updated 08:40 pm EDT, Tue May 29, 2012
Xperia Arc and Neo upgraded to Android 4.0.4
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) updates have become available today for the Sony Xperia Arc and Neo. The phones will be updated to Android 4.0.4 and will remain on phone kernel version 2.32. Other Xperia phones will be upgraded over the course of the summer. The Xperia Neo was released in July 2011, and the Arc on April 1, 2011.
Huawei launches 4G Wi-Fi router
Huawei is rolling out the Ultra Wi-Fi 4G SoftBank 102HW router. While full specifications are not available for the still-under-development router, the device is expected to share a single 4G connection or public Wi-Fi hotspot amongst 10 users with its own 802.11n wireless network. A microSD slot is listed on the preliminary specifications for NAS file sharing. The router is scheduled to be available in September. No pricing information is available.
Buffalo expands TeraStation line with 5000 series
Following last week's announcement of the TeraStation 7000, Buffalo Technology has rolled out the complementary TeraStation 5000 series. The TeraStation 5200 is a two-drive storage appliance, and the TeraStation 5400 holds four drives.
Both are driven by the Atom D2550 processor, and offer iSCSI, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, USB3 accessory support, and a video surveillance management software suite capable of connection to 20 IP-based video cameras. Both the 5200 and 5400 will be available in June starting at $550 for the 2TB 5400 model and $880 for the 8TB-equipped 5400. Additional 5000 series models are expected.