Though the design of the latest USB type, the USB-C (aka USB Type C), was finalized not too long ago, tech juggernaut Apple is quick to get it onboard the firm’s latest MacBook and on the peripheral business, LaCie has updated its Porsche Design line of mobile drive with the USB-C reversible connector too. The design of the drives remain the same; it is still the same pretty, you-expect-from-LaCie-and-Porsche-Design styling. Which means you will be greeted with the familiar 3mm-thick solid aluminum enclosure. The only differences are, it is now speedier, thanks to the USB 3.0 interface that pushes data at up to 100 MB/s, and most importantly, it is reversible, which means, no more flustering over plugging the connector in upside down or not. Continue reading Porsche Design Mobile Drive by LaCie Gets USB-C Reversible Connector
For those who can’t enough of aesthetically-pleasing portable hard drive, well, you’re are in luck. Seagate’s premium brand digital storage hardware maker LaCie has a new designer drive for you and it is called LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive. Designed by French designer, Pauline Deltour, this portable hard drive has a striking mirror finished and is encased in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance (NDR) for durability. According to LaCie, “the glass is chemically strengthened and atomically configured to better survive the real-world events,” which means it won’t break easily and can even prevent deep chips and scratches that could otherwise cause the glass to fail. That’s the assurance part, but then again, a portable hard drive won’t be subjected to the same risks as smartphones. Our only concern are fingerprints. Continue reading LaCie’s New Premium Portable Hard Drive Is Also A Useful Desktop Mirror
Daft Punk ‘Human After All‘ Remix Album Released Worldwide After 8 Years
patience is a virtue and the case of Daft Punk‘s fans that might very well be true. first released in 2006, the LP was then a Japan exclusive, which made it a hard to get copy, but 8 years on, Daft Punk has finally make it available, with a few new tracks thrown in, to the rest of the world. available on iTunes. $9.99. BUY. [via]
Ghostbusters I & II 30th Anniversary Blu-ray With Exclusive Slimer Figurine
marking the 30th anniversary of the Ghostbusters movie is this upcoming collectible Ghostbusters I & II 30th Anniversary Blu-ray, which will include both Ghostbusters flicks restored and remastered in 4K baked into two Blu-ray discs, a two-disc Digibook, as well as a collectible Slimer figurine (yeah!). $129.99. BUY. [via]
Yet Another USB Drive: SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive
building upon the success of the Cruzer Fit, SanDisk introduces yet another super compact USB drive, the Ultra Fit USB 3.0 with a super cool hardware design (as always) and boasting up to 130MB/s read speeds, as well as 128-bit encryption. it is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities. from $39.99. BUY.
LaCie Iconic Rugged Thunderbolt Is Now Tougher and Rated IP54
this iconic Neil Poulton design gets refreshed. besides having both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt, offering up to 387 MB/s of data transfer, the new Rugged Thunderbolt is now tougher. it is MIL-compliant and could sustain drops from up to 6.6 feet and a removable cover adds IP54 level of protection. BUY.
Roambotics Jr. Is A Rolling Home Security Guard
powered by NVIDIA Tegra 4, the Roambotics Jr. is a completely new take on home security. armed with a single wheel, it will patrol your home while you are away, wirelessly sending alerts to your smart devices if there are any. four cameras gives a “near-360 degree’ view, recording video and capturing stills. LEARN MORE.
Done With Ice Pops? Now Make Yourself Some Iced Coffee
who doesn’t love a cup of ice cold coffee during a hot summer season? but dumping ice into it will only dilute the taste and this is where Zoku Iced Coffee Maker comes in. stash it in the freezer and when you are ready, just add hot coffee and in couple of minutes, an ice cold coffee is yours to enjoy. brilliant. $29.95. BUY. [via]
with 4K videoing becoming a common place, we are not going to kid ourselves that a regular SD card or USB flash drive is going cut it. no way. those UHD files are monstrous which means it requires whatever digital storage space you can harness and at a speed that won’t strangle your productivity. with the LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2, it will have both your storage concern and desire for speed addressed. the second generation Thunderbolt built into it offers a mind-bending 1,375 MB/s and 1,180 MB/s read and write speed respectively, and it has two of them to get things going. the timeless Neil Poulton classic d2 enclosure protects the internals, which comprises of a pair of PCIe SSDs offering 1TB of storage and the necessary circuitry, and also aids the large thermoregulated fan in taking the heat away from this workhorse. Continue reading LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2
while companies like SanDisk are minimizing the size of USB flash drives, premium storage maker LaCie takes no heed to physical size and instead, pays attention to the details of design which result in drool-worthy products that goes beyond functionality. however, the latest to join its rank of premium USB flash drive takes on a slightly new twist. the LaCie Culbuto USB Key still bears the usual LaCie’s hallmark of sophistication, but adds a dash of whimsy to it. this is one classy USB flash drive which you can literally rocks to. it has a round metal weighted based that keeps the object vertical even after it is knocked down. you know? like the roly-poly toy that bobs side-to-side when poked? think you get the idea, if not, there is a little video of it in action after the fold. Continue reading LaCie Culbuto USB Key by Constant Guisset
after addressing the luxury portable storage with the LaCie Galet USB key, LaCie has again teamed up with French silverware specialist Christofle to offer the next step in luxurious computing: the LaCie Christofle Sphère Luxury External Hard Drive. presented in an impeccable spherical form, the Sphère Luxury External Hard Drive’s enclosure is made of metal, silver-plated in a manual plating process and finally polished to a perfect brightness in Christofle’s silversmith workshop in Normandy, France. under the hood, it has a 1TB capacity hard drive with connectivity facilitated by a powered USB 3.0 port for a single cable solution when connected to your computer. an added touch of elegance is offered by a lone blue LED at the front of this luxury gadget for the hard drive status. Continue reading LaCie Christofle Sphère Luxury External Hard Drive
the modern geek’s adage of “do more with the gadget” seems like an impossibility with limited battery and onboard storage, and while the battery issue is not quite a biggie for iPad, storage remains a stumbling block (64GB isn’t an abundance to be honest, if you have loads of videos and music). but fret not, cos’ the purveyor of beautiful and functional gadget accessories and peripherals, LaCie has the LaCie FUEL to ensure you will never suffer from another storage crunch when using your iPad. this external storage for iPad offers an additional 1TB of digital storage space which your iPad, iPhone and Mac can access wirelessly even without Internet connectivity. Continue reading LaCie FUEL External Storage For iPad
want a USB flash drive that complements your Porsche Design P’9223 Slim Drive? well, here’s one: the Porsche Design USB Key by LaCie. following the clean, minimalist design language synonymous with Porsche Design, the Porsche Design USB Key by LaCie features a slim steel construction and scratch-resistant connector. available in 16B and 32GB capacity, it benefits from the latest in Universal Serial Bus technology, the USB 3.0 which enables a speedy transfer rate of up to 95MB/s, while taking up the least possible amount of physical space in your pocket. in fact, you could use it as a keychain, thanks to the integrated hole, and bring it wherever your business might takes you to. Continue reading Porsche Design USB Key by LaCie
when a product – any product – is touched by a world class designer, you know you are going to see something really awesome and the LaCie x Starck Blade Runner Hard Drive is one such example and it is, of course, touched by the undisputed, world renown designer Philippe Starck. understandably – who else would have such an incredibly, insane and yet beautiful idea? the Blade Runner (not endorsed by the classic sci-fi flick in anyway) features an anthropomorphic metal interior with an angular cage-like exterior and deep within lies a 4TB of hard drive storage with data transfer facilitated by SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface Continue reading LaCie x Starck Blade Runner Hard Drive
LaCie PetiteKey | from US$14.99 | www.lacie.com
if your idea of a tough USB flash drive is a drive wrapped in heavy steel or thick rubber, then think again. seriously, we are at an advanced technological stage that there’s no reason a toughened up gadget should look ugly. just look at the new LaCie PetiteKey. it is waterproof up to 100 meters and features cap-free connector that could stand up to scratch, ensuring the connector will not be scuffed and render useless. of course, it won’t survive if a tank rolls over it but as far as water and mud or even some tumble in a washing machine are concerned, this little guy is totally fine with them. Continue reading LaCie PetiteKey