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SSD Recovery: How Pros Bring Flash Memory Back To Life
May 23, 2014 - in Picture Story
If you use SSDs or any form of flash-based storage, you have to worry about something going wrong and ruining the drive. Is there any way to retrieve that data? Yes, there is. If your files are worth recovering, here's how the pros go about saving them.
LSI Expands Nytro PCIe Portfolio With NMR 8140-8e8i
Apr 1, 2014 - in News
LSI is growing its line-up of PCIe flash caching solutions with the Nytro Megaraid NMR 8140-8e8i.
LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 Hands-on Preview
Jan 8, 2014 - in News
LaCie's Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is a tiny product that packs a big punch.
Via Labs Intros Next-Gen USB 3.0 to NAND Flash Controllers
Dec 14, 2012 - in News
Via Labs launched two new USB 3.0 device controllers.
Heat Can Heal Dead NAND Flash Cells and Extend Life
Dec 10, 2012 - in News
Few users may have ever reached the end of life of a flash drive, yet we know that mainstream drives can, realistically, not exceed 100,000 read/write cycles and many cheap flash drives are even rated well below that.
Fusion-io Buzzing Because of Apple, Facebook
Oct 26, 2012 - in News
Fusion-io's business is flourishing thanks to increasing demand for high-end flash drives.
Samsung Intros 80 MB/s Memory Cards
Oct 25, 2012 - in News
Samsung has announced new high-speed, high-capacity SD and microSD memory cards.
Total Flash Memory Market Declines Slightly in 2012
Oct 21, 2012 - in News
Continued erosion in NAND flash drives will see overall revenues of flash memory makers decline by 5 percent from $25.5 billion in 2011 to $24.3 billion in 2012.
Fusion-io Still Sees a Future For Hard Disk Drives
Sep 27, 2012 - in News
Fusion-io, one of the most visible makers of enterprise flash drives, does not believe that solid state disk drives will be able to replace the traditional hard drive anytime soon.
Samsung 840 Pro SSD: More Speed, Less Power, And Toggle-Mode 2.0
Sep 24, 2012 - in Reviews
Samsung is taking the wraps off its new flagship 840 Pro SSD. It's promising better performance, lower power consumption, a five-year warranty, and aggressive pricing. Is such a compelling combination of benefits really possible in such a crowded market?
Flash Likely to Get More Expensive; Samsung Builds 10nm Fab
Sep 14, 2012 - in News
If you are looking to buy Flash memory, you may want to purchase rather sooner than later.
Flash Memory Turns 25 Years Old
Aug 21, 2012 - in News
Flash memory is reportedly celebrating its 25th birthday.
IBM Makes Big Flash Play With TMS Buy
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
IBM announced that it will be acquiring Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a manufacturer of high-end flash memory products.
SandForce SF-2200/2100 Chips Promise Extra Hour of Battery
Aug 6, 2012 - in News
LSI announced new SandForce client flash storage processors that promise lower power consumption and improved performance.
IBM Patents Optical Disc With Embedded Flash Memory
Aug 3, 2012 - in News
Just about when the HD wars were settled between HD DVD and Blu-ray, IBM submitted a patent for yet another disc format.
Valve's Steam Box May Be Part of Apple's iTV
Apr 17, 2012 - in News
Is Valve building console hardware for Apple's iOS-based HDTV?
Epic Licenses Out Unreal Engine 3 for FBI, Gov't Training
Mar 29, 2012 - in News
To help build the space marines of the future.
Winner of the DSLR Father's Day Camera Bundle
Jun 24, 2011 - in News
Gifts for good ole' dad.
Top 7 Features Of Next-Gen Game Consoles
Dec 3, 2010 - in News
What should the next generation of gaming consoles bring to the table? We examine.
In Pictures: Upcoming Technologies We Want Right Now
Sep 24, 2010 - in Picture Story
Technology is in a constant state of flux, and there are a number of cool concepts that haven't yet realized mainstream adoption, despite massive potential to change our lives. We take a look at 11 different ideas that you could see pick up steam.
Yahoo! Introducess Hand-Written Search in Asia
Sep 9, 2010 - in News
Good news for Chinese speaking Yahooers in Hong Kong and Taiwan: Yahoo! is adding handwriting technology to its search engine so you don't have to go through the trouble of typing out each character.
New BB Torch Costs as Much to Make as iPhone 4
Aug 26, 2010 - in News
RIM's newest phone carries quite the bill of materials.
BlackBerry Torch Gets Torn Apart, Photographed
Aug 6, 2010 - in News
If you're intrigued by RIM's latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Torch, then we've got a treat for you: gory shots of the device's insides!
iPhone 4: Who Needs the iPad Now?
Jun 8, 2010 - in News
With the iPhone 4 out of the bushes, does the iPad still have a place? Did it ever?
Next Apple TV is $99, HD 'iPhone with No Display'
May 31, 2010 - in News
Over the weekend, word got out about Apple's plans for the Apple TV platform.
LEAK: Dell's Mini 5 MID Specs Confirmed
Mar 10, 2010 - in News
But there's still no word on launch or pricing.
20% of Brits Think Steve Jobs is a Soccer Player
Jan 18, 2010 - in News
Steve Jobs is a soccer player, SaaS used to fight in the war and phishing is a rude thing on the Internet.