SanDisk announced this week that it has set a new speed record with its line of SanDisk Extreme III 30MB/s Edition SDHC cards. Developed for Nikon's D90 DSLR camera, the SanDisk Extreme III 30MB/s Edition SDHC cards make it possible to record 39 images in continuous shooting mode at 4.5 frames per second with a file size of 6.0 MB per image.

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SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today set a new speed record of 30 megabytes per second for SD™ flash memory cards with the introduction of the SanDisk Extreme® III 30MB/s Edition line of SDHC™ Cards. The new cards, expected to be available worldwide in September in 4-gigabyte (GB), 8GB and 16GB capacities, are designed to deliver peak performance when used with the new digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera, Nikon D90.

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Samsung has announced a new line of SATA II SSDs for the low-priced PC market. Available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities, these low-density drives are 30% of the size of 2.5-inch SSDs and highly cost-efficient to manufacture. Samsung's low-density SSDs also use their SATA controller technology which allows them to read at 90MB/s and write at speeds as high as 70MB/s.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced today that it has begun sampling low-density, higher-performance solid state drives (SSDs) that are only 30 percent of the size of 2.5-inch SSDs and highly cost-efficient to manufacture. With the introduction of these smaller, low-capacity SSDs, Samsung now offers an attractive replacement for existing hard drives used in low-cost PCs. Available in densities of 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, the new multi-level-cell SSDs will be mass produced beginning next month.
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Lexar Media has announced a 16GB version of its JumpDrive FireFly USB flash drive. This ultra-portable, red-colored flash drive features a protective cap as well as a blue LED that blinks during data transfer.
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Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced the 16GB capacity JumpDrive FireFly USB flash drive. The powerful, high-speed USB JumpDrive FireFly is available in a wide range of high-capacity options, providing a convenient solution for storing, transferring, and sharing digital documents, photos, MP3 files, and video clips. The JumpDrive FireFly drive is PC and Mac compatible and comes in four different stylish colors, each representing a different memory capacity. The new hot red-colored 16GB JumpDrive FireFly drive joins its brethren as a high-capacity portable storage solution.

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Lexar announced this week that it has doubled the capacity of its JumpDrive Secure II Plus USB flash drive to 16GB. Like previous versions of the flash drive, the 16GB JumpDrive Secure II Plus features a built-in capacity meter and comes pre-loaded with advanced security software that lets users protect their data quickly and easily.

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Lexar Media, a leading global provider of flash memory products, today announced the introduction of its massive 16GB-capacity JumpDrive® Secure II Plus USB flash drive. The 16GB Secure II Plus JumpDrive is intended for consumers and small business users who want to securely back up, store and share large files and amounts of data. In addition to providing users with 16GB of high speed memory, the JumpDrive Secure II Plus features the innovative and award-winning built-in capacity meter, along with advanced security software that ensures users they can protect their important documents, songs, photos and other files securely, knowing that their information is encrypted - even if the device is lost or stolen. These features have made the JumpDrive Secure II Plus desirable for on-the-go consumers, small business owners, traveling professionals, and anyone who wants reliable, safe, and convenient file storage and transfer capabilities.

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MemoTrek Technologies recently announced the launch of its new "eco-friendly" USB flash drive. Fusing ancient Asian values with modern state of the art technology, the "Woody Bamboo" features a carved wooden bamboo casing and up to 4GB of high-speed NAND flash memory.
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This new product, named "Woody Bamboo", has just recently been launched, and with its eco-friendliness and exquisite minimalist design it's about to become one of the flagship products of the company, and stands out among their exclusively designed Customized USB Flash Drives.

Exclusively made out of hardened and extremely durable bamboo, this wooden USB flash drive blends traditional Eastern influences with modern technology: encapsulated in a solid and beautifully carved wooden bamboo casing, a high-speed NAND flash memory from Hynix is ready to conceive important corporate data, such as company presentations or sales movies, and securely store this data for many years. Because of the long life-span of bamboo, the plant was treated as a symbol for longevity in ancient China.

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