Sony have announced their largest capacity Memory Stick Micro card yet, offering 8GB of storage on the frankly tiny chip. The M2 card doubles the previous maximum storage, meaning mobile users (the format is common in Sony Ericsson cellphones) can store over 2000 128kbps MP3s or over 5,000 5-megapixel photos.
Samsung has announced its financial performance figures for the past quarter, and it's been a healthy three months for the Korean company. Beating analyst forecasts, profit rose 37-percent, with the well-performing LCD and mobile communications arms of the company coming to the rescue of the ailing DRAM flash memory business. For the past five quarters DRAM has dropped in price, to just 90-percent of their initial value; Samsung and analysts alike now expect the division to turn the corner by the end of the next quarter.
If you don’t already have a large flash drive or an external hard drive for the purpose of playing the media from your computer on your game systems, then this wouldn’t be a bad purchase. It looks good, can pack up to 160GB on its tiny 2.5” disk, and it will fit in your pocket.
This new keyboard from Kensington offers up a profile so thin its almost Mac worthy, except for the back area, but that’s where the magic happens. There is a small, short, hidden mini USB connector/cable hidden under a sliding door.
ViewSonic has long been one of the best LCD manufacturers on the market, so it’s not surprise that they eventually decided to give the whole digital picture frame thing a go, and now they have. They have new 7, 8, and 10 inch models that are available just in time for Mother’s Day.
Buffalo has done it again expanding their LinkStation NAS line with a new smaller model. The LinkStation mini uses a pair of those 500GB 2.5” notebook drives that everyone’s been cranking out to make an NAS that you can carry around with you.
This new flash drive from PNY doesn’t have any special technical features, it packs in your choice of two or four gigabytes of storage and is built in such a way that when closed the USB port is protected. What it does have is a bit of fashionable appeal attached to it due to its design, shape, and color allowing it to be an attractive storage option to all the ladies out there who prefer attractive gadgets.
It’s not so much the hardware of this thumb drive that would interest prospective buyers, but more the software. Although the security provided by the integrated fingerprint reader is a dandy added bonus to all the software security you get.
With the Nike+ iPod product line you had to buy the Nike Trainers, the Nike+ iPod kit, and an iPod Nano, which was helping Apple make some dough. With this latest product Nike has cut out Apple completely making everything the previous Nike+ kit did possible, except for the music, without the iPod.
Instead the system uses a wrist band that communicates with the sensor that goes in your Nike Trainers and stores the data on its flash storage. The band then comes apart to reveal a USB interface which you can use to transfer up to 16 hours of workout data to your computer or upload and share it with the online community at Nikeplus.com.