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Silverstone at CES 2020: Cases, PSUs, and Accessories Galore

Silverstone at CES 2020 took the opportunity to showcase selections of their portfolio for the media, ranging from PC cases in major form-factors, PSUs, and a range of "ease-of-life" and aesthetic-driven accessories. Accessory-wise, there's a range of SSD-related products, such as the MS09 stick, which allows conversion of an M.2 SSD to what basically amounts to a USB 3.1 pen drive; other products in this category include the MS09-Mini and the MS11, which improves support for the NVMe protocol. The ECM26 is a PCIe adapter for M.2 sticks, while the Silverstone TP02-M2 presents itself as a heatsink for installation on non-passive-cooled M.2 SSDs.

Continuing the SSD accessories galore, there are a number of other solutions, including a tool-less NMVe to PCIe adapter (ECM21-E), an ARGB powered one (ECM24-ARGB, which includes a heatsink), a simpler, non-ARGB one with a heatsink (ECM23), and my personal favorite, a docking station for a barebones M.2 drive you may have around, in the form of the TS16 station. The presence of a Power button very surely means this can't be hot-swapped - the risk of data-loss is real.

Plugable Announces UD-6950H Horizontal Dual 4K Display Docking Station

Plugable, the leading developer of USB and Thunderbolt devices, launches the UD-6950H Horizontal 4K Display Docking Station for Windows users in the U.K. and four major European markets including Italy, Spain, Germany and France. The UD-6950H is the perfect solution for a streamlined and efficient workspace that maximizes productivity while eliminating clutter. The docking station solves the HDMI or DisplayPort dilemma by supporting two extra displays of either type. In addition, the dock adds six additional USB ports along with wired network and audio to connect any device to your laptop.

TRENDnet Introduces Compact USB-C HD Docking Station

TRENDnet, a global leader in reliable SMB and consumer networking and surveillance solutions, has announced it will introduce a Mini USB-C HD Docking Cube, model TUC-DS1. The compact USB-C docking station supports high-resolution HD video, and extends or mirrors your notebook's display.

TRENDnet's Mini USB-C HD Docking Cube allows you to connect multiple USB devices, and network your laptop all from a single cable. Easily manage multiple workstation devices such as USB storage, keyboard, mouse, printer, scanner, and HD monitor. Free up desk space with this compact USB-C docking station to make more room for what's really important to you.

Kensington Launches the SD4700P Universal USB-C and USB 3.0 Docking Station

Kensington understands that no business wants to be tied to USB 3.0 technology as it is being replaced by faster and better protocols, while at the same time recognizing that it isn't practical for an organization to incur the expense and loss of productivity to replace every legacy device with one that supports USB-C. So we are pleased to announce the release of the SD4700P Universal USB-C and USB 3.0 Docking Station (K38240, SRP $219.99), which gives organizations full support for both USB-C and USB 3.0 devices from laptops using both Windows and macOS.

"At Kensington, we value the trust that consumers and organizations have placed in us since we introduced the first Universal Docking Station. As technologies improve, we are committed to providing our customers with new solutions that leverage the latest enhancements to boost productivity and performance," says Fred Wu, Global Product Manager Kensington. "The Universal USB-C and USB 3.0 Docking Station is a great example of that because it protects an organization's investment in existing technology by supporting USB 3.0, while offering complete access to the latest USB-C technology."

Pioneer Launches Brand New USB Type-C Series Products

After years of experience in the optical disc, computer equipment, auto and industrial markets, Pioneer has recently made the leap into the consumer electronics market and launched its all-new USB Type-C Series which include a docking station, multiport adapter, and external Portable SSD and more.

Versatile Docking Station helps build a super powerful personal workstation
The docking station features a simple design, intuitive use, and perfect compatibility with MacBooks and Thunderbolt computers. Only the USB-C terminal is required to connect all devices to significantly improve work efficiency. It supports Windows dual-screen output, having the complete expanding capability for the A/V output. It is flexible, easy to use and charges your device to greatly enhance your work efficiency.

Kensington Pushes Productivity to the Max with New Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

Businesses need a technical infrastructure with the flexibility to support a dynamic and increasingly mobile workforce while meeting the demands for mobile computing performance across various job functions. Which is why Kensington, trusted worldwide to support the most advanced technology for business and home office professionals, developed the game-changing SD5200T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station for Windows and macOS.

The Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station was engineered and tested for optimal performance with both macOS and Windows users. The cross-platform compatible dock is the hyper-productivity solution for power users and was specifically designed to support mixed-computing environments with high transfer-speed requirements.

DisplayLink Brings Docking to Qualcomm Powered Windows 2-in-1 Mobile Platforms

DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB graphics technology, today announced support for Qualcomm 2-in-1 mobile platforms running the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. DisplayLink "Plug and Display" technology enables any USB port on the new 2-in-1 laptops to be used as a docking station connector for adding multiple displays, audio, Ethernet, and other USB peripherals.

Officially announced at Qualcomm's Technology Summit, these platforms provide a full Windows 10 experience along with Gigabit LTE and up to 24 hours of battery life. DisplayLink offers enterprise workers the best of two worlds, an "always connected" mobile device while on-the-go and the ability to dock for full PC productivity in an office or hot desk while connected to any DisplayLink docking station.

Targus Launches Their Lightning-Fast Thunderbolt 3 DV4K Docking Station

Targus, the industry leader that introduced the first universal dual-video docking station, has broken ground again, introducing the Thunderbolt 3 DV4K Docking Station with Power (DOCK220USZ). "We're thrilled to add a new dock to our lineup that's a brand new Thunderbolt 3 dock," says Andrew Corkill, Vice President of Product Marketing for Targus. "Unlike any other Thunderbolt 3 dock on the market today, DOCK220USZ works with any platform, including macOS and Windows. It's designed to work in Mac environments like design studios and video agencies as well as in mixed-laptop-inventory environments."

The DOCK220USZ gives designers, animators, engineers, and more the best of both worlds - speed and 4K-sharp resolution. Outfitted with one USB-C and two USB-A ports to accommodate workspace peripherals like a mouse and keyboard as well as combo audio, the Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station allows you to listen to music or use an integrated mic with ease. The dock delivers 4K views and combines power delivery and ease-of-use in a compact form factor to help creative professionals stay connected, powered, and productive.

Club 3D Announces the SenseVision USB 3.0 Dual Display 4K 60 Hz Docking Station

Back at the end of June, Club 3D already announced the next generation of video splitters that are capable of supporting Dual Monitor @ 4K60Hz. Today we are proud to announce our first docking station which supports as well Dual Monitor @ 4K60Hz. And that is not everything. The new model - CSV-1460 - comes with a lot of ports and is a fully hybrid docking station. This means you can either use it with the USB Type-A cable that is delivered, or if you already have one of those ingenious thin Ultrabooks or Notebooks with Type-C Ports, you just choose the Type C cable out of the box.

Former generation USB docking stations based on USB 3.0 or 3.1 suffered from a limitation of 30Hz if you were aiming at using the highest resolutions like 3840 x 2160 (4K). The latest developments from DisplayLink make it possible now that with CSV-1460 the resolutions can be taken to a new level. Not only one time 4K60Hz is possible, the docking station even offers Dual Monitor functionality and each of the ouptuts supports 4K60Hz. The only requirement is to have a free USB Type A 3.1 Gen 1 socket in your device. This new SenseVision product is powered by DisplayLink 6950 SoC.

Satechi Releases Sleek, New Aluminum Mini Docking Station

Satechi, a brand known for its functional and sleek workspace accessories, has engineered a solution to organizing the ever-growing amount of ports needed to connect devices and peripherals. The new Aluminum Mini Docking Station is a compact hub that connects to a user's computer via USB and expands its functionality by offering four USB 3.0 ports, a gigabit Ethernet port, HDMI and DVI video connections, and a 3.5mm port for all connection needs.

Plugable Announces Thunderbolt 3 Dock and Adapter Line

Plugable today announced their new Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station and Dual-Display Adapter line - Plugable's most powerful products yet. Thunderbolt 3 seems to be sweeping the PC industry in 2016 - it costs less than Thunderbolt 2, doubles performance to 40Gb/s, integrates a USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) controller, supports power delivery up to 100W, and brings both Thunderbolt and USB to the new reversible USB-C connector.

"Thunderbolt 3 on the USB-C connector is a game-changer," said Bernie Thompson, Plugable Technologies Founder. "Thunderbolt 3 is a well-standardized set of advanced features with required certification so computers, peripheral devices, and cables will just work."

TRENDnet High Speed Universal USB 3.0 Docking Station Now Available

TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the Universal USB 3.0 Docking Station, model TU3-DS2, which improves workstation efficiency for on the go professionals. The TU3-DS2 removes the burden of working on a small non-ergonomic ultrabook or laptop while in the office. Travel with a compact laptop and plug into a functional workstation at the office with TRENDnet's TU3-DS2. With no CD installation-build an ideal workstation by simply connecting all devices to the TU3-DS2. A vertical space saving design connects peripherals using a small desktop footprint.

The TU3-DS2 adds two 1080p HD displays to a workstation for a total of up to 3 displays (including the laptop or ultrabook display). Full 5.1 audio channel support is provided to the connected HDMI display and convenient audio headphone ports are located on the front of the docking station. Connect SuperSpeed USB 3.0 storage and flash drives to the two 5 Gbps USB 3.0 ports. Network other USB mouse, keyboards, printers, and scanners to the four USB 2.0 ports.

ASUS Unveils the HZ-2 USB 3.0 Docking Station

ASUS today announced the USB 3.0 HZ-2 Docking Station. Designed for desktop or notebook users, the HZ-2 lets users connect up to 10 devices or accessories through a single USB cable. The HZ-2 includes the latest drivers and firmware for full compatibility with Windows 8.1 and earlier versions; and is backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 PCs and devices. Users can also connect their notebooks to larger displays via the HDMI or VGA ports found on the HZ-2.

Full connectivity options
The ASUS USB 3.0 HZ-2 Docking Station has all the connectivity and expandability features required to turn any notebook into a complete desktop workstation. The HZ-2 features an HDMI port with a VGA adapter supporting HD resolutions up to 2048 x 1152 pixels in 32-bit color, making it compatible with the latest range of monitors and televisions that deliver visuals at resolutions greater than HD. The HZ-2 is ideal for those looking to mirror or extend their Windows desktops. The HZ-2 has a built-in video processor, allowing users to work with two additional external displays via video output ports found on the notebook and dock.

SilentiumPC Launches the Affordable Brutus M25 Pure Black Case

Brutus M25 Pure Black fills the gap between generic and more expensive PC cases by offering plenty of features and quality at modest price point. Simple yet elegant exterior design appeals to most users while interior is able to accommodate modern components like graphics cards up to 320 mm or efficient CPU coolers up to 158 mm high. This compact mid-tower also features SD XC card reader, 3-position fan speed controller as well as HDD/SSD docking station up top. When building a budget gaming or office PC the Brutus M25 is the most sensible choice you can make.

StarTech Announces New UASP-supported USB 3.0 Products

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of UASP-supported USB 3.0 storage products, which make it easy for IT professionals and prosumers to take advantage of the performance capability of Solid State storage (SSDs), through the fastest USB 3.0 transfer speeds available. UASP, which stands for USB Attached SCSI Protocol, is a protocol that was introduced by the USB Implementers Forum which provides significantly faster performance than a traditional USB 3.0 connection which uses the BOT (Bulk Only Transport).

Users of Windows 8, Mac OSX (10.8 or above), and Linux can all benefit from UASP's improved performance. In testing, UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance. At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources. "UASP-supported USB 3.0 will become one of the most widely accepted data transfer interfaces, in the years to come" said Juliet Wei, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com's Data Storage and Hard Drive Accessories product line. "The UASP products we've released to date offer IT professionals and prosumers a cost-effective way to get the most performance from their external USB 3.0 mass storage devices, especially when used with Solid State or hybrid drives."

Thermaltake Unveils the BlacX Urban Wi-Fi Docking Station

Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units introduces BlacX Urban Wi-Fi Docking Station. A complete and easy way to access all files stored on your hard drives. With Wi-Fi integration, the BlacX Urban provides quick access to your data through your personal Smart Phone or Tablet. Whether it is an iOS or an Android device, simply download the "TtCloud" App through the App Store or Google Play Store and you are ready to go! The BlacX Urban also supports UPnP for seamless device compatibility to allow you to easily enjoy your home theater experience.

Icy Dock Introduces EZ-Dock MB981U3-1S

Icy Dock is proud to introduce the new member of the EZ-Dock series - The EZ-Dock MB981U3-1S 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Station which boasts a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. The MB981U3-1S enhances the USB 3.0 performance by adding the UASP support and allows you to quickly swap any standard 2.5" and 3.5" SATA HDD/SSD. It's a perfect tool for gamers, designers, IT professionals and even average users.

The MB981U3-1S USB 3.0 interface featuring UASP support, which delivers higher transfer speeds to supporting devices. It's also backward compatible with the USB 2.0 interface, allowing the device to be used with any system that has USB 2.0 interface. The MB981U3-1S covers the latest systems from hosts with USB 3.0 interface and UASP support, to older generation computers still using USB 2.0 interface. The MB981U3-1S uses tool-less plug & play design for both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA hard disk and solid state drives - simply plug in the HDD/SSD and hit the power button to get started. This is an excellent solution for using a drive without the hassle of installation and allows you quickly swap drives in just seconds.

DisplayLink and Targus announce the latest USB3.0 Dock

DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB Graphics technology and Targus Inc, maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, today announced the official launch of the new Targus Universal USB 3.0 DV2K Docking Station with Power utilizing the latest DL-3950 chipset from DisplayLink.

The new Targus ACP7101USZ adds dual 2560x1600 resolution support to the popular ACP71USZ charging dock utilizing the latest DL-3950 chipset from DisplayLink. The ACP7101USZ increased resolution and support for dual DVI-I and DisplayPort connections creates a truly universal docking solution with industry leading flexibility and functionality.


"DisplayLink continues to drive connectivity / resolution and expansion for the growing Universal Docking Segment, vastly simplifying computer and tablet expansion and providing flexible solutions for the productivity worker," said John Cummins, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, "Targus is first to market with our latest chipset and we are pleased to co-announce the DL-3950 chipset and the new ACP7101USZ Universal USB 3.0 DV2K Docking Station with Power together at CES 2014."

StarTech Releases a Thunderbolt Laptop Docking Station

StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts, has announced the availability of their new Thunderbolt Docking Station, which enables users to transform a Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook or Ultrabook laptop into a powerful full-featured workstation, through a single Thunderbolt cable. The new docking station can be positioned vertically or horizontally to best suit the desk space, and includes a 1-meter Thunderbolt cable to provide a ready-to-connect docking solution right out of the box.

The docking station is the first from StarTech.com to feature a Thunderbolt host connection, and includes numerous high-performance peripheral connections including an integrated USB 3.0 hub with UASP support, 3.5 mm stereo mini-jacks for speaker and microphone support as well as both HDMI and Thunderbolt outputs. The Thunderbolt output port allows for up to six Thunderbolt devices, including an additional display, to be daisy-chained, all connected to a docked laptop through the single host cable connection.

Toshiba Introduces the dynadock V3.0 Universal Docking Station

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced a highly affordable new addition to its line of award-winning universal docking stations, the dynadock V3.0. The dynadock V3.0 is the ideal one-cable connection that instantly and effortlessly "docks" any Windows-based laptop to an extra monitor and multiple devices at any given time. Toshiba's new docking station provides users with faster speed and improved graphics than its predecessor due to the addition of USB 3.0 ports and HDMI out support.

"The dynadock V3.0 really shines because its USB 3.0 connection creates a workstation that any user can easily connect/disconnect and even share with other users" said Phil Osako, Senior Director PC Marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "This versatile product makes using all of your devices simple and even helps to clean up the user's desk space with its compact size."

Diamond Introduces USB303HE 3-port USB 3.0 Hub and Mini Docking Station

Diamond Multimedia has introduced the newest addition to their USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter line, the Diamond USB303HE 3-port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub with 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Port and mini docking station. The high performance plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet port offers energy efficient settings while still providing the most proficient Ethernet adapter services for most operating systems by using a standard USB port. It is equipped with ASIX AX88179 chipset and USB to RJ45 connection. The pocket-sized USB303HE does not require an external power supply, making it ideal for not just the home and office but also traveling -- when WiFi is not easily available.

The USB303HE is fully functional, easy to use and outfitted for desktops, notebook PCs, Ultrabooks, Macbooks, docking stations, game consoles and digital-home appliances. It ensures true 10/100/1000Mbps network speed through an existing USB port with a small form factor and simple, fast plug-n-play connectivity. The USB303HE can provide high-speed wired connectivity for Ultrabooks that don't have a standard RJ45 port. The USB303HE is able to outfit many operating systems such as: WIN 8. WIN 7 64, WIN VISTA 64, WIN XP, MCE, MAC OS X. Additionally it is compliant with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 specifications.

Thermaltake Announces the Urban S71 PC Chassis

As one leading brand in the computer chassis, thermal solution, and power supply unit, Thermaltake continues launching the most expecting member in Urban Series, Urban S71 mainstream full-tower, categorized in windowed and non window version. The Urban Series has a sophisticated and cutting-edge look; designed for users who looks for powerful performance and high expandability but a flamboyantly appearance or more simple and sophisticated look.

Urban S71 built with brushed aluminum finish front door panel to mask the extrusive drive devices (3 ODD and 6 HDD drive bays), not only unify the appearance, but also provide a simple yet elegant aesthetic; the sophisticated look can also be part of decoration at home to enhance living quality. Furthermore, the preinstalled sound-damping foams for extreme silence purpose on both side panels of Urban S71 non window version reduce noise and acoustic levels within the chassis.

Thermaltake Announces the Urban S31 Chassis

As a leading brand in the computer chassis, thermal solution, and power supply unit. Thermaltake has released the Urban S31 mainstream mid-tower, one of the members of Thermaltake's newest chassis series - Urban Series. The entire series has a sophisticated and cutting-edge look. With classic edition and windowed edition, Urban S31 is designed for users who look for powerful performance and high expandability but with a more simple and sophisticated look.

Urban S31 is built with brushed aluminum finish and steel mesh front door panel to mask the extrusive drives and devices ( 3 ODD and 6 HDD drive bays), not only to unify the appearance, but also provide a simple yet elegant aesthetic appeal; the sophisticated look also can be used to match other sleek designs found in your home theatre installation.

Thermaltake Announces Chaser A71 Gaming Case

Thermaltake, an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solution, and power supply unit today launched another new member of Chaser Series- Chaser A71 full-tower gaming chassis. Ever since the introduction of Chaser A31 and A41, Chaser A71 gaming case, the "red dot award: product design" winner 2013, continues the design concept for gamers and enthusiasts which combines maximum performance, cooling and compatibility in a full-tower package.

Chaser A71 has continued the e-sports appearance and outstanding protection designs inspired by the major motion picture Tron which helps characterize its originality. The transparent window on the side panel provides a fresh look into the breathtaking high performance PC build inside. Since gaming hardware produces a lot of heat, this enclosure contains one 120mm rear fan; three large 200 mm fans located at the front, top and side mounting locations and all include blue LEDs for an optimized cooling solution offering extreme airflow and a touch of style and brilliance.

DisplayLink Enables Docking Station Expansion for Microsoft's Surface Pro

DisplayLink, the leading provider of USB Graphics Technology, today announced support for Microsoft's new Windows 8 Surface Pro tablets with DisplayLink enabled docking stations providing multiple displays, audio, full size keyboard and mouse, corporate Ethernet networks along with multiple USB ports for peripheral expansion, all via a single USB cable connection.

DisplayLink enabled docking stations fulfill employee requests for mobility and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and ease the challenges facing IT organizations struggling to support these trends. DisplayLink's goal is to eliminate connectivity barriers and enhance ease-of-use and deployment, while maximizing overall flexibility and productivity.
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