Items tagged with Pretec

There's still quite a lot of mystery surrounding Pretec's latest adapter, but the claims are impossible to overlook. The company's new H220 Intellicable doesn't look like much more than a typical USB extension plug. It's not very bulky, there aren't any foreign parts. So, what makes it so special? The software that's bundled with it, according to Pretec. The peripheral is designed to work with most popular mobile phones, with 2G, 3G and 3.5G phones supported. What you're supposed to be able to do is simply plug your mobile phone into your laptop or desktop via this cable, and instantly tether your... Read more...
For a moment there, we thought maybe -- just maybe -- SDXC was going to be one of those introduced-and-then-forgotten formats. After sliding out amidst hundreds of other new developments at CES this year, the next-generation SD card has finally found favor with a manufacturing company. At the CeBIT trade show in Germany this past week, Pretec announced the world's first SDXC (eXtended Capacity) card with a size of 32GB.The card boasts a theoretical maximum read and write speed of up to 50MB/sec initially, with rates as high as 300MB/sec in the future. Pretec clearly states, however, that its SDXC... Read more...