storage

2009 – SSD Year of Revolution

2009 – SSD Year of Revolution

Since first entering the consumer market about two years ago solid state drives (SSDs) have improved significantly, and while prices remain substantially higher than conventional magnetic storage, it is predicted that in 2009 SSDs will finally make an impact on ...

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Toshiba 256GB Solid State Drive

Toshiba 256GB Solid State Drive

Toshiba Corporation has recently announced two major enhancements to its line-up of NAND-flash-based Solid State Drives (SSDs). One is the addition of a huge 256-gigabyte SSD and the second is the launch of a series of small-sized Flash Modules for ...

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ioSAN SSD

ioSAN SSD

Fusion-io has recently introduced the ioSAN, which is the world’s first networked enterprise Solid-State Drive (SSD). The new product makes it possible to extend the raw power of SSD across the network and can be deployed as networked, server-attached storage ...

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SDHC for Eee PC

SDHC for Eee PC

The Taiwanese memory manufacturer A-DATA recently introduced a SDHC Class 6 memory cards designated for ASUS’ Eee PC. The new card is aimed towards those who already bought the Eee PC and are disappointed of its limited storage capacity, and ...

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LaCie 500GB HD

LaCie 500GB HD

LaCie recently introduced a new hard drive designed by Neil Poulton. The device is very small considering its relatively spacious 500GB capacity and has a unique design. The subtle black exterior is meant to blend easily with dark workstations and ...

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A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Storage and Memory

A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Storage and Memory

Digital data storage solutions were a hot topic at the CeBIT this year. As storage capacities threaten to fly through the roof, many companies are striving to stand out in the crowd by developing more efficient cooling systems and decreasing ...

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Shelf Life Booster – 4 Months Old Fresh Tomato

Shelf Life Booster – 4 Months Old Fresh Tomato

The Israeli company “Hefestus” has developed a unique packaging system, which significantly prolongs the “shelf life” of various products. The company’s sealing machines can pack different kinds of foods, as well as cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, in a way that ...

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New Nanoscale Technology for Memory Storage

Researchers from the Center for Applied Nanoionics (CANi) at Arizona State University (ASU) have developed a new type of computer memory, which they say will boost the performance, capacity and battery life of consumer electronics, such as digital cameras and ...

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Laser Hard Drives on the Horizon

Researchers from the Netherlands and Japan have succeeded in flipping the value of a magnetic memory bit without any external magnetic field interference. Instead, they flashed a very short pulse of circularly-polarized laser light at it. This method is about ...

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Follow Up – Mempile Answers your Questions

Due to the overwhelming worldwide reaction to TFOT’s “Mempile – Terabyte on a CD” article and the numerous questions posted both here and on many other websites the company decided to grant us an additional Q&A published here for the ...

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