ASUS announces Ultraportable Transformer Book T100 & Next-Generation Fonepad 7

Posted by News Room On Tuesday, October 29, 2013 0 comments
ASUS announced the launch of the Transformer Book T100 with incredible Ultra-portability and a Brand New Mobile Experience with the ASUS Fonepad 7. The affordable ASUS Transformer Book T100 is a compact ultraportable powered by the new Intel Atom quad-core processor features a 10.1-inch HD display. ASUS Fonepad 7 is an updated version of the 7-inch Android device with full voice telephony for people who want smartphone features with a tablet-size screen.

“Our constant search for incredible has inspired us to embark a journey of crafting extraordinary experiences and avant-garde product line-ups. Our ‘Transformer’ series has evolved and emerged as the next-generation ultraportable devices, redefining the design innovation. The brand new ASUS Fonepad 7 sets out to take further the grandeur and reception as received by the former version. Introducing these products to the Indian market today, we endeavour to assist them with utmost design perfection at much affordable prices. We transform ourselves to deliver the state-of-the-art devices and are assenting that our design philosophy that starts with people will yield us with positive receptions for these devices as well,” said Peter Chang, Regional Head - South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group - ASUS India.

Transformer Book T100, a 10.1-inch ultraportable laptop with an Intel Atom ‘Bay Trail’ quad-core processor and a detachable HD display that can be used as a standalone Windows 8.1 tablet. With a slim design and durable finish, Transformer Book T100 is not only one of the lightest laptops currently available at just 1.07kg, but also one of the lightest 10-inch tablets around, at 550g.

ASUS Transformer Book T100 is an extremely compact ultraportable for people who want the productivity features of a laptop with the easy portability of a tablet — and the flexibility to switch between the two in an instant.

Transformer Book T100 features a new Intel Atom Z3740 quad-core processor for smooth multi-tasking performance and incredible energy efficiency, and lasts for up to 11 hours on battery power. The lightweight keyboard dock features precision-engineered keys designed for comfortable extended use, plus a multi-touch touchpad with full Windows 8.1 gesture support.

“What we have delivered with our Bay Trail platform is an incredibly powerful SoC that delivers outstanding performance, long battery life, and a great experience for the way people use these devices today. It’s an incredible leap forward,” said Amit Gupta, Director Business Development, Intel South Asia “The results of our long term partnership with ASUS is a breadth of mobile devices that continue to delight consumers, business users and IT managers, such as this innovative Transformer Book T100”.

Just 10.5mm thin in tablet mode, Transformer Book T100 has 10.1-inch display has a crisp 1366 x 768 resolution and features IPS technology for wide 178-degree viewing angles with excellent daylight visibility. Capacitive multi-touch gives fine fingertip control in tablet mode, while exclusive ASUS ‘Reading Mode’ technology adjusts the display automatically to make the screen easier to read for long period.

PNY launches Power Bank CL51 with LED Display

Posted by News Room On Monday, October 28, 2013 0 comments
PNY Technologies (PNY) has launched the new Power-CL51 power bank. This power bank will enable the users to watch movies on large screen phones and tablets without worrying about the charging capacity.

Shaped similar to a tiny external hard drive and weighing just 122 grams, the CL51 comes in multiple colours; contains a powerful 5100mAh Lithium polymer battery that can easily extend the battery life of a smartphone such as the iPhone by up to three times; 3-digit LED display showing the remaining battery power of the CL51 power bank.

Power-CL51 has passed FCC/CE certifications and the unique UN38.3 compliance for air transportation safety. Besides that, CL51 comes with an MCU protective design that gives it eight protections: over discharge, over charge, over current, insulation safety, stable voltage, short circuit, double safety system, and auto shutdown to ensure user’s safe use.

It can charge any digital device with DC 5V 1A input that can connect to its USB output ports, such as tablets, cameras, MP3/MP4 players, and PSP.

The CL51 comes with a 1-year limited warranty at the price of Rs.4,500/-.

LiteOn launches Slimmest Portable Optical Drive

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LITEON introduces the World’s Slimmest Portable Optical Drive, eUAU108 a perfect companion for your macbooks and ultra-books that breaks all the previous industry records for the ultra slim portable optical drives.

Lite-On’s eUAU108 is a thin, compact, and light DVD writer that easily slips into your bag. At a mere 13.2 mm height and under 250 grams the easy to carry drive is 29% slimmer and 16% lighter than LiteOn’s own ultra light predecessors and about 6% slimmer than the competitive slim drives available in the market.

To make the eUAU108 more convenient not only is it powered by USB, but the USB cable is integrated into the drive so you don’t even need to carry any cables. It’s innovative & unique Link2TV feature connects to your TV’s USB port to allow the TV’s media player to access music, video, or pictures stored on disc.

The eUAU108 with its attractive ultra-chic piano-black design perfectly edged in white complements the modern ultra-books, net-books and touch panel PCs. The ultra-slender eUAU108 is designed to be the perfect external DVD burner - practical, highly portable, specially crafted for the mobile users who are always On the Go.

With its Plug & Play Simplicity there is no need to install a driver; just connect to a USB port and use. The eUAU108 is compatible with all major operating systems including Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, Linux, and MAC OS. Featuring the Smart Burn Technology, the drive rapidly adjusts writing method and power level to write disc with the highest writing quality and prevents buffer underrun errors. Its SMART-X technology selects the right read speed to always give you the best read quality and the fastest operation for the task.

The external DVD drive is capable of reading and writing files at a variety of speeds across different data media types including: 24X CD-ROM, 24X CD-RW, 24X CD-R, 8X DVD±R recording, 5X DVD-RAM recording, 8X DVD-ROM recording, 6X DVD+R Dual Layer recording, 6X DVD-R Dual Layer recording, 8X DVD+RW recording and 6X DVD-RW recording.

PNY OTG Adapter A1

Posted by News Room On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 0 comments
Transfer files from smartphone anywhere and anytime

PNY Technologies (“PNY) considered one of the worldwide leaders in consumer electronics market is proud to announce a new product that promises to solve a lot of problems for Android mobile phone and tablet users – PNY OTG Adapter A1. OTG Adapter is an abbreviation of On-The-Go, which means that you can basically plug any PC peripheral with USB port to OTG USB2.0 Adapter which acts as a host similar to a PC. This device allows you to adapt USB peripherals such as USB flash drive, keyboard, mouse and joy stick into your Android smartphones and tablets. Thus, you can now plug in USB drives to extend your mobiles’ storage space or quickly to transfer files between 2 devices, much convenient! You can also use your keyboard and mouse with your tablet or phone for faster typing and better productivity.
The A1 is a tiny little USB dongle with a micro-USB connector on one side that goes into the port on Android smartphones and tablets. The other side of this dongle has a full USB 2.0 port to connect any USB peripheral. The dongle supports plug and play and does not require any external power supply, making it convenient to carry it along and use while traveling. It’s incredibly small size and a weight of just 2.97 grams also lends it unmatched portability.
The A1 works with any handset or tablet running Android 4.0 or later and it comes with a 1-year limited warranty

Kingston completes Twenty Six Successful Years

Posted by News Room On Friday, October 18, 2013 0 comments
Kingston Technology has completed 26 successful years in the industry. The announcement was made by Kingston along with an innovative activity at a gadgets exhibition in Bandra Kurla complex, Mumbai.

REX, the superhero from Kingston, has been transforming over the years and is now a renowned symbol of the world's independent memory leader. He was the highlight of the exhibition activity wherein the company showcased four of his upgraded superpowers – HyperX Nitro boosters, USB 3.0, Branded RAM and Solid State Drives (SSDs).

Speaking at the event, Mr. Vishal Parekh, Marketing Director – India, Kingston Technology said, “We are the leaders in Memory and are elated to complete 26 fruitful years in the industry. Taking cues from the fantastic response received from the markets, we will continue to build a better experience for our network and end users.” He added, “REX is now equipped with newer and secure technologies that will win us more positive feedback.”

Kingston Technology offers a wide range of memory products at multiple price points. HyperX, the company’s popular product line, targets specifically at the high performance consumer segment which includes gamers and enthusiasts.

Kingston Technology is promoting this day along with the exhibition on its Facebook page ( with contests and freebies.

Transcend awarded ISO/TS 16949 Certification to Meet Automotive Quality Standards

Posted by News Room On Thursday, October 3, 2013 0 comments
Transcend Information has announced that it has won the award of the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management System Certification by SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. The acquisition of ISO/TS 16949 demonstrates Transcend’s continuous improvement in quality management to satisfy the strict product quality needs and requirements of the automotive industry.

Transcend employs innovative techniques in the design, development, and production of its SD memory cards, in order to build up a connection with the automotive supply chain. With the certification of ISO/TS 16949:2009, customers have additional assurance that Transcend conforms to international standards and can be trusted to provide the global automotive market with products of the highest quality.

“We are pleased to be able to have our quality management system approved by SGS," said Rick Lin, manager of Quality Assurance Department at Transcend. "This validates the hard work of our dedicated team in improving our service processes and ensuring compliance with important quality standards for automotive products worldwide."

Besides the attainment of the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management System Certification, Transcend holds other major internationally recognized standards including: ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards, OHSAS 18001 (Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series), TOSHMS (Taiwan Occupational Safety and Health Management System), and QC 080000 HSPM (Hazardous Substance Process Management), all of which confirm Transcend’s commitment to protect the environment and maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

PNY Power Bank Sporty series

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Mobile phones and tablets these days consume a lot of battery power and you often end up with a dying gadget when you need it the most. PNY, the leading manufacturer of electronic components, is pleased to introduce a solution for this problem with the availability of three portable power banks. The Power-52S, Power-78S, and Power-104S are sporty-looking external battery packs that are pleasing to the eyes with their sky blue and peaceful green casings.

PNY Sporty power packs use Samsung's Lithium ion batteries, which are use only high quality non-recycled batteries in these power packs to ensure long life of the battery and true power rating. The most extraordinary, PNY sporty series designed with 8 protections. The first one is the double safety system. You can find the protection circuits on control board as well as the cell-pack for preventing over charging, over charge, over current, short circuit and auto shutdown when no loading. The 7th is the stable voltage protection on control board circuit and the 8th insulation safety for the cell-pack. With those fully safe designs, no doubt PNY power bank could get the FCC/CE certifications and UN38.3 compliance for air transportation safety.

A micro-USB input port present on the unit allows charging the power pack when connected to a computer's USB port or to a charging adapter. Smart power management controller ensures high power discharging efficiency. There are four intelligent LEDs on the front that show 4 levels of charging status are conveniently indicate the remaining power. The packs have two USB ports with DC 5V (1A/2.1A) output to charge virtually any device such as mobile phones, tablets, MP3/MP4 players, and cameras. It also allows you to charge two devices simultaneously.

PNY has got three models: Power-52S with 5200mAh, Power-78S with 7800mAh, and Power-104S with 10,400mAh batteries. While the Power-52S is adequate for any mobile phone, you can opt for higher models for longer battery backups or if you have more gadgets to charge.

All of the power banks come with a 1-year limited warranty.

PNY India Facebook Happy Navaratri Contest

Posted by News Room On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 0 comments

PNY India Facebook Happy Navaratri Contest

NY Technologies (“PNY) considered one of the worldwide leader in consumer electronics market and Flash products, is pleased to announce a Facebook contest as a way of celebrating the festival of Navaratri with its Indian fans. The company will be giving away three custom designed 4GB USB 2.0 flash drives via lucky draw.

The Navaratri USB flash drive specially made from one of the PNY bestselling USB flash drive - Lovely attaché which features a 360 degrees rotating factor that allows the USB plug to swing in and out of a protective jacket. The capless design ensures that you will never have to worry about losing the cap, since it is not present in this design. 4GB of space should be good enough to carry around and share music, photos, movies, and other data with friends and colleagues. The aforementioned jacket is primarily sky blue and will sport etched white designs to commemorate the festival of Navaratri.

To get a chance to win this super unique prize, all you have to do is visit the PNY Happy Navaratri event page on Facebook at . The contest will last till 10th of October so you can start right away. The three winners will receive the Honor Mother Goddess 4GB version of the PNY USB flash drive.