12/20/2011, The fact that our thumb drives are meant to be portable means that we usually take them wherever we go. This could be a trip to a friend’s house, classes at university, passing it around at work, etc. Well with all the exchanging of hands and different environments, there’s no doubt that your thumb drive will pick up a ton of bacteria, so much so that Lexar has deemed it […]
12/16/2011, If you’re in the market for a new USB 3.0 flash drive, Toshiba may have something for you in the form of the TransMemory-EX, a new USB 3.0 developed by the Japanese company with read and write speeds of up to 220MB/s and 94MB/s respectively, or so Toshiba claims. They will be backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports, although that would result in slower read and write speeds of 34MB/s […]
12/15/2011, Apple’s MacBook Air is pretty portable thanks to its relatively light-weight and thin design, but unfortunately that design came with a price – limited USB ports and lack of an optical drive which some might argue is not necessary. Well if you’re looking for portability but want more USB ports and an optical drive, Apricorn has launched the Aegis NetDock Mac Edition.
12/15/2011, Most speakers purchased for your computer usually arrive in the upright position due to the way their tweeters are placed. They are usually arranged from top to bottom, ranging from highs to lows. So what about those times when you’d wish you had a sound bar instead? Well if you’ve got the cash to spare, Buffalo Kokuyo’s USB-powered speakers should be able to provide a solution to your problem.
12/14/2011, Verbatim is a name that you would trust your data with when it comes to portable storage devices, and with many of us having a catalog of memory cards to deal with, having a reliable memory card reader makes perfect sense. This has led Verbatim to roll out its new USB 3.0/USB 2.0 Universal Card Readers and USB 2.0 Pocket Card Reader, which will play nice with both Windows and […]
12/14/2011, A while back we reported on Griffin’s GuitarConnect Pro that basically allowed guitarists/bassists to connect their instruments directly into the iPad. Well when you’re done laying down the guitar tracks for your song and it’s time to add vocals, instead of relying on the iPad’s microphone, how about taking a look at Marshall Electronics’ MXL Tempo USB microphone instead?
12/12/2011, For the most part, most of your everyday computer hardware tends to be both Windows and Mac compatible, such as external hard drives (formatting could be different but that depends on the user some times), speakers, displays, etc. Well the good news for Mac users looking for a bit of exclusivity is that Netgear has launched a WiFi router that supposedly has been tailored to Mac users.
12/06/2011, If you’re the type that uses laptops extensively or if it is your main computer, you might want to take a look at GlacialTech’s SnowPad series of laptop cooling solutions. The company has recently announced both the SnowPad N1 and SnowPad H2 laptop cooling docks that will accommodate laptops up to 17” in size.
12/05/2011, If you’re a careless person or you’re just looking for a sturdy USB drive that can handle being tossed around or dropped in water, ADATA has got the solution for you. The company has recently announced the launch of the S107 – an extra sturdy USB flash drive. Thanks to its unique silicone rubber exterior, the S107 USB flash drive is capable of surviving accidental falls, as well as taking […]
12/05/2011, For those who travel often with multiple devices, i.e. smartphone(s), cameras, tablets, etc, instead of lugging around with you multiple chargers (which could end up getting pretty heavy), perhaps Restoration Hardware’s Roll up Travel Charger is a travel accessory worth checking out.
11/30/2011, One of the drawbacks to owning the MacBook Air is its lack of USB ports. It features a maximum of two ports which limits the amount of peripherals you can attach to it at once. Well short of attaching a separate USB hub, what Kitae Kwon has created with his Kickstarter project is the LandingZone, an addon for the MacBook that not only elevates the laptop for better air ventilation, […]
11/30/2011, Do you happen to own multiple devices? After all, just because you own an iPhone does not mean that it is out of the question that you could own a Blackberry or Android device, so instead of keeping multiple chargers in your drawer or stuffing them all in your bag while on holiday, Innergie might have the solution for you in the form of the Magic Cable Duo and Trio.
11/30/2011, If you’re the type that carries around with you sensitive information, there’s a Kickstarter project that you might be interested in checking out. It’s called the Crypteks USB drive and it will combine not just digital encryption, but provides a physical lock for your USB drive as well, thus providing two layers of security that a would-be thief has to bypass before they get their hands on your data.
11/23/2011, Gamers, if you’re in the market to replace your worn out keyboard that has been abused over the years due to gaming for hours on end, QPAD has unveiled the MK-85 gaming keyboard that features N-key roll over, a feature that we’re sure many gamers will appreciate, or come to appreciate.