Edge HD2 Mini Media Centre PC

Following on from their original Edge HD Mini PC which when released was hailed as the smallest PC in the world. Edge have now launched their second creation the Edge HD2 Mini PC which provides everything you need to create a great little media centre system ideal for a home theatre setup.

Within the small case Edge have packed in a second generation Intel Atom D525 1.8GHz with 1 MB Cache supported by 2GB of DDR3 memory, nVidia ION2 graphics with 512MB RAM and a 320GB hard drive for storage. Together with one high speed LAN port, 4 x USB ports and a full HD (1920×1080) HDMI interface or VGA if required.

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Shuttle H3 6700G Compact And Powerful Gaming System

Shuttle the manufactures of small footprint computers and barebone systems has this week launched its new Shuttle H3 6700G Gaming System which can be customised to suit your exact requirements starting from $1,035.

The Shuttle H3 6700G was first show cased at E3 earlier this year and has been designed to provide a small yet powerful gaming system which can be powered by a second generation Intel Core i7 2600K processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 graphics card, and up to 16GB DDR3 memory if desired, all powered by a single 300w power supply.

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Olasonic TW-S7 Speakers

Even though these egg shaped speakers are USB powered their creators Olasonic have been able to design them to provide some impressive high-fidelity sound.

The speakers use just a single USB cable to provide connectivity to your computer and power for the speakers via the 2.5W. Yet are capable of delivering 10W+10W power thanks to a Super Charged Drive System digital amp fitted within the speakers.

Olasonic TW-S7 Speakers

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Synology Unveils 36TB DiskStation DS2411+ Storage Solution

Synology has this week unveiled their new DiskStation DS2411+ storage solution that is capable of storing up to 36TB of data via 12 drive bays that accept either 2.5 or 3.5 inch drives.

The DiskStation supports a large range of RAID setups from Basic, to JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 6 and RAID 10. You can even use Synology’s own Hybrid RAID system if you prefer.

Synology DiskStation DS2411+

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Buffalo Unveils MiniStation Plus USB 3.0 1TB Storage

Buffalo has launched a new line of portable storage solutions this week in the form of the MiniStation Plus drive. The new Buffalo MiniStation Plus comes in two storage capacities either 500GB or 1TB which is housed in a shock proof chassis.

It is also USB powered so there is no need to carry a power cable, which is always a bonus, and will provide transfer speeds around 5Gbps when used with a USB 3.0 port.

Buffalo MiniStation Plus

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Art Lebedev’s Optimus Mini Six Keyboard Enters Production

An announcement by Art Lebedev Studio has now revealed that their new Optimus Mini Six keyboard has now entered production and will be available later this year to buy, with their full-sized Optimus Popularis keyboard arriving sometime in 2012.

The newly revealed Optimus Mini Six comprises of six keys which are equipped with full colour LCD displays using a 64 x 64 pixel screen. The new screens are smaller than previous versions and allow Art Lebedev to reduce the overall footprint of the Optimus Mini Six.

Art Lebedev Optimus Mini Six

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Intel’s Cloverview To Beat Windows 8 To Market

Intel doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to bringing mobile silicon to market in a timely fashion, but we’re hoping that with Nvidia’s Kal-El nipping at their heels, they will be starting to turn that tradition around. If Intel’s Director of Product and Technology Media Relations Bill Kircos is to be believed, intel is all set to deliver a  “nice one-two chip-software punch”, with the Atom Clover platform comprised of the Cloverview processor due out at the same time or even earlier than the turncoat Windows 8.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M-570M Cards Unveiled For MSI And Alienware

Nvidia has today unveiled their new upgraded GeForce GTX line of mobile graphics cards in the form of the GeForce GTX 580M and 570M which have been created to be fitted into select OEM systems.

The first being the MSI GT780R gaming laptop and the Alienware M18X which are ready to order from today and will be shipping within the next couple of weeks. View their full specifications in the table after the jump to compare the GeForce GTX 580M and 570M graphics cards.

GeForce GTX 580M

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Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update Adds TRIM Support, But Only For Apple’s SSDs

Apple’s latest OS X update 10.6.8 has brought with it TRIM an great new feature for Mac’s fitted with solid state drives. TRIM support enables your SSD to write data on top of deleted data without the need for another cycle first speeding up your machine considerable and stopping it becoming progressively more sluggish.

Unfortunately though if you have added your own personal SSD to your Mac system the new update will not add the TRIM feature and support to your SSD. As Apple has rolled out the update to only support official SSDs, rather than third party SSDs.

Apple SSD Trim Support

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Intel Working On Cloverview Platform For Windows 8

We are expecting Microsoft to launch Windows 8 in the autumn of 2012, their new OS is designed to be touch screen and tablet friendly and now it looks like Intel is working on a new Atom platform called Cloverview which is designed for Windows 8 tablets and touch screen devices.

According to a recent report by Liliputing, Intel is hoping to have its Cloverview platform ready for the launch of Windows 8, and the platform is designed to replace Intel’s current Oak Trail platform.

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