The Crucial team showed off new DDR2 1866 2 GB Tracer modules with activity lighting. In February, the series will see a refresh of its heatsink design, including new temperature sensors and improved thermal performance.
The Lexar team told us of a new Micron-based MLC solid state drive, redesigned from the ground up with a custom firmware. It will be available in February, $799 for 256 GB and $399 for 128 GB. Lexar also showed its new Echo thumbdrive line. These thumbdrives contain up to 32 GB in the space of a tiny Bluetooth adapter. The 32 GB version will cost $130 when it is launched in February.
Logitech is officially the first to combine a lapdesk, cooling unit, and speakers in a neat unit meant for couchsurfers. The device is entirely USB-powered, including USB audio for the speakers. Grips hold a laptop in place. It was demonstrated with a 13″ laptop, but the unit appears to be able to hold up to a 17″ laptop. It will run $79 when available in February.
Logitech acquired teleconferencing equipment maker Lifesize in December. Lifesize produces a 720P-capable camera meant for HD video conferencing at the pro-sumer and enterprise level. It’s available now and runs $2500.