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Seagate and DensBits Announce Strategic Agreement for Development of SSDs

@ 2012/06/26 read/post comments(0)
Seagate Technology plc the worldwide leader in hard disk drives and storage solutions, and DensBits Technologies Ltd ("DensBits") the inventor of the world's first Memory ModemTM have announced today a strategic agreement for the development of low-cost, high-performance Solid State… Go To Full Article

JEDEC Updates Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Standard

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JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced the publication of key updates to its Universal Flash Storage (UFS) standard. Specifically tailored for mobile applications and computing systems requiring… Go To Full Article

Crayolascope hacks toys into foot-thick 3D display

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Artist Blair Neal, as many other great creators have before him, turned to children's toys as the source of inspiration for his latest project. Crayolascope is a rudimentary 3D display hacked together from several Glow Books, a light-up play on… Go To Full Article

SK Hynix to Launch Client-side SSD in the US

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SK Hynix announced its launch of client SSD (Solid State Drive). The SSD features faster speed and low power consumption than HDD (Hard Disk Drive) so it is expected to replace the HDD as another type of storage for PCs… Go To Full Article

Boingo, Google Offers bring free WiFi to select Manhattan subway stations

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Boingo has surely overestimated New York City's desire to "soa[k] up the warm weather" this summer, but when it comes to complaining about the heat, no one does it like the Big Apple. And now, thanks to the hotspot provider… Go To Full Article

SuperSSpeed S301 Hyper SLC 120GB Solid State Drive Review

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Just when you thought Chris looked at every SSD available, he flies to Asia to take on the European and Asian markets. Go To Full Article

Did Alan Turing Really Commit Suicide?

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The BBC reports on a Turing scholar's recent claims that by today's standard of evidence, there's reason to doubt the commonly-held belief that the famed computing pioneer committed suicide in response to government persecution over his homosexuality. To be clear,… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Excite 13 review: a big-screened tablet with a price to match

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Well, this lede pretty much wrote itself. A 13-inch tablet, seriously? Toshiba is pushing the form factor limits with the Excite 13, and while its dimensions make it stand out in a sea of 7- and 10-inch devices, that isn't… Go To Full Article

Nest partners with Texas utility, offers intelligent thermostat

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What's next for an energy-efficient thermostat designed by ex-Apple engineers? A limited promotion with a utilities provider to make it even more legit, that's what. Now that Nest has broached online mega-retailer Amazon's virtual shelves, the next stop on its… Go To Full Article

Microsoft buying Yammer to beef up enterprise social networking efforts

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So, what exactly is a Yammer? Well, it's a simple social network designed not to connect you with family or college roommates, but with with your coworkers. The platform has had some success, but its most high profile moment may… Go To Full Article

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