storage

Seagate Replica Backup Solution

Seagate Replica Backup Solution

California-based company Seagate has recently unveiled a new storage solution, dubbed “Replica”, which is a backup-designated device. The new product is marketed along with “Rebit”, integrated software that makes the process of backing-up personal data, music, and pictures simpler than ...

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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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Improving Chip Memory by Stacking Cells

Improving Chip Memory by Stacking Cells

Scientists at Arizona State University have recently announced a novel method to significantly improve the memory capacity of electronic chips. Their technique, basing on “ionic memory technology,” is especially 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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Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Scientists from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have discovered a ‘magnetic superatom’ – a stable cluster of atoms that can imitate various elements of the periodic table. In the future, this discovery could bring about molecular devices that can increase a ...

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Nanocapacitors Offer High Power and Large Storage

Nanocapacitors Offer High Power and Large Storage

Researchers at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland have created nanocapacitors capable of both high power concentrations and large storage capacities. Traditionally, capacitors offer high levels of power discharge and batteries offer large amounts of storage but this ...

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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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