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Posted by admin on September - 10 - 2013 0 Comment

So far, tablets generally use flash memory as their internal storage. That’s about to change. Seagate announced today a new Ultra Mobile hard drive (HDD), designed exclusively for mobile devices. The storage vendor says the new hard drive, with up to 500GB, will enable tablets to have PC-like storage space, while offering the same reliability  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardisk, Hardware, IT News
Posted by admin on July - 18 - 2013 0 Comment

I have just recently written about the new 4 TB Terascale hard disk drive units from Seagate, and already I learn that two more capacity options are coming. Those capacities, according to a leak on MyCE.com website, will be 5 TB and 6 TB. That’s right, Seagate is preparing 5 TB and 6 TB Terascale  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardisk, Hardware, IT News
Posted by admin on June - 13 - 2013 0 Comment

AMD has debuted the first commercially available 5 GHz CPU processor, dubbed the FX-9590. These 8-core CPUs are targeted at gamers and high-end users looking to power their rigs with some of the fastest silicon available. “At E3 this week, [we] demonstrated why [we are] at the core of gaming,” explained AMD exec Bernd Lienhard.  [ Read More ]

Categories: AMD, Hardware, IT News, Processor
Posted by admin on April - 5 - 2013 0 Comment

Solid-state drives are good for everything that hard disk drives do, as long as buyers don’t mind trading capacity for performance, but there are several sub-types of SSDs, separated by size, capacity and speed. The ones that Mushkin released a very short time ago aren’t the regular sort (2.5-inch), nor are they thin versions of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardisk, Hardware, IT News
Posted by admin on December - 6 - 2012 0 Comment

As a followup to its flagship Opteron 6300 launch last month, AMD has just released several more Piledriver-based processors meant for the server room. One eight-core and two quad-core models are part of the Opteron 3300 series, while the Opteron 4300 series gets six new CPUs: one quad-core, three six-core and two eight-core designs. With  [ Read More ]

Categories: AMD, Hardware, IT News, Processor
Posted by admin on October - 23 - 2012 0 Comment

If you get the impression that AMD is diverting its energy away from traditional CPUs and towards APUs and fresher PC form factors such as all-in-ones, then you’re certainly right — but you’re also slightly ahead of the game. The company promises there’s a still a good few years of life left in its CPU-only  [ Read More ]

Categories: AMD, Hardisk, IT News, Processor
Posted by admin on September - 25 - 2012 0 Comment

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba has just introduced two new hybrid hard drives (HHD) that feature SLC NAND memory and come in a modest 2.5” format. The new drives feature disappointing technical specifications and likely won’t offer impressive performance. Toshiba’s new drives feature only a 8 GB SLC NAND buffer and, while SLC flash memory is  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardisk, Hardware, IT News
Posted by admin on September - 4 - 2012 0 Comment

In a surprising move, the world’s largest PC processor manufacturer, American company Intel is launching today five new mobile processors that replace some models launched just this Spring.  Apparently the company is preparing for the AMD Trinity attack that will follow after the Windows 8 launch. The top three performing CPUs are replacing the Core  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardware, Intel, IT News, Processor
Posted by admin on July - 26 - 2012 0 Comment

After gaining a lot of traction in the mobile space, Qualcomm is taking a big leap forward. The company has created its own branded tablet, with an aim targeted directly at the iPad, but geared more toward the developer community. With its 10.1-inch display and a quad-core processor, the Qualcomm tablet is certainly not vying  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardware, IT News, Processor
Posted by admin on July - 17 - 2012 0 Comment

Even at this early stage, I really like The New Microsoft Office, but it’s important to point out that this suite of productivity apps is not free. So I wouldn’t blame you for asking why a business would pay for it when it could get a comparable set of office tools from Google Docs for  [ Read More ]

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