When it comes to choosing a portable hard drive there are quite a lot of options to choose from. When I am looking for a portable hard drive the things I consider is performance, protection, and security. The drive we are taking a look at today has all of these and even a cool way to unlock the drive. The drive I am talking about us the Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC and it offers military spec shock protection, IPX3 standard water resistance, IP5X standard dust resistance, and hardware encryption. On top of that it comes with built in NFC technology that with the included SmartCard will allow you to easily unlock the drive. We will be taking a look at the 1TB (HD-PZN1.0U3B) version today.
NVIDIA’s current Shield portable console is 2 years old now and might be due for an update very soon. New Listings for a device described as the NVIDIA Shield Portable P2523 has appeared at both the Bluetooth and WiFi certification websites.
It seems everyone I know has a portable battery charger these days. It first started with phone cases that has extra batteries on them and now it has evolved into a vast variety of portable battery chargers. Because of this and the popularity of mobile products many companies who we typically know for other products have started up mobile divisions. One such company is Antec. Antec Mobile Products covers all things mobile including Bluetooth speakers, portable battery chargers, headphones and more. Today we will be taking a look at their Lifecard, which is a smaller portable battery charger that also doubles as a card holder / money clip. Read on as we take a look…
Antec’s Mobile Products division or AMP has been slowly expanding and adding new products to their portfolio. One of the latest products is the Sugarcube, which is a mini portable Bluetooth speaker. The size of the Sugarcube makes it easy enough to throw in your backpack, purse, laptop bag or even have sitting in your desk. The speaker itself features a 40 mm driver and even has a built in microphone for taking calls. Will this speaker make it onto your list of mobile products to get? Read on as we take a look…
STRIX 7.1 is a true surround sound headset with ten Neodymium drivers ranging from 20mm to 40mm, lighting effects, ambient noise-cancelling, and foldable earcups.
Bluetooth speakers tend to be really portable and offer decent sound for their size. But what happens when you want bigger sound and maybe something a little more permanent? Introducing Double Spot, Soundfreaq’s answer for a bluetooth speaker with a larger size, better features, yet still portable.
With increasing needs of the element of portability, different names have been taking on their share in the introduction of the portable storage devices in this market and Buffalo wasn’t the one to stay behind. It made an announcement this week about its newest addition to its already existing portfolio of storage devices which is purely targeted towards fulfilling the growing demands of portable storage devices. The Mini Station Turbo PC EX2 portable hard drive, as a recent addition by Buffalo, provides a huge storage space housed inside a simple yet elegant casing, the thickness of which will be determined by the storage size.
Since we are aware of the obvious fact that a lot of notebooks and laptops lack an optical drives to save space, Pioneer has come up with a portable drive of similar sort. Pioneer has unveiled the colorful new BRD-XSO5J portable Blu-Ray XL writer. It can read and write almost every type of relevant disk, from CD format to DVD ad of course Blu-ray. It comes with an option 4 body panels which include, bushed aluminum, piano black, soft pink and glossy white. It measure 135x135x20.3mm (WxDxH) while weighing 330g. The device includes a slot-type disc loading mechanism with USB 3.0. Just a single cable is used for both power and data connectivity.
Other World Computing has just announced the Envoy Pro EX ultra-portable solid state drive. This portable drive is small enough to fit in your pocket and is made of anodized aluminum so it goes great with both Macs and PCs. The drive uses a USB 3.0 connection for both power and data transfer. Inside you have OWC’s own SandForce Driven OWC Aura Pro 6G SSD and you can expect speeds of up to 436 MB/s.
The WD My Passport drives have been around for quite sometime now. They provide fast and easy backup and storage whether you are on the go or at your desk. Just about two years ago we took a look at the My Passport Essential SE 1TB drive. WD is back with a new My Passport drive that offers a new enclosure design, backup and encryption software, 5 color choices and capacities up to 2TB. The My Passport Essential SE has been a fixture in my mobile computing setup, but will it soon be replaced by the newer My Passport? Read on as we take a look…
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