At Mobile World Congress SanDisk has unveiled the world’s highest capacity microSDXC card. This comes a year after SanDisk announced the record-breaking 128 GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card. SanDisk has now increased storage capacity by 56% up to 200 GB and still keeps the same fingernail-sized form factor.
Apple has sent out media invitations for an event that is set to take place March 9th. The tagline for the event is “Spring Forward”, which many speculate is a reference to Daylight Savings Time which means more news coming about Apple’s upcoming Watch.
In this instance, the future may be now. Israeli company StoreDot is on the verge of bringing a brand new battery technology to the market. Based on nanodots made from the same peptide molecule that seems to be responsible for causing Alzheimer’s disease, this two nanometer (two billionths of a meter) crystal has an extremely high capacitance and the ability to hold an electrical charge. The result of the high capacitance is the ability to take and hold an electrical charge extremely quickly. StoreDot has developed this into a usable battery that can be charged empty to full in 60 seconds!
Samsung has just purchased U.S. mobile payments firm LoopPay. In doing so it gives the company a strategy to compete with ApplePay. It looks like a new mobile payments solution from Samsung will be launched on March 1st, during Samsung’s Galaxy S6 smartphone event.
At Microsoft Windows 10 event the company went over how universal apps would have the the same or a very similar experience across all devices. Office was part of that conversation, and Microsoft just that their next installment of Desktop applications will arrive before the end of 2015.
ADATA builds some of the fastest most reliable and possibly under rated consumer SSDs on the market. One of the hottest items coming to the consumer side this year is external SSDs.
As a strong leader in the SSD market Samsung has developed a very impressive little external SSD the T1. Utilizing USB 3.0 these 3D V-NAND equipped drives get up to 450 MB/s write for the 1TB model.
Mushkin has been a RAM powerhouse for years, but 2015 is their year to switch things up a bit. reVIVE is Mushkin’s line of rechargeable battery packs launching in March 2015 ranging in capacities of 4400mAh – 13200mAh.
Urbanears is expanding their horizon to mobile accessories including charging cables and an iPhone case. Each product gets the Urbanears ultra-stylish treatment, while offering functional upgrades and a couple twists that could swing your interest in their direction.
Feb 26, 2015 0