Monthly Archive: April 2010

Apr 26 2010

MeeGo has Coming-Out Party at IDF Beijing

Earlier this month in Beijing, Intel provided the first public demonstrations of its new MeeGo mobile Linux platform. The MeeGo, which promises to provide a lightweight yet feature-robust OS for a number of applications, is the result of a partnership with Nokia and previous work in mobile Linux under the banner Moblin (MeeGo = Moblin …

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Apr 23 2010

Budget SSD Market Continues to Grow

As the solid-state drive (SSD) market continues to expand, consumers are increasingly able to select features and options to meet their individual needs. While some want the most powerful SSD money can buy, others are looking for the best value. And as more SSDs enter the market, the value-conscious consumer will soon be celebrating. A …

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Apr 09 2010

SuperSpeed USB Continues Growth at Devcon

Seventy-five devices have passed SuperSpeed USB certification, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced at the SuperSpeed USB Developers Conference (Devcon) April 1-2 in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference highlighted the growing variety of SuperSpeed USB certified devices, with emerging device classes such as monitors and printers incorporating SuperSpeed USB hubs. The SuperSpeed USB Devcon featured keynotes …

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Apr 01 2010

Intel Introduces Value SSD for Consumer Market

There are several reasons we’re excited about the increasing market adoption of solid-state drives (SSDs). From the blazing fast read/write speeds to the lower power consumption, SSDs have several benefits over their hard-disk drive (HDD) predecessors. And now Intel has announced that its new SATA SSD, the Intel X25-V, designed for value-segment notebooks and netbooks, …

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