Archive for January 16, 2008

Apple Introduces Macbook Air

Posted: January 16, 2008 in Tech

Apple Macbook AirApple introduced the world’s thinnest notebook: MacBook Air. It measures an unprecedented 0.16 inches at its thinnest point while its maximum height of 0.76 inches is less than the thinnest point on competing notebooks. In addition to a stunning 13.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen display.

The new notebook Mackbook Air is powered by a 1.6 GHz or 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 4MB L2 cache, and it includes as standard features 2GB of memory, an 80GB 1.8-inch hard drive, and the latest 802.11n Wi-Fi technology and Bluetooth 2.1. Starting at just $1,799.

Sony announced “TransferJet”, a new Close Proximity Wireless Transfer Technology enabling the high speed transfer of large data files (photos, HD images, etc.) between electronic devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, digital video cameras, computers and TVs.

Using this technology, data can be sent at speeds of 560Mbps.

TransferJet is an extremely simple wireless technology which eliminates the need for complex setup and operation. For example, just touching a TV with a digital camera enables photos to be instantaneously displayed on the TV screen. Alternatively, downloaded music content can be easily enjoyed by touching a mobile phone to a portable audio player. TransferJet can be used as a Universal Interface among a wide variety of consumer electronics devices.

Avaya introduces two new customer service applications called Avaya Specialist Connect for Retailers that enable customers to get the information they need, when they need it, to drive dramatic improvement in customer service and revenues for enterprises.

Avaya is providing Internet protocol telephony software to power a unique “find the expert” feature from the new Motorola CA50 VoIP-enabled wireless scanner, which quickly helps find the best suited sales associate on the store floor when the customer is making a buying decision. It is the first such solution available in the retail industry.

Avaya is also announcing a video customer service solution that offers live, high-definition, two-way video communication for in-store customers.