LAS VEGAS--LaCie has been part of the market of digital media players for a while now, with a series of LaCinema products offering more choices than any other vendor. At CES 2010, it managed to offer another choice.
The company announced Wednesday its latest edition of the LaCinema Digital AV player, the LaCinema Mini HD. This is a product similar to the WD TV Live from Western Digital or the FreeAgent Theater+ from Seagate, but with a few significant enhancements.
First of all, other than the wired-network port, the LaCinema Mini HD comes with built-in support for wireless-N. This means … Read more
If you're into high-class fashion, LaCie has something for you. The company has come out with two new external hard drives by famed French designer Philippe Starck, who makes everything from furniture to clothes to luggage.
Other than the fact that they offer extra storage, the LaCie Starck Desktop Hard Drive and the LaCie Starck Mobile Hard Drive come with a bit of fashion flair. Both are housed in a distinctive-looking, sturdy aluminum case that protects the internal drives from shocks.
While the LaCie Starck Mobile Hard Drive seems to be just a plain yet good-looking compact USB external … Read more
The company announced Monday a significant upgrade to its "Big"-branded line of products with the LaCie 2Big and LaCie 5Big network-attached storage devices. These two products come with advanced features, comprehensive backup support, and flexible storage expansion.
The LaCie 5Big comes with five hard drive bays and offers storage up to 10TB. Its hard drive can be set up in seven different RAID configurations. It also supports Apple's Time … Read more
LaCie, known in the United States for its external-storage products such as the LaCie Biggest, announced on Thursday its merger with Caleido, the Swiss creator of an online storage service called Wuala.
The move is a sign that LaCie intends to enter the cloud storage service market.
Unlike the established LaCie, which was founded in France in 1989, Wuala is still a relatively new start-up. Before the merger, the company's personnel included just 11 people, including two part-timers. Nonetheless, Wuala has gained substantial traction with tens of thousands of users, mostly Europeans.
Wuala's service include innovative online storage … Read more