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January 19, 2012

CES 2012: OWC Jupiter miniSAS and 480GB PCIe RAID

OWC's fast Mac storage takes SSDs out of the MacBook and into shared systems.Other World Computing (OWC) is best known for swap-out SSDs using fast Toshiba flash memory that speed up Macs, with unusually long seven-year guarantees.

October 24, 2011 by

Hybrid drives threaten the emerging SSD market

Way back in the 1980s, it seemed inevitable that solid state drives (based on memory chips) would eventually replace hard drives (based on rotating magnetic platters). The only question was when, and 2000 seemed like a nice round number.

November 8, 2010 by

Toshiba launches MacBook Air SSDs for the mass market

Toshiba has announced a new range of solid state disk drives (SSD) , but two of the three models have already appeared with the same model numbers in the latest ultrathin Apple MacBook Air computers. Toshiba has trademarked the name Blade X-gale for the new drives, which are more like memory strips.

September 23, 2009 by

Intel on laptop chips: Speed kills

Intel today announced its Core i7 Mobile Processor for laptop computers, as well as an "Extreme Edition" version designed for gaming machines. The company, though, isn't just touting the improved processor clock speed - which is 75 percent faster through the use of Intel's Turbo Boost Technology.

April 1, 2008 by

Laptops are bringing the Blu-ray

With HD-DVD dead and buried, computer makers are moving to Blu-ray. Dell is now offering 15.4-inch laptop with a Blu-ray drive for less than $900. HP, Acer and Asus are also offering laptops with Blu-ray.

January 28, 2008 by

Fujitsu Lifebook P1610

The Fujitsu Lifebook P1610 Tablet PC is a pint-sized tablet notebook which can handle a full range of applications, albeit at less than stunning operational speeds.

January 11, 2006 by

"4.26" Desperation Decoded

I believe that Microsoft's failure to get the software in place has created the opportunity Dell is trying to exploit - and that his decision to offer warranty support on a 23% factory overclocked Intel box underscores both Intel's failure to deliver and his desperation to prove that his company's products aren't on the way out.

March 28, 2005 by

Toshiba M40

The M40 boasts an impressive array of the latest notebook technologies, especially for those with a multimedia bent, although it could do with running a little quieter and cooler.


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