Storage

First Wireless USB External Hard Drive

First Wireless USB External Hard Drive

Minnesota-based company Imation has recently unveiled the world’s first external hard drive that connects wirelessly via USB. The new product, dubbed Pro WX, offers users a fast, large and portable storage solution which can be used either for backup purposes ...

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512GB SSD from Samsung

512GB SSD from Samsung

Samsung has recently announced the world’s first solid-state drive (SSD) that utilizes high-performance toggle-mode DDR NAND. The new storage device offers large capacity – 512 gigabytes – and it is aimed towards the premium notebooks market.   The new Samsung ...

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128 GB Flash Memory Package

128 GB Flash Memory Package

Engineers at Toshiba Corporation in Tokyo, Japan have announced a new 128 GB Flash memory package, the highest capacity Flash memory chip ever created. Composed of 16 individual 8GB NAND chips with a controller in a single package, the new ...

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Kunai USB Drive

Kunai USB Drive

Japanese company Solid Alliance has recently introduced an innovative gadget, the Kunai USB Drive, which offers portable data storage in the form of a sharp Ninja knife. While this unorthodox combination will not offer solutions for real-life threats, it could ...

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Improving Chip Memory by Stacking Cells

Improving Chip Memory by Stacking Cells

Scientists at Arizona State University have recently announced an original method of significantly improving the memory capacity of electronic chips. Their technique, based on ionic memory technology, is very efficient since it relies on existing electronic materials, thus maintaining manufacturing ...

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World’s Fastest Desktop Hard Drive

World’s Fastest Desktop Hard Drive

Seagate Corp. has recently announced the world’s first 2-terabytes hard-drive with full support for third generation SATA interface. It means that now computers could double the rate of data transfer, thanks to the significant bottleneck reduction. The new storage device, ...

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New SSD Storage Solution

New SSD Storage Solution

Other World Computing (OWC) announced today its new OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro SSD models – portable FireWire 800/400 and USB 2.0 bus-powered Solid State Drive (SSD) storage solutions on the market. While small enough to fit into a shirt pocket, ...

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Toshiba Applies to Join Blu-ray Disc Association

Toshiba Applies to Join Blu-ray Disc Association

Toshiba announced recently that the company has applied for Blu-ray Disc Association membership. In addition, it declared its plans to introduce Blu-ray supported products. This announcement is surprising, since originally Toshiba opposed the Blu-ray format, as it tried to promote ...

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5-D Discs to Store 2000 Times More Than DVD

5-D Discs to Store 2000 Times More Than DVD

Researchers from the Centre of Micro-Photonics at Swinburne University of Technology have shown how discs, with storage capabilities of 2,000 times the size of a DVD, can be developed using nanotechnology. Their findings point towards using nanoscopic particles to exponentially ...

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Flexible Memristor Chips

Flexible Memristor Chips

Engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed electronic memory chips that can be bent and twisted without fracture. These flexible chips are fabricated with readily available and relatively inexpensive materials. According to the scientists, not ...

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