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Seagate Introduces 750GB External Hard Drive

LG Introduces First Commercial UMTS DVB-H Handset

Leadtek Introduces NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2 Based Graphics

Seagate Introduces 750GB External Hard Drive

After the announcement of the new 750GB internal 3.5" HDD, Seagate Technology also introduced the external 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive.

The novelty includes easy-to-use backup software that protects your system and data files with a simple touch of a button on the drive. The Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive also includes USB 2.0 and Firewire 1394 connections and sports a sleek design incorporating a sturdy, non-slip stand for vertical desktop placement plus the ability to stack multiple drives on top of one another, creating a massive, multi-terabyte desktop storage system in approximately a 7 by 7 inch footprint.

As already mentioned, The 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive uses Seagate's perpendicular recording technology and is based on the newly announced Barracuda 7200.10 family, with data density of up to 188 gigabytes per plate.

The Seagate 750GB Pushbutton Back-up Hard Drive will be available May 2006 and will retail for $559.

LG Introduces First Commercial UMTS DVB-H Handset

LG Electronics announced the launch of the LG-U900, the first commercially available UMTS (WCDMA) DVB-H phone, at a ceremony in Rome, Italy on April 27. The LG-U900 will be available early May through Hutchison, a telecommunications services provider, in time for the 2006 World Cup.

Hutchison Italy will provide video footage of all World Cup matches beginning June 6, through the Hutchison's service channels, 'La3'. Hutchison plans to offer the LG UMTS (WCDMA) DVB-H phone to customers world-wide, after initially establishing a base in Italy.

LG's new LG-U900 DVB-H handset features a 2.2-inch 'wide-swing' screen for mobile TV viewing. Its digital broadcasting functions include ESG (Electronics Service Guide) and CAS (Conditional Access System). These functions shall support enhanced business models for mobile and broadcasting operators. Users can watch TV for up to three hours because of the phone's long battery life. The LG-U900 is also equipped with a 1.3 mega-pixel & VGA digital camera, and internal memory capacity of 58MB.

The UMTS (WCDMA) DVB-H technology evolved from DVB-T, European terrestrial digital broadcast technology, becoming the European mobile broadcast standard. It provides high-speed data transmission, a variety of channels, a high-resolution screen and strong mobile broadcasting.

Source: LG Electronics

Leadtek Introduces NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2 Based Graphics

Leadtek Research today announced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2 based graphics solution for advanced visualization systems requiring scalable graphics performance. This solution joins the recently announced NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 card with the NVIDIA Quadro SDI and G-Sync option.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2 includes 512MB GDDR3 per GPU, quad dual-link DVI-I connectors, a stereo connector, is SLI and G-Sync capable, and supports 32x FSAA. This professional graphics solution is designed for visualization systems, CAD, DCC. Leadtek Quadro FX 4500 X2 delivers up to 33.6 GB/sec. memory bandwidth, 1GB (512MB per GPU) GDDR3 frame buffer memory, 256-bit memory interface and support for 4 ultra-high resolution digital panels.

Source: Leadtek Research

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