Feeds

Sony waves hello to Vaio lappy with gesture control

Swipe your screen

The Power of One Brief: Top reasons to choose HP BladeSystem

Reg Hardware Gizmo Week logo small

Sony has unveiled its latest notebook refresh, the Vaio E series 14, a lightweight laptop with gesture control.

The Vaio E series packs an Intel Core i3 processor with 4GB of DDR3 memory and a 1GB AMD Radeon HD graphics chip. There's also 500GB of hard drive storage, a DVD drive, a pair of USB 3.0 ports, and an HDMI connection.

Sony Vaio E Series

But it's the Kinect-like gesture control that Sony highlights here, allowing users to access apps and browse content with hand movements in front of the built-in 1.3Mp webcam.

As it stands, this function is only supported in Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer 9, Powerpoint and PowerDVD, though.

Sony Vaio E Series

The Sony Vaio E Series 14 comes in three colours, black, pink and white. Pricing and availability has yet to be announced. ®

Application security programs and practises

More from The Register

next story
iPad? More like iFAD: We reveal why Apple fell into IBM's arms
But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months
The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
Bose says today is F*** With Dre Day: Beats sued in patent battle
Music gear giant seeks some of that sweet, sweet Apple pie
Apple orders huge MOUNTAIN of 80 MILLION 'Air' iPhone 6s
Bigger, harder trouser bulges foretold for fanbois
Microsoft confirms secret Surface will never see the light of day
Microsoft's form 8-K records decision 'not to ship a new form factor'
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a Defense for Mobile Applications
Learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications - from the application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
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.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Seven Steps to Software Security
Seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.