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Other World Computing has expanded its Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini portable hardware-RAID storage product line with two new 3.0TB models, available as 3.0TB RAID-1 (for robust data protection) or 3.0TB RAID-0 (for maximum performance).
What it does: This bus-powered (no AC adapter is required) unit stores a tremendous amount of data safely using RAID technology, or even more data with super-fast access. Featuring hardware RAID-1 (mirrored) redundancy for data protection or RAID-0 (striped) for maximum throughput, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini contains two 2.5″ hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSDs for up to 3.0TB of capacity. A “quad interface” of FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA connections delivers data transfer speeds of up to 300MB/s with Mac and PC computers.
Why it’s cool: It’s the ultimate portable storage solution for professional users. Lightweight, bus-powered, and impact-resistant, in a 5.6 in (D) x 6.1 in (W) x 1.1 in (H) brushed aluminum enclosure with near silent, fanless operation, the Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini fits easily into laptop, photography, and other gear bags because of its side-by-side drive orientation. Fast, hardware-RAID technology is ideal for demanding data storage and backup needs, and can be configured with either high-performance hard disks or SSDs.
Father’s Day is tough. Gift ideas are not easy to come by … and let’s face it, dad isn’t much help. So this year we’ve decided to go all out for dad’s big day. In this series leading up to June 16, we’ll give great gift ideas for all types of dads.
If you were like most kids, you loved it when your dad would read to you. Great memories are made while drifting to sleep when he’s reading The Hobbit aloud … and of course doing all of the voices.
Now with his handy iPad, dad has the option to read thousands of different books (that require thousands more voices) right at his fingertips. Unfortunately, even dad isn’t immune to a tired arm while holding his iPad. But with a Newer Technology GripStand, discomfort is no issue.
The GripStand is the perfect multipurpose tool for your dad’s iPad or iPad mini. Its unique handle makes holding an iPad easy for hours on end, so he will remain comfortable even during those marathon reading sessions. And should he need to put it down, the handle doubles as desktop stand that swivels 360 degrees and allows for positioning at virtually any angle for viewing. The convenient handle can also be rotated to use as a hook to hang the iPad and turn it into the ultimate picture frame.
With its hard plastic shell and shock-absorbing rubber inner liner, the GripStand will also protect dad’s iPad against accidental drops or whatever other dangers he or his children may pose. Does he have an Apple Smart Cover? The GripStand will still fit seamlessly!
So if your dad loves to use his iPad to read to his kids or just loves to read in general, the GripStand is the perfect gift. Give him the kind of comfort that will keep him happily reading for years to come.
Newer Technology, Inc. announced today the NewerTech GripBase Podium floor stand for securely elevating the Apple iPad 2, 3, 4 and iPad mini to provide for maximum user viewing comfort in any setting.
Take Convenience of iPad to New Heights
The NewerTech GripBase Podium eliminates leaning over, neck straining, and/or eye squinting by raising an iPad from a viewing height of 38 inches to nearly five feet, offering 360 degree rotation for portrait or landscape viewing modes, and positioning an iPad at virtually any angle for maximum viewing comfort. The GripBase Podium easily attaches to the included protective GripStand case for iPad 2, 3, or 4 models or the GripStand mini case (not included), which holds an iPad securely while still allowing full access to all controls and connections. The GripBase Podium is also compatible with all previous generation GripStand cases.
Heavy Duty Base Provides Stability
Keeping the GripBase Podium securely grounded is a heavy-duty, plastic coated 12.55-pound base. Besides being nearly impossible to tip over, the GripBase Podium can be used confidently in active, crowded, and/or unpredictable settings, and its ribbed twist lock prevents extension shaft slippage. Should the unit need to be repositioned, it slides easily without marring or scuffing floors. Article Continues…
NewerTech Announces NuGuard GripStand mini Multi-Purpose Protective Case and Desktop Stand for iPad mini
Newer Technology, Inc. announced today the NewerTech NuGuard GripStand mini for safer transporting, easier viewing, and more secure handling of the Apple iPad mini during mobile or desktop use. Available in black, the accessory offers iPad mini owners one of the most flexible and affordable combination protection/viewing solutions available.
Two Options to Choose from to Get a Grip On iPad mini Display Needs
The NuGuard GripStand mini is available as a standalone product or as part of a value priced bundle. The bundle includes the GripBase desktop accessory that locks into the GripStand mini’s case to provide a fully adjustable viewing angle in landscape or portrait modes along with 360 degree rotation. The wide, weighted footprint ensures the GripBase will remain stationary on a desk, even in high traffic areas.