Category Archives: Solid State Drives

MacBook Air SSDs: 256GB STEC SSDs?

Barron’s Tech Trader Daily is reporting that Apple has awarded a contract to STEC to replace Samsung as the primary supplier of flash memory-based Solid State Drives (SSDs) for the 13.3-inch Apple MacBook Air. This is very interesting in light … Continue reading

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Toshiba and SSDs: Demand, Capacity Will Rise, Costs Will Drop

Putting aside some of the comments made by Seagate’s CEO earlier this year, Toshiba happens to see a huge market potential for flash-based Solid State Drives (SSDs). The President of Toshiba Semiconductor, Shozo Saito, recently said that he believes that … Continue reading

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Samsung 64GB SSD Review (Notebook Review)

A review of the Dell XPS M1330 with a Samsung 64GB Solid State Drive (Serial ATA-II interface no less), has been posted by Les over at NotebookReview.com. This option isn’t available across all Dell lines just yet, but will be … Continue reading

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Asus Eee PC 900 Reviews – Windows XP

Yesterday, a couple of sites posted reviews of the Windows XP versions of the Asus Eee PC 900 (we’ve posted a few links to reviews in the past week of the Linux version of the 9-inch Asus Eee PC – … Continue reading

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Asus Eee PC 900 in US – May 12, $549

Crave is reporting that the 9-inch Asus Eee PC 900 will be available in the United States (and presumably Canada) on May 12, 2008. It’ll retail starting at $549 (for comparison, the 7-inch Asus Eee PC initially launched for around … Continue reading

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