LaCie Rugged Safe hard drive offers 1TB of storage and military-grade protection

LaCie, veterans in the portable storage field, have today unveiled their Rugged Safe external hard drive range. Not content with shock-proofing your precious digital files with military grade exterior rubber shielding, it also offers 128-bit AES hardware encryption. That,…

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Gerald LynchLaCie Rugged Safe hard drive offers 1TB of storage and military-grade protection

LaCie launches the LaCinema Rugged HD

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We told you last year about LaCie’s LaCinema – a rugged, portable multimedia hard-drive designed to host all of your multimedia content. Well, as the name suggests, this is the HD upgrade to that device.

As well as playing all the formats you’d expect of a multimedia player – it now plays all of the popular HD variations too, such as H.264, MKV, WMV9 and MPEG-4.

It’s got 500GB of storage and offers full HD, 1080p resolution via HDMI. It’s designed to be carried around – it has a unique varnished, scratch-protected aluminium shell and shock-resistant rubber sleeve that make it resistant to a bit of rough and tumble.

It’s £289.99 and it’s available now direct from LaCie.

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Paul LamkinLaCie launches the LaCinema Rugged HD

LaCie DataShare – memory card readers in the 5.5 style

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The milk from LaCie’s design cash cow is still full and creamy with the release of the £9.90 DataShare flash memory device by 5.5 designers.

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It’s a rather pretty, simple and elegant solution to the card reader problem and neat way to store your SDs and their micro cousins at the same time. They transfer at USB 2.0’s 480Mbps and probably last you somewhere in the region of 10,000 insertions. They’ll be available at the LaCie online store just as soon as they pull their fingers out.

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Daniel SungLaCie DataShare – memory card readers in the 5.5 style

LaCie intros "Internet Space" networked hard drive

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I love the concept of accessing my home media files from a mobile device while on the road, but the downside (particularly in these eco-conscious, penny-watching times) is that the computer being accessed has to be powered on.

For those feeling a bit guilty about that, but still wanting to be able to view their hilarious home videos, or the latest Dido album, while out-and-about, here’s a nifty solution from LaCie.

The “Internet Space” is a network hard disk which can be accessed from the Internet even if all the home computers are switched off. Using LaCie’s HipServ technology, users can connect to the drive by visiting HomeLaCie.com and authorising themselves…

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Andy MerrettLaCie intros "Internet Space" networked hard drive

LaCie intros LaCinema Rugged: portable multimedia-friendly hard drive

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LaCie, well-known for its rugged portable hard drives, has just launched a new range: the LaCinema Rugged.

As the name would suggest, these portable hard drives are designed for carrying around your multimedia files — movies, photos, and music — and can connect directly to a high definition television via HDMI or composite video port…

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Andy MerrettLaCie intros LaCinema Rugged: portable multimedia-friendly hard drive

LaCie announces 700 Series of LCD monitors for creative pros

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LaCie has announced its new line of LCD monitors, the 700 Series, aimed at creative professionals who need accurate on-screen colour reproduction to be confident about what will be printed.

Available in 20, 24, and 30-inch models, the monitors feature RGB LED backlighting, offering purer red, green and blue colour for a larger range of colours — up to 123% of the Adobe RGB spectrum, in fact…

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Andy MerrettLaCie announces 700 Series of LCD monitors for creative pros