SanDisk and several record companies are announcing a new way to buy MP3s: slotMusic. They are loading the music on flash memory - micro-SD cards it looks like.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
By an increasing amountWhy is your storage capacity always less, sometimes a lot less, then what you see advertised on the box? There is only one rule: you will never get the capacity the vendor advertises.
Western Digital is announcing - and commencing volume shipments of - their first 2.5" 500 GB drive.
Archiving on hard drives?Now that disk drives are cheaper per gigabyte than tape cartridges, you might be tempted to archive data on disk drives and stick them on a shelf.
The Intel Developer Forum makes it clear what Apple's new notebooks - which I predict will be announced Tuesday, September 16 - will offer. Will it be worth the wait?
Terabyte notebooks are coming in a couple of years. But what will we fill them with?
Disk vendors have a rough idea of how other to reach 10 TB drives within 10 years. But what about 2 years?
The Mac blogosphere wants a tablet Mac for this quarter's "product transition." Here's why they won't get it.
Apple is readying a major product transition. We know because they told us so.
Samsung has announced a new SLC flash part with 5x the write/erase cycle spec over standard single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash. They call it server grade flash.