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Seagate Ships 1 million Solid State Hybrid Drives

Seagate has shipped its one millionth solid state hybrid drive for laptop PCs after launching the product – Momentus XT – in spring 2010. Major computer makers including Alienware, ASUS, Dell, Sony and Toshiba now offer laptops powered by the 2.5-inch drive that blends performance rivaling solid state drives with the enormous capacity and much lower cost of hard disk drives.

The Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive, a 7200RPM drive with up to 500GB of capacity, boots up to 50 percent faster than traditional 5400RPM drives and sets new benchmarks for real-world system performance for laptops and gaming systems. Seagate’s Adaptive Memory technology is key to the drive’s speed, optimizing its performance by moving frequently used information into the 4GB of onboard solid state memory for faster bootup and application access.
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D-Link broadens cost effective high-performance unified networking solutions for SMEs

D-Link, one of the world’s largest suppliers of network products, today broadened its selection of scalable switching solutions, providing an exceptional portfolio for small and medium‑sized businesses. The D‑Link DGS‑6604 chassis‑based switch, DGS‑3620 and DGS‑3120 xStack series switches deliver superior performance, 10‑Gigabit Ethernet (10GE) aggregation, and Power Over Ethernet (PoE) support with the flexibility of D‑Link’s standards‑based architectures. These cost effective switches enable businesses to future proof their networks with field‑proven IPv6 capabilities, high availability for mission critical applications, enhanced security, and simplified management.

Scalable network solutions that work in multi-vendor IT infrastructures
The DGS‑6604 chassis‑based switch, DGS‑3620 and DGS‑3120 xStack series switches offer scalability, reliability, performance, and lower initial and ongoing costs to small and medium‑sized businesses. This enables such businesses to take advantage of these affordable networking solutions in multi‑vendor IT infrastructures without being locked into proprietary hardware, software or service requirements.
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Globe Launches Facebook for Every Phone

Globe and Facebook announced that Globe is now offering its subscribers a new Facebook mobile application for Java-based feature phones. Globe is also sponsoring the launch by enabling subscribers to download and use the application for three months without incurring any data charges.

The Facebook for Every Phone application provides a better and faster Facebook experience for feature phones than other similar applications and mobile sites. It brings Facebook’s most popular features and user experience to a wide range of Java handsets, and is optimized for speed and performance on the Globe network. This application includes several new and unique features that enable people to stay connected and easily share through Facebook including faster browsing of News Feed stories and photos, easy photo uploads from your phone, synchronize local address book contacts with Facebook friends, and one-time download of application.
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Lenovo Announced New IdeaCentre B320 All-in-One PC

Lenovo announced the latest addition to its wide range of all-in-one (AIO) PCs with the IdeaCentre B320 which delivers a compact performance complete with a Full HD display supporting multi-touch technology and intelligent features like Hardware TV that turns the display into a regular HD TV at the click of a button, making home computing all the more entertaining and intuitive.

According to leading global market research and consulting firm, DisplaySearch, all-in-one PCs have been around for years but now they are becoming a market of their own with each consecutive generation of AIOs. Based on the firm’s recent data, all-in-one computers’ worldwide sale grew by 57% from 2008 to 2009. DisplaySearch forecasts that AIO PCs will jump from the 6.95 million units sold in 2010 to 12.79 million in 2015. And with the ability of brands such as Lenovo to reach a wide variety of design aesthetics and price points to draw the interest of consumers and commercial customers, the touch-enabled and the standard AIO PCs growth forecast shows no sign of slowing down.
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