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Shuttle Announces Fanless Single-bay NAS with Built-in WiFi Hotspot

Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, the European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and manufacturers of compact PC solutions such as the world-renowned XPC Mini-PC Barebones, is now launching the KS10, a storage solution for NAS entry-level users. This network-based one-bay storage solution is suitable for storing files (e.g. documents, music and photos) on the local network, for location-independent data backup or for setting up your own private cloud. With a consumption of less than 6 W in standby mode and 12 W during normal operation it is a particularly frugal machine.

The fanless KS10 is suitable for 3.5" hard disks up to at least 4 Terabytes and has further USB ports for external storage devices and printer. Devices connected by USB cable as well as memory cards in the built-in SD card reader can be shared over the network. The Gigabit Ethernet network connection enables data transfer speeds of up to 80 MB/s when reading and up to 60 MB/s when writing. In addition, a built-in, access-protected WiFi hotspot can be enabled for communication with wireless devices.

Patriot Introduces the Stellar Boost XT and Stellar Lite Flash Drives

Patriot, a worldwide leader in flash memory solutions, DRAM memory modules, and premium mobile accessories today announces two new additions to its Stellar USB On-The-Go (OTG) memory storage ecosystem, the Stellar Boost XT and Stellar Lite. With the focus on ultra-portability, the Stellar Boost XT and Stellar Lite bring to market more options for those looking for USB OTG storage solutions for compatible Android and Windows mobile devices.

The ever growing need for more and more storage on Android or Windows mobile devices has cause manufacturers to charge a premium for high capacity onboard storage in devices. The Patriot Stellar USB OTG product family is here to change that by making high capacity add on device storage both affordable and easy to use. As with the original Stellar drive from Patriot, The Stellar Boost XT and Stellar Lite feature a dual connector design that offers both MicroUSB and full sized USB connection options for use with mobile devices or your favorite PC or Mac platforms.

StarTech Announces New HDMI Wireless Video Extender Kit

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of a new HDMI Wireless Video Extender Kit (SKU: ST121WHDST), which features a distinctly compact design that is ideal for extending video wirelessly from a laptop or Ultrabook. The extender kit, which supports wireless HDMI video extension at distances of up to 15-metres, is more portable than most comparable wireless video extenders, making it easier to use and carry with a mobile computer.

"Our new HDMI Wireless Video Extender Kit is our most compact HDMI wireless video extender to date, which makes it ideal as a laptop or Ultrabook accessory" said John Mardinly, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com's line of Audio-Video products. "Unlike most wireless video devices, the transmitter unit included with the HDMI Wireless Video Extender Kit is small and light enough that laptop users can move freely with their computer in-hand, anywhere within the 15-metre transmission range. The Transmitter does not even need to be plugged into a wall, as it is powered from a USB port on the laptop, adding greater flexibility for moving around in a room or boardroom."

Silicon Power Unveils the Mobile X20 OTG Flash Drive

Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today unveils the latest USB 2.0 OTG (On-the-go) dual-interface USB flash drive - Mobile X20, the valuable new acquisition for SP USB OTG Series. Combined with the dual-access of a micro-USB and a USB 2.0 connector in a compact form factor, Mobiles X20 not only frees users from capacity shortage but also offers an easier way to transfer and backup files between PCs, Android smartphones and tablets without the needs for cables or Wi-Fi hotspot. Featuring dual-interfaces, tiny drive body and specialized anti-lost cap design, Mobile X20 realizes your desires for instant sharing, quick transferring and easy carrying.

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While the use of smartphones and tablets is getting more and more popular and widespread, how to easily expand the capacities of mobile devices and quickly transfer data between devices is now on the top of mind. SP Mobile X20 is now able to meet the requirements and can act as your central data management center by which you can instantly move and store large files such as documents, photos, music and videos between PCs and OTG compatible handheld devices.

Apacer Introduces the AH170 'StripedCandy' OTG Mobile Flash Drive

Apacer rolls out the "StripedCandy" mobile flash drive dedicated to Android smartphones and tablet PCs. Taking the shape of a colorful candy with lively stripes, the AH170 "StripedCandy" is like a perfect token for friends! Whenever you want to share the video clips and photos in your mobile device, simply connect AH170 and in no time the files can be transferred successfully instead of a laptop to transport files. It is so quick and easy that AH170 "StripedCandy" is your best buying option to share files as well as fun.

The AH170 "StripedCandy" comes in huge capacities: 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB, which add ultra-big storage to your smartphones/tablet PCs.

New Portable USB Crash Cart Adapter Turns a Laptop into a Portable Console

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of a new Portable USB Crash Cart Adapter (NOTECONS02). The adapter makes it easier for server technicians and field engineers to perform maintenance on servers, PCs, ATMs, kiosks and other headless devices by turning their laptop into a portable console, instead of using a conventional - and more cumbersome - server room crash cart. The NOTECONS02 is the second crash cart adapter from StarTech.com, and builds on the popularity of the previous model with the addition of local file transfer capability and improved USB transfer speed.

Cooler Master Announces CM Storm Sirus-C Gaming Headset

Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announces the release of the new Sirus C Gaming Headset. Built from the ground up with heart-pounding 2.2 channel sound, Sirus C delivers powerful sound as it carries on the legacy of the Sirus 5.1.

The Sirus C delivers earth-shaking 2.2 channel sound with a 44 mm main driver and a dedicated 40mm subwoofer/bass driver in each ear for explosive bass and crisp sound. A built-in USB Sound Card and Amplifier dramatically boosts signal power to make games, music and movies more immersive. In addition, the Sirus C is coupled with an in-line remote that grants access to volume adjustment, microphone mute, chat volume (console mode only), and PC / Console mode switching.

JBL Portable Audio Products Debut in Verizon Wireless Stores Nationwide

ARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, the award-winning maker of outstanding audio and entertainment solutions, announced today that products from its award-winning JBL portable audio product lineup will now be available for sale through all Verizon Wireless stores nationwide.

With long-lasting battery life, JBL portable wireless speakers are the best way to enjoy your music away from home. And since each JBL portable wireless speaker features Bluetooth connectivity, they make the perfect audio companion to a variety of Verizon's selection of wireless devices. As an increasing number of people using their mobile phones to listen to streaming music services through their device, portable speakers from JBL make it easier than ever to share your music wherever you go.

ASUStor Announces Compatibility for ASUS Xonar Series USB DAC Devices

ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, announced today that it has added support for USB digital-to-analog audio converters (DAC) giving ASUSTOR users the ability to use a USB DAC to increase the quality of audio output from their NAS devices. A USB DAC can be conveniently used in concert with ASUSTOR's SoundsGood music player App to provide users with a heightened listening experience featuring fuller and deeper sound. Featured in this integration of USB DAC devices are four models from ASUS. These models include the Xonar Essence III, Xonar Essence One, Xonar Essence STU and Xonar U3.

"Today's NAS applications have evolved from the traditional storage and backup functions as demand for multimedia functionality has taken off," said Steve Huang, Product Manager at ASUSTOR. "ASUSTOR has made great efforts to support the increasing multimedia demands of NAS users by providing compatibility for a wide range of peripherals. With this integration of USB DAC devices, ASUSTOR users will be able to savor a fully enhanced hi-fi listening experience when playing music from their NAS."

Spire Releases the Archer II Ergonomic Mouse

Did you know that one in six workers are suffering from some form of RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, mostly related to intensive use of a traditional computer mouse? As part of our new ergonomic computing product line, Spire is rolling out products which will make your long hours of computing more comfortable and better for your well being.

The Archer II is shaped in a way that the position of your arm, elbow and wrist are slightly turned and under less stress then with traditional mice on the market. The Archer II supports your hand and allows for your hand palm to rest on the mouse. Finger button placement and location are designed to the fullest care for detail and prevent your fingers from hovering over the buttons like on a traditional mouse. The latter is one of the biggest pain triggers when using a traditional mouse.

Apacer Announces the AH174 Football Mobile Flash Drive

With the fiery opening of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a worldwide football fever can be expected! Apacer launches the new AH174 Football Mobile Flash Drive that is specially designed for football fans. The re-constructed geometric lines of a football perfectly showcase both strength and aesthetics. In addition, the bold contrast colors evokes a new visual experience.

All Android mobile devices supporting USB OTG (On-The-Go) can be connected to the AH174 Football Mobile Flash Drive. It allows you to share files and fun. The AH174 comes in huge capacities: 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB, which add ultra-big storage capacity to your smartphones and tablets in the blink of an eye!

Toshiba Offers Adapter Turning External Drives Into Networked Storage Devices

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the Canvio Wireless Adapter, a simple yet powerful innovation that adds wireless networking capabilities to any traditional external hard drive, allowing users to share, stream and access their content from any place, on any device.

"In today's increasingly wireless world, it's becoming more important that our storage solutions have networking capabilities," said Maciek Brzeski, vice president of product marketing and development, Branded Storage Products, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "This device brings yesterday's external hard drives into the 21st century with features that consumers demand such as easy access to their content wherever they are."

USB-IF Completes Media Agnostic USB Specification

Today the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced the completion of the Media Agnostic (MA) USB v1.0 specification. This specification is now available for download on the USB-IF website.

The MA-USB specification is designed to enable devices to achieve wireless gigabit transfer rates while leveraging existing USB infrastructure. The specification allows wireless devices and docking stations to communicate over the USB protocol, without the need for a physical USB connection. MA-USB supports multiple media types, including Wi-Fi operating in 2.4 and 5 GHz; WiGig operating in 60 GHz; WiMedia UWB radios operating between 3.1-10.6 GHz, and other existing or new wired or wireless media types that want to use the USB protocol as the transport. MA-USB is compliant with SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 and USB 3.0) and Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0).

Silicon Power Launches 128 GB USB Flash Drives

Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today announces the launch of high capacity USB 2.0 & USB 3.0 USB flash drives with 128 GB. Featuring incredibly high capacities, SP 128 GB USB flash drives will rewrite your storage experiences with more convenience and higher efficiency. Instead of having numerous ordinary USB flash drives with little capacities, SP 128 GB USB flash drives allow a totally worries-free mobile life that only one flash drive is needed to store all your important documents, photos and videos.

Kingston Digital Ships Dual Interface USB Drives

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of the DataTraveler microDuo. A small form factor combination USB and microUSB Flash drive, DataTraveler microDuo allows consumers to expand the storage of their Android tablets and smartphones.

DataTraveler microDuo uses the microUSB port on devices - often used for charging - to expand storage up to 64GB. This is especially helpful as more and more smartphones and some tablets come without a microSD card storage expansion slot. The drive can be used with any USB On-The-Go compatible device and the dual interface allows users to transfer files without plugging into a PC*. Smartphones and tablets shoot hi-res photos and HD video, and with some devices now shooting 4K video, consumers can easily move large files, photos, videos and music off the device to free up space just like a normal Flash drive.

D-Link Now Shipping World's First Portable 11AC Router and Charger

D-Link today announced that it is now shipping the world's first portable 11AC router, the Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L). This latest addition to the D-Link family of connectivity solutions allows mobile users to quickly and easily create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an existing internet connection, whether that be 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or Ethernet, while on-the-go. For added convenience, the Portable Wi-Fi Router also features a high-capacity 4,000mAh rechargeable battery that can charge mobile devices. Additionally, with the free mydlink SharePort mobile app, users can upload, download and stream multimedia and documents to a storage drive attached to one of the Portable Router's two USB ports from anywhere in the world.

Incorporating the latest Wireless AC750 technology, the Wi-Fi Portable Router and Charger offers users fast speeds and a range of advanced features, ensuring superior range and data transfer to and from connected devices. Leveraging dual band technology to bypass radio congestion and interference, the DIR-510L can deliver a total of 750Mbps using the combined throughput of its 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. In addition, each band can operate as a separate Wi-Fi network, providing the ability to customize a network according to connectivity needs and even configure a guest zone to provide Internet access to visitors without providing access to the rest of the network. The DIR-510L provides instant sharing of any Internet connection with the added security of a firewall while connected to shared public connections.

Team Group Announces the C134 Compact Flash Drive

The Team Group, who has always strived to satisfy consumer needs, has proudly released the C134 micro flash drive. The pursuit of having an item that is lightweight and miniature is the current trend of modern technology. The currently popular Ultrabook and tablet PCs all have these features. Team C134 is a micro flash drive boutique unit that can match these products.

The delicate and mini drive body is only the size of a NTD $1 coin, and the "light" weight is only 3.4 grams. This allows it to stick closely on any thin mobile device without interfering with any USB equipment in use or become an obstruction when moving around. Enjoy style and convenience at any place and time with one of these drives in your hand.

Mad Catz Ships The TRITTON 720+ 7.1 Surround Headset For PC

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") announced today the shipping of the TRITTON 720+ 7.1 Surround Headset for PC.

The 720+ brings affordable TRITTON surround sound to the competitive PC gamer. Connecting directly to the USB port, without the need for additional power, setup is simple making the 720+ highly portable and ideal for tournament play. In addition, the in-line controls can be easily detached at any time, revealing a 3.5 mm jack, allowing connection to a wide variety of mobile and smart devices.

Silicon Power Releases Valentine's Special Blaze B30 and Ultima U30 Flash Drives

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Are you still buying the traditional gifts such as flowers or chocolates to your sweetheart? Why not try something special and digital this year? SP/Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today selects the Valentine's Special set for you, two 16 GB diamond-cut swivel USB flash drives, USB 3.0 Blaze B30 and USB 2.0 Ultima U30, and they are exclusively available on Amazon.com.

With the jewelry-like appearance and big storage capacity, you will be able to store your all-time favorite love songs, films, and photos into the Valentine's Special flash drive set, which would definitely make your gift one-of-the-kind special and unique.

MSI Launches CX61 2PC Multimedia Notebook

MSI has received high marks for its high-end gaming laptops, the good performance but compact gaming design in new gaming notebooks. They featured Intel's 4th Generation Quad Core processor and new Generation NVIDIA GeForce GT820M discrete graphics. CX61 2PC was designed to meet the demands of business usage and casual gamers around the world.

Eric Kuo, vice president for global sales & marketing, MSI Notebook, points out the CX61 2PC featured with GT820M graphics and audio boost for better headset experience, while weighting in at only 2.5 kilograms under. CX61 is the trimmest and most popular classic laptops and are the best choice of casual games players around the world. Not only do they feature the processor using 22nm production technology, CX61 also packed NVIDIA 's latest GT820M 2GB discrete graphics card. Comes with the innovative Audio boost solution - a world first developed by MSI, AMP (Audio amplifier), and gold jacks, bringing the new Generation cinema-grade quality sound to an all-new level.

Virtium Expands TuffDrive Embedded SSD Portfolio with SLC-Based Products

Virtium, a leading provider of embedded SSD and industrial memory modules, today announced a comprehensive expansion of its TuffDrive eUSB embedded solid state drive (SSD) product portfolio. Virtium's expanded line of TuffDrive SSD products includes the industry's highest capacity SLC-based 10-pin eUSB module at 32 gigabytes (GB), and high-performance, fully locked bill-of-material (BOM) eUSB keys. Designed for the faster performance, higher capacity and increased product longevity required by today's intelligent embedded systems, Virtium TuffDrive eUSB products are optimal storage solutions for primary and boot storage in networking, server, embedded, industrial and transportation applications.

Apacer Introduces the AH173 Dual-Interface Mobile Flash Drive

The popularity of smartphones and tablets, staunch mainstays of business professionals,has repeatedly hit record highs. To boost convenience and free-style portability in the business world, Apacer rolls out AH173 OTG (On-The-Go) mobile flash drive, featuring dual interfaces, ultra-large capacity, ultra-svelte thinness, and metallic chic.

Once connected to a OTG-supported device, AH173 mobile flash drive doubles your Android smartphone and tablet capacity with maximum 32GB. It allows you to carry video, audio and large presentation files more easily. The ultra-thin zinc alloy body of the AH173 mobile flash drive exudes the sharp professional image of business people. With built-in USB/MicroUSB interfaces, files can be transferred between mobile devices and PCs at exceedingly high speeds!

KINGMAX Announces the PJ-02 OTG USB Flash Drive

KINGMAX has just released an OTG USB Flash Drive, PJ-01, especially for smartphones and tablets. What do users need is a product which fits their portable devices instead of various accessories. Consumers are greeting PJ-01 with high popularity.

And now, KINGMAX launched the latest OTG USB Flash Drive, PJ-02, for desktops, notebooks, smartphones, tablets, etc. The PJ-02 has dual transfer interfaces, standard USB and micro USB, to fit devices. KINGMAX must be emphasizing the portable device market, so they launched two OTG new products in a short while.

EVGA Unveils the TORQ X10 Gaming Mouse

The gaming peripheral market is about to get a little more crowded as EVGA has today announced its very own mouse targeting hardcore gamers. Named TORQ X10, EVGA's mouse has an ambidextrous design and features a solid metal base, a carbon fiber surface, a weight control system, low-friction PTFE plastic feet, an 8200 DPI laser sensor (Avago 9800), and Omron switches with a lifespan of over 20 million clicks.

EVGA's creation has a total of 9 programmable buttons and includes a customizable RGB LED, 512 KB of memory for profile storage, and a silver coated USB cable. The TORQ X10 is 'coming soon' but its price tag was not announced.

SOUL Electronics Unleashes Combat+ Wireless Headphones

SOUL Electronics, a leader in advanced personal audio products, including headphones and speakers, will unveil the new Combat+ Wireless, Bluetooth 4.0 enabled wireless headphones at a press conference on the CES show floor. Inspired and tested by top professional athletes, Combat+ Wireless is an enhanced extension of SOUL's Combat series, the first true over-ear and on-ear headphone line built for athletes.

The Combat+ Wireless headphones deliver the same high-quality sound and robust design of the original Combat+ with added wireless connectivity, which allows for a more seamless workout. Along with the wide, breathable headband for secure and compression fit, sweat resistant sound drivers and anti-bacterial surfaces-elements inspired directly from SOUL's professional athlete ambassadors-the Combat+ Wireless has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can last up to eight hours of continuous play, USB charging and ergonomic Bluetooth controls.
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