Which study strategies make the grade? Popular strategies found ineffective
Students everywhere, put down those highlighters and pick up some flashcards! Some of the most popular study strategies—such as highlighting and even rereading—don't show much promise for improving student learning, according ...
Spy suspects allegedly used regular consumer tech
Before James Bond heads out on a mission, he has to stop in Q's laboratory for custom-made gadgets such as an exploding watch. Life wasn't so dashing for the suspected Russian spies arrested this week: They ...
Moving microfluidics from the lab bench to the factory floor
In the not-too-distant future, plastic chips the size of flash cards may quickly and accurately diagnose diseases such as AIDS and cancer, as well as detect toxins and pathogens in the environment. Such lab-on-a-chip ...
Korean researchers report creation of faster, more resilient ReRam
SanDisk buys storage rival Fusion-io for $1.6 bn (Update)
US computer storage company SanDisk said Monday it was buying flash memory firm Fusion-io for $1.6 billion.
SanDisk Ships Flash Memory Cards With 64 Gigabit X4 NAND Technology
SanDisk announced it has begun production shipments of flash memory cards based on the company's advanced X4 flash memory technology. This innovative new technology holds four bits of data in each memory cell, ...
HD camcorders shoot great video but it's not easy to watch
If you want to buy a high-definition camcorder, no problem -- you have a range of options.
A look at new Android cell phones
Google's Android operating system has come a long way in the past year.
Toshiba manufactures 19nm generation NAND Flash Memory with world's largest density, smallest die size
Toshiba Corporation today announced breakthroughs in NAND flash that secure major advances in chip density and performance. In the 19 nanometer generation, Toshiba has developed a 3-bit-per-cell 128 gigabit (Gb) chip with ...
Samsung now mass producing industry's fastest embedded memory
Samsung Electronics announced today that it is mass producing the world's fastest embedded memory – the industry's first eMMC 5.0 devices – in 16 gigabyte (GB), 32GB and 64GB densities for next-generation ...
Gadgets: Give a gadget for Valentine's Day
Instead of flowers or chocolate, how about a holiday themed digital gadget for the upcoming Valentine's Day?
Infineon launches SOLID FLASH technology
Infineon Technologies AG today at the "Cartes & Identification" Trade Show in Paris announced the introduction of 90nm SOLID FLASH technology for its new generation of security ICs. With SOLID FLASH, Infineon is the worldwide ...
New technology for HDTV-recording
At the NAB exhibition April 20-23 in Las Vegas the Fraunhofer IIS shows the new compact stereo MicroHDTV camera and a small-sized storage solution for HDTV.
16 Gb SanDisk Netbook SDHC: More Storage for Your Netbook
SanDisk today announced the SanDisk Netbook SDHC removable flash memory card, offering consumers an easy way to significantly increase their netbooks' storage capacity. Consumers simply insert the SanDisk ...