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Briefly: Edifier unveils portable speaker, iDrive adds mobile backup

updated 12:24 pm EDT, Tue July 9, 2013

Edifier's MP260 Extreme Connect fully portable and Bluetooth compatible

Edifier's MP260 Extreme Connect portable speaker was released today, offering audio playback from any Bluetooth enabled device. Fully portable, the Extreme Connect is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use with a battery charge lasting up to 12 hours. The speaker includes a built-in microphone with Bluetooth phone answering capabilities, allowing for hands-free calling.

The Extreme Connect has soft-touch adjustments on the top of the unit allow for one-touch connection and playback ability. Included within the speaker package is a 3.5mm auxiliary audio cable, MicroUSB-USB audio streaming/charging cable as well as travel pouch. The MP260 Extreme Connect is available for $100, in black, blue, red, yellow and gray color options.

iDrive adds One-Touch mobile backup and restore technology

iDrive, a cloud storage provider, has announced new One-Touch functionality for its mobile backup app. Users can now instantly backup and restore mobile data by tapping the One-Touch button, making it the only cloud storage provider that has fully integrated backup and restore functionality on desktop, mobile devices, and via web access. In addition to the launch of One-Touch, the user interface for iDrive has been updated to allow cross-platform and cross-device capability, giving users optimized access to their information where needed. This new feature enables mobile data to be backed up via Android and restored into an iOS device, and vice versa. As of posting the update is not yet available, however is due to be officially released at the App Store tomorrow.

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