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Four New Types of Card Readers from Elecom

This morning Elecom released four new types of card readers that support, depending on the model, 20 to 40 kinds of memory cards (including the card type by itself and various speed classes). Two of the card readers are designed to be [...]
Four New Types of Card Readers from Elecom
Four New Types of Card Readers from ElecomFour New Types of Card Readers from ElecomFour New Types of Card Readers from ElecomFour New Types of Card Readers from ElecomFour New Types of Card Readers from Elecom

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LG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery Update

Announced last September, LG’s new NAS, the N2R1 (N2B1 in Korea), now has a photo gallery updated by LG Korea. Enjoy!
LG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery Update
LG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery UpdateLG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery UpdateLG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery UpdateLG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery UpdateLG’s NAS N2R1 (aka N2B1) Photo Gallery Update

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[CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House!

Nothing was amazingly new at Sharp’s booth at CEATEC. We did finally get the chance to play with this nifty little fax, phone and digital photo frame combo, JD-7C1CL/CW, I’m really in love with it and would consider getting[...]
[CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House!
[CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House![CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House![CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House![CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House![CEATEC 09- Live] Sharp in da House!

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LG All in One NAS is Back and Ready to Rumble!

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about LG’s all in one NAS, more precisely since the KES 2008 and their 4TB with Blu-ray recorder NAS. Today, less impressive but still pretty cute, here’s the N2R1… Available in 1T[...]
LG All in One NAS is Back and Ready to Rumble!
LG All in One NAS is Back and Ready to Rumble!LG All in One NAS is Back and Ready to Rumble!

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CR-8100, PhotoFast’s Latest High-Speed Card Reader

Here’s the CR-8100, PhotoFast’s latest high-speed card rReader built to match the iPhone USB cradle that allows you connect an iPhone for a true all in one solution. While I like the idea of this little card reader, I defin[...]
CR-8100, PhotoFast’s Latest High-Speed Card Reader

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Buffalo’s New Two in One 5mm 16BG ThumbDrive

I’m sure you all know that Buffalo has a 16GB 5mm USB 2.0 ThumbDrive (more info here), and today Buffalo announced yet another 16GB 5mm USB 2.0 ThumbDrive. This one isn’t typicl, it’s a mini USB 2.0 MicroSDHC card rea[...]
Buffalo’s New Two in One 5mm 16BG ThumbDrive
Buffalo’s New Two in One 5mm 16BG ThumbDriveBuffalo’s New Two in One 5mm 16BG ThumbDrive

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Sony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USA

Amazingly popular in the USA, but not worldwide, eBook readers are unfortunately a disappointment for not being able to get every copy of my beloved books on a Kindle like device here in Japan. That said, in the USA today Sony introduc[...]
Sony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USA
Sony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USASony Announces Two New eBook Readers, the Pocket and Touch Ebook, in the USA

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Samsung Goes Beyond the e-Book Concept with Their New SNE-50K

It looks like some in the USA are crazy about their Kindle, and I understand why. However, Kindle is just a book, pity since Kindle could be much more… Like Samsung’s new e-Book reader the SNE-50K can also be used as a note-pad t[...]
Samsung Goes Beyond the e-Book Concept with Their New SNE-50K
Samsung Goes Beyond the e-Book Concept with Their New SNE-50KSamsung Goes Beyond the e-Book Concept with Their New SNE-50KSamsung Goes Beyond the e-Book Concept with Their New SNE-50KSamsung Goes Beyond the e-Book Concept with Their New SNE-50K

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New Green-House MicroSD Card Reader

Nothing amazing here, but if you’re in need of a compact microSD card reader, Green-House has exactly what you’re looking for with their latest GH-CRMR-SSK.
New Green-House MicroSD Card Reader
New Green-House MicroSD Card Reader

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Two Cute, New Memory Card Readers from Elecom

Here’s the “Cube” aka MR-C14 Series, a card reader compatible with MS, xD, SD, SDHC, miniSD and microSD cards, and the MR-C16 supporting the same cards, but designed in a more rectangular shape. Available now for pre-order on GeekStuff4U.com
Two Cute, New Memory Card Readers from Elecom
Two Cute, New Memory Card Readers from ElecomTwo Cute, New Memory Card Readers from ElecomTwo Cute, New Memory Card Readers from ElecomTwo Cute, New Memory Card Readers from ElecomTwo Cute, New Memory Card Readers from Elecom

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HD-0310, Hi-Den Vision’s Latest Full HD Photo Viewer

The Hong-Kong based company Hi-Den Vision just announced the availability of their latest Full HD photo reader, the HD-0310. Supporting USB thumb keys and 12 memory card types, once connected to a TV via HDMI you can use it to easily s[...]
HD-0310, Hi-Den Vision’s Latest Full HD Photo Viewer
HD-0310, Hi-Den Vision’s Latest Full HD Photo Viewer

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Fujitsu FLEPia, an Outrageously Expensive Color e-Book Reader

Granted there are very few consumer oriented color e-Book readers, but a 99,750 Yen (€773) tag price is quite a thing… Nevertheless, in this “striving” economy that we all enjoy, Fujitsu announced yesterday their FLEPia color E-Book re[...]
Fujitsu FLEPia, an Outrageously Expensive Color e-Book Reader
Fujitsu FLEPia, an Outrageously Expensive Color e-Book ReaderFujitsu FLEPia, an Outrageously Expensive Color e-Book Reader

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Express Card CF Reader from Sanwa

Ok, I admit this isn’t uncommon, and if you check on Amazon in the US you may find a lot of these things already. But this card reader here provides a UDMA Mode 6 speed (45MB/s) and if you happen to get a 300x CF card and own a P[...]
Express Card CF Reader from Sanwa

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New eBook Reader and Electronic Dictionary from Sharp

Here’s a new “Brain” from Sharp. It’s a standard Japanese electronic dictionary with an eBook reader with the capability of downloading eBooks from Sharp’s Website. Perfect for releaxing during boring school hours.
New eBook Reader and Electronic Dictionary from Sharp
New eBook Reader and Electronic Dictionary from Sharp

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Thanko’s Latest Four SD Slot Pen

USB SD card reader pens aren’t new, so what about a 4-slot USB SD card reader pen? Yep, here’s Thanko’s latest madness, the SD4PEN… It’s both a pen and an USB SD card reader with 4 slots, and reads SDHC cards up to 16[...]
Thanko’s Latest Four SD Slot Pen
Thanko’s Latest Four SD Slot PenThanko’s Latest Four SD Slot PenThanko’s Latest Four SD Slot PenThanko’s Latest Four SD Slot PenThanko’s Latest Four SD Slot Pen

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MR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card Reader

Here’s another micro USB card reader for microSD and SDHC cards (8GB Max), the MR-SMC03 Series (weights only 3g at a size of only 16×6.7x22mm). Damn I love these things, but I’m sure I’d lose one very quickly.
MR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card Reader
MR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card ReaderMR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card ReaderMR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card ReaderMR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card ReaderMR-SMC03 Series, Elecom’s Latest MicroSD Micro USB Card Reader

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Elecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card Reader

MicroSD cards are very popular in Japan, 99% of Japanese mobile phones support them. It won’t surprise any one to learn about the new Elecom MicroSD Micro Card reader. At just 21.5×12.5×4.3mm and 0.7g, here’s the MR-SMC[...]
Elecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card Reader
Elecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card ReaderElecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card ReaderElecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card ReaderElecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card ReaderElecom MR-SMC02 MicroSD Micro Card Reader

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PRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen Panel

Yesterday Sony announced next month’s availability of their PRS-700. What’s interesting is it’s 6-Inch interactive touch screen that allows for page flipping with a simple swiping motion. It also comes with a stylus a[...]
PRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen Panel
PRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen PanelPRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen PanelPRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen PanelPRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen PanelPRS-700: Sony’s eBook Reader with a Touch Screen Panel

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Two New Sony NAS: The VGF-HS1 Series

Later this month, Sony Japan will release two new NAS featuring an All in One memory card reader with direct copy to an internal 1TB or 1.5TB HDD that can be connected directly to your TV. Our standard VGF-HS1 supports different pictur[...]
Two New Sony NAS:  The VGF-HS1 Series
Two New Sony NAS:  The VGF-HS1 Series

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RUF2-FHS: Secure Your Data on the Go

Here you are!!! Another USB thumb-drive with an embedded fingerprint reader, this one from Buffalo. Available from 512MB up to 8GB, AES256bit encryption makes it easy to secure your data.
RUF2-FHS:  Secure Your Data on the Go
RUF2-FHS:  Secure Your Data on the GoRUF2-FHS:  Secure Your Data on the GoRUF2-FHS:  Secure Your Data on the GoRUF2-FHS:  Secure Your Data on the GoRUF2-FHS:  Secure Your Data on the Go

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A New 65 in 1 Card Reader for Your Desktop

This time we’re not talking about any external USB 2 devices, but rather an internal one. Basically we have a 65 in 1 device with a USB 2.0 external port, and our little wonder supports SDHC cards… And that’s all !
A New 65 in 1 Card Reader for Your Desktop
A New 65 in 1 Card Reader for Your DesktopA New 65 in 1 Card Reader for Your Desktop

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The 2 in 1 Rotary Multi card reader from Earth Trek

Searching for a easy to handle and versatile USB card reader? Well, you should consider this new 2-in-1 rotary USB card reader from Earth Tek in Hong Kong, which not only allows you to read MS or SD Cards (Micro SD as well), but can al[...]
The 2 in 1 Rotary Multi card reader from Earth Trek
The 2 in 1 Rotary Multi card reader from Earth TrekThe 2 in 1 Rotary Multi card reader from Earth TrekThe 2 in 1 Rotary Multi card reader from Earth TrekThe 2 in 1 Rotary Multi card reader from Earth Trek

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