Newer Technology, Inc. today announced the miniStack Max, the latest version of its award-winning quad-interface powered hub storage solution. Offering Plug and Play ease of use with Macs or PCs thanks to five interfaces—USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and eSATA—the miniStack Max is the only four-in-one storage, data access, connectivity solution on the market.  In addition to adding an optical drive and an integrated SD card reader to its time-proven design, the latest miniStack is now available with an expanded storage capacity of up to 4TB. The new miniStack storage line and other unique Newer Technology products will be shown in Other World Computing’s booth #5231, LVCC North Hall, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which begins today in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Elegantly designed with an anodized aluminum body and glossy black top, the miniStack’s footprint is identical to the Mac mini (2010 or later) for a stackable, seamless look. The miniStack also provides Plug and Play ease of use with any Mac or PC that has an available USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or eSATA port.  With its quad-interface versatility and ultra-small form factor, the miniStack Max delivers cross-platform portability, enabling users to move easily among multiple Macintosh computers and laptops and virtually any Windows-based computer with a USB, FireWire, or eSATA port.

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Seagate Technology will be showcasing its full breadth of consumer, desktop and enterprise solutions at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show. Follow all the news and contest info at


A Consumer Electronics Association Innovations Honoree, the GoFlex Satellite™ mobile wireless storage will be on display in the Innovations Hall located in the Venetian Ballroom of the Venetian Hotel. Seagate will demonstrate during CES new enhancements and added features that improve on the popular award-winning product. First introduced in May of 2011, the GoFlex Satellite drive is Wi-Fi enabled storage to wirelessly stream media to multiple mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets simultaneously.

Building on the success of the first battery-powered, wireless storage solution – GoFlex Satellite drive – Seagate has collaborated with Verizon Wireless to provide a technology showcase of the world’s first 4G LTE mobile wireless storage solution. This industry-first innovation can be seen in action at the Verizon booth (Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall, Booth 30259).

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LaCie announced its latest peripherals featuring Thunderbolt™ technology today at the 2012 International CES®. The new 2big Thunderbolt Series delivers speed, flexibility and capacity, while the eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series allows users to connect external eSATA drives to their new Macs®. This announcement follows the unprecedented success of LaCie's Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series and further asserts the company's commitment to deliver high-quality products featuring Thunderbolt technology.


"LaCie is proud to offer the widest range of storage solutions featuring Thunderbolt technology," said Erwan Girard, Professional Business Unit Manager, LaCie. "These products are some of the fastest and most flexible storage solutions on the market. They will dramatically accelerate the workflow of even the most demanding digital users."

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ROCSTOR, a leading provider of fast, high-capacity data storage and encryption solutions, announces the launch of Amphibious, an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree. The Amphibious is a secure, ruggedized portable hard drive with real time hardware encryption and offers advanced two-factor authentication, USB 2 and Firewire 800. In addition, the crypto module is FIPS 140-2 certified.


The Amphibious is considered as one of the most secure and user-friendly devices in the world for size, strength of encryption, and method of authentication. It offers users the option of using the device in a cross platform and Operating System independent fashion, and no GUI or software installations required. The Amphibious is the result of several years of intensive R & D effort and collaboration. For the user it offers the value of data security by using an original concept of two-factor authentication with Smart Card and Keypad, real time hardware encryption, and futuristic design sense. The Amphibious is appropriate for consumers, SOHO's, enterprises, institutions, military and government applications who want to store data in a secure manner.

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monster_dakar_momentus_upgrade_kit.pngMonster Digital®, a leading innovator and developer of advanced memory storage solutions, today announced it is teaming with Seagate Technology, a global leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, to make it easy to upgrade laptop and desktop PC storage to Seagate's Momentus® XT solid state hybrid drive (SSHD). With the new Monster Digital easy upgrade kit, computer users will now be able to turbo-charge the boot times and overall performance of their laptop or desktop PCs with a quick, easy upgrade to the Momentus XT drive. Monster Digital's "Dakar" series upgrade kit will be offered with 750GB and 500GB models of Seagate's high-performance Momentus XT drive at suggested retail prices of $289.99 and $269.99 respectively.

The Momentus XT drive couples the massive capacity of a traditional hard drive with SSD speed at a fraction of the cost of an SSD. The Momentus XT drive, Seagate's second-generation SSHD, combines a 7200RPM spin speed, a Serial ATA 6Gb/second interface, 8GB of single-level cell NAND flash memory and Seagate's Adaptive Memory™ and FAST Factor™ technologies to deliver high-speed boot-up and application response.

Upgrading your laptop or desktop PC with Monster Digital's SSHD upgrade kit isn't a task that requires a computer science degree or a house call from a techie. Monster Digital provides everything needed so just about anyone can safely and easily upgrade their own computer to the amazing experience of hybrid drive technology. The well thought-out kit includes software, cables, an instructional video and even the screwdriver. Don't worry about handing over your valuable computer and data to a stranger to make the upgrade when you can easily do-it-yourself with Monster Digital.

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