ASUS Announces Limited-Edition TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark S in India

Posted by News Room On Tuesday, December 30, 2014 0 comments
ASUS announced the TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark S, a Z97 ATX motherboard with a strikingly-white, irresistibly-tough arctic-camouflage design and a limited-edition production run.The latest ASUS masterpiece features multiple renowned TUF features. These include TUF camouflage-white Thermal Armor with Flow Valve to optimize airflow, Thermal Radar 2 for intuitive fan tuning, a TUF ICe microchip to intelligently monitor and control system temperatures and fan speeds, reinforced camouflage-white TUF Fortifier backplate, high-durability TUF Components and TUF Dust Defenders to prevent airborne particles entering via external ports.
Sabertooth Z97 Mark S made its first appearance at Computex 2014, where it was exhibited as a concept board bearing the codename ‘Sabranco’ — a portmanteau of saber and ‘branco’, the Portuguese word for ‘white’.
Responding to the hugely-positive visitor feedback, our engineers refined the design to produce the Sabertooth Z97 Mark S, the very first all-white motherboard in the ASUS TUF series with an extra-special dimension that we know enthusiast PC-builders will love. Innovative printing technology means that Sabertooth Z97 Mark S retains its strikingly-white hue for its lifetime, without discoloring.
Adding to the aesthetic appeal are two traditional Chinese characters adorning the rear side of Sabertooth Z97 Mark S. Carrying the meaning ‘tiger spirit’, they signify that Sabertooth Z97 Mark S is made with unwavering endurance to survive the most extreme conditions.
Sabertooth Z97 Mark S is equipped to keep as cool as its strikingly-white looks. TUF’s Thermal Armor with Flow Valve technology is an exclusive arctic-camouflage-style cover with dual fans to boost airflow across the system for maximum heat dissipation. The new board comes with TUF’s easy-to-use Thermal Radar 2 software to make quick work of fan tuning for complete system cooling, enabling users to enjoy the perfect balance between quietness, cooling and performance.
Sabertooth Z97 Mark S also has an onboard TUF ICe microchip, which delivers incredibly precise temperature monitoring and fan control whether adjusting settings manually or via Thermal Radar 2’s one-click optimization feature.

ADATA Technology organized ‘Power Users Meet’ at Mumbai

Posted by News Room On Monday, December 29, 2014 0 comments
ADATA Technology organized ‘Power Users Meet’ at Mumbai along with other Premium Brands. This was a big day for India’s hardcore PC enthusiasts and power users who had gathered in Mumbai, as they witnessed a new Indian record being made in CPU-Z Overclocking (OC), by none other than HiCookie, holder and breaker of multiple OC world records.
OC is the practice of pushing a PC component to function faster than the manufactured clock frequency. This calls for a lot of practice, upgraded skills, dedication, and of course, a deep passion for the activity.
HiCookie demonstrating his fabled OC skills was the highlight of the PC enthusiasts’ meet, organized jointly by GIGABYTE Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd. (Motherboard Business Unit), CoolerMaster India, and ADATA India – all Taiwan-based companies and world leaders in their respective spheres of PC hardware.
Egged on by the Power Users present, HiCookie managed to achieve a CPU-Z benchmark of 6.37 GHz for processor and 3100GHz for a 2400GHz DDR4 DRAM, a new Indian record in both the categories. The record was made by HiCookie, using the GIGABYTE GA-X99-SOC Force motherboard with an Intel® Core™ i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition, with liquid nitrogen (LN2) for cooling. The other crucial components included ADATA XPG Z1 DDR4-2400 16GB RAM Kit, ADATA XPG SX910 512GB SSD, and Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU.
GA-X99-SOC Force, based on the Intel X99 Express chipset, is a part of the GIGABYTE X99 Overclocking series motherboards. Though it is specially designed for Overclocking, it retains all the vital features of any GIGABYTE X99 motherboard, such as SATA Express, 4 way CrossfireX/SLI, m2 sata and AMP-UP audio, along with a wide range of other mainstream attributes.
Commenting on the Overclocking session, Suvojit Banerjee, who had come all the way from Kolkata to be a part of the event, said, “Overclocking is my passion and I consistently try to improve myself by practicing and enhancing my knowledge. Watching HiCookie in action was like finding a treasure trove full of tricks and tips to improve my OC skills.”
Endorsing Banerjee’s views Sushant Patil, another attendee, said, “There’s no doubt that watching HiCookie was an enlightening experience. But this meet also gave us PC enthusiasts an excellent platform to interact directly with three of the world’s leading PC component brands, and getting to know more about their products and technologies.”
Speaking on his experience in Overclocking in front of Indian spectators for the first time, HiCookie, who is also the Chief Overclocking Evangelist, GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit, said, “I was pleasantly surprised to see that Overclocking could generate so much interest in India. I am happy to get such an encouraging response from the invitees, especially on the basis of the inquisitive questions they were asking.”
The meet also witnessed product / technology updates by Ashu Mehrotra, Marketing Manager, ADATA India, Supriya Mankame, Product Manager, GIGABYTE Technology (India), who was supported by Prathamesh Patil, GIGABYTE India’s tech specialist and Sanket Naik, Country Manager, CoolerMaster India.
Antec Inc. announced the additional warranty extension of one year on select models in the BP, VP and New Eco Series and also added some of the new models of PSUs under the campaign umbrella. With this campaign Antec continues its dedication of commitment to quality products and services, gains trust and confidence from its most valued customers and channel partners.
The BP, VP & NeoECO series PSUs offer the solid quality which customers tend to expect from Antec at an incredible price range. These PSUs are highly efficient and reliable, making it a solid power supply for the entry-level power users or the budget minded system builder. These entry level and mainstream solutions give everything a user seeks in a power supply units.
In order to avail the Extended Warranty Campaign benefit, the customer has to register and upload the scanned copy after the purchase of any of the above mentioned PSU models on  Antec India will scrutinize the customer’s registration for verification which may take few days for the completion. Customer will receive an email from Antec stating the verification status and the hardcopy of the email has to be kept as a documentary proof of the valid warranty extension. For any warranty issues, customer can contact the local dealer from where the product has been purchased.
Kevan Li, Business Head – India at Antec Inc said, “In 2013, our Warranty Extension campaign began and received a very good response. To thank all our valued customers and partners, we decided to further benefit our customers by including some more products under the warranty extension in current year. Customers can now avail the benefit of this campaign till December 2015.  These warranty echoes the level of quality and care taken in manufacturing the quality rich Antec PSUs.”

ViewSonic Announces Dual HDMI 1080p Home Entertainment Projector

Posted by News Room On Thursday, December 25, 2014 0 comments
ViewSonic Corp. introduces the PJD7822HDL Full HD 3200-lumen home entertainment projector. With an appealing price point for entry-level home entertainment enthusiasts, the high-performing PJD7822HDL provides a wealth of brightness and connectivity options with a smooth white finish that blends into any home decor.
Featuring a higher lumen count than ViewSonic’s already popular home entertainment projector, the new PJD7822HDL boasts 3200 ANSI lumens of brightness that deliver a crisp1080p visual experience. The PJD7822HDL is equipped with 5V USB charging port and dual HDMI video inputs for greater connectivity with HD devices, and also supports wireless HDMI dongle devices such as Google’s Chromecast device, so viewers can enjoy Netflix, Hulu Plus, and other streaming apps on a giant 100+ inch screen for the ultimate home viewing experience.
“First-time buyers looking for an affordable yet easy-to-set-up home entertainment projector will love the unbeatable combination of quality, brightness, innovative connectivity, and value of the PJD7822HDL,” said Max Hsu, PM Director for ViewSonic Asia Pacific. “With its white finish, the projector’s sleek design seamlessly blends into any room, whether ceiling-mounted or positioned on the table top. With a 1.3X optical zoom short throw lens, the PJD7822HDL offers flexible setup options for even small rooms. Moreover, 1080p resolution on a super large screen, up to 300 inches, and wireless streaming capability all empower users with a wider range of entertainment options.”
The PJD7822HDL also includes a convenient “MyButton” feature that allows users to create customized shortcuts on the remote control, supporting quicker, easier navigation to viewing options such as closed captioning, lamp mode, 3D sync, and more. The projector also includes 3D Blu-ray support, integrated 2W speakers, and SuperColour technology for a wider color range and true-to-life image projection.

Sony Combines 3GSDI And Live IP Streaming In New HD Camera, The SRG300SE

Posted by News Room On Monday, December 22, 2014 0 comments
Aegis Electronic Group, Inc., a distributor and technical support provider for Sony Visual Imaging Products, announces the upcoming release of the SRG-300SE, Sony's newest full high definition pan/tilt/zoom camera that can simultaneously output 3G-SDI and live IP streaming content.
Equipped with 30x optical zoom (12x digital zoom), a 1/2.8 Exmor™ CMOS™ sensor and Sony's proprietary View-DR™ (Wide Dynamic Range) technology, this low light sensitive, high performance camera works well in less than ideal lighting conditions, while ensuring clear images can be obtained under harsh backlighting settings where extremes of light and dark are in the same scene. The SRG-300SE also incorporates an XDNR™ (eXcellent Dynamic Noise Reduction) feature that is able to decrease image noises for perfect reproduction of still and moving objects in poorly illuminated rooms.
With ability to stream Full HD (1080/60p) video as H.264, and crisp AAC digital audio over an IP network connection in addition to 3G-SDI output at the same time, the SRG-300SE is ideal for applications that necessitate the use of live streaming information to an Internet audience while being recorded to disc for editing and storing. The simultaneous output 1920 x 1080/60p video over one BNC cable through 3G-SDI can run approximately 70 minutes or more, simplifying installation and flexibility needed for live production needs. Heightened audio quality can be perfected via an attached microphone, using the on-board equalizer and audio level control for greater clarity. Undesirable signal gaps between audio and video are balanced with the auto lip-sync function, solidifying lip movements viewed in a video picture are matched with voice dialogue.
Remotely controlled through either industry-standard VISCA™ RS-422 command protocols, or through a standard IP-based computer interface, the Sony SRG-300SE is capable of remote operation via any Internet-connected computer, providing remote users full access to the A/V camera settings, and the ability to monitor the live camera feed. With its accessible web browser and user-friendly menu, control of the camera’s ptz movements are easy and users are able to store and immediately recall up to 256 pre-set camera positions from a networked PC and web browser. The PC control software delivers an automatic interface for easy remote adjustment of necessary and complicated camera settings like color adjustment and pan/tilt speed.
The SRG-300SE has a Pan Angle ± 170 degrees, a Tilt Angle +90/-20 degrees and uses a quiet direct drive motor, allowing for rapid re-framing to occur without disturbing presenter or audience members. The camera's wide 65-degree horizontal viewing angle also gives broadcasters the advantage of being able to see a larger majority of participants, irrespective of room size. Available in black or white housing (SRG-300SE/W), this HD camera is desktop or ceiling mountable (via E-flip) and is packed with features geared towards enhancing the remote user live streaming experience at a fraction of the price of other broadcasting cameras.


Graebert launches ARES Commander 2015

Posted by News Room On Friday, December 19, 2014 0 comments
GrabertGraebert India, a fully owned subsidiary of Graebert GmbH, developer of CAD solutions across desktop and mobile devices announced the availability of its ARES Commander 2015 – 2D/3D CAD software on all three desktop operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X and Linux.
Graebert has also recently unveiled the next–generation ARES Touch 2015, the world’s first true CAD solution for Google Android being shipped in early 2015.Graebert developed ARES CAD technology, available in 14 languages, is being used by millions of design professionals in more than 40 countries.
“ARES Commander 2015 is by far the most feature-rich software solution we’ve ever released,” said Wilfried Graebert, founder and CEO and Graebert GmbH. “We are very excited not only by this announcement, but also ARES Touch 2015 and ARES Mechanical – 2015 will see Graebert further extending its lead as a world-class CAD provider.”
Priced at a Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of INR 55,000/-, a perpetual license of ARES Commander includes one year of Graebert Subscription, with access to upgrades, e-mail support and use of LicenseToGo.
Users have the option to either renew the subscription after one year or they may opt for purchase of an upgrade for a fraction of the price of the full license. New pricing options include an annual plan that is inclusive of a flex license option that allows licenses to be shared across any OS or to be borrowed as needed.
New features include:
• ARES Touch for Android
The first DWG-based full CAD software for Android tablets, include a unique UI/UX specificallyadapted for touch-based inputs. Files are easily synchronized via Dropbox® or Google Drive™or shared by email. ARES Touch is being made available complimentary on purchase of a license of ARESCommander.
• LicenseToGo
LicenseToGo, included with the Graebert subscription offers license to activate your subscription on multiple computers under same different OS (Windows, Mac OS X or Linux)without having to buy a Flex (network). The Graebert LicenseToGo remains active for up to 5 daysand can be easily renewed from any PC in use.
• Dynamic blocks – Grips editing
Edit dynamic blocks inserted in a DWG drawing by other CAD software such as AutoCAD®. Grips enables to dynamically and interactively modify the “intelligent” blocks and eventually reinsert them in the drawing.
• 2D Constraints
Add intelligence to your drawings with the new Constraints Design Solver (CDS) from Spatial Corp. (a DassaultSystèmes company) integrated in ARES Commander.Geometric constraints help you to define selected entities that should remain parallel, perpendicular and tangent. Dimensional constraints allow you to lock a length, define a scale factor between entities or even enter a formula to define a length. After defining such constraints, the CDS solver will dynamically update your drawing when you makeany modification by recalculating the incidence on the other elements.
• Editing Tables
Click inside a Table cell or launch the command EditTableCell and you will get a toolbarwith all the options to insert, resize, merge or delete cells, rows and columns.
• Dimension palette
Create or click on a dimension and you will see a contextual toolbar to easily and quicklychange its formatting and properties.
• Advanced in-place text editing
The Notes (MText) command has been improved with a new Paragraph options dialog todefine Advanced formatting just as you do in a word processor but right inside your drawings. The new Stack dialog helps you create fractions and tolerances in your text.
• PowerTrim
Trim multiple entities by moving your mouse around – just describe a path with your mouse and ARES will trim while you move.
• QuickModify
Use only one command to perform multiple actions on the same selection of entities: move, rotate, scale and/or copy without leaving the command.
• Bonus tools
DiscardDuplicatesdeletes duplicate entities. ExplodeBlockXexplodes blocks or tables and converts attributes in text.
• CustomPaperSize
Add or remove custom paper sizes for the ARES virtual printers in order to export to PDF, JPG, DWF and other formats.
• Customizable Ribbon
Customize the tabs and panels of the Ribbon to group the tools you need and like. You may also create your own workspaces. Ofcourse, you can switch back to traditional menus and toolbars if you prefer.
• Free plugin – OnlineMaps powered by ESRI
Powered by the acclaimed ArcGIS Online solution from ESRI, this free plugin lets you download geo-referenced images from any address you enter in the search bar. You can choose satellite images, street maps, topographical maps and more.
• Free plugin – Cadenas
Get instant access from a panel inside ARES to millions of free parts from hundreds of manufacturers and insert them as blocks in your DWG drawings.
• Support for Linux 64 bits versions
Now, Support is extended to the 64 bit versions of Linux. ARES Commander is tested for the following distributions: Ubuntu, Debian, Suse Linux and Fedora.
lava_logo_1LAVA unveils its ‘powered for the long run’ ‘iris Fuel 60’ smartphone featuring 4000 mAh battery for Rs 8,888
LAVA International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, today announced the launch of a new member in its ‘iris Fuel’ series of high power battery smartphones. The newly launched Iris Fuel 60 is the second smartphone after the recently launched Iris Fuel 50. The highly efficient and power packed Iris Fuel 60 is designed to last for long working hours without the need of frequent charging.
The launch of iris Fuel 60 aims to put an end to the recurring problem of frequent charging which has become quite a norm for smartphone users. With smartphone becoming a part and parcel of everyday life, battery life has become a matter of concern for smartphone users.
LAVA’s Iris Fuel 60 offers a whopping 4000 mAh battery that fills the need gap by offering consumers a smartphone that can last up to 32 hours of talk time on 2G without a need to charge the phone. The phone is also equipped with quick charge technology that restricts the charging time to 3 hours 15 minutes.
The phone also boasts of a “solder-less” manufacturing technology where each component is connected to PCBA via connectors, unlike conventional smartphones where manual soldering is used. This results in lesser defects and makes it easier for service engineers in case of any fault.
Besides battery, this phone is equipped with a variety of gesture driven features that makes it user friendly. In built features like Double Tap Wake up and Drawing Gesture Shortcuts function makes it more customizable and user friendly. For instance, the user may double tap the screen to wake up the device from sleep mode, the user may draw certain letters on the display in sleep mode and link these with one of the various tasks within the device.
On performance, Fuel 60 is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7, 1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM running on Android KitKat 4.4. Upgradable which ensures flawless performance and smooth graphics coupled with responsive web browsing and multitasking. The phone will be upgraded to Android L via FOTA (firmware over the air) in future.
The smartphone features a 5 inch HD IPS Display with Full Lamination and 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution offering a rich and sharp display. Additionally, the Corning 3 Gorilla Glass offers scratch and impact resistance that prevents user woes concerned to display issues and breakage.
The Iris Fuel 60 has primary camera of 10 megapixel with single LED flash and sports a 2 megapixel front camera. It also supports full HD Video recording and digital zoom with built in auto-focus, panorama, HDR mode, face detection, smile shot and voice capture which ensures you capture crystal clear photos of your favourite moments. On connectivity front, the dual SIM equipped Iris Fuel 60 is equipped with 3G connectivity apart from Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0. It also offers OTG support that enables file transfer through USB drive on the move.

iBall launches its Lightning SpeededBaby Panther: Relive the experience!

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baby pantheriBall a brand known for its innovative and latest technology products announces the launch its latest “Baby Panther” –The perfect/flawless amalgamation of elevated technology coupled with a lightning speed of Octa-core, offers a superior mobile experience like never before.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. SandeepParasrampuria, Director, iBall said, “We are pleased to announce the new addition ‘Baby Panther’ – to the Andi Panther series. It is the compact with superior technological performance at low price point. Baby Panther is not only stylish but also the first 4.5” smart phone in the market today.Itis sure to strike a chord with the entire new age user who are not only tech savvy but also conscious about the gadgets they carry.”
The device’s 4.5” qHD IPS display offers a generous viewing experience, whereas the slim  design makes it handy for the user to carry around.  It haspowerful performance; being equipped with anOcta core 1.4 GHz advanced Cortex A7 processor which is backed by 1GB RAM that allows users to perform data intensive tasks with enhanced efficiency. Also, its inbuilt 8 GB memory gives users the much needed space for heavy duty apps and data.
Going camera frenzy is all that you can think about, with Baby Panther’s 8MP AF  rear-camera. Its LED flash helps capture crisp images even in low lighting condition. It is also loaded with a lot camera features like live photo, panorama view and face beautify. Taking the selfie trend forth, the gadget is powered with a 2MP front camera, which also allows users to video call.
The device has been made more potent with the latest Android Kitkat4.4versionpacked in this little dynamo. It will be upgradeable to Lollipop in time to come. As for theconnectivityoptions, Itincludes the3G HSPA+ downlink 21 Mbps, uplink 5.6Mbps speed, OTG, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth tethering etc. To ensure Superior performance without any hitch,it is backed by a powerful 1700mAh battery.
Priced aggressively at best buy price of Rs. 7,599/- only;Baby Panther takes ahead the iBall Panther seriesandits legacy of providing the users with a modish device; high on efficiency and innovation without having to compromise on the value for money.

Genius launches new mini Wi-Fi camera, the Life-Shot FHD300

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Genius has announced the launch of its new mini Wi-Fi camera – the Life-Shot FHD300. This “attach it, wear it” camera lets you take videos, photos and create a time-lapse video while you are walking, running, riding a bike, in the rain, and underwater! Multi- tasking at it’s best!
The camera has a built-in Wi-Fi feature that lets you connect to your smartphone to transfer videos and photos. Just download the Genius Life-Shot App to your Android or iOS smartphone and you’re ready to go. Featuring an 8MP Sony sensor, the Life-Shot FHD 300 lets you take richer and vibrant images. The camera comes with a bike mount, tripod mount, clip strap, USB charging cable and  IPX8 certification waterproof case
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Mathur, Country Head India, Genius, said, “At Genius, it is our  constant endeavor to make the everyday lives of our customers easy, through cutting edge R&D in technology and product design. The all new Life-Shot FHD300 from Genius is a truly versatile and easy to use smart camera that lets you capture moments you love, on the go, while seamlessly sharing with your Smartphone, through its in-built Wi-Fi feature. Attachable and portable, this stunning camera is available for both iOS and Android devices and is a great every day companion.”

Dell and Intel Study Reveals Technology Habits of Indian Workforce

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Dell and Intel unveiled findings from its second Global Evolving Workforce Study for India which identifies and explores current and future trends pertaining to the workplace and workforce and the role that technology has played in their evolution.
Over 502 full-time Indian professionals working a minimum of 35 hours per week aged 18 or older, were surveyed from industries including – Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Media & Entertainment, Private Healthcare, Private Education, Government, Public Healthcare and Public Education.
“As one of the world’s emerging economies, India has always presented unique opportunities and challenges; even when it comes to its massive and evolving workforce. The study shares interesting findings, where Indian employees of both private and public sectors, display a need for mobility, connectivity and secure technology. From 71% who consider laptops, to 41% in favour of BYOD and 29% who are interested in 2-in-1s; there is an apparent shift in how work is getting done as technology becomes increasingly embedded in the core of the workplace today”, shared Indrajit Belgundi, General Manager – End User Computing Dell India.
According to Sudharsan R., Commercial Marketing Head, Dell India, “The survey’s aim is to explore the needs, wants and experiences of the evolving workforce globally and in India. This program is a part of our overarching strategy that is concentrated on listening to our customers. With this we intend to identify trends and issues of how technology is adding to productivity and efficiency of employees. From what the survey reveals, India’s dynamic work environments need the most secure and manageable technology, to support an employee in carrying out diverse tasks.”
With the workplace changing, job responsibilities are being fulfilled in locations other than the office – be it home, client locations, even in public spaces like coffee shops and public transportation, and thus mobility has become a priority. Amid the flux, mobile technologies and alternative interfaces are playing an increasing role – laptops, tablets, mobile phones, 2-in-1s, thin clients and desktop virtualization introduce unprecedented versatility into the IT toolkit.

Neoteric & Group companies pledge support to Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

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Expressing solidarity with the nation-wide ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ campaign, members from the Head Office of neoteric and its group companies conducted a drive, ‘Pledge with us to make India shine!’ early on 5th December, in and around the premises of Matulya Centre, Lower Parel . This is in keeping with the vision of contributing to a clean, healthy and flourishing India.
Over 90 team members from across different departments and teams including the CEO and Directors together came out on the streets with broomsticks and dustbins in hand, in a bid to clean up the entire neighbourhood and surroundings. They urged all the corporates in the building and the entire IT fraternity at large, to abstain from throwing any garbage/waste on the road or street but dispose it only in dustbins or suitable locations provided for the same.
This drive is in continuation to neoteric & its group companies’ ‘2nd Home’ Cleanliness Drive which was launched during this Diwali with an objective of ensuring the upkeep of cleanliness in their ‘office’- their 2nd Home. It seeks to consistently ensure clean work-stations and rides on the mantra of ‘Reduce-Reuse-Recycle’ of paper-waste, garbage-waste and technology-waste. Staying true to the belief that ‘Cleanliness begins at Home’, the organization launched the internal drive and after its successful launch, extended it to the nationwide ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’.
Leading by its own example, neoteric has ‘challenged’ its neighbouring corporate offices to clean up their spaces better than them and in turn, create a chain of challenges. This neoteric initiative was covered by Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM to encourage other corporates to participate in similar drives( please refer to the enclosed the audio-clip).
Dipti Shah, Director- HR said, “Supporting this national campaign is in line with our organization’s focus on doing responsible business and encouraging team-members to continue being responsible citizens. Our branch offices have also joined us in this effort and moving forward, we seek to continue sensitizing corporates to take on the onus of ensuring cleanliness within and outside their own office premises as well as that of their branch-offices, if any.”

PNY Happy Christmas Giveaway

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Celebrate Christmas with Stylish PNY Product

 PNY technologies, would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas, Christmas is one of those holidays that just seems to be filled with cheer and wonder and your day is sure to be filled with happiness, and on this special occasion, PNY would like to give its fan a chance to win some latest product of PNY and to celebrate with families and friends.

PNY for this Christmas will be giving away their latest product not one but 10 products, these 10 products are from the latest launched products such USB Drive, OTG USB Drive and their versatile Power banks.

PNY Duo-Link OU3, is packaged in an exception slim design and weight only 2.2gram, it enables transfer of files, videos, music and pictures from and between OTG compatible devices while the USB 3.0 enables easy and fast storage between desktop and laptop. The OU3 is compatible with merely all Smartphone models, tablets and other gadgets. It is a thumb sized adaptor packed with performance and speeds, providing convenient data transfer and storage. This OU3 for this special occasion of Christmas PNY will be giving away two pieces of 8GB to its fans.

HP v231w USB Drive is specially designed as the Goat, to mark the year of Goat 2015, which represents a symbol of creativity and intelligence. PNY will be giving away 3pcs of it. The drive lends a trendy and stylish look and can be looped around a lanyard or attached to key chains, handbags and laptop bags. The v231w sports a tough exterior casing that protects the files from any damage or loss, waterproof and dustproof features ensure additional protection and security of the drive. PNY will be giving away 3pieces of it with 16GB capacity to its fans.

PNY T531 & T601 Power Banks: These two Power banks is solid, Quality construction parts makes both of this Power banks a light and powerful charger, compact and palm sized, makes it a perfect travelling companion for outdoor ventures and also convenient and refills the battery power up to many times without any interruption, both the power bank comes certifies with 9 safety protection solutions. PNY will be giving away 2 pieces each from T531 & T601, total of 4 pieces of Power banks.

To get a chance to win these super unique PNY products, all you have to do is follow the PNY Technologies India Fan Page on Facebook and login using your Facebook for the contest. Simply like the PNY Facebook Christmas activity image and tell us your favorite online shop within India (e.g. Amazone, Flipkart…).

The contest will last from 22nd December to 26th December 2014.
So hurry and win the prizes and share it with families and Friends.

Give your loved ones PNY this festive season and celebrate.


Mindtree is now Bluetooth smart 4.2 IP provider

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Bluetooth-smart-4.2-IP-providerMindtree announced the qualification of its Bluetooth Smart IP for version 4.2. Bluetooth Smart version 4.2 focuses on stronger security and privacy, faster data rates and better power efficiency. It heralds a new wave of Bluetooth products and will accelerate growth in emerging categories such as wearables, smart homes, connected medical devices and smart location tracking.
The upcoming Internet Protocol Support Profile enables seamless connectivity over IPv6, a key foundation layer for the Internet of Things (IoT) market.
Jayanth Krishna, Head – Short-range Wireless, Mindtree, said, “For 15 years, Mindtree has been at the forefront of Bluetooth innovation. Mindtree’s IP has reached millions of devices globally across smart connected devices, automotive, audio accessories and personal navigation. Our investments in expertise and technology are paying off in helping to accelerate the use of wearables and other smart connected devices.
Errett Kroeter, Senior Marketing Director, Bluetooth SIG said “We are excited to see our member companies embrace the potential of Bluetooth Smart technology, with its IP connectivity capabilities in addition to the increased speed, stronger security, and enhanced power efficiency of Bluetooth 4.2. Our membership continues to build a richer Bluetooth Smart ecosystem, bringing more Bluetooth Smart products to the consumer. Bluetooth Smart is the only wireless technology that provides the flexibility to innovate, ability to scale to the market, and trust of a globally recognized standard. All of which are essential to delivering the promise of IoT.”
Mindtree offers a comprehensive portfolio of Bluetooth intellectual property solutions and a range of design, engineering, testing and consulting services for semiconductor vendors and original equipment manufacturers. The IP portfolio includes interoperable, certified, customizable, ultra-low power and footprint silicon IP for Bluetooth® Smart 4.2, 4.1 and 4.0, and ultra-compact, complete certified portfolio of protocol stack & profiles IP for Bluetooth® Smart 4.2, 4.1 and 4.0. Mindtree also offers a feature-rich and compact Bluetooth Smart Ready 4.2, 4.1 and 4.0 and Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR/3.0+EDR protocol stack and profiles.

IBM expands global cloud computing network with 12 new locations

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IBM has revealed its plans to expand cloud computing network with 12 new locations to serve enterprises looking for more hybrid cloud computing.
The new centers will further expand IBM’s global cloud footprint which includes facilities in Mumbai, London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, Dallas and Raleigh opened this year. The addition of new data centres will expand its network to 40 locations.
Under the agreement with Equinix, it will give direct access to SoftLayer cloud services via the Equinix Cloud Exchange in nine markets.
The new partnership will allow customers to easily move production workloads in and out of the cloud, helping them to formulate their hybrid cloud strategies.
Jim Comfort, cloud services general manager, IBM, “IBM recognizes that businesses and governments need the cloud to help them innovate, grow and operate more efficiently in concert with their existing IT investments. Everything IBM does is designed to help companies transition to the cloud in a responsible way at a pace that best fits their business model and industry. Just as we helped major organizations transform in each preceding era of IT, IBM now serves as the cloud platform for the enterprise.”
SoftLayer, with its broad reach into the enterprise market and proven success in networking will be a great asset to Cloud Exchange, enabling customers to seamlessly replicate data between markets.
NetRack-LogoNetRack, a leading solutions provider for data centers and end-to-end IT server racks, announced the launch of Safe Transfer Switch (STS) to provide greater reliability and flexibility to data centers. STS is not just cost effective and easy to use, but also offers fail-over redundancy to single or dual power supply servers and network devices.
Safe Transfer Switch eliminates the problems that come up due to power fluctuations or weak power sources. It comes with an ability to designate the power source either to the primary or secondary switch. This way it ensures uninterrupted operations and increases the overall efficiency of data centers.
Earlier enterprises were using Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) to provide temporary electric power if the utility source failed. But like every other product, it has its own limitations. It costs more than the manual model and occasionally responds to false signals. Moreover it also prohibits load balancing.
Mr Ravi Raj, Brand Head, Director Sales & Support at NetRack said, “Honestly, switching of power between primary (utility) and secondary (backup or supplemental) power sources was a big concern for enterprises. We are really glad to announce the launch of STS which has the ability to resolve the issue.”

PNY Selfie stick_Get the perfect Selfie

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Always wanted the perfect selfie? You need a selfie stick gadget for your smartphones to get the perfect shot that you’ve always wanted. PNY Technologies, the leading manufacturer of memory products and PC peripherals, has introduced their first wireless selfie stick. Self portrait has never been easier with the PNY selfie stick around. Never take an awkward selfie again thanks to its adjustable length with 7-flex section, which catches a wider view while taking photos. No more arm-in-out shots or clicking the pavement, capture elegant and fun pictures of yourself or your loved ones anytime.
The PNY selfie stick has a standard ¼” tripod thread that extends from 23.5 cm to 100.5 cm that makes a perfect accessory to create selfies with your iPhones, smartphones or android phones.  This tripod allows you to get that perfect selfie photo without having to ask a passerby for assistance.  The sturdy and handy grip head ensures your camera phone is strapped to the extension and prevents it from slipping out while you take your pictures. Simply snap the phone in place and start clicking away to great selfies for your Instagram and Facebook posts.
The PNY selfie stick weighs a mere 169g, light enough to be carried around anywhere you go be it parties or outdoor travelling. Its sturdy build and tough steel manufacturing can load up to 500g weight of any smartphone that you possess. It can carry compact cameras and smartphones or tabs.
The selfie stick sports a micro USB input port located at the end of the grip and consists of a powerful 500mAh battery capacity. It also includes an on/off switch button at the end of the grip, so you can turn off your selfie stick when not in use and conserve your battery at the same time. The PNY selfie stick operates at a very low charge voltage of 5V making it a low-consuming, eco-friendly device.
The PNY selfie stick supports Android 3.0 and iOS 4.0 operating systems and is backed with a limited warranty of 1 year. It is available in two colors-black and white.
The festive holidays are coming soon and many memories and moments will be captured in pictures and videos. Make them more precious by taking pictures and group shots with family and loved ones with the selfie stick at your service. Capture endless pictures without any awkward angles or unwanted cropping of your background. The Holiday season is the perfect time to get the PNY selfie stick for capturing all your precious memories and upload the best pictures for the world.

Transcend Launches 256GB SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 Cards for 3D and 4K Video Recording

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transcend 256gTranscend Information, Inc., a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the launch of 256GB large capacity SDXC UHS-I cards. Featuring the full support for the Ultra High Speed Class 3 (U3) specification, Transcend’s SDXC UHS-I U3 cards are capable of reaching incredible read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 60MB/s. The cards also provide the immense storage capacity more than enough to save all the high-resolution 3D, 4K and Full HD recordings.
Unmatched Storage Space up to 256GB for 4K Recording
With a wide range of capacities from 64GB to an enormous 256GB, Transcend’s UHS-I U3 memory cards are fully equipped to handle the increased capacity requirements of professional photography and filmmaking. For instance, the 256GB SDXC UHS-I U3 card can store more than 40,000 high-resolution JPEG images (12 megapixel camera, 6MB file size), over 16,000 RAW images (based on 14MB file size), or a full 16 hours of 4K Ultra High-Definition footage (4096×2160 35Mb/s H.264 AVC compression). Moreover, Transcend’s SDXC UHS-I U3 cards make extended video recording sessions possible thanks to the use of the exFAT file system that allows users to exceed the 4GB size per file limit of FAT32.
65MB/s Transfer Rate with Top-Quality MLC Flash Chips
The Ultra High Speed Class 3 specification guarantees a minimum constant write speed of 30MB/s to facilitate cinema-quality video recording. Transcend’s SDXC UHS-I U3 cards, however, can achieve at least double this performance with top-quality MLC flash chips, offering blazing-fast read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 60MB/s. Such performance ensures continuous lag-free smooth 4K and 3D video capture in stunning real-world color and clarity. In devices that do not support the UHS-I specification, Transcend’s SDXC UHS-I U3 cards still offer constant write speeds of at least 10MB/s (SD Speed Class 10 performance), which makes them perfect for Full HD video recording as well as fast-action consecutive shooting.
Transcend’s Free RecoveRx™ Software
For added value, Transcend’s exclusive RecoveRx software features a user-friendly interface that allows users to search deep within a storage device for traces of erased files that can be rescued; the files include digital photos, documents, music and videos. With just a few mouse clicks, users can easily recover virtually any type of digital files. Moreover, RecoveRx supports SD Card Formatting and Data Protection functions, providing the ultimate convenience to manage any memory card.
All Transcend memory cards are fully tested for compatibility and reliability, and carry Transcend’s renowned Lifetime Warranty. The SDXC UHS-I U3 cards are available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities.
gigabyteThe demand for Small Form Factor (SFF) PCs is increasing rapidly in India as consumers are preferring systems that can not only save space, but also power consumption without compromising on performance. In this scenario, GIGABYTE Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards, has come out with the GA-J1800M-D2P-IN motherboard, which is particularly designed for compact, SFF PC systems and devices.
GA-J1800M-D2P-IN, a fully integrated motherboard featuring the Intel® Celeron™ J1800 dual-core processor, can be yours at approximately Rs. 4,000. Being entirely fanless, it is perfect for always-on, mission critical systems and also, noise-sensitive digital entertainment systems.  Its connectivity options include digital and analog display outputs via VGA port, while a PCIe plus a PCI slots provide wide-range expansion card selections.
The Intel® Celeron™ J1800 Dual-Core processor combines CPU, graphics and memory controller in one package. Based on the 22nm manufacturing process, it uses the smallest package of any desktop processor within a low thermal envelope of only 10 watts. It boasts exceptional performance including DX11 gaming on Intel® HD Graphics, and also comes with a dedicated H.264 encoder for smooth HD video playback.
The GIGABYTE J1800M-D2P-IN Bay Trail-D series motherboard is specially designed with two UDIMM slots, making it compatible with the widely available desktop DDR3 memory. Unlike SO-DIMM memory, UDIMM has the advantage of bringing to you a wider and more easily accessible range of RAM.
Price: Rs. 4,000 (approximately)
Warranty: 3 years

Lenovo Launches Its Professional Grade Tablet- Thinkpad 8 In India

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lenovo logoLenovo, the number 1 PC player in the world has launched the ThinkPad 8 Tablet for professionals in India. The first ever Windows 8 tablet from the iconic ThinkPad stable delivers a full PC experience with USB3.0 Dock. Offering a whole new experience for tech enthusiasts, the Tablet is equipped with a full-HD screen, Quick Photo Capture combined with 4x Faster Graphics, making it the most sought after device ‘for professionals on the go’. Priced at INR 39,999, the ThinkPad Tablet 8 is now available for pre-order exclusively on Lenovo’s online brand store- TheDoStore.
ThinkPad 8 Tab has won over 11 Best of CES 2014 Awards, one of the biggest Consumer Technology exhibitions in the world, and has been termed champions under the Best of CES 2014 Windows Tablet, Best of CES Finalist People’s Choice, Best of CES Mobile Finalist categories and so on.
Commenting on the debut of ThinkPad 8 Tablet in India, Rohit Midha, Director Tablet Business Unit, Lenovo India, said “Lenovo is a global leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and enterprise technology. The introduction of ThinkPad Tablet 8 makes our tablet range more diverse to cater to the business user for the first time. We are excited to extend the ThinkPad legacy to our tablets range.”
This 8.3” tablet engineered perfectly for business users who want to balance work and play, offers multimode features like full HD Display with 25% larger viewing area, a full Windows 8 ecosystem, 2MP front-facing webcam for crystal-clear video conferencing, supported by dual digital array microphones. This power-pack features the best offerings from Lenovo, Microsoft, and Intel combined into one productive, mobile, secure device with faster graphics. It’s as light as 430g and lasts up to eight hours on a single battery charge.
It also has 8MP rear-facing camera with auto-focus and -flash and video recording. The Quick Shot Cover is an ideal accessory where with a simple flick back, the corner flap exposes the lens, and the Windows 8.1 camera app opens automatically. Its magnetic cover is all the rage which attaches automatically to the tablet. The Quick Shot Cover is so strong that you can easily flap the tablet around without the fear of it dropping. With high Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® 4.0 connectivity, ThinkPad 8 comes with micro HDMI-out port that allows easy connection to an HD television or other monitor.
Availability: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Tablet is exclusively available on
Price (end user): INR 39,999/-
sp Touch 708 copySilicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions, announces the latest collection of mini USB flash drives – USB 2.0 Touch T08 and USB 3.0 Jewel J08. Featuring geometric facets and various colors, Touch T08 and Jewel J08 distinguish themselves as striking and stylish accessories by modish simplicity design and delicate changes in lights and shadows. On top of that, the compact and lightweight casing makes Touch T08 and Jewel J08 easy to carry and store especially for students and office workers, and COB technology is adopted to provide complete protections against water, dust, and vibration.
Geometric-faceted Design Shapes a Modern Simplicity Style
SP/ Silicon Power has been devoted to innovation pursuit to keep pace with the times. Inheriting from SP classic product design, Touch T08 and Jewel J08 show a different style of modern simplicity. Featuring a reversible cap and uneven cutting facets with gloss varnish, Touch T08 and Jewel J08 shine with different arrangements of the cap and appealing changes in lights and shadows. Moreover, compliant with ergonomics concept and grounded on useful forms, trapezoid-shaped Touch T08 and Jewel J08 have inclined sides that enable an opposing force on fingers for users better taking and holding. The elegant and form-follows-function design gives users a visual light show and brings an extraordinary taste into their lives.
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Data Transfer, Fun and Color on the Go
Touch T08 and Jewel J08 paints the upcoming year in vivid colors. Touch T08 offers porcelain white and vibrant cherry pink, while Jewel J08 appears in translucent black with crystal-like luster and flamboyant red that shines defiantly. To satisfy different needs, Touch T08 provides capacities from 4GB to 64GB for your choice. Jewel J08 adopts USB 3.0 interface with ultra-fast transfer rate and is available in capacities from 8GB to 64GB. Characterized with the most compact size among SP plastic-housing drives and a built-in strap hole, Touch T08 and Jewel J08 make themselves convenient for daily use and carrying. In addition to eye-catching look, Touch T08 and Jewel J08 offer complete data protections by applying the COB (Chip On Board) technology. Equipped with water-proof, dust-proof and anti-vibration functions to keep the golden finger away from damages, Touch T08 and Jewel J08 relieve your burden about data losses. All Silicon Power USB flash drive products come with a lifetime warranty, SP Widget application software which provides seven major back up and security tools and a 60-day trial version of NIS (Norton Internet Security). Moreover, SP provides users with the Recuva File Recovery which allows users to easily rescue the deleted files including digital photos, documents, music and videos.
tseries1-1 copyT-Series Mobiles, the manufacturer of high-quality Indian mobile handsets equipped with features targeted specifically at the domestic customer base, announces the launch of its new PDA phones. The Jazz TP101 and Jazz TP106 offer a host of superior specifications that make the phones very powerful machines at the highly affordable price point of Rs. 2099 each.
While the touchscreen keypad clearly puts the GSM mobile phones ahead of competition, both handsets also come with a battery life of 5 hours and a standby talk time of 48 hours. The two variants offer a choice of dimensions to the discerning buyer. The Jazz TP101 is available in 115X64X12.5 mm while the Jazz TP106 is available in 108X45X15 mm.
The camera resolution of both models is 0.3 MP and the display size is 3.5 inches with a resolution of 320X480 pixels. Both phones offer an expandable memory of up to 32 GB along with multimedia features like pre-installed WhatsApp, FM Radio, MMS facility and an MP3 Player. The connectivity options in the Jazz TP101 and TP106 offer them a remarkable edge. Both phones are equipped with Bluetooth, a USB Connector, GPRS and WAP.
The PDA handsets come with a one year warranty. Additionally, the T-Series brand gives customers an added assurance of longstanding quality and reliability, making these phones a truly remarkable purchase in the sphere of affordable but power-packed mobile phones.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces G551JK

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G551ASUS announced the Republic of Gamers (ROG) G Series G551 gaming laptop. This new G Series modelrepresent a performance leap over their predecessors, with up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors and enthusiast-grade NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ graphics for the horsepower to drive today’s games smoothly at their highest settings.This G Series laptop exhibits visual prowess with wide-angle IPS displays, and provide gamers with Full HD visuals. There’s also 4K/UHD-ready TrinityDisplay output for multi-monitor gaming or multitasking.
The distinctive G Seriesdesign features a matte-black brushed-aluminum finish with red diamond-cut edges, and bears an illuminated ROG logo on the lid. The keyboardsare designed especially for gamers, and the almost-silent cooling system efficiently removes heat with minimum fan noise.
“It’s our pleasure to announce high-performance gaming laptop with enthusiast-grade graphics and silent cooling system for gaming enthusiasts in the country. Our experience for the ROG series has been phenomenal till date and has constantly encouraged us to deliver to fulfill the gaming requisites of all our existing and prospective customers. This laptop is for the discerning gamers and will ensure fast, smooth gaming performance and superior visuals; emerging as a true gaming marvel,” said Peter Chang, Regional Head – South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group – ASUS India.
Enthusiast-grade gaming performance
The new G Series laptops are powered by up to Intel Core i7 processors for the performance required by the latest gaming titles; while enthusiast-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX850M graphics with Microsoft DirectX 11 provide sharper visuals and smoother in-game animations.To cope with the amazing power, G Series features an advanced cooling system that efficiently removes heat with minimal fan noise so as not to disrupt the gaming experience.
Audiovisuals that deliver immersive game worlds
The G Series comes in 15-inch guises (G551) and can be specced with up to a Full HD (1920x 1080 resolution) display. The IPS displays have wide 178-degreeviewing angles, so color shift is minimized even when viewed from extreme positions in both the horizontal and vertical planes. Gamers are guaranteed accurate, lifelike colors that further enhance their gaming experience.TrinityDisplay technology enables users to hook their G Series up to three other external displaysvia HDMI 1.4 or Mini DisplayPort 1 — ideal for multi-monitor gaming and multitasking.
SonicMaster Premium provides rich, crystal-clear high-fidelity audio while ROG AudioWizard features five easy-to-use preset modes with settings tailored to suit different game genres. And since most LAN gamers utilize headsets, G Series laptops incorporate a powerful headphone amplifier that has been fine-tuned by audio specialists in the ASUS Golden Ear team for an even more immersive experience.
ROG-infused design
Aesthetically, the G Series exudes ROG DNA, sporting a premium matte-black brushed-aluminum finish, red diamond-cut edges and an illuminated ROG logo on the lid. In keeping with the ROG theme, the G Series has a seamless one-piece chiclet keyboard and specially-marked WASD keys for easy navigation and gameplay. The backlit keys glow red to make it easy for gamers to read keys in dim environments, and further addsto the ROG mystique.
G551JK will be available at Asus exclusive stores, retail stores and at a price point of Rs. 82, 999.

Rashi’s Flagship Event of CBF-X, aimed to Continue Decade Long Success

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Rashi Peripherals is all set to launch a new addition to the trail of success of Channel Business Forum popularly known as CBF in the industry. CBF is a platform created especially for partners and distributors/vendors to interact in a different way and understand each other’s point of view. CBF has created history by being one of the longest running events initiated by a distributor. To add to its laurels CBF comes with a unique theme to make the partners interested in the latest updates in the technological aspect. This year Rashi is launching a theme with special focus on the fact ‘Every 2nd assembled PC has ONE component sold & services by Rashi Peripherals.’

Following the tradition some important brands associated with Rashi Peripherals will also be participating in CBF-X and will be an integral part of the event. The brands associated with CBF-X are ASUS, Intel, Leadtek & Toshiba. These are high end and very popular brands extending their support for Rashi’s annual event. Channel Business Forum’s tenth edition will start its journey on 10th  Dec 2014 at Kolkata followed by Patna the next day.  

Rashi Peripherals is making sure that its flagship event reached C & D class cities and thus this time the team will be travelling to 21 destinations across the country with places like Hubli and Wazirpur in the list. The team of Rashi’s Brand Managers will be travelling extensively to make sure that no stone is unturned to make this event a success.  

Rashi Peripherals has 53 branches and 58 services centers across India and they plan to make their presence by tapping into lesser known places with the help of some of the Top brands in India. To add, Mr. Rajesh Goenka, VP- Sales & Marketing, Rashi Peripherals Pvt. Ltd. Says “Channel Business Forum has always been our pride and we are very excited to go to the ground and interact with partners on a personal level. This year we are making sure that the partners understand the extent of Rashi Peripherals which makes every 2nd assembled PC to contain a component sold or serviced by Rashi Peripherals. This decade long event already is popular among the partners and we hope to continue the success streak this time as well.”

Silicon Power Unveils Ultima U31 & Blaze B31 Swivel USB Flash Drives

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silicon flash driveSilicon Power, the world’s leading provider of memory storage solutions,unveils the brand-new swivel USB flash drives-USB 2.0 Ultima U31 and USB 3.0 Blaze B31. Embracing the concept of “form follows function” and the trendy look with streamlined contour, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 include various factors into designs to make themselves functionally and aesthetically perfect. With an eye to comfort-centered design with ergonomics, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 apply the special cambers to create a smoothly-shaped drive body for more comfortable touch. Furthermore, the 360° swivel-cap design is not only equipped with the four-way positioning technology but also upgraded with the advanced booster rotating patent which yields even more intuitive and effortless operation.
Smooth in and out-Everything is within your fingertips
SP Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 scrutinize every aspect regarding user habits to create more compelling positive user experiences. Either in function or in exterior designs, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 optimize the application of ergonomics into every detail to make the drive more capable and practical. Getting rid of distinct edges, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 feature the streamlined profile that makes it just feel right in your hand with more comfortable and gentle touch. Also, the special curves and anti-slip treatment at the sides altogether offer the required support-force and an easier way to hold and plug. Geared to more efficient usage, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 not only utilize the 360-degree swivel cap with 4-way positioning system but also pioneer the new booster rotating patent, which incorporates the use of torsion spring to enable faster positioning capability. And the built-in metallic movement guarantees higher quality and better durability for long-term operation. Moreover, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 are designed with a LED indicator by which users can easily recognize the transferring status with just a simple glance.
Charming Line x Cheerful Colors
Focusing on fashion-inclined and detail-conscious users, SP Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 take all possibilities into account, no matter it is about function or look. In view of different elements including structure, aesthetics and usability, we have found the answer from Ultima U31 and Blaze B31. Yes, a USB flash drive can be a device only, but it can also be a wonderful art work that gets technology and beauty shown at the same time. Featuring symmetrical and streamlined look, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 display the simple yet fascinating gesture to express the out-of-ordinary taste for style. What’s more, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 are decorated with three eye-catching colors-purple, yellow and red. To better satisfy users’ different mobile needs, Ultima U31 and Blaze B31 provide multiple choices of transfer interfaces and storage capacities. Ultima U31 offers the USB 2.0 interface and six options of capacity from 2GB to 64GB while Blaze B31 is engineered with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and available in 8GB to 128GB. All Silicon Power USB flash drive products come with a lifetime warranty, SP Widget application software which provides seven major back up and security tools and a 60-day trial version of NIS (Norton Internet Security). Moreover, SP provides users with the Recuva File Recovery which allows users to easily rescue the deleted files including digital photos, documents, music and videos.
Mitashi – a leading Indian electronics brand made an eminent double launch of its exciting Thunder Series, comprising of GameIn ThunderPro Quad-core Console and Play Thunderbolt Smartphone, at the Stuff Gadget Show 2014. The Android-based devices take gaming experience to the next level with its cutting edge technology, easy portability and competitive price points. Its grand India-wide launch today is sure to bring immense excitement to all Indian gaming aficionados.
On the occasion, Mr. Adnan Chara, Vice President – Gaming, Toys & Telecom – Mitashi Edutainment Pvt. Ltd. said, “Mitashi has always pioneered innovative concepts and products fit for mass gaming consumption in the country. We’ve given Indians their first Cricket LCD Game, the first 8bit Cricket Game, the first Talking video game (Mitashi Banaye Crorepati), the first hand held Portable 8 Bit gaming console and touch gaming console to the recently launched Thunder Bolt series – India’s First Android Gaming Consoles! The GameIn ThunderPro Quad-core Console is an uncompromised quad-core gaming experience and its extension – the Play Thunderbolt is the world’s first smart phone with a joystick! The ergonomics of our Thunder series is sure to thrill all gaming enthusiasts who have never experienced anything like this before. It’s fair to say that ‘You ain’t gaming if you ain’t thundering!’ This is a game-changer, in every sense of the word.”
•    The GameIn ThunderPro Quad-core Console is positioned as the hardore and quad-core gaming console, it boasts of a 1.6 GHz processor with a quad-core Mali 400 Mhz GPU, 1 Gb RAM and an 8 Gb Internal memory. It has Trigger buttons, Dual Joystick along with Dual speakers to get the real adrenaline pumping as a gamer. What more, apart from the big library of hardcore and casual games to play from android, you can relive the charm of playing the 8 / 16/ 32 Bit games that work like a magic on this stock android device. HDMI connectivity will allow you to enjoy the big screen gaming experience. In addition, the Wifi Miracast allows you have a feel of a wireless gaming console through your smart TV at home. OTG support and preloaded hardcore games from EA form other advantages.
•    Who says that a gaming console and a smartphones have to be two different devices? The Play Thunderbolt Smartphone is designed cleverly keeping the youth at the centre of it all. The 12.7 cm touchscreen
is far larger than its contemporaries. The heavy metal body and joystick make it the most distinct looking phone in the market. It boasts of a 1.2 GHz processor with a PowerVR SGX 544 Mhz GPU, 1 Gb RAM and an 16 Gb Internal memory – expandable upto a whopping 64 Gb. The dual sim and with 3G video calling suport is the cherry on this delicious cake!  A gaming device is as good as its battery life and the Play Thunderbolt comes with a mammoth 4200 MaH battery that just refuses to fade. To add to the full throttle gaming experience, Mitashi has a dream 1280 x 720p HD IPS screen with 320 dpi touchscreen with Dual Speakers, Joystick, Ultra sensitive G sensor, OTG support – all that make every game life-like real. What’s more, for the first few lucky buyers, Mitashi is giving away a sleek leather flip cover worth Rs. 990 complimentary!
Gaming enthusiasts have never had it better! Powered with Mitashi’s vision to consistently bring to you the best world technology indigenously, the Thunder series is sure to take the gaming market by storm. As the holiday season is upon us, it makes for the perfect gift – whether for others or yourself.
There couldn’t be a better way to bring a smile on the face of a gaming enthusiast than these completely new, out of the world gadgets! Available easily, the Thunder series is sure to fly off the stands real soon. Make sure you pick yours before they’re all taken!
GameIn ThunderPro Quad-core Console: Rs. 9,990/-
Mitashi Play Thunderbolt Smartphone: Rs. 12,990/-
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Cooler Master Launches its New Nepton 240M Liquid Cooler

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coolermaster-logoCooler Master, a leading provider of high-end chassis, PC thermal solutions and Gaming accessories proudly announces the launch of its new all-in-one liquid solution – The Nepton 240M. With the release of this new AIO, CM extends its range of easy-to-assemble thermal solution for DIY PC market.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Avinash Singh, Product Manager, Cooling said, “The Nepton series is a culmination of the feedback we received from our consumers on the Seidon series and some terrific technology innovation from Cooler Master. Nepton is the first AIO in the market concentrates on cutting down noise & vibration without compromising cooling performance. To begin with, we will bring the Nepton 240M which will be followed by the launch of Nepton 120XL soon. The Nepton 240M offers the lowest vibration pump head, extremely low noise Silencio fans, a superior processor block with Micro-Channel Technology and a powerful, but silent pump. The new Nepton will reinvent the AIO market in India”
Silence is Golden
Nepton offers the best balance of Performance and Silence amongst all the available AIOs in the market. Silence aside, the new Nepton 240M uses CM’s proprietary Silent Driver IC that results in extremely lower vibration of 10mg! Low vibration pumps not only improve overall silence, but ensure no ill-effects are transferred to the motherboard.
Silencio Fans
One key change compared to Seidon series is the inclusion of Silencio fans with the Nepton AIOs. This new fans was developed ground up to lower noise and yet offer terrific cooling performance. At a high air pressure of 4.8mmH20, the Silencio fans make no more than 27dBA!! Moreover, to counter dusty environment like India, the Silencio fans feature a unique self-cleaning design that keeps them clean and reduce overall maintenance.
Stay Frosty
The Nepton 240M features a completely redesigned CPU block. Using CM’s Micro-Channel Technology, the skived fin area is increased to 32,000mm2! – Almost 5 times of what the competition offers. Combine this with a larger diameter, anti-kink, FEP tubes the flow rate is mind boggling 120 litres/hours – three times of what competitors offer! This combination of a silent powerful pump, least resistance tubes means more coolant is pushed through the system improving overall cooling performance.
Great Design
The all-black design on the new Nepton 240M gives it a classy look and fits perfectly in any modern PC build. The backlit CM logo on the pump lends a classy touch and looks appealing. With a standard 240mm radiator the new Nepton 240 will fit in almost all cabinets on the market.
Pricing & Availability
The Nepton 240M retails for Rs 9,999/- (MRP) and carry Five Years replacement Warranty. The product is available ex-stock and will be distributed by Acro Engineering Company across India.
NETGEAR WND930 wireless Outdoor Acees PointNETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) (, a global networking company that delivers innovative products to businesses, consumers and service providers, is improving the speed, performance, and capabilities of its products designed for smart education facilities and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). With new offerings for wireless access, security, and storage, the NETGEAR commercial product portfolio offers a solution breadth, support, and price-to-performance ratio unsurpassed in the industry.
The new Dual Band High Powered 802.11n NETGEAR WND930, Weather-proof Outdoor Access Point extends network reach beyond fixed walls to provide WiFi access for outdoor environments. It is an ideal solution for hotels, resorts, schools, healthcare facilities, multi-dwelling apartments, and other organizations needing high-throughput, high-capacity outdoor wireless coverage for parks, playing fields, pool areas, parking lots, and other sites.
The WND930 is a dual band concurrent 802.11n Outdoor Access Point that offers up to 500 mW of RF output power combined with a high gain internal antenna to maximize coverage. The internal directional antenna of the WND930 enables it to operate as a point-to-point mesh link between remote locations or it can operate in access point mode with an external antenna option for 360-degree coverage. It is powered by redundant dual Power over Ethernet (PoE) Gigabit ports and also has the capability to directly power other PoE devices such as surveillance cameras. Designed for easy setup, the WND930 comes with wall mounting and pole mounting kits for flexible deployment options. The robust WND930 has an IP-67 industrial grade enclosure
At NETGEAR , we’re pleased to complement our already extensive business solution portfolio with our first outdoor wireless access point as well as our first access point using dual band 802.11ac WiFi, the next-generation in wireless technology,” said Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC.
He added, “We believe NETGEAR products’ industry-leading combination of capabilities, performance, reliability, and warranty coverage will resonate well with value-added resellers and systems integrators who are looking for high value solutions for business customers.”
Pricing and Availability: The new WND930 Outdoor Access Point is backed by the NETGEAR 2-Year Limited Hardware Warranty. Priced at MRP Rs 35,000, the WND930 is available with its authorized distributors across India.

Acer Launches The Acer C720, The Compact Yet Powerful 11” Chromebook

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acer chromebookAcer India announced the availability of its sleek yet powerful 11” Chromebook, the Acer C720 on While the Acer C720 is small enough to slip easily into a bag or a purse, it packs the power of the latest Intel® processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture to provide up to 8.5 hours of battery life for smooth sailing all day. This exceptional Chromebook boots up in 7 seconds and comes with built-in virus protection software, making it one of the fastest and safest systems to work with. As part of the promotion, the Acer Chromebook will be available to its customers with free 1TB Google Drive space for 2 years worth up to Rs.14,800, a buyback offer and a free Skullcandy head phone worth Rs.2999.
Acer C720 is ideal for education, businesses, organizations, budget-conscious users, and those who have heavily invested in Google’s ecosystem. Users can access photos, videos, music and documents anywhere, and create a back-up for all their precious data. The device is easy to use for multiple users/accounts.
The Acer C720 Chromebook is hugely popular all over the world and they led the way in the US consumer market in 2014 with a leading market share. Acer Chromebooks have received wide acclaim from consumers and media alike. Most recently, the Acer C720 Chromebook was named a winner by Tech and Learning at its annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Best of Show Awards.
Acer C720 comes with a great set of web apps pre-installed. In addition, Chrome Web Store has more than 30,000 of free, paid web apps, themes and extensions. These free educational and fun apps are great educational tools for students and young children. Chromebook automatically updates itself every six weeks. It has an auto update mechanism to ensure the user always gets the latest software and security features. This auto update mechanism is designed to stop the users from opting themselves out of security. With the Acer C720, users can view, edit, create and collaborate on-line and off-line on office documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings on Google Drive and, collaborating these files with others in real time.
Nitin Bawankule, Industry Director eCommerce, Google India said, “ We are delighted to have Acer join the Great Online shopping festival with a great offer on Acer C720 Chromebook. We hope the buyers in India will find great value on this offer.”
Mr. S. Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India said, “Acer Chromebooks are No 1 in the United States and faring extremely well all over the world. Acer C720 is the most powerful Chromebook allowing its users to stay connected for longer hours with optimised internet usage and instant access to more than 3,000 applications. We are extremely happy to bring this powerful product to the Indian consumer through our strategic partnership with”
“Intel has a long history of developing compelling products for client computing while enabling new and innovating operating systems. We would like to congratulate Acer on the launch of their Intel® Processor powered Chromebook. The launch of the Intel processor based Chromebook demonstrates our ongoing work to ensure Intel architecture is the platform of choice for customers and we continue to provide a spectrum of experiences to the end-user” said Anand Ramamoorthy, Director Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia.
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, said “This product promises to offer great value for consumers and is the perfect fit for Snapdeal customers looking for innovative products at lucrative price points. We’re very excited to launch the Acer C720 Chromebook on and are positive of a tremendous response from our customers”
Pricing and availability
As a part of the Great Online Shopping Festival and to make it easier for consumers to own a Chromebook, Acer, Google and have put in extra efforts to make the Chromebook available at just Rs 15999. It also comes with one year International Travellers Warranty.
Dhaval Colour Chem, one of India’s largest Textile Printing Solutions company today inaugurated its first specialized dye sublimation printing experience zone in Mumbai. Spread over 10,000 sq feet, the state of the art experience zone houses the latest dye sublimation printers from Epson, the world leader in digital imaging.  While targeting the textile and garment industry the experience zone also aims to provide creative solutions for architects, interior designers, photographers and gift manufacturers.  Designed like a high end studio, the facility gives an opportunity to the industry to experience the future of the printing world, expand their business lines and cater to the growing global demand for top quality solutions.  

The Indian garment and textile industry is large and growing.  Big brands, buying offices and retailers from across the world have been using India for outsourcing garments and other finished textile products at prices lower than those prevailing in western countries. The industry for conventional garment and textile printing is well established.  A new and growing phenomenon in this space is digital printing. The penetration of digital printing is currently less than 1% of the total production but this is set to change rapidly. Conventional fabric printing is done through weaving, dyeing and screen printing. For the longest time there has been no option for short run fabric printing. Epson the world leader in digital imaging has recently launched dye sublimation printers that make short run printing on fabrics a reality. Ideal for complicated print jobs on fabric and short runs or jobs that are urgent, these printers are changing the specialized textile printing market. Garment exporters, fashion designers, sporting garment manufacturers, interior decorators and even soft signage manufacturers are seeing the benefits of using these printers.

Apart from the textile industry these dye sublimation printers can also be used to print on a variety of different substrates like glass, wood, ceramic and metal & fabric. This makes them useful for applications like specialty photo printing, customized kitchen cabinets, personalized home furnishings , unique gift articles and more. Photographers, interior designers, architects and gift manufacturers now have many more options to explore their creativity and expand their offering to customers.

Comprising of life size prototypes, with amazing graphics printed on fabric and metal sheets the experience zone creates quite an impact for anyone visiting it.  The Oriental theme Café, Stylized Retail Space, A Royal Wedding Zone and a Fantasy Kid’s room are some of the attractions within the DCC’s experience zone. The true essence of this revolutionary concept is its ability to let people see, touch and feels the magical and imaginative usage of printing technology.  It is also meant to educate prospective customers about the various possible applications of dye-sublimation printers and provide a hands-on experience to sample and experiment with their designs and ideas.  In this experience center, prospective customer can find the entire work flow of dye-sublimation powered by Epson SureColor F 6070 / 7170 printers, Coldenhov Transfer paper and Monti Antonio transfer machines.

Lenovo Mega Scheme for Channel Partners this December

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Lenovo, the number 1 PC player in the world, today announced The December Do Challenge - an exciting promotion for its T3 channel partners across India. This reward-based scheme has been launched to incentivize and reward the partner community for their significant contribution to Lenovo’s business. The target slabs range from 5 to 120 units of Lenovo Consumer Notebooks and/or Lenovo Consumer Desktops during the program period. The program will be valid for purchases from 1st December 2014 to 31st   December 2014 (both days included).

This will be valid only for purchases made by LES Lite, LPP (Lenovo Preferred Partner) and T3 partners from Lenovo Authorized Regional distributors during the program period. The different slabs under the program are mentioned below.
Program details:
Target Slab
Intel Core i processor based units
Part of the target slab
5 Units
Gift Vouchers worth Rs. 1,500 from on a range of brands
15 Units
Gift Vouchers worth Rs. 5000 from on a range of brands
35 Units
25 Units
2 nights/3 days trip to Bangkok (for 1 person)
65 Units
45 Units
4 nights/5 days trip to Tashkent (for 1 person)
120 Units
70 Units
3 nights/4 days trip to Istanbul (for 1 person)

• Applicable Period: December 1 to December 31, 2014 (Both Days included)
• Applicable Partners: Lenovo Les-Lite / LPP / T3 Partners
• Applicable Product: All Consumer NBs & DTs. (AIO & Traditional Desktops)
PNY officially announced the limited edition HP v231w USB flash drive to coincide with the much celebrated and auspicious Chinese New Year. 2015 marks the Year of the Goat, which ranks the eighth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac and represents a symbol of creativity and intelligence. To celebrate the Lunar New Year also known as the Year of the Goat, PNY has released the specially designed HP v231w, the latest addition to their Chinese zodiac USB drive line-up.

Specially crafted with gold housing and finished with electronic plated durable metallic casing makes HP v231w a unique and high quality flash drive. In celebration of the Chinese Lunar Year 2015, the drive comes decorated in artistic goat illustrations, which embrace the joyous and majestic spirit of the festival.
The drive lends a trendy and stylish look and can be looped around a lanyard or attached to key chains, handbags and laptop bags. The HP v231w will be released as a limited edition set, so grab one and be the proud owner of these one-of-a-kind exquisite flash drives.
Apart from its good looks, the HP v231w sports a tough exterior casing that protects your files from any damage or loss. Waterproof and dustproof features ensure additional protection and security of the drive.
Weighing at 4.5 g and measuring at H 4.5mm x W 12.2mm x L 34.6mm, the HP v231w is a lightweight and compact flash drive that can be carried anywhere you go, your own personal storage device. It is available in storage capacities ranging from 16GB to 64GB, so you can store your images, movies and transfer them in ease. It sports USB 2.0 specifications that can be used in all laptop models available in the market. It supports Windows 2000/ XP / Vista, 7, 8, Mac OS: 10.3 and above operating systems and comes with a promised warranty of two years within the date of purchase.
The HP v231w makes the perfect New Year’s gift for your family and friends and welcome together the year 2015 with pomp and joy.
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