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SSD breakthrough makes drives 300 per cent faster and 60 per cent more power efficient

SSD breakthrough makes drives 300 per cent faster and 60 per cent more power efficient

By 23 May 2014

A breakthrough in solid state drive processing means current drives can be boosted 300 per cent faster with 60 per cent better energy efficiency. Current flash drives can't overwrite data on the same memory area. That means data must be written in a new... >>

MRAM is coming to kill DRAM: 10 times faster, 10 times the capacity and it uses one-third the power

MRAM is coming to kill DRAM: 10 times faster, 10 times the capacity and it uses one-third the power

By 25 November 2013

DRAM memory is getting greater in all devices, with some mobiles now packing a huge 3GB on board. That means faster, more stable processing. Now that 64-bit chips like the iPhone 5S A7 processor are here that capacity is going to go even further with... >>

SanDisk eyes up Eye-Fi for SD card range

SanDisk eyes up Eye-Fi for SD card range

By 14 September 2011

SanDisk has announced a partnership with Wi-Fi specialist Eye-Fi, meaning a range of SanDisk SD cards carrying the wireless tech. Packing 802.11n Wi-Fi and Class 4 minimum sustained write speed, the SanDisk Eye-Fi Wireless memory card will be able to... >>

iBlock memory stick released

iBlock memory stick released

By 17 February 2009

Remember the days before Wiis and the Internet, the days when all you needed to keep kids busy for hours on end was a box full of their favourite branded building blocks? Well to take you back to your childhood, here we have some of those blocks - but... >>

UK's second biggest police force admits memory stick loss

UK's second biggest police force admits memory stick loss

By 15 September 2008

Another week, another data scandal - and this time it's the UK's second largest police force that is facing press scrutiny. West Midlands Police has admitted to the Home Secretary that it has lost a memory stick, but has yet to own up to what information... >>