GIGABYTE announced the new 1.8-inch external hard drive, A2 Tiny. With the eye-catching dual colored design, this portable hard drive is smaller than your palm, taking mobility to a whole new level. Small doesn’t mean it will compromise the capacity; A2 Tiny offers a huge storage capacity of 160GB, making sure that you can indeed have it all!


A2 Tiny measures 78 x 59 x 13 mm and only weighs 80 grams, about the size of a standard post-it; it’s so light and accessible that you can carry it with you wherever, whenever you go. The unique dual colored casing is varnished with pearl paint finish that helps to prevent transferring embarrassing fingerprints onto the chic surface. The drive comes in 160GB in capacity, which allows you to store up to 50,000 songs or photos and with the USB 2.0 interface providing fast transfer speed up to 480 Mb per second and it’s backward compatible, so you can share your data on any computers. A2 Tiny is also shock-proofed, which means that if you accidentally drop your disk drive, the internal mechanism will absorb the vibration and leaving all your files unharmed and safe as ever!

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Toshiba Europe Storage Peripherals Division, today announced a new series of USB 3.0 external hard disk drives (HDDs) that meet the high capacity, fast access storage demands of the data-hungry digital generation. The new STOR.E HDD series offers two products, the STOR.E BASICS and the STOR.E CANVIO, with (500GB, 750GB, 1TB) capacities to provide users with flexibility according to their digital needs.


Along with high capacities, the USB 3.0 interface delivers fast transfer rates of up to 5 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps), ensuring the quickest access times to your data. Both HDDs come fully equipped with an Internal Shock Sensor and Ramp Loading Alert, which are essential features to protect data against accidental knocks whilst carried around in bags or pockets. The drives come in a range of exciting colour options, including black, red, green, and blue.

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Iomega, an EMC company and a global leader in data protection, today announced the new Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive, a stylish aluminum USB 2.0 drive that travels easily in a pocketbook or briefcase and is a perfect complement to today's Mac notebooks.


"The compact Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive is ideal for mobile users, creative professionals and digital enthusiasts who desire a convenient and stylish way store, share and backup all of the files on their Mac computers," said Jonathan Huberman, president of Iomega Corporation. "Compatible with Mac Lion OS and Time Machine and tough enough to take on-the-go bumps, the new Helium Portable Hard Drive gives users peace of mind that their data is safe and can be automatically backed up."

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adata_sh12_hdd.jpgADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today announced a new product that represents a product journey to the apex of technology and fashion- the SH12 portable hard drive. The SH12 is a powerful and elegant addition to the company’s consumer-targeted range of storage devices.

Consumer are paying increased attention to specifications and design of electronic products, and will now consider a wider range of devices as displays of personal style and taste. Responding to this market trend, ADATA has specially developed the SH12 USB 3.0 to be an elegant interpretation of classical fashion elements, making it an ideal personal purchase or gift. Available in classic colors: dazzling blue and diamond black, the surface of the SH12 sports a three-dimensional embossment printing, evoking a spirit of neoclassical design aesthetics. Manufactured via ultra-modern IMF process, the resulting surface texture offers tactile as well as visual appeal, and is scratch and fingerprint-resistant, eliminating the need for protective covers. 

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Sharkoon is expanding the USB 3.0 collection to their "QuickPort" Hard Drive adapter family: The Sharkoon SATA QuickPort H3 USB 3.0 offers the traditional plug-in slot for SATA Hard Drives and is directly connected to you computer via the USB 3.0 port. With the latest model three USB 3.0 Hub ports are integrated into the front side, over the already external SuperSpeed device, for example USB 3.0 sticks, which can be directly connected with the system.


The plug-in slot for SATA hard drives in 2.5 and 3.5 inch format contains, similar to other QuickPort models, a hard drive ejection button and LEDs indicating both power supply and hard drive activity. On the backside of the device you will find a separate power button. The Sharkoon SATA QuickPort H3 USB 3.0 measures 133 x 71 x 95 mm (W x H x L) and weighs 520 grams. Shipping also includes an instruction manual, power supply, power and USB 3.0 cable.

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