There are speedy USB 3.0 thumb drives, and then there's VisionTek's newly announced Pocket SSD. Apparently, the drive's "aircraft-grade aluminum" housing conceals a SandForce controller backed by enough flash chips to hit 455MB/s during reads and 440MB/s during writes—you know, about the same level...
Mini-ITX motherboards can be ideal for home file servers, but the associated enclosures typically have a limited number of drive bays, especially for 3.5" mechanicals. Lian Li's new PC-Q26 should have no problem housing a massive RAID array, though. The firm's latest mini contender is loaded with...
There's a new PCIe SSD in town, and it sounds very fast indeed. G.Skill claims its Phoenix Blade 480GB can hit sequential speeds up to 2000MB/s. Random 4KB writes peak at 245,000 IOps, the company says, but there should probably be an asterisk next to those peak rates. The...
Adds SanDisk to growing roster.
Vendor finally confirms local launch.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is due out on November 4, and the minimum system requirements have appeared on Steam. In some respects, they're not too demanding; any reasonably recent CPU and discrete graphics card should do. However, the new CoD demands at least 6GB of system memory and...
Android users may be pleasantly surprised when they fire up the Gmail app in Android 5.0 Lollipop. As Android Police reports, the new app won't just boast an updated look based on Google's Material Design style. It will also lets you add accounts from third-party e-mail providers:
We asked if you'd run your own data centre or go the cloud.
Picks 6YS as key local cloud services partner.
CRN poll asks which path you favour.
SSDs with full-drive encryption are a dime a dozen these days. A UK-based company called SecureDrives is taking data security much further, though. It's developed a line of SSDs with robust encryption, two-factor authentication, and a novel self-destruct mechanism. 256-bit AES encryption is...
UPS West signs data centre cooling and power giant.
Intel gets new competition from Moonshot server.
Will pay compensation if private cloud SLA is broken.
SDN war sees ex-DiData guru move vendors.
Most folks these days have many gigabytes, if not terabytes, of personal and family data to manage: pictures, videos, financial info, and so on. Storage capacities for media of all sorts keep growing, but so does the demand, as I noted earlier today. Keeping up with all of it,...
The best deal of the week is easily Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 970, which is already selling online with prices starting at $329.99. It's not the only deal around, though. Here are a few other items we found while scouring the web this morning: While we're talking Maxwell-based graphics...
In some ways, Micron's M600 SSD is exactly what you'd expect. It combines the company's own 16-nm NAND with a marginally updated version of the usual Marvell controller. This pairing is familiar from the Crucial MX100, which is sold through Micron's consumer brand, but the M600 is quite different...
Targets the enterprise.
Buying up businesses, customers and data centres.
Local boss Rodd Cunico opens up to CRN about $171m Oakton bid.
Distie says Nutanix will complement existing channels.
Despite halting shipments over deployment issues.
Investment phase over, now to get cracking on a turnaround.
San Francisco tremors trigger outages.
Reveals $35m investment in local data centre footprint.
Server racks to replace paper reels at Tullamarine.
Wocket Wallet Contest
 Breaking Tech News: New Images from Social Media Consumer Wocket Smart Wallet Competition “Show Us Your Wallet”, #Needawocket
Reminder Contest Closes August 17th
SHELTON, Conn. - August 14, 2014 ( Newswire) NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market,  releases new images from its  current social media competition “ Show us your Wallet”, #Needawocket.   
The social ... Read more
Breaking Tech News: NXT-ID (OTCQB: NXTD) Announces Upcoming  Wocket™ In Your Pocket Celebrity Ad Campaign for Smart Wallet; Follow- up to ‘Show us Your Wallet’ Consumer Contest
Move over old Bulky Wallets: Smart Money Chooses Smart Wallets  
Shelton, CT- August 1, 2014 - ( Newswire) NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market,  announces its upcoming celebrity “Wocket in Your Pocket “ ... Read more

Breaking Tech News: NXT-ID (OTCQB: NXTD) Video for Wocket™ Smart Wallet to Air on American Airlines Exec TV and Travel and Lifestyle TV in October and November
SHELTON, Conn. - July 30, 2014 ( Newswire) NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces a video featuring its next generation smart wallet, Wocket™ will air on American Airlines, in-flight entertainment for the months of October and ... Read more