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DEAL OF THE DAY - HOT! Staples - Desk Hammer 250GB USB 2.0/Firewire External Hard Drive for Only $89.99 with Free Shipping!

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Offer: GREAT buy on a big external hard drive that you can use to back up and archive all of your data! It's even a dual interfaced so that you Mac users who love your Firewire can plug it in! Great for the office, home, laptop, or all of the above! Rebate expires 10/31/06 but the offer will probably get pulled before then.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - HOT! Buy.com - Fantom Titanium 160GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive for Only $49.95 after Rebate with Free Shipping!

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Offer: Lowest price on this compact 160GB external drive! Now you can backup all your files and bring it with you everywhere. Expires 10/24/06. Use Google checkout to get $10 off, bringing the total down to $49.95 after rebate.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - HOT! Staples - Desk Hammer 250GB USB 2.0/Firewire External Hard Drive for Only $89.99 with Free Shipping!

By: Array

Deal of the Day details:

 

Offer: GREAT buy on a big external hard drive that you can use to back up and archive all of your data! It's even a dual interfaced so that you Mac users who love your Firewire can plug it in! Great for the office, home, laptop, or all of the above! Rebate expires 10/31/06 but the offer will probably get pulled before then.

 

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Vonage calls up USB key phone

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Reg Hardware and TechpowerUp! have discovered a new form of easy communication on the go with a little flash drive device from telephony company "Vonage" dubbed the "V-Phone USB calling kit".

 

The flash drive itself has 250MB free space, and the remaining read-only space is used for Vonage's software. Plugging the handset into a computer with broadband access, and then plugging the included headset into the USB stick turns the computer into an instant Vonage phone. After all calls are done, and the USB stick is removed, no files are left on the computer. The Vonage USB flash drive is called the "V-Phone", and has several features. It ships with a phone number, so that non-Vonage customers can call the V-Phone.

 

Pretty handy little unit! Unfortunately this service is only available in the UK but it will be interesting to see if other telephony companies around the globe start to offer similar devices for their customers in the near future.

 



VoIP telephony company Vonage has launched its V-Phone USB calling kit in the UK. It's the size of a Flash drive - there's 250MB of free storage space on there - but also includes all you need to use your Vonage account on any PC, anywhere.

 

The host needs to be connected to a broadband internet link, of course, and if it's behind a separate firewall you might run into problems too. The V-Phone has a read-only sector that contains Vonage's VoIP software and comes bundled with a headset which plugs into a 2.5mm port on the side of the device. No files are left on the PC.

 

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OCZ Unveils "Mega-Kart" USB Flash Drives

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OCZ have just kicked off their new 8GB "Mega-Kart" flash card, an ultra-slim USB 2.0 storage solution thin enough to keep in your wallet.

 

For full details have a read of the official PR here, and also check out the product page on OCZ's website folks.

 



Sunnyvale, CA-October 22, 2006-OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today announced the Mega-Kart, a ultra-high capacity USB flash drive. With 8GBs of memory, the OCZ Mega-Kart series is the ultimate data storage solution for today's computer enthusiasts and business professionals on the go. The beauty of the new Mega-Kart series is the unparalleled, ultra-slim architecture that is thin enough to carry in a wallet.

 

The OCZ Mega-Kart is a dream-come-true for individuals who need to carry large quantities of data, including presentations, programs, films, and entire portfolios, yet don't want to lug around a laptop or bulky pocket drive. The Mega-Kart conveniently fits in the smallest places so it can always be handy to access your files and is large enough to never worry about being forced to delete files to add new ones.

 

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Transcend's latest USB Flash Drive, JetFlash V60

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Yet another series of USB flash drives have popped up from Transcend just recently, these being the V60 series with capacities ranging from 512MB to 4GB, each identifiable by their distinct bright colour scheme.

 

Grab the press release here folks.

 


Every JetFlash uses superior NAND Flash chips and components to ensure your flash drive keeps your data secure longer. With the JetFlash V60 you can protect your information using a secure password, and even lock your computer while you are away from it. The bundled Password, PC-lock, and Boot-up software protects your PC as well as your flash drive.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - HOT! Newegg - Level One 802.11b/g USB 2.0 54Mbps Wireless Adapter for $0.99 After Rebate with FREE Shipping!

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Offer: Just so you know, This wireless adapter was sold out earlier yesterday! Now restocked, but who knows how long this will last. If you have a computer that doesn't have an internal card, now is your chance to go wireless!

 

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Benq releases 24-inch HDMI display

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The Inquirer are giving everyone the heads up on a snazzy new 24" LCD from Benq dubbed the FP241W. This LCD boasts a native res of 1920x1200 and also support for HDMI.

 

According to BenQ, its marchitecture supports Full 1808p HD resolution and we cannot say we've heard about this one. The display also supports AMA Z marchitecture that should help you get rid of the ghost effects and the Senseye that will allow you a clear picture.

 

The product page for the FP241W is also up on Benq's website.

 


This is one of the few displays where you can place two A4-size papers on a display simultaneously. The display also supports TV feature called PIP - Picture in Picture - where you can playback content from two independent sources.

 

You can also adjust the screen angle and rotate the display. The display also has integrated USB ports and should be available shortly.

 

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Wireless USB gets certified

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Word over at the Inquirer has it that wireless USB technology has just been provided with a certification and compliance programme so it shouldnt be too long before we start seeing companies adopt the tech for many of their upcoming products.

 

Wireless USB is meant to be Bluetooth on steroids. It will offer throughput speeds as high as 480 Mbit/s at two to three metres and 110 Mbit/s at ten metres.

 

Get the full scoop here folks.

 


WIRELESS USB will mimic the pattern set by the introduction of Bluetooth wireless technology by introducing a certification and compliance programme. The announcement on compliance testing should be made this morning [Tuesday 26th September].

 

The objective is to provide both device vendors and the general public with some hope that products from different manufacturers will genuinely inter-work.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - ZipZoomFly - Artec T14A Mini USB 2.0 Digital TV Tuner with OTA HD Capabilities for $59.99 with FREE Shipping!

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Offer: Smallest USB 2.0 ATSC Digital TV receiver around! It's a great way to get HDTV to your laptop (or desktop). It even comes with an antenna to pull off air signals.

 

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