Taipei (Taiwan) – Transcend is rolling out its second 2.5” solid state disk (SSD) drive, aiming to replace standard had disk drives in notebook computers.
Sun Valley (CA) – 3D displays are a niche market and we have no reason believe that this will change anytime soon. But the segment produces interesting devices for industry and enthusiast applications – such as the Panoram PSP 2400, a stereoscopic 24” HD 3D LCD that can be yours for the price of about three regular 30” LCDs.
Miami (FL) – Alienware has extended the availability of solid state disk drives (SSDs) from some of its notebooks to two of its enthusiast desktop computers. Interested users should be prepared to spend at least $6000 on such a system, excluding a monitor.
Sony today announced the first of its second generation internal Blu-ray Disc writers for PCs, allowing BD burning of up to 4x.
Las Vegas (NV) – Sun is rolling out the first three servers based on its 64-thread UltraSparc T2 processor, previously code-named Niagara 2.
Seagate today said that it has begun shipping its first hybrid hard drive, a device that combines standard hard drive storage technologies with NAND flash, in volume. There is still a premium to pay for these drives, but Seagate undercuts the price of its competition and expects the new model to hit the notebook mainstream soon.
Highpoint announced what the firm claims to be the fastest SATA RAID controller: The Rocket RAID 2522 can deliver a sustained data transfer rate of 1.2 GB/s, according to the manufacturer.
Irvine (CA) – Gateway today joined the high-end desktop LCD party with a 30” display that allows users to connect up to six video sources at the same time.
Kingston has increased the speed of its enthusiast DDR3 memory modules.