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Apple Upcoming MacBook Pro May be Retina Only

Published on October 18, 2013, in MacBook, Rumor.

Apple’s upcoming event scheduled on Oct 22nd expectations for what will be shown are in many cases continuing to firm up with rumors and speculations circulating the WEB. StorageLook is not accustom to post rumors however one of our long time insider source within Apple brought some interesting bit of information. This source is familiar with Apple’s

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Intel Launch Haswell CPU to Revive PC Market

Published on June 4, 2013, in Press Release, Ultrabook.

Computex Taipei 2013, Intel today on the first day of Computex launched its long-awaited lineup of Haswell processors. The chips are designed to enable a new breed of computers based on a 2-in-1 form-factor – PCs that can turn into tablets. The 22nm Tri-Gate Haswell CPUs offering 50 percent more battery life for notebooks than Ivy

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Intel to Separate 3rd-Generation Ultrabooks Into 3 Price Groups

Published on March 28, 2013, in SSD, Ultrabook.

Intel has unveiled its plans for third-generation Ultrabooks to downstream partners and is separating the segment into three major price levels, hoping to satisfy different consumer groups, according to sources from Notebook makers. Third-generation Ultrabooks will adopt the new Haswell-based processors and have three price levels – US$599-798, US$799-998 and US$999 and above – with

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Ultrabook Sales Continue to Disappoint in 4Q12

Published on November 15, 2012, in OEM, SSD, Ultrabook.

Longbow Research‘s chip analyst Joanne Feeney reported that production of notebook computers fourth quarter (Q412) is coming in “worse than expected,” perhaps flat with Q3′s level versus a prior expectation for growth of 5% to 10% from Q3, with recent Microsoft 8 notebook order cancellations from OEMs as they revise downward views of holiday demand. “Consumers continue to spend on lower-priced

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New and Updated Mobile Devices with More NAND Boost Flash Memory Market

Published on October 28, 2012, in Market Share.

The third quarter of 2012 was very busy with new Smart connected device launch and product refresh all coming ahead of the holiday season, with all main three mobile operating systems (OS) out and competing for buyer’s heart, consumers wait is over and Flash memory foundries hopping that with the launch of higher capacities new devices fourth quarter

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Weak 3rd Quarter PC sales In Spite of Expected Windows 8

International Data Corporation IDC released its third quarter of 2012 (3Q12) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker data showing that worldwide PC market decreased sharply in the third quarter, with shipments declined by 8.6 percent from last year (3Q11). The results are well below the initial projections of 3.8 percent decline with all regions presents shipment volumes decline from a year ago.

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Western Digital is Looking into Buying OCZ Technology

Published on September 4, 2012, in Rumor.

Following the recent rumors of Seagate looking into acquisition of OCZ Technology a leading SSD and Flash Memory maker, StorageLook sources exclusivity reveal, that for the past couple of weeks, Western Digital officials have been looking into a possible acquisition of OCZ. Western Digital is the world’s largest HDD maker with market share of 47 percent worldwide. For years both

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SanDisk Provides Smaller Form Factor X100 SSD for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

SanDisk announces today at the Flash Memory Summit that it is providing Lenovo with its SanDisk X100 high performance solid state drive (SSD) in use in the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, high-end 14 inch UltraBook PC. Starting at $1,249 the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon premium UltraBook will be available in two capacities 128GB and 256GB, following on

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Samsung and Hynix Join Forces With Toshiba to Stabilize the NAND Market

Following Toshiba’s announcement on July 24th that it will cut its overall NAND-chip production by approximately 30%. Both Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix plans to join Toshiba in scaling down production at their NAND flash plants to align the fall in demand with supply and to try and raise NAND prices back to a more comfortable place. The

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Intel is Developing a New SSD Standard For UltraBooks

Published on August 6, 2012, in SSD, Ultrabook.

Following on Apple’s lead, pushing SSD capacities beyond 500GB in its MacBook Air line. Intel is said to be working on a Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) SSD replacing the limited mSATA SSD currently in used by most UltraBook vendors. Intel wishes to unify mSATA SSD specifications into one single standard and is working with most UltraBook PC

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