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AmazonBasics: Amazon’s budget in-house accessory brand

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, Hot Deals, Peripherals

AmazonBasics

Not being content at being the world’s biggest bookstore or having the lion’s share of the reader market, has just recently announced their line of audio/video and computer cables, launched under the AmazonBasics brand.  Right now, the Amazon cable line will include HDMI, USB, and FireWire cables, CD-Rs, DVR+R, DVD-R, networking cables and other various home theater cables. 

The prices here are similar to what you’d find on Monoprice, so you know they’re affordable.  If they are quality products, then Amazon could easily make a killing here. You can check out the full AmazonBasics line now.

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LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Peripherals, USB

LaCie Quadra

It’s easier than ever to increase your computer’s memory. LaCie’s d2 Quadra Hard Disk has a quadruple interface for PC/Mac/Time Machine compatibility, eSATA transfer rates up to 115MB/s and is loaded with FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0. It comes with Setup Assistant that helps format your disk for creating digital content, A/V editing, animating or DVD authoring. We like the looks of the NAS that comes in 1.5TB for $269.99, 1TB for $229.99 or 500GB for $159.99.

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LaCie Flat Cables

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, PC / Laptop, USB

LaCie Flat CablesLaCie has come up with a new line of cables that they refer to as “practical and fun.” We like to call them cords for the “cable challenged.” The Flat Cables are available in three types of USB interfaces in blue, in addition to the orange FireWire 400 and 800, and green eSATA connectors. Each one has its own labels for more customization. The LaCie cable starts at a price of £9.00 (~$13.00.)

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