Intel Security Appointed Shweta Computers and Peripherals as National Distributor

Posted by News Room On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 0 comments
Intel Security announced the appointment of Shweta Computers and Peripherals as a national distributor for its portfolio of consumer security products. With its pan-India network, Shweta Computers and Peripherals will work towards Intel Security’s goal of making its consumer security products readily available to consumers in every geography.
The appointment of Shweta Computers serves as a strategic move to strengthen Intel Security’s presence in the consumer segment and underscores its commitment to the Indian market. As part of the agreement, Shweta Computers will be offering end-to-end support to customers for Intel Security’s portfolio of solutions across its partner networks in the channel and e-tailer segments in India.
With increasing levels of broadband adoption and availability of inexpensive mobile devices, the need for security solutions in the home and Small Office Home Office segments is on the rise. This need is amplified as cybercriminals increasingly focus their efforts on exploiting consumers. This collaboration will expand Intel Security’s customer reach and enable more pan-India consumers to enjoy safer online experiences.

ASUS ranked in Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies 2015

Posted by News Room On Monday, March 30, 2015 0 comments
ASUS garnered the 6th position in the Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies 2015. The results of the survey conducted this year have been published and ASUS has been positioned at No. 6 worldwide in the Computer Industry category beating other competitors such as HP and Acer. Some of the fast expanding company’s individual attributes such as “Innovation” and “People Management” ranked even higher at 5th place. Following the brand in the same category are renowned names like Canon, Western Digital, Ricoh, Hewlett-Packard, Acer etc.
Peter Chang, Regional Head – South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group – ASUS India said, “Getting a place in the much coveted Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies 2015 validates our success in terms of meeting the expectations of our customers. This acknowledgement of our efforts is highly motivating and has charged us to look to surpassing people’s expectations in the emerging digital landscape.”
The survey conducted followed a well-designed methodology; Hay Group, Fortune’s survey partner, started with approximately 1,400 companies, and then shortlisted the 15 largest for each international industry, surveying a total of 668 companies from 29 countries. A company’s score was required to rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed.

Edimax Wi-Fi Extender Wins Prestigious 2015 Red Dot Award

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Edimax Technologyis proud to announce that the EW-7438RPn Air Wi-Fi Extender has been presented with a prestigious Red Dot Design Award for 2015.The annual Red Dot Design Awards are an internationally recognized and sought-after mark of quality, awarded by an expert panel of international jurors consisting of design industry experts, specialist and journalists.
Based out of Essen, Germany and with a history dating back to the 1950s, the awards received more than 16500 entries from 70 countries in 2014 and are evaluated on strict criteria including innovation, functionality, quality, ergonomics and durability.
The winning Edimax entry is a tiny Wi-Fi extender featuring powerful performance and an easy-to-view LED ringlight which displays the device’s status. A free, intuitive iOS & Android App incorporates user-friendly functionality such as Wi-Fi scheduling and a guest network, while useful Wi-Fi analytics about the surrounding environment are also displayed.
The innovative and helpful “good night” mode gives users a simple and convenient solution to shutting down the device and its bright LEDs during the night and automatically reawakens in the morning. The extender is additionally a plug & play device with a quick, easy setup and a unique compact size which won’t block or interfere with neighboring sockets.
The intelligent wall plug design also allows for maximum flexibility to find the best location around your home for the extender to provide the most effective Wi-Fi coverage. An easy and stylish solution to eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones and keep all of your smartphones, tablets and other Wi-Fi devices connected.


Lapcare ropes in actor and anchor Manish Paul as Brand Ambassador

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Lapcare has roped in actor and anchor Manish Paul as its brand ambassador. The move is part of company’s overall strategy to reach out to younger customers, tap newer markets and build a solid brand recall in the smartphone and tablet accessories segment. The actor would be promoting Lapcare and Lapcare Yo! series’ entire range of products including Bluetooth speakers, headsets, powerbanks among others. A national campaign starring the actor would be kicked off in the first week of April across print, digital and various other mediums.
Manish Paul, who starred in the rib tickling comedy Mickey Virus, has a slate of exciting movie launches lined up this year, including the sequel to the hit movie Tere Bin Laden. Also a popular anchor, who has hosted India’s Got Talent, Jhalak Dikhla Ja ( both on Colors TV channel) and almost all major award show like-BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Golden Petal Awards among others, Manish is a well known face among Indian audiences . He packs fun, style, and youth appeal, just the right attributes, Lapcare as a brand wants to associate with.
Speaking on the development, actor and anchor, Manish Paul, said, ‘ It is indeed a matter of great pleasure to be associated with Lapcare, a brand that is synonymous with innovation, style and functionality. I am a gadget buff and very selective about the products I use .So, when I came across the funky products of Lapcare, I felt they fit my technology related needs, style, and personality very well. I, now use them every day for various purposes and really glad with the association. We together look forward to some exciting times.’
Reflecting on the association, Sandeep Popli, COO, Lapcare, said, ‘Our association with Mr. Manish Paul is a milestone for us and our first major endeavor to grow Lapcare as a national brand in the mobile and tablet accessories market. We wanted someone who embodied youthful zest, has a unique style and most importantly a connect with the masses. Manish fit the bill perfectly for us, as someone who is popular across the country, yet adds a dash of much needed freshness to the campaign. It helps us to break the clutter and position Lapcare as a unique, innovative and stylish brand geared towards the youth. We believe it will be a great association and benefit Lapcare immensely’

GIGABYTE Wows DiY PC Tech Enthusiasts

Posted by News Room On Thursday, March 26, 2015 0 comments
Hard core PC enthusiasts and lovers flocked in large numbers to be a part of an event that focused exclusively on their dearest subject – the possibilities with and intricacies of the latest PC technologies. Supported by GIGABYTE Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd, along with other IT hardware majors, the event, christened PC Extreme, was held on March 21, 2015, in Chennai, at the 2,500 square-foot showroom of The IT Depot, which also happens to be a leading IT and electronic product e-retailer.
The highlight of the event was a demo of extreme overclocking (OC) that culminated in the creation of a new Indian CPU-Z OC record, by Prathamesh Patil, Field Application Engineer, GIGABYTE Technology (India). Patil was successful in achieving a CPU-Z validation of 6554.29 MHz. He achieved this record by using the GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-SOC Force motherboard, with an Intel® Core™ i7-4770K processor, and liquid nitrogen (LN2) for cooling. Check CPU-Z validation link:
OC is the practice of pushing a PC component to function faster than the manufactured clock frequency. This requires a lot of practice, upgraded skills, dedication and also, a profound passion for the activity. The OC event was a highly interactive session with Patil fielding a flurry of questions related to the tricks and techniques of OC.

PhotoFast Appoints Creative Peripherals as Sole National Distributor

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Creative Peripherals announced its exclusive tie-up with Taiwanese smart accessories brand for Apple products, PhotoFast. PhotoFast is globally known for manufacturing high-quality tech-accessories such as docks, powerbanks and storage drives for iOS devices. These products are compatible with Apple devices without the need for external software. Creative Peripherals intends to distribute PhotoFast products pan-India.
Carol Chen, Vice President of Sales at PhotoFast said, “We chose Creative Peripherals because of their expertise in the consumer electronic industry. We also recognize their ability to provide a broad range of distribution pattern as well as technical and application support to their customers. Creative Peripherals is also well known across India for offering premium products. We are confident that the Indian market will definitely recognize us for our premium accessories and fascinate business people.”
Creative Peripherals has a reputation for identifying such technologies and increasing awareness in the Indian market. The years of expertise of the company in sales and marketing, along with their distribution foot print across India will help establish PhotoFast as the preferred vendor for Apple accessories in the country.
Ketan C Patel, CEO at Creative Peripherals said, “The partnership with PhotoFast is a key step in our growth strategy. They have a plethora of premium smart accessories that add value to any iOS product. They provide simple solutions to Apple users. Our strong network of partners and our service excellence will definitely help PhotoFast grow to reach its potential in the Indian market.”

Apacer Launched Embedded USB3.0 Card Reader AE630

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Apacer Technologies Pvt Ltd Launched Embedded USB3.0 Card Reader AE630. All-in-one USB 3.0 embedded card reader AE630 is perfect for a desktop PC to support all common memory card types. The AE630 has an external USB 3.0 access in the front panel, and a built-in hub as an USB port expansion for USB flash drive or portable hard drive, allowing to expand capacity for photos and MP3/MP4 files.
Its five slots support almost all flash cards such SDXC UHS-I/II (U3) or CF UDMA6/7 and can transfer data between different types of flash cards.

HyperX Releases High-Performance PCIe SSD

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HyperX announced the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD. HyperX Predator PCIe SSD is the highest-end SSD with the fastest speeds in the HyperX lineup.HyperX Predator PCIe SSD offers large capacities (240GB, 480GB) and incredible speeds to take systems to the edge. Faster than SATA-based SSDs, the PCIe generation 2.0 x4 interface delivers speeds up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s write for ultra-responsive multitasking and an overall faster system. It is powered by the Marvell 88SS9293 controller.
The M.2 form factor ensures next-generation platform support with an M.2 PCIe slot. An optional half-height, half-length (HHHL) adapter is also available for many existing motherboards without an M.2 socket. The HHHL adapter comes with both standard and low-profile brackets to fit in slim profile desktop builds.
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and gaming accessories. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 20 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including China Joy, PAX, Davao Cyber Expo, and TGS & Big Fest.
PNY Technologies, world renowned manufacturing giant for USB and Memory products, has released a new line-up of USB flash drives named as the “Black” series. The series includes a variety of assorted range of high-quality, performance- powered pen drives that offer a fast and convenient way to back up, share, transfer and carry your files and documents. These flash drives provide enough space to store your photos, videos, music and other personal files. These simple, streamlined and stylish pen drives all are available in classic black colour, following the “Black” theme series. From cube-sized to coin-sized, capless design to capped pen drives, these drives are available in a variety of designs and models to suit your personal storage needs.
The following USB drives are included within the Black series of flash drives.
·         PNY Cube Attaché: The Cube Attaché comes in a compact yet durable body, which can be easily plugged in to your notebook or computer. Its simple cube design lends a firm grip when inserting and removing the drive, whilst portable enough to be carried no matter where you’re headed. The Cube Attaché weighs only at 4.2g and is available in two classic colours, black and red. With memory storage space available from 4GB to 32GB, you can store all your favourite music, images, documents and much more.
·         PNY S1 Attaché: It is a simple-looking pen drive that leans more towards a modern yet practical appearance. It comes available in a classic black and white colour palette with intricate designs illustrated on its exterior covering. The keyhole at the end of the drive can be securely attached to key chains, wallets or backpacks and provides added portability to your device.
·         PNY Micro M3 3.0: Extremely tiny, the flash drive is smaller than a paper clip. Despite its coin-sized design and extremely compact size (weighs at 1. 8g), the Micro M3 delivers speeds USB 3.0 performance, up to 21MB/s read and 115MB/s write. The stripe hole located at the head of the drive. The stripe hole can be looped on to wallets, key chains and backpacks. It is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices, laptops or computers.
·         PNY Turbo 3.0 Flash Drive: It reads as fast as 140MBps and writes up to 70MBps for lighting fast transfer of large files, such as movies and videos, in a short time. It is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 specification to offer flexible connectivity options.  The drive incorporates a sliding collar design to eliminate cap misplacement. Additionally, the integrated loop makes it easy to attach to key chains, backpacks and etc. It is available at storage capacities ranging from 16GB to 256 GB.
The Black series range of USB flash drives is compatible with Windows 2000, XP / Vista, / 7,8 ; Mac OS: 10.3 and above. The entire range is backed with a promised warranty of 5 years within the date of purchase. The drives are available at an extremely pocket-friendly price at the nearest gadget store in your city.

Strontium and HCL Infosystems enter into a strategic tie up to sell Flash Memory in India

Posted by News Room On Monday, March 23, 2015 0 comments
HCL Infosystems announced their strategic partnership with Strontium – a leading PC and flash memory manufacturing company. Under this alliance, HCL Infosystems will distribute a wide range of external flash-based memory devices from Strontium Technology across India. The partnership is poised to spur growth across markets through various channels.
Commenting on the partnership, Vivian Singh, President & CEO, Strontium Technologies Pte Ltd., said, “We are excited to partner with HCL Infosystems for the distribution of wide range of external flash based memory devices, as we bring together our collective strengths to serve a broader range of customers with industry leading storage products. We look forward to a fruitful and long- lasting association with HCL Infosystems.”
Strontium serves an international network of distributors, resellers, retailers and OEM customers since 2002. The company currently has a large network and strong market presence over 35 countries. It has operations span to various territories across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, India, Africa, Middle East, US and Canada.
“We are delighted to partner with Strontium. This partnership will enable us to leverage our distribution strength to feed the growing market with a wide range of flash memory products. The association brings together the best of our services capabilities for providing a great value to the end customer. We are confident of unlocking new markets and channels through this endeavour.” said Sutikshan Naithani, Joint President – Consumer Distribution Business, HCL Infosystems Ltd.
Through this alliance, Strontium will further grow their existing portfolio of memory based devices, which includes regular series, nitro series and nitro plus series. The company constitutes of businesses with strong sales, marketing, implementation and support capabilities along with door-to-door replacement policy to benefit its customers.

Intex launches appealing speakers, IT Crunch SUF

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Intex Technologies has launched a new range of speakers, IT-Crunch SUF. These are a 2.0 channel which integrates fundamental functions and compatibility selections to benchmark the stirring control of sound. Visually pleasing, the impressive speakers come with a Bluetooth that gives dominance to it.
Commenting on the launch, Nidhi Markanday, Head of Consumer Durables & IT, Intex Technologies said, “Intex thrives on revolution. We are the number one manufacturer in the Indian speakers market and the IT Crunch SUF is another significant addition to our immense speaker range. ”
The all new IT Crunch SUF is propelled with all features for incessant connectivity. Users can now also relish their chosen music by input options of USB, SD card slot, Aux & MMC. The IT Crunch also comes with a Digital FM feature.
The 2.0 multimedia speaker has an output power of 15W + 15W. Its full function remote control lets the user lay back and revel in an alluring experience.

Garmin Unveils Vívosmart in India

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Garmin India announced the launch of vívosmart– a stylish activity tracker with smart notifications. The device will help you stay on track with health and wellness goals while staying connected with vívosmart’s vibration alerts for calls, texts, calendar reminders, emails and more from a smartphone. Like other Garmin health devices such as vívofit and Forerunner 15, vívosmart also gets to know users’ current activity levels and nudges them towards a more active lifestyle with personalized daily goals, and reminds them when it’s time to move. It is easy-to-operate touch screen displays time of day, steps, distance, calories, move bar, goal countdown and more.
“With its activity tracking features, additional workout support including timed activities, and smart notifications vívosmart is like having a personal coach and assistant right on your wrist,” said Tony An, Garmin Asia Sales Director. “It challenges and motivates users to stay active and create lifelong healthy habits, while keeping them connected to family, friends, work, and more. We have partnered with Snapdeal to reach out to a wide range of customers in India, as an extension of our commitment to embrace the lifestyles across the globe.
Commenting on this partnership, Amit Maheshwari, Vice President – Fashion, said, “People in India are becoming increasingly health conscious today with a direct impact on fitness & slimming market which is growing at almost 30% CAGR. At, we have seen a huge surge in demand for sports & fitness products with the category growing at 20% month-on-month aiming to get to 900 Cr by the end of this year. Snapdeal & Garmin has partnered to launch “Vivo Smart” in India, a fitness band best in its league with features of a smart watch. We are confident to see an over whelming response from our 40 million+ users, encouraging them towards a healthier lifestyle.”

ZOTAC Leaps into New Horizons with GeForce GTX Titan X

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ZOTAC International-PCs crowns the ZOTAC GeForce GTX Titan X the king of the new generation of gaming. Continuing the legacy of previous Titans, the ZOTAC GeForce GTX Titan X is designed with precision for acoustic, thermal and power efficiency performance. The result is a graphics card that delivers extreme resolution with intricate details.
“We are pleased to be working closely with NVIDIA to bring 4K gaming to the market with the ultimate single card solution,” says Tony Wong, CEO, ZOTAC International. “The ZOTAC
GeForce GTX Titan X will bring to the most demanding enthusiasts its unrivaled performance on a single GPU. With its technological innovations, this graphics card represents a giant leap towards the virtual reality space.”
Tapping into the Maxwell architecture, it delivers the latest technology innovations and doubles the performance and power efficiency over the original GTX Titan. For enthusiasts,
this means the Titan X is the only single GPU that provides smooth 4K gaming even at high settings. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX Titan X is also well prepared for game streaming. Stream
your game or share gaming moments with friends with NVIDIA GameStream and NVIDIA ShadowPlay.
Made ready for the next generation game engines including Unreal 4 and Crytek engine, the GPU handles the taxing graphical enhancements with consummate ease, keeping over 60 FPS even with the myriad of effects put forth. Combined with hyper realistic lighting and a myriad of NVIDIA technologies including the NVIDIA G-SYNC which enables tear-free gaming, the ZOTAC GeForce GTX Titan X finally brings the future of gaming to the households.

Panasonic Launches New Range Of HD Visual Communication Systems

Posted by News Room On Thursday, March 19, 2015 0 comments
As a part of Panasonic India’s efforts in continuing to focus on product differentiation combined with developing innovative technological solutions, the company today introduced its third generation dynamic HDVC solutions- KX-VC1600 AND KX-VC1300 along with various software based VC solutions. The HD Visual communications systems are a clear departure from previous videoconference systems which make it possible to instantaneously communicate and collaborate with colleagues and industry experts across meetings in remote locations. Specially designed for the SME segment, the new product range is targeted towards providing cost effective and high quality products for SME customers. Other than this, the product also targets lucrative verticals such as education and healthcare market.
Some key features in the new solution like 10 locations Inbuilt multiparty in Full HD, ability to connect 3 displays output, 3 Cameras input and Dual network support make this solution unmatchable as per the current industry standards. The newly launched models from Panasonic lets one reap the benefits of face-to-face interaction without the exorbitant costs and carbon footprint associated with business travel. The experience of crystal clear HD video combined with full duplex sound helps capturing the nuances of facial expression, tone of voice and body language – crucial towards developing a level of trust.
Mr. Toru Hasegawa, Divisional Managing Director, System Solutions Division, Panasonic India, said, “The launch of this product will certainly enhance our portfolio catering to the communication segment. We are confident that with these solutions,Panasonic will offer a unique integration of software based infrastructure coupled with hardware based room end points to provide a complete video conference experience at highly cost effective price to customers.”


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GIGABYTE introduced the latest super gaming graphics card, GV-NTITANXD5-12GD-B. Based on the GeForce GTX TITAN X Maxwell Architecture, GIGABYTE GV-NTITANXD5-12GD-B utilizes the 28nm fabrication process and features 12GB of 7Gbps GDDR5 memory and a massive 3072 CUDA cores. With twice the performance and power efficiency of the original GTX TITAN GPU, this card is a gaming beast armed with incredible graphics firepower ready to max out the latest games at extreme resolutions.
The GV-NTITANXD5-12GD-B is also loaded with advanced technologies such as NVIDIA ShadowPlay to capture and share every moment of gaming domination, groundbreaking G-SYNC display technology, and NVIDIA GameStream to stream games to the NVIDIA SHIELD portable. With the use of GIGABYTE OC GURU II utility software, the overclocking capacity can be further increased by unblocking the hardware limitation, bringing hardcore gamers an ultimate gaming performance along with the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.
The GIGABYTE OC GURU II utility software provides gamers with an intuitive and easy access to optimize core voltage and various key settings of the GV-NTITANXD5-12GD-B. These set of tools also allow enthusiasts to further liberate the overclocking limits of the graphics card for an amazing gaming experience.
The GV-NTITANXD5-12GD-B is equipped with NVIDIA DSR technology for a 4K experience—even on a 1080p display—and graphics features like VXGI for real-time global illumination. Also, get a serious competitive edge with tear-free, low-latency NVIDIA G-SYNC display technology.

ECS Show Off Whole New LIVA Prototype in CeBIT 2015

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Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is proud to show off whole new LIVA series mini PC in CeBIT! ECS LIVA series mini PC get over 50 recommendations and awards form worldwide media since 2014! New LIVA mini PC features with 14nm processors, provides better graphics performance! In addition, ECS will display whole new LIVA mini PC prototype which adopts with Intel Core M processors. It features with 14% smaller size, larger capacity of SSD, could upgrade up to 1TB, and faster Wi-Fi connection; a perfect balance between size, performance and extension. ECS focus in developing more powerful, multi-functional mini PC, and bring more and better choice to users.
ECS will display exclusive DURATHON technology motherboards also. Implement above and beyond industry standards components and testing to ensure durability and stability. Adopts with triple density PCB to provide better moisture proofing, high quality solid CAPs for longer lifespan; passing over 1500 test stages and extreme temperature resistance. ECS DURATHON motherboard brings best quality product to all users.

Dell India Launches ProSupport Plus for PCs and Tablets

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Dell has announced the launch of its flagship ProSupport Plus support service for its complete range of commercial client solutions in India, which includes PCs, Notebooks, Workstations & Tablets. The complete support solution is designed to provide maximum support with minimal customer effort.
ProSupport Plus comes as an advanced version of the previously available ProSupport service, with additional benefits such as accidental damage repair for drops, spills and surges; retention of hard drive after replacement; access to a dedicated Technical Account Manager and support history and contract reporting on a regular basis, rolled into one comprehensive package. Through the introduction to SupportAssist, technology Dell is the first and only company in the industry to offer proactive and predictive automated support for issue prevention and resolution for end-user systems.
With the availability of these additional services, ProSupport Plus for PCs, Notebooks & Tablets will further enhance customer capability to manage their businesses thus helping them save even more in terms of cost and time incurred due to down time, maintenance or acquiring assistance from routine technology support. A seamless combination of access to expert support, accidental damage repair, and proactive monitoring for automatic issue prevention and resolution presents customers with advanced device management solutions, allowing them to focus on their core business requirements.
With the solution, customers spend up to 84 percent less time on technical support calls and take up to 58 percent fewer steps to resolve common hardware issues than key competitors.[ii] ProSupport Plus for PCs and Tablets is available to customers and channel partners in 66 countries and 19 languages. ProSupport has been available to Dell’s customers and has delivered fast response with highly trained engineers available around the clock and around the globe to quickly resolve issues, maintaining a high level of productivity and minimizing disruption.
According to Indrajit Belgundi, Director & General Manager – End User Computing, Dell India, “ProSupport Plus is a superior offering for our customers in India across small, medium and large businesses. We understand that our customers’ success should be not be hindered by downtime in technology use. ProSupport Plus as an intuitive solution, enables customers to spend less time on support and carry out efficient business daily. As the only complete support service combining priority access to expert support, accidental damage repair, and proactive, predictive monitoring for automatic issue prevention and resolution, ProSupport Plus is a winning proposition for our customers in India”

Toshiba Unveils Canvio Connect II Portable Hard Drive

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Toshiba announced the Canvio Connect II, a device that takes portable storage to the next level. Available with up to 2TB of storage capacity , remote access capabilities, local and cloud backup and the ability to share and stream content, the Toshiba Canvio Connect II is an all-in-one portable storage solution.
The Canvio Connect II makes it simple to back up not just files and folders, but a complete system—or customize backups to your exact needs and specifications. Users can experience secure backups with user defined password protection, or cloud storage. With the ability to schedule backups to run automatically, the Canvio Connect II will take care of the rest.
Toshiba will offer portable storage with capacities up to 2TB, to accommodate ever-expanding content libraries. With a sleek, iconic design and a high gloss finish, the Canvio Connect Ii is available in five colors: black, white, blue, red and satin gold.
“Digital content creation has grown exponentially. The Canvio Connect II was created with this understanding in mind,” said Ryusuke Kashiwabara , Senior manager of Toshiba digital media network Taiwan coporation. “With expanded storage capacity, sleek design and five vibrant color options, the Canvio Connect II takes portable hard drive storage to a new level.”

Intex Technologies expands TV range with new LED TV

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Intex Technologies announced the launch of its elegant, LED 3111 TV. The television offers new and improved features that provide flawless picture quality. Elaborating on the dimensions of the television the vertical panel gives a wider view hence better viewing experience. The Eye Safe T Matrix LED technology & smart power saving feature reduces time lag, relieves eye strain & reduces power consumption. It encompasses all the essentials for a luxurious, entertaining experience.
“At Intex, we always focus on consumers who are looking for upgrading their television set with best in class technology. We strive to develop state-of-the-art products with value driven advanced technology and designs. Our latest addition in LED TV segment is blend of latest technology with elegant looks, for the customers who want style with substance,” Said Nidhi Markanday, Business Head, Consumer Durables and IT accessories.
The 80 cm model ensures faster response time and facilitates an apt viewing angle. It also embodies auto channel search, sleep timer and Full HD Video Playability through USB 2.0.
Catering to entry level to high-end enthusiast range, the LED-TV is equipped with built in stereo speakers with a stereo output of 10 W*2 having noise cancellation ability for cinematic sound experience.
Envisioning seamless connectivity, the television is equipped with an RF, Composite AV in and out, USB Port, VGA, PC audio in and three HDMI input outlets for hassle-free networking with entertainment devices.

QNAP Releases 4-bay Rackmount NAS for Small and Home Offices

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QNAP Systems, Inc. announced the new affordable, 4-bay 1U rackmount TS-451U Turbo NAS, featuring a dual-core Intel Celeron 2.41GHz processor that delivers high multi-tasking abilities for small & home offices in handling daily operations including file storage, backup, sharing, synchronization, and more. Designed for scalability, the storage capacity of the TS-451U can be easily expanded with an economical expansion enclosure to meet the needs of growing data storage.
“In the entry-level rack-mountable NAS segment, we are glad to be the first NAS company to introduce the energy-efficient, 64-bit Celeron-powered TS-451U, which is designed for budget-conscious SOHO users to store and back up data without sacrificing performance,” said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP.”Coupled with feature-rich business applications, QvPC Technology, Virtualization Station and 1080p video transcoding, the TS-451U delivers the best cost-effectiveness for growing business data needs.”
Powered by a dual-core Intel Celeron 2.41GHz processor with 1GB energy-efficient DDR3L RAM (upgradable to 8GB), the TS-451U is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 220 MB/s read & write speeds with dual LAN ports. Its full NAS AES 256-bit volume encryption ensures the safety of sensitive data.
The TS-451U provides comprehensive data protection and feature-rich office applications, including SSD cache for boosting the IOPS performance of storage volumes; comprehensive RAID configuration and advanced storage pool design; Windows® and Mac® backup solutions and RTRR, rsync and cloud storage backup solutions; Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX cross-platform file sharing benefiting organizations with large amount of users; and Windows AD, LDAP Directory Service and Windows ACL for improving efficiency of user permission settings and management.
Users can gradually expand the TS-451U’s total storage to 128TB raw capacity on demand by connecting a 12-bay QNAP UX-1200U-RP RAID expansion enclosure. With this flexibility, organizations can be confident that the NAS will suit their storage requirements both now and in the future.

GIGABYTE Launches New X99 Champion Series Motherboards

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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., is proud to announce the addition of 4 new high performance motherboards to their comprehensive Intel X99 chipsets offering with the X99 Champion series. The new motherboards consist of the X99-Gaming 5P, X99-UD4P, X99-UD3P and the already famous X99-SOC Champion.
“Since its launch in January, the GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion motherboard has become the undisputed performance leader for X99 motherboards with over 30 top overclocking scores under its belt including 10 World Records, commented Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. “With the launch of our latest X99 Champion series of motherboards, we wanted to extend the same levels of performance leadership including support for the world’s fastest DDR4 memory to our X99 G1™ Gaming and Ultra Durable series motherboards.”
DDR4 memory modules are available at a stock frequency of 2133MHz, but memory vendors encode XMP profiles which can automatically modify the frequency and timings of the supported memory modules to work in par with your CPU. With the X99 Champion Series, GIGABYTE is offering a tested and proven platform that ensures proper compatibility with profiles up to 3200MHz, and exclusively 3400Mhz for the X99-SOC Champion.
Paired with DDR4 memory such as the Corsair® Limited Edition Orange Dominator® Platinum kit, which was custom designed for the GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion motherboard, users can take advantage of better responsiveness during gaming and faster operation execution in memory demanding works applications.

ViewSonic Unveils New Projector Solutions

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ViewSonic Corp. demonstrated its brand new sleek and streamline design LightStreamnetworkable series of projectors in India.The new LightStream line delivers the ultimate in True to Life colors in any lighting condition. Based on the company’s SuperColor technology, the days of sacrificing color accuracy for brightness levels are gone. Ideal for any classroom or meeting room, The new LightStream™ line delivers smart features including ViewSonic’s patent pending PortAll ™ for secured wireless streaming, SonicExpert for enhanced fuller range of integrated sound, an integrated cable management cover and “My Button” auto configuration mode.
The new LightStream line features SuperColor for higher brightness levels and a true-to-life color experience in a sleek new form factor. With the company’s unique SuperColor™ 6-Segment Color Wheel design, and 3,200 – 3,800 lumens of brightness, all LightStream projectors deliver the best colors for an immersive viewing experience in any lighting, such as classrooms, boardrooms, and home entertainment, without sacrificing color accuracy. Select models include a throw ratio of up to 1.5-1.97 designed to match the 1.5-1.8 throw ratio of 3LCD projectors, users are now able to replace their existing 3LCD projectors easily with ViewSonic DLP LightStream projectors without renovating or redecorating, and to experience a long lasting colors, superior contrast ratios and more affordable running cost.
The new LightStream PJD6 Networkable Series of Projectors includes XGA and WXGA resolutions, 15000:1 Dynamic contrast, and a lamp life of 10,000 hours. It delivers smart features including ViewSonic’s patent PortAll – an integrated compartment supporting a MHL/HDMI port that allows users to wirelessly stream multimedia content via a wireless HDMI dongle. Smart horizontal keystone and corner adjustment allows for flexible placement of the projectors in classrooms or boardrooms. All LightStream™ PJD6 Networkable Series of Projectors include a discreet cable management hood for easy cable organization. SonicExpert™ technology provides an enhanced and fuller range of sound. The integrated speaker (10W/16W) delivers best in class audio performance for a greater sound clarity and volume performance, as well as comfort at even the highest levels. Flexible inputs include 2xVGA, 2xHDMI (1xMHL/HDMI), Composite Video, and S-Video.
The user-friendly remote features a unique “My Button” control that configures to a user’s preferred setting with one simple click. With a single remote, installers have the flexibility to operate up to eight projectors in the same room by switching the codes. The new intuitive keypad layout featured on all LightStream Series projectors allows users to easily operate the projector without complicated on-screen display menus.
“The LightStream™ PJD6 Networkable Series of Projectors is packed with smart technologies that deliver brighter true-to-life color images for high ambient lighting environments like classrooms and boardrooms,” said Brian Wei, Product Marketing Director for ViewSonic Europe.

Quantum Hi-Tech Launches 7800mAh Smart Power Bank

Posted by News Room On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 0 comments
QHMP launches its first Power Bank – ‘Smart Power Bank’ with a WHOPPING 7800mAh lithium ion battery .With its long life battery for up to 300 to 500 times charge – discharge cycle, use it to charge your smartphone/Tablet/MP3 or any other gadget, when you see the battery meter sinking into the sunset. The 7800 mAh Power Bank can power up the gadgets and music players. With the latest launch Quantum intends to meet the demands of today’s gadgets, which have become more and more powerful and therefore increasingly power hungry.
Other than a massive battery capacity, the point in focus is the special RISC Microprocessor {Reduced Instruction Set Computer} for fast charging and enhanced Battery life. The RISC Micro Processor enables seamless integration into a range of different smartphones and gadgets. It auto adjusts charging voltage and current needs patterned to different Mobile phones.
Weighing just 178 grams, the Power Bank contains a large capacity and high-quality li ion battery that allows for a safer and longer time usage. It is also equipped with an intelligent digital circuit, which provides five layers of protection including overload protection, over charge, over discharge protections, over voltage protection, and short circuit protection. It is easy to use, lightweight so you do not have to worry about the extra space or weight it will occupy.
Furthermore with a small controller, you can switch between charging the battery and providing a USB power supply as needed, letting you top up your mobile phone or MP3 with power via USB – wherever and whenever you need. Even more fun: the controller can also turn the device into a mini LED pocket torch by activating a white LED light.
Commenting on the launch of the Power Bank, Ashish Mutneja Director Quantum Hi- Tech Merchandising Pvt Ltd commented, “We use electronic devices on day-to-day basis, such as our mobile phones, tablets etc. The problem with these so powerful devices we are using is that it consumes a lot of energy, and they could drain their own batteries in such a short time. Of course, without energy, these so smart, and so expensive devices are useless and worth as much as paperweights. Keeping in line with our constant innovation we bring in our first 7800mAh Smart Power bank so that your smart phones remain constantly smart. It energizes your devices back to life and prolongs the usage of your devices for hours”
Offered in classic mosaic white color, the Smart Power Bank has a warranty of 6 months which also covers the battery. The product is available at all leading retail outlets and e-commerce websites.

ADATA Launches IHSS312 Industrial Half-Slim SSD

Posted by News Room On Thursday, March 5, 2015 0 comments
ADATA Technology launches the IHSS312, a high-performance SATA III 6Gbps 22-pin half-slim SSD of MO-297 form factor, which is available in 8/16/32/64/128/256GB capacities to meet the varying needs of IPC embedded systems, healthcare, medical devices, kiosk/POS and factory automation.
Utilizing high-speed MLC NAND flash, ADATA’s IHSS312 provides excellent performance and reliability with a sequential read/write speed up to 500/125MB per second and MTBF of up to 1 million hours. Thanks to its industrial-grade operable temperature range of -40°C to +85°C, the IHSSS312 is ideal for harsh environments requiring long-term operation.
To fulfill performance and cost-saving demands for various industrial applications, ADATA has developed the A+ SLC solution to effectively improve the SSD’s performance, stability, and lifespan by more than three times when compared to a typical MLC format. This brings the SSD’s performance closer to SLC grade flash, but with a cost savings approaching 80%.
For the greatest stability, the IHSS312 supports S.M.A.R.T. attributes that automatically detect the drive’s condition to effectively protect data, and “Power-Loss Protection (PLP)” helps to prevent data crashes caused by unexpected system failures. Additionally, ADATA’s value-added SSD Toolbox software enables users to check their SSD’s information and configure system settings quickly. The IHSS312 also offers Open API technology to monitor SSD attributes such as bad blocks, drive life, temperature, erase count, wear leveling and total data written.
ADATA has developed software, hardware and firmware, as well as its proprietary A+ flash testing methodology, packaging technology and SSD validation to meet the strictest industrial application requirements. Superior quality, customized service and prompt technical support back you up to provide the best solution for industrial devices.

HyperX Releases FURY DDR4 Memory

Posted by News Room On Wednesday, March 4, 2015 0 comments
HyperX announced that the HyperX FURY DDR4 memory modules will be available in India from this month at a price of Rs. 9,800 onwards. HyperX FURY DDR4 is the first product line to offer automatic overclocking via plug-and-play functionality for the next generation of high-end desktops featuring the Intel X99 chipset and Haswell-E processors. HyperX FURY DDR4 will be available in 2133MHz, 2400MHz and 2666MHz frequencies, and in various kits configurations from 8GB to 64GB.
HyperX FURY DDR4 memory is a cost-efficient high-performance upgrade for Intel 6- and 8-core processors and helps to provide faster video editing, 3D rendering, gaming and AI processing. It takes full advantage of the power efficiency of DDR4 with low 1.2V settings. HyperX FURY DDR4 features a low profile heat spreader in the signature FURY asymmetrical design with black PCB to stand out and complement the latest PC hardware designs.
In addition to the new FURY DDR4 memory line, HyperX is expanding its high-end Predator DDR4 family with 32GB and 64GB kits for performance seekers and enthusiasts who need the absolute fastest memory in the world. HyperX Predator DDR4 will be available in frequencies up to 3000MHz and in various kit configurations.
“We are excited to expand our HyperX DDR4 offerings with FURY for the entry-level enthusiast who wants to maximize their gaming and user experience with simple plug-and-play memory,” said Ann Bai, Sales Director, APAC Region, HyperX Division, Kingston. “FURY DDR4 is ideal for someone looking for premium components with faster speeds, high performance with maximum reliability and great aesthetics, all for a minimal investment.”

SanDisk Unveils New USB Flash Drive for Android Smartphones & Tablets

Posted by News Room On Tuesday, March 3, 2015 0 comments
SanDisk Corporation announced SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0, a USB flash drive featuring both a micro-USB and a high-speed USB 3.0 connector for super-fast file transfers between On The Go (OTG)-enabled Android devices, PC and Mac computers.
Adding to its portfolio of innovative memory solutions, including SanDisk’s current, extremely popular SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 2.0, the new SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 enables mobile users to transfer files even faster, as well as free up space on their smartphones and tablets. The drive simply connects via micro-USB to a compatible Android device and gives users up to 64GB2 of extra storage instantly.
“Android devices offer users amazing features including high-resolution photography and 4K Ultra HD video recording, which quickly fill large amounts of mobile memory, and we know our customers are looking for quick ways to access and transfer these types of files,” said Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager India, SanDisk Corporation. “In an effort to continue to improve our customer experience, we incorporated feedback from our existing SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive to build an even sleeker, faster and more convenient solution for users on the go.”
The new SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 sports a slick retractable design for easy usability, as well as a longer micro-USB connector to accommodate device cases or port covers. The USB drive offers a convenient way to transfer and share content via an Android-powered smartphone or tablet’s micro-USB port without the need of cables, email or wireless set-up. The drive also offers USB 3.0 performance at up to 130MB/s3 from the drive to the computer for users to quickly transfer and back up photos, videos and other files originally taken with their smartphone.
The SanDisk Memory Zone app, which has been downloaded more than two million times via Google Play™ store, gives users even greater control over their mobile device’s memory storage4. SanDisk’s Memory Zone app is compatible with most Android-powered devices and allows users to easily locate, organize, transfer and back up data. When the new SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 is connected, the Memory Zone app auto-launches, and allows users to easily manage and transfer content between their mobile device and the drive. SanDisk Memory Zone app is currently available for free from the Google Play store.
TP-LINK released 4G LTE Router ArcherMR200 designed to provide a multitude of both home and office wireless network utilizations. The Archer MR200 offers fast and stable wireless coverage through Dual band 802.11ac, supporting speeds of up to 300Mbps over 2.4GHz and 433Mbps over 5GHz. But that’s not all, as the Archer MR200 router also supports the latest in 4G FDD and TDD LTE connections for high-speed Mobile Broadband WAN access.TP-LINK also launched Archer C2 router and Touch P5, which is a router with Touchscreen and user-friendly UI ; and RE200 Range Extender.
The Archer MR200 Desktop Router makes full use of this technology offering Mobile Broadband connection support anytime and anywhere, and together with the onboard 4 port LAN switch and a WAN port for ADSL/Cable connections, mixes speed and stability with mobile flexibility.
The Archer MR200′s support for both 4G LTE Mobile Broadband as well as traditional DSL/Cable Broadband, grants the ability to use either for Internet connection, which is particularly useful if you happen to live in areas that support 4G Mobile Broadband connectivity but have no direct wired connections for DSL/Cable. The router therefore provides a level of real-world backup connection functionality that is in a sense, ‘always connected’.
Archer C2 AC750 Wireless Dual Band Router provides up to 750Mbps wireless connection with other wireless clients. The incredible speed makes it ideal for handling multiple data streams at the same time, which ensures your network stable and smooth. The performance of this 802.11ac wireless router will give you the unexpected networking experience at speed much faster than 802.11n. Featuring the latest generation Wi-Fi standard – IEEE802.11AC, offering total data transfer speeds achieving up to 750mbps, with 433mbps over the crystal clearer 5GHz channel, and 300Mbps over the 2.4GHz Channel, the router offers you the flexibility of two dedicated networks and ensures amazing wireless performance. Simple tasks such as sending e-mails or web browsing can be handled by the 2.4GHz band while bandwidth intensive tasks like online gaming or HD video streaming can be processed by the 5GHz band – all at the same time.