Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new M.2 2280 SATA SSD. Shipping next week, the new 22mm x 80mm dimension provides a thin, caseless and compact form factor ideal for new notebook platforms such as Ultrabooks™, smaller design embedded systems, ultra-thin computing devices and motherboards that support the recently released Intel® Z97 chipset.
M.2 2280 SATA SSD features advanced garbage collection, wear leveling and TRIM support to keep drive performance consistent over the life of the drive. SATA DevSleep™ allows efficient power management and minimal power consumption while also allowing devices to stay on and connected without necessarily reducing battery life. M.2 2280 SSD also features firmware-based power-loss protection to maintain data integrity in case of unexpected power loss or unsafe shutdown.
Today LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology, announced its latest Rugged hard drive that features faster speeds, a tougher design, and an integrated interface cable. Thunderbolt™ speeds of up to 387 MB/s make the new LaCie Rugged one of the fastest bus–powered products on the market. It is tougher than ever before with improved shock, dust and water resistance. Plus, the integrated Thunderbolt cable stows neatly when not in use, to ensure that it will never get lost or left behind.
"My assignments take me to the top surf spots all over the world," said Surfer Magazine staff photographer Zak Noyle. "So it's imperative that my equipment is ready for any challenge. The LaCie Rugged's speed allows me to deliver projects quickly, and its resilience to water, sand and drops make me confident that my photos are protected. From the beaches of Oahu to Tahiti, the LaCie Rugged has never let me down."
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the MobileLite Wireless G2. Shipping later this month, MobileLite Wireless G2 allows smartphone and tablet users to extend onboard device storage and stream and share content with multiple users. Additionally, the ultra-portable MobileLite Wireless G2 has a 4640 mAh 3.8v battery for mobile charging and a direct Ethernet port for wireless Internet routing, Wi-Fi bridging. The USB port also allows 3G dongle support.
Kingston’s new MobileLite Wireless G2 is the best solution for more mobile device storage capacity. Instead of deleting files from a smartphone or tablet to create room, users can wirelessly transfer photos, movies or music to a USB drive or Flash card. It’s perfect for entertainment or travel as pictures, videos, songs or documents can be shared and streamed with multiple users. In addition, photos and videos can be sent directly to the social media platform of choice without the need to connect to a PC.
Strontium, a leading digital storage brand from Singapore, today launched its finest and fastest range – the ultra-high speed Nitro Plus, in Singapore. The much awaited range of products by Strontium consists of UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) SD and microSD cards, which enable consumers to capture and watch 4K2K Ultra HD pictures and videos on their high performance cameras, tablets and smartphones.
Strontium Nitro Plus UHS-1 Class 3 cards guarantee performance of up to 80MB/s read and 60 MB/s write, enough bandwidth to allow users to capture cinema quality Full HD (1080p), Ultra HD (2160p), 4K2K and 3D videos on their DSLRs and camcorders and then play them on their UHD TVs, laptops and smartphones with stunning colors and clarity. Users can capture up to 2 hours of 4K2K HD video on a 128GB SD card. In addition to 4K2K video capture, Nitro Plus cards can also be used for burst or continuous mode photograph capture and television recording. The faster transfer speeds also reduce the time needed to download large movie and music files to smart phones and tablets. Moreover, all NITRO PLUS cards are waterproof and shockproof, and come with Strontium Lifetime Warranty. The microSD version also comes with the finest Android Backup Application - MyBackup Pro Full Version worth SGD 6.33.
QNAP, Inc. gave a preview of its next generation NAS designed for both SOHO and home entertainment aficionados, the TS-x51 along with an industry-first private cloud computing capability feature at COMPUTEX 2014.
The QNAP TS-x51 features a potent Intel® Celeron® dual-core processor and comes standard with the latest QTS 4.1 operating system. The TS-x51 packs a powerful storage backup along with swift streaming capability with bothon-the-fly and offline transcoding.
- Dual-core Intel 2.41GHz CPU and 1GB DDR3L RAM deliver up to 220MB/s read & write speed.
- On-the-fly and offline Full HD video transcoding.
- Built-in virtual machines technology.
- Up to 7.1 channel audio pass-through and high-quality multimedia playback with HD Station via HDMI along with integrated XBMC v12 media player.
- Personal cloud for creating a multimedia library with DLNA, AirPlay, and Plex support
- Centralized storage for file sharing and backup
- Economical, scalable design to add additional 5 or 8 hard drives with QNAP expansion enclosures UX-500P or UX-800P
- Support IEEE 802.11ac WIFI USB dongle - extremely fast wireless transfer speed
- Tons of Apps available in QNAP NAS App Center e free, easy-to-installserver applications for your smart NAS
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today launches the HV611 USB 3.0 2.5” external hard drive. With a simplistic design, vivid colors, and unique puzzle patterns, the HV611 can present your style effortlessly. Its compact size allows you to carry it easily wherever you go.
The HV611 applies the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, which greatly improves the efficiency of data transfer compared with USB 2.0. Featuring a unique puzzle design, the interlocking shiny and matte puzzle piece lines present an eye-catching style. With a bright blue LED indicator, users will know the status of data transfers. The HV611 has capacities of 500GB and 1TB and is available in 4 color choices – cool black, starry white, shining blue, and hot pink.
SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the availability of its new SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD—a drive designed for gamers, PC enthusiasts and media professionals who demand the highest possible consistent, real-world performance. With sequential read speeds of 550 megabytes/second (MB/S) and write speeds of up to 520 MB/s, the SanDisk Extreme PRO loads and runs graphics-intensive applications and game levels in a heartbeat. Additionally, by offering up to 1TB-Class of capacity, the SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD provides the space needed to store even the biggest programs, games or files, and load them blazingly fast—transforming any PC or console into a serious gaming machine.
“Building off the success of our award-winning SanDisk Extreme II, the new SanDisk Extreme PRO leverages the latest developments in our innovative nCache Pro Technology to enable 24x7, real-world drive performance and responsiveness,” said Kevin Conley, senior vice president and general manager, Client Storage Solutions at SanDisk. “With its ability to deliver consistently fast computing backed by the industry’s first 10-year limited warranty**, the Extreme PRO SSD delivers the performance, trusted reliability and value that enthusiasts and professionals expect from SanDisk.”