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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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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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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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Gartner: Apple was top semiconductor buyer in 2011
— 4:10 PM on January 24, 2012

Apple has gotten big lately. Really big. So big that, last summer, it briefly became the highest valued company by market capitalization in the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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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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Friday night topic: Winter driving madness
— 4:38 PM on January 20, 2012

After a mild start, it looks like this winter is gearing up a bit, dropping snow and ice around various parts of the U.S. this...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Graphics and storage bargains
— 3:57 PM on January 20, 2012

Graphics card prices have stayed largely stationary for the past few months, but the tide might just be turning. Right now, Newegg sells one of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

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Faster Fourier transform could speed data compression
— 9:59 AM on January 20, 2012

A group of MIT researchers has developed a new algorithm that improves upon the fast Fourier transform. In some situations, the algorithm is claimed...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Release roundup: Tall cases, funky coolers, and more
— 3:15 PM on January 19, 2012

Last week's Consumer Electronics Show made the point of a release roundup somewhat moot. This week, though, we've received a handful of press releases unrelated...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage

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