- Created on 09 November 2012
Ultra-green, high-performance encryption, and powered by DSM 4.1 wins Computex 2012 Best Choice Award
Synology® Inc. today launched DiskStation DS413, a 4-bay NAS server that incorporates the latest technologies to minimise power consumption. It is well-suited for small and medium-sized businesses to centralize data backups and synchronise files across different platforms with minimum time and effort.
"Synology DS413 has emerged as an emblem of eco-friendly design and innovation, providing businesses with energy efficient data management solutions," said Jones Tsai, Director of Hardware Design at Synology Inc. The DS413’s system hibernation mode is unparalleled within the industry. In this mode, the DS413 consumes merely 3.3 watts, and can be brought back to full operation within seconds via web access using Synology’s state of the art technology. In system hibernation mode, fans and hard drives also come to a halt, creating a completely quiet working environment. A further demonstration of outstanding power-saving design, the DS413 consumes only 13 watts and 35.6 watts respectively during hard drive hibernation and in full operation.
The DS413 is one of the first NAS servers to deploy Freescale Semiconductor’s QorIQ
® Processor platform. With 1 GB of RAM, this combination enables best-in-class performance, deep sleep power management, and improved multitasking performance. "The compelling new DS413 product highlights the performance and energy efficiency leadership Synology is driving within NAS markets," said Bernd Lienhard, vice president and general manager of Freescale’s Networking Processor Division. "Freescale is pleased that QorIQ technology powering the new DS413 NAS server helps to contribute to its impressive capabilities and low power operation."
DS413 features high-performance encryption from a platform upgrade and a hardware encryption engine that achieves read and write speeds of 46.81 MB/sec and 23.46 MB/sec respectively in 256-bit AES. Non-encrypted performance also impressive at read and write speeds of 111.12 MB/sec and 80.86 MB/sec respectively under RAID 5 configuration. To ensure optimal services uptime, DS413 incorporates advanced reliability technologies including passive CPU cooling, two redundant 92 mm system fans, and hot-swappable drives.
Synology DS413 is powered by DiskStation Manager 4.1 (DSM 4.1), the operating system of every Synology DiskStation and RackStation. DSM 4.1 provides rich features to boost user-productivity and simplify their tasks, all on a sleek interface optimised for multitasking. Synology has received numerous media accolades and DS413 is no exception. It received the Computex 2012 Best Choice Award.
Visit http://www.synology.com/products/product.php?product_name=DS413 for more product information.
Synology DS413 is now shipping globally.
Synology at a Glance
Synology is dedicated to taking full advantage of the latest technologies to bring businesses and home users reliable and affordable ways to centralise data storage, simplify data backup, share and sync files across different platforms, and access data on-the-go. Synology aims to deliver products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.
- Created on 09 November 2012
Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today adds a formidable new tool of war to its arsenal, the Recon Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse by CM Storm.
Built for All
Sporting an ergonomic design with a Super Grip coated mouse body; Recon delivers a comfortable grip no matter if you are right or left-handed. It features a masterfully crafted body and ultra smooth Teflon mouse feet that provide a natural grip and motion, delivering a truly immersive gaming experience.
Recon incorporates the latest Avago 3090 optical sensor that provides a range of movement speed that spans both precise and swift movements – 800 to 4000 DPI. This mouse allows the user to change DPI on-the-fly and also to change the lift off distance and USB polling rate in the software. USB data rate boundaries have been pushed to reduce response times. Long-life switches ensure that the Recon will keep up with even the most extreme actions per minute. In addition, a multi-color mouse wheel light makes identifying the currently active profile a simple task – storing up 5 profiles and 36 macros within the mouse. These features are all accentuated by an imposing design that channels the heart of a gamer.
Take on all opponents with the flexibility and capability of the CM Storm Recon Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse.
Recon will be available in the middle of October 2012 for a recommended price of €49.95.
About Cooler Master
Cooler Master was founded to provide the best thermal solutions to our customers worldwide. Since its establishment two decades ago, we continue to invest in product development in order to provide leading-edge innovations to people and businesses. Cooler Master’s enclosure technology line-up includes heat sinks and fans, chassis, power supplies, function panels and accessories. Cooler Master has its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, with global branch offices located in Europe, America and APAC, so that we can offer to our customers the best service in time. For more information on Cooler Master, please visit www.coolermaster.com.
- Created on 12 October 2012
Honestech's Audio Recorder 3.0 Plus with Cassette Player converts cassettes and other analog music into digital formats.
Honestech, Inc., a leading developer and marketer of digital video and Internet Protocol (IP) software technology for multimedia content has released Audio Recorder 3.0 Plus packaged with a bonus USB stereo cassette player. With the Audio Recorder 3.0 Plus, consumers can easily convert analog music such as vinyl records and cassettes easily into digital format including audio CD, MP3 CD or MP3 audio files. This all-in-one solution includes a USB stereo cassette player, USB cable and RCA cables. The USB cassette player allows users to easily convert old cassettes into MP3, MP3 CDs and audio CDs. RCA cables also allow you to connect almost any audio players to your PC.
Priced at £39.95, honestech Audio Recorder 3.0 software features an Easy Wizard Mode and Advanced Mode, allowing both novice and advanced users to easily use the software. The award winning software takes users step-by-step along with diagrams to help users set up with ease. The software can remove the unwanted static noise and control irregular input volume by increasing or decreasing as needed. Audio Recorder 3.0 Plus will also detect the audio gaps and splits the tracks automatically, enabling users to add ID3 tags for artist, song and album titles to help organize the music files.
Audio Recorder 3.0 Plus is an easy-to-use and is perfect for converting old analog music into digital formats. The included USB stereo cassette can be plugged into your PC directly by using the included USB cable, and you can also use any audio device with RCA or headphone jack using the RCA cable and adaptor included.
About Honestech, Inc.
Honest Technology Inc. is a premier supplier of digital video and audio communication and entertainment solutions. Founded in 1998, as a pioneer of real-time MPEG encoding/decoding software technologies, the company's vision is to bring high-quality digital video and audio into users' daily lives by transforming the way video and audio are captured, delivered and experienced.
For more information about Honestech please visit www.honestech.com.