Here's a sneak peek at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show's array of gadgets, from dream cameras to clever iPhone cases--and even a cycling computer that promises you a beach-ready body.
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Incorporating Thunderbolt I/O technology by Intel (which, at 300 MB/sec of sustained throughput, is twice as fast as USB 3.0 and 12 times faster than FireWire 800), as well as two new 4-TB, 7,200 RPM Hitachi Deskstar hard drives, the new G-RAID with Thunderbolt sets a new capacity and performance standard for RAID storage, Hitachi claims. For example, the G-RAID with Thunderbolt can transfer a full-length, high-definition movie in less than a minute, Hitachi says.
Aimed at the professional A/V market, the G-RAID with Thunderbolt's speed and capacity could potentially turn any notebook or desktop into a full-fledged video editing workstation. The G-RAID's two Thunderbolt ports enable daisy-chaining of up to six Thunderbolt peripherals (ie: additional G-RAIDs, a high-resolution display, or high-bit-rate video capture devices). Thunderbolt ports can be found on new models of notebooks and desktops from vendors like Apple.
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