Transcend is getting ready to roll out a 16GB Class 6 SDHC memory card. The card can store more than 8,000 7-megapixel photos.It will have minimum transfer speeds of 6MB/s, for quick transfer of your digital photos or video to your notebook.
Solid Sate Drives have some obvious advantages over Hard Disk Drives. Rob from GottaBeMobile tested a pair of OQO 02 ultramobiles, one with SSD and one with HDD. He Posted a full video of the comparison on his site.
SanDisk unveiled the Vaulter Disk, a solid-state storage solution that works in conjunction with a PC's hard drive to store and launch the computer's operating system and software applications. The new SanDisk Vaulter Disk tag-teams with the hard drive to provide enhanced performance over a PC that has only a hard drive. The Vaulter Disk will be available in 8GB and 16GB capicities for OEMs starting in early 2008.
There's really no good excuse for something like this to exist other than for JLo to squeeze a few extra bucks from the one or two fans willing to cough up $70 for it. The USB flash drive is manufactured by Gresso, and includes Brave, JLo's latest album. Those who are 'Brave' enough can wear the JLo drive as a necklace.
Seagate Technology today announced it will begin shipping hybrid notebook drives in large volumes. Hybrid drives combine the large capacities of hard drives with a small amount of flash memory to deliver faster boot times, improved performance, greater reliability and lower power consumption. Seagate has seen up to 50% lower power consumption in testing.
Bitmicro's new E-Disk Altima E2A3GL 461GB 2.5-inch flash drive for military and industrial applications will be available next year. Designed for extreme conditions and durability, this is the largest SSD portable drive we've seen so far. Bitmicro claims this 416GB solid state disk (SSD) can operate between -40 and 85 degrees celcius and endure more than 1.9 million hours of usage.
Solid state drives (SSD) continue to gain momentum, with Transcend doubling its ExpressCard offerings from 16GB to 32GB. The new ExpressCard drive supports ReadyBoost and comes with a USB-adapter so you can plug it into your computers that aren't equiped with an ExpressCard slot.
Samsung's the first company to begin mass producing 64GB solid state drives (SSD) in a 1.8-inch form factor. This brings us one step closer to seeing ultramobiles and notebooks actually ship with a decent-sized SSD. Sony, Samsung and others are hoping users will pay a steep premium for these drives.
Toshiba announced the new Portege R500 business notebook will have an optional 64GB solid state drive. Configured with the SSD and no optical drive, the Portege R500 weighs only 1.72 pounds, making it the lightest 12.1-inch widescreen notebook available.
SanDisk is running a promo in Hong Kong that will turn some lucky winners' CF and SDHC cards into gold. Mobile tech shoppers who buy either SanDisk's Extreme IV 8GB CompactFlass or UltraII 4GB SDHC cards will have the chance to win a gold version of their memory card purchase.
Sony will be selling a special edition Sony Type T 10th Anniversary notebook with an optional 32GB solid state drive AND a 160GB hard disk drive. This dual-drive solution offers users the speed of SSD and the high capacity of HDD.
Lexar's new ExpressCard solid state drives (SSD) offer a convenient storage and backup solution for notebook users. Lexar officially announced the new 4GB, 8GB and 16GB ExpressCard SSD today, which can be used as ReadyBoost drives on VIsta notebooks.
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Transcend announced a series of Solid State Drives (SSD) for ExpressCard/34 slots. With capacities up to 16GB, the ExpressCard SSDs are compatible with Microsoft VistaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s ReadyBoost technology, which speeds up notebooks by caching data on flash drives.