Manufacturer seems to be coming with peculiar USB flash drives in creative design and interesting shapes. If you can’t fabricate one likes a bottle opener, or a no-punt-intended’s thumb drive, or a luxury 80 carat gold’s Super Talent, then you have to be creative with physical appearance.
The use of SSDs in the first of its kind, palm sized Buffalo Linkstation NAS drive is reported facing performance bottleneck in team of speed and power consumption despite having a power efficient and high speed NAND Flash based storage drives. Hardware controller is the one to blame; Impress has reported the SSDs based LS-WSS240GL/R1 internal components are virtually identical to the company hdd-based Linkstation mini, the $1,150 price tag only get you the benefit of a high reliability, low temperature SSD NAS drive in whisper quite operation.
Buffalo has expanded its Linkstation NAS lineup with diminutive SSD drives. The palm-sized Linkstation Mini features a dual 120GB SSD drives paired in a fan-less enclosure. It omits noisy fans (2.3db) and has a unique power saver apps works conjunction with PC to manage power usage.
In this day and age, everyone could do with a little bit more hard drive space. After all, with all of our MP3s, movie files and multimedia, it's pretty easy to blast through the space allotted when you buy a new laptop. But the 500GB 2.5" Sata HDD from Buffalo launched today should help put the space issue to rest for many mobile warrior.
Buffalo's TeraStation Pro has just received a significant capacity bump, with the Japanese arm of the company announcing a 6TB version of the network-attached-storage device, the TS-H6.0TGL/R5. Four 1.5TB hard-drives are set up in a quick-swap RAID array, capable of RAID 0, 1, 5 or 10 setups, with gigabit network connectivity and jumbo frame support.
Buffalo have unveiled their latest MicroStation portable storage solution, and this time around the company has used SSD rather than a traditional hard-drive. Available in three capacities - 32GB, 64GB and 100GB - the MicroStation SSD is USB powered, with no external PSU required, and the cable itself wraps around the drive when not in use.
Buffalo have announced an expansion board for the ASUS Eee which adds extra SSD-based storage. The board, which plugs into the Eee's mini PCI-Express slot, will be available in 32GB and 64GB capacities.
This was a long week with no major events occurring, but there were some pretty big announcements. For starters we have a new BitTorrent Set Top Box from Myka, no more will you have to waste power by leaving your entire computer running all night just to get the latest screener from FXG or aXXo, and this little set top box will do it for you and then play it right from its hard drive for added ease. Then there were rumors abound of Blockbuster potentially putting out a new Set Top Box to push their movies, TV Shows, and other content out to.