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ONFI 3.0 flash spec boasts 400MB/s NAND interface
— 2:03 PM on March 16, 2011

Yesterday, the Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group (wow, that's a mouthful) released a new 3.0 standard for its NAND interface. The updated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Japan disaster could cause price hikes this coming quarter
— 5:28 PM on March 15, 2011

The magnitude-9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit the Japanese archipelago last Friday caused incalculable devastation, with which the Japanese government is still grappling—thousands dead,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Memory

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30-inch NEC monitor boasts built-in KVM functionality
— 1:26 PM on March 11, 2011

LCD monitors have topped out in the 27-30" range for several years, forcing manufacturers to differentiate high-end offerings with extra features and better picture quality...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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Release roundup: SSDs, memory, and Sandy Bridge boards
— 5:05 PM on March 10, 2011

This week's release roundup isn't as intense as the last one, but our inbox has still accumulated a few announcements. Let's kick things off with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory

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Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

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AMD doesn't sound enthused about Thunderbolt
— 6:00 AM on March 1, 2011

Much ink has been spilled about those Intel Thunderbolt ports on Apple's new MacBook Pros, but according to a story by X-bit labs, AMD

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Input devices

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Photos suggests Light Peak will debut in new MacBook Pros
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2011

Apple has a long history of trailblazing in the I/O world, and it looks set to uphold that tradition by adopting Intel's Light Peak interconnect...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Mobile computing Mac

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Exploring the impact of memory speed on Sandy Bridge performance
— 10:09 AM on February 9, 2011

K-Series Sandy Bridge CPUs have unlocked memory multipliers that make it easy to take advantage of faster memory modules. We explore performance with...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Memory

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Deal of the week: Graphics, memory, and much more
— 5:07 PM on February 4, 2011

We've got a nice collection of deals for you folks this week. Hot graphics cards with tantalizing rebates and DDR3 memory with bargain-basement price tags...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory

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Couch surfing to get easier thanks to Logitech M515 mouse
— 12:55 PM on January 21, 2011

Logitech has unveiled a new mouse for couch potatoes. According to Electronista, the M515 has been designed to track smoothly on upholstery. ...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Deal of the week: Sandy Bridge edition
— 10:33 AM on January 21, 2011

If you've read our review of Intel's new Sandy Bridge CPUs, you'll know they're the hottest ticket in town. They're also a little...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory

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OCZ drops out of memory business to focus on SSDs
— 12:00 PM on January 12, 2011

So, that's why OCZ didn't have much in the way of new memory modules on display at CES this year. According to PC Perspective,...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Servers Workstations

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Micron integrates ECC controller into next-gen flash memory
— 6:00 AM on December 3, 2010

Moving the production of NAND flash memory to finer fabrication processes is sure to drive down the price of SSDs. The more memory chips...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Microsoft enjoys strong Kinect sales, endorses hacking
— 11:02 AM on November 30, 2010

When Microsoft first revealed its Kinect motion controller, I wondered whether consumers would really want to interface with games by waving their arms in the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Game consoles

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Deal of the week: Canadian edition
— 9:12 PM on November 25, 2010

Just because folks up here celebrate Thanksgiving a few weeks early doesn't mean they can't reap the spoils of Black Friday like their American friends....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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Deal of the week: Black Friday cometh
— 5:48 PM on November 24, 2010

Yes, yes, it's only Wednesday. Be that as it may, Newegg has kicked off its Black Friday sale, and there's already a myriad of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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Deal of the week: Storage, cooling, RAM, and IPS displays
— 4:53 PM on November 19, 2010

We've got a smorgasbord of deals for you this week—and, in what will hopefully become a regular feature, some deals for our Canadian friends, as...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Displays Memory

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Synaptics gets touchy with its new ClickPad
— 11:44 AM on November 19, 2010

One of the most frustrating aspects of using a laptop is having to deal with a wonky touchpad. Well, help might be on the...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Mobile computing

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