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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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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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