Akitio Thunder2Quad External Storage Device has Thunderbolt 2 connectivity

Akitio is a company that makes a wide range of storage devices and it has announced a new product this week. The new product is called the Akitio Thunder2Quad and it is a quad bay external storage solution. The device connects to computers via a Thunderbolt 2 port for the fastest data transfer possible. Akitio equips it with two ports so that users can daisy chain the device with other Thunderbolt 2 products like displays.

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QLite Cusomisable DIY Handheld Controller Lets You Control Any Project (video)

Makers or developers that are looking for a handheld controller to be part of their latest project or something they may be building in the future, might be interested in a new DIY handheld controller kit called the QLite.

The QLite DIY handheld controller has been created by Quantum Robotics and has been designed to provide hobbyists, makers and developers with a customisable platform for controlling their creations.

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Add Voice Control To Your Raspberry Pi Mini PC Projects Using Jasper

If you enjoyed building projects using the Raspberry Pi mini PC you might be interested in a new project which has been unveiled this week called Jasper, that allows you to add voice control to your Raspberry Pi.

Jasper is an open source platform for developing always-on, voice-controlled applications and has been created by Princeton students Charles Mash and Shubhro Saha. Watch the video after the jump to hear them explain their new project and how it can be used to transform your Raspberry Pi mini PC.

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Rockchip RK3288 TV Sticks And Set-Top Boxes Arriving Soon

Over on the Alibaba business marketplace website orders have starting to be placed for set-top boxes and TV sticks that are equipped with the Rockchip RK3288 processor.

However if you’re not in the market to purchase quantities of 500 units or more you might have to be patient and wait just a little longer for vendors to receive their shipments and start selling them more locally.

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Logitech K830 Home Entertainment Keyboard Announced (Video)

Logitech has announced the launch of a new home entertainment keyboard, the Logitech K830, which is designed to be used in the day and night time.

The Logitech K830 comes with backlit keys for use in the evening, and it will work up to 33 feet from your connected device, it also features a built in rechargeable battery that will give you up to 10 days of usage.

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Habey HIO Project ARM board For Makers Unveiled For $100

Habey has this week taken the wraps off its new HIO Project ARM board which it has specifically designed for the Maker, hobbyist and independent developer market, after predominantly creating small form factor fanless computer systems for industrial use in the past.

The new HIO Project ARM board is a modular computer board that is powered by the choice of either a Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex-A9 dual or quad-core processor supported by 1GB of RAM and 4GB of built-in storage.

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AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card Launches April 21st For $1,500

AMD has today announced the launch date for the new AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card that will be launching on April 21st for $1500 offering two Hawaii XT cores 5632 stream processors, 352 TMUs and 128 ROPs.

The AMD Radeon R9 295X2 is equipped with a massive 8GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1250 MHz (5GHz effective) and is fitted with a dedicated cooling solution complete with fan and liquid cooling system.

 

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LaCie Adds Thunderbolt 2 Connectivity To Flagship Storage Range

LaCie has today announced the addition of Lightning 2 connectors to its high-end storage solutions as well as announcing the arrival of the 2big, 5big and 8big storage products using 6TB HDDs.

Offering huge storage solutions for users with 12TB in the 2-drive 2big, 30TB in the 5big and 48TB in the 8big rackmounted version that LaCie says is its first rackmounted Thunderbolt 2 connect storage they have created.

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Raspberry Pi Compute Module Lets You Design Your Own PC

The Raspberry Pi Foundation responsible for creating the range of Raspberry Pi mini PCs that are available to purchase for around $35. Has this week announced the launch of a new mini computer device that takes the technology even smaller in the form of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module that is aimed at business and industrial users.

The new Raspberry Pi Compute Module contains the similar tech to that included with the Raspberry Pi including the BCM2835 processor and 512Mbyte of RAM as well as a 4 Gbyte eMMC Flash device equivalent of the SD card in the Pi.

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Digital Storm Unveiled New Gaming Laptops With NVDIA Graphics

Digital Storm has unveiled a new range of upgraded gaming laptops which they have equipped with Nvidia graphics to provide gamers with an immersive gaming experience wherever they might be.

Prices for the new range of Digital Storm gaming laptops start from $1,196 and are equipped with high-performance mobile components that are on par with most desktop computers.

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Seagate Unveils Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 The Worlds Fastest 6TB HDD

Seagate has this week unveiled a new large capacity hard disk drive which it has aptly named the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4.

Which it claims to be the world’s fastest 6 TB HDD which has an operating speed of 7200 rpm making the new hard drive around 25% faster than any other tribes currently competing with it on the market.

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Intel Sharks Cove Windows Development Board Unveiled

Windows developers might be interested in a new Windows-compatible dev board called the Intel Sharks Cove, which has been unveiled this week by Microsoft.

Who has announced a new initiative to develop a range of boards with partners such as Intel to enable programmers to test window applications in the same way that Android or embedded Linux applications can be tested by developers on boards that are compatible with those platforms.

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