LaCie http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/all en-GB LaCie's mad new hard drive is a silver-plated ball http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/ces-2014/lacies-mad-new-hard-drive-silver-plated-ball/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> French storage maestro teams up with luxe brand Christofle to perfect the desktop fingerprint magnet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="LaCie Sphere " alt="LaCie Sphere " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/LaCie-Sphere-HD.gif?1389621910" /> </div> </div> </div> <p class="p1">LaCie&#39;s external hard disk-designing ingenuity never ceases to impress us.&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">This time, rather than teaming up with existing designer buddies such as Neil Poulton or Philippe Starck (as it did to stunning effect with our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/gadget-awards-2013/stuff-gadget-awards-2013-these-are-best-techcessoies-year/feature" target="_blank">Tech Accessory of the Year nominee, the Blade Runner</a>), it&#39;s cut a deal with luxury French brand Christofle.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/will-findlater" title="View user profile.">Will Findlater</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A nightmare for photographers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="p1">The Sphère&#39;s finish is the result of a manual plating process, and it&#39;s polished by Christofle&#39;s silversmiths, who more frequently buff up jewellery, cutlery and tableware in their Normandy headquarters. The sheen is as reflective as a mirror, which makes it a fine object of intrigue for any oligarch&#39;s desk, but is likely to scuff unpleasantly if you take it lawn bowling.</p> <p class="p1">As for specs, it&#39;s based around a 1TB 2.5in hard disk drive (although it&#39;s far from clear where they&#39;ve managed to squeeze it into this fist-sized ball), has USB 3.0 connectivity which also provides power, and there&#39;s a blue LED status light at its base (OK, so it&#39;s not <em>completely</em>&nbsp;spherical).&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">It&#39;s PC and Mac-compatible, and a suite of software provides backup, public/private areas and password protection.</p> <p class="p1">The Sphère will be available in Spring. Pricing hasn&#39;t been announced yet, but given how much Christofle&#39;s spoons sell for, you&#39;ll have to save up a bit.</p> <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/ces-2013/ces-2014-biggest-stories-so-far/feature">CES 2014 - all of the biggest stories so far</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/ces-2014/lacies-mad-new-hard-drive-silver-plated-ball/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/ces-2014/lacies-mad-new-hard-drive-silver-plated-ball/news#comments CES 2014 Geek accessories LaCie Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:45:22 +0000 Will Findlater 1430692 at http://www.stuff.tv LaCie's portable Fuel hard drive adds a giant 1TB of storage to your iPhone and iPad http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/ces-2014/lacies-portable-fuel-hard-drive-adds-giant-1tb-storage-your-iphone-and-ipad/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 64GB just not cutting it for you? Lacie has you more than covered </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="753" height="565" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lacie-fuel.jpg?1389056502" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Lacie has revealed the Fuel &ndash; a portable wireless hard drive which will beef up your iDevice&#39;s storage by a whole terabyte.</p> <p>The Fuel is able to create its own Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing for easy cable-free access from your iPad, iPhone or Mac.</p> <p>It&#39;s also got AirPlay streaming for beaming content to an Apple TV-connected telly or speakers, and files can be accessed via Seagate&#39;s collaborative free media app.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/esat-dedezade" title="View user profile.">Esat Dedezade</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/ces-2014/lacies-portable-fuel-hard-drive-adds-giant-1tb-storage-your-iphone-and-ipad/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/ces-2014/lacies-portable-fuel-hard-drive-adds-giant-1tb-storage-your-iphone-and-ipad/news#comments CES 2014 Geek accessories LaCie Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:58:35 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1430759 at http://www.stuff.tv LaCie releases rugged mini drives with increased storage http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-releases-rugged-mini-drives-increased-storage/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The 1.5TB storage solution that&#039;s tougher than a miniaturised Chuck Norris wearing a fake tan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="476" height="350" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lacieruggedmini_0.jpg?1364401676" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Rough-and-tumble adrenaline junkies who need to pocket improbable amounts of data, relax. LaCie's USB 3.0 rugged mini hard drives come in file-gobbling 500GB and 1TB flavours, with an even more gluttonous 1.5TB version on the cards. Each drive has been magically shrunken down, resulting in a thinner and sleeker (but still very orange) body, with the same useful shock, drop and rain-resistant properties – perfect for those of you that like to catch up on some data crunching whilst zorbing.</p> <p> </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/news-nugget/lacie-releases-rugged-mini-drives-with-increased-storage </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-releases-rugged-mini-drives-increased-storage/news#comments LaCie Rugged Hard Disk Wed, 20 Jul 2011 09:25:19 +0000 Esat Dedezade 417129 at http://www.stuff.tv News Nugget – LaCie FastKey is world’s tiniest USB 3.0 SSD drive http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/news-nugget-%E2%80%93-lacie-fastkey-world%E2%80%99s-tiniest-usb-30-ssd-drive/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Forget bulky spinning external hard drives. The future is solid state </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/211050357mn_0.jpg?1364403426" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="293" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/211040bd3bli_0.jpg?1364403426" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="76" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/194370c3cbli_170.jpg?1364403426" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>It’s not cheap, but if your storage priorities need to put some poke in portability, LaCie’s FastKey could be your man. Binning spinning disc media, the company’s new SSD flash drive can work up write speeds of up to 260mbps via USB 3.0 – that’s roughly 1000 MP3s in a minute.</p> <p>In a nod to previous LaCie designs, the 26 cubic cm stick is encased in brushed aluminium. It’s available in 30GB (£135), £60GB (£215) and 120GB (£395) sizes. We never said it would be cheap.</p> <p><strong>More from Stuff.tv</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/news-nugget/news-nugget-lacie-fastkey-world%E2%80%99s-tiniest-usb-30-ssd-drive </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/news-nugget-%E2%80%93-lacie-fastkey-world%E2%80%99s-tiniest-usb-30-ssd-drive/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/news-nugget-%E2%80%93-lacie-fastkey-world%E2%80%99s-tiniest-usb-30-ssd-drive/news#comments LaCie Fri, 19 Nov 2010 06:00:00 +0000 admin 15284 at http://www.stuff.tv LaCie LaCinema Classic HD http://www.stuff.tv/lacie-lacinema-classic-hd/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A 1TB hard drive and HD streaming for under 200 quid? It’s all here, and LaCie&#039;s injected a fair bit of style too </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="760" height="600" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lacie_lacinema_classic_hd_3.jpg?1364299007" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="1000" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Lacielacinemaclassichd.jpg?1364299007" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Been looking for a media streamer with Apple-style usability but more open-format support? If so, the LaCie LaCinema Classic HD might just be it.</p> <p>Anyone who's familiar with LaCie's ever-popular USB hard drives will immediately recognise the chic, minimalist styling of the LaCinema. Only a USB connection and blue down-light appear on the front – and we think the glossy black finish, combined with the sleek shape, makes for one stylish box.</p> <p><strong>Stylish icons</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £190.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you want to break out of Apple's video-streaming shackles, this is a stylish, versatile way to do it </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/lacie-lacinema-classic-hd </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lacie-lacinema-classic-hd/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie-lacinema-classic-hd/review#comments LaCie LaCinema Classic HD Streaming Sat, 22 May 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 14522 at http://www.stuff.tv LaCie Sound2 http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-sound2/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you want more sonic oomph from your desktop PC or laptop without crippling your wallet, these speakers are perfect </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="869" height="560" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/lacie-sound2-speakers.jpg?1364299330" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="4500" height="3000" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/02451844.jpg?1364299330" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the hard-drive world, LaCie is a megastar – surrounded by groupies and private jets. But in the world of hi-fi, it's small beer. That’s why it’s a stroke of simple genius that the company has partnered with Cabasse, respected purveyor of classy loudspeakers, for its latest foray into desktop audio.</p> <p>The result of this collaboration is the Sound2 speakers, which, along with a striking Neil Poulton design, boast a USB connection to a computer, as well as a line-in for a portable music player.</p> <p><strong>Built to last</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £75.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The LaCies are lovely to look at and even nicer to listen to. At this price, they’re the perfect gift for your PC </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/lacie-sound2 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-sound2/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-sound2/review#comments Docks and Speakers LaCie Sound2 Fri, 29 Jan 2010 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 13973 at http://www.stuff.tv LaCie Rugged Hard Disk http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-rugged-hard-disk/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Data is only as secure as the drive it’s stored on. And this LaCie is one very hard drive </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="680" height="428" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/usb-esata_right.jpg?1364299802" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Keeping your valuable data safe from some nasty computer spasm that wipes it back to a line of useless noughts is very sensible. </p> <p>And if you’re going to back up, you may as well do it with a hard-drive that can survive an apocalyptic nuclear blast.</p> <p><strong>Bumper car</strong></p> <p>While that may be a slight exaggeration of the LaCie Rugged’s abilities, it’s certainly a battleship to most hard-drives’ vulnerable dinghies. </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £0.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As rugged as it claims to be and makes other hard-drives look like spineless wimps </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/lacie-rugged-hard-disk </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-rugged-hard-disk/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lacie/lacie-rugged-hard-disk/review#comments Geek accessories LaCie Rugged Hard Disk Thu, 06 Nov 2008 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 11274 at http://www.stuff.tv