OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today released the OCZ Agility SATA II 2.5” Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, an affordable offering for mainstream notebook and desktop users demanding the latest technology in this fast-developing sector of the storage market. OCZ continues to place solid state technology within reach of the average consumer, and delivers on the promise of SSDs as an alternative to traditional hard drives in consumer targeted mobile and desktop applications. The Agility Series will join the lineup as the latest solution for mainstream users including professionals, students, gamers, and enthusiasts on a budget.
“The new Agility Series of SSDs are the latest addition to the OCZ lineup of solid state drives and are designed for cost-conscious consumers seeking the performance and reliability benefits of SSDs at an aggressive price,” commented Ryan Edwards, Director of Product Management at the OCZ Technology Group. “The new Agility Series drives make use of cache to deliver better performance over a wide range of functions and applications, all at a price point that makes sense for everyday users.”
Harman Kardon, a division of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (www.harman.com), today announced the introduction of its first Blu-ray Disc™ media player, the Harman Kardon® BDP 1. The Harman Kardon brand, long respected in the sound industry, builds on its home theater heritage by offering the exciting new features of the next-generation of Blu-ray Disc media. By including BD-Live with the BDP 1 player, home-theater buffs who have vast Blu-Ray-disc movie collections have access to a new world of interactive content, including games, ringtones and other specialized Internet content. With its elegant design, the BDP 1 complements high-definition displays and audio/video receivers, while the unique Harman Kardon user interface simplifies setup and operation.
People with existing DVD libraries will be happy to find that the BDP 1 is backward-compatible with standard DVDs. The BDP 1 also elevates standard DVDs to 1080p (via HDMI™ connection), which lets movie aficionados enjoy higher-quality playback than that from a standard DVD player. More than just a movie player, the BDP 1 allows for simultaneous JPEG and MP3 music file playback from discs or USB memory sticks. And users can dazzle their families and friends with a photo slideshow presentation using the BDP 1’s simultaneous playback feature for image and sound files.
WD®, the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its new 4 terabyte capacity My Book® Studio Edition™ II dual-drive storage systems, which are designed to seamlessly work with Mac® computers and provide an ideal blend of high performance and power conservation. The new My Book Studio Edition II dual-drive storage systems are available now at select retailers and the WD online store (www.shopwd.com).
Compatible with Apple® Time Machine™ automatic backup feature and formatted for Mac computers, the new 4 TB My Book Studio Edition II external storage system's dual-drive RAID 0 configuration and high-speed interfaces deliver high performance for creative professionals, workgroups, small offices and anyone looking for fast data transfer. The system offers four interfaces: eSATA and FireWire® 800 for maximum performance as well as FireWire® 400 and USB 2.0 for maximum flexibility. The eco-friendly system uses WD's hard drives with WD GreenPower Technology™ for power savings and cool and quiet operation.
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A-DATA Technology Co. Ltd, the worldwide leader in DRAM module and Flash Application products, has launched the world’s slimmest Portable Hard Disk Drive - NH92 for trendy mini-notebook users at Computex 2009. The thickness of NH92 is 12mm with merely 152g in weight, which is the slimmest size at current market and the lightest weight for aluminum case.
Aimed at trendy mini-notebook users, NH92 comes in three colors, light sliver, cherry pink and ocean blue, matching the latest appearance of mini-notebook nowadays. With the eye-catching aluminum case and unique tailored leather pouch, NH92 is extinguished by its sleek design. If you touch its surface, you can feel the delicate and exquisite texture through your fingers smoothly. When exposing to light, the exquisite texture allows it to reflect special gloss heightening its quality. Besides, its easy-carrying attributes, light weight and small size, are suitable for people who travel often.
Today LaCie announced an economic way to add media player functionality to existing storage devices. LaCinema Classic Bridge enables users to leverage the investments already made on internal and external storage solutions, and turn them into dynamic multimedia devices. Simply connect the Classic Bridge to a desired TV, add a storage device, and play libraries of movies, music, and photos in flawless 1080p HD resolution.
The attractive and compact LaCinema Classic Bridge fits seamlessly into entertainment centers, and enables two options for adding storage. Option one allows users to connect an external USB drive to the front of the device for easy access to their multimedia content. Option two allows users to easily insert an internal hard disk directly into the device for a clean, fully integrated set-up, just like the LaCinema Classic. Users may also choose to implement both options for expanded capacity.
Sans Digital, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems, has integrated a convenient LCD into its previous MN2L model, releasing the new MobileNAS MN2LP. The MN2LP is a compact 2-bay network attached storage for the sharing of files via home or office network. Supporting a mixed network, the MN2LP provides convenient access to various types of files in a centralized location.
The MobileNAS MN2LP is designed to provide such data sharing with RAID redundancy against hard drive failures. Aside from data sharing, the MN2LP could also be used as centralized data storage to backup personal data for computers. Compatible with Windows (via CIFS), MAC (via Apple Bonjour Network) and Linux (via NFS), the MN2LP effortlessly supports simultaneous access from computers running different operating systems. The newly added LCD display provides crucial RAID and system information. The IP address is also displayed via the LCD, to eliminate the need for additional IP address locating software. The user could utilize this IP address to easily manage the MN2LP via the web management console for unit setup, as well as obtaining detailed system log information.
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Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of the SSDNow V Series solid-state drive (SSD) upgrade bundles. Targeted specifically for mass-market consumers and small and medium businesses, the Kingston(R) SSDNow V Series upgrade bundles, available in 128GB and 64GB capacities, are the first products in a series of low-cost, value-driven SSD solutions to increase performance on existing desktops and notebooks.
"The SSDNow V Series upgrade bundles are a terrific solution -- given the current economy -- for cost-conscious consumers who want an instant performance increase on an existing computer at a very reasonable price point," said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. "We are trying to garner mass-market adoption of SSDs by bundling together all of the software, hardware and step-by-step instructions in a couple of low-cost options aimed squarely at everyday users. The V Series upgrade bundles are a perfect complement to our existing line of SSDNow products that target enterprise customers and prosumers."