Transcend Information, Inc., a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce its launch of the JetFlash 380 and JetFlash 510 USB Flash Drives. The JetFlash 380 USB OTG (USB On-The-Go) Flash Drive is designed to transform the way Android users carry, transfer and exchange personal digital content. Virtually unnoticeable when plugged into a USB port, the stylish JetFlash 510 flash drive offers a space-friendly way for users to benefit from portable storage without adding bulk to their mobile device and even enjoy a personal playlist while driving.
Besides a standard USB interface found on regular flash drives, the dual access JetFlash 380 also features a micro USB connection for Android devices that support USB On-The-Go. This allows users to move or copy files to and from their device's memory card via a steady USB connection that is faster and more reliable than Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and mobile internet 3G/4G. Combining two interfaces into one compact high-capacity flash drive, the JetFlash 380 focuses on the portable storage needs of mobile device users and eliminates dependence on computers, cables and adapters.
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today announced the introduction of the DashDrive Durable HD650 portable hard drive. The HD650 is designed for those with active lifestyles, and is designed to absorb impacts while protecting valuable stored data. Its flowing lines and striking colors make it a great looking storage option for all ages and genders.
The housing of the HD650 is comprised of a scratchproof acrylic material, and the drive incorporates a unique triple layer construction designed and engineered for superior shockproof performance. An ultra-fast USB 3.0 interface matches the sporty outlook and dynamic design of the HD650. An azure LED indicates power and transfer status.
The DashDrive Durable HD650 will be available in capacities of 500 gigabytes and 1 terabyte, with color options of scarlet red and sleek black.
Monster Digital As digital media is being created on many different devices using multiple types of memory, a need for more simplified and consolidated access to memory has arisen. To fill this need, Monster Digital has released the Mobile Personal Cloud, an innovative multi-function wireless media access hub. Monster Digital, a leading provider of premium memory solutions, is confident users will find the lightweight, smartphone-sized device an exciting addition their digital ecosystem, especially when it comes to mobile entertainment.
Flexible memory and storage access
The Mobile Personal Cloud is equipped with dedicated ports for SD and microSD cards up to 64GB, as well as standard-sized type A USB for flash drives or external hard drives up to 2TB. Micro USB is used for wired connectivity and charging the onboard battery. When a PC or Mac is connected via the micro USB port, it acts as a reader and hub, simultaneously giving access to memory cards and/or a device plugged into the type A USB port. Not only can data be viewed or played, it can be transferred among the connected storage. For example, an HD movie file from an SD card can be copied to an external hard drive.
Strontium Technology has launched On-The-Go USB drives for smartphones and tablets. These small USB drives have a standard USB on one end and a micro-USB on the other end, so they can be accessed directly from a computer or any OTG-supported smartphones or tablets.
"With Strontium On-The-Go USB drives, consumers can transfer files easily between smartphones, tablets and computers. They can copy songs, pictures and movies from computer and play them on their smartphone or tablet when they are on the move. Or they can copy files from one smartphone/tablet to another smartphone/tablet without needing WIFI or connecting to a computer. They are also storage option for smartphones without MicroSD card slot. Our On-The-Go USB drives are the smallest OTG drives in the market, so you will not have a huge device coming out of your phone," said Mr. Vivian Singh, President and CEO, Strontium Technology.
Recognizing the need for a faster, more secure solution for backing-up and transferring smartphone and tablet content without using Wi-Fi or the cloud, Monster Digital has released the Advanced Series of dual connector Mobile USB OTG Flash Drives. Monster Digital is a leading innovator and provider of premium quality memory and storage solutions, specializing in the rapidly growing flash based memory category.
The Advanced Series USB Flash Drives are USB On-The-Go (OTG) compatible, and vastly expand on the usefulness of mobile flash drives in today's digital ecosystem. Most beneficial to users is the dual USB connector feature, consisting of a standard-sized type-A USB connector, as well as a micro USB connector. Micro USB is the standard format common to most Android® based smartphones. So photos, media files, contact information and other vital content can easily be transferred to the drive, saved there as a back-up or, using the standard-sized USB connector, moved onto a Windows PC or Mac. Additionally, given that most of today's TVs and other home entertainment equipment has a USB port, the drive allows for videos and photos created on smartphones, tablets or computers to be easily enjoyed on a large screen without any additional players or cables.
OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today introduced its next-generation Intrepid 3000 Series of enterprise-class SATA III-based SSDs delivering the industry’s best sustained performance and consistent I/O responses. As the series supports storage capacities up to 800GB, Intrepid 3 represents OCZ’s highest performing and largest capacity enterprise SATA SSDs to date. Leveraging the Everest 2 Platform, a combination of the Marvell 88SS9187 controller with OCZ’s proprietary firmware, the new series features advanced flash management and endurance capabilities that extend NAND flash life and enhance drive reliability, all supported by a 5-year warranty.
‘Incredibly fast’ best describes the new Intrepid 3000 Series. In a steady state condition by which the drive is writing, erasing and re-writing data repeatedly over the full capacity of the drive, the performance for both large block sequential operations, as well as small block random operations, is unrivaled. This includes 520 MB/s for sequential reads (128K blocks), 470 MB/s for sequential writes (128K blocks), 91,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) for random reads (4K blocks) and 40,000 IOPS for random writes (4K blocks). In comparison to OCZ’s previous SATA III enterprise drives, the Intrepid 3000 Series delivers five times faster sustained performance for 4K write operations and two times faster sustained performance for 4K read operations.
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a version of its SSDNow KC300 that allows corporations and organizations the ability to manage the drive. The custom Kingston® KC300 SSD is fully compliant with the Opal specification of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).
The TCG Opal 1.0 compliant KC300 is ideal for companies implementing centralized management software to manage security policies, password recovery, compliance logging, automatic updates and user creation/deletion. The self-encrypting drive provides organizations with strong, easy-to-use and high performance built-in security. The custom KC300 SSD is designed to work with popular enterprise management applications including WinMagic SecureDoc, Wave Embassy and McAfee Endpoint Encryption for PC (EEPC).