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TRENDnet® Ships Home Smart Switch with Wireless Extender

TRENDnet® Ships Home Smart Switch with Wireless Extender TORRANCE, Calif. – December 4, 2014 -TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the Home Smart Switch with Wireless Extender, model THA-101-a combination smart electrical outlet and powerful N300 wireless extender. Place the THA-101 in a location where there is still two bars of home wireless signal strength from an existing wireless network, displayed on a mobile device. Plug in the THA-101 and follow a quick app-based installation. The powerful built-in N300 wireless extender then broadcasts a strong wireless signal to an area of your home with low or no wireless coverage. Plug in a light, fan, or appliance into the electrical outlet on the front of the THA-101 and use the free Apple® or AndroidT mobile app to turn the outlet on/off from a mobile device with an Internet connection. Users can also use the app to create a weekly on/off schedule, with varying daily on/off times, so that lights are on when returning home or to give the illusion of being home. Overcurrent protection trips a circuit relay, cutting power to the built-in outlet, when current exceeds 16 Amps. The free app displays detailed real-time electrical consumption including the current (in mA), voltage, power (in Watts), and total energy consumption (in kWh). “The THA-101 is easy to install,” stated Sonny Su, TRENDnet technology director, “and the app can mana...



ASUSTOR to Debut New NAS Applications at CES 2015

ASUSTOR to Debut New NAS Applications at CES 2015 ASUSTOR to exhibit new 70, 51, 50 series NAS models at CES 2015 at the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas. All NAS devices are equipped with ADM 2.3, the latest version of the world’s first App-based NAS operating system. ASUSTOR will be presenting its comprehensive cloud storage technology which includes exciting new enterprise and multimedia applications. ASUSTOR welcomes all those who are interested to visit them and experience the latest in NAS technology, firsthand.   Date: Monday January 5th – Thursday January 8th, 2015 Time: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM on January 8th) Location: Trump International Hotel Las Vegas (2000 Fashion Show Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89109 USA ) The exact suite number for ASUSTOR’s exhibit will be announced 2 weeks before CES on the official ASUSTOR website. Taipei, Taiwan, November 27th, 2014 – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, will showcase its latest 70, 51, and 50 series NAS models at CES 2015 in Las Vegas from January 5th – 8th. These new models are equipped with Intel® Core i3-4330 3.5GHz dual-core, Celeron J1900 2.0GHz quad-core, and Celeron J1800 2.41GHz dual-core processors respectively, providing home and business users with brand new storage solution options. ASUSTOR’s unique NAS lineup was developed based on an App-based concept. Different from traditional NAS operating systems, ASUSTOR’s ADM operating system al...



QNAP Qnotes App Allows Users to Take Notes On-The-Go

QNAP Qnotes App Allows Users to Take Notes On-The-Go Taipei, Taiwan, November 26, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the Qnotes mobile app to enable users to take and share notes anywhere and anytime. In addition to synchronizing content with the Notes Station on a Turbo NAS, Qnotes allows offline note-taking as an easy-to-use tool to help users organize things in their work and personal life. “Qnotes is perfect for conveniently capturing ideas on the go and to save notes on the secure personal cloud provided by a Turbo NAS,” said Willy Kuo, product manager of QNAP. “Even when there is no access to the Internet, users can still take notes on their mobile devices,” added Kuo. Qnotes is designed with user friendliness and is a handy tool for productive note-taking. Users can flexibly insert photos, audio, and videos saved on their mobile device and attached SD card, directly add photos to their notes using their device camera, instantly create meeting minutes using templates, quickly add calendar events and to-do lists, and easily access all of the events and to-do’s from different notes from one place. Qnotes is beneficial for communication and teamwork in workplaces and in daily life. Along with sharing notes using social networks and messaging apps, users can also invite others to edit notes for productive communication and teamwork. Availability Qnotes & Qnotes HD is now available for Android on Google Play and for iPad f...



SpotCam Wi-Fi Home Monitoring Service Comes With 24 Hours of Cloud-Based Video Playback

SpotCam Wi-Fi Home Monitoring Service Comes With 24 Hours of Cloud-Based Video Playback Easily View and Record High Definition Footage of Your Home or Office November 20, 2014, Taipei Taiwan – Cloud based video startup SpotCam announces today the first home monitoring Wi-Fi video solution that offers free 24 hour cloud-based HD video playback – SpotCam. Cloud-Based Video Playback for Free With SpotCam, users can view live or recorded video of their home or office directly from their smartphone, tablet, or computer, and have the peace of mind that in the event of an incident there is 24 hours of cloud stored video evidence. The real-time alert system allows users to stay aware of motion or audio activity with instant notifications sent via email or the mobile app. Longer loop recording is available at reasonable monthly/annual fees. High Definition Recording and Clear Night Vision The 720p High Definition resolution and 110° wide angle view ensures a detailed view of the entire intended area. In low-light conditions 12 automatically-activated IR LEDs provide clear night vision. Social Networking Users are able to share SpotCam videos and streams to specific people or even to the general public through the easy to use included software and app. Easy Setup SpotCam can be set up in a couple of steps on the Android / iOS app or through the SpotCam website. Family members of all technological levels can quickly get SpotCam up and going. Only a Wi-Fi connection is needed...



TRENDnet® Switches Listed as Recommended Networking Products by Control4

TRENDnet® Switches Listed as Recommended Networking Products by Control4 TORRANCE, Calif. – November 17, 2014 – TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand today announces Control4, a leading provider of personalized automation and control solutions, has published TRENDnet switch solutions on their Recommended Networking Products list. Control4 completed rigorous testing of TRENDnet switches and approved sourcing the published products for future Control4 projects. Control4 allows users to automatically control devices in a home or business. Founded in 2003, Control4’s mission is to deliver an elegant and simple way to control and automate lighting, music, video, security, and energy throughout the entire home. Control4 solutions are available through more than 3,000 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 80 countries. Switches are a key component of a home automation solution. Over 20 TRENDnet switches were tested and approved for sourcing by Control4 integrators. TRENDnet solutions listed on the Control4 Recommended Networking Products list include Gigabit unmanaged, 10/100 PoE, Gigabit PoE, and Web Smart PoE switches. TRENDnet switches are available through IT distribution, security distribution, online, and retail partners-visit www.TRENDnet.com for a complete partner list. “TRENDnet switches have a reputation for reliability and energy efficiency,” said Rod Finney director of sales, North ...



TRENDnet® Expands Outdoor Network Camera Portfolio

TRENDnet® Expands Outdoor Network Camera Portfolio TRENDnet makes available two high performance outdoor HD Power over Ethernet network cameras TORRANCE, Calif. – November 10, 2014 – TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, announces the availability of the Outdoor 1.3 MP HD PoE IR Network Camera, model TV-IP320PI, and Outdoor 1.3 MP HD PoE Dome IR Network Camera, model TV-IP321PI. “This pair of rugged outdoor PoE cameras is well suited for a broad range of applications,” stated Sonny Su, technology director for TRENDnet. “We now offer over 20 unique PoE and wireless network camera solutions which are all supported by our industry leading free pro-grade management software.” TV-IP320PI Outdoor 1.3 MP HD PoE IR Network Camera 1.3 Megapixel HD resolution Night vision up to 30 meters (100 ft.) Outdoor IP66 weather rated and an operating temperature range of -30 – 60 °C (-22 – 140 °F) Save installation costs with Power over Ethernet (PoE) Program motion detection recording and email alerts Digital WDR optimizes high contrast lighting environments Fully adjustable integrated mounting bracket ONVIF compliant IPv6 support Sample TV-IP320PI video: Free pro-grade camera management software: TV-IP320PI page: http://www.trendnet.com/products/proddetail.asp?prod=185_TV-IP320PI TV-IP320PI warranty: 3 year limited TV-IP320PI availability: Available from online and retail partners TV-IP320PI MSRP: USD $194....



ASUSTOR Officially Joins AXIS’s Application Development Partner (ADP) Program

ASUSTOR Officially Joins AXIS’s Application Development Partner (ADP) Program ASUSTOR joins AXIS’s Application Development Partner (ADP) Program. A close technical integration provides AXIS users with a more reliable and comprehensive surveillance solution. Taipei, Taiwan, November 6th, 2014 –ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced that it has joined world renowned surveillance company AXIS’s Application Development Partner (ADP) Program. ASUSTOR will now be able to receive the VAPIX® application components from AXIS along with technical documentation, software development kit and specialized development support in order to implement a more comprehensive technical integration. This works to provide AXIS users with a more reliable surveillance solution.     “We are elated to be joining the AXIS Application Development Partner (ADP) Program,” said James Su, Product Manager, at ASUSTOR. “Close integration with a world-leading IP camera company such as AXIS, gives us an unparalleled competitive advantage in providing our users with the type of superior surveillance solutions that they demand.” ASUSTOR’s Surveillance Center is currently compatible with close to 500 different camera models from world-renowned brands. With a firm emphasis on the needs of users, ASUSTOR provides a wide variety of IP camera choices for use with Surveillance Center, in order to let users flexibly create the most safe, r...



ASUSTOR Adds New AS7004T Tower Model to 70T Series

ASUSTOR Adds New AS7004T Tower Model to 70T Series ASUSTOR follows up the AS7008T and AS7010T with the AS7004T. Part of the AS70T series the AS7004T is a compact, high-performance tower model NAS created for demanding enterprise and multimedia applications. The AS7004T is powered by an Intel® Core i3-4330 3.5GHz dual-core processor, 2GB SO-DIMM DDR3 RAM (Expandable to a maximum of 16GB) and features 4 disk-bays providing up to 24GB in storage space, and read and writes speeds of over 112 MB/s. Cutting-edge hardware allows for 4K multimedia playback, equipped with HDMI 1.4a, S/PDIF output port for high-definition audio, allowing for the creation of a high quality multimedia center. Taipei, Taiwan, October 28th, 2014 – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of its new AS7004T tower model NAS device. The 4-bay AS7004T model is the most compact model in the AS70T series and features a storage capacity of up to 24TB. Powered by an Intel® Core i3-4330 3.5GHz dual-core processor and 2GB SO-DIMM DDR3 RAM (Expandable to a maximum of 16GB), the AS7004T features blazing read and write speeds of over 112 MB/s. Also included, are 2 gigabit Ethernet ports, 3 USB 3.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and 2 eSATA ports for added expansion possibilities. Additionally, the AS7004T boasts a specialized cooling system featuring a single extra-large fan and dedicated heat pipes that work with the ingeniously designed disk tray vents to ...



ASUSTOR Launches AiFoto Mobile App

ASUSTOR Launches AiFoto Mobile App ASUSTOR announces the official release of ADM 2.2 for all of its NAS devices. In addition to the features released in the beta version, the official version will also include a beta version of the Mail Server App, the HiDrive cloud storage - ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the official release of the ASUSTOR Datservice App and support for external optical drives (CD, DVD, Blu-ray). Taipei, Taiwan, July 1st, 2014 a Master (ADM) 2.2 operating system for all ASUSTOR NAS devices. In addition to the features released in the ADM 2.2 beta version, this official release will also feature a beta version of the new Mail Server App and support for external optical drives. The Mail Server App is a must-have for enterprise users and features encrypted transfers and scheduled backups for email. External optical drive support allows users to connect an external optical drive (CD, DVD, Blu-ray) to their NAS via USB and then use File Explorer to directly access any files that they have backed up to optical media and even transfer files from optical media to the NAS via drag and drop.  ASUSTOR launches mobile app AiFoto which allows users to remotely browse and manage content from Photo Gallery. AiFoto includes functions such as social media sharing, one-touch camera roll uploads and the ability to create an online album and take photos that will be automatically uploaded to the album, providing ...



QNAP Launches New Silent & Fanless Living Room NAS HS-251 with HDMI-out for best audiovisual experience

QNAP Launches New Silent & Fanless Living Room NAS HS-251 with HDMI-out for best audiovisual experience Taipei, Taiwan, July 1, 2014 – QNAP® Systems Inc. today announced the release of its Silent NAS series addition, the HS-251, designed for the living room with powerful hardware, a wide range of multimedia applications, real-time and offline Full HD video transcoding, and HDMI connectivity for local playback. Housed within a stylish & compact set-top box design without a fan inside, the silent HS-251 is the perfect choice for those looking for the perfect living room NAS, as well as a Home Theater PC/NAS combo. Network-Attached Storage (NAS) has become increasingly popular in home environments, but normal NAS are mostly available in heavy and sometimes unwieldy boxes that are too big & noisy for being an integral part of a digital lifestyle and living room. With the HS-251, QNAP delivers a silent & stylish NAS that fits alongside HDTVs, cable boxes and game consoles. With HDMI output and powered by an Intel® Dual-Core Processor, the HS-251 brings the NAS fully into the living room by providing the power, connectivity and apps for users to enjoy a brilliant entertainment & centralized storage solution. “With its powerful dual core processor, HDMI connectivity and completely fanless design within a set-top box: the HS-251 is a marvel of engineering,” said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP, adding “This amazing product is coupled w...



TRENDnet® Ships High Gain Wireless AC USB Adapter

TRENDnet® Ships High Gain Wireless AC USB Adapter TORRANCE,Calif. – June 30, 2014 – TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the AC600 High Gain Wireless USB Adapter, model TEW-806UBH – which offers significantly extended coverage and increased connection speeds at range. TRENDnet’s TEW-806UBH connects a Windows® or Mac® computer to a Wireless AC network at 433 Megabits per second (Mbps) speeds or to a Wireless N network at 150 Megabits per second (Mbps) speeds. The adapter’s high gain antenna significantly increases wireless coverage of a connected computer as compared to other Wireless AC adapters. The adjustable antenna rotates and tilts to further improve wireless connectivity. Additionally, the TEW-806UBH maintains much higher connection speeds when located far from the connected wireless router or access point. Additional Information TEW-806UBH Warranty: 3 year limited TEW-806UBH Availability: Currently available from retailers and other TRENDnet partners TEW-806UBH MSRP: $39.99 About TRENDnet To learn more about and connect with TRENDnet, visit www.trendnet.com/company/, www.facebook.com/TRENDnet, www.twitter.com/trendnet, and www.youtube.com/Pixelpro80.



QNAP Launches High-Performance Turbo NAS TS-ECx80 Pro Series with New Tower SAS-enabled Scalability Solution

QNAP Launches High-Performance Turbo NAS TS-ECx80 Pro Series with New Tower SAS-enabled Scalability Solution Taipei, Taiwan, June 30, 2014 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of enterprise-class TS-ECx80 Pro series Turbo NAS and a flexible, high-density SAS/SATA/SSD RAID expansion enclosure REXP-1000 Pro. Available in 8 and 10-bay tower models, the TS-ECx80 Pro series is powered by a Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 3.4GHz processor and 2GB DDR3 ECC RAM and delivers high-performance and extreme scalability to fulfill the mission-critical storage needs of entry-level enterprises. The powerful TS-ECx80 Pro series is 10GbE ready, supports SSD caching options (including up to two internal mSATA slots), and is capable of providing up to 2,200 MB/s throughput and 226,000 IOPS to boost the workflow of IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization and data center deployment. The new series features stability with persistent throughput to balance resource-demanding applications. “With the support of high-capacity, low-cost SATA hard drives for large data archiving and high-speed, high-stability SSDs for I/O-intensive operations, the TS-ECx80 Pro series provides a wide range of options to assist businesses to deploy a tiered storage plan to meet their storage requirements,” said David Tsao, product manager of QNAP. The TS-ECx80 Pro series’ high-scalability design allows administrators to expand their total storage to up to 250TB raw capacity (varies by model) on d...



TRENDnet® Displays New Powerline 1200 Adapters at Computex Taipei

TRENDnet® Displays New Powerline 1200 Adapters at Computex Taipei TORRANCE, Calif. – June 5, 2014 – TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, is excited to display new Powerline 1200 adapters at the HomePlug Technology Seminar Computex 2014, this Friday, June 6, at the Taipei International Convention Center, 4F VIP Room. TRENDnet is showcasing the Powerline 1200 AV2 Adapter Kit, model TPL-420E2K, and the Powerline 1200 AV2 Adapter Kit with Built-In Outlet, model TPL-421E2K. The engine driving Powerline 1200 performance is the new HomePlug AV2 standard and specifically Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Powerline technology. For the first time, Powerline products use all three electrical wires: the live, neutral, and ground wires to achieve networking throughput speeds which rival those of the highest performance Wireless AC solutions on the market today. “Powerline products have always offered an ultra-stable connectivity solution using existing electrical wiring,” stated Zak Wood, director of global marketing of TRENDnet. “Powerline 1200 fuses extreme stability with extreme speed. This combination may be a game changer for select markets.” TPL-420E2K Powerline 1200 AV2 Adapter Kit (includes two TPL-420E adapters) Simply plug in the adapters – all TRENDnet adapters auto-connect out of the box Real throughput speeds which rival the highest performance Wireless AC solutions A Gigabit port maintains h...



TRENDnet Announces Open Source DD-WRT Compatibility for Wireless AC Routers

TRENDnet® Announces Open Source DD-WRT Compatibility for Wireless AC Routers TORRANCE, Calif. – May 14, 2014 – TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces open source DD-WRT firmware compatibility for the high performance TEW-818DRU (v1.0), TEW-812DRU (v2.0), and TEW-811DRU (v1.0), Wireless AC routers*. DD-WRT is the leading Linux based alternative open source firmware for wireless routers and access points. DD-WRT unlocks operational modes such as using a router as a wireless extender, client bridge, or access point. It also offers a comprehensive set of controls including the ability to modify wireless radio power, define advance access controls, choose from a greater DDNS service support list, create a Wi-Fi hotspot, setup VLANs for the router’s wired ports, define advanced USB port functionality, manage enhanced QoS controls, and more. “Networking prosumers and enthusiasts let us know how much value DD-WRT firmware,” stated Zak Wood, director of global marketing for TRENDnet. “Based on consumer feedback, we have opened our three highest performance routers to the popular DD-WRT firmware.” Product Information and Availability TEW-818DRU (v1.0) AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router AC1900: 1300 Mbps Wireless AC + 600 Mbps Wireless N bands High speed USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 share ports Pre-encrypted for your security Create an isolated guest network All Gigabit wired ports High power amplifiers ...



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Thecus N2310 NAS Review

Introduction Most home based networks normally end up sharing files stored on computer systems, whether it’s a dedicated file storage system or a number of different systems sharing files. It takes a lot to maintain these systems, not to mention the power they use to just share movies, music, etc. While this may have been the most efficient way of consistently sharing files between each other in the past, Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices were extremely expensive when they first came out, and mainly advertised towards businesses for data storage. But what if you could have your own NAS device sharing all your memorable pictures, movies or even music? And, not only to your own local network but also accessible to authorized users across the globe? Introducing the Thecus N2310 NAS. Though not as powerful as the N2560 and N4560 released earlier this quarter, the N2310 still packs in a lot of the features of its pricier siblings. It’s also a more affordable way to utilize these features with safety in mind, knowing that your files will be safe and available where-ever you may be. Before we get started, let’s read more about Thecus. In today’s networked world, digital content is truly the most precious asset. At Thecus, we take pride in developing innovative storage solutions that keep data safe and secure. Founded in 2004, the Thecus team brings decades of R&D expertise, Thecus brand marketing channel development, and a strong customer fo...






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