SSD Solid State Disk Drives hit the 1 TB mark, but miss price point by 40 Parsecs

Yes, its $4000. But bleeding edge, proof of concept always comes with the most unrealistic price tags. Independent of that, OCZ, whose been working on competing with intel for the bottom of the SSD consumer market, steps over the bleedline with a new line of 120gb to 1TB Colossus Solid State Drives… yes, 1 Terabyte. […]

Low-Power Price Point SSD’s from Intel vs. OCZ

Theyve been out for about a month now, at least in Asia: the $100-hoverprice Solid State Drives in their “Value” editions… the main competitors being OCZs 30GB Onyx SSD (although their higher end 30GB Vertex recently hit the $119 mark, as they just released the higher-cost Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5″ models), […]

Hewlitt Packard announces Working 3 Nanometer Memristors

Memristors are hitting the non-mainstream mainstream again with a concurrent widespread media blitz surrounding a recent Nature Journal Letter publication by the HP Team in this months issue… a long way from last years Organic Memristors and Adaptive Networks, but further along the road towards the social networks of things? From the NYTimes comes an […]

IM Flash (IMFT, Intel and Micron) hit 25nm NAND Mark

As written about earlier, the intel and micron co-development company IM Flash (IMFI) is announcing theyve reached a 25nm NAND design and manufacturing milestone. This is great news for SSD and flash memory markets, although not necessarily for competitors. Still, the ONFI (Open NAND Flash Interface) consortium as a whole stands to benefit in part… […]

Samsung settles Rambus Lawsuit: 900 mill

Samsung Electronics Co. settled on a payout of $900 million over five years, resolving an old, and completely labyrinthine lawsuit with Rambus Inc. over their memory chips. The two competitors, in addition to the settlement which involves stock buybacks and other sordid accounting payment details, also stated that they have signed a “memorandum of understanding” […]

X25-M Intel SSD Toolbox Firmware Upgrade for Windows 7 OS Problems

Its being reported in Computer World that the Intel release of the SSD Toolkit firmware upgrade software was pulled after it was found to crash both the Intel X25-M G2 160GB and 80GB SSD drives: “We have been contacted by users with issues with the 34-nanometer Intel SSD firmware upgrade and are investigating. We take […]