, 2012.
This week, Apple and Microsoft introduced their new offers for consumers. Apple’s iPad mini, a new iPad design, is said to be 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. It features a 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display, FaceTime HD and iSight cameras, ultrafast wireless performance and 10 hours of battery life.
And Microsoft Corp. announced the global availability of its new Windows operating system, Windows 8. At retail, Windows 8 will be available in two primary versions — Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro — as well as Windows 8 Enterprise for large organizations.
The company also introduced its new PC, Microsoft Surface. It represents an extension of the Windows experience, letting customers work, play and connect with others.
In the mobiles section of the tech shop, you can take a look at a new location-based device devoted to personal safety. It gives runners, walkers, hikers and others who find themselves alone a more effective way to raise the alarm and call for help in an emergency without fumbling for a phone.
Moreover, Alicia Keys and AK Worldwide have teamed up with Bento Box Interactive, to create an immersive storytelling app, entitled The Journals of Mama Mae and LeeLee. Centered on a touching story, the app encourages exploration through music, journaling, games, rewards and more.
And the American Red Cross has released its Wildfire App, which puts lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in or who visit wildfire prone areas.
In the digital entertainment segment, LG’s “Ultra High Definition” flat-panel TV – with four times the resolution of HDTVs – went on sale.
That’s all for the week.