Here’s our roundup of the latest hardware, components, peripherals and products from the tech and IT channel announced this week.
NVIDIA GEFORCE 1070 AVAILABLE FROM 2PM TODAY
Today, Overclockers UK will launch the Nvidia GeForce 1070 graphics cards. The Founders Edition and the non-Founders Editions will be available from 2pm. The 1070 follows the launch of the GTX 1080 graphics cards. Overclockers UK will be offering free delivery to customers in the UK Mainland if they use the code 1070FREESHIP.
CORSAIR NEUTRON SERIES XTI SSD
CORSAIR has launched its latest range of solid state drives, the Neutron Series XTi. With a blisteringly quick quad-core Phison controller and performance MLC NAND, Neutron Series XTi offers SATA 6Gbps-saturating transfer speeds of up to 560MB/sec. Available initially in capacities of 240GB, 480GB and 960GB, Neutron Series XTi will also become CORSAIR’s first 1920GB SSD in the near future, combining SSD performance with HDD capacity. Pricing starts at $89.99 for the 240GB model.
HP’S WORLD’S SMALLEST ALL-IN-ONE PRINTER
HP has unveiled its next generation DeskJet All-in-One (AiO) printer. Designed for digital natives who want to print from Facebook, Instagram and more, the HP DeskJet 3720 is half the size of other inkjet all-in-one printers in its class, yet combines robust print, scan and copy capabilities for £54.99. The DeskJet 3720 is also compatible with HP Instant Ink, allowing customers to get an ink replacement plan for as low as £1.99 per month shipped to their door at no extra cost, saving up to 70% on ink.
HYPERX PREDATOR DDR4 REFRESH
HyperX has announced a new fierce look to its Predator DDR4 and DDR3 DRAM. The aggressive design offers greater heat dissipation to optimise reliability while the black aluminium heat spreader and black PCB complement the look of the latest PC hardware. HyperX Predator DDR4 DRAM delivers fast frequencies and low latencies with speeds up to 3333MHz matched with low CL15-CL16 latencies. HyperX Predator DDR3 DRAM is available in speeds up to 2666MHz with low CL9-CL11 latencies for an overall faster system.
XYZPRINTING DA VINCI JUNIOR 3-IN-1 MODEL
XYZprinting has announced the latest addition to its popular da Vinci 3D printer range. The da Vinci Junior 3-in-1 features an integrated 3D scanner to recreate objects digitally within five minutes. It also allows for an optional laser engraving functionality. Switching the extruder with the engraver, users are able to upgrade the printer to personalise not only their prints, but also wood, leather and cardboard items. The da Vinci Junior 3-in-1 is available for purchase through XYZprinting’s distributor network at £529.
TP-LINK POWERLINE KIT
TP-LINK has unveiled its latest powerline adapter – the AV1200 Three Port Gigabit Passthrough Powerline AC Wi-Fi KIT. This plug and play device safely uses a home’s electricity network to deliver faster, more stable wired and wireless connections, to optimise smart TV viewing and improve home-entertainment enjoyment. The powerline kit provides powerful dual band AC1200 Wi-Fi and a stable wired internet connection via any electrical socket.
PANASONIC ‘INVISIBLE BEZEL’ VIDEO WALL
With a bezel-to-bezel width of 1.8mm, the TH-55VF1H from Panasonic is a 700 cd/m2 direct-lit LED panel which delivers visual impact even in brightly lit retail or staging environments. Pixel-free Full HD resolution positions it for multi-screen use in control and monitoring rooms. Image optimisation technology includes pre-calibrated display modes to suit different venues and content, a refine enhancer engine that clarifies details following image enlargement, and for multiple screens, colour-matching and frame-synchronisation for fluid, flicker-free motion reproduction.
STARTECH.COM A/V TRAVEK ADAPTERS
StarTech.com has announced two new A/V travel adapters which are specifically designed for people on the go, and support 4K display resolution. The 4-in-1 Travel A/V Adapter with USB-C and the 3-in-1 Travel A/V Adapter with Mini DisplayPort have a sleek, yet durable aluminium casing and built-in conversion technology that makes it easy for users to connect to a variety of different sources and displays.
TOSHIBA ENTRY-LEVEL USB 3.0 MEMORY STICKS
Toshiba has launched a new range of entry-level USB 3.0 flash memory drives. Launched under the established TransMemory brand, the new stylish U303 ‘it’s mini!’ range of drives transfer content twice as fast as USB 2.0 alternatives and are available with capacities of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. All drives are supplied in white and are fully backward compatible with Hi Speed USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 standards.
FUJITSU FI-7030 DOCUMENT SCANNER
Some of the new Fujitsu fi-7030 document scanner highlights include entry-level professional document capture solution thanks to the full PaperStream Capture 1.5 licence for improved batch scanning efficiency, superior image quality technology, based on PFU’s proven track record and improved image processing and capture software, and faster document capture.
MMD PHILIPS MONITOR WITH USB TYPE C
MMD is rolling out the first Philips display to feature the blazing-fast, versatile connectivity of the latest-generation USB connector. USB Type C promises to be the only interface that users will need for easy one-cable docking, enabling them to transfer data securely at ultra-fast speeds, charge their devices, hook up their display to phones and notebooks, and connect to peripherals attached to their notebook. Scheduled for release this June, the 258B6QUEB QHD display is the first with USB Type C connectivity that MMD is bringing to market.
TRACKR SMART WALLET
TrackR, the creator of intelligent tracking devices and software applications has announces a partnership with Ekster to bring the smallest and smartest trackable wallet to the market. It features a two way ringing and custom separation alerts, crowd GPS, a fast card-access mechanism, and RFID (Radio-Frequency IDentification) blocking technology to prevent wireless theft.