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Toshiba announces 24nm toggle-mode DDR NAND flash

Toshiba has introduced new flash memory chips that offer more performance and storage capacity in less space than existing parts. The company's new 24nm e-MMC chips feature toggle-mode double data rate (DDR) NAND flash memory, which boosts random access and…

Nook Color update adds apps, email, Flash and more

Barnes & Noble's Nook Color just received a major update today that finally delivers apps, email, and web browsing to the 7-inch device. Although originally billed as an e-reader, the Nook is now looking even more like a multipurpose tablet,…

USB 3.0 64GB Flash Drive Round-up

Dubbed SuperSpeed USB, USB 3.0 offers full-duplex communication and a tenfold boost in transfer speeds as well as improved capabilities, all while maintaining compatibility with USB 2.0 devices.

Several memory manufacturers are offering flash drives claiming to utilize the extra performance offered by the revamped interface. Today we are looking at three 64GB flash drives: the AData Nobility Series N005, Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 and Patriot SuperSonic.

DivX HiQ better than Adobe at Flash video?

DivX has released Beta 2 of DivX HiQ, a free bundle of applications for Windows and Mac, and has made some pretty big claims about one of its components. DivX Web Player latches itself onto the YouTube player and a…

Adobe shows off Flash to HTML5 conversion tool

Not only has Adobe released its own HTML5 video player, added HTML5 export tools to Adobe Illustrator and Dreamweaver CS5, but the company has now showed of a tool (codenamed Wallaby) that converts Flash animations to HTML5. The company only…

Adobe warns of critical vulnerability in Flash and PDF readers

Adobe issued a new security advisory yesterday, warning of a critical vulnerability (CVE-2010-2884) in several of its products, including Flash Player 10.1.82.76 and earlier versions for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris, as well as Flash 10.1.92.10 for Android. The bug…