Despite all the announcements made at Google I/O for the new Android M OS , Google left out a set of updates that may be slightly more crucial to some people. With the developer preview of Android M now available to those with Nexus devices, some of the new features we saw are interesting.
However, one big thing that will affect every Android phone buyer in India is the new handling of microSD storage. With Android M, all new handsets will have the ability to turn microSD card storage into system memory. This is a very big deal, especially because it will make buying a larger capacity smartphone redundant. Companies often charge premiums for higher capacity variants of the [...]
While our cyber security experts fret over our below-par security standards, the Indian government is planning to set-up a cloud network storage to facilitate the storage of critical data.
According to the Economic Times :
Department of Information Technology is planning to set up a national cloud based network that connects all state data centers which would make that the backbone of national e-governance plan, which when completed would deliver many government to citizen and government business services via the internet. In effect, each of the [...]
Apple has consumed yet another piece of the puzzle in a bid to have all in-house manufacturing. Apple uses all Nand Flash storage in their iDevices, including iPod, iPad and the iPhone, an acquisition of a company that manufacturers this storage was an obvious step from the self sustained giant. Apple has bought Anobit for a straight sum of US $ 500 million, with aims to lower costs and improve efficiency in their manufacturing process.
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SanDisk today announced its new SDXC and USB flash products, which should be available in stores from October.The Extreme Pro SDXC with 95MB/s read 90MB/s writestarting at $110(4500) for 8GB goes up to 64GB The Mobile Ultra range microSDXC for phones and tabletsunto 64GB, with 30MB/s transfer rates and a starting price of $25(1100) for 4GB. Cruzer Fit and Cruzer Switch USB sticks$20 (1000)
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AMD has revealed plans of selling Radeon branded Ram, aimed at the gaming community. The Ram will be available in three types, the entry-level “Entertainment” sticks (clocked at 1333MHz), followed by speedier “Ultra Pro Gaming” (1600MHz) and an “Enterprise” RAM of an unknown speed.
AMD claims that the DDR3 module is tested to the highest industry standards. The price of a 2GB stick is about US$ 20 or INR 850/-.
Although there is no news of India sales.
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We’ve all been in a situation where we needed to remember a certain factoid about our town/city, our cars, a new concert or movie in town but for the life of us, we just can’t remember. So what do all of us do? We take out our smart phones or goto a computer and open up Google. We search for what we want, supply that information to our peers and promptly forget it again. So what exactly is happening here?
Researchers from Columbia University, in a study titled “Google Effects on Memory”, conducted a crucial experiment in which participants were asked to type in some trivia into the computer. Half the group [...]
Sandisk has announced the worlds largest CompactFlash Card. This card is called the SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash card, and features 128 GB of storage and up to 100 mbps write speeds.
Features:Up to 100MB/sec write speed enables shorter wait times and faster continuous burst shooting. Video Performance Guarantee4 allows for superior Full HD videorecording at a sustained 20MB/sec write speed. 128GB capacity offers more room for capturing RAW+JPEG photos, sequential bursts, even Full HD and 3D video content. SanDisk’s proprietary Power [...]