Computex Assembly 18 Hours and Counting – Computex 2012 Update

Arriving in Taipei, Taiwan a few days early allowed us an unexpected ‘behind the scenes’ look at Computex 2012 where we couldn’t help but be amazed at the work displayed to put on one of the worlds largest technology events. It reminds us of CeBIT 2012 in Hanover, Germany, where we observed a polizei escorted procession of close to 1000 …

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SSD Migration or Fresh System Installation – An SSD Primer

One of the first challenges new SSD users face is whether to migrate the system in place or to consider a fresh OS installation where one might start from scratch. In many cases, users have several years invested in their system whereas, with others, the security of a fresh installation is a major step towards SSD happiness. The choice of …

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The SSD Review Is Off To Computex 2012 Taipei Taiwan

I realize that this may not be the typical picture that one might expect for Computex but it is a good representation of the excitement and atmosphere we are fortunate to experience. Once again, we are off to beautiful Taipei, Taiwan for Computex and, in fact, Karen has left ahead with a paid invite to meet with AData just outside …

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RunCore Announces New MacBook Air Compatible SSDs

RunCore’s latest offerings are of a slightly different nature. As of late, the Chinese firm has been focusing more on ruggedized SSDs for demanding applications like military deployment. Their new Rocket Air SSD goes in a different direction. Compatible with Mid-2011 MacBook Air laptops, the new RunCore is a “bubblegum” or “blade” style SSD. RunCore’s Rocket utilizes a mini-PCIe style …

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