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LUXA2 has announced a new product to its portable power family, the P1-PRO 7000mAh outdoor battery pack.
This 7000mAh high capacity, dual charging battery pack has more than enough juice to charge your smartphone or tablet simultaneously, and has a removable bump resistant rubber band to protect against accidental knocks and bumps. The rubber band also acts as a cord keeper to store and keep your USB cable tangle free.
The P1-PRO comes with a LED battery status indicator and possesses smart overcharging prevention technology, requiring only 8.5 hours to fully charge. Simply plug it into a power socket overnight and it will be raring to go again when you wake up the next morning.
7000mAh battery capacity
Durable Rubber Band offers added protection from accidental knocks and bumps
Removable Rubber band cord keeper function keeps your cables tangle free
LED battery status indicator with overcharging prevention technology
Dual Charging Functionality (2.1A, 1.0A)
Certified for overall reliability and safety with FCC, CE and ROHS.
MSI announces the availability of GP Series, the ideal combination of on-the-go productivity, multimedia entertainment and gaming performance.
The GP Series, currently comprised of one 17-inch and two 16-inch models, come equipped with either Intel Core i7 or Core i5 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT740M graphics, and 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, giving them enough power to blaze through any task. MSI’s newest laptops combines Sound Blaster Cinema, Matrix Display, and Audio Boost technology with gold-flashed audio jacks to pump out crystal clear surround sound, connecting to up to two additional monitors and maximize sound quality to create a more immersive experience.
GP Series also features SteelSeries keyboard, up to 1TB of hard disk, Gigabit Ethernet network, and multiple USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports for easy connectivity. Both the GP70 and GP60 models are currently available starting from USD 899.99.
Thermaltake has unveiled the Massive TM laptop cooling pad, a product featuring adjustable temperature sensor, display control panel, aluminum design and two 120 mm temperature regulated fans. Its ergonomic design makes for the most comfortable viewing angle and hand position.
Massive TM builds with the first Thermaltake adjustable temperature sensor monitoring up to four different areas, pin-points the hottest part of user’s notebook. The easy and smart multi-function display panel that showing information from each sensor, as well as lock button and fan control.
Two 120 mm temperature regulated fans are built in the middle of Massive TM for maximum speed up to 1300 rpm, enabling laptops to produce cold air and create the best cooling performance.
Massive TM is designed with brushed aluminum panel for added elegance. The large area of hexagonal shape cooling mesh reduces wind resistance and wind noise, increasing airflow through the area.
AMD has unveiled the AMD Radeon R9 290X, R9 290, R9 280X, R9 270X, R7 260X, and R7 250 video cards, AMD’s first GPUs in a new era of gaming defined by UltraHD displays, renewed vigor in game engine development, and a new generation of gamers that expect a more immersive entertainment experience. AMD also introduced the world to Mantle and AMD TrueAudio technology, the latest innovations that redefine the GPU by enabling both gamers and game developers with unprecedented audio and performance enhancements for compatible games.
The new AMD Radeon R7 and R9 families of graphics chip feature three key pillars: AMD GCN architecture with tweaks that add support for DirectX 11.2 application programming interface; AMD TrueAudio technology, which empowers game developers with a programmable audio pipeline on the GPU. AMD TrueAudio technology enhances audio realism by simulating the human brain’s perception of real-world sound, working in concert with the user’s existing audio hardware to recreate a lifelike experience in upcoming games like “THIEF” by Square Enix or “Lichdom” by Xaviant Games; as well as a set of optimizations for ultra high-definition 4K (3840*2160) output.
The new R9- and R7-series of GPUs will be available at price-points from USD 89 to USD 599+.
Genius has announced the Energy Mouse, a unique device that serves as both a power bank and a fully functional mouse in one stylish package. With this device, business people, travelers, and students can recharge their electronic devices, such as smartphones, when on-the-go, and negates the need to carry a separate power bank.
Equipped with a 2700mAh battery, the Energy Mouse has more than enough juice to fully recharge your electronic devices. No need to worry about draining the power bank battery while using the mouse — a separate battery reserve is used to power the mouse. The built-in lithium-ion battery can be charged with the included USB cable.
As a full-sized contoured mouse with rubber hand grips, Energy Mouse brings comfort to notebook users who use unreliable trackpads and tiny, uncomfortable mice.
The Genius patented Magic Roller scroll wheel makes it a breeze to scroll up and down on websites and documents.
2.4 GHz wireless technology ensures a steady and reliable connection with an operating range of up to 30 feet. The tiny USB pico receiver can be left in the USB port adding more convenient portability. When not in use the pico receiver can be stored under the mouse.
Four LEDs indicate charge status as well as the amount of power left. To check on the status of the battery simply hold down the “lightning bolt” button on the top of the mouse for two seconds.
Energy Mouse is currently available in Metallic Blue, Metallic Red, Silver or Pink for the suggested retail price of USD 34.99.
OCZ has just announced the availability of its new Fatal1ty Series power supply products, first unveiled at Computex 2013. This refreshed lineup for gamers features high efficiency, a fully modular cable design, and a robust feature-set to meet the demanding needs of multi-GPU systems and provide exceptional system stability.
The latest enthusiast-grade series from OCZ, these new Fatal1ty PSUs were co-developed with twelve-time world champion Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel to meet the specific needs of fellow gamers, and will be available in 550 W and 750 W models designed to offer performance and reliability coupled with an updated feature set. With up to 85% energy efficiency at typical loads, the Fatal1ty series features an excellent 80-Plus Bronze rating. Both models feature a powerful single +12V rail for exceptional power distribution, along with 135 mm temperature and load-controlled fans with trademark glowing red LEDs for stylish and silent operation for high-end gaming rigs.
Fatal1ty Series PSUs are built-to-last with premium components and heavy-duty protection circuitries that utilize specialized DC-to-DC converters for compatibility with Intel’s Haswell platform, and are able to operate at lower power usage when off or in standby mode. Equipped with a fully modular cable management system and complete array of connectors, these latest PSUs promote an organized case environment that maximizes airflow by eliminating unnecessary wiring, ideal for case-modders and system builders opting to maintain the aesthetics in customized PC builds.
With an improved feature-set in a sleek, modular design for gamers, the latest Fatal1ty power supply models are available immediately and are backed with a 3-year (550 W model) or 5-year (750 W model) warranty.
Corsair has just announced the immediate availability of the Obsidian Series 750D performance full-tower PC case. Like all Obsidian Series cases, the 750D features an elegant black monolithic design, brushed aluminum and solid steel construction, and generous expansion flexibility.
The Obsidian Series 750D’s rigid, rugged exterior surrounds a frame that has ample room for high-performance components, as well as sophisticated cooling for users who want to push their components to the limits. The case is designed to make building a PC fast and simplem with features such as tool-free side panels and drive bays, cable routing grommets and mount points, and motherboard rear CPU access and alignment pegs.
Obsidian Series 750D Specifications:
Nine expansion slots for larger motherboards and running multiple graphics cards or expansion boards simultaneously.
Six tool-free 3.5”/2.5” combo bays in two modular hard drive cages, with room for two more cages for up to 12 total combo drive bays.
Four tool-free 2.5” side-mounted drive cages for SSDs, out of the airflow path.
Three tool-free 5.25” bays for expansion
Four front mounted USB ports for easy peripheral or external storage device connection.
Three included AF140L high-airflow 140mm fans (2 front, 1 rear) for excellent airflow and low noise levels.
Room for up to eight fans
Top – 360 mm or 280 mm
Front – 280 mm or 240 mm
Bottom – 240 mm
Rear – 140 mm or 120 mm
Modular hard drive cages can be located in four separate mounting locations.
Side-mounted 2.5” cages allow quick, easy removal of the 3.5” drive cages for better airflow or room for radiators, while maintaining capacity for up to four 2.5” drives.
Thumbscrew side panel removal and expansion slots, and tool-free 3.5”, 2.5”, and 5.25” drive bays.
Center-post standoff holds motherboard in place while you secure the other screws.
Easily accessible (and removable) front, rear, and top dust filters.
Outstanding cable routing with rubber grommets for superior airflow and cleaner, neater builds.
Four USB ports (two USB 3.0) and headphone/mic jacks in the front panel for easy access.
21.5 x 9.25 x 22 inches (546 x 235 x 560 mm)
9.7 kg (21.4 lbs.)
The Obsidian Series 750D has a suggested retail price of USD 159.99 in the US and is available immediately from Corsair's worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. It is backed with a limited 2-year warranty and Corsair’s excellent customer service and technical support.
ASUS has announced that the RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-band router is now available for pre-order at select resellers.
Capable of delivering speeds up to 1.3 Gbps over 802.11ac and 600 Mbps over 802.11n, thanks to Broadcom TurboQAM technology, the RT-AC68U is powered by a dual-core processor, two USB ports for file, printer, and 3G/4G modem sharing, that includes a USB 3.0 port for high-speed data transfers. ASUS AiCloud technology transforms home networking into your personal cloud for easy streaming and sharing to smartphones, PCs, and tablets. AiRadar intelligently strengthens the signal for extended and enhanced coverage while dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz technology ensure full backward-compatibility with current wireless devices.
The RT-AC68U is available for pre-order for an estimated price of USD 220.
Dell has announced its updated Inspiron portfolio with a range of new laptops and an all-in-one PC. The new touch-enabled systems offer savvy buyers dependable technology that keeps them connected, from the upscale, feature-rich Inspiron 7000 Series laptops – Dell’s thinnest and strongest Inspiron line ever – to the ultraportable Inspiron 11 3000 Series, featuring a slim design with exceptional battery life so it can keep up with you, wherever you are. For those looking for a space-saving PC without sacrificing on performance or style, the Inspiron 23 all-in-one features a full articulating stand and 10-finger capacitive touch display. Continuing the Inspiron tradition of delivering technology that is accessible and easy to use, these new additions to the portfolio significantly raise the bar on stylish personal computing that will not break the bank.
The Inspiron 7000 Series laptops provide powerful performance in thin, upscale designs. Featuring diamond-cut beveled edges, the 7000 Series’ forged aluminum design turns heads and feels reassuringly strong. All Inspiron 7000 Series laptops come with a 10-finger, capacitive touch display with edge-to-edge Corning Gorilla Glass NBT for durability. The Inspiron 14 and 15 can both be outfitted with optional Full HD, vibrant 300-nit touch displays featuring 97% more pixels than HD and 160-degree viewing angles, twice as much as regular HD. The Inspiron 7000 Series features backlit keyboards as standard to make it easy when the lights are low, and is maximized for efficiency with Intel 4th generation (Haswell) Core i5 and i7 options, as well as SSD options (Inspiron 15 and Inspiron 17) to speed up boot times and application loading.
Ideal for on-the-go types with up to 8 hours and 52 minutes of battery life, the Inspiron 14 slips easily into a sleeve or bag with its ultra-thin 0.6-inch (15.3mm) design, which is 27% thinner than its predecessor, the Inspiron 14z. The Inspiron 15 is the perfect blend of portability and performance, measuring under an inch thin (0.9 inches) with a large 15.6-inch screen and up to 7 hours, 24 minutes of battery life. At just over an inch thin (1.1 inches), the Inspiron 17 comes with an optical drive and touch as standard, making it a compelling desktop replacement entertainment center.
The Dell Inspiron 7000 Series is the first to use wheat straw as part of its packaging. This is the left over part of the wheat plant after harvesting that is often burned by farmers. By using corrugate cardboard that is 15 percent wheat straw, Dell is helping customers reduce their carbon footprint and helping adjacent industries grow, while maintaining its commitment to the environment.
Whether you are toting a backpack across campus or travelling cross-country, the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series is a reliable, ultraportable choice for those who are on the go all day. The Inspiron 11 features an 11.6-inch, 10-finger capacitive touch display with noise-cancelling, dual-array microphones to make web chats amazingly clear – even in public spaces. At 0.83 inches (21.2 mm) thin, a starting weight of just over 3 pounds (3.15 lbs) and with up to eight hours, 20 minutes of battery life, the Inspiron 11 is perfect for both entertainment and productivity on-the-move.
To maximize the versatility and performance of Inspiron laptops like the Inspiron 11 3000 or Inspiron 7000 Series, Dell has a range of recommended essential accessories. Protect your investment with a case or backpack and take along a wireless mouse for easy navigation. To integrate an Inspiron laptop into a more traditional desktop set-up, customers can connect to a Dell productivity dock, virtually borderless monitor and wireless keyboard and mouse.
The Inspiron 23, the latest addition to Dell’s expanding all-in-one portfolio, is a feature-packed all-in-one with a gorgeous, razor-thin design. With a Full HD, 10-finger capacitive touch display, the Inspiron 23 has an articulating stand for an intuitive interaction with Windows 8. Consumers can tilt the display, angle it closer for an easy touch experience, or even lay it flat. Perfect for a home office or living room, the Inspiron 23 provides a powerful and enjoyable all-round experience while fitting nicely into the home décor with an attractive, slim design.
Customers can complete their home ecosystem with a full range of monitors to extend the touch experience. The recently announced Dell 20 Touch Monitor, Dell 23 Touch Monitor and Dell 27 Touch Monitor seamlessly connect to Inspiron laptops to transport touch capabilities to the big screen. Users seeking a larger canvas for schoolwork or multimedia will enjoy an intuitive interaction with content onscreen by tapping, sliding, swiping, turning, pinching, and stretching with their fingers. Quick access to content is a snap with an extensive range of connector ports such as MHL, DisplayPort, HDMI, VGA, and USB, while the 1600 x 900 HD resolution on the 20-inch model and the Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution on the 23-inch and 27-inch models ensure a superb visual experience. Convenient stand flexibility enables customers to adjust these monitors to suit their viewing needs.
The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series starts at USD 379 and is available beginning October 3. The Inspiron 7000 Series laptops start at USD 699 for the Inspiron 15; and USD 849 for the Inspiron 14 or Inspiron 17 and are available beginning September 26. The Inspiron 23 all-in-one PC starts at USD 999 and is available beginning October 1. All products are available in select countries around the world.
Apple has updated iMac with fourth generation Intel quad-core processors, new graphics, next generation Wi-Fi and faster PCIe flash storage options. The updated iMac brings the latest technology to the stunningly thin design and gorgeous display of the world’s leading all-in-one desktop.
The entry-level 21.5-inch iMac features a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor and new Iris Pro graphics for unprecedented levels of integrated graphics performance. The high-end 21.5-inch model and both 27-inch models feature quad-core Intel Core i5 processors up to 3.4 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce 700 series graphics with twice the video memory and up to 40 percent faster performance than the previous generation. Customers looking for the ultimate in performance can upgrade to quad-core Intel Core i7 processors up to 3.5 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M series graphics with up to 4 GB of video memory.
iMac now supports next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi. When connected to an 802.11ac base station, iMac delivers wireless performance that is up to three times faster than the previous generation.
The updated iMac now features support for PCIe-based flash storage that makes Fusion Drive and all-flash storage options up to 50 percent faster than the previous generation. The popular Fusion Drive option combines the large storage capacity of a hard drive with the high performance of flash to deliver shorter boot times and faster access to apps and files. Customers can configure their iMac with a 1 TB or 3 TB Fusion Drive, and all-flash storage options are now available in configurations up to 1 TB.
iMac comes standard with 8 GB of memory and a 1 TB hard drive, and customers can choose to configure their iMac with up to 32 GB of memory and up to a 3 TB hard drive. iMac also comes with two Thunderbolt and four USB 3.0 ports for connecting to external storage and other high performance peripherals.
Continuing Apple’s commitment to energy efficiency and the environment, iMac meets stringent Energy Star 5.2 requirements and achieves an EPEAT Gold rating. iMac features LED-backlit displays that are mercury-free and made with arsenic-free glass. iMac includes PVC-free components and cables, contains no brominated flame retardants, and uses highly recyclable materials and material-efficient packaging designs.
iMac ships with OS X Mountain Lion, bringing Messages, Notification Center, system-wide Sharing, AirPlay Mirroring, Dictation, Game Center and the enhanced security of Gatekeeper to your Mac. With iCloud built into the foundation of OS X, Mountain Lion makes it easier than ever to keep your content up to date across your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
The new iMac is available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. The 21.5-inch iMac is available with a 2.7 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.2 GHz and Intel Iris Pro for a suggested retail price of USD 1,299 (US); and with a 2.9 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M for a suggested retail price of USD 1,499 (US). The 27-inch iMac is available with a 3.2 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.6 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 755M for a suggested retail price of USD 1,799 (US); and with a 3.4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.8 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M for a suggested retail price of USD 1,999 (US).
Western Digital has redesigned its My Book and My Book for Mac lines of external desktop drives to provide as much as 4 TB storage capacity and enhanced data protection for those who create and collect large volumes of data, video, music, and photos.
With USB 3.0 for speed, the new My Book lines are available in 2 TB, 3 TB, and 4 TB capacities for the largest content collections. At any point in time, anything can happen to one’s data. Whether it is a lost notebook or destructive virus, it is critical to keep data safe and maintain a backup of important documents and valued content.
The new drives’ data protection features are perfect for backing up content collections. WD SmartWare Pro automatic back-up software with Dropbox integration offers cloud backup capabilities, and the WD Edition of Acronis True Image enables users to execute a full system backup and securely delete digital files and programs.
Security measures against unauthorized access to the drive are handled through WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software with hardware encryption and password protection. To protect files against theft, fire, flood, or other natural disaster, My Book integrates Dropbox to store files in the cloud. For full system backup and secure deletion of files, My Book includes Acronis True Image (ATI) WD Edition. ATI WD Edition is an integrated software suite that ensures security of all information on the PC and can be used to securely delete any confidential data no longer needed. ATI WD is also used for disaster recovery in case of a fatal system crash, recovering the entire PC including files, software and preferences.
The My Book for Mac will also incorporate USB 3.0 and UAS connectivity for increased speed and flexibility. Available in 2TB / 3TB capacities, My Book for Mac is compatible with Apple’s Time Machine for safe and effective backup of files. The drive is equipped with WD Security software for password protection and hardware encryption to protect files from unauthorized access, and comes with WD Utilities, which allows users to register drives, run diagnostics, and more.
My Book and My Book for Mac hard drives are protected by a 3-year limited warranty and are available from the WD store at wdstore.com, as well as select retailers and distributors. Pricing will be USD 129.99 for the 2 TB, USD 149.99 for the 3 TB, and USD 179.99 for the 4 TB.
SteelSeries has just announced the new Sensei RAW Na'Vi Edition gaming mouse. With best-in-class switches and a pro-grade laser sensor, the SteelSeries Sensei RAW is designed to deliver the best in gaming performance. Its ambidextrous, all-grip design features the team’s black and yellow colors and bright-yellow LED illumination in three zones - on the team logo, scroll wheel and CPI indicator, all of which can be configured for multiple levels of pulsation and brightness. As the mouse of choice for the Ukrainian e-Sports powerhouse, SteelSeries and the team designed this new edition Sensei RAW together along with feedback from their community.
The Sensei RAW Na'Vi Edition is powered by SteelSeries Engine software, where users are equipped with advanced customization options and the ability to create and store an unlimited number of profiles. The mouse also features XL-sized glides for a smooth, consistent movement, and a 2m/6.5ft anti-tangle black and yellow braided, nylon cord.
The SteelSeries Sensei RAW Na'Vi Edition gaming mouse costs USD 69.99 and is available on the SteelSeries Web Shop.
The SteelSeries Sensei RAW gaming mouse and QcK mousepad are now available in new, heat orange editions. This new color combination is designed to complement the SteelSeries Siberia v2 Heat Orange Edition Headset, with its glossy black finish and bright-orange illumination. The USD 59.99 Sensei RAW and USD 14.99 mouse surface are available now in the SteelSeries Web Shop.
Tt eSPORTS is revealing another variation of the VOLOS laser gaming mouse. The VOLOS Combat White gaming mouse is the next generation laser mouse, specifically made for MOBA/MMORPG gamers. For MOBA/MMORPG players it is critical to capture the right timing in activating abilities, and the Tt eSPORTS VOLOS has been designed to tackle this task. The VOLOS Combat White is not only shaped to provide the perfect control and glide, but also comes with special balanced weighting design so that when users add the customizable mouse weights in the back the mouse does not become too bottom heavy. The VOLOS Combat White is equipped with 14 keys and lighting with up to 16.8 million customizable color options at four different zones, to bring the best performance for playing MOBA/MMORPG games.
VOLOS Combat White gaming mouse features:
Three additional side buttons on the front right, two on the back left, and four thumb buttons on the front left. In addition to the buttons on top of the mouse, this adds up to 14 macro keys and up to 140 programmable macros across 10 profiles.
Vibrant thumb button designs for more intuitive key commands. It is a lot easier to discern which button you are going for with the colorful design.
LEDs with up to 16.8 million customizable colors for the circular light up area on the left click, scroll wheel, Profile switch indicator, and the Battle Dragon logo.
Macro keys can be disabled via the function lock switch or in software, to prevent accidental presses.
On the fly DPI adjustment, with scroll wheel color changing indication to differentiate between 2~5 dpi levels.
The VOLOS Combat White laser gaming mouse costs USD $69.99, and will start rolling out worldwide in the end of October.
Tegra Note is a tablet designed by NVIDIA that will be brought to market by their partners. The product is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 processor, Android operating system, and has a suggested retail price of USD 199.
In the next few months, NVIDIA’s partners will be bringing Tegra Note to market worldwide with features that speak to local consumers, among them are EVGA and PNY Technologies in North America; EVGA, Oysters and ZOTAC in Europe; Colorful, Shenzhen Homecare Technology and ZOTAC in Asia-Pacific; and XOLO in India. They join other partners, including HP, ASUS, Toshiba, Kobo, and Xiaomi, that have already announced Tegra 4-based products.
Here’s a full set of the specs for quick reference:
Processor: Tegra 4 mobile processor with quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU and 72-core GeForce GPU
Display: 7-inch HD IPS LCD display (1280 x 800)
Camera: Rear 5 Megapixels and front VGA webcam
Storage: 16GB storage with microSD expandable up to an additional 32GB
Audio: Front-facing “HD Audio” stereo speakers with a unique bass-reflex port
Stylus Chisel and Brush tips for natural writing and broad strokes
Peripherals: Micro HDMI connector to drive big screen TV videos and gaming
OS: Android with latest version of the OS
Software Updates: Over-the-air software updates directly from NVIDIA