storage

Fujitsu’s Theft-Proof USB

Fujitsu’s Theft-Proof USB

Fujitsu has recently announced the development of two new technologies designed to protect private data. The two will be applied to universal serial bus (USB) memory devices, and will be useful in case such devices are lost. The first of ...

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Seagate and AMD Demo the Future of SATA

Seagate and AMD Demo the Future of SATA

Seagate teamed up with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to unveil the world’s first demo of the next-generation SATA 6Gigabit/second at the Everything Channel Xchange Conference in New Orleans. The demo focused on high bandwidth performance for desktop and laptop personal ...

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250 DVDs on a Coin?

250 DVDs on a Coin?

Scientists at the University of California (UC) Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, have developed an easily executable technique whereby nanoscale elements can accurately assemble themselves over sizeable surfaces. This finding could inadvertently change the face of the data ...

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Quad Interface Blu-Ray External Drive

Quad Interface Blu-Ray External Drive

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology company, recently announced the release of two Mercury Pro 8 X Blu-Ray external drives with quad interfaces that write/burn Blu-Ray up to 8X speed, DVDs up to 16X, and CDs ...

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A CPU that Stores Data

A CPU that Stores Data

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated for the first time the concept of a vital magnetic characteristic of specifically fabricated semiconductor devices. The team hopes that this breakthrough could lead to smaller and faster ...

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PAN in a Standard Smart Cotton T-Shirt

PAN in a Standard Smart Cotton T-Shirt

The Idaho based Company SCOTTEVEST recently released its “SeV” cotton t-shirt. On the surface, this shirt resembles a normal, thin cotton t-shirt. Hidden inside are three pockets; a zippered pocket on the chest and two pockets along the side seams ...

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Laser-Hard Drives in the Making

Laser-Hard Drives in the Making

Recent advancements might finally open the door to a new storage technology that will merge optical and magnetic technologies, leading to high capacity storage devices reaching speeds thousands of times that of existing storage technologies, while boasting improved reliability.   ...

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First ‘Quad’ SATA Docking Station

First ‘Quad’ SATA Docking Station

The Illinois base company Newer Technology has recently launched the Voyager, a new docking station for SATA hard drives. According to the company, it is the world’s first device that performs this operation using four different interfaces. Moreover, its Plug ...

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OCZ Throttle

OCZ Throttle

The California based Company OCZ, has recently launched a new product, Throttle, which integrates External Serial ATA connectivity (eSATA) with a conventional USB drive. The result is increased data transfer speed with extreme portability. Since the appearance of the first ...

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X-25E – Intel’s Enterprise-Class SSD

X-25E – Intel’s Enterprise-Class SSD

Intel has recently announced its latest solid-state drive (SSD), called X-25E. According to the firm, the result is an increase in server, workstation, and storage system performance by up to 100 times over traditional hard-disk drives, when measured in input/output ...

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