Toshiba Corporation will showcase a reference display of an SDHC memory card with TransferJet close proximity wireless transfer technology at the 2013 International CES, to be held from January 8 to 11, 2013, in Las Vegas, U.S.A. The SDHC memory card on reference display will be a product under development, integrating a TransferJet transceiver IC, a coupler, an RF filter, peripheral passive parts, an SD bridge connection circuit, and Toshiba’s NAND flash memory.
Not all wireless routers are equal. Every wireless router can shuffle bits back and forth between the Internet, the local wired network, and the local wireless network. Some routers are faster than others, and that’s to be expected. However, there is another class of wireless router that offers more than the standard feature set. The ASUS RT-N66U Dual-band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router is one such hot rod. Featuring among other things dual USB2 ports and 450 Mbps wireless transfers and the ability to create eight wireless networks, the RT-N66U is a great device for folks who want their always-on device to do more than just shuffle bits. Read on for the review.
Skullcandy, Inc., a high-growth, performance lifestyle audio brand, today announced the launch of the Skullcandy PLYR2 Wireless Gaming Headset – the second in the company’s new line of gaming headsets designed to deliver a unique combination of high quality audio performance, cutting-edge features and a stylish aesthetic for gamers worldwide. Available now, the Skullcandy PLYR2 is the first ever wireless headset developed by Skullcandy and features a host of innovations designed to deliver the best possible gaming experience through dramatically improved audio performance. The Skullcandy PLYR2 is entirely platform agnostic providing perfectly pitched audio and crystal clear voice chat via the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Mac and most mobile gaming solutions.
Razer, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, announced its new Razer Orochi gaming mouse, an evolution of the company’s previous version of the highly successful mobile mouse. The new Razer Orochi is outfitted with the most precise laser sensor ever outfitted in a mobile gaming mouse: Its 6400 dpi 4G sensor promises to take out the competition with deadly accuracy.
Transcend has announced a new version of their StoreJet Wireless solid state drive, this time coming in the 128GB capacity. Transcend is already selling a 32GB and 64GB version of the device. The 128GB version measures 99 x 54 x 16.5mm and weighs in at 90g. That makes it about the size of a smartphone so you can easily carry it with you. The drive is self-powered by a Li-polymer battery, which provides about 6 hours of connectivity. You can connect up to 5 clients using the 802.11 b/g/n WLAN interface.
Sharkoon is expanding their range of gaming headsets with a wireless version. The X-Tatic Air wireless multiplatform headset was developed specifically for the needs of console gamers. The stereo headset is compatible with Sony Playstation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PC and notebooks as well as TV sets and other sound sources with RCA audio outputs.
ADATA Technology today launches the DashDrive Air AV200, a tiny, portable wireless access point that allows you to wirelessly share music, videos and data from SD cards and USB flash drives across all your devices on the same network. Just insert a SD card or USB drive into the 60 x 50 x 25 mm ADATA DashDrive Air AV200 and you are ready to share. The AV200 adopts FTP file server/ HTTP Streaming protocol to provide simple 2-way data transfers and sharing between Windows, OS X, iOS and Android devices.
TP-LINK has once again released an advanced wireless networking tool, the 300Mbps Mini-Wireless N USB Adapter, to provide home and small office users with a competitive option to NETGEAR products at the most affordable price. As of September 24th, 2012 on Newegg.com, the NETGEAR N300 WNA3100M retails for $36.99 while the comparable TP-LINK N300 TL-WN823N retails for only $21.99, a whole 40% lower in price.
Over the past 2 years Corsair has really molded themselves into an all around company. If you don’t remember not that long ago Corsair was mainly known for enthusiast memory. Now we consider them to be a top choice when it comes to cases, solid state drives, power supplies and gaming accessories. Their Vengeance line of gaming peripherals includes keyboards, mice and headsets. We have already taken a look at their Vengeance 1500 Gaming Headset and now we are back with the wireless version the Vengeance 2000. The Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless Gaming Headset features 7.1 surround sound audio, large 50mm drivers, and a wireless range of up to 40 feet. Read on and see if this is the next gaming headset for you!
It always seems that no matter what improvements are made to wireless access point technology, there is always that one spot in your living or office space that has lackluster Wi-Fi reception. No matter what you do, you’re just outside the bubble, and the signal drops constantly or the throughput is so slow that you might as well be back on a 56 kbps modem. Wi-Fi extenders such as this Edimax EW-7438RPn N300 Universal Wi-Fi Extender aim to fix that by cheaply augmenting the wireless network, expanding coverage and providing better reception in areas that sorely need it. Read on for the review.
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