Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the launch of the JetFlash 880 OTG (On-The-Go) Flash Drive. Designed to transform the way Android users carry, transfer and exchange personal digital content, the JetFlash 880 features a USB 3.0 interface for even faster transfer speeds between computers to boost efficiency.
Besides a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface which provides 10 times the bandwidth of USB 2.0, the dual access JetFlash 880 also features a micro USB 2.0 interface for Android devices that support USB On-The-Go. This allows users to move or copy files to and from their device's memory card via a steady USB connection that is faster and more reliable than Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and mobile internet 3G/4G. Combining two interfaces into one high-capacity flash drive up to 64GB, the JetFlash 880 focuses on the portable storage needs of mobile device users and eliminates dependence on computers, cables and adapters.
Synology America Corp., known for providing enterprise storage features at SMB price, announces its latest NAS storage solutions for SMB users - the RackStation RS815+ and the DiskStation DS2415+. With the award-winning OS DiskStation Manager, the RS815+ is a 4-bay 1U server, expandable to 8 bays, when paired with the RX415 expansion unit. It is available in both single and redundant power (RP) configurations to provide options for peace of mind. The DS2415+ is a 12-bay desktop model expandable to up to 24 drives when paired with the DX1215 expansion unit, allowing up to 138TB usable storage in Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR).
Designed to help users maximize their productivity, both models include quad-core CPUs optimized for embedded applications. Both offer read speeds in excess of 380MB/s and write speeds in excess of 360MB/s. The new chipset includes an encryption assist allowing 256-bit AES encryption for sensitive data without a noticeable performance penalty on reads, and write speeds of 158MB/s (RS815(RP)+) and 198MB/s (DS2415+).
Silicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, today introduces the latest SATA III solid state drives - Slim S85 and Velox V85 with huge capacities up to 960GB. They have also proven to deliver amazing Read/ Write speeds during live tests which massively reduce boot time and enhance system responsiveness. In addition to increased work efficiency and gaming performance, the super slim 7mm height makes Slim S85 and Velox V85 easy to carry and use.
Engineered with a quality controller and the ultra-fast 6Gbps SATA III interface, Slim S85 and Velox V85 provide amazing Read/Write speeds of 560MB/540MB/sec for ATTO test and 530MB/510MB/sec for CDM (CrystalDiskMark) test. With such an extraordinary performance, Slim S85 and Velox V85 offer reliable and ultra-fast transmission especially for high-resolution photos, video and multimedia files. This is a comprehensive system transformation for professionals and gaming enthusiasts - instant boot times, incredible data transfer speeds, enhanced multitasking capability, and pro-level reliability. On top of that, 960GB high storage space enables users to move all data from an existing hard drive to the newly installed SSD. You won't be haggling over more room to store games, music, films and applications. Compared to a hard drive, S85 and V85 realize higher stability to be shockproof and vibration-proof for there's no moving part contained. Built with S.M.A.R.T. monitoring system and ECC technology, they offer safe data transmission; meanwhile, Wear Leveling technique promises prolonged lifespan and improved durability.
CDRLabs has taken a long overdue look at Samsung's EVO and PRO microSD cards. Completely redesigned with bright, color-coded hues, these memory cards are available in a variety of capacities and performance levels for use in many different consumer electronic devices. Samsung's PRO and EVO microSD cards support Ultra High Speed (UHS-I) Grade 1 level performance and offer fast read speeds of up to 90MB/s and 48MB/s, respectively. The cards have also been designed to be waterproof, temperature proof, X-ray proof and magnet proof, allowing them to withstand some of the harshest conditions.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the business-class TVS-x71 series Turbo vNAS that supports 10GbE networks and provides a high-efficiency storage solution for 4K video playback, transcoding and on-the-fly editing.
Besides incorporating comprehensive business-demanding applications and advanced virtualization features, the TVS-x71 series features the exclusive QvPC Technology that allows the NAS to be used as a cost-effective PC by allowing users to directly access stored data, monitor live surveillance feeds, enjoy digital entertainment, and much more.
Available in 4, 6 and 8-bay tower form-factor models, the TVS-x71 series is powered by the latest Intel® Haswell CPU with numerous options including Pentium®, Core™ i3, Core™ i5 and Core™ i7 processors for users to flexibly choose based on their demands. These processors deliver high performance with over 2,300 MB/s throughput and 135,000 IOPS for CPU-consuming tasks such as running Virtualization Station, real-time 4K video playback and transcoding, and serving large numbers of simultaneous connections.
Synology Inc. today launched the new DiskStation DS115. Featuring a dual-core processor and compact design, this 1-bay NAS server allows homes and small businesses to take advantage of centralized data storage, borderless file sharing, easy cloud synchronization, multimedia streaming, home surveillance, and much more.
"DS115 makes it easy to work, play, and share files from anywhere. With its speedy performance, intuitive interface, and diverse ecosystem of add-on packages, DS115 is a great NAS server for homes or small businesses — especially for people who still rely on external hard drives, flash drives, or cloud services to swap and share files," said Jonathan Wang, product manager at Synology Inc.
Pioneer Japan sent out a press release today, announcing yet another new 16x Blu-ray Disc writer, the BDR-S09J-X. Like the original BDR-S09J, this Windows 8.1 compatible drive is is capable of 16x BD-R, 14x BD-R DL, 8x BD-R LTH, 2x BD-RE and 2x BD-RE DL writing speeds and a maximum BD-ROM read speed of 12x. The BDR-S09J-X also writes to triple-layer (100GB) BD-R media at 8x, quad-layer (128GB) BD-R media at 6x and triple-layer (100GB) BD-RE media at 2x.
What makes the BDR-S09J-X unique is its ability to check and display the playback quality of an audio CD (CD-DA) and, in the case of a low quality level, recommend the settings for optimal playback. In the case of a read error caused by dirt or a scratch, the drive uses Pioneer's PureRead3+ technology to reread these sections of a disc. Last, but not least, the BDR-S09J-X features a new technology called RealTime PureRead which reduces the occurrance of data interpolation in real time so that a CD can be played with the original sound quality.
The BDR-S09J-X ships with authoring and playback software from CyberLink and is expected to cost about 33,000 Yen ($276US) when it hits stores in late January.