|Sonnet Technologies has upgraded its Tempo SSD and Tempo SSD Pro cards, to now support booting in Mac Pro computers. With the update, users can boot from a Mac Pro even in a RAID 0 configuration with two solid-state drives. The Tempo SSD card uses a 6Gb/sec SATA controller and a PCIe 2.0 interface to deliver read speeds of up to 500MB/sec from a single SSD or 660MB/sec from two SSDs configured as a RAID 0 set. Meanwhile, the Tempo SSD Pro users a higher-performance 6Gb/sec SATA SSD controller that supports sustained read speeds of up to 960 MB/sec from two SSDs configured as a RAID 0 set. The Tempo SSD and Tempo SSD Pro are available now at costs of $150 and $300 respectively.
QuickBooks Online now offered for iPad
An iPad-optimized version of QuickBooks Online has been made available in the App Store. The app offers a number of tools that can help small businesses manage invoices, customers, estimates, and expenses. Full use of the app requires customers to subscribe to either a monthly or yearly service, however, a free 30-day trial is offered to all new customers.