DataSlide’s Hard Rectangular Drive set to revolutionize storage with diamonds, become girl’s best friend
Ready to have your storage world rocked again? It seems like we’re all just getting up to speed on SSDs and their, erm, unique behavior , but the upstart DataSlide pledges to make all that as obsolete as last year’s platters. The company is developing what it calls “Massive 2D Parallel Storage Technology,” which effectively takes the spinning disk of a standard HDD and turns it into a two-sided rectangular plate.
Samsung’s upcoming YP-R1 uncovered, just barely worth the effort
There’s nothing particularly offensive about this DAP, but we can’t imagine it changing anyone’s life — and really, is that too much to ask out of a portable audio player? After catching wind of this upcoming YP-R1 from Samsung, the fine folks at DAP Review did a bit of sleuthing to pair up the specs with a photo, and it’s all pretty traditional: 8GB of flash storage, a 2.7-inch 400 x 240 touchscreen display, a good amount of video and audio codecs, TV-out, Bluetooth, FM, e-book reader and even some games. Supposedly it’ll be out in the UK on July 30th for