Patriot has just announced the development of a Type-C USB flash drive for the new Macbook, Google Chromebook Pixel and other Type-C equipped notebook and systems. It seems we will start seeing many Type-C devices come out this summer as USB Type-C connections start showing up on more devices.
I am sure when most users hear Creative Sound Blaster it is synonymous with computer audio perfection, many of the top gaming motherboards feature Sound Blaster audio. Today I will be looking at the new Sound Blaster E3 USB DAC & headphone amplifier with Bluetooth. In addition to being a USB DAC and amplifier it also features Bluetooth connectivity allowing you to wirelessly connect with your mobile devices. So can the Sound Blaster E3 live up to Creative Sound Blaster’s long legacy of audio excellence? Read on as we test the E3 and find out!
With Apple’s brand new Macbook, the newest Chromebook and even some motherboards featuring the new USB Type-C connector there will be many different peripherals coming out that work with the connector. The first type of devices that we will be seeing are storage devices.
MSI, world leading in motherboard technology, is proud to announce its new USB 3.1 featured motherboards. Offering speeds up to 10Gb/s through 2 types of USB connectivity, MSI launches 10 new Z97 and X99 models featuring USB 3.1. The latest additions to the GAMING family are the Z97A GAMING 9 ACK, Z97A GAMING 7, X99A GAMING 9 ACK and the X99A GAMING 7 motherboard, all featuring Type-A USB 3.1.
Devices designed ruin someone’s computer is nothing new, I’m sure some of you remember the floppy disk bomb that would melt inside of someone’s disk drive. Well it looks like it has been reincarnated (sort of) in the form of a USB flash drive that is designed to electrocute your computer from the inside out!
Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive, a device that utilizes a hardware based encryption process to deliver a robust, secure (military grade AES 256-bit encryption), easy to use and affordable solution to safely make sensitive data portable. Ideal for enterprise companies, government agencies and concerned consumers, the Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive offers a higher assurance of security.
MSI showed us a new motherboard that they are working on, the Z97A Gaming 6. It will be their first motherboard to make use of USB 3.1 and use the new C-Type USB connector. The new C-Type USB connector is reversible, which means you can use either end in both your motherboard and whichever peripheral you are using with the motherboard.
Mushkin has been a RAM powerhouse for years, but 2015 is their year to switch things up a bit. reVIVE is Mushkin’s line of rechargeable battery packs launching in March 2015 ranging in capacities of 4400mAh – 13200mAh.
Urbanears is expanding their horizon to mobile accessories including charging cables and an iPhone case. Each product gets the Urbanears ultra-stylish treatment, while offering functional upgrades and a couple twists that could swing your interest in their direction.
As families (and individuals) obtain more and more mobile devices, the number of chargers, specific cables, and available outlets to charge all of these devices can be difficult to maintain. Griffin has created PowerDock Pro to organize and simplify charging all mobile devices.