Corsair announced this week that it be debuting its new 32GB Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB drives at CES 2008. Both flash drives are bootable and are large enough to hold more than 16 full-length high-def movies or an entire season of a TV series.
Corsair, a worldwide leader in high performance computer and flash memory products, announced today that it is expanding its Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB family lines with new 32GB capacity offerings. The new Corsair 32GB Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB drives will be debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show 2008 (CES) next week in Las Vegas in the Corsair Suite at the Wynn Hotel and at Showstoppers CES 2008.

Users now have the ultimate solution for storing, transporting and backing up large amounts of personal and professional data. Whether using the Corsair proprietary all-rubber Flash Voyager or the aluminum-encased water-proof Flash Survivor, the large amounts of data on the drive will be safeguarded for users with an active lifestyle. Corsair USB drives provide the added ruggedness and performance not found in other storage drives utilizing rotating media.
The Corsair 32GB Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB drives are available now and priced at $229.99 and $249.99 respectively. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
Transcend has announced a 16GB version of its JetFlash V10 USB flash drive. This value-priced drive features a retractable USB connector and comes bundled with Transcend’s JetFlash elite software package which includes functions like Autologin, PC-Lock, Mobile E-mail and DataBackup.

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a worldwide leader in flash memory products, today introduced a huge 16GB version of its JetFlash V10 USB 2.0 Flash Drive. A member of Transcend’s popular JetFlash Value Series, the V10 is a stylish compact flash drive with outstanding performance. Its special capless design includes a retractable USB connector with lock-switch, which makes the drive easier to use and protects the connector from damage when not in use. The JetFlash V10 measures a mere 64 x 21 x 10 mm and weighs only 11g. For extra convenience, the V10 features a lanyard / keychain attachment loop to prevent loss and make it easier to plug in and remove from your computer’s USB port.
If you'd like to read more, Transcend's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
SanDisk has announced their latest USB flash drive, the Cruzer Titanium Plus. What makes this drive unique is that it includes an online backup service. To protect against loss or theft, files copied to the Cruzer Titanium Plus are automatically backed up online.

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today announced Cruzer Titanium Plus, a USB flash drive that offers automatic online backup for every file copied to the drive, giving users true peace of mind. Cruzer Titanium Plus will be featured at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show from Jan. 7 to 10, where SanDisk will be demonstrating products at Booth #30768, South Hall 3, in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Cruzer Titanium Plus, with a capacity of four gigabytes (GB)1, is the first flash memory product from SanDisk to offer online backup. Users get the best of both worlds, with access online and offline: Data is always available when Cruzer Titanium Plus is plugged into any computer. Users also get quick access to their backed-up files through any computer connected to the Internet, should they forget to bring the drive with them, or if the drive is lost or stolen.
The Cruzer Titanium Plus is expected to be available in March for a suggested retail prices of $59.99. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
Advanced Media announced today that they will be introducing the first Smart Compact Flash Cards at CES 2008. The RIDATA SMART CompactFlash Card features an internal data monitoring system so that users can easily monitor the card's status.

Advanced Media, Inc., is a manufacturer and marketer of the popular RIDATA brand of recordable CD and DVD media, electronic storage products, and digital media accessories. The company is introducing the first Smart Compact Flash TM Cards at CES 2008. Featuring high-speed access to reading and writing and up to 16GB of storage capacity, the self-monitoring CF card is ideal for virtually any flash media storage application.

“We are pleased to introduce the RIDATA SMART CompactFlash Card, which is the first of its kind in the industry,” stated Harvey Liu, Advanced Media president. “The flash memory market is growing quickly due to the number of new applications that use flash media for storage. As capacity continues to increase, RIDATA saw the need for an internal data monitoring system to ensure the safety of your data.”
If you'd like to read more, Advanced Media's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
Intel sent out a press release today, announcing the Z-P140 PATA Solid-State Drive (SSD). Developed for handheld devices, this ultra-small SSD is available in 2GB and 4GB capacities and is capable of 40MB/s read and 30MB/s writing speeds.
Intel Corporation announced its latest entry into the solid-state drive market with the Intel Z-P140 PATA Solid-State Drive (SSD), one of the tiniest in the industry aimed at handheld mobile devices. Smaller than a penny and weighing less than a drop of water, these 2 Gigabyte (GB) and 4GB ultra-small devices are fast, low-power and rugged, with the right size, capacity and performance for mobile Internet devices, digital entertainment and embedded products.

SSDs use flash memory to store operating systems and computing data, emulating hard drives. The Intel Z-P140 PATA SSD has an industry standard parallel ATA (PATA) interface and is optimized to enhance Intel-based computers, and will be an optional part of Intel’s Menlow platform for mobile Internet devices debuting in 2008.
The Intel Z-P140 is currently sampling with mass production scheduled in the first quarter of 2008. Full details can be found here. Add a comment