Microsoft wants to use DNA storage
Published in News


If you run out of storage you can just spit.

Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.

Samsung caught using different storage chips on Galaxy S8/S8+
Published in Mobiles


UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec

After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.

Netgear gives users 130TB of storage
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A lot of VR content to be stored

Netgear is equipping users for next generation storage demands.  Faster than ever before, and providing users with the with five levels of unrivaled data protection, 10 Gigabit copper Ethernet (10GbE) network interface on selected models, and expandable storage capacity.

Amazon offers unlimited cloud storage for £50 a year
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If you are in the UK

Amazon has just issues a new Unlimited Storage plan launches in the UK for a flat fee of £55 per year.

Intel describes Kaby Lake as a "2017 Platform"
Published in Processors


Early 2017 launch

A lot of people have said that  Intel’s third generation 14nm CPU might launch in early 2017 and even Intel calls the Kaby Lake a 2017 platform, in typically elliptic Chipzilla talk.

Sony re-incarnates cassette tapes
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Not as you remember them

The inventor of the walkman, Sony is having another crack at flogging the cassette tape, allthough it is not quite as you remember it.

Microsoft lets you keep 15GB free storage
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One click away on One Drive

Microsoft made a terrible PR decision to roll back the free storage space from original 15GB to 5GB and has "sort of"changed its  mind and told users there is a way to keep the free space.

Seagate Storing the World's Data
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8TB drives at the ready

After a series of unfortunate rankings among its peers in HDD production space, Seagate is turning to humongous drive capacity. 8TB drives sampling to key clients today, slated for wide availability later this year.

3D Xpoint memory uses 20nm process
Published in Memory


Intel confirms

Earlier this wee, Intel and Micron announced a new memory that is 1,000 times faster than 3D NAND. 

Seagate Archive HDD v2 8TB ships soon
Published in Memory


Seagate's Biggest desktop drive 

Back in December Seagate announced what it dubbed the biggest desktop hard drive to date.  The Seagate Archive HDD v2 8TB is bigger than the competition and it doesn’t cost arm or leg.