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Toshiba has higher performance NAND flash devices

07/28/2011, Toshiba recently announced that the company has spruced up their NAND flash portfolio by introducing a new range of higher performance 24-nanometer (nm) e-MMCTM devices. Wait here, e-what? Basically, these higher NAND flash devices will rely on...

Toshiba releases new 24nm SmartNAND

04/06/2011, Toshiba has just announced a new addition to its 24 nm NAND flash product family – the SmartNAND. Designed for portable devices such as media players, tablets and phones, the NAND flash chips are meant to make life easier for the host processor while...

Samsung Develops NFC Chip With Embedded Flash Memory

12/01/2010, Samsung has announced that it has developed a Near Field Communications (NFC) chip that features embedded flash memory. That chip is slated to go into mass production in 2011 and is an advanced chip that features a low power design with advanced RF...

Toshiba 128GB flash chips target portable devices

06/16/2010, Toshiba has rolled out the first-ever 128GB embedded flash memory chip that relies on the 32-nanometer process when being manufactured, stacking up 16 8GB NAND layers to double its predecessor’s maximum capacity without having to put on additional...

Toshiba Working To Increase The Density Of Memory Chips

04/02/2010, Toshiba, who is the world’s second largest NAND flash memory maker behind Samsung, is busy working on the next step in flash technology, which means denser memory chips. The company is currently working on 32nm and 43nm chips, but is looking to move...

SanDisk Hints That something BIG Is Coming

03/20/2010, If you’ve taken a peek at SanDisk’s homepage today, you’ll have noticed a rather obvious notice on the site stating that something BIG is coming. While we’re not entirely sure what the company has in store for us, but considering...

Organic flash memory

12/15/2009, The boffins at University of Tokyo have manged to develop the “organic flash memory,” a non-volatile memory which boasts a similar basic structure as flash memory despite being made out of organic materials. Both erasing and reading voltages...

Samsung mass produces 32Gb MLC NAND memory

12/01/2009, Samsung has started to mass produce 32Gb MLC NAND memory which supports an asynchronous DDR interface, having shipped out their inital batch to major OEMs. This NAND flash will see action in a variety of situations, including SSDs, SD memory cards and...

Apple Bullying Flash Memory Manufacturers?

11/30/2009, Apple might be a big customer of Hynix and Samsung, who deal in flash memory, but it seems that the relationship between said parties might not be all rosy. Word on the street is that Apple has been accused by anonymous industry sources that it bullies...

Sandisk Extreme Pro compact flash cards

09/14/2009, You might think of Compact Flash (CF) cards as a commodity, and it’s mostly true, except for the very high-end where the Sandisk Extreme Pro sits. Aimed at the professionals (and enthusiast) photographers, the “Extreme Pro” series can...

Apple Forks Out $500 Million For Flash Memory

07/22/2009, Apple, riding high on yet another favorable quarterly earnings report, has just announced that it recently forked out a cool half billion American dollars to Toshiba in order to snag a long-term supply of NAND for its mobile devices. This investment...