Amazon’s New Fire HD 8 Adds Removable Memory And More

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 It’s a pretty sad state of affairs in the tablet world when removable memory is a way to lead off a review but there you have it – the Fire HD 8, Amazon’s latest addition to its tablet family, has a removable memory slot. This means you can expand things beyond the include eight or… Read more »

Toshiba goes perpendicular to solve MRAM’s power issues, rethink cache memory

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As much of a breakthrough as magnetoresistive RAM might be for its ability to retain data while powered off, its susceptibility to leak currents while turned on has made it impractical as a replacement for cache-oriented memory like SRAM. Toshiba’s new approach could almost literally turn the situation on its head. By magnetizing spin torque… Read more »

Samsung’s new 10nm-process 64GB mobile flash memory chips are smaller, faster, better

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Even though Samsung only announced volume production of ultra-fast eMMC memory chips back in August, it’s already upgrading to a newer generation of hardware. Moving from the previous 20nm process to 10nm, the new 64GB eMMC Pro Class 2000 has a 20 percent smaller physical footprint, and claims 30 percent advantages in both performance and… Read more »