Flash Memory

Samsung Universal Flash Storage in Development, Ready by 2011

Samsung Universal Flash Storage in Development, Ready by 2011

Today, Samsung made it known that they are hard at work on a new flash memory format, one that will increase speeds, and more scalability. The new memory format, which is currently in development, should be ready to hit the market by some time in the first half of 2011. The new memory format will bring data transfer speeds up to 300Mbps, according to the new report from DigiTimes.

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SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC card on sale for $350

SanDisk 64GB Ultra SDXC card on sale for $350

Looking for a huge quantity of speedy flash memory for your DSLR or HD camcorder?  SanDisk have pushed their 64GB Ultra SDXC memory card out the door, and the Class 4 card certainly promises enough.  Up to 15MB/sec read speeds are supported, with data kept in exFAT file structure; one card is enough for over eight hours of HD video at 9Mbps quality.

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Samsung 32GB microSD and 64GB embedded module announced

Samsung 32GB microSD and 64GB embedded module announced

Faster smartphones and other mobile devices are great, but if your storage can't keep up - either in speed or capacity - then you're not getting the best from your shiny new gadget.  With that mindset, Samsung have just announced a couple of storage products for mobile devices that are based on their new, 30nm-class high density NAND flash: a 64GB moviNAND embedded memory module and a 32GB microSD card.

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Lexar gaming memory cards outed

Lexar gaming memory cards outed

Flash memory: it's never exactly going to be interesting.  But on the other hand we'll seldom turn our noses up at a large chunk of storage, and so Lexar's latest Memory Stick Micro M2 and SDHC cards will undoubtedly tickle some gamer's soft-spots.  Available in 4GB and 8GB capacities, the cards are targeted at Nintendo Wii and DSi owners, together with Sony PSP and PS3 owners.

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