Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today launched an SSD, offered in capacities up to 64GB, that was specially designed as an upgrade for the Asus S101 Eee PC.

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The Windows® model of the S101 includes only 16GB of local storage, so Super Talent’s upgrade SSD offers the S101 user the opportunity to double or quadruple the storage capacity in his netbook.

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IronKey, maker of the world's most secure flash drive, today announced a strategic partnership with McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company, to integrate the comprehensive McAfee anti-virus scanning capability, and deliver it on-board IronKey Enterprise USB devices. When an IronKey device is mounted, the McAfee anti-virus scan will automatically run to identify potentially harmful files. This is in addition to IronKey's active malware defenses which stop worms from spreading, validates software and limits the use of IronKey devices to only trusted networks.

Conventional USB flash drives and other removable storage devices allow viruses, worms and other malicious code to penetrate systems. IronKey provides active security, including a complete range of anti-malware controls down to the hardware level that enable IronKey devices to defend themselves. The McAfee anti-virus technology combines with advanced IronKey self defending features including AutoRun protection to provide a complete solution. IronKey provides comprehensive layers of security required to make IronKey USB flash drives truly portable computing environments that protect data from loss or leakage, while preventing the spread of malware.

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OCZ Technology has officially announced its new Apex Series solid state drives (SSDs). These affordable midrange offerings feature an updated controller design, internal RAID 0 architecture, and 230MB/sec read and 160MB/sec write speeds.

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OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today unveiled the OCZ Apex SATA II 2.5” Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, the affordable midrange offering for enthusiasts, system builders, and mainstream computer users demanding the latest technology in this fast-developing sector of the storage market. This cost-efficient SSD offers a reliable upgrade from traditional hard disc storage while maintaining a price point that is truly within the reach of a wide range of consumers.

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Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), the world’s leading manufacturer of memory products, proudly announces the release of its stylish new 1.8-inch portable solid state drive (SSD) – the SSD18M. Combining the speed and durability advantages solid-state technology with the versatility of eSATA and USB connection interfaces, Transcend’s SSD18M is an innovative new type of storage device that offers fashionable good looks and high-capacity mobile storage convenience.

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Unlike traditional hard disk drives, this handy device is made of reliable NAND flash memory that contains no moving parts, which not only eliminates the possibility of mechanical failure resulting from vibration and shock, but also provides substantial weight savings and reduced power consumption. With both eSATA and USB2.0 interface options, this portable SSD features the ultimate in connection flexibility, offering guaranteed speed along with multi-platform compatibility. Its new high-speed eSATA interface provides a maximum read speed of 90MB/s and write speeds of 50MB/s, while its USB2.0 interface assures maximum compatibility with all types of notebook and desktop PCs.

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silicon power 8gb sdhc.jpgSILICON POWER, the leading brand in flash memory manufacturers, today introduces the availability of its 8 GB 150X SDHC Class 6 card to its lineup of high-speed flash memory cards. The new product embedded NAND solutions used single-level cell (SLC) NAND is suited for professional photographers when trying continuous shooting and video recording. SDHC is the new generation of SD cards (Version 2.0) that supports FAT32 and is perfect for those wanting High Definition digital photos and high quality video recording.
Users may consider the SDHC card is one of high speed flash cards but it has a differentiation between SLC solution and MLC (multi-level cell) solution. With MLC NAND, its read speed is excellent but it can not fulfill the needs of write speed when using continuous shooting function on a high-end DSLR camera. When users use a DSLR camera to shoot pictures, one file is above 30MB with a resolution of 15,000,000 pixels. Users need a superior SDHC card that supports high performance write speed to secure the large data transfer. SILICON POWER  150X SDHC Class 6 with a rating of up to 23.05MB/s at read speed and up to 18.56 MB/s at write speed is ideal for this purpose. Because the embedded NAND solutions are different, SILICON POWER  150X SDHC Class 6 used single-level cell (SLC) NAND is 3 times the write speed of MLC solution.

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