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Verbatim Clip-On USB Drive; New QNAP 8-Drive Business NAS; Verbatim MediaShare Mini Network Storage Device

This news bits roundup covers a number of product announcements: Verbatim announced its Store 'n' Go Clip-it USB drive; QNAP announced a new 8-drive business NAS; lastly, Verbatim also introduced its MediaShare Mini, allowing home users to connect up to four USB drives to their network.

Intel Announces 120GB X25-M SSD

Intel has launched a 120GB version of their venerable X25-M SSD series for $249 MSRP. The release of the 120GB model gives Intel something to sit between their 80GB and 160GB models, allowing for more gradual steps up in capacity and price for consumers. 

Micro Center Announces 64GB SandForce SF-1200 SSD for $99.99

It looks like "everyone" is doing it now; Micro Center has announced a house-branded SSD based on the SF-1200 processor which makes it the first brick and mortar branded SSD with a SandForce processor. The bigger news though is the $99.99 introductory price point on the 64GB capacity. That makes the drive roughly 40% less than other similar-capacity SSDs.

Lite-On's New External Slim DVD Writer; Netgear Rolls Out New Home Media Servers; Synology Intros Value Business NAS

This news roundup covers several new product announcements: Lite-on has announced a new slim USB-powered DVD writer; Netgear releases four new ReadyNAS home media servers; lastly, Synology intros two new value-based NAS for business.

Toshiba X-Blade Gale SSD Announced

Toshiba Japan has announced the X-Blade Gale SSD which uses the same interface as the new MacBook Air SSD. Designed for ultra-portable notebooks and other compact computing environments, the X-Blade Gale comes in capacities of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB with speeds of up to 220MB/s read and 180MB/s write. 

Addonics Intros Raid Tower; WD Photo Viewer Android App; G-DRIVE Slim External Drive is World's Thinnest

This article bundles several recent news items: Addonics has introduced its hardware-encrypted Ciper Raid towers; WD released its Photo Viewer app for Android; lastly, G-Technology by Hitach has introduced its G-DRIVE slim external drive, which is the world's thinnest.

Kingston SSDNow V+100 Announced

Kingston has announced an extension to their SSD line, the SSDNow V+100. The V+100 is highlighted by OS independent garbage collection, and a tweener capacity option of 96GB to go with more mainstream 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB options. Quoted performance numbers come in with 230MB/s read speeds and 180MB/s writes.

Buffalo Rolls Out BDXL 128GB Burner; OCZ Builds New SSD Facility; QNAP Releases Android App

This news bits roundup covers a number of announcements: Buffalo has introduce the world's first Blu-ray burner for PCs supporting the new BDXL format; OCZ announced it has built a new SSD manufacturing facility; lastly, QNAP has released its QMobile app for Android.

OCZ RevoDrive X2 Announced

OCZ has launched the RevoDrive X2, the second in the PCIe SSD line. The RevoDrive X2 is highlighted by quad-SF-1200 processors, delivering 730 MB/s sequential read speeds and 120,000 IOPS. 

Western Digital TV Live Hub Media Center Released

Western Digital has released the latest product in their WD TV line, the Live Hub media center. Live Hub is highlighted by a 1TB internal hard drive for storage and full HD 1080p HDMI output. In addition to playing local or networked content, the Live Hub also offers access to online services like Blockbuster On Demand, Netflix, Pandora and Facebook.