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Seagate FreeAgent Theater
March 3, 2009

Seagate FreeAgent Theater. FreeAgent is a media docking station that allows people to take the multimedia files they usually enjoy on their computer to their entertainment center. It features component video, 1080i resolution and is compatible with all the major players.

Seagate Releases New Consumer Storage Solutions
January 7, 2008

Seagate Technology at CES introduced several new consumer-oriented backup, sharing and storage solutions, including the Maxtor BlackArmor encrypting storage solution, a 160GB portable storage device that provides AES government-grade encryption protection against unauthorized access to digital files. The BlackArmor drive uses Seagate Secure technology, a hardware-based encryption that makes the encryption transparent to the user and, according to the company, is easy to install and use. The device interfaces with the computer over a USB 2.0 connection. It’s scheduled for release in the second quarter with an MSRP of about $149.99. Other announcements include the Maxtor Central Axis software solution, a free

Seagate to Tour Malls, With Frag Dolls
October 24, 2007

The hard drive manufacturer Seagate Technology is launching its third annual Digital Experience Tour, in which it will show off its products, directed at gamers, at shopping malls and fairs all over the country. And joining in the fun will be the Frag Dolls. Featuring large gaming consoles and Alienware gaming kiosks, the tour is meant to show customers the benefit of using Seagate’s hard disk technology. Gaming tournaments, with prizes, will be held at the locations. The Frag Dolls, a group of female gamers who represent software manufacturer Ubisoft, will join the tour at its New York, Dallas and Las Vegas

Cable Finds New Ways Not to Say Yes
June 1, 2004

By Gary Arlen President, Arlen Communications The National Cable & Telecommunications Association annual convention in New Orleans last month felt and looked just like any other home entertainment extravaganza. Not only were Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and a familiar roster of manufacturers showing off their latest digital tuners and monitors (all compliant with the latest cable-ready standards), but both ends of the sprawling exhibit hall were anchored with visionary pavilions featuring home reception and networking paraphernalia. Just as CES and other electronics trade shows have beckoned cable and telephone executives to savor their wares, so has the annual cable TV marketplace drawn hardware and software vendors eager to

IFA news from Berlin
August 27, 2001

The global reach of Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA), held August 25 through September 2, in Berlin, Germany is growing. The following is a selection of announcements made at the show. Recordable DVD The Recordable DVD camps consolidated into two major groups: DVD+RW Alliance and the Recordable DVD Council supporting the DVD-RAM, DVD-R and DVD-RW formats. Hewlett Packard, Philips, Ricoh, Verbatim, Sony, Thomson and Yamaha used IFA to promote their launch of DVD+RW products, as well as the arrival of Dell into the DVD+RW group. DVD+RW introductions included: From HP, PC-based HP DVD-Writer dvd100i and 4.7 GB DVD+RW discs. The drive is due at retail in four to six weeks

News Japan
January 1, 1998

¥ Toshiba Dolby Digital DVD Hits Europe Toshiba will introduce the first Dolby Digital DVD player in Europe this spring. The high-end SD-K310 will support both Dolby Digital and MPEG-2 audio. Toshiba hopes to grab 30 percent market share in Europe initially. ¥ Sanyo To Build HPC for OEMs Sanyo will build a Windows CE hand-held PC this summer. Although branded sales are unlikely in the U.S., Sanyo will probably OEM product for others as it currently does with notebook PCs. Pricing should be between ¥70,000 and ¥80,000. ¥ NTT Gets Phone In Your Ear NTT has developed an ear-pad headphone for cellular phones and PHS handsets. The "MiMie"

News Japan
January 1, 1998

¥ Toshiba Dolby Digital DVD Hits Europe Toshiba will introduce the first Dolby Digital DVD player in Europe this spring. The high-end SD-K310 will support both Dolby Digital and MPEG-2 audio. Toshiba hopes to grab 30 percent market share in Europe initially. ¥ Sanyo To Build HPC for OEMs Sanyo will build a Windows CE hand-held PC this summer. Although branded sales are unlikely in the U.S., Sanyo will probably OEM product for others as it currently does with notebook PCs. Pricing should be between ¥70,000 and ¥80,000. ¥ NTT Gets Phone In Your Ear NTT has developed an ear-pad headphone for cellular phones and PHS handsets. The "MiMie"