The Acer DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one with Android OS, features a 10-point responsive touchscreen with full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution, a built-in battery and edge-to-edge glass design. The DA223 is outfitted with Android OS Jelly Bean and provides fast and smooth performance with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with 1.7 GHz quad core CPUs. It has a wide viewing angle of 178 degrees, and is equipped with an adjustable tilt stand so the device can be used at various angles and lying flat. It has a mobile high-definition link so it can be used as an external monitor.
LG’s G2 smartphone features a 2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-Core processor and an intuitive rear-key placement. All buttons are located on the back of the phone instead of the sides, allowing fast access to apps like QuickMemo and the camera. The G2 has a 5.2-inch full HD 1080p IPS display with 423-pixel-per-inch resolution. Other features include Text Link, which allows information embedded in text messages to be selected and easily saved in a memo or calendar and searched on a map or the Internet. Its 13-megapixel camera has scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass to help protect the lens and provide clear photos and videos.
The 6-pound Toshiba Tecra W50 mobile workstation is designed with engineers and 3-D designers in mind. It has a 15.6-inch widescreen ultra-high-definition display (with 1920 x 1080 native resolution), along with an Intel Core i7-4800MQ processor and 8 GB DDR3L memory. The laptop contains 500 GB 7200 rpm SATA hard disk drive, DVD-SuperMulti, and NVIDIA Quadro K2100M discrete graphics. It uses a high-definition 2.0 megapixel webcam and Intel Centrino a/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity. The laptop contains a 6-cell lithium-ion battery with a life rating of four hours and 51 minutes.
Miriam Jones is chief copy editor of Government Technology, Governing, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. She joined e.Republic in 2000 as an editor of Converge magazine.