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Toshiba is a major player in the NAND flash memory market. Recently, they announced a new line of TransMemory® drives that boasts some serious speeds.

With read speeds of 222 MB/s and write speeds of 205 MB/s, the TransMemory drives take full advantage of USB 3.0?s incredible transfer speeds. At this rate, copying large files such as games, music, photos, and system backups will take a lot less time than ever before.

But there’s more to the TransMemory 3.0 drives than just speed – they also offer large capacities for storing huge volumes of data. Available in 64GB and 128GB capacities, this family of drives offers big storage in addition to speedy performance.

These drives have a durable, highly functional design that includes an oversize keyloop for attaching to a keyring or lanyard. In addition to their exterior protection, the drives also keep your data secure with built-in security software and encrypted password protection. This will protect your important files in case the drive should fall into the wrong hands.

Maciek Brzeski, VP of Product Marketing and Development for Toshiba, had this to say about the new TransMemory 3.0 drives:

“Featuring the best performance, highest speed, and largest capacity of any Toshiba USB flash drive to date, this storage device offers blazing fast data transfers while ensuring that all digital information is securely protected.”

64GB drives retail for $129.99 MSRP while the larger 128GB drive goes for $199.99 MSRP. Each drive is compatible with both PC and Mac and is backed by Toshiba’s impressive 5-Year Standard Limited Warranty!


Recharge Your USB Devices Faster
Monday, October 22nd, 2012 | Author: Elaine Lee

Frequently,we need to recharge our devices, but we could not reach a resolution. For example, it is rare to get close to a power outlet in a coffee shop or airport. But with all mobile devices that you take with you while you travel, you should expect nothing less than to be able to charge these devices when you’re on the road too.


To our joy, many of these mobile devices can be charged from your laptop and desktop charger laptop computer USB port or USB.This is great for people who are not always able to get a socket, but need to charge USB products such as smartphones, MP3 players and digital cameras.? You can even upload and manage your files from these devices while charging your computer.See a typical USB 2.0 port (like the kind found on most PCs) provides up to 500 mA (millamps) juice. But a type AC Wall Charger for, say, a Smartphone supply 900mA or more like 1000 mA – even if you plug the USB cable in the same charger.I explain what it means. If you want a faster charge your device, use a wall charger. Similarly, a car charger (the kind that plugs into a cigarette lighter) is more effective than the USB port of a PC, because they can deliver anywhere from 1.000 to 2.100 mA.

If your camera does not come with a wall charger, you can find several options gazillion on Ebay; If you need a batch of proper usb chargers, why not contact the qualified usb charger manufacturers? Just a random example: a 1000mA USB AC Charger for $ 1.99 shipped. Although the description says “iPhone”, it works with any mobile device.Therefore, the best way to recharge your USB device is an AC wall charger (car charger to provide a considerable amount of energy, your car must be turned on to charge your device is not completely environmentally friendly – In addition, it may be easier and cheaper access to an electrical outlet rather than a bicycle). ? This is the fastest way, almost without exception, to charge USB devices. Plug it in.

If you, like many people, are constantly moving and need to charge your devices, but do not have access to electricity, you can still use the USB port to recharge the battery of your device. ? However, USB 3.0 is the new development in the world and allows you to charge your USB devices with the same power as a wall charger. With USB 3.0, the electrical can be 900mA, which will help you charge your usb devices faster.

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LaCie Released USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Drive
Thursday, October 18th, 2012 | Author: Elaine Lee

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Exciting USB Power ChargeCard for iPhone
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 | Author: Elaine Lee

Tired of carrying around a USB cable just to charge your iPhone? You are no longer left with such a limited set of choices now. A new kind of iPhone charging cable called the Charge Card is being promoted in Kickstarter. The ChargeCard USB cable for iPhone fits in your wallet.


The original idea of the inventors of Noah and Adam Miller Dentzel said the card is a 30-pin USB charging cable rigid folded on itself. The body of the card is made of ABS plastic sustainability. The USB arm / plug that opens to the side of the card is made of a flexible thermoplastic elastomer. Measuring a tenth of an inch wide (2.54 mm), the apparatus is about three times thicker than a credit card. Considering that this is an iPhone charging cable we are talking about, it’s pretty impressive.

With a slim USB connector at one end and a 30-pin connector or micro-usb on the other, all you have to do is press the open connector of your phone and you’re good to go. With a $ 50,000 goal, Kickstarter project launched July 18 was funded $ 161,898 in August 27.

Mashable: “Just think, you’ll have it with you all the time, saving your bacon during those unfortunate occasions when your batteries run down to nothing.”

Now that’s exciting to have a small charger of iPhone! Then you will never need to stand with a dead iPhone in your hand. More mobile phone charger manufacturers.

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Asus SBC-04D1S-U Blu-ray USB Drive
Monday, July 20th, 2009 | Author: Elaine Lee


Having a big screen laptop without Blu-ray is kinda like missing an opportunity to cruise down an empty highway. Granted, you can download HD content, but if you are geeks like us, there’s an urge to fully leverage the full potential of the notebook. For whatever reasons you are getting Blu-ray, the USB-powered Asus’ slim & sleek drive has you covered. It has upped the max. read speed to 4.8x for BD-ROM/RE which should relieve the agonizingly slow Blu-ray disc loading time. This however doesn’t help with writing Blu-ray as the Asus SBC-04D1S-U is only a BD reader, a tray-loading one.

What we also like about the BD reader is the big glowing ‘X’ on the side, making it far more aesthetically pleasing than the FastMac. A copy of CyberLink is bundled for movie playback. Keep in mind you can only output the HD content given both the laptop and the LCD screen have either HDMI or DVI (HDCP).

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Windows 7 Sold in Flash Disk
Monday, July 20th, 2009 | Author: Elaine Lee


There’s a rumor circulating in the blogsphere that MS is planning to offer Windows 7 on a flash drive which would make it third way to get the OS without buying a new PC. The other two are through download & retail DVD. While the decision is still being made, this move is being considered in the first place to appeal to the ever growing netbook crowd whose under-powered machines usually lack any optical media drive.

Having said that, thumbdrives logically become the easiest, not to mention fastest route to get Windows 7 running on a netbook. In fact, they have already become the unofficial install method for XP, Vista and now 7 if you are comfortable with command prompt. If tweakers can teach newbies to do it in 10 minutes, it should be dead easy for MS to get a Windows 7 thumbdrive package ready.

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USB Laptop Cooler
Monday, July 20th, 2009 | Author: Elaine Lee


As convenient and versatile as laptops are, they aren’t far from perfect, especially in the ergonomic department. Back pain, stiff necks, sore shoulders and alike are often bad side effects associated with prolonged laptop usage. This nifty Thanko articulating laptop riser (a.k.a. Easy Desk Cool 2) with fans should be just what you need to eliminate those problems.

You could refer this ergonomic gadget as a desk, which comes with three joints and folding legs so you can adjust the viewing angle of the notebook to the most comfortable position whether you are lying flat or sitting upright. When not in use, you can fold the legs together, and store it anywhere. A pair of built-in USB fans and the aluminum desktop surface work together in active and passive cooling method respectively to dissipate heat better from a notebook.

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Samsung Mini S2 Portable Hard Drive
Monday, July 20th, 2009 | Author: Elaine Lee


Samsung S2 mobile hard drive series is unique in its own right. The S2 is different from other portable drives in that it relies on on-board USB technology to reduce the length of the chassis, making it very compact (smaller than a typical passport, according to Samsung). We have to assume the engineers have taken out the SATA native interface and replaced it with USB. So this doesn’t look like you can gut the S2’s shell to remove the drive for other applications.

Available in 4 different colors (piano black, snow white, wine red, chocolate brown, sweet pink & ocean blue), the S2 is also anti-slippery with leatherette back cover. Other features include auto-backup, software data encryption & capacity gauge. It would appear Amazon has started carrying the S2 at around $109 for 500GB; $85 for 320GB; and as low as $65 for 250GB.

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OCZ Sabre Gaming Keyboard
Friday, July 17th, 2009 | Author: Elaine Lee


OLED applications aren’t just limited to photo frames and MP3 players as you may think. Recent novelty gadgets such as fingerprint flash drive and keypad also make use of OLED. And now, OCZ finds new use of OLED to sell its pedestrian keyboard, Sabre.

OCZ Sabre is touted as a professional gaming keyboard, but oddly, the keys here aren’t backlit like that of G19, G15 or even OCZ’s own Alchemy Illuminati. The 9 customizable OLED buttons also have an amber color scheme. The bundled software will convert any digital image into icon for the OLED hotkeys, and the best part is that you can store as many sets of icons as you see fit for different applications. That is of course, if you bother finding icons closely associated with the functions you often need quick access to. Those OLED hotkeys will also change on-the-fly as you alternate between programs. Lastly, the Sabre is complete with a blue LED side-lighting. Check back for the MSRP as OCZ could be still trying to figure out the price in this troubled economy.

Game Accessories-Pro:Motion Gamepad
Thursday, July 16th, 2009 | Author: Elaine Lee


pro-motion-game-controller-pictures-1SmartFish is no stranger to ergonomic peripherals (still remember their keyboard?). What we didn’t know until now is that it’s interested in PC gaming market. Its latest Pro:Motion is the first controller of its kind that emphasizes more on preventing hand fatigue than improving your performance.

Unique to the “batwing” gamepad is the ergonomic shape. Instead of a conventional “fixed position” design, the Pro:Motion relies on robotic technology that tracks your usage pattern, and it will actually reposition itself (vertical & horizontal wrist rotation) using its built-in motorized parts. So, the dynamic positioning gamepad in aluminum finish is literally made for everyone. Besides its sophisticated ergonomic features, the Pro:Motion comes with two analog sticks, triggers, and D-pad as well as vibration feedback. Its 5-year warranty reassures us that the doctors are quite confident about the product, or they could be hit with a heap of lawsuits.

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