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Gigabyte Intros A2 Tiny Portable Hard Drive

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. btarunr

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    Gigabyte introduced A2 Tiny, a tiny version of the A2 portable hard drive series. Measuring just 78 x 59 x 13 mm (D x W x H), the A2 Tiny houses a 1.8-inch SATA hard drive, the original A2 packed a 2.5-inch drive. Its compact size and its 80 g weight makes it extremely portable. The A2 Tiny comes in just one capacity for now, 160 GB. It uses USB 2.0 interface for power and data transfer. Its enclosure packs a shock-absorbing mechanism to protect the delicate hard drive, although the company didn't give out a shock resistance figure. It is available in just one color option, Charcoal Gray. Along with its USB cable, the package includes a carrying pouch. Gigabyte didn't give out pricing or availability information.

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    Reminds me of a butane lighter.
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    and you gonna have bigger chance to lost it or drop it somewhere
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    It looks like it wants to dispense tic-tacs.
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    The cables needed to connect it to the computer are nearly as big (once coiled), just give me memory cables and be done with it.
    Actually I should patent that...
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    When I see stuff like that I think...why not just buy an iPod and have it all in one?
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    small enough to fit in shirt pocket..

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    there's no 160GB iPod for sure :rolleyes:
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    iPod Classic has a 160GB model.
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    but now, it's been discontinued..
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    an exact copy of this:

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    Xigmatek used to make this, don't know if they still do or not. From the looks of it, Gigabyte probably bought the rights to the design n just slap their name on it.
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    Or even better, Xigmatek is actually making these for Gigabyte and slapping their logo on it as well.
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    I want one

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