Here’s our roundup of the latest hardware, components, peripherals and products from the tech and IT channel announced this week.
Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LED series
Corsair has announced the immediate release of its new Vengeance LED series of performance DDR4 memory. Vengeance LED is optimised for maximum performance on the latest Intel X99 and 100 series motherboards. Available in both red LED and white LED variants, Vengeance LED lights up performance PC builds with bright integrated lighting designed to make your PC look as good as it runs, alongside blistering performance at frequencies up to 4,333MHz. Vengeance LED in speeds of 2,600MHz – 3,600MHz is available immediately from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorised retailers and distributors, with faster kits launching shortly.
Amazon all-new Kindle
Amazon has introduced the all-new Kindle, making its most affordable reader thinner, lighter, and with twice the memory as the previous generation for the same price – £59.99. The all-new Kindle is thinner and lighter and has twice the memory compared to the previous generation Kindle. Available in black and white colour options, the new Kindle features a more rounded design, making it easy and comfortable to hold in one hand at any angle for extended reading sessions.
Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR and Steam Mic
The new Turtle Beach Stealth 350VR Gaming Headset delivers virtual rteality audio loud and clear with 30+ hour battery-powered amplification, Variable Bass Boost, and an ergonomic “built for VR” design that provides clearance for VR headbands and cables. The firm’s new Stream Mic is a first-of-its-kind professional desktop microphone created for gamers streaming directly from their consoles. With the Stream Mic, players can livestream gameplay from their Xbox One and PS4, as well as from a PC or Mac thanks to universal plug-and-play compatibility.
Lynksys Max-Stream Mu-Mimo
Linksys has announced the first fully functional MU-MIMO AC5400 Tri-Band Wireless Router, AC1900 Range Extender and USB Adapter. These are the first networking solutions in their category to ship with working MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple Output), the next generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, which helps improve overall performance and efficiency of a Wi-Fi network while providing dedicated bandwidth to MU-MIMO capable client devices as if they have their own dedicated router.
Kingston UV400 SSD
The new SSD from Kingston means you don't need to upgrade your desktop or notebook to experience increased boot times, application loading and file transfers; whatever your needs, you can now enjoy ten times the power of a 7200RPM Hard Drive for just £34. The UV400 is more rugged and durable, too. It is shock and vibration-resistant and is powered by a four-channel controller.
Yuneec Typhoon H drone
The award-winning Yuneec Typhoon H with Intel RealSense Technology is available for preorder. This marks the first time Intel RealSense Technology has been made available in an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as a drone. Most recently demonstrated at CES Asia, Intel RealSense Technology enables the Typhoon H to fly autonomously, intelligently navigating around objects, taking safety and customers’ creative options to the next level.
Nuance Power PDF 2
Nuance Communications has announced Power PDF 2 software which makes it easy for businesses to gain control over PDF workflows with the ability to create, convert, edit, assemble and securely share PDF files. Delivering enterprise grade capabilities that business users require, Power PDF combines usability, compatibility and security corresponding to the overwhelming successful strategy Microsoft has employed for Windows 10. The software exposes these features through an intuitive and familiar Microsoft Office look and feel that also supports Windows 10 touch-enabled 2-in-1 convertible laptop devices similar to the Microsoft Surface.