Apacer - the leading brand in Solid State Drive (SSD) - today rolls out the new-generation Apacer Pro II AS202 SSD featuring the patented structure. Available in capacity of up to 256GB with ultimate read/write speed as high as 230MB/180MB per second, it pushes the envelope of entry-level SSD and revolutionizes its market by delivering a performance close to top-level SSD products!
Apacer innovatively adopts a patented structure which enables AS202 to easily deliver smooth, stutter-free read/write performance of 230MB/sec without a cache, thereby achieving an extreme, doubled speed for all users. The Windows 7 TRIM-support AS202 has built-in 14/28 bit ECC (error checking and correction) technologies as well as global wear-leveling function for guaranteed high efficiency, high stability and longevity.
AS202 SSD boasts a 1500G shock resistance, which is 5 times higher than traditional hard drives. This free-of-mechanic structure (motor, magnetic head) SSD uses a solid sate semiconductor without undermining data even on the go. Further advantages include shock resistance, noiseless and low power consuming—which make it the best alternative option for traditional hard disks. Apacer also takes the lead in offering SSD+optimizer upgrade kit that perfectly fits AS202 into any laptop or desktop computer. The resultant super speedy read/write performance means accelerated system boot-up and application start-up — both can be done now in just seconds!
To capture the fleeting inspiration for your photography life and work, besides of a fraction of talent, a high-class digital SLR camera, and a memory card with lightning-fast speed, you will indispensably need hours of practice and enough storage space! Silicon Power, a leading brand devoting to flash memory storages, now will enlarge its 600X Professional Compact Flash Card series with a much larger choice of 64GB capacity. This new card gives users almost unlimited freedom of making as many photo shots as they would like without worries about replacing the card at the last moment.
Utilizing quad-channel transfer mode and TurboMLC technology, Silicon Power 600X Compact Flash Card series can perform up to 90MB/s read/write speeds. When combined with 64GB capacity, it enables active photographers to exploit their potential to the maximum anytime anywhere, enjoy the continuous shooting experience with their high-end equipments, catch more high-definition moments, and preserve more unique artistic works. Now, Silicon Power 600X Compact Flash Card ranges from 8GB to 64GB, offering more options of capacity.
Today, two distinguished brands, Christofle and LaCie, introduce an elegant object for your digital belongings – Galet, design by Christofle. With its beautiful pebble shape and magnificent silver-plating, the Galet is a conversation piece that proves beauty and functionality can easily co-exist in our daily lives.
The Galet is a new way of thinking about personal technology. Like a designer watch or a luxury pen, the Galet is an essential accessory. Hand-crafted in France, each piece is individually plated with precious silver through Christofle's 150 year-old silvering process. Then it is carefully inspected for a smooth finish and radiant polish, which guarantees its excellence. The Galet is assembled and hand-packed in a charming gift box at LaCie's factory in Paris, ensuring each Galet represents the finest presentation and quality. Once the process is complete, the result is a timeless gift that will bring convenience and luxury to one's daily life.
PQI, one of the top-ten brand leaders in the Flash memory industry, is kicking off 2011 with the release of its all-new “Intelligent Drive U819L” traveling disk. The device sports a smooth and simple design with crisp lines and a rounded top to create a streamlined shape worthy of the golden ratio. The exterior features a sleek piano-like finish using pure ivory white and deep midnight black to achieve the look of glossy piano keys. It almost feels like you could play a tune on the device with your fingertips! In addition, the drive features special COB encasement technology, which makes the Intelligent Drive U819L traveling disk waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, and highly durable, and therefore even more flexible in different user environments.
Furthermore, thanks to the constant efforts of the design and development team, the drive comes bundled with a special customized hanging ornament. The exquisite square-shaped decorative piece is transparent and made of a soft, flexible rubber material embossed with the PQI logo. In addition to being used as a decoration for your mobile phone, it is also very practical and has a distinctly creative design. By attaching it to the end of your drive, you can use the ornament to open the cover of the Intelligent Drive U819L and then ensure that you avoid dropping the cover by inserting it into the ornament’s unique soft transparent material. This slim and charming ornament is a real eye-catcher and makes the Intelligent Drive U819L even more alluring.
Due to the global fervor of smart phones, the upsurge needs of mobile storage is inevitable. Silicon Power- the world’s leading manufacturer in the flash memory industry releases today, its super-large capacity of 32GB microSDHC Class 4 memory cards to fulfill all needs of worldwide consumers. Aimed at the needs of entertainment for mobile users, the super-large 32GB microSDHC memory card is perfect for your content-rich devices.
Silicon Power has broken the limits of technology by increasing the capacity to 32GB, adding more convenience for the user. While smaller than a finger nail, this micro SDHC memory card has an extremely high data storage capacity, it can store over 9000 photos, nearly 500 minutes of full HD videos, more than 6000 songs and thousands of files. No matter you are holding a digital camera, smart phone, ebook reader or photo frame, 32GB micro SDHC is all you need for a colorful streaming life!
For end-users who seek versatility, in addition to microSDHC single pack, Silicon Power provides two more choices: SD Adapter pack and SD & miniSD Adapters pack. The adaptor packs increase the ways of different usages needs, letting consumers enjoy the convenience of transferring and processing the same data on many platforms.
Active Media Products, a leading manufacturer of SSDs, DOMs and USB drives, today launched a 22-caliber silver bullet shaped USB 2.0 flash drive. "The Bullet-2 drive is the ultimate USB drive because it is rugged, reliable, waterproof, dustproof, small enough to comfortably fit on your keychain, and is a classical icon of form", stated Active Media Products VP of Sales, Jerry Thomson.
The Bullet-2 is AMP's second style of bullet shaped USB drive. Both Bullet-1 and Bullet-2 models are encased in air tight aluminum enclosures that protect all data from harsh environments such as water, snow, sand and dust. Bullet-1, in gold color, is shaped like a 50-caliber bullet, while the silver-colored Bullet-2 is in the form of a 22-caliber shell. The bullet includes a strong steel keychain and clip for attaching the drive to a backpack or keyring. This new bullet drive is available now through Amazon, at approximately $14 for the 4GB model and $21 for the 8GB drive.
SanDisk Corporation, the global leader in flash memory cards, today introduced the SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I card. The card features Ultra High Speed (UHS) technology from the newly released SD 3.0 specification and achieves up to 45MB/sec read and write performance with long-term reliability by distributing data rapidly and efficiently using SanDisk's proprietary Power Core™ Controller.
"SanDisk has a long history of developing fast, highly reliable cards for photography enthusiasts and professionals," said Susan Park, director, retail product marketing, SanDisk. "Our new SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC card lets consumers take their skills to the next level by capturing high-resolution still images, fast-moving action shots and HD videos of the highest quality."
As DSLRs offer increasingly sophisticated features such as high megapixel continuous burst shooting and high-definition (HD) video capture, photographers need advanced memory cards capable of unlocking their cameras' full potential. The card achieves high performance and efficient power consumption in UHS-enabled cameras such as the Nikon D7000.
Transcend Information, Inc., a global leader in storage and multimedia products, today announced the launch of its upgraded 2.5” solid state drives (SSDs). Built on a faster and newer controller, the revamped SSDs provide random read speeds of up to 40MB/s, resulting in significantly faster system boot up and application launch performance.
The newly released SSDs are available in 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. Thanks to their use of the new advanced controller chip and 64MB of built-in DDR2 DRAM cache memory, the new SSDs feature sequential read and write speeds up to 260MB/s and 240MB/s, and random read/write speeds of 40MB/s and 27MB/s. This dramatically improved performance not only reduces average system boot times, but also offers stutter-free response and stability for netbooks, notebooks, high-end gaming PCs and industrial computers. Users can also take advantage of their cool, noiseless operation to enjoy the perks of silent and practical computing.
For added value, Transcend’s new 2.5" SSDs fully support the TRIM command used by modern operating systems to help maintain optimum write speeds and reduce long-term SSD wear. Engineered for long life and maximum reliability, the upgraded SSDs have built-in Error Correction Code (ECC) functionality and static wear leveling that evenly distributes data written to or erased from the drive’s flash memory cells. All models are guaranteed to conform to RoHS standards for manufacturing without the use of hazardous materials.
Axtremex Technology and their distributor, IndieGrip.com LLC, are proud to announce the immediate availability of the world’s first 128 GB CompactFlash cards. While others have announced 128 GB CompactFlash cards, no one has announced or shipped a high performance 128 GB 600x card. The Axtremex Ultra DMA 128 GB 600x card supports up to 90 Megabytes per second Read Speed and up to 60 Megabytes per second Write Speed.
In addition Axtremex is announcing the availability of a very high performance 64 GB CompactFlash card. The Axtremex Ultra DMA 64 GB 600x Plus card supports with up to 90 Megabytes per second Read and Write Speeds. Both cards are built using premium memory chips and may be used in a wide variety of devices, such as audio recorders, video recorders, still cameras, and other devices that use CompactFlash cards. Of course not all devices will support these cards.