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What We Have Missed: Day 224, Week 33 Year 2014

Daft Punk 'Human After All' Remix Album 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 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]
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive 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 Rugged Thunderbolt Portable Hard Drive 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. Autonomous Robot 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.

Zoku Iced Coffee Maker 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]

WD My Passport Pro Thunderbolt Portable Dual-Drive

Thunderbolt drive is not new, but when it comes to a RAID config, we are mostly resigned to the fate of using where wall outlets are available. well, Western Digital think its time for a change and the WD My Passport Pro is the drive that will do just that. billed as the first’s Thunderbolt-powered portable dual-drive, My Passport Pro suckle on Intel’s high-speed port for the juice it needs and offers user-selectable RAID functionality to deliver the performance required by demanding applications and mega-size contents. nobody wants to wait till the cow comes home to transfer or edit 4K footages and My Passport Pro’s 233 MB/s provides the transfer speed required, while the bus-powered capability allows you to do so virtually anywhere. granted that the 233 MB/s is not a record fast speed, but it still make USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 pale in comparison. Continue reading WD My Passport Pro Thunderbolt Portable Dual-Drive

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2

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

G-Technology G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt

if one, you value the look of your external hard drive as much as its performance, and two, works heavily on 2K or 4K video editing, then you will love the G-Technology G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt as much as us we do. in fact, we are drooling over it at thousands of miles away. freshly announced at the National Association of Broadcasters 2013 (aka 2013 NAB Show, April 6-11), this sleek metal-clad external hard drive offers both portability and speed that today’s creative professionals demands, giving them SSD-like performance without being limited by capacity or slapped with astronomical price tags. it marries a single 3.5-inch hard drive with the blazing fast Thunderbolt technology to offer sustained data transfer rates of up to 480MB/s, while still giving you high capacity storage of up to 4TB – a capacity that SSD drive can only dream of, and even if there is such a massive space available, its price would certainly be out-of-this-world. Continue reading G-Technology G-DRIVE PRO with Thunderbolt

Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock

we won’t argue the fact that Apple is still among the top in product design, but there’s just one slight problem: sleeker and slimmer products means the lack of ports and interfaces, and also, on the contrary to the Cupertino folks’ believe, optical drives are still very much needed, and hence we still need them from time to time. the solution? hook up your Mac with a myriad of I/Os with the Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock. easy. though it kind of defeat the whole purpose of being sleek and slim, but that’s besides the point. anyway, what the Sonnet Echo 15 offers is to give you more ports and I/O options which happens to include four USB 3.0 ports, four SATA ports, Gigabit Ethernet port, FireWire 800, pass-through Thunderbolt port, a mic jack and an audio headphone jack, an optical disc drive, and an internal hard drive bay that can accommodate either a 2.5-inch SSD or a 3.5-inch hard drive. Continue reading Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt Dock

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock
if your MacBook has Thunderbolt ports, likely that you will be using them to hook up with a Thunderbolt display and probably, a Thunderbolt external hard drive and as such, when the time comes for you to bring your MacBook out for a spin, you won’t want to be detaching and reattaching those cables. and those cables are probably not alone cos’ there are likely more stuff being connected to your MacBook such as an Ethernet cable, other USB peripherals and perhaps, even desktop speakers. with the Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock (F4U055tt) Continue reading Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock

mLogic mLink Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis

unless have ample cash to splurge on a Mac Pro, you will have to leave without expansion slots in your Mac life. which means missing out on those fantastic pro-grade PCIe adapters in the market that could help speed up your work flow. with the mLogic mLink Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis, your slot-less life might be a thing of the past. the mLink allows PCIe cards such as RAID controllers, 10GigE, Fiber Channel as well as audio/video capture cards to be connected to your Mac desktop (mini and iMac) and laptop computers and doing so with a high-performance 10Gbps transfer rate. Continue reading mLogic mLink Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis

Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt

Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt 1TB
Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt | from US$175.05 | www.buffalotech.com

while smartphones are getting a lot slimmer than we can remember, portable hard drives aren’t. instead of going on the infinite anorexic route, portable hard drives have something else to offer: speed and we do mean crazy speed. and thanks to pioneering design-focused company such as Apple, many peripherals makers are feeling the pressure to keep up with the looks department to go complement their speedy products. as such, we find ourselves drooling over the Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt, a sleek aluminum-clad portable hard drive Continue reading Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt

LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series

LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series
LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series | from US$199.99 | www.lacie.com

you only need one good portable hard drive but you have a few rigs with a couple of different interfaces including Thunderbolt and SuperSpeed USB 3.0, so what do you do? before September, i’d advise you to get two portable HD but lucky for you (and everyone else), there’s one drive that will take on both: the LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series. as the name implies, this latest ruggedized incarnation from LaCie now comes with both current high-speed connectivity: the Thunderbolt and USB 3.0, both which are bus-powered Continue reading LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series

Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo

Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo
Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo | from US$859.99 | www.wdc.com

can’t enough of data storage and at the same time, begging for speed? well, help is here. Western Digital has introduced a new external desktop storage system, dubbed the Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo to cater to those with the insatiable appetite for speed and space. combining a pair of 1TB 10,000 RPM hard drives and the blazing speed of Thunderbolt technology, the My Book VelociRaptor Duo is said to deliver SSD data transfer rates of up to 400 MB/s. so just how fast is 400 MB/s? Continue reading Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo