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Toshiba shipping 32 nm NAND flash already

Toshiba shipping 32 nm NAND flash already

Just two months ago we were talking about Toshiba and their new 32 nm NAND flash memory, and though it was supposed to not see consumers' hands until the fall, it's now available in a limited capacity.

The flash memory will be available for mass consumption by July. The new process employed here uses a 32-gigabit chip, which is 4GB, and when stacked 8 tall, you end up with 32GB of total memory in one tiny space.

While we don't know who will receive the larger flash memory first, it does seem likely that Toshiba will be providing the memory for the iPhone 3.0. The company also notes that USB storage with the new memory capacity will be their first products to carry the 32 nm chip.

[via Engadget]

Netbook parts scarce claim analysts; Atom overstocked argue others

Netbook parts scarce claim analysts; Atom overstocked argue others

The netbook market used to be simple.  Small screen, Atom N270 under the hood, slap on a budget tag and cross your fingers.  Now, things are getting far more complex: more processor options from different manufacturers, plus more screen sizes than ever expected.  According to DRAMeXchange, components and parts supplies for netbooks are sufficient to only meet 50 to 70-percent of market demand, leading vendors to consider pushing up prices.

After the cut: is Atom overstocked, or in short-supply?

Fujitsu Secure USB protects your info

Fujitsu Secure USB protects your info

If you are looking for a way to protect your personal information so that you know for sure it will be safe, you might want to consider the latest device to come from Fujitsu Labs. It's called a Secure USB Memory Device and this gadget makes good and sure your data is secure.

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OCZ announces storage and memory for Mac

OCZ announces storage and memory for Mac

In an effort to expand their user base, OCZ just announced their latest storage and memory devices will be tailored to Mac users, a first for the company. The Apple products that will receive the OCZ treatment include Mac minis, MacBooks and iMacs.

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch 8GB RAM kit costs $1.2k

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch 8GB RAM kit costs $1.2k

The MacBook Pro is never going to be an impulse purchase, not for most people, but you can rely on Apple to offer the sort of upgrade options that will make even the well-heeled pause for thought.  An 8GB DDR3 upgrade is now available for the notebook, but it'll set you back a cool $1,200.

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Sony VAIO P Summer refresh tipped: faster Atom?

Sony VAIO P Summer refresh tipped: faster Atom?

According to the latest model numbers dug up by Sony Insider, it looks as though Sony are preparing six new variants of the "it's not a netbook" VAIO P ultraportable.  The codes - which jump from the 500-series of the current generation to a new 700-series - suggest the same array of color options, but also specification updates: VGN-P710T/B, VGN-P710T/R, VGN-P710T/G, VGN-P710T/W and the VGN-P730A/Q and VGN-P730T/Q.

Samsung 16GB DDR3 RAM ships

Samsung 16GB DDR3 RAM ships

Samsung has begun shipping 16GB DDR3 RAM, which the company claims is the world's first and smallest high-density memory module.  Targeted at servers, the 16GB DDR3 stick is also joined by an 8GB DDR3 RDIMM version; both are based on 2Gb, 50nm-class DDR3 memory.

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Nintendo 2GB SD card for Wii announced

Nintendo 2GB SD card for Wii announced

Nintendo Japan have announced plans to release a memory card for the Wii console that's a whole four-times larger than the existing card.  Unfortunately, since the existing card tops out at a mere 512MB, that makes this new Nintendo-branded SD just 2GB.

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NEC 32Mb MRAM chip with super-high memory density

NEC 32Mb MRAM chip with super-high memory density

NEC have developed a 32Mb MRAM chip that, thanks to the company's efforts to miniturize the control circuits, allows 73-percent of a memory macro's area to be allocated to memory cells.  The MRAM chip, which is intended for SoC (System-on-Chip) products such as those found in embedded and mobile devices, is also compatible with asynchronous SRAM.

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Toshiba develops World’s fastest and largest non-volatile RAM

Toshiba develops World’s fastest and largest non-volatile RAM

Toshiba Japan has announced the first working prototype of a new FeRAM non-volatile RAM, claiming world’s most advanced 128MB chip with combination of performance and density to date that's capable of an ultra fast read/write speed of 1.6GB per second.

The accomplishment also set a new millstone in non-volatile RAM development by breaking its own record of 32-megabit density and 200-megabit data transfers, pushing performance and density to eight times faster than previous records of any non-volatile RAM.

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Corsair high performance DDR3 Dominator GT family gets official

Corsair high performance DDR3 Dominator GT family gets official

Corsair has today taken the wraps off its fastest DDR3 Dominator FT family designed to work for Intel Core i7-based processors. Announcement of the new Dominator GT features a bright racing red color scheme with company’s patent’s-pending Dual-path Heat exchange (DHX) technology high-end stick with remarkably low latencies (7-8-7) running at high frequency of 2000Mhz.

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Samsung unveiled 40nm class DRAM chips

Samsung unveiled 40nm class DRAM chips

It seems like yesterday we read about Samsung achievement in high density and power efficient 50 nanometer memory chip; today, the company have announced another milestone with improved 40 nanometer DRAM memory technology, and promised to deliver 60 percent more productivity and less energy waste than the 50nm class device.

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