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Articles tagged with: high-capacity

OWC Launches 480GB SSD For MacBook Air

OWC (Other World Computer) has announced yesterday its new Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD now shipping in an industry largest 480GB capacity for all new 2010 Apple MacBook Air models. The solid state drive was first announced at the CES 2011 earlier this January. The MAPE SSD offers up to 4x greatest capacity and is up to 68% faster than factory drives. The new drives are available for all 11.1″ and 13.3″ MacBook Air models. Buyer beware, solid-state technology is still rather expensive but is a great added measure to ensure your data stays protected. Here will be Apple’s add-on price for the upgrade:

128GB Smartphones Coming Later This Year?

Toshiba has recently revealed a 19 nanometer NAND flash memory which leads to some very promising results in the wireless industry. Such a small chip would lead to a high capacity smartphone or tablet. The ultra small size allows 16 chips to be stacked one upon the other, at 8GB per chip and two bits per cell. If you do the math, 8GB multiplied by 16 equals 128GB.

This technology can even lead to three-bits-per cell stacking for future developments. Even though the technology is brand new, it is already being handed out to companies through test samples…