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XFM memory spec paves the way for small, speedy removable storage

The JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has introduced a new data storage specification that could bring super-speedy, removable storage to compact devices that have typically had storage soldered to the mainboard until now. XFM Embedded and Removable Memory Devices provide an NVMe over PCI Express interface in a smaller, thinner form factor than the M.2 […]

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Lilbits: Xiaomi’s telescopic smartphone camera, Purism’s Linux phone that’s also a PC

In order to keep smartphones thin while still offering versatile camera features, smartphone makers have largely taken the same approach in recent years – instead of using cameras with lots of moving parts, throw a bunch of different stationary cameras on a phone. That way you can have different focal lengths to mimic the kind […]

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Next-gen SD cards to support up to 128TB of storage, 985 MB/s speeds

The SD Association has revealed a few major updates that could bring faster, higher capacity SD cards. The new SD 7.0 specification includes new technologies that will enable support for SD cards with up to 128TB of storage and data transfer speeds as high as 985 megabytes per second. Right now the theoretical maximum amount […]

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Could NVIDIA offer ION 2 as a netbook upgrade on a PCIe card?

Theres a rumor going around that NVIDIA’s next-generation ION platform could be available on a PCI Express card. French netbook blogger Pierre Lecourt reports that while he hasn’t seen any confirmation, he’s heard from several sources that NVIDIA will be taking a PCIe approach for the ION chipset in the future. And I have to […]

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Super Talent launches Dell Inspiron Mini 9 SSD upgrades

super tYesterday Active Media released 2 new SSDs designed for the Dell Inspiron Mini 9. Now it’s Super Talent’s turn. The company launched a half mini PCIe solid state disk and a double wide half mini PCIe. The half mini model will be available either as an MLC disk with 16GB to 32Gb of storage […]