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Lexar Adds High-Capacity Storage Drives to Its Professional Workflow Line

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today expanded its Professional Workflow line to include 512 GB and 256 GB USB 3.0 storage drives. Designed for use with the Lexar Professional Workflow Hub, the new Professional Workflow DD512 and DD256 storage drives give photographers and videographers the power to back up images and video files from multiple memory cards at once.

The Professional Workflow DD512 and DD256 offer read transfer speeds up to 450 MB per second and write speeds up to 245 MB per second. Additionally, the drives include an LED capacity meter that allows users to see available storage space at a glance. Designed to enable fast transfer and back up of RAW images, high-res photos, and HD, 3D, and 4K video, the drives can also be removed from the hub and used individually.

Acnodes Corp Announces Superior Core-based Fanless Embedded System

Acnodes Corp., a leading manufacturer of industrial and embedded computer platforms and technologies, today announced the launch of a new fanless embedded computer, FES8660. Based on the 3rd generation Core i7 / i5 / i3 or Celeron Processor and HM76 Express Chipset, it features a robust fanless design and is an ideal solution for video applications, digital signage, outdoor advertising, POS/kiosks and gaming. In addition, this application-ready rugged platform also targets a broad range of industrial computing applications such as embedded controller, factory automation and more.

The FES8660 includes a VGA out video interfaces, 4 COM ports, four Gigabit LAN ports, four USB 3.0 ports, and audio for administration and software input. Moreover, the FES8660 has two 204-pin DDR3 memory maximum up to 16 GB, one 2.5" SATA drive bay and CFast slot for solid state storage. The FES8660 provides good expansion capability by offering two PCI Express Mini card slots and two SIM card sockets allowing more efficient, seamless networking options. The onboard Core i7 / i5 / i3 or Celeron processor couples low power consumption with minimal cooling requirements, resulting in improved stability and longevity and allowing for completely fanless computer design.

Corsair Announces the Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the new Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 flash drive in 256 GB and 128 GB capacities. Stylishly thin and lightweight, the Flash Voyager GTX is the fastest USB flash drive Corsair has ever produced, offering blisteringly fast peak transfer speeds of up to 450 MB/sec read and 350 MB/sec write, vastly reducing waiting time when accessing or transferring files on the go.

The Flash Voyager GTX boasts the inner technologies of an SSD that will keep the drive operating at peak performance for years to come. USB Attached SCSI and S.M.A.R.T. monitoring ensure blazing fast, error-free transfers of large video music and photo collections, while TRIM support curbs degradation so the Flash Voyager GTX retains its performance, even after extended heavy use. Compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, the Flash Voyager GTX works on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux with no additional software required.

ASUS Reveals the ProArt PA328Q UHD Monitor

Today at ASUS has taken the veil off its latest UHD (3840 x 2160) widescreen display, the ProArt PA328Q. This new 32-inch monitor offers 10-bit color and 100% sRGB coverage and features 178/178-degree viewing angles, 350 cd/m2 brightness, 100,000,000:1 'Smart Contrast', a four-port USB 3.0 hub, tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment, and an array of inputs which includes HDMI 1.4 (UHD @ 30 Hz), HDMI 2.0 (UHD @ 60 Hz), mini DisplayPort, and DisplayPort 1.2.

The ProArt PA328Q is set to arrive in Q4. No price tag was announced.

Silicon Power Unveils the Armor A60 Rugged USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today unveils its latest USB 3.0 extra-rugged portable hard drive - Armor A60. Applying the exclusive shockproof and water-resistant materials and the integrated 360 °-covering enclosure design, Armor A60 promises complete data protection against all the hurts that would occur during daily operations. Meanwhile, Armor A60 has passed U.S. military-grade drop test and also acquired international approval of water-resistant ability. In addition, Armor A60 features dashing designs with smooth finish and vivid colors, which appears to be the stylish storage for travelers, sports enthusiasts and businessmen on the go.

Shockproof & Water-resistant - All-round Protection for Any Condition
Inheriting from the military-grade shockproof specialty of Armor series, SP Armor A60 USB 3.0 portable hard drive incorporates the ultra-rugged rubber casing and internal suspension system, which enable perfect buffer effect for all physical impacts and assure rigid protections against crushes, dust and spraying water. In order to utilize its anti-damage capabilities, Armor A60 is engineered with incredibly strong construction that has passed the US military MIL-STD-810G (transit drop test) and IPX4 waterproof level, making itself the toughest data guard for outdoor users. Furthermore, Armor A60 introduces the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface that ensures ultimate ultra-fast data transfer speeds and offers users an extremely effortless and time-saving user experience.

Renesas Electronics Collaborates with Diodes Incorporated on USB Power

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its collaboration with Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, to deliver optimized charging solutions for USB Power Delivery (PD). Based on a Renesas USB Power Delivery Controller (PDC) and Diodes multi-mode active rectifier (AR), the companies' reference design provides turnkey solutions for AC adapters and PD-capable chargers compliant with the USB PD open standard. The AC adapter solution will be exhibited at the Computex Taipei from June 3 to June 7, 2014 at booth # N0608, 4th floor of the Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei.

Charging mobile phones through USB connections has become the norm and demand for higher power charging has increased exponentially due to the mass adoption of tablets and ultrabook computers. In July 2012, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) released the USB Power Delivery Specification to enhance power supply capability through USB cables up to 100W, providing a common standard for faster and safer charging of mobile devices. Renesas has been a strong promoter of USB-IF since 1996. The company not only provides many USB silicon devices, but also dedicates its USB expertise to successfully launching "building block" solutions for numerous USB standards. Today, there are billions of USB devices in the world and the USB PD technology is anticipated to be an open industry standard that addresses the future charging needs and additional interface features required for next-generation mobile computing.

AOC Unveils Its Own 28-inch UHD Monitor

AOC today announced the u2868Pqu, a 28-inch monitor with a native resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. Pictured below, this new, UHD display is equipped with a TN panel and features a WLED backlight, a 1 ms (GTG) response time, a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness, D-Sub, DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, and dual 3 W built-in speakers.

AOC's monitor also has a four-port USB hub (with two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports), and a stand enabling tilt, pivot and height adjustment. The u2868Pqu is backed by a three-year warranty and is set to become available starting next month. The display is said to cost £499/649 Euro but pre-orders have it as low as 489 Euro.

Synology Unveils DiskStation DS414slim Consumer NAS

Synology America Corp is pleased to announce the refresh of one of its most eye-catching DiskStations, the DS414slim. The slim is the smallest four-bay NAS to features the award winning DiskStation Manager 5.0 operating system (DSM 5.0). Using 2.5" drives, the DS414slim can max-out at 6 TB of raw storage; making it an ideal solution for home media enthusiasts and small office work groups needing versatile advanced storage, with a small footprint.

Advanced storage, tiny box: The DS414slim is small enough to fit on the palm of a hand, yet powerful enough for workgroups in businesses, with the ability to serve up to 128 active connections. The unit now includes an FPU, and twice as much RAM as its predecessor, improving overall performance in multitasking, and media processing. Most significantly, the DS414slim utilizes DSM 5.0 with its rich and extensible array of features including: media streaming, web hosting, timed backups, and photo management.

ASUSTOR Launches Economical Rackmount AS-204RS NAS Server

ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of the brand new 4-bay rackmount AS-204RS NAS device designed for small to medium enterprise. Equipped with a powerful Intel Atom 1.2 GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of DDR3 memory, the AS-204RS also comes with 2 gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports which provide superior file transfer speeds and flexibility for enterprise network environments.

Users can also use the USB ports to attach external devices such as printers, UPS, or external hard drives. All AS-204RS devices come built-in with ASUSTOR's ADM operating system which offers IT administrators a host of complete backup solutions and a rich variety of business applications. Furthermore, a maximum available storage space of 24 TB (using 6 TB hard disks) is featured, meeting the storage demands of small and medium enterprise.

KINGMAX Also Announces PD-10 Series USB 3.0 Flash Drives

As multimedia resolutions get finer and finer, the size of files are also getting bigger and bigger; what follows is the need for file transmission speed to reduce the time needed for file exchange. KINGMAX has released a new flash drive that uses the USB3.0 high-speed interface and comes in the capacity selections of 8GB/ 16GB/ 32GB. It is extremely suitable for workers to carry and store documents and data to use, and the capacity is also sufficient to exchange multimedia files with colleagues. They come in two colors, fantasia red and piano black; the appearance is elegant and generous and looks like an accessory that Audrey Hepburn would use in the movie "Breakfast at Tiffany's" if she was transported to modern times; simple and high quality.

A cup of coffee with a light charcoal fragrance is placed on the office desk, the slightly shiny top cover of the PD-10 is gently removed, the PD-10 is inserted in the USB slot, the person is focusing on the monitor screen and clicking the file to access… every image is as beautiful as a postcard and the PD-10 is an essential part of it. The neat and simple top cover design can prevent the problem of losing the cap; and the 60.5x18.5x9mm body dimension is ergonomic. It will be difficult to hold if it is too small, and will take up too much space if it is too big; the perfect-size design simply makes people love it. The USB3.0 flash drive PD-10 is downwards compatible with USB2.0 specifications, and its plug & play functions etc. are most needed by users. It also has high compatibility and can be widely applied on systems including Win8, Win7, Vista, XP, 2000, Max OSV10.6.1 and Linux Kernel V2.6.x etc.

NewerTech Guardian MAXimus External Storage Available in 5 TB + 5 TB Capacity

Newer Technology Inc. (NewerTech), a leading developer of Macintosh, PC, iPod, iPhone, and iPad performance upgrades and accessories announced a new 5 TB + 5 TB capacity for the Guardian MAXimus line of dual-bay, high-performance external storage solutions.

High-Performance, Multiple Interfaces
The Guardian MAXimus, available in capacities up to 5 TB + 5 TB, adds tremendous storage capacity and throughput to any Mac or PC with USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800, or FireWire 400. Mission critical applications such as financial records, accounting data, medical files, business projects, and Time Machine backups are enhanced with access to data at sustained data rates up to 238 MB/s read, 245 MB/s write.

Lian Li Releases DK-01X and DK-02X Desk Chassis

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces the release of two desk chassis - the single-system DK-01X and the dual-system DK-02X. Constructed of aluminum and combining the symbiotic relationship of desks and computer cases, these all-black hybrid chassis allow DIY builders to build a full computer inside a desk and show off their hardware creations through tempered glass desktops.

The DK-01X and DK-02X feature a lockable sliding door to make installations and upgrades easy. The adjustable/removable keyboard tray makes typing and mousing comfortable, and the side mounted pocket with headphone rack allows users to easily store unused accessories. The DK-01X support motherboards up to HPTX. The DK-02X supports motherboards up to HPTX for its workhorse-oriented system side, and mini-ITX motherboards on the gaming-oriented side.

Buffalo Announces DRAM-cached HD-PGDU3 External HDD

Buffalo announced a unique new external HDD, which it claims is the world's fastest. No, it doesn't embed an SSD, but a host-agnostic hot-data juggling system between a conventional hard drive (capacities of 500 GB and 1 TB), and 1 GB of DDR3 DRAM cache. As the drive powers up, frequently accessed data (hot-data), is copied onto the fast DRAM cache. As access frequencies of data on the HDD rise, they're juggled onto the cache.

An in-built lithium-ion battery ensures that there's no data loss when data is being juggled to and from the cache due to an abrupt disconnection; and it also ensures that hot-data stays on the DRAM for a few hours, even with the drive disconnected. An LED battery level meter keeps you updated on battery life. The battery recharges each time the drive is plugged in to the host. The drive uses USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface, although there's no mention of UASP support. Under real-world circumstances, the DRAM-cached drive offers transfer rates of up to 400 MB/s. Measuring 81 mm x 18 mm x 133 mm (WxDxH), the drives weigh in at about 250 g.


Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Super Talent to Showcase its Latest SSD Storage Lines at Computex 2014

Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of NAND Flash storage solutions, announces it will be displaying its latest and greatest new products Jun 3 - 7 at Computex 2014 in Taiwan. Super Talent's USB 3.0 RC4 and RC8 are Microsoft certified Windows To Go drives will be on display. These USB 3.0 Express drives match speeds of a high performance SSD drive that is able to deliver extremely fast read and write speeds for the mobile workspace- or BYOD deployment users. Also making an appearance is a selection of enterprise drives for advanced datacenters, and automobile IVI (In - Vehicle Infotainment) solutions built with top tier components.

Super Talent can be located in Booth #J1318 at the Nangang Convention Center. Knowledgeable and informative staff members will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Super Talent Technology provides OEM customers a competitive advantage by enabling then to outsource the design, layout, manufacturing and qualification processes. Super Talent's ultimate goal is to provide innovative solutions, decrease time to market, and reduce costs for our clients.

Acromag Announces the XCOM-6400 COM Module with 4th Gen. Core

Acromag's XCOM-6400 COM Express Module provides a high-performance processor in a package that is small, light, and very power-efficient. The XCOM-6400 is a Type 6 Basic COM Express module that is available with a choice of Intel's 4th-generation Core i7 or i5 Haswell CPU and Intel's 8-Series QM87 PCH chipset, formerly known as Lynx Point. The XCOM-6400 provides heat sink capabilities not available on traditional COM Express designs.

Conduction-cooled rails establish a new design opportunity for carrier cards. An innovative SODIMM hold-down method ensures secure connections while still allowing users to remove or upgrade the memory. Additional heat management technologies include heat spreader plates plus options such as cooling fins and a fan. Ruggedly designed for use in defense, aerospace, and industrial applications; this COM Express module features an extra-thick circuit board, advanced thermal management, and extended operating temperature ranges.

HighPoint Launches the RocketStor 5411A USB 3.0 Storage Dock

HighPoint Technologies, a pioneering force in the storage industry for over 18 years, announces the release of its latest USB 3.0 Storage Dock - the RocketStor 5411A. The RocketStor 5411A delivers a Premium USB 3.0 feature set at the industry's most affordable price point; it is the easiest and quickest way to add high-speed, multi-terabyte SATA storage to any computer with USB support.

The RocketStor 5411A supports any industry standard SATA SSD and hard drive! It fully compatible with any performance level; from SATA 1 to SATA III, supports 3.5" and 2.5" form factors, and can handle disks of any capacity including the latest 6TB models. The RocketStor 5411A can be used with any PC or Mac system with USB ports, is fully backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.0 connectors, and requires no driver or additional software to setup - just plug and go.

Silicon Power Expands Its USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Offer with 2 TB Models

Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today proudly announces the launch of a great capacity upgrade on its five hot-sale USB 3.0 portable hard drives to 2 TB. Featuring great capacity, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transfer interface, rugged military-grade protection and various trendy designs, SP 2 TB portable hard drives are designed to be the whole package that satisfies all the needs for function, action and fashion. No more worries about little capacity, SP 2 TB portable hard drives realize the real all-inclusive storage solution that users can easily backup and store great numbers of documents, photos, music and videos in one device only.

2 TB Upgrade Portable HDDs - The All-in-one Storage Device
Under such a stressful and fast-paced mobile life, how to efficiently store and organize all the important files for better data management is already one of the biggest issues. Do you want to have all your documents in one drive instead of bringing numbers of storage devices?Are you tired of wasting your time and energy on looking for certain file out of numerous devices?SP takes all your needs into consideration and now offers you the perfect all-in-one upgrade storage solution - the 2 TB portable hard drives, which enables incredibly high data storage capability for nearly one million high-resolution digital photos, around 500,000 songs or over 880 hours Full-HD videos.

Dell Introduces Three New UltraSharp Monitors

Dell has once again expanded its popular UltraSharp line of monitors, this time with three models that are aimed towards office use due to their video conference capabilities. Named UZ2215H, UZ2315H and UZ2715H, the new 21.5-inch, 23-inch and 27-inch monitors respectively feature a built-in 2 megapixel camera, dual (Omni-directional) microphones and two built-in 5 W speakers.

Dell's displays use IPS panels and have a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, an 8 ms GTG response time, a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, a two-port USB 3.0 hub, and D-Sub, dual HDMI and DisplayPort 1.2a outputs. The UZ2315H and UZ2715H are selling in the US for $299.99 and $449.99 while the UZ2215H can be found in Hong Kong at HK$2,399 (~ 309 USD ).

Source: TFT Central

Akasa Announces Euler S Mini-ITX Fanless Case

Much like the Newton X it launched earlier this week, Akasa updated its flagship fanless mini-ITX case, with the new Euler S. The case offers room for a thin mini-ITX motherboard, its body doubles up as a heatsink, and can handle thermal loads from the CPU as high as 35W TDP. The case features a brushed-aluminium front-panel, with diamond-cut edges, and a chunkier aluminium body that offers higher heat dissipation surface area. The Euler S offers a couple of USB 3.0 ports on the front bezel, something that was left wanting on the original. The company didn't reveal pricing or availability details.

Source: FanlessTech

Sonnet Introduces the Fusion QR RAID 5 SATA Storage System

Sonnet Technologies today announced the launch of the Fusion QR, a compact and portable four-drive RAID 5 SATA storage system. The Fusion QR replaces the company's Fusion D400QR5, which also offered reliable and affordable RAID 5 storage. Like the legacy system, the Fusion QR integrates a high-performance RAID 5 controller for maximum versatility, critical data protection, and added value, and offers a flexible quad interface that includes eSATA, dual FireWire 800, and USB 3.0.

"With the Fusion QR, we took everything that pros loved about the D400QR5 and made it lighter, more portable, and more affordable than ever. It is a great solution for on-location or mobile productions that require a reliable and versatile four-drive SATA storage in a compact package," said Robert Farnsworth, Sonnet CEO.

TRENDnet Announces Open Source DD-WRT Compatibility for Wireless AC Routers

TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces open source DD-WRT firmware compatibility for the high performance TEW-818DRU (v1.0), TEW-812DRU (v2.0), and TEW-811DRU (v1.0), Wireless AC routers.

DD-WRT is the leading Linux based alternative open source firmware for wireless routers and access points. DD-WRT unlocks operational modes such as using a router as a wireless extender, client bridge, or access point. It also offers a comprehensive set of controls including the ability to modify wireless radio power, define advance access controls, choose from a greater DDNS service support list, create a Wi-Fi hotspot, setup VLANs for the router's wired ports, define advanced USB port functionality, manage enhanced QoS controls, and more.

TRENDnet Releases AC1200 Wireless Adapter with a USB 3.0 Port

TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 Adapter, model TEW-805UB-a Wireless AC adapter with a USB 3.0 port which maintains high speed wireless transmissions to a Windows-based computer.

TRENDnet's TEW-805UB connects to a high performance Wireless AC network at up to 867 Mbps or to a common Wireless N network at up to 300 Mbps. The intuitive installation process takes less than five minutes. A convenient adapter utility stores multiple network settings and prioritizes network connections. A Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button connects the adapter to a wireless network at the touch of the button. This compact adapter is powered by the computer.

I-O Data Also Announces the HDJA-UT Series External Hard Drive

In addition to revealing the HDPx-UT2.0 Series portable drive, I-O Data has today announced another storage offering, the HDJA-UT Series desktop drive. Coming in 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB capacities, this external HDD measures 216 x 155 x 45 mm, it allows for both horizontal and vertical operation and features USB 3.0 connectivity, a built-in power supply, a Kensington security slot, and active cooling.

The HDJA-UT Series drives will ship early next month priced at 14,500 yen (~ 142 USD), 19,900 yen (~ 195 USD) and 24,300 yen (~ 238 USD) for the 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB models, respectively.

I-O Data Unveils HDPx-UT2.0 Series Slimline 2 TB Hard Drive

I-O Data Japan unveiled the HDPC-UT2.0 and HDPF-UT2.0 lines of compact, single-cable portable hard-drives, which offer 2 TB of storage. Available in three colors, "Bordeaux" (HDPC-UT2.0BRC), black (HDPC-UT2.0KC), and silver (HDPC-UT2.0SC), the HDPC-UT2.0 features two-tone exteriors, USB 3.0 interface, with a single cable handling power and host connectivity. The drive is pre-formatted MBR with NTFS, while a software is included that allows Macs to access data on it. The HDPF-UT2.0, on the other hand, is available in black (HDPF-UT2.0KB) and white (HDPF-UT2.0WB); runs a faster hard drive inside, and the similar single-cable USB 3.0 interface. Measuring 76 mm x 113 mm x 14 mm (WxDxH), the drives weigh about 180 g. They're slated for a late-May launch.

Source: Hermitage Akihabara

Akasa Newton X Case for Intel NUC Unveiled

Akasa gave its premium Intel NUC case an update with the Newton X. The all-metal fanless case is chunkier than its predecessor, weighing in at 1.27 kg, and the extra metal makes for more heatsink fins, for better cooling of its innards. The case features a brushed aluminium front, with diamond-cut edge finish. It measures 150 mm x 185 mm x 47 mm (WxDxH). Compatible with Intel's D54250WYB and D34010WYB mainboards, and apart from the standard cutouts, the case offers a 2.5-inch drive bay, two front-panel USB 3.0 ports, a USB infrared receiver, holes for two Wi-Fi antennae, VESA mounts, and a Kensington lock slot. Akasa didn't reveal pricing.

Source: FanlessTech
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