CeBIT 2009

Pretec to demo World’s first 32GB SDXC and 100GB 666x CF

Pretec to demo World’s first 32GB SDXC and 100GB 666x CF

Judging by the frequent of Pretec breakthrough flash-based storage cards, breaking records must be part of Pretec quarterly exercise. The company is set to unveil not only the World’s First SDXC, but also an unprecedented 100GB CompactFlash at 666x. The latter up the ante, broke company’s own CF’s record at 433X.

Even with new standard still in lobbying effort, Pretec has the go-ahead with the SXDC small form factor flash-based memory standard that’s capable of reaching 2TB. Pretec will exhibit both the 32GB SXDC and 666x, that’s capable of 100MB/s transfer rate, at PMA and CeDIA tomorrow. We’ll visit each both tomorrow to dig deeper on the cost.

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ASUS Eee Keyboard hands-on & specs

ASUS Eee Keyboard hands-on & specs

As expected, ASUS brought along the latest version of their Eee Keyboard to CeBIT, and we had a quick catch-up with the innovative hardware.  Packing a nettop PC inside a QWERTY 'board, together with a 5-inch touchscreen, ASUS also confirmed the Eee Keyboard's current hardware specs.

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Microsoft Surface spreads to Europe & beyond

Microsoft Surface spreads to Europe & beyond

Microsoft have announced EMEA availability of their multitouch Surface table.  Previously only officially on sale in the US and Canada, Microsoft Surface is now available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, UAE and the UK.  The company has also revealed its latest list of content and distribution partners, and the Surface software they've been working on.

 

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ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell, S121 512GB SSD & Eee Keyboard at CeBIT

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell, S121 512GB SSD & Eee Keyboard at CeBIT

Further details on ASUS' rumored luxury netbook, the Eee PC Shell, have emerged, ahead of a predicted launch at CeBIT.  The netbook will be known as the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Shell, with the company focusing on giving it longer battery life than the S101 it replaces.  Meanwhile the company is also believed to be bringing the Eee PC S121 to CeBIT, complete with 512GB SSD and 120GB HDD versions.

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