Flash memory

12.03.12
Macronix plans to heat up flash memory to keep it from burning out
12.03.12

Macronix plans to heat up flash memory to keep it from burning out

Despite the looming threat of being replaced by phase-change memory, contemporary memory modules a...

By S. Buckley,   12.03.12
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10.08.12
Samsung creates F2FS file system for NAND flash storage, submits it to the Linux kernel
10.08.12

Samsung creates F2FS file system for NAND flash storage, submits it to the Linux kernel

Has the lack of NAND flash storage-optimized file systems been bugging you? Then you've got someth...

By J. Rigg,   10.08.12
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09.13.12
Nintendo Wii U expandable memory explained, TiVO hardware not built in
09.13.12

Nintendo Wii U expandable memory explained, TiVO hardware not built in

The Nintendo Wii U may only have 8 to 32GB of internal memory, but the company's taking a decidedl...

By B. Gilbert,   09.13.12
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08.27.12
Fujitsu and Acacia resolve patent disputes with settlement, keep it out of the courts
08.27.12

Fujitsu and Acacia resolve patent disputes with settlement, keep it out of the courts

Fujitsu's bank balance may be a little lighter today, since Acacia Research Corp. has reported that...

By J. Rigg,   08.27.12
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08.02.12
Samsung starts mass-producing 4x faster mobile flash memory, kickstarts our phones and tablets
08.02.12

Samsung starts mass-producing 4x faster mobile flash memory, kickstarts our phones and tablets

Samsung isn't content to leave fast NAND flash memory to traditional solid-state drives. Its Pro C...

By J. Fingas,   08.02.12
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07.15.12
Lexar XQD memory cards announced, will duel with Sony for Nikon D4's attention
07.15.12

Lexar XQD memory cards announced, will duel with Sony for Nikon D4's attention

Nikon's D4 is currently the only belle at the XQD ball, and until now, Sony was its only memory su...

By S. Dent,   07.15.12
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07.02.12
Sony S-Series XQD memory cards hit speed record at 168MB/s, starting at $500 for 32GB in Japan
07.02.12

Sony S-Series XQD memory cards hit speed record at 168MB/s, starting at $500 for 32GB in Japan

Sony's new S-Series XQD memory cards will be the fastest you can buy when they arrive on the Japan...

By S. Dent,   07.02.12
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06.25.12
Seagate and DensBits team up on solid-state drives for the home, call truce in the HDD versus SSD war
06.25.12

Seagate and DensBits team up on solid-state drives for the home, call truce in the HDD versus SSD war

It's an understatement to say that Seagate started off on the wrong foot in its attitude towards so...

By J. Fingas,   06.25.12
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06.14.12
Chuo University builds hybrid NAND-ReRAM unit that's faster than a speeding SSD
06.14.12

Chuo University builds hybrid NAND-ReRAM unit that's faster than a speeding SSD

A team from Chuo University in Japan has developed a hybrid SSD that's reportedly 11 times faster...

By D. Cooper,   06.14.12
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