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Belkin introduces wireless USB hub

Now here's a new form of USB connectivity i'm sure many of you will love. Belkin have just announced their cable-free USB hub which is based around the recently introduced ultra-wideband technology, ideal for USB devices to be connected wirelessly to your PC. This puppy also offers speeds of up to 480Mbps and will operate at a distance of up to 30ft away. Sounds pretty impressive!

 

The DailyTech have more details on it here, or just head straight over to Belkin's website where the official announcement resides.

 


(Compton, CA) - December 4, 2006 - The Belkin Cable-Free USB Hub, the industry's first USB Hub that does not require a cable to connect to the computer, will be available for purchase in mid-December. Utilizing Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology with the Wisair chipset, this Hub allows you to place your laptop anywhere in the room so you can print, play music, scan, download photos, and burn CDs from anywhere in the room.

 

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Transcend Announces the New 8GB JetFlash™ V10 USB 2.0 Flash Drive

After some serious space on a nice compact USB flash drive? Transcend aim to deliver with the release of their new 8GB JetFlash series V10 flash drive. It measures a mere 64 x 21 x 10 mm and weighs only 11g.

 

For more details on it check out the press release here folks.

 



The JetFlash V10's special capless design uses a sliding USB, which protects the connector from damage when not in use. The JetFlash V10 measures a mere 64 x 21 x 10 mm and weighs only 11g. Its classic design includes a hook and a neck strap for convenience and to prevent loss, making the device easier to remove from a USB port.

 

Inside, the 8GB JetFlash V10 comes bundled with the very useful software applications of the JetFlash elite software package, which focuses on the needs of the user and is specifically developed to help you manage you data and increase your productivity. The JetFlash elite includes seven functions: AutoLogin, PC-Lock, Favorites, Secret-Zip, E-mail, DataBackup, and My JetFlash. The JetFlash V10 supports Windows® 98SE/2000/Me/XP/Vista, Mac® OS 9.0 or later, and Linux® Kernel 2.4.2 or later.

 

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A-DATA Releases Disney Series USB 2.0 Flash Drives

Now here's a USB drive which sets itself apart from the rest! - A-DATA have just unveiled their new "Mickey Sports Collection RB18" Flash Disk which apart from the funky disney theme behind it, is also both water and shock resistant.

 

Read all about it within the official PR here folks.

 


Even though the A-DATA Mickey Sports Collection RB18 is built for Disney fans, it is a small USB 2.0 flash disk that can cope with some accidental treatment. Apart from being water, shock and worn resistant, the flash disk's features and functions have been carefully developed to fit an adventurous lifestyle.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - Crucial.com - FREE 256MB Gizmo! USB Flash Drive with 1GB+ Crucial Memory Purchase

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Offer: Buy a 1GB or bigger Crucial memory product and receive a 256MB Gizmo! USB flash drive, expiring 11/29/06. There's FREE shipping on $40+ purchases too.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - Buy.com - SimpleTech 2GB Bonzai Xpress USB 2.0 Flash Drive for ONLY $15.47 After Rebate with Free Shipping!

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Offer: Pick up a 2GB flash drive for just 15 bucks after rebate today! These are getting so cheap that it's getting almost ridiculous. Be sure to use Google checkout to save $10 on purchases over $30. Rebate expires 11/30/06.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - HOT! Buy.com - SimpleTech 1GB Bonzai Xpress USB 2.0 Flash Drive for ONLY $5.95 After Rebate with Free Shipping!

Deal of the Day details:

 

Offer: This one won't last long! I have never seen a 1GB flash drive at only 6 bucks before. Be sure to use Google checkout to save $10 on purchases over $30. Expires 11/30/06.

 

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Super Talent Launches USB Drives to Support Windows Vista ReadyBoost

Thinking ahead with regard to a new form of technology in Vista dubbed "ReadyBoost", Super Talent have unveiled their latest line of USB flash drives which are designed specifically to support this new feature.

 

Windows Vista introduces a new concept in adding memory to a system. Windows ReadyBoost lets you use a removable USB flash drive to improve system performance, without the bother of opening your chassis to upgrade system memory. ReadyBoost improves system performance by taking advantage of the extremely fast Access Time offered by flash technology.

 

Get the full scoop on them in the press material here.

 


Windows ReadyBoost technology is reliable and provides protection of the data stored on your device. You can remove the flash device at any time without any loss of data or adverse effects to the system. Additionally, data on the USB drive is encrypted to help prevent unauthorized access to the data in the event your USB drive should be lost or stolen.

 

As one of the world's top manufacturers of USB flash drives, Super Talent has produced over eight million (8,000,000) USB drives in the company's state-of-the-art San Jose, California factory. These new USB drives are designed and tested to enhance performance of Windows Vista, and are guaranteed by Super Talent to meet the speed requirements to support ReadyBoost.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - HOT! Expires TONIGHT! Buy.com - SimpleTech 1GB Bonzai Xpress USB 2.0 Flash Drive for ONLY $5.95 After Rebate with Free Shipping!

Deal of the Day details:

 

Offer: This one won't last long! I have never seen a 1GB flash drive at only 6 bucks before. Be sure to use Google checkout to save $10 on purchases over $30.

 

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DEAL OF THE DAY - DellHome - Western Digital My Book Essential 250 GB 7200 RPM USB 2.0 External Hard Drive for $83.16 with Free Shipping!

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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! for October 27, 2006

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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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