Breakthrough in memory tech could facilitate faster computing

Memory devices like disk drives, flash drives and RAM play an important role in our lives. They are an essential component of our computers, phones, electronic appliances and cars.

NAND stalls while DRAM surges

Industry analysts believe the memory sector will continue to do relatively well despite a decline in NAND demand. Although NAND might not be a very hot commodity, DRAM sales are expected to surge, reports The China Post.

Towards terahertz-speed hard drives and RAM

An international team of researchers has found a new way to switch magnetism that is at least 1,000 times faster than currently used in magnetic memory technologies.

A spell in the freezer unlocks Android RAM data

Just putting an Android phone in a freezer can be enough to make it vulnerable to attack, say researchers who have demonstrated the exploit.

Sony says the Vita has plenty of RAM

Sony has officially confirmed that its upcoming PS Vita will boast a full 512MB of RAM - rather than the 256MB claimed by various rumors swirling around the Internet ether.

This hard drive erases data if stolen

Toshiba’s recently launched SATA 7200 RPM, 2.5 inch MKxx61GSYG hard disk drive features integrated hardware-level encryption and is capable of erasing itself if stolen.

ARM gives next-gen chips a memory boost

ARM recently confirmed that its next-gen processor cores will be capable of addressing up to 1TB of physical memory.

Toradex fits dual-core Tegra 2 on RAM-sized board

Toradex has managed to fit Nvidia's second-gen Tegra chipset (1GHz Cortex A9) on a RAM-sized board.

Cherrypal debuts $99 Android laptop

Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.

Report: Google beta testing next-gen Android OS


Google is currently testing its next-gen Android OS (2.2), which has been codenamed "Froyo."

Report: iPad's A4 processor features three-layer design

A thorough teardown of Apple's iPad has revealed that the once-enigmatic tablet is powered by an ARM A4 processor with a unique, three-layer design.

HAL tablet takes on pricey iPad

Haleron has taken on Apple's overpriced iPad with an Android-powered tablet that features a 800 x 480 TFT LCD touchscreen along with a VIA 600 MHz processor.