From the monthly archives:

February 2012

UQ URoad-SS10 Mobile WiMAX Router

by Isaiah on February 29, 2012


Here comes another travel-friendly mobile WiMAX router from UQ Communications, the URoad-SS10. Measuring only 63mm x 90mm x 11.8mm and weighing just 86g, this slim and lightweight mobile router supports for up to ten simultaneous connections via LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n connectivity and provides up to nine hours of battery continuous communication. The URoad-SS10 is scheduled to hit the market on March 9th for 17,800 Yen (about $221) in three different color options: white, black and red. [Product Page]

Canon wordtank Z410 Color Electronic Dictionary

by Isaiah on February 29, 2012


Canon is preparing to launch their newest color electronic dictionary ‘wordtank Z410’ in Japan. Designed for high school students, the device is equipped with a 4.3-inch 480 x 272 color LCD touch panel, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 14 language system dictionary, English dictionary system and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that provides up to 125 hours of battery life. The wordtank Z410 will go on sale from late March for around 34,980 Yen (about $435) in white, black and pink color options. [Canon]

PNY HP v165w USB Flash Drives

by Isaiah on February 29, 2012


PNY Technologies has unveiled a new line of USB flash drives, the HP v165w. Available in capacities ranging from 2GB to 32GB, these waterproof and dustproof USB flash drives come with a transparent dark blue outer shell, a USB 2.0 connection interface and promise to deliver read/write speeds of up to 14/4 MB/s (2GB, 4GB and 8GB Models) and 18/8 MB/s (16GB and 32GB Models), respectively. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing yet. [PNY]

OCZ Announces 180GB And 360GB Agility 3 SSDs

by Isaiah on February 29, 2012


OCZ has added two new storage capacities to its Agility 3 SSD line-up by announcing the 180GB and 360GB models. These high capacity 2.5-inch SSDs are equipped with MLC NAND Flash memory chips, a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, a SandForce SF-2281 controller, TRIM support, a MTBF of 2 million hours and capable of delivering read/write speeds of up to 525/500 MB/s (180GB Models) and 525/495 MB/s (360GB Models), respectively. The 180GB and 360GB models will become available in early March for around 19,000 Yen (about $236) and 36,000 Yen (about $447), respectively. [ASK Corporation]

Lancool PC-K65 Mid-Tower PC Case

by Isaiah on February 29, 2012


Lancool has just dropped their newest mid-tower PC case into the market. Called the PC-K65, this steel case supports for mini-ITX, micro-ATX and ATX motherboards, and features an I/O panel with 1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 and 1x audio ports, three 5.25-inch external drive bays, two modular HDD racks supporting six 3.5-inch HDDs and four 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs, eight expansion slots and has three fans (2x 140mm fans in front, 1x 120mm fan at the rear). The PC-K65 has a retail price of $99 MSRP. [Lancool]