Today, CDRLabs brings you a review of ASUS's new external slim Blu-ray Disc writer, the SBW-06C1S-U. This stylish and compact drive is capable of 6x BD-R, 4x BD-R DL and 2x BD-RE writing speeds and a maximum BD-ROM read speed of 6x. The SBW-06C1S-U is also backwards compatible with all major CD and DVD formats and is designed to be powered completely off a computer's USB bus. Without the need for an AC power source, you can watch a Blu-ray movie or burn a disc wherever you go.

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CDRLabs has put together a brief review of SanDisk's Cruzer Blade USB flash drive.  Available in capacities ranging from 2GB up to 16GB, the Cruzer Blade is about the size of a standard size paper clip and weighs approximately the same as a penny. With its tiny footprint, the drive fits easily on a keychain, giving users the ability to take their favorite music, photos, videos and documents where ever they go.  

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CDRLabs kicks off the New Year with an in depth look at Sony's portable 6x Blu-ray Disc writer, the BDX-S500U.  This stylish and compact drive is capable of 6x BD-R, 4x BD-R DL and 2x BD-RE writing speeds and a maximum BD-ROM read speed of 6x. The BDX-S500U is also backwards compatible with all major CD and DVD formats and includes features like a 6MB buffer and a USB 2.0 interface. To top it all off, the drive comes with CyberLink's Media Suite 8 which includes software capable of playing back Blu-ray movies in 3D.

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CDRLabs has put together a brief review of RAIDON's ST1000 series of internal drive modules. The ST1000-2-S2C and ST1000-2-U5C fit into a standard 5.25" drive bay and feature a hot swappable tray for a 3.5" hard drive as well as a mounting point for a 2.5" hard drive or SSD. This design allows you to install your operating system onto the 2.5" drive and save your data onto the 3.5" drive, which can then be removed from the computer and taken with you or swapped out for another one.

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Today, CDRLabs brings you a review of Imation's first USB 3.0 compatible hard drive, the Apollo Expert D300. This new external hard drive features a brushed silver, industrial design and a removable stand that lets you position it both horizontally and vertically. The Apollo Expert D300 also comes equipped with ArcSoft TotalMedia Backup software to schedule, automate and individualize backups as well as a 60-day trial of Norton Online Backup.
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CDRLabs has put together a brief review of Western Digital's new WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit.  Instead of Ethernet cables or wireless signals, the kit uses your home's existing electrical wiring to create or extend a network.  The two adapters included in the kit are capable of data transfer speeds up to 200 Mbps and come equipped with four Ethernet ports so that you can connect your router and up to seven additional devices.
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lite-on ihbs112 drive pic sm.pngToday, CDRLabs brings you an in depth review of Lite-On's new 12x Blu-ray Disc writer, the iHBS112. While affordably priced, this highly anticipated drive offers some of the fastest BD reading and writing speeds available. The iHBS112 is capable of 12x BD-R, 8x BD-R DL, 6x BD-R LTH and 2x BD-RE writing speeds and a maximum BD-ROM read speed of 8x. The drive also includes features like an 8MB buffer and support for Lite-On's SMART-BURN, SmartWrite and OverSpeed technologies.

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CDRLabs kicks off the week with a review of LG's latest Super Multi NAS, the N1T1. This single bay NAS device offers 1TB of storage as well as a built-in DVD writer. Along with the usual file and print services, the N1T1 features support for Apple's Time Machine, DLNA media streaming, torrent file sharing and the ability to backup data from CD's, DVD's and USB storage devices. Last but not least, the device can be configured for use as an external hard drive and DVD writer.

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CDRLabs has put together a brief review of the SanDisk Ultra Backup. This innovative USB flash drive offers simple backup at the touch of a button. Just plug it in, push the button and your files are automatically copied onto the device. The software included with the Ultra Backup now runs on both Windows and Mac OS X and supports things like software encryption and Dmaler's online backup service.   Add a comment

CDRLabs has put together a review of Kingston's DataTraveler Locker+ USB flash drive. Developed with budget-conscious companies in mind, the DataTraveler Locker+ offers hardware-based, full disk encryption at an affordable price. Data on the drive is secured using 256-bit AES encryption and can only be accessed by entering a complex password. Add a comment