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Intel and Micron announce super-efficient 32Gb MLC NAND memory

Intel and Micron announce super-efficient 32Gb MLC NAND memory

Intel and Micron have announced a new high-density, cost-effective memory chip, that could bring down the price of flash cards and USB drives.  The chip uses 3-bit-per-cell (3bpc) multi-level cell (MLC) NAND technology and is manufactured on a 32nm production line; the two companies are calling it "the industry's smallest and most cost-effective 32-gigabit chip that is currently available on the market."

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Micron introduces Serial NAND Flash memory for embedded applications

Micron introduces Serial NAND Flash memory for embedded applications

Today Micron Technology Inc announced a serial NAND flash memory technology, providing embedded applications with the flexibility to easily upgrade their storage capacity. With storage space starting at 1Gb, Micron’s serial NAND flash allows users to easily upgrade storage capacity beyond what is currently available with serial NOR flash, with a significant cost-per-bit advantage.

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Micron 1GB/s SSD to be released in the near future

Micron 1GB/s SSD to be released in the near future

Well this is exciting news. Micron has come up with a new SSD that could actually break current records for internal storage and would be incredibly fast. This new storage would actually use two solid-state drives that have 16 data channels. This would make for a transfer speed of up to 1GB/second!

Call me impressed! Performance exceeds 200,000 input/output operations per second. It also requires that the current Serial ATA II 300MB/s bandwidth cap be released with a PCI Express. During a demo video, the SSDs are mounted on cards and these managed to top 800MB/s.

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Micron C200 256GB SSD & P200 enterprise SSD announced

Micron C200 256GB SSD & P200 enterprise SSD announced

Micron have announced a pair of new Solid State Drives (SSDs) in their RealSSD range, in the shape of the C200 and the P200.  Where the former is an SATA drive aimed at consumers, offering up to 256GB in the 2.5-inch form factor or 128GB in the 1.8-inch, it uses MLC flash promising read rates of up to 250MB/s and write rates of up to 100MB/s.

Micron RealSSD drives unveiled in 32 and 64 gigabyte varieties

Micron RealSSD drives unveiled in 32 and 64 gigabyte varieties

Micron, though not a notable name of its own, are the owners of Lexar and Crucial, one of which you surely have heard of. The entire line of RealSSD drives ranges from 1GB all the way up to 64GB, with the 32 and 64 gigabyte sizes being the latest additions.

The two new drives are also targeted at notebook and desktop use utilizing a SATA II connection and sipping a low, low 2 watts of power. The 32GB model comes in your choice of 1.8” or 2.5” sizes with the 64GB model coming in at standard 2.5-inches.

1.75-micron, 8-megapixel image sensor from Micron Technologies.

1.75-micron, 8-megapixel image sensor from Micron Technologies.

Pocket cameras are about to get a little more robust with the introduction of a new 1.75-micron, 8-megapixel image sensor from Micron Technologies. Announced yesterday, the new chip is capable of bursting 10 pictures per second at its full 8-megapixel resolution, and will bring 720p HD imaging to super-small cameras.

MakerBot Z18 starts shipping to pre-order customers

MakerBot Z18 starts shipping to pre-order customers

MakerBot, the company leading the charge to get 3D printing everywhere, has announced their Replicator Z18 printer is ready to ship. For those who backed the device early on via pre-order, shipments will start going out soon. MakerBot says they’re working down the order sheet, sending out printers as soon as they’re ready to go.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 805: Hands-on and benchmarked

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805: Hands-on and benchmarked

Qualcomm is readying the Snapdragon 805, and with new processors - and the superlatives to go along with them - proliferating, it’s trying to address the question of whether the new chip is the “Next Big Thing” or not. I caught up with Qualcomm to find out what makes the Snapdragon 805 special, to run some early benchmarks ahead of the first commercial devices arriving later in the year, and to see if its advances in 4K, CPU/GPU performance, camera tech, and more add up to a chip worth having.

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Blu Life Pure XL: Snapdragon 800 and 16MP camera

Blu Life Pure XL: Snapdragon 800 and 16MP camera

Blu's newest smartphone, the Life Pure XL, will launch tomorrow, bringing with it a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and the promise of being "one of the most powerful" smartphones presently on the market. This is a continuation of the maker's Life Pure series, and will be followed up with a second wider launch later this month.

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