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Mad Catz Teams With EA And Respawn Entertainment To Create Licensed Products For The Highly Anticipated Game Titanfall

New Range of Titanfall Branded Gaming Products Coming San Diego – October 3, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (TSX; NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Electronics Arts, Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) to create a range of Titanfall-branded gaming products. Expected to be in stores for the launch of Titanfall, the Titanfall-branded product range includes TRITTON® gaming headsets, R.A.T.™ mice, S.T.R.I.K.E.™ keyboards, F.R.E.Q.™ gaming headsets and G.L.I.D.E.™ gaming surfaces. “Titanfall has earned critical acclaim and won numerous awards, including Best of Show, Best Original Game, and Best Online Multiplayer at this year’s E3 conference. Mad Catz is excited to bring a range of cutting-edge, innovative, Titanfall-branded products to gamers in connection with one of the most anticipated game launches in recent history,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The Titanfall license builds on Mad Catz’ strategy to align our product portfolio with AAA content that appeals to passionate gamers.” About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a leading global provider of innovative interactive entertainment and leisure products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; publishes game...



ADATA Sends a Strong Signal with Launch of DashDrive Air AE800

Wireless hard disk drive and power bank targets smartphone and tablet computer users Taipei, Taiwan – October 1, 2013 – ADATA™ Technology has launched the company’s second foray into wireless storage, announcing the release of the DashDrive Air AE800. Incorporating a wireless HDD that can serve data to multiple mobile devices, the AE800 delivers the added functions of power bank and wireless hotspot, simultaneously meeting the most common needs of smartphone and tablet computer users. Mobile devices continue to surge in popularity, bringing forth a new set of data storage and transmission requirements. The AE800 packs a robust 500 gigabytes of storage, and can stream data to iOS & Android mobile devices through the freely downloaded DashDrive Air Elite App (Apple App Store and Google Play). Wireless enabled desktop computers as well as notebooks can also read and write data easily, providing fast and secure storage either with or without the use of a transmission cable. In wireless mode, up to 3 users can simultaneously stream 1080P video, and up to 5 users can simultaneously stream 720p video. The AE800 also functions as an easy to operate wireless hotspot, with support for 802.11 b/g/n wireless networking. With the created network bridge, an existing internet connection can be shared by up to 8 devices. Users can access AE800 data and connect to the internet simultaneously. One of the most useful features of the AE800 is the 5200mAh power bank, which ...



ASUSTOR Announces Compatibility with 3 New WD® Red® NAS Hard Drives

All ASUSTOR NAS devices verified as being compatible with WD’s three newest WD Red® Hard drives. New models include the 3.5” 4TB WD40EFRX model, 2.5” 1TB WD10JFCX model and 2.5” 750GB WD7500BFCX model. Taipei, Taiwan, October 1st, 2013 –ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced today that all of its NAS products are fully compatible with WD’s three newest models in its WD Red® series of NAS hard drives. These new models consist of the 3.5” 4TB WD40EFRX model, 2.5” 1TB WD10JFCX model and 2.5” 750GB WD7500BFCX model. No matter if it is the higher capacity required for business applications or versatility required for home and SOHO applications, ASUSTOR NAS users can enjoy more flexibility and choice when selecting disks for their NAS devices. All ASUSTOR NAS devices were designed to feature easy hard disk installation and hot swapping and all support the installation of both 2.5” and 3.5” hard disks. Additionally, ASUSTOR NAS supports online capacity expansion. This allows users who have low storage capacity needs or are on a budget to first start with lower capacity hard disks and then upgrade to larger ones as their storage needs grow. During the capacity expansion process the NAS remains online and fully ready for use allowing users to freely access all their data. (More)



GIGABYTE Force K7 Gaming Keyboard

GIGABYTE put out a lot of great gaming keyboards this year. Today, we will take a look at the reasonably priced Force K7 featuring back lighting and durable scissor switches. The K7’s main selling point is the ultra-short travel time of its keys. We check out how it fares against other gaming keyboard designs. Full Review: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/FORCE_K7/



Mushkin Launches “Pacific Rim” DVD Online Sweepstakes

Austin, TX — Oct 01, 2013 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) — Mushkin, Inc., an industry‐leading designer and manufacturer of high‐performance and mission‐critical computer products, announced today the launch of their new Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD alongside Mushkin’s “Pacific Rim Sweepstakes” which will run from June 5, 2013 until August 17, 2013. Prizes offered include a home theater system valued at $3,500 and a brand new Razer Blade Pro Gaming Laptop valued at $2,299, in addition to a limited edition Mushkin themed PC and Mushkin/Pacific Rim prize packs. Mushkin, Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, has begun launching the “Pacific Rim” DVD Online Sweepstakes which will run from Oct 1, 2013 until November 15, 2013. Prizes offered include;   – One (1) Home Entertainment System (ARV $750) – One (1) Mushkin & Pacific Rim Movie Prize Pack ($150)   First Prize — One (1) Prize Winner (Total ARV $799) – One (1) Instinct Gaming PC (ARV $699). – One (1) Mushkin & Pacific Rim Movie Prize Pack (ARV $100)   Second Prize — One (1) Prize Winner (Total ARV $299) – One (1) Digital 2 Pad 9″ Tablet (ARV $199)0. – One (1) Mushkin & Pacific Rim Movie Prize Pack (ARV $100)   Prize Packs — Five (5) Prize Winners (Total ARV $500) – One (1) Mushkin & Pacific Rim Movie...



Corsair RM Series 850 W

With six PSU series, Corsair decided that there was room in their portfolio for another one! Today, we will take a look at the fresh RM Series, or, more specifically, the RM850. It offers Gold efficiency and comes with a fully modular design, and, on top of that, a very quiet operation. Full Review: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Corsair/RM850/



LUXA2 Releases New P1-PRO Battery Power Pack

Taipei, Taiwan – September 30, 2013 – LUXA2, a premier designer and manufacturer of unique and functional mobile accessories including holders, portable power, headsets and cases, is proud to announce a new product to its portable power family– The P1-PRO 7000mAh outdoor battery pack. Mountain-biking in the Alps. Climbing Kilimanjaro. Exploring the Grand Canyon. All are demanding conditions, which ultimately require a demanding, durable and dependable power solution for your portable device. The P1-PRO is designed for such adventures. This 7000mAh high capacity, dual charging battery pack has more than enough juice to charge your smartphone or tablet simultaneously, and has a removable bump resistant rubber band to protect against accidental knocks and bumps- The rubber band also acts as a cord keeper to store and keep your USB cable tangle free! The P1-PRO comes with a LED battery status indicator and possesses smart overcharging prevention technology; requiring only 8.5 hours to fully charge. Simply plug it into a power socket overnight and it will be raring to go again when you wake up the next morning. The P1-PRO truly is the perfect companion for all your outdoor adventures. Key features: 7000mAh battery capacity Durable Rubber Band offers added protection from accidental knocks and bumps Removable Rubber band cord keeper function keeps your cables tangle free LED battery status indicator with overcharging prevention technology Dual Charging Functionality (2.1A,...



MSI Unveils the GP Series, the Ideal Combination of Mobile Productivity, Entertainment and Gaming

MSI-GP60 – MSI-GP70 Exceptional on-the-go performance featuring Intel® Core™ i5 processor, NVIDIA® graphics and SteelSeries gaming keyboard now available starting from $899.99   City of Industry, Calif. – September 30, 2013 – MSI Computer Corp, leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the availability of GP Series, the ideal combination of on-the-go productivity, multimedia entertainment and gaming performance.   The GP Series, currently comprised of one 17-inch and two 16-inch models, come equipped with either Intel® Core™ i7 or Core™ i5 processors, NVIDIA® GeForce® GT740M graphics and 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, giving them enough power to blaze through any task. MSI’s newest laptops are also a multimedia lover’s dream, combining Sound Blaster Cinema, Matrix Display and Audio Boost technology with gold-flashed audio jacks to pump out crystal clear surround sound, connect to up to two additional monitors and maximize sound quality to create a more immersive experience.   “The GP Series is designed to give the mobile user a balanced combination of processing power, graphics performance and gaming components,” stated Andy Tung, vice president of sales for MSI Pan America Region. “MSI understands that mobile professionals also need a unit that delivers incredible multimedia experience and enough power to handle the newest games.” Part of MSI’s award winning line of professional and gaming notebooks, the G...



Deepcool Officially Presents PANGU ATX Mid-tower Computer Case

Deepcool, the leading manufacturer of desktop CPU cooler, DC case fan and Notebook cooler, officially released its first computer case: PANGU ATX Mid-tower computer case, which means the beginning of an era of cooling-focused cases. Ultimate Cooling Performance The front and top panels are covered with metal mesh. These two panels have a quick-remove design to allow for quick removal for cooling installation and components cleaning. Behind both panels, 2 120mm can be installed and DEEPCOOL includes 2 blue LED fans in the front. In total, 6 120mm fans can be mounted around the frame. (2 front, 2 top, 1 rear, 1 bottom) More than that, the innovative inside cooling fan bracket attached on the 5.25” drive bay supports another 120mm fan. With a rotating mechanism, the fan can target at the CPU heatsink or down at the VGA cards. Two water cooling grommets are located on the rear. Expansions and Modular HDD Rack There are two 5.25” drive bays and six 3.5” drive bays which can accommodate 2.5” SSDs. The top three 3.5” HDD brackets in a rack can be removed for you to fit your long VGA card up to 400mm. On the rear are 7 expansion slots that are also tool free design.   Tool Free Design and Cable Management Besides the quick-remove design of the two panels, PANGU is featured with tool free design on the drive bay installation, including 5.25” ODD and 3.5” HDD. With a gap of 22mm between the motherboard tray and the side panel, cables can be routed quite well to ge...



Thermaltake Massive TM Laptop Cooling Pad – Control Temperature Anywhere Anytime

Taipei, Taiwan – September 27, 2013 – Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units introduces from the same Massive series, Massive TM Laptop cooling pad, designed with Thermaltake the first ever adjustable temperature sensor, display control panel, aluminum design and dual 120mm temperature regulated fans to suit user’s preference in accordance with the laptop size or various heat generated points to create the best thermal performance. The excellent ergonomic design makes the most comfortable viewing angle and hand position. Temperature Control Sensor and Panel Massive TM builds with the first Thermaltake adjustable temperature sensor monitoring up to four different areas, pin-point the hottest part of user’s notebook (0℃~99 ℃). The easy and smart multi-function display panel that showing information from each sensor, as well as lock button and fan control. Extreme Ventilation Two 12cm temperature regulated fans built in the middle of Massive TM for maximum speed up to 1300 RPM, enabling laptop to produce cold air and create the best cooling performance. Ergonomic Humanity Massive TM designed with all ergonomic concepts, test out three appropriate ways for user, with the best visual angle and the height position of the hand, it is totally comfortable. Hexagon shape mesh for maximize airflow Massive TM is designed with brushed aluminum panel for added elegance. Large area of hexagonal shape cooling mesh r...



Lian Li and Micro Center Sign Distribution Agreement

September 27, 2013 Keelung, Taiwan – Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today announces that it has signed a distribution agreement with Micro Center, technology retailer focused on knowledgeable computer users. Micro Center will be carrying the latest Lian Li cases and accessories as well as older popular models. Micro Center will also be the first US vendor to carry the PC-A79 full tower and M-ATX PC-V360 chassis. Distribution begins at the end of September 2013. About Micro Center Micro Center operates twenty-two large stores in major markets in the USA. Founded in 1979 in Columbus, OH, Micro Center is a destination retailer designed to satisfy the dedicated computer user. Uniquely focused on computers and computer-related products, Micro Center offers more computer and computer-related items (more than 30,000 in stock) than any other retailer. Micro Center is deeply passionate about providing product expertise and exceptional customer service. Visit www.microcenter.com for thousands of computer-related items, electronics and other technology products. About Lian Li Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd is an Aluminum Chassis and Chassis peripheral manufacturer and provider of industrial wholesale as well as OEM & ODM services for the PC industry as required. With over 20 years of service excellence, ISO 9001 certification and a team of professional staff willing to do the utmost to deliver durable, superior quality products, all backed by a *2 year guarantee; your satisfaction...



Introducing the S-31-JB JBOD Tower

Vol. 20130927 iStarUSA Group September 27, 2013 iStarUSA is proud to introduce our new S-31-JB JBOD Enclosure, equipped with two centronics mounting slots that allow you to build a storage system with the interface you desire. In the S-31-JB, three 5.25″ hard drives can be connected to the computer individually to provide instant storage expansion. With JBOD technology, each drive will still get full access and the best performance of each drive is realized the same whether attached using port multiplier enclosures, or installed internally in your computer. The tower is compatible with any of our 3-bay hot-swap cages, such as the BPN-DE340SS and BPU-340SATA. The cages allow instant setup by simply inserting the hard drives after opening the front cover. The honeycomb ventilated front cover and optional 120mm cooling fan in the rear will help you to keep your workspace cool. The S-31-JB tower is great for a variety of environments including media centers and home offices. A safety lock protects your hard drives from being tampered with, and a portable handle design allows you to carry it anywhere. Different colors are available for the front panel so you can style up your work space. With solid construction and a compact design, the S-31-JBJBOD enclosure is a cost-effective and flexible solution for your critical data storage. Contact your sales representative today to inquire about pricing and availability of the S-31-JB JBOD Enclosure!



BitFenix Introduces Phenom

Elegantly crafted compact case brings beautiful flexibility (BitFenix Design Lab, September 26, 2013) – Today, BitFenix is proud to officially announce Phenom, the newest creation from the BitFenix Design Lab. Featuring clean, uncluttered styling and tremendous build flexibility, Phenom represents the perfect marriage of advanced functionality with next-level SFF design for a case that’s sure to be an instant classic. Engineered to be a sleek modern cube design that suits any environment, fans of clean and elegant chassis are going to feel right at home with Phenom. The mesh accents along the sides of the case perfectly complement the smooth surfaces of the SofTouch-coated top and front panels. In the center is a highly-polished BitFenix logo that contrasts the subtle matte contours perfectly, creating a design that is ideal for any modern décor. And because different systems have different requirements, Phenom comes in both mini-ITX and micro-ATX variants to meet the needs of an even larger group of users. Phenom Mini-ITX: Superior Water Cooling and Massive Storage Compatible with mini-ITX motherboards, Phenom Mini-ITX is a case that’s ideal for both water cooling enthusiasts and storage mavens. The top intake easily accommodates thick radiators up to 240mm in length. The easy-to-use FlexCage™ can store up to five 3.5″ hard disks or SSDs, or removed entirely to accommodate long graphics cards up to 330mm in length, or additional water cooling on the...



Genius Introduces Energy Mouse in North America– A Combination of Power Bank and Mouse

Two-in-one function saves travel storage space 26 September, 2013, Chino, California – Genius is pleased to announce Energy Mouse — a unique device that serves as both a power bank and a fully functional mouse in one stylish package. With this device, business people, travelers and students can recharge their electronic devices, such as smartphones, when on-the-go, and negates the need to carry a separate power bank. Power Bank Capabilities While on-the-go, smart phones never seem to have enough battery. Equipped with a 2700mAh battery, the Energy Mouse has more than enough juice to fully recharge your electronic devices. No need to worry about draining the power bank battery while using the mouse —a separate battery reserve is used to power the mouse. The built-in lithium-ion battery can be charged with the included USB cable. Rubber Grips for Comfort As a full-sized contoured mouse with rubber hand grips, Energy Mouse brings comfort to notebook users who use unreliable trackpads and tiny, uncomfortable mice. Magic Roller The Genius patented Magic Roller scroll wheel makes it a breeze to scroll up and down on websites and documents. 2.4 GHz Wireless Technology with USB Pico Receiver 2.4 Ghz wireless technology ensures a steady and reliable connection with an operating range of up to 30 feet. The tiny USB pico receiver can be left in the USB port adding more convenient portability. When not in use the pico receiver can be stored under the mouse. Power Level Indicator...



CoolIT Systems Selected by CoinTerra to Partner for Liquid Cooling Solutions

New custom cooling solution tames the latest super high performance GoldStrike1 ASIC  CALGARY, Alberta, Canada – September 26, 2013 CoolIT Systems, Inc., has entered into a long term partnership agreement with CoinTerra, the performance and value leader in Bitcoin ASIC Mining solutions. CoinTerra® chose CoolIT’s custom liquid cooling solution to cool the latest super high performance GoldStrike1™ ASIC chips. “Working with an industry pioneer like CoinTerra® is an important step towards liquid cooling becoming an industry standard,” said Geoff Lyon, CEO of CoolIT Systems. “We started CoolIT Systems to deliver on the promise of maximizing the performance of well designed silicon through better cooling technology. CoinTerra’s ASIC chip, The GoldStrike1™ combined with CoolIT’s DCLC™ can do just that.” CoolIT’s liquid cooling solution unleashes CoinTerra’s ASIC chip, The GoldStrike1™, a fast and efficient ASIC chip designed especially for Bitcoin mining. Hashing at a minimum of 504 GH/s, the GoldStrike1™ chip is designed for both speed and efficiency. “CoolIT was a clear choice for us. Bitcoin mining systems carry a unique thermal profile, which require the most advanced, custom cooling solutions. We chose CoolIT because they have the best technology and track record in this space,” said Ravi Iyengar, CEO of CoinTerra. CoinTerra’s GoldStrike1 ASIC Highlights: http://cointerra.com/cointerra-demonstrates-working-fpga-releases-additional-chip...






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