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Briefly: ADATA's CFast 2.0 Memory Card, XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Linux

updated 02:01 am EDT, Fri June 20, 2014

CFast card ISC3E released, compatible with CFast 2.0 and SATA 3.1

ADATA Technology has announced the launch of its CFast 2.0 memory card, the ISC3E. Combining the form-factor of a CF Card with a high-speed SATA interface, the ISC3E is compatible with CFast 2.0 and SATA 3.1. Its sequential read/write speed is up to 435/120 MB/s and 165/170 MB/s, with its physical integrity offerin shock and vibration resistance, as well as the ability to withstand temperatures from -40C to 85C.

The ISC3E CFast includes SLC 4GB-64GB and MLC 4GB - 128GB in capacity, suitable for networking, industrial computers, medical application, and more. The card can be integrated into a host system without any BIOS modifications or additional device drivers. More information about the new CFast memory card can be found through ADATA.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown now available for Linux users

Feral Interactive has announced that its strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for Linux. The first game to be developed and published for Linux by Feral Interactive, the game is a re-imagining of X-COM: UFO Defense, which was originally produced in 1994. Players find themselves as the commander of XCOM, a secret global military organization, and oversee combat strategies and individual unit tactics as well as base management and resource allocation. The Linux version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a SteamPlay title which runs on Ubuntu 14.04 and Valve's SteamOS. The game is regularly priced at $30 -however is presently available for 75 percent off - with add-on content accessible through Steam.

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