Storage

Samsung pioneers 20-nm NAND flash memory technology – aiming for cheaper, faster SD cards

April 19, 2010, By Thomas Antony

Right on the heels of Toshiba’s announcement to start on sub-25nm flash memory, Samsung today announced the industry’s first production of 20 nanometer class NAND chips for use in SD cards. Samsung’s 20nm MLC 32-gigabit NAND chips are sampling now for use in embedded storage and SD memory cards ranging from 4GB to 64GB. This […]

BDXL Blu-ray Storage Format has an Appetite for 128 Gigs

April 5, 2010, By Atul Roach

Optical storage has touched greater heights with the revelation of new versions of its optical disc storage by the Blu-ray Disc Association over the weekend. There is a new BDXL storage format which adds the option of third and fourth layers and can hence render as much as 128GB of storage on a burnable disc. […]

Toshiba working on 25nm flash memory – commercial availability expected later this year

April 2, 2010, By Thomas Antony

On Friday, Toshiba announced that they were in the early stages of preparing for the manufacture of 25 nm memory chips. The world’s second largest NAND flash memory maker after Samsung, has already ordered the required equipment from Netherland-based ASML according to Nikkei business daily. Currently generation memory chips use 32 nm – 43 nm […]

SanDisk ships the new G3 SSD – runs twice as fast as a 7200 rpm HDD

February 23, 2010, By Thomas Antony

Solid State Storage is the future in storage technology. It is already becoming very common in the high-end computer enthusiast desktops and laptops. Prices per GB are dropping every day and new faster and higher capacity models keep coming. The latest contendor is SanDisk with their new G3 SSD which is supposed to be a […]

SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC: Highest Capacity Secure Digital Card from SanDisk

February 22, 2010, By Atul Roach

SanDisk is finally offering the world its best Secure Digital card in the highest capacity 64GB Ultra SDXC joining Panasonic, which made public 32GB and 64GB Ultra SDXC cards a couple of months ago. Given the standards SanDisk maintains this may be the best option out there in the niche market leaving Panasonic way beyond.

Kingston brings out 32GB Class 10 SDHC Card

February 19, 2010, By Thomas Antony

Secure Digital cards, or SD cards as they are known, have become one of the most popular forms of storage media used in portable devices ranging from personal media players to cameras and camcorders. Over the years, the format has been growing in speed and capacity, switching the SDHC standard to allow for sizes bigger […]

IronClad ‘ultra-secure’ USB Drive from Lockheed Martin and IronKey

January 20, 2010, By Atul Roach

Data security is a major issue for people who prefer keeping data on portable storage devices like an external hard-drive or a USB. To ensure security, it is advisable to look for special products like the IronClad extra-secure USB drive which has been developed together by Lockheed Martin and IronKey. IronClad is no ordinary device […]

Silicon Power shows off world’s first 128GB 400X CF Card

January 19, 2010, By Thomas Antony

Secure Digital may rule the world, but CF still has a considerable following when it comes to high-end DSLR cameras. This is particularly due to the comparatively high speeds offered by the CompactFlash cards. Ahh.. I remember the old days, when I had a 20GB harddisk, which was more than every other kid in the […]

Kingston introduces 30GB SSD with TRIM support under $80

January 13, 2010, By Thomas Antony

A lot of really cool stuff was announced this year at the CES. In the middle of all the hype caused by the big guys, its quite easy to miss some rather cool products. Kingston’s new offering may be such a case. They have introduced their new SSDNow V+ 30GB Solid State Drives at a […]

SuperTalent to introduce USB3.0 RAIDDrive at CES 2010

December 31, 2009, By Thomas Antony

The Consumer Electronics Show ( CES )next month at Las Vegas is going to showcase some of the best upcoming gadgets of 2010. Among them, gadgets which use the new superfast USB 3.0 standard are to play a big part. Already many USB 3.0 devices are being announced for release early next year. SuperTalent, who […]

Supercharge your old HDDs with Brando’s USB 3.0 to SATA adapter

December 28, 2009, By Thomas Antony

Did you ever have spare hard drives lying around, too small in capacity to actually waste a slot in the PC and too much of a trouble to put in a USB casing as the transfer speeds are so slow. Well, with the arrival of USB 3.0 compatible board early next year, a few innovative […]

Seagate to Offer World’s First 7mm-thin 2.5″ HDD for Slim Laptops

December 8, 2009, By Radimir Bobev

Seagate are working on an ultra-thin hard drive meant to be used in small netbooks. The disk drive is only seven millimeters thin, and it’s part of Seagate’s Momentus Thin line of hard drives, which should be lined at CES in January. This advancement is quite remarkable, considering the current 2.5″ disks don’t go below […]

Buffalo SuperSpeed USB 3.0 DriveStation HD- HXU3 debuts, prices start at $199.99

November 24, 2009, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The first SuperSpeed USB 3.0 external storage solution from Buffalo Technology has debuted. Christened DriveStation HD-HXU3, the new device comes targeting creative professionals, computer power users and digital content creators. Buffalo Technology has reiterated that the new DriveStation HD-HXU3 with SuperSpeed USB has all in it to offer users the ability to quickly back-up and […]

A-DATA SH93 External Hard-drive is Waterproof and Shock Resistant

October 2, 2009, By Atul Roach

External Hard Drives are a must have for that memory on the computer somehow never suffices. Such an important gadget needs to be shock-proof and water resistant for data loss can be really hurting and that is what A-DATA had in perspective when it developed the SH93 hard-drive. Courtesy of a molded rubber-plastic casing, the […]

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