It is always a chore dealing with the complex interfaces and technical terms when you try to link your DV camcorder to a PC and record it to DVD disc. What you need is a simple solution for putting your video directly onto DVD. The good news is that BenQ has released Q-Video, a simple
Lexar announced it has doubled the capacity of its JumpDrive™ 2.0 Pro USB flash drive to 2 Gigabytes. The increased storage capacity of the JumpDrive 2.0 Pro is supported by a 40X speed rating which signifies a minimum read/write speed of 6MB per second, and further positions the JumpDrive 2.0 Pro line of products as
SanDisk today introduced a 2 gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Memory Stick® PRO™, the highest capacity available in this card format. SanDisk also introduced the first Memory Stick PRO Duo cards that it has designed and manufactured. Sony and SanDisk jointly pioneered Memory Stick PRO to meet the growing consumer need for high performance and high capacity
Toshiba announced development of 0.85-inch HDD, the first hard drive to deliver multi-gigabyte data storage to a sub-one-inch form factor. Toshiba expects to start sampling the new drive in summer 2004 and to start mass production in autumn 2004, at an initial monthly production capacity of two to three hundred thousand units. With the new
Cornice has begun selling a one-inch-diameter drive that holds 2GB, up from the 1.5GB, in its first-generation product. Cornice launched its first 1-inch drive in June 2003. The product is being used in music players and a Samsung device that combines MP3 player and video camera functions. The roomier drive is expected to appeal to
Seagate has shipped more than 1.5 million Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives – more than twice the number of its nearest competitor, according to analysts – confirming its Barracuda SATA drive family as the most popular and widely-adopted SATA disc drive in the world. Seagate SATA drives have been adopted by all the top ten
The Serial ATA II Working Group, which is charged with improving the Serial ATA communication standard for hard drives, said Thursday it is on track to deliver a specification to double the interface’s data-transfer rate to 3 gigabits per second (gbps) soon.
Samsung has drawn up a licensing contract with Sony to manufacture and sell Memory Stick media. The new contract is on top of an earlier agreement that Samsung and Sony signed in August of 2001 to support the Memory Stick on Samsung products including DVD players, mobile phones, PCs and televisions. While Samsung started to
Hitachi announced a new ATA/Serial ATA desktop hard drive that extends the company’s long-standing tradition of performance leadership.