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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s JAXA & the ESA taking NASA stuff into space, Japan likes Apple’s patents better than Samsung’s, Toyota and Tesla made an electric baby RAV4, and the guy who invented DRAM got a Japanese medal and $5[...]
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I-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to data

I-O DATA is releasing 3 models (4GB, 8GB, 16GB) of the “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick. They will be available in early July, with the 16GB model only available on request. There has been USB memory that supports s[...]
I-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to data
I-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to dataI-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to dataI-O DATA – “ED-HB” series security USB memory stick – Use buttons on the stick to lock and unlock access to data

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Paketta, King Jim new 8 or 16GB flash drive with Wireless Lan

Ah! here you are something that IS actually interesting, the Paketta from King Jim! This tiny (75x52x20mm and 40G) 8 or 16GB flash drive comes with a WiFi BGN module that once connected to a PC or powered by any USB compatible device w[...]
Paketta, King Jim new 8 or 16GB flash drive with Wireless Lan
Paketta, King Jim new 8 or 16GB flash drive with Wireless LanPaketta, King Jim new 8 or 16GB flash drive with Wireless LanPaketta, King Jim new 8 or 16GB flash drive with Wireless LanPaketta, King Jim new 8 or 16GB flash drive with Wireless Lan

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Samsung Begins Mass Producing Fastest Embedded NAND Storage for Smartphones and Tablets

Samsung announced that it has now begun volume production of an ultra-fast embedded memory for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in 16-, 32- and 64-gigabyte (GB) densities. The new Samsung eMMC (embedded multimedia card) Pr[...]
Samsung Begins Mass Producing Fastest Embedded NAND Storage for Smartphones and Tablets
Samsung Begins Mass Producing Fastest Embedded NAND Storage for Smartphones and TabletsSamsung Begins Mass Producing Fastest Embedded NAND Storage for Smartphones and Tablets

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Samsung Initiates World’s First Mass Production of 20 Nano Class 4GB LPDDR2 Mobile Memory

Samsung Electronics expands the 4 GB memory market, providing 20 Nano class 4 GB LPDDR2 Mobile DRAM. Thanks to the growing dominance of Quad Core CPU powered smartphones and tablet PCs in the mobile market segment. Also, the new 2GB pa[...]
Samsung Initiates World’s First Mass Production of 20 Nano Class 4GB LPDDR2  Mobile Memory
Samsung Initiates World’s First Mass Production of 20 Nano Class 4GB LPDDR2  Mobile Memory

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Samsung Offers Ultra High Speed-1 MicroSD Cards for Advanced LTE Smartphones and Tablets

Samsung announced today that it is now mass producing Ultra High Speed–1 (UHS-1) interface microSD cards that support the highest performance levels required on advanced LTE (Long Term Evolution) smartphones and tablets. The new UHS-1 [...]
Samsung Offers Ultra High Speed-1 MicroSD Cards for Advanced LTE Smartphones and Tablets
Samsung Offers Ultra High Speed-1 MicroSD Cards for Advanced LTE Smartphones and TabletsSamsung Offers Ultra High Speed-1 MicroSD Cards for Advanced LTE Smartphones and TabletsSamsung Offers Ultra High Speed-1 MicroSD Cards for Advanced LTE Smartphones and Tablets

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Samsung Offers Industry’s First 64-gigabit MLC NAND Flash, Using Toggle DDR 2.0 interface

If you were looking for raw speed you are in luck! Indeed today Samsung announced this has start the production of its toggle Double Data Rate MLC NAND 64 gigabit chips that promise a 400Mbps transfer rate, roughly ten time faster than[...]
Samsung Offers Industry’s First 64-gigabit MLC NAND Flash, Using Toggle DDR 2.0 interface
Samsung Offers Industry’s First 64-gigabit MLC NAND Flash, Using Toggle DDR 2.0 interfaceSamsung Offers Industry’s First 64-gigabit MLC NAND Flash, Using Toggle DDR 2.0 interface

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Samsung Producing Industry’s Highest Density Mobile DRAM, Using 30nm-class Technology

Samsung announced that it started the industry’s first production of four gigabit, low power double-data-rate 2 (LPDDR2) DRAM using 30 nanometer (nm) class technology earlier this month. The mobile DRAM chip will help the market to del[...]
Samsung Producing Industry’s Highest Density Mobile DRAM, Using 30nm-class Technology

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MF-ASU3 Series, Elecom new USB 3.0 Thumbdrive

Elecom announced today in Japan a new USB 3.0 Flash Drive the MF-ASU3Series . Available in 8, 16 and 32GB, this new USB 3.0 memory stick comes with the usual PASS (Password Authentication Security System) and 256bit AES encryption. Wit[...]
MF-ASU3 Series, Elecom new USB 3.0 Thumbdrive
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Samsung Develops Mobile DRAM with Wide I/O Interface

Samsung announced today the development of 1 gigabit mobile DRAM with a wide I/O interface, using 50-nanometer class process technology. The new wide I/O mobile DRAM it will be used in mobile applications, such as smartphones and table[...]
Samsung Develops Mobile DRAM with Wide I/O Interface
Samsung Develops Mobile DRAM with Wide I/O Interface

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Samsung announces the development of the first DDR4 Module in the World

Samsung announced this morning that they developed and manufactured the world first DDR4 module. Normally set to reach mass production and availability as soon as early 2012. Replacing DDR3 memory Modules, DDR4 are supposed, according [...]
Samsung announces the development of the first DDR4 Module in the World
Samsung announces the development of the first DDR4 Module in the WorldSamsung announces the development of the first DDR4 Module in the World

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Sound Asleep Pillows with Integrated Speakers Hit Japan

If you ever tried listening to music in bed or on the plane but had trouble with the cable snaking around your arms and torso and neck in the middle of the night as you tossed and turned, this new three-model line of pillows may be for[...]
Sound Asleep Pillows with Integrated Speakers Hit Japan
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0.07 seconds, this is just what it takes for Toshiba to lose 20% of its NAND production

Yesterday morning at 5:21 am while we were all sleeping in Tokyo, Toshiba’s Yokkaichi plant in central Japan apparently suffered from a 0.07 seconds power outage on its NAND fabrication lines forcing the company to shutdown the product[...]
0.07 seconds, this is just what it takes for Toshiba to lose 20% of its NAND production
0.07 seconds, this is just what it takes for Toshiba to lose 20% of its NAND production

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Samsung’new high performance memory module

TSV stands for “through silicon via” and is the name of the new three-dimensional chip stacking technology behind Samsung’s latest Green DDR3 DRAM module. According to Samsung, TSV will enable users to save up to 40% [...]
Samsung’new high performance memory module
Samsung’new high performance memory module

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Elpida Memory to Ship World’s Largest LR-DIMM Memory

Elpida Memory Inc., a Tokyo memory module manufacturer borne out of NEC, Hitachi, and Mitsubishi DRAM businesses, has announced that it will begin shipping sample units of 768GB sticks of RAM, with twenty-four of its 32GB load-reduced [...]
Elpida Memory to Ship World’s Largest LR-DIMM Memory
Elpida Memory to Ship World’s Largest LR-DIMM Memory

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Rei (Evangelion) USB Memory Stick is back!

First introduced in 2008 by Buffalo, the 4GB Rei (Character from Evangelion) is now back in stores! Sold in a limited number back on 2008, Buffalo has decided today to make this product available in wide release. Like the 2008 Version,[...]
Rei (Evangelion) USB Memory Stick is back!
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Samsung debuts 3-bit, 20nm 64Gb NAND Flash

Samsung has started producing 3-bit cell 20nm (Nanometer) 64GB NAND flash storage. Heavily used in smartphones especially in both iPhone 4 and iPad , these NAND flash can also be found in SSD and even SD Cards. The good news here is th[...]
Samsung debuts 3-bit, 20nm 64Gb NAND Flash

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Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!

Want something different, but not too much creepy neither? So what about ELecom latest USB Thumb-key, the MF-GU204G, a 4GB memory key available in Black, Blue, Lime and Pink that just happen to be designed after an outlet plug… L[...]
Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!
Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!Elecom new 4GB outlet plug USB key is just what you need today!

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Fujitsu Japan launched “Tamatebako” the Self-Destructing USB Memory

You may have already heard about Fujitsu’s smart USB memory but in case not, measuring 70mm × 70mm × 24mm and with a weight of approx. 45 g, Tamatebako encrypts data via AES256bit and protects the data against evildoers with such[...]
Fujitsu Japan launched “Tamatebako” the Self-Destructing USB Memory

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Samsung’s 512GB Toggle-mode DDR NAND based SSD

Samsung introduced today the first SSD based on the toggle-mode DDR NAND. Featuring 512GB of storage space, this new Solid State Drive uses 30 nanometer-class 32 gigabit chips. Combined with a SATA 3.0Gbps interface, the toggle-mode DD[...]
Samsung’s 512GB Toggle-mode DDR NAND based SSD

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Miffy 2GB USB, Green-House new USB Key

Green-House Japan will propose within May a new 2GB USB key memory in the shape of the famous Miffy Rabbit. Available in yellow or orange, our 2GB memory key just weighs 28g for a 32x32x66mm size.
Miffy 2GB USB, Green-House new USB Key
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Buffalo Lipstick USB Memory

Buffalo offers in Japan a new range of USB Memory key with the RUF2-JWS series. Available in 4 or 8GB our USB memory Key aims to attract women with its Lipstick or “Nail Polish” glossy color and shape, as well as being made available i[...]
Buffalo Lipstick USB Memory
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