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Samsung announces new optical drive with Wi-Fi connectivity

Samsung on Friday announced its new SE-208BW Smart Media Hub. The SE-208BW is an optical disk drive that is equipped with Wi-Fi so users can stream CDs and DVDs to smartphones, tablets, and computers.

IDC: Storage shipments keep surging

Enterprises and service providers spent more money on storage in the second quarter, emboldened by growing IT budgets, according to a report from research company IDC.

Pricing of RAM to plunge, analyst says

The price of DDR3 memory used in laptops, desktops and servers will drop over the next two months as memory companies try to clear out excess inventory.

HighPoint unveils USB 3.0 expansion card for Mac Pro

If you have a Mac Pro and a USB 3.0 hard drive, you can take advantage of USB 3.0 speeds by installing HighPoint’s new RocketU Quad USB 3.0 PCI-E card.

iFixit's Mac Mini kit lets you add a second hard drive

If you just purchased a brand new Mac Mini and want to add an additional drive without paying $750 for a solid-state drive addition or $999 for a Mini with Lion Server, iFixit has the $70 kit for you.

Inside Prosoft’s Data Rescue Center

Prosoft recently opened its new Data Rescue Center, a service for recovering data from dead hard drives.

Corsair reveals new 90GB SATA-3 SSDs

On Thursday Corsair revealed two new 90GB solid-state drives (SSDs). Both drives have a SATA-3 6Gbps interface.

Intel to issue bug fix for SSD 320 drives in two weeks

Intel on Monday said it will issue a firmware upgrade within two weeks to fix a bug that causes its SSD 320 solid-state drives to fail.

NAND flash can verify a device's identity

People who make, buy and sell flash storage could detect counterfeit products based on the unique "fingerprints" of the chips, using techniques being developed...

New Samsung SSDs to drive up tablet storage

Tablet users may need more storage capacity in the future, and Samsung Semiconductor on Thursday announced it is now making its fastest solid-state drives for tablets and laptops with capacity of up to 512GB.

Iomega hard drive includes iOS device charging port

Available in 2TB and 3TB capacities, the Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive features a port for charging your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Iomega announced the external hard drive on Tuesday.

GE pushes ahead with 500GB holographic disc storage

GE is about to begin distribution of holographic optical disc technology and plans to license it to manufacturing partners in the next few months.

Could NAND flash kill DRAM in PCs?

NAND flash memory in PCs is posing a significant threat to the future market for DRAM, according to a new report that states solid state storage yields better...