Top new tech products: world’s first glasses-free 3D laptop, a micro projector, and a smartphone that will get you fit

High-tech product releases announced the week ending July 7 include the world’s first autostereoscopic laptop, a smartphone for people with active lifestyles, a pico projector that's built to hold hands with your smartphone, a dual-core Android smartphone for China, and Mini Hi-Fi system with classic analogue style.

The world’s first full HD glasses-free 3D laptop
The Toshiba Qosmio F750 3D is the world's first laptop with the ability to display beautiful full HD 3D images on screen without the need for 3D glasses. The 15.6" screen supports the simultaneous display of full HD 2D and 3D content and a webcam tracks users' eye movements so the 3D image is perfectly matched to your eye position. Inside, the Toshiba Qosmio F750 3D runs on a second-generation Intel Core i processor, NVIDIA graphics and audio from Harman Kardon with Dolby Advanced Audio optimization technology. The Toshiba Qosmio F750 3D will be available from August 2011 for £1299.99 (€1450).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pu9Cowkl6xU

A smartphone that will help you get fit
The Sony Ericsson Xperia active is a dust-proof, water-resistant smartphone made tough so you can get active. The Android-powered device sports a 3" scratch-resistant multitouch screen with wet finger tracking plus a range of applications designed to track your fitness, monitor your heartbeat through ANT+, and boost your performance. There is also a 5MP camera, an exchangeable soft touch back cover, detachable ear hooks for handsfree talking, and a wrist strap. The Sony Experia active will be available globally from Q3 2011. Pricing is yet to be revealed.  
http://www.sonyericsson.com/cws/products/mobilephones/overview/xperia-active?cc=gb&lc=en

A nomadic, micro projector with just one cord attached

Acer's Pico-Projector C110 has been designed as a compact companion for mobile consumers with a laptop, tablet or smartphone. There is no power pack, cables or searching for power points. All it requires is a single USB cable to power up, transmit and project multimedia in display sizes ranging from 30cm up to 254cm. The C110 has a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a resolution of 854x480. It weighs in at just 175 grams and measures 110x85x25 mm. No word on pricing or release date.
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150223392292544.311049.256554547543&comments=1

A dual-core Android smartphone built for the Asian market

Motorola's MT870 is the world’s first dual-core TD-SCDMA 3G smartphone (and Motorola’s second dual-core smartphone for the Chinese market). The powerful smartphone is designed for China’s media-centric mobile consumers and runs Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread mobile operating system. It has two 1GHz processors for faster application handling, a large 4" qHD (960x540) touchscreen display, HD 1080p video recording, an 8MP camera with built-in LED flash, support for HDMI output, DLNA and WLAN. The Moto MT870 is available now in China for RMB 4,680 (€505).
http://www.motorola.com/

A micro Hi-Fi system for people who like "classic analogue style"

Sony has come up with the simple yet elegant-looking G Series CMT-G1BiP micro Hi-Fi as an understated alternative to many of the gaudier Hi-Fi systems on the market. The compact system delivers crisp sound and offers ample solutions for connecting an iPhone/iPod or for playing music via USB and WiFi. The G Series micro Hi-Fi will be available in August. No pricing information has been announced.
http://www.sony.co.uk/product/hfs-cd-music-system/cmt-g1bip

News
people
News
people And here is why...
News
peopleStella McCartney apologises over controversial Instagram picture
Life and Style
Laid bare: the Good2Go app ensures people have a chance to make their intentions clear about having sex
techCould Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
PROMOTED VIDEO
Life and Style
ebooksA superb mix of recipes serving up the freshest of local produce in a delicious range of styles
Life and Style
ebooksFrom the lifespan of a slug to the distance to the Sun: answers to 500 questions from readers
Arts and Entertainment
Richard Burr remains the baker to beat on the Great British Bake Off
tvRichard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
News
i100
Sport
footballArsenal 4 Galatasaray 1: Wenger celebrates 18th anniversary in style
Arts and Entertainment
Amazon has added a cautionary warning to Tom and Jerry cartoons on its streaming service
tv
News
people
News
The village was originally named Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain after the Celtic female Saint Brigit, but the name was changed 150 years ago to Llansantffraid – a decision which suggests the incorrect gender of the saint
newsWelsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Arts and Entertainment
Kristen Scott Thomas in Electra at the Old Vic
theatreReview: Kristin Scott Thomas is magnificent in a five-star performance of ‘Electra’
News
Destructive discourse: Jewish boys look at anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on to the walls of the synagogue in March 2006, near Tel Aviv
peopleAt the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity
Life and Style
Couples who boast about their relationship have been condemned as the most annoying Facebook users
tech
Arts and Entertainment
Hayley Williams performs with Paramore in New York
musicParamore singer says 'Steal Your Girl' is itself stolen from a New Found Glory hit
News
i100
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs Gadgets & Tech

    Trainee Recruitment Consultant

    £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE: SThree: Real Staffing Group is seeking Traine...

    QA/BA - Agile

    £400 Per Day: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd: Our client are currently seekin...

    Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Server, Networks

    £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: Senior Infrastructure En...

    Application Support Analyst - Service Desk - Central London

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: Application Support Analy...

    Day In a Page

    Italian couples fake UK divorce scam on an ‘industrial scale’

    Welcome to Maidenhead, the divorce capital of... Italy

    A look at the the legal tourists who exploited our liberal dissolution rules
    Time to stop running: At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity

    Time to stop running

    At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity
    Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

    Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

    The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
    An app for the amorous: Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?

    An app for the amorous

    Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
    Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

    Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

    Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
    Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

    Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

    After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
    She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

    She's having a laugh

    Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
    Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

    Let there be light

    Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
    Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

    Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

    Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
    Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

    A look to the future

    It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
    The 10 best bedspreads

    The 10 best bedspreads

    Before you up the tog count on your duvet, add an extra layer and a room-changing piece to your bed this autumn
    Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

    Arsenal vs Galatasaray

    Five things we learnt from the Gunners' Champions League victory at the Emirates
    Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

    Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

    This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
    Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

    The children orphaned by Ebola...

    ... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
    Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

    Are censors pandering to homophobia?

    US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence