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New 3D XPoint Storage Will Be 1,000 Times Faster Than Current SSDs

Think your solid state drive is blazing fast? Then prepare to be amazed by the new storage system being proposed by Intel and Micron, which promises speeds that are one thousand times faster than current NAND Flash memory.


This Transistor Is Made From A Molecule And A Few Atoms

It might look like some kind of grade school abstract painting, but you’re actually looking at a microscopic transistor which is made up of a single molecule and a smattering of of atoms.


Samsung's Mirrored And Clear OLED Screens Are Straight From The Future

Samsung has announced a new series of prototype OLED displays in Hong Kong that, with their mirrored and transparent surfaces, are like something from a sci-fi film.


This 55-Inch LG Display Peels Off The Wall Like A Poster

LG consistently produces impressive screens, and this one is no exception. The 55-inch OLED panel is just 0.97 millimetres thick, and can be removed from its magnetic wall mounting like a poster.


This Tiny Battery Could Make Small Chips Entirely Independent

While chips have gotten increasingly smaller, even low-power silicon usually uses off-chip power supplies because shrinking batteries down is difficult. This new super-small battery could finally put power supplies on the chip — and tiny computational systems anywhere you can imagine.


The Apple Watch Has A Hidden Port That Could Make It Way Better

One of the most annoying thing about many smartwatches is terrible battery life, requiring a charge just about every night. But the Apple Watch’s hidden port could be the solution.


New Error Correction Take Us A Step Closer To Quantum Computing

Quantum computing could make complex calculations trivial in the future, but right now it’s fraught with problems. Consider one of them solved, though, in the shape of a new quantum error correction technique.


New Video Standard Will Allow 8K Laptop Screens

If you think your 4K laptop drips with graphical power, remember that all things are relative — and a new video standard will allow laptops to make use of 8K screens.


Out Of Thermal Paste For Your PC? Just Use Nutella

If you’ve ever gone elbow-deep inside your computer to do some tweaking, you know all about the joys(?) of meticulously applying thermal paste or grease. Even if you’re a pro at applying the goop, there’s a trick that you probably don’t know about: You can just use Nutella instead. Seriously.


Samsung's New PCIe SSD Writes At 2.15GBps And Uses Barely Any Power

This little chap might not look much, but within lurks a super-fast, super-efficient SSD. Samsung’s latest PCIe flash drive can move data at up to 2.15GB per second — and only draws 2mW of power while in standby.


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