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Pioneer Launches Its First Internal Blu-Ray Disc Writer
Pioneer Corporation announced that the company's first internal BD/DVD writer with ATAPI connection for Windows PCs has recently been developed. The new Pioneer BDR-101A complies with the latest specifications for the BD-R (Blu-ray Disc recordable), BD-RE (Blu-ray Disc rewritable), and the BD-ROM (Blu-ray Disc read-only memory). It is expected to start shipping at the end of January, 2006 (Shipment schedules may change depending on the start date for the Blu-ray Disc format logo license and the copyright protection technology license).meer ...
Best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season 2006 to you and your organizations from ASBIS!
Dear partners! It has been a great pleasure working with you in the year 2005 which witnessed the celebration of the 15th Anniversary of ASBIS Group! In appreciation of our successful cooperation over the past year our entire multinational company joins in sending our very best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season to you and your organizations!meer ...
Seagate and Maxtor
December 21, 2005 Seagate and Maxtor
Seagate and Maxtor today jointly announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Seagate will acquire Maxtor in an all stock transaction. The value of the transaction is approximately $1.9 billion.meer ...
"Visitor Profile" survey has been completed
Dear visitors, our survey has been completed. We warmly thank everyone who has taken part in it.meer ...
Lite-On IT estimates it will ship 9.0-9.5 million slim-type optical disc drives
Lite-On IT estimates it will ship 9.0-9.5 million slim-type optical disc drives (ODDs) for this year and expects to double shipment volume in 2006 due to growing global demand for notebook PCs and large orders from new clients, according to associated vice president Mike Wu for the company’s production base in Guangzhou, China.meer ...
Seagate Momentus 5400.3
December 16, 2005 Seagate Momentus 5400.3
ASBIS is to start shipments of the world's first 2.5-inch disc drive built on perpendicular recording technology - a 160GB notebook hard drive Seagate Momentus 5400.3. This brand-new notebook drive further closes the capacity and performance gap between desktop and notebook PC hard drives as more users replace aging desktop systems with fast, high-capacity notebook computers. ASBIS offices throughout the EMEA region are expected to start offering this unique drive to local customers in January 2006.meer ...
SEAGATE LEADS 1-INCH HARD DISC DRIVE MARKET
SEAGATE LEADS 1-INCH HARD DISC DRIVE MARKET WITH CYBERCAPTURE TECHNOLOGY
Seagate Technology, supplier of Consumer Electronics hard disc drives, announced the first practical implementation of Cybercapture™ technology. Sony Corporation has employed this technology in its new Compactvault™ removable hard disc media drive that uses Seagate's CompactFlash Photo Hard Drive, following a joint implementation effort between the two companies.meer ...
SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.9 HARD DRIVE WINS 'BEST DESIGN OF THE YEAR'
SEAGATE BARRACUDA 7200.9 HARD DRIVE WINS 'BEST DESIGN OF THE YEAR' AWARD FROM ELECTRONIC DESIGN MAGAZINE
Seagate Technology, the world's #1 supplier of disc drives, announced that its Barracuda 7200.9 500GB Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive, a model that delivers the industry's leading combination of performance, reliability and capacity, has won the "Best Design of the Year" award from Electronic Design Magazine, a leading publication for electronic design engineers and managers.meer ...
Lite-On IT see DVD burners as percentage of total ODD shipments up
Lite-On IT see DVD burners as percentage of total ODD shipments up
Lite-On’s monthly shipment volume of ODDs has remained steady at 3.5-4.0 million units but the proportion for DVD burners has risen from less than 30% in the first half of this year to over 30% this quarter and is expected to attain 40% in the first or second quarter of 2006, the company pointed out. The increase in percentage of total ODD shipments for DVD burners was because prices of DVD burners have continually fallen to levels increasingly closer to those of Combo drives (CD-RW plus DVD-ROM) and CD-RW burners, Lite-On IT noted.meer ...
Microdrive 3K8 from Hitachi GST
Microdrive 3K8 from Hitachi GST has received the prestigious “Innovations 2006 Honoree" award from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), in the Software/Embedded Technologies category. The Microdrive 3K8, nicknamed Mikey for its diminutive size, will be on display at CES as part of the Design and Engineering Showcase featuring outstanding consumer electronic devices.meer ...
ATI's Mobility'TM' Radeon'R' X1600 Delivers the Ultimate Visual Experience with Avivo'TM'
ATI Technologies Inc. set a new visual standard in the performance thin notebook market, with the introduction of Mobility™ Radeon® X1600. The first mobile discrete graphics processor featuring ATI's revolutionary Avivo™ technology, Mobility Radeon X1600 delivers the ultimate digital entertainment solution for performance thin notebook designs through lightning-fast graphics, superior power management, and stunning visuals.meer ...
Transcend Releases its Highest Capacity, 2GB 44-Pin Vertical High Speed IFM (IDE Flash Module)
Certain types of Computers, or specialist data devices use a 44-pin IDE interface for data transfers. These types of computers require the use of small form factor data retention and a very high quality type of memory card. Transcend Information, Inc. has increased the capacity of its 44-pin IFM (IDE Flash Module) to an incredible 2GB, the highest capacity of any 44-pin IDE Flash Memory Module in the world.meer ...
Kingston Launches New “Ultimate” Line of CompactFlash Cards
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. announced the release of its new “Ultimate” line of CompactFlash cards. With a sustained write speed rating of 100x, Kingston’s CompactFlash Ultimate cards offer the performance that high-end digital cameras and other fast capture and storage function devices need to perform at peak levels. The one, two and four-GB storage capacities of Kingston’s CompactFlash Ultimate cards meet the increased demands of today’s professional photographers by delivering reliability and dependability.meer ...