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Cultured flash

A new era is dawning for the humble USB flash drive, the ubiquitous portable data storage device built with Universal Serial Bus interface.

Sunday, 29 July, 2007, 12:00am

Cultured flash

A new era is dawning for the humble USB flash drive, the ubiquitous portable data storage device built with Universal Serial Bus interface. SanDisk, the world's largest supplier of flash data-storage card products, has turned functional storage into a luxury personal accessory with the release of the Cruzer Contour.

29 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

What a card

Like Oliver Twist, we want some more. Memory, that is, to snap more photos or shoot more video. SanDisk, the world's largest supplier of flash data-storage-card products, has introduced an 8-gigabyte secure digital high capacity-format memory card. It is designed for new SDHC-compatible camcorders and digital still cameras with 5 megapixels or higher resolution.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Data-hungry desktops will have petabytes and exabytes to eat

Memory storage is the next big technology bottleneck. I have been aware of this for some time, but it became very clear while I was shopping (and saving) for a new digital camera, one that creates 14-megabyte files every time I snap a picture.

21 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

SanDisk card pricey but loaded with memory

One-gigabyte Secure Digital (SD) memory cards are due to appear on store shelves this month, more than a year after the first prototype was shown by Matsushita's Panasonic at the China-Europe Association for Technical and Economic Co-operation trade show in Japan.

SD cards are widely used in devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras and MP3 players.

3 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

SanDisk hits the Las Vegas strip with tiny winners

Flash memory king SanDisk released two of the more attractive new gadgets at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Named Cruzer, the gadgets were a tiny USB flash drive and a very small MP3 player.

27 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

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