Here’s our roundup of the latest hardware, components, peripherals and products from the tech and IT channel announced this week.
ASUS LIMITED 20th ANNIVERSARY GOLD GTX 980 Ti
The firm’s best-performing GTX 980 Ti now features a 20th anniversary gold finish. Those that buy it through Overclockers UK will get a free Nvidia t-shirt and copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider.
NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 710
The latest arrival to the GeForce GT line-up is the entry-level GT 710, offering a 70 per cent performance increase over the previous generation. With up to 10x better performance than integrated graphics, the GT 710 provides robust support for Windows 10 and has the power to drive up to three HD displays. Etail pricing of the GT 710 begins at £29.99 and is available from distributors including Micro P, VIP, Spire and TechData UK.
SYNOLOGY DISKSTATION DS216+
Synology’s new DiskStation DS216+ is a high-performance 2-bay NAS server aimed at home and small office users. Equipped with an Intel Celeron Processor N3050 with Intel AES New Instructions (Intel AES-NI) encryption, DS216+ delivers high-speed performance, exceeding 111 MB/s reading and writing, while ensuring encrypted data transmissions at over 113 MB/s reading and 109 MB/s writing. It is available now from the firm and ships globally.
VEHO MUVI K-SERIES
Veho has launched its first ever 4K Muvi K-Series handsfree camera range. The devices come with LCD touchscreens.
KINGSTON DIGITAL DATATRAVELER 2000
Kingston Digital’s DataTraveler 2000 in an encrypted USB Flash drive that offers hardware encryption and PIN protection with access through an onboard alphanumeric keypad. Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models, it will ship later in Q1.
LEXMARK NEX GEN A4 COLOUR LASERS AND SMART MFPs
The printer vendor has launched a number of new products including the Lexmark CS720, CS725 and CS820 Series Printers, and the Lexmark CX725, CX820, CX825, CX860 Series MFPs. Each new device supports Kofax TotalAgility from Lexmark, enhancing the omnichannel capture strategy and helping businesses become more efficient.
FREECOM TABLET MINI SSD
Freecom’s Tablet Mini SSD (solid-state drive) is compatible with notebooks, PCs, Macs, and tablets and smartphones that possess a USB Micro B connector offering OTG support using Android or Windows. It’s the first device of its kind to have two inbuilt cables for extra convenience to users when connecting to different devices.
LINKSYS MU-MIMO RANGE
Linksys has expanded its MU-MIMO portfolio to include two additional routers, a range extender and a USB adapter.
The Linksys MAX-STREAM AC1900 Dual-Band MU-MIMO GIGABIT ROUTER has an MSRP of £149.99 and will be available in February. The Linksys MAX-STREAM AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router with MU-MIMO will cost £329.99 and will launch in April. The Linksys MAX-STREAM AC1900+ MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Range Extender will be available in Spring with a £129.99 price tag. And finally, the Linksys MAX-STREAM AC600 USB MU-MIMO Adapter will cost £39.99 and will also launch in Spring.
STARTECH.COM USB-C ADAPTER
StarTech.com has announced the release of a new USB-C to HDMI Adapter, available in black and white versions. The product extends the current line of USB-C adapters to include HDMI, enabling users to connect their USB-C equipped laptops that support DisplayPort to HDMI monitors, projectors or TVs.