Super Talent Technology today announced their newest USB 3.0
entrant, the USB 3.0 Storage POD. Verbatim also announced new
portable SuperSpeed USB 3.0 hard drives in neon colours.
Super Talent?s new USB 3.0 Storage POD unlocks the performance of
modern hard drives and enables them to reach speeds that were
previously only obtainable on the SATA bus, yet remain fully
backward compatible to the millions of USB 2.0 enabled products;
something that eSATA was never able to do.
The Storage POD needs no external power adapter, no drivers to
install and weighs a mere 200 grams. Reaching speeds of up to 90
MB/s, for about the same price as a USB 2.0 external drive, the
USB 3.0 Storage POD delivers on price, performance and
Starting today, Super Talent will begin offering the 500GB
Storage POD for $100. The USB 3.0 Storage POD will start shipping
in early January.
In seperate news, Verbatim today announced that its
portable USB 3.0 hard drives with 1TB capacity are now available
in six neon colours. The drives features a GREEN BUTTON
energy-saving software, are bundled with Nero BackItUp & Burn
Essentials software they are backwards compatible with USB 2.0
host devices at USB high speed and work with Windows 2000 / XP /
Vista / Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.1, Linux (Kernel 2.6.31) or
Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials combines three important
functions in just one piece of software: as well as regularly
backing-up all files and folders users can also burn photos,
videos or other data content onto CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc, and
recover damaged files with Nero RescueAgent.
The GREEN BUTTON software reduces energy consumption and extends
the drive?s life expectancy by automatically placing the Verbatim
Store 'n' Go into sleep mode after a programmed period of time or
by the user manually clicking on the GREEN BUTTON on the desktop.
Available in black, silver, yellow, pink and green colors. They
measure 127mm x 82mm x 20mm and come with a single-cable
solution that provides both data and power connection eliminating
the need for a separate power supply. Backed by a 24 month
guarantee, the Verbatim USB 3.0 Portable Store 'n' Go Hard Drive
is available in stores now.