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Anyone who has even looked into recording content onto a BD-R knows just how immensely expensive a single disc is. Thankfully, you'll have one more option (and thus, one more competitor to push prices downward) starting next year. Advanced Media, the parent company of Ridata, will be debuting 6x rec...

December 25th 2008 at 4:29am 0 Comments
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Now that 64GB SSDs are getting (somewhat) commonplace, it looks like 128GB is the new standard top-end size, as Ritek joins Samsung in announcing the triple-digit capacity. The 2.5-inch SATA drive features a crazy 300MB/s burst read speed, SMART monitoring, and a read / write rating of two million...

January 7th 2008 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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Looking for a new Compact Flash card, are you? Good news, as RIDATA is fixing to unveil a new line of SMART CF cards at CES. Reportedly, the rugged new cards will be available in two series: the Supreme 150X (up to 8GB capacity-SLC format) and Lightning (up to 16GB MLC format). What differentiates t...

January 3rd 2008 at 12:24pm 0 Comments
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Vista's ReadyBoost feature, which theoretically improves performance by placing part of Vista's memory swapfile onto a highspeed flash drive, is one of the slickest OS tricks we've heard about in a long time. Unfortunately, it isn't as sweet in practice, according to PC World. They tested three USB...

May 17th 2007 at 10:36pm 0 Comments
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Well hot damn kids, Ritek just announced that their take on the Solid State Disk (SSD) will begin shipment this year. Impressive enough seeing as how only Samsung (and perhaps TDK) can pull this off currently. But what if we told you that they'll cost your friendly OEM a mere $169 to slip 16GB of t...

January 9th 2007 at 6:07pm 0 Comments
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HD DVD-Rs are on the way, with Maxell/Hitachi and Mitsubishi/Verbatim announcing shipments to Japan in July, and September in the US, now Advanced Media, better known as RITEK or RIDATA, has announced they will ship single-layer HD DVD-Rs to the US in late July. Other than the 15GB discs next month...

June 19th 2006 at 7:03pm 0 Comments