Transcend Information, Inc. has expanded its line-up of USB flash drives with the addition of the JetFlash 560. Measuring 45.2 x 23 x 8.5mm and weighing 7g, the classy flash drive features a retractable USB 2.0 connector and supports data transfer speeds up to 18Mb/s (read) and 10Mb/s (write). The JetFlash 560, covered by a
Kingston Digital, Inc. announced it has joined with BlockMaster to deliver the SafeConsole Ready DataTraveler Vault — Privacy Managed (DTVPM) USB flash drives. Measuring 77.9 x 22.2 x 12.05mm, the compact aluminum drives have hardware-based 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) protection, water-proof, and are managed centrally by the BlockMaster SafeConsole drive management system. The DTVPM
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With rated speeds of up to 195MB/sec read and 160MB/sec write, the Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 is one of the fastest 2.5" external USB 3.0 storage devices around. Is it hardy enough to entice mobile road warriors and fast enough for speed demons?
Active Media Products, manufacturer of SSDs, DOMS, and innovative USB drives, has unveiled the capless Flip USB flash drive. Measuring 46 x 13 x 8mm, the tiny device has a USB 2.0 interface, NAND flash memory chip, and comes in 4GB and 8GB capacities. Available in fire orange or white colors, the Flip can be
Notebooks have limited upgradability at best and if you're lucky to own one with an ExpressCard slot, then you will know how frustrating it is to have to swap between two different cards. Especially if one of them happens to be a storage upgrade. Chinese SSD maker RunCore has come to the rescue with a
Plextor has expanded its portfolio of high-performance optical drives with the announcement of the PX-LB950UE, its newest external blu-ray writer designed for home and business users who want to archive large quantities of data at super-high speed. The stylish writer features both USB 3.0 and eSATA ports for connection to external devices, 8Mb of buffer,
Intel has released a new firmware (02M3) for its X18-M, X25-M and X25-V solid state drives (SSD) on 34nm NAND flash. The new firmware fixes slow-boot issues on SATA 6Gb/s controllers, drive hangs when reading S.M.A.R.T. logs, and improves NCQ capability among others. No new firmware for the early 50nm SSDs though; the current version
GIGABYTE acknowledges Intel 6 Series chipset problem, will deliver updated boards once chipsets are available
GIGABYTE has acknowledged Intel’s alert regarding the 6 Series chipset SATA port degradation problem. In a short press release, the motherboard manufacturer stated that they will deliver new motherboards with updated chipsets once the new chipsets become available.
C101 Taiwan-based Team Group Inc has released a trio of new USB 3.0 flash drives (C101, Color Turn & F108), adding on to its extensive line of USB flash-based storage devices. The flash drives are covered by lifetime warranty and are expected to hit store shelves soon.
StarTech.com, manufacturer of various “hard-to-find” computer cables, parts, peripheral sharing and networking products, has announced the SATDOCK4U3E and SATDOCK4U2E docking stations.
TS-112 Looking to share your digital contents among PCs/ Macs on your home network with ease? Fret not as QNAP Systems has the perfect solution for you.
The OCZ Vertex 2 just got extended. The newer Vertex 2E features a new firmware that promises better performance and delivers additional usable capacity. We will take the new SSD for a spin and see what improvements there are to be had.
Yesterday’s recall of Intel’s Cougar Point based chipsets have caused quite a stir on the net and Intel has as yet to offer any additional information as to why the problem cropped up. However, Anandtech has done some digging and contacted Intel with regards to the matter and got something of a clarification as to
Intel has discovered a design issue in the recently released Intel 6 Series chipset, codenamed Cougar Point, which ships with the 2nd generation Intel 'Sandy Bridge' processors. The SATA ports within the chipsets may degrade over time, affecting functionality and performance of storage devices connected to them. The company has since implemented a silicon fix.
EMTEC, manufacturer of consumer data storage products and other computer related consumables based in France, has released the S100 series of flash drives.
Mach Xtreme Technology Inc. is readying its MX-GX USB 3.0 series of flash drives for release. Measuring 90 x 18.5 x 8mm and weighing 25g, the slim aluminum flash drive features quad-channel single-chip technology, USB 3.0 connectivity, and data transfer rates up to 85MB/s read and 45MB/s write. The MX-GX will be available in capacities
Flash memory is so common nowadays that everybody takes it for granted, right? Not if SanDisk has got anything to say about it: VR-Zone heads down to The Vault at the Hotel InterContinental to see just how SanDisk has succeeded in making existing ‘taken for granted’ technology even more indispensible to our way of life
Sabio has released the slim DM2-PT RAID drive,aimed at “digital imaging, creative professionals, offices and ‘prosumers’” who require large capacity RAID drives with small footprints.
Taipei-based Apacer Technology Inc. has announced the 2.5″ ProII AS202, expanding its SSD offerings.