Handheld Drive Corsair Voyager Air Review

In view of a violent growth of mobile devices, the interest towards independent external storage solutions has increased immensely. Smartphones, tablets and other laptop devices do not have enough inbuilt memory to cope with the enlarging multimedia inventories. The emergence of handheld external drives with a wireless adapter and charger battery onboard is called to efficiently solve the problem of data storage. Corsair, a renowned manufacturer of storage and other hardware products, has recently introduced its own vision of handheld drives. Codenamed Corsair Voyager Air, this drive is able to operate in an autonomous mode, providing for enormous storage opportunities.

General Peculiarities and Delivery

Voyager Air comes into the market in several versions, which are differentiated by the capacity (500 GB and 1 TB models), case coloring (black or red), and a type of network power supply (for the USA and Europe). The drive boasts an inbuilt Wi-Fi adapter and features …

NEC to Launch EA275UHD Office-Style Monitor

NEC comes to the market with a new corporate-oriented 27-inch monitor, entitled MultiSync EA275UHD. The greenhorn features 639x230x418 mm dimensions and is differentiated by a sleek design. The display sits on a multifunction stand with height, tilt, pivot, and swivel adjustments. According to the designers, this solution will absolutely suit the needs of CAD/CAM engineers, entry-level graphics enthusiasts, corporate personnel, etc.

NEC MultiSync EA275UHD is based on AH-IPS panel, boasting 3840x2160 4K resolution. It is also characterized by 16:9 aspect ratio, 6 ms response time, static contrast ratio – 1000:1, dynamic contrast ratio – 15.000:1, and utmost brightness – 350 cd/m2. As far as connectivity is concerned, the model comes equipped with a 3-port USB 3.0 hub for peripherals as well as three video outputs (DVI-D, HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2). Audio facilities are ensured by two integrated speakers and a headphone socket.

To continue, this monitor is thought …

The Forthcoming Switch to 5 mm HDD Models

Nowadays HDD segment is represented by various products from various companies. However, with the development and release of ultrabooks, manufacturers directed their production to the hybrid-type drives. This resulted in the predominance of hybrid solutions in the market.

Recently Itel has advanced a motion to digress somehow from the production of hybrid drives and switch to the decrease of traditional HDDs dimensions to 5 mm in casing depth. According to the company's assumptions, such change could moderate the price for drives and provide the necessary volume capacity for ultrabooks.

Some manufacturers have already directed a part of their technological powers to the design of HDDs with 5 mm casings. Nevertheless, there appeared a couple of obstacles on their way: the necessity to stabilize data reading and writing activities, and increase of costs spent on drives' production. This will result in the rise of end price.

IT professionals and analysts forecast the …
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