10 Must-Have MacBook Pro with Retina Display Accessories

Gerald Lynch Computers, Features, Laptops / Notebooks, Round ups, Tech Digest news 25 Comments

Mmmm…MacBook Pro with Retina Display. It's a keeper, that's for sure. Apple pulled out all the stops when putting together their latest, greatest notebook, with an unbelievably sharp display, super-slim design and top-notch hardware updates that include SSD storage and…

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Buffalo Technology to launch external high definition and DVD drives in Europe

Andy Merrett Blu-ray, HD DVD, Peripherals Leave a Comment

buffalo_hd_dvd_blu-ray_external_pc_drive.jpgBuffalo Technology has announced that it will be launching a range of external DVD and high definition disc PC drives in Europe.

First up will be a top-of-range device capable of reading and writing to Blu-ray discs, and reading HD DVDs, as well as handling standard DVD media. It will come bundled with disc authoring software from Nero.

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Buffalo intros TurboUSB-charged USB hard drives, speedy file transfer and performance

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buffalo_usb_ministation_hard_drive.jpgBuffalo Technology has announced the availability of an enhanced range of MiniStation and DriveStation products, now featuring TurboUSB technology which is supposed to significantly improve the speed of file transfers and overall performance.

The TurboUSB MiniStation is a portable, shock-resistant USB 2.0 external hard drive, offering up to 64% better file transfer rates than traditional USB 2.0 hard drives. It features a wrap-around cable, tough armoured outer case, and shock-absorbent internal design, and is able to draw its power from the PC via a powered USB port or hub. It will come in 80GB, 120GB, 160GB, 250GB, and 300GB capacities.

Buffalo’s TurboUSB DriveStation is intended for users who want to easily back up their files, and boosts file transfer speeds by up to 37%. It comes in capacities of 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, and 1TB. The unit features an auto-setup function, auto power-on, and auto-backup scheduling.

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IFA 07: LG DVR Pause and Play TV and PC users

Alexandra Roumbas Digital set-top boxes, Hard Drives, IFA 2007, TVs Leave a Comment

lg_lcd_dvr_range.jpgFor those of you into your pause and play TV, LG also had new 160GB DVRs with dual digital tuners on display. Each will naturally allow you to watch one program while recording another. They’ve got Freeview Playback Certification from the UK’s Digital TV group, so you can record subtitles and closed captions, in addition to video and audio, as well as intelligently schedule recording times in case a TV programme over-runs.

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