Category Archives: Storage

Cyber Monday 2008 Deals

Some of these deals are limited in numbers, and some may not be active until 2am PST. I’ll update this if more deals become available (and if you see any, use the comment form and I’ll add them). Amazon Customers … Continue reading

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Dell Inspiron Mini 9 32GB SSD, New Colors in Japan

The 8.9″ Dell Inspiron Mini 9 netbooks are getting some new options in Japan with addition of a 32GB Solid State Drive (SSD). They will also be available, starting tomorrow, with red and pink lids/cases, in addition to the white … Continue reading

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Micron Announces RealSSD C200 Line

Yesterday, Micron announced a new line of Solid State Drives (SSD), as part of an update to its RealSSD line, the C200 line. They should be available later this year, under the Lexar brand-name (and possibly others – Lexar Media … Continue reading

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LAPTOP Magazine: SSDs and Battery Life

Last week, we mentioned an article published on Tom’s Hardware that stated that flash memory-based Soild State Drives (SSDs) actually hurt your battery life rather than help it. It caused quite a bit of controversy around the internet – SSDs … Continue reading

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2.5-inch Hard Drive Shortage in 3Q 2008?

Could the rise in popularity of netbooks / sub-notebooks such as the HP 2133 Mini-Note cause an overal shortage in the global supply of 2.5-inch hard drives later this year? That’s what DigiTimes is reporting – with the increase in … Continue reading

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