Feeds

Sony touts tasty portable DVD player

Sony DVD goes mobile

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Watching movies on a laptop doesn't suit every location, and you may find portable media player screens too small. So what's the alternative for watching films on the go? Portable DVD players, says Sony, which has unveiled a sexy model for the mobile movie addict.

The DVP-FX720 has the advantage of being smaller than most laptops yet boasts a 7in, 16:9 LCD display. A five-hour battery life means you should get a couple of films out of the player before you have to recharge.

Sony_DVP_FX720

Sony's DVP-FX720: smaller than a laptop, larger than an iPod

The player accepts plenty of disc formats, including DVD-R and DVD+R Dual Layer. MP3 tracks stored on CD can be read by the player too.

A USB port allows you to hook it up to a camera for viewing still images and home movies, while the supplied in-car charger means you can use the player to keep the kids quiet during long journeys. Not that you have to listen in - there are two headphone jacks. A remote control is thrown in too.

Sony’s DVP-FX720 is available now for £150 (€200/$300). Several body colour options are available, including Blazing Red, Indigo Blue and Glamour Pink.

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Endpoint data privacy in the cloud is easier than you think
Innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look for in a solution.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?