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Daily News Round #2 for January 24, 2005

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for January 24, 2005
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Jan 25, 2005 12:53 am

- Transcend wins Design Award for StoreJet 1.8" Portable HDD

This just in from Transcend. They've recently received the "2005 iF Product design award" for their StoreJet 1.8" Portable Hard Disk Drive. More details on their achievement within the official PR. Further info on the device itself here.


Transcend Information, Inc., a World leader in the memory and consumer electronics industry's is proud to accept the 2005 iF Product design award for its StoreJet 1.8" Portable Hard Disk Drive (HDD). Winning the international award is a considerable achievement and highlights the exceptionally innovative nature of Transcend's extensive product portfolio.


The StoreJet 1.8" truly is a unique storage device. When we say that the StoreJet 1.8" is "UltraPortable," we mean it; the unit packs an enormous 20GB/40GB HDD into a case that fits in the palm of your hand, actually it is not much larger than a credit card. UltraPortable, high capacity storage and striking good looks made the StoreJet 1.8" an instant hit with the jurors of the competition.


- nForce Professional MCP emerges


Today NVIDIA have announced their latest nForce Professional media and communications processors, designed for use in conjunction with AMD's server/workstation based Opteron processors. This is an industry first for the Opteron with full PCI-Express core-logic amongst a bunch of other outstanding features. You can read NVIDIA's announcement in detail over at their press room.


There's been a few popular hardware sites to have already gotten their hands on the new nForce4 Pro solutions from NVIDIA. Overviews can be found at the following sites.


- Anandtech
- OCModshop
- Legit Reviews
- Viperlair


Designed for cost-effective server and workstation environments-including blade servers, computing farms, computer-aided design (CAD), digital content creation (DCC), and visualization platforms-the NVIDIA nForce Professional MCPs are the first and only solutions to offer support for PCI-Express and other advanced technology solutions, including integrated client-based security features, TCP/IP offload, fault tolerant storage designs, and optimizations for NVIDIA Quadro® workstation graphics solutions, including multi-display and NVIDIA® scalable link interface (SLI™) environments.


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