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Transcend Outs JetFlash 520 Line of Water-Proof USB Flash Drives

Transcend rolled out the JetFlash 520 line of USB flash drives. Built in a metallic monolithic body design that's 4.5 mm-thick and 37 mm long, the drives are water-proof. Available in 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB capacities, and two body color options - gold and silver, the USB 2.0 drives provide about 19 MB/s maximum reads, with up to 7 MB/s writes. The drives will be sold at entry-mainstream price-points.

PNY Also Unveils the Knife-Shaped HP v280w USB Flash Drive

PNY Technologies, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and a worldwide leader in DRAM Memory and Flash Memory products, continue adding to its enormously successful HP USB Flash Drives the stylish and fashionable HP v280w.

The HP USB Flash Drive v280w ideal of a knife shaped USB drive, coming as a capless swivel design that is easy to open and close. Furthermore, its capless design also prevents cap loss and better protects the drive. Using high quality aluminum brushed-metal brings stylish glamour and also durable for long term use. HP v280w offers large capacity (from 4GB to 64GB) for a slim way to store and share all of your digital contents. There is no hindrance anymore if you want to carry your precious data on the go.

Team Group Also Announces Team C112 Flash Drives

Team Group Inc. always has creativity in mind. The cap of C122 is specially design to be connected at its tail. This design brings back the LEGO fun of assembling in everyday life. Team C122 continues the considerate design concept and features a contour that is lightweight and compact. The appealing design, combined with a colorful candy-like presentation, as well as a vivid and interesting ID design, provides a rich and colorful life.

A hole is also designed at the tail of Team C122 USB2.0 that allows the cap to be held on at its tail. An ornament, full of personal style, not only hangs down naturally along the side, giving a natural charm, but also adds to the convenience of the easy portability as well as reduced risk of data loss. What is even better is that you are allowed to save all your pictures, music, video clips, and other files all on one memory stick, allowing you to easily share with your family and friends anywhere at any time! Team C122 comes in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB. The variety of memory capacities meets everyone's requirements with lifetime warranty provided. Get your C122 and refresha colorful new life.

Elecom Intros MF-LSU3 Series Sliding USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Japanese company Elecom unveiled the MF-LSU3 line of USB 3.0 cap-less flash drives, featuring a retractable USB connector. Available in black, white, pink, and blue color options, the MF-LSU3 packs a formidable data-protection feature-set consisting of 256-bit AES encryption and PASS (password-authenticated security system). The drives are available in capacities of 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB, and are capable of transfer rates as high as 60 MB/s. Measuring 64 x 20 x 10 mm (WxDxH), the drives weigh around 10 g. The company did not finalize pricing.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

PNY Announces New Candy Attache USB Flash Drives

PNY Technologies, renowned leader in USB and memory products in the world market, has introduced the fun and eye catching Candy Attaché USB 2.0 pendrive and will schedule releasing USB 3.0 in upcoming September. PNY has always steered away from the conventional designs and broken all norms, introducing avant garde designs, giving a new dimension to Pen Drive. The Candy Attaché pendrive, the next addition to PNY’s popular attaché range, embraces the cute and sugary sweet design of a candy stick and delivers convenient transfer and storage of one’s precious data files.

PNY Announces New Back-to-School USB Flash Drives

PNY Technologies, Inc. ("PNY") today announced a plethora of new USB Flash Drive storage options for the Back-to-School season. Featuring the latest technologies and design options in plastic, rubber, or metal styles, PNY's new line of USB Flash Drives has something for every student and teacher. From elementary through college and business use, PNY's newest flash drives offer a variety of fresh new colors, shapes, and styles to suit your personal taste.

Kingmax Announces PD-06 Series USB Flash Drives

With the notion that simplicity and clarity lead to good design, KINGMAX, a world renowned leading brand of DRAM and flash memory, has launched PD-06 USB flash drive -- a retractable and capless flash drive that makes data storage easy to use with a simple flick of one thumb. The capless design thoughtfully avoids the risk of losing cap. The curve of grip is streamlined and ergonomic; the two choices of splendid color: bright red or lake green match white housing perfectly, rise fresh mien for hot summer time and again makes simple design even more eye-catching. Also, the wide range of capacities from 2GB to 32GB suits individual’s need.

PD-06 becomes the latest product of KINGMAX POP flash drive series; POP series, suitable for general consumers, emphasizes trendy and fashionable elements as well as consistent high quality at a reasonable price range. PD-06 is light-weighting and the retractable design with a push-key design makes user plug into or remove from USB port quite easy with only a simple flick of one thumb. Whenever using it, users are free of losing cap. Streamlined white housing appears great attention to each curve – aesthetical and ergonomic – and makes PD-06 smoothly for use. In addition, the bright red / lake green color on the front presents elegance and good taste. What makes it more interesting is the end especially designed with the hanging strap hole, which allows user to attach to a lanyard or decorative phone string and to make a portable and fashionable technological accessory.

SanDisk Announces Its Fastest, Thinnest and Highest-Capacity USB Flash Drives

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced a suite of USB flash drives that includes SanDisk’s fastest, thinnest and highest-capacity USB products ever. The drives offer consumers the storage they need to carry libraries of digital content with them wherever they go, transfer their files quickly and do so with style.

“Whether consumers are seeking super-fast transfer speeds, maximum storage capacity or a stylish fashion statement, we offer a drive to meet their needs,” said Bob O’Keefe, vice president, retail marketing, SanDisk. “SanDisk pioneered the USB drive and now offers one of the broadest lineups in the industry, with a wide range of form factors and reliability that consumers can count on to store their important files.”

Zalman Readies SLC Series USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Korean company Zalman added a new segment to its expanding lineup, that of USB 3.0 flash drives, with its new "SLC Series". As the name suggests these flash drives incorporate SLC (single-level cell) NAND flash memory. The drives are available in two capacity options, 16 GB (model: U3M16SLC) and 32 GB (model: U3M32SLC). Taking advantage of the USB 3.0 interface, the drives provide transfer rates of up to 155 MB/s reads, with up to 135 MB/s writes. Measuring 78 x 17 x 8.6 mm (WxDxH), the drives are built in conventional capped form-factor. Slated for an early-June release, the U3M16SLC is priced at 5,480 JPY (US $69), while the U3M32SLC goes for 8,980 JPY (US $113).

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Dane-Elec Releases Marvel Avengers-branded USB Flash Drives and Hubs

Dane-Elec, a global leader in consumer electronics, today announced Marvel's The Avengers USB drive product line with Marvel Entertainment, LLC. The four Avengers characters featured in Marvel's The Avengers movie premiering this May -- Captain America, The Hulk, Thor and Iron Man -- will be brought to life in the form of 8 gigabyte (GB) flash drives. Users can collect them all with Marvel's The Avengers 4-Port USB Hub and let the Super Heroes transport and protect their data for years to come.

"We are thrilled to offer Marvel fans our second line of USB drives, which is based on the characters in the upcoming Marvel's The Avengers movie," said Sherry Chapman, director of marketing for Dane-Elec. "The Marvel Classics line is extremely popular and we are excited to give movie fans the Marvel's The Avengers drives. Both adults and children can now store and transport data on these replica character statuettes that have a sleek sliding USB drive embedded in the base. Marvel's The Avengers Super Heroes collection is both unique and practical for all ages."

Elecom Intros MF-MSU3 USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Japanese company Elecom launched the MF-MSU3 line of stylish USB 3.0 flash drives. Available in four color options: black (MF-MSU30xGBK), white (MF-MSU30xGWH), pink (MF-MSU30xGPN), and blue (MF-MSU30xGBU), where "x" is capacity in GB; the drives are available in four capacity options: 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB. The drives offer transfer rates of 60 MB/s (read/write), and feature Elecom PASS (Password Authenticated Security System), an AES-based data encryption software. Measuring 59.0 x 17.5 x 7.8 (WxDxH), these drives weigh about 9 g. The feature the conventional capped form-factor. Elecom did not give out pricing information, but they will be released to market in October.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Green House Intros PicoDrive Micro USB Flash Drives

Japanese company Green House introduced the PicoDrive Micro line of compact USB 2.0 flash drives. When inserted, the drives stick out just 9 mm from the port. These are available in capacities of 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB. Measuring 22.6 x 14.9 x 8.5 mm, weighing 3.1 g. Green House emphasized the term "Ultrabook" in its press-release, indicating that it's the Ultrabook crowd it's trying to woo, although flash drives of this size (or even smaller) aren't entirely new. The 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB variants are priced at 1,480 JPY (US $17.7), 2,980 JPY (US $35.6), and 4,980 JPY (US $59.5), respectively.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

PNY Launches its Aesthetic Range of Clip Attaché USB Flash Drives

PNY Technologies, Inc. (“PNY”) is considered a leading designer, manufacturer and a worldwide leader in DRAM Memory and Flash Memory products, has announced the release of their elegant and stunning range of Clip Attaché USB flash drives. The Clip Attaché serves a dual purpose of an efficient storage device as well as a vanity feature to suit the pace and the trend of the metropolis lifestyle.

PNY Clip Attaché is encased in a colorful metallic case illustrated with 4 different floral designs (plum, orchid, bamboo and chrysanthemum) inspired by traditional Seiko art and is an effortless blend of modern technology and classic culture. Available in four different colors to choose from it provides a personalized selection of storage accessories.

PNY Launches HP v240b/v240g Tiny USB Flash Drives

PNY Technologies, Inc., is considered a leading designer, manufacturer and a worldwide leader in DRAM Memory and Flash Memory products, and authorized partnership with HP since 2008. December 2011 PNY has introduced its popular line-up - the HP v240b/v240g, which is a tiny but elegant designed drive targeting mainly business people. The drive comes in no-nonsense plastic casing in classic blue and green colors. The clean design is meant to symbolize tidiness and a coherent professional feeling at the workplace.

The drive comes with a cap to protect the USB plug from dust and water. In fact, the drive is not only rugged, it is also dustproof and waterproof, with the strong polymer lending it durability and resistance to shock. The cap has a keyhole to attach a lanyard, useful to attach it to your purse, keychain, belt, etc. The COB packaging helps achieve such a small dimensions of 7 mm x 16 mm x 31 mm and just 4.2 grams, thus giving it ultra-portability.

KINGMAX Introduces UI-03 Paperclip Flash Drives

KINGMAX, a world renowned leading brand of DRAM and flash memory, announced the KINGMAX latest model UI-03 in the urban series. What would surprise you when you choose a USB drive? Whenever a new style of flash drives comes to the marketplace, of course we look for speed, capacity and the latest technology, but nowadays we also consider its added values, and where added value is concerned, for most people, it is a case of whether it is attachable or waterproof.

KINGMAX latest model UI-03 in the urban series, which really has got the “wow” factor! What is unique is its “paper-clip” design hook, making the UI-03 not simply a storage drive but also a handy USB drive that can also be used to attach pieces of paper together. It can even be attached to your collar as a discrete pendant.

A-Data Launches Waterproof and Shock-Resistant USB 3.0 Flash Drives

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, has launched a new USB 3.0 Flash drive, the S107. The S107 offers a new approach to shock-resistant designs and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, with a sporty outlook and dynamic design to satisfy the needs of active consumers who want to express their own personal style.

Targeting the modern crowd with an on-the-go and mobile lifestyle, the S107 combines a sporty modern look with military grade shockproof and water-resistant construction. The S107 drive exterior is constructed of a unique silicone rubber, providing excellent reliability, making it ideal for traveling and excursions. Users need not worry about data loss from accidental drops or spills, which can cause irreparable damage in conventional storage devices.

KINGMAX Announces New PD09 and UD09 USB 3.0 Flash Drives

As the demand of high speed data transmission is increasing, KINGMAX, a world renowned leading brand of DRAM and flash memory, has launched two stylish metallic look UD-09 USB 3.0 flash drives at the same time, to cater to users who pursue comprehensive high speed data transmission equipment.

On the whole, the speed of new UD-09 is twice that of typical USB 2.0 drive, and the grey and piano black with stylish shinning plating in the middle adds to the excitement of UD-09. The new entry-level PD-09 projects simplicity in style with pink and mist grey to choose from, and scratch resistant design makes PD-09 the most durable. Capacities of 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB are now available.

I-O Data Intros TB-3NT Line of USB 3.0 Flash Drives

I-O Data of Japan released the new TB-3NT line of trendy new USB 3.0 flash drives. Available in capacities of 8 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB; TB-3NT drives come in three color options, black, pink, and white. The drives use a typical detachable cap design, and measure 18.0 (W) x 69.4 (D) x 7.6 (H) mm, weighing 9 g. The drive is said to run optimally on USB 3.0, though the company did not give out transfer speed figures. It is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. The 8 GB variant is priced at 1880 JPY (US $24.5), the 16 GB at 3280 JPY ($42.75), and 32 GB at 6980 JPY ($91).

Corsair Announces New High-Speed USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the availability of USB 3.0 versions of their award-winning Flash Voyager GT, Flash Voyager, and Flash Survivor product lines.

Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0: Superior Speed and Renowned Flash Voyager Durability
The premium performance Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 provides data transfer rates of up to four times the speed of USB 2.0 drives, and even two times the speed of standard USB 3.0 flash drives — the 64GB model has a maximum read speed of 135 MB/sec and a maximum write speed of 83 MB/sec. Fully backward compatible with USB 2.0, it's also one of the fastest USB 2.0 flash drives on the market. The tough all-rubber housing is water-resistant, and the rounded edge design makes it an ideal choice for busy professionals and PC enthusiasts who need to quickly and safely transport important data.

Green House Also Unveils GH-UFI Line of Tough USB Flash Drives

Green House also released the GH-UFI, a tough nut of a USB flash drive that's designed to withstand a wide temperature range, -40°C all the way up to 85°C. Its body is made almost completely of a ridged sheet of metal, which makes it tough, and protects it from the elements. It can also withstand mechanical shocks of up to 1,500 G. The drive uses the older USB 2.0 interface, SLC NAND flash memory, and provides transfer rates of up to 20 MB/s read with 18 MB/s write. With its cap on, the drive measures 47.3 (W) x 17.6 (D) x 8.4 (H) mm, weighing 10 g. The GH-UFI comes in a wide range of capacities, including 128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, and 8 GB. While prices weren't announced, we expect the price-per-MB value to get compressed in the lower-capacity models. The drives are backed by a generous 3-year warranty.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Verbatim Launches Store 'n' Stay USB Flash Drives

Verbatim, the global leader in data storage technology including portable hard drives, USB flash drives, CDs, Blu-ray discs and memory cards, packs unparalleled power, speed and reliability into its new Store ‘n’ Stay USB Drive. “The low-profile, snag-free design makes it the optimal USB flash drive choice for laptop users who want the ability to transfer, store and share their favorite files on impulse,” said Mark Rogers, Verbatim Product Manager, Flash Memory. “It’s meant to be left in the USB port for always-ready storage, and can be easily removed to share videos, photos, and music whenever the occasion arises!”

Available in 4GB, 8GB and 16GB storage capacities, the Store ‘n’ Stay USB drive is a must-have accessory for any notebook or netbook user. Designed to be left in the USB port, its low-profile design makes sliding laptops or notebooks out of travel bags, sleeves and cases a cinch. It protrudes a mere 5 mm and can be easily removed for quick, convenient file sharing. Compatible with most Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7 as well as Mac OS 9 or higher systems, the ultra compact Store ‘n’ Stay USB Drive features a USB 2.0 interface and is backed by Verbatim’s Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Sony Readies Micro Vault P Series Flash Drives

Sony is planning to release the Micro Vault P series USB flash drives in the Asia-Pacific region, later this week. The drives use USB 2.0 for connectivity, and feature capacities of 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. A sturdy body aside, data encryption and data recovery software make for the "Micro Vault" name. The drive is designed to reveal the USB connector without adding to the length of the drive. A 360° LED allows you to monitor drive activity from any side, whichever way the drive is plugged in. Sony's X-Pict Story software comes bundled, which creates automated photo presentations. The drive will be available in black and white variants.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Green House Intros Encryption-Enhanced PicoDrive Secure USB Flash Drives

Japanese company Green House unveiled PicoDrive Secure, a new series of compact USB flash drives that feature 256-bit AES data encryption. Measuring 65 (W) x 19 (D) x 8 (H) mm, and weighing just 11 g, the drives use older USB 2.0 interface. To keep data safe, the drive also features a password-based lock function that lets you switch from no access to read-only access, and full-access. The security comes at a price, however, with the 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB variants being priced at US $160, $230, $300, and $355, respectively.

Source: TechConnect Magazine

Team Group Announces Four Lines of C Series Flash Drives

Team Group Inc. will be announcing four new C series flash drive disks C111/C112/C113/C114 at 2011 Computex Taipei, covering both the mainstream USB 2.0 and new generation USB 3.0 high speed interface. Team Group Inc. has the most diverse and comprehensive interfaces and designs in its UFD product line, ranging from low, middle to high-end flash drive disks. With eye-catching designs and wide selections, Team Group aims to win consumers’ hearts.

Team Group Introduces the New SR1, SR3 Flash Drives

Since Team Group Inc. released the TP1023 portable hard drive, which adopts a streamline sports car design, it has created a new trend. Following up this success, Team Group schedules to display the first sports car-designed flash drive disks at Computex 2011. The Team SR1 /SR3 carrying with exclusive “Team EZ Go” application software and come in both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 interfaces, respectively, are made of the same material and streamline sports car design as the TP1023. In addition to data storage, it is perfect for showcasing personal zest for sports and making a statement of masculine vitality and energy.
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