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Monster Unveils the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Over-Ear Stereo Headset

At CES 2013, Monster, world leader in personal audio, is proud to showcase the third product created through its alliance with Nokia, the world-renowned innovator in advanced mobile technologies - the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster, which is being honored with a prestigious CES 2013 Innovations Award. Now available in four bold colors (Red, Yellow, Black, and White) to match the new Lumia 920 smartphones, the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster utilizes Monster's expertise in advanced sonic technologies to redefine how music can be heard and enjoyed through mobile phones and media players.

Featuring advanced Bluetooth capability and active noise cancelling, the Nokia Purity Pro Wireless Stereo Headset by Monster is an ultra-premium headphone designed to provide the very best possible experience from the most advanced Nokia Lumia 920 smartphones. With the Purity Pro, consumers enjoy seamless wireless access to all of Nokia's great music content and applications using a high-performance, stylish accessory that truly delivers the ultimate mobile audio experience.

TRENDnet Announces the First AC1200 Wireless Adapter With a USB 3.0 Port

TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces, from 2013 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, the AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 Adapter, model TEW-805UB -- the first wireless adapter with a USB 3.0 port to maintain ultimate performance wireless transmissions to your Windows based laptop or desktop computer.

TRENDnet's dual band TEW-805UB can connect to two different wireless networks -- a Wireless AC network for the fastest wireless available today and a Wireless N network to connect to common Wireless N routers. The TEW-805UB supports Wireless AC speeds of up to 867 Mbps and Wireless N speeds of up to 300 Mbps. This adapter can also connect to older legacy Wireless G networks.

PQI Unveils Several New Products for the First Time at the 2013 CES

Ringing in the New Year, 2013 will welcome the world's most watched Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to Las Vegas, USA from January 8 to 11. As a manufacturer that always earns well-deserved attention from the market, PQI has set up a spacious and stand-alone exhibition space on display at the Mirage Hotel Suite.

PQI is set to unveil five of its newest product lines: PQI Storage, PQI Air, PQI Mobility, PQI Power, and PQI Audio. With the exhibition theme of "Smart - My Mobile Life", PQI will reveal its latest trend-setting products that will recreate a new wave of technology!

Buffalo Showcases Assortment Of Digital Life Solutions At CES

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today will demonstrate a collection of new storage and networking products during CES at booth 36620 in South Hall 4 of the LVCC. These new products are designed to improve the digital lives of consumers, offering new features and increased performance for enhanced usability and convenience.

Next-Gen Corsair Vengeance Gaming Keyboard and Mice Unleashed

Corsair, a worldwide designer of high-performance PC gaming peripherals, today announced next-generation additions to the premier Corsair Vengeance line of gaming keyboards, mice, and mouse mats. Also announced is an upcoming free software driver update for the Vengeance 2000 wireless gaming headset which adds Dolby Headphone 2.0 7.1-channel surround sound.

To create the Vengeance K95 keyboard, the Corsair design team started with the successful and award-winning K90 and added a never-before-seen level of precision, technology, and styling. The result is the Vengeance K95, the most advanced keyboard in the Vengeance gaming line. Now clad in a black anodized brushed aluminum chassis and equipped with luminous white LED lighting, the Vengeance K95 keyboard has been upgraded with Cherry MX Red key mechanical switches on every key including the function and macro keys. Each key is now individually backlit, enabling the keys to be independently enabled or disabled, and overall backlighting can be adjusted to four levels of intensity. The keyboard includes 18 dedicated macro keys that can be programmed via software or on-the-fly, and macros and lighting profiles can be stored in onboard flash memory. The Vengeance K95 also features full anti-ghosting, 20-key rollover, and a 1ms reporting rate.

New Netgear WiFi Range Extender Amplifies Home Wireless Coverage And Supports AirPlay

NETGEAR, Inc. (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the availability of the NETGEAR Universal Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, Wall-plug Edition (WN3500RP) at retail and online stores worldwide. The WiFi Range Extender amplifies any existing WiFi network, giving you a greatly improved wireless experience throughout your home for WiFi connected devices including tablets, laptops, smart TVs, smartphones and more. The extender is the latest entry to the NETGEAR family of easy-to-use WiFi range extenders and is the first WiFi range extender that can also be directly connected to speakers for music streaming using AirPlay, while at the same time amplifying an existing network connection.

DTS Releases New DTS Play-Fi Wireless Streaming Software for Windows PCs

DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, today announced its new DTS Play-Fi driver for Windows PCs. DTS Play-Fi is now compatible with the world's leading desktop and portable PC operating system, as well as the vast and growing Android portable device ecosystem. Using the simple, downloadable Windows applet, consumers can stream lossless, high-quality audio from almost any audio source on a PC to a DTS Play-Fi-enabled home audio system over a standard Wi-Fi network.

In addition, DTS is adding Internet radio to the list of streaming service options that can be implemented by OEM partners for use within their proprietary DTS Play-Fi apps. Internet radio gives users access to news, sports, music and talk radio programming, as well as popular podcasts from thousands of Internet radio stations around the globe. Phorus, a subsidiary of DTS and the makers of the PS1 tablet top speaker system and PR1 receiver, is the first DTS Play-Fi-enabled product provider to offer Internet radio as a feature within its version of the DTS Play-Fi app.

Linksys Announces New Smart Wi-Fi Solutions for Consumers

Cisco Linksys today announced the expansion of its Linksys Smart Wi-Fi portfolio with three new 802.11ac powered Smart Wi-Fi Routers, a new compact 802.11ac USB adapter, new features and new Smart Wi-Fi Apps. Together, these innovations give consumers a smarter way to control their wireless home network and connected devices.

With the new Smart Wi-Fi Routers, consumers will enjoy incredibly fast Wi-Fi speeds with exceptional in-house Wi-Fi coverage. Consumers will also notice simplified installation that can be completed in a matter of minutes. Additionally, the routers offer new tools for home network monitoring and control, and new mobile apps for anytime, anywhere remote access of files, photos, videos, music and more. The new Smart Wi-Fi Routers and compact USB adapter are expected to be available in the spring.

Seagate Introduces a New Wireless Hard Drive

Seagate Technology plc today announced the next evolution of the company's wireless storage category, Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Designed to wirelessly stream content for up to eight smartphones or tablets with enough space for up to 500 high-definition movies, this new wireless hard drive, will extend the limits of today's mobile lifestyle. The new Seagate Wireless Plus now also includes a 10-hour battery life to match that of most tablets and smart phones. With the integrated 1 TB drive you'll have all you need to be entertained anywhere including long road trips or flights - without an Internet connection.

Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage is accessed through the mobile Seagate Media app for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HD devices. The Seagate Media app has been developed for all major mobile devices, including Android, Kindle Fire HD, Apple iOS and will also work with just about any device that can connect to a Wi-Fi network. Additionally, you can use Wireless Plus to enjoy video, photos, music and even documents on the big screen via Apple Airplay, DLNA or an app designed specifically for Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players.

Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Gigabit Alliance to Unify

Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Alliance have executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining their plans to consolidate activity in Wi-Fi Alliance. The agreement builds on more than two years of collaboration between the organizations, in which WiGig Alliance developed the groundbreaking WiGig technology specifications including MAC-PHY and Protocol Adaptation Layers (PALs) and Wi-Fi Alliance initiated work to develop an interoperability certification for 60 GHz products.

"This is an exciting technology, and has been an important highlight of our certification roadmap for some time, so we are delighted to take this step," said Wi-Fi Alliance president and CEO Edgar Figueroa. "Combining the expertise of Wi-Fi Alliance and WiGig Alliance will deliver a terrific user experience with 60 GHz solutions, and will help ensure that a full range of interoperable WiGig solutions reaches the market as quickly as possible."

Amped Wireless Unveils the Industry's First Long Range 802.11ac based Wi-Fi Products

Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long range wireless communication products for the home and office, today unveiled its family of next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi products. The upcoming 802.11ac wireless standard is the world's fastest Wi-Fi, providing gigabit Wi-Fi speeds allowing for web content to download faster, high quality media content to synch more quickly and transfer to multiple sources at once with ease.

"By combining our award winning high power technology with the horsepower of 802.11ac, we are able to provide faster speeds at greater distances than standard 802.11ac products. This means faster streaming, downloading and web browsing with your tablet, laptop or smartphone throughout your entire home, backyard or office," said Jason Owen, CEO of Amped Wireless. "With 802.11ac standard ratifying in 2013, consumers can have a more dynamic wireless network, an Amped Wireless 802.11ac based-network will deliver top of the line performance with up to three times the speed and range of past solutions."

Amped Wireless Unveils the First High Power Wi-Fi Adapter for Windows 8

Coinciding with the momentum of the Windows 8 launch from Microsoft, Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long range wireless communication products for the home and office, today unveiled the TAN1, the first High Power Wi-Fi Adapter designed specifically for use with Windows 8 tablets, Ultrabooks and laptops.

"With more than 40 million licenses sold, Windows 8 is quickly becoming a success with consumers. And while there are some great new features for managing Wi-Fi in Windows 8, OEMs are still compromising Wi-Fi performance for aesthetics and slimmer form factors," stated Jason Owen, CEO, Amped Wireless. "With the TAN1, Windows 8 users can now have uncompromised long range Wi-Fi performance to connect to Wi-Fi networks from much greater distances. Home users can roam freely throughout their home without worrying about disconnects or buffering, while business users can connect to Wi-Fi hotspots with ease while at airports or hotels."

Elecom Intros M-NV1BRBK Wireless Bluetooth Mouse

Elecom introduced the M-NV1BRBK, an iF Product Design Award-winning wireless mouse that can store the Bluetooth pairing information of 9 host devices simultaneously, letting you switch between them seamlessly, and on-the-fly. The mouse features a 2,000 dpi infrared sensor, which should be sufficient for most users who don't game, at least not seriously. The mouse is right-oriented, even though it looks ambidextrous. It features five buttons, and a 4-way tilt scrollwheel. Measuring 62.7 x 100.7 x 39.1 mm (WxDxH), it weighs about 78 g (dry-weight), and needs two AAA-size batteries, that can power it for up to 625 days with typical usage.

Verbatim Releases GO NANO Wireless Mouse and Bluetooth Mobile Speaker

Verbatim introduces a new attractive set of high-quality wireless computer peripherals: the GO NANO mouse and Mobile Bluetooth Speaker. By providing a wireless solution, Verbatim is offering the convenience of quick and easy connection while also eliminating cable clutter and the worry of finding yourself without that vital cable when travelling.

Verbatim GO NANO Wireless Mouse
Powered by two AAA batteries and with the convenience of driverless installation, this elegant mouse incorporates a nano USB receiver which protrudes no more than 6 mm when plugged into a notebook or laptop computer allowing it to be permanently connected.

EnGenius Launches Affordable Long-Range Outdoor Wireless Bridge / Access Point

EnGenius Technologies, Inc., the leader in long-range Wireless N networking solutions for homes and businesses, today announced the launch of the ENS200 Outdoor Long-Range Wireless N150 Bridge/AP, a high-performance, cost-effective 802.11n 2.4 GHz wireless outdoor bridge and access point that delivers speeds up to 150 Mbps.

Encased in an IP65-rated waterproof housing for deployment in extreme outdoor environments, the ENS200 features up to 400mW transmit power for longer-range building-to-building wireless bridge connections or for Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) deployments as a customer premise equipment (CPE) solution.

Worldwide WLAN Market Growth Continues Unabated in Third Quarter of 2012: IDC

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments experienced year-over-year growth of 14.6% in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12). According to the 3Q12 results published in the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker, the enterprise segment continued on its path of torrid growth with an impressive 24.0% increase over the same period last year. This was the sixth quarter in a row with annual growth in access of 20%.

"While the growth in the third quarter was marginally slower than what we have seen in the last couple of years, it was still a stellar quarter by any standards for the enterprise WLAN market," said Rohit Mehra, Vice President, Network Infrastructure, at IDC. "Almost all major and emerging vendors contributed to this strong performance of the enterprise WLAN segment in the third quarter, a period that was highlighted by two significant events: the IPO of Ruckus Wireless, and the acquisition of cloud-networking start-up Meraki by market leader Cisco."

Black Diamond III, the First Multi-Sensory Bluetooth Speaker Now Available

Acase, in partnership with design company yantouch, announces the availability of Black Diamond III, the compact USB powered Bluetooth speaker that mesmerizes with heart pumping music and a rhythm rocking vibrant lightshow.

Designed to be the subtle, yet elegant centerpiece on any shelf or desk, the Black Diamond III transforms into a glowing crystal with interchanging colors when powered. Compatible with all Bluetooth devices and also outfitted with an audio plug, the Black Diamond III converts into a programmable multi-color disco orb when the music starts.

Marvell Introduces New 802.11ac 4x4 Wireless Solution

Marvell today announced the Marvell Avastar 88W8864, a wireless local area network (WLAN) system-on-chip (SoC) and the industry's first 802.11ac 4x4 solution built to improve the throughput of enterprise and retail access points (APs) and the robustness of wireless video distribution.

The widespread adoption of Wi-Fi enabled devices requires faster, more efficient and reliable wireless that enables quick and seamless connectivity. Compared to its predecessor 802.11n, 802.11ac offers up to a three times increase in Wi-Fi throughput and more than two times the power efficiency when processing high-speed loads.

Kingston Working on New Wireless Storage Expansion Gadgets

Kingston announced that it will enter Vegas next year all guns blazing, at the 2013 CES, held in January. The company plans to showcase new lines of SSDNow- and HyperX-branded SSDs, and PC memory, in addition to new "wireless storage expansion gadgets." In all likelihood, these are additions to Wi-Drive line of wireless SSDs. At its booth, Kingston will also be exhibiting StarCraft II finals, running live product demos, and let visitors meet its design team. CES 2012 starts in the week of 6th January.

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Presenting NextPowerUp, our sister tech-publication in the works, designed with a bigger canvas. TechPowerUp established itself as one of the top PC hardware publications thanks to our pursuit for quality reviews and relentless news delivery. We decided it was time to put these core ideals to use, in addressing the much larger consumer electronics and gadgets markets, without disturbing TechPowerUp's focus on PC enthusiast content, one of its hallmarks.

NextPowerUp is designed to keep you up to speed on the latest in over 20 markets (and growing), each with its own content channel, and editors hand-picked for them. These include Audio (personal, home, professional, concert), Business, Cinema (filming, production, exhibition), Desktops (pre-built desktop PCs), Displays (signage, projectors), Gadgets, Gaming (games, game development, gaming industry, consoles), Internet (the business of WWW), Networking (social networking), Notebooks (notebooks, Ultrabooks, netbooks), Phones (of all shapes and sizes), Photo & Video (cameras of all shapes and sizes), Politics (industry soap-opera), Robots (outside assembly lines), Science (popular science, space exploration), Software, Storage, Tablets, Televisions (TVs and technologies built around them), Transportation (wheels that don't run on fossil fuels), and Wireless (Cellular carriers, commercial WiFi).

The Next Evolution of TDK Life on Record Wireless Speakers is Now Available

TDK Life on Record, a leading global brand with a rich audio legacy, today announced the retail availability for three new wireless speakers in the United States. Highly anticipated since debuting in September 2012 at the prestigious IFA trade show in Berlin, the new products successfully marry high fidelity audio and connectivity with sleek and modern design.

The new Wireless Boombox, Wireless Sound Cube and Wireless Weatherproof Speaker now integrate Bluetooth technology to deliver a truly wireless audio experience. Acclaimed by industry experts, the new products recently won a 2012 silver "IDEA" design excellence award from the Industrial Designers Society of America.

Transcend Announces 128 GB StoreJet Cloud Wireless SSD

Transcend announced a 128 GB variant of its StoreJet Cloud wireless SSD (model: TS128GSJC10K), which the company launched in December 2011, with 32 GB and 64 GB variants. Measuring 99 x 54 x 16.5 mm, and weighing 90 g (roughly the size and weight of an entry-level smartphone), the drive is a self-powered wireless SSD, which uses a Li-polymer battery that can keep the drive connected for up to 6 hours; and 802.11 b/g/n (up to 150 Mbps) WLAN interface, with which the drive can either be part of a wireless network, or serve up to five clients in a small radius.

Since it's technically a NAS, the StoreJet Cloud features support for basic NAS features, and can be controlled using apps for mobile devices via Google Play and Apple App Store. The drive uses USB 2.0/1.1 for charging, and can connect to a host as USB mass-storage device. Thanks to drops in NAND flash prices, the 128 GB variant is priced around US $150. For reference, the 64 GB variant was launched at $300, just last year.

WiGig and VESA Team Up for WiGig DisplayPort Certification

The high-speed, wire-free dream is moving closer to reality today, with the announcement of a major new industry partnership between the Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Alliance and the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). WiGig and VESA have established a highly effective, joint working group to advance the WiGig DisplayPort video standard certification.

This new joint working group will address interoperability between the DisplayPort standard and WiGig's own Display Extension Protocol Adaption Layer (PAL). When the group's work is complete, DisplayPort certified WiGig devices will be able to seamlessly interconnect without the need for any wires, providing a DisplayPort interface without the use of a DisplayPort cable.

D-Link 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Adapter Now Available

D-Link today announced the availability of its latest Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter (DWA-182), enabling consumers to upgrade their existing laptops and desktop computers with powerful wireless AC technology. Offering next-generation wireless speeds and broader coverage, the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter is ideal for today's high-bandwidth gaming and HD streaming applications, providing intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth that is perfect for any current wireless network and even better when combined with an 802.11ac router.

Delivering the next generation of Wi-Fi to your notebook or desktop computer for today's demanding networking applications, the D-Link Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter provides fast and reliable wireless speeds and reduced Wi-Fi interference to maximize throughput for faster downloading, streaming, gaming and VoIP calling. For added flexibility, this adapter is backwards compatible with previous generation 802.11 a/g/n Wi-Fi standards, ensuring current products and networks do not become obsolete. Simply plug the adapter into an available USB port and wirelessly connect to a network to access a secure, high-speed internet connection. In addition, it comes with a USB cradle for optimal ease-of-use and flexible placement for best performance.

Turtle Beach Call of Duty: Black Ops II Headset Series Hits Retailers

Turtle Beach, pioneer and market-leader of the gaming headset category, announces its full line of exclusively licensed, limited edition Call of Duty: Black Ops II Ear Force headsets are now available from retailers.

Custom designed and optimized to deliver enhanced audio for the year's most anticipated entertainment launch, the distinctive line includes the Ear Force TANGO, Ear Force SIERRA, Ear Force X-RAY, Ear Force KILO and Ear Force EARBUDS. Accompanying the series' release are eight premium voice prompts for gamers interested in the ultimate immersion within the epic title. Available for download via the Turtle Beach website, the voice prompts feature leading characters from the Call of Duty: Black Ops II cast across single player, multiplayer and Zombies.

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