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PNY bringing new SSD line-up for casual consumers, gamers and enterprise users

SSD, or Solid State Drive, is the one very simple way to give your computer a massive speed boost. PNY is one of many manufacturers out there that are pushing the SSD market. This year at CES 2015 they announced a new series of drives that target each user set with speeds and storage sizes to compliment each. “PNY’s new range of Solid State Drives is a result of the company’s renewed focus on delivering innovative, high quality SSD products to address the growing needs of the storage market,” said Vinny Girardi, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Storage Solutions & New Products group at PNY. “This new series of solid state drives are highly reliable, as they have gone through rigorous validation and testing, ensuring they meet the stringent requirements specific to the enterprise and client markets. This new line-up of SSDs will truly make life simple ...

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Lenovo YOGA 3

CES 2015: Lenovo YOGA 3 11-inch and 14-inch convertibles improve on the YOGA formula

So much happened at CES 2015 that we’re only now getting the chance to catch up with it all. One of the big announcements for Lenovo at CES was the extending of its YOGA family, particularly the new Lenovo YOGA 3 convertibles which introduced an 11-inch and 14-inch version. It goes without saying that both these devices make use of the usual YOGA formula, the two-hinge design which allows the device to be locked in four different positions – Laptop, Stand, Tent and Tablet – depending on your preference or use-case. But it’s not all just convenience and functionality – the YOGA 3’s have the power to back it up with an Intel Core i7 in the 14-inch YOGA 3, 1080p displays and Windows 8.1. On the entertainment front, both YOGA’s come with stereo speakers and Waves audio which should make for clear audio in multimedia scenarios. Fun fact, at ...

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Samson Meteor M2 Multimedia Speaker System

CES 2015: The Samson Meteor M2 Multimedia Speaker System looks retro and modern at the same time

So many cool and wonderful things come out during CES that it’s almost too difficult to cover it all. One thing that we did notice and had to cover at CES 2015 though was the Samson Meteor M2 Multimedia Speaker System, which looks to combine equal parts retro and modern design to provide an elegant look to any computer or multimedia setup. Of course, the most striking thing about these speakers are their exterior, which is die cast from solid zinc giving it a great look but also great durability, but underneath packs some serious power as well with two 2.5-inch drivers and rear-ported passive radiators. If you’ve never heard of the name Samson before, they are one of the biggest names in professional audio solutions, particularly microphones, so it’s no surprise that their speakers are designed to look like microphones of the past. But custom digital signal processing also keeps ...

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Lenovo announces new ThinkPad Stack accessories with 1TB drives and 10,000 mAh battery packs

Today at the International CES PC and smartphone maker Lenovo announces the new ThinkPad Stack accessory lineup. The ThinkPad Stack is a series of additional add-on items that you can purchase to boost your productivity and storage on your laptops, Notebooks and Ultrabooks. They are all interlocking which gives you ability to have one, two or more accessory add-ons in use at one time. The line up includes: Bluetooth speaker: for music, movies and conference calls. It features a noice reducing MIC, 2 x 2W multi core speakers, D-note Digital Chip-less power, Bluetooth 4.0, easy access phone and speaker controls and offers 6+ hours of playback time. Power bank: Pulling a 10,000 mAh battery for charging various devices. This little guy shows your battery level vi an LED in 25% increments, charges via a Micro USB in port, and delivers dua USB out puts. one port is a 5v 2.1A ...

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen

CES 2015: Hands-on with the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 with AnyPen Technology

CES 2015 has yet to officially start, yet the press releases are coming in thick and fast, and one of the main culprits is Lenovo, who’s raft of new devices is as big as it is innovative. Top of the list for innovative is the 8-inch Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 with AnyPen technology, a new feature that allows the YOGA tablet 2 to be used with any metallic object, be it a pencil, metal ruler, screw driver, or even fork. It’s a pretty neat feature, especially if you’re one to doodle, meaning you can pick up most any object at your desk and get stylus-like performance from it. Thankfully, we got a chance to get a hands-on with the device, the photos of which are above and below. Like the other members of the YOGA Tablet 2 family, this AnyPen version will also come with a quadcore Intel processor, 8-inch Full HD display ...

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