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.”
WD, a Western Digital company, and world leader in storage solutions, will be demonstrating the first PCI Express hard drives at Computex Taipei, June 3-4, 2014. Enabled with key technology partners, WD's prototype introduces the new SATA Express interface, a form of PCI Express technology, which is offered on recently launched Intel series-9 chipset motherboard platforms. The SATA Express interface provides a roadmap for faster speeds, lower power consumption and increased flexibility for future OEM designs.
The road to the world's first demonstration of SATA Express has been in development for almost 3 years. In 2011, SATA-IO, the group responsible for charting the future of SATA, announced that it was developing a new specification that would fundamentally change the core technology behind SATA by melding it with the more advanced PCI Express computer interface. In 2013, the SATA Express specification was announced; and just one year later, WD and selected partners have realized a prototype of what is expected to be the next generation of storage technology.
By moving to PCI Express, the industry marries the world's most popular storage bus with the world's most popular computer bus. This union provides a solid growth path to innovate new capability, while preserving the ability to plug legacy SATA drives into new SATA Express based computers. In another innovation, SATA Express allows cable connections with lower costs, by removing the PCI Express Sync line via SRIS (Separate RefClock with Independent SSC), which lowers the overall cable cost.
Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, announced today the new Crucial MX100 solid state drive (SSD). Available in 128 GB, 256 GB, and 512 GB capacities with respective MSRPs of $79.99, $109.99, and $224.99, the new Crucial MX100 offers powerful speeds and advanced features at a low cost per gigabyte.
The Crucial MX100 256 GB and 512 GB drives utilize Micron's new 16 nanometer (nm) 128 Gb NAND, in addition to a SATA 6 Gb/s controller and custom firmware, to deliver up to 90,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS). With true 550/500 MB/s sequential read/write speeds on both compressible and incompressible data, the Crucial MX100 allows users to boot up almost instantly, load programs in seconds, and accelerate demanding applications. Furthermore, at up to 89 percent more efficient than a hard drive, the new MX100 SSD allows users to run systems longer, using less power.
Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the Voyager Air 2, a palm-sized, wireless hard drive that adds 1TB of storage to your iPad, iPhone, Android device, PC, or Mac. The rechargeable battery-powered storage drive serves up your entire movie and music library at home or on the go, all without need for wires or internet access.
The latest second-gen drive uses new Voyager Air 2.0 software, which adds new features to the Voyager Air product family, including: simplified media browsing, cloud synchronization with Dropbox and Google Drive, and Airplay streaming to Apple TV.