HP unveils USB-powered screen for laptops at CES 2013
Wednesday, January 09th, 2013 | Author: Elaine

HP has announced the USB-powered U160 portable monitor at CES 2013, potentially answering the prayers of sales reps who struggle to crowd people around an ultraportable laptop for presentations.

The U160 is a 15.6in display with a slightly old school resolution of 1,366 x 768, but its biggest benefits is how it works – getting both its power and graphical feed from a laptop’s USB ports drastically reduces the amount of cable needed to power a presentation.

The iPad Smart Cover-style case keeps it safe in transit, although its 1.5kg heft means it weighs almost as much as the average ultraportable on its own.

The price could prove appealing, though: the U160’s price in the USA will be $179, or roughly £110. It will go on sale later this month.

Read more: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/379141/ces-2013-hp-unveils-usb-powered-screen-for-laptops#ixzz2HU5szVLu

Kingston Offers 1TB USB Flash Drive
Tuesday, January 08th, 2013 | Author: Elaine

Kingston Technology is the world’s highest capacity 3.0-affirmation USB flash drive shaped version 3.0 DataTraveler HyperX Predator began, with the transmission in a one terabyte (1 TB) available.
Announced by a subsidiary of Kingston Technology DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Predator is now in the 512 GB version will set available with a capacity of 1 TB, in the first quarter of this year will be available.
The new drive is also expected that the best hard drive USB 3.0 flash memory Kingston line-up, with read speeds up to 240MB / s and write speeds of 160 MB / s, depending on the company.
“The large capacity and transfer rates of USB 3.0 allows users to save time, access because they can edit and transfer applications or files, such as HD movies directly from the hard drive without delay performance,” said Ann Keefe, Kingston Regional Director UK and Ireland.
Equipped with a zinc alloy housing for shock resistance and high-end design, the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Predator also comes with a personal touch ring Kingston HyperX and valet key ring.
The new drive is fully certified for use SuperSpeed USB 3.0, while maintaining backward compatibility with USB 2.0, so it can be used with older hardware computer.
The price of the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Predator 1 TB hard drive is still not known, but the 512 GB version has a RRP of £ 595.

source: www.v3.co.uk

The 2013 CES is held from Jan 8th, 2013 to Jan 11th 2013. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group announced to the Media that they will add a much higher data rate and much larger Capabilities.

The data transfer speed will doubles and the new USB 3.0 will be fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 and USB connectors and USB cables. It is said that the specification will be released in the middle of this year.

Let’s have a overview of the USB 3.0 hightlights.

  • New 10 Gbps USB data rate
  • Compatibility with existing cables and connectors
  • Improved data encoding for more efficient data transfer leading to higher through-put and improved I/O power efficiency
  • Compatible with existing USB 3.0 software stacks and device class protocols
  • Compatible with both existing 5 Gbps and new 10 Gbps USB 3.0 hubs and devices, as well as USB 2.0 products

The USB 3.0 is called SuperSpeed USB. The Chairman of the USB group hopes to best improve user experience and connectivity performance. The SuperSpeed USB will be more efficient for the more emerging USB applications and hardware.

Let us expect the 10 Gbps USB. And we will embrace the convenience that it brings to us.

Paper USB will be Developed
Saturday, January 05th, 2013 | Author: Elaine

The intelliPaper Technology launched the Paper USB flash drive recently. The little flash driives put the USB connectors and the storage chipset in a much thinner piece of paper. It is the thinnest usb flash drive that I ever heard.

It is incredible that you can storage data on papers. It is not only small but also light. This can open the imagination to apply the paper usb as many kinds of gift cards, invitation cardstock and event tickets or travel tickets even bus tickets. Just think of whatever paper file for display as possible as you can.

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The company, intelliPaper is seeking partners to raise the project before bringing it to the market. But you still need to notice that the capacity of these paper devices is not so big, ranging from 8 to 32MB.

The USB Charger “Feeds” Itself
Friday, January 04th, 2013 | Author: Elaine

As the technology developed, we are close to the situation that where anything can be powered by rechargeable virtually anything else, and USB battery charger is the perfect example to support this statement. No need to say again how helpful AA batteries are and how many gadgets and devices we are using for them. However, all batteries are plagued by the same problem, ie the fact that they run out of power sooner or later, and charging or replacing them are the only two solutions to be appealed.

Of course, the easiest way to solve the problem is by purchasing some new, but it will not help our environment. Thus, the rechargeable batteries are a “greener” way to do the job.

However, carrying a bulky charger, on a business trip can not be an idea everyone is comfortable. You may still need some AA batteries in working condition, then what is the best option to consider? The USB Battery Charger is a very useful little device that can connect to any USB port absolutely alive, no matter if you’re thinking about a laptop or a desktop. It will take 2 AA batteries, and will have them charged as you are caring for their joint venture

The USB battery charger comes with two rechargeable Ni-MH AA cells, and is ready to use straight from the box. Sure, you can still have a spare pair with you in case you are a device-a-holic who can not or will not accept being separated from his / her gadgets. This general idea has a legal and functional glitch, as you can see, ie, two AA batteries are quite heavy for the small USB port.

Now, if you have a USB hub, things are OK just because the charger will put the plan into something, but it is uncertain how long the battery will last while USB connected in the air on the back of your computer. However, forthe price of $ 22, you can not have but good words for the USB battery charger.

Microsoft Surface tablet handles 7 USB gadgets Video
Wednesday, January 02nd, 2013 | Author: Elaine

You know the Microsoft Surface tablet What is the iPad does not work? All those who answered “full bore USB greatness” deserves a thumbs up! This feature allows the owner Noted for connecting a USB device at the same UO Connect keyboard and mouse to a USB hub.

However Metro Channel guys decide to take things to the next level and have fun on the road. When checking your tablet Microsoft Surface, which gave no NO, not two, but seven different device Devices!

Actually, there were a total of 8 devices Ramos, tablet, if we take the 7-port USB hub they use into account. The rest was an external hard drive 2 Para, an HP printer, iPod, Nokia X3-02, an Xbox 360 controller, USB 2GB USB receiver and wireless mouse.

Search and Watch the Youtube video if you want to see Microsoft Surface in action while listening technical jargon in Italian!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yWsRJbUH4b4

IronKey Meets Windows To Go
Tuesday, January 01st, 2013 | Author: Elaine

Since IronKey hardware was sold to Imation, we heard little about the new owner. Now we know that the company is trying to put its security enhanced flash drive on the market the mobile workspace.

The Imation IronKey workspace is added to the short list of certified flash drives forWindows To Go, which most geeks are aware that Redmond own PC-on-a-stick solution. This allows a more consistent work available to enhance productivity for mobile users, provided of course that they have access to at least a 64-bit PC with USB boot is enabled. Although you will also need a copy of Windows 8 Enterprise, which is the only version that allows companies to legally prepare these windows To Go devices.

To be certified as Windows To Go USB 3.0 flash drive must reach a level of speed random access to files backed 4k. In the case of concurrent solution of Kingston, the performance is rated at 3750 and 9800 IOPS read and write respectively. IronKey workspace, said beyond the minimum requirement of 5 times. Although Imation has not disclosed figures for operations 4k, the average read and write is about 300MB / s and 200MB / s respectively. Safety training is provided by 256-bit AES full disk, in addition to password protection BitLocker. Those interested can get one for $ 129 (32GB) to $ 389 (128 GB).

New Mac-friendly USB 3.0 external drives revealed by LaCie
Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 | Author: Elaine

LaCie has announced its next-generation USB 3.0 is designed to take advantage of the new design of the latest MacBook Ivy Bridge. The rugged Triple fresh Porsche Design P’9223 and P’9233, and models RuggedKey all uses USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UAS) for a maximum transfer rate of data to and from computers running lion or lion mountain. If you try to choose one of these storage devices slicks will be available in Apple stores and on our website this summer.
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Creative and hot sale Winter Warm USB Products
Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | Author: Elaine

Winter is much more colder. Not only the traditional warm cotton-padded shoes, wool socks, wool coats, gloves, scarves, knitted hats are hot on sale, but also these products that are designed for office workers and computer control of the creative use of computer USB interface electric storage heating warm product.
The USB heating slippers, warm gloves, warm boots only junior improved products the USB table mats, coasters, lunch box products show the USB tremendous creative space, more USB fever tablets can be tailor-made “warm heart equipment, can be described as usurp people’s attention.
Primary equipment: in front of the computer, sedentary applicable USB heater
Sedentary white-collar workers in front of the computer is usually cold extremities, spine cold. USB Hand Po – fever mouse pad just to solve the “the frozen mouse hand problem. Wrapped folder cotton mouse pad reached into the cozy warmth so fingers no longer stiff. The mouse pad can be fever, cold mouse of course, can also become the “fever mice, fever mouse look ordinary mouse consistent, the biggest bright spot in their use of far infrared heat, the highest temperature up to 50 degrees Celsius temperature profiles of about 42 degrees Celsius. And fever mouse more refreshing simplicity, fewer trips to the tangled thread troubles. Cold hands and feet, wearing more also warm it up, try the USB heating slippers, boots, gloves, cushions, cushion and so on flannel fever. The USB warm boots 2 cm high shoes station the isolated ground air-conditioning, 20 cm cylinder high-energy effectively prevent ankle and calf tendon colder plantar heating equipment one connected to the USB interface to start warmth.
Intermediate equipment: working portable USB heating insulation products
Hand warmers, foot warmers, just a simple USB insulation equipment development achievements, USB warm equipment can also provide hot water, hot meals, warm milk, and other functions, portable products more convenient.
Cold weather, cold insulation tank’s lunch, office and no microwave, Is it only the pharynx is left over? A USB the warm office lunch box sets will be able to solve the problem of poor insulation effect of the lunch box. Morning to arrive at the office put the power cord is connected, heating insulation throughout the morning, at noon, the hungry when will be able to enjoy a nice and warm love lunch. If milk bottles on insulation lunch bag, can be heated milk. The lunch box sets The same applies when traveling by car, they can always heat food and drinks, and lunch boxes maintained at a temperature of 40-60 degrees Celsius. The reference price of $6 / month.
In addition to insulation lunch box sets, there is a more direct hot meals and equipment – heated USB lunch boxes, the reference price of $30. It can be to take power through the USB interface and lunch boxes maintained at a temperature of 60 degrees Celsius, 30 minutes after the plug in the power of up to 60 degrees Celsius, up to 80 degrees Celsius. Miss Bai purchased a heating boxes: “The heating function is very good I have inner PACKER layer sealed paper bag, then put on the outer bag, so as not to take the flavor while heating Throughout the morning to go to work smell fragrant rice mad drooling. ”
In addition, there are USB heating coasters, cups, only a cable link USB interface and heating teacup, cup of tea can be maintained at the most suitable drinking temperature for a long time. Some coasters also designed the display, can display not only set the water temperature, calendar, time, and other information can also be displayed; Some coasters comes with USB external interface, users can U disk, MP3, portable devices connected on the coasters . Such a strong sense of design coasters reference price at about $10~$20.
Advanced equipment: play creative production “heart-warming equipment”
If you are creative, but also want to give a loved one a surprise, you may wish to purchase a USB fever tablets, do-it-yourself DIY a “heart-warming equipment”. The DIY approach is very simple, just to be implanted in the soles of the fever film, the soles of the socks, gloves, mouse pad open sandwich, translucent fever film will be a thin as a business card is placed in the sandwich, then needlework stitched edges, leaving the USB cables and connectors as they are.

Spend the Cold Winter with USB heating gloves
Wednesday, December 05th, 2012 | Author: Elaine

The winter is becoming more and more colder. May be you will need to work in cold conditions. Maybe when you’re working in an air-conditioned room or in the winter time. Do you ever feel your hands freezing? Why not have a pair of warm gloves? Have you ever imaged the USB heating gloves? With a pair of USB gloves, you will never feel cold when you are playing the laptop, Mac, or PSP, and other gadgets with USB ports.
usb heating gloves
Once you plug in the USB port, the USB heating gloves will get warmer, the temperature will rise gradually. Perfect for those that need to work all day before then computers. With your hands warm, you will be free to finish your due work and jobs. Great for those who live in cold places.

I think this is useful and convenient for IT guys. Take the gloves with your devices. Cool to warm hands.

There are the following features.

1.Use USB port to supply power, 5V voltage, safe and reliable; also you can use AC adapter<5V,1A> 2.Uses carbon-fiber as the heating materials, offering you the most comfortable temperature, Keep hands dry and comfortable in cold winter. 3.It becomes warm in 1-2 minutes and 10 minutes up to the normal temperature 40-50 degree. 4.Each gloves uses DC head to connect with the USB cable which plugs to USB port. It helps to leave computer without take off your gloves.5. The Glove made of wool and connects to a USB port. Works under any device with USB port, e.g. PC, Mac, PlayStation or Xbox 360.