Tuesday, February 16, 2016
South Korean electronics company LG unveiled their new smartphone Stylus 2 ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 that will take place in Barcelona, Spain next week. The LG Stylus 2 will replace the G4 Stylus and it will be released in the Korean market in titan, white and brown color options.
The new smartphone LG Stylus 2 features a 5.7-inch HD display with 1280x720 pixels resolution and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor paired wtih 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB ROM that can be expanded using a microSD card. It sports a 13MP camera with LED flash and an 8MP front camera for selfies and video calling. The power juice is 3,000 mAh battery. Its connectivity options include 4G, LTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and an optional NFC.
The unit comes with a Stylus pen with nano-coated tip that the company said is more accuate compared to rubber tipped pen. The Pen Pop feature shows a pop-up menu when the stylus is removed to provide Pop Memo and Pop Scanner. There is also a Pen Keeper where you can put your pen when not using it. You will get a pop-up message if the Stylus bay is empty.
The new model weighs 145 grams, 20 grams less than the G4 Stylus, and is only 7.4 millimeters thick.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Acer Chromebook R11 is a budget laptop that is convertible from clam-shell mode to tablet mode. It is called 2-in-1. It has 360-degree hinge and 11.6-inch touch screen. It also comes in colorful display, long battery life and a keyboard. It's very compact and mobile, it weighs just 3.5 pounds.
The exterior has a matte finish for easy grip. The display is good for its class at 1080p HD screen. The battery life on the R11 was also fairly impressive, it can get you up to 9 hours battery life on normal usage.
This is a Chrome based laptop so you can't run video games, Photoshop, or other programs that are not browser-based. This laptop is for user who use them for social media (Facebook, Twitter), word processing, Netflix, YouTube, Ebooks, online news, etc.
The R11 is powered with 2GB of RAM and run on an Intel Celeron N3150 processor.
This is a really good convertible Chromebook with good display, great storage at 32GB, touchscreen, and a long battery life.
Acer Convertible Chromebook R11, 11.6-inch HD Touchscreen Notebook, White $279.99 on Amazon
Here are the quick specs of the R11:
- Intel Celeron N3150 1.6 GHz (2 MB Cache)
- Google Chrome OS
- 11.6-inch HD Touchscreen, Intel HD Graphics
- 2GB DDR3L Onboard Memory
- 32GB Internal Storage
- WIFI 802.11ac
- SD card slot
- USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI
- size 11.6 x 8.03 x .76 inches
- 2.7 pounds
- Premium Aluminum Top Cover, Chrome, Up to 10-hour