When it comes to external storage, they have never really had the speed and performance of an internal HDD drive. Now the company “Super Talent” claims that its new product will change the way people think about external storage.
USB 4.0 anyone? Not just yet, but it seems that Computex is glowing with USB 3.0 gear. And the PQI USB 3.0 HDD H566 is one of them; a portable hard drive with the new standard boosted with TurboHDD USB technology, claiming a 103MB/sec read speed and 92MB/sec write speed.
Platter drives still aren’t quite up to par with USB 3.0 external solid state drives — the Kingston Hyper X external SSD for example pushes a theoretical 200MB/sec — but still a heft improvement over USB 2.0.
If your the guy who has to have the latest, fastest, and most up to date technologies, then Belkin’s SuperSpeed USB 3.0 peripherals may be for you. The price is steep, at $40 for a USB 3.0 cable measuring only 4 feet, but you can expect transfer speeds “three times faster than USB 2.0,” if you have any USB 3.0 devices to begin with.
This has been a long time coming, since we have all been using the USB 2.0 standard for a very long while now. It’s about time that we get a suitable bump in speed to go along with our higher quality video and larger file sizes. And so, USB 3.0 is finally making its way […]
I don’t know about you, but I’m much more interested in wireless USB technology than I am in the faster throughput promised by USB 3.0. The current word is that the USB 3.0 standard will get pushed into the marketplace sometime in 2009, slowly phasing out the USB 2.0 standard that we are using today. […]
We’ve been stuck with the USB 2.0 standard for quite some time now, so just as every other standard gets upgrades, so will it. According to the USB 3.0 Promoters Group, the new specification should be ready during the first half of 2008 with USB 3.0 devices getting developed and released shortly thereafter. Among the […]
Visionaries wait for technology to catch up to them. Such is the case with Memory Infinite, a link drive that has a male plug at one end and a female plug at the other end, allowing you to hook up a presumably infinite number of USB drives and expand your memory in an infinite direction. […]
Be on the territory of your competitor, provide affordable solutions to their users and stand tall with innovation range of products every time – this is the little story of Anker, a company that provides premium-quality backup batteries and accessories for the buyers of MacBook. Anker, the popular accessory maker, is back- and this time, […]
The newest generation of Google Chromebook laptops have arrived and they’re looking pretty spiffy. For this go-around, we find the HP Chromebook 11 with its 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 pixel display.
Alongside the Galaxy S II monsterphone, Samsung has announced a new Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet. This release is announced in partnership with Vodafone Group, who will offer the new tablet to their customers “this spring.”
I’ve got some good news and some bad news for all the heavy file pushers in the audience. According to the official specs, USB 2.0 was intended to push data as fast as 240Mbps, but they were able to move this to 480Mbps with a little tweaking. Well, the good news is that this barrier […]
News from the CeBIT floor is pouring in now, and here’s another tidbit for you to chew on. USB memory sticks have become incredibly popular, not only for their ultra portability, but also their reasonably fast transfer rates. Well, Memory Solutions has unleashed its Memdrive Premium edition thumb drives that are capable of reading data […]
iRiver today announced the H300 series portable photo and music player to the Japanese market. The H300 will be available in a 20GB H320 and 40GB H340 versions with USB 2.0 connectivity. This device seperates itself from many other mass storage devices on the market, iRiver added USB On-The-Go, or USB OTG. This allows USB […]
By Chinmei Sung, DigiTimes.com — “Fi Win, a subsidiary of First International Computer (FIC), recently launched a USB-interface pen drive with 128MB of memory. The device, featuring Intersil’s Prism 3.0 chipset solution, supports USB universal plug & play and interoperability with co-existence and auto-switching between WLAN and flash memory (patent held by Fi-Win), the company […]
Sotec Co., Ltd. is exhibiting at the World PCExpo 2001 its new pen-input computer, the “A-1,” installed with the Windows CE 3.0 operating system. It is slated to be on the market by the end of the year. Usage of computers with pens, or styluses, to input data is more usually associated with business users, […]
Dell and HP are definitely the most popular brands when it comes to laptops. Both these companies hold a significant mindshare of laptop market all around the world and though there is a fierce competition for grabbing the top spot, the two companies have very eloquently battled to entice their customers. However, the game isn’t […]
Dell is certainly not only the most popular brand for laptops worldwide but has also over the time become the default choice of millions of shoppers. While Dell’s premium laptops like the XPS are amazingly fast and solid performers, the Inspiron 15 7000, on the other hand, is designed for those budget-conscious buyers. Amongst all […]
Lenovo has always been extremely cautious when it’s about laptops. They have always tried to carve out a unique niche for themselves because of which they have experimented heavily on the various forms of laptops. As s result, they were able to introduce the Yoga which is probably one of those earlier devices that could […]
Weeks before the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple released the latest version of MacBook Pro that is powered with a 15-Inch screen and Retina Display. With super fast flash storage, durable battery backup, Force Touch Trackpad and power packed GPU, the new MacBook Pro is all that you need! The upgraded version of MacBook Pro […]
Acer has now announced a far more affordable option with its touchscreen-enabled C720P Chromebook, listing the little laptop at a mere $299.99.
Toshiba is taking the opportunity show off two next-gen Windows tablets at IFA 2013 in Berlin.
If you’re in the market for a new computer and don’t have all that much space, you might want to take a look at this all-in-one PC from the fine folks at Asus, because it just so happens to be on sale for $220 off.
Microsoft’s Xbox One is now official. How does it compare to the already announced Sony Playstation 4?
Thunderbolt cables are a fairly new technology that is capable of transfering data via the cable at an amazing 12 gigabits per second.
It may not be the fanciest laptop on the block, but it comes from a highly trusted name and it’ll get the job done. It’s the Dell Inspiron i15R and it happens to be on sale for $150 off.
We are finally getting solid information about the Microsoft Surface Pro. What’s the verdict? Pricing will start at $899 for a 64GB version, or $999 for a 128GB model.
Do you need another external hard drive to stash your increasingly large collection of music, movies and photos? Look no further than this great deal on a three terabyte drive from Western Digital.
I’ve always associated the Cyberpower brand with higher-end custom desktop PCs, but it looks like they’re making an aggressive push into the ultrabook market with the new ZEUS-M.
The next generation Exynos 5 Dual mobile chip is shaping up to be one powerful monster. The Arm-based mobile CPU not only runs at speeds of 1.7GHz but also has a quad-core Mali-T604 GPU.
USB flash drives are getting more and more affordable. Case in point is the Patriot Xport XT Rage USB 2.0 high speed flash drive, the 32GB version of which is now on sale for an amazing $32.
There seems to be an increasing number of devices in recent times that tout themselves as the perfect tablet experience for those that also want a laptop-like productivity experience, Windows Surface included. That being said, Fujitsu seems to do one better, creating a true hybrid tablet/laptop experience that is targeted at the business crowd, and best of all they are offering two different hybrids, the LifeBook T902 and Stylistic Q702.
The 15.4-inch display rocks an incredible resolution of 2880×1800 pixels, giving you 220ppi.
Matrox has now announced a new DS1 Thunderbolt docking station that brings plenty of ports to Macbook and Ultrabook users, using just one single Thunderbolt cable.
One of the ‘features’ supposedly in the iPhone 5 has had everyone talking recently, and that is the inclusion of a smaller port. While some believe this could be Apple’s move to the mini-USB standard that almost every other device on Earth uses, others say Apple will stay with a proprietary port.
Gesture control, as you know, is not new, but it’s great when the feature is coming with a new laptop. With the new Sony VAIO 14P, the latest addition into the company’s E Series, you will be able to imagine that you are Obi-Wan Kenobi and flick through web pages, play music and adjust the volume by just waving your hands.
This time, Series 9 notebook from Samsung has an amazing Duralumin (aircraft grade aluminum) unibody with a total thickness of just half an inch. That might just fit inside a brown paper envelope. Samsung is setting the bar for the new ultrabook class, although Samsung doesn’t like the “ultrabook” moniker, we’ll just let it be the Samsung Series 9 notebook to make them happy.
It appears like CES 2012 is going to be an event mainly intended for the thinnest this and thinnest that, just like last year. The newly-unveiled Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook, which is the successor to the company’s Aspire S3, is the thinnest of its kind and it’s definitely going to turn more than a few heads at Las Vegas.
Sony has a long history of pushing their proprietary formats for many things that otherwise (and outside of Sony) become more or less standardized. A good example of this Sony approach is their Memory Stick format that has irked quite a large number of Sony fans who wished at times that the Japanese company might be a bit more lenient and include SD memory card support in some of their devices. Well, it didn’t happen this time, too. At least, not for SD Card format.
With CES just around the corner, we can probably expect to see a rather massive onslaught of Windows-powered ultrabooks. Among the pack, it seems, is the new Samsung Series 5. This thin and light notebook boasts great specs in a pretty slim package.