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Archive for April, 2012

G-Technology’s 8TB G-RAID with Thunderbolt Drive for Professional Video Editors

 G-Technology  8TB G-RAID with Thunderbolt Drive

Designed for professional auido/video (A/V) market, the G-Technology’s 8TB G-RAID with Thunderbolt Drive utilizing two 4TB, 7200 RPM Deskstar™ hard drives in RAID 0 mode and two Thunderbolt ports that enable user to pair the device with up to six Thunderbolt peripherals such as additional G-RAID drives, a high-resolution display and professional video capture devices.

Also available in 6TB and 4TB capacities, the G-RAID with Thunderbolt Drive encased in solid all-aluminum case for maximum durability. And as you can see in the image above, the design is inspired by the Apple style. Regarding data transfer speed, the G-RAID with Thunderbolt Drive is able to transfer a full-length, high-definition, internet-ready H.264 movie in less than a minute.

Toshiba Satellite L800 and C800 Series Laptops

Toshiba Satellite L800

Toshiba celebrates the month of April 2012 with the announcement of a variety of new computing products including the full HD All-in-One Desktop (LX815 and LX835); the Satellite S800 and P800 Series laptops; as well as the Qosmio X875 and X875 3D gaming laptops. But the party is not over yet, Toshiba also announced two affordable laptops — the Satellite L800 and C800 Series laptops.

Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS Streaming Players Hit Canada

Roku 2 XS Stream Player

Two small set-top boxes have been launched in Canada by Roku: The Roku 2 XD and the Roku 2 XS. Both devices enable user to stream a variety of entertainment channels to the TV instantly. You may wonder what is the difference between XD and XS model. The Roku 2 XS offers more enhanced features including a remote with motion control for playing games like Angry Birds; an Ethernet port and a USB port for accessing data from any USB drive. The price-tag of Roku 2 XS is set at CAD 109.99 or only CAD 10 higher than the Roku 2 XD.

Both Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS connects to the Internet instantly via built-in WiFi and supports up to 1080p high-definition video. The devices available now for pre-order online from,, and; and are expected to be available at London Drugs and Walmart retail locations at the end of the month.

Samsung NX210 Compact System Camera (CSC) with Built-in WiFi

Nikon NX210 Compact System Camera (CSC) with Built-in WiFi

Along with the NX1000, Samsung also introduces NX210 and NX20 Compact System Camera (CSC) at the same time. But now I want to show you the NX210 which stays in the middle between NX1000 and NX20. Just like the other two, the NX210‘s selling point is its built-in WiFi that enable users to share what they capture straight from the camera. But that’s not the end of story, the NX210 comes with a 20.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and is also fully compatible with the NX series’ unique i-Function system.

Featuring a premium metallic finish, the NX210 boasts a 3.0” AMOLED display for viewing images and Full HD movies in brilliant resolution just Like its predecessor. Following the NX’s design heritage with easy access to Wi-Fi functions, the NX210 allows quick sharing with friends and family, whilst with Samsung Mobile Link users can show off their best images on phones and tablets, or on the big screen with TV Link connecting the NX210 wirelessly to internet-enabled TVs.

Toshiba LX815 and LX835 Full HD All-in-One Desktop Computers

Toshiba LX815 and LX835 Full HD All-in-One Desktop Computers

Toshiba’s newest All-in-One Desktop PCs, the 21.5-inch LX815 and 23-inch LX835 are ideal for the kitchen, family room and dorm room for effective multitasking and HD entertainment. These PCs provide full HD 1080p displays with optional touchscreens on edge-to-edge glass. The attractive display is bundled with a full-size raised tile wireless keyboard with a 10-key numeric keypad and a wireless mouse.

Powered by 3rd Generation Intel Core processors and configured with up to 16GB RAM, up to 3TB hard drives, two USB 3.0 ports plus four USB 2.0 ports, the LX815 and LX835 also offer beautiful sound from SRS Premium Sound 3D Onkyo speakers. These new All-in-Ones are also sport HDMI input and select models will also feature Blu-ray Disc drives and a TV-tuner with an IR blaster for connecting to a set-top box or DVR.

Toshiba Excite 10 Android Tablet for $450!

Toshiba Excite 10 Android Tablet

Toshiba has three new tablets with different display sizes – 13.3-inch, 10.1-inch and 7.7-inch. In this post, I want to show you the 10.1-inch model. Known as Excite 10, this tablet runs Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich just like the other two. Coming with a scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass display, the Excite 10 boasts a 1280×800 resolution with 10-finger multi-touch support.

A 10-inch is Steve Jobs’ favorite tablet size, that’s why the iPad is only availbale in this model. Other than that, it will be too small or too big for our hand. Do you agree with Jobs? Along with the ICS taste, the Toshiba Excite 10 tablet also offers a simplified UI, easy multitasking, customizable home screens, resizable widgets and a full suite of Google apps.

Gifts for Men

gift for men

Buying gifts for the opposite sex or even for the same sex can be an awkward and stressful process for those unsure how to express their affection for the recipient. Buying gifts is about having the confidence to express yourself and skilfully judge what the recipient values as hobbies or interests. Fortunately, in the modern era, we have the internet to assist us in purchasing the perfect gift.

Gifts for men have often included a generic set of basic ideas such as beer, films or cd’s. These are all good examples of presents but they can appear a tad like a token effort if not carefully chosen. A more personalised gift can represent a far more thoughtful present and will often be more appreciated.

For ideas regarding gifts for men, the modern present buyer should use the internet for inspiration. Sites like are ideal resources and have an abundance of original and thoughtful ideas including things as obscure as flying lessons, to the excitement of driving days, and the romance of city breaks.

All budgets and tastes are catered for on and you can use selection criteria such as ‘best-selling’ and ‘price (low to high or high to low)’ to narrow down the best gift for men options.

Personalising a gift is always a good idea to give the impression of a gift uniquely tailored for the recipient. Personalised birthday cards and cakes are a good starting point, giving the bare essentials – cake and card – an added significance. A cake and card can often feel impersonal and routine but personalisation adds a large element of thoughtfulness.

Gifts for men have never been so exciting now that the internet can assist us in arranging all of sorts of adventures, and if your budget doesn’t stretch that far we shouldn’t forget the value of a well-considered trinket or keepsake.

Kid Icarus: Uprising on the Nintendo 3DS

Kid Icarus: Uprising

After 25 years, the high-flying adventure is back this spring as Kid Icarus makes a welcome return to all Nintendo 3DS game players with a variety of new modes and features.

Up, up and away to adventure

Charged with conquering the evil Medusa, Queen of the Underworld, our heroic angel Pit – with the help of Palutena, goddess of light and guardian of the human race – will battle the forces of darkness in the air and on land. His angelic wings will allow him to soar gracefully through the skies, but he’ll need much more to defeat Medusa’s Underworld Army.