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Via's cooking up its own SSD controller
— 11:02 AM on February 16, 2012

Remember when Via used to make hardware for PC enthusiasts? Yeah, it's been a while. These days, the only Via chips that end up in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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IHS: Hard drive supply won't recover 'til third quarter
— 5:36 PM on February 13, 2012

To say the floods in Thailand have wreaked havoc on hard drive supply would be an understatement. Drive makers have quoted various time frames for...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: SSDs, PSUs, and motherboards
— 1:00 PM on February 10, 2012

Valentine's Day approaches. As you lavish your significant other with flowers, chocolates, and hand-written coupons for various, ahem, favors, be sure not to forget...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Storage Displays

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New Ultrastar SSD sports 25-nm SLC NAND
— 11:21 AM on February 9, 2012

Consumer-grade SSDs started making the transition to 25-nm NAND early last year. We saw enterprise-oriented drives based on MLC flash make the jump, as...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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WSJ: Google to offer Dropbox-like 'Drive' service
— 9:35 AM on February 9, 2012

Watch out, Dropbox. You're about to get some competition from Google. At least, that's what the Wall Street Journal says, quoting "people familiar with the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Researchers use laser to speed HDD write speeds
— 11:17 AM on February 8, 2012

SSDs have been the talk of the storage industry for some time. What are mechanical hard drives to do to get back in the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Google serves up Chrome for Android 4.0
— 6:00 AM on February 8, 2012

Wait, doesn't Google already make the default web browser for Android? That's what I thought when I came across this bit of news yesterday. As...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Personal tech

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Flash Player for Firefox to get its own sandbox
— 9:45 AM on February 7, 2012

Looks like Adobe is hard at work trying to keep Flash secure. After successfully teaming up with Google to integrate a sandboxed Flash Player...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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20-nm Intel NAND set to make SSD debut this year
— 11:49 AM on February 6, 2012

While being briefed on Intel's latest 520 Series SSD, we got an update on how the company's next-generation flash technology is coming along. Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Micron CEO's death may have 'significant impact'
— 6:00 AM on February 6, 2012

The tragic death of Micron CEO Steve Appleton could have a "significant impact" on the memory industry, according to EE Times.The site quotes...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Deal of the week: SSDs, graphics, and displays
— 5:31 PM on February 3, 2012

If you checked our latest review, then you'll know why we're featuring Samsung's 830 Series solid-state drives in our deal post. Newegg offers 64GB,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays

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Micron CEO killed in plane crash
— 4:24 PM on February 3, 2012

There's all kinds of industry news—exciting, provocative, shocking... boring. And then there's the kind of news that makes you wish things had played out differently. This...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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4GB DDR3 module prices rise, are still dirt-cheap
— 10:00 AM on February 1, 2012

We all love to hear about memory contract prices, right? Then, boy, does DigiTimes have a story for you all this morning. In all seriousness, the...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Seagate's profits soar as WD suffers downturn
— 6:00 AM on February 1, 2012

How is the flooding in Thailand and the resulting shortages affecting the top two players in the hard-drive industry? Now that Seagate and Western Digital...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Firefox 10 adds built-in dev tools
— 3:56 PM on January 31, 2012

With major new versions of Firefox and Chrome rolling out every few weeks, it's easy to tune them out. Believe it or not, though, the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Deal of the week: A boatload of fresh hardware and games
— 5:47 PM on January 27, 2012

After the post-holiday lull, hardware deals seem to be increasing in frequency again. We've gathered a nice number of them this week. For starters, Newegg has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Hard drive prices falling... slowly
— 12:51 PM on January 26, 2012

Last year's flooding in Thailand affected 65 of the country's 77 provinces, claimed more than 800 lives, and caused tens of billions in damage. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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XBMC takes bite out of Raspberry Pi
— 11:50 AM on January 23, 2012

XBMC is my software of choice for home-theater PCs. Raspberry is my favorite flavor of pie. What do these two things have in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Personal tech

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