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Plustek announces VIA-based SOHO/SMB Server

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Plustek Technology has announced a multi-function server for home, SOHO and SMB users.

Trying Out Netbooks: HP Mini 2140

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Read more...The HP Mini 2140 is the story of a love affair gone bad.

Best Buy Electronics Recycling Program Now Available at All U.S. Stores

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Best Buy announced today that its electronics recycling program is now available at all of its 1,006 stores nationwide. Consumers can bring up to two (2) units per day, per household, for recycling at any U.S. Best Buy store.

Dell Expands Free Computer Recycling Program

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Dell today announced expansion of its U.S. Reconnect recycling partnership with Goodwill Industries to six additional states, including Arkansas, Iowa, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont.

Trying Out Netbooks: Dell Mini 12

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Read more...Updated The Dell Mini 12 might be too big to be considered a netbook. But who cares with all that beautiful screen space?

ATEN CS661 Laptop USB KVM Switch Reviewed

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Read more...ATEN's Laptop USB KVM Switch gets you a quick remote desktop connection with no software hassles.

SmallNetBuilder's CES 2009 Wrap Up

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Read more...Notable findings and products that didn't make it into our other show coverage.

TRENDnet CES 2009 Announcements

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TRENDnet's CES 2009 introductions focused on draft 802.11n wireless products. Details were sketchy and pricing and availability were not given on any of the draft 11n products.

CES 2009: Marvell Unveils Single Stream 802.11n Device

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Marvell today announced a draft 802.11n single-stream Wi-Fi device.

The Marvell 88W8786 supports bit rates up to 150 Mbps and has been sampling with "multiple customers" since "mid 2008". The company said products using the device are expected to be in production this quarter.

Buffalo CES 2009 Announcements

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Buffalo is using this year's CES to announce a revamped strategy for its NAS products and to re-enter the wireless LAN market in the U.S.

CES 2009: LaCie rolls out HDMI-connected USB Drive

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LaCie today announced a USB external drive with built-in HDMI supporting upscaled 1080p video display.

NETGEAR CES 2009 Announcements

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NETGEAR introduced two new draft 11n dual-band routers, a 3G router, two networked media players and a diskless version of its popular ReadyNAS Pro six-bay NAS. The company also announced new service-provider-only products and a new HomePlug AV powerline to Ethernet bridge.

CES 2009: Ralink preparing 450 Mbps Draft 802.11n chipset

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Ralink Technology today announced a 450 Mbps, 3 stream, draft 802.11n router chipset with beamforming technology.

Cisco CES 2009 Announcements

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Cisco chose CES to announce its Wireless Home Audio (WHA) line and three new dual-drive NASes.

CES 2009: Iomega announces cheap NASes ,er, "Network Hard Drives"

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Guess we missed this one in the flurry of CES releases. On Monday, Iomega announced two Home Media Network Hard Drives that will hit store shelves later this month at MSRPs of $159.99 for 500 GB and $229.99 for 1 TB.

The single-drive NASes run EMC's LifeLine Home software and have iTunes, UPnP AV and DLNA media servers, gigabit Ethernet LAN connection, USB 2.0 port for printer sharing and storage expansion and EMC Retrospect Express backup software bundled in for Windows and Mac OS client backup. Also bundled is 2 GB of free MozyHome online storage.

CES 2009: QNAP adds 6-bay High Performance NAS

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QNAP today introduced the newest member of its Pro Turbo NAS series.

CES 2009: SanDisk Intros Push-Button Backup Flash Drives

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Read more...SanDisk announced its Ultra Backup USB portable flash drives. The drives are designed to protect photo, music, video and other types of digital files with the touch of a button and no software installation.

The drive protects backed-up files with password-protected access control and AES hardware-based encryption.

The Ultra Backup ships in April in capacities of 8 GB - 64 GB with MSRPs between $39.99 and $199.99.

HP Announces Tech Recycling with a Buyback Twist

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HP today introduced a recycling program that includes a way for consumers to receive cash for unwanted technology equipment.

Through the HP Consumer Buyback and Planet Partners Recycling Program, consumers can receive cash back for their unwanted PCs, monitors, printers, digital cameras, PDAs (personal digital assistants) and smartphones of any brand. If there is no value, consumers can responsibly recycle their HP and Compaq-branded products for free.

Go to www.hp.com/go/ConsumerBuyback for further details and to get a buyback quote.

D-Link CES 2009 Announcements

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D-Link's CES product rollout includes two draft 11n routers, two network surveillance video recorders, two IP cameras and a previously-announced MoCA coax-to-Ethernet adapter. However, firm pricing and availability were given for only three of the nine products announced, so please curb your enthusiasm right now!

CES 2009: Storage Appliance introduces Clickfree Transformer

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Storage Appliance today announced a small device that turns any USB hard drive into a Clickfree automatic backup device.

The Clickfree Transformer Cable connects between any Windows Vista, XP or 2000 computer and USB drive to convert it into a Clickfree backup drive that searches, organizes and backs up 400 different file types.

The Cable Backup has an MSRP of $59.99 and is available now direct from the Storage Appliance website and other retailers.

 

 

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